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Amazon EC2 Ubuntu instance and getting the Elastic IPs auto, once turned on

Every time I reboot my Ubuntu based EC2 instances, they do not automatically get the IP so I have to associate them manually from the admin panel. Each instance should have a single IP assigned. Is ...
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Amazon Elastic IP within VM machine

Is it possible to have the Elastic IP (attached to the interface in the AWS console) available as the interface IP withing virtualized machine - currently eth0's IP is the private IP and the routing ...
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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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Is it not possible to use keepalived in EC2

The problem is two of my EC2 instances (ha proxy) need to bind a single virtual IP if I want to use keepalived, but they are not possible in EC2 as only a single instance can use a elastic IP at a ...
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Providing a static IP for resources behind AWS Elastic Load Balancer (ELB)

I need a static IP address that handles SSL traffic from a known source (a partner). The reason the IP needs to be static is that the partner requires this in order to maintain the PCI compliance. ...
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Elastic IP is gone after cancelling AMI image creation

I created an AMI image, but cancelled it after 30 minutes of waiting. After that, my elastic IP which was assigned to the original instance is gone. It's not even in the Elastic IPs page. How do I ...
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Are EC2 public DNS names associated with Elastic IPs stable?

When I spin up a machine in us-west-2 and give it an elastic IP, it gets a public DNS hostname like ec2-XXX-XXX-XXX-XXX.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com When I spin up a machine in us-east-1 and ...
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What is the difference between a plain Amazon ec2 instance and beanstalk?

I am a solo developer and the sites I'm deploying are very small, usually hobby sites and I have a few questions about the Amazon services. Is there a reason for me to use beanstalk or should I just ...
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amazon ec2 elastic ip. do I need one for each website I host?

I have a couple of sites that I want to move to Amazon EC2. All the sites uses ssl so it needs to have a dedicated ip address to each one. My question is: Even if I host all the sites in the same ...
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Can i change the default AWS EC2 Public DNS?

I'm using Route 53 and created A record to the Elastic IP that associated with an instance. In Security Group, i activated the "All ICMP" and make it accessible from anywhere (0.0.0.0/0) so i can ...
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Amazon EC2 - Provides a dedicated IP?

I'm thinking of using Elastic Beanstalk (which uses EC2). Will I receive a dedicated IP address? Is an Elastic IP a dedicated IP? I do not want to share an IP with other people.
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Need an interface for an Elastic IP (DRBD & EC2)

We are trying to mirror a volumes over a geographical zone using DRBD (and Ubuntu 11.10). We are using elastic IP's - however there is no local interface for Elastic IP's - only an interface for a ...
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Possible to limit an EC2 key to just ec2-associate-address?

I have a regular EC2 instance with an elastic IP. The few times the instance has been stopped, I've just manually re-associated the IP with it via the AWS Management console. I'm now thinking about ...
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ec2: assign cname to elastic ip

Couldn't find this exact same question so here it goes: I'm trying to setup a CNAME record to an elastic ip linked to a ec2-instance, but this fails. When deassociating the elastic-ip from the ...
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How do I attach an Elastic IP to an Elastic Beanstalk app?

I can give a single instance an Elastic IP. No problem. But I have an Elastic Beanstalk app. It can create and remove instances as needed. It has a load balancer. How can I get these features ...
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Accessing Instances on ec2

I am hosting my website on 3 amazon instances but I cannot connect them together. I am using windows server 2008 and when I ping xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.compute-1.amazonaws.com, I get request timed out. Using ...
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Is my hosting company using Amazon EC2?

I have a few clients who I host websites for. Right now I am using a web hosting reseller package to do this, but have been considering moving to Amazon EC2. The only problem is the clients need ...
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AWS - Assign an Elastic IP to a ELB

Is it possible to assign an Elastic IP to a Load Balancer?
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What is the best practise for assigning an EC2 EIP after starting an instance?

I would like to auto-assign an EIP to an instance when it is started. I know I can write a script to stop/start the instance and assign the EIP I want using the EC2 tools, but that depends on me ...
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Can't connect remotely to SQLServer Express 2008 on AWS EC2 instance using SSMS

Every time I try and connect to a remote SQLServer Express instance on my AWS server I get a network or instance specific error. What I have tried so far: I ensured that the Security Group applied ...
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issue with allocating static address to EC2 instance

I tried setting an elastic IP by doing: ec2-allocate-address however, it gives me an error: Required option '-K, --private-key KEY' missing (-h for usage) why is this?
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how to implement elastic ip like architecture in private server farm

what are the ways by which I can implement elastic ip like architecture in my private server farm? There is only one global ip available but I should be able to ssh any server from external network by ...
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Domain Name in EC2: Server End?

I'm reading this guys post at http://codingthis.com/platforms/linux/how-to-point-a-domain-to-an-amazon-ec2-virtual-server/ and I am using Yahoo for the domain. In his post he seems to point the ...
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chef assign elastic ip to instance

I am using a custom bash script to spin up/down EC2 instances as needed. The script creates the instance similar to: knife ec2 server create --config .chef/knife.rb with a few other parameters. It ...
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When I assign instance to a an elastic ip it's public-dns is changed

Ok I have an instance (let's call it instance-1) with its public dns (let's call it ec2-A-B-C-D.compute-1.amazonaws.com) and another instance called instance-2 (public-dns : ec2-E-F-G-H) I created an ...
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Running Wave In A Box in EC2

I have gotten WIAB to properly run on my localmachine, but am a bit confused on the process for setting it up to work with AWS EC2. Currently the run-server.sh is running without any problems, however ...
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Perisistent EC2 IP association even after instance stop/start

I have a single EC2 instance and a single Elastic IP. After the instance is stoped and then re-started, the association between the instance and the IP is lost and I have to manually re-associate. ...
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Move Elastip IP from one account to another account

Assume, I am having 2 accounts say Account A and B. Currently I am having a elastic IP in account A and assign it into a instance. Now I want to move the particular elastic IP from Account A to B. ie, ...
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Is it safe to allot an IP address to a computer, and not running a webserver on it?

I have a few instances running on the Amazon cloud. Some are DB-servers, some are blogs and one has my webapp. The DB-servers don't have apache or any other web-servers installed. So will it be safe ...
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HTTP not working EC2 instance with own domain name

I have this problem I've already posted on the Amazon AWS forum. Unfortunately I haven't got a clear answer I and I was hoping you guys could help. Here's the link: ...
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EC2 and Static IP's (Elastic IP's)

I'm using an elastic IP for one of my EC2 instances. I can reach the instance via the elastic IP from external machines, but from other machines in my EC2 configuration, I can ONLY reach the machine ...
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How do you automate failover on EC2?

Of the folks managing their own clusters (i.e. not using/paying for Amazon Autoscale, Rightscale, Scalr, etc.), how are you managing your instances on EC2 and handling (e.g.) failover? I'm wondering ...
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Zero-downtime availability in a web-serving frontend on EC2?

We have a web application with low load but high availability requirements. It consists of a single front-end load balancer and a couple back-end servers. The load balancer is there primarily for ...
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How to set IP address of Amazon EC2 instance to its Elastic IP?

I have an Amazon EC2 instance running and I am installing a program on it that needs to know what the machine's IP address is. Can I set the Elastic IP address to the IP address within the EC2 ...
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How to use Amazon Elastic IP?

I get a new elastic IP, I attach it to an instance, but it doesn't work? I can't ping the IP from my local computer either? Am I missing something here? How do I use Amazon Elastic IP? When is a new ...