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Any downsides to using a pre-packaged cloud Bitnami stack over individual modules?

Specifically Bitnami's WordPress stack for GCP or AWS - are there any drawbacks to using their quick pre-packaged bundle instead of manually installing and configuring a LAMP stack and WordPress other ...
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Auto associate an elastic ip to a ec2 instance started by ecs task

There is a way to auto associate an elasticip to an ec2 instance that was started by an ecs task? I'm trying to create a mongodb cluster with replicaset (3 nodes) and I would like to "plug" a new ec2 ...
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Can I create primary RDS instance in one VPC & read replica in another VPC of same account?

I want to create Primary & Read Replica in different VPC. In order to sync data without VPC peering.
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IAM role has insufficient permissions - while deploying code with AWS CodeDeploy

Hi I have following policy applied for a role I have created to deploy code on amazon ec2. IAM Policy for role - { "Version": "2012-10-17", "Statement": [ { "Effect": ...
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Permissions issue on C:\Windows\System32\inetserv

We have Windows 2012 server with IIS 8 on it. There is an ASP.NET application running on this server which authenticates via a REST API to a separate application. That separate application responds ...
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How can I ensure auditability and least privilege based on AWS users inside an EC2 image?

I'm interning at a company which runs in an AWS environment and is starting to look into locking down user privileges, so I'm looking into ways to secure EC2 instances. Specifically, I want to find a ...
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AWS ELB with SSL backend adds proxy protocol inside SSL stream

Note, this has been also posted in http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.web.haproxy/27737 we are trying to configure this architecture: ELB terminating SSL, using preconfigured certificates. ...
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Mysql DB can't establish connection

I run a viral news site, it's running on a 30 dollar digitalocean vps currently, with wordpress and apache. The other day my post went viral and i was getting 250 pageviews per minute. After a ...
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Stream training videos to remote offices

So I lead a team of engineers located across 3 timezones, and when we have a meeting we record it, so that it can reviewed at a later date. Currently we are just storing it on an apache server. If ...
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S3 restoration using s3api get-object is not working in aws china region

I have set up a daily backup script in my aws china instance which uploads my required files to be backed-up to s3 bucket. I have a restoration script which uses s3api to restore the objects to the ...
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Using AWS, EC2, can't reach port 1433 for sql server

we're using two AWS EC2 instances, win 2012 servers, one for MS SQL Server and one for IIS. IIS is unable to reach port 1433 on the SQL Server. Here's what we've tried: Checked VPC setting and no ...
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AWS Elastic Beanstalk Instance - debugging low CPU but high memory usage

I'm running a small t1.micro instance on Amazon Elastic Beanstalk. The app itself is a Java web server, uploaded via a .war file, that responds to requests from a remote Heroku web app. Upon ...
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Cant get socket.io to work on Elastic Beanstalk

I currently have an Elastic Beanstalk instance running with no load balancing, in future I'll be using Elastic Load Balancer. My EB Instance is sitting behind an nginx proxy, I'm aware to fix this ...
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How to manage versions and dependencies on a virtual machine

I am new here on serverfault so bear with me please. I am currently working with static web (angular2) and php deployment primarily on DigitalOcean and AWS using nginx and apache2. Until now debian ...
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Installing SSL Certificate

I am trying to install an SSL certificate on my Apache server that's hosted on an EC2 instance from AWS. I originally intended to go with AWS Certificate Manager and put the SSL on a Load Balancer but ...
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How to list ec2 instance using aws cli [duplicate]

How can I get the list of amazon ec2 instance using aws command line tool? I checked various available commands but could not fount one suitable for this purpose.
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Master-Slave DNS Ubuntu Configuration on AWS

I have following architecture. Domain example.com registered with external provider. 2 DNS to-be servers within AWS: DNS SERVER 1 (MASTER): Public IP: 100.200.300.400 | Public DNS: ...
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Find which user created task definition in EC2 container AWS [on hold]

Is there any way we can find which user created a task definition or updated it in EC2 container on aws?
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Confusion about Amazon EC2 and S3

Planning to host a PHP website with MySQL DB in Amazon Web Services, which AWS components should I choose? The website is just a dynamic website with a custom CMS, though a large amount of data are ...
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How to run a Parse Live Query Server (Web Sockets) behind an AWS Load Balancer?

ParseLiveQuery depends on Websockets. More generically this question could be about getting web sockets to work behind an AWS ELB. I'm using the new Parse Server configured in AWS using Elastic ...
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AWS - How to limit outward traffic amount?

I want to exploit the AWS free tier to learn and do some personal projects. However what worries me is the bandwidth limitation. Specifically, the AWS free tier FAQ states that "15 GB of bandwidth out ...
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Why does an AWS EC2 instance need public and private DNS?

I am creating my own VPC and was reading some documentation. AWS documentation for DNS with VPC (click here to view) says To enable an EC2 instance to be publicly accessible, it must have a ...
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Using Cloud Formation can i migrate existing VPC from one amazon account to another

I want to migrate existing VPC, subnets, routetables etc from current amazon account to another amazon account using cloud formation. How can i do this?
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How to implement a VPN with AWS Virtual Private Cloud?

I need to create a VPC with some web services, so that I can connect directly using a VPN connection from my desktop computer. After some researching, I found this tutorial about implement the VPC ...
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Does Amazon CloudFront offer DDoS protection? [closed]

I'm pretty sure it doesn't from the research I've done, but I attended an official AWS event at the AWS Loft London early this week and an Amazon employee said that CloudFront offered DDoS protection. ...
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Network connections on aws ec2 in poll_s

Our long running mail server on aws ec2 suddenly faced network related bottlenecks today. The pop service was running at its limit, still end users complained of connection errors and duplicate mail. ...
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How do I make Amazon's SES auto-blacklist bouncing addresses?

We have a monitoring service that sends approximately 300k transaction emails per month... AWS's SES is a wonderful product for sending such emails. However, it has one huge issue: we had a single ...
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How can I get the VPC CIDR range from within an AWS Instance?

I'm trying to programatically set the routes that a vpn should push to clients, one of the main ones being the VPC network. Is there a way to get the VPC CIDR block from within my vpn instance?
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s3cmd error on sync: S3 error: 400 (InvalidRequest)

I'm trying to configure s3cmd to backup some directories on my server to my AWS S3 bucket. My problem is that when I do the sync command: s3cmd sync -r -p --no-delete-removed /path/to/dir ...
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How to take EBS Volume snapshot and store to S3 Reduced Redundancy?

By default, EBS Volume snapshots on AWS are stored to S3 Standard storage. I would like to figure out how to direct those snapshots to Reduced Redundancy storage instead. I've been trudging through ...
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Immutable Infrastructure

I'm working on a cloud based solution architecture at the moment and want to take the approach of using an immutable server infrastructure (creating and then deploying new AMIs when updating software, ...
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CloudFront wasn't able to connect to the origin.

I'm trying to set up an A record that points to my cloudfront url. When I do that, I get the following error when I access my cloudfront url: "CloudFront wasn't able to connect to the origin." does ...
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error while playing ansible playbook

I just installed ansible on a server in aws and then created a playbook to run the same but while running i am getting error as below : ERROR! 'copy' is not a valid attribute for a Play The error ...
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Is it Possible to Configure Receive-Side Scaling on an EC2 Instance Running Windows Server 2012 R2

Currently, I am experiencing some problems on getting a server to run efficiently on an EC2 instance. On my local machine everything runs as expected, but on AWS the servers experience some latency, ...
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Initial Elastic Load Balancer connections hang

I have an elastic load balancer running in front of a Go-based docker service that is on two machines. Every time I restart the Go service, the initial connections from some clients take minutes ...
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Where should migrations be run on elasticbeanstalk deployment process?

I'm very curious as to how people run a command like db migrate on their eb apps. If you add it as an .ebextensions I fear that when you have multiple instances for one app, there could be conflicts ...
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Amazon EC2 openVPN instance connection issues

Currently trying to connect to an openVPN server set up on an EC2 instance that is also running a web application. My client establishes a connection with the server and I can ping the gateway ...
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Upgrade RDS to new instance type?

We have a db.m3.large RDS MySQL instance in us-west-2 w/ multi-AZ that we need to upgrade to a larger instance type (and would like to move to current generation, as well). However, for the last 2 ...
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Mongodb sharded cluster architecture

I have a mongodb cluster on aws. In order to reduce network latency I want to have multiple shards in different regions. In each region there will be the application nodes that connect to the ...
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Does AWS support DBF files or Samba Shares?

We have DBF files running in our local network. It's on an Ubuntu Server running Samba shares. The DBF files are used by our in-house system running on xBase. Now we're moving everything to Amazon ...
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421 Misdirected Request using HTTP/2 and SAN SSL

I'm running Apache 2.4.20 on Ubuntu and I have SSL configured. I have a SAN SSL Certificate and www.example.com and www2.example.com are sharing the same certificate. I'm getting a 421 Misdirected ...
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restore backup files in another server using duplicity

I am using duplicity to backup the application files with gpg key to Amazon service S3 server. And then restore the same from S3 to own server. I want to restore the backed up files to another ...
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Server Config for High Traffic Website [duplicate]

I am developing a website which is expecting a huge traffic. The traffic will be like 1 lac user/second. I don't want server restart options or site will go down. I am looking for AWS server but as I ...
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Connection refused to local port

I'm trying to setup a dedicated server for Rust (a game) on an AWS EC2 VPC instance running Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Following the instructions, I got the application started and listening on its default ...
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aws no credentials error

I am trying to setup dynamic thumbnail service thumbor and to support s3 as storage, I need to setup this community powered pip library for aws. Its working well on my local environment but when I am ...
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Terraform, ecs service creation fails when using a configured IAM policy

Using Terraform, ecs service creation fails when using a configured IAM policy. Error applying plan: 1 error(s) occurred: * aws_ecs_service.beatthemarket_service: InvalidParameterException: Unable ...
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Ansible : How to find the route ID connected to a subnet

I have a VPC with some routes and subnets. I want to get ansible to work with it but I can't see a way to link the subnet with the route table ID. I've used the ec2_vpc_route_table_facts, ...
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Drive not showing up in EC2 Console, but shows up when I do lsblk

I've inherited a sever that lives on EC2. When I do the following: lsblk I get: xvda 202:0 0 40G 0 disk └─xvda1 202:1 0 40G 0 part / xvdb 202:16 0 30G 0 disk /home/dbt ...
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How to suppress file output from aws s3 ls?

I am using the aws cli to summarize the number of files and the total size of an s3 bucket using the following command (documentation): aws s3 ls s3://mybucket --recursive --human-readable ...
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Putting ELB in from of my ECS Cluster / Service

I’m trying to put an ELB in from of my ECS service, using this terraform file But applying it, gives the below error. Any ideas on the setup that I’ve gotten wrong? $ terraform apply ... ...