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

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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 ...
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Amazon ELB https termination results in 504 for large file uploads

I've stumbled upon the following issue and can't seem to find a solution. Setup: IIS server behind Amazon ELB setup to terminate SSL connections on the ELB with a setup of https 443 -> https 443 ...
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Can I use the new free SSL/TLS AWS certificates without ELB or Beanstalk on plain EC2?

AWS just announced free SSL/TLS certificates here: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-aws-certificate-manager-deploy-ssltls-based-apps-on-aws/ Mainly: SSL/TLS certificates provisioned through ...
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Email reception directing the domain request to EC2 instance

I'm not able to receive any emails on my GoDaddy hosted domain after changing the DNS settings for redirecting the domain request to an AWS EC2 instance. Even though it's a common scenario, I would ...
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NXLog TCP Module Not Working

I am trying to use NXLog to forward logs from a file on one computer to a file on another computer. I am new to NXLog but feel like I now have a good handle on it after consulting the documentation. ...
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Describe terminated ec2 instances, or access spot instance history via CLI

I'm trying to get the launch and termination times of instances in a spot fleet request. This data is visible in the new spot requests console under the "History" tab when a spot request is selected. ...
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Wired connection fails to upload files to Amazon EC2 instance

Here's the situation. I have an EC2 Ubuntu instance (henceforth called the server) running a few websites. I have a home network of two computers: The desktop PC is connected to the router (via a ...
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Adding script to run at startup without touching rc.local

I'd like to run a script at startup without actually adding it as a command to rc.local, just by copying a script somewhere. I know in theory I can put it into /etc/init.d but that's really for ...
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Windows Server vs Ubuntu base CPU usage for AWS EC2 burstable instances [closed]

I recently switched from a small VPS provider to AWS EC2. My traffic usually comes in bursts throughout the day and I therefore concluded that running multiple t2.micro instances would be by far the ...
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mapping a new domain name to existing IP [closed]

I have a java application hosted in aws as an ec2 instance with a hosted zone and record sets for NS and SOA and it works fine. I access the application using a url which looks like ...
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AWS - Is it safe to remove ec2-user?

I'm using Amazon Linux AMI. When you create EC2 instance, by default the username is ec2-user. I want to create another user (lets say user1) with the same privileges as ec2-user, and I want to ...
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Amazon ec2 regional data transfer

I want to use free EC2 tiers , they provide 1 gb free for regional data transfer.I want to know what is regional data transfer. For example , I access my website with public dns and it contains one ...
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Why is the subcommand modify-id-format missing in my AWS CLI v1.9.20

I have a couple of AWS amazon linux ec2 instances running, and I'm trying to set ec2 instance id format to longer one, which has been released few days ago. I'm trying this: aws ec2 modify-id-format ...
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if you have your entire infra on Amazon VPC, what kind of uptime guarantee is a safe committment? [closed]

We are a small startup trying to cater to our first customer. At the moment, the entire h/w setup is on amazon cloud (will be moving shortly to VPC). I have to give an estimate to the customer, on ...
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Web platform installer and aws ec2 windows server 2012

I just launched a new ec2 on amazon aws with windows server 2012, i tried to install php 5.5, which require some drivers and PHP Manager for IIS, using the Web Platform Installer from Microsoft, it ...
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Is it possible to have an EC2 communicate with another Elasticache from another region?

I have an EC2 instance in the Asia Pacific (Singapore) region that I'd like to connect to a Elasticache instance launched in Oregon (US-West) region. After reading through, I understand that ...
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Accessing server file system through URL

I have an ec2 instance. Since it was started I was able to access the instance through the public DNS (in the browser) just fine. I initially set the instance up as I needed to host a php script that ...
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FreePBX on AWS EC2

I know I can install asterisk, freepbx on ec2 instance from the repository but for some reasons I was hoping to install the freepbx distro from an iso from my local machine to ec2 instance. Can anyone ...
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EC2 instance (Ubuntu) suddenly got very sluggish

I logged into my EC2 instance on AWS, pull the latest code and started running npm update and noticed my Ubuntu become very, very sluggish. When I run ps aux I got this: USER PID %CPU %MEM ...
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AWS EC2 what is a reservation ID exactly and what does it represent?

I made a script that creates snapshots of our EC2 volumes. The script looks at which instances are running, which volumes are connected to those instances, and then creates snapshots for those ...
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Site to site VPN from Amazon EC2 to Checkpoint device

I have an EC2 with Red Hat 7 in AWS and I need to connect it to a network via VPN. I followed the instructions here ...
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Knife not parsing JSON variable in PowerShell

I am trying to create an amazon EC2 instance using "knife ec2 server create" and passing in JSON to override the default settings by using the -j option where $json is properly formed JSON text and I ...
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Accessing Tomcat 8 on AWS EC2

I know there are similar questions on Tomcat and EC2 alredy but unfortunately I cannot find anything that solves my apparently simple issue. I have installed Tomcat 8 on an EC2 instance (HVM edition ...
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Is it possible to update a website without down time WITHOUT an Elastic Load Balancer on AWS?

I have an ASP.NET MVC application hosted on a stand alone EC2 instance. My Route53 hosted zone has a record to the Elastic IP of the EC2 instance. I don't have an Elastic Load Balancer and I don't ...
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Is Elastic IP Assignment to another EC2 instant?

If I move an Elastic IP from one EC2 instance to another, does it happen instantly? I am asking this question, as I have a situation where I have a website hosted within Elastic Beanstalk without a ...
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EC2 t2.micro instance becomes unresponsive to http queries

I am using ubuntu on EC2 instance. On top of that i am running a bottle framework. A python script is run in the background that serves for the http requests Then i start running the script using ...
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Can connect to port 80 only in EC2 instance

I started an EC2 instance and am trying to listen to different ports now. But I can connect only through port 80, ie., i can access the server through the elastic IP, telnet ONLY to port 80. Telnet ...
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Least privilege AWS IAM policy for Foreman / RH Satellite to fully manage an EC2 compute resource

First post, so I apologize in advance if I miss some conventions. I'm trying to discover the least privilege access required for Foreman/RH Satellite to be able to fully manage an EC2 compute ...
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OpenSwan on Amazon EC2 - max number of retransmissions reached STATE_MAIN_I3. Possible authentication failure:

We are communicating with one of our clients over a VPN Tunnel. Openswan tunnel was working perfectly fine before. Today we attached an Elastic IP to the server and rebooted. Since then the tunnel ...
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Access Domain through Browser Works but Ping to the same Domain Fails

I want to know something I can access a domain through browser and is working. But when i tried a ping on that domain Request Time Out happens always I thought i might have lost the internet ...
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Debian 8 AMI only using 8GB partition

Every Debian 8 Jessie AMI that I launch in Amazon Web Services is only putting the root OS onto an 8GB partition regardless of what I set the size to at launch time. I know there is some documentation ...
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Forbidden 403 on AWS Hosted Zone

I am trying to make my web app hosted on an ubuntu AWS vm accessible with url.com instead of my public dns. I have executed the following steps: Create an elastic IP and associate it with my ec2 ...
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Deploying Kubernetes cluster on AWS

I'm currently trying to go through this tutorial: http://kubernetes.io/v1.1/docs/getting-started-guides/coreos/coreos_multinode_cluster.html As far as I know, I have AWSCLI set up and configured ...
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AWS Elastic Beanstalk Single Environment website update without down time

I am running a single instance Elastic Beanstalk environment with an EC2 instance and MySql RDS. The documentation for applying a website update without down time is geared to multi instance ...
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I've one EC2 instance on east-1, same locatoin that a heroku dyno, why ping takes so long? [closed]

I've an AWS EC2 instance on east-1, which is the same location that a heroku's dyno i've. From the EC2 I do a ping to the heroku dyno and the response time is 121ms-122ms. Why it takes so long if is ...
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EC2 NGINX 301 Moved Permanently

I'm managing two domains domainA.com and domainB.com on DNS Made Easy. Both domains point to the same EC2 instance. domainA had a HTTP redirection record for www.domainA.com to domainA.com, that ...
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AWS boto filters

Below is the JSON result (for one volume) I get from running aws ec2 describe-volumes: { "AvailabilityZone": "eu-west-1a", "Attachments": [ { "AttachTime": ...
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EC2 CPU Alarm Daily - Windows Module Installer

I have a small asp.net website (using SQLServer express) on an T2.micro AWS EC2 instance running Windows Server 2012 R2. This is a very low volume site. It has been operational for 2 years without any ...
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Differentiating between volume, snapshot and understanding Stop

I am not very clear in the difference between a Volume and a Snapshot. When a new instance is created, it automatically creates a snapshotID like snap-ad8e61t8 in Volume under Elastic Block Store but ...
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Upgrading PostgreSQL on EC2 with minimum impact to existing configuration

I have PostgreSQL 9.2 installed on an EC2 instance, with yum install. I now need to upgrade to PostgreSQL 9.4. I've noticed that yum list lists 9.2, 9.3 and 9.4 as completely separate packages, so I ...
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Loadbalancing a root domain redirection web server hosted in EC2 to remove SPOF

This may seem quite obscure and perhaps quite niche but bear with me. The situation is: www.domain.com points to infrastructure in EC2, specifically an ELB domain.com points to a micro instance in ...
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Creating domain name to ec2 instance with masking

I have a created a EC2 instance and hosted my application in the amazon cloud and wanted to set the domain name to my EC2 instance (which URL is to long) and I want the domain name to be present in ...
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Unable to deploy a rails application using eb cli

I recently updated my environments configuration to :64bit Amazon Linux 2015.03 v1.4.6 running Ruby 2.2 (Passenger Standalone). After deploying my application using eb deploy i now get an error in my ...
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How to find total number of reserved instances under particular tag?

I am query AWS using boto ec2 in python. Firstly I find all reserved instances by get_all_reserved_instances then I am also able to find total count of each instance_type by instance_count. I am ...
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After Upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10 from 15.04, EC2 Webservers are Crashing

I have a variety of Ubuntu machines on EC2 running in production, with about 30 that were upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10. With most of the machines, the upgrade went flawlessly and experienced no issues ...
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Latency (wait ttfb) on EC2

My application is crawling a website. I use this crawler : https://github.com/rfussien/leboncoin-crawler On my dev environment, the latency is acceptable (3-4 sec) but on my prod server (ec2 ...
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Getting different number of AWS instances depending on how I count

I am calculating my total number of reserved instance on the basis of instance_type and I'm storing this in a dictionary by instance_type as a key. Firstly, I'm finding my all reserved instances by ...