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FTP - 500 I won't open a connection to xx.xx.xx.xx

I'm running a server on AWS and I'm connecting out to a partner's FTP site (not much idea what they are running). My server has an elastic IP. In the results below xx.xx.xx.xx is the internal IP ...
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How to change the name and description of an AWS EC2 security group?

How do you change the name and description of a security group in AWS EC2? My security group is named quick-start-1 (the default) and I want to change it to "HTTP, HTTPS and Limited SSH".
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Access Denied: CloudFront Signed URL

I have a CloudFront Distribution (d1z0hf3p8j4xla.cloudfront.net) that uses a S3 bucket and path as its origin: Origin Domain Name: stagingcloudfront.s3.amazonaws.com Origin Path: folder/ When ...
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When to increase AWS RDS MySQL Server instance to larger CPU/RAM?

I'm wondering at what stage do I need to increase the image for the RDS MySQL server to a larger CPU/RAM instance. The CPU utilization graph is near 0. The Avg Free Memory is around 150MB. The Avg ...
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Managing IAM security credentials for multiple docker containers

Within plain EC2 environment, managing access to other AWS resources is fairly straightforward with IAM roles and credentials (automatically fetched from instance metadata). Even easier with ...
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Load Balanced - AutoScaled infrastructure AWS

I am currently setting up an environment in which we would like to have one server auto scaled and load balanced based on resource usage. I created the load balancer and have the instance running ...
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AWS S3 content over VPN is not getting decompressed (gzip)

We have a client who is having difficulty viewing our content over their VPN. If they browse to the content it appears with all crazy characters. I think I have worked out its somthing to do with ...
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Connect EC2 with RDS

I am trying to move my CMS from 1&1 to AWS. The CMS was built using PHP + MYSQL. I have completed the following steps in AWS - I created an EC2 instace I uploaded a php script to test if ec2 ...
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how to automatize/create sub-domains with boto for amazon Route53?

Is there a way to use the amazon boto(python tool) API for Route53 in order to create custom subdomains for a multi-tenant application?
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Current setup maxing CPU. Need help designing AWS architecture and MySQL Clustering via AWS RDS instances

My company runs a mid-sized eCommerce (30,000-50,000 unique views monthly) shopping cart using X-Cart as a back-end. We are in the processing of redesigning and upgrading our back-end software. We are ...
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AWS DirectConnect both ways?

I want to deploy applications using AWS Elastic Beanstalk. The thing is: These applications have dependencies in our local company network. What's the ideomatic way to handle this? Is it possible to ...
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How can I automatically cycle a new image in an AWS Auto Scaling Group?

I have a web application setup with a load balancer and auto scaling group to manage scaling. The source code is in a git repository so I don't have to update the images when the code changes, but ...
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AWS StrongSwan IPSec VPN

I've been playing around with StrongSwan recently as a replacement to Amazons VPN which cost money. I'm having trouble completely configuring a IPSec tunnel between a remote server and a Ubuntu EC2 ...
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502 Bad Gateway from relocated instance on AWS EC2

I tried to move some instance from tokio region (which by the way, it's working normally) to sao paulo region, then I followed this basic steps to perform but when I launch the instance from the ...
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Server overloaded with log messages: “tty_release_dev: pts0: read/write wait queue active!”

In the logs, I have this (extract from the full kernel messages logges at 06:01:14): Apr 21 06:01:14 ip-10-49-109-107 kernel: [233185.863038] BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at ...
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Amazon Linux AMI for NFS between multiple EC2 servers

So I've been trying to create a Dropbox like system to allow multiple EC2 instances to work with the same files. I'm writing the programs that actually modify the files myself, and I'm not worried ...
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what would be the Impact of using Multiple sites in same VPC on AWS platform?

I have a site running on four server inside of a VPC on aws platform. My question is would their be any impact on site if I host another website on four new server in the same VPC considering their ...
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AWS: Not able to create an instance in different availability zone

My goal is to start a new AWS instance in us-west-1. In the Create Instance form, I (initially) only had one VPC option available. This VPC has 3 subnets, all inside us-east. I created a new VPC ...
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AWS - Status check fails when loading AMI created from snapshot

I have a running micro instance using an 8GB EBS that I've customized. To my understand there are two ways I can create an AMI from this. 1) EC2 console -> INSTANCES - Instances -> Right Click ...
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AWS S3 Sync options duplicates / weird behaviour

I am trying to sync a folder with 2M+ files to S3, everything went OK but then 40,000 files were not uploaded (server crashed randomly), when I tried to do a sync command again, it started from 0, ...
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AWS ElastiCache/SimpleQueue vs DynamoDB

I'm wondering about the rationale for using ElastiCache/SimpleQueue vs just having "Cache" and "Queue" tables inside of DynamoDB respectively. It seems that the network latency to the Cache/Queue ...
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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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Daemontools (djbtools) freezes processes after system restart

We are currently using the latest daemontools (http://cr.yp.to/daemontools.html) to manage our background linux (AWS-linux) application servers. Our application servers run in JVMs: ...
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Launch new EC2 instance with a specified EBS volume attached

I would like to launch an EC2 instance using the python boto library, with a previously created EBS volume attached (in addition to the root volume). After connecting, I look up the volume by its ...
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How to schedule automatic (daily) snapshots of AWS EC2 Windows Instance?

I have some Windows servers hosted on Amazon EC2. Some run Windows Server 2003 and other run Windows Server 2008. These are EBS-backed instances. Most of the instances also have some additional ...
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s3 service using s3cmd tool through URL based firewalls

I am behind a URL based application firewall and currently using s3cmd tool to access amazon's s3 service. Doing a bit of searching has asked me to whitelist s3.amazonaws.com but I see that s3cmd uses ...
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AWS Elastic Beanstalk File Upload Limit Issue

I'm having an issue on an AWS Elastic Beanstalk instance, whereby I can't seem to upload a PDF file that is 6MB in size. First, let me provide a bit more background: The application running is an ...
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Can't SSH into Amazon EC2

This is my first Amazon EC2 instance but I'm having a hard time and google can't help me out. These are the steps I have taken: Generate a keypair called aws Download aws.pem and put in my ...
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Sitecore and AWS Elastic Load Balancer

My organization is helping to move a sitecore installation from self-hosted to AWS. I'm just a humble system administrator (and one who joined the project half-way through) there is another guy ...
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Resolve route 53 private hosted zone names in my network [closed]

I have created an AWS VPC and connected my network to it over VPN. I have a private hosted zone within route 53 and the DNS records in it resolve fine in my EC2 instances on the same VPC. Is there ...
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AWS fails to resize an RHEL64 instance upon launch

I'm using AWS to boot up a RHEL64 instance but the disk is failing to resize to fit the volume I've selected. Here's the scenario: I Launch a running instance from the Marketplace AMI ami-517eec6b ...
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Connecting more, then 7 instances 13612 Error

Presently i'm working with AWS Opsworks to deploy mongodb cluster. I'm using https://github.com/netinlet/chef-mongodb_replicaset repository to deploy. Unfortunately when i'm trying to connect more ...
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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 ...
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Possible for HAProxy to perform a mix of SSL termination and passthrough?

I'm working on analyzing an intermittent load balancing failure in our application. Previously we had been using the AWS Elastic Load Balancer in the following configuration: HTTP 80 -> HTTP 80 ...
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S3 upload delayed

I have 2 servers using the same data located in AWS S3 storage. One is processing HTTP traffic, the other does longer lived jobs. How it works is that HTTP one saves data to S3, dispatches event to ...
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AWS VPC External DNS issue

I have booted up an instance in side a private VPC. I assigned an ElasticIp address to it and I can ssh into the instance with no issues. However, DNS is not resolving :( in my /etc/resolv.conf I ...
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Can't find my AWS shared AMI when trying to share with specific account

I followed the instructions to share my AMI with a specific account here: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/sharingamis-explicit.html I made sure the account number is correct, and ...
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How to implement DHCP, DNS, hostnames on AWS VPC

This is what I THINK can happen and what I want. I create a VPC in Amazon, put a public subnet into it, put a puppet server instance and a full stack web server instance in the VPC. Now I set the ...
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IAM / AWS Access control via Windows Azure Active Directory

I am trying to figure out how to configure IAM in Amazon AWS to use Windows Azure Active Directory. I found ...
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AWS: Kitterman SPF record test failing

I have had a couple of emails not arrive in my inbox. One resent the email and I received it, the other told me that the error was: non valid MX response I have been looking at my AWS SPF records and ...
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Restore a versioned S3 bucket to a particular point in time

Let's say I've got S3 versioning enabled for my bucket: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/latest/dev/Versioning.html Then, let's say someone (for example, junior employee) messes up the S3 bucket ...
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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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How can I set up an SFTP server backed by S3 (or similar)

I need to set up an SFTP server that, essentially, has very large capacity. I need to give one of our partners SFTP login details to a server where they will upload millions of files, totalling a few ...
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Wiresharking access to AWS to debug permission problems

I have a plugin which pushes files to S3. It's not my plugin and auditing what exactly it does has proved difficult. I'm trying to enable access logging on the bucket to figure out what exactly is ...
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AWS EC2 Linux instance shutdown automatically

I have created an AMI EC2 Linux instance but since last few days I am facing issue with this instance. It automatically shutdown and never come up again automatically. I have to start the instance ...
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UDP/TCP ports on AWS ec2 public IP blocked

My goal is to receive/send UDP packet traffic on specific ports on my EC2 instance (on my eth0 private IP) via my public IP. I am asking because I have set my security group to allow all ...
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Nginx proxy cache invalidating request to s3

I have set up a proxy from my application server to a private s3 bucket to cache requests. I was having some trouble with it where s3 was rejecting my download requests (403 forbidden) and after some ...
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Could not call sign: Could not find certificate request for puppet

I'm getting started with puppet on ec2 using the following guide. https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/puppet.html In the very last step when I try to sign the puppet client from the puppet ...
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Most bandwidth efficient setup for video sharing [closed]

I built a video sharing platform for a popular french podcast I contribute to. Initially I used S3 and linked directly to it, bad idea. Then I used a pull CDN to better optimize my bandwidth, but s3 ...