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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 ...
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How can a “standard Elastic IP” become the External IP for a VPC?

In AWS, I have an IP address I must keep. (end users are manually typing it in for DNS service) I need to move the DNS server from a standard instance to a VPC base instance. I understand that I ...
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Migrating an Active Directory domain controller to AWS

I am required to migrate a Active Directory server into AWS with a couple other servers (SQL and IIS) to create a dev and test environment for our network / development. My plan at this time is to ...
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Max IOPS for non-EBS-optimized EC2 instance [closed]

I am trying to set up a database server using an m3.large EC2 instance, and would like to use a provisioned IOPS EBS backing store to maximize performance. Purchasing an EBS-Optimized instance would ...
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volume not found or not mounted when trying to umount

I'm attempting to detach Amazon EBS Volume from an Instance, and I can't figure out why the filesystem can't be found/isn't mounted. On my EBS Volumes, the attachment information shows: ...
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Openssl hangs after client hello

I've got the following strange SSL connection error: openssl s_client -ssl3 -connect host:443 -msg CONNECTED(00000003) >>> SSL 3.0 Handshake [length 0087], ClientHello 01 00 00 83 03 ...
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Are Amazon VPC private IPs constant?

I have a VPC set up and working on Amazon and one EC2 instance talks to another via its private IP. Will this IP remain constant to that EC2 instance through out multiple reboots? Is there anyway to ...
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AWS Linux/Sendmail/dkim-milter — how to troubleshoot?

I'm trying to get Sendmail to use dkim-milter on an AWS Linux instance (similar to RHEL/Centos). I've been trying to use these directions, which are a bit out of date, but which seem to work: ...
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Passenger Module Fails On AWS Gem With 'Class Variable Name' Error

Opening Disclaimer: I'm all kinds of newb to the technologies involved in this question. But the Googles, she no yield-a the fruit. I'm trying to deploy a Rails app into production. This app works ...
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Moving a MSSQL and IIS server to AWS - Web Applications that use Integrated Authentication

I have been tasked with migrating a solution that contains a few WCF services and a ASP.Net v4.0 website from individual MSSQL and IIS servers to the Amazon Web Services infrastructure. Whilst I have ...
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Single website across multiple servers [closed]

Please forgive me if I'm using incorrect terminology. I tried searching for my question, but I'm not quite sure how to word it in terms simple enough for a search. I found this post and this post ...
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S3 static website hosting, which DNS CNAME record should I use?

I have created a S3 static website e.g. www.example.com The S3 endpoind is: www.example.com.s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com When I dig this DNS ...
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Is there a use case when traffic needs to be secured between 2 AWS instances?

According to Amazon's security white paper, it is not possible sniff traffic by other tenants http://awsmedia.s3.amazonaws.com/pdf/AWS_Security_Whitepaper.pdf Question: Is there a use case when ...
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Can I create Relative Domain names in Apache?

I would like to have two virtual hosts (2 projects) on single machine, and would like to have configuration that is independent of domain name this machine/IP is assigned to For example I have ...
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mongodb on aws 2 region replication

I think I already have the answer, but I'm a developer so thought I'd check here first. There are AWS regions with more than 2 zone, but some with only 2. E.g. Sydney. Now if I were to deploy a ...
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Spot instances frequently terminated in AWS auto scaling group (failing system health check)

We have 2 auto scaling groups (one for on-demand and one for spot instances) which are both set to a static number of instances (min, max, and desired are all the same - 5 in our case). The instances ...
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If my SES SMTP credentials are compromised can my SES API usage (using access key+secret) be affected

We want to setup our corporate SMTP server to use AWS SMTP, which uses credentials separate from the AWS Access key and secret. I am thinking that Amazon keeps these separate so that if someone is ...
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AWS billing: how to dispose of unneeded volumes and AMIs

I have a project in development on AWS EC2 and it will be dormant for a few months. I want to shut down all resources to reduce costs, and keep only the minimal set of resources around. I have a bunch ...
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AWS + Nginx + Uwsgi + couple flask applications. Can't separate static files

I'm trying to build 1 aws-testserver for all of my Flask-applications. Nginx conf: server { listen 80; server_name localhost; location /app1/ { uwsgi_pass unix:/tmp/app1.sock; ...
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Parent and cloned ec2 instances using the same MySQL server?

I recently created a t1.micro instance running Ubuntu Linux. I then used that instance to create an image that would allow me to clone more instances. Installed LAMP and PHPMyAdmin on the parent ...
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Load balancers and calling external web services

I've tried searching for an answer for this question, but I'm not sure if there is a specific term for it and so far I can't find any information. If I had a popular app that consumed some web ...
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Convert Windows Amazon EBS Instance backed to EBS

I've come across plenty of how-to's for this that deal with Linux (and back in 2010 when not all tools were available on the EC2 web interface) but none that deal with Windows (that work). I've tried ...
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AWS OpsWorks Deployment with Multiple Layers

On our opsworks stack, we have a stack with 2 App Servers - 1 Java and 1 PHP. Each App Server currently has 1 instance each. We also have several apps in this stack - 1 app is deployed to the Java ...
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Assign a static private ip to an EC2 instance

I want my server to connect to a db server (both on an EC2 instance). How can i give the db server a static IP address to use within EC2 without using VPC?
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Allowing inbound traffic from a different AWS security group

I'm trying to connect my server to a mongodb instance (they are in the same region). In the mongodb's security group, when allowing inbound traffic from 0.0.0.0/0, the server manages to connect. When ...
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Amazon CloudFormation: How to get an ELB's private IP for a specific subnet?

TL;DR - Is it possible for a CloudFormation template to insert the subnet-specific internal IP address of a specific ELB into the UserData of an instance within that subnet? We have a fleet of EC2 ...
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How to install all packages of “Priority: standard” on Debian

When installed from DVD, a new Debian installation has a lot of packages. I've become used to having mutt, vim, etc. installed by default. However, AWS AMIs and debootstrap installations have only a ...
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AWS route 53 database hostname best practice [closed]

So I have 3 components all connecting to same db. Should I use: comp1.domain.io comp1db.domain.io comp2.domain.io comp2db.domain.io comp3.domain.io comp3db.domain.io Or: comp1.domain.io ...
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Windows Password Sync without using Active Directory

I have a number of Windows servers running in AWS. As the number of servers grows, managing Windows logins across all the servers has become a headache. I need some sort of password synchronizer ...
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Reverse Proxy from AWS VPC to Non-VPC EC2 instance

I have a VPC network inside AWS which is where all our new servers are. However, we have some old servers outside the VPC in the EC2 cloud network. Currently we have a blog on ...
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AWS VPC internet gateway and AWS services

Am I doing something wrong or is the AWS VPC ec2 instances not able to reach any of the AWS managed services (s3/sns/sqs) without a public route to the Internet Gateway in the routetable? I was told ...
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forward Redis requests across AWS regions

I have a Redis instance running on AWS Elasticache in US-East. I have VPN servers running in Tokyo and US-East. The problem: How to allow Redis connections while VPNd to the Tokyo VPN? You can only ...
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EC2 elastic IP not resolving to private IP on debian instance

I've read on many sites that the answer to attaching multiple public IP addresses to an EC2 instance (for SSL, redirection, whatever purposes) is to create multiple private IP addresses, attach ...
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update and insert MySQL DB on AWS RDS with local MySQL DB

I have created an RDS database and have used mysqldump to send all my local data to that remote database using the following commands: $ mysqldump -u root fishDB > localDB.sql $ mysql -h ...
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Amazon EBS Durability

According to this link: http://aws.amazon.com/ebs/details/#availabilityanddurability It said: Amazon EBS Snapshot can expect an annual failure rate (AFR) of between 0.1% – 0.5%, where failure ...
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Restore a versioned S3 bucket to a particular point in time

Let's say I've got S3 versioning enabled for my bucket: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/latest/dev/Versioning.html Then, let's say someone (for example, junior employee) messes up the S3 bucket ...