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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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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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AWS connection error

I created 10 instances on AWS without key(?) and I tried to connect to them via the web browser(crom). I could connect to 2 instances but after that, all my attempts are banned or connections timed ...
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Amazon EC2 Instances

I have an EC2 instance what I can not repair. I was trying to make an upgrade but everything fails. Would be possible to reinstall an amazon ec2 instance running on Ubuntu server?
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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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AWS EC2 instance hyperthreading

I am currently doing some performance testing of web-apps that we have moved to AWS. One of the things we have noticed is that vCPU performance doesn't seem to be nearly as good as we'd expected. In ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Which is the fastest way to copy 400G of files from an ec2 elastic block store volume to s3?

I have to copy 400G of files from an elastic block store volume to an s3 bucket... Those are about 300k files of ~1Mb I've tried s3cmd and s3fuse, both of them are really, really slow.. s3cmd ran for ...
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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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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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IAM policy to restrict access to one VPC

I am trying to restrict users to a single VPC. I went through Controlling Access to Amazon VPC Resources and came up with the following policy but it does not work. Can someone point out the errors in ...
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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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How can I monitor daily spending on AWS?

Our infrastructure is on AWS. I want to get a daily report on how much spent on the previous day. What is the best way to do it?
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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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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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Why doesn't the aws cloud formation install the packages that I specify?

I'm very new to the AWS services. I'm trying to use the AWS cloud formation and I created a template. The template is error free and I am able to create machines using that. But I have added some ...
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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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Why can't I SSH into a new EC2 instance I created from an AMI I generated?

I followed the procedures for Creating an Amazon EBS-Backed Linux AMI with the exception that I did not shut down the original instance, just let AWS reboot it. When I launch & start a new ...
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What's the fastest way of getting data into an AWS Lambda?

I have something I'll call a "microservice" running on AWS Lambda (using node.js). Basically it serves up condensed summaries drawn from a few hundred megabytes of binary blob. There are a lot of ...
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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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Can't connect to EC2 instance in VPC (Amazon AWS)

I've taken the following steps: Created a VPC (with a single public subnet) Added an EC2 instance to the VPC Allocated an elastic IP Associated the elastic IP with the instance Created a security ...
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Unable to ssh to a vagrant started ec2 ubuntu instance

After I ran vagrant up --provider=aws, I could see an ec2 instance being created and became up and running. However it will invariably stuck at this point ==> default: Waiting for SSH to become ...
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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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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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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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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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Rundeck 2.5.1 - No matched nodes on locally executed job

I'm working with Rundeck v2.5.1 and I'm trying to configure a job which is executed locally. The job runs an inline script which runs another script. When I run the job (as admin), it seems as though ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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 use one website with several amazon S3 buckets as a path suffixes?

I would like to host multiple S3 Amazon buckets under one site in next way: Access to bucket1 - http://example.com/bucket1(bucket2...) and so on. What now Amazon allows is access with links like http:/...