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Setting up a local WordPress dev environment based on a snapshot from AWS Lightsail

I'm hoping that you can help me wrap my head around how to set up a local WordPress dev environment based on a snapshot from AWS Lightsail. I recently started a new job that involves working on ...
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Amazon Lightsail + CDN 502 Error

I have gone through all of the various posts here about the issue as well as gone through this link and still can't solve the problem. Using Amazon's Lightsail and Amazon Linux 2, I tried setting up a ...
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Server refused to connect after installing SSL via Certbot | Docker + Nginx, AWS Lightsail

I have successfully managed to install SSL via certbot into my Nginx Docker container, but after installation, all traffic routed via HTTPS refuses to connect. curl https://www.example.com or curl ...
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AWS UPSTREAM_NOT_FOUND [519]

I by mistake ran sudo chowm -R 777 / and logged out of the ssh session. Now I cannot AWS Lightsail Instance through SSH or through the web client. It says An error occurred and we were unable to ...
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Load Wordpress Homepage from different server

I have a wordpress website, where I want to recreate only the homepage using react and Wordpress rest endpoint and host this one page in Netlify, whereas all other posts continue to sit and serve from ...
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Wordpress/Woo Commerce site keeps timing out

I have a woocommerce website hosted using AWS Lightsail on the bitnami stack. It's using apache and php-fpm. I use Cloudflare for DNS and some basic caching. The site has been up and running on ...
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Apache doesn't respond

I have a AWS Lightsail Bitnami LAMP 7.4.27-16 machine that every night stops responding at random time. I installed LetsEncrypt certificate and vsftpd for a new specific ftp user. On the machine all ...
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Best server option for Django project [duplicate]

I have a Django on Postgres web application. It's a business management software. There are no serious calculations going on, but there's a lot of requests from a database. Right now it's running on ...
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Log in failed CLIENT_UNAUTHORIZED [769] on Web terminal of AWS LightAail

I'm using AWS LightAail on Ubuntu. Initially Web based Terminal was working fine, but when I did $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get upgrade I got an error Log in failed. If this instance has just ...
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Can I mount a Lightsail disk as a volume on a container service?

I need to mount a Lightsail disk as a volume on an Lightsail container service I want use to run a Docker container in. I need this for the persistent storage. Is that possible or are Lightsail ...
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Can't access EC2 on domain name, just on IP. Cname is correct, and can route this domain to lightsail server

Thanks for taking the time. I have ported a lightsail instance over to EC2 and am running a t.2 larger server. I am running a wordpress site and the homepage is just a blank white page. I have ...
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Unable to connect to Lightsail instances through SSH

Yesterday around 21:30 GMT, my server on AWS Lightsail crashed. I cannot connect to it through SSH. I am also unable to connect to a separate small server, which checked the uptime of the first. I can ...
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Unable to connect to Lightsail, is there a way to fix it?

After configuring and rebooting a Debian 10 with internal ip address as static I cannot connect with it. The only strange thing that I've found was: The internal ip address was 172.26.5.8/20 I cannot ...
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Gateway Timeout Error AWS Lightsail

I have a flask API container deployed on Lightsail. When I make a request to one of the API endpoints, I get a 504 gateway error as the status on the client-side. However, when I check the server logs ...
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How does AWS Lightsail Container Service manage memory?

I have a container deployment running on Lightsail that manipulates and returns a list of file-like objects. I'm using these objects because Lightsail container deployments do not support persistent ...
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Is there a way in Lightsail's firewall to accept all connections except from a particular IP?

In Lightsail's Networking tab, they have the option to allow certain IPs through their firewall. Is there a way to allow all IPs except for a certain IP? The AWS guide says that there is no way to ...
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AWS Route53 Configuration creating random subdomains

The following article describes the issues I'm currently having with a domain: Somebody created subdomain without my knowledge. How? Random subdomains are being created and indexed with search engines,...
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Unable to resolve host domain name

Recently, I noticed that time to time my client is unable to resolve my domain name. I have a Lightsail instance with a static IP, a Lightsail DNS Zone, and finally a Route53 domain name. The only ...
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can I start my AWS lightsail instance while a snapshot is being created?

I've instigated a snapshot on my Lightsail Windows Server 2016 and it's been "snapshotting" for about an hour. Can I start my AWS lightsail instance while a snapshot is being created, or ...
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Why can't I connect to my Amazon Lightsail instance using {ip-address}+{port-number} in my browser? Firewalls seem to be set correctly

I have set up a new Amazon Lightsail instance with the intention of running a few things such as a VPN and Resilio Sync server. I have also set up an instance (or "droplet") with Digital ...
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How do I set up Fail2Ban on an Amazon Lightsail Debian instance, when it has its own firewall?

This is a very basic question, but all the answers I can find either relate to WordPress installs or Bitnami installs. I have a plain Debian instance running Nginx. I would like to set up Fail2Ban. ...
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MySQL user is taking more than 100% of CPU utilization

My CPU% is more than 130% but i haven;t created any user with name "MYSQL" Here is what i am getting Image here
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Instance created from (working) Lightsail snapshot will not respond to nginx requests

I'm trying to scale up a Lightsail instance. It's a basic Wordpress site on an Amazon Linux 2 AMI running nginx and mariadb. It's using a static IP. Works fine. When I create a snapshot of it, use it ...
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How can I attach persistent storage to an AWS Lightsail container?

AWS Lightsail supports container services, with deployment - kind of Docker compose structure. Add multiple containers, specify environment variables, and entrypoint, and choose to add a public IP. ...
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Why is nginx not working with my subdomain A record on LightSail?

I have an Ubuntu machine on LightSail which serves static files with nginx. I would like to a subdomain so I've added an A Recording pointing to the IP of the machine named client.mydomain.com. My ...
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Why does running a containerized app with AWS Lightsail cost twice as much as using a virtual server?

As per https://aws.amazon.com/lightsail/pricing/ , running a lightsail VPS with 512 MB Memory, 1 Core Processor costs $3.50 a month. However, in that same link it shows that the lowest cost of ...
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Is this a normal number of database connections?

Check out this graph of my database connections. I am running a Postgres database on Lightsail, and I am connecting to it from a single Ubuntu instance running a single instance of Express and ...
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Website responds to IP, but not Domain

I have hosted a Django-based website, which is running on Apache2, on an AWS Lightsail Ubuntu 20.04 instance. The website is accessible when you use the ip, 18.133.43.205. But when I try to search my ...
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Does AWS Lightsail block wireguard?

For a long time now I had an AWS Lightsail VPS serving as a wireguard gateway to my home server. Since recently connection to the Lightsail instance via wireguard is no longer possible. When I took a ...
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without http and https, domain is not reachable

I have this amazon lightsail instance with static public IP pointed to my godaddy domain, everything is working except if you don't include http or https, domain is not reachable. A godaddy support ...
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SSL configuration - Lightsail

Having trouble getting SSL working on Amazon Lightsail using let's encrypt (certbot --apache) Lightsail image Centos7 Added Apache2 note: (example.com, subdomain.example.com are not my domains, I'm ...
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AWS Web Application Firewall for all AWS Lightsail Instances

I have CloudFlare for domains that point to AWS instances. I set up a CloudFlare firewall rule to block traffic by country, where I manually included embargoed countries. AWS has the Web Application ...
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CentOS instance on Amazon Lightsail "bricked" out of the blue, how to resolve?

My CentOS 7 instance on Amazon Lightsail (AWS) will suddenly no longer respond to SSH. Even the "Connect Using SSH" button on the Lightsail site shows me only a blank black screen. I have ...
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How to host two websites on one AWS lightsail instance

I'm quite new to this whole website thing and I'm looking for some guidance on how to configure bitnami apache so I can have two websites on the same server. I have a domain (which i'll call example....
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SSL invalid on Lightsail Bitnami Wordpress Multisites after new instance made from snapshot

We'll likely need to upgrade a Lightsail Bitnami WordPress Multisite instance in the future, so I'm testing doing it. After I take a snapshot and then create a new, lager instance from it, then switch ...
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nginx not displaying correct page when navigating to www.domain.com ok when just domain.com

I'm trying to deploy nginx / gunicorn / flask on ubuntu and all seems to be working when I navigate to "domain.com" but when i go to "www.domain.com" i get the defualt splash ...
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How do I track down a mysql memory issue on a server running a single WordPress site?

I'm having a weird issue. A few times a week, a website I'm running on Amazon Lightsail comes to a crashing halt and becomes IO bound (I can't usually use ssh when this happens) and the server runs ...
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AWS Lightsail Load Balancer and Too Many Redirects

I have spent several hours trying to figure out why once I put my instance containing my website behind a load balancer, I keep getting the "Too Many Redirects" error. I have a Windows ...
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"Access Denied" when trying to access AWS Lightsail database

I'm trying to connect to my AWS Lightsail database instance with Navicat Premium 15.0.21 (newest available version at the time of posting). My database is in public mode. I copied and pasted the ...
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How to reverse proxy a Nodejs instance on a directory of an AWS lightsail website

I have a website and Nodejs application hosted on the same AWS lightsail instance such that I want the website to connect to use the data hosted by the Nodejs application. The API is hosted on port ...
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AWS lightsail Bitnami Wordpress Permissions 101

I'm new and find it a struggle to work with the permissions settings on AWS lightsail bitnami Wordpress. I don't understand why do I have permissions restrictions despite login in as bitnami root ...
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Sync load balanced AWS Lightsail with multiple instances

I am planning to load balance AWS Lightsail with multiple instances. Is it possible to auto sync files in main instance to another sub instances? I would like to make easier to update themes and ...
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Should I compile Node.js from source on an Amazon Lightsail smallest instance?

I'm using the cheapest Amazon Lightsail instance to set up an Nginx + Node.js server. I have compiled Nginx successfully already, however it's taking too long to compile Node.js. Is this is even a ...
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Lightsail LAMP - Virtual Hosts stopped working after adding SSL

After hours and hours of efforts on research, I'm posting this. I'm trying to add a domain and its sub-domain on a single static IP created in LAMP instance in Amazon Lightsail, and add Let's Encrypt ...
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How to forward http to https with Lightsail Load balancer

I currently have an app built on a lightsail server. I used Amazon certificate to create SSL https with a load balancer. Under inbound traffic I have to protocols Http Enabled Https Enabled. When I ...
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Force https traffic on Bitnami lightsail aws

I want to make sure I get this right before messing anything up. According to [bitnami docs found here][1] to force HTTPS I should go to this file: /opt/bitnami/apache2/conf/bitnami/bitnami.conf When ...
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DDoS & Amazon Lightsail Load Balancing

One of the sites I host on Amazon Lightsail recently became victim of a DDoS attack. I've been able to fend it off using Cloudflare's "I'm under attack" mode. I'm wondering if load balancing ...
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Getting a 403 error and not exactly sure why on nginx

I am getting a 403 error in 2020/06/14 06:37:13 [error] 5033#5033: *44826 directory index of "/var/www/attendanceplus.com/" is forbidden, client: 54.149.161.1, server: carestry.com, request: ...
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IAM for restricting specific request values

I would like to make an IAM user which was access to the AWS Lightsail CreateInstances API, but only if they make a request where bundleId is nano_2_0. I am aware of condition keys in AWS, but ...
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AWS LightSail OpenVPN + ASUS RT-3200 - TLS Error: Key negotiation failed

Using https://github.com/angristan/openvpn-install i have installed openvpn on AWS Lightsail Instance (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS). My server config file is as follows: port 33434 proto udp dev tun ...
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