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Simple IPtables Script for Whitelisting (Amazon Endpoints)

I'm attempting to lockdown an Amazon EC2 instance which has a single open port for Amazon SNS. I can't use security groups to restrict the port as the IP is forever changing, so it must be open to all ...
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Can a virtual machine act as a business server? [closed]

I'm new to server setup and have read a bit about the basics of a business server. What I've read is about having physical server rooms with Tower/Rack/Blade servers. My question is, is a physical ...
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AWS t2 instance not accumulating CPUCreditBalance

The CPUCreditUsage(Count) and CPUCreditBalance(Count) in Cloudwatch graphs display nothing for t2.large instance which was deployed a couple of weeks ago. Here is the graph: Anybody have any ...
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External DNS resolution not consistent in AWS VPC

I have 2 instances in a VPC. The VPC is set up with the correct DHCP option set to enable public DNS resolution. Both instances are identical, and are launched using the same bootstrap scripts and ...
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Barracuda WAF + Elastic Beanstalk [closed]

this is a question for someone who has experience in Barracuda an AWS EB If I have a VPC with single public subnet and I want to protect a EB with this WAF, how is the better mode to procced? ...
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Picking the right server for Node JS development [duplicate]

I'm currently using an AWS t2.micro instance which has 1 cpu and 1gig of memory (which top says is actually ~650mb) and I'm quickly running out of memory. I have around 20 node processes going ...
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AWS CloudFormation give EC2 instance SSH Keys to other servers

I'm creating an EC2 instance using CloudFormation. The first thing I want to do is checkout a git repository containing puppet manifests. To do this I need an SSH key. What is the best way to get the ...
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AWS Instance Kernal-id

I am running a Windows Server instance in AWS Cloud.I have created a snapshot for the same. When i'm trying to create a AMI from my snapshot it is asking Kernel-ID and RAM Disk ID. I don't know what ...
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Elastic Beanstalk force https

I'm having issues forcing HTTPS with a site that I'm deploying through AWS Elastic Beanstalk. It's a frontend application using EmberJS. I've been going around in circles for many days trying to ...
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Amazon ECS - How do you restart all Tasks of a Service?

We have a task that loads some configuration files from an external data source. After the settings are uploaded we would like to be able to restart all the tasks in a service so that the settings ...
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Unattended install (upgrade) of cassandra via chef

I'm creating a cassandra upgrade/install recipe with chef. package "cassandra" do version "2.1.8" action :install end When I install over the top of an existing version I get prompted about new ...
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Can't log into AMI, assigning new keypairs doesn't work - how do I completely reset SSH?

Something bizarre happened to an Ubuntu EC2 instance of mine - while it used to have a keypair assigned for login that worked fine (created through the default EC2 console channels), the assigned ...
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Increase disk space on AWS EC2 server?

Is it possible to expand out the disk space of an EC2 server once constructed? I would like to put my DB reporting application on an EC2 server but I wanted to make sure I could expand disk space out ...
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Constant server pings

I've got a Python/Django app hosted on Heroku, monitored on New Relic, with logging tracked on Logentries. I've noticed a large amount of logs that are of the form: at=info method=HEAD ...
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Setting up SQL server on EC2?

I would like to set up a SQL server in AWS on an EC2 server. I originally wanted to use an RDS instance however we require the bulk admin privilege for some of our operations which is not allowed in ...
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Unable to connect to AWS RDS instance

I have set up a AWS RDS instance. I am using "end point" as hostname to establish the connection via MySQL workbench. But the connection is failing. I am sitting behind a company firewall and as per ...
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EC2 instance not responding to ping

I have spun up an Amazon EC2 instance, and I'm trying to connect to it via SSH from a Mac. $ ls | grep 'pem' AWSKeyPair1.pem $ ssh -vvv -i AWSKeyPair1.pem ec2-user@54.210.10.190 OpenSSH_6.2p2, ...
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Cloudfront: Pulling content from subdomain - serving it on main domain

I'm setting up CloudFront (CF) using third party hosting as the origin. What I want is to have the CF servers act as my own hosting, meaning I don't want to fetch files from the likes of ...
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Redis GUI needed for AWS ElastiCache on an EC2 instance

I've a AWS ElastiCache Redis cluster setup that I wish to manage. Since AWS doesn't let you access ElastiCache outside the VPC, I've setup a micro EC2 instance that carried a copy of the phpRedisAdmin ...
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connect to amazon server that allows only one ip address [closed]

I have an amazon server (AWS) with a security group that blocks all the ip addresses except mine. The problem is that I use my computer through different wifi hotspots so my ip address often changes. ...
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lose connection with amazon ec2 VM

I lose connection with my Amazon EC2 VM. I think the reason is that I have configured the wrong route table rules, but is there any other way to login to the VM to see what actually happened? Using ...
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Why does Amazon EC2 status check succeed for unresponsive instance?

DANGER! Do not run this command to 'test' it unless you are prepared for a crash and/or force-rebooting your system. The steps I took: I created a t1.micro instance on EC2 running Ubuntu ...
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Registered domain using Route 53, using Cloudflare for DNS, having problems configuring DNS correctly

I've been trying to configure a Github Pages + Universal SSL from Cloudflare setup, unfortunately while the Jekyll/Github Pages part is going well, DNS configuration is not going as well. I've bought ...
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File Distribution on AWS Load Balancer

I have successfully install load balancing and auto scaling on AWS based on it's official tutorial : http://docs.aws.amazon.com/gettingstarted/latest/wah-linux/awsgsg-wah-linux.pdf but, I have a ...
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mon-get-stats return same points for two instance ids

I want to get cloud watch of two instances of Amazon EC2. Example commands for getting logs is defined below. mon-get-stats CPUUtilization --start-time 2015-07-02T19:14:00.000Z --end-time ...
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Why is AWS S3 Redirect Showing as 302 instead of 301?

I'm implementing a 301 redirect in S3 using this blog post from when the functionality was first announced. It explicitly says the redirect will be a 301, which is what I want. Screenshot of the ...
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Will internal API calls be treated as DDOS attacks by AWS?

I have a nodejs development server. I am currently running on an AWS EC2 micro AMI. I have a hardware device which continuously submits data to this server via socket. The server then calls an API, ...
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AWS CodeDeploy vs AMI: Best Practices

A few friends and I are working on a smaller project using AWS, and we are learning about best practices and trying to make sure that it could scale in the future. I haven't ever worked on larger ...
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Auto Scale python spider running on Amazon EC2

I have Python crawler written in Scrapy framework. I have simple dashboard from where i can create new projects. Each project create new spider. Web dashboard and crawler is in separate instances. I ...
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Block level back up to AWS S3

Currently in our environment backups are stored to Network Drive using Windows Server Backup and then manually copy these backups to external HDDs. Now we are planning to move these backups to S3. So ...
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php slowlog causing ptrace error in docker container

I have an AWS Linux host machine running a centos 7 docker container with 5.5.25 and php-fpm running inside it. Php is exposed outside of the docker container over port 9000 and is serving requests to ...
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AWSLambdaExecute policy definition

Foreword: I'm not asking for configuration help. My use case is covered and working fine. This is a theoretical question. On AWS there is a policy called AWSLambdaExecute which is defined as follows: ...
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Could I change my public ip with amazon api or system commands

Could I change my public ip with amazon api or system commands I have some crawlers and the target website will ban my crawlers by IP I wonder if amazon provide the kind of function can let me ...
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Troubleshooting “Network is unreachable” from within an Amazon VPC

An EC2 instance is running Amazon Linux in a public subnet in a VPC. Here are the outbound rules for its security group: ALLOW TCP on port 80 to 0.0.0.0/0 ALLOW TCP on port 443 to 0.0.0.0/0 ALLOW ...
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Amazon Linux rsyslog config override

I am using Amazon Linux AMI release 2015.03, I am trying to configure rsyslog to redirect logs to a remote logging server (in this case, logstash) by dropping a conf file in /etc/rsyslog.d. The ...
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Using my private DNS from within AWS VPC via Route 53

I have an Amazon VPC connected to our corporate network. Each EC2/beanstalk (linux) instance uses the standard AWS supplied IP address for its name server in /etc/resolv.conf. Each EC2 instance can ...
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Getting application logs. Command failed on instance

Currently using the Amazon web services, I successfully deployed multiple applications on Elastic Beanstalk ( with green cluster health) as Docker containers. The problem however arises when I try to ...
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Connection established. Still ssh login issue to ubuntu server on ec2 instance

I am not able to login to my Server (ec2 instance). Before this I was able to login. No changes has been made to server or Security groups ! please help me out ! ashish@ashishk:~/MyScripts$ ...
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Can one access application logs from .net beanstalk applications?

I've deployed an beanstalk application to aws - and I'd like to have my application logs in the logs console for beanstalk. Is this possible? I couldn't find a magic directory to log into in order to ...
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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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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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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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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 ...