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Mar
11
answered Is there an AWS Service Health page for govcloud?
Mar
11
comment Web server generates 500 error when DNS is spotty
Is mycompany-database tied to an IP via DNS or just a hosts file? I'd bet mycompany-database resolves to mycompany-database.example.com via a search domain, which would've been affected by the NS outage.
Mar
10
comment Web server generates 500 error when DNS is spotty
And your database hostname is something other than a subdomain of your domain?
Mar
10
comment Web server generates 500 error when DNS is spotty
"The database lookup is done in a php file and points to hostname." That sounds like a DNS lookup, and is likely to throw 500 errors when DNS is down. I just tested my Laravel install by setting the DB hostname to something nonexistent and it threw a 500.
Mar
10
comment Web server generates 500 error when DNS is spotty
I'd guess your site uses DNS internally in spots, like to lookup the IP of your database server.
Mar
10
comment How to implement table security without SUPER privilege?
No reason you can't run your own MySQL install on an EC2 box. If you need this sort of more-complex-than-normal implementation, that's the way to go.
Mar
9
awarded  Famous Question
Mar
6
comment Can IE be considered a reasonable website access test for the .Net framework
I'm torn on whether this should be migrated to StackOverflow.
Mar
4
comment DNS record to link to website
DNS does not work that way. DNS ties a domain name to an IP. The rest is up to your server.
Mar
4
comment How to reduce AWS EBS root volume size?
That looks like a pretty good step-by-step "how to" solution.
Feb
27
comment MX or A record issues
I suspect they require an A or CNAME record. You appear to have MX records, but some ISPs may require an A/CNAME.
Feb
26
comment how many SSL certificate can be listed in SSLServercert?
What web server? As far as I can tell SSLServerCert is from mod_ibm_ssl?
Feb
26
comment Deny anonymous downloads in AWS S3
Try giving them access to "Resource": "arn:aws:s3:::test" as well as "Resource": "arn:aws:s3:::test/*" then so they can list the contents of the bucket.
Feb
26
comment Deny anonymous downloads in AWS S3
How are the IAM users accessing/authenticating?
Feb
26
comment How I can Add variables to PHP.ini using chef
Environment variables aren't usually wet in php.ini. You'd typically do it at the server or webserver level.
Feb
25
comment Multiple versions of PHP through nginx
If you're running on a version of WordPress that breaks in PHP 5.4+, not only is your PHP insecure, but your WordPress is. There are dozens of known exploits for a WP install that old, and your server will get hacked, rapidly, if it is ever exposed to the public internet. If the decision is out of your hands, do your professional duty and go find the right hands to yell at.
Feb
24
comment Possible to name a computer the same as a domain?
What are you trying to solve?
Feb
20
awarded  domain-name-system
Feb
19
comment Obfuscate URI for logging with NGINX?
gist.github.com/deltheil/2867074
Feb
19
comment Tuning Amazon Linux worker tier
CPU credits are documented at docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/… - they are essentially a way to better handle bursting CPU needs.