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How to setup a self healing EC2 instance? [closed]

I have an EC2 instance running CPM/WHM, which I would like to setup a "self healing" environment for. My plan is to wrap the EC2 instance with a single instance auto-scaling group, making sure that ...
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Resize error : ext2fs_open2: Bad magic number in super-block

I have a server server1 running 8GB root partition I have taken the ami of this server1 and created anothe server2 but changed the root partition to 60GB 3.I wanted to extend the linux partition in ...
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Is there an AWS Service Health page for govcloud?

The usual service health page http://status.aws.amazon.com/ doesn't include the govcloud domains. I'm mostly seeing "what is govcloud" - type responses in Google. Thanks!
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SSH connection to virtual private cloud times out via proxy command but not via public host

I have a host in AWS with public DNS, bastion-prod, to which I can SSH from my local machine without any problems. From there, I can SSH to a host, reports-prod, in a virtual private cloud. However, ...
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Upgrade old version ubuntu [closed]

I want to upgrade ubuntu 11.04 to 12.04 at least. Actually I want to upgrade to 14.04 since it is not possible I want at least 12.04 any one can help me so that I can upgrade it. It is AWS instance so ...
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RDS replication from a remote master outside of my VPC

I'm attempting to replicate from an external MySQL master to an RDS instance. I don't really want to be sending data in the clear over the Internet, so I have an EC2 instance that I have set up an ssh ...
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Dovecot logging out repeatedly , not able to send emails

I have a mail server with postfix ,dovecot , secure-tunnel and squirrel-mail on AWS. It was working without any issue until now and suddenly , i can't send mails i'm able to receive mails.Their is no ...
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How to implement table security without SUPER privilege?

A MAJOR provider of cloud-based MySQL does not grant the SUPER privilege to the master user. The provider is Amazon RDS, but my question isn't about Amazon RDS specifically, it's for the general case ...
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AWS Command Line - Query Instance MS SQL Version

My AWS account runs approximately 50 instances. They all run Windows, but they vary between being just Windows, or running SQL Server STD or SQL Server Web. I'd like to find a way of exporting all ...
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How can I get Node.JS 0.12.0 running on AWS OpsWorks

I would like to use AWS OpsWorks and as an application layer I would like to use Node.JS v0.12.0. However, I noticed that the latest supported Node version is 0.10.33. I also noticed that OpsWorks ...
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Connecting to Amazon VPC instance's public IP over hardware VPN

I'm trying to configure an AWS VPC with a public subnet and hardware VPN access, but I have a requirement that connections over the VPN must be able to connect to a particular EC2 instance using a ...
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AWS route53 www. prefix not resolving right

I just moved my site to AWS from GoDaddy. On one AWS instance, I actually have two domains. For the most part, things work. The "www" prefix for the second domain, does not. I have the A record ...
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Create alias that fixes (or defaults) some parameters in PowerShell

We manage a few amazon servers that aren't on our AD; I have to supply a couple of parameters the same way repeatedly. We'd like to be able to define Invoke-AwsCommand that can be called like this: ...
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TCP traffic on port 1433 blocked by NAT rules

We have a SQL server that is hosted on AWS, the SQL server it not directly accessible on the internet, it relies on a NAT box to route traffic to it. We are trying to set up a Linked SQL server from ...
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Cannot SSH to my AWS Linux instance after rebooting it

In the AWS management console, I stopped a Linux instance. Then I restarted it. I tried to reconnect via Putty. My putty session has an "Auto-login username" set and a private key for SSH ...
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Access denied copying files using S3 CLI

Attempting to pull down the contents of an S3 bucket using the AWS CLI, I'm getting the following: aws s3 cp --region us-east-1 s3://s3.amazonaws.com/my-bucket . --recursive A client error ...
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Is it unusual for a database client to install the server's SSL certificate?

We use Amazon RDS for our databases at work. Recently we got an automated email from Amazon stating they'd be updating the SSL certificates and that if we didn't upgrade our database instances within ...
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route53 migration using cli53 - how to prepare zonefiles?

I have exported zonefiles from BIND and installed cli53 to import my records to AWS Route53. From what I can gather, I need to rid the files of any SOA and NS references. Right? Does anyone have a ...
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Supervisor setup on AWS AMI Linux

I'm trying to get supervisor working to make sure my queue system is always running. Here are the steps I took, which I pieced together from various sources: (Ran as root or super user) Ran: # ...
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How do I get boto to work with port 443 being prerouted to another port?

My title may be poorly worded, but I'll try to get the backstory straight: I have Ubuntu instances with clusters of Docker containers all hosting web servers In order to appease firewalls we want to ...
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Which IAM permissions are needed for ec2-create-image?

I looked through the official docs and couldn't seem to find any reference as to which permissions the IAM user needs in order to be able to use this command. I want the IAM user to only be able to ...
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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? (NOT a duplicate) [duplicate]

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 [closed]

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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Forward/Redirect request of Elastic IP to Heroku [closed]

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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'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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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 ...