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

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EC2 Attach Instance Store on Start

I'm lunching an instance to host a Cassandra node and i'm testing some shutdown and startup scripts. The instance was lunched from the datastax PV AMI 'ami-8932ccfe'. I added 8GB of SSD EBS storage ...
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Find all snapshots created by ami where ami is deleted

Recently we had clean up drive in our Amazon Web Services account. We deleted more than 200 AMIs. Because snapshots for these AMIs did not to delete on delete of AMI. How can I find list of snapshots ...
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Why can't I SSH into a new EC2 instance I created from an AMI I generated?

I followed the procedures here: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/creating-an-ami-ebs.html with the exception that I did not shut down the original instance, just let AWS reboot it. ...
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connection issue between godaddy shared hosting and amazon ec2 mongodb

I have a site on godaddy shared hosting that is not able to connect to an windows 2k12 amazon ec2 instance running mongodb. Any ideas why I cannot connect? Thanks for your help! Error message: A ...
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How do I troubleshoot latency issues with elastic load balancer (ELB) in Amazon AWS?

We have a web app and API hosted at Amazon AWS, with three environments - development (dev), testing/staging (uat), and live. Each environment has a load balancer, two EC2 instances and an RDS ...
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AWS ELB session stickiness issue when multiple AWSELB cookies exist in a single request

I have two web apps - App-A & App-B - running in 2 EC2 instances (both web apps are running in both instances) fronted with an AWS ELB. The session stickiness is enabled using 'Application ...
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Switching hosting from GoDaddy to AWS

For the longest time, I've had GoDaddy host my website. I have a domain name that has been registered with GoDaddy and is currently hosted with them. I read this article and created a new hosted zone ...
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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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nohup.out is no longer being appended

I have a Ubuntu Linux ec2 instance that's running on AWS. I used the following command nohup php script.php so that when I disconnect from the instance with SSH, it still runs. The script contains ...
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Amazon Route53: Extremely long ns lookup time

I had some failing API calls in a mobile client. In order to investigate, I followed Joseph Scott's advice and executed curl with a few debugging parameters: The results from the Amazon EC2 server: ...
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Issue in increase amazon ec2 instance disk space

I have a Amazon EC2 instance of 100GB disk space My disk most probably full only 5 GB space is available so I want to increase space. For increase disk space I followed below steps: - Log into the ...
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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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I am having issues connecting to an Amazon RDS instance from an EC2 server, can connect from EVERYWHERE else

I know there are other similar questions on the site, but I haven't been able to find a solution. I have an RDS instance set up. We run our site on an EC2 instance. I know MySQL works on the EC2 ...
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Moving from Parse cloud to AWS [on hold]

I have an iOs app completely working on Parse cloud storage, however for some reason I need to switch to AWS now. I've never used AWS before, so I'm not sure which product to use in AWS. My data is ...
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How do I know if I run on Amazon EC2 windows instance? [duplicate]

I try to figure out whether I run on regular computer or ec2 (from JVM based app). The simple method could be attempt to get instance data, however that means I should wait until timeout, and it does ...
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How does one keeps Amazon EC2 mount point in sync?

I have /var/www/html/ on INSTANCE_ID=i-xxxxxxxxx and I MUST have same thing on another instance, but I can't use rsync or cron to manually trigger synchronization. How does one accomplish that goal? ...
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What constitutes “idle” CPU during T2 CPU credit calculation?

The documentation for EC2 T2 "burstable" types say: The baseline performance and ability to burst are governed by CPU credits. Each T2 instance continuously receives CPU credits at a set rate, ...
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No primordial pool in 2012R2 on AWS with EBS disks

I'm trying to experiment with storage pools on Amazon's new 2012R2 AMI. I've created several EBS volumes and attached them to the instance. In the Server Manager I brought them online and ...
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EC2 - MS Server 2012 constantly resetting its own time

I have an EC2 box of instance type m2.4xlarge running Windows Server 2012 Standard in a VPC in US-West-2. The following ports are open inbound: TCP 1433 (MS SQL) TCP 3389 (RDP) UDP 123 (time synch) ...
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Postfix setup on AWS EC2 using SMTP relay

On ec2 instance, the IP is dynamic, and if I want to use third party SMTP gateway such as sendgrid, what is the suggested values of the following fields? myorigin myhostname mydestination Assume ...
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Application access via AWS Load Balancer with autoscaling

I am configuring a test AWS architecture for a web application that I plan to migrate from a dedicated hosting service to AWS. What I have now is as follows : One MySql RDS, where my application ...
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Do EC2 instances in AWS get deleted after they are terminated?

I am new to this. I made an instance and I installed some things on it (git, heroku), and after my assignment was done I terminated it. One day later I log in, and that instance is gone. Do I have to ...
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Bootstrap not mounting EBS volume

I'm running the following when Bootstrapping an Ubuntu 12.04 EC2 instance: mkfs.ext4 /dev/xvdf mkdir /vol01 echo "/dev/xvdf /vol01 auto noatime 0 0" | tee –a /etc/fstab mount /vol01 It formats the ...
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Accessing storage on an EC2 instance?

I am using a large EC2 instance but just realized that I don't have the space promised. I only get 8 gigs when it says I should have 850 GB. From what I understand two extra 420 gb drives should be ...
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Windows with IIS serving ASP files stored at Amazon S3

We have a website that is hosted in Windows Server 2008 R2, with IIS 7.5 The webserver hosts a couple of websites developed with ASP Classic and ASPX Is there a way to host the files for the dynamic ...
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Apache Server not reachable on Ubuntu VM

I am new to linux/ubuntu, but I want to set up an apache webserver on an ubuntu VM. I created a VM on amazon AWS, installed the apache. But now I can not reach it via browser. I am not sure if the ...
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Server bandwidth usage with rtmp streaming of video

Quick question - I am streaming video from Cloudfront using RTMP streaming via an SWF-based flash player on my EC2 instance. With this setup will I see I/O data from the EC2 instance on account of the ...
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where do i put the cloud-config.txt file

I have created an amazon ec2 instance image (AMI) that I want to use when launching new instances but I don't understand where to store my cloud-config.txt file so that it gets executed during the ...
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EC2: Persistent IP/Host for internal communication

I have a few servers on EC2 which intercommunicate using a RESTful interface. Currently, the addresses are saved in a configuration file which lists explicit IPs. This is prone to errors, because it ...
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EC2: is an instance's public DNS stable? Can I rely on it not changing?

I'm new to Amazon EC2. I've launched my first instance, and am using it as a web server. I see that it has a public DNS (a public URL), e.g.: ec2-123-45-6-789.compute-1.amazonaws.com I can ...
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Deny IP address on AWS ELB

I've, more or less, following configuration on AWS: Elastic load balancer with 3 machines o 3 different availability zones. My security group allows 0.0.0.0/0:80 as it's my rails application (nginx, ...
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How to schedule automatic (daily) snapshots of AWS EC2 Windows Instance?

I have some Windows servers hosted on Amazon EC2. Some run Windows Server 2003 and other run Windows Server 2008. These are EBS-backed instances. Most of the instances also have some additional ...
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alias port / port forwarding to another local port

I am using Amazon Linux AMI in EC2. Previously they allow me to enter different external port from internal port in the AWS web console (in the security groups). Now they only allow the same port for ...
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Connecting to RDS database from EC2 instance using bind9 CNAME alias

Update: it's working by now. Turns out I was missing a valid DNS forwarder inside the named.conf.options file. I'm trying to get internal DNS up and running on a EC2 instance. The main goal is to be ...
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Forward and delete all e-mails using sendmail

I'm using Amazon EC2 instances with a preinstalled sendmail for some application testing. As this is a testing system which might send some e-mail I want to delete and in the same moment forward all ...
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FTP via vsftpd not working on Amazon EC2 Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to get FTP access to my EC2 instance. I've run through a few guides and still nothing is allowing me to gain access over port 21. I've opened ports 20, 21, 22, 80, 1024-1028, 50000 - 51000 ...
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node.js on windows not serving requests to external IP

I deployed node.js to Amazon EC2 Windows instance. Here is the js code which I run: require('http').createServer(function (req, res) { res.writeHead(200, {'Content-Type': 'text/plain'}); ...
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Best practice for web applications and windows services remote configuration in AWS

we have a distributed system that contains windows services and web applications (.NET and Java based). Currently, most of the initial configuration for these applications are taken from various ...
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how to SSH to EC2 without explicitly using the pem key?

I have a windows as my main OS. Using VMware player, I setup a Ubuntu server 12.4 as a guest machine. The Ubuntu server have "ubuntu" user. I created a new EC2 instance + setup pem key. From the ...
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Can I use ZFS to replicate (fast) EC2 instance store to (slow) EBS store?

I love the idea of using SSD EBS instance stores as L2ARC and ZIL for a zpool backed by EBS. Going further (and into more dangerous territory), could I instead create a zpool mirror with the 2 ...
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SUSE EC2 Problem - zypper - Permission denied

I'm trying to use zypper to install gcc on my Amazon EC2 instance running SUSE.When I try:zypper in gcc I get: Retrieving repository 'SLE11-SDK-SP1' metadata [] Permission to access ...
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Unexpected behaviour when dynamically add node in HAproxy server

I wanted to use HAProxy for my web app for load balancing purpose. I am trying to add a new rabbitmq node dynamically in HAProxy server using command : haproxy -p /var/run/haproxy.pid -sf $(cat ...
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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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OpenVPN on ec2 bridged mode connects but no Ping, DNS or forwarding

I am trying to use OpenVPN to access the internet over a secure connection. I have openVPN configured and running on Amazon EC2 in bridge mode with client certs. I can successfully connect from the ...
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EC2 : How to assign multiple elastic IPs to a single network interface via SDK

Would anyone know how to associate multiple Elastic IPs to a single instance via the Amazon SDK ? In Ruby, I've tried to use both the aws-sdk and fog gems, which work fine for a single address, but ...
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Varnish Server : How to put in-between Top Loadbalancer and Below EC2 Web Servers?

I'm still kinda novice but now i'm on AWS/EC2 Redhat Machines. I have: 1x Load Balancer (Above) 2x EC2 Apache Web Servers (Below) Something like: LB | ------- | | Web Web Then ...
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Problems to connect Java visualVM to a EC2-instance

I'm trying to profile a AWS EC2 instance via visualVM. The instance is in a securitygroup which allows all connections and i'm runing jstatd with a grant codebase ...
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Replace existing DataStax OpsCenter Installation in EC2

I'm using DataStax OpsCenter v3.2 installed on an EC2 instance. AWS is going to retire the instance, so I set up a new instance, installed OpsCenter, and tried to connect to my cluster. I got the ...
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Postfix+DKIM using Amazon's second private IP address

I use Amazon EC2 with 2 private IPs. I have 2 postfix instances (using multi-instance builtin support) with opendkim. Each instance works when I send email (over telnet) using the primary private IP ...
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Foreman installation on amazon ec2 instance

Hi there and thank you for reading, I am currently in the process of setting up a puppet service for our ec2 instances and decided to give foreman a try (node certificate management and automatic ...