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Installing cmu-sphinxbase on AWS EC2 ubuntu instance

I've setup an app on EC2 using Elastic Beanstalk. It's a Ubuntu instance and I'm running a Rails app on it which depends on sphinxbase and pocketsphinx. I've ssh'd into the EC2 instance to install ...
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Steps for setting up HTTPS using elastic beanstalk with a load balancer

I have recently used AWS elastic beanstalk to migrate my parse application server. Everything is working well with just plain HTTP, but I need more security so I've tried diving into the AWS ...
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Is it possible to install MySQL extensions on Amazon RDS?

We are about to migrate our existing system from local MySQL instances on the same EC2 to a proper remote Amazon-RDS. Unfortunately there is a functionality called Median that MySQL is missing. Our ...
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AWS yum does not work from private subnet (does work from public)

I have a VPC with a private and a public subnet - each containing an identically built RHEL7 server. I believe the VPC is set up correctly (see following). However, the public server can use yum and ...
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Routing AWS IAM user to its own Linux EC2 instance user

When I created my EC2 instance, I was given a .pem private key file. I did it as the root user for my account. Then I created an IAM user and associated that user with a full EC2 access. When I logged ...
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Delete subdomain from AWS Route 53 using Bash script

I want to write a bash script to delete the subdomain name in Route 53. I have given access to my ec2 server by using $ echo "[Credentials]" > ~/.boto $ echo "AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID=key" >> ~/....
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How to find ec2 instance that is processing my request that is forwarded by an Elastic Load Balancer

We use on amazon Elastic Beanstalk with autoscaling. The autoscaling gives us 10 EC2 instances working behind a load balancer. Now if i am right the load balancer adds a cookie "AWSELB" to forward ...
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AWS Custom AMI not running userdata script

We bake AMI's and lately I have wanted to run some user-data scripts to notify cloud formation when the instance is done booting and put it into service. I am using cfn-signal to do this. On the ...
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AWS: Is my VPC isolated from other clients/accounts

When I create a EC2 instance it gets a private IP address. I'm wondering if this address is from the subnet shared with other EC2 instances of other AWS clients. Would it be possible for other EC2 ...
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Parse server on AWS ElasticBeanStalk does not stream .mp4 PFFile to iOS AVPlayer and Safari?

Parse server hosted on AWS ElasticBeanStalk(deployed with AWS button) cannot stream .mp4 PFFile saved in mongodb on AWS EC2 (EBS) to iOS AVPlayer and Safari browser. Video plays on Chrome browser but ...
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How to enable HTTPS for the public DNS route of an Ec2 instance instance?

I am working on a Facebook bot app and one of their requirements is to setup a webbook on my webserver that is returning a token, to validate my account. I quickly spin up a micro instance (Ubuntu) ...
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How to keep ec2 instance running in auto-scaling group for at least an hour?

In ASG it makes no sense to terminate an on-demand instance until it runs (1, 2, n) hour(s) 59 mins because you pay for time to full hour anyway. How to configure termination to make sure that billed ...
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UDP/TCP ports on AWS ec2 public IP blocked

My goal is to receive/send UDP packet traffic on specific ports on my EC2 instance (on my eth0 private IP) via my public IP. I am asking because I have set my security group to allow all inbound/...
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aws elastic beans container commands

I am trying to copy Apache server setup file wsgi.conf to httpd/conf.d folder when deploying myapp via elastic beanstalk. However, after deployment, if I sftp to httpd/conf.d I don't see my file. ...
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unable to ping or ssh between aws vpc subnets

I have a fairly standard multi-tier subnet layout in VPC. There is a database tier/subnet, a web server tier/subnet and a bastion host tier/subnet. My problem is that I cannot ping or ssh between ...
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Alternative container technologies support in AWS [on hold]

I am interested in trying different container technologies in AWS. So far, I know that AWS supports docker containers through their EC2 container service, but from what I see there is no support for ...
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Ansible, AWS, other host based on tag

I am creating Ansible playbooks which create our system's infrastructure in AWS. Obviously dynamic inventories using ec2.py are involved. I first create a utility server, then a web server, and I ...
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Is there an Amazon, Rackspace, or non Microsoft version of the “deploy to Azure” button? [on hold]

Does Amazon, or the non MSFT cloud providers have a Deploy to Azure button equivalent? The best I've found is a commandline for Amazon, but nothing that is as simple as the Azure experience. Is ...
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Updating AWS CLI on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed awscli on my EC2 instance using apt-get install. The version is still aws-cli/1.2.9 and no longer updates if I use apt-get upgrade awscli. The latest release from what I Googled is 1.10....
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What is minimum IOPS for AWS EC2 General Purpose SSD (gp2)?

A while ago I read, that you get 3 IOPS per GB for gp2 SSD volumes. For example, that would be 24 IOPS for 8 GB volume. Now I read the documentation (https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/...
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Does Data Pipeline supports schema transformation/evolution between RDS postgrey and amazon Redshift? Does it alter tables in Redshift accordingly?

I see Redshift is used as a data warehouse infra for large data set and I want to load postgrey sql data to Redshift for analytics. To copy the data I followed script method. What my script does is? ...
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IAM Policy to create a single ec2 instance

How can I create a policy that will allow a single user in a group to create a single ec2 instance in a particular VPC and AZ. and it can be destroyed by the same user or destroyed when idle for more ...
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kworker consuming +90% IO and zero disk write

this is a standard apache web server on AWS Linux AMI + EBS. We are noticing high load average (+8) and iotop -a shows: Total DISK READ: 0.00 B/s | Total DISK WRITE: 2.37 M/s TID PRIO USER ...
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AWS connection error

I created 10 instances on AWS without key(?) and I tried to connect to them via the web browser(crom). I could connect to 2 instances but after that, all my attempts are banned or connections timed ...
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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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Is it possible to show a static page if all ELB registered instances are down?

We are using AWS ELB to offload SSL and load balance the incoming traffic. If all instances are down/unhealthy the ELB just sends back a blank page with HTTP status 503. Is it possible to send a ...
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AWS EC2 instance hyperthreading

I am currently doing some performance testing of web-apps that we have moved to AWS. One of the things we have noticed is that vCPU performance doesn't seem to be nearly as good as we'd expected. In ...
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t2.micro instance is always below baseline CPU usage but still consumes CPU credits - why?

I have a t2.micro instance running Ubuntu Linux on ec2 in Ireland, it's running batch jobs and I've tuned them so that the max CPU is pretty low - it never exceeds 10%. The docs say that: When a ...
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Cisco ASA VPN DH Groups for AWS VPC

AWS provides a neat function in its VPC that exposes a VPN service. I've configured this, and confirmed that it functions. Our customer is using a Cisco 5500 Series ASA appliance to connect to the ...
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Circumventing web restrictions [closed]

One of my network users is trying to circumvent web access restrictions to access Google Talk service. I have enough evidence including key strikes and passwords to talk to the user in but I'm still ...
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Security of SSL certs on AWS ELBs / SSL offloading

I have some concerns about security and am wondering how AWS will store an SSL certificate deployed to an ELB. I have a wildcard SSL cert for my domain that I want to make sure doesn't persist ...
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Routing requests to specific regions/VPCs (Geotargeting)

We have two VPCs one in US and the other in Europe. Each VPC has a load balancer in public subnets and we run our web application in private subnets. What we want is, if a user visits our website (...
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Pinging (ICMP) Docker container on AWS ECS

I've got a script running in a Docker container that listens for ICMP packets. If you ping the container IP address, it picks them up and sends an email. However I'm having a bit of difficulty ...
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How do I enable certain Availability Zones in AWS EC2?

I am trying to launch a t2.nano instance running Debian in the us-east-1a region, but Amazon is only allowing me to choose from between us-west-2a, us-west-2b and us-west-2c which are all in Oregon ...
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How could I quickly recover lost DFS files on AWS?

We have a Windows 2012 R2 file server on a EC2 instance, with DFS network shares. The overall data takes about 600-800GB. I would like to somehow keep a copy at 15 minutes intervals for the lastest ...
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Kali Linux Running in AWS

Normally I run Kali in a virtualbox VM however due to the nature of a project it may be useful to run Kali from an AWS EC2 instance. So imagine my joy when I learned there was a Kali AMI only to be ...
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Does every EC2 instance has “Instance Store Volume”?

Does every EC2 instance has "Instance Store Volume"? When I am trying to create a t2.micro instance, I could not able to add "Instance Store Volume"
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Reducing HTTPS handshake by http-keepalive behind a load balancer - possible?

I have an api into which ill get quite a few requests in https. Since its restful, each time the api is sent , it requires a full ssl handshake. On enabling http-keepalive , the latency of the request ...
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Streaming wireless router's logs [closed]

I am trying to set up a WLAN consisting of wireless routers at my families homes in multiple states to an AWS VPC. Are wireless routers capable of streaming, batch processing or otherwise able to ...
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Amazon AWS EC2 instance : select the public folder [closed]

Right now there is an ubuntu server There are two wordpress site in my instance: 1) /srv/users/serverpilot/apps/**site_a**/public/wp-content .. 2) /srv/users/serverpilot/apps/**site_b**/public/wp-...
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Blocking ssh to instances using Public IPs (AWS VPC)

I really couldn't find anything useful on the internet. I need to disable accessing the instances using public IPs in our VPC environment. For example, I don't want users ssh to our instances using ...
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One VPC or many VPC's

I'm relatively new to AWS and I'm trying to design an infrastructure for my application and I'm wondering if I should use one or multiple VPC's within a single region. My application consists of a ...
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AIDE Self Protection - Best Practices

I set up a pretty simple server and tried to make it secure using some tools and some guidelines which I think are not too bad. I came up using AIDE, which is fast as an implementation of an ...
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Switch domain between 2 sites, one is Amazon EC2 ubuntu instance , another is hostgator

There are two registered domain name, and I would like to switch the domain name between 2 sites. The problems are : 1) in amazon Ubuntu, I follow the guidelines : http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/...
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Can Chef AWS cookbook query EC2 instance tags?

Chef has the official AWS cookbook (https://github.com/opscode-cookbooks/aws), which allows for spinning up of AWS resources, as well as updating of resource tags. Can the custom resources introduced ...