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Accessing a webserver on aws EC2 instance with custom nameservers ? [closed]

I'm trying to run a web server on an Amazon ec2 instance . When I queried it through ELASTIC-IP for instance, it resolved perfectly, but whenever I tried to do an nslookup or tried to access it via a ...
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AWS SES TXT Record Content

I need to get AWS SES setup for a domain. The registrar's DNS tool only allows me to put in a block of text for the TXT/SPF records (one block per record). I'm not sure how to format the TXT record as ...
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Elastic IP address on EC2 instance interface without 1:1 NAT

I have a basic Amazon VPC set up with a public and private subnet. I have deployed a Vyatta router in the public subnet that does NAT for the private subnet. I have an elastic IP address assigned to ...
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Detatch an EBS volume from one instance and attach to another [closed]

If I detatch an EBS volume from an EC2 instance and then attach it to another newly created EC2 instance, would that be okay? If it would work then would I need to install any libraries like PHP, ...
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store log files in the cloud, when servers are not in the cloud

We're looking at a long-term migration towards the cloud. The plan is to start small, and gradually move less essential parts of the infrastructure into the cloud. All good so far. Part of this ...
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Silencing a CloudWatch alarm when MinServers is not exceeded

We have two CloudWatch alarms used to scale up and down an AutoScaling group based on CPU usage. We also have a minimum of two instances running at a time. This means that when CPU load is low on both ...
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Is it possible to use PHP on a website hosted on AWS S3 without using EC2 or Elastic Beanstalk?

I have a bit of PHP (a contact form to be exact) that isn't working right now on my website. I'd like to activate the PHP and I heard one of the ways is to use Elastic Beanstalk. However, Elastic ...
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FTP on Amazon EC2 with Zpanel

I'm trying to configure my server using Amazon EC2. I installed the zPanel and he's working well.. But the ftp isn't working until now. I installed the vsftpd service and configured some things. See ...
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Apache 2.4.9 100% CPU load of random workers

I own a t1.micro EC2 instance. After release upgrade of Ubuntu to saucy I got Apache 2.4.6 and I started noticing 100% CPU load like this top - 19:37:58 up 2:55, 2 users, load average: 3.90, 2.90, ...
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How to remove access for an AWS keypair?

If someone with a .pem keypair for a number of EC2 instances leaves the company, what is best practice for removing access for that key? Presumably simply deleting the key from the AWS console does ...
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Are the keys created and added when launching an EC2 instance added to ~/.ssh/authorized_keys for ec2-user?

Are the keypairs created and added when launching an EC2 instance added to ~/.ssh/authorized_keys for the ec2-user ? or is there another mechanism used? If so, would the key have a name like 'master'? ...
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What is the rdsadmin user and should I care?

I've inherited control of an AWS MySQL RDS instance. I'm curious to know what the 'rdsadmin' user is and whether I should know the password for this or whether this is purely for use by the Amazon Web ...
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Is it possible to migrate images from Amazon AWS EC2 to the new Google Compute Engine? [closed]

I've been searching for resources online but I'm stuck. It appears that it might not be possible to do a AWS EC2 to Google Compute Engine export-import but I'm not sure I'm just not searching the ...
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Does Heartbleed affect AWS Elastic Load Balancer?

The Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability (http://heartbleed.com/) affects OpenSSL 1.0.1 through 1.0.1f (inclusive) I use Amazon Elastic Load Balancer to terminate my SSL connections. Is ELB vulnerable?
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CNAME to Amazon does not resolve

I see a lot of people using IP addresses like, ec2-54.208.90.77.compute-1.amazonaws.com Just for reference, that's my actual instance IP address. However, when I try I get, $ nslookup ...
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ELB Health Checks incorrectly failing / being unhealthy

Over the weekend, our instances have started being marked as unhealthy, and not being enabled within the load balancer. When going to the public DNS of the instance, followed by the healthcheck.html ...
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Adding EBS volume to Amazon EC2 server. Do I need to?

So I created a free-tier Amazon EC2 ubuntu 12.04 instance. I set up a LAMPP stack on it and use it for a couple of testing websites. Currently all the data is stored on the server itself, including ...
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AWS - 32 bit windows Amazon EC2 machine - can't RDP

I have a 32 bit Windows Machine on AWS ec2, All of a sudden From last weekend I haven't been able to RDP to my machine, the machine is overworked always but it was never a case that i couldn't log in ...
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How to install a newer version of php on AWS Opsworks?

Our code base is using PHP 5.5 and we are wanting to deploy on AWS Opsworks however when selecting the PHP App Server layer we are told it has PHP 5.3. What I was hoping is that I could just use the ...
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Amazon Web Services: Managing Public DNS and Elastic IP Content Duplications with mod_rewrite

I'm currently addressing content duplication issues of my AWS website for SEO purposes. More specifically I am trying to implement re-write rules for the duplicate addresses: Public DNS ...
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How do I access port 10,000 on AWS?

How can I access port 10000 on Amazon Web Services? I added port 10,000 to a security group, but I still cannot access it. I can only access the service locally. [root@ip-172-31-15-65 ~]# curl -I ...
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Elastic Beanstalk worker issue with node.js

I have an elastic beanstalk worker running a node.js application. The worker used to work well but since I re-create the instance, sqs messages stay in the queue (I have 247 pending messages). I ...
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How can I reuse existing resources in CloudFormation?

I've have S3 bucket as resource in my CloudFormation template. With DeletionPolicy set to Retain. This works as expected, when deleting the stack, it does indeed retain the bucket. However, when I ...
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AWS ELB stops showing instance as healthy and access logs show no entries

I have a load balancer configured in a public vpc subnet to route traffic from HTTPS (443) to an instance in a private vpc subnet over HTTP (8080). The setup worked fine for about 24 hours, until the ...
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Get AWS ELB name from an attached instance

I created one ELB and attached a few instances to this ELB. So when I login into one of these attached instance, I would like to type a command or run a nodejs script that can return me the its ELB ...
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Choosing EC2 instance for image processing [duplicate]

I am planning to use m1.small in Elastic Beanstalk for the image processing of my app. It can scale behind a load balancer and provide more processing power when the app needs to based on specific ...
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Downgrade Perl 5.16 to 5.14

I carelessly did yum update on my Amazon Linux AMI and updated Perl. Now my Movable Type install doesn't work. I did some google but could not find any solution except downgrading Perl to 5.14. ...
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How can I separate my personal Amazon account from my AWS account?

I recently enabled Amazon Web Services on my personal Amazon account, but I would like to have separate login credentials. I know that I can use IAM to create different users within AWS, but I'm still ...
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AWS: Difficulty changing server keys - permission denied (public key)

Struggling with a common problem. The awkward thing is I have followed the guide linked below with success before and I have fully established a working Amazon Web Services LAMP stack running Ubuntu ...
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MySQL Replication across two mounts on AWS Amazon Linux

Recently we took advantage of the SSD instance stores available on AWS. While these are great, they obviously get deleted when the instance dies. Obviously the performance of non Provision IOPS is ...
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What kind of AWS solution would be required to serve 1000 concurrent users of an online advanced HTML course? [duplicate]

The course communicates with an LMS to store answer data. There are some 80 multiple choice questions and the whole course takes about 2.5 hours to complete. SQL DB stores all student data. There is ...
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MS SQL Server connection reset on AWS if column has more than 39kb

We migrated an app that does some business inteligence, so it does manage a lot of data. This app works perfectly on our own environment, but when running in AWS we received a lot of "connection ...
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Can AWS block access from embargoed countries?

My company blocks US-embargoed countries from accessing several e-commerce sites that we manage. I have to investigate whether we can move our current blocking solution to AWS as well. If AWS does not ...
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Single ec2 instance with multiple mySQL databases on separate EBS volumes

I have a single ec2 instance on which I am running multiple separate wordpress sites. I want to store the database for each separate site on it's own mounted ebs volume, so that I can handle the db ...
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Scaling Multiple SSL Domains on Multiple EC2 instances in AWS ELB

I'm setting up server that will host multiple SSL domains across a wide range of load balanced EC2 instances and being a programmer who really sucks at network/infrastructure stuff I had some ...
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What signal is being sent to an EC2 Instance on shut down?

When you terminate an instance-store pv instance through the AWS console or the API, what "signal" does it receive so it knows it has to gracefully shut down? First guess would be ACPI, but on boot ...
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No targets available when trying to set alias target from Route 53 to S3

I'm trying to setup a simple Amazon AWS S3 based website, as explained here. I've setup the S3 bucket (simples3websitetest.com), gave it the (hopefully) right permissions: { "Version": ...
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AWS Cloudformation Bootstraping with S3 File and Autoscaling

I just started trying to use CloudFormation and am using it for some autoscaling. I am new to all this so bare with me. I am using the sample template for autoscaling found here. ...
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AWS EC2 Instance type suggestion [duplicate]

I need to run Apache, jboss and MySQL in an instance which should be capable for handling 1000 requests at a time. What Instance type (CPU and Memory) should I choose ?
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Can't upload certificate to AWS

I'm doing: aws iam upload-server-certificate --server-certificate-name MysiteCertificate --certificate-body Downloads/mysite/mysite.crt --private-key mysite.pem --certificate-chain ...
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Connection hangs & never connects between ec2 instances over port 9200; fast from outside AWS

I am trying to connect from a web server EC2 instance to an ElasticSearch server ec2 instance. The connection is slow to nonexistent when connecting from the EC2, but very fast when connecting from a ...
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AWS Multi-AZ SQL?

Client is requesting RDS SQL, but would like it in a multi-az setup. I am aware that this is not supported by AWS. Anyone familiar with this scenario, or have any tips? I am not a SQL guy
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Add Storage Step in Launching Amazon EC2 Instance

I am planning on launching a t1.medium instance into my VPC. On the Add Storage step, I am presented with the following: With an m1.medium instance, I am supposed to get 1 x 410 gb of instance ...
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Regarding Storage on Cloudera CDH 4.6 on Amazon EC2 Instances

I am planning on installing Cloudera CDH 4.6 on two m1.large instances in a VPC. Cloudera provides EC2-specific instructions here: ...
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AWS Free Tier Ending,How to make the resources reserved , rather than paying pay-as-you-go prices [duplicate]

I have been using AWS Free Tier for a year now.It is expiring in a week's time. I'm trying to figure out how to make my currently running resources in the FREE Tier to be billed under reserved ...
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SSH broken in my running ubuntu EC2

I have an AWS EC2 with ubuntu, due to a bad config I disabled login by key and by password and now I can't access by SSH. I have no idea how to solve this problem. Any help will be appreciated. ...
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How do I configure AWS to host my apex domain?

I have several apex domains that all point to the same website. I am migrating it to AWS, and I need to figure out how to route requests to my ELB. I know I can't create a CNAME, but what are my other ...
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Best way to 'Auto-Tag' AWS Instances [duplicate]

I have an environment with a couple of hundred instances in AWS (all windows).. Most of them are missing tags. I was wondering if anyone had a good way of 'auto-tagging' instances in AWS.. looking for ...
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AWS EC2 migration to new instance type with SSD Drives

I have MySQL running on an m1.xlarge instance with a 100GB EBS volume holding the data files. I would like to migrate to a m3.2xlarge instance and place the data files on the new 2 x 80GB SSD drives. ...
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Auto-Tagging EC2 Instances in AWS (Windows Servers only)

I am looking for some guidance from the serverfault community. We are spinning up several new AWS instances (windows server 2008/2012) over the next few days. We have a naming convention in place for ...