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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 hosted website: Connection Reset & Connection Timed Out Errors

I am facing an issue on my website since the last one month. There are intermittent 'Connection Reset/Connection Timed Out' errors. Screenshot: Sometimes the website works fine, most of the other ...
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openvpn send internet traffic to seperate server

Short version: I want my aws ubuntu openvpn server to forward all of the clients internet traffic to another server to instead of sending it out directly itself. Long version: I'm setting up an ...
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Add new email user in Dovecot

I installed Dovecot 2.2.10 & Roundcube in Amazon Linux (apparently it's a CentOS variant). If I want to add a new mailbox (e.g. info@mydomain.com) to IMAP, how do I add this mailbox? I read from ...
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gcc is unable to create an executable file, compiling ffmpeg as static binary

I'm compiling ffmpeg with this script that I customised in a fresh aws instance amzn-ami-hvm-2015.09.1.x86_64-gp2 Everything works fine, ffmpeg 3.0 with all the codecs I need. The question is: What ...
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Port forward on NAT in AWS

I have a AWS environment, it has a 1 VPC, 1 public subnet, 1 private subnet, In pubiic subnet, it has a NAT instance, In private subnet, it has a redhat server, this redhat server installed 2 web ...
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Amazon Linux AMI for NFS between multiple EC2 servers

So I've been trying to create a Dropbox like system to allow multiple EC2 instances to work with the same files. I'm writing the programs that actually modify the files myself, and I'm not worried ...
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How do I configure full-text InnoDb functionality in MariaDB on AWS RDS?

I'm in the process of moving to MariaDB on RDS. My tables are up and running and everything looks good, but given that I'm on MariaDB 10.0.24, I'm considering switching a couple of my MyISAM tables ...
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AWS S3 Sync options duplicates / weird behaviour

I am trying to sync a folder with 2M+ files to S3, everything went OK but then 40,000 files were not uploaded (server crashed randomly), when I tried to do a sync command again, it started from 0, ...
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AWS EC2 - Clone Windows Server Machines That Are Domain Joined

Firstly, I am using these as a base guide: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/WindowsGuide/ami-create-standard.html http://reduktor.net/2014/09/autoscale-ec2-instances-ad-aws/ Secondly, our ...
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AWS Cloudformation : CLI tool to render template

Given an AWS template that contains calls to instrinsic functions, and potential references parameters, is there a CLI tool that allows to pass values for the parameters, and generate the ...
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VPC internal routing

I have two subnets on my VPC, each of them in different AZ. The subnet S1 is public and the subnet S2 is private. I implemented two EC2 instances, each of them on their own subnet. / AZ1 ...
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AWS private hosted zone setup

I'm trying to set up a pair of VPC peers on Amazon. One of the VPCs has been in use for some time, and the other is a new VPC I've just set up. As part of this effort, I've associated an existing ...
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Asterisk automatic installation

I recently started a project which I need to automate the installation of Asterisk servers for my customers in AWS infrastructure. Customers already own AWS infrastructure. I was thinking the ...
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Is not authorized to perform an operation while I have the full access of an aws service

I have created a simple nodejs script to handle the files in S3, and I want it to be executed on lambda. My admin has added me in IAM with full access to lambda and S3. However, when I select the "S3 ...
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Gathering Performance Metrics (RAM, CPU, etc) AWS & Azure

We're developing a cross cloud plane performance metric harvester, to collect various performance metrics, but the top 3 being RAM usage, CPU Utilization and Disk Utilization. I know CloudWatch will ...
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Changing file permissions on AWS Elastic beanstalk environment

I have an AWS worker tier environment and I want to change file permissions so i can write logs to file. I have tried doing this in eb extensions .config file but cannot get it to work. If the ...
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Which is more cost effective: Amazon EC2 snapshot or AMI?

I have an EBS based Amazon EC2 instance (m4.xlarge) up and running. This one, say example has been in use for a while and is in a state that we would like to have for all our future instances. Which ...
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mod_xsendfile on AWS Elastic Beanstalk

I realize there's no yum package for mod_xsendfile (which is a huge bummer), so I'm wondering if it's at all possible to add it via an .ebextensions config given that it needs to be downloaded and ...
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RDS Performance slow compared to local mysql install

I have a RDS server (rd3.medium) on AWS that is running basic configuration. I'm trying to run this query, which runs in a few milliseconds on my local computer, as well as a basic web server where I ...
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SSH - Permission denied (publickey) - AWS EC2

I am using Bitnami for a Ghost blog. Trying to SSH into the server so I can make changes to the theme via text editor (Atom) and I am having issues SSHing into the server. (MacOSX) $ ssh ...
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Not able to configure free AWS SSL certificate

I was trying to install free SSL certificate provided by AWS. But I'm getting 503 Service Unavailable: Back-end server is at capacity error in my console. I was tried by following below link which i ...
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VPN Between Checkpoint R75.20 and AWS VPC

I have been trying for a long time now to configure a site-to-site VPN connection between Amazon and a Checkpoint R75.20 (previously i tried with Azure) unsuccessfully. I have tried everything and ...
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Ansible fails on AWS domain name, but not on ip and other domain name

I have a machine which I am trying to ping via ansible to test my connection. Originally we were using the AWS domain name (note, not using the actual addresses): ...
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AWS VPC failed communicating through VPN Tunnel

I have created a VPC scenario 3 in AWS. Configured ipsec vpn site to site between aws and cyberoam. Tunnels are up. I have added the security groups to the ec2 instance in private subnet to give full ...
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How to convert a unencrypted EBS to be encrypted

I have a number of older EBS volumes that are not encrypted. In satisfying new corporate security measures, all data needs to be "encrypted at rest" so I need to convert all of the volumes to be ...
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Network timeout errors with Amazon EC2 instance after first 10 minutes?

I create a new instance. Happens for both Amazon Linux or Ubuntu instances. I didn't try a windows instance. Sometimes, I can log in once via ssh(putty). I do some cd .. and ls commands but that's ...
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is it safe to create a snapshot of a volume of a running ec2 instance

I'm running a MongoDB Cluster on 3 Instances on AWS Each instance has 2 EBS attached to it - / [8GB] - /data [50GB] To backup a cluster MongoDB recommends to create a snapshot of the /data driver ...
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AWS VPC equivalent to CARP across multiple AZs

I'm presently trying to setup a HA MySQL environment within an AWS VPC. The basic setup will involve having a MySQL server in each of the availability zones, with one acting as master and the other ...
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How to implement a VPN with AWS Virtual Private Cloud?

I need to create a VPC with some web services, so that I can connect directly using a VPN connection from my desktop computer. After some researching, I found this tutorial about implement the VPC ...
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Way to limit Amazon ELB to a fixed set of IP addresses?

We would like to use Amazon Elastic Load Balancing, however, our application requires a fixed set of IP addresses as our clients need to know a finite list of possible destinations for specific ...
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AWS EC2 Describe Instances - Filtering by Multiple EC2 Tags?

I'm attempting to dynamically create a hosts file mapping with all my ec2 instance private ip's, to use as the /etc/hosts on my ec2 remote ssh server. I have instances tagged with their normal "Name" ...
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AWS RDS Postgres performance issue

We are using rds(postgres) with instance type as db.m4.2xlarge. Usually most of the time number of connections are 8-10. But on some occasion as the number of connections increases to 100-200. DB ...
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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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Should I use a single SSL certificate for example.com and www.example.com?

I have a website (hosted by Amazon S3) which redirects example.com to www.example.com. I am setting up an Amazon CloudFront distribution for this website, and would like the same redirection to work ...
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Elastic Beanstalk and Worker Tier? (PHP)

I'm trying to setup my app that's hosted on EB with a worker that will run some basic cron jobs to feed an RDS database with data that the app consumes. I deployed this cron.yamlat first: version: 1 ...
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Updating AWS CLI on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed awscli on my EC2 instance using apt-get install. The version is still aws-cli/1.2.9 and no longer updates if I use apt-get upgrade awscli. The latest release from what I Googled is ...
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Custom file/folder permissions with S3FS?

I have setup an SFTP server using OpenSSH. The home directory for users is /sftp/%user. I'm mounting an S3 bucket at /sftp using S3FS. The problem is that S3FS cascades user permissions down through ...
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Root user permission issues with SFTP and S3FS on Amazon EC2

I have setup an SFTP server using OpenSSH. The home directory for users is /sftp/%user. I'm mounting an S3 bucket at /sftp using S3FS. The problem is that S3FS cascades user permissions down through ...
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Open ports for Passive FTPS on Amazon EC2?

I have installed ProFTPd on an Amazon EC2 running Amazon Linux. I have enabled SSL (FTPS) on for ProFTPd and set passive ports in proftpd.conf: port 21 <IfModule ...
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Changing /etc/passwd in SSH User

I've got an Amazon EC2 instance running. It's an Ubuntu 14.04. I connect using Putty SSH. I use the key/certificates I got when I created the instance to authenticate my connection. This is all done ...
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How to block ssh when not logged into openvpnas

How can I configure my server so that someone who tries to SSH into the server without being logged into the openvpnas is dropped and only people who are "inside" the network (connected to openvpnas) ...
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Amazon EC2 Public IP vs. Public DNS

We have an EC2 running at Amazon. It has a Public IP and Public DNS. We use the Public IP in our domain records by creating an A record for www.example.com. Then the site becomes accessible. If we ...
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How do I find out what AWS resource(s) is using a specific security group?

I just reinstated an old AWS account and I'm looking to delete all the security groups and start fresh. I don't have any EC2 instances and I deleted the VPC as well and I'm still left with one ...
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EC2 instances can't reach each other

I created two EC2 instances in the same AZ and on the same account. They use different security groups. I'd like instance A to accept connections on a certain port from only instance B. I don't ...
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Amazon Elastic Beanstalk vs EC2?

I have a PHP dynamic website to migrate to Amazon Web Services (AWS). I see 2 options available for me: Elastic Beanstalk + Amazon RDS: the native way to deploy PHP website to Amazon. No need to ...
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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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Trying to upload VM (Ubuntu Server) to AWS EC2. ERROR: image not found

I have followed all the steps in AWS's documentation to the letter, but am getting this "ERROR: image not found" when I try to upload via CLI (I'm on Mac OS X Mavericks in the terminal). I exported ...
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Can I SSH into my Amazon EC2 server instance if I don't have .pem file from when instance was created?

I am working with some Amazon EC2 servers that are up and running, and I need to SSH into the servers. I don't have any keys that were generated when the servers were first set up (someone else did it ...
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AWS RDS host instance creation fails: “hardware error”

I'm trying to create a MySQL RDS host instance on AWS (via Ansible) and getting the following error: The database instance has been put into STORAGE_FAILURE due to a hardware failure It happens ...