How to Set S3 ContentType and Other Request Headers with Laravel Filesystem / Cloud Storage

Laravel 5 brought to the table a powerful Storage Facade that allowed developers to easily integrate any kind of storage system into an application. Amazon S3, being a Laravel native supported Filesystem, makes it easy to upload large files directly from the application to cheap and reliable storage. S3 supports many types of request headers […]

Pure-FTPd/cPanel on Amazon VPC/EC2

I’ve been recently testing the viability of migrating our datacenter instances into an Amazon VPC/EC2 environment. Due to the nature of Amazon’s NAT architecture, a few services need to be configured slightly different to work properly. I was experiencing issues connecting to the Pure-FTPd service on an instance running in VPC. I could connect just […]