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

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cURL NSS error -12286 SSL_ERROR_NO_CYPHER_OVERLAP

Using cURL 7.36.0 (x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu) on EC2 Amazon Linux, I can't connect to certain websites (not all) using HTTPS and receive the above error. From researching the issue I have learned that ...
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MySQL stops working on AWS ec2 instance periodically for no reason

I run a development server on AWS which has worked perfectly fine without a hitch. Recently, periodically the mysql server starts to not work. I then type in service mysqld restart which yields ...
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Get instance-id of EC2 instance via Java [on hold]

I have an AWS EC2 instance deployed as a server, and I need to find out its public IP. Howver, to know that I must first know the instance-id of my instance. Objective: I have a Java code running ...
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Would PHP5-FPM be faster with more cores?

I'm a bit new with nginx + php5-fpm. I read that with nginx there's an advantage to have multiple cores (CPU) with the use of worker_processes. Is php5-fpm also faster if it uses more cores? Reason: ...
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Can you access an EC2 server from another AWS account?

If you have an EC2 server with a port open, then other EC2 servers can access it (using private IP). But, what if another AWS account hits that private IP, will they be able to access it?
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Assign AWS public IP address to interface [duplicate]

An ec2 instance from a RHEL ami (i havent checked any other) only has the private address assigned to it. i.e. ip addr yields: 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 16436 qdisc noqueue state ...
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What can I do to safely repair my yum packages after a bad update?

I'm running amazon linux on an EC2 micro box. Recently I ran sudo yum update --security in the hope that it would patch Heartbleed. Unfortunately I ran out of memory during the update process and some ...
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Elastic IP address on EC2 instance interface without 1:1 NAT

I have a basic Amazon VPC set up with a public and private subnet. I have deployed a Vyatta router in the public subnet that does NAT for the private subnet. I have an elastic IP address assigned to ...
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Detatch an EBS volume from one instance and attach to another [on hold]

If I detatch an EBS volume from an EC2 instance and then attach it to another newly created EC2 instance, would that be okay? If it would work then would I need to install any libraries like PHP, ...
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Yum update problems on AWS with missing requirements and duplicate sendmail

I am running an AWS VM and tried: sudo yum update Result: Error: Protected multilib versions: sendmail-8.14.4-8.12.amzn1.x86_64 != sendmail-8.14.4-7.9.amzn1.i386 You could try using ...
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Is it possible to use PHP on a website hosted on AWS S3 without using EC2 or Elastic Beanstalk?

I have a bit of PHP (a contact form to be exact) that isn't working right now on my website. I'd like to activate the PHP and I heard one of the ways is to use Elastic Beanstalk. However, Elastic ...
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Connection from Play Framework to Docker container

In an EC2 Amazon Linux instance(based on Centos) I am running RabbitMQ in a docker container and I have configured it to listen to 5672 and 15672 tcp ports on 0.0.0.0. This container process is ...
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Update Amazon Linux to current version

When I ssh into my EC2 instance I get the following message: https://aws.amazon.com/amazon-linux-ami/2012.09-release-notes/ Amazon Linux version 2014.03 is available. I'd love to update to 2014.03 ...
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FTP on Amazon EC2 with Zpanel

I'm trying to configure my server using Amazon EC2. I installed the zPanel and he's working well.. But the ftp isn't working until now. I installed the vsftpd service and configured some things. See ...
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Apache 2.4.9 100% CPU load of random workers

I own a t1.micro EC2 instance. After release upgrade of Ubuntu to saucy I got Apache 2.4.6 and I started noticing 100% CPU load like this top - 19:37:58 up 2:55, 2 users, load average: 3.90, 2.90, ...
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Heartbleed testing tools do not recognize reissued certificates (PositiveSSL Wildcard + Amazon ELB)

In response to the Heartbleed news, I have upgraded OpenSSL on my production server and am now trying to reissue the SSL certificate. I am using a PositiveSSL Wildcard certificate on an Amazon ELB. I ...
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EC2 security policy private address

I have created an EC2 Security Group that allows incoming traffic from a private ip address in the same account. It is my understanding that a private ip address for a classic instance can change ...
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How to remove access for an AWS keypair?

If someone with a .pem keypair for a number of EC2 instances leaves the company, what is best practice for removing access for that key? Presumably simply deleting the key from the AWS console does ...
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Are the keys created and added when launching an EC2 instance added to ~/.ssh/authorized_keys for ec2-user?

Are the keypairs created and added when launching an EC2 instance added to ~/.ssh/authorized_keys for the ec2-user ? or is there another mechanism used? If so, would the key have a name like 'master'? ...
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How can I mount the SSD drive on Amazon's m3.medium?

Amazon's m3.medium instance comes with a 4GB SSD Drive: But I can't seem to find the device using df: $ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/xvda1 20G 2.9G 16G ...
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How do I find and mount instance storage on my EBS backed EC2 instance?

I'm running an m1.xlarge EC2 instance. According to EC2 specs, it should come with 4 x 420GB instance stores. When I SSH into my new machine, I don't see any of these drives. All I see are my EBS ...
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CNAME to Amazon does not resolve

I see a lot of people using IP addresses like, ec2-54.208.90.77.compute-1.amazonaws.com Just for reference, that's my actual instance IP address. However, when I try I get, $ nslookup ...
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ELB Health Checks incorrectly failing / being unhealthy

Over the weekend, our instances have started being marked as unhealthy, and not being enabled within the load balancer. When going to the public DNS of the instance, followed by the healthcheck.html ...
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Amazon ec2 - Error occurred during initialization of VM Could not reserve enough space for object heap

I don't have any experience of working with servers, so please explain your answer in detail or provide a link to support your answer. I want to restart server and executing command for that gives ...
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Adding EBS volume to Amazon EC2 server. Do I need to?

So I created a free-tier Amazon EC2 ubuntu 12.04 instance. I set up a LAMPP stack on it and use it for a couple of testing websites. Currently all the data is stored on the server itself, including ...
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AWS - 32 bit windows Amazon EC2 machine - can't RDP

I have a 32 bit Windows Machine on AWS ec2, All of a sudden From last weekend I haven't been able to RDP to my machine, the machine is overworked always but it was never a case that i couldn't log in ...
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Migrate AWS EC2 to godaddy vps (airtime shoutcast) [closed]

i was installed airtime and shoutcast server on AWS EC2 instance for my online radio. Now i want to migrate from EC2 godaddy vps. how can i do the airtime and shoutcast server to my godaddy vps. is it ...
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Running Drupal on Amazon EC2 with optimal performance [duplicate]

I'm currently running multiple Drupal sites that have reasonably low traffic on an AWS EC2 m1.small instance. The EC2 instance is running Windows Server 2012 and IIS8. I'd like to know generally ...
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can Iowait cause significant RAM consumption increase

I have a node.js process running continuously on a linux EC2 instance, it extracts data and stores it in mysql. Some reads are also performed on the database. The process can run well during hours or ...
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nginx service won't start after reboot + won't give output for service nginx status or start

A few weeks ago I configured an ec2 ubuntu server for my rails app. everything worked great. the database is on RDS and I use nginx and passenger for the rails app. anyway everything worked great ...
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System information disabled due to load higher than 1.0 amazon ec2

During today's ssh session to my amazon ec2 instance I got the following notice on log in: System information disabled due to load higher than 1.0 Reading this: System load averages is the ...
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Get AWS ELB name from an attached instance

I created one ELB and attached a few instances to this ELB. So when I login into one of these attached instance, I would like to type a command or run a nodejs script that can return me the its ELB ...
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Know from where and which access key an EC2 instance being launched by?

Is there a way to know from which IP and with which secret key someone launching your EC2 instance by?
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can't connect to ec2 from some networks

My EC2 instance does not answer pings or requests from a certain network, while it does answer pings from other ones. This causes my webapp to crash for that network. The particular network where it's ...
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Choosing EC2 instance for image processing [duplicate]

I am planning to use m1.small in Elastic Beanstalk for the image processing of my app. It can scale behind a load balancer and provide more processing power when the app needs to based on specific ...
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EC2 hosting, trying to understand network security model

We are hosting few virtual machines at amazon. Security groups and other configurations are set up to allow access only from desired addresses and to desired parties. The machines do talk with each ...
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Downgrade Perl 5.16 to 5.14

I carelessly did yum update on my Amazon Linux AMI and updated Perl. Now my Movable Type install doesn't work. I did some google but could not find any solution except downgrading Perl to 5.14. ...
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RDP through SSH tunnel fails [on hold]

I'm trying to set up RDP through SSH tunneling to an Amazon EC2 instance, but it is failing. I have set up PuTTY properly and can connect to the remote server via RDP and log in, but after successful ...
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Postgresql not listening on the correct port using service command

In my /var/lib/pgsql9/data/postgresql.conf I added port = 55434 and if I start Postgres with /usr/bin/pg_ctl start -D /var/lib/pgsql9/data/ as the postgres user then Postgres is listening to the right ...
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Amazon EC2 Windows with Sql Server Web, changed to an instance with just Windows no SQL Server?

If I start a windows AMI with Sql Server Web, this will include a licensed Sql Server Web installation. What will happen if I then create a Windows only AMI instance and connect the volume with Sql ...
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starcluster ec2 403 forbidden

I am trying to setup a Hadoop cluster using MIT's starcluster tool, I have modified the configuration file with my AWS information, but am getting the following error message: !!! ERROR - ...
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Convert EC2 ssh .pem key to Azure X.509 certificate?

Normally I use a pem file to login into my ec2 instance via ssh -i key.pem Now, in Azure, their requirement during instance creation is UPLOAD AN SSH KEY OR PROVIDE A PASSWORD FOR AUTHENTICATION ...
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Single ec2 instance with multiple mySQL databases on separate EBS volumes

I have a single ec2 instance on which I am running multiple separate wordpress sites. I want to store the database for each separate site on it's own mounted ebs volume, so that I can handle the db ...
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What signal is being sent to an EC2 Instance on shut down?

When you terminate an instance-store pv instance through the AWS console or the API, what "signal" does it receive so it knows it has to gracefully shut down? First guess would be ACPI, but on boot ...
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Amazon EC2 6 updates are security updates (The following packages have been kept back)

I have kind of a strange situation: I am running an amazon ec2 instance Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-58-virtual x86_64). Every day when I connect to it through ssh I see the following message: ...
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Amazon web server database communication error

I managed to connect the database through mySQL but when I click on a link of the website always have not found error The requested URL /noticias/i-congreso-internacional-de-tecnolog-as-limpias was ...
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AWS Cloudformation Bootstraping with S3 File and Autoscaling

I just started trying to use CloudFormation and am using it for some autoscaling. I am new to all this so bare with me. I am using the sample template for autoscaling found here. ...
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AWS EC2 Instance type suggestion [duplicate]

I need to run Apache, jboss and MySQL in an instance which should be capable for handling 1000 requests at a time. What Instance type (CPU and Memory) should I choose ?
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Expand Amazon EC2 HVM root partition

I created a VM with the Amazon AMI HVM. In the partition configuration I changed the default 8GB root partition to something bigger (10 in my example). Once up, I'm trying to resize but it's not ...
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Connection hangs & never connects between ec2 instances over port 9200; fast from outside AWS

I am trying to connect from a web server EC2 instance to an ElasticSearch server ec2 instance. The connection is slow to nonexistent when connecting from the EC2, but very fast when connecting from a ...