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Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) is a managed cloud storage service, accessed using the NFS protocol version 4.1.

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Amazon EFS performance mounted for a k8 cluster of ec2 instances with small frequent writes [duplicate]

How performant is a shared mounted EFS if there are multiple ec2 instances with multiple containers all writing to separate files in separate directories? Can write performance on one container be ...
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Encrypt at rest existing AWS EFS instances - is it possible?

Based on my understanding of AWS documentation it appears that the only way to encrypt at rest existing EFS instances with some data is to create new EFS instances with encryption enabled and copy the ...
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Why does df say my EFS disk has a capacity of 8 Exabytes?

This is a screenshot from my AWS EC2 instance, which the EFS disk is mounted on: How can this be?
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Is there any performance or deadlock impact in multiple instances writing to a single log file in NFS

I have to deploy Drupal-7 web app under AWS load balancer. For better log management, I want to keep single web app log file for all the VM instances under the load balancer. Log location in instances ...
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Proper way to categorise files stored in AWS EFS which mounted to different types of Webapps instances

I have to setup single AWS EFS storage for multiple web apps instances. As I am using PHP and Java based web apps, I want to separate the files from Java and PHP instances directory wise inside the ...
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AWS EFS mount to EC2 Amazon linux

Alright everyone, I have no idea what I am doing wrong here. I am setting up Apache on a linux EC2 instance on AWS. The install for APACHE was fine following these white papers posted by amazon ...
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How can I setup an SQLite database for serverless Cloud Functions?

I have some Serverless Lambda Functions and I would like to host an SQLite database with about a GB of data for free or very cheaply (1 USD per month). My initial thought is to use Amazon Elastic ...
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How do I know if a file has been fully written when using AWS EFS

So I decided to use EFS as a shared filesystem for my EC2 instances. Our microservices, which are deployed on different instances, need to read and write to a shared space. One service basically puts ...
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I want to put WordPress — all of it — on EFS. Should I?

I have a WordPress site that, as of now, I am running completely on an Amazon Lightsail instance. It gets properly backed up; availability is okay; security is good; it's a simple setup to maintain. ...
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No route to host when trying to mount EFS on an EC2 instance

I am getting this output when running a mount -av on my EC2 instance: I already have the allow incoming in the security group for the IP of EFS and the allow for the IP of the EC2 in the security ...
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Resuming very large rsync, hangs on 'sending incremental file list'

I am trying to rsync a large amount of data (over 750GB) from one EFS volume in AWS to another, across regions, though I don't know if that's causing the problem. Initial rsync attempt went fine: ...
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Failing fast with an EFS NFS mount

We run a Java application distributed across a number of servers, part of which involves the writing and reading of shared files. This side of the application is currently held together by a bunch of ...
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How To Save NextCloud Files to EFS

So i have a nextcloud server in an EC2 instance, i have an EFS mounted to it but im not sure how to make nextcloud save the files on the EFS instead of EC2. Are there any guides or tutorials out there ...
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Toubleshooting FS-Cache

I've got some c++ app working on large files from an EFS-mounted disk. When troubleshooting I/O performance, I came across suggestions to leverage FS-cache. I followed the docs, it was quite simple, ...
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Where do I store data in AWS AutoScaling Group?

I have been using the Bitnami multi-tier WordPress stack on AWS. I know how to use autoscaling on AWS, but none of the documentation has showed me where to store changeable data files when using ...
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What is the difference between “Amazon Storage Gateway” and another storages?

I use "Amazon Web Services (AWS)" and I think about share storage with more instances "Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)". Data grows by client usage, and may be searched in those data. Obviously I should ...
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Mounting EFS volume fails on elastic beanstalk deployment

I am trying to learn deploying on elastic beanstalk. I am following this particular doc to deploy a wordpress application with load balancers. Application deployment keeps failing with this error [...
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Rsync between magnetic ebs and efs

I have an EC2 instance that has a 1 TB magnetic EBS mounted on it which contains our organizations' email archive. That drive is almost at 99% capacity so our higher-ups decided to have me move the ...
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Are there any benefits of using a dedicated NFS box on EC2 to using EFS directly?

Basically, since we have a bunch of EC2 instances that require a central attached drive, an NFS box was setup (this was before EFS was available in our zone). Is there any reason to (or not to) switch ...
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Wordpress High availability problems

I have been trying to setup HA wordpress with multiple servers, with shared storage. Used GlusterFS (slow file access, with high TTFB, of wordpress), tried EFS (SAme issue, very slow TTFB due to high ...
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How to share a EFS/s3 with code in a auto scaling group?

the main problem is: Infrastructure: Autoscaling (min 1 - max 3) RDS ELB elasticache (redis) elasticsearch I want to share a volume (EFS / S3) with the code of my application; The size of it is ...
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Use Amazon repo in Centos 7

I set up a Centos 7 instance on EC2 and i need to mount a couple of EFS filesystems. Because Centos 7 and Amazon Linux 2 are pretty similar, I am wondering if could be possible to add Amazon Linux ...
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AWS Instances breeding and dying for no apparent reason

This has happened a couple of times since we moved our cluster project from Google to AWS. We have an EFS volume that's mounted on a load-balanced cluster in a Beanstalk project. I will be in the ...
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AWS - EFS Replication

I'm looking to replicate an existing EFS to a new EFS and mount it to a cloned environment for testing purposes but can't seem to find any good information on it. To clarify - I'll be replicating an ...
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Using S3 as a alternative to EFS for backup purpose

For centralised backup purpose of specific data from my instances, i was using EBS Volume mounted to that instances. Now we are planning to migrate to another region, but EFS service is not available ...
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Mounting EFS Volume in Non available region

Is there any way to mount EFS volume to multiple instances in Mumbai Region. EFS service is currently not available in Mumbai region.Or is there any other service which i can use instead of EFS. I ...
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Inotify does not work on EFS (remote filesystem)

I tried to use inotify notifications, to check for filesystem events, but it does not work. no file-system vent notifier worked. Is there any inotify utility available for remote file system like EFS,...
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Set default file permission mode without ACLs

I have an AWS EFS share, which does not support filesystem ACLs. How can I set a folder inside the EFS share to default to mode 664?
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pv and pvc - kube- efs

I am using PV with EFS. I have created a PV and PVC. My PV goes back to released status after I delete my StatefulSets. When I delete and re-apply my StatefulSets, it does not get attached to the same ...
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How to mount with uid and gid using NFS?

I would like to mount an AWS EFS location with the efs driver which internaly uses nfs. Now the question is: How do I automatically mount a location with specific uid and gid? With sshfs e.g. I would ...
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Migrating EFS across regions

Have an EFS with two mount targets in US-N.California region and I need to move all the data over to US-Oregon region. Would appreciate any inputs around that.
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Mount NFS4 share as different user

I have an AWS EFS NFS4 share (shareA) that is mounted by some servers where all files are owned by userA/uid=800. I'd like to mount that share onto the b-series servers, configured to look like userB/...
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Tool to track folder changes recursively in ubuntu 16.04

Is there any tool with which I would be able to track any changes happening recursively inside a particular folder? I have used inotifytools and fswatch but both are hitting the server performance ...
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NFS mount across EC2 instances as alternative to EFS

I'm configuring an application to run in AWS in "full-framework" deployment. One aspect of this deployment requires each server to be able to see a common storage location. They recommend using a ...
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Amazon EFS as code repository for auto-scaled EC2s

tl;dr: I need to set up a fast automatic sync from EFS to multiple EC2s I've set up an EC2 Auto-Scaling Group in AWS and I'm looking for the best way to manage code deployments to my instances, with ...
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The idiomatic approach to mounting “configuration” volumes on ECS?

I have a docker container that I would like to "port" to ECS. My Dockerfile contains a VOLUME instruction: VOLUME /app/configuration So using docker on a linux machine, you just point to the ...
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modifying httpd.conf file apache aws EC2

0 down vote favorite I have an EFS file system mounted to multiple EC2 instances. I am trying to change apache config file. I don't want my index.html to be on the EC2 instance hard drive. Instead I ...
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Sharing mounted EFS from Linux EC2 to Windows has terrible performance

I've followed a large amount of advice in establishing an EFS share that can be accessed through windows. The procedure is basically outlined here: Adding EFS to Windows Tutorial Following this, I ...
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wget hangs/freezes when downloading file into NFS

I'm running some experiments with Amazon EFS (General purpose) and EC2 and I have the issue that EFS seems to act unstable. Commands that involve the mounted file system would hang or freeze. For ...
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Apache ServerRoot on NFS and Mutex configuration

I'm working on a new setup for a "stateless server" that should be used as an Apache/Php node to deliver contents over the internet. My aim is to move the DocumentRoot and the ServerRoot to NFS (it ...
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Amazon EFS hangs when attempting to list files inside

When doing an ls inside an Amazon EFS mount point, it just hangs. The EFS troubleshooting section on AWS EFS troubleshooting Mentions the following: Mount Does Not Respond An Amazon EFS ...
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“No space left on device” reported; trying to transfer files to EFS through EC2 instance via SCP

My setup is based on this article: https://parall.ax/blog/view/3212/how-to-run-scalable-wordpress-on-aws-amazon-web-services-tutorial I.e. Wordpress hosting via Elastic Beanstalk with a separate RDS ...
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PHP Application with Web Root on Amazon EFS using up too much EFS bandwidth

The web root /var/www/html is mounted on EFS Mounting with usual AWS advised command and General Purpose EFS sudo mount -t nfs4 -o nfsvers=4.1,rsize=1048576,wsize=1048576,hard,timeo=600,retrans=2 fs-...
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NFS not mounting on boot

I have an AWS EFS that I want my Centos 7 server to mount on boot. The line from /etc/fstab that is meant to accomplish this is: xxxxxxx.efs.us-east-1.amazonaws.com:/ /mnt/EFS nfs4 nfsvers=4.1,rsize=...
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TTFB on AWS EC2 Instance is Very Slow

I'm very new to hosting/server administration and my employer ask me to use this chance to learn and find a way to update our current hosting setup. Our current setup was one EC2 instance that hosted ...
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AWS CloudFormation creates EFS even with condition

I have a CloudFormation script that has the following: "Parameters": { "optionalExistingEFSDrive": { "Description": "EFS drive to store client content. If left empty a new drive will be ...
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Moodledata on EFS

I am in the process of setting up moodle an on AWS. I am a little bit confused about where to put my moodledata directory as I will need to read/write to this directory from multiple EC2 instances. I ...
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EFS 'sudo mount -t nfs4' hangs

I've created an EFS volume with Amazon. I then open up port 1194 for incoming UDP connections on the server I want to mount EFS to. I ssh into the server and then run the command suggested by Amazon: ...
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confirm efs is mounted on ec2

i would like to confirm that efs is mounted on my ec2 instance but do not know the command. i did mount my EFS to the directory ''/data'' i think the correct command would be df -h Filesystem ...
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Possible to set AWS Elastic Beanstalk document root to EFS?

(Original asked on SuperUser, but now "on hold" - view) I'd really like to be able to use Elastic Beanstalk to host a Joomla application. However, there are a couple of issues: Users will need to be ...