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Install Puppet3 master on AWS (Amazon Linux 2015.03)

I'm trying to install a Puppet 3 master on Amazon Linux 2015.03. The puppet3-master package installs fine, but I need puppetdb, which is not available as an RPM from the AWS repos. Also, I need ...
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Improve the EBS Backup Process Duration

I am having couple of EBS Volumes and I have a cron which I would use to create snapshots from the volumes that are close to 1TB, the entire backup snapshot runs for close 5 to 6 hours. I understand ...
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AWS t2.micro and Docker - is there a limit in number of Docker containers? [duplicate]

I would like to run small CI pipeline on AWS using Docker. Is there on AWS t2.micro plan any limit in number of Docker containers ?
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The site is using outdated security settings that may prevent future versions of Chrome from being able to safely access it

We're using an AWS ELB to do SSL termination and are having an issue where Chrome is displaying "https" in red with a strikethrough. It says "The site is using outdated security settings that may ...
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Coreos auto scaling with docker and fleetctl on AWS

I spent a lot of time evaluating different ways to deploy an application to the cloud (let's assume AWS for this question) in the last few weeks but couldn't really find a satisfying solution. We ...
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Can we launch website without AWS Load Balancer?

I've requirement that I want to publish a small web CMS in a CLOUD environment. Therefore I thought since I've a AWS account and go for it, but my client does not want bear any high cost. So I'm ...
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Nginx and gunicorn are not displaying the whole page (caching issue)

I have a django application, which works fine on django's server. I just configured it to work with nginx and gunicorn. Almost every page works just fine except for one of them. It is a pretty big ...
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AWS DNS Error - SERVFAIL

So I have followed the configuration guide provided by Amazon (http://docs.aws.amazon.com/Route53/latest/DeveloperGuide/CreatingNewDNS.html), but I cannot get the URL/Domain to be send out to the name ...
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Add extra instances based on time [elastic beanstalk]

Is it possible to change the number of minimal instances used by elastic beanstalk based on the time of the day? That is: I want to have 2 instances running through out the day (in case one fails) ...
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Elastic Bean Stalk CLI Windows - Failed to Create Process Error? [on hold]

We have navigated to my development folder in command prompt. C:\Users\ABC\Code\Dev Now when I try to do a eb or eb init I get the below error Failed to create Process Python 3.4 is installed. ...
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What is a “supported service” in cloudformation-init::services?

I'm trying to launch a custom daemon from a cloudformation::init script. The /etc/init.d/myservice is fully functional; if I log in after cfn-init completes, sudo service myservice start behaves ...
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Quick mode negotiation failed - no policy configured - Windows 2008 R2?

I am establishing an IPSEC Tunnel from my office to Amazon Web Services VPC, using the windows 2008 R2 machine as the "customer gateway". I configured my machine using this guide here. However the ...
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What are the worst aspects of current cloud computing solutions? [on hold]

I have worked at AWS for 6 years and now at VMware (vCloud Air). I would like to ask to the serverfault community which aspects of cloud computing are the worst? Examples could be: expensive at scale; ...
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Copy directory structure intact to AWS S3 bucket

I want to use the AWS S3 cli to copy a full directory structure to an S3 bucket. So far, everything I've tried copies the files to the bucket, but the directory structure is collapsed. (to say it ...
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Two domains, same NS and Elastic IP redirect [on hold]

I have two domains; example.com and example-x.com - the former is the main domain all traffic should go to. Both domains are pointing to the same name servers and each have individual hosted zones in ...
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Chef: mongodb::user_management failing in aws opsworks with “NameError: uninitialized constant Mongo::MongoClient”

I have been using the mongodb cookbook successfully to create user accounts for months but recently something has changed and I can't figure out what it is. The default recipe completes without ...
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How to auto assign public IP for VMs imported from vSphere in AWS - EC2

I was trying to import a Linux VM running in my VMware infrastructure to my AWS-EC2 account using the ec2-import-instance CLI. The VM gets successfully imported to EC2, but on starting it up its not ...
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How to configure SSH host keys in cloudformation template?

I'm trying to configure an EC2 with known SSH host keys on boot using cloud-init in a cloudformation template. But now I can't SSH into the server. It's tricky to debug :-) Here's the userdata part ...
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Update the container of a service in Amazon ECS

What kind of approach is recommended for updating the container of a service which is running in Amazon ECS? The AWS documentation says: "If you have updated the Docker image of your application, you ...
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Locating MailForwarding Settings [closed]

tl;dr Where can I find settings that are correctly redirecting emails? Summary While setting up my first AWS EC2 instance I was a little wary about configuring mail so I did "XYZ". Now that I have ...
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How to fix hung requests creating dead lock(/root/syn)?

We are running a search service using written in Java using solr We are noticing dead locks on the service. 14:00:30,465 WARN ThreadPoolAsynchronousRunner:416 - Task ...
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StarCluster - How to create new AWS AMI

I'm getting started with StarCluster in AWS. I want to use SGE as the queue manager, which appears to be the default. I'm using RHEL and I cannot find a StarCluster pubic AMI. Hence, it seems like I ...
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Can't find my VM instance after importing VM to AWS

I followed the introductions from here ...
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Cloudfront caching issue [closed]

I use CloudFront URL as below. http://[~~.cloudfront.net]/[a.jpg]?[signed url] when "forward query strings" option set to yes, CloudFront will pass the full URL (including query args) to the ...
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Access Denied: CloudFront Signed URL

I have a CloudFront Distribution (d1z0hf3p8j4xla.cloudfront.net) that uses a S3 bucket and path as its origin: Origin Domain Name: stagingcloudfront.s3.amazonaws.com Origin Path: folder/ When ...
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Managing IAM security credentials for multiple docker containers

Within plain EC2 environment, managing access to other AWS resources is fairly straightforward with IAM roles and credentials (automatically fetched from instance metadata). Even easier with ...
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Load Balanced - AutoScaled infrastructure AWS

I am currently setting up an environment in which we would like to have one server auto scaled and load balanced based on resource usage. I created the load balancer and have the instance running ...
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AWS S3 content over VPN is not getting decompressed (gzip)

We have a client who is having difficulty viewing our content over their VPN. If they browse to the content it appears with all crazy characters. I think I have worked out its somthing to do with ...
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Connect EC2 with RDS

I am trying to move my CMS from 1&1 to AWS. The CMS was built using PHP + MYSQL. I have completed the following steps in AWS - I created an EC2 instace I uploaded a php script to test if ec2 ...
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Cloudformer instance is taking too much time to analyse the region and getting timedout [closed]

I have launched cloudformer instance to create cloudformation template out of the existing infrastructure but after the instance get launched, it's taking too much time to analyse the region. The ...
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how to automatize/create sub-domains with boto for amazon Route53?

Is there a way to use the amazon boto(python tool) API for Route53 in order to create custom subdomains for a multi-tenant application?
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AWS DirectConnect both ways?

I want to deploy applications using AWS Elastic Beanstalk. The thing is: These applications have dependencies in our local company network. What's the ideomatic way to handle this? Is it possible to ...
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Current setup maxing CPU. Need help designing AWS architecture and MySQL Clustering via AWS RDS instances

My company runs a mid-sized eCommerce (30,000-50,000 unique views monthly) shopping cart using X-Cart as a back-end. We are in the processing of redesigning and upgrading our back-end software. We are ...
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502 Bad Gateway from relocated instance on AWS EC2

I tried to move some instance from tokio region (which by the way, it's working normally) to sao paulo region, then I followed this basic steps to perform but when I launch the instance from the ...
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Creating an AWS disk that I can access from separate servers

I would like to use a load balancer to rotate traffic between two separate servers. These servers will need access to a single data store (to save files, documents, images, etc.). Is it possible to do ...
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what would be the Impact of using Multiple sites in same VPC on AWS platform?

I have a site running on four server inside of a VPC on aws platform. My question is would their be any impact on site if I host another website on four new server in the same VPC considering their ...
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AWS: Not able to create an instance in different availability zone

My goal is to start a new AWS instance in us-west-1. In the Create Instance form, I (initially) only had one VPC option available. This VPC has 3 subnets, all inside us-east. I created a new VPC ...
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AWS ElastiCache/SimpleQueue vs DynamoDB

I'm wondering about the rationale for using ElastiCache/SimpleQueue vs just having "Cache" and "Queue" tables inside of DynamoDB respectively. It seems that the network latency to the Cache/Queue ...
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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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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 [closed]

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 [on hold]

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 ...