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What product is AWS Elastic Laod Balancer behind the scenes

Does someone know what kind of product is working behind the scenes as AWS Elastic Loadbalancer? Could likely be something as haproxy, nginx, etc. Does someone know more respectively has any proof ...
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AWS autoscaling and ec2 t2

I use t2.medium as a front servers at my architecture. Usually AWS autoscaling use "CPU Utilization", but for t2 it's a bit tricky. When "CPU Credit Balance" is low, t2.medium "CPU Utilization" can ...
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Which AWS services am I using?

When I sign into the AWS Management Console, I just see a list of all the services. How do I know which ones I'm using? Can I hide the ones I'm not using? I much prefer the way Heroku organizes ...
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Memcached vs Amazon Elasticache with PHP on CentOS 7

I setup a new CentOS 7 server in Vagrant to run PHP, nginx, MySQL (MariaDB) and memcached (note the d on the end). I can get memcached to run fine, but I can't get the Amazon Elasticache .so file to ...
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Iptables doesn't forward ssh access to instance under a public subnet

I have the following scenario: 1 - A bastion (NAT) instance which I use as a gateway to forward ssh access to all my private instances (using iptables) [Private IP: 10.10.1.10 Public IP: ...
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How to retrieve attributes of message written to a SQS queue using Boto? [migrated]

I have the following code snippet. conn = boto.sqs.connect_to_region(region) q = conn.lookup('myqueue') m = Message() m.set_body('My Message') data = {"UserID": {"data_type": "Number","string_value": ...
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Using instance storage for swap on Redhat 5 running in AWS?

I'm running a Redhat 5.11 server in AWS. I can configure swap to use instance storage (/dev/sdc), but every time the server restarts I have to reconfigure the swap. Adding an entry to fstab doesn't ...
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Use custom AMI for GPU on aws

I have a EC2 instance (ubuntu) with GPU, in this instance I have a docker image running with this gpu. So I launch my container with --privileged Everything is working smoothly. However I'm unable to ...
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AWS IIS web instances behind load balancer needs net access

I have a public subnet (10.10.1.0/24) and private subnet(10.10.2.0/24) in my VPC. I've setup a nat instance in my public subnet to provide outbound web access to all private instances. I have a load ...
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SSL Working on 8888 but not 443

I have Apache set up to server HTTPS traffic. If all I change in the 000-default.conf is <VirtualHost *:443> to <VirtualHost *:8888>, I am able to hit the page externally on port 8888. ...
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running a command on multiple remote servers with ruby [on hold]

I have multiple servers attached to an AWS ELB or just multiple servers with the same TAG:name 'XXXX' I would like to be able to run a command on all of the servers in parallel. first thing that ...
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Can't connect to VPN through ec2

I have created a VPC (private and public subnet) and VPN connection with the AWS wizard. Unfortunately, I can't connect to the host in the VPN outside AWS. When I try, I get a timeout. I have ...
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AWS Costs Explorer - Data Transfer charges

Is there any way to find out where exactly the "Data Transfer" charges in AWS originate from? I'm running a EC2 and a RDS micro instance (Free Tier, both Ireland) + Snapshots and $10 of my $20 bill ...
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Precision Time Protocol on AWS

We have a problem that requires a group of AWS linux servers to have the time exact by the millisecond between each other. (different nano seconds is ok, and we don't care if it is the real hour.) ...
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ansible to create vpc asking for hosts

I'm pretty new to ansible and from reading things what I'm doing should work. I have the following file called aws.yml --- - hosts: localhost connection: local gather_facts: no vars: ...
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Dynamic sub-domain creation and removal with AWS Route 53

My web application is hosted on AWS. It's your standard Laravel/PHP app. I would like to have a feature where users who register, have the ability to see their content in a dedicated subdomain (e.g. ...
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Change the root EBS device of AWS EC2 instance

I changed the root device of my AWS ec2 instance and now I can't log in, I get: Permission denied (publickey) The new ebs I changed to was also a bootable volume. Then I created another instance ...
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Why is it impossible to create AWS Auto Scaling Launch Configuration with c4 instance as Spot Instance? [on hold]

I'm trying to create new Launch Configuration in Auto Scaling section with c4.large instance as instance type. Then I mark the Request Spot Instances checkbox, but get There is no Spot capacity for ...
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AWS EC2 replacement instance

I've inherited our AWS management duties for the time being and I've received a notice from AWS about some of our instances needing regular maintenance. The EC2 instances are pretty primary, a proxy ...
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How can I access EC2 instance using Access Key ID?

I need to access (SSH) Linux EC2 instance, I have following information available. Access Key ID and Secret Access Key. Is there any way to login EC2 with above information?
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AWS EC2 Instance with Windows 2008 R2 Datacenter Not Using All of Memory

I have an m1.large EC2 instance running with Amazon Web Services. The OS is Windows 2008 R2 Datacenter. It should have 7.5 GB of memory, and the desktop background indeed says: Total Memory : 7.5 ...
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Multiple docker containers elastic beanstalk

I'm running my Play Scala app on Elastic Beanstalk using a single container Docker. The thing is, if I SSH into my instance, and run docker ps, I see this: CONTAINER ID IMAGE ...
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How to optimize my server for wordpress [closed]

Apologies I am not really technical, but can follow instructions well. I have my website hosted on Amazon EC2 instance (3.75GB Ram 1 Core Processor) I have been having a problem where if I go to my ...
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Automatically forwarding from Bastion to next server?

We at work use Bastion in our VPC to connect to several private servers, I have set up aliases (ssh host aliases) to speed up the process of bouncing to the next server, but this is a slow process and ...
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Change Nginx document root from /usr/share/nginx to /etc/nginx

I've tried many things, STFW, RTFM but I still have this problem. The thing is: I have a Nnginx installed in an AWS machine (other fella installed it, not me) and I MUST serve several virtual hosts ...
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EC2 instances can't reach each other

I created two EC2 instances in the same AZ and on the same account. They use different security groups. I'd like instance A to accept connections on a certain port from only instance B. I don't ...
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Possible to forward domain with masking to url with page e.g. 'yyy.example.com' -> 'zzz.example.com/mypage' with Route 53 or GoDaddy? [on hold]

I have a domain purchased through GoDaddy and hosted at AWS that I need to forward a subdomain of to a subpage of another subdomain. So I have zzz.example.com/mypage and I want to forward with ...
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How do you tag and name the EC2 Instance that was launched by an EC2 Spot Request?

I have a couple of EC2 Spot Requests that launch EC2 Instances when the price is right. I'd like the resulting instances to get tagged with a Name and Role tag so my configuration management tool ...
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Using the EC2 API to find out the username that should be used to ssh into the node

I am attempting to orchestrate several EC2 instances from my own set of scripts. The one issue I'm running into is that some of our boxes are ubuntu boxes which require that the user "ubuntu" be used ...
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Attach a volume and set internal IP on boot

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 based NFS server AMI wrapped with a Launch Configuration and an Auto Scaling Group of just a single instance (min/max/req). This is just to make sure that if the server goes ...
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How-to monitor AWS updates & issues [closed]

Looking for best way to monitor bugs & patches. Recently we had an issue due to AWS patch patched applied to the Windows system and it never came back after reboot. What is the most efficient ...
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"Access Denied” error while creating Amazon S3 bucket even i have permission as given snipet

I am trying to access bucket of Amazon S3 using VB.Net code. Like, Dim config As AmazonS3Config = New AmazonS3Config config.ServiceURL = ...
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How can I redirect www.example.com to example.com with Amazon [closed]

I need to perm redirect from www to naked domain. how can I do this on amazon aws
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Unable to connect via RDP to Windows Server instance on AWS EC2

Below is a link to the instructions that allow you to connect to your AWS EC2 virtual private server, for an instance based on a Windows Server template during the AWS EC2 instance wizard. So far, ...
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Monitor http endpoint /status with Amazon Cloudwatch

Can I use AWS CloudWatch to check the health of a web app deployed to EC2? Is this the best way to monitor the app? Or is "cloud 53" more useful. Either way, how do I set it up? Pointers to relevant ...
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How to eliminate Security Warning message on EC2 Instance wizard

I've set up the AWS Free Tier, and configured a Windows Server. I took the defaults pretty much. There was 1 security group it created with 3 security rules it provided by default, and I didn't ...
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Does AWS EC2 have secondary disks scattered across the cluster?

I am using AWS EC2 Linux m3.xlarge to run a program called "Smart Information Retrieval System" which performs many I/O operations to/from the disk. I have tried running the same program on my laptop ...
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AWS Ubuntu 14 - Can't SSH After Reboot

Had an issue where an instance became unresponsive and was forced into a reboot. After the reboot I could ping the server but could not SSH into the server. Ultimately I created a new instance and ...
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jboss cluster in ec2 with s3ping

Am trying to get s3ping discovery method working in wildfly 8.0.0. I am using default Amazon Linux AMI and using chef to launch instances in ec2 based on this tutorial ...
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Is there any way to run cloud-init on a Redhat 5 instance in AWS?

Redhat 6 includes cloud-init hooks, which means in AWS you can install cfn-init and use CloudFormation. Redhat 5 doesn't appear to have cloud-init. Is there any way to get this working?
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How to run a shell script on all amazon ec2 instances that are part of a autoscaling group?

Can anyone please tell me how to run a shell script on all the ec2 instances that are part of a auto scaling group. The scenario is that i have a script that i want to run on many ec2 instances that ...
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Trouble with SWAP on AWS

I created an AWS m3.large instance. It comes with a single 32GB SSD. During the creation process, I added a second drive for the system. I picked the second drive for the system: xvda1 and the ...
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Connecting a LAN drive to Windows 2008 / 2012 VM instance on Google / AWS / Azure

Scenario: Our office uses a Sage software on multiple workstations. The software is individually installed on each workstations, but the database is stored on a server tower that has shared access to ...
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Fabric: Using ssh_config settings on env.gateway

I have a relatively standard AWS setup, that looks like this: [ App server ] \ [ App server ] -- [ Dev gateway ] [ App server ] / Where the servers are only accessible over 22 from the gateway's ...
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/dev/xvda1 full , though there is no temporary files [migrated]

I have AWS ec2 micro instance, suddenly it shows memory full. I have checked the folder using df -hcommand. The result is displayed below. Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/xvda1 ...
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EC2 Public DNS not working with HTTPS - Elastic Beanstalk URL is working

I have completely ran out of ideas to fix this issue. I've gone through just about every given solution to similar issues and nothing has worked successfully. I've successfully set up my Ruby on ...
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Installing node.js on a PHP App Server (OpsWorks)

I have a PHP App Server running Ubuntu 14.04 with a stack that contains an ELB, the server, and a MySQL RDS. All of this is working as expected, but to finalise my deployment I need to install ...
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Why the latency increases on highload? [closed]

We have a system built on AWS. We use Beanstalk, we have autoscaling, our database (mysql) is hosted on RDS. We use apache and php. We wanted to test our system on highload. So, we chose large ...
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Bamboo Windows Elastic Instance - Agent Hangs and Instance Shuts Down

I'm starting a Windows stock image via Bamboo. The instance starts up relatively quickly, but the elastic agent hangs and then shuts down 40 minutes later. This has happened multiple times - it always ...
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EC2 CFN IAM: allow instances in ASG to manage their own volumes

I have an auto scaling group defined in a CloudFormation template. The launch configuration associated with the auto scaling group has an IAM instance profile attached. Is there any way to define a ...