Amazon Web Services (AWS) delivers a set of services that together form a reliable, scalable, and inexpensive computing platform "in the cloud". If you have a question about a specific web service, consider asking on its tag, e.g., amazon-ec2.

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AWS ELB + NGINX for rails app

If I'm using Amazon's Elastic Load Balancer for a Rails app, do I need to put an Nginx reverse proxy between the app and the ELB?
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Using a AWS VPN for client access to an internal web-application

I'm trying to connect a client's network to our AWS data-centre, to allow access to a (previously publicly available) internal web-application. At the moment we've got the VPN set up with dynamic ...
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AWS : IP filtering with Load Balancer

I have an Amazon EC2 Instance which I use to expose an API to my clients (Django and Nginx if that can help you). Now, I needed an SSL connection so I had to use a load balancer. I should mention ...
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Should I migrate perforce server from VMWare to cloud (AWS)?

Our company have been using perforce hosted on WMWare. It works fine for Local (US) developers but the team oversea is complaining about its performance. Migration to the cloud may resolve the ...
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How to delete old AWS instances after 24 hours? [on hold]

We want to tag our instances as "no longer needed" in a way that they will get deleted after 24 hours. We are detaching instances from an autoscaling group and set an EC2 tag with the timestamp. We ...
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How to scale up AWS EC2 autoscaling group when number of instances with Serf tag available=true is lower than 10? [on hold]

We want to increase the number of instances in our autoscaling group when the number of instances with the serf tag available=true becomes lower than 10. This is what serf members looks like: x:7946 ...
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Should I choose language node or python to automate AWS? [on hold]

I have been exploring on automating AWS services and which language is preferable to start with? Nodejs or python?. My question: Is it better to start with node or python?
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how to upload socialengine php site to amazon windows server from computer? [on hold]

I purchase socialengine php and create a instance in aws with a windows server. I also launch a remote desktop and install wamp server and did the hello world test and it works in the local host ...
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AWS server requirement for LAMP server [on hold]

I need to host multiple websites (of different countries, for ex; 22 websites) in a single AWS server instance. Each website is a Drupal website with its own database. The configuration should be LAMP ...
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What kind of Server is needed to Handle 1 million requests per second [on hold]

I'm a building a app for a quiz. The app will be only available for 2 hours a day. Around 1 million users will be using it. I.E 1 million users will requests and submit data to database per second. So ...
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Do you need GPU AMI to open Android Studio Amazon Web Services

I have been looking into getting a web server for my web development. Recently I have decided shared hosting wasn't enough for what I wanted to do with my hosting. I decided to go with 1 of 2 options. ...
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Which AWS entities may have security group associated?

I'm writing a security audit tool and I would like to see all the services which have particular SG associated. At this point I found out that SG may be associated with: ec2 instance rds instance ...
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Can AWS Certificate Manager (ACM) Certificates be used on Elastic Load Balancer Instances in Regions other than us-east-1?

Amazon has recently announced their new AWS Certificate Manager (ACM) service. This looks promising, but it is currently only supported in the us-east-1 region. I have existing resources in the ...
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AWS: Serve up website from private subnet?

I'm unable to get from the internet to a web page hosted on my server in a private subnet. Using this: How can I place a Webserver in a private subnet in AWS and open it to the world on port 80 as a ...
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Is there a cost to EC2 API calls? [on hold]

I am trying to understand if EC2 API calls are being charged. Example API call in Python (taken from here): ec2 = session.resource('ec2', region_name='us-west-2') # List all of my EC2 instances in ...
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Access s3 bucket from Ec2 service

I'm new to AWS and was looking for a bucket policy to enable my ec2 servers access to the S3 buckets on the same account. I tried using this policy which enables the account: { "Sid": ...
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Rsync to AWS S3 bucket

For a server I am hosting a website on I want to backup the data and settings to an S3 bucket. I found out that you can't directly use rsync to backup to an S3 bucket. Is there another way to achieve ...
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Restrict RDS users to particular region

I am trying to create a policy where I can restrict users to access different region RDS. However I want to give them admin access to only one region i.e. ap-southeast-1. I have created some policies ...
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AWS Windows Server using Apache with Elastic IP [on hold]

I'm trying to setup Apache Server on a Windows Server instance using an Elastic IP. Can't get it to work, except on localhost. Security Group has incoming ports 80, 443, 1443 & 3389
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Connecting to an AWS RDS behind a NAT with an SSH tunnel

I've set up a MYSQL RDS on AWS, in a private VPC behind a NAT. With Workbench, I can connect successfully from a remote client into the RDS no problems - so all of the RDS, the NAT and the security ...
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Configuring HTTPS on elastic beanstalk (single instance) of Tomcat

I have configured https on load balancer for testing that was easy, Adding your certificate and key contents directly to the configuration file is acceptable for testing with self-signed certificates. ...
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Prevent Alias From Converting Domain Name in Browser Address Field

I'm using Amazon Web Services. I've set up my domain name in Route 53, set up static website hosting in S3, and I've successfully mapped the domain name to the S3 bucket using a DNS ALIAS record set. ...
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When s3cmd checks a bucket with thousands of files to sync it, does this count as one list request or thousands?

Trying to figure out pricing here so I don't get overcharged. I daily run a backup script where s3cmd checks a folder with over one hundred thousand files to see if any have changed (which by the way, ...
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Setting up Open VPN client on Amazon EC2

There are various pages that advise on setting up an Open VPN Server on Amazon EC2, but all I need is to setup a client (so any internet access is routed through the VPN rather than coming directly ...
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Is there any way to restore an entire previous version of a folder in an s3 bucket?

I know folders are not folders within S3, but it would be extremely useful if you could restore a previous version of one when you have versioning enabled. I've been looking at it and I can only see ...
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How do I create a policy in AWS to allow a user to create security groups? [duplicate]

I took this Administrator policy from this link: http://aws.amazon.com/code/AWS-Policy-Examples/2435282702293422 { "Statement":[{ "Effect":"Allow", "Action":"*", "Resource":"*" }] } I tried the ...
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Elastic Beanstalk fails to launch environments, does create underlying EC2

As of today, when I try to launch an Elastic Beanstalk environment, it fails on the very last step with Error. A problem occurred while loading your page: No Environment found for EnvironmentId ...
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AWS Server 2012 R2, adding clients

I have a AWS machine running MS server 2012 R2. Setting up as a domain controller. I have both public and private IP address associated with the machine. the internal network is on 172.xxx.xxx.xxx ...
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SSL in aws ec2 windows running node js

I have a domain via namecheap (say example.com) and server is a aws ec2 windows instance. There's a node js server listening at 443 , with following code require('https').createServer({ key: ...
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IPSec Tunnel goes down during long periods of inactivity

I have 2 AWS regions I have connected using an OpenSWAN IPSec tunnel. This works great in our production environment but in our test environment where 1 of the regions has long periods of inactivity, ...
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How do I revoke Amazon SES SMTP rights

How do I revoke Amazon SES SMTP credentials? Do I just remove the SES-specific IAM user or can I revoke SMTP credentials and recreate them for the same user?
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$0 empty in script when run by cronjob

I am trying to setup automated backups for an AWS EBS volume and using https://github.com/colinbjohnson/aws-missing-tools/tree/master/ec2-automate-backup to do so. The backup script used is the ...
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Get Ids of terminated EC2 instances

I'm trying to create a report about our EC2 instances usage and utilization over time. I would like to examine all of the instance that have or had been running in my environment for the past X days. ...
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How can i use services like amazon workspace on EC2 instance?

I want to create an instance and assign it to my user with the following softwares like Ms Office, Skype and other softwares. So, is it possible to do this in instance because we connect our instance ...
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What's your experience with the AWS NAT Gateway performance?

In December/2015 Amazon launched their VPC NAT Gateway service which is basically a managed alternative to creating your own (and it looks very good in comparison to NAT instances). I was just about ...
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docker on aws ec2, not reachable from outside

Trying to get the sharelatex community docker image up and running on aws. Followedd their guide and got to the point where I can see the login page when using lunx on the aws instance via ssh. So it ...
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building a cluster using dispy on aws

I'm trying to use dispy to distribute work to ec2 instances. I've followed: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/33557194/using-dispy-with-port-forwarding-via-ssh-tunnel ...
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Multiple VPC's with same CIDR?

I have to create multiple VPC (one for each application). I tried creating another VPC with same CIDR 10.0.0.0/16 and is working fine. So is it ok to create multiple VPC with same CIDR's? Also I am ...
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Can cloud-config's write_files control whether a newline is appended to the file?

I'd like to use cloud-config in user-data on AWS to write a file, say /etc/myfile. My experimentation so far seems to suggest that if the write_files block is the last bit of the user-data, then no ...
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Is there any way to transfer S3 data between AWS locations and not be charged?

We need to transfer our São Paulo buckets to US East so we can make use of glacier. Those buckets have more than 4Tb each. We moved the first using AWS API using an instance at US East to send those ...
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aws windows apache24 multiple subdomain [on hold]

i have two subdomains api.domain.com with A record xx.xx.xx.xx // elastic ip address user.domain.com with A record xx.xx.xx.xx // elastic ip address apache httpd-ssl.cnf Listen 443 ...
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What does Amazon SES free tier mean? Why am I charged?

I recently got some bill from Amazon SES service. I thought I was in the free tier limit which means I can send 62,000 messages per month to any recipient: https://aws.amazon.com/ses/pricing/ I am ...
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How to configure Apache to serve default Index.html file stored on attached AWS EBS volume?

I have a AWS EC2 Linux VM with Apache installed, and my requirement to configure Apache so that the default Index.html file served is the one from the attached EBS volume (where I have already stored ...
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Retrieve logs for an application that isn't deployed successfully

I'm trying to deploy an application which is failing. The environment keeps rolling back to the previous version, and so the logs aren't showing why the deployment failed. Creating application ...
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Total Upfront more expensive than Partial Upfront

I´m trying to calculate the total cost of my AWS infrastructure, I want to compare if maybe is better to me pay one year total upfront or not. I was thinking that Total Upfront was cheaper than ...
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Amazon RDS and Auto-Scale EBS: Security Groups

I have the following setup on Amazon AWS: An Auto-Scaling Group An ELB An RDS database Everything is in the default VPC The only thing about this setup that I don't quite understand yet relates to ...
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What is the difference between AWS OpsWorks and my own Chef server?

Is there any difference between using AWS OpsWorks, which uses Chef internally, and using my own installation of Chef? Currently I have a my own Chef server. What are the advantages or disadvantages ...
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Does vanilla Ec2 support anything similar to the termination hooks supported by auto-scaling?

I've got a set of machines which are stopped and started nightly for cost management. They are not in an ASG, because the servers have different purposes/are owned by different users/etc. I would ...
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How to migrate all AWS services (including running instance, API, Snapsorts) to its sub account with consolidate Billing?

I have one master AWS account and have linked one subaccount with it. I want to migrate all AWS services (including running instance, API, Snapsorts, user group permissions, tags, etc) to subaccount ...
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AWS EC2 server- http traffic not reaching server

I am new to AWS and I have a t2 micro instance. I am only using it to host a static website with nginx. What is really strange is the public ipaddress(which I use for SSH) is not the same as the ...