Trigger Action From Incoming Webhook

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We are excited to announce the new Incoming Webhook Trigger. Once you have an incoming webhook created, it can be selected as the trigger for any rule. You could even select a single webhook across multiple rules to easily trigger whole batches of automation with a single GET request. Create, edit, copy & delete of incoming webhooks can be found … Read More

Going inside: 2 new EC2 Run Commands

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We have been operating at the resource level for some time, managing elasticity of EC2 and RDS instances, autoscaling groups and the lifecycle of EBS storage and images. However, two new actions we released today is changing that, taking us into new territory of offering automation capabilities inside of EC2 instances. EC2 Systems Manager offers Run Command capabilities, helping you … Read More

Link an Account to GorillaStack with CloudFormation

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Adding GorillaStack to new AWS accounts was always the greatest sticking point with our customers. We decided to overhaul our onboarding interface and backend mechanism, for ease of use and understanding. We now create a CloudFormation stack containing the role and policy required for secure cross account access, and post the ARN back to our API. This dramatically reduces the … Read More

“Manual Run Only” as a Trigger

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We love hearing about interesting new customer use cases! A few customers wanted to create a series of run-books in GorillaStack and use the service as an interface from which to kick off pre-configured automation rules. However we couldn’t support this because all of our rules required a trigger and there was no way to stop the activation of a … Read More

Tag Matching Superpowers

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The best ideas always come from users. We originally built custom boolean expressions into our Tag Groups as a customer request and now we’re excited to announce the latest enhancement. Multiple Tag Groups per Rule Action We now support the selection of multiple tag groups on an action! Now, when making your selection of Tag Groups, simply select as many … Read More

Event Log

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We have listened to customer feedback and our Dashboard has been revamped as a highly useful Event Log. Good news is that it is available on GorillaStack as of right now! Some of the useful changes include: One click filtering of Audit, Rule Execution & Attention events for quick inspection of what matters at any point in time. Inspect raw … Read More

Invoke Lambda Functions

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We love Lambda and we know you do too! So we’re pleased to announce today that we support the invocation of AWS Lambda functions as an action in our rules engine. Now, using any of our trigger types, you can invoke any Lambda function across your accounts and regions, with a custom JSON payload and optionally environment variable overrides. With … Read More

RDS Start / Stop Actions

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For a while now customers have wanted to know whether we could help them cycle their database instances on and off, much alike how we help them with their EC2 instances. Today with Start/Stop RDS action, you can do exactly that. Join these actions with our existing set of triggers to ensure you only pay for the RDS you require … Read More

Create EBS Snapshots Action

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You have spoken and we have listened. Today we closed the loop on EBS lifecycle management, supplementing on our existing capabilities around cleaning up snapshots, AMIs and deleting detached volumes with our new Create Snapshot action. Now users can use this action to create snapshot from any volume, as well as secondarily, copy tags from the volume and/or the instance … Read More

GorillaStack Rules Engine is in Beta

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Big news today, we have put our new version GorillaStack into public beta. Version 1 of our product was the founder product, focused on instance cycling and cost savings exclusively. Version 2 of our product is truly the customer product. From all the incredible feedback of the many “friends of GorillaStack”, we have built a rules engine, allowing customers more … Read More