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Connect to RDS inside a VPC using Opsworks located in another VPC

I have a RDS instance (mysql) inside a VPC called vpc-a (10.0.0.0/16). This instance is private, it can only be accessed from vpc-a. We created a stack on opsworks inside another VPC called vpc-b ...
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File server instance in Amazon AWS

I have a VPC in Amazon Web Services with an instance that works as a file server, i.e., I want other instances (clients) to copy files from an to this instance. All the instances are Ubuntu servers. ...
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AWS - What do we mean by associating a subnet with an elastic network interface? [on hold]

I'm trying to understand the meaning of this output: [user@ip-10-1-3-12 ~]$ ip route default via 10.1.3.1 dev eth0 default via 10.1.0.1 dev eth2 metric 10002 10.1.0.0/16 dev eth2 proto kernel ...
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Website down… due to sleeping MySQL connections?

I've just inherited the administration of a website, and I'm finding some problems: When the traffic in the site peaks (it happens when our posts are featured in some distribution lists/RSS feed), ...
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Apache optimisation

I'm trying to set properly an apache installation on an aws instance EC2 m3 Large (with 7.5 Gio or RAM). Once or twice a week, apache crash with the message: [Thu Aug 14 12:38:33.552250 2014] ...
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aws s3 works with script but not on cron

guys.. My first post ! hope not the last .. I have few bunch of servers on aws ec2 platforms. I made a simple script to backup my custom logs on their s3 storage bucket. The problem is the script ...
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EC2 AMI instance store backup grub utility required

Working on backup of whole ec2 volume and image to upload to s3. Using RHEL7 and it internally uses Grub2 as bootloader. EC2 AMI tools requires grub legacy loader and I'm struck up in this loader. ...
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Pull GitHub repo on Ubuntu server start

I have an autoscaling EC2 group and I have a central config using git between servers. They are set up with keys, so they don't need a password. I want to make sure when an instance gets started and ...
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Configuring SSL through IIS on an AWS EC2 Windows instance

I am trying to enable HTTPS connections to a website hosted through IIS on an Amazon EC2 instance. The instance is running Windows Server 2012. I do not have a wildcard certificate. The EC2 instance ...
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How can I use IAM pollicies to restrict a user to only launch instances with a specific set of AMIs?

I have the AMIs I want to allow tagged with the "type" tag. Here's the policy I tried: { "Version": "2012-10-17", "Statement": [ { "Effect": "Allow", "Action": [ ...
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AWS Route 53 alias-record change takes too long

I have setup a stack in AWS Cloudformation, which is up and running. The stack contains an ELB (load balancer) and a few EC2-instances. When we do a new deployment of our application, we build a new ...
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Nginx serving old files after symlink changes

I'm hosting an API/website on AWS using Nginx, and the last few weeks I've started having a problem where deploying new code doesn't actually change what's being served. I have a bash script to ...
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OpenVPN tunnel one-way traffic failure between LAN and AWS VPC

We are trying to configure an OpenVPN tunnel that allows devices on our LAN to communicate with servers in an Amazon VPC. We are using the turnkey OpenVPN access server instance on Amazon and have ...
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Connecting to MYSQL on an EC2 instance [migrated]

I'm trying to use Zapier to connect to our MySQL database in order to add results from forms (hosting with WordPress) directly into our internal database. The database is working properly and so are ...
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Method for offsite backup of EC2 servers?

We run a dozen or so Ubuntu Linux webserver production instances on Amazon VPC. The instances are bootstrapped and managed via Puppet. Most management is done via the AWS Console. Our AWS credentials ...
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Amazon Workspaces - Audit

Is it possible to record Amazon Workspaces for audit purpose? I think that it's a common uses case but I couldn't find any documentation nor other solutions. Basically I would like to review the ...
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Which route to take monitoring applications: AWS CloudWatch vs 3rd party [duplicate]

We have an application on AWS and I've been tasked with setting up some monitoring of the servers. Currently we don't really have much for monitoring. We are wanting to monitor folders (counts of ...
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What is the most concise data format for AWS Tags [closed]

I'm implementing Tags in AWS and would like to store more than 10 tags. Maximum number of tags per resource—10 Maximum key length—127 Unicode characters Maximum value length—255 Unicode characters ...
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Setting Access-Control-Allow-Origin on Cloudfront

I am having problems serving static assets to Firefox using AWS Cloudfront. Chrome works perfect, but Firefox is returning a CORS error. If I execute curl , I get: HTTP/1.1 200 OK Content-Type: ...
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Best storage solution for auto-scaling EC2 application? [closed]

I couldn't find a great solution. Everything, like NFS and GlusterFS have tutorials available that don't work properly and I would really like to have my application auto-scaling. I have a web app ...
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Restarting an EC2 instance on the instance that is supposed to be restarted

I'm running through a loop with a PHP script that's on AWS instance. From my experiences with AWS, as soon as the instance is stopped, all of the code that's in the process of being executed is ...
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Scalable django app, should message queue be located on load balancer or app server?

I've just architected my first scalable backend for a django app, however I put the message queue service (RabbitMQ) on the load balancer machine. I was able to siege some of my API routes with up to ...
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AWS ELB with SSL to non SSL backend and jenkins - tomcat configuration

I'm setting up Jenkins with Tomcat on AWS behind an ELB. I want ELB to terminate SSL connections and make a non-SSL connections to the backend jenkins on 8080. My connection looks like -- Incoming ...
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How to select snapshot for root EBS volume

I have a custom AMI, with a corresponding EBS snapshot, made some time earlier. Recently, I have decided to create a newer EBS snapshot to reflect some software updates. Then I wanted to submit a spot ...
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Amazon Linux AMI for NFS between multiple EC2 servers

So I've been trying to create a Dropbox like system to allow multiple EC2 instances to work with the same files. I'm writing the programs that actually modify the files myself, and I'm not worried ...
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Classic RDS from VPC EC2s

My old RDS instance is deployed in "Classic," not VPC. I have a new VPC with some EC2 instances in it, but I can't connect from these VPC EC2 instances to the RDS instance. Security Groups from ...
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Multiple IP configuration on AWS [closed]

I need to extract data from a server which is limited to a number of requests per IP. I don't want to make another instance so i thought i could use multiple IP Address on same instance. Right now, I ...
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Is it fair to compare a 2XL AWS instance to a similar setup on a rack server?

I'm trying to create an extremely basic model of what a setup in Amazon Web Services might look like translated over to an on-premises cloud. I'm aware that Amazon is quite SAN-reliant, and pretty ...
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AWS IAM policy for Action ec2:CreateSnapshot fail when using an ec2:ResourceTag Condition

I am trying to limit a IAM policy for a Role to only allow creation (and deletion) of snapshot based on the presence of a specific Tag. This is my policy: { "Statement": [ { "Resource": ...
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Running multiple web sites on a single EC2 instance [closed]

To cut costs and simplify management, we have been thinking about running multiple web sites on a single Windows EC2 instance. Is that something you would recommend? what are the pros and cons? Can ...
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Amazon ELB in Australia does not work reliably

I have a user in Australia who cannot access our site. Our site sits behind an AWS ELB which seems to work fine. While troubleshooting his machine remotely I can see that ELB issues two IP addresses ...
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AWS connecting between instances within availability zone

Few questions: Are us-east-1a, us-east-1b, and us-east-1d considered one or three availability zone? Say I have two instances within us-east-1a, one has a mongodb server, the other has a nodejs app. ...
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AWS ec2-user permission denied [closed]

I have my Apache HTTP server on Amazon Linux AMI. I am trying to install a Prestashop on my root directory subfolder as an ec2-user via SSH. cd /var/www/html but when I tried to create a directory ...
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Can IAM roles affect services on an EC2 instance

I recently created an ec2 server using some user-data to install various modules. This was a standalone instance without an associated IAM role and with a bog standard security group (allow port 80), ...
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AWS Oracle RDS SE instance larger than m3.2xlarge

All, I was wondering if we can pick anything larger than m3.2xlarge for Oracle SE1 AWS RDS in a pay-as-you-go license mode? The m3.2x large allows only 8 vCPU's and 30GB RAM. Questions: Does SE1 ...
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MySQL replication across availability zones in AWS resulting in lag

I have 3 EC2 instances, each running MySQL. 2 are slaves replicating from the master. The master is located in the availability zone eu-west-1b. One of the slaves is in the same zone, and the other ...
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AWS Elastic Beanstalk File Upload Limit Issue

I'm having an issue on an AWS Elastic Beanstalk instance, whereby I can't seem to upload a PDF file that is 6MB in size. First, let me provide a bit more background: The application running is an ...
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AWS opsworks build lifecycle and amazon linux

I've been using Opsworks recently and am really impressed by the GIT integration to deploy apps across my server estate. But I have a requirement due to an external library to use PHP 5.4 > The Amazon ...
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mysql.sock error when deploying with AWS Ubuntu and RDS

Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2) Rails.root: /opt/deployment.myproject/releases/20140805050704 I've spent the better part of 3 days trying to ...
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Is wkhtmltopdf set up properly

I'm using this (https://github.com/KnpLabs/KnpSnappyBundle) to render an HTML file to a pdf. I've built it on a test server and it all works perfectly but when I move it to the live server none of the ...
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Editing sshd_config file [closed]

I'm trying to edit the sshd_config file that's in the etc/ssh (of an Ubuntu AWS EC2 server) folder. I'm using FileZilla to change the ports but no matter what I do it won't except the changes. I get ...
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AWS Route 53: How to migrate a hosted zone from one account to another completely?

I have two AWS accounts old and new. I have a hosted ZONE on old account under Route 53 service. I want to migrate it completely from old to new. How can I do it ? Are there any predefined steps ...
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Export AWS Infrastructure to diagramming tool [closed]

Is there a tool, like visio, but preferably open source, that will connect to Amazon AWS, retrieve a list of my EC2 machines, S3 buckets, Route 53 Settings etc and then add them to a diagram in some ...
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Automatic updates for NAT instances and SSH connections in a AWS VPC with private subnets

My current website architecture has two Ubuntu servers with public IPs in Rackspace Cloud. One of them is web and mysql server. The other one is for time-consuming calculations only. Both of them ...
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Trying to install php-devel on AWS EC2 server to compile a PHP extension, but getting errors “httpd24 conflicts with httpd-2.2.27-1.3.amzn1.x86_64”

I'm trying to install php-devel on an AWS EC2 server so I can compile a PHP extension. But I get an conflits error. --> Processing Conflict: httpd24-2.4.10-1.59.amzn1.x86_64 conflicts httpd < ...
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EC2 Security Groups and Postfix

I am having some difficulty getting ports open on EC2. I setup an EC2 instance and opened up SSH (tcp:22) initially. Then I configured Postfix and was successfully able to connect (telnet to port ...
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Amazon SES: Creating verified email address without inbox

All, I've searched for answers and couldn't find a suitable one and hence the question here -- I have couple of internal services running on AWS which need to send outbound 'notification' emails. ...
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ssmtp won't send cron email

I can't figure out why cron on my AWS EC2 (Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-32-generic x86_64)) can't seem to send email out via sSmtp to AWS SES. This works: echo "test" | ssmtp my@myemail.com ...
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Getting high CPU usage on EC2 running Plesk

I've been running Plesk on an AWS EC2 instance for over a year with no major issues. All of a sudden yesterday I start getting severe CPU spikes / periods which has made my uptime about 16% over ...
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How do I delete an AWS EC2 Instance?

I terminated an AWS EC2 instance because I incorrectly created it. I've read that this deletes an instance, but it keeps reinstantiating itself. How do I permanently and fully remove the EC2 instance ...