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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
2answers
20 views

UDP/TCP ports on AWS ec2 public IP blocked

My goal is to receive/send UDP packet traffic on specific ports on my EC2 instance (on my eth0 private IP) via my public IP. I am asking because I have set my security group to allow all ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

Most bandwidth efficient setup for video sharing

I built a video sharing platform for a popular french podcast I contribute to. Initially I used S3 and linked directly to it, bad idea. Then I used a pull CDN to better optimize my bandwidth, but s3 ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

re-Installing services under different users?

I'm trying to deploy my app to an AWS Linux VPS and I've got a number of questions. I think any newbie trying to do the same thing as me will run into the same questions, so thank you for taking the ...
2
votes
1answer
30 views

How to setup routing for UDP in AWS instance

I'm new to AWS and I'm wondering if any one could provide a guild/link on how to go about setting up, what I'm guessing is VPC, so that I can send UDP packets to and from my instance via my public IP. ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

What is the difference between changing instance type(increasing ram capacity) and auto scaling on AWS?

I had been running my website on Amazon AWS t1.micro instance backed on a EBS volume. As I had expected to happen over time, my memory consumption is now almost full and just has around 10 MB free. ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Weird 502 responses of AWS ELB

My website suddenly failed to work this afternoon, responding every request with 502. I've set up 3 backend instances behind ELB, each with Nginx installed. At first, I suspected there's something ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Can I replace local Microsoft Active Directory with AWS Directory Service?

We have a very basic AD usage (basically manage user password reset) and for that we have to maintain a old Windows server. All the services our internal users access are on the cloud (GMail, Google ...
-1
votes
1answer
16 views

RDS snapshot to mysqldump

We have accidentally deleted some of the data entries from the RDS db and came to know after 10 days, so to recover data from rds snapshots,we figured out these possible solutions Restore the db ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

AWS fails to resize an RHEL64 instance upon launch

I'm using AWS to boot up a RHEL64 instance but the disk is failing to resize to fit the volume I've selected. Here's the scenario: I Launch a running instance from the Marketplace AMI ami-517eec6b ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Ansible AWS dynamic inventory: `./ec2.py --list` unauthorized

I'm trying to use Ansible's ./ec2.py --list --refresh-cache to list my AWS EC2 instances. Via documentation, I've run through this checklist: AWS (docs via Amazon's Controlling Access to Amazon EC2 ...
4
votes
2answers
25 views

ec2 instance showing garbled name root ebs duplicate

I'm following the introduction instructions here: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/EC2_GetStarted.html When I add an EBS volume, I see something garbled when checking on the EC2 ...
2
votes
2answers
44 views

“Unsupported osfamily: Linux” when trying to install Apache using Puppet

I'm trying to setup a simple Puppet setup on AWS EC2 using the latest Amazon Linux AMI. I've followed through the install guide for RHEL and have a puppetmasterd daemon running. When apply the ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

Best method to ensure Mysql master slave replication is consistent?

I am running a master slave replication system on AWS EC2 systems over ssh. However I came across a couple of best practice articles indicating that even this might allow inconsistencies to creep into ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

How can I set up an SFTP server backed by S3 (or similar)

I need to set up an SFTP server that, essentially, has very large capacity. I need to give one of our partners SFTP login details to a server where they will upload millions of files, totalling a few ...
-1
votes
0answers
24 views

Elastic ip address is not assigning automatically on AWS [closed]

I followed this blog to automate elastic Ip address on AWS. [http://www.idevelopment.info/data/AWS/AWS_Tips/AWS_Management/AWS_14.shtml#About%20the%20Author][1] I completed all the steps.But the Ip ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Issue with AWS receiving git commits containing large files

If commits have been made with large files then git push consistently fails with the following message: Counting objects: 36, done. Compressing objects: 100% (31/31), done. Writing objects: 100% ...
1
vote
0answers
46 views

Amazon RDS Instance slowly losing free diskspace

A while back the server running my instance had 20GB of EBS storage. It then started getting disk storage errors, so I increased it to 40GB. Then again, storage missing errors so I increased again to ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Multihomed FreeBSD10.1 on AWS

I have an AWS t2.micro instance running with two network interfaces. I have set it up to run nginx on one interface and everything else on another. rc.conf # EC2 uses DHCP; the network interface ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Disable driver signature enforcement on AWS (Amazon) server | Windows 2012

I need to disable driver signature enforcement on a Windows 2012 that is running on Amazon AWS. So there is no way for me to get to the server on the restart screen to choose that feature on the ...
-2
votes
1answer
25 views

Co-admin or partial access in AWS?

Is there a way to allow an additional user access the AWS account without giving them my own credentials? Like co-admin, or Active Directory access in Azure.
0
votes
1answer
47 views

connect to db instance in private VPC subnet with MySQL Workbench

How do I connect to an AWS (or other) instance in a private subnet in a VPC using MySQL Workbench ? My arrangement is a typical aws Scenario 2 : I can: - SSH into my NAT instance located in my VPC ...
0
votes
2answers
35 views

Certificate Chain with AWS ELB & GoDaddy Certs

I'm trying to setup SSL on my AWS ELB, but I am thus far unable to figure out what goes into the "Certificate Chain" field. I receive the following error: Unable to validate certificate chain. The ...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

OpsWorks environment variables available to PHP CLI

We are deploying a Laravel-based application to AWS using OpsWorks. We have defined environment variables through the OpsWorks console and they are correctly seen by Apache. However, when running CLI ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

How to tell if disk volume is instance store or EBS?

I have a number of volumes (same size) attached to a Windows instance in Amazon AWS. One of them is told to be an instance store. How do I tell which one? PS. testing the speed did not help, one of ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

Automatically add current public IP to Security Group to allow traffic on specific port

Every time I changed my public IP I have to add the new IP to Security group in the AWS console to allow traffic on port 22. Is there any way to automatice this? I mean that on every change of public ...
-1
votes
1answer
24 views

Custom domain name for AWS RDS

What possible ways to translate entry point like my-name.ck4k21dvamqbq9.eu-west-1.rds.amazonaws.com:5432 to db.domain.com? For own instances we use map in /etc/hosts based on private ip. Storing ...
-1
votes
1answer
24 views

Upgrade from t1.microto to 2.micro - AWS Free Usage Tier

I run my blog on a t1.micro available under aws free usage tier. I have been facing memory crunch due to only 600mb available ram. http://aws.amazon.com/free/ says that free tier provides t2.micro ...
1
vote
1answer
48 views

The more threads the less IOPS?

I've just started trying out AWS. I have a Postgres micro instance on RDS and I'm running a crawler on a c4.large. When I have just one spider (one thread), I get about 10 write IOPS. but if two ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

can't connect aws VPC private instance to internet through NAT

trying to install a LAMP stack on an aws instance in a VPC private subnet using Scenario 2 described here: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonVPC/latest/UserGuide/VPC_Scenario2.html I've set everything ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

Benefits of separate firewall product over AWS Security Groups for spam requests

I have a question that is an extension of this one: Examples where an AWS Security Group is not sufficient as a firewall?. Initially, the answer in that question made sense to me and I was working ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

FreeIPA Install on CentOS 7 - “Cannot contact any KDC”

I am trying to install a new stand alone instance of FreeIPA on CentOS 7. I am doing this in an Amazon AWS EC2 environment. The install completes flawlessly every time, however, when I attempt to ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

aws VPC private subnet instance 'Permission denied (publickey).' - ssh from osx [migrated]

I'm connecting to an AWS ec2 instance in a VPC private subnet via a NAT instance and getting the error: Permission denied (publickey) This is happened after I have connected to the NAT and am ...
-1
votes
0answers
33 views

Can't access site with WWW. prefix, multiple sites hosted from one machine

I have two domain names (site.org, site.co), one subdomain (blog.site.co), and one server (AWS instance) 192.168.0.1. On this machine I have apache running, configured so: ...
-1
votes
0answers
28 views

Laravel Forge stuck on “Provisioning server”

My Setup: AWS server running Ubuntu 14.04 Laravel Forge account linked to AWS account Bitbucket repo containing the Laravel project The problem: I have provisioned and used two servers before ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Root Volume Expansion AWS

We need to instantiate an ec2-instance(RHEL) which has 10 GB of space mounted on root, we tried several time but usable disk always show 6 GB. Please see the screenshot. Can somebody tell how to use ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Amazon AWS custom metric for Disk usage

I needed to monitor the space utilization for ec2 istances in cloudwatch. I used the scripts "Amazon CloudWatch Monitoring Scripts for Linux" with this command: ./mon-put-instance-data.pl ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

customize instance store Centos7 AMI

I am attempting to customize a base instance-store Centos7 AMI. Image I am using is: RightImage_CentOS_7.0_x64_v14.1.4_HVM - ami-d34b02e3 (instance store hvm) I start the instance, I customize it, I ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Amazon ELB + EC2 Header mismatch

Preamble: I have an AWS Elastic Load Balancer in front of a Single Amazon EC2 instance. I have 3 other EC2 instances sending requests via curl to the Load Balancer. Direct requests to the EC2 ip has ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

elasticsearch not enabled when installed on additional device

Here's the deal : I'm working with AWS EC2 instances (Centos 7). Elasticsearch is installed from the sources in the folder /app. The elasticsearch service is managed by init.d. The problem is that if ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Is it possible to set up a reverse DNS record on AWS for address from a different registrar?

I don't have control over the registrar for the domain we use but the elastic ip and domain have been registered to each other - now I need to set up a mail server on my EC2 instance and therefore be ...
0
votes
2answers
27 views

Limit ingress to an internet facing VPC-ELB to only another AWS account's instances

In EC2 classic you were about to reference another account's security group in your security group to limit ingress to an instance or ELB to members of that other account's security group. I'd like ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

How to change permission of users in RDS?

We have created a MySQL RDS instance on AWS called "lolbob" and while dumping our data over port 3306 using the user that was created during instance creation (also called "lolbob") it fails because ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

How to setup a self healing EC2 instance? [closed]

I have an EC2 instance running CPM/WHM, which I would like to setup a "self healing" environment for. My plan is to wrap the EC2 instance with a single instance auto-scaling group, making sure that ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Resize error : ext2fs_open2: Bad magic number in super-block

I have a server server1 running 8GB root partition I have taken the ami of this server1 and created anothe server2 but changed the root partition to 60GB 3.I wanted to extend the linux partition in ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

Is there an AWS Service Health page for govcloud?

The usual service health page http://status.aws.amazon.com/ doesn't include the govcloud domains. I'm mostly seeing "what is govcloud" - type responses in Google. Thanks!
0
votes
1answer
33 views

SSH connection to virtual private cloud times out via proxy command but not via public host

I have a host in AWS with public DNS, bastion-prod, to which I can SSH from my local machine without any problems. From there, I can SSH to a host, reports-prod, in a virtual private cloud. However, ...
-2
votes
1answer
26 views

Upgrade old version ubuntu [closed]

I want to upgrade ubuntu 11.04 to 12.04 at least. Actually I want to upgrade to 14.04 since it is not possible I want at least 12.04 any one can help me so that I can upgrade it. It is AWS instance so ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

RDS replication from a remote master outside of my VPC

I'm attempting to replicate from an external MySQL master to an RDS instance. I don't really want to be sending data in the clear over the Internet, so I have an EC2 instance that I have set up an ssh ...
-1
votes
0answers
17 views

Dovecot logging out repeatedly , not able to send emails

I have a mail server with postfix ,dovecot , secure-tunnel and squirrel-mail on AWS. It was working without any issue until now and suddenly , i can't send mails i'm able to receive mails.Their is no ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

How to implement table security without SUPER privilege?

A MAJOR provider of cloud-based MySQL does not grant the SUPER privilege to the master user. The provider is Amazon RDS, but my question isn't about Amazon RDS specifically, it's for the general case ...