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  • I am kmcquade on github.
  • I am kmcquade ( on keybase.
  • I have a public key whose fingerprint is C50D 6568 07A1 84AA 1C91 AD99 CB96 8886 7C80 622E

To claim this, I am signing this object:

kmcquade /
Created Jun 7, 2018 — forked from maoueh/
Small script to test changes made to cloud init config without rebooting
rm -rf /var/lib/cloud/instance && rm -rf /var/lib/cloud/instances/* && rm -rf /var/lib/cloud/sem/*
cloud-init init && cloud-init modules --mode config && cloud-init modules --mode final
kmcquade / kms-vault
Created Jul 25, 2018 — forked from hassy/kms-vault
Encrypt/decrypt files using AWS KMS
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#!/usr/bin/env bash
# License: MIT -
# Usage:
# Encrypt a file:
# kms-vault encrypt My-Key-Alias some-file-i-want-encrypted.txt > topsecret.asc
kmcquade /
Created Jul 31, 2018 — forked from arsdehnel/
AWS IAM policies for running Terraform from an EC2 instance.
resource "aws_iam_policy" "terraform_create_policy" {
name = "terraform_create_policy"
path = "/"
policy = "${data.aws_iam_policy_document.terraform_create_policy.json}"
data "aws_iam_policy_document" "terraform_create_policy" {
statement {
sid = "1"
actions = [
kmcquade / grow-root.service
Created Aug 26, 2018 — forked from jdeathe/grow-root.service
CentOS-7 Systemd Unit File to Grow the Root LVM Disk on AWS EC2 Instances with an ext4 File System.
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# To install:
# sudo cat grow-root.service > /etc/systemd/system/grow-root.service
# sudo systemctl daemon-reload
# sudo systemctl enable -f grow-root.service
# Start (auto disables after first successful expansion):
# sudo systemctl start grow-root.service
# Debugging:
# sudo systemctl status grow-root.service
kmcquade /
Created Sep 9, 2018
Miscellaneous useful scripts with AWS


    • Simple script that parses the ~/.aws/credentials file and creates the export command needed for pumping your AWS creds to command line and

  • Used for grabbing secrets from S3 encrypted at the object level with KMS.
  • Easy to copy + paste or include in your repo when you have to use Ec2 userdata + IAM roles to download KMS-encrypted objects from S3
  • Based on this github repo but without the built-in options to create buckets and keys. This limits the capabilities of the script in a good way.
View gist:a536053660a1933640b142f15c8a8db4
trap exit INT
INSTANCES=$( aws ec2 describe-instances --query 'Reservations[].Instances[].InstanceId[]' | sed -e 's/\[//g' -e 's/\]//g')
for i in $( echo $INSTANCES | sed -e 's/"//g' -e 's/,//g' -e 's/\[//g' -e 's/\]//g' ) ;do
echo "---------------------------$i-------------------------------\n"
aws ec2 describe-instances --instance-ids $i --query 'Reservations[].Instances[].Tags[?Key==`Name`].Value' --output text
aws ec2 describe-instance-attribute --instance-id $( echo $i | sed -e 's/"//g' -e 's/,//' -e 's/\[//g' -e 's/\]//g' ) --attribute userData \
| jq '.UserData.Value' | sed 's/"//g' | base64 --decode
kmcquade / restricted-psp.yaml
Created Oct 30, 2018 — forked from tallclair/restricted-psp.yaml
Restricted PodSecurityPolicy
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apiVersion: extensions/v1beta1
kind: PodSecurityPolicy
name: restricted
annotations: 'docker/default' 'runtime/default' 'docker/default' 'runtime/default'

CloudFormation -> Terraform Import Helpers

I wrote these scripts to help faciliate batch import of our CloudFormation templates into Terraform Configuration.

This script is a light wrapper around It simply iterates over the list of regions provided, exports expected variables, creates required directories, and calls

BASE_DIR=/path/to/dir EXCLUDE_REGEX="(some-stack-production|some-stack-staging)" ./ us-east-1 us-west-1