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Subdomain specific nameservers fail to resolve intermittently

I'm having issues with DNS resolution of a subdomain. I'm have a bit of a weird situation (at least weird to me) so bear with me while I explain it all. I am working with a friend who owns the ...
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How to get a static IP for an EC instance? Or, how to use

I am just setting our Rails app on Amazon AWS. We have 2 EC2 instances, one for the Rails app, the second one for Redis. And then Amazon RDS for MySQL. When I connect our Rails app with Redis, I need ...
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Install Comodo SSL Cert for AWS Elastic Beanstalk Instance

I purchased a wildcard SSL cert from Comodo SSL, but am really confused on how to install it to use with my AWS Elastic Beanstalk instance. The files they sent me are: STAR_setheroapp_com.crt ...
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RDS Mixed replication, master in EC2-Classic, replica in VPC (MySQL)

I have a heavy used RDS instance (MySQL) in EC2-Classic with three read replica instances. We're on plan to move some of our micro-services into VPC and some of them need to read on those replica ...
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AWS CLI Launch Instance Hostname & Elastic IP

Is it possible to do the following with AWS EC2? And if so what is the AWS CLI command for it? Launch an instance and bind an Elastic IP at the same time Change the hostname of an instance that is ...
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Mandrill, AWS, Namecheap, SPF missing domain error

I'm trying to setup a Sending Domain on Mandrill but I get a SPF missing error. My APP is running on AWS, I'm using EC2 and Elastic Beanstalk, and my domain is on Namecheap. DNS are setup as follow: ...
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AWS EC2 and OpenVPN

I've been trying for a few hours to get OpenVPN working with AWS EC2 without any luck. Its the same setup as anyone would think of: Openvpn running on a server to gain access to resources within the ...
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how to increase the size of the drive in aws

Could you please let us know how to increase the size of the drive (c drive). This is Windows 2008 server R2. Please let me know the steps to be followed in AWS console to increase the disk size. The ...
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Routing a flannel overlay network through AWS VP peering

I have 2 VPC on AWS VPC-A 172.31.0.016 and VPC-B 172.17.0.0/24 I've created a VPC peering and I can reach all the services running on VPC-B from VPC-A and vice versa. Now I created a flannel virtual ...
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NAT for VPC will not allow internet access

I'm trying to hook up my private subnet postgres cluster to have internet access without being publicly accessible. My setup is as follows: I have a VPC 10.1.0.0/16 with 4 subnets: Postgres Subnet ...
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AWS EC2 - Clone Windows Server Machines That Are Domain Joined

Firstly, I am using these as a base guide: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/WindowsGuide/ami-create-standard.html http://reduktor.net/2014/09/autoscale-ec2-instances-ad-aws/ Secondly, our ...
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Ansible. Correct way to copy nginx config

We have task like: - template: src=templates/nginx/default dest=/etc/nginx/sites-available/default owner=root group=root When I run it like: ansible-playbook -i ...
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Layout for aws services across regions

Looking for a method to evaluate best layout for services across AWS regions. My setup is compromised from 2 endpoint, a server in NY4 and client in Asia. Between them are 2 api hops and a web ...
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Restrict su - user for a user having public-private key pair

We have a user named user_root in our Linux environment. For which we have created the key-pair in AWS. This is our root user and our administrators log in with this username and the ppk file. We ...
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How can I set AWS EC2 TimeZone?

I have two EC2 instances operating in the Oregon location (us-west-2c). Each of these when I issue the command date returns a value 7 hours ahead of what I would expect. I have tried adjusting the ...
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Virtual Server vs Dedicated Server [closed]

Could experts help me summarily tell me before deploying my web service App? Please. What is the downside of choosing Virtual Server over Dedicated Server?
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Got VPN setup to AWS EC2, how to setup RDP access?

I setup OpenVPN on a AWS EC2 windows server and got my client pc to VPN successfully to the EC2 instance. How can I setup and allow RDP access? I want to allow access only when I VPN. I tried ...
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Avoid that subdomain gets redirected because of WWW canonicalization

I added this URL cnonicalization to my .htaccess file: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www.example.com [NC] RewriteRule ^/?(.*)$ http://www.example.com/$1 [L,R=301] But now my subdomain ...
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Run a aws command using Jenkins

I set up a Jenkins job to run an aws command. When I execute the build, it fails and the error message is: + /usr/local/aws/bin/aws elasticbeanstalk describe-environments ...
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Any way to enable Amazon S3 Versioning for existing objects?

All the information that I have read on the AWS S3 Object Versioning specifically mentions this: Objects stored in your bucket before you set the versioning state have a version ID of null. When ...
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Dependency issue installing Asterisk 1.8 on Amazon Linux Server

I'm trying to install Asterisk 1.8 on an Amazon Linux Server (2015.09). sudo yum install asterisk This results in the following errors: Error: Package: libresample-0.1.3-12.el6.x86_64 (epel) ...
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Procedure for GoDaddy and AWS Route53

My boss host a domain e.g. example.com in GoDaddy. (I do not have access to GoDaddy this case) In AWS, I want to setup a load-balancer (ELB) and point to 2 EC2 servers. Unfortunately, I can't setup ...
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Automatically start an AWS EC2 instance from network request (wake-on-LAN)

I'd like to start an EC2 instance on-demand, and to take it down when it is idle for some period of time (e.g. no network activity for >= 1 hour), but I can't tell what a standard way of doing this in ...
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RHEL 6.5 in AWS, yum : Cannot retrieve repository metadata because of 404 Not Found

I have a RHEL 6.5 EC2 instance and yum is broken yum clean all $ yum clean all Loaded plugins: amazon-id, rhui-lb, security Cleaning repos: dag epel rhui-REGION-client-config-server-6 ...
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Amazon EC2 instance lacking libraries when installing WAMPP server

PROBLEM I've been using Amazon EC2 for the past six months and once in a while I need to create another instance. I'm not a Linux user so I always go for the Windows ...
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Rule for when to use AWS service vs. rolling your own?

My team is investigating a move to AWS. We are small, only one sysadmin and a few developers. Is there a general rule for when it is better to build your own service instead of use an AWS ...
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Not able to telnet to port 25 from public network, only private

I have postfix configured with inet_interfaces = all. The following all work: telnet localhost 25 telnet 172.34.56.78 25 # local IP telnet 34.56.78.90 # public IP telnet example.com # domain name ...
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MSI installer fails to download external payload

When trying to install certain packages on Windows Server 2012 R2 (and possibly other SKUs, did not try this), it seems like the MSI installer removes exactly 4 characters from the relative path of ...
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Is connect time all because of latency issue?

Server Question: I have been working on to increase speed of website of https://www.winni.in and I have came across a very strange phenomena. If anyone could, please explain about this. I was ...
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Amazon AWS load balancer sending me to wrong instances

I'm very new to AWS, and am trying to forward internet-facing traffic to two EC2 instances that are up and running with a load balancer. I already have one LB running (let's call it the "first" LB) ...
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AWS EC2 Server Refused Connection - Unmounted replaced authorized_keys - still cannot connect

So we were working on configurations for a soon to be production server. After making some configuration changes, we rebooted the machine and we got the dreaded "server refused connection" message. I ...
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How to do offsite AWS RDS PostgreSQL backups?

As a measure to mitigate against catastrophes such as a malicious entity gaining full access to our AWS account and deleting everything, I am in the process of setting up offsite backups for our ...
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Port not accessible

Am using AWS windows EC2 instance. I set the inbound rules in the machine to open all ports for public access. I installed IIS, and XAMPP in 8080 port. Now I could use 123.234.345.456 to open IIS and ...
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AWS CLI copy life-cycle configuration between buckets

I am trying to read-modify-write an existing life-cycle configuration. So the simpler thing I am staring out with is copying a life-cycle configuration between buckets. From reading through the ...
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Why is ZFS on Linux unable to fully utilize 8x SSDs on AWS i2.8xlarge instance?

I'm completely new to ZFS, so to start with I thought I'd do some simple benchmarks on it to get a feel for how it behaves. I wanted to push the limits of its performance so I provisioned an Amazon ...
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Rabbitmq-server restart failure

When i am trying to restart the mqqtt-server, it fails without any error ubuntu@ip:~$ sudo service rabbitmq-server restart * Restarting message broker rabbitmqserver ...
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Route53 not resolving domain name to an ec2 instance

Elastic IP associated with an EC2 instance I had made a transfer of domain name from one aws account to a another, the domain name worked with my previous account and it resolved to an S3 bucket ...
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Installing Deis in AWS without ELB

I'd like to install a Deis cluster in AWS but without using ELB, since we have already paid for an alternative (BigIP), and our network guys are comfortable with it. Is it easy to configure Deis not ...
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How to retrieve AWS ANS Arn value

Im planning to use nested stack to create (SNS,ELB and application ) stacks.so now once the sns is created i have to pass arn value to ELB and application json(cloud formation templates)so what is the ...
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Running nginx on AWS is sending back 'ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT' responses

I have installed nginx on an Ubuntu AWS (EC2) node and confirmed it is running via ps -aef | grep nginx. In the server section I have: server { listen 8080; server_name ...
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Which Principal should you use in AWS CMK KeyPolicy?

I'm trying to use AWS Cloudformation to create an encrypted DB, with the encryption key managed by KMS. From what I understand, I need to create a CMK, and to create a CMK, I need to create a ...
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My server went offline only for few regions?

I am using Amazon AWS service for hosting my website, as of my website is hosted in EC2 free-tier with 1GB ram only. It has been working fine for a while, but today suddenly my website was not ...
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Deploying Rails App on Elastic Beanstalk - Is WEBrick automatically replaced by passenger?

Quick Question: I develop a ruby on rails application on my laptop. Rails has WEBrick installed as an out of the box APPLICATION server. I deploy my app on amazon web services elastic beanstalk. I ...
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CW Image Optimizer opt-jpg is missing

I use Wordpress on AWS (CentOS). I tried installing the CW Image Optimizer. I'm seeing "CW Image Optimizer requires littleutils. You are missing: opt-jpg." error on the plugin settings page. When I ...
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Route 53 doesn't allow adding DKIM keys because length is too long

Here is how I enter the value for DKIM key: "v=DKIM1; k=rsa; p=MIIBIjANBgkqhkiG9w0BAQEFAAOCAQ8AMIIBCgKCAQEAwztXzIUqic95qSESmnqX U5v4W4ENbciFWyBkymsmmSNOhLlEtzp/mnyhf50ApwCTGLK9U7goo/ijX/wr5roy ...
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Is there a way to name Security Group Sources in the AWS Console?

The title kind of says it all but what I want to know is if there is any way to label/name inbound security group sources in the AWS console. i.e.: We have quite a bit of these rows in our security ...
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Why do I get duplicate HSTS headers? AWS ELB, nginx, Ruby on Rails

I'm running a set of Rails servers on AWS with elastic load-balancing and nginx. When I run a security test at SSL labs (http://ssllabs.com/ssltest), it reports back: Invalid: Server provided ...
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How to create connection between AWS VPN and our OpenVPN server on our premises?

we have a openvpn server version: 2.1.3 running on our premises. We want to connect our AWS VPC to that openvpn server, basically create a site to site vpn. Does anyone know if this can be done with ...
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Copying an EBS Snapshot to S3 for low-cost storage

Goal: Be able to copy an EBS snapshot to S3 and have it be treated like an arbitrary object that I could download to a local on-prem machine if I so wished. I understand that EBS Snapshots are ...
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Can AWS simluate direct console login (eg, if sshd doesn't work)

Does AWS (Amazon Web Services) provide a way to log simluate logging directly into the computer -- as if I was using a keyboard plugging into the server itself? For example, if sshd was configured ...