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How to securely allow web apps to read/write to S3? (the new way with IAM)

I've been banging my head against a wall on this for two hours. It's frustrating that Amazon has made this so complicated when it doesn't need to be. Let's say I have a bucket called "test," and a ...
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Choosing AMI for NAT Instance in AWS VPC

When I want to run an NAT instance in a VPC, I noticed there were 3 latest AMIs in us-east-1: amzn-ami-vpc-nat-hvm-2015.03.0.x86_64-ebs (ami-b0210ed8) amzn-ami-vpc-nat-hvm-2015.03.0.x86_64-gp2 ...
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Amazon EC2 gives internal server error when posting via Python

I have a problem with python API and MY ec2 instance. When I am trying to post a json I am getting an error like 500 INTERNAL SERVER ERROR {"error_message": "Sorry, this request could not be ...
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AWS: Amazon Linux vs. Ubuntu for Meteor

I'm creating a Meteor app solely dependent on AWS. In doing so, I'm staying far away from the usual Modulus.io for the app and Compose.io for the database. I'm just having trouble picking the AMI. ...
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Application layer firewall for WebSockets?

My team has built an intranet portal in Amazon AWS for a client, and on it, we have used WebSockets to do things like notifications and other minor stuff. We mostly send events from the server, but we ...
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AWS push notifications of configuration changes

I'm creating a dashboard for our developers that helps visualise and interact with our CloudFormation stacks. Because a CloudFormation stack can have many resources the number of calls I have to ...
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Cannot open port 1337

I am struggling with iptables firewall to open port 1337 externally. My iptables file looks like this: *nat :PREROUTING ACCEPT [0:0] :INPUT ACCEPT [0:0] :OUTPUT ACCEPT [0:0] :POSTROUTING ACCEPT [0:0] ...
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Single cluster of servers handling multiple ssl enabled websites

I'm running several e-commerce websites, each is processed by the same php code which loads different configuration based on the domain that it is being accessed from. I'm trying to use OpsWorks to ...
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Site experiencing downtime due to Instance failing System and Instance checks [on hold]

I have one site running over one aws ec2 instance and all was working fine since last one year but suddenly this site is receiving downtime. When i looked for the problem i found out that instance is ...
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Wordpress with cloudfront , how to mask origin url

I'm facing an issue setting up wordpress with cloudfront. I've set up all things fine, and it's working, but the problem is that when I send a request, the origin url is displayed in the address bar ...
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[AWS]Get clouffront redirecting to the right apache vhost instead of default one

I have set a cloudfront distribution with an orgin which is a vhost on apache. When I select "None (Improve Caching)" in the Forward Hearder option, the cname of the cloudfront distribution sends me ...
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aws cloudformation iam policy to restrict certain rds actions

I am working on a cloudformation script that should only be able to perform certain actions. I have the following: { "Action": [ "ec2:AuthorizeSecurityGroupEgress" ], "Condition": ...
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TLS 1.0 handshake fails in Windows Server 2012 R2

I am using Windows Server 2012 R2 to contact AWS services, namely https://elasticbeanstalk.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com/. However, the AWS toolkit for Visual Studio as well as Internet Explorer 11 fail ...
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Amazon EC2 Security Group inbound rule with a dynamic IP

I'm looking for clarification on what I see as a potential problem with EC2 Security Groups. I'm setting up a Security Group for connecting to linux instances. I've created "anywhere" rules for HTTP ...
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Assign Elastic IP to VPC EC2 instance on boot

I have a script that uses ec2-associate-address that I have set in a cron job to run on boot. The idea is to use this instance as a spot instance that will automatically get its public IP assigned on ...
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Secure EC2 instance from logging without .pem file

I see here and here (under Connecting to Your Linux Instance if You Lose Your Private Key) ways to access EC2 instance without a .pem file that was created when the instance was created. I would like ...
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NAT TCP/UDP Connections With iptables on AWS

So I've got 2 instances on AWS set up so I can SSH into them directly (A, B) from my home machine C. But I want to set up box A so that I can forward certain UDP and TCP connections from it to box B. ...
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Elastic Beanstalk .ebextensions config script not running on Windows deployment

I have a Microsoft ASP.NET app that I am deploying successfully via Elastic Beanstalk to a server. However, I am trying to run a few config files under the .ebextensions in order to set up certain ...
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AWS RDS db.t2 instance performance thresholds & monitoring

We have been rolling out a standard web server configuration for mainstream CMS software like Drupal & WordPress, with the server & storage on EC2 / EBS and the database for those software ...
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i cannot access my amazon ec2 instance by visiting ip address or dns (associated with it) of the instance

Good Day. I cannot access my amazon Ec2 instance from browser by visiting its domain or elastic ip. Ec2 instance is running properly and i have checked it security group as well. I dont know what to ...
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How to get the public DNS of an instance from another instance?

Suppose I have launched 5 EC2 instances. What is the easiest way to get the DNS and ip's of all the instances from a particular instance's terminal?
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How can I set akamai failover configuration?

I am using akamai for our cdn(for static and some dynamic contents). I want to use failover configuration over akamai. In code level I am running a service which work as asynchronously for response ...
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IPSec Tunnel AWS VPC <-> openSwan CentOS 6.6 Tunnel up, no traffic

I managed to get a tunnel up between a CentOS 6.6 box and our AWS VPC. It shows as connected on the box, and in AWS, but the problem is routing the traffic from the server. Everything I've tried ...
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AWS and security groups as inbound

I would like to do the following but it never works: nginx load-balancer ec2 server (sec group sg-1111) inbound - port:80 - all traffic application ec2 server inbound - port:9000 - sec group sg-1111 ...
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AWS AMI Add “create volume” permissions to the following associated snapshots when creating permissions

What does the significance of the Add "create volume" permissions to the following associated snapshots when creating permissions indicate when we share an AMI to a different account ? Can this be ...
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ec2-automate-backup-awscli.sh - Purging is not working?

I have recently implemented a script that creates snapshots of my volumes. I run this script via a cron job which works very well except for the part that deletes snapshots. When I run the command to ...
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What do the default opsworks cookbooks actually do?

The company I'm working for is making a move to AWS and so I've been given the opportunity to start investigating the various services they provide. OpsWorks looks really go for rolling out mass ...
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Is it possible to create a VPN link between AZURE VNET and AWS VPC?

As I found solutions on making site-to-site VPN between Azure and AWS using a software VPN server, I'm asking myself if it's possible to connect the VPN gateways (Azure VNET / AWS VPC) directly. Is ...
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Host entry not working with an elastic ip on aws ec2 instance

I've set up Magento web on an aws ec2 instance for development & testing. I was able to access it by putting a host entry on my local machine using the public IP. But then I changed it to an ...
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AWS create an alias for my EC2 instance IP

I'm not expert in anything related with networks. I've reasearched through Internet but I'm not able to get with the solution for what I need. It's simple. I've bought a domain in GoDaddy.com and ...
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How does nginx distribute traffic among IPs associated with an upstream DNS name?

With this configuration: upstream some_upstream { server some-elb.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com:80; } If some-elb.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com maps to 2 IP addresses, how will nginx distribute ...
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AWS EC2 snapshots - how long should they be retained? [closed]

How long should daily EBS-backed EC2 snapshots be retained? We're using ec2-automate-backup to backup (daily) two EBS volumes - OS and data - pertaining to a web application. If I've understood, in ...
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How to set up load balanced Ejabberd servers on multiple EC2 instances?

I have no problem setting up clustered Ejabberds on private network but I cannot figure out how to set up load balanced Ejabberd servers on multiple EC2 instances. I basically want to have two EC2 ...
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what is the correct runlevel for “Stop” in ec2?

I am trying to make a script to gracefully shutdown some application servers, I put the scripts in /etc/rc0.d but when I stop the ec2 instance on amazon, it won't call my script. what is the correct ...
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AWS EC2 Ubuntu Server /etc directory Permission Change Accidentally

I have Amazon EC2 instance with EBS backed Volume.yesterday accidental change my /etc directory to chmod -R 777 .Now all the things stuck and then i create a new instance by taking it's AMI but still ...
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Use Apt Inside AWS VPC Without NAT Instance

I have several Ubuntu machines inside VPCs. For many of them, the only network access they need whatsoever is for "apt-get update && apt-get upgrade" and NTP. For NTP, I can simply have an NTP ...
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AWS forward request between private instances

I have a public subnet holding AWS ELB which forward its requests to a private EC2 instance. Is there a way I can forward the request from my private EC2 request to another private EC2 instance? In ...
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How best way to rsync from aws s3 to gcloud?

I must execute a rsync ( not only copy or move ) from all my buckets from s3 to google cloud. I need create the same infraestructure of s3 to google. I have like 2Tera in s3, and all days I receive ...
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Amazon AWS EC2 transaction/event log?

If someone terminates an instance, is there a log kept that would show when and what the instance ID and tag/name was?
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Load balancer DNS Setting in AWS [closed]

I am very new to AWS. I installed zimbra server in EC2 instance and created a load balancer for auto scaling policy. I registered my DNS on net4u.in as my public DNS server. After creating load ...
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How can I use the apache2 cookbook from supermarket.chef.io in AWS OpsWorks?

I have a cookbook that is setting up some simple apache configuration and I am using the apache2 cookbook from SuperMarket. I'm trying to run my cookbook's recipes using AWS OpsWorks with Chef ...
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AWS security group egress rules for S3

I manually created a new security group using the AWS CLI. I created ingress rules that allow incoming connections only from my company's public IP address using the known ports for SSH (22) and ...
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EC2 connectivity with EBS

I am new to AWS this might sound like a weird question.My question is when I try to create a new EBS volume and try to attach it with running EC2 instance,The connectivity between two(EC2 instance --> ...
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what happens if a file is modified while it is being copied over the network?

A bit of background... We run Redis on several EC2 machines running the Amazon Linux distro (seems to be based on Centos to me) and currently utilize both the RDB and AOF backups. These files are ...
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Strongswan VPN tunnel between two AWS instances won't connect

I am trying to set up a VPN tunnel using StrongSwan 5.1.2 between two Amazon AWS EC2 instances running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. Prior to using StrongSwan, I used open(libre)swan on an Amazon RedHat AMI, ...
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AWS Cloudformation and manual changes

I can't seem to find any documentation about what happens when you manually mess with Cloudformation's objects. I see it tags its objects, but does it recover if, say, someone deletes a routing rule? ...
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Connecting to mongodb on AWS EC2 using java

I am trying to connect to mongoDB on an EC2 instance using java. I am able to connect to the EC2 instance using putty after converting the .pem file into the .ppk file.In case of connecting with java ...
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AWS Route53 Geo Location with Failover

What I currently have is the following EC2x2 Instance in Tokyo (1 Proxy 1 Application) EC2x2 Instance in Singapore (1 Proxy 1 Application) With another another provider we have geo dns, so Tokyo ...
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mysql-ha in cloud failover

we have mysql linux 5.6 databases in AWS EC2 and we like to implement a multi region HA solution so we have no downtime and can fail over, what steps tool strategy you suggest?
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can I keep company-purchased IP addresses when migrating to AWS (or other hosted service) [closed]

We currently run our own data center and want to migrate to AWS. Because we send a lot of email, we want to retain the IP addresses that we have purchased (they have a good reputation with ISPs) Will ...