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Deploy a Docker environment on Elastic Beanstalk

I just "Dockerized" my infrastructure into containers. The environment basically is one nginx-php-fpm container which contains nginx configured with php-fpm. This container connects to multiple ...
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The best approach to deploying a python solution to AWS

I have a Python solution that is deployed to AWS, my current deployment approach feels very archaic. I follow these steps each time I update the service: tar the python files that have changed scp ...
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EC2 Dashboard says instnce running but DevOps says ec2 instance is stopping/restarting

I am facing a really weird issue with AWS. I have four ec2 instances which are in running state on the ec2 dashboard. However, when I view them under dev ops it says they are stopping or restarting ...
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AWS VPC Connection (IPSec) DNS

Good morning, we have etablished an ipsec tunnel to our VPC. Now we want to resolve DNS Entrys we have in our Windows Server DNS (local network) on VPC Instances. At the moment we can only work with ...
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AWS service to expose key/value pairs to EC2 instances

Is there a centralized AWS service to expose key/value pairs to EC2 instances easily? I'd prefer a way that either exposes as a https endpoint, or injects them into environment variables without ...
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Is there a cloud-based reverse proxy solution in AWS?

The system I have an API deployed on EC2 machines on AWS. Incoming HTTPS requests are passed to an elastic load balancer. The load balancer handles the SSL, and passes the request to an Nginx ...
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In AWS Datapipeline how can I name my EC2 instance resource (or tag it)

I am starting to use Datapipelines in AWS and it creates EC2 instances but the lack of a name makes it feel a bit sketchy just looking at the list of running instances in my account. I'd like to have ...
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On Linux/UNIX (Amazon VPC) reserved instance, can I launch ubuntu instance

Accidentally while purchasing reserved instance, I have selected Linux/UNIX (Amazon VPC) as the platform. But I want to run Ubuntu as the OS on the instance that I am going to launch. Is it possible ...
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Apache (httpd) VirtualHost RewriteCond Variables not working

I am trying to make a dynamic virtual host entry with the intent of redirecting all traffic to .mydomain.com to /var/www/html/ this part works but I also what a Rewrite conditions that checks if the ...
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DNS entries for AWS Website and GoogleApps Mail

I need some help sorting out my DNS entries. I have a domain, lets say it's somecompany.com Off this domain I have a website on AWS Cloudfront, which should be accessible via www.somecompany.com ...
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Can we increase RAM, CPU as per our requirements in AWS EC2?

Can we increase RAM, CPU as per our requirements in AWS EC2? Like customize increasing memory which is possible in vmware
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Route all outbound AWS Beanstalk traffic from one IP through VPN

Setup: I have an AMAZON VPC with a public subnet, Elastic Beanstalk for deployment and scaling, and a VPN. What I'm trying to do is have all the instances created through Elastic Beanstalk outbound ...
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Elastic Beanstalk, EC2 and Rackspace with Solr

We are currently working on an e-commerce startup and we obviously don't know the number of users that will hit out site (expect it to be highly variable). I'm using a custom implementation of Django ...
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Is / in memory? AWS/EC2 Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS (HVM)

I've been investigating this for a while, and I'm really confused. I have an AWS/EC2 m3.medium instance running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS (HVM), SSD Volume Type - ami-d05e75b8. I ran into a problem ...
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Scalr + RDS best practices

What is the best practice to connect scalr EC2 instances with RDS? The RDS security group doesn't seem to be effected by scalr so how is the enabling of communication between my instances in various ...
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Central Logging Options - need flat file as well as elastic search

I would like to have ephemeral ec2 instances push logs to a central flat-file store for archiving and manual perusing, as well has have that data pushed to elastic search. Is there a single agent ...
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aws - how to calculate how many instances I need? [duplicate]

My app as deployed easily with OpsWorks. Currently it has just 100 daily access in a single page with a single MySQL insertion. HaProxy - 1 instance t2.micro App - 1 instance t2.micro RDS - ...
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Russian Hosting Comparable to AWS? [closed]

We currently host a global site on AWS. Due to new Russian Data Sovereignty laws being enacted on 9/1, we are required to store any user data physically within Russia. AWS does not have a data ...
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AWS Public DNS not working after Stopping and Starting EC2

I stopped and started our Dev EC2 instance, I just wanted to test something. Now when I try to access our web app via the new AWS Public DNS I get an error. Error code: ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT ...
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Cloudformation fails with “AMI cannot be described”

I made a change to my cloudformation template, just adding mappings, and userdata in the AWS::AutoScaling::LaunchConfiguration, and now it fails to create my stack with the message "AMI cannot be ...
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aws hosted website not serving web pages to internal network and serving from s3 bucket instead

Sorry about more text to describe..(The issue has been resolved but the causes are un-known) We Have one website hosted via AWS Load Balancer and was working from last year perfectly. Recently an ...
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GoogleDomains with AWS

So, for my own amusement I decided to try hosting a server on an Amazon EC2 instance, with GoogleDomains as my DNS registrar (for flexibility). I know there are numerous upsides and downsides to this ...
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AWS + KeepAliveD: Not able to Ping or Telnet Virtual IP from remote hosts

I am setting up KeepaliveD with 2 nodes on AWS by following this article. My Virtual IP gets moved from one node to another in case of fail-over. However, the VIP just cannot be accessed from a remote ...
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Getting information from one CloudFormation stack to use in another

I'm trying to set up a build pipeline for a web service in AWS. The plan is to have the service run in an Auto Scale Group, and use Jenkins to build a one off EC2 instance, run tests and, on success, ...
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Auto-scaling docker containers based on EC2 instance load and SQS

I'll start with a small description of how my application works.. If a user on my website adds a task, the task is broken down into multiple sub-tasks, the number can vary from 1 to 10 tasks. These ...
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What can cause cookies to arrive empty to the server?

We experience an issue where in IIS advanced logs we see that the requests arrive with SOME of the cookie values missing. Of course the values are missing in the application layer as well. This is ...
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How To: Dockerized MongoDB Replication on Elastic Container Service

I have a Node.js app together with a MongoDB database running on AWS ECS. The setup I've got currently is formed of 2 ELB's and 2 Instances running each a Docker container with its assigned service ...
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What's the difference between EIP and public IP in AWS?

Anything different between EIP and Public IP in AWS? If launch an instance in EC2-Classic, EIP = Public IP? If launch an instance in EC2-VPC, the public IP of an instance can be the NAT address?
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UpdatePolicy in AutoScalingGroup failes to update instances

I have used the following settings in the CloudFormation for creating an autoscaling group: "myautoscalinggroup": { "Type": "AWS::AutoScaling::AutoScalingGroup", "UpdatePolicy" : { ...
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How to setup redundancy for AWS Elastic Load Balancers?

In the spirit of redundancy and fail-over, I would like to know some strategies on setting up AWS Elastic Load Balancers for DR, that is, if this is really an issue? (A single ELB would LB traffic to ...
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Elastic Beanstalk Test Environment use copy of production data

I have 3 environments using Elastic Beanstalk - Prod, Test, Dev. I want to use a copy of production database in my Test environment. It seems there's no easy way to "just use a different database". ...
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Rewrite rule with nginx returns a 301 to Cloudfront

I am trying to figure out why this rewrite rule returns a 301 to Cloudfront instead of returning the image. server { [...] rewrite ^/images/filter/(.*)$ /filter.php?url=$1 last; [...] } ...
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Are IOPS capped at 3000 for AWS Oracle RDS with General Purpose (SSD) (gp2)?

Documentation at http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonRDS/latest/UserGuide/CHAP_Storage.html says This storage type can deliver single-digit millisecond latencies, with a base performance of 3 IOPS/GB ...
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certificate does not match name aws private ip

Using AWS ec2 with a load Balancer and elastic IP. Im trying to add and SSL certificate but getting the following error. Certificate does not match name shop.domain.com Subject ip-172-31-19-115 ...
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reserving private ip range

OpenVPN normally uses the private IP range of 10.8.0.0/24. If I wanted to create a vpc of 10.8.0.0/16, How can I prevent the DNS (or is it the DHCP) server for assigning addresses out of OenVPN's ...
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How do I subscribe to Route53 AWS service? [closed]

My Route53 console shows me the following message as soon as I land there: Sorry, you do not have sufficient permissions to execute this action By this I mean : When I'm logged into AWS I click ...
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Elastic Load Balancer awseb-e-g has zero healthy instances

I have an Elastic Beanstalk (EB) set up with a running application on a PHP/Apache server. The application was running OK since many hours ago when the EB's health got subtly RED and I don't know why. ...
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Hacker placed files in webserver document root [duplicate]

I set up an apache2 webserver on aws that I was using to test some stuff. When I logged in again much later to retrieve the webpages, I found a whole bunch of random files in the webserver document ...
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How can I efficiently create daily write replicas of an RDS instance?

We're looking to create a replica of a postgres RDS instance that our developers can write to (not just a simple read replica that AWS can easily provide). Currently we run a script nightly that ...
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Connection from outside refused to webserver on EC2

I can ssh to my EC2 instance and start a web server on it: $ ssh -i ~/AWSKeyPair1.pem ec2-user@54.210.10.190 Last login: Mon Jul 20 18:50:58 2015 from 72-21-196-64.amazon.com __| __|_ ) ...
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AWS :: Ubuntu instance consistently denying my private keys

Sorry to ask this question again, as I know its been asked a crap load of times... I have been through a bunch of previous posts but have had no luck. Have tried everything... Steps: 1.) Launch ...
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OpenSSL on Windows Server extract certificate chain from pfx

I'm trying to upload our certificate to the AWS certificate store for use with CloudFront. First I tried uploading it without the chain bundle. That resulted in an error when I tried to enable it on ...
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Automated Daily/Hourly EBS Snapshots From EC2 Management Console?

Does anyone know if it's possible to automate the creation of EBS snapshots from the online EC2 Management console (Say every day or every hour) and then tell it how long to keep them (Pruning them)? ...
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Why would a Image Hosting website, such as Imgur, use AWS EC2 instances over S3 buckets for uploads?

I was reading a Q&A with the creator of Imgur, and he went into detail explaining the server infrastructure that Imgur runs on. Here's a small quote from what he had to say: Most of the ...
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sudo start my-project does not work

I'm using the following script in /etc/init/my-project.conf on my AWS instance. description "start and stop the go program 'my-project'" start on filesystem or runlevel [2345] stop on runlevel ...
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Unable to connect to RDS instance from outside VPC (ERROR 2003 (HY000) Can't connect to MySQL Server)

I've created a VPC, and inside it an RDS instance. The RDS instance is publicly accessible and its settings are as follows: RDS settings The security group attached to the RDS instance accepts all ...
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Secure dcom in AWS

We have 2 servers calling each other's services using dcom. These servers are in a single VPC in AWS and pass sensitive data to each other via dcom. We are told all server communications need to be ...
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Keepalived in the AWS autoscalling group

I want to deploy Keepalived in the AWS autoscalling group. The issue that Keepalived need to know ip address of the each node in the cluster, that is difficult in the elastic environment, where we ...
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Is there a way to use length of a RabbitMQ queue used by Celery to start instance in an autoscale group?

Is there any way for Celery to emit events when the length of a queue exceeds a threshold? I want to use that event to start an EC2-instance. We have two queues for two different tasks in Celery. ...
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Unable to ping second Elastic IP address. Is a separate Security Group required?

I have claimed an additional Elastic IP address and associated with an running instance. It is also tied up with a secondary Private IP Address. I am unable to ping the new Elastic IP address. ...