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NXLog TCP Module Not Working

I am trying to use NXLog to forward logs from a file on one computer to a file on another computer. I am new to NXLog but feel like I now have a good handle on it after consulting the documentation. ...
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Describe terminated ec2 instances, or access spot instance history via CLI

I'm trying to get the launch and termination times of instances in a spot fleet request. This data is visible in the new spot requests console under the "History" tab when a spot request is selected. ...
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Windows Server vs Ubuntu base CPU usage for AWS EC2 burstable instances [closed]

I recently switched from a small VPS provider to AWS EC2. My traffic usually comes in bursts throughout the day and I therefore concluded that running multiple t2.micro instances would be by far the ...
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Is there any way to change the key pair on a windows ami in aws

The situation, I've inherited a windows infrastructure in AWS. The ami's were created with someone else's keypair who has now left the business. I have a requirement to remove those keys. The way I ...
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RDP over VPN doesn't come from the right IP over AWS

I have the following setup: local workstation -> proxy server -> Internet -> AWS -> Windows Server (VPN and RDP roles) The local proxy server has the ip: 1.2.3.4 My AWS Windows server ...
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Migrating a Citrix Netscaler Insight Server to AWS

Is there any proper documentation for Migrating a Citrix Netscaler Insight Server to AWS? Or any way we can do that ? Any help would be a great help. VM import is not an option as well, and it is just ...
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Pass Nested Cloud Formation template, S3 bucket alternative

aws cloudformation create-stack --stack-name myteststack --template-body file:////home//local//test//sampletemplate.json Base on AWS Cloud Formation documentation, we can use Nested Cloud Formation. ...
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Error on AWS deploy

I'm working on a project that I haven't touched in about 4 months. Before everything on the deploy was working fine, but now I'm getting an error when trying to deploy an update eb deploy my-env-name. ...
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Stop CloudFront from serving whole website

I've followed a guide to set up CloudFront to use as a CDN on my Wordpress website. It was done using this guide. Everything that WP Super Cache specifies is served by CloudFront however if a user ...
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Network ACL configuration for IPsec in AWS

Running in to a bit of a brick wall with this: I have 2 AWS VPC's which I have peered using an IPSec VPN. Traffic works using this tunnel no problems. I am now looking at introducing NACLs in the VPC ...
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AWS - Is it safe to remove ec2-user?

I'm using Amazon Linux AMI. When you create EC2 instance, by default the username is ec2-user. I want to create another user (lets say user1) with the same privileges as ec2-user, and I want to ...
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How to calculate current IOPS usage and IOPS credit count and graph on AWS RDS

I have a running Mysql db.m3.medium RDS instance at AWS, running with 20GB SSD as in: RDS machine description Last hour write and read operations went as following: Disk operations It looks like ...
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Uploading A Server certificate AWS, A client error (MalformedCertificate).

I have been trying to upload server certificates for the last 2 days but I keep getting this error every time A client error (MalformedCertificate) occurred when calling the UploadServerCertificate ...
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In a Route53 Roundrobin health-check architecture, will AWS cache packets for retry if healthcheck interval hasn't kicked in

Will AWS cache packets for retry if the packet that is directed by Route53 fails but have not been triggered by healthcheck due to Basic Interval yet? As an example, I have 2 endpoints (called A, ...
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ETCD fails to start, running CoreOS on AWS,EC2

I use ami-05ffb06f, t2.micro EC2 instance. I use cloud-config to start etcd, but it fails to start Error: client: etcd cluster is unavailable or misconfigured error #0: dial tcp 127.0.0.1:4001: ...
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Understanding AWS ELB, multiple ELB per subnet or one ELB per subnet?

So I'm trying to setup a production site and I'm new to the devops world. I have a setup that consists of four components: 1) Node.js API Server 2) Memcached Elasticache cluster 3) Postgresql RDS 4) ...
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Binlog format - RDS default

By default in MySQL 5.6 default binary logging format is "STATEMENT". (https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.6/en/replication-formats.html) MySQL 5.6 running on RDS has by default format set to "MIXED" ...
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Why is the subcommand modify-id-format missing in my AWS CLI v1.9.20

I have a couple of AWS amazon linux ec2 instances running, and I'm trying to set ec2 instance id format to longer one, which has been released few days ago. I'm trying this: aws ec2 modify-id-format ...
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if you have your entire infra on Amazon VPC, what kind of uptime guarantee is a safe committment? [closed]

We are a small startup trying to cater to our first customer. At the moment, the entire h/w setup is on amazon cloud (will be moving shortly to VPC). I have to give an estimate to the customer, on ...
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What are the proper Readahead values for a RAID 10 array over 4 EBS PIOPS volumes?

tl;dr - What are the proper readahead values for the different EBS PIOPS volumes in a RAID 10 array ? What about the RAID 10 physical and logical volumes themselves ? What about the chunk size of the ...
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Web platform installer and aws ec2 windows server 2012

I just launched a new ec2 on amazon aws with windows server 2012, i tried to install php 5.5, which require some drivers and PHP Manager for IIS, using the Web Platform Installer from Microsoft, it ...
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How do I register logging driver for docker?

I'm trying to use Amazon CloudWatch Logs logging driver as described in this doc. But I get following error when I launch my container Error response from daemon: Cannot start container ...
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How can I clone a private repo in ECS docker container?

Hi I'm new to AWS ECS and I'm trying to deploy a docker cluster. I have a private github repo that I want to download to my working directory when my docker container starts, or possibly have it on ...
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SSL certificate for CNAME redirected domain

I have a webservice which provides simple site constructor functionality with payment page. User can select purchase domain e.g. user.com, select some template and point this domain with CNAME to my ...
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Is it possible to have an EC2 communicate with another Elasticache from another region?

I have an EC2 instance in the Asia Pacific (Singapore) region that I'd like to connect to a Elasticache instance launched in Oregon (US-West) region. After reading through, I understand that ...
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Not able to run aws cli in post deployment hook, on Elastic Beanstalk environment

I have a long bash script that is run as as a command in one my post deployment hooks (ebextension). The script uses the aws cli to gather information about the instance and the current Elastic ...
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Cloud-config resize filesystem fails

So, my adventure started like this: I had an OpenSUSE 13.1 VM, and I wanted to upgrade to 13.2, so one of the main differences between the 2 community amis (13.1 - `` and 13.2 -ami-3a6cc64d) was that ...
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Accessing server file system through URL

I have an ec2 instance. Since it was started I was able to access the instance through the public DNS (in the browser) just fine. I initially set the instance up as I needed to host a php script that ...
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Updating OpenSSH on Amazon Linux - Amazon repository out of date

I read today that there's a significant vulnerability in OpenSSH, which is fixed by the latest version, 7.1p2. According to this story your private key is vulnerable to disclosure. I'm using the ...
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AWS EC2 what is a reservation ID exactly and what does it represent?

I made a script that creates snapshots of our EC2 volumes. The script looks at which instances are running, which volumes are connected to those instances, and then creates snapshots for those ...
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Amazon EC2 t2.micro AMI taking time to execute commands

I am using a fresh Amazon EC2 t2.micro AMI. I installed sails.js in the server. sudo npm install sails -g I ran sails new app-name to create a new sails.js app. It takes 5 seconds in my local ...
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What type (HVM, PV) of CoreOS Docker machine should I choose to run on AWS?

My project is about to run on Docker mostly. I have discovered today a ready to use AWS CloudFormation stacks on coreos.com (https://coreos.com/os/docs/latest/booting-on-ec2.html) I'm a bit surprised ...
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AWS - Separate Disk Partitions on Ubuntu

I am trying to find the best practice way for separation of the operating system files from user files. I want to divide my new Instance (on creation) hard disk into multiple partitions (for better ...
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Is there a Policy template standard for secure S3 access?

I've created a policy below which restricts SSL access, and requires SSE. Is there a 'standard' policy template recommended by long time AWS S3 devs for locking down S3 buckets that is commonly ...
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Troubleshooting access to S3 endpoint from VPC subnet

I have a server with the following route table on its subnet: 10.xxx.xxx.xxx/24 -- local pl-xxxxxxxxxx(com.amazonaws.us-east-1.s3) -- vpce-xxxxxxx 10.0.0.0/8 -- vgw-xxxxxxxx 192.1.0.0/12 -- ...
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Migrating really old RedHat server to cloud

I've got a client with a really, really, really old PHP3 webapp that runs on an ancient consumer-grade PC with RedHat 7.somethingOld. I've got backups of the software and database but he's very tight ...
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Is it possible to update a website without down time WITHOUT an Elastic Load Balancer on AWS?

I have an ASP.NET MVC application hosted on a stand alone EC2 instance. My Route53 hosted zone has a record to the Elastic IP of the EC2 instance. I don't have an Elastic Load Balancer and I don't ...
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AWS Route 53 - route to server outside of AWS Cloud

Is it possible to route to a server outside of the AWS Cloud with a CNAME? In this case it is my API that is sitting in a different cloud -> so can i route to api.example.com to this API? (I have my ...
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AWS RDS keeps backing up my server on creation

I am using Amazon CloudFormation to create a Stack with EC2 and RDS (Postgres 9.4.4, 5gb, db.m1.small). The RDS instance initiates a backup as soon as it starts. How can I stop RDS from backing it up ...
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Is Elastic IP Assignment to another EC2 instant?

If I move an Elastic IP from one EC2 instance to another, does it happen instantly? I am asking this question, as I have a situation where I have a website hosted within Elastic Beanstalk without a ...
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How to redirect traffic on vpc instance

I'm working with Amazon web services and I have a VPC with two instances one of the instances is running my app and the other one has a VPN connection to a payments system. The VPN tunnel is working ...
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SSL certificate complication for aws eb

I am using Digicert for buying SSL certificate and its giving me different files on demand as DigiCertCA .crt .pem star_evercam_io .crt .pem TrustedRoot .crt .pem am totally unaware that how ...
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EC2 t2.micro instance becomes unresponsive to http queries

I am using ubuntu on EC2 instance. On top of that i am running a bottle framework. A python script is run in the background that serves for the http requests Then i start running the script using ...
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Can connect to port 80 only in EC2 instance

I started an EC2 instance and am trying to listen to different ports now. But I can connect only through port 80, ie., i can access the server through the elastic IP, telnet ONLY to port 80. Telnet ...
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ssh command without tty hangs

I'm trying to execute a simple ssh remote command from my local machine to an AWS instance, by running: ssh -i /my/key.pem ec2-user@<myhost> 'ls -l' When I do this, the command returns with ...
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Docker Private Registry on EC2 S3 Slow

After upgrading to Registry v2, my upload times have increased 10x, and the slowdown is causing timeouts with the Nginx front end. I'm running the Registry on an Ubuntu 14.04 instance on AWS EC2, ...
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Access Domain through Browser Works but Ping to the same Domain Fails

I want to know something I can access a domain through browser and is working. But when i tried a ping on that domain Request Time Out happens always I thought i might have lost the internet ...
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Debian 8 AMI only using 8GB partition

Every Debian 8 Jessie AMI that I launch in Amazon Web Services is only putting the root OS onto an 8GB partition regardless of what I set the size to at launch time. I know there is some documentation ...
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Forbidden 403 on AWS Hosted Zone

I am trying to make my web app hosted on an ubuntu AWS vm accessible with url.com instead of my public dns. I have executed the following steps: Create an elastic IP and associate it with my ec2 ...
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Intermittent ERR_INVALID_CHUNKED_ENCODING

I have a Node.js application running in two AWS instances behind a ELB instance. Every now and then, I get errors such as ERR_INVALID_CHUNKED_ENCODING or ERR_CONTENT_LENGTH_MISMATCH. This is observed ...