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How to connect to an AWS RDS database (deployed in VPC) with an SQL client?

I am new to AWS and trying to set up and initialize an RDS instance. Since I have a newly created account, it does not support EC2-Classic, which (from what I understand) means that my RDS instance ...
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IAM user with full s3 access can't create directory

I've a AWS IAM user which has full access to Amazon S3 The policy is the following { "Statement": [ { "Effect": "Allow", "Action": "s3:ListAllMyBuckets", ...
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Load times of S3 Static Website

We have recently decided to move our static single page website to AWS S3, the previous server was hosted by Godaddy(cpanel) in singapore. We are using Synthetics New Relic to monitor our website and ...
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Server crash: BSOD caused by bcedit.exe - How can this be solved?

On one of our servers (Windows Server 2008 R2 - Datacenter) hosted in the AWS cloud we got a BSOD, the MiniDump simply said: PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA Caused by driver: ntoskrnl.exe The AWS ...
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RapidSSL: domain name does not match the certificate common name or SAN

I'm installing SSL certifcate (RapidSSL) on Amazon AWS (Load balancer). Installation was already completed, but when I test it I get: Wrong certificate installed. The domain name does not match the ...
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Amazon RDS on solid state drives

I am planning to design a cloud based application which leverages the MySQL provided using Amazon RDS. I wish to setup read replicas for the data which I have obtained on solid state drives. Does ...
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Allow traffic from any instance in AWS VPC

'm trying to create a security group that allows all inbound traffic originating from within my VPC. I thought I could simply specify my CIDR block, but that doesn't seem to work and requests fail ...
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Why these two CPU usage graphs (CloudWatch vs. Cacti) are different?

I have collected CPU stats of a server in AWS (m3.2xlarge instance with Windows 2008) using CloudWatch and Cacti for the same period. Here you can see last week CPU usage captured by Cloud Watch with ...
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Could I have 2 nat on vpc [closed]

There is a vpc on amazon that has two subnets. The outer one has internet access and the inner one using NAT server to connect to internet. Inner subnet have plenty of servers for development and ...
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Should I worry about an Amazon AWS doomsday scenario?

Currently our system runs entirely inside AWS. We do rolling snapshots of our EBS and often practice running restores. What keeps me up at night is having all our eggs in one basket. Here are the ...
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Amazon EC2: Not able to login(RDP) to Instance after migrating root ebs volume.

I am trying to access my windows instance but I am unable to login (RDP) into it. What I have done is I have taken up a snapshot of a root EBS volume and attached that to newly launched instance. The ...
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Connecting to multiple AWS VPCs via a single VPN connection

I'm looking at locking down an existing AWS setup. At the moment, everything is within a single default VPC (test, staging, production) and all within public subnets. My plan is to seperate the 3 ...
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Should you use secondary IP configuration to configure applications in EC2?

I am using DHCP to assign primary IP addresses in a subnet within a Windows Amazon Web Services EC2 instance To avoid issues where the boxes are rebooted and the DHCP address changes, I have assigned ...
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AWS: authorizeSecurityGroupIngress within a VPC

I'm using the NodeJS SDK to add an inbound rule to a db security group from a db-access security group. Both of these security groups exist within a VPC, however when I add the ingress rule using ...
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Unable to create partition utilizing all sectors on an AWS EC2 instance with EBS volume

I am working on an AWS EC2 instance. I have attached an EBS volume from other instance to this machine. I want to expand root partition on the volume. I am using gdisk. Following is the output of p ...
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Elastic Load Balancer bandwith vs EC2 [duplicate]

How does pricing with AWS works. By exemple: 1024 Go of Data Transfer Out in their calculator (http://calculator.s3.amazonaws.com/index.html) cost about 120$. If you remove this 1024Go and move it ...
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Configuring SSL connection to RDS using mysql workbench

I connected to my RDS db using MySQL Workbench. However, SSL is not active on the connection. When I force SSL, it fails. Config is default. To enable SSL configuration, Mysql Workbench asks for the ...
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AWS RDS CLI: AccessDenied on CreateDBSnapshot

I want to use the AWS RDS command line tool to create a snapshot of my database my-database using create-db-snapshot. I have created a special backup role in IAM with a policy that allows me to ...
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Nginx Enable HTTPS/SSL when forwarding to other URL

Currently, I'm working with an AWS Ubuntu EC2 instance, running a Node.js app on port 3000, that has an Nginx reverse proxy. I have been trying to enable HTTPS and add a SSL certificate and I've been ...
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Force AWS CloudFront to refresh resources from origin without user requests

I'm deploying a CloudFront distribution for a widely distributed network. I'm using my own server as origin and I've configured the cache expiration to a custom value (say 24 hours). Everything works ...
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Network File Systems (NFS) between multiple AWS EC2 Instances for VisualSVN Servers behind Load Balancer

I have a couple of windows server instances running on Amazon EC2 with VisualSVN Server and would like to make them a bit more fault tolerant by running a duplicate instance with load balancers. The ...
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Locust AWS python requirements fails

Folks, Trying to setup Locust in AWS using latest amazon linux. After installing locust, i get the following when starting in master mode: locust -f foo.py --master Traceback (most recent call ...
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Shared File Systems between multiple AWS EC2 instances

I have a couple of windows server instances running on Amazon EC2 and would like to make them a bit more fault tolerant by running a duplicate instance with load balancers. The problem is the ...
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AWS EC2 SSL Server certificate does not match the URL

After uploading the certificate to iam, when I visit https://www.mywebsite.com I get this error The identity of this website has not been verified. • Server's certificate does not match the URL. ...
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Instance created from shared snapshot gives Server refused our key error

I have created an instance from a shared snapshot from other aws account,following steps were done by me, 1.Share snapshot from other account. 2.copy it to my account. 3.create a volume from it ...
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How do I set up an ssh -w tunnel VPN between AWS VPC and a Linode?

I'm probably not going to use this for the long term, but I still want to know why this isn't working. I've set up a simple ssh tunnel from my Linode instance to one AWS EC2 instance within my VPC. ...
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Setting up sub-domains to point to a single instance Elastic Beanstalk application

I have a multi-tenant application that I've deployed to Elastic Beanstalk. Each tenant has a distinct sub-domain that they access the application from. After I deployed to Elastic Beanstalk I was able ...
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Mysqld.bin and php-fpm eating up all my CPU

mysqld.bin and php-fpm are eating up all my CPU. Here is the output of top run 10 times: https://gist.github.com/two7sclash/5081188dd00e8fc6bfcb I've got plenty of memory and CPU for the load ...
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AWS - EC2 unable to detect EBS drives

after an unexpected restart on a windows server 2021 r2 server, the server is unable to detect the EBS drives. i have attached about 4 drives but they are invisible/not detected in device manager/disk ...
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s3 policy for quota

Is there a s3 policy rule that can only allow a user to upload so many GB of files? Basically looking to set a quota on the objects a user can upload. Here is the rule set that I have now: { ...
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Assigning a public ip to an ec2 in cloudformation?

In the vpc I am using on aws ec2's do not get a public ip address by default. I am trying to add one manually after referencing this and this bit of documentation. Currently my cloudformation ...
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How do I update the attribute of an item in AWS DynamoDB using the command line tool? [closed]

I'm using the following command to read a value from AWS DynamoDB: aws dynamodb get-item --table-name XXXTABLEXXX --key '{"key":{"S":"XXXKEYXXX"}}' --attributes-to-get XXXATTRXXX | awk '{print $2}' ...
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Error missing systemd on AWS server

I cant seem to figure out how to install systemd. I am attempting to upgrade mysql server on AWS from 5.5 to 5.6. I am getting the following error when trying to install- "Requires: systemd" Any ...
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Conditional Property in AWS CloudFormation

We've got an AWS CloudFormation template for creating some EC2 instances. Some of those however require a specific PrivateIpAddress and I'm struggling to figure out how to incorporate that to the ...
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aws stolen cpu on dedicated machine

I'm running a dedicated m3.medium EC2 instance. How is it possible that my top says: Tasks: 84 total, 1 running, 83 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie Cpu(s): 4.3%us, 1.5%sy, 0.0%ni, 90.8%id, ...
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Terminate a specific instance and scale down an Autoscaling group managed by CloudFormation

We have two applications that require a long time(between 20 minutes and 7 days) to finish processing their data and deprovision properly. We still want to manage them in Autoscaling groups with ...
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AWS Custom AMI not running userdata script

We bake AMI's and lately I have wanted to run some user-data scripts to notify cloud formation when the instance is done booting and put it into service. I am using cfn-signal to do this. On the ...
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iptables on AWS - how to get traffic mirroring to work?

Has anyone successfully deployed 'iptables -t mangle -j TEE...' for monitoring traffic on AWS instances? If so, how? My objective is for client<->server traffic between external customers and EC2 ...
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Keepalived unwanted transition to master

I'm starting 2 EC2 intances in Amazon with Cloudformation, the second instance starts about 30 seconds after the first one. The configuration looks like this : Instance 2 state BACKUP ...
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What is the size of an IO Operation (IOP) in AWS EBS?

My research suggests that both the standard and the maximum (kernel limitations) block size for modern file systems (ext4, xfs) is 4KB. However, AWS allows IO operations as large as 256KB and says ...
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How does Linux pick which network interface to use?

Let's say I have a machine with two network adapters on different subnets, eth0 (10.0.100.5) and eth1 (10.0.200.5). Assuming both subnets have routes to the internet (though their own NATs) and to the ...
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Elastic IP Not Resolving to Windows Instance

I'm sure I'm just missing a step, but I can't figure out how to get server to resolve to new elastic IP address. I appreciate everyone for their help. I've been trying to figure this out for a while ...
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How to get the Amazon Linux AMI version by AMI id?

I have an EC2 instance which runs an outdated Amazon Linux AMI (ami-5256b825). To upgrade to the most recent version, I first want to know what the differences between 2 images are. I only have the ...
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How to monitor machine status on EC2 [duplicate]

how do you guys often monitor the status of your vm on EC2? I am currently using CloudWatch and it seems that it can only give me CPU/network/io related stuff. What's your recommendation of server ...
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AWS EC2 Ubuntu 14.04 Instance smtp port forwarding from 25 to 2025

I am trying to step up port forwarding from port 25 to port 2025 on the same AWS EC2 Ubuntu 14.04 instance using iptables. I am using port 2025 to receive income emails using Alfresco. The first step ...
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ASP.NET/IIS <---> Solr/Tomcat setup on EC2 - “best practice” configuration

I am an ec2 newbie and deploying an asp.net application that interfaces with Apache solr (on Tomcat). In my dev environment I am running ASP.NET and Solr/Tomcat on my windows box. I am also ...
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How do I enable backup(snapshot) on redis elasticache t2.medium

I was able to create a snapshots of my m1.small caches but the backup button is disabled when I select my t2.medium. Is there a way for me to enable backup of a t2.medium redis elasticache?
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Amazon EC2 VNC Nvidia GPU usage?

I have a GPU instance on Amazon Web Services I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS The console show that the drivers are loaded perfectly, see below output $nvidia-smi -q | head ==============NVSMI ...
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Amazon snapshot issue

This Question has 2 parts: 1) What snapshots can be safely removed, do I need to retain the ones from which a running instance was launched? 2) How are snapshots appearing from a shut down instance? ...
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Amazon AWS Subnets and their gateways

I am a Python developer, and I've been handed (gladly I might add) some DevOps duties. While I'm quite familiar with AWS' console, as well as fabric, and some chef, I'm stuck trying to add routes ...