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Parse server on AWS ElasticBeanStalk does not stream .mp4 PFFile to iOS AVPlayer and Safari?

Parse server hosted on AWS ElasticBeanStalk(deployed with AWS button) cannot stream .mp4 PFFile saved in mongodb on AWS EC2 (EBS) to iOS AVPlayer and Safari browser. Video plays on Chrome browser but ...
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How to keep ec2 instance running in auto-scaling group for at least an hour?

In ASG it makes no sense to terminate an on-demand instance until it runs (1, 2, n) hour(s) 59 mins because you pay for time to full hour anyway. How to configure termination to make sure that billed ...
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aws elastic beans container commands

I am trying to copy Apache server setup file wsgi.conf to httpd/conf.d folder when deploying myapp via elastic beanstalk. However, after deployment, if I sftp to httpd/conf.d I don't see my file. ...
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unable to ping or ssh between aws vpc subnets

I have a fairly standard multi-tier subnet layout in VPC. There is a database tier/subnet, a web server tier/subnet and a bastion host tier/subnet. My problem is that I cannot ping or ssh between ...
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How to enable HTTPS for the public DNS route of an Ec2 instance instance?

I am working on a Facebook bot app and one of their requirements is to setup a webbook on my webserver that is returning a token, to validate my account. I quickly spin up a micro instance (Ubuntu) ...
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IAM Policy to create a single ec2 instance

How can I create a policy that will allow a single user in a group to create a single ec2 instance in a particular VPC and AZ. and it can be destroyed by the same user or destroyed when idle for more ...
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Is it possible to show a static page if all ELB registered instances are down?

We are using AWS ELB to offload SSL and load balance the incoming traffic. If all instances are down/unhealthy the ELB just sends back a blank page with HTTP status 503. Is it possible to send a ...
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t2.micro instance is always below baseline CPU usage but still consumes CPU credits - why?

I have a t2.micro instance running Ubuntu Linux on ec2 in Ireland, it's running batch jobs and I've tuned them so that the max CPU is pretty low - it never exceeds 10%. The docs say that: When a ...
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Delete subdomain from AWS Route 53 using Bash script

I want to write a bash script to delete the subdomain name in Route 53. I have given access to my ec2 server by using $ echo "[Credentials]" > ~/.boto $ echo "AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID=key" >> ~/....
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Cisco ASA VPN DH Groups for AWS VPC

AWS provides a neat function in its VPC that exposes a VPN service. I've configured this, and confirmed that it functions. Our customer is using a Cisco 5500 Series ASA appliance to connect to the ...
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What is minimum IOPS for AWS EC2 General Purpose SSD (gp2)?

A while ago I read, that you get 3 IOPS per GB for gp2 SSD volumes. For example, that would be 24 IOPS for 8 GB volume. Now I read the documentation (https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/...
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Does Data Pipeline supports schema transformation/evolution between RDS postgrey and amazon Redshift? Does it alter tables in Redshift accordingly?

I see Redshift is used as a data warehouse infra for large data set and I want to load postgrey sql data to Redshift for analytics. To copy the data I followed script method. What my script does is? ...
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Security of SSL certs on AWS ELBs / SSL offloading

I have some concerns about security and am wondering how AWS will store an SSL certificate deployed to an ELB. I have a wildcard SSL cert for my domain that I want to make sure doesn't persist ...
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Routing requests to specific regions/VPCs (Geotargeting)

We have two VPCs one in US and the other in Europe. Each VPC has a load balancer in public subnets and we run our web application in private subnets. What we want is, if a user visits our website (...
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Pinging (ICMP) Docker container on AWS ECS

I've got a script running in a Docker container that listens for ICMP packets. If you ping the container IP address, it picks them up and sends an email. However I'm having a bit of difficulty ...
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How do I enable certain Availability Zones in AWS EC2?

I am trying to launch a t2.nano instance running Debian in the us-east-1a region, but Amazon is only allowing me to choose from between us-west-2a, us-west-2b and us-west-2c which are all in Oregon ...
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How could I quickly recover lost DFS files on AWS?

We have a Windows 2012 R2 file server on a EC2 instance, with DFS network shares. The overall data takes about 600-800GB. I would like to somehow keep a copy at 15 minutes intervals for the lastest ...
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Does every EC2 instance has “Instance Store Volume”?

Does every EC2 instance has "Instance Store Volume"? When I am trying to create a t2.micro instance, I could not able to add "Instance Store Volume"
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Reducing HTTPS handshake by http-keepalive behind a load balancer - possible?

I have an api into which ill get quite a few requests in https. Since its restful, each time the api is sent , it requires a full ssl handshake. On enabling http-keepalive , the latency of the request ...
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AIDE Self Protection - Best Practices

I set up a pretty simple server and tried to make it secure using some tools and some guidelines which I think are not too bad. I came up using AIDE, which is fast as an implementation of an ...
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One VPC or many VPC's

I'm relatively new to AWS and I'm trying to design an infrastructure for my application and I'm wondering if I should use one or multiple VPC's within a single region. My application consists of a ...
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Switch domain between 2 sites, one is Amazon EC2 ubuntu instance , another is hostgator [closed]

There are two registered domain name, and I would like to switch the domain name between 2 sites. The problems are : 1) in amazon Ubuntu, I follow the guidelines : http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/...
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Trying to have a static IP with Elastic Beanstalk applications

My goal is to deploy a web application to Elastic Beanstalk and allow for a user to access that application from their corporate network. Their network controls access to sites using IP addresses and ...
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Memory problems with Spark application on AWS EMR

I've been trying to get to the bottom of a memory issues for some time now and I simply can't fathom out what the problem is. Any help is greatly appreciated. The error is: [![OpenJDK 64-Bit Server ...
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AWS EC2 Policy - Describe own properties

When creating AWS Policies, is there a way to create a policy that, when assigned to an EC2 Instance, allows querying its own tags without granting access to other instances tags? Is there a sense of ...
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Ansible, AWS, other host based on tag

I am creating Ansible playbooks which create our system's infrastructure in AWS. Obviously dynamic inventories using ec2.py are involved. I first create a utility server, then a web server, and I ...
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Kali Linux Running in AWS

Normally I run Kali in a virtualbox VM however due to the nature of a project it may be useful to run Kali from an AWS EC2 instance. So imagine my joy when I learned there was a Kali AMI only to be ...
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MongoDB, How can I migrate database to new cluster with higher version without an outage

We are having our mongodb cluster at AWS and our production DB mongo is very old - we are still using version 2.6 then latest version at the moment is 3.2.7. We need to upgrade mongodb binaries to the ...
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Hiera hash or array error

I developed an AWS S3 bakcup modul, but after the latest modify, puppet client not running (for run I using a following command: puppet agent --no-daemonize --debug --onetime). My hiera.yaml: --- :...
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How can I use port tunneling to connect to a private database instance through a network bastion?

I have a network bastion which is publicly accessible at example.compute-1.amazonaws.com and a private postgres database instance at postgres.example.us-east-1.rds.amazonaws.com:5432 I can ssh into ...
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Can AWS CodeDeploy execute powershell scripts?

Is it acceptable to include Powershell scripts directly into the appspec.yml files? version: 0.0 os: windows files: - source: ./MyWebsiteFiles destination: /MyWebsite hooks: AfterInstall: ...
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What is the most efficient way to transfer files from AWS S3 to S3?

I have a large number of files stored in an AWS S3 bucket. I need to get those files to another S3 bucket owned by another user and in a different region. The files are stored in different locations ...
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Connect an EC2 instance to your office/home gateway [duplicate]

I am wondering what the process is for connecting an Amazon Web Services EC2 instance to your router to make the instance act as if it is on the LAN. I have been reading about AWS VPC, but have just ...
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How to restrict access to EC2 from outside but allow from Elastic Beanstalk instances?

This is the situation: We have an EC2 server which runs Elasticsearch and an Elastic Beanstalk (EB) environment. They both are in the same VPC. This is my goal: Allow access to EC2 (9200 port) only ...
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Publish docker images to AWS ECR from Jenkins

Following this discussion- Integrate Amazon Elastic Container Registry with Jenkins, After publishing my image to ECR from Jenkins using a shell script, it works- but another image with empty tag ...
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Site not reachable from my network only

I have created an ec2 instance on aws and hosted my wordpress website http://www.techsteroid.com Every device not on my network is able to reach the site properly, but those on mine are not. ...
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In terraform, howto attach a backing ec2 instance to an ecs service

I’m using Terraform to upload a web to AWS. This ECS, with a docker image, that errors with 500 when I try to go to it’s assigned A-record DNS name. For this service, I’ve assigned a few AWS resources:...
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hosted on aws, still page not available [closed]

I have registered a domain www.techsteroid.com with godaddy and hosted on aws ec2 instance with public dns ec2-52-8-152-90.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com . I have installed wordpress and associated ...
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How to find online support for Amazon Linux AMI

I am a beginner to Linux, but am currently deciding on a distro for my AWS EC2 web server. My question is how to find online support to Amazon Linux AMI should I decide to use it? I know that it is ...
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Internal Hosting of SSL Certificates

I have a number of SSL certificates (*.mydomain.com, myotherdomain.com), currently when setting up new environments / products I am manually adding the SSL certificate to store on the new server and ...
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Getting the private ip address of a recently terminated ec2 instance in aws

When terminating EC2 instances, I need to be able to clean up remnants from the servers. Like removing the computer object from Active Directory, Chef, Octopus Deploy, Cyclance, etc... None of these ...
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Elastic Beanstalk silently fails to install ruby gem

I'm trying to install the github-pages ruby gem in an AWS Elastic Beanstalk app. According to the docs, to do this you add an .ebextentions/somename.config file that declares the package as a ...
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list s3 object permissions via SDK / CLI / API?

I want to check which objects in the bucket are public available. I can run $s3->listObjectsV2 successfully, but I do not see any permissions here at all. What am I doing wrong? Also, I'd like to ...
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AWS site to site VPN - Same range

Morning All, We are moving all our servers from our data center to AWS. I gather that we will need a Site to Site VPN from our head office to AWS to access the servers without public IPs but it's ...
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AWS Route53 CloudFormation Template - How to set a default GeoLocation?

So, I have a template that sets up Location based DNS routing, and it's working, but I can't find a way to set the default geolocation, as you can through the Route53 UI on the AWS Console. Anyone ...
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How to choose AWS EC2 instance with highest bandwidth for downloads?

I am about to create a new Ubuntu Server EC2 instance. However, there appears to be very little information regarding the bandwidth available for each instance type. The server will be primarily used ...
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How to install secrets safely on EC2 instances?

Context: Setting up an infra with some Auto-scaling groups and some non-scaling self-standing VMs. Some roles need secrets (private keys) which should be restricted to root or to specific users. ...
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elb / apache server latency

I'm running Apache/2.4.7 on m4.larges in AWS behind ELBs. The overwhelming majority of my traffic is simple one off requests from naive clients, not web pages. The configuration is old and time tested,...
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How does AWS configure the 169.254.169.254 address on an instance?

AWS uses 169.254.169.254 as a link local address, which you can use to pull meta data about the instance, ie: curl http://169.254.169.254/latest/meta-data/ How/where is this IP configured on the ...
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How to reverse-lookup an IP address back to a service?

I work for an organization that has tens of thousands of services deployed to EC2. One of these services is making requests to my server. I have its IP address, but I have no idea who it belongs to. ...