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How to get reverse DNS to work for multiple IPs and domains on Windows Server EC2 instance?

I have a EC2 instance setup running hMailServer. I have a primary IP on the system that I am using for example1.com email. I would like to also add a second domain example2.com using a different IP ...
1
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1answer
28 views

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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3answers
68 views

Switching hosting from GoDaddy to AWS

For the longest time, I've had GoDaddy host my website. I have a domain name that has been registered with GoDaddy and is currently hosted with them. I read this article and created a new hosted zone ...
0
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2answers
103 views

Amazon Route53: Extremely long ns lookup time

I had some failing API calls in a mobile client. In order to investigate, I followed Joseph Scott's advice and executed curl with a few debugging parameters: The results from the Amazon EC2 server: ...
4
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1answer
125 views

How do you manage EC2 private hostnames? Can you?

As I add more and more instances I'm increasingly annoyed that I keep having to log in to the console to find the IP I want. Is there any way to set it up so that for example I can set the hostname ...
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2answers
161 views

Can't ssh to CNAME'd hostname

Why can't I ssh using the hostname specified in my CNAME record? I can ssh in just fine when I use the hostname it points to. It's been more than 72 hours. I've got a domain "mydomain.com", and it ...
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1answer
57 views

CNAME to Amazon does not resolve

I see a lot of people using IP addresses like, ec2-54.208.90.77.compute-1.amazonaws.com Just for reference, that's my actual instance IP address. However, when I try I get, $ nslookup ...
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1answer
52 views

The value for CNAME [closed]

I have 2 records at amazon route53: A: value example.com, value - elastic IP address CNAME: value: www.example.com, value - example.com Should I change the value of CNAME to be ec2-my-elastic IP ...
0
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1answer
87 views

Use Wildcard SSL with Amazon EC2 instance, secure.mydomain.com -> EC2 instance

I recently purchased my first wildcard SSL certificate and I am trying to use it to secure the connection between my site (Cent OS 6 VPS) and an Amazon EC2 instance running Ubuntu 12.04. My primary ...
0
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2answers
580 views

How to flush Amazon Linux AMI DNS cache?

The typical way of flushing the dns cache does not seem possible in Amazon Linux AMI: service nscd restart does not work because it's not included within the VM. service dnsmasq restart does not ...
0
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0answers
144 views

Whitelabel DNS with Amazon Route53

I've searched the internet for the answer, but I can't find it and this is because DNS management is not exactly in my skillset. I want to use Amazon AWS Route53 to host a multi tenant php application ...
0
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1answer
160 views

Amazon EC2 Micro Instance - Public DNS Not Accessible

I have created a micro instance with Ubuntu OS at Amazon EC2. But I am not able to access public DNS even after installing LAMP Server. At my apache.conf I can see(no document configuration id ...
0
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2answers
523 views

Error getting sendmail to properly send emails from AWS EC2 server (domain of server address does not exist)

I'm having trouble getting sendmail to send out emails from my AWS EC2 machine. I'm using the following command to send an email: sendmail -vt < mail.txt The mail.txt file has the following ...
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1answer
47 views

Routing to specific port [duplicate]

i don't have much knowledge about dns records and devops things. I'm just trying to achieve ; I have an Ec2 instance on amazon. I create a CNAME record for and successfully redirected to ec2 ...
1
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1answer
68 views

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) ...
1
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0answers
484 views

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 ...
2
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2answers
463 views

How do I set up DNS with nic.io to point to an AWS EC2 server?

I purchased a domain one week ago via nic.io. I have elected to provide my own DNS [because they provided no other option]. I'm trying to point my .io domain at my EC2 server instance. I've allocated ...
0
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2answers
45 views

Keeping mysql.user host up to date when restarting instances on Amazon EC2

Whenever I restart an Amazon EC2 instance, it generates a new IP address and a new Private DNS. This is problematic since I then have to go into the database and update mysql.users to add the new ...
0
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1answer
124 views

Why can my EC2 instance no longer connect to itself using its public DNS entry?

One of our Amazon EC2 instances can no longer connect to itself using its public DNS . It says "unknown host". Previously, when used from within EC2, the public DNS resolved to the current internal ...
0
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0answers
90 views

setting haproxy servers to use AWS public name server

I'm trying to configure haproxy to cluster a couple of mysql servers (galera cluster), but it seems that haproxy does not accept dns name in the server directive. e.g. config listen mysql ...
2
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3answers
164 views

Is there a way to redirect an IP to another IP on Amazon EC2?

We're migrating our deployment from regular EC2 into a VPC, we have two load balancers in the public cloud that we have a number of domain "A" records pointed at, however I didn't realize that a ...
0
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1answer
483 views

how to change my domain to point Amazon AWS EC2 [duplicate]

I have a domain in 1and1.com , I have been using it with hostgator hosting. Now I want it to point to my amazon aws ec2 instance. Here are the steps i have followed. I logged into AWS and chose ...
6
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2answers
332 views

How to address an EC2 instance from both inside and outside datacenter?

I'm trying to find a good way of being able to address my EC2 database instance from both inside and outside of the datacenter. Other EC2 instances need to be able to call into it, and other clients ...
3
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1answer
171 views

DNS resolution of “Public DNS” name for EC2 instance in same region returning public IP

Normally, EC2 public DNS names will resolve to internal IPs from within an EC2 region. However from one EC2 instance, we're seeing these always resolve to public IPs. We have confirmed that it is ...
0
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2answers
282 views

Dig -x equivalent for AWS Route 53

I have an IP number associated with an AWS Elastic IP (EIP). I'd like to know, what DNS records in my Route 53 domain are associated with that A record's IP. In a traditional DNS service, I would ...
1
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1answer
39 views

Can an EC2 instance resolve the DNS of my other EC2 instances in the same region?

I have multiple EC2 instances in the same availability zone that need to connect with each other. Will the public DNS of each instance be able to resolve without any extra configuration?
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1answer
352 views

Amazon Route 53 alternative (BIND?) in my case

I have this project / research where I need to test/work on an EC2 instance with multiple domains (100+) in it. Basically I added an entry (for every domain) in httpd.conf All these domains will ...
0
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1answer
23 views

Instance EC2 like a child subdomain

We're using Route53 DNS to point to an EC2 instance: name.domain.com, and we also need access this form: domain.com/name. What is the correct form to resolve it?
4
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1answer
1k views

haproxy and keepalived on Amazon EC2

The new Amazon Opsworks service uses haproxy rather than Amazon's own very limited elastic load-balancer so I started investigating haproxy as a better option for load-balancing our web app servers, ...
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1answer
120 views

Unable to access Public DNS and elastic IP in browser [closed]

I am unable to access my public DNS and elastic IP using browser. My security group is quick-start which allows: ICMP, HTTP, RDP, DNS while i am getting response from pinging my elastic IP. Please ...
0
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1answer
85 views

Access Amazon Web Server via domain name?

I have set up my Amazon EC2 Web server where I host my website. However, I currently access it with the elastic IP. What I have done so far: I have created a hosted zone for mydomain.com and added ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

Can i be hosting on a dedicated server and serve only my homepage from Amazon S3?

I currently host on a dedicated server. I want to serve only my homepage from Amazon S3/CDN. Is this in anyway possible using DNS. Only Homepage should be served using amazon s3/cdn, rest of the ...
6
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5answers
4k views

If I shut down Amazon EC2 instance then start it again, will everything be ok?

I have a web site that runs on an Amazon EC2 Linux-based instance, and is mapped to a regular domain name (x.com). This site talks to a database on a second EC2 instance. I need to shut down this ...
0
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1answer
188 views

CNAME without altering Apache

I have an Amazon ec2 instance with a static public IP and a public domain name assigned by Amazon (ec2-my-hosts-public-ip.compute-1.amazonaws.com. Let's call it ec2.amazon.com). I have a domain name, ...
0
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2answers
61 views

How do amazon EC2 instants random DNS entry gets resolved

I am new to EC2 and please help me in understanding this better. When I created an EC2 instance it immediately got a name ec2-67-201-11-147.compute-1.amazonaws.com and I could dig them ...
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1answer
93 views

name-based virtual host - specify a domain name and also leave the ip address open

I have a domain name called dumbdom.com. I have an elastic IP for my AWS EC2 instance called my.ela.stic.ip. The htdocs root of my linux based EC2 instance is at /var/www/html/. I have set up the ...
0
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0answers
124 views

Using own Nameservers on Amazon EC2?

I got a static IP from EC2 and put it to A host part on godaddy to my domain. After that I defined 2 hosts (NS1.domain.com and NS2.domain.com) from godaddy with the same IP address. And put them into ...
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1answer
130 views

Can't access EC2 hosted website

For some reason, I am unable to access our website www.doccaster.com (Bad request nginx). We are hosted on amazon EC2 with elastic IP associated to it. The weird part is I can access it through the ...
0
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1answer
153 views

Weird DNS bug - external server resolves to internal IP

I have a server that is hosted by my university. I have root access, but no control over network setup, firewall, etc. This server's DNS resolves to an internal IP here on campus (10.x.x.x), and an ...
1
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1answer
507 views

How to use route 53 to create subdomains that reference specific URLs of an EC2 instance

I have an EC2 instance running Redmine and myPHPadmin at https://myElasticIP/redmine and https://myElasticIP/phpmyadmin. I have a domain name registered with namecheap: myDomain.us Using Route 53, ...
0
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0answers
147 views

change dns resolution order on ec2 centos instance

I need a way of telling my ec2 centos instance to look first in /etc/hosts first before queering the dns. In /etc/nsswitch.conf I have "hosts: files dns" and in /etc/host.conf I have "order ...
2
votes
1answer
224 views

Windows Server 2003 DNS not resolving internal and external domains for clients

I'm attempting to setup an AD Domain in Amazon's EC2 Cloud. I have several EC2 instances running inside a VPC. Security Groups are configured to allow all traffic from the subnet the instances are on. ...
0
votes
1answer
248 views

How to use private DNS to map private IP with “non registred” domain name

I would like to use a private DNS (Route53 in our case) in order to map hosts to EC2 instance private IP addresse. The hosted zone we are using for testing is not declared in any registrar ...
1
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0answers
793 views

MX records not working on Amazon route 53

I have configured my Amazon route 53 DNS to add the google apps MX records and here is how my route 53 configuration looks like (please ignore the upper red box in the photo) : However, these MX ...
0
votes
1answer
152 views

How can I make an EC2 instance report a custom hostname

I purchased an amazon ec2 instance, where I configured a webserver. Then I purchased Route53 to handle dns, where I set my custom domain to point on the Elastic IP. The fact is that when typing my ...
1
vote
1answer
130 views

Point a domain to Amazon EC2 but keeping emails in current server

Good day everyone. Im going through my adventure in the cloud. I have this deal, never done it before so i don't know where to start, i would like some directions. I have a client that currently they ...
0
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1answer
216 views

How do I port this current DNS/IIS configuration to AWS EC2 with ELB

This is my current DNS table www.mydomain.com A xxx.xxx.xxx.1 *.mydomain.com A xxx.xxx.xxx.2 and inside IIS I have two sites: one with the bindings: http:*:80:xxx.xxx.xxx.1 ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

How does one point a domain to a load balancer that doesn't have a stable IP?

I'm trying to point mydomain.eu to an AWS load balancer, which, by its nature, does not have a stable IP, so I think I'm supposed to point the A record to a subdomain at Amazon, but as far as I can ...
2
votes
1answer
153 views

Migration from Instance store instance to EBS Backed Instance on Amazon EC2

We have a cloud server on Amazon EC2. Our old admin setup the DNS and Mail Server on one server that is working fine but I just realized now that the instance is on Instance store not an EBS backed. ...
1
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1answer
278 views

Attempt to www rewrite nginx on Amazon EC2 makes my domain's URLs unavailable

I'm running nginx version 1.1.19 and I have server directives configured to serve up different pages depending on whether someone hits my server with hostname domain.com (I show the main webpage) or ...