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How to upgrade an RDS SQL Server Instance to an SSD

I'm trying to upgrade my RDS SQL Server 2012 instance from magnetic storage to an SSD. It is an instance class of db.m1.large with bring your own license. I've tried modifying the storage type, but ...
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Mount the other half of instance store volume

I have a running c3.xlarge EC2 instance on AWS. As listed in http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/InstanceStorage.html#StorageOnInstanceTypes , it should provide 2 x 40GB SSD instance ...
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How to maximize AWS Default Partition Size?

Hello Ladies and Gents, I apologize if the question isn't phrased as well as it should be; it's getting late and I've been staring at this screen for way too many hours after work. My core ...
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Sync server China / Out of China

I am currently managing the backend server of an Android Application. We use DigitalOcean in Singapore, that we thought was a good location for China too. Unfortunately, testing the response time from ...
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AWS are blocking port 80 on my EC2 instance

I have an NGINX stack running on a Server 2008 EC2 instance. The pages are visible in the local browser, but I can't access the pages from the outside. I've set up a security group for HTTP and HTTPS ...
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AWS Linux RHEL instance unable to format and load new storage partition

I have an AWS RHEL instance. Following are the storage devices on it: $lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT xvda 202:0 0 20G 0 disk xvda1 202:1 0 6G 0 part / I ...
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Domain transfer from godaddy to AWS ec2

On EC2 i just started a micro instance and installed ubuntu 14.04 with php apache mysql.Now i can access its from an ip like this 192.xxx.xx.xx. Also i have domain name say www.example.com registered ...
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Does AWS have “account funds?” [on hold]

I have an account with AWS (Amazon Web Services), and I have a few EC2 instances on there that I'm paying for. Is it possible to put money on my account, so that I can guarantee that it gets used only ...
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Forward/Redirect request of Elastic IP to Heroku [on hold]

I have a hardware with a Elastic IP(Amazon) hardcoded in the firmware(I know, it was a dumb idea, but wasnt my idea). Now I have to forward a request of this EIP(Elastic IP) to a Heroku instance. I ...
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Windows instance in AWS Auto scaling, Once autoscaling done i should be part of DC

I’m working on windows technologies last few years, but new to cloud environment. What I’m facing is that, I have DC server, under that a Web server both are in windows 2012. I need to auto scale the ...
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NGINX on CentOS troubleshoot - 'ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED'

I'm configuring an Nginx server and have hit a wall. Some help would be great. It's an EC2 instance running CentOS 6, everything was fine until the server was rebooted, now I get ...
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Unable to open redis 6379 for inbound on AWS EC2

I have two servers on EC2. One hosting my php application and other hosting my redis server. I am managing my php session and data on redis server. So on my php server I gave the ip:port as session ...
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Elastic Load Balancer connection draining causes a blank page for some web sessions

I'm running 3 EC2 instances behind an ELB with connection draining enabled (set to 300ms). When I remove an instance from it, I can see fewer and fewer web requests in the server log until eventually ...
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crontab at reboot for EC2 instance

I'm trying to mount an EBS volume after restart. It does not work. I set the mount after reboot, in the following manner: echo "@reboot 'sudo mount $DEVICE_PATH $TARGET_PATH -O noatime,noexec'" | ...
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Deny anonymous downloads in AWS S3

I have a bucket with several files publicly downloadable. I want to put up a bucket policy after which these files should only be downloadable by my IAM users. The policy I have got so far is this: { ...
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How I can Add variables to PHP.ini using chef

I am using redis into my project using chef. We are creating server automation, so everything is done using chef recipe's only. I have installed php-redis using chef. Now I need to add two variables ...
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Using Redis for multiple Instances for session management

Hi We are in the process of implementing AWS opsworks. There will be multiple instances of PHP App Servers and one instance of mysql. We are planning to use redis and phpredis for session and data ...
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How to remove entries from lsblk?

I have an AWS EC2 instance and I tried to attach and mount couple of EBS volumes on it. Somehow mount command was taking very long time so I deleted those volumes using AWS console. Now problem is ...
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What is main difference between DigitalOcean instances and Amazon AWS? [closed]

What is main difference between DigitalOcean instances and Amazon AWS, EC2 to be more specified. I want to take small virtual server, or instance mainly for learning and testing various web hosting ...
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'end_request: I/O error, dev xvda1' after rebooting AWS EC2 instance

I rebooted one of our Amazon EC2 instances after having some performance problems and had a look at the Actions > Instance Settings > Get System Log to see this: Amazon Linux AMI release 2014.09 ...
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Can I run HP UFT/QTP on AWS from license point of view? [duplicate]

Google does not know much about it. Can I run HP UFT/QTP on AWS from license point of view?
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Logging into an AWS EC2 instance from another machine in EC2

I have a few AWS EC2 instances that can SSH into each other. They are not in a VPC as this is an older AWS account and was active before VPC. One particular EC2 instance (zeta) is not able to SSH into ...
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Adding new user to AWS EC2 - Permission denied (publickey)

I am trying to set up a new user for my AWS EC2. I have followed step by step this tutorial but I get Permission denied (publickey) error. I tried as well creating a newuser-key-pair.pem from AWS EC2 ...
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When using Docker on AWS Elastic Beanstalk, I can't access an RDS instance

When I ssh into the EB instance, I am able to connect to the RDS instance. However, once inside Docker (I have tested this by running bash under Docker), I am unable to connect to it. I am able to ...
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How to access an AWS RDS host in a VPC

I have setup my first AWS VPC. It has a public subnet, and two private subnets. One of the privates has an RDS instance, and the other is vacant (in a different AZ). I followed the tutorials on AWS ...
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php internal server not visible externally from amazon aws

I am doing some testing on a server for which security is almost zero importance. For these tests I want to use a php server provided internally as of version 5.4. However on amazon AWS the bound ...
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IAM policy for list, create and destroy instances and security groups [duplicate]

I need to create a IAM policy that allows a user to create/terminate instances and Security Group at specific VPC. Also I need that this user could list instances of this specific VPC. Is this ...
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AWS Billing : will i be charge if i only stop the instance not terminate it? [closed]

I have a query , that i have anEC2 instance which i need to use for running some tests but i do not need it to be up for 24x7 (only on office hours i need it to be running), As one potential solution ...
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More than one celery server sharing the same message queue?

I have a number of servers all running the same celery app to process tasks. I am using SQS as the message queue. Right now, each app appears to be automatically creating its own queue when it ...
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Tuning Amazon Linux worker tier

I have a worker tier that is using PHP process control (pcntl) functions to send multiple requests to the SNS service in parallel. My question is how best to tune MPM_PREFORK directives to get the ...
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High load due to I/O wait in Ubuntu 12.04 on EC2 instance

I am using Ubuntu server 12.04 , having trouble finding cause of load, I have seen change in response time of server from past week after reading Linux Troubleshooting, Part I: High Load It seems ...
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Amazon VPC NAT instance routing problems

I have an issue with routing. I have 2 public subnets: 172.31.1.0/24 and 172.31.100.0/24 In each of these I have a NAT instance. Each NAT instance is an OpenSwan VPN peer to a remote location. This ...
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No traffic routing between Cisco CSR1000v and Strongswan IPSec end points on AWS

I am trying to configure a Cisco CSR1000V on AWS to create an IPSec VPN with Strongswan 5.1.2 (on Ubuntu 14.04) on another AWS machine. I can establish the VPN from the Strongswan end and it appears ...
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AWS EC2 Looses public Internet after install Visual Studio 2013

I am trying to setup a build server on an AWS EC2. It is a base Windows 2012 R2, MsSQL 2014 and TeamCity 9.x. At this point the public internet works just fine. I can do windows updates and ...
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Is there a way to duplicate entire AWS environment

I know I can create image from my existing instance and relaunch them later, what I want to know is if there is a way to duplicate my whole environment, like duplicate every VM in UAT to create Beta.
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AWS, Nginx, and Django: default server to prevent bogus host strings

We have a server setup with AWS that must satisfy the following requirements: 1: Incoming requests originating from the load balancer (specifically, health checks and latency checks) must be allowed ...
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AWS CLI Command Line: How to use “--query” to output multiple source lines

I am using aws-cli version 1.7.8 to get the --query output to create one record that is derived from multiple lines. In this case I am trying to get specific information from describe-instances. In ...
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See how many times the provisioned throughput was decreased within the same day in a DynamoDB table

Is there anyway to see how many times the provisioned throughput was decreased within the same day (UTC) in a DynamoDB table? When increasing the provisioned throughput I am always afraid not to be ...
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Unable to traceroute on Amazon EC2 Ubuntu

I have setup a brandnew Ubuntu 14.04 instance, with a public IP, with a security groups that allows all inbound and outbound traffic using all protocols on all ports from/to any IP. I have installed ...
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Amazon IP no longer allowing MySQL connection (Error 104)

I am working on a group project that uses an Amazon EC2 server for hosting phpmyadmin. We have a PHP/MySQL website hosted on my school's server that makes database connections to amazon. Recently one ...
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Environment variables using AWS CodeDeploy

I have a web application that utilizes environment variables for some of its configuration (DB credentials, API keys, etc). I'm currently using Elastic Beanstalk for deployment and can easily set ...
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Web hosting in Google Cloud or Amazon AWS possible? [duplicate]

I know it's possible to host sites both in Amazon EC2 and gcloud. What I would like to know is how many virtual hosts can one server handle without noticing a drop in speed. I'm talking about very ...
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VPN Connection from AWS EMR Cluster to Cisco ASA vpn( lan to lan with ipsec)

I have the following problem. I need to connect my AWS emr cluster(in a vpc with a subnet and security groups) to a vpn(lan to lan with ipsec) the one that provides the cisco asa, but i need an ...
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AWS EB deployment errors - No module named cfnbootstrap

I am trying to deploy my application on AWS Elastic Beanstalk, it states some errors when the process is completed and reading the logs this is what I've found: File "/opt/aws/bin/cfn-get-metadata", ...
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Sending Data extremely slow or RDS

I have the following two profiles for a basic SELECT STATEMENT: select count(*) from mturk_completion; Here are the two profiles: # My Local machine, using a local db Status ...
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Debugging a mysql connection

I am trying to figure out how to diagnose a mysql connection issue. When I run a group of queries locally on my machine it takes about 1s to run. When I run that same group of queries on an AWS ...
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How to the set the hostname in an AWS ec2 instance to a unique value in an autoscale group?

I wanted to find out what is the best practice of setting the hostname of an Ec2 instance that is in an autoscale group. I am looking for a method that is generally acceptable in the ...
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CloudFormation with an ELB and its public dns

I'm using Cloudformation to build a load balanced stack. My concern is that each time the stack is recreated, the ELB public url will change, which will require a change in the website's route 53 ...
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AWS EC2 instance hyperthreading

I am currently doing some performance testing of web-apps that we have moved to AWS. One of the things we have noticed is that vCPU performance doesn't seem to be nearly as good as we'd expected. In ...
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Create Windows AMI from EBS snapshot

I made an AMI from a Windows snapshot using AWS Console, but the operation created an AMI of type "Linux (Other)". Funnily enough, the AMI launches and AWS charges the Linux price (!). However, I am ...