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Remotely Connecting to Redshift

I'm trying to connect to Redshift from home using psql and am getting the "could not connect to server: Operation timed out" error. This only happens while I am away from the office (it works when I'm ...
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EC2 - Hardware Failure

I use EBS storage on a Debian instance. I set the instance to not terminate at shutdown. I'm wondering what happens in case of Hardware failure (RAM, CPU, HD etc). which type of Alarm should I ...
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“Disable machine account password changes” Group Policy setting - when should it be enabled?

I am setting up a test environment on Amazon Web Services comprising 2 web servers, 1 database server and 1 domain controller. All of them are Windows Server 2012 and joined to the domain. ...
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Benefits of moving MySQL to its own SSD on AWS EBS

When using hardware (rather than virtualization), there is a clear benefit in using a 200 GB disk for MySQL and a 200 GB disk for content. But due to the way AWS works, is there actually any potential ...
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Intel vPro on AWS EC2 T2?

I have purchased an SSL certificate to use for a site running on an AWS EC2 t2.micro instance. I have to specify whether my certificate is for Intel vPro or not. I can't seem to find a definitive ...
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Excluding/Including tables in mysqldump AWS

I'm trying to figure out how to exclude or include specific tables when doing mysqldump command on AWS via terminal. Background: I have a WordPress multisite but only need the tables with the first 3 ...
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AWS ELB logs missing requests

We are trying to match requests made to our backend instances with logs from our ELB. Our application server logs clearly indicate that certain requests are coming in, but the matching requests are ...
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AWS ELB not configuring properly with EC2 instance

I have a working EC2 instance I'd like to place, along with a copy, behind an Elastic Load Balancer, but I can't get it to work. ELB Settings: Ports: ELB HTTP:80 -> EC2 HTTP:80, default VPC ...
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Execute shell script as one of the steps on EMR AWS

We are thinking to migrate our Hadoop infrastructure from Data Center to AWS EMR. As some of the tasks / stages in ETL process are dependent e.g. flow is like Map Reduce job will generate data Shell ...
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Tracking AWS costs by IAM User / Role / Group

I am aware of the ability to track AWS costs based on tags. However, this requires users to remember (and to know how) to tag the resources they use appropriately. I'd like to know if there is a way ...
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Elastic Beanstalk .ebextensions security group

I've been pouring over the AWS documentation for Elastic Beanstalk and .ebextensions. Unfortunately, it's left me seeing stars. I'm trying to accomplish a few things: I have a Java application ...
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AWS Site-to-Site VPN and Remote-Access VPN Server using Pritunl

I was looking at the Pritunl Enterprise edition product and wondered if we could set up the following scenario using it: Our AWS environment consists of a number of VPCs in different AWS regions. We ...
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EC2 - Disable CPU Turbo boost technology

I've got a bunch of EC2 instances - I want to disable a CPU feature on one of them (i.e. turbo boost on CPU). is this possible to do? I assume I need BIOS access but I can't see anything about it ...
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Connection refused error while accessing my server with AWS elastic IP [duplicate]

I have followed all these below mentioned steps Create an Elastic IP and point to the Amazon EC2 instance. Goto service Route 53, create a ‘A’ record and point to the Elastic IP. In Route 53, copy ...
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Is there a way to speed up AWS CodeDeploy

I'm using AWS CodeDeploy to deploy my sites, and I noticed it's not very consistent in speed; sometimes it's pretty fast, but other times each step of a deployment can take minutes. This is pretty ...
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Can Hadoop Impala run on disk-less machines within an HDFS cluster?

We have a Hadoop cluster -- it happens to be on AWS -- configured and managed with Cloudera 5.x. Today, each data node has disks -- we're using the d2.8xlarge instances -- these each have 48TB of ...
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Elastic beanstalk installing old (and dev) versions of npm dependencies?

I'm deploying a node.js application to Elastic Beanstalk via Codeship CI. This was working great until I updated the instance, which caused a subsequent bump in node versions (0.12 --> 4.2.3). This ...
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From Bitbucket to Elastic beanstalk - PHP deployment

Context A PHP project is set up on bitbucket cloud. Code is developed locally in XAMPP. The code runs in Amazon Web Service Elastic Beanstalk environment. Problem I commit my changes locally and ...
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AWS port unreachable on REHL

I know there are tons of posts about not being able to connect to an AWS ec2 instance, but this is not quite the same. It is similar to What causes the 'Connection Refused' message? but that ...
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Can an AWS Certificate Manager SSL certificate be installed on EC2 in IIS?

I have a certificate from the AWS Certificate Manager (ACM) for my site. I need to establish a HTTPS connection from my load balancer to my EC2 instances, as the application that I have on there ...
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Set VNC Server as Display Environment Linux

I am using Amazon Web Services as my server for my website. I am trying to run a graphical application on my server. In my attempts to do this I set up a vnc server. I am able to see the desktop once ...
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Can't delete AWS snapshot - refers to instance ID that doesn't exist

I have a snapshot in AWS Oregon I can't deleted. When I try it says Snapshot is in use by AMI ami-d2d83cxx I've checked every region, I have no instance with that ID. I used to run in the Sydney ...
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Ansible modules ec2_vpc and ec2_vpc_net: what's the difference?

ec2_vpc is older than ec2_vpc_net, and they have the same description, but the first is not deprecated. They take somewhat different options, but they seem to talk about the same information or ...
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How do I add a source IP range in an AWS security group?

I can add IPs in the form x.x.x.x/24. But how do I add a range of say 50 IPs? It seems silly typing them all in!
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Asterisk One Way Audio or No Inbound Calls

I have an Elastix server running in Amazon Web services, but I can't seem to resolve an issue that is causing either one way audio or no inbound calls to ring. If I set my SIP extensions to "Nat = ...
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AWS ELB health check failing when trying to force HTTPS through NGINX for my single page application

I'm trying to force https on my http endpoints using NGINX like so: server { location / { root /data/www; if ($http_x_forwarded_proto != 'https') { rewrite ^ ...
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VPN from Azure to AWS [duplicate]

Is there a way to connect Azure to AWS with Site-to-site VPN ? All guides and resources I have found in internet so far are using a VM that runs ipsec software (openswan/strongswan/RRAS), but I would ...
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AWS ELB + NGINX for rails app

If I'm using Amazon's Elastic Load Balancer for a Rails app, do I need to put an Nginx reverse proxy between the app and the ELB?
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Using a AWS VPN for client access to an internal web-application

I'm trying to connect a client's network to our AWS data-centre, to allow access to a (previously publicly available) internal web-application. At the moment we've got the VPN set up with dynamic ...
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Should I migrate perforce server from VMWare to cloud (AWS)? [closed]

Our company have been using perforce hosted on WMWare. It works fine for Local (US) developers but the team oversea is complaining about its performance. Migration to the cloud may resolve the ...
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Should I choose language node or python to automate AWS? [closed]

I have been exploring on automating AWS services and which language is preferable to start with? Nodejs or python?. My question: Is it better to start with node or python?
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Do you need GPU AMI to open Android Studio Amazon Web Services

I have been looking into getting a web server for my web development. Recently I have decided shared hosting wasn't enough for what I wanted to do with my hosting. I decided to go with 1 of 2 options. ...
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Which AWS entities may have security group associated?

I'm writing a security audit tool and I would like to see all the services which have particular SG associated. At this point I found out that SG may be associated with: ec2 instance rds instance ...
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Can AWS Certificate Manager (ACM) Certificates be used on Elastic Load Balancer Instances in Regions other than us-east-1?

Amazon has recently announced their new AWS Certificate Manager (ACM) service. This looks promising, but it is currently only supported in the us-east-1 region. I have existing resources in the ...
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AWS: Serve up website from private subnet?

I'm unable to get from the internet to a web page hosted on my server in a private subnet. Using this: How can I place a Webserver in a private subnet in AWS and open it to the world on port 80 as a ...
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Access s3 bucket from Ec2 service

I'm new to AWS and was looking for a bucket policy to enable my ec2 servers access to the S3 buckets on the same account. I tried using this policy which enables the account: { "Sid": ...
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Rsync to AWS S3 bucket

For a server I am hosting a website on I want to backup the data and settings to an S3 bucket. I found out that you can't directly use rsync to backup to an S3 bucket. Is there another way to achieve ...
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Restrict RDS users to particular region

I am trying to create a policy where I can restrict users to access different region RDS. However I want to give them admin access to only one region i.e. ap-southeast-1. I have created some policies ...
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Connecting to an AWS RDS behind a NAT with an SSH tunnel

I've set up a MYSQL RDS on AWS, in a private VPC behind a NAT. With Workbench, I can connect successfully from a remote client into the RDS no problems - so all of the RDS, the NAT and the security ...
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Configuring HTTPS on elastic beanstalk (single instance) of Tomcat

I have configured https on load balancer for testing that was easy, Adding your certificate and key contents directly to the configuration file is acceptable for testing with self-signed certificates. ...
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Prevent Alias From Converting Domain Name in Browser Address Field

I'm using Amazon Web Services. I've set up my domain name in Route 53, set up static website hosting in S3, and I've successfully mapped the domain name to the S3 bucket using a DNS ALIAS record set. ...
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When s3cmd checks a bucket with thousands of files to sync it, does this count as one list request or thousands?

Trying to figure out pricing here so I don't get overcharged. I daily run a backup script where s3cmd checks a folder with over one hundred thousand files to see if any have changed (which by the way, ...
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Setting up Open VPN client on Amazon EC2

There are various pages that advise on setting up an Open VPN Server on Amazon EC2, but all I need is to setup a client (so any internet access is routed through the VPN rather than coming directly ...
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Is there any way to restore an entire previous version of a folder in an s3 bucket?

I know folders are not folders within S3, but it would be extremely useful if you could restore a previous version of one when you have versioning enabled. I've been looking at it and I can only see ...
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How do I create a policy in AWS to allow a user to create security groups? [duplicate]

I took this Administrator policy from this link: http://aws.amazon.com/code/AWS-Policy-Examples/2435282702293422 { "Statement":[{ "Effect":"Allow", "Action":"*", "Resource":"*" }] } I tried the ...
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Elastic Beanstalk fails to launch environments, does create underlying EC2

As of today, when I try to launch an Elastic Beanstalk environment, it fails on the very last step with Error. A problem occurred while loading your page: No Environment found for EnvironmentId ...
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AWS Server 2012 R2, adding clients

I have a AWS machine running MS server 2012 R2. Setting up as a domain controller. I have both public and private IP address associated with the machine. the internal network is on 172.xxx.xxx.xxx ...
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SSL in aws ec2 windows running node js

I have a domain via namecheap (say example.com) and server is a aws ec2 windows instance. There's a node js server listening at 443 , with following code require('https').createServer({ key: ...
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IPSec Tunnel goes down during long periods of inactivity

I have 2 AWS regions I have connected using an OpenSWAN IPSec tunnel. This works great in our production environment but in our test environment where 1 of the regions has long periods of inactivity, ...
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How do I revoke Amazon SES SMTP rights

How do I revoke Amazon SES SMTP credentials? Do I just remove the SES-specific IAM user or can I revoke SMTP credentials and recreate them for the same user?