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503 Service Unavailable: Back-end server is at capacity after PHP update

I just updated to PHP 5.5 on my AWS EC2 server and now my instance won't serve anything and gives a 503 Service Unavailable: Back-end server is at capacity error. I don't even know how to begin to ...
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Amazon AWS EC2 image shutting itself down

We have a Bamboo elastic instance running on Amazon AWS EC2, which is running Windows Server 2008 R2. There have been multiple times that the instance has shut down automatically. This has occurred ...
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How AWS opsworks manages user uploaded content

Might be a rookie question but unable to get clear answer on the web, so please help. Scenario is: I have two instances of php server (Let's say A and B), one instance of loadbalance and one of mysql. ...
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How to avoid GRUB errors after runing apt-get upgrade - ubunut

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 on an EC2 After running apt-get upgrade I'm prompted with a screen that asks me to reinstall GRUB boot loader The GRUB boot loader was previously installed to a disk ...
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Auto-heal an EC2 instance with an Auto Scaling Group?

I'm trying to setup an auto-healing EC2 instance using an Auto Scaling Group and a user-data startup script. If the current server has an issue where it is no longer reachable, the instance should ...
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Uneven load distribution on an elasticache cluster

Amazon elasticache cluster looks to be a really good choice for auto-scaling but it seems the load distribution is not equal among the nodes. Both memory and CPU wise the node 1 seems to take almost ...
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haproxy proxy protocol x-forwarded-for

I'm using haproxy instances behind AWS ELB. For HTTP Rest, i works like a charm. Now i want to dispatch websockets and have to switch my AWS ELB to TCP mode. I Want to get realip from by backend ...
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How to deploy an application composed of Docker containers into the AWS cloud? [on hold]

What are the best practices for deploying Docker containers in production on Amazon Web Services cloud? What production-ready non-AWS specific orchestration tools would you use for continuous ...
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Is it okay to delete .git directory in AWS OpsWorks S3 deployment?

I'm using AWS OpsWorks S3 deployment for quite some time. Suddenly the deployment fails. When I checked the instance, it turns out the disk is full. When I checked the release path inside the ...
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Is it required to create a NAT instance in every availability zone of a VPC

I'm trying to figure out what are the best practices to setup a HA VPC The question relate to: What is the correct setup of a VPC that is spread all over the AZ of a region, with private and public ...
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AWS route 53: If I want to use external server do I need to change SOA & NS records?

If I want to point to a server not in AWS, Do I need to change the SOA & NS records that are created automatically (by route 53) ? Thanks Rafael.
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Ec2 instance static private ip address

I am using an on-demand instance for testing some services in my spare time. So, I start and stop that instance very frequently, and I see its public and private IPs changing each time. This is ...
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Seeking advice on performance metrics based on NewRelic dashboard

Some background: I have been given access to our newrelic dashboard for the production servers running a django app on an AWS account, and tasked to come up with some gatling.io (performance testing ...
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PHP FPM, chroot can't connect to AWS RDS

I've been experimenting with chroot'ing php-fpm pools via the built-in chroot method in php's pool config. This is for the purpose of hosting multiple wordpress websites on the same AWS EC2 instance. ...
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What AWS services allow you to specify a path for the resource's ARN?

The AWS Documentation on Amazon Resource Names says Some services let you specify a path for the resource name. For example, in Amazon S3, the resource identifier is an object name that can ...
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opsworks/chef databag where to put the json file?

Hello I'm reading this howto: https://github.com/imoglobe/opsworks-cookbooks/blob/master/user/README.md but it does not mention where to put the data bag in the cookbook with the list of users in json ...
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Can't connect to RDS MySQL

So, I created a new DB and my EB app is reaching it fine, but I can't seem to access MySQL from my computer. When I try to run: mysql --host=123.abc.us-west-2.rds.amazonaws.com –-port=3306 –u myname ...
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Move static files from EC2 to S3 (or cloudfront) without updating links

Right now, I have a site entirely on an EC2 instance including all static files like css, js, and images. I'm wondering about the best way to handle moving them. For example, in my <HEAD> on a ...
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Sync files from local filesystem with S3 - one way

I have a process that generates log files to the local filesystem, and files that are more than 2 weeks old are automatically purged. I want to use the aws command line tools to sync my folder with ...
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Why can't I create a superuser in AWS Postgresql instance?

I have an AWS EC2 instance connecting to an RDS instance (Postgresql). When I created the RDS instance, I told it the DB root's username was: my_user1 and the password was password1. Now I'm ...
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Is it possible to have a local authoritative DNS that falls back to Route 53 for unknown local subdomains?

I have a local Forward Lookup Zone (Win Server 2003) for zxurian.com that has it's own A record, as well as a few subdomain records. I also use Route 53 for public DNS, and have a hosted zone there of ...
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AWS EC2 outage impact [closed]

I would like to know some statements if they are still correct or not . Please give reason to your reply. These are taken from this article and this 1) if EBS fails and you need to suddenly balance ...
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Does the AWS CLI mv command also do a copy-and-delete?

I am investigating renaming bundles in AWS S3. I would prefer to use the SDK, but it appears that the SDK only supports Copy and Delete. This because the object keys are used for partitoning the ...
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AWS EC2 and storage spreadsheets [closed]

Does anyone know of a way to obtain the raw pricing data from AWS for their various hardware components (specifically EC2 and S3)? I noticed they produced a spreadsheet back in 2010 that isn't ...
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ELB - High latency when enabling cross-zone balancing

I'm working on improve our infrastructure reliability in AWS and one of my tasks is enabling cross-zone balancing on our ELBs. Our ELBs receives around 20K request by second on rush hours as well as ...
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Sharing Private AMI: Not showing up on other account

I am trying to share an AMI (runs Windows Server 2008 R2) from one AWS account to another. I used these instructions to share it from the Console. I shared it to the account ID found under Account Id ...
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Is it possible to install MySQL extensions on Amazon RDS?

We are about to migrate our existing system from local MySQL instances on the same EC2 to a proper remote Amazon-RDS. Unfortunately there is a functionality called Median that MySQL is missing. Our ...
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Why can't I SSH to this AWS NAT instance in a public subnet?

For experimentation purposes, I’m trying to setup an AWS EC2 inside a VPC that has both public and private subnets as described in this tutorial. However, when I try to SSH in step #2, it fails ...
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Multi Client Dropbox Like Service on AWS

We currently have around 15 dropbox accounts which multiple clients use to send files to our office. This is extremely unmanageable from an administrative standpoint and also very inefficient from a ...
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AWS EC2 - Crontab running every minute instead what I set up

I'm trying set a crontab to run some URL every 30 minutes. I wrote that in crontab -e: 0,30 -links -dump [MY-URL] It is running, but not every 30 minutes, but every minutes (or maybe few seconds, I ...
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Security group in ec2 linux instance need to be edited every time

I have created linux instance and installed wordpress on it. Every time I open my page after making change in code via commandline login , it shows this message - The connection has timed out ...
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JIRA Usage on AWS

I just set up JIRA on my ec2 instance after installing it via .bin installer file. But when I hit the ec2 url: ec2-xxxxx.xxxxx.amazonaws.com It is hitting the test success page for apache2 which I ...
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No Data returned from IIS 8 behind Amazon ELB

We have a few Windows 2012 boxes running IIS 8 behind an AWS ELB. On a recent reboot, we lost the ability to hit those servers, via web browser, when connecting through the ELB. If we address the ...
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Possible to set an internal vpc dns name with the run-instance cli command?

I am reading throught the cli documentation and it seems like this should be possible, based on some of the outputs, but I can't seem to get the following option to work with run instance. aws ec2 ...
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Can you setup multiple Public subnets on a single AWS VPC?

So here is our scenario, we currently have a production environment on AWS, we utilize an VPC, and use multiple EC2 servers that are all on this VPC. In order to create a development environment that ...
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Can we connect an OSX computer to an AWS VPC VPN?

We have a OSX computer we would like to connect to our AWS VPC. This OSX computer is on a network we do not control in a different physical location as the rest of our network. Using OSXs Networking ...
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Jenkins publish over ssh success to connect the server but failed put file

I have a problem that when I do build to my job, its cannot put my file on the server directory in console output i get the message "ERROR: Exception when publishing, exception message [Permission ...
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Parallel Processing and Disk IO for performance. More cores or more servers?

I have a large analysis job on an AWS EC2 instance (c3.8xlarge) on Ubuntu 12.04. The objective is to load the server at 100% CPU, running as many jobs as memory allows (varying amounts but generally ...
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OpenVPN Traceroute Issue

I have the following basic OpenVPN configuration: Datacenter Side: Subnet: 192.168.168/24 WAN->Router(192.168.168.1)->OpenVPN Server(192.168.168.200) Config File: port 1195 dev tun remote ...
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How do I set EC2 instances with a specific tag to terminate automatically after a set amount of time after launch?

We use Vagrant to launch and provision instances upon each commit to our codebase, which a continuous deployment server then runs tests against. The continuous deployment server launches the instance ...
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What's the difference between a private and public subnet?

For the purposes of learning, I'm trying to setup a public/private VPC in AWS without using the wizard, and I'm trying to determine how AWS decides if a subnet is private/public. For argument sake, ...
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Cant connect to machines within my VPC

I created a new EC2 Machine (c3.4xlarge) within my VPC. I can login into the server and ping google.com and some machines of my VPC but not all. When I re - created the machine it worked. I am ...
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ASG replacement with same IP

Summary When a node fails, or is otherwise removed, how can an ASG be configured to respawn that node with the same private IP as the one it is replacing? I notice that there is support for ...
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Ubuntu raring apt-get update is failing on AWS/EC2?

I'm working with a StarCluster AMI, and trying to install my software onto it. However, I'm having trouble with apt-get. I try to install a package: (! 141)-> sudo apt-get install ...
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AWS OpsWorks - How do I execute a custom recipe from the command line against a specific layer?

I want to do the equivalent via the CLI that clicking on the stack, selecting only instances in a specific layer and running Execute Recipes command (or alternatively trigger the Configure lifecycle ...
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kworker consuming +90% IO and zero disk write

this is a standard apache web server on AWS Linux AMI + EBS. We are noticing high load average (+8) and iotop -a shows: Total DISK READ: 0.00 B/s | Total DISK WRITE: 2.37 M/s TID PRIO USER ...
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Where is my RAM going? [duplicate]

I see only 370 MB (10%) free on an AWS Amazon Linux instance: $ free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 3752 3709 42 0 ...
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Amazon Web Services VPC ClassicLink feature in Cloudformation?

Does anybody know how to configure ClassicLink in a VPC in cloudformation? I'd rather not have to manually enable this every time I update a stack. The cloudformation documentation always seems to lag ...
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Can Chef AWS cookbook query EC2 instance tags?

Chef has the official AWS cookbook (https://github.com/opscode-cookbooks/aws), which allows for spinning up of AWS resources, as well as updating of resource tags. Can the custom resources introduced ...
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ElasticBeanstalk: Set instance type and security group from config file

I'm having trouble defining instance type and security groups through .ebextensions/*.config files in the root of my application bundle. Briefly, I have two config files that look like this: ...