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Trouble installing SSL on AWS elb

I'm trying to set up a Gandi SSL certificate but can't get it right from firefox point of view. I installed it on my load balancer (ELB) by converting my certificated to the pem format using the ...
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Amazon RDS MySQL Replication for Backup

I was thinking of setting up Amazon RDS for MySQL as a slave MySQL server for backing up MySQL databases from my dedicated server. The server will be programatically brought online for replication and ...
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AWS Create Image Volume Type

When creating an image (EC2 --> Actions --> Image --> Create) there is a Volume Type input with options for Magnetic, General Purpose or Provisioned IOPS. I'm not sure why it's necessary to ask this ...
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Replicate EMC LUN to AWS. Is it possible?

Is it possible to replicate a LUN from our EMC VNX5300 to Amazon Web Services? This would be for a disaster recovery scenario. I've talked to AWS and they said to talk to EMC. I've talked to several ...
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AWS Directory Service compatibility with XenApp / XenDesktop

I have a question regarding AWS Directory Service compatibility with Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop. I am about to deploy a Citrix XenApp environment in AWS. A requirement for XenApp is a working Active ...
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Disable Internet Explorer 11 browser location website redirection

On Windows Server 2012 R2 how do I stop Internet Explorer 11 from redirecting google.com to google.ie and any other sites as well? The server happens to be located in Ireland as it is running on AWS, ...
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does having dedicated instances completely prevent noisy neighbor issues?

Due to sharing of hardware, AWS instances can be prone to 'noisy neighbor' issues, where one or more of your neighbor's instances hog resources from your instance. This article suggests: The most ...
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Amazon AWS Site-to-Site VPN doesn't allow concurrent pings

I have some strange behaviour with an AWS VPC site-to-site set up and would like some help to understand where my problem might be. Set Up I have a VPC with a private and public subnet, there is a ...
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AWS per connection download limit

I want to spawn a redis slave in AWS (Sydney), which needs ~20Mbit/s to catch up on the writes of the master located in germany. Problem: I get only 8Mbit/s (1MB/s). Tried bigger instance types ...
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Keeping Cloudformation documents for RDS and app separate, but linked

Putting my DB definition and my application server definition in the same cloudformation document has pros and cons: Pros: DB hostname, username and password can be provided to the app servers ...
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Enabling the Internet Connection on an EC2 Windows Server 2012 Machine

I've disabled the firewall: netsh firewall set opmode disable I've made sure to accept all inbound and all outbound connections: Is there anything that I should be installing or adding on to the ...
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AWS: Can we enable MFA for Command Line access?

I enabled MFA for a AWS user and it works, when the user sign in to AWS Console. However, this user can also access all services via CLI (by access key and secret key), does that mean the CLI will ...
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How to join computer to domain

I have a DC running Windows Server 2012 with an internal IP of 172.31.27.158. It is both a DC and a DNS Server. Here's proof that DNS is running fine: The machine that I would like to add to the ...
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AWS CloudFormation returning “Invalid request” when trying to create a AWS::Route53::RecordSet

I'm at a loss on this one. 99% of the time CloudFormation is pretty good at giving you some kind of debug message you can work with, but "Invalid request" has left me stumped, especially when the ...
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CNAME Setup on Apache to Point to a Site Hosted On Another Server [duplicate]

I'm trying to setup a CNAME record on an Apache server. Basically, what I want is to redirect a site on a different server (e.g., http://siteName.com/index.php) to beta.siteName.com (which is on AWS). ...
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cloud-init on AWS: mounts disappear after imaging and rebuilding

I'm using cloud-init to automatically prepare an AWS image (AMI) for use in a production environment - that way I can have the environment setup process tracked in a source control system, but I can ...
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Create a Subdomain on AWS with Forwarding

My domain is registered through GoDaddy, but I am hosting the contents using Amazon S3. I would like to create a subdomain (beta.example.com) and forward it to an IP address that is of a local ...
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“aws ec2 associate-address” not working when used in UserData in conjunction with Auto Scaling Group

I'm trying to use AWS CloudFormation to create a NAT instance via an AutoScalingGroup, and I'm running into a problem when trying to associate an EIP during instance creation via LaunchConfiguration ...
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Data Backup from aws to other cloud storage for backups if aws account get hacked [duplicate]

We are thinking to make a backup of all our AWS data (RDS and S3) to some other cloud sources, because there is a possibility that a developer of company AWS account get hacked. The hacker could then ...
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How to list all VPC dependencies in AWS CLI?

I want to delete VPC through CLI. But get an error: A client error (DependencyViolation) occurred when calling the DeleteVpc operation: The vpc 'vpc-xxx' has dependencies and cannot be deleted. ...
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How to get IP addresses from auto-scaled instances on AWS

We're working on setting up an auto-scalable web service on AWS. One of our requirements is that we can reload the web server configuration via SSH. Usually, this isn't very hard, as it's only a ...
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Dockerun.aws.json referring to bucket of another account

I have the following Dockerrun.aws.json: { "AWSEBDockerrunVersion": "1", "Authentication": { "Bucket": "bucket-of-another-aws-account", "Key": "docker/.dockercfg" }, ...
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version id of object in amazon s3 is unique to file, bucket or S3?

The doc says If you enable versioning for a bucket, Amazon S3 automatically generates a unique version ID for the object being stored When versioning is enabled for a bucket, can I say version ...
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AWSCLI s3 sync doesn't create directory

Hi try to sync a local directory to a S3 bucket. The files in the directory get synced perfectly, just the directory isn't created at all. Can you guys give me a hint how to do it? "newdir" contains ...
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How to connect to an AWS RDS database (deployed in VPC) with an SQL client?

I am new to AWS and trying to set up and initialize an RDS instance. Since I have a newly created account, it does not support EC2-Classic, which (from what I understand) means that my RDS instance ...
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IAM user with full s3 access can't create directory

I've a AWS IAM user which has full access to Amazon S3 The policy is the following { "Statement": [ { "Effect": "Allow", "Action": "s3:ListAllMyBuckets", ...
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Load times of S3 Static Website

We have recently decided to move our static single page website to AWS S3, the previous server was hosted by Godaddy(cpanel) in singapore. We are using Synthetics New Relic to monitor our website and ...
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Server crash: BSOD caused by bcedit.exe - How can this be solved?

On one of our servers (Windows Server 2008 R2 - Datacenter) hosted in the AWS cloud we got a BSOD, the MiniDump simply said: PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA Caused by driver: ntoskrnl.exe The AWS ...
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RapidSSL: domain name does not match the certificate common name or SAN

I'm installing SSL certifcate (RapidSSL) on Amazon AWS (Load balancer). Installation was already completed, but when I test it I get: Wrong certificate installed. The domain name does not match the ...
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Amazon RDS on solid state drives

I am planning to design a cloud based application which leverages the MySQL provided using Amazon RDS. I wish to setup read replicas for the data which I have obtained on solid state drives. Does ...
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Allow traffic from any instance in AWS VPC

'm trying to create a security group that allows all inbound traffic originating from within my VPC. I thought I could simply specify my CIDR block, but that doesn't seem to work and requests fail ...
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Why these two CPU usage graphs (CloudWatch vs. Cacti) are different?

I have collected CPU stats of a server in AWS (m3.2xlarge instance with Windows 2008) using CloudWatch and Cacti for the same period. Here you can see last week CPU usage captured by Cloud Watch with ...
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Could I have 2 nat on vpc [closed]

There is a vpc on amazon that has two subnets. The outer one has internet access and the inner one using NAT server to connect to internet. Inner subnet have plenty of servers for development and ...
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Should I worry about an Amazon AWS doomsday scenario?

Currently our system runs entirely inside AWS. We do rolling snapshots of our EBS and often practice running restores. What keeps me up at night is having all our eggs in one basket. Here are the ...
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Amazon EC2: Not able to login(RDP) to Instance after migrating root ebs volume.

I am trying to access my windows instance but I am unable to login (RDP) into it. What I have done is I have taken up a snapshot of a root EBS volume and attached that to newly launched instance. The ...
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Connecting to multiple AWS VPCs via a single VPN connection

I'm looking at locking down an existing AWS setup. At the moment, everything is within a single default VPC (test, staging, production) and all within public subnets. My plan is to seperate the 3 ...
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Should you use secondary IP configuration to configure applications in EC2?

I am using DHCP to assign primary IP addresses in a subnet within a Windows Amazon Web Services EC2 instance To avoid issues where the boxes are rebooted and the DHCP address changes, I have assigned ...
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AWS: authorizeSecurityGroupIngress within a VPC

I'm using the NodeJS SDK to add an inbound rule to a db security group from a db-access security group. Both of these security groups exist within a VPC, however when I add the ingress rule using ...
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Unable to create partition utilizing all sectors on an AWS EC2 instance with EBS volume

I am working on an AWS EC2 instance. I have attached an EBS volume from other instance to this machine. I want to expand root partition on the volume. I am using gdisk. Following is the output of p ...
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Elastic Load Balancer bandwith vs EC2 [duplicate]

How does pricing with AWS works. By exemple: 1024 Go of Data Transfer Out in their calculator (http://calculator.s3.amazonaws.com/index.html) cost about 120$. If you remove this 1024Go and move it ...
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Configuring SSL connection to RDS using mysql workbench

I connected to my RDS db using MySQL Workbench. However, SSL is not active on the connection. When I force SSL, it fails. Config is default. To enable SSL configuration, Mysql Workbench asks for the ...
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AWS RDS CLI: AccessDenied on CreateDBSnapshot

I want to use the AWS RDS command line tool to create a snapshot of my database my-database using create-db-snapshot. I have created a special backup role in IAM with a policy that allows me to ...
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Nginx Enable HTTPS/SSL when forwarding to other URL

Currently, I'm working with an AWS Ubuntu EC2 instance, running a Node.js app on port 3000, that has an Nginx reverse proxy. I have been trying to enable HTTPS and add a SSL certificate and I've been ...
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Force AWS CloudFront to refresh resources from origin without user requests

I'm deploying a CloudFront distribution for a widely distributed network. I'm using my own server as origin and I've configured the cache expiration to a custom value (say 24 hours). Everything works ...
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Network File Systems (NFS) between multiple AWS EC2 Instances for VisualSVN Servers behind Load Balancer

I have a couple of windows server instances running on Amazon EC2 with VisualSVN Server and would like to make them a bit more fault tolerant by running a duplicate instance with load balancers. The ...
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Locust AWS python requirements fails

Folks, Trying to setup Locust in AWS using latest amazon linux. After installing locust, i get the following when starting in master mode: locust -f foo.py --master Traceback (most recent call ...
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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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AWS EC2 SSL Server certificate does not match the URL

After uploading the certificate to iam, when I visit https://www.mywebsite.com I get this error The identity of this website has not been verified. • Server's certificate does not match the URL. ...
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Instance created from shared snapshot gives Server refused our key error

I have created an instance from a shared snapshot from other aws account,following steps were done by me, 1.Share snapshot from other account. 2.copy it to my account. 3.create a volume from it ...
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How do I set up an ssh -w tunnel VPN between AWS VPC and a Linode?

I'm probably not going to use this for the long term, but I still want to know why this isn't working. I've set up a simple ssh tunnel from my Linode instance to one AWS EC2 instance within my VPC. ...