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Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) lets you provision a logically isolated section of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud where you can launch AWS resources in a virtual network that you define

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What name to use when communicating between AWS subnets

I've been googling this all day and can't quite figure it out. I'm trying to setup a multi-tier application in an AWS VPC, but I'm pretty a rookie at large system network architecture. I'm going to be ...
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What is the advantage of using a NAT plus private sub-net on AWS vs a public sub-net with locked down security groups and ACL?

My Scenario: I have an SQS queue with an auto-scaling group of EC2 workers processing messages from the queue into a database in a different region. Implied Networking Needs for EC2 Workers: Access ...
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AWS Elastic Beanstalk : Error creating an auto scaling group without vpc

I have the following error when I try to create a Node.js environment in Elastic Beanstalk : Creating Auto Scaling group named: awseb-e-neymbigw5a-stack-AWSEBAutoScalingGroup-1QX6LF04LAXUF failed ...
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Reach non existing AWS VPC subnet from IPSec tunnel

So here is my setup: VPC: 172.16.0.0/16 Subnet 1: 172.16.1.0/24 openvpn server: eth0: 172.16.1.10 tun0: 172.17.0.1 ovpn client 1: 172.17.0.6 ovpn client 2: 172.17.0.10 IPSec VPN is using ...
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Connecting an EC2 VPC with OpenVPN all routed traffic being lost

I'm trying to use OpenVPN on Amazon Linux to connect the local LAN to a VPC on EC2. I have traffic flowing from the OpenVPN instance to any machine on the LAN, but other machines on the VPC are not ...
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Trouble hitting EC2 AmazonProvidedDNS server over VPN

I have a VPC using the network 10.10.0.0/16, and a VPN server in the public subnet (10.10.0.0/24). The VPN uses addresses in the 10.11.254.0/24 range. When I connect to the VPN, I can access hosts in ...
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How can I enable outgoing HTTP/HTTPS requests on an EC2 in a public subnet within a VPC on Amazon AWS

I set up a VPC using scenario 2 from the AWS Docs: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonVPC/latest/UserGuide/VPC_Scenario2.html I've assigned an Elastic IP to an EC2 instance running in a Public Subnet. ...
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How to RDP securely to an EC2 instance?

I have a VPC with a few EC2 instances running Windows Server 2012 that will be used as workstations (in a similar way to WorkSpaces). Right now they are in a public subnet and users can connect using ...
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MySQL via SSL on VPC private subnet

Is an SSL connection recommended when connecting to a MySQL database server via a private subnet? SSL provides encryption but SSL causes a performance hit. The MySQL database server only serves ...
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how can I add/remove security groups on running ec2 instances which is not included in VPC?

I want to change the security group on running ec2 instance which is not included in VPC. I read that this is possible only if my instance is running in VPC. I tried to create a VPC and include my ...
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Limiting VPC access only to SNS confirmations

I have a setup with VPC populated with EC2 instances that have public IP addresses. They are needed mostly for the SNS subscriptions. While subscribing I have to provide a public URL where so called ...
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What is the recommended CIDR when creating VPC on AWS?

I have been creating AWS VPCs and I am wondering if there is a recommended CIDR value when creating VPCs. What are the factors that I must consider when choosing a CIDR and does the CIDR value affect ...
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How to use linux repository for setup (ubuntu) when box are in aws scenario 2 wizard created private subnet?

I know lots of questions and I have personally tried manual VPC creation multiple times until I gave to the wizard (NAT concept wouldn't stick). I thought the wizard would actually configure ...
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How to Reserved AWS VPC DB instance

I want to know how we can purchase Reserved Instance of RDS into VPC. In console their is no option to define the RI we are purchasing is in VPC like EC2. or simply I have to purchase the standard RI ...
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EC2 instances in VPC and access to the Internet

I am playing a bit with AWS. I created one VPC (with 10.1.0.0./24 net) and two EC2 instances attached to it. One EC2 has 10.1.0.4, second 10.1.0.5 . I allocated one Elastic IP to VPC and associated it ...
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Configuring VPC with Elastic Beanstalk

I followed the standard documentation for AWS, but I am unable to access the EB-created instances via SSH or get a healthy status check on them from the ELB. The relevant setup and security group ...
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Do ephemeral ports need to be open on the network firewall in order for nginx and sshd to work properly?

Preamble: So, before I actually ask the question, I'd like to point out that I'm somewhat apprehensive about posting this because even as I'm typing this out it it feels like I'm asking someone to ...
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Any way to set a private ip within vpc?

I've tried using the --private_ip_address but nothing. Anyone knows if there is an option to set up a specific ip address inside of a vpc? I don't want to setup an elastic one. I have a vpn connection ...
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Amazon AWS IAM Policy for single VPC Subnet

I want to create an IAM policy that allows a user deploy instances as follows: They can only use 1 AMI They can only deploy to 1 specific VPC subnet They can only use 1 specific VPC security group ...
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Why I can't ping server on remote network from AWS through VPN

I've created a VPC in Amazon and created a number of subnets - both public and private. 1 of these subnets is a private subnet that has a linux server in it. I've created a virtual private gateway for ...
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Static IP address for outgoing traffic from AWS autoscaling group

I'm going to have a number of EC2 instances in an Elastic Beanstalk autoscaling group in a default subnet in a VPC. The app on these EC2 instances needs to connect to a third party service who uses an ...
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Can I add an extra route to my Amazon VPC?

I have an Amazon VPC set up between AWS and my corporate LAN. Originally, when I set it up, I specified static routing for the following CIDRs: 10.55.55.0/24 10.77.77.0/24 10.99.99.0/24 I set up ...
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Best Method to test Opened Ports [closed]

We have a requirment where in we have to test 500+ Port opening rules. So requires a suggest on below points. Which is the best tool to test the connectivity of the ports. Telnet will be sufficient ...
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AWS / VPC Multiple Public IP

Thanks for your time in advanced! I am trying to setup some infratstructe in AWS / VPC that utilises a Dev, Test and Prod environment. Everything is complete expect for the networking side in the ...
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ssh timeout issue connecting to an EC2 instance on OS X

I am new to AWS and not a networking expert but curious to know more about it. I created a VPC with a public subnet only. Then i created an EC2 instance using an Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit pv AMI image ...
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EC2 cannot connect to RDS on VPC. Subnet issues?

I was able to deploy our .NET app using the AWS toolkit for Visual Studio. I set up the RDS database manually (MySQL) and deployed the app using elastic beanstalk (set up on VPC). The issue was that ...
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Can't use a Box in Amazon VPC subnet to connect to the other side of the site-to-site VPN tunnel which is already up

This is what I have done created VPC 192.168.0.0/16 created subnet 192.168.5.0/24 created internet gateway attached internet gateway to VPC created routing table set destination route 0.0.0.0/0 to ...
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How to set up routing tables in EC2, so that ping works

I have a wide open security group which I rely on for instances to be able to connect. I also have a private network of 172.*. addresses, as shown here: What do I need to do in order to allow ...
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Security groups or ACLs?

I'm currently setting up several subnets on Amazon VPC. For example I've got a subnet for the database servers, one for the webservers and one for the load balancers. I try to restrict the access to ...
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Amazon VPN connection

I am using a netgear FVS336GV2 firewall and I have a comcast business router in front of it. After numerous phone calls with amazon support I have not been able to establish a vpn connection. I am ...
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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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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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ElastiCache (redis) for non default VPC

I'm trying to create a Redis node, but in the configuration window, I'm not eble to select a VPC I created. All I see is the default VPC. For that reason the subnets are also only the ones that belong ...
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Permanently set MTU on Ubuntu 14.04 machine within an Amazon VPC

I have some Ubuntu 14.04 machines running in an Amazon VPC. When they start, they have an MTU of 9001, but this appears to cause some problems when communicating with other servers which have an MTU ...
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how to access Application and Database on AWS as local from other network

Recently I created a micro instance of Amazon EC2 (Windows_Server-2012-R2_RTM-English-64Bit-SQL_2014_RTM_Express-2014.05.20). I configured IIS on AWS and create a database respectively. that is one ...
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Can I access an AWS RDS read replica directly from Internet?

Or what is the same, is possible assign a public IP address to my RDS read replicas? My read replicas end points answer with private IPs right now, even they are in a VPC subnet with an AWS Internet ...
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domain user Access permission as local on AWS from another server

I created a free instance on AWS with windows 2012 and MS DB. How can I allow user authentication with my Active Directory on premise (my own server with Windows 2008 and a static IP) on the AWS ...
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Static IP for cloudfront

Is there any way to bind static IP to my cloudfront distribution? I'm wondering if VPC can make that work. I need static IP just to eliminate the problem of allowing in my firewall everytime AWS ...
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How can I manage AWS VPC ssh access accounts and keys across multiple instances?

I am setting up a standard AWS VPC structure: a public subnet, some private subnets, hosts on each, ELB, etc. Operational network access will be via either an ssh bastion host or an openvpn instance. ...
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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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How to Access an AWS Instance with RDC when behind a Private Subnet of a VPC

We are implementing a typical Amazon VPC with Public and Private Address - with all servers running the Windows platform. The MS SQL instances will be on the private subnet with all IIS/web servers on ...
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AWS autoscaling. Launch Config/Auto Scaling Group and VPC instance with two ifaces

I want create an Launch Config/Auto Scaling Group to build instances inside an VPC with two subnets ("frontend" and "backend") I need these auto-scaled instances to have an interface in each of ...
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How do I get knife to bootstrap an EC2 instance in a public VPC?

I don't know much about routing and subnets and vpc's, I never had to use those with my old AWS account. In my new AWS account, I started a new Amazon Linux AMI instance (ami-043a5034). The security ...
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Vpn tunnel to Amazon VPC with pfsense

I'm trying to create an ipsec tunnel between my office and our Amazon VPC. However I have never used ipsec before so I'm at lost. The gateway/firewall is running pfsense 2.1.3-RELEASE (i386) on ...
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How Amazon VPC manages IPs?

How do I know what the Amazon DHCP server range for dynamic IP allocation is inside of my VPC? For example, I have a 172.31.32.0/20 network and I'd like to allocate a private permanent IP - which ...
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Access Amazon EC2 RDS instance from inside VPC

I have an Amazon RDS instance set up in the 'classic' EC2 (no VPC.) I also have a VPC set up that holds our newer, migrated applications and such. However, it would seem that there is no way to ...
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Are Amazon VPC private IPs constant?

I have a VPC set up and working on Amazon and one EC2 instance talks to another via its private IP. Will this IP remain constant to that EC2 instance through out multiple reboots? Is there anyway to ...
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How do I add a NAT instance that was created by the VPC setup wizard to an OpsWorks layer?

I'm using a VPC with public/private subnets and a NAT instance created by the VPC setup wizard. I'd like to make a few tweaks to the NAT instances via OpsWorks (mostly logging and changes to iptables ...
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Access to yum repository from computer in private subnet

If I install a host within a private subnet, do I have to create a NAT instance so that I can do a software installation from a Yum repository? I'm thinking you do, but I was hoping that amazon might ...
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Reverse Proxy from AWS VPC to Non-VPC EC2 instance

I have a VPC network inside AWS which is where all our new servers are. However, we have some old servers outside the VPC in the EC2 cloud network. Currently we have a blog on ...