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Error establishing database connection WordPress - EC2 and RDS [on hold]

I installed an ec2 micro instance and uploaded my WordPress files and database. Everything was working fine when I went to sleep (i.e. my site was up). When I woke up, I got 'Error establishing a ...
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AWS EC2 Instance Launch Configuration

I am trying to figure out the best way to do this on AWS. What I want to do is: I want to launch an EC2 instance using my custom AMI but on launch make some custom configurations to the environment. ...
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Xen based AMI does not boot (/dev/xvda)

Trying to create an AMI Instance Store within a xen based guest (VM: CentOS 6.6, 32 bit, PV). 'ec2-bundle-vol' only accepts /dev/xvda1 as a valid block device. If device entries are modified in ...
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Installing Google Chrome on Amazon Linux

I am trying to install the latest version of Google Chrome on Amazon Linux using yum. As far as I can tell Amazon Linux is based on RHEL/Centos however, it doesn't look like Google support this ...
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CloudFront alias for https site

Our website is completely configured on SSL and all links of images and others are coming via https://www.example.com/.. This is one of the requirement of site Now, if I need to setup the CloudFront ...
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AWS backup on another attached drive

In AWS-EC2, I was thinking of backup my code data and database in RDS via bash script on separate attached drive on same instance. I want to do it like that way so it becomes easier for me during ...
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Trouble understanding AWS storage for Bitnami ownCloud instance

I launched an ownCloud instance using a Bitnami image from here https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/pp/B0093DDSFE on clicking through the "Continue" button, you see the next screen shown it the ...
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rsnapshot vs EC2 EBS Snapshot

Question What are the pros and cons of using rsnapshot [on a live drive] to a separate EBS volume vs using Amazon's EBS snapshot on a live drive? Background I just moved a small single server from ...
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How do I enable HTTPS on my Amazon Web Service?

I am a web dev but not a system admin but I have access to the AWS console. We currently do not have the site under https but the iOS devs want some info they are requesting and it requires going ...
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Amazon EC2 DNS resolve issue

I am using Godaddy as my Domain name registrar and I want to point my Godaddy Domain name to Amazon EC2 Instance ,I have hosting at Amazon EC2 . I am using Route 53 and I created one Hosted Zone for ...
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How to secure communication even further between server and Apple notification servers?

I have a server running by Amazon, who has notification capabilities for the user (push notifications). I have the code all working and have no question about that. To make the push working I have to ...
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should I buy the SSL certificate with the same domain seller [on hold]

I bought a domain from godaddy. If I want to buy SSL certificate should I have to buy the SSL from godaddy ? Or I can buy the SSL certificate from any seller then applied it to the domain that I ...
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Server becomes unresponsive while under load

We have a server setup containing 2 webservers, a RDS MySQL cluster and a loadbalancer, on AWS. The webservers are running PHP and Nginx, and contains multiple services each. We have a service ...
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AWS keepalived backup immediately goes to MASTER

Referencing these two guides: http://awsadvent.tumblr.com/post/105141640154/aws-advent-2014-high-availability-in-aws-with ...
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Switch regions on EB CLI

The only way I know how to switch regions using the EB CLI is eb init. This feels like a hack because in addition to selection my region, I have to re-answer a bunch of questions I've already ...
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Nit able to access Amazon instance via IP or domain name [on hold]

I was able to access amazon instance via IP address, I was assigning my godaddy domain name to amazon instance using this tutorial. I did this on my amazon instance and it's been more than 48 hrs. ...
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Can't access AWS ec2 instance behind elastic load balancer

I've been following lynda.com's AWS essential training and I've successfully set up an EC2 instance but when I try to put it behind a load balancer I can not access it through the ELB's public DNS. ...
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Instance keep losing status check

This is really scratching my heads off, not sure one of our instance running via AMI 'CentOS 7 -x86_64- with Updates HVM-7 2014-09-29' is keep losing its status check and the machine becomes ...
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How can I tell where an Amazon AWS key is being used?

I have inherited an Amazon AWS environment in which the Root account key has been widely distributed for the purposes of making backups to S3 buckets. I need to track down where the key is being ...
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Elastic Beanstalk S3 access via .ebextensions

I have a simple file in my .ebextensions folder: 00-myconfig.config Resources: AWSEBAutoScalingGroup: Metadata: AWS::CloudFormation::Authentication: S3Access: ...
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Best Practice for OS Patching for Ubuntu on AWS.

I was wondering if someone can help me by sharing knowledge on Ubuntu OS patching over AWS. I tried to find it on Ubuntu documentation but my bad,I didn't get any relevant post there. Wondering if ...
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scp causes all other traffic through router to stop? [migrated]

Not sure what I'm seeing here, but when I scp a file through a bastion host into an AWS EC2 server, all other traffic through my home router (Asus RT-AC66R) stops. The mac laptop doing the scp-ing ...
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AWS Elastic Load Balancer HTTP health check ping not reaching Rails application server

I have just inherited a Ruby + Rails application running on AWS Elastic Beanstalk, and it is currently using TCP for the Elastic Load Balancer health check. I wish to switch to HTTP, and actually hit ...
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AWS connect to private subnet instance without going through NAT

First of all, I know this is not something you should always do but for now It would save many hours if it were in fact possible. I am able to do the following: ssh (with .pem) -> NAT -> ssh ...
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Why is my AWS instance's private IP outside of the subnet's range?

I'm trying to launch an instance with the private IP address 172.31.32.101 using Terraform in my default VPC (CIDR 172.31.0.0/16), in the eu-west-1a subnet that has the CIDR 172.31.32.0/20. I can ...
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Splunk aws:config sourcetype not showing in Splunk

I created the data input for AWSConfig by modifying inputs.conf file but I dont see sourcetype aws:config created under Splunk. The AWSConfig messages are sitting in the SQS queue which means Splunk ...
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auto-attach EBS volume to a Spot instance

I need some persistent storage across spot terminations. My approach to solve the problem is Write a startup script that attaches and mounts the persistent volume Snapshot this state and register ...
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Jenkins CI Master-Slave setup with docker for slave server

So I have setup up two Ubuntu AWS Instances (a small t2.medium and a big r3.large). The t2.medium has Jenkins CI installed on it and the r3.large has docker engine installed on it. The intention here ...
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when to use NFS for web app

I am currently building a simple webapp architecture on AWS, as follow: Elastic Load Balancer - multiple front ends - RDS database. I have also set up an NFS server to store all images uploaded by ...
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How to create an AMI excluding all attached volumes for all instance within VPC using shell script

I have written script to find instance-id from VPS n create AMI of each instance-id : #!/bin/bash #Script to Automate AMI backup echo "----------------------------------\n `date` ...
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How to create connection between AWS VPC and my PC/LAN?

May be it's little bit odd, but yes i want to make connection between AWS VPC and my PC/LAN, so i can ping any EC2 instance using their Private IP. More Details: I'm using AWS Directory Service(DS) ...
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How can I automatically mount “instance storage” on an AWS EC2 instance?

I'm facing a problem at the moment in trying to use AWS: "Instance storage" is not always automatically mounted. And depending on the instance type, the device names for the SSD volumes can vary. ...
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Access denied for the request of data from s3 bucket on high load

I am trying to fetch static files from s3 bucket in case of 502 error. This is how I have configured nginx for requests : error_page 502 = @static; location / { index index.php; try_files $uri ...
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Is there a GUI tool to log and view outgoing CURL requests from a Linux server? [duplicate]

I've seen several similar questions - but none that truly answer the question. So here goes: PROBLEM: A script is being run on one of our servers that is making outgoing post (and other) requests ...
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How to transfer data between s3 buckets of the different aws account using command line

How to transfer data between s3 buckets of the different aws account using s3cmd ? command will be like this: s3cmd rsync s3://acc1_bucket/folder/ s3://acc2_bucket/folder --recursive But then how ...
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Domain name redirect to Elastic IP address when typed in browser Amazon EC2

I Pointed my Godaddy domain to Amazon Elastic IP Address in godaddy zone file (poitned @ to my elastic IP address) ,When I write domain name in browser ,it redirects to Elatic IP address ,how to ...
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Copying ansible keypair public key to existing AWS instances

We have around 10 instances already running on AWS using my personal AWS keypair justin.pem. I am setting up an Ansible box, and generated a new AWS keypair called ansible.pem. I copied ansible.pem ...
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join vm to domain in vpc on aws

I have created a Virtual Private Cloud(VPC) on AWS. I have created two Windows Server R2 machines. One of them I have added Active Directory role and promoted it to a Domain Controller. I want to add ...
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Managing application configuration in aws using puppet

I have a web application with .net backend ( RESTful Services) and angular js frontend. The application is hosted on IIS Web Server. I am going to deploy the application on AWS such that I will have ...
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VPC VPN SSH stalls at host verification

I have set up a VPN tunnel to our VPC on Amazon which consists of a public subnet with a couple machines, one NAT instance, and then several private subnets with an assortment of machines as well. I ...
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Using a whitelist too large for an AWS VPC Security Group

I have a large list of IPs I need to whitelist for a VPC instance. I've added as many ranges as possible to the security group until I ran out of available rules. I'm adding rules for HTTP and HTTPS ...
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Amazon web instance unresponsive

My Amazon web instance (EC2) is suddenly unresponsive. I can't ssh in, and I can't properly load the website via my web browser; only basic text and broken image links appear. The only change I know ...
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ec2 create-image will it backup attached ebs volumes?

$aws ec2 create-image --instance-id xxx --name yyy --description "zzzz" --no-reboot This created AMI image of EC2 instance but did not created extra attached volume's snapshot ! So is there any ...
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AWS Mysterious Drives

I have an Windows Server 2008 AWS instance. I stopped the instance and started it back up and my D:\ EBS volume is now missing. In its place, I have two mysterious drives I cannot account for. ...
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Compare bare metal server with AWS [on hold]

I was trying to do cost comparison between bare metal servers and cloud servers from AWS. I could not exactly find how to compare a bare metal server with AWS server. AWS servers give capacity in ...
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EC2 Booting an EBS-backed AMI instance gives a kernel panic

TLDR: I'm trying to create an EBS-backed AMI instance and then pivot to it using Busybox but I get a kernel panic: VFS: Mounted root (ext3 filesystem) readonly. Freeing unused kernel memory: ...
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why can't I ssh into my aws ec2 instance? Permission denied (publickey)

I created two ec2 instances, and was able to ssh into the first two fine. After creating the third, I get this error upon trying to ssh into any of them. This is what I'm running: ssh -v -i ...
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Link same domain to AWS and DigitalOcean

I want to link the same domain name to AWS and DigitalOcean. Currently, www.domain.com is linked via Route53 to an S3 Bucket and I want api.domain.com to be linked to a droplet in DigitalOcean. The ...
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why can't I view my app on my aws ec2 instance? deployed with meteor up

I'm trying to get my meteor app up onto an aws ec2 instance using meteor up. This worked for me previously, following this tutorial. I've successfully run mup setup and mup deploy, but when I try to ...
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Has anyone done a load test on AWS free tier? What is the crash point? [closed]

I think the capacity of AWS EC2 t2.micro instance is too low. I was sending somewhere around 100 mails to the customers and we had some 20+ users online. And the instance crashed. I had to restart it ...