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Tool to visualize S3 storage space taken by buckets recursively

Is there a tool that visualizes how much space is taken by each S3 bucket recursively using a treemap? Preferably free, online. I know about s3cmd du, etc. - I need something visual.
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Find all snapshots created by ami where ami is deleted

Recently we had clean up drive in our Amazon Web Services account. We deleted more than 200 AMIs. Because snapshots for these AMIs did not to delete on delete of AMI. How can I find list of snapshots ...
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Switching hosting from GoDaddy to AWS

For the longest time, I've had GoDaddy host my website. I have a domain name that has been registered with GoDaddy and is currently hosted with them. I read this article and created a new hosted zone ...
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Moving from Parse cloud to AWS [on hold]

I have an iOs app completely working on Parse cloud storage, however for some reason I need to switch to AWS now. I've never used AWS before, so I'm not sure which product to use in AWS. My data is ...
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How do I know if I run on Amazon EC2 windows instance? [duplicate]

I try to figure out whether I run on regular computer or ec2 (from JVM based app). The simple method could be attempt to get instance data, however that means I should wait until timeout, and it does ...
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How does one keeps Amazon EC2 mount point in sync?

I have /var/www/html/ on INSTANCE_ID=i-xxxxxxxxx and I MUST have same thing on another instance, but I can't use rsync or cron to manually trigger synchronization. How does one accomplish that goal? ...
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Clone git repo via https without entering the password manually

I've got a stack in Amazon OpsWorks and within this stack I got a RailsApp Layer. The repository is only accessible via https and is protected with username and password. On my machine I can clone the ...
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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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Cloud Computing Server Requirements [duplicate]

Im putting together a mobile iOS application and am trying to determine storage cost thru Amazon Web Services (AWS). I am having trouble filling in the following variables: Number of VM's CPU Cores ...
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Postfix setup on AWS EC2 using SMTP relay

On ec2 instance, the IP is dynamic, and if I want to use third party SMTP gateway such as sendgrid, what is the suggested values of the following fields? myorigin myhostname mydestination Assume ...
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AWS RDS MySQL remote connection extremely slow

I have a site hosted on AWS EC2 (Elastic Beanstalk), with a MySQL database hosted on AWS RDS. Everything works fine on the production server, fast and all. However when I try to connect remotely from ...
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Application access via AWS Load Balancer with autoscaling

I am configuring a test AWS architecture for a web application that I plan to migrate from a dedicated hosting service to AWS. What I have now is as follows : One MySql RDS, where my application ...
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How to configure the login system message?

Each time I SSH into my AWS Ubuntu servers I see a system information message, showing load, memory usage and packages available to install, like this: Welcome to Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS (GNU/Linux ...
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Linux server backup to Amazon S3 using SSL

I have Linux box CentOS 6.5 and i want to backup daily files like SQL dumps and config files to Amazon S3 I have installed Ruby and S3Sync. But the problem when running the s3sync with these ...
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Do EC2 instances in AWS get deleted after they are terminated?

I am new to this. I made an instance and I installed some things on it (git, heroku), and after my assignment was done I terminated it. One day later I log in, and that instance is gone. Do I have to ...
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Server overloaded with log messages: tty_release_dev: pts0: read/write wait queue active!

In the logs, I have this (extract from the full kernel messages logges at 06:01:14): Apr 21 06:01:14 ip-10-49-109-107 kernel: [233185.863038] BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at ...
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IAM / AWS Access control via Windows Azure Active Directory

I am trying to figure out how to configure IAM in Amazon AWS to use Windows Azure Active Directory. I found ...
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AWS RDS. Upgrade MySQL from 5.5 to 5.6, external replica and Access denied

I want to create external read replica for my RDS instance using this doc: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonRDS/latest/UserGuide/MySQL.Procedural.Exporting.NonRDSRepl.html My old instance is running ...
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Accessing storage on an EC2 instance?

I am using a large EC2 instance but just realized that I don't have the space promised. I only get 8 gigs when it says I should have 850 GB. From what I understand two extra 420 gb drives should be ...
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Is backing up to Dropbox ideal? [on hold]

I am currently setting on a new CentOS server on one of my Linodes, and are debating with myself on how to back up the data. The server is running DirectAdmin, which will compress all data (e-mail, ...
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AWS: VPC and NodeJS

I'm transitioning from a dedicated server to a VPC in AWS. It's a NodeJS application baed on ExpressJS. In the current implementation, I have NGINX + Passenger in front of the NodeJS application for ...
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Installing PySide on an Amazon EC2 Instance Running Django

So I realize my title is almost laughable, but my situation is this. I have a fairly complicated desktop app written in Python and the PySide Qt bindings and I need to make a stripped down version of ...
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apt-get on aws won't install zip

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 (GNU/Linux 3.5.0-21-generic i686) on AWS. When I try and install unzip I get the following errors: sudo apt-get install unzip Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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ElastiCache (redis) for non default VPC

I'm trying to create a Redis node, but in the configuration window, I'm not eble to select a VPC I created. All I see is the default VPC. For that reason the subnets are also only the ones that belong ...
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where do i put the cloud-config.txt file

I have created an amazon ec2 instance image (AMI) that I want to use when launching new instances but I don't understand where to store my cloud-config.txt file so that it gets executed during the ...
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AWS RDS MSSQL Extremely Slow compared to EC2 with MSSQL [migrated]

Background - I built a tool which grabs a lot of data from multiple third party APIs and stores it in a MSSQL DB. Then, I built a visualization to display this data in tabular and chart format. ...
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Deny IP address on AWS ELB

I've, more or less, following configuration on AWS: Elastic load balancer with 3 machines o 3 different availability zones. My security group allows 0.0.0.0/0:80 as it's my rails application (nginx, ...
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Why are Amazon OpsWorks operations so slow?

I'm starting to examine Amazon OpsWorks and created a stack with a database layer and 2 custom layers. I put my cookbooks on a private git repository. I'm wondering why machines used in my scenario ...
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How to schedule automatic (daily) snapshots of AWS EC2 Windows Instance?

I have some Windows servers hosted on Amazon EC2. Some run Windows Server 2003 and other run Windows Server 2008. These are EBS-backed instances. Most of the instances also have some additional ...
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Amazon S3 and Access-Control-Allow-Origin

Does Amazon S3 allow custom headers? Or am I out of luck? Access-Control-Allow-Origin: * Thanks in advance!
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AWS Storage Gateway and Server 2012 R2

I'm having a heckuva time getting the storage gateway VM to authorize: it's not open on port 80. Perhaps I did something wrong? Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V I downloaded the VM but it would not import. ...
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alias port / port forwarding to another local port

I am using Amazon Linux AMI in EC2. Previously they allow me to enter different external port from internal port in the AWS web console (in the security groups). Now they only allow the same port for ...
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How to get the output of container_commands after deployment?

My Elastic Beanstalk container uses container_commands to run a script to patch the database on every deployment. I run the deployments with a home-brewed script that calls the UpdateEnvironment on ...
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Connecting to RDS database from EC2 instance using bind9 CNAME alias

Update: it's working by now. Turns out I was missing a valid DNS forwarder inside the named.conf.options file. I'm trying to get internal DNS up and running on a EC2 instance. The main goal is to be ...
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When to increase AWS RDS MySQL Server instance to larger CPU/RAM?

I'm wondering at what stage do I need to increase the image for the RDS MySQL server to a larger CPU/RAM instance. The CPU utilization graph is near 0. The Avg Free Memory is around 150MB. The Avg ...
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403 forbidden error going through aws load balancer

I am running a IIS 7 Server behind an aws load balancer. I am using a Verisign SSL certificate which is installed properly but whenever I put in the URL, or the DNS name of the load balancer I get a ...
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Best practice for web applications and windows services remote configuration in AWS

we have a distributed system that contains windows services and web applications (.NET and Java based). Currently, most of the initial configuration for these applications are taken from various ...
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Is AWS's Elastic Load Balancer a single point of failure?

I am looking at moving our application up to Amazon Web Services. The plan is to have all of the EC2 instances mirrored across two availability zones. Due to data transfer costs, we will be staying in ...
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EC2 : How to assign multiple elastic IPs to a single network interface via SDK

Would anyone know how to associate multiple Elastic IPs to a single instance via the Amazon SDK ? In Ruby, I've tried to use both the aws-sdk and fog gems, which work fine for a single address, but ...
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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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AWS IAM policy issue: unable to permit all but RunInstances

We are struggling to create an IAM policy that permits all EC2 actions EXCEPT RunInstances. This is to prevent an API key compromise from launching unauthorized instances. We tried it both with and ...
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Server incremental backup to AWS Glacier

I'm looking to backup various directories and files from a Linux server to AWS Glacier. I'm trying to work out the details on how to do manage this. Incremental Backups I want to upload files ...
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MySQL Server hitting 100% unexpectedly (Amazon AWS RDS)

Please help! We've been struggling with this one for months. This week we upped our RDS instance to the highest performing instance and although the occurrences have reduced, we're still having ...
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Why can I not connect to jetty webserver on Ubuntu within AWS EC2 instance

Unable to connect from my webbrowser to my Jetty Server running on Ubuntu Linux SMP in Amazon Webservices EC2. I can connect using localhost whilst logged in from the machine itself i.e curl ...
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What are the pros and cons of using S3 as a data access server? [closed]

I need to manage some configuration files. The files can be stored on AWS S3 and retrieved via the URL. The alternative is to use an application server and store the JSON content to a database and ...
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What is the difference between RHEL and GA release?

Can someone explain the difference between the RHEL and GA releases available on AWS? RHEL costs are about double those of the GA release and I'm wondering what that extra cost includes.
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Aws Rds - Mysql Block host due to many connections

Recently I have migrated the wordpress database to AWS RDS Large Instance (MySQL 5.6.12). After that occasionally Mysql locked my ec2 instance Ip with below error message. "blocked because of many ...
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Exit code 126 from SFTP

I've been notified that SFTP access is no longer working on an Amazon EC2 server running Ubuntu. I had done some work creating SFTP access for other users on this server. The limited user access is ...
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ec2 upstart, what is the `start on` command to wait for network

This is my first time with upstart and am using EC2. os/upstart = aws base AMI latest version - upstart-0.6.5-13.3.13.amzn1.x86_64 I can not get the following script to launch when waiting for the ...
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chef-server-webui session not working when access from external IP address

I have installed chef-server on an Ubuntu 12.10 system using the official .deb package for that release. After the installation had finished I run chef-server-ctl test Which reported success, 0 ...