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UDP/TCP ports on AWS ec2 public IP blocked

My goal is to receive/send UDP packet traffic on specific ports on my EC2 instance (on my eth0 private IP) via my public IP. I am asking because I have set my security group to allow all ...
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How to setup routing for UDP in AWS instance

I'm new to AWS and I'm wondering if any one could provide a guild/link on how to go about setting up, what I'm guessing is VPC, so that I can send UDP packets to and from my instance via my public IP. ...
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Amazon EC2: OpenVPN server won't route bridged packets from client to VPC subnet

I have a bridged OpenVPN setup on a Linux server in an Amazon EC2 VPC. (Spent hours on docs, reading similar problems, here, openVPN forums, no luck yet.) The bridged interface is up and contains ...
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What is the difference between changing instance type(increasing ram capacity) and auto scaling on AWS?

I had been running my website on Amazon AWS t1.micro instance backed on a EBS volume. As I had expected to happen over time, my memory consumption is now almost full and just has around 10 MB free. ...
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Cannot configure RD Gateway to RDP through web access

I have a windows server 2012 base ec2-instance. This is joined to a domain. Have installed RDS service, and configured to make it a RD Gateway server. I can nicely access through web also. But I ...
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Creating an EC2 AMI Image from a running instance vs. from a volume snapshot

I want to backup a Linux-based EC2 instance while it is running with no downtime, and then later on launch a new instance. (The instance is running a web server and Postgres database.) I found there ...
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Azure intermittent outbound connection failure to EC2

I have three Linux VMs (Ubuntu 14.04) running in a vnet, like this: Host Internal IP External IP prod1 10.0.1.1 104.45.234.56 <---\__ load balanced prod2 ...
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AWS EC2 Server can not access a fileshare over a VPC VPN using the machine name

I have a windows server on EC2 that is connected to my office via VPN. I'm having an issue connecting to file shares over the VPN. I'm able to connect if I use the IP address for example if I use ...
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Amazon EC2 - need to change IP address without downtime

I'm maintaining a fairly high-profile site which is hosted on Amazon EC2, and the previous developer pointed the A record at the instance's "public IP" instead of using an "Elastic IP". As far as I ...
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amazon ec2 - opencart seo url not working

I am new to amazon ec2 and opencart. I am trying to enable seo urls in opencart. I enabled it from settings/Server and set seo keywords in products. I didnt have .htaccess file so put had to upload it ...
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Unable to ssh EC2 using password - “Disconnected: No supported authentication methods available (server sent: publickey)”

I have followed the following steps https://coderwall.com/p/j5nk9w This is what I did 1) $ sudo useradd -s /bin/bash -m -d /home/newuser -g root newuser Entered the Password for the newuser 2)$ ...
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Cannot configure RD Gateway

I have a windows server 2012 base ec2-instance. This is joined to a domain. Have installed RDS service, but I need to make it a RD Gateway server. I was trying to configure session based desktop ...
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Getting files from an s3 bucket using IAM role credentials

I am trying to retrieve some files from a private s3 bucket to a filesystem location elastic beanstalk ec2 instance, but with no success. I've created a bucket named dev-config containing a file ...
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JMX connection to Tomcat running on Amazon EC2

My Tomcat 7 process, which I run on a server on Amazon EC2, has settings such as these in CATALINA_OPTS which should allow me to connect for JMX monitoring remotely: ...
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Openstack Neutron on top of Amazon VPC

Is it possible to run Openstack Neutron within an Amazon VPC and still be able to use all of Neutron's features (GRE mesh network, etc)? I do know about Amazon's ENI and networking tools within a VPC ...
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Where can I find files stored on an EC2 instance?

I recently took over some server infrastructure from a recently left server admin. I am a Rails dev, not a server admin per se. I would like to find the files that were stored on the server and ...
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How Can I Use The Internet Of My Amazon EC2 Instance On My Windows 8 [migrated]

I have a nice internet connection but when i was browsing on my Ubuntu Amazon EC2 instance using VNC viewer, i became blown away at the speed of it's net. Is their anyway I can harness the internet of ...
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Who is responsible for performing the query EC2 or RDS?

Normally I run my own MySQL server (within EC2), but I was looking for the possibility's of RDS ( https://aws.amazon.com/rds/ ). As I understand RDS is (directly after setup) optimized for ...
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An ADDC for the domain could not be contacted

It's not first time I am installing AD server (2012) and connecting client to domain, but yes!! its the first time doing in AWS ec2 instances. The scenario is I have 2 instances, one with AD services ...
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Run different instances behind one load balancer?

When using Amazon AWS is it possible to run different types of instances behind an load balancer? Let's say as base instance you have an t2.small and when having some more load you want an t2.micro ...
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ModSecurity on Apache 2.2 in EC2 - HTTP Status 413 messages dropped

Hi I am running Mod_Security on Ubuntu instances in EC2 behind an Elastic Loadbalancer. The app is a Ruby App. I have set SecRequestBodyLimit 293601280 When I upload files below that size, they ...
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Getting Skype to work on a Windows Server 2012 EC2 instance

I am configuring a Windows Server 2012 instance on EC2 to be used as a remote workstation through RDP. The problem is I can't get Skype to work properly because it won't recognize a microphone ...
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Ansible AWS dynamic inventory: `./ec2.py --list` unauthorized

I'm trying to use Ansible's ./ec2.py --list --refresh-cache to list my AWS EC2 instances. Via documentation, I've run through this checklist: AWS (docs via Amazon's Controlling Access to Amazon EC2 ...
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Unable to ping my Ubuntu AWS instance

I'm new to AWS, just setup a ubuntu ec2 and I've made a security group which allows me to ssh in and that's about all for now. What do I have to do to make it so I can also ping my instance?
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Why can't I ping my freshly set up amazon web service EC2 instance?

I was following this tut on how to set up a EC2 instance on Ubuntu but qhen trying to execute ssh command on my IP address, I had an operation Timeout. So I tried to ping it but no chance neither. ...
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“Unsupported osfamily: Linux” when trying to install Apache using Puppet

I'm trying to setup a simple Puppet setup on AWS EC2 using the latest Amazon Linux AMI. I've followed through the install guide for RHEL and have a puppetmasterd daemon running. When apply the ...
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ec2 instance showing garbled name root ebs duplicate

I'm following the introduction instructions here: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/EC2_GetStarted.html When I add an EBS volume, I see something garbled when checking on the EC2 ...
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“www.mydomain.com” reachable, “subdomain.mydomain.com” is not

I have an Amazon EC2 Debian instance running NGINX. I can reach "www.mydomain.com" just fine. however, despite modifying the web server (NGINX) configuration to support "subdomain.mydomain.com" -- ...
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One SSL certificate for load balancing amazon instances

As the title says I want to have one SSL certificate for multiple instances in amazon AWS. The multiple instances are connected to the internet through an load balancer. To make an SSL certificate and ...
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SSH access problem: debug1: expecting SSH2_MSG_KEX_DH_GEX_REPLY

We have a server XXX ON Amazon EC2. SSH is running on a standard (22) port. I placed my pubkey at the /.ssh/authorized_keys file The fun thing is that YESTERDAY it was working great! But today, I ...
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Which permissions/policies for IAM role to be used with CloudWatch monitoring script

With CloudWatch monitoring script (mon-put-instance-data.pl) it's possible to specify a IAM role name to provide AWS credentials (--aws-iam-role=VALUE). I'm creating a IAM role for this purpose (to ...
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Limit my S3 bucket read access to EC2 instances run by others?

For instance, if I store data in US Standard, the S3 Pricing Page indicates that it is $0.00 per GB transferred out to Amazon EC2 in the Northern Virginia Region. And it looks like GET requests are ...
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Update Amazon EC2 Rightscale Centos for latest GLIBC

We've run into an issue on an Amazon EC2 instance where we need a later version of glibc. I understand I need to update Centos (current version is 5.6) to acheive this, and I've tried various ...
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Elastic ip address is not assigning automatically on AWS [closed]

I followed this blog to automate elastic Ip address on AWS. [http://www.idevelopment.info/data/AWS/AWS_Tips/AWS_Management/AWS_14.shtml#About%20the%20Author][1] I completed all the steps.But the Ip ...
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Disable driver signature enforcement on AWS (Amazon) server | Windows 2012

I need to disable driver signature enforcement on a Windows 2012 that is running on Amazon AWS. So there is no way for me to get to the server on the restart screen to choose that feature on the ...
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Assign multiple Elastic IPs to EC2 instance

When I try and associate a second Elastic IP to a small EC2 instance, the currently assigned Elastic IP is disassociated. Do I need to use a VPC?
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When should one use the following: Amazon EC2, Google App Engine, Microsoft Azure and Salesforce.com? [closed]

I had asked this question on StackOverflow. It was suggested to post it here too. When should one use the following: Amazon EC2, Google App Engine, Microsoft Azure and Salesforce.com? Please share ...
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EBS vs Instance Local storage for MongoDB in ec2

Cassandra recommends using instance local storage for EC2 deployments instead of EBS I am deploying MongoDB in EC2... should I also be using instance local storage instead of EBS PIOPS?
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Distributed computing through AWS

I know it's possible to balance traffic using ELB/EC2 instances but is there any way to distribute CPU calculations over a cluster of instances. I'm wanting to process lots of video/audio using ...
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Clone database or copy data from RDS MSSQL DB to local database

Is there anyway I can clone an amazon RDS MSSQL DB to my ec2 instance local DB? And this has to be done through powershell also. Basically I need backup of RDS MSSQL DB in sql or bak extension, but ...
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Can't launch glassfish on ec2 - can't open port

I'm trying to start glassfish on an EBS-based AMI of Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit. I have used glassfish on non-ec2 servers with no problems, but on ec2 I get this message: $ sudo -u glassfish bin/asadmin ...
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How to configure network on EC2 instance launched by Vagrant?

This is my AWS setup: 1 VPC with: default public subnet, 10.0.0.0/24 1 EC2 micro instance, private 10.0.0.172 and public Elastic IP 1 RDS instance, running MySQL The EC2 instance has network ...
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Locally runnable VM to simulate Amazon EC2 host

I'm currently managing an application hosted on the Amazon EC2 cloud. I'm curious whether it's possible to get hold of a VM that would most closely mimic the Red Hat environments that one deploys to ...
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SSH port blocked EC2

I had installed Tomcat on my EC2 instance . However i was unable to access it using my public IP:8080 . So I followed the instructions mentioned in the post ...
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cannot connect to MS FTP 7.5 on Windows 2008 on Amazon EC2 instance

I have just installed the MS FTP 7.5 upgrade on my Windows 2008 Server (Service Pack 2) running on an Amazon EC2 instance. In the FTP Firewall Support settings for the server in IIS Manager I have ...
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Open ports between Elastic Beanstalk and one EC2 instance on AWS

I currently have the following setup: An API (Node.JS) running using Elastic Beanstalk, which is currently only running one EC2 instance A MongoDB instance running on a seperate EC2 instance ...
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What does it mean when there are 2 volumes are attached to 1 instance?

In the Amazon EC2 dashboard, I have one instance running. When I look up volumes in EBS, it shows 2 volumes "State: In use" both attached to same instance. One volume is /dev/xvda (attached) and the ...
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Trouble connecting to Amazon EC2 over SSH via mac terminal

I'm having inexplicable trouble connecting to my EC2 instance. I'm using the below, and no solution seems to quite be working properly. Thank you very, very much for your time! ssh -v -i ...
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How to tell if disk volume is instance store or EBS?

I have a number of volumes (same size) attached to a Windows instance in Amazon AWS. One of them is told to be an instance store. How do I tell which one? PS. testing the speed did not help, one of ...
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How can I configure mail for Drupal 7 on an Ubuntu Raring EC2 node?

I have installed apache2, php5, mysql5, php5-mysql and other supporting packages on an EC2 server, and when I started to install drupal7, it pulled in several packages including mail support, and ...