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restore backup files in another server using duplicity

I am using duplicity to backup the application files with gpg key to Amazon service S3 server. And then restore the same from S3 to own server. I want to restore the backed up files to another ...
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Server Config for High Traffic Website [duplicate]

I am developing a website which is expecting a huge traffic. The traffic will be like 1 lac user/second. I don't want server restart options or site will go down. I am looking for AWS server but as I ...
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Connection refused to local port

I'm trying to setup a dedicated server for Rust (a game) on an AWS EC2 VPC instance running Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Following the instructions, I got the application started and listening on its default ...
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Terraform, ecs service creation fails when using a configured IAM policy

Using Terraform, ecs service creation fails when using a configured IAM policy. Error applying plan: 1 error(s) occurred: * aws_ecs_service.beatthemarket_service: InvalidParameterException: Unable ...
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Ansible : How to find the route ID connected to a subnet

I have a VPC with some routes and subnets. I want to get ansible to work with it but I can't see a way to link the subnet with the route table ID. I've used the ec2_vpc_route_table_facts, ...
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Drive not showing up in EC2 Console, but shows up when I do lsblk

I've inherited a sever that lives on EC2. When I do the following: lsblk I get: xvda 202:0 0 40G 0 disk └─xvda1 202:1 0 40G 0 part / xvdb 202:16 0 30G 0 disk /home/dbt ...
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How to suppress file output from aws s3 ls?

I am using the aws cli to summarize the number of files and the total size of an s3 bucket using the following command (documentation): aws s3 ls s3://mybucket --recursive --human-readable --...
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Putting ELB in from of my ECS Cluster / Service

I’m trying to put an ELB in from of my ECS service, using this terraform file But applying it, gives the below error. Any ideas on the setup that I’ve gotten wrong? $ terraform apply ... ...
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Is there any difference between load balancer url and the elastic beanstalk url?

It seems that both the load balancer url and the elastic beanstalk point to the same ip address. thomasreggi$ nslookup aws-load-balancer-url.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com Server: 8.8.8.8 ...
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Does upgrading a server improve performance on low traffic site?

I wish to use migrate to a Amazon's AWS EC2 instance for a basic Wordpress site running woocommerce. However, I am torn between t2 and m3 instances: https://aws.amazon.com/ec2/instance-types/ My ...
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How do I associate an ElasticIP to an API Gateway in AWS?

I'd like to have an API gateway to act a proxy that talks to an External API (let's call it E-API) with an attached token, on behalf of my AWS resources (Lambda, EC2 etc). But E-API only accepts ...
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all of a sudden can't connect to aws ec2 instance (Server unexpectedly closed network connection)

everything waas working great with my instance, and all of a sudden i can no longer connect thru ssh or sftp, with an error "Server unexpectedly closed network connection". My colleagues have the ...
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Cost diff between manual docker on ec2 and ECS

I have two ways of running docker on AWS Ec2 instance and manually installer docker there use ECS I tried using ECS and saw that it also defined many other services like vps, gateway subnet , ...
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how i can change AWS ubuntu ec2 shell prompt name

When we connect to aws ec2 instance using ubuntu server, after login I see the following prompt at the bash shell ubuntu@ip-xx-xx-xx-xx Is there there a way I can change that text without effect any ...
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System generated user id in CloudWatch logs

I am checking logs in cloudwatch to see who last deployed to our EB instance and when. To do this, I am filtering the API Activity History by resource name. In the list of actions I see {Register/...
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Unable to connect to EC2 instance from another instance

I recently added a service on server A that needs to be accessed from server B. The service is listening is on port 8182 and is operating normally: [ec2-user ~]$ sudo netstat -tnlp | grep 8182 tcp ...
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AWS autoscaling triggers

I am going to move a very big wordpress website (in terms of DB) to AWS. And I would like to understand the autoscaling triggers in order to find the best balance between costs and performance. Are ...
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Permission denied (publickey) for my AWS EC2 instance from another computer

I have a public key file say dummy.pem and i copied this to another computer from where i need to access my EC2 instance. But it says @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ @ ...
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ningx directory (21: Is a directory)

I'm trying to configure nginx on aws linux. I can get it working for one site, but when I try to add another I continually receive the following error: nginx: [crit] pread() "/home/ec2-user/public/...
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No Reachable Server Error when migrate our parse app using mongodb URI

am using mongodb version 3.0.11 on ubuntu server, but when I migrate our existing parse app in aws for production, after installing mongodb on ubuntu server when click on migrate button after changing ...
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How to connect to OpenVPN clients from LAN 'members'

Working on a IoT type of thing, I want to connect some devices "in the wild" to servers in AWS through OpenVPN on an EC2 instance. So far I have been able to set up an EC2 instance configured as an ...
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Do AWS Servers need fail2ban?

I saw that while I was creating my AWS instance I opted for only my IP address being able to access my server. Also There is a RSA key that is configured for you. In this case do I really need ...
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fast backup script in linux

I have a server with more applications and do normal shell command to take backups. it took couple of days to complete. Tried to install duplicity. but its told some packages are not found. its Debian ...
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How to add IP to EC2 firewall

We run a number of different servers that are hosted in a local data centre however our Dev server is hosted on AWS and I'm having trouble accessing it. The EC2 server is running a LAMP stack, I can ...
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AWS ELB health check fails on LDAP authentication

I am running a Docker container through ECS. The container runs an Apache server hosting a simple web application. However, the server requires LDAP authentication to access the page. I am using a ...
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How to control which ethernet interface Windows selects when resolving fully-qualified domain machine names?

I have a VM in AWS. I has two ethernet interfaces, which have different security groups applied to them. One of those security groups white-lists all sorts of machine addresses in my domain. When ...
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can not ftp to aws ec2 server having just setup vsftpd on Ubuntu

[[ SEE UPDATE AT BOTTOM ]] I just created a new ec2 instance in AWS. It is running Ubuntu. I needed to create FTP access for a user. I followed the directions here: http://www.krizna.com/ubuntu/...
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What does ElasticBeanstalk error “Application version is unusable and cannot be used with an environment” mean?

I'm attempting to deploy a .NET application to ElasticBeanstalk using the AWS-cli tools. First upload then create version using: aws elasticbeanstalk create-application-version --application-...
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Poor I/O performance on EBS optimized r3.xlarge instance with Windows 2012 R2

I launched a new server with SQL 2012 R2 on a Windows 2012R2 instance sized to r3.xlarge, with EBS-optimized turned on. I've got three attached EBS drives (GP2), all sized at 1 TB each (3000/IPOS ...
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No public DNS on AWS after reattaching EBS volume to new instance

I was following the instructions here: Re-gaining root access to an EC2 EBS-boot image http://serverfault.com/questions/234061/re-gaining-root-access-to-an-ec2-ebs-boot-image And I successfully ...
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AWS Reserved IP addresses [closed]

I have multiple VPC in my account and I created most of VPC using subnet 10.0.0.0/8 or 192.168.0.0/16 or 172.16.0.0/12 subnet blocks. I am exhausted with my range due to not optimizing the IP ...
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How migrate Parse Web App to my own Server

There are a lot of manuals for migrating Parse servers to different platforms but none of them say which kind of plugins and packages are needed for those web applications which work with Expressjs on ...
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One domain, multiple apps, multiple load balancers on AWS?

The current setup looks like On a single EC2 instance, foo.web http/https traffic is handled by nginx, and routed based on: foo.web/bar/* requests are handled by app #2 all other foo.web requests ...
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How to determine AWS EC2 network performance?

I am using an AWS EC2 Ubuntu instance that was set up and configured by someone else (i.e. I do not have access to the management console). This instance is primarily used to download files and sync ...
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Cache-Control not working in AWS S3 object Metadata

Follow-up to my original question: No Cache-Control Header for files from AWS CloudFront with S3 Origin Im serving up static files using AWS CloudFront with AWS S3 as the origin. I tried to set the ...
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How to improve AWS RDS Performance - Heavy read write updates

After searching and reading as many posts, comments and discussions I could find I did not find one specific to my issue. I have multiple AWS EC2 deployments with a single RDS all in the same ...
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Node path on elastic beanstalk

It seems I have node installed in this directory here on my elastic beanstalk instance, however I do not have a node command available on the system. $ ls -la /opt/elasticbeanstalk/node-install/ ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 HVM on EC2 t2.medium

I've searched everywhere but can't find a definitive answer: Is there an official Ubuntu 14.04 AMI for HVM that runs on T2.medium? (Or T2.any, actually) It looks like the answer is "no". So the ...
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Install kernel modules during an ParaVirtual to HVM AWS instance upgrade

I am trying to create a clone of a PV AMI to an HVM one. The PV AMI is an Ubuntu 12.04 and I cannot upgrade that version. I do have a base Ubuntu 12.04 that is HVM enabled with Enhanced Networking. ...
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Can't resolve DNS for RDWeb externally

I'm having trouble accessing RDWeb Access Server via internet browser using my FQDN (https://ifodgw.abacushub.io/rdweb) externally. I am able to access it externally using the elastic ip address 52.16....
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Improve SSL Performance with Nginx

We have Nginx in the front of our system and we Proxy to Apache at the back. We use SSL/TLS for our connection. Question: Is Nginx the best option to terminate SSL/TLS connections in terms of ...
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No Cache-Control Header for files from AWS CloudFront with S3 Origin

We just migrated to Amazon AWS. We currently have an EC2 instance that's working well. It's running Nginx in front and Apache in the back-end. That's running well also. All sites are launched properly ...
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Improving I/O rates for EBS snapshot backed volumes

I'm working with a system that takes a set of 42 rotating daily EBS snapshots of each of its numerous (40) volumes for disaster recovery purposes. EBS volumes are aggregated into a RAID volume. A set ...
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AWS Cloudformation : CLI tool to render template

Given an AWS template that contains calls to instrinsic functions, and potential references parameters, is there a CLI tool that allows to pass values for the parameters, and generate the ...
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Amazon EC2 Snapshot corrupt

The snapshots for one of our AWS volumes are corrupt. We use these snapshots as backup, and in the past they have been a great help. (NB: This is not our only backup method!) A corrupt snapshot is ...
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Occasional “failed to respond” from AWS hosted Elasticsearch

We have an Elasticsearch cluster hosted on Amazon Elasticsearch Service (AWS). We are using the Jest Java HTTP Rest client for ElasticSearch. Every now and then (perhaps 1 in 10,000 requests), it ...
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How can I set up mongodb to scale it quickly on AWS

I want to deploy a database using mongodb on AWS, and I think this database will receive a lot of data making necessary to think on the possibility that one server is not enough, so my questions is: ...
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Cannot Switch To Root On AWS

I created an instance on Amazon AWS and gave it a key. When it boots I SSH into that instance as ec2-user using that key but I cannot run anything as root. If I type sudo su it asks me for a password. ...
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Unable to access Amazon EC2 Centos 6 web server with Elastic IP

I'm new to linux and AWS. What I've done: 1. I've setup a Centos 6 instance from the AWS store. 2. I just installed the web server and configured the web server with the basics. 3. I've setup the ...
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Trying to install CloudWatch Agent on Ubuntu 14.04: “Failed to create virtualenv”

I am trying to install AWS CloudWatch Log Agent on Ubuntu 14.04 following this guide: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonCloudWatch/latest/DeveloperGuide/QuickStartEC2Instance.html When I type in ...