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

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AWS EC2 How to install Windows Updates and Reboot computer remotely?

I want to run a command via AWS Run Command that downloads and installs windows updates on a remote Windows 2012 R2 Server instance running on EC2, and reboots the instance. I tried suggestions on ...
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AWS : IP filtering with Load Balancer

I have an Amazon EC2 Instance which I use to expose an API to my clients (Django and Nginx if that can help you). Now, I needed an SSL connection so I had to use a load balancer. I should mention ...
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virtual host created on bitmani wamp stack in amazon EC2 windows AMI is not accessible from outside [on hold]

I have a windows server 2012 R2 Base instance running on amazon ec2. I've installed Bitmani WAMP stack server on to it, and have also loaded my laravel application. I did this using Remote desktop ...
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Amazon ec2 server timeout

I know this question has been asked many times before, but in my case none of the answers seem to solve the question. I have followed all of amazon's trouble shooting guide, but I'm still unable to ...
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How to delete old AWS instances after 24 hours? [on hold]

We want to tag our instances as "no longer needed" in a way that they will get deleted after 24 hours. We are detaching instances from an autoscaling group and set an EC2 tag with the timestamp. We ...
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Service httpd went down, rsyslogd was HUPed

I have an M2 server on amazon ec2 with (amazon's default ami). I have the default php stack installed with wordpress running on it. The server has been working fine for a few months now without any ...
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Do you need GPU AMI to open Android Studio Amazon Web Services

I have been looking into getting a web server for my web development. Recently I have decided shared hosting wasn't enough for what I wanted to do with my hosting. I decided to go with 1 of 2 options. ...
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Why do AWS EC2 spot requests always launch instances in the same zone?

I've created spot requests in several different AWS regions. In most of the regions, there is a zone that is always lower-priced than the other zones so if I create a low-ball spot request in that ...
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Is there a cost to EC2 API calls? [on hold]

I am trying to understand if EC2 API calls are being charged. Example API call in Python (taken from here): ec2 = session.resource('ec2', region_name='us-west-2') # List all of my EC2 instances in ...
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Access s3 bucket from Ec2 service

I'm new to AWS and was looking for a bucket policy to enable my ec2 servers access to the S3 buckets on the same account. I tried using this policy which enables the account: { "Sid": ...
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Restrict RDS users to particular region

I am trying to create a policy where I can restrict users to access different region RDS. However I want to give them admin access to only one region i.e. ap-southeast-1. I have created some policies ...
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Setting up Open VPN client on Amazon EC2

There are various pages that advise on setting up an Open VPN Server on Amazon EC2, but all I need is to setup a client (so any internet access is routed through the VPN rather than coming directly ...
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AWS EC2 public_ip:port_no not accesible

I have a node app which run another node app on public_ip:port_no. I have allowed port range in security groups which port_no may use. The app itself is running on a specific port, that is allowed in ...
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How do I create a policy in AWS to allow a user to create security groups? [duplicate]

I took this Administrator policy from this link: http://aws.amazon.com/code/AWS-Policy-Examples/2435282702293422 { "Statement":[{ "Effect":"Allow", "Action":"*", "Resource":"*" }] } I tried the ...
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Automatically Running a Script On a Server?

Background I have a few javascript scripts that I'd like to automatically run at a certain time on a server (e.g. I'm thinking of using Heroku). These scripts essentially add a product of my choice ...
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SSL in aws ec2 windows running node js

I have a domain via namecheap (say example.com) and server is a aws ec2 windows instance. There's a node js server listening at 443 , with following code require('https').createServer({ key: ...
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php mail() is 7 hours delay in receiving mails [closed]

I am using amazon server. I use php mail() for sending mails. Sometimes email delivered in proper time. But at times it takes more than 7 hours to deliver a mail(). Please give me a sloution.
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Will CSR become invalid

I have a domain registered with namecheap and server instance is aws ec2 (windows machine running node js) , cname record pointing to ec2 instance's public ip. Now i want to configure ssl on it , I ...
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Is EC2 storage really 3 cents per GB? [closed]

https://aws.amazon.com/s3/pricing/ Is Amazon blob storage really 3 cents per GB per month? Are there any gotchas? EDIT Are there additional costs, what if the data is heavily accessed?
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How can i use services like amazon workspace on EC2 instance?

I want to create an instance and assign it to my user with the following softwares like Ms Office, Skype and other softwares. So, is it possible to do this in instance because we connect our instance ...
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Clone ec2 instance with all things installed

I received a amazon email saying that i have to terminate my instance because of attacks but worked really hard to install and setup everything on the instance. So how can i create another ...
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Private Route53 zone and dynamic DNS

I have a simple question, with hopefully a simple solution. I have a private Route53 zone, which is only available within a VPC. I want some kind of dynamic dns, so when servers are launched, they ...
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docker on aws ec2, not reachable from outside

Trying to get the sharelatex community docker image up and running on aws. Followedd their guide and got to the point where I can see the login page when using lunx on the aws instance via ssh. So it ...
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How to configure Apache to serve default Index.html file stored on attached AWS EBS volume?

I have a AWS EC2 Linux VM with Apache installed, and my requirement to configure Apache so that the default Index.html file served is the one from the attached EBS volume (where I have already stored ...
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InnoDB causing mysqld to crash on Amazon Linux AMI

This Amazon Linux server is running a single WordPress site that is constantly crashing. The way to resolve it seems to be to run service mysqld restart and it resumes operation until it crashes ...
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Access mysql database on EC2

How can I connect from my computer to my mysql database on EC2? I have checked the security groups for the instance, and made sure that my public IP is allowed in the security groups for inbound ...
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Amazon RDS and Auto-Scale EBS: Security Groups

I have the following setup on Amazon AWS: An Auto-Scaling Group An ELB An RDS database Everything is in the default VPC The only thing about this setup that I don't quite understand yet relates to ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 in AWS EC2, change resolution beyond 1280x1024

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 instance running in EC2 performing some UI tests while nobody is connected to it. I use the following script to disconnect from Remote Desktop: for /f "skip=1 ...
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SSH stops responding on all AWS EC2 instances at the same time

I've noticed SSH connections hang on all my EC2 instances (ubuntu), and eventually fail (with 'broken pipe') around the same time, 7 to 9pm in the evenings. HTTP and telnet continue to function ...
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Does vanilla Ec2 support anything similar to the termination hooks supported by auto-scaling?

I've got a set of machines which are stopped and started nightly for cost management. They are not in an ASG, because the servers have different purposes/are owned by different users/etc. I would ...
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How to set specific user profile path on EC2 Windows server?

I want to create a new local user on EC2 Windows 2012 R2 server and specify its profile folder explicitly. I do the following net user SomeUser Pwd /ADD /HOMEDIR:C:\Users\SomeUser ...
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How to migrate all AWS services (including running instance, API, Snapsorts) to its sub account with consolidate Billing?

I have one master AWS account and have linked one subaccount with it. I want to migrate all AWS services (including running instance, API, Snapsorts, user group permissions, tags, etc) to subaccount ...
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AWS regional traffic: Track down where it comes from

I started using multiple machines in a cluster on AWS EC2. Since I started this project, I see costs for regional traffic in my billing information: regional data transfer - in/out/between EC2 AZs ...
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Amazon EC2 instance goes offline

I've set up a game server on Amazon EC2. However it is often going offline for ~10 minutes, failing a status check. Instance reachability check failed at January 31, 2016 at 8:10:00 PM UTC+1 (4 ...
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Central control for SSH access to AWS instances

What are some approaches or best practices for managing SSH access by many devops to many AWS instances? I'd like to have the ability to e.g. add or remove access for a user to multiple instances ...
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rsyslog server listen only on tcp 514

I'm trying to set rsyslog client- server to listen to tcp messages with port other then 514, however it doesn't work. Only when using 514 it receives messages. I'm using EC2 vms. input(type="imtcp" ...
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Route 53 A name record to EC2 instance not working

I have an issue with my ec2 instance hosted on AWS. The EC2 instance has an associated Elastic ip address that I can access and confirmed is working (SSHing into the instance and changing the base ...
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Amazon EC2 losing connectivity every day

Didn't find anything wrong on logs but my instance remains losing connectivity every day. According to AWS Console it's running fine but can't access through ssh or http. It resolves after rebooting ...
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Configure EC2 to allow internal and external DNS lookups

Im a little new to AWS, but I've been a Linux admin/engineer for a while. I had a question regarding AWS DNS setup. I setup a Hosted Zone inside Route53 so I could configure the servers to use ...
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Will I lose my ephemeral storage on EC2 instance upgrade

I'm considering upgrading from an R3-large to an R3-xlarge instance in EC2. I'm aware that I will lose the contents of the ephemeral drive when I stop my instance. But after I alter the instance ...
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Fabric failing to connect on EC2 Instance using public key

I'm deploying an app using fabric, everything goes fine with to others servers but when the EC2 instance turn come i got this logs, I also configure the same public key for the same user on both ...
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Multiple IP Addresses on EC2 on Same Subnet

I have an EC2 machine which needs to listen on multiple private IP addresses on the same subnet. Each private IP is mapped to a public Elastic IP. eth0 is assigned via DHCP. The alias addresses are ...
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Keepalived heartbeats not being sent/received on EC2 VPC

I'm trying to setup keepalived + HAProxy as a redundant load balancer on an EC2 VPC (yes, I know that ELB is an option). I believe we have things configured correctly, but killing the master server ...
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AWS Security group

In my aws account I have a VPC with front-end nodes and a mongo EC2-Classic. The front-end nodes are in a Elastic Beanstalk environment with auto scaling so when new instances appear I have to allow ...
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high memory usage on amazon linux

I've observed high memory usage at amazon ec2 instance using amazon Linux. See attached image. Top 25 processes shows < 1GB of memory, but free -m says ~ 3GB is consumed. I've already visited ...
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Amazon Linux cannot access nginx on port 80

I have installed nginx on my AMI by yum sudo yum install nginx And then, I open all port in my AMI security group All traffic - All - All - 0.0.0.0/0 And then, I start nginx by command sudo ...
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EC2 Persistent Spot Request keeps reviving

Earlier today I created a AWS EC2 Spot Request and inadvertently made it a persistent Spot Request. Since then I didn't need the machine and have been trying various ways of cancelling my Spot ...
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EC2: Copied launch configuration causes instances not to start

I have an auto-scaling group which was working fine. I made a copy of the launch configuration and changed an additional attached volume (not the root volume which is in the AMI) from ...
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Cannot ssh to EC2 instance copied across availability zones

I originally created an EC2 instance in US-East and wanted to move it to US-West. I stopped the instance, created an image of the AMI, and then copied it to the US-West availability zone. After ...
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ec2 http connection shows: closed, even though I allowed security groups settings

I set up an ec2 instance and I am trying to access it from my local via http. In my security group settings I set: Type: http Protocol: TCP Port Range: 80 Source: Anywhere / 0.0.0.0/0 However, if ...