Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) provides self-service, on-demand, pay-for-what-you-use computing infrastructure resources.

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Disk Partitioning on AWS EC2

I'd like to know if it's possible to create a partioned volume and if it even makes sense to do that on an Amazon EC2 server. I have a standard Ubuntu server and I'd like to separate the /home and ...
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Move Amazon s3 bucket to another account [duplicate]

In my Amazon account I have a s3 bucket that used to save static files of my site. The size of bucket comes in GBs. Now I need to transfer/move this bucket to an another account. Please let us know ...
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Apache Server 2.4 on EC2 “caught SIGTERM shutting down ”

I'm using amazon linux on an m3.large instance on EC2. I had these logs before my apache server was shut down: [Sun Sep 28 18:54:31.679261 2014] [cgi:error] [pid 32422] [client 67.211.230.58:58937] ...
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Amazon ec2 volume control [on hold]

I have an ubuntu server on amazon ec2. I've started by tutorial and now i have 2 volumes: /dev/xvda1 8Gb / /dev/xvdf 22G /mnt/data I'm using amazon for django development. Where i must keep my ...
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SSH and HTTP connections refused from ec2 instance, but the instance is in running state

My ec2 instance (CentOS 6.3) has been in running state all time but I was unable to make SSH and HTTP request to the instance until making AMI from the instance and launching new instance. Another ...
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PHP install on clean Amazon Linux AMI

I'm trying to get a script working to bring up new Amazon Linux EC2 instances with php55 and the Amazon PHP sdk. However, I'm running into a problem that I think is caused by PHP version conflicts. I ...
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custom ami creation and sysprep

I am working through steps to create a custom ami, so far take a base one and install all software needed. shutdown machine with sysprep. create an ami. create instances from it I am wondering how ...
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How to deploy instances of a J2EE application? [on hold]

I've got a J2EE application (currently a *.ear deployable) that relies on Glassfish4, Glassfish server config settings, a PostgreSQL database, and an SMS gateway. The latter, SMS gateway, is a small ...
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How can I see the windows computer name for an ec2 instance without logging in via RDP?

It seems like this should be straightforward, but I don't see it in the console nor did I notice anything in "describe-instances" for it. Given some alert e-mails are getting tied to the machine name ...
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EC2 autoscalling and code deployments

I'm just starting with EC2 load balancer and trying to implement autos-calling and fault-tolerance. The database is hosted in RDS, sessions are shared, files are shared using S3. I can't seem to ...
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AWS Instance Suddenly Not Available in Browser - SSH and ping work

I am very new AWS and sys admin so bear with me... I noticed my website was suddenly down today and have been working to sniff out the issue. No site files were changed as far as I am aware. Here is ...
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Multiple RDS vs DNS

have a problem I was hoping someone could help me with. We have two RDS read slaves that we have our app servers round-robin to for data reads (DNS in Route53). Well, yesterday those RDSes got ...
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EC2 Haproxy stops taking requests

I am using haproxy with Apache to keep alive an EC2 server. Sometimes haproxy stops taking new requests. If I reload haproxy it starts working normally. I have disabled iptables and increased open ...
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Rails on EC2 - what's the sweet-spot? [duplicate]

I'm running a Rails app that mainly does CRUD operations and have about 50-100 concurrent connections. My current setup is to have 4 thin servers running behind nginx on a t2.medium instance. But I ...
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Configuring NGINX with SSL and Node.js on CENTOS 6 in EC2

I'm trying to deploy a Node.js web-app on a Centos EC2 instance with an elastic IP. The SSL certificate is already setup and properly configured. I would like to allow only https connection to my app, ...
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how can I add/remove security groups on running ec2 instances which is not included in VPC?

I want to change the security group on running ec2 instance which is not included in VPC. I read that this is possible only if my instance is running in VPC. I tried to create a VPC and include my ...
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systemd-journald: Received request to flush runtime journal from PID 1

I'm using RHEL7 on Amazon EC2 and I'm experiencing issue while booting it up. last few entries from log are: [ 93.000775] systemd-journald[413]: Received request to flush runtime journal from PID ...
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Is it safe to create an AWS EC2 snapshot of a volume that is attached to a running instance?

I'm actually upgrading an instance volumes storage capacity, so I have to create a snapshot of the volume first. It's an 80 gig volume, and I started the snapshot process, but later I noticed that the ...
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How can I get Puppet generated configuration to include internal hostnames of other ec2 instances in my CloudFormation stack?

I have a stack generated by AWS CloudFormation that includes an EC2 instance (running Ubuntu 14.04) and an RDS (database) instance. They are both inside a VPC, which includes a puppet master (not as ...
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Changing ec2 instance type, any side effect?

Hello there i am trying to upgrade ec2 micro instance to small instance. I am going to upgrade it with this. But i assigned elastic ip, lot of alarms, load balancer and mounted s3 on it. I knew that ...
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amazon ec2 ftp RETR hangs

The problem is with an Amazon ec2 instance "Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 (Maipo)" (kernel 3.10.0-123.6.3.el7.x86_64) When attempting to RETR a remote file the FTP client hangs indefinitely. I ...
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Amazon EC2 ephemeral drive permissions for SQL Server tempdb

I have an Amazon EC2 instance which is used for long SQL Server queries but is stopped in between. I use the SSD ephemeral drives for tempdb but whenever the instance is started from a stopped state, ...
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Amazon CloudWatch Monitoring Scripts different from df command

Hello there i have a ec2 on aws and i installed Amazon CloudWatch Monitoring Scripts in it. It is working great but i have 1 issue when i run df command on ec2 it showing it's / disk usage 70% but ...
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EC2 Create new Linux user(s) with their OWN Key Pairs?

In EC2, i spinned a CentOS v6.5 instance, and i got a Key Pair as well (of course). But the problem is, i hoped it would be like as usual before that it would creates the ec2-user user, so that i can ...
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How to turn amazon ec2's status to failed

i'm want to change ec2 instance status to failed to test status check alarm is working. Also i wanted to it should be easily repaired after that. Because i thought changing network setting will do the ...
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Auto-scaling Based on Capacity/Percentage [closed]

Are there any plans to support scheduled changes to EC2 auto-scaling groups based on capacity/percentage (eg. +20%, -2 instances, etc) rather than only setting desired capacity to a set number?
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adding per-boot script via user data

I am passing cloud config via --user-data-file argument when starting ec2 instance from canonic ubuntu images. It works well but the problem is that some of its commands need to run every boot (i.e. ...
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Is it possible to get metadata about the Elastic Beanstalk environment from the EC2 instance

I'd like to be able to extract information about the current elastic beanstalk environment from my EC2 instance, so that I can include this information in error emails sent from my servers. For ...
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SSL termination point for AWS EC2? ELB or NginX or..?

I have a number of stand alone java web applications that currently run on different ports and URLS. I would like to expose all these apps behind a single port(443) and map the different public URLs ...
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Dedicated per region fee for Amazon EC2 dedicated instances

I'm sorry if this isn't the right forum for this question but I read the rules and it didn't seem to imply I can't ask this... Anyways I'm looking to get some EC2 dedicated instances because I will ...
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Any way to block IP address host header spoofing?

I have already added the following the following to my nginx config to deal with spoofed domains: if ($host !~* ^(.*example.org|\d+\.\d+\.\d+\.\d+)$ ) { return 444; } Right now ...
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Can't access site on EC2 instance via public ip

I have Amazon EC2 micro instance with window 2008 server and deployed one sample web application over there which uses java and deployed on tomcat 7 server. I am able to access it locally on ...
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What is the easiest approach to get freeRDP installed onto Amazon Linux?

What is the easiest approach to get freeRDP installed onto Amazon Linux? I've tried using RPMForge but am not having luck. Getting errors that dependencies like libpulse.so.0 are missing. Would ...
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Install tuleap on amazon ec2 linux AMI

I'd like to know if it's possible to install tuleap on amazon ec2 linux ami. I searched the net unsuccessfully and when I try to install tuleap with yum, I got confilcts error (with httpd24, ...
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Configuration for Ubuntu SELinux with sshd

I am trying to set-up SELinux in an Ubuntu Trusty server, who is an Amazon EC2 instance. I followed the Debian documentation about installing SELinux. The installation work well as seen by : ...
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CDN and TTL on local EC2 files

I Have a file in CDN and I need a local copy of it in all of my EC2 instances. I like to set a TTL on the local copy of 5 minute, and have one of the following: Have it Fetch automatically as soon ...
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Remote port forwarding through EC2 not working, though address is in use

I have a remote machine running a server which I'd like access to locally. However, I can only SSH into the machine, not use any other ports. I booted up an Amazon EC2 instances and opened all its ...
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Upgrade R to 3.1.1 on ec2 via yum

I have an ec2 instance with an older version (3.0.2) of R that I'm trying to update to the latest (3.1.1). This is not available in the default yum repo, but is available under EPEL. The installed ...
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EC2 instances in VPC and access to the Internet

I am playing a bit with AWS. I created one VPC (with 10.1.0.0./24 net) and two EC2 instances attached to it. One EC2 has 10.1.0.4, second 10.1.0.5 . I allocated one Elastic IP to VPC and associated it ...
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upgrade CentOS from 6.5 to 7 in an EC2 Instance

How can I upgrade CentOS from 6.5 to 7.0 under Amazon Web Services EC2 instance? I have added the redhead upgrade tool to my repository and installed it, called the preupg and then imported the ...
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EC2 firewall not allowing a certain ip address to SSH into any instances regardless of it being added to security group

My security group settings are accurate. I have tried adding the specific ip address that I am trying to connect from and also connections from all ip addresses (0.0.0.0/0), but my connection attempts ...
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Can more than 1 user log onto a single AWS Linux EC2 instance? (Beginner) [closed]

Sorry, I'm a complete newb to AWS. Taking the AWS Essentials course at end of the month. I have a very basic question: can 2 or more different AWS account holders log onto a single AWS Linux EC2 ...
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Striving to make a RoR app (passenger, nginx) work on EC2

I've installed RoR, ruby, passenger and nginx on EC2 Ubuntu instance. Now I'm striving to make it work and be accessible only for the ec2's address which looks this ...
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Rails environment variables at EC2

I have a Rails app which I want to deploy to EC2 instance. I know how to set the environment variables at Heroku. But how to do that at AWS EC2? I need that because I have to connect to MongoDb and ...
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Connecting to MongoDb at EC2 - how do I know username, host, port, ect?

I manually installed MongoDb on EC2 micro instance using this http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/tutorial/install-mongodb-on-ubuntu/ Now I need to connect to it from a Rails application. Where do I find ...
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Exim won't start - Error loading lookup module mysql.so

I had to change the root password for MySQL on a server. Exim also uses MySQL for users etc. I didn't think Exim/Dovecot used that password, but now things are not working well and I'm pretty sure ...
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Amazon EC2 - set Windows services log on user to another instance user

I have a master "share drive" on a single Windows Server 2012 instance that many secondary instances are mapped to with full control. I have a service that I need to set with administrator rights to ...
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Solution for PHP / MySQL website loading fast in multiple regions [closed]

I host am ExpressionEngine based website on a single Amazon EC2 instance in the US East (Virginia) region. I use Ubuntu. The website allows members to post their content, and displays it for other ...
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Wordcount with Hadoop 2.x

When I run a traditional Word Count (mapreduce) application using Hadoop, I wonder if Hadoop's Yarn (Resource Manager, Node Manager and Application Master) comes into play at all. Here is the ...
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crontab fails, cannot find aws executable

I am trying to run a backup script on my ec2 amazon server (ubuntu 14.04), to automatically create a snapshot of amazon ebs volumes. Therefore I am using the aws-missing-tools script: ...