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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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What is main difference between DigitalOcean instances and Amazon AWS? [on hold]

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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nginx+php-fpm recipe error aws opsworks

Hi I am trying to implement nginx+php-fpm recipe on custom layer of opswork stack. It's returning me an error service[nginx] (nginx::default line 69) had an error: ...
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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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easiest way for changing ip address for http requests [closed]

My goal is to scrape one webpage from a java bases application which is running on aws ec2 instance. If there are too much requests ip address is blocked for about one hour. What are the ...
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IAM policy for list, create and destroy instances and security groups

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 spsecidifc VPC. Is this ...
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AWS Billing : will i be charge if i only stop the instance not terminate it? [on hold]

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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Reporting Services for Windows Server 2008 r2 DataCenter SP1 x64 on AWS [closed]

How to install and configure Reporting Services on Windows Server 2008 r2 datacenter SP-1 x64 on AWS?
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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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how to solve load related to I/O in Ubuntu 12.04

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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Analysis of scalability with Amazon AWS and 150 / 200k active users [duplicate]

I have a (probably) strange question ... I have to realize approximate analysis regarding the choice of architecture servers. I need to locate the scalable architecture server to identify possible ...
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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 ...
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Amazon AWS IAM Policy based in time of day

The IAM service is Amazon AWS permits the creation of policies based on date, as described here: ...
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Amazon Custom AMI

If I create a custom AMI for an EBS backed EC2 instance after installing numerous applications and making lot of config changes to the EC2 instance like IP Tables, httpd.conf file etc... Will the ...
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amazon aws ec2 setting ppp vpn server POSTROUTING eth3 failed

I use amazon aws ec2 to setting ppp pptpd vpn server. I have two interface is eth0 and eth3. And the iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -o eth0 -s 192.168.1.100 -j SNAT --to-source 10.0.0.233 is working ...
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AWS volume from snapshot missing data

This is a weird one. On a new ec2 instance + new data volume attached at /dev/xvdb mounted with: mkfs -t ext4 /dev/xvdb mkdir /mnt/xvdb mount -t ext4 /dev/xvdb /mnt/xvdb I take a snapshot of ...
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EC2 instance running apache tomcat not accessible from outside

I have a 64-bit amazon linux instance in aws. I am running apache tomcat6 running on that machine. sudo fuser -v -n tcp 8080 USER PID ACCESS COMMAND 8080/tcp: ...
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bind: cannot assign requested address

I've recently switch over to AWS from Rackspace and I'm setting up a simple geolocation server using freegeopip. While the following commands work perfectly on a new Rackspace serve (Ubuntu) I can't ...
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Multiple Ec2 instances on Amazon free aws account

I created amazon micro instance with IP ec2@x.x.x.x.com . While using amazon free service, if I create 2nd micro instance then will it be chargable? or only one micro instance is available on for ...
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Query regarding hosting an app with python, bootstrap & mongoDB [duplicate]

We are a startup & have an application built on bootstrap, MongoDB & python. We are looking for hosting options for the same. What we have been able to understand by talking to support team at ...
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How to enable ICMP echo replies on AWS EC2?

While traceroute seems to work on AWS EC2 $ traceroute www.google.com traceroute to www.google.com (216.58.217.100), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets 1 * * * ... 17 209.85.242.140 (209.85.242.140) ...
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How can I use AWS placement groups with ironfan?

I would like to use AWS placement groups in order to decrease latency between my front-end server and back-end servers in a particular availability zone. We use the Chef orchestration layer Ironfan, ...