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Cannot mount an existing EBS on AWS

I tried mounting an existing EBS Storage (which has data) to an instance, but it keeps throwing this error. mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/xvdf, missing codepage or ...
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aws cli tool set up - unable to connect ec2 and retrieve instance information

I am trying to use aws configure to set up the cli tool aws configure --profile work AWS Access Key ID [None]: ABCD AWS Secret Access Key [None]: 123456 Default region name [None]: Default output ...
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OpsWorks Lifecycle Events, I'm trying to understand Configure better

I have become the interim ops guy until the company I am contracting for finds one that knows a heck of a lot more than me. I'm going through our current setup for OpsWorks and our recipes. I noticed ...
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Disk Partitioning on AWS EC2

I'd like to know if it's possible to create a partioned volume and if it even makes sense to do that on an Amazon EC2 server. I have a standard Ubuntu server and I'd like to separate the /home and ...
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AWS: Sync WWW folder between multiple load balanced instances

I am new to AWS. I am trying to setup an EC2 web server. I got the server up and running, I made the AMI (which included the WWW folder), added the load balancer etc. I terminated the original ...
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AWS Route53 Replicate to thrid party name servers

Is it possible to configure Route53 to replicate to non Amazon name servers?
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Using Proxy Protocol with AWS ELBs and IIS 8

I'm trying to move my SignalR application, hosted in AWS behind an ELB on IIS8, to use websockets. After following the steps recommended by AWS (change listeners on the ELB to TCP, enable proxy ...
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AWS: how to log into management console in browser via *username*/password, NOT via *email*/password?

For years, I have had a personal AWS account (for developer purposes) in which I've created various EC2 instances at different times. Today, one of my clients has asked me to log into his AWS account ...
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PHP install on clean Amazon Linux AMI

I'm trying to get a script working to bring up new Amazon Linux EC2 instances with php55 and the Amazon PHP sdk. However, I'm running into a problem that I think is caused by PHP version conflicts. I ...
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How to deploy instances of a J2EE application? [on hold]

I've got a J2EE application (currently a *.ear deployable) that relies on Glassfish4, Glassfish server config settings, a PostgreSQL database, and an SMS gateway. The latter, SMS gateway, is a small ...
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EC2 autoscalling and code deployments

I'm just starting with EC2 load balancer and trying to implement autos-calling and fault-tolerance. The database is hosted in RDS, sessions are shared, files are shared using S3. I can't seem to ...
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AWS Instance Suddenly Not Available in Browser - SSH and ping work

I am very new AWS and sys admin so bear with me... I noticed my website was suddenly down today and have been working to sniff out the issue. No site files were changed as far as I am aware. Here is ...
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Dynamic DNS for subdomain using AWS & Route53

I'm writing a dynamic DNS service which should return results based on a db query. My DNS server is written in node.js and it queries the database for the actual IP. My domain is hosted on Route53, ...
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AWS Linux yum repository can't find MongoDB packages for install

I am trying to install the latest version of MongoDB for my 32-bit AWS Linux instance. I am following these instructions from the MongoDB documentation. I have created the .repo file in the proper ...
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Can you configure AWS Console for your time zone?

We have a maintenance event coming up on our EC2 servers, and the AWS Console lists the event time in UTC-5 - which is US Eastern. Start time September 26, 2014 7:00:00 AM UTC-5 Our company is ...
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how can I add/remove security groups on running ec2 instances which is not included in VPC?

I want to change the security group on running ec2 instance which is not included in VPC. I read that this is possible only if my instance is running in VPC. I tried to create a VPC and include my ...
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how to access a private host through a public one

I have a number of AWS EC2 instances, one of them has a public IP address, the rest do not have public IP addresses. I have set up SSH access to the public machine using a private/public key pair. I ...
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Elasticache on AWS slower than my RDS call

I've been attempting to use elasticache on aws to cache some of my data for faster retrieval, but calling elasticache (an m1.small instance) is slower than calling my RDS instance! Any tips on how to ...
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Is it safe to create an AWS EC2 snapshot of a volume that is attached to a running instance?

I'm actually upgrading an instance volumes storage capacity, so I have to create a snapshot of the volume first. It's an 80 gig volume, and I started the snapshot process, but later I noticed that the ...
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Unable to use https on Amazon loadbalancer

I have a wild card certificate for a domain and have configured it on a load balancer. The load balancer has an EC2 instance assigned. I am using the domain name to point to the load balancer through ...
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Changing ec2 instance type, any side effect?

Hello there i am trying to upgrade ec2 micro instance to small instance. I am going to upgrade it with this. But i assigned elastic ip, lot of alarms, load balancer and mounted s3 on it. I knew that ...
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Limiting VPC access only to SNS confirmations

I have a setup with VPC populated with EC2 instances that have public IP addresses. They are needed mostly for the SNS subscriptions. While subscribing I have to provide a public URL where so called ...
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DHCP-Options - NTP Settings [closed]

I see that we have NTP servers as an option when we create DHCP-Options in AWS VPC. What i want to know is if we need to refer it to an internal NTP server(configured to point to eternal NTP Pool) or ...
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VPN load balancing between AWS regions for DataStax cluster

I am testing some DataStax Enterprise clusters in different AWS regions and working on a desirable architecture. Currently - I have one cluster with datacenters in us-east, us-west, and eu-ireland. I ...
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Deny access from from/to subnet

We are running a VPC on Amazon. Our main network is 192.168.0.0/16 We have a subnet at 192.168.1.0/24 Two subnets which are entrypoints for our VPNs at 192.168.2.0/24 and 192.168.3.0/24 And more ...
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Allow ELB healthcheck against nginx but block proxied connections

I have a daemon process that polls a page to monitor system status, as long as everything is happy magic_check.html will exist. As soon as something goes down the file is deleted. I have the AWS ELB ...
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Amazon CloudWatch Monitoring Scripts different from df command

Hello there i have a ec2 on aws and i installed Amazon CloudWatch Monitoring Scripts in it. It is working great but i have 1 issue when i run df command on ec2 it showing it's / disk usage 70% but ...
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Strict-Transport-Security on CloudFront with S3 origin?

My company's site has a static homepage for speed and cost reasons. We use S3 as the origin for CloudFront. Now, we would like to declare Strict-Transport-Security for the entire domain, but S3 seems ...
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AWS: How to create a reverse proxy based on URLs?

I am trying to configure a Reverse Proxy in my AWS account: The Reverse proxy should forward request to internal servers based on their URL structure, e.g.: example.com/question/* -> ...
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Is it possible to get metadata about the Elastic Beanstalk environment from the EC2 instance

I'd like to be able to extract information about the current elastic beanstalk environment from my EC2 instance, so that I can include this information in error emails sent from my servers. For ...
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How to use linux repository for setup (ubuntu) when box are in aws scenario 2 wizard created private subnet?

I know lots of questions and I have personally tried manual VPC creation multiple times until I gave to the wizard (NAT concept wouldn't stick). I thought the wizard would actually configure ...
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Storing AWS credentials securely on a personal machine

How can I securely store AWS credentials on personal machines? In detail: Everybody in our team requires AWS security credentials for doing administrative tasks (credentials are separated by role). ...
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MediaWiki in multi-server environment

I'd like to ask about some strategies with MediaWiki. How would you run MediaWiki with good performance on a multi-server environment? Since it has configuration files it will also need some sort of ...
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Unable to resolve Amazon route53 domain name to loadbalancer

In AWS I have configured a load balancer to point to an EC2 instance and its working fine. Then I used route53 to resolve my domain to the loadbalancer IP. ex: "api.b1.example.com" The problem is ...
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SSL termination point for AWS EC2? ELB or NginX or..?

I have a number of stand alone java web applications that currently run on different ports and URLS. I would like to expose all these apps behind a single port(443) and map the different public URLs ...
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Dedicated per region fee for Amazon EC2 dedicated instances

I'm sorry if this isn't the right forum for this question but I read the rules and it didn't seem to imply I can't ask this... Anyways I'm looking to get some EC2 dedicated instances because I will ...
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How to use LWRP on in AWS OpsWorks?

Ohai, ist there a way to use LWRP for Chef on AWS OpsWorks? How else would I execute this: nfs_export "/exports" do network '10.0.0.0/8' writeable false sync true options ['no_root_squash'] ...
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How to Reserved AWS VPC DB instance

I want to know how we can purchase Reserved Instance of RDS into VPC. In console their is no option to define the RI we are purchasing is in VPC like EC2. or simply I have to purchase the standard RI ...
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One project configuration mechanism that will work on both Elastic Beanstalk and OpsWorks

We have an application that we are successfully deploying to Amazon's Elastic Beanstalk. We use .ebextensions/ to configure our application environment. For various reasons, we may need to begin ...
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Couchbase Enterprise 2.5: AWS, Rack Awareness and XDCR

With Couchbase Enterprise 2.5 comes Rack Awareness, which suggests replica data will automatically be kept on separate AWS availability zones without the need for XDCR or additional configuration. ...
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Is AWS ELB a viable replacement of RDGW

tl;dr Is Amazon Web Services Elastic Load Balancer a viable replacement for Remote Desktop Gateway? short enough; did read My client currently uses a remote desktop gateway with roughly 10 remote ...
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CDN and TTL on local EC2 files

I Have a file in CDN and I need a local copy of it in all of my EC2 instances. I like to set a TTL on the local copy of 5 minute, and have one of the following: Have it Fetch automatically as soon ...
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Aws snapshot management

We have an account with aws and we see that we have an overspend on the snapshots created , we either forget to delete them or it gets piled up leading to snapshot usage costs. We have an algorithm , ...
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Limit a user to one instance in stack on Opsworks

I have multiple instances on a stack on opsworks. I also have IAM for the devs using the stack. Now, if I want to limit one user to use only his instance and not have control on any other instance, is ...
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upgrade CentOS from 6.5 to 7 in an EC2 Instance

How can I upgrade CentOS from 6.5 to 7.0 under Amazon Web Services EC2 instance? I have added the redhead upgrade tool to my repository and installed it, called the preupg and then imported the ...
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Job Control/background process (using ampersand) in .ebextensions config commands

Take for example the following .config file in .ebextensions/ container_commands: 000_run_queue_daemon: command: "nohup php artisan queue:work --daemon &" test: "ps -ef | grep artisan ...
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Can more than 1 user log onto a single AWS Linux EC2 instance? (Beginner) [closed]

Sorry, I'm a complete newb to AWS. Taking the AWS Essentials course at end of the month. I have a very basic question: can 2 or more different AWS account holders log onto a single AWS Linux EC2 ...
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Striving to make a RoR app (passenger, nginx) work on EC2

I've installed RoR, ruby, passenger and nginx on EC2 Ubuntu instance. Now I'm striving to make it work and be accessible only for the ec2's address which looks this ...
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Rails environment variables at EC2

I have a Rails app which I want to deploy to EC2 instance. I know how to set the environment variables at Heroku. But how to do that at AWS EC2? I need that because I have to connect to MongoDb and ...
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Connecting to MongoDb at EC2 - how do I know username, host, port, ect?

I manually installed MongoDb on EC2 micro instance using this http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/tutorial/install-mongodb-on-ubuntu/ Now I need to connect to it from a Rails application. Where do I find ...