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DNS A record is not working with Amazon Route 53

I have a domain name from MediaTemple that I would like to point to a server EC2 instance on AWS. On my registrar's web site I specified AWS name servers. Using Route 53 I created specified DNS record ...
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HAProxy and Intermediate SSL Certificate Issue

We are currently experiencing an issue with verifying a Comodo SSL certificate on an Ubuntu AWS cluster. Browsers are displaying the site/content fine and showing all the relevant certificate ...
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AWS CloudFront passthrough on specific cookie

We have an AWS CloudFront setup where we heavily cache requests. What I'm looking to do is pass those requests through (even if there is a cached copy) whenever there's a specific cookie set. Is this ...
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Migrating an Active Directory domain controller to AWS

I am required to migrate a Active Directory server into AWS with a couple other servers (SQL and IIS) to create a dev and test environment for our network / development. My plan at this time is to ...
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Is it possible to configure inheritance for EC2 VPC Security Groups?

We'd like to be able to access the instances in our VPC from the various public IPs that we have in our corporate network. Is it possible to create security groups (like operator-security-group) 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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How to get terminal access to a php/AngularJS app deployed using opsWorks

Background: I have a php backend application (cakephp with dependencies resolved with composer), and javascript front end (AngularJS, using bower for dependency management), with the repository on ...
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Best Method to test Opened Ports

We have a requirment where in we have to test 500+ Port opening rules. So requires a suggest on below points. Which is the best tool to test the connectivity of the ports. Telnet will be sufficient ...
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How to get rid of firewall blockage to ssh to my ec2 instance

I've made my ec2 instance on AWS and I worked on it at home like a charm and everything went fine (connection wise) Today I went to the library and when I tried to ssh into my ec2 using PuTTy as I ...
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mysqli::mysqli(): [2002] Connection refused. Php stops talking to MySQL once migrate to a new server [duplicate]

So I have a php/mysql application running on my AWS Ubuntu LTS server. I am trying to migrate it to another old Ubuntu server in my company. While it worked fine on the AWS server, it keeps returning ...
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Chef-solo cannot locate an nginx recipe template

I have been recently experimenting with Chef. I thought I would attempt to rebuild my personal web server using chef-solo. It's an AWS instance running the Amazon 64bit Linux AMI. My first ...
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AWS / VPC Multiple Public IP

Thanks for your time in advanced! I am trying to setup some infratstructe in AWS / VPC that utilises a Dev, Test and Prod environment. Everything is complete expect for the networking side in the ...
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Conflicting ip routes with local table on attaching a virtual network interface

I have an EC2 instance with these ip rules: $ sudo ip rule show 0: from all lookup local 32766: from all lookup main 32767: from all lookup default I can attach an elastic network interface to ...
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Windows Server 2012 VPN Server on AWS VPC EC2 Instance

I'd like to use window server 2012 VPN on a AWS VPC EC2 instance. The VPC has one public subnet and the EC2 instance has one network adapter. I've taken the following steps, but have been ...
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Apache optimisation

I'm trying to set properly an apache installation on an aws instance EC2 m3 Large (with 7.5 Gio or RAM). Once or twice a week, apache crash with the message: [Thu Aug 14 12:38:33.552250 2014] ...
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Receive emails on Amazon EC2 Server

I just got started with an EC2 instance and got my mail sending limit removed, allowing me to send emails from my instance. But due to lack of experience, I have no clue on how to enable receiving ...
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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 VPC ELB vs. Custom Load Balancing

So I'm wondering if this is a good idea. I have a Amazon AWS VPC setup with a public and private subnets. So I all ready get the Internet Gateway and NAT. I was going to setup all my web servers ...
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AWS EB Change db name via DBInstanceIdentifier

I'm using ElasticBeanstalk for many apps and many environments (not that many but just making a point here). I'd like to have my databases (RDS instances) have human-readable names. When I change a ...
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Setup of high-end web server and DB server cluster on Amazon EC2: Is this how it's done?

Amazon is so technical, I want to confirm that my understanding is correct. We have a large 500 GB database. (OrientDB.) We will have it mirrored to one another in the same Availability Zone. We ...
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How can I manage AWS VPC ssh access accounts and keys across multiple instances?

I am setting up a standard AWS VPC structure: a public subnet, some private subnets, hosts on each, ELB, etc. Operational network access will be via either an ssh bastion host or an openvpn instance. ...
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Drive Mapped On Amazon EC2 Instance Startup Disconnected After Logon

I am launching an Amazon EC2 instance (Windows Server 2012), and on startup (though User Data field), it runs this powershell script: <powershell> NET CONFIG SERVER /AUTODISCONNECT:-1 ...
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AWS opsworks build lifecycle and amazon linux

I've been using Opsworks recently and am really impressed by the GIT integration to deploy apps across my server estate. But I have a requirement due to an external library to use PHP 5.4 > The Amazon ...
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Do i have to always carry *.pem file to log in my AWS server in other computer?

I have a EC2 server (UBUNTU). I have a macbook and my ".pem" file is in my laptop computer. When i try to log in my server through putty in other computer, it require my ".pem" file. Do i have to ...
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Connect to RDS inside a VPC using Opsworks located in another VPC

I have a RDS instance (mysql) inside a VPC called vpc-a (10.0.0.0/16). This instance is private, it can only be accessed from vpc-a. We created a stack on opsworks inside another VPC called vpc-b ...
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File server instance in Amazon AWS [closed]

I have a VPC in Amazon Web Services with an instance that works as a file server, i.e., I want other instances (clients) to copy files from an to this instance. All the instances are Ubuntu servers. ...
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VPC SSH port forward into private subnet

Ok, so I've been racking my brain for DAYS on this dilema. I have a VPC setup with a public subnet, and a private subnet. The NAT is in place of course. I can connect from SSH into a instance in the ...
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AWS - What do we mean by associating a subnet with an elastic network interface? [closed]

I'm trying to understand the meaning of this output: [user@ip-10-1-3-12 ~]$ ip route default via 10.1.3.1 dev eth0 default via 10.1.0.1 dev eth2 metric 10002 10.1.0.0/16 dev eth2 proto kernel ...
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Website down… due to sleeping MySQL connections?

I've just inherited the administration of a website, and I'm finding some problems: When the traffic in the site peaks (it happens when our posts are featured in some distribution lists/RSS feed), ...
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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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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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AWS DNS service, registering domain

As i understand with amazon new route 53 dns service i can host domain names in their servers. but i don't understand where can i register domains (for example .com & .ru etc.) and transfer them ...
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aws s3 works with script but not on cron [on hold]

guys.. My first post ! hope not the last .. I have few bunch of servers on aws ec2 platforms. I made a simple script to backup my custom logs on their s3 storage bucket. The problem is the script ...
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Pull GitHub repo on Ubuntu server start

I have an autoscaling EC2 group and I have a central config using git between servers. They are set up with keys, so they don't need a password. I want to make sure when an instance gets started and ...
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EC2 AMI instance store backup grub utility required

Working on backup of whole ec2 volume and image to upload to s3. Using RHEL7 and it internally uses Grub2 as bootloader. EC2 AMI tools requires grub legacy loader and I'm struck up in this loader. ...
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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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AWS Route 53 alias-record change takes too long

I have setup a stack in AWS Cloudformation, which is up and running. The stack contains an ELB (load balancer) and a few EC2-instances. When we do a new deployment of our application, we build a new ...
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Amazon CloudFormation: How to get an ELB's private IP for a specific subnet?

TL;DR - Is it possible for a CloudFormation template to insert the subnet-specific internal IP address of a specific ELB into the UserData of an instance within that subnet? We have a fleet of EC2 ...
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Why Can't I Reach My Amazon EC2 Instance Via It's “Elastic IP Address?”

The server works fine via the Amazon assigned DNS entry, but I cannot reach it (using a browser) via the Elastic IP address Amazon assigned the box. Ping does not work either. I am trying to confirm ...
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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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Configuring SSL through IIS on an AWS EC2 Windows instance

I am trying to enable HTTPS connections to a website hosted through IIS on an Amazon EC2 instance. The instance is running Windows Server 2012. I do not have a wildcard certificate. The EC2 instance ...
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How can I use IAM pollicies to restrict a user to only launch instances with a specific set of AMIs?

I have the AMIs I want to allow tagged with the "type" tag. Here's the policy I tried: { "Version": "2012-10-17", "Statement": [ { "Effect": "Allow", "Action": [ ...
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Connecting to MYSQL on an EC2 instance [migrated]

I'm trying to use Zapier to connect to our MySQL database in order to add results from forms (hosting with WordPress) directly into our internal database. The database is working properly and so are ...
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Nginx serving old files after symlink changes

I'm hosting an API/website on AWS using Nginx, and the last few weeks I've started having a problem where deploying new code doesn't actually change what's being served. I have a bash script to ...
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OpenVPN tunnel one-way traffic failure between LAN and AWS VPC

We are trying to configure an OpenVPN tunnel that allows devices on our LAN to communicate with servers in an Amazon VPC. We are using the turnkey OpenVPN access server instance on Amazon and have ...
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Method for offsite backup of EC2 servers?

We run a dozen or so Ubuntu Linux webserver production instances on Amazon VPC. The instances are bootstrapped and managed via Puppet. Most management is done via the AWS Console. Our AWS credentials ...
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Amazon Workspaces - Audit

Is it possible to record Amazon Workspaces for audit purpose? I think that it's a common uses case but I couldn't find any documentation nor other solutions. Basically I would like to review the ...
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Force HTTPS with AWS Elastic load balancer

I need to redirect all incoming HTTP traffic to HTTPS on my elastic load balancer. I tired using Apache mod_rewrite: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP:X-Forwarded-Proto} !https RewriteRule ...
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Scalable django app, should message queue be located on load balancer or app server?

I've just architected my first scalable backend for a django app, however I put the message queue service (RabbitMQ) on the load balancer machine. I was able to siege some of my API routes with up to ...
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What algorithm does Amazon ELB use to balance load?

I found this in the official ELB documentation By default, a load balancer routes each request independently to the application instance with the smallest load. but an article on Newvem says ...