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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 ...