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cloud-init - migrating EC2 instance between subnets without reconfiguring

We need to move a handful of Amazon Linux EC2 instances between subnets within our region. All I want to change during the move is the IP address. The suggested approach was to Shut down the ...
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Can I use Amazon Route 53 for DNS Round Robin without a custom domain name?

I want to use Route 53 to experiment with DNS Round Robin load balancing of several EC2 instances. Can I do this without having/using a custom domain name?
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Jenkins does not restart slaves after idle timeout

I've got Jenkins set up with a master and one EC2 slave. The master is set up with # of executors: 0 The slave is set up with # of executors: 2 Stop/Disconnect on Idle Timeout Utilize this node ...
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Duplicity Backups (via Duply) to S3 - high server load

We have been doing incremental backups using Duply on our main server, to an S3 bucket. However, we've found that there is a high server load during the backups (its an Amazon EC2 server). We're ...
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EC2 instance missing or got renamed?

One of our instances is missing. Or it could have been renamed by someone. I see a similar instance (not willing to turn it on as it might affect some other service). I want to know if there is a way ...
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Amazon AWS connection issues

I have a strange issue with my Amazon EC2 instance. I have created the following: m3.medium instance hosted in the Amazon cloud This instance runs the following a. Apache Tomcat application server ...
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EC2 Bad Gateway with torquebox and nginx

I set up an EC2 instance with torquebox and nginx. Torquebox starts without any errors, but I cannot access it at port 8080. Not even if I add a VPC rule to open that port. I get Gateway timed out if ...
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Booting an EC2 instance from an existing EBS volvume

I'm just getting up to speed on AWS and had a question about using an existing EBS volume as a boot device for an EC2 instance. It looks like a lot of the instances create an EBS volume for their ...
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EC2 Break even point analysis [duplicate]

I'm doing capacity planning for my DR site and i'm trying to understand break-even point for Light/Medium/Heavy reserved instances vs the Ondemand. I have plotted my values on a graph as shown in the ...
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Is it possible to attach an Amazon RDS SSD volume to an EC2 instance?

It has been my understanding that you cannot attach an Amazon RDS SSD volume to an EC2 instance. I was under the impression that the RDS instances were a "managed" solution and that the volume was not ...
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Amazon Ec2 Security Updates Automatically Applied

I'm wondering how the security updates for an Amazon Linux Ec2 instance were automatically applied. Scenario: Used "Launch More Like This Instance" option on a Micro instance. Created a snapshot ...
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Does AWS Elastic Beanstalk Swap Environment Url swaps environments for git push?

I have read the docs for zero downtime on aws but cant seem to understand what happens in this scenario? I have a environment running in production called 'red' I duplicate the environment as 'blue' ...
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Determine EC2 instance's load balancer automatically

Is there a way to automatically determine what the load balancer, if any, of a given EC2 instance is? I.e., have it ask "who is my LB and what is its service IP?". I was thinking of the instance ...
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Connecting an EC2 VPC with OpenVPN all routed traffic being lost

I'm trying to use OpenVPN on Amazon Linux to connect the local LAN to a VPC on EC2. I have traffic flowing from the OpenVPN instance to any machine on the LAN, but other machines on the VPC are not ...
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aws elasticbeanstalk with static public ip

For a new web application I am looking at AWS ElasticBeanstalk. I like its auto-balancing and auto-rolling updates' system as well as all the other scaling-related features. But.. I need a static IP ...
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ELB and Backend Authentication with Apache 2.4

I tried looking at AWS guides, and other things but can't seem to figure this one out. When using ELB there is a backend authentication option. I want to enable it, but I am not sure what ...
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ssh connection issue with aws ecs

Its been 3 hours that I try to make this work. I found a lot of similar question on serverfault but any answer seem to solve my issue? There is the ssh debug: jfnault@jfnault-FX6840:~$ ssh -v ...
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Pass sensitive data to EC2 instance

What would be the best way to pass sensitive data to EC2 instance (on boot or otherwise) that only root can access? I cannot use UserData, because anyone can read it. I cannot use private S3 buckets ...
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Setup Domain Controller and Active Directory on Amazon EC2 as Primary AD [closed]

I am planning to deploy an Active Directory and Domain Controller on AWS for my company. It will primarily be used for these: User Authorization (Login/Logoff Process) File Sharing / Management ...
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Making a server “read only” except for me (what the inbound/outbound rules mean)

I have an ec2 instance. It will start a webserver, and my public ip is myip. I ssh into my machine. What should incoming and outgoing rules? Why? I want only my ip to be able to change things on the ...
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Trouble hitting EC2 AmazonProvidedDNS server over VPN

I have a VPC using the network 10.10.0.0/16, and a VPN server in the public subnet (10.10.0.0/24). The VPN uses addresses in the 10.11.254.0/24 range. When I connect to the VPN, I can access hosts in ...
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CORS problems with DNS forwarding to AWS EC2 instance Atlassian Jira Tomcat

I have Atlassian Jira set up in a Tomcat server on my ubuntu AWS EC2 instance with a godaddy domain forwarded to an elastic IP on the EC2 instance. Looking at the console in Chrome, the JIRA ...
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What is the difference between PV and HVM virtualization types in ec2?

AWS EC2 offers two types of virtualization of Ubuntu Linux EC2 machines - PV and HVM. PV: HVM: What is the difference between these types?
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Allowing multiple IPs behind ELB in Apache configuration

I have multiple application servers running as EC2 instances. Only certain bare-metal servers running elsewhere are allowed to contact them and their IPs whitelisted explicitly in the httpd.conf @the ...
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Why my AWS volume size is different from the actual size?

It's very wried to see my actual disk size is much less than the actual size. From the information, looks this disk is not be partitioned. I have no idea why the actual size is 20G but disk size is ...
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SSH “operation timed out” on ec2 instance

I have performed the following steps: Clicked on existing instance > Actions > Launch more like this Kept all the settings the exact same aside from selecting a different instance type (same key ...
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How do you get multiple ports working with nginx proxy_pass and Node Express?

I have multiple node instances running each on a different port. (8000, 8001, etc.) I also have nginx running on port 80. What I am trying to do is allow a user to enter my site via a single domain ...
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Understanding the use of docker on AWS instances

I've read that the basic Amazon Ami has built in docker support. There are a few things I don't understand that perhaps someone could help with. Is a VM (AWS instance) slower to boot than a docker ...
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Which version of Windows Server matches this OS version of Amazon EC2 Windows instance most?

I need to do some development work on Windows platform. The target production is a Windows Server 2012 in Amazon EC2. Here is some output from running systeminfo I want to set up a Windows machine ...
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Sending commands simultaneously to several Amazon EC2 instances

I'm using Windows to connect via SSH to my Amazon EC2 machines. Is there a tool like Cluster SSH for Windows? My goal is that I can connect via SSH to several EC2 machines and send each machine the ...
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Unable to ssh to a vagrant started ec2 ubuntu instance

After I ran vagrant up --provider=aws, I could see an ec2 instance being created and became up and running. However it will invariably stuck at this point ==> default: Waiting for SSH to become ...
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Connect with Java to Amazon EC2 instances

I have written a client-server application in Java and I want to run it on Amazon EC2 Ubuntu instacnes. The client runs on an EC2 instance and the server on one and the third EC2 instance is for ...
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Create HVM EC2 from PV EC2 using aws console

I have m3.medium server on amazon and i want to change it to t2.medium but it's on PV virtualization. So can't just change instance type. But i have an idea to solve this. Here is the step: Creating ...
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Ubuntu Server Upgrade 10.04 to 14.04 upgrade failed to boot instance AWS

We were performing a dry run test on upgrading our Ubuntu servers from 10.04 to 14.04. These serves are hosted in Amazon EC2. As per the standard procedure mentioned we have upgraded in the below ...
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Sync Code Between EC2's [Rsync/SSH]

I have a variety of EC2 boxes inside an ELB, one of which is used for SVN exclusively. I currently have a script that gets called as part of the post-commit hook which is meant to sync files between ...
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Calculate AWS Data Transfer for existing on-premise server

We are looking to move our internally hosted servers to AWS. One thing I cannot seem to work out is how much data our servers are going to transmit back to our office. Anyone know of a good way to ...
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How to set up a desktop GUI with an Amazon EC2 instance?

I need to get familiar with some software that doesn't run on any of my home machines (windows/mac). So I decided to spin up an EC2 instance and try it there. However, getting EC2 to support a remote ...
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Amazon ec2 Ubuntu no ssh after update and reboot

I have Ubuntu 14.04 server (LAMP), running on Amazon ec2. On my client machine I run Putty with imported SSH key. Session is saved, so there is no changes always. I had no errors during connection and ...
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Git on Amazon Server

I have git running on an Amazon server and up til now I have been the only one to use the server. I use my Amazon ssh key to connect and am then connected as root on the server without the need for ...
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How to tell the Amazon Load Balancer which instance to use depending on the User Agent?

My application needs to serve files to an external applications that sends requests with an specific User agent. I need to keep the same domain, and keep the same request URL for both, a normal user ...
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Mounted volume is not showing in my EC2 elastic block store list

I have recently launched an m3.xlarge instance on amazon EC2 which is running Ubuntu 14.04. It came with three volumes. One 8gb volume which holds the OS data, and two 40GB data drives. When I ssh ...
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AWS EC2 IPTables converts source/dest subnet into ec2.internal hostname?

I have a Debian 6.0.7 x64 AWS EC2 server that I'm running a couple QEMU virtual machines on (don't ask.. long story). I have some IPTables rules to NAT/Forward any traffic (on ports 8080 and 8081) ...
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Diagnosing Random Internal Server Errors That Leave Clean Logs

I have a Django site running on an Amazon EC2 Ubuntu instance, and I've been getting random Internal Server Errors that I can't get to the bottom of. I'm using Apache 2.4.10 to serve pages. I also ...
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Amazon EC2 not responding on port 80 and mysqld will not start

An EC2 instance running Apache 2.2.5 on CentOS 6.4 appeared to be fine up until September 29. That day at 7:49 the Value in CloudWatch was 42, at 7:59 it was in the low 100,000's, the last Value ...
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How to RDP securely to an EC2 instance?

I have a VPC with a few EC2 instances running Windows Server 2012 that will be used as workstations (in a similar way to WorkSpaces). Right now they are in a public subnet and users can connect using ...
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Is the IP based filtering in Amazon EC2 enough to ensure security?

I am hosting a webserver using Amazon EC2 and want it to be accessible only from a particular IP. I have set up my security groups to allow connections from only that IP. ...
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Permission denied (public key) ssh ec2 instance mac [closed]

Update2: $ ls -ld ~/.ssh drwx------ 8 user staff 272 2 Oct 17:51 /Users/user/.ssh $ ls -la ~/.ssh/config/file.pem -r--------@ 1 user staff 1692 2 Oct 17:11 /Users/user/.ssh/config/file.pem $ ls ...
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Linux pt_BR Locale - Bad Translations

I'm using Amazon Linux AMI 2014.09 (up-to-date) to host my PHP application, that uses locales for internationalization (usually it's pt_BR). On the production server the pt_BR translations is not ...
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Cannot mount an existing EBS on AWS

I tried mounting an existing EBS Storage (which has data) to an instance, but it keeps throwing this error. mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/xvdf, missing codepage or ...
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Monit on EC2 - Monit works but it doesn't monitor any service

I have a ubuntu 14.04 instance on amazon, I've installed monit with some simple configuration files but it seems like it doesn't monitor them. I have installed monit a couple of times in other servers ...