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bind: cannot assign requested address

I've recently switch over to AWS from Rackspace and I'm setting up a simple geolocation server using freegeopip. While the following commands work perfectly on a new Rackspace serve (Ubuntu) I can't ...
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How to upgrade to the latest AMI in AWS Elastic Beanstalk?

I'm running an application on AWS Elastic Beanstalk, and it looks like I need to create a new environment if I want to use the latest AMI. If I knew what the latest AMI id was, I could update it in ...
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How to schedule automatic (daily) snapshots of AWS EC2 Windows Instance?

I have some Windows servers hosted on Amazon EC2. Some run Windows Server 2003 and other run Windows Server 2008. These are EBS-backed instances. Most of the instances also have some additional ...
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Choosing AMI for NAT Instance in AWS VPC

When I want to run an NAT instance in a VPC, I noticed there were 3 latest AMIs in us-east-1: amzn-ami-vpc-nat-hvm-2015.03.0.x86_64-ebs (ami-b0210ed8) amzn-ami-vpc-nat-hvm-2015.03.0.x86_64-gp2 ...
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Amazon EC2 gives internal server error when posting via Python

I have a problem with python API and MY ec2 instance. When I am trying to post a json I am getting an error like 500 INTERNAL SERVER ERROR {"error_message": "Sorry, this request could not be ...
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AWS RDS db.t2 instance performance thresholds & monitoring

We have been rolling out a standard web server configuration for mainstream CMS software like Drupal & WordPress, with the server & storage on EC2 / EBS and the database for those software ...
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Application layer firewall for WebSockets?

My team has built an intranet portal in Amazon AWS for a client, and on it, we have used WebSockets to do things like notifications and other minor stuff. We mostly send events from the server, but we ...
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How to know the reason why an environment turns RED health in Elastic Beanstalk?

I'm using AWS Elastic Beanstalk, and very often when deploying an environment, the health check turns RED, but I can't find an explanation why: Clicking on Monitor doesn't help much: Is there a ...
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Cannot open port 1337

I am struggling with iptables firewall to open port 1337 externally. My iptables file looks like this: *nat :PREROUTING ACCEPT [0:0] :INPUT ACCEPT [0:0] :OUTPUT ACCEPT [0:0] :POSTROUTING ACCEPT [0:0] ...
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AWS push notifications of configuration changes

I'm creating a dashboard for our developers that helps visualise and interact with our CloudFormation stacks. Because a CloudFormation stack can have many resources the number of calls I have to ...
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Single cluster of servers handling multiple ssl enabled websites

I'm running several e-commerce websites, each is processed by the same php code which loads different configuration based on the domain that it is being accessed from. I'm trying to use OpsWorks to ...
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[AWS]Get clouffront redirecting to the right apache vhost instead of default one

I have set a cloudfront distribution with an orgin which is a vhost on apache. When I select "None (Improve Caching)" in the Forward Hearder option, the cname of the cloudfront distribution sends me ...
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Amazon EC2 Security Group inbound rule with a dynamic IP

I'm looking for clarification on what I see as a potential problem with EC2 Security Groups. I'm setting up a Security Group for connecting to linux instances. I've created "anywhere" rules for HTTP ...
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TLS 1.0 handshake fails in Windows Server 2012 R2

I am using Windows Server 2012 R2 to contact AWS services, namely https://elasticbeanstalk.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com/. However, the AWS toolkit for Visual Studio as well as Internet Explorer 11 fail ...
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Elastic Beanstalk .ebextensions config script not running on Windows deployment

I have a Microsoft ASP.NET app that I am deploying successfully via Elastic Beanstalk to a server. However, I am trying to run a few config files under the .ebextensions in order to set up certain ...
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How best way to rsync from aws s3 to gcloud?

I must execute a rsync ( not only copy or move ) from all my buckets from s3 to google cloud. I need create the same infraestructure of s3 to google. I have like 2Tera in s3, and all days I receive ...
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Assign Elastic IP to VPC EC2 instance on boot

I have a script that uses ec2-associate-address that I have set in a cron job to run on boot. The idea is to use this instance as a spot instance that will automatically get its public IP assigned on ...
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NAT TCP/UDP Connections With iptables on AWS

So I've got 2 instances on AWS set up so I can SSH into them directly (A, B) from my home machine C. But I want to set up box A so that I can forward certain UDP and TCP connections from it to box B. ...
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Secure EC2 instance from logging without .pem file

I see here and here (under Connecting to Your Linux Instance if You Lose Your Private Key) ways to access EC2 instance without a .pem file that was created when the instance was created. I would like ...
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AWS CloudFormation: VPC default security group

I have a cfn stack that (among other things), creates a VPC, several security groups, and a handful of EC2 instances. It's trivial to assign security groups that are created within the stack to ...
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Can we connect an OSX computer to an AWS VPC VPN?

We have a OSX computer we would like to connect to our AWS VPC. This OSX computer is on a network we do not control in a different physical location as the rest of our network. Using OSXs Networking ...
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AWS / VPC Multiple Public IP

Thanks for your time in advanced! I am trying to setup some infratstructe in AWS / VPC that utilises a Dev, Test and Prod environment. Everything is complete expect for the networking side in the ...
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How to get the public DNS of an instance from another instance?

Suppose I have launched 5 EC2 instances. What is the easiest way to get the DNS and ip's of all the instances from a particular instance's terminal?
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i cannot access my amazon ec2 instance by visiting ip address or dns (associated with it) of the instance

Good Day. I cannot access my amazon Ec2 instance from browser by visiting its domain or elastic ip. Ec2 instance is running properly and i have checked it security group as well. I dont know what to ...
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How can I set akamai failover configuration?

I am using akamai for our cdn(for static and some dynamic contents). I want to use failover configuration over akamai. In code level I am running a service which work as asynchronously for response ...
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IPSec Tunnel AWS VPC <-> openSwan CentOS 6.6 Tunnel up, no traffic

I managed to get a tunnel up between a CentOS 6.6 box and our AWS VPC. It shows as connected on the box, and in AWS, but the problem is routing the traffic from the server. Everything I've tried ...
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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 do the default opsworks cookbooks actually do?

The company I'm working for is making a move to AWS and so I've been given the opportunity to start investigating the various services they provide. OpsWorks looks really go for rolling out mass ...
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AWS and security groups as inbound

I would like to do the following but it never works: nginx load-balancer ec2 server (sec group sg-1111) inbound - port:80 - all traffic application ec2 server inbound - port:9000 - sec group sg-1111 ...
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Connecting to mongodb on AWS EC2 using java

I am trying to connect to mongoDB on an EC2 instance using java. I am able to connect to the EC2 instance using putty after converting the .pem file into the .ppk file.In case of connecting with java ...
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Is it possible to create a VPN link between AZURE VNET and AWS VPC?

As I found solutions on making site-to-site VPN between Azure and AWS using a software VPN server, I'm asking myself if it's possible to connect the VPN gateways (Azure VNET / AWS VPC) directly. Is ...
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Host entry not working with an elastic ip on aws ec2 instance

I've set up Magento web on an aws ec2 instance for development & testing. I was able to access it by putting a host entry on my local machine using the public IP. But then I changed it to an ...
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AWS AMI Add “create volume” permissions to the following associated snapshots when creating permissions

What does the significance of the Add "create volume" permissions to the following associated snapshots when creating permissions indicate when we share an AMI to a different account ? Can this be ...
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AWS IP Forwarding

I have an Elastic IP on AWS that I want to forward to a Public IP outside of AWS. Any ideas how I could accomplish this?
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ec2-automate-backup-awscli.sh - Purging is not working?

I have recently implemented a script that creates snapshots of my volumes. I run this script via a cron job which works very well except for the part that deletes snapshots. When I run the command to ...
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AWS create an alias for my EC2 instance IP

I'm not expert in anything related with networks. I've reasearched through Internet but I'm not able to get with the solution for what I need. It's simple. I've bought a domain in GoDaddy.com and ...
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Auto-login to aws ec2 instance running windows on startup

I'm trying to run a service on startup of a windows instance on amazon. So far it is a manual process where I have to start rdp in, log in and then start the process. I'd like it when the instance ...
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AWS EC2 snapshots - how long should they be retained? [closed]

How long should daily EBS-backed EC2 snapshots be retained? We're using ec2-automate-backup to backup (daily) two EBS volumes - OS and data - pertaining to a web application. If I've understood, in ...
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How does nginx distribute traffic among IPs associated with an upstream DNS name?

With this configuration: upstream some_upstream { server some-elb.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com:80; } If some-elb.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com maps to 2 IP addresses, how will nginx distribute ...
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AWS S3 content over VPN is not getting decompressed (gzip)

We have a client who is having difficulty viewing our content over their VPN. If they browse to the content it appears with all crazy characters. I think I have worked out its somthing to do with ...
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Precision Time Protocol on AWS

We have a problem that requires a group of AWS linux servers to have the time exact by the millisecond between each other. (different nano seconds is ok, and we don't care if it is the real hour.) ...
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Use Apt Inside AWS VPC Without NAT Instance

I have several Ubuntu machines inside VPCs. For many of them, the only network access they need whatsoever is for "apt-get update && apt-get upgrade" and NTP. For NTP, I can simply have an NTP ...
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what is the correct runlevel for “Stop” in ec2?

I am trying to make a script to gracefully shutdown some application servers, I put the scripts in /etc/rc0.d but when I stop the ec2 instance on amazon, it won't call my script. what is the correct ...
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AWS forward request between private instances

I have a public subnet holding AWS ELB which forward its requests to a private EC2 instance. Is there a way I can forward the request from my private EC2 request to another private EC2 instance? In ...
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How to configure network on EC2 instance launched by Vagrant?

This is my AWS setup: 1 VPC with: default public subnet, 10.0.0.0/24 1 EC2 micro instance, private 10.0.0.172 and public Elastic IP 1 RDS instance, running MySQL The EC2 instance has network ...
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Amazon AWS EC2 transaction/event log?

If someone terminates an instance, is there a log kept that would show when and what the instance ID and tag/name was?
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Load balancer DNS Setting in AWS [closed]

I am very new to AWS. I installed zimbra server in EC2 instance and created a load balancer for auto scaling policy. I registered my DNS on net4u.in as my public DNS server. After creating load ...
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AWS Route53 Geo Location with Failover

What I currently have is the following EC2x2 Instance in Tokyo (1 Proxy 1 Application) EC2x2 Instance in Singapore (1 Proxy 1 Application) With another another provider we have geo dns, so Tokyo ...
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How can I use the apache2 cookbook from supermarket.chef.io in AWS OpsWorks?

I have a cookbook that is setting up some simple apache configuration and I am using the apache2 cookbook from SuperMarket. I'm trying to run my cookbook's recipes using AWS OpsWorks with Chef ...
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AWS Cloudformation and manual changes

I can't seem to find any documentation about what happens when you manually mess with Cloudformation's objects. I see it tags its objects, but does it recover if, say, someone deletes a routing rule? ...