Amazon EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud) is a web service that allows users to rent virtual computing capacity on which they can run their applications.

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How can I permanently add virtual spot request server@amazon AWS to Teamviewer account?

I want create AMI image on Amazon AWS, which I want run on spot request instances. I need to connect to these instances (in one moment is always running only one) through TeamViewer. But every time I ...
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Fatal: Network error: Software caused connection abort in psftp in cmd

i have already set connection keep alive 20 seconds in putty this psftp has opened connection with around (225 minutes) 3.75 hours when it opened for around 3 hours, i start to download a file, then ...
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VPN on Amazon EC2

I am trying to make my Amazon EC2 instance have a different IP address by connecting to a VPN using openconnect. The connection is successful, but then my ssh freezes and I get "packet_write_wait: ...
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Unable to mount Elastic File System on EC2 (mount.nfs4: Connection timed out)

I am trying to mount an EFS file sytem on an EC2 instance. Here is what I'm doing: Connect to EC2 instance using ssh -i "MyKeyPair.pem" ec2-user@ec2-52-39-14-85.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com. ...
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Downgrade linux kernel on EC2

I'm on an ubuntu 14.4 ec2 box. I need to downgrade the kernel version from 4.2... to 3.13... Can this be done? I don't understand what access I have to the bootloader, whether GRUB runs as normal, ...
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How to guarantee AWS EC2 snapshot restore time?

How to reproduce: At hour 0, take a snapshot of a 100GB disk. At hour 12: Create a new EC2 instance. Create a volume from the snapshot. Attach the new volume to the new instance. Leave the ...
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AWS EC2 Security Group rules: is specifying a security group as a source not considered more permissive than a specific IP address?

I wasn't sure if this is the right sub-StackExchange for this question so feel free to boot me somewhere else if need be. I am trying to work with two EC2 servers: one is a "workstation" and the ...
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How to configure AWS EC2 user data values and bash script

When launching a AWS EC2 instance, you can give a user data string that is interpreted either as key, value pairs with some configuration variables, or as a bash script, if it begins with a #!/bin/...
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Skip login screen on boot of Windows Server on EC2

I want to be able to spin up a new machine and immediately VNC into it without having to enter a username or password. I've made a User-Script that starts a TightVNC server on boot, but when I ...
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AWS Bitnami Tomcat Stack: Connection refused on :8080

I installed KIE Server and Drools Workbench following this tutorial on an AWS EC2 instance based on a ready to use Apache Tomcat stack by Bitnami. The installation went well and so I'm able to start ...
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AWS EC2 Instance SCP: tput: No value for $TERM and no -T specified

Hello SuperUser Heroes, I have been using my system's terminal (Mac OS X El Capitan) and have never had issues with it. Today, wanted to upload some folders to some EC2 machines (which I used to do ...
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What does it mean On-Premises and Colocation? What is the difference between them

Sorry that I am not familiar with the Amazon Web Services (AWS). I saw these words when I read this document on AWS. But no sure what exactly they mean. So I put my understanding here. Hope get some ...
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Quickest way to set up a HTTP/2 webserver on Amazon EC2?

I'm looking to do some testing with HTTP/2 on Amazon EC2 and am wondering what the quickest way is to set up such a temporary server there. I was hoping that there would be some ready-to-go AMI ...
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How to fix broken “etc/sudoers” ownership on EC2?

Backstory: I was trying to get PHP to execute node, but ended up changing permissions / ownerships on probably more files and folders than I should of. At one point I stumbled upon someone's ...
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Unable to import my vmdk to EC2 [duplicate]

I am trying to import my vmdk to EC2 as a instance using S3 bucket I am using this syntax ec2-user@ip-10-0-x-x ~$ ec2-import-instance disk1.vmdk -f VMDK -t m1.xlarge -a x86_64 -b import-raj -o ...
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Can't point Dreamhost DNS to Amazon EC2 instance

I first created a hosted zone on Amazon Route 53, and the config is as follow: example.com A 52.xx.xxx.xx example.com NS (already given) example.com SOA (already given) www.example.com CNAME example....
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Feasiblity to host Tor Hidden Service in Amazon EC2?

It seems that it is possible to host a Tor Hidden Service (like an Onion website) in Amazon EC2, but is it feasible to do so? Is Tor allowed to run in Amazon network service? Assuming I use Ubuntu ...
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AWS Ec2 sending out > 10TB a month

I have received some alerts from AWS that my instance is sending out large amounts of data to some websites. Close to and greater than 10TB a month. I have wordpress and apache installed on this ec2. ...
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Is it free to transfer data into an Amazon AWS EC2 instance? [closed]

I can't find a good price overview for the costs of transferring data into Amazon EC2 nodes. According to the price calculator linked below it is apparently free of charge to transfer any amount of ...
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Better AWS framework for scale out for both app servers and DB servers

This is my previous project's structure. As you can see the App servers could be scalabe very well but the DB server could not be scale up or out. Therefore I redesign this new scheme for a new ...
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Need to tunnel a AWS server using port forwarding

I am having a AWS server and I am connecting through a AWS router. I gave the example here, ssh -i ~/ecserver.pem ec2-user@ip -p 2222 Now I have to create a tunnel to the server for 9093 port in ...
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aws linuxAMI crontab ec2 to s3 backup command not working

I am new to Aws Platform and was trying to get Hands on experience on Command Line... but when i was configuring installed wordpress site...and syncing it to S3 bucket.. and for that my instructor was ...
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Getting “rpm: -–import: unknown option” when tryihng to import public key on Amazon Linux

I’m tryhing to install Google Chrome on Amazon Linux using this site — , and one of the steps is [davea@mydevbox ~]$ sudo rpm -–import linux_signing_key.pub Unfortunately, when I try this, I get ...
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How do I choose the right AWS EC2 instance type?

I read the AWS blog Choosing the Right EC2 Instance Type for Your Application, but I am still not sure how to choose the right one in terms of the cost-performance. I have several WordPress running ...
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Silent error when Terraform deploys to ECS

I’m new to Terraform and having problems setting up a very basic configuration. I want something that brings up my “docker-whale” image. From looking at Hashicorp and AWS docs, it seems I need an “...
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Cloud service to on premise file sharing optimization

On AWS I have Windows 2012(file server) & Ubuntu(ipsec vpn) E2C instance. On premise I have a Ubuntu Server(file server & ipsec vpn ). What options do I have in order to optimize sharing ...
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Devicemapper Eating Up Storage

I have a Docker container running on an EC2 instance that writes a lot temporary JPG images. This is all happening within the context of processing jobs on a Resque queue. The issue is that after ...
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How do I connect my AWS server to a VPN?

I have an AWS server that I SSH into. When I follow the steps to connect it to a VPN (using openVPN) as if it were a local machine, as soon as the connection occurs, my SSH connection no longer works. ...
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Amazon ec2 instance w/ atached volume permission denied with sftp

I made an extra volume and then attached it like this... sudo mkfs -t ext4 device_name sudo mkdir mount_point sudo mount device_name mount_point The mount point was in my home directory as well. ...
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EC2 Windows Server connection fails on VPN connection

I have an medium tier EC2 Windows Server 2012 R2 instance. It's just updated. I'm connecting to it through the latest Microsoft Remote Server on OS X 10.11. When I am connecting the instance to the ...
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Can I install EC2 Amazon Linux OS on virtual machine?

I have few questions that I cannot find on google in my first hour of research Can I download and run any Amazon Linux os on my local machine? If yes then from where I can download this? and can I ...
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How to get list of ELB's in AWS using python boto3

Hi all I am new to python and AWS. I have been trying to get list of ELB in AWS using python boto3 and found that the limit is exceeding since their are a lot many nos. of elbs. Hence for the reason ...
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SSH Permission denied (publickey)

I have 2 EC2 instances (ip-172-30-0-196 and ip-172-30-0-194). But I can't do ssh from 194 to 196, and vice-versa. The ssh error from 194 is here. Both hosts have the ssh files with the same ...
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Access hosts in different sites

I want to connect different hosts that are in different sites in EC2, in a way that they can communicate with each other. I know that there is VPC and it is used when you want to use IP sec tunnels. I ...
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Transfer file from local machine to port forwarded machine

I have to transfer a file from my local machine to remote server 2 from remote server 1. I have port forwarded the remote server1(Amazon Ec2) port 2222 to remote server2(Amazon Ec2). I am connecting ...
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Would be great to send a large file to AWS EC2

Background: I have battled to install an rstudio server on AWS EC2 for some time (since November). It has been like the peeling back layers of an onion, always another hurdle. For a windows user ...
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Amazon EC2 instance goes offline

I've set up a game server on Amazon EC2. However it is often going offline for ~10 minutes, failing a status check. Instance reachability check failed at January 31, 2016 at 8:10:00 PM UTC+1 (4 ...
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Site unreacable after mapping domain DNS to AWS Elastic IP

I am following different tutorials to have my blog setup and working. I installed the WP on AWS which was working fine. Then I created Elastic IP and used that IP in my domain dns (hover.com). I used ...
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Need to associate my domain name with amazon ec2 instance without elastic IP

I am somewhat new to using Amazon EC2 instances and the only experience i have got is basically setting it up and using the same. Now due to financials involved i don't want to go for any dedicated ...
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Apache test screen not loading. Connection refused when connecting to public ip

I'm having problems getting Apache to work. I've followed the Amazon AWS instructions (http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/install-LAMP.html) but my computer is refusing to load the ...
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Amazon VPC one way communication issue [closed]

I have 2 sites. 1 - Amazon China: 10.50.0.0/23 with a few instances and one which is assigned with both a public and a private address (let's call it China-GW). This instance has been installed with ...
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Run a script during shutdown/termination of an aws instance

I need to execute a script during shutdown/termination of an AWS instance(debian). I added my script to the /etc/init.d/myscript and a symlink to /etc/rc0.d/K01myscript however I noticed that when I ...
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Location of Server Document Root for Bitnami Ghost AWS Install

I have just installed Ghost Powered by Bitnami for an Amazon Web Service EC-2 instance. I'm trying to figure out where to place fonts so that they are in the "root" of my webpage. E.g: myhost.com/...
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Connectivity issue from India to an AWS EC2 instance in Sydney

We have an application that runs on an EC2 instance in the Sydney zone of AWS. It has been working fine for months, and nothing has changed to its configuration. All our users in India started ...
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EC2 Ubuntu cannot SSH out, Permission Denied (publickey)

I just set up an EC2 instance running Ubuntu, logged in, added public keys for the various computers/devices i use daily, and tested all of them and they worked. I logged into the EC2 machine, ...
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Default partition type for Instance Store disks?

I have created an EC2 instance with an instance store automatically mounted to it. Although I can use the mounted disk correctly I can fdisk command complains that the disk does not have a valid ...
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Changed the PATH, now I'm getting “command not found” for everything

Amazon Linux Server, connected with SSH: I tried to change the PATH for the apache user by making some changes in /etc/environment (PATH=$PATH:/opt/openoffice4/program) and /etc/sysconfig/httpd (...
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Package `python-meld3` not found on Amazon Linux

I'm trying to install ajenti-v on an EC2 instance running Amazon Linux but I'm unable to. When I run sudo yum install -y ajenti-v I get the following errors: Error: Package: supervisor-3.0-13.1....
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Why one AWS EC2 instance usage is more than 24 hours per day and how to solve this?

I am using AWS Free Tier. I run only one EC2 t2.micro instance. But the report tell me that the usage is more than 24 hours per day. That mean at the end of the month I will be charged (It estimate ...
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Geo-balanced (static) website hosting

Abstract I'm rebuilding my website and this time around, I have decided to go with a static website generator (jekyll, sculpin.io, etc). Partially as an excercise, I want this site to be hosted on a ...