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Incorrect deployment of WSGI app to AWS using Elastic Beanstalk

cross-link to AWS forums I have developed a simple Python web service using WSGI and would like to deploy it to AWS cloud using Elastic Beanstalk. My problem is I cannot make all the options I ...
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Shared files folder in Amazon Elastic Beanstalk environment

I'm working on a Drupal application, which is planned to be hosted in Amazon Elastic Beanstalk environment. Basically, Elastic Beanstalk enables the application to scale automatically by starting ...
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Is it possible to add computers in a particular IP range to a particular Active Directory group?

I'm using AWS and have a VPC which is connected to the local network via a VPN. I can launch EC2 instances, put them in various subnets in various AZ's and connect to them via internal IP. I can also ...
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Running docker in VPC and accessing container from another VPC machine

I'm having issues while running docker in AWS VPC. Here is my setup: I've got two machines running in VPC: 10.0.100.150 10.0.100.151 both having an elastic IPs assigned to them, both running in ...
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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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Monit unable to start sidekiq on Opsworks server

I have used AWS Opsworks to create some servers. I have Sidekiq running as part of my Rails application. When I deploy Sidekiq restarts nicely. I am configuring Monit to watch the pid and start and ...
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AWS VPC Routing to CIDR not part of VPC

I have two VPCs setup, one in Sydney and another Oregon. From my datacenter I have a VPN connection into the Sydney VPC. A routing rule exists in my Sydney VPC to route all traffic to the Oregon ...
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AWS amazon SES stopped working suddenly

I am not able to send the mail from aws.amazon SES since from Monday (30-10-2012) previously it is working fine suddenly it stopped working. I got following is the errors A PHP Error was encountered ...
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Application reports timeouts. However nginx has no record or log

We are serving Django via nginx/uwsgi. We use AWS ELB behind a VPC. This is a webservice to Mobile clients. We had reports of timeouts during development so we have added a concept of a request_id ...
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AWS ElasticBeanstalk for PHP is stripping the first slash off some requests

I've noticed that the leading slash gets stripped from requests and subsequently alters REQUEST_URI based routing lookups in my application. Is there either a way to disable this or documentation on ...
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What is best practice for upgrades with AWS autoscaling and database migrations?

I would like to use a combination of an ELB and AutoScaling for a web application. For upgrades to the web application that don't involve changing the database, I can simply rotate all the instances ...
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Unable to SSH into EC2 instance

I've read through the existing answers to this topic, but I still can't seem to connect. I've created an AWS key and saved to my ~/.ssh folder. The command: ssh -i ~/.ssh/jdrake.pem ...
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Unchanged Elastic Beanstalk transitions to RED health

I've got an application running on Elastic Beanstalk that seems to randomly transition to RED. The App is running just fine and has been for a while (it is also not crashing) but every once in a while ...
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How to restore a dd image to an EBS volume

I have a local dd image myimage.bin, which I want to use to create an AWS EBS volume. The only way I can figure out how to do this is to, 1) Launch an AWS instance 2) Create and attach an EBS ...
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Web App login redirecting to homepage on AWS Elastic Beanstalk

I've hosted my application on AWS Elastic Beanstalk. The application behaves itself in a local environment and shared hosting environment, but when on AWS it refuses to login. Instead it redirects ...
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EC2 - editing .bashrc causes terminal to hang and checks to fail

I've been testing this for the past few hours with no luck. When launching an Ubuntu 12.04 EC2 micro instance, I SSH to it, create a new user and continue with installing Ruby version manger under ...
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Separating Secure Network and DMZ (nonsecure) in a PCI Compliant Infrastructure

We are setting up a PCI Compliant infrastructure where most of our applications are running in a DMZ (demilitarised zone) that contain no sensitive information. The part that contains sensitive ...
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Understanding POIPS of EBS volumes

According to aws documentation. 1PIOPS = reads and writes in I/O sizes of 16KB blocks. My question is, How much time will I require to copy 1GB data to a volume having 500 PIOPS ? 1GB= 1024*1024 KB ...
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Amazon EC2 instance of Windows Server 2012- unable to connect to simple webserver

Using Amazon EC2 I have successfully launched a Windows Server 2012 instance and configured it to run a Tomcat webserver. From within the VPS itself, I know the webserver is working because I see the ...
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AWS Elastic Beanstalk - ASP.NET application missing images

Whenever I deploy my ASP.NET application to EBS it is missing most of the images, as if they are not getting uploaded. I suspect I need to configure something correctly, but I can't see what. In my ...
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Is it possible to change the EBS size on Elastic Beanstalk?

By default, creating an environment on Elastic Beanstalk spins up EC2 instances with an EBS storage of 8 GiB. Is it possible to change this value and get a bigger EBS storage for every instance?
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intermittent AWS Linux AMI server error “File does not exist: /var/www/html/var”

Intermittent error "File does not exist: /var/www/html/var" from all areas of a Zend MVC app resulting in pages occasionally failing to load - when normally they load perfectly. Our Set-up MVC app on ...
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AWS: how should I configure my vhosts to access different directories depending on the address I'm coming from?

I've just set up route 53 on AWS to link my server (ubuntu) to a godaddy domain name. I used to be able to access my /var/www/mmf folder from the elastic IP address given by aws (54.214.246.243/mmf) ...
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Amazon S3: allow user access to subfolder only on any bucket

I'm trying to write a policy that will allow a user to read from any bucket (that part works) but only write to a specific subfolder on any bucket. This is my policy so far (reading works, but it ...
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EC2 DNS not resolving hostname to internal IP

I already posted this on the AWS forums without success (https://forums.aws.amazon.com/message.jspa?messageID=502441). I'm wondering if I'll be more lucky here. We have an internal DNS setup that ...
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AWS Cloudformation issue installing custom binaries

I'm trying to install a custom compiled package that I have in S3 as a zip file. I added this on my Cloudformation template: "sources" : { "/opt" : ...
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Automatically assign elastic IP to ec2 spot instance with user data script

Is it possible to automatically assign an Elastic IP address to a spot instance that has a persistent spot request using the 'Advanced' 'User Data' script box? I'm thinking that I could craft a ...
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AWS Dev-to-Production Build Process

I'm a developer, so not nearly as experienced as I would like to be with server administration. Essentially, I am trying to figure out how to create a base image (AMI) that can be used in development, ...
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Apache bloodhound installation, AWS host not serving site

Following the installation instructions here I went through the entire process on an AWS instance. Everything seems to be setup correctly, I can even run BH off the development server using: tracd ...
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SQL Server Replication - How to connect to a system via computer name rather than IP address in Amazon AWS?

In Amazon AWS, VPC, I am trying to setup replication in SQL Server, and have three servers setup with port 1433 RDP open (1 web, two SQL). I can RDC into each server. From the web server, I can ...
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How do you create HVM AMI images on EC2?

How do you create HVM AMI images on EC2? I've searched a bit, it seems I am only able to create a paravirtualization AMI image, which means it cannot be applied on the HVM-based instances. FYI, I'm ...
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How can I whitelist oubound-from-private-subnet traffic to S3 on the NAT instance of an EC2 VPC?

I'm researching privacy-compliant high-security deployment options for AWS VPC. I'm looking for a method of tightening outbound traffic from the private subnets at the NAT instance. For example, how ...
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AWS VPC public web application connecting to database via VPN

What I am trying to do is set up a web application that is public facing but makes calls to a database that is on an internal network. I have been trying to set up an AWS VPC with a public subnet, ...
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How To Get Amazon RDS Network Utilization Statistics

With Amazon EC2 instances, one can use cloudwatch to find how much bandwidth is going in/out. However, this is not the case with the RDS database. Does anybody know of a way to discover the ...
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Launching new Elastic Beanstalk environment using Amazon Lunux AMI v2013.09 not working

I am starting from scratch to launch a new Elastic Beanstalk environment using 64-Bit Amazon Lunix AMI version 2013.09. It is for tomcat 7 non-legacy container. But after the environment is created ...
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Programmatically add EC2 execute nodes to Grid Engine cluster

I am running Grid Scheduler (fka Sun Grid Engine) on Amazon Web Services. Master node is running all the time, but I want to programmatically add nodes to the cluster (also remove - but remove is not ...
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Apache 2.4 not closing connections

I have an Apache 2.4 webserver that runs on a micro instance of AWS with CentOS. The apache is running PHP with a prefork MPM module. The server is accessed via an Amazon load balancer which has a ...
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Handling multiple server blocks in nginx configuration

I am working on setting up a proxy server for my application.The use case is I want a specific set of requests to be redirect to say abc.com and rest of the request to be redirected to xyz.com. Eg:If ...
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maintaining session in elastic Bean

As the number of instances changes from time to time in EBS amazon. If an application is built in PHP how the session will be mantained among several instances? How can we make sure not to delete the ...
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EC2Connection.run_instance fails

I am trying to spin up an ec2 instance using boto. But I run into the problem e.run_instances(AMI_ID, key_name='lappy', instance_type='m1.small', security_group_ids=['sg-4bf11724']) Where e is ...
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Is it possible to mark the C drive read only on an Win 2012 server?

I'm wanting to spin up AWS instances where users are allowed to write to an attached D drive, but the C drive containing windows server 2012 will always be fixed, they won't be able to write to it or ...
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Windows Server 2008 - Smart Card service is down

I'm getting this weird error when trying to work with a SmartCard on an ec2 machine running Windows Server 2008. I'm using AnywhereUSB to connect my physical smart-card reader to the remote machine. ...
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Use Amazon SNS to send nagios alerts

Is there any way by which I can send nagios alerts to Amazon SNS ? I have tried with following steps, but its giving me this error in the Nagios log file: Jul 12 11:38:23 ip-10-134-13-204 nagios3: ...
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Safe filesystem encryption using mdadm and cryptsetup in EC2

I need to safely store some encrypted information in EC2. For this purpose, I'd like to encrypt a filesystem on my EBS drives to ensure that third-parties won't be able to poke around in my data. ...
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AWS VPN issue routing to 2nd ip block

I've just setup a VPN link between our local network and an Amazon VPC. Our local network has two ip blocks of interest: 192.168.0.0/16 - block local-A 10.1.1.0/24 - block local-B The AWS VPC ...
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Setting initial passwords or taking user input on Amazon Marketplace

We're looking to put an image on AWS Marketplace. The image is to include a password-based web user interface. What is the correct way to set that password? Some options come to mind: Set the ...
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In Amazon EC2, what's the best way to clone a private github repository on boot?

I need to configure an autoscale group of EC2 instances that on boot will clone a particular branch and commit from a private github repository, then execute code from inside that repository. I'm ...
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How can I store the Postgresql data on the EBS Volumes and not on the Root Volume?

My PostgreSQL database is currently stored in the cloud. Normally, when creating a PostgreSQL database, all the data is stored on the root volume of the EC2 instance. How can I make sure all the ...
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market place EBS volume as secondary device

I managed to lock myself out on AWS marketplace centos 6.3 server. It seems to be a permission issue (SELinux) and needs some reconfiguration. I was going to mount the root drive of the problematic ...
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AWS IP Forwarding

I have an Elastic IP on AWS that I want to forward to a Public IP outside of AWS. Any ideas how I could accomplish this?