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s3 service using s3cmd tool through URL based firewalls

I am behind a URL based application firewall and currently using s3cmd tool to access amazon's s3 service. Doing a bit of searching has asked me to whitelist s3.amazonaws.com but I see that s3cmd uses ...
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AWS elastic beanstalk + load balancer: no response for some clients

I've recenlty deployed my app to AWS Elastic Beanstalk. I'm using Load balancer with Auto-Scaling group to route traffic. Here's my Route53 record set for .transread.io: ;; ANSWER SECTION: ...
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Daemontools (djbtools) freezes processes after system restart

We are currently using the latest daemontools (http://cr.yp.to/daemontools.html) to manage our background linux (AWS-linux) application servers. Our application servers run in JVMs: ...
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AWS S3 Sync options duplicates / weird behaviour

I am trying to sync a folder with 2M+ files to S3, everything went OK but then 40,000 files were not uploaded (server crashed randomly), when I tried to do a sync command again, it started from 0, ...
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Launch new EC2 instance with a specified EBS volume attached

I would like to launch an EC2 instance using the python boto library, with a previously created EBS volume attached (in addition to the root volume). After connecting, I look up the volume by its ...
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Sitecore and AWS Elastic Load Balancer

My organization is helping to move a sitecore installation from self-hosted to AWS. I'm just a humble system administrator (and one who joined the project half-way through) there is another guy ...
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Connecting more, then 7 instances 13612 Error

Presently i'm working with AWS Opsworks to deploy mongodb cluster. I'm using https://github.com/netinlet/chef-mongodb_replicaset repository to deploy. Unfortunately when i'm trying to connect more ...
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Resolve route 53 private hosted zone names in my network [on hold]

I have created an AWS VPC and connected my network to it over VPN. I have a private hosted zone within route 53 and the DNS records in it resolve fine in my EC2 instances on the same VPC. Is there ...
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AWS StrongSwan IPSec VPN

I've been playing around with StrongSwan recently as a replacement to Amazons VPN which cost money. I'm having trouble completely configuring a IPSec tunnel between a remote server and a Ubuntu EC2 ...
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DFS configuration through powershell in AWS

What my task is: Trying to automate DFSR installation as well as configuration through powershell. I've two AWS test instances with AWS directory services running. So, obviously my domain is with AWS ...
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AWS: Kitterman SPF record test failing

I have had a couple of emails not arrive in my inbox. One resent the email and I received it, the other told me that the error was: non valid MX response I have been looking at my AWS SPF records and ...
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How to implement DHCP, DNS, hostnames on AWS VPC

This is what I THINK can happen and what I want. I create a VPC in Amazon, put a public subnet into it, put a puppet server instance and a full stack web server instance in the VPC. Now I set the ...
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Wiresharking access to AWS to debug permission problems

I have a plugin which pushes files to S3. It's not my plugin and auditing what exactly it does has proved difficult. I'm trying to enable access logging on the bucket to figure out what exactly is ...
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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 ...
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Most bandwidth efficient setup for video sharing [on hold]

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 ...
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re-Installing services under different users? [on hold]

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 ...
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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. ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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“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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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% ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...