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Passive FTP from EC2 Linux Instance stopped working

I need to pull files from a vendor's ftp server The code (php) works fine in my local ubuntu instance and also from my Mac. It was working fine in AWS (and still does when connecting to a different ...
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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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AWS reserved instance AZ matching Cloud Formation AZ

When purchasing reserved instance, I had to choose availability zone (1 out of 3). In our Cloud Formation template we don't specify availability zone (seems like a right thing to do in case one AZ ...
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Continuously deploying a Symfony app on Cloudformation

My current plan is to begin hosting my team's Symfony-based app on a load-balanced, autoscaling group generated via Cloudformation. When someone on my team pushes to our Github repo, I would like ...
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Is my server administrator overcharging me? [closed]

I have an acccount on AWS that runs several websites, and I have a great server admin--seriously couldn't be happier with his performance. However, the cost has been substantial. He is not cheap, ...
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Static IP for cloudfront

Is there any way to bind static IP to my cloudfront distribution? I'm wondering if VPC can make that work. I need static IP just to eliminate the problem of allowing in my firewall everytime AWS ...
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Amazon RDS On-Demand DB instance to Reserved instance

We currently have 3 on-demand rds instances running and we're planning to move each instances to reserved ones. Upon purchase of the reserved instances, what migration steps should be done to move ...
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How to redirect using Apache [closed]

I am working on moving an IIS server website onto an AWS Load balancer. I am trying to figure out how to Manipulate a web link in Apache. My team and I are currently using IIRF to redirect the link in ...
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Looking for a way to get team public keys to EC2 instance autonomously

I am administering a single (now) ec2 instance which will provide some tools to our users. I am using Ansible to manage it. I have it set to create users using a mix of a Cron-job and Ansible (by ...
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How do I generate an IAM policy for making snapshots?

I have volumes mounted on EC2 instances of which I would like to make snapshots. I created a new IAM user with the following policy: { "Statement": [ { "Sid": "...", "Effect": ...
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Reaching additional network interface in Amazon EC2

I've configured an additional network interface with only private address but i can't reach that server using this newly created address. Here are the steps I've done: created 2 machines: A and B ...
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How can I manage AWS VPC ssh access accounts and keys across multiple instances?

I am setting up a standard AWS VPC structure: a public subnet, some private subnets, hosts on each, ELB, etc. Operational network access will be via either an ssh bastion host or an openvpn instance. ...
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How to allow IAM users to setup their own virtual MFA devices

I want to let my IAM users to setup their own MFA devices, through the console, is there a single policy that I can use to achieve this? So far I can achieve this through a number of IAM policies, ...
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How can I install phpmyadmin on OpsWorks?

I am trying to install phpmyadmin on opsworks using a custom cookbook. I am very new to chef and so I really don't know what I am doing. I'm using this cookbook: ...
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Is there a way to use something similar to a capture group for apache2 server name

I have a server that sits behind an AWS load balancer. The LB can't do automatic redirect from HTTP to HTTPs, and the LB is doing my SSL. So I need to setup apache on my servers to redirect any ...
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How to identify EBS volumes vs local volumes on running EC2 instance

On a running EC2 instance, how do I identify EBS volumes and local disks ? I would like to identify them from shell. fdisk, lsblk is not helping to pinpoint the EBS volumes only. Lets say I have ...
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Python uWSGI logs have no read permissions

I am running a Python Flask server on uWSGI over an EC2 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The server is configured as follows: [uwsgi] http-socket = :9000 plugin = python wsgi-file = /path/to_wsgi.py ...
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VRF Internet Gateway Multiple External IP's 1 Internal IP to AWS

Trying to setup VRF for the first time and its not working for me even though I keep reading everything online. IP's are different to real life. I have an Internet connection which I can ping to my ...
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cannot reach munin port on other AWS instance

2 AWS instances, in the same region but different availability zones, one is in regular EC2 and the other is in VPC, both have an Elastic IP, both are 64bit Amazon Linux AMI 2014.03.1. Both are ...
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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 beanstalk php suEXEC mechanism enabled

I'm not able to get my PHP Beanstalk setup working. After deploying, when I try to access my load balancer, I get a blank page. I saw in the error logs things start failing after the newrelic ...
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can't find the private Ip address for my Amazon-RDS instance

i moved my Master/slave database architecture to Amazon RDS and everything works fine. But i have a slave out of the RDS service which should keep sync with the new Master server, to do so i have to ...
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Token Mismatch When Accessing RDS Instance Through phpMyAdmin on localhost

Having problems using phpMyAdmin with a RDS instance. This is the guide that I used. phpMyAdmin is installed on my Windows 7 laptop and I can connect to the RDS instance and I can see the databases ...
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Launching an RDS Instance with a specified security group

Is it possible to launch an RDS instance and associated with a specific security group? It seems to only let me launch one that is associated with the default security group of the chosen VPC. I can ...
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Allowing a private subnet EC2 access to the internet - Amazon AWS

I have a VPC "VPC with Public and Private Subnets" created via the VPC wizard which should include NAT for the private subnet VPCs however it's not working. They are unable to browse the internet, ...
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Why would you use AWS Elastic Beanstalk in conjunction with AWS CloudFormation?

It states here of Elastic Beanstalk and CloudFormation that... These services are designed to complement each other. From my reading, I don't understand why you would want to use them together. ...
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Multi domain server with dedicated SSL's HA

I am hosting a server with 150 domain names (websites), each of the ssl's requere dedicated IP address. So server windows 2008, with 150 IP addressees and 150 websites. I need to have high ...
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Single instance EC2 env versus multiple split stack?

I am fairly new to AWS and have designed a fairly flexible architecture which is fairly performant and fault tolerant over multiple regions/AZs However I was thinking - what would the main ...
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How do I create DNS entries for EC2 instances created by Auto Scaling?

I'm looking into using auto scaling groups for a tier of webservers that would be fronted by an ELB. One of the things I'm having a hard time with is how to give each new instance the proper DNS ...
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AWS: Should my EC2 and RDS instances be in the same Availability Zone?

I just noticed that all of our EC2 instances are in zone us-west-2b, but our Multi-AZ RDS instance is in us-west-2a. Performance-wise everything seems to be okay, and it will be a hassle to "move" ...
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Visual Studio RDS Setup

I'm trying to go through this tutorial: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/elasticbeanstalk/latest/dg/create_deploy_NET.quickstart.html on setting up an RDS instance and sql db using Visual Studio AWS ...
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Pending: Master User Password AWS RDS

I'm trying to create a sql server express RDS instance. When I fill out the form on the AWS management console it prompts you to set up a "Master Username" and "Master Password". So I enter some ...
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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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Selecting an EBS Volume as Root for EC2 instance

When launching an EC2 instance you have the option to select storage for your system but it seems to automatically choose a root volume for you. Is there a way to choose a root volume from among your ...
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Intermittent 404 on select assets, LAMP stack

We have a LAMP stack WordPress server that is serving most assets correctly. However, one plugin's CSS file and several images are returning soft 404s roughly 20% of the time. I can't find any ...
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Why can't I create an Alias Resource Record Set for an EC2 instance [closed]

I have been working with AWS for over a year, setting up EC2 instances, domains, ELBs, etc. When I want to assign a subdomain to an EC2 instance, I have to create an elastic IP (that I pay for), ...
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Instances slow when connected to AWS load balancer

I have setup 5 t1.micro EC2's behind an AWS load balancer. All the instances slow down once they are connected to the LB. Eight out of 10 requests takes more than 30s even when I do the requests ...
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AWS: VPC and NodeJS

I'm transitioning from a dedicated server to a VPC in AWS. It's a NodeJS application baed on ExpressJS. In the current implementation, I have NGINX + Passenger in front of the NodeJS application for ...
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How to set Record Sets in Amazon Route 53 to work for both www prefix and non-www prefix domains tied to EC2 instance?

I'm currently trying to make record sets for a domain that is associated with an EC2 instance with an Elastic IP. I've followed Amazon's EC2 documentation, but trying to navigate to my domain doesn't ...
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How to install latest Tomcat7 using yum on AWS EC2?

I'd like to install the latest (7.0.53) Tomcat on an AWS EC2 instance running Amazon Linux. If I were to do "sudo yum install tomcat7 -y", I would only get version 7.0.47, as shown by " yum list ...
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Regarding with the apache configuration

I registered a domain in GoDaddy.I setup a few items in my A records: subdomain.mydomain.com 1.2.3.4 mydomain.com 1.2.3.4 www.mydomain.com 1.2.3.4 In my ubuntu server apache virtual ...
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Keeping user's filesystem persistent across AWS EC2 spot instances

I noticed that, after a new Amazon AWS EC2 spot instance is auto-launched (I have that option turned on), the state of filesystem is not current (represent the last state before previous spot instance ...
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Putting an OpsWorks app in maintenance mode

During the running of my OpsWorks deploy recipes, there is a period of time when the app needs to be inaccessible by the public. Is there a recommended way to achieve this? It's a Magento site, and I ...
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AWS Server 2008, Restore RDP-Tcp Connection from Remote Desktop Session Host Manager

I accidentally deleted the RDP-Tcp Connection from Remote Desktop Session Host Manager. Is there a way that I can restore connectivity via the registry or the file system? Obviously I am an idiot, ...
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Unable to connect to EC2 instance after “reboot”

I am not able to connect to my m1.small instance after rebooting it. I have already associated the public IP with this instance. Upon checking the system log, this seems to be the issue: ...
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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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Is it possible to set up 1..* websites in Azure with one base price?

In reviewing The World's Greatest Azure Demo (9:00), I see that the basic cost for one website is $9.77/month (plus hourly up-time cost). In AWS, for example, I have a Windows server configured ...
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Rails app 502 with AWS Elastic Beanstalk running Puma & Nginx

I've been able to successfully get my application running on Beanstalk with Passenger, however I've had no luck with Puma. Whenever I deploy with to a Puma stack I get 502 Errors, my log files ...
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discrepancy between data used and

In AWS RDS our DB is using up a total of 75 mb out of 5 gb, mysql> SELECT sum((data_length+index_length)/power(1024,2)) tablesize_mb FROM information_schema.tables order by tablesize_mb desc; ...
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RabbitMQ server randomly, mysteriously stopping

I installed RabbitMQ on my EC2 box following the RPM install instructions from their website. My OS is CentOS. Every now and then, the rabbitMQ server just stops running, nothing shows up in the ...