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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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Anyway to determine Amazon Machine Image (Creation Date)?

I am trying to see if anyone knows how to identify the creation date for Amazon Machine Image(s)? I have looked all through the documentation on the AWS site, and do not see anything. The only ...
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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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ssh: connect to host port 22: Connection refused -> AWS

Just moved offices. Our production servers are on AWS and the Security Groups have being updated to reflect our new External IP. I have tried another computer with the same response both Mac OS X. ...
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AWS t1 to t2 migration: Client.InstanceInitiatedShutdown on new t2 instance

I've had a Linux t1.micro running a small Apache/PHP/Postgresql website for a couple of years now (referred herein as "original instance"). Works like a charm. I wanted to migrate the site to the ...
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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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Change private dns on AWS?

Is there a way to change the private dns of an EC2 server? I want to be able to communicate between my servers with something like myserver.example.com than ip-1.1.1.1-uswest-aws-internal. I am new ...
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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, ...
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List all stopped AWS EC2 instances with command line toolkit

I have been experimenting around with ec2-describe-instances and ec2-describe-instance-status in the EC2 command line tools with the goal of starting stopped instances. However I cannot neatly list ...
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Amazon EC2: possible to use elastic load balancing across web servers in multiple regions based on location of client?

Related to an another question I asked. This question seems similar but I'm wondering if there are any updates. To support a single site that has users all over the world, I will create EC2 web ...
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Packer unable to pack aws image into VPC

I am trying to make a packer image, but on our amazon account we DO NOT have a default VPC. It has been removed. And have been getting this error when trying to pack the image: ==> ...
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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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Sharing between EC2 Instances not working

I want trying to setup a render farm in AWS where I created all my instances using my 'Windows 2008 Base' based AMI. I will have one manager instance which is attached to EBS drive (D drive) and this ...
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Whitelist Elastic Load Balancer based on IP [closed]

I'm serving HTTP traffic on port 80 through an ELB. Since a short time, a growing amount of clients are asking me what our IP addresses are (to harvest data). Apparently they can't whitelist the DNS ...
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OpenSwan + AWS + Ubuntu 14.04 - Cannot reach server

i'm currently trying to set up a VPN in order to login into a private subnet hosted on AWS. The target host has Ubuntu 14.04 and installed OpenSwan. I've setup ipsec.conf, ipsec.secrets, xl2tpd.conf, ...
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Copying data between AWS EC2 machines

There are times where, in order to do some debugging or perhaps a manual migration, I need to copy large chunks of data from one EC2 instance to another. When the size of the data is tiny, it's simple ...
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Apache 2.4 not closing connections

I have an Apache 2.4 webserver that runs on a micro instance of AWS with CentOS. The apache is running PHP with a prefork MPM module. The server is accessed via an Amazon load balancer which has a ...
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AWS Security Group settings for public application

I'm a bit confused by AWS security groups. I have an application on EC2 that I need accessible to everyone (in theory) in the world. AWS says this though: "If you use 0.0.0.0/0, you enable all IP ...
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AWS public subnet autoscaling group with outbound NAT

I have seen this question : Static IP address for outgoing traffic from AWS autoscaling group but it doesnt seem to fit exactly what im trying to do. Here's the scenario: I have a autoscaling ...
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TCP congestion collapse

I am experiencing suboptimal performance on an EC2 instance connecting to an RDS instance. This particular instance was built before VPC's existed, so all the traffic is flowing through a single ...
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How can I make presto (or anything) an executable file on a Linux Server? [migrated]

I tried CHMOD along with the file directory but it just can't seem to find it for some reason. I've tried the following: -bash: homeec2-user: command not found [ec2-user@_________ ~]$ ...
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Redirect non www to www not working [duplicate]

I have created an .htaccess file with the following code in order to achieve this Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^example.lk[nc] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ ...
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AWS Pricing with S3, CloudFront, Route 53, and SSL? [closed]

We have a small static website <2mb (free storage in Amazon S3...?) that we want to host in an Amazon S3 bucket and distribute using CloudFront. Approx. 4 million sessions per month, where each ...
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How can I upgrade to Java 1.8 on an Amazon Linux Server?

I tried sudo yum update but it just keeps java "1.7.0_75". I need 1.8 for it to work with another application but can't figure out how to upgrade it. Do I need to manually install it somehow? There's ...
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VPS to Amazon Web Services

We currently have a rented VPS with such setup: MySQL service (multiple databases (schemas) inside) Multiple JVM services (Netty based API services). We need to be able to withstand high load ...
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Assign two domain names to a single EC2 instance

I am running an AWS EC2 Linux instance with Elastic IP a.b.c.d. and I am hosting two different websites on it: ServiceA: http://a.b.c.d/serviceA ServiceB: http://a.b.c.d/serviceB I have purchased ...
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AWS VPC: IPSEC VPN: Change the preshare — how?

Have read 50 pages of docs, and googled, and what is the answer? When you create a vpn in the VPC control panel, AWS generates the preshare. Fine. So after the consultant has the configuration ...
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Convert VMDK images into AMI images

I have setup and environment for building the virtual machines in vmdk format and then use ec2 api tools to convert, bundle and upload it to the AWS Cloud. However, I am facing certain challenges in ...
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Shared File Systems between multiple AWS EC2 instances

I have a couple of windows server instances running on Amazon EC2 and would like to make them a bit more fault tolerant by running a duplicate instance with load balancers. The problem is the ...
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Move static files from EC2 to S3 (or cloudfront) without updating links

Right now, I have a site entirely on an EC2 instance including all static files like css, js, and images. I'm wondering about the best way to handle moving them. For example, in my <HEAD> on a ...
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Amazon snapshot issue

This Question has 2 parts: 1) What snapshots can be safely removed, do I need to retain the ones from which a running instance was launched? 2) How are snapshots appearing from a shut down instance? ...
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Load Balancer, EC2 - HTTPS Connection

Ok this might be a rookie question but here's my scenario. I have a loadbalancer managing a single EC2 instance at the moment. I have an application running on that EC2 instance. What I like to ...
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AWS Override VPC DHCP - Additional Option Sets for RRAS VPN Clients

I am trying to run a RRAS VPN server that pulls from a windows DHCP server running on the same box. I am finding that the AWS DHCP is getting hit first with the DHCP request and it provides invalid ...
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How to avoid GRUB errors after runing apt-get upgrade - ubunut

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 on an EC2 After running apt-get upgrade I'm prompted with a screen that asks me to reinstall GRUB boot loader The GRUB boot loader was previously installed to a disk ...
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How to best use Amazon's “ephemeral” SSD devices under Linux? [closed]

Amazon attaches "ephemeral" SSD device(s) to most of the instace-types -- these are included in the cost of VM, are fast, but any data on them is lost, when the VM is shut down. How to make the best ...
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AWS Storage Gateway and Server 2012 R2

I'm having a heckuva time getting the storage gateway VM to authorize: it's not open on port 80. Perhaps I did something wrong? Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V I downloaded the VM but it would not import. ...
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Grant login permission to rdsa

I am trying to use bcp to import data to Amazon AWS SQL Server Express The standard user does not have permission. I tried to login using rdsa, but I get a password error. I found from the that SQL ...
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Auto-heal an EC2 instance with an Auto Scaling Group?

I'm trying to setup an auto-healing EC2 instance using an Auto Scaling Group and a user-data startup script. If the current server has an issue where it is no longer reachable, the instance should ...
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Transaction Emails Magento 1.9.0.1 AWS and Amazon SES

I am working on a magento store which is installed on AWS EC2. I have setup Amazon SES to handle email and I installed the extension aschroder SMTP which supports Amazon SES. Using this system I am ...
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DirectAccess Multiple Subnet Deployment

I am looking at doing a DirectAccess rollout on AWS using a single Server 2012 R2 instance behind an edge device. My clients are mostly running Windows 7 Pro/Ultimate, but there will be some other ...
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Subdomain using AWS Route 53, load balancer, EC2, Apache

I've tried to follow a few different tutorials on this, but can't quite get it to work. I have all of my DNS for my domain (example.com) in Route 53. Works fine. My top level domain (A record) ...
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How to create hostname alias WITHOUT IP address?

In linux , /etc/hosts stores ip aliases. But I want to create a hostname without knowing its IP address. In Amazon RDS , it's endpoint is a long domain name such as : ...
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How to reliably list ephemeral storage of an AWS instance?

How can I list the actual block-device name(s) of ephemeral storage available in my EC2 instance? After some trials and errors, it appears that such devices are connected as /dev/xvdn (and /dev/xvdm ...
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adding an ELB to an existing Auto Scaling group

I just created two new ELBs, and I'm trying to figure out how to add one of them to an existing autoscaling group; so far the only way that this seems to be possible is by recreating the already ...
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adding 2nd private IP on AWS EC2 instance

I am having problems adding a 2nd IP on AWS EC2 instance. I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I already tried this: a) Right clicked the instance and added a 'private IP' from the manage Private IP. b) ...