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Amazon IP no longer allowing MySQL connection (Error 104)

I am working on a group project that uses an Amazon EC2 server for hosting phpmyadmin. We have a PHP/MySQL website hosted on my school's server that makes database connections to amazon. Recently one ...
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Is there a way to duplicate entire AWS environment

I know I can create image from my existing instance and relaunch them later, what I want to know is if there is a way to duplicate my whole environment, like duplicate every VM in UAT to create Beta.
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AWS, Nginx, and Django: default server to prevent bogus host strings

We have a server setup with AWS that must satisfy the following requirements: 1: Incoming requests originating from the load balancer (specifically, health checks and latency checks) must be allowed ...
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AWS EB deployment errors - No module named cfnbootstrap

I am trying to deploy my application on AWS Elastic Beanstalk, it states some errors when the process is completed and reading the logs this is what I've found: File "/opt/aws/bin/cfn-get-metadata", ...
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How to get terminal access to a php/AngularJS app deployed using opsWorks

Background: I have a php backend application (cakephp with dependencies resolved with composer), and javascript front end (AngularJS, using bower for dependency management), with the repository on ...
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Nginx set_real_ip_from AWS ELB load balancer address

I have a set of Nginx servers behind an Amazon ELB load balancer. I am using set_real_ip (from the HttpRealIpModule) so that I can access the originating client IP address on these servers (for ...
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Unable to traceroute on Amazon EC2 Ubuntu

I have setup a brandnew Ubuntu 14.04 instance, with a public IP, with a security groups that allows all inbound and outbound traffic using all protocols on all ports from/to any IP. I have installed ...
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Environment variables using AWS CodeDeploy

I have a web application that utilizes environment variables for some of its configuration (DB credentials, API keys, etc). I'm currently using Elastic Beanstalk for deployment and can easily set ...
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Highest value of max_connections in AWS RDS micro instance

Currently, the value for the max_connections parameter in a MySQL RDS t1.micro server model is {DBInstanceClassMemory/12582880} is 32. Since my server does not allowing any more connections after 32, ...
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Create Windows AMI from EBS snapshot

I made an AMI from a Windows snapshot using AWS Console, but the operation created an AMI of type "Linux (Other)". Funnily enough, the AMI launches and AWS charges the Linux price (!). However, I am ...
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can two cloud infrastructures connect

I want to use app engine but unfortunately they are not supporting with their DB spatial queries, so I was wondering if there is a way to create my DB on one cloud either AWS or Azure and my backend ...
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Installing Backtrack/Pentesting OS on AWS/AZURE? [closed]

I tried good search but i am unable to get any help on this topic. Is there any official/unofficial way to install these OS on these cloud hosting. I don't know if it against there tos or not. ...
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Does Cloud Computing COST a premium? (or is it competitive with shared/managed/co-location)

Since cloud solutions (Google AppEngine, Amazon, etc.) do more for you, at the end of the day do they cost significantly more than doing it "yourself" with co-location hosting, etc. Not just ...
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Is it possible to mange AWS on Google App Engine?

Say I want to schedule EC2 instant start up, or something like this. I did some reading on the Google App Engine document, find that scheduler is supported, however I am not familiar with Google API, ...
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Sending Data extremely slow or RDS

I have the following two profiles for a basic SELECT STATEMENT: select count(*) from mturk_completion; Here are the two profiles: # My Local machine, using a local db Status ...
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CloudFormation/EC2 - access IP address of EC2 instance in the template?

i'm trying to define a cluster of Cassandra nodes, together with some other instances ( some middleware and app servers ). I'd like to be able to add the ( internal ) IP addresses of the Cassandra ...
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Debugging a mysql connection

I am trying to figure out how to diagnose a mysql connection issue. When I run a group of queries locally on my machine it takes about 1s to run. When I run that same group of queries on an AWS ...
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How to the set the hostname in an AWS ec2 instance to a unique value in an autoscale group?

I wanted to find out what is the best practice of setting the hostname of an Ec2 instance that is in an autoscale group. I am looking for a method that is generally acceptable in the ...
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CloudFormation with an ELB and its public dns

I'm using Cloudformation to build a load balanced stack. My concern is that each time the stack is recreated, the ELB public url will change, which will require a change in the website's route 53 ...
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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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Amazon VPC NAT performance problems

I have a set of servers inside an Amazon VPC, whose job is to get image files from S3 and process them. The S3 downloads would frequently stall, sometimes for over 2 minutes, but all would eventually ...
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Amazon AWS IAM Policy based in time of day

The IAM service is Amazon AWS permits the creation of policies based on date, as described here: ...
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Amazon ECS MissingAuthenticationTokenException

I follow this instruction http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonECS/latest/developerguide/ECS_GetStarted.html and here's what I got: $ aws ecs list-clusters { "clusterArns": [ ...
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Amazon Custom AMI

If I create a custom AMI for an EBS backed EC2 instance after installing numerous applications and making lot of config changes to the EC2 instance like IP Tables, httpd.conf file etc... Will the ...
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amazon aws ec2 setting ppp vpn server POSTROUTING eth3 failed

I use amazon aws ec2 to setting ppp pptpd vpn server. I have two interface is eth0 and eth3. And the iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -o eth0 -s 192.168.1.100 -j SNAT --to-source 10.0.0.233 is working ...
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AWS volume from snapshot missing data

This is a weird one. On a new ec2 instance + new data volume attached at /dev/xvdb mounted with: mkfs -t ext4 /dev/xvdb mkdir /mnt/xvdb mount -t ext4 /dev/xvdb /mnt/xvdb I take a snapshot of ...
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EC2 instance running apache tomcat not accessible from outside

I have a 64-bit amazon linux instance in aws. I am running apache tomcat6 running on that machine. sudo fuser -v -n tcp 8080 USER PID ACCESS COMMAND 8080/tcp: ...
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Anyway to determine Amazon Machine Image (Creation Date)?

I am trying to see if anyone knows how to identify the creation date for Amazon Machine Image(s)? I have looked all through the documentation on the AWS site, and do not see anything. The only ...
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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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Multiple Ec2 instances on Amazon free aws account

I created amazon micro instance with IP ec2@x.x.x.x.com . While using amazon free service, if I create 2nd micro instance then will it be chargable? or only one micro instance is available on for ...
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AWS t1 to t2 migration: Client.InstanceInitiatedShutdown on new t2 instance

I've had a Linux t1.micro running a small Apache/PHP/Postgresql website for a couple of years now (referred herein as "original instance"). Works like a charm. I wanted to migrate the site to the ...
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Query regarding hosting an app with python, bootstrap & mongoDB [duplicate]

We are a startup & have an application built on bootstrap, MongoDB & python. We are looking for hosting options for the same. What we have been able to understand by talking to support team at ...
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Change private dns on AWS?

Is there a way to change the private dns of an EC2 server? I want to be able to communicate between my servers with something like myserver.example.com than ip-1.1.1.1-uswest-aws-internal. I am new ...
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How can I use AWS placement groups with ironfan?

I would like to use AWS placement groups in order to decrease latency between my front-end server and back-end servers in a particular availability zone. We use the Chef orchestration layer Ironfan, ...
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List all stopped AWS EC2 instances with command line toolkit

I have been experimenting around with ec2-describe-instances and ec2-describe-instance-status in the EC2 command line tools with the goal of starting stopped instances. However I cannot neatly list ...
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Amazon EC2: possible to use elastic load balancing across web servers in multiple regions based on location of client?

Related to an another question I asked. This question seems similar but I'm wondering if there are any updates. To support a single site that has users all over the world, I will create EC2 web ...
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Packer unable to pack aws image into VPC

I am trying to make a packer image, but on our amazon account we DO NOT have a default VPC. It has been removed. And have been getting this error when trying to pack the image: ==> ...
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Sharing between EC2 Instances not working

I want trying to setup a render farm in AWS where I created all my instances using my 'Windows 2008 Base' based AMI. I will have one manager instance which is attached to EBS drive (D drive) and this ...
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Whitelist Elastic Load Balancer based on IP [closed]

I'm serving HTTP traffic on port 80 through an ELB. Since a short time, a growing amount of clients are asking me what our IP addresses are (to harvest data). Apparently they can't whitelist the DNS ...
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OpenSwan + AWS + Ubuntu 14.04 - Cannot reach server

i'm currently trying to set up a VPN in order to login into a private subnet hosted on AWS. The target host has Ubuntu 14.04 and installed OpenSwan. I've setup ipsec.conf, ipsec.secrets, xl2tpd.conf, ...
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Copying data between AWS EC2 machines

There are times where, in order to do some debugging or perhaps a manual migration, I need to copy large chunks of data from one EC2 instance to another. When the size of the data is tiny, it's simple ...
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Apache 2.4 not closing connections

I have an Apache 2.4 webserver that runs on a micro instance of AWS with CentOS. The apache is running PHP with a prefork MPM module. The server is accessed via an Amazon load balancer which has a ...
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AWS Security Group settings for public application

I'm a bit confused by AWS security groups. I have an application on EC2 that I need accessible to everyone (in theory) in the world. AWS says this though: "If you use 0.0.0.0/0, you enable all IP ...
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AWS public subnet autoscaling group with outbound NAT

I have seen this question : Static IP address for outgoing traffic from AWS autoscaling group but it doesnt seem to fit exactly what im trying to do. Here's the scenario: I have a autoscaling ...
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TCP congestion collapse

I am experiencing suboptimal performance on an EC2 instance connecting to an RDS instance. This particular instance was built before VPC's existed, so all the traffic is flowing through a single ...
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Redirect non www to www not working [duplicate]

I have created an .htaccess file with the following code in order to achieve this Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^example.lk[nc] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ ...
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AWS Pricing with S3, CloudFront, Route 53, and SSL? [closed]

We have a small static website <2mb (free storage in Amazon S3...?) that we want to host in an Amazon S3 bucket and distribute using CloudFront. Approx. 4 million sessions per month, where each ...
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How can I upgrade to Java 1.8 on an Amazon Linux Server?

I tried sudo yum update but it just keeps java "1.7.0_75". I need 1.8 for it to work with another application but can't figure out how to upgrade it. Do I need to manually install it somehow? There's ...
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VPS to Amazon Web Services

We currently have a rented VPS with such setup: MySQL service (multiple databases (schemas) inside) Multiple JVM services (Netty based API services). We need to be able to withstand high load ...
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Assign two domain names to a single EC2 instance

I am running an AWS EC2 Linux instance with Elastic IP a.b.c.d. and I am hosting two different websites on it: ServiceA: http://a.b.c.d/serviceA ServiceB: http://a.b.c.d/serviceB I have purchased ...