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Connecting aws ec2 to external network over l2tp

What would be the best way to connect one instance ec2 to external network over l2tp as client, when on other side i would have router as a server hosting l2tp vpn. Would it be possible only buy ...
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How do I install Wine on Amazon Linux AMI?

I am trying to install Wine on Amazon Linux AMI. First I did: sudo yum install wine It said "No wine package available." Then I did the following: sudo rpm -Uvh http://download.fedora....
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redirect non www to www for static website hosting using cloudfront

I have searched almost everywhere on how to redirect with cloudfront. I created an s3 bucket for static website hosting and even used their redirect there BUT because i am not serving whole website ...
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can i hide s3 and cloudfront endpoints?

I have setup a static website on AWS S3 and accelerating it with AWS cloudfront, but after am able to use AWS Route53 to connect my domain name to the cloudfront endpoint, now there 2 other point of ...
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How do you manage environments and keep your infrastructure clean? [on hold]

If developers want to build a new environment e.g. testing1, testing2 for app5 to deploy their application to, what will manage the environments? In my mind it would work like this... You create a ...
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How is Elastic Beanstalk forwarding traffic on port 80 to my app at port 8080 without nginx/apache?

This is the weirdest thing ever. I've configured my AWS Elastic Beanstalk environment's proxy server setting to none instead of nginx or apache, to reduce the server overhead, and since I don't need ...
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DCOS on AWS password

I just followed the steps here to create a DCOS env: https://dcos.io/docs/1.7/administration/installing/cloud/aws/ Now when I try to SSH a slave instance it's asking me a password to connect on the ...
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Connect to RDS from EC2 instance in a different Availability Zone (AZ)

OK, so I have a VPC with three app servers and an instance of Postgres in RDS. I have a security group called 'rds-staging' that allows inbound connections on port 5432 from a security group called '...
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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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How do I make an AWS RDS MySQL Read “replica” have a different schema?

Rather than using the AWS CLI/UI to create a read replica, I would like to create a DB instance with a "close enough" schema and SET it to be the replica. I need to make a schema change (a collation ...
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AWS Webuzo OSTicket AMI backup

I am trying to backup an AWS EC2 instance running OSTicket configured using the AMI for Webuzo OSTicket on Amazon marketplace. I have successfully created a snapshot of the volume mounted on the ...
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sophos utm waf tls to tls 2.0

We recently moved a lot of services from our Verizon Datacenter to AWS and using the Sophos. We are having an issue with TLS and was hoping that the appliance can help. Since the appliance does load ...
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AWS security group change

I modified the security group for two VMs on AWS (from one security group to another - not just editing the security rules of an existing group). The VM's are behind Amazon ELB (and using Route 53). ...
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IPSec Tunnel VyOS+AWS: Cannot communicate from router to other side

I have a site (192.168.1.0/24) with a VyOS based router connecting to an AWS VPC (10.7.0.0/16) through IPSec tunnel set up with dynamic routing (BGP). The tunnel itself works: The clients on site can ...
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how to configure cloudwatch log agent without associating IAM role with instance in amazon web services

I have Ubuntu instance already running on aws without any IAM role associated to it. Now i want to configure cloudwatch log agent . As per requirement on aws on below link http://docs.aws.amazon.com/...
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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 Opsworks: Restart Service after deploy

I'm using AWS Opsworks for a Rails Application, I have an Upstart Service to start/stop/restart Sidekiq ej: sudo service sidekiq restart So now after every deployment I want run sudo service sidekiq ...
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Can I used squid proxy, set-up in vCloud Air, in AWS instances?

I have a squid proxy set-up in vCloud Air, which I now wish to use in AWS EC2 instances. I was thinking to create a security group using those proxy details and spin up an EC2 instance using that ...
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Deploy active directory ONLY on the cloud and join workstations to it WITHOUT VPN (No DCs on premise, No RODCs etc.)

The company does not have any offices. All users are remote. However, they need an Active Directory to which workstations can be joined and users can be centrally managed. One suggestion is to ...
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AWS EC2 network latency or something else [on hold]

I have an AWS EC2 instance(8cpu, 32GB RAM) which serves an API consumed by an web and hybrid app. Only around 100 devices were using it and it was working fine and fast. But as the numbers are getting ...
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504 Gateway Timeout on HTTPS but not HTTP

I configured an AWS Load Balancer. It is working find on HTTP, but when I try over HTTPS I get a 504 Gateway Timeout Error. I tried all the suggestions on AWS's help page (increase idle timeout), but ...
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AWS MySql RDS migrate to AWS Aurora without taking downtime in diffrent region [on hold]

I've AWS MySQL RDS instance located at Singapore, and I'm planning to migrate it to AWS Aurora (Mumbai). This process roughly takes about 30-40 minutes. I don't want to take any downtime while ...
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How can I get the size of an Amazon S3 bucket?

I'd like to graph the size (in bytes, and # of items) of an Amazon S3 bucket and am looking for an efficient way to get the data. The s3cmd tools provide a way to get the total file size using s3cmd ...
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How to retrieve AWS SNS Arn value

Im planning to use nested stack to create (SNS,ELB and application ) stacks.so now once the sns is created i have to pass arn value to ELB and application json(cloud formation templates)so what is the ...
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cannot access server when i change inbound rules in security group

I have installed mark logic server on public subnet, now the mark logic ui opens at http://publicip:8001 when the source of the security group is 0.0.0/0 Now i am trying to restrict the traffic and ...
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Beanstalk is not updating source files but status is green

I am trying to deploy my web app on beanstalk. But after deployment there are no errors in the logs. Health appears to be green. But i cant access my web-page. Plus, i went into beanstalk instance. ...
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AWS - Allowing user to start and stop an EC2 instance

I'm in trouble creating an IAM policy to an specific user to grant privileges to start and stop EC2 instance. I had tried several ways but I cant find the errors. This is my policy: { "Version": "...
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How to deploy a WAR in AWS Beanstalk with high availability

I'm using AWS Beanstalk (Tomcat) with two EC2 instances. I have minimum and maximum instances count to 2 and Any 2 in Availability zones. I was expecting high availability when deploying a new WAR ...
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Not able to ssh login to my aws ubuntu server [on hold]

I did something stupid today and I'm left wondering what to do! I have an ubuntu ec2 machine and I wanted to mount an ebs volume to the /home directory of the instance. I did that and provided an ...
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VPN to AWS to access private RDS instance

I'm trying to determine if it's possible to grant users VPN access into my VPC. I keep finding solutions to attach a VPN to my VPC, but I'd like for the VPC to be the main network that the VPN is ...
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Install Comodo SSL Cert for AWS Elastic Beanstalk Instance

I purchased a wildcard SSL cert from Comodo SSL, but am really confused on how to install it to use with my AWS Elastic Beanstalk instance. The files they sent me are: STAR_setheroapp_com.crt ...
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TravisCI not uploading files created with grunt

Below is my .travis.yml, I'm using grunt to compile my sass, and minimize js and images which seem to work fine, however none of those files get deployed to Elastic Beanstalk. I added skip_cleanup: ...
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Issue configuring apache2

I deployed 2 applications on an EC2 instance: 1) A Python application developed with Django 2) A web site First I deployed my Python application and it worked correctly, as I could invoke a REST API ...
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How to temporarily redirect traffic from an Elastic Load Balancer?

I'm running an application on Elastic Beanstalk, an whenever I need to deploy a new version, I need to: deploy the version on Elastic Beanstalk, which takes a minute or so patch the database with ...
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Designing a VPC: Subnets inside subnets

This question is exactly similar to this one. It appears the OP didn't get a satisfactory answer — because he didn't accept the sole response that he received. We are basically following instructions ...
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How do I set a VPC in AWS to 'default VPC' = true?

I have one VPC set up in AWS, but Default VPC is set to 'false'. How can i change it to true, and make it the default VPC?
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What is the difference between a plain Amazon ec2 instance and beanstalk?

I am a solo developer and the sites I'm deploying are very small, usually hobby sites and I have a few questions about the Amazon services. Is there a reason for me to use beanstalk or should I just ...
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yum HTTP Error 403 - Forbidden behind NAT on AWS

I had some weird issues while trying to run yum update on a centos 7 server on AWS behind an instance NAT. Could not retrieve mirrorlist http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=7&arch=x86_64&...
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Is there a way to create AWS autoscaling lifecycle hooks with CloudFormation without a race condition?

I am trying to use AWS autoscaling lifecycle hooks in a template that encapsulates the following things: AWS::AutoScaling::AutoScalingGroup with associated scale up/down policies, launch ...
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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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Making port forwarded to EC2 machine available to other machines

I'm using Apache Zeppelin and having the port forwarded from the EMR master node to an EC2 instance (running Amazon Linux). When I RDP into the EC2 instance, I can connect to Zeppelin by going to http:...
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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 ...
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Can't access AWS billing data although I have full permissions

In my AWS account I created a user and gave it full permissions using the AdministratorAccess policy. That's the document for the policy: { "Version": "2012-10-17", "Statement": [ { "...
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Elastic Beanstalk S3 access via .ebextensions

I have a simple file in my .ebextensions folder: 00-myconfig.config Resources: AWSEBAutoScalingGroup: Metadata: AWS::CloudFormation::Authentication: S3Access: ...
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Amazon Web Server EC2 - changes don't seem to stick

We have a Wordpress site hosted on an Amazon Web Services EC2 instance using elastic load balancing. I'm running into a frustrating problem where it seems like every time I refresh the browser, ...
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AWS CloudFront doesn't find my ELB as an origin in Mumbai region

I have my infra setup in AWS singapore region. Now I want to migrate to Mumbai region. I have launched 2 EC2 instances in AWS Mumbai region and deployed my web application and kept behind ELB which ...
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Unable to see updated default IIS website on Windows instance on AWS through public DNS, but works with pubic IP

I have an Amazon EC2 Windows Server 2012 R2 Instance, which uses IIS to host my website. I updated the AddStudents.html, which is the default document of the website, by replacing it with a updated ...
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AWS EC2 DNS not responding to Rails app deployment on CentOS 6 with capistrano

I'm attempting to deploy a small rails app w/ sqlite3 to a micro AWS EC2 CentOS 6 instance using capistrano (after not having much success with nginx & passenger). I follow this site to deploy my ...
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AWS CLI Config profile not found

I am trying to login to AWS CLI, I first configured with this process: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/cli/latest/userguide/tutorial-ec2-ubuntu.html. Then I ran export AWS_DEFAULT_PROFILE=ken, but, I then ...
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Autoscaling health checks fail in Amazon-provided ECS CloudFormation template.

I am attempting to stand up a new ECS cluster using the CloudFormation ECS Service template AWS provided here as a guide. My ECS instances boot within the AutoScaling group, but then fail a health ...