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AWS - Optimize WAN link between VPCs

I have 2 VPCs, one in us-east-1 and another in ap-northeast-1, with an OpenVPN tunnel between them. According to my ping test, the latency between the two regions is ~160-180ms. Assuming all services ...
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High Mysql Connections

Having a challenge discovering why results are as they are. Perhaps missing something obvious. Sorry this isn't very specific. But if anyone has an pointers on areas to focus on that would be very ...
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EC2 Load balancer and wildcard/multi-domain SSL certificates

I am running three sites through one load balancer (and 2 child-application servers) One of the site's has an SSL certificate, but I'd like to add a certificate for the other two sites What is my ...
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AWS - how to serve faster to oversea users

We have our infras relying on AWS in the us-east-1 region. (EC2, CloudFront, RDS, ElastiCache) We are now having more and more users from the APAC. Users start to complain about network speed to our ...
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Why can't I SSH into a new EC2 instance I created from an AMI I generated?

I followed the procedures here: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/creating-an-ami-ebs.html with the exception that I did not shut down the original instance, just let AWS reboot it. ...
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AWS Storage Gateway - Rules for local cache

What rules does AWS Storage Gateway use to determine what files are kept in local cache? Can they be edited or otherwise tampered with? Assume I have (for sake of assumption) a 1mb local cache. A ...
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AWS ELB session stickiness issue when multiple AWSELB cookies exist in a single request

I have two web apps - App-A & App-B - running in 2 EC2 instances (both web apps are running in both instances) fronted with an AWS ELB. The session stickiness is enabled using 'Application ...
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How do I troubleshoot latency issues with elastic load balancer (ELB) in Amazon AWS?

We have a web app and API hosted at Amazon AWS, with three environments - development (dev), testing/staging (uat), and live. Each environment has a load balancer, two EC2 instances and an RDS ...
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Tool to visualize S3 storage space taken by buckets recursively [on hold]

Is there a tool that visualizes how much space is taken by each S3 bucket recursively using a treemap? Preferably free, online. I know about s3cmd du, etc. - I need something visual.
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Find all snapshots created by ami where ami is deleted

Recently we had clean up drive in our Amazon Web Services account. We deleted more than 200 AMIs. Because snapshots for these AMIs did not to delete on delete of AMI. How can I find list of snapshots ...
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Switching hosting from GoDaddy to AWS

For the longest time, I've had GoDaddy host my website. I have a domain name that has been registered with GoDaddy and is currently hosted with them. I read this article and created a new hosted zone ...
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Moving from Parse cloud to AWS [on hold]

I have an iOs app completely working on Parse cloud storage, however for some reason I need to switch to AWS now. I've never used AWS before, so I'm not sure which product to use in AWS. My data is ...
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Clone git repo via https without entering the password manually

I've got a stack in Amazon OpsWorks and within this stack I got a RailsApp Layer. The repository is only accessible via https and is protected with username and password. On my machine I can clone the ...
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Cloud Computing Server Requirements [duplicate]

Im putting together a mobile iOS application and am trying to determine storage cost thru Amazon Web Services (AWS). I am having trouble filling in the following variables: Number of VM's CPU Cores ...
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Application access via AWS Load Balancer with autoscaling

I am configuring a test AWS architecture for a web application that I plan to migrate from a dedicated hosting service to AWS. What I have now is as follows : One MySql RDS, where my application ...
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How does one keeps Amazon EC2 mount point in sync?

I have /var/www/html/ on INSTANCE_ID=i-xxxxxxxxx and I MUST have same thing on another instance, but I can't use rsync or cron to manually trigger synchronization. How does one accomplish that goal? ...
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Linux server backup to Amazon S3 using SSL

I have Linux box CentOS 6.5 and i want to backup daily files like SQL dumps and config files to Amazon S3 I have installed Ruby and S3Sync. But the problem when running the s3sync with these ...
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IAM / AWS Access control via Windows Azure Active Directory

I am trying to figure out how to configure IAM in Amazon AWS to use Windows Azure Active Directory. I found ...
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Is backing up to Dropbox ideal? [on hold]

I am currently setting on a new CentOS server on one of my Linodes, and are debating with myself on how to back up the data. The server is running DirectAdmin, which will compress all data (e-mail, ...
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Installing PySide on an Amazon EC2 Instance Running Django

So I realize my title is almost laughable, but my situation is this. I have a fairly complicated desktop app written in Python and the PySide Qt bindings and I need to make a stripped down version of ...
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apt-get on aws won't install zip

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 (GNU/Linux 3.5.0-21-generic i686) on AWS. When I try and install unzip I get the following errors: sudo apt-get install unzip Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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ElastiCache (redis) for non default VPC

I'm trying to create a Redis node, but in the configuration window, I'm not eble to select a VPC I created. All I see is the default VPC. For that reason the subnets are also only the ones that belong ...
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Postfix setup on AWS EC2 using SMTP relay

On ec2 instance, the IP is dynamic, and if I want to use third party SMTP gateway such as sendgrid, what is the suggested values of the following fields? myorigin myhostname mydestination Assume ...
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where do i put the cloud-config.txt file

I have created an amazon ec2 instance image (AMI) that I want to use when launching new instances but I don't understand where to store my cloud-config.txt file so that it gets executed during the ...
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AWS RDS. Upgrade MySQL from 5.5 to 5.6, external replica and Access denied

I want to create external read replica for my RDS instance using this doc: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonRDS/latest/UserGuide/MySQL.Procedural.Exporting.NonRDSRepl.html My old instance is running ...
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Why are Amazon OpsWorks operations so slow?

I'm starting to examine Amazon OpsWorks and created a stack with a database layer and 2 custom layers. I put my cookbooks on a private git repository. I'm wondering why machines used in my scenario ...
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AWS Storage Gateway and Server 2012 R2

I'm having a heckuva time getting the storage gateway VM to authorize: it's not open on port 80. Perhaps I did something wrong? Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V I downloaded the VM but it would not import. ...
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AWS RDS MSSQL Extremely Slow compared to EC2 with MSSQL [migrated]

Background - I built a tool which grabs a lot of data from multiple third party APIs and stores it in a MSSQL DB. Then, I built a visualization to display this data in tabular and chart format. ...
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Best practice for web applications and windows services remote configuration in AWS

we have a distributed system that contains windows services and web applications (.NET and Java based). Currently, most of the initial configuration for these applications are taken from various ...
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Is AWS's Elastic Load Balancer a single point of failure?

I am looking at moving our application up to Amazon Web Services. The plan is to have all of the EC2 instances mirrored across two availability zones. Due to data transfer costs, we will be staying in ...
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EC2 : How to assign multiple elastic IPs to a single network interface via SDK

Would anyone know how to associate multiple Elastic IPs to a single instance via the Amazon SDK ? In Ruby, I've tried to use both the aws-sdk and fog gems, which work fine for a single address, but ...
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AWS IAM policy issue: unable to permit all but RunInstances

We are struggling to create an IAM policy that permits all EC2 actions EXCEPT RunInstances. This is to prevent an API key compromise from launching unauthorized instances. We tried it both with and ...
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Do EC2 instances in AWS get deleted after they are terminated?

I am new to this. I made an instance and I installed some things on it (git, heroku), and after my assignment was done I terminated it. One day later I log in, and that instance is gone. Do I have to ...
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Server incremental backup to AWS Glacier

I'm looking to backup various directories and files from a Linux server to AWS Glacier. I'm trying to work out the details on how to do manage this. Incremental Backups I want to upload files ...
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What are the pros and cons of using S3 as a data access server? [closed]

I need to manage some configuration files. The files can be stored on AWS S3 and retrieved via the URL. The alternative is to use an application server and store the JSON content to a database and ...
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Why can I not connect to jetty webserver on Ubuntu within AWS EC2 instance

Unable to connect from my webbrowser to my Jetty Server running on Ubuntu Linux SMP in Amazon Webservices EC2. I can connect using localhost whilst logged in from the machine itself i.e curl ...
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What is the difference between RHEL and GA release?

Can someone explain the difference between the RHEL and GA releases available on AWS? RHEL costs are about double those of the GA release and I'm wondering what that extra cost includes.
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With AWS how do I make my additional EBS volume visible from my ubuntu linux installation

With Amazon Web Services I set up a micro instance of Ubuntu linux, but it only comes with 8GB of space and that was not enough. So Ive created a 20GB EBS Volume and attached it to my EC2 instance but ...
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Exit code 126 from SFTP

I've been notified that SFTP access is no longer working on an Amazon EC2 server running Ubuntu. I had done some work creating SFTP access for other users on this server. The limited user access is ...
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How to best backup AWS-hosted systems? [closed]

We are deploying a number of servers at AWS and need to work-out a general-purpose backup strategy. The requirements are: Retain the ability to recover full systems or individual files or ...
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installing phpmyadmin for remote db host

I am having trouble trying to install phpmyadmin. We are using AWS services for our servers. Our mysql db is located in an RDS instance. Now I am trying to install phpmyadmin on an EC2 instance. I ...
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Can't mount bin/iso image from AWS import/export service

A client sent a 2 TB drive to AWSs import/export service; AWS put it in an S3 bucket in two chunks. I catted the two chunks together as an iso file, and tried to mount it, using the directions listed ...
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How do I know if I run on Amazon EC2 windows instance? [duplicate]

I try to figure out whether I run on regular computer or ec2 (from JVM based app). The simple method could be attempt to get instance data, however that means I should wait until timeout, and it does ...
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mongod won't run without me specifying my own conf path

I recently upgraded my apt-get and now mongod isn't behaving correctly. I currently have to run via: mongod --dbpath /var/lib/mongodb and leave the terminal open for it to work. If I just run ...
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Can I create local AMI file for future use on various cloud service?

Is it possible to locally create a single AMI file of say Debian Jessie and use it directly (or with little changes) on any AMI-compatible cloud service providers (eg. AWS, CloudStack, Digital Ocean ...
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how to access Application and Database on AWS as local from other network

Recently I created a micro instance of Amazon EC2 (Windows_Server-2012-R2_RTM-English-64Bit-SQL_2014_RTM_Express-2014.05.20). I configured IIS on AWS and create a database respectively. that is one ...
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How to determine total size of Amazon EC2 snapshots?

According to this answer, it is not possible to determine the size of an individual Amazon EC2 snapshot, but they do provide "the total usage and cost numbers for all snapshots in the account." Where ...
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ec2 upstart, what is the `start on` command to wait for network

This is my first time with upstart and am using EC2. os/upstart = aws base AMI latest version - upstart-0.6.5-13.3.13.amzn1.x86_64 I can not get the following script to launch when waiting for the ...
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How can I troubleshoot a Route 53 hosted zone?

About a week ago, I followed the AWS Route 53 instructions for creating a subdomain hosted zone to handle traffic for "request.i-codedesign.com". The hosted zone provisioned these NS servers: ...
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Can I access an AWS RDS read replica directly from Internet?

Or what is the same, is possible assign a public IP address to my RDS read replicas? My read replicas end points answer with private IPs right now, even they are in a VPC subnet with an AWS Internet ...