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Accessing server file system through URL

I have an ec2 instance. Since it was started I was able to access the instance through the public DNS (in the browser) just fine. I initially set the instance up as I needed to host a php script that ...
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Updating OpenSSH on Amazon Linux - Amazon repository out of date

I read today that there's a significant vulnerability in OpenSSH, which is fixed by the latest version, 7.1p2. According to this story your private key is vulnerable to disclosure. I'm using the ...
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AWS EC2 what is a reservation ID exactly and what does it represent?

I made a script that creates snapshots of our EC2 volumes. The script looks at which instances are running, which volumes are connected to those instances, and then creates snapshots for those ...
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Amazon EC2 t2.micro AMI taking time to execute commands

I am using a fresh Amazon EC2 t2.micro AMI. I installed sails.js in the server. sudo npm install sails -g I ran sails new app-name to create a new sails.js app. It takes 5 seconds in my local ...
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What type (HVM, PV) of CoreOS Docker machine should I choose to run on AWS?

My project is about to run on Docker mostly. I have discovered today a ready to use AWS CloudFormation stacks on coreos.com (https://coreos.com/os/docs/latest/booting-on-ec2.html) I'm a bit surprised ...
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AWS - Separate Disk Partitions on Ubuntu

I am trying to find the best practice way for separation of the operating system files from user files. I want to divide my new Instance (on creation) hard disk into multiple partitions (for better ...
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Is there a Policy template standard for secure S3 access?

I've created a policy below which restricts SSL access, and requires SSE. Is there a 'standard' policy template recommended by long time AWS S3 devs for locking down S3 buckets that is commonly ...
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Troubleshooting access to S3 endpoint from VPC subnet

I have a server with the following route table on its subnet: 10.xxx.xxx.xxx/24 -- local pl-xxxxxxxxxx(com.amazonaws.us-east-1.s3) -- vpce-xxxxxxx 10.0.0.0/8 -- vgw-xxxxxxxx 192.1.0.0/12 -- ...
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Migrating really old RedHat server to cloud

I've got a client with a really, really, really old PHP3 webapp that runs on an ancient consumer-grade PC with RedHat 7.somethingOld. I've got backups of the software and database but he's very tight ...
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Is it possible to update a website without down time WITHOUT an Elastic Load Balancer on AWS?

I have an ASP.NET MVC application hosted on a stand alone EC2 instance. My Route53 hosted zone has a record to the Elastic IP of the EC2 instance. I don't have an Elastic Load Balancer and I don't ...
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AWS Route 53 - route to server outside of AWS Cloud

Is it possible to route to a server outside of the AWS Cloud with a CNAME? In this case it is my API that is sitting in a different cloud -> so can i route to api.example.com to this API? (I have my ...
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AWS RDS keeps backing up my server on creation

I am using Amazon CloudFormation to create a Stack with EC2 and RDS (Postgres 9.4.4, 5gb, db.m1.small). The RDS instance initiates a backup as soon as it starts. How can I stop RDS from backing it up ...
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Is Elastic IP Assignment to another EC2 instant?

If I move an Elastic IP from one EC2 instance to another, does it happen instantly? I am asking this question, as I have a situation where I have a website hosted within Elastic Beanstalk without a ...
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How to redirect traffic on vpc instance

I'm working with Amazon web services and I have a VPC with two instances one of the instances is running my app and the other one has a VPN connection to a payments system. The VPN tunnel is working ...
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SSL certificate complication for aws eb

I am using Digicert for buying SSL certificate and its giving me different files on demand as DigiCertCA .crt .pem star_evercam_io .crt .pem TrustedRoot .crt .pem am totally unaware that how ...
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EC2 t2.micro instance becomes unresponsive to http queries

I am using ubuntu on EC2 instance. On top of that i am running a bottle framework. A python script is run in the background that serves for the http requests Then i start running the script using ...
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How to install a remote desktop environment (VNC or RDP) on my gateway server (Bastion) amazon linux

I am trying to connect to my tableau server which is running under windows server 2012R2 and behind NAT (Bastion) amazon linux EC2. in order to connect correctly i need to install a remote desktop ...
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Can connect to port 80 only in EC2 instance

I started an EC2 instance and am trying to listen to different ports now. But I can connect only through port 80, ie., i can access the server through the elastic IP, telnet ONLY to port 80. Telnet ...
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ssh command without tty hangs

I'm trying to execute a simple ssh remote command from my local machine to an AWS instance, by running: ssh -i /my/key.pem ec2-user@<myhost> 'ls -l' When I do this, the command returns with ...
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Docker Private Registry on EC2 S3 Slow

After upgrading to Registry v2, my upload times have increased 10x, and the slowdown is causing timeouts with the Nginx front end. I'm running the Registry on an Ubuntu 14.04 instance on AWS EC2, ...
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Access Domain through Browser Works but Ping to the same Domain Fails

I want to know something I can access a domain through browser and is working. But when i tried a ping on that domain Request Time Out happens always I thought i might have lost the internet ...
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Debian 8 AMI only using 8GB partition

Every Debian 8 Jessie AMI that I launch in Amazon Web Services is only putting the root OS onto an 8GB partition regardless of what I set the size to at launch time. I know there is some documentation ...
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Forbidden 403 on AWS Hosted Zone

I am trying to make my web app hosted on an ubuntu AWS vm accessible with url.com instead of my public dns. I have executed the following steps: Create an elastic IP and associate it with my ec2 ...
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Intermittent ERR_INVALID_CHUNKED_ENCODING

I have a Node.js application running in two AWS instances behind a ELB instance. Every now and then, I get errors such as ERR_INVALID_CHUNKED_ENCODING or ERR_CONTENT_LENGTH_MISMATCH. This is observed ...
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Replace public DNS with domain on linux server [closed]

I have a web app running on apache2 at my Ubuntu linux AWS virtual machine, which is currently accessible by an internal amazon sub-domain (like 'ec2-99-99-999-9999.compute-1.amazonaws.com:8080). I ...
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best configuration for database server [duplicate]

Okay I have a VPS (DO 512 MB) and AWS RDS free tier . I wanna get the maximum performance , please help me cause I'm a little confused . I run a nginx server on the VPS and it can handle 1K ...
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Deploying Kubernetes cluster on AWS

I'm currently trying to go through this tutorial: http://kubernetes.io/v1.1/docs/getting-started-guides/coreos/coreos_multinode_cluster.html As far as I know, I have AWSCLI set up and configured ...
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HTTPS streaming and dynamic load balancer using Wowza and AWS

We are using Wowza instances to perform live streaming on AWS infrastructure. We have a script that monitors load balancer and launches/kills instances when required based on the number of ...
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I've one EC2 instance on east-1, same locatoin that a heroku dyno, why ping takes so long? [closed]

I've an AWS EC2 instance on east-1, which is the same location that a heroku's dyno i've. From the EC2 I do a ping to the heroku dyno and the response time is 121ms-122ms. Why it takes so long if is ...
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Starting HHVM automatically on Amazon Linux server boot

I'm having trouble getting hhvm to start when my Amazon Linux (which is apparently very similar to Centos) EC2 instance starts. When I reboot the server hhvm doesn't come up, and there's nothing in ...
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Having trouble with one way adio on an asterisk sip phone

I have an asterisk server (Elastix on CentOS 7) that I am currently running in Amazon Web Services. The server works great and clients can connect without issue using a stun server. However I have ...
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AWS boto filters

Below is the JSON result (for one volume) I get from running aws ec2 describe-volumes: { "AvailabilityZone": "eu-west-1a", "Attachments": [ { "AttachTime": ...
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AWS SNS:How to send notifications to multiple arns use same SNS topic

As my question says ,i would like to send notifications to multiple ARN"s using a single SNS topic..please let know if it is possible i tried in amazon console able to select only one ARN at a time ...
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EC2 CPU Alarm Daily - Windows Module Installer

I have a small asp.net website (using SQLServer express) on an T2.micro AWS EC2 instance running Windows Server 2012 R2. This is a very low volume site. It has been operational for 2 years without any ...
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Differentiating between volume, snapshot and understanding Stop

I am not very clear in the difference between a Volume and a Snapshot. When a new instance is created, it automatically creates a snapshotID like snap-ad8e61t8 in Volume under Elastic Block Store but ...
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Pip / boto problems - ImportError: No module named boto3

I want to get boto3 working in a python3 script. I can execute aws commands from the cli. After updating pip, it doesn't run with sudo rights unless I use the absolute path: /usr/local/bin/pip. ...
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Loadbalancing a root domain redirection web server hosted in EC2 to remove SPOF

This may seem quite obscure and perhaps quite niche but bear with me. The situation is: www.domain.com points to infrastructure in EC2, specifically an ELB domain.com points to a micro instance in ...
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Unable to deploy a rails application using eb cli

I recently updated my environments configuration to :64bit Amazon Linux 2015.03 v1.4.6 running Ruby 2.2 (Passenger Standalone). After deploying my application using eb deploy i now get an error in my ...
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Unmask permissions on Linux RHEL (AWS EC2)?

I've installed a AWS Linux EC2 instance. I have multiple users who should be able to edit each others files, including new ones that are uploaded. The Linux default is RHEL. I understand that I can ...
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ELB level Sticky sessions AWS

Would like to know the real benefit/advantage of configuring sticky sessions @ load balancer level in AWS.. i understood from the AWS documentation that the user request will be routed to a specific ...
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Discrepancy Between Apache Response Time and First Byte Time Reported By AppDynamics

Apache access logs shows it took 16,765 microsecond to serve a request. AppDynamics shows that first byte time for the same request is 18,739 milliseconds. Amazon ELB shows backend processing time = ...
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postrotate script is not receiving rotated file name

I'm trying to do some processing on an exim log, but my script is not receiving the rotated log file name as a parameter - rather, it's getting the original log file name (which no longer exists) ...
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Get the most out of VPS and AWS [duplicate]

I have a static website running on shared hosting and doing good (not slow) And having a bandwidth of about 3Gb / month and I'm adding 2 other dynamic website with database and php scripting(I assume ...
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How can I securely access a Rackspace Cloud Database in AWS?

Rackspace limits access for Cloud Databases to their ServiceNet. How can I securely and efficiently connect to a database instance there from AWS (over the public internet)?
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NTP set up on private AWS subnet within VPC: NTP public server DNS works but not ip, why?

I have a NAT server that's in my VPC's public subnet on AWS. It's pretty happy with its NTP setup so I thought, no problem, let's get all my private subnets using this server as their designated time ...
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Kubernetes on AWS EC2 - Modify --max-pods in scaling group

We are running containers on Kubernetes on Amazon AWS. This cluster was created via the kube-up set of scripts. Everything was provisioned correctly and working fine. We ran into a snag however - our ...
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How to find total number of reserved instances under particular tag?

I am query AWS using boto ec2 in python. Firstly I find all reserved instances by get_all_reserved_instances then I am also able to find total count of each instance_type by instance_count. I am ...
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Getting different number of AWS instances depending on how I count

I am calculating my total number of reserved instance on the basis of instance_type and I'm storing this in a dictionary by instance_type as a key. Firstly, I'm finding my all reserved instances by ...
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Setting up a simple email forwarder on EC2 [closed]

I'm migrating my personal website to be hosted on EC2. I've got the website part of it up and running, but I'm stuck getting the email server setup. All I'm trying to do is receive a small volume of ...
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Amazon EC2 504 Gateway Time-out

I have only a single amazon EC2 free-tier instance. It's hosting two Django sites that currently get almost no traffic, barely a handful of requests per day. The server is apache with mod_wsgi, and ...