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

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How do I get the ec2 tag Name from my ec2 hosts?

I'm wanting to extract the "Name" tag from ec2 instances. How do I do that? It doesn't seem to be part of ec2_facts
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setting up ssl on amazon ec2 linux instance

I have been struggling to setup ssl on my amazon ec2 server from 2 days. I have gone to aws docs for setting it up. I have generated private key and csr and got ssl certificate from www.ssl.com. I ...
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EC2 pricing for multiple stop-start within the same hour [closed]

In http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/Stop_Start.html, it says, Each time you start a stopped instance we charge a full instance hour, even if you make this transition multiple ...
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EC2 - How to route outbound traffic through a single public IP

I have 3 web servers (ec2 instances) in a vpc public subnet, and they all have EIPs. I have the usual Internet Gateway with the route to ensure those instances will be able to call external services, ...
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ElasticSearch cluster move to new node type

I have a cluster of 8 nodes in ec2. 4 per AZ with cluster.routing.allocation.awareness.attributes: aws_availability_zone I want to migrate all the shards to a different node type. So I set up to new ...
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Why can't I restart my Apache Amazon EC2 server? [closed]

I'm trying to restart my amazon EC2 Apache server, and I'm getting an error message that says (13)Permission denied: AH00058: Error retrieving pid file /var/run/httpd/httpd.pid AH00059: Remove ...
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Speeding up GlusterFS in AWS

I needed a good NFS storage cloud in AWS, and since EFS is just in preview mode, I did some research, and GFS looked like it would be the best bet. Currently, I have two servers that are part of one ...
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Add existing wildcard SSL certificate to Amazon EC2 Nginx

I'm trying to add a pre-existing wildcard SSL certificate to a single Ubuntu instance on Amazon EC2, where the webserver is Nginx, and I run a single subdomain. I have - from the original vendor who ...
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How to get the output of the python script executed in aws instance

I am trying to automate the aws instance setup using boto. I have a python script in which I will do the ssh to the instance. After ssh,I am executing a python function which is in remote python file ...
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EC2 instances single public subnet - VPN Successful But no internet

I have successfully established a VPN connection to VPC EC2 Instances (Windows), which reside in single public subnet. But, both instances cannot ping Google or each other. Is it possible to assign a ...
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amazon RDS vs automated snapshot

Hello running a wordpress website and I want to know If I need an RDS instance. I am curious because RDS has automated backups but It's also possible to add a script to run an Automated snapshot.
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Backing up website that uses amazon ec2 and RDS as database

Hello I'm currently using Amazon ec2 instance to run a wordpress website OS is amazon linux AMI and I'm using RDS as my database I need to back up my website without downtime is that possible? RDS ...
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running AWS Windows server instance with amazon workspaces

Its for a project and not for production and just verity and test windows server 2012 r2 i want to create a AWS server running with windows 2012 R2 with active directory and create a AWS workspace ...
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AWS Data Pipeline Schedule to run Monday to Friday

I'm using AWS Data Pipeline to shut down my EC2 servers on a daily basis as described here but I would like to start them up only during the working week which is Monday to Friday. The schedules in ...
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EC2 - Hardware Failure

I use EBS storage on a Debian instance. I set the instance to not terminate at shutdown. I'm wondering what happens in case of Hardware failure (RAM, CPU, HD etc). which type of Alarm should I ...
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Intel vPro on AWS EC2 T2?

I have purchased an SSL certificate to use for a site running on an AWS EC2 t2.micro instance. I have to specify whether my certificate is for Intel vPro or not. I can't seem to find a definitive ...
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Nginx Using KiB of shared memory for push module in

I'm setup nginx with passenger on a ubuntu 14.04 and the nginx is throwing 403 Forbidden error I checked the permissions and it is all ok. I checked the nginx conf and it seems ok user root; ...
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Cannot connect to remote MySQL server (RDS)

When I am trying to connect to RDS from my vps, it says connection refused. When I tried connecting it from local or other vps, it worked fine. I figured out that it must be a firewall issue on my ...
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AWS ELB not configuring properly with EC2 instance

I have a working EC2 instance I'd like to place, along with a copy, behind an Elastic Load Balancer, but I can't get it to work. ELB Settings: Ports: ELB HTTP:80 -> EC2 HTTP:80, default VPC ...
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How to correctly size separate index and data disks in Couchbase?

According to this link: https://forums.couchbase.com/t/data-vs-index-paths/3564 And others I've read, it is beneficial to separate the data and index paths. I'm going to be spinning up some new ...
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Host multiple sites on IIS Windows EC2 Instance

I have an Amazon EC2 Windows Server 2012 instance set up with IIS 8.5 and I'm trying to setup multiple sites, each with a unique port binding. The problem comes when trying to access these sites from ...
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AWS Site-to-Site VPN and Remote-Access VPN Server using Pritunl

I was looking at the Pritunl Enterprise edition product and wondered if we could set up the following scenario using it: Our AWS environment consists of a number of VPCs in different AWS regions. We ...
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Can I verify the integrity of an amazon instance?

If my Amazon EC2 credentials are stolen at time D, can I verify the integrity of the root volume by: Lookup the instance in EC2 API, check the time the primary network interface was attached, and ...
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Amazon ec2 apache needs to restart frequently

I launched a new instance on amazon ec2 (Frankfurt availability zone) and installed apache server (php & MySQL) and an SSL certificate. The website is not launched yet so there is no traffic. ...
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Understanding EC2 disk usage metric

I am running a large machine with 60G RAM and 120G swp on EC2. The performance is not as expected. CPU seems not the bottleneck. I suspect the (ephemeral not EBS) disk IO is the problem. I checked ...
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Can an AWS Certificate Manager SSL certificate be installed on EC2 in IIS?

I have a certificate from the AWS Certificate Manager (ACM) for my site. I need to establish a HTTPS connection from my load balancer to my EC2 instances, as the application that I have on there ...
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Set VNC Server as Display Environment Linux

I am using Amazon Web Services as my server for my website. I am trying to run a graphical application on my server. In my attempts to do this I set up a vnc server. I am able to see the desktop once ...
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Can't delete AWS snapshot - refers to instance ID that doesn't exist

I have a snapshot in AWS Oregon I can't deleted. When I try it says Snapshot is in use by AMI ami-d2d83cxx I've checked every region, I have no instance with that ID. I used to run in the Sydney ...
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Apache2 virtualhost serving on unspecified domains

I'm trying to set up my amazonaws EC2 instance with a wordpress HTTP server (blog.mysite.com) through apache and a node/express HTTP server ([www.]mysite.com) both running on port 80. From what I've ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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: fs....
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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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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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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 again....
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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 tokens=3"...
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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 /PROFILEPATH:C:\...