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Can an AWS Certificate Manager SSL certificate be installed on EC2 in IIS?

I have a certificate from the AWS Certificate Manager (ACM) for my site. I need to establish a HTTPS connection from my load balancer to my EC2 instances, as the application that I have on there ...
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Can't delete AWS snapshot - refers to instance ID that doesn't exist

I have a snapshot in AWS Oregon I can't deleted. When I try it says Snapshot is in use by AMI ami-d2d83cxx I've checked every region, I have no instance with that ID. I used to run in the Sydney ...
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Set VNC Server as Display Environment Linux

I am using Amazon Web Services as my server for my website. I am trying to run a graphical application on my server. In my attempts to do this I set up a vnc server. I am able to see the desktop once ...
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Custom kernel options for Amazon Linux 2015.03

I've been attempting to build a custom kernel for the 2015.03 release with CONFIG_HOTPLUG_CPU disabled. Following a bunch of threads on this forum and elsewhere I've been able to build a new kernel ...
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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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How do I add a source IP range in an AWS security group?

I can add IPs in the form x.x.x.x/24. But how do I add a range of say 50 IPs? It seems silly typing them all in!
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VPN from Azure to AWS

Is there a way to connect Azure to AWS with Site-to-site VPN ? All guides and resources I have found in internet so far are using a VM that runs ipsec software (openswan/strongswan/RRAS), but I would ...
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AWS regional traffic: Track down where it comes from

I started using multiple machines in a cluster on AWS EC2. Since I started this project, I see costs for regional traffic in my billing information: regional data transfer - in/out/between EC2 AZs ...
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Ansible modules ec2_vpc and ec2_vpc_net: what's the difference?

ec2_vpc is older than ec2_vpc_net, and they have the same description, but the first is not deprecated. They take somewhat different options, but they seem to talk about the same information or ...
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Asterisk One Way Audio or No Inbound Calls

I have an Elastix server running in Amazon Web services, but I can't seem to resolve an issue that is causing either one way audio or no inbound calls to ring. If I set my SIP extensions to "Nat = ...
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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 ...
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AWS ELB health check failing when trying to force HTTPS through NGINX for my single page application

I'm trying to force https on my http endpoints using NGINX like so: server { location / { root /data/www; if ($http_x_forwarded_proto != 'https') { rewrite ^ ...
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Is there a way to set an AWS instance's name from command line tools?

In the web console there is a field "Name" which you can edit to associate useful context with an instance, is there a way to set or retrieve this info from the command line?
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Using a AWS VPN for client access to an internal web-application

I'm trying to connect a client's network to our AWS data-centre, to allow access to a (previously publicly available) internal web-application. At the moment we've got the VPN set up with dynamic ...
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MySQL query very slow on Amazon RDS but really fast on my laptop?

I would love to know if anybody knows why this is happening. i've just migrated over to Amazon RDS for our website and our biggest query which takes .2 seconds to execute on my macbook takes 1.3 ...
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AWS ELB + NGINX for rails app

If I'm using Amazon's Elastic Load Balancer for a Rails app, do I need to put an Nginx reverse proxy between the app and the ELB?
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AWS : IP filtering with Load Balancer

I have an Amazon EC2 Instance which I use to expose an API to my clients (Django and Nginx if that can help you). Now, I needed an SSL connection so I had to use a load balancer. I should mention ...
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How to configure Apache to serve default Index.html file stored on attached AWS EBS volume?

I have a AWS EC2 Linux VM with Apache installed, and my requirement to configure Apache so that the default Index.html file served is the one from the attached EBS volume (where I have already stored ...
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Should I migrate perforce server from VMWare to cloud (AWS)?

Our company have been using perforce hosted on WMWare. It works fine for Local (US) developers but the team oversea is complaining about its performance. Migration to the cloud may resolve the ...
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PHP and MYSQL on Amazon EC2 server

I am trying to set up an amazon server to display my php files for a final for one of my classes. I followed this tutorial for setting it up and when I try to run my code I get "Fatal error: Class ...
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How to delete old AWS instances after 24 hours? [on hold]

We want to tag our instances as "no longer needed" in a way that they will get deleted after 24 hours. We are detaching instances from an autoscaling group and set an EC2 tag with the timestamp. We ...
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How to scale up AWS EC2 autoscaling group when number of instances with Serf tag available=true is lower than 10? [on hold]

We want to increase the number of instances in our autoscaling group when the number of instances with the serf tag available=true becomes lower than 10. This is what serf members looks like: x:7946 ...
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Should I choose language node or python to automate AWS? [on hold]

I have been exploring on automating AWS services and which language is preferable to start with? Nodejs or python?. My question: Is it better to start with node or python?
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What kind of Server is needed to Handle 1 million requests per second [on hold]

I'm a building a app for a quiz. The app will be only available for 2 hours a day. Around 1 million users will be using it. I.E 1 million users will requests and submit data to database per second. So ...
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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 to upload socialengine php site to amazon windows server from computer? [on hold]

I purchase socialengine php and create a instance in aws with a windows server. I also launch a remote desktop and install wamp server and did the hello world test and it works in the local host ...
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AWS: Serve up website from private subnet?

I'm unable to get from the internet to a web page hosted on my server in a private subnet. Using this: How can I place a Webserver in a private subnet in AWS and open it to the world on port 80 as a ...
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What are the proper Readahead values for a RAID 10 array over 4 EBS PIOPS volumes?

tl;dr - What are the proper readahead values for the different EBS PIOPS volumes in a RAID 10 array ? What about the RAID 10 physical and logical volumes themselves ? What about the chunk size of the ...
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Which AWS entities may have security group associated?

I'm writing a security audit tool and I would like to see all the services which have particular SG associated. At this point I found out that SG may be associated with: ec2 instance rds instance ...
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$0 empty in script when run by cronjob

I am trying to setup automated backups for an AWS EBS volume and using https://github.com/colinbjohnson/aws-missing-tools/tree/master/ec2-automate-backup to do so. The backup script used is the ...
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AWS server requirement for LAMP server [on hold]

I need to host multiple websites (of different countries, for ex; 22 websites) in a single AWS server instance. Each website is a Drupal website with its own database. The configuration should be LAMP ...
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Do you need GPU AMI to open Android Studio Amazon Web Services

I have been looking into getting a web server for my web development. Recently I have decided shared hosting wasn't enough for what I wanted to do with my hosting. I decided to go with 1 of 2 options. ...
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Can AWS Certificate Manager (ACM) Certificates be used on Elastic Load Balancer Instances in Regions other than us-east-1?

Amazon has recently announced their new AWS Certificate Manager (ACM) service. This looks promising, but it is currently only supported in the us-east-1 region. I have existing resources in the ...
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AWS Windows Server using Apache with Elastic IP [closed]

I'm trying to setup Apache Server on a Windows Server instance using an Elastic IP. Can't get it to work, except on localhost. Security Group has incoming ports 80, 443, 1443 & 3389
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Prevent Alias From Converting Domain Name in Browser Address Field

I'm using Amazon Web Services. I've set up my domain name in Route 53, set up static website hosting in S3, and I've successfully mapped the domain name to the S3 bucket using a DNS ALIAS record set. ...
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Is there a cost to EC2 API calls? [closed]

I am trying to understand if EC2 API calls are being charged. Example API call in Python (taken from here): ec2 = session.resource('ec2', region_name='us-west-2') # List all of my EC2 instances in ...
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Access s3 bucket from Ec2 service

I'm new to AWS and was looking for a bucket policy to enable my ec2 servers access to the S3 buckets on the same account. I tried using this policy which enables the account: { "Sid": ...
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Rsync to AWS S3 bucket

For a server I am hosting a website on I want to backup the data and settings to an S3 bucket. I found out that you can't directly use rsync to backup to an S3 bucket. Is there another way to achieve ...
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Can't add SSL listener, Server Certificate not found for the key

I'm am trying to set up SSL on my load balancer with a certificate I purchased from GoDaddy. When trying to upload the certificate in the console I got an error Failed to create load balancer: ...
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Restrict RDS users to particular region

I am trying to create a policy where I can restrict users to access different region RDS. However I want to give them admin access to only one region i.e. ap-southeast-1. I have created some policies ...
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Connecting to an AWS RDS behind a NAT with an SSH tunnel

I've set up a MYSQL RDS on AWS, in a private VPC behind a NAT. With Workbench, I can connect successfully from a remote client into the RDS no problems - so all of the RDS, the NAT and the security ...
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Configuring HTTPS on elastic beanstalk (single instance) of Tomcat

I have configured https on load balancer for testing that was easy, Adding your certificate and key contents directly to the configuration file is acceptable for testing with self-signed certificates. ...
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When s3cmd checks a bucket with thousands of files to sync it, does this count as one list request or thousands?

Trying to figure out pricing here so I don't get overcharged. I daily run a backup script where s3cmd checks a folder with over one hundred thousand files to see if any have changed (which by the way, ...
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Setting up Open VPN client on Amazon EC2

There are various pages that advise on setting up an Open VPN Server on Amazon EC2, but all I need is to setup a client (so any internet access is routed through the VPN rather than coming directly ...
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Is there any way to restore an entire previous version of a folder in an s3 bucket?

I know folders are not folders within S3, but it would be extremely useful if you could restore a previous version of one when you have versioning enabled. I've been looking at it and I can only see ...
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How do I create a policy in AWS to allow a user to create security groups? [duplicate]

I took this Administrator policy from this link: http://aws.amazon.com/code/AWS-Policy-Examples/2435282702293422 { "Statement":[{ "Effect":"Allow", "Action":"*", "Resource":"*" }] } I tried the ...
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Elastic Beanstalk fails to launch environments, does create underlying EC2

As of today, when I try to launch an Elastic Beanstalk environment, it fails on the very last step with Error. A problem occurred while loading your page: No Environment found for EnvironmentId ...
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AWS Server 2012 R2, adding clients

I have a AWS machine running MS server 2012 R2. Setting up as a domain controller. I have both public and private IP address associated with the machine. the internal network is on 172.xxx.xxx.xxx ...
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SSL in aws ec2 windows running node js

I have a domain via namecheap (say example.com) and server is a aws ec2 windows instance. There's a node js server listening at 443 , with following code require('https').createServer({ key: ...
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Can one access application logs from .net beanstalk applications?

I've deployed an beanstalk application to aws - and I'd like to have my application logs in the logs console for beanstalk. Is this possible? I couldn't find a magic directory to log into in order to ...