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Upgrade old version ubuntu [closed]

I want to upgrade ubuntu 11.04 to 12.04 at least. Actually I want to upgrade to 14.04 since it is not possible I want at least 12.04 any one can help me so that I can upgrade it. It is AWS instance so ...
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Why are Amazon OpsWorks operations so slow?

I'm starting to examine Amazon OpsWorks and created a stack with a database layer and 2 custom layers. I put my cookbooks on a private git repository. I'm wondering why machines used in my scenario ...
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Sync server China / Out of China

I am currently managing the backend server of an Android Application. We use DigitalOcean in Singapore, that we thought was a good location for China too. Unfortunately, testing the response time from ...
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Connecting to Amazon VPC instance's public IP over hardware VPN

I'm trying to configure an AWS VPC with a public subnet and hardware VPN access, but I have a requirement that connections over the VPN must be able to connect to a particular EC2 instance using a ...
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High load due to I/O wait in Ubuntu 12.04 on EC2 instance

I am using Ubuntu server 12.04 , having trouble finding cause of load, I have seen change in response time of server from past week after reading Linux Troubleshooting, Part I: High Load It seems ...
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AWS Command Line - Query Instance MS SQL Version

My AWS account runs approximately 50 instances. They all run Windows, but they vary between being just Windows, or running SQL Server STD or SQL Server Web. I'd like to find a way of exporting all ...
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AWS route53 www. prefix not resolving right

I just moved my site to AWS from GoDaddy. On one AWS instance, I actually have two domains. For the most part, things work. The "www" prefix for the second domain, does not. I have the A record ...
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Convert Windows Amazon Instance-backed AMI to EBS

I've come across plenty of how-to's for this that deal with Linux (and back in 2010 when not all tools were available on the EC2 web interface) but none that deal with Windows (that work). I've tried ...
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TCP traffic on port 1433 blocked by NAT rules

We have a SQL server that is hosted on AWS, the SQL server it not directly accessible on the internet, it relies on a NAT box to route traffic to it. We are trying to set up a Linked SQL server from ...
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Create alias that fixes (or defaults) some parameters in PowerShell

We manage a few amazon servers that aren't on our AD; I have to supply a couple of parameters the same way repeatedly. We'd like to be able to define Invoke-AwsCommand that can be called like this: ...
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Cannot SSH to my AWS Linux instance after rebooting it

In the AWS management console, I stopped a Linux instance. Then I restarted it. I tried to reconnect via Putty. My putty session has an "Auto-login username" set and a private key for SSH ...
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Access denied copying files using S3 CLI

Attempting to pull down the contents of an S3 bucket using the AWS CLI, I'm getting the following: aws s3 cp --region us-east-1 s3://s3.amazonaws.com/my-bucket . --recursive A client error ...
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No traffic routing between Cisco CSR1000v and Strongswan IPSec end points on AWS

I am trying to configure a Cisco CSR1000V on AWS to create an IPSec VPN with Strongswan 5.1.2 (on Ubuntu 14.04) on another AWS machine. I can establish the VPN from the Strongswan end and it appears ...
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Is it unusual for a database client to install the server's SSL certificate?

We use Amazon RDS for our databases at work. Recently we got an automated email from Amazon stating they'd be updating the SSL certificates and that if we didn't upgrade our database instances within ...
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Supervisor setup on AWS AMI Linux

I'm trying to get supervisor working to make sure my queue system is always running. Here are the steps I took, which I pieced together from various sources: (Ran as root or super user) Ran: # ...
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How to maximize AWS Default Partition Size? (NOT a duplicate) [duplicate]

Hello Ladies and Gents, I apologize if the question isn't phrased as well as it should be; it's getting late and I've been staring at this screen for way too many hours after work. My core ...
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Created 100GB ec2 instance, but only shows 10GB?

I just created a new EC2 instance of 100gb with only 1 storage disk. However, my df -h output shows the following : [root@ip-10-252-37-164 ~]# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% ...
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route53 migration using cli53 - how to prepare zonefiles?

I have exported zonefiles from BIND and installed cli53 to import my records to AWS Route53. From what I can gather, I need to rid the files of any SOA and NS references. Right? Does anyone have a ...
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How do I get boto to work with port 443 being prerouted to another port?

My title may be poorly worded, but I'll try to get the backstory straight: I have Ubuntu instances with clusters of Docker containers all hosting web servers In order to appease firewalls we want to ...
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Which IAM permissions are needed for ec2-create-image?

I looked through the official docs and couldn't seem to find any reference as to which permissions the IAM user needs in order to be able to use this command. I want the IAM user to only be able to ...
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How to upgrade an RDS SQL Server Instance to an SSD

I'm trying to upgrade my RDS SQL Server 2012 instance from magnetic storage to an SSD. It is an instance class of db.m1.large with bring your own license. I've tried modifying the storage type, but ...
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Mount the other half of instance store volume

I have a running c3.xlarge EC2 instance on AWS. As listed in http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/InstanceStorage.html#StorageOnInstanceTypes , it should provide 2 x 40GB SSD instance ...
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Is it possible to update an existing EC2 security group from CloudFormation?

I have a manually created security group to access Redis, and I am creating a LAMP stack with AWS CloudFormation. I need to update the Amazon EC2 security group from Redis to allow access from this ...
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AWS Linux RHEL instance unable to format and load new storage partition

I have an AWS RHEL instance. Following are the storage devices on it: $lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT xvda 202:0 0 20G 0 disk xvda1 202:1 0 6G 0 part / I ...
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Domain transfer from godaddy to AWS ec2 [closed]

On EC2 i just started a micro instance and installed ubuntu 14.04 with php apache mysql.Now i can access its from an ip like this 192.xxx.xx.xx. Also i have domain name say www.example.com registered ...
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Forward/Redirect request of Elastic IP to Heroku [closed]

I have a hardware with a Elastic IP(Amazon) hardcoded in the firmware(I know, it was a dumb idea, but wasnt my idea). Now I have to forward a request of this EIP(Elastic IP) to a Heroku instance. I ...
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Windows instance in AWS Auto scaling, Once autoscaling done i should be part of DC

I’m working on windows technologies last few years, but new to cloud environment. What I’m facing is that, I have DC server, under that a Web server both are in windows 2012. I need to auto scale the ...
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How to remove entries from lsblk?

I have an AWS EC2 instance and I tried to attach and mount couple of EBS volumes on it. Somehow mount command was taking very long time so I deleted those volumes using AWS console. Now problem is ...
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Uneven load distribution on an elasticache cluster

Amazon elasticache cluster looks to be a really good choice for auto-scaling but it seems the load distribution is not equal among the nodes. Both memory and CPU wise the node 1 seems to take almost ...
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Unable to open redis 6379 for inbound on AWS EC2

I have two servers on EC2. One hosting my php application and other hosting my redis server. I am managing my php session and data on redis server. So on my php server I gave the ip:port as session ...
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Elastic Load Balancer connection draining causes a blank page for some web sessions

I'm running 3 EC2 instances behind an ELB with connection draining enabled (set to 300ms). When I remove an instance from it, I can see fewer and fewer web requests in the server log until eventually ...
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IAM policy for list, create and destroy instances and security groups [duplicate]

I need to create a IAM policy that allows a user to create/terminate instances and Security Group at specific VPC. Also I need that this user could list instances of this specific VPC. Is this ...
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crontab at reboot for EC2 instance

I'm trying to mount an EBS volume after restart. It does not work. I set the mount after reboot, in the following manner: echo "@reboot 'sudo mount $DEVICE_PATH $TARGET_PATH -O noatime,noexec'" | ...
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'end_request: I/O error, dev xvda1' after rebooting AWS EC2 instance

I rebooted one of our Amazon EC2 instances after having some performance problems and had a look at the Actions > Instance Settings > Get System Log to see this: Amazon Linux AMI release 2014.09 ...
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How can I add an ephemeral disk to an existing EC2 instance?

Six months ago I created an EC2 Instance with a Plesk license from the AWS Marketplace. Now I would like to add an ephemeral disk in order to put the temporal backup data generated by the Plesk. The ...
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Amazon S3 - Options for routing naked URL

Problem I am using a custom domain to host a static index.html on amazon S3. That all works fine on my domain: site.com. However, when I visit www.site.com I get an error. From what I understand I ...
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Using Redis for multiple Instances for session management

Hi We are in the process of implementing AWS opsworks. There will be multiple instances of PHP App Servers and one instance of mysql. We are planning to use redis and phpredis for session and data ...
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What AWS services allow you to specify a path for the resource's ARN?

The AWS Documentation on Amazon Resource Names says Some services let you specify a path for the resource name. For example, in Amazon S3, the resource identifier is an object name that can ...
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Logging into an AWS EC2 instance from another machine in EC2

I have a few AWS EC2 instances that can SSH into each other. They are not in a VPC as this is an older AWS account and was active before VPC. One particular EC2 instance (zeta) is not able to SSH into ...
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Include x-amz-storage-class Header When Calling Amazon S3 from Web.config

Any time my web app calls Amazon S3, it would be nice to conditionally include the following header. I am using a custom domain mapped to an S3 bucket. key: x-amz-storage-class value: ...
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AWS RDS connection count

I am using AWS RDS with MySQL for a project and have a "large" instance. The documentation is clear on what this means as far as compute resources and RAM goes, but I can't find anything that ...
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Website down… due to sleeping MySQL connections?

I've just inherited the administration of a website, and I'm finding some problems: When the traffic in the site peaks (it happens when our posts are featured in some distribution lists/RSS feed), ...
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Elastic Beanstalk git aws.push taking a long time and more

I am starting to use the git aws.push command from within a git repository for a certain project we are currently working on. Within the root of the repo I have got the .elasticbeanstalk directory ...
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Adding new user to AWS EC2 - Permission denied (publickey)

I am trying to set up a new user for my AWS EC2. I have followed step by step this tutorial but I get Permission denied (publickey) error. I tried as well creating a newuser-key-pair.pem from AWS EC2 ...
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Amazon VPC NAT instance routing problems

I have an issue with routing. I have 2 public subnets: 172.31.1.0/24 and 172.31.100.0/24 In each of these I have a NAT instance. Each NAT instance is an OpenSwan VPN peer to a remote location. This ...
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When using Docker on AWS Elastic Beanstalk, I can't access an RDS instance

When I ssh into the EB instance, I am able to connect to the RDS instance. However, once inside Docker (I have tested this by running bash under Docker), I am unable to connect to it. I am able to ...
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How to access an AWS RDS host in a VPC

I have setup my first AWS VPC. It has a public subnet, and two private subnets. One of the privates has an RDS instance, and the other is vacant (in a different AZ). I followed the tutorials on AWS ...
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php internal server not visible externally from amazon aws

I am doing some testing on a server for which security is almost zero importance. For these tests I want to use a php server provided internally as of version 5.4. However on amazon AWS the bound ...
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See how many times the provisioned throughput was decreased within the same day in a DynamoDB table

Is there anyway to see how many times the provisioned throughput was decreased within the same day (UTC) in a DynamoDB table? When increasing the provisioned throughput I am always afraid not to be ...
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CNAME to Amazon does not resolve

I see a lot of people using IP addresses like, ec2-54.208.90.77.compute-1.amazonaws.com Just for reference, that's my actual instance IP address. However, when I try I get, $ nslookup ...