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aws ec2 security group and centos ip tables

I try to change the SSH port from 22 to another port (218). In AWS EC2, I shall add the rules in security group or in IP Tables? Is there any guideline/references recommended for EC2 Security ...
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Connecting to a PostgresSQL Database Instance on Amazon Web Services

I've been trying to use the instructions found on amazon to set up my PostgreSQL database instance and connected it to PG Commander. After getting an initial connection error I checked to see if ...
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Unable to connect the Ubuntu EC2 instance to VPC LAN on AWS using secondary NIC adapter?

Infrastructure setup: VPC is created with 192.168.254.0/24 netwok Private subnet within VPC (Virtual Private Cloud) is created with 192.168.254.0/25 network Public subnet within the VPC is created ...
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Rebooting AWS EC2 instance not coming back online

About 40 minutes ago, I restarted my AWS EC2 instance using the admin panel. A moment later, the instance state was "running" again, and the status checks continued to pass. After about 20 minutes, ...
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AWS IAM Roles restricted list

Is there any way to restrict what IAM profiles are listed when launching an EC2 instance using the dashboard in AWS? I can specify what roles can be assigned using this IAM role block { ...
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Hard-copy (printed) MFA tokens for AWS

Is it possible to have hard-copy (i.e. printed out on paper) MFA tokens for AWS? For Google's MFA, you can print out around 10 numbers to use in a disaster-type situation (say you are using an MFA ...
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CloudFormation Script - Referencing earlier created Security Group

I have a CloudFormation script which is working fine except I need to be able to add my EC2 security group to an RDS security group so that the EC2 instance can access the MySQL database on the RDS ...
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Pricing of Key Pairs and Security Groups on AWS?

My free AWS account expired. I deleted all S3 and EC2 resources, but am wandering if I can leave the Key Pairs and Security Groups without having to pay for them. (My account resources look like this ...
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How do I block incoming traffic from Amazon AWS IPs?

I'd like to block ALL incoming traffic from Amazon AWS IPs. They publish a list of their IP addresses in json format here: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/general/latest/gr/aws-ip-ranges.html I have a ...
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Redirect warning when running s3cmd sync

When running s3cmd I get a redirect warning as follows: WARNING: Redirected to: xyz.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com The script that produces the warning is this: s3cmd sync /var/backups/db/ ...
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No permissions for files in Amazon s3 for admin

We transferred files from one bucket to another bucket on a separate account with --acl-public as follows: s3cmd cp -v --recursive --acl-public s3://source-geo/webroot s3://dest-geo/webroot/ Now we ...
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AWS EC2 Auto Scaling Groups, RDS, Route 53 and Constantly changing IP addresses

I setup an auto scaling group on EC2 along with an RDS Postgres instance. I am not using ELB. Maybe I should be... The challenge is that every time a new EC2 instance is created it assigns a unique ...
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Signed ssl certificate not working on EBS AWS for Java Spring webapp

I am looking for help getting HTTPS working on my AWS EBS wepapp. I have loaded the cert into AWS however I still cannot connect to my site via HTTPS. My application uses Spring 4.1 and Spring ...
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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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OpsWorks nginx namespace conflict

I want to deploy one of my cookbooks, nginx-passenger, to opsworks. I've tested the cookbooks locally already using testkitchen and all the recipes and tests passed successfully. However, when using ...
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How can two AWS VPCs using the same Customer Gateway for a VPN connection

If there are two vendors with seperate VPCs connecting to a single customer gateway for a VPN connection, what are possible configuration options to allow this? As it stands it seems that AWS only ...
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How can I see my IOPS burst credits?

I've been reading some EBS docs and they are talking about "I/O credit balance" How can I view my current (or historical) credit balance? Each volume receives an initial I/O credit balance of ...
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Blocking Invalid HTTP Requests to PHP Application

For the first time in a number of years, I'm semi-responsible for helping out with the server administration of a PHP web application (served out using Apache). We're seeing a number of requests for ...
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AWS Server - holds 4 sites after DNS change 1 sites A record does not change

I have an amazon AWS server running Ubuntu. It currently holds 4 websites, and I changed the DNS for these sites at 08:00 this morning. It is now 15:30 in the afternoon, I set the TTL down to 60 ...
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AWS EC2 Linux instance shutdown automatically

I have created an AMI EC2 Linux instance but since last few days I am facing issue with this instance. It automatically shutdown and never come up again automatically. I have to start the instance ...
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EC2 Failing Load Balancer Health Check

One of my projects is an internal web app which we are putting behind a load balancer. As of now there is only one ec2 (will be more in production) and the load balancer is not able to reach the ...
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Why the time taken to fetch results of a query for 10,000 times from a RDS is so uneven? (experiment)

tl;dr : Why the time taken to fetch results of a SELECT statement for 10,000 times from a RDS when requested from an EC2 is so uneven? Updated the question with results of small and medium RDS ...
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Anti DDOS on AWS [closed]

I have a big site on ec2, many images on s3, cloudfronter. I know about load balancer by Amazon. I know many ddos tools, so the question is, how to protect ec2, cloudfronter+s3 from ddos? Thanks.
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Pointing AWS EC2 elastic IP to instance in VPC

I've had an Elastic IP pointing to a classic EC2 instance for several years. I've now stared a new instance - inside a VPC - and want to use that instance for my website. Therefore I want to point my ...
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How to point AWS EC2 to Domain name server [closed]

I have amazon free tier ec2 account. Have deployed my java EE application into apache tomcat installed in AWS. I have created new elastic IP and associated with the public DNS of the AWS. Now I can ...
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Allow access to RDS instance from EC2 instance on same VPC

I am having trouble gaining access to a MySQL RDS instance. I am trying to connect to the RDS instance from an EC2 instance. Both the RDS instance and the EC2 instance are contained within the same ...
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Trouble installing SSL on AWS elb

I'm trying to set up a Gandi SSL certificate but can't get it right from firefox point of view. I installed it on my load balancer (ELB) by converting my certificated to the pem format using the ...
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Amazon RDS MySQL Replication for Backup

I was thinking of setting up Amazon RDS for MySQL as a slave MySQL server for backing up MySQL databases from my dedicated server. The server will be programatically brought online for replication and ...
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AWS Create Image Volume Type

When creating an image (EC2 --> Actions --> Image --> Create) there is a Volume Type input with options for Magnetic, General Purpose or Provisioned IOPS. I'm not sure why it's necessary to ask this ...
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Replicate EMC LUN to AWS. Is it possible?

Is it possible to replicate a LUN from our EMC VNX5300 to Amazon Web Services? This would be for a disaster recovery scenario. I've talked to AWS and they said to talk to EMC. I've talked to several ...
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AWS Directory Service compatibility with XenApp / XenDesktop

I have a question regarding AWS Directory Service compatibility with Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop. I am about to deploy a Citrix XenApp environment in AWS. A requirement for XenApp is a working Active ...
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Disable Internet Explorer 11 browser location website redirection

On Windows Server 2012 R2 how do I stop Internet Explorer 11 from redirecting google.com to google.ie and any other sites as well? The server happens to be located in Ireland as it is running on AWS, ...
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does having dedicated instances completely prevent noisy neighbor issues?

Due to sharing of hardware, AWS instances can be prone to 'noisy neighbor' issues, where one or more of your neighbor's instances hog resources from your instance. This article suggests: The most ...
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Amazon AWS Site-to-Site VPN doesn't allow concurrent pings

I have some strange behaviour with an AWS VPC site-to-site set up and would like some help to understand where my problem might be. Set Up I have a VPC with a private and public subnet, there is a ...
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AWS per connection download limit

I want to spawn a redis slave in AWS (Sydney), which needs ~20Mbit/s to catch up on the writes of the master located in germany. Problem: I get only 8Mbit/s (1MB/s). Tried bigger instance types ...
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Keeping Cloudformation documents for RDS and app separate, but linked

Putting my DB definition and my application server definition in the same cloudformation document has pros and cons: Pros: DB hostname, username and password can be provided to the app servers ...
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Enabling the Internet Connection on an EC2 Windows Server 2012 Machine

I've disabled the firewall: netsh firewall set opmode disable I've made sure to accept all inbound and all outbound connections: Is there anything that I should be installing or adding on to the ...
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AWS: Can we enable MFA for Command Line access?

I enabled MFA for a AWS user and it works, when the user sign in to AWS Console. However, this user can also access all services via CLI (by access key and secret key), does that mean the CLI will ...
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How to join computer to domain

I have a DC running Windows Server 2012 with an internal IP of 172.31.27.158. It is both a DC and a DNS Server. Here's proof that DNS is running fine: The machine that I would like to add to the ...
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AWS CloudFormation returning “Invalid request” when trying to create a AWS::Route53::RecordSet

I'm at a loss on this one. 99% of the time CloudFormation is pretty good at giving you some kind of debug message you can work with, but "Invalid request" has left me stumped, especially when the ...
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CNAME Setup on Apache to Point to a Site Hosted On Another Server [duplicate]

I'm trying to setup a CNAME record on an Apache server. Basically, what I want is to redirect a site on a different server (e.g., http://siteName.com/index.php) to beta.siteName.com (which is on AWS). ...
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cloud-init on AWS: mounts disappear after imaging and rebuilding

I'm using cloud-init to automatically prepare an AWS image (AMI) for use in a production environment - that way I can have the environment setup process tracked in a source control system, but I can ...
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Create a Subdomain on AWS with Forwarding

My domain is registered through GoDaddy, but I am hosting the contents using Amazon S3. I would like to create a subdomain (beta.example.com) and forward it to an IP address that is of a local ...
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“aws ec2 associate-address” not working when used in UserData in conjunction with Auto Scaling Group

I'm trying to use AWS CloudFormation to create a NAT instance via an AutoScalingGroup, and I'm running into a problem when trying to associate an EIP during instance creation via LaunchConfiguration ...
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Data Backup from aws to other cloud storage for backups if aws account get hacked [duplicate]

We are thinking to make a backup of all our AWS data (RDS and S3) to some other cloud sources, because there is a possibility that a developer of company AWS account get hacked. The hacker could then ...
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How to list all VPC dependencies in AWS CLI?

I want to delete VPC through CLI. But get an error: A client error (DependencyViolation) occurred when calling the DeleteVpc operation: The vpc 'vpc-xxx' has dependencies and cannot be deleted. ...
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How to get IP addresses from auto-scaled instances on AWS

We're working on setting up an auto-scalable web service on AWS. One of our requirements is that we can reload the web server configuration via SSH. Usually, this isn't very hard, as it's only a ...
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Dockerun.aws.json referring to bucket of another account

I have the following Dockerrun.aws.json: { "AWSEBDockerrunVersion": "1", "Authentication": { "Bucket": "bucket-of-another-aws-account", "Key": "docker/.dockercfg" }, ...
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version id of object in amazon s3 is unique to file, bucket or S3?

The doc says If you enable versioning for a bucket, Amazon S3 automatically generates a unique version ID for the object being stored When versioning is enabled for a bucket, can I say version ...
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AWSCLI s3 sync doesn't create directory

Hi try to sync a local directory to a S3 bucket. The files in the directory get synced perfectly, just the directory isn't created at all. Can you guys give me a hint how to do it? "newdir" contains ...