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how to setup subdomains for AWS EC2 Ubuntu Instance?

I am trying to setup subdomains for my AWS EC2 ubuntu instance, but without enough knowledge I couldn't proceed anymore. I have a parked domain name example.com on a domain name service provider. My ...
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Looking into AWS services. What services do I need to transfer my servers over (MySQL & PHP running on Windows 2008)?

I have two servers that I am thinking of moving to AWS (or is Azure a better option?) if it saves me money and helps reliability and scalability: Windows Server 2008 running IIS web server with PHP. ...
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Amazon SES not working from Rackspace Servers

Has anyone encountered a problem where they cannot connect to email-smtp.us-east-1.amazonaws.com for SMTP from a Rackspace server? WHen I ping from a rackspace server there is always 100% packet loss. ...
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Is It Possible to Copy an AWS Security Group?

We have some security groups that have quite a few rules in them. Rather than having to recreate the same rules for a number of security groups just to accommodate minor differences, is it possible to ...
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chef server on AWS, ERROR: Connection refused

I'm trying to get a chef server running on a CentOS instance on AWS. I've been following Opscode's directions here: http://www.opscode.com/blog/2013/03/11/chef-11-server-up-and-running/ However, when ...
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ebs durability clarification

I am confused as to the durability of the EBS volumes on AWS. As an example, volumes that operate with 20 GB or less of modified data since their most recent Amazon EBS snapshot can expect an ...
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Swap space in EC2 m1.small & m1.medium

I have a customized AMI, and when I launch instance from this AMI, if I choose m1.small, I will have a 895MB swap space; when I choose m1.medium, I will have 0 swap space, why is that? If I want my ...
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How do I set a VPC in AWS to 'default VPC' = true?

I have one VPC set up in AWS, but Default VPC is set to 'false'. How can i change it to true, and make it the default VPC?
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Malformed nginx 307 redirect response?

I have an Nginx configuration that 307 redirects from http to https. There are existing client applications that connect to http and send data via POST requests. The clients are .Net services using ...
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Python, “you don't have permission to access that port” [closed]

I'm setting up my first Django project on a server When I do python manage.py runserver .0.0.0.0:80, it tells me You don't have permission to access that port. When I do python manage.py runserver ...
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No such file or directory

I'm building an EC2 LAMP server for the first time, and so far so good. Except I can't seem to get the require 'vendor/autoload.php'; working right I get this error message whenever I write that ...
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Troubleshooting a connection to a new LAMP setup

So, I just set up my first LAMP server. I think. I followed this guide and then proceeded to connect to it using Filezilla, so that means that it exists, at least. I made an index.html and placed ...
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Amazon EC2 Instances

I have an EC2 instance what I can not repair. I was trying to make an upgrade but everything fails. Would be possible to reinstall an amazon ec2 instance running on Ubuntu server?
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Cloudformation Resource for a Cross Region S3 bucket policy [duplicate]

I know this is somewhat a duplicate of Cross Region S3 bucket policy but I don't have enough rep to comment and the answer wasn't detailed enough. I would like to allow EC2 servers based in us-east-...
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Is it possible to audit the Amazon AWS console?

We had a situation recently where an elastic IP address assigned to a production server mysteriously became disassociated from that server. We have had this same thing happen in the past to other (...
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Mapping godaddy domain with AWS EC2

I have a word-press website running on EC2. I have a domain registered with godaddy. I used the elastic IP from AWS EC2 to set up A record. The problem is, only the main page shows www.domainname....
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How does one properly escape a leading “#” character in linux etc/environment?

I would like to store a system-wide environment variable in etc/environment on AWS Linux AMI 2013.03. In this example, I am trying to store the phrase "#hello". See the examples below. echo $control ...
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SQL Server 2008 mirroring on AWS

Building a application on Amazon Web Services (AWS) using SQL Server 2008 and don't have the budget for Enterprise Edition. It's a standard web app, nothing too fancy needed in the way of performance....
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How fast are transfers from Amazon EC2 to Amazon Glacier?

I am using a large, 1st generation instance on Amazon EC2 in the us-east-1 region, and would like to transfer data to Amazon Glacier. I will be transferring data from the instance's ephemeral storage. ...
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To run python script when my Amazon instance boots up

Where should i place my script in amazon instance such that my script should run when my instance boots up? I tried placing it in rc.local but it didnt help. My script is about connecting to Amazon ...
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I have changed my server, Do I need to re generate the ssl key

I am using AWS for hosting. I have got one productions instance and pre-production instance in it. I have installed ssl to the production site. But unfortunately its crashed. So we cloned the pre-...
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Using pv with a Python script: monitoring progress when uploading to AWS Glacier using the boto glacier utility

I am looking to use boto's glacier command line tool to upload data to AWS Glacier. I'd like to monitor the progress of my upload. Normally I use pv to monitor progress. I've perused the code of the ...
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Uploading a seemingly large (~200 GB) archive to Amazon Glacier [closed]

I am seeking to upload a 200+ GB archive to Amazon Glacier—a single .tgz. Wondering if anyone has had experience with this, and whether this seems extraordinary to accomplish without timeout issues, ...
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How do I create an AWS RDS Database in Europe

If I can create a database in Europe, I have a lot less to worry about with reagards to data protection. amazon's docs imply that I can create one in Ireland. When I get to the apropriate stage of ...
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How to run a shell script on my amazon instance when it bootsup?

I have my amazon instance, i need to add a shell script to its rc.local file so that the shell script executes when i boot my instance. how to set permission to my shell script in rc.local file? if i ...
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Unable to read S3 file from interactive pig job flow

I'm unable to read a simple test file on S3 from an interactive pig job flow (hadoop, elastic map reduce), and I'm not sure why. I have two S3 buckets. Let's call them unmounted_bucket, and ...
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Does taking EBS snapshots supposed to significantly slow down the performance of the EBS volume?

I'm trying to decide on the frequency of making snapshots. Is the AWS system designed in such a way that taking snapshots has a negligible effect on the performance of the volume, or can it ...
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Simple EC2 offline backup?

Scenario: A frustrated employee deletes all data from an AWS account. Valuable data: EBS volume of an EC2 machine based on Amazon's Linux AMI. What is a simple offline backup solution for the data? ...
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Open ports between Elastic Beanstalk and one EC2 instance on AWS

I currently have the following setup: An API (Node.JS) running using Elastic Beanstalk, which is currently only running one EC2 instance A MongoDB instance running on a seperate EC2 instance ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 AMD64 vs. i386 servers on AWS EC2 [closed]

Are there any important (e.g. performance) differences between AMD64 and i386 AMIs on AWS - assuming both have EBS-backed storage? Can also assume micro instances in a US availability zone. Are the ...
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How to launch Micro EC2 instance from Small AMI

I have an AMI I created on a small EC2 instance. I've spent most of the night attempting to launch it on a Micro instance. It continually fails the Instance Status Checks. I'm attempting to launch ...
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setting up environment variables for aws hadoop ec2

I've been following this book: Hadoop in Action It gives a nice guide on how to start using ec2 with hadoop. One of the first things that it says is to download the command line tools here: http://...
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Windows Azure Blob Storage Data Migration

I would like to back up the files I currently have in Azure Blob Storage and move them elsewhere. The problem is that pulling them one by one would take me several weeks, even within the same ...
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Installing testlink on Amazon EC2 instance

I have created an Amazon EC2 instance to host a testlink server with RHEL. I have successfully configured mysql client, Apache and PHP, but when I try to install it and create the DB, I'm unable to ...
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When should an EC2 instance use “Amazon instance store-backed”?

What are the benefits over using Amazon instance store-backed over EBS block storage? The only thing I can see from the comparison of the two is that instance store-backed seems to incur less charges. ...
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In AWS Ubuntu, python process stopped itself when running in background with &

command to start python process: python /root/serverFiles/Cusp.py 8001 >> /root/log/cusp.log 2>&1 & Cusp.py is a python code to call a bio-sequence process tool and return result. ...
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Using Route 53, how to point a domain without www to an ELB? [duplicate]

I can already CNAME the www to my ELB DNS, but how would I route the non www as well?
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Conditionally rewriting From and Reply-To headers in Postfix

I've got a web app running on Amazon AWS and it's using Amazon SES to send emails. One of the things I really want this system to do is to be able to forward emails to certain addresses from anyone ...
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How do I simulate a server failure in Amazon EC2?

Obviously, Amazon EC2 servers are still running on physical hardware and therefore can have catastrophic failures. And architecturally, I should be building an app that scales horizontally and works ...
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RDS - Dynamic endpoint causing problems with static configuration files

I'm running into a slight problem with RDS. My system I designed works like so: Server A initiates an RDS startup from a snapshot on a daily bases Server A puts data in RDS database Server A ...
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How to configure Apache so that I can get server resource stats per website / per script

How can Apache be configured so that it will be simple to get server resource stats (CPU, memory) per website (as defined by a separate sites-enabled entry) and / or by script (each .html or .php file ...
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Getting email aliases working on Amazon SES

I'm trying to setup Postfix on Amazon AWS so that all emails forwarded to contact@mydomain.com will be forwarded to my personal email. I've verified my personal email address which it will be ...
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Rails AWS Architecture - migrating from single Linode machine to AWS

Our startup has an app that's been in production for nearly a year running Rails/MySQL+MongoDB/Unicorn/Nginx successfully on a single Linode box. We've recently decided to move to AWS for several ...
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How to get cost of different environment on EC2

I have a dynamic environment setup on AWS where hundreds, if not thousands, of machines are started and terminated everyday. This includes a number of services like EC2 (both spot and on-demand ...
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How do I install Python 2.7.4 OR 3.3.1 on an Amazon AMI?

I have an EC2 instance running a standard AMI, and have exhausted the limit of my abilities with yum and similar avenues to update python to 2.7.4 or 3.3.1 for a library I need to use. Unfortunately, ...
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Solutions for a growing Postgresql database on Amazon EC2?

I've been doing a lot of research into scaling issues on Amazon EC2, especially growing databases. I looked into how I can make the database more solid and sound (I use PostgreSQL). Many sources say ...
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Configure subdomain to point to S3 bucket using Route 53

How would I go about mapping files.example.com to an Amazon S3 bucket using Amazon's Route 53 service? I've attempted to add a CNAME record but I get the following:
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How would I allow access to a VPS based MySQL database only from AWS East based IPs?

I have a MySQL database on my VPS that I only want to be accessible by my local IP (no problem in doing that) and an IroneWorker Ruby app, which may use any of these AWS East IPs. So far, the only ...
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VPC SSH port forward into private subnet

Ok, so I've been racking my brain for DAYS on this dilema. I have a VPC setup with a public subnet, and a private subnet. The NAT is in place of course. I can connect from SSH into a instance in the ...
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AWS SES: “Email address is not verified” error with Postfix relay

I've setup Amazon SES, verified my domain, and have been approved for Production mode. When an email from the outside world is sent to an address in my domain, my server forwards it back out to a ...