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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 ...
2
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2answers
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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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2answers
43 views

Load balancers and calling external web services

I've tried searching for an answer for this question, but I'm not sure if there is a specific term for it and so far I can't find any information. If I had a popular app that consumed some web ...
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0answers
39 views

ELB Health Checks incorrectly failing / being unhealthy

Over the weekend, our instances have started being marked as unhealthy, and not being enabled within the load balancer. When going to the public DNS of the instance, followed by the healthcheck.html ...
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3answers
133 views

Get AWS ELB name from an attached instance

I created one ELB and attached a few instances to this ELB. So when I login into one of these attached instance, I would like to type a command or run a nodejs script that can return me the its ELB ...
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1answer
284 views

Scaling Multiple SSL Domains on Multiple EC2 instances in AWS ELB

I'm setting up server that will host multiple SSL domains across a wide range of load balanced EC2 instances and being a programmer who really sucks at network/infrastructure stuff I had some ...
0
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0answers
22 views

At what point do I shell out for a load balanced instance? [duplicate]

I'm primarily a node.js developer, and I'm moving my apps over to AWS from Nodejitsu slowly. I was looking at AWS pricing, and it looks like Elastic Load Balancers are quite expense, for a small time ...
2
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1answer
156 views

Load balancing Wordpress on Amazon Web Services: Managing changes

I am relatively new to Amazon Web Services and I am trying to get my head around how Elastic Load Balancing will work in context of my wordpress setup. In addition, I would like some advice on ...
0
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1answer
65 views

Multiple Amazon EC2 instances for a single application [closed]

I'm new to AWS and currently using a single m1.medium EC2 instance to run an application. I've been reading up on AWS terminology, but there's one thing I haven't gotten a clear answer on. I know how ...
0
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0answers
53 views

set up apache mod_proxy_balancer on Cloud for sticky sessions without route and jvmRoute

In order to get Apache working with Tomcat sticky sessions using mod_proxy_balancer, we need to configure a route in the Apache conf and a matching jvmroute in Tomcat's server.xml I need to set up ...
0
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0answers
115 views

Can I forward my godaddy domain to Load Balancer DNS' name?

My domain is hosted on GoDaddy. Is it possible to forward my domain to LoadBalancer's DNS? Example steps: Add Domain Forwarding on GoDaddy Forward to: ...
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1answer
50 views

AWS Load Balancing Same Server Different Port

I am just curios and probably the answer in no. But I was wondering if it is possible have a load balancing that listen on 1 server instead 2 or more and redirect the traffic on different ports?
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2answers
366 views

EC2 Update my existing AMI

I'm using Elastic Load Balancing to load balance my Auto Scaling Group, for that I have a private AMI that hold my application server (Tomcat) and my web app deployed to it as war ... Now everything ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

What algorithm does Amazon ELB use to balance load?

I found this in the official ELB documentation By default, a load balancer routes each request independently to the application instance with the smallest load. but an article on Newvem says ...
0
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1answer
76 views

High-traffic, low disk utilization AWS solution [duplicate]

I've got a high-traffic (imagine tracking server) node.js server that's going to run on AWS EC2. There is no disk operation involved, but a lot of DynamoDB requests (in same zone), ElastiCache usage ...
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2answers
72 views

How should I host a website with infrequent, planned load spikes? [closed]

I have a smallish site which I expect to have extremely high concurrent traffic for a few hours each month. I'm trying to work out what hosting solution will ensure the site never goes down. Here are ...
0
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1answer
542 views

Blocking repeated http requests in Apache behind a load balancer

I have a number of EC2 servers on AWS running apache behind a load balancer (ELB). Every now and then some IP address abuses the API hosted on the EC2 servers and causes a denial of service. I have no ...
3
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1answer
191 views

AWS Load Balancer and IPv6

Allow me to apologize ahead of time. I know this question has been asked and in one way or another answered multiple times across the net. Problem is, all the solutions and answers are contradicting ...
0
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1answer
95 views

AWS Beanstalk / load balancer doesnt distribute load

I have two instances of EC2 running with Tomcat servers. I deployed my war using beanstalk. My load balancer has both the EC2 machines listed under the Instances tab. I'm trying to do some load ...
0
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2answers
219 views

Best way to load balancing between AWS and Rackspace?

I have a SaaS product hosted on AWS and I would like to have the same infrastructure hosted on Rackspace (or any other host) to offer a high availability (eventually load balancing) for my users in ...
0
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2answers
232 views

What is the advantage of having ELB infront of your NGINX servers?

I've looked into a lot of back end setups on Amazon Web Services, especially that of Instagram's. On their Instgram Engineering Blog they mentioned how they have an Elastic Load Balancer in front of ...
0
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1answer
418 views

AWS VPC ELB vs. Custom Load Balancing

So I'm wondering if this is a good idea. I have a Amazon AWS VPC setup with a public and private subnets. So I all ready get the Internet Gateway and NAT. I was going to setup all my web servers ...
0
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1answer
51 views

Amazon Web Service monitoring

I have deployed a web app on an AWS server. I have following questions: Monitoring my websphere app server status capacity monitoring? uptime thru Amazon CloudWatch metrics? Load balancing ...
0
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1answer
68 views

lighttpd server-status blank host and uri

Looking at the server-status on lighttpd, running behind a AWS load balancer, I'm seeing some long-lived (up to around 60 seconds) requests, in a "read" state with a blank host and blank URI. What ...
1
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1answer
634 views

Amazon ELB and multi domain on Nginx server

I have an EC2 instance running Nginx with several domains. My config starts like this: server { listen 80; #disable_symlinks off; server_name _; #allow few domains #Adding 'www.' to ...
0
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1answer
80 views

creating elastic load balancer in VPC

I read that its possible to create elastic load balancer in VPC but I couln't find how to create it. How could I create elastic load balancer in a VPC?
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1answer
517 views

Load balancing with High Availability - SQL Server + IIS using AWS

This is my first time load-balancing with high-availability using Windows and SQL Server. Looking for some validation and input on my planned setup. Now, typically when I want to create a HA ...
0
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0answers
258 views

Client IP address behind ELB + Getting my own IP on the EC2 Server

I want to get the real IP address of the client when I am behind Amazon Elastic Load Balancer (ELB), not the Load Balancer IP. I know that ELB populates "X-Forwarded-For" header with the original ...
0
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1answer
99 views

“Big picture” to use Amazon load balancer solution for blog

I have a client with a popular Wordpress blog that experiences occasional short-term traffic spikes (when the site is promoted on national TV). The blog is already hosted on an Amazon EC2 instance, ...
2
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2answers
2k views

How should I configure my ELB health check when using NameVirtualHosts and redirecting to www?

My ELB keeps taking my instances out of service, because the HTTP health check is failing. We have a DNS wildcard, and redirect everything to www: vhost.conf: ServerName www.example.com ServerAlias ...
1
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1answer
110 views

Internal IP of amazon Load Balancer

Is there any way to find out the internal IP of my ELB. I realise it's dynamic and changes every so often but I'm looking into a large number of packets flooding the server and all I have to go on is ...
0
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1answer
447 views

What will happen to my EBS data when autoscaling my EC2 instance?

I have various websites hosted on 1 same single EC2 instance so far. In the root EBS volume of such instance I have: Codes and files of the websites which change every hour if not every minute Apache ...
0
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2answers
863 views

Reverse Proxy Server Cloud Architecture (AWS + nginx)

Currently I cache responses using nginx + fastcgi. I'm in the process of moving my app to AWS. I'm architecting a horizontally scaled approach, but trying to determine where best to put nginx + ...
2
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1answer
388 views

How to use ELB to load balance redis slaves and use sec groups

I have a load balancer listing on TCP port 6379 on ELB. I have a redis sec group that only allows amazon-elb/sg-843f59ed (amazon-elb-sg), and another sec group called frontend_servers. 6379 ...
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1answer
231 views

EC2 Multiple website on one instance, load balance

I have a question. My instance is currently using LAMP STACK by Bitnami, the first site is LAMP, the second is Magneto STACK by bitnami, My focus is on Magneto Stack. I was thinking of having the ...
2
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1answer
251 views

aws load balancer ssl termination implications

If I set up a load balancer on aws that terminates ssl at the load balancer, then the requests being sent to the application server is in plain text. That has definite security implications. How do ...
0
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1answer
92 views

Looking for the best ec2 setup for 3 sites totaling in 1.5 mil in traffic monthly [closed]

I am looking to consolidate our current aws setup of 2 Large ubuntu ec2 servers and 2 large RDS server for our 3 websites that have a total of about 1.5 million hits a month and increasing every month ...
1
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1answer
291 views

EC2 load balancer - difference between “Load Balancer” and “Application” Generated Cookie Stickiness

The stickiness of an elastic load balancer can be set to one of three options Disable Stickiness Enable Load Balancer Generated Cookie Stickiness Enable Application Generated Cookie Stickiness ...
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1answer
1k views

Back end ec2 instance is accessible through ssh and browser but fails load balancer health check

I'm setting up a load balancer for the first time so please bear with me as I try to provide as much detail (I'll be checking back on this question every 15 minutes so I can speedily reply to any ...
2
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2answers
2k views

How does one point a domain to a load balancer that doesn't have a stable IP?

I'm trying to point mydomain.eu to an AWS load balancer, which, by its nature, does not have a stable IP, so I think I'm supposed to point the A record to a subdomain at Amazon, but as far as I can ...
0
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2answers
105 views

Uploading then Serving Images on a Load Balanced Amazon AWS Setup

I am setting up a load balanced system on Amazon AWS. I will be uploading photos to my server and then reading the photos off the server from another device. Let's say I have Server-A and Server-B ...
0
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1answer
150 views

Load balancing for PHP script on AWS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you do Load Testing and Capacity Planning for Web Sites I hope this is the proper place to ask this. I put it up in webapps and it was closed without a ...
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2answers
651 views

Sticky Load Balancing with AWS

I have just setup a load balancer with AWS for a few instances as search engine crawlers were bringing down the site (it has millions of pages). Parts of the site allow you to login so I selected: ...
0
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0answers
240 views

AWS SSL Load Balancer

OK, I am looking for some pointers. Basically I have a white-label app/site that will allow users to setup their own domain to use for their customer front-end. We have 2 dedicated servers and a load ...
1
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1answer
305 views

create a CNAME record for AWS LoadBalancer DNS name

I am trying to setup a loadBalancer on AWS. The A-Record it gave me looks like myLoadBalancer-**********.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com however when i try to put that in my domain registrars A-Record, i ...
2
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2answers
747 views

Amazon EC2 Elastic Load Balancing - strategy for zero downtime server restart

I have 5 web servers (Apache/mod_perl) behind Amazon EC2 Elastic Load Balancing, when I deploy codes to the web servers, I am doing this.. For each machine, shutdown the Apache Update the code Start ...
5
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2answers
809 views

Load Balancing on Amazon (AWS) and staying up to date

I would like to have a load balancer for my site and have the site up to date. The load balancer will take the AMI I select and spin up more of those instances when processing power hits a certain ...
3
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1answer
703 views

Amazon AWS Static IP & ELB Load Balancing Alternatives

I am currently using Amazon AWS to launch a blogging service which offers two different ways to display content to the users Using their own subdomain : blog.mywebsite.com Using their own domain : ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

Load testing sites behind an EC2 load balancer with ApacheBench

When ever I try to load test a site that is load balanced on EC2 I get the following message: ab -n 20 -c 20 http://www.somesite.com/ Benchmarking www.somesite.com (be patient)...Send request ...
2
votes
1answer
319 views

using AWS autoscaling to reboot unhealthy instance

I intend to reboot a running AWS instance which has been marked as unhealthy behind an ELB. I have a setup where 2 instances are behind a Load Balancer and one of them contains lot of (>200 Gb) data ...