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VM Requirements for project [duplicate]

I am planning to do a project-part of which-will post digital media content to social networks via OAuth on behalf of users. Since I don't get great speeds in the region where I live, I'm thinking of ...
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How to upgrade to the latest AMI in AWS Elastic Beanstalk?

I'm running an application on AWS Elastic Beanstalk, and it looks like I need to create a new environment if I want to use the latest AMI. If I knew what the latest AMI id was, I could update it in ...
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How do I link a security group to my AWS RDS instance

I have a postgres db setup on RDS. It is running great. However, I want to link this to a set of autoscaled EC2 instances sitting behind an ELB that all reside in a single EC2 security group. I've ...
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AWS cloud management platform / Bitnami alt? [on hold]

Does anyone know of a good cloud management platform that is either open source or available for a really low price? I like Bitnami a lot, but for a simple AWS cluster composed of micro instances, ...
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AWS RDS Postgres Upgrade without losing data

I currently have a Postgresql v9.3.3 running on AWS RDS. I've learned that if I upgrade Postgres to 9.3.5 that I can create read replicas. However, I am afraid of losing data. Can I just select ...
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Instance created from shared snapshot gives Server refused our key error

I have created an instance from a shared snapshot from other aws account,following steps were done by me, 1.Share snapshot from other account. 2.copy it to my account. 3.create a volume from it ...
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aws ec2 security group and centos ip tables

I try to change the SSH port from 22 to another port (218). In AWS EC2, I shall add the rules in security group or in IP Tables? Is there any guideline/references recommended for EC2 Security ...
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service httpd restart failure on aws amazon linux ami

Thanks for your help. I recently did the following: Ran sudo yum update on my ec2 instance running the Amazon Linux ami I then added a virtual host to my vhost.conf for a subdomain. While the server ...
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Pointing AWS EC2 elastic IP to instance in VPC

I've had an Elastic IP pointing to a classic EC2 instance for several years. I've now stared a new instance - inside a VPC - and want to use that instance for my website. Therefore I want to point my ...
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Set up pfSense on AWS VPC?

I am attempting to setup pfSense as a nat box for internal servers on a VPC. I have followed the guides posted for configuring access and have followed the AWS instructions for setting up and ...
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EC2 elastic IP not resolving to private IP on debian instance

I've read on many sites that the answer to attaching multiple public IP addresses to an EC2 instance (for SSL, redirection, whatever purposes) is to create multiple private IP addresses, attach ...
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fetch autoscaling group name in AWS

Folks, I am writing a script that will export the tags for a running instance as environment variables. Problem with autoscaling groups, is that these tags are not available to the instance. How ...
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My nginx main file within /usr/share/nginx/main on aws is 5.2GB in size

I am deleting all cache files and unused files since my AWS instance reaches 100% capacity nowadays. My setup is Nginx serving though php5-fpm with opcode cache. I have enabled access_log main in the ...
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AWS Multiple Elastic IPs to one instance

I need some guide to lead me to setup multiple (6) ips for 6 websites (1 ip - 1 website) on one instance. or what to look for I have found this http://www.ec2instances.info/ If it is true I need t2 ...
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AWS VPC External DNS issue

I have booted up an instance in side a private VPC. I assigned an ElasticIp address to it and I can ssh into the instance with no issues. However, DNS is not resolving :( in my /etc/resolv.conf I ...
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Blocking Invalid HTTP Requests to PHP Application

For the first time in a number of years, I'm semi-responsible for helping out with the server administration of a PHP web application (served out using Apache). We're seeing a number of requests for ...
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Connecting to a PostgresSQL Database Instance on Amazon Web Services

I've been trying to use the instructions found on amazon to set up my PostgreSQL database instance and connected it to PG Commander. After getting an initial connection error I checked to see if ...
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Choose hosting (separate IP for each website) [LAMP] [on hold]

Sry guys for asking maybe dumb questions. I'm just new to all the hosting stuff. I need you to direct me in right direction. What I need is a web hosting which has separate IPs/servers for each ...
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Hard-copy (printed) MFA tokens for AWS

Is it possible to have hard-copy (i.e. printed out on paper) MFA tokens for AWS? For Google's MFA, you can print out around 10 numbers to use in a disaster-type situation (say you are using an MFA ...
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Unable to connect the Ubuntu EC2 instance to VPC LAN on AWS using secondary NIC adapter?

Infrastructure setup: VPC is created with 192.168.254.0/24 netwok Private subnet within VPC (Virtual Private Cloud) is created with 192.168.254.0/25 network Public subnet within the VPC is created ...
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Setting Up ELB with SSL - What is Backend Authentication?

I started setting up Amazon's Elastic Load Balancing Service for my server pool and I need to setup HTTPS/SSL. I have all my SSL Certificates setup, but then I come to the step for backend ...
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Rebooting AWS EC2 instance not coming back online

About 40 minutes ago, I restarted my AWS EC2 instance using the admin panel. A moment later, the instance state was "running" again, and the status checks continued to pass. After about 20 minutes, ...
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ssh timeout issue connecting to an EC2 instance on OS X

I am new to AWS and not a networking expert but curious to know more about it. I created a VPC with a public subnet only. Then i created an EC2 instance using an Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit pv AMI image ...
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AWS IAM Roles restricted list

Is there any way to restrict what IAM profiles are listed when launching an EC2 instance using the dashboard in AWS? I can specify what roles can be assigned using this IAM role block { ...
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CloudFormation Script - Referencing earlier created Security Group

I have a CloudFormation script which is working fine except I need to be able to add my EC2 security group to an RDS security group so that the EC2 instance can access the MySQL database on the RDS ...
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Pricing of Key Pairs and Security Groups on AWS?

My free AWS account expired. I deleted all S3 and EC2 resources, but am wandering if I can leave the Key Pairs and Security Groups without having to pay for them. (My account resources look like this ...
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upgrade CentOS from 6.5 to 7 in an EC2 Instance

How can I upgrade CentOS from 6.5 to 7.0 under Amazon Web Services EC2 instance? I have added the redhead upgrade tool to my repository and installed it, called the preupg and then imported the ...
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Redirect warning when running s3cmd sync

When running s3cmd I get a redirect warning as follows: WARNING: Redirected to: xyz.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com The script that produces the warning is this: s3cmd sync /var/backups/db/ ...
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AWS VPN Tunnel going down without traffic

I managed to setup a site-to-site VPN connection from Amazon VPC to a company's network, and after a lot of configuration it was working fine, but now i realized that the VPN tunnel is DOWN every time ...
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How to know the reason why an environment turns RED health in Elastic Beanstalk?

I'm using AWS Elastic Beanstalk, and very often when deploying an environment, the health check turns RED, but I can't find an explanation why: Clicking on Monitor doesn't help much: Is there a ...
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How to increase the timeout of Elastic Beanstalk deployments?

As part of my application deployment, I have some commands in my .ebextensions config files. It might take 20 minutes or more for all the commands to complete, the first time the commands are run ...
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How do I block incoming traffic from Amazon AWS IPs?

I'd like to block ALL incoming traffic from Amazon AWS IPs. They publish a list of their IP addresses in json format here: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/general/latest/gr/aws-ip-ranges.html I have a ...
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AWS EC2 Auto Scaling Groups, RDS, Route 53 and Constantly changing IP addresses

I setup an auto scaling group on EC2 along with an RDS Postgres instance. I am not using ELB. Maybe I should be... The challenge is that every time a new EC2 instance is created it assigns a unique ...
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No permissions for files in Amazon s3 for admin

We transferred files from one bucket to another bucket on a separate account with --acl-public as follows: s3cmd cp -v --recursive --acl-public s3://source-geo/webroot s3://dest-geo/webroot/ Now we ...
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OpsWorks nginx namespace conflict

I want to deploy one of my cookbooks, nginx-passenger, to opsworks. I've tested the cookbooks locally already using testkitchen and all the recipes and tests passed successfully. However, when using ...
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Signed ssl certificate not working on EBS AWS for Java Spring webapp

I am looking for help getting HTTPS working on my AWS EBS wepapp. I have loaded the cert into AWS however I still cannot connect to my site via HTTPS. My application uses Spring 4.1 and Spring ...
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Amazon VPC NAT performance problems

I have a set of servers inside an Amazon VPC, whose job is to get image files from S3 and process them. The S3 downloads would frequently stall, sometimes for over 2 minutes, but all would eventually ...
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EC2 instance always ask me to enter passphrase for the pem during connection

The pem file is generated by AWS console I was able to connect using the EC2 remote web interface, using the same pem file The permission of pem is 600 already Error.. ssh -i ~/test.pem -v ...
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AWS Create Image Volume Type

When creating an image (EC2 --> Actions --> Image --> Create) there is a Volume Type input with options for Magnetic, General Purpose or Provisioned IOPS. I'm not sure why it's necessary to ask this ...
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How can two AWS VPCs using the same Customer Gateway for a VPN connection

If there are two vendors with seperate VPCs connecting to a single customer gateway for a VPN connection, what are possible configuration options to allow this? As it stands it seems that AWS only ...
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How can I see my IOPS burst credits?

I've been reading some EBS docs and they are talking about "I/O credit balance" How can I view my current (or historical) credit balance? Each volume receives an initial I/O credit balance of ...
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AWS Server - holds 4 sites after DNS change 1 sites A record does not change

I have an amazon AWS server running Ubuntu. It currently holds 4 websites, and I changed the DNS for these sites at 08:00 this morning. It is now 15:30 in the afternoon, I set the TTL down to 60 ...
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AWS ELB as backend for Varnish Accelerator

I am working on a large deployment on AWS that has high uptime requirements and variable loads throughout the day. Obviously, this is the perfect use case for ELB (Elastic Load Balancer) and ...
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AWS EC2 Linux instance shutdown automatically

I have created an AMI EC2 Linux instance but since last few days I am facing issue with this instance. It automatically shutdown and never come up again automatically. I have to start the instance ...
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Can't Connect To AWS EC2 Instance via Putty [migrated]

I've got an EC2 instance running on AWS: It's an Ubuntu linux instance, and up until not long ago I used putty to access it on a regular basis - worked great. I'm using Pageant to load the .ppk file ...
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EC2 Failing Load Balancer Health Check

One of my projects is an internal web app which we are putting behind a load balancer. As of now there is only one ec2 (will be more in production) and the load balancer is not able to reach the ec2. ...
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AWS - EC2 unable to detect EBS drives

after an unexpected restart on a windows server 2021 r2 server, the server is unable to detect the EBS drives. i have attached about 4 drives but they are invisible/not detected in device manager/disk ...
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Why the time taken to fetch results of a query for 10,000 times from a RDS is so uneven? (experiment)

tl;dr : Why the time taken to fetch results of a SELECT statement for 10,000 times from a RDS when requested from an EC2 is so uneven? Updated the question with results of small and medium RDS ...
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Allow access to RDS instance from EC2 instance on same VPC

I am having trouble gaining access to a MySQL RDS instance. I am trying to connect to the RDS instance from an EC2 instance. Both the RDS instance and the EC2 instance are contained within the same ...
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Anti DDOS on AWS [closed]

I have a big site on ec2, many images on s3, cloudfronter. I know about load balancer by Amazon. I know many ddos tools, so the question is, how to protect ec2, cloudfronter+s3 from ddos? Thanks.