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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Amazon EC2 Security Group inbound rule with a dynamic IP

I'm just getting started with Amazon AWS and EC2 in particular and I was wondering if someone could clarify what I see as a potential problem with EC2 Security Groups. Right now, I'm in the process of ...
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Logging into an AWS instance with a non-root user

It seems from the EC2 documentation that one must logon with the specific userid associated with the AMI: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/AccessingInstancesLinux.html Use the ...
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Password less ssh between two Amazon ec2 instances

I have to install an 12.2 instance for that we need a password less SSH connection between 2 applications nodes. I created the instance using a private key called EC2_linux. I am able ssh to another ...
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Can not upload file to FTPs running on vsFTPd server with VBscript

I'm using vsFTPd to setup FTP + SSL on a EC2 server. I opened the port 20,21 and 64000-65535 on EC2 Security Group and can login/upload... normal on FileZilla, CyberDuck. I also recheck the FTPs ...
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Upgrade “Bitnami Tomcat 7.0.57-0”'s java to jre 1.8

I'm trying to upgrade java 1.7 to 1.8 on an amazon server. But it doesn't seem to work, because it says it's already up to date. First: java -version Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build ...
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What happened to my disk volumes

I am new to amazon ec2. I created virtual machines using centos AMI. I also created disk volumes of 50GB for each VM as you can see below But if I go inside any of my VMs, and do df -h it says ...
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Nginx + Passenger not working — client requests hang until timeout

I'm running on an EC2 instance with Amazon Linux installed and Nginx was installed via passenger-install-nginx-module. The full install process followed was similar to this. The primary difference was ...
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DNS , NS and Mail Server configuration for website hosted on Amazon EC2

I created amazon free micro instance on EC2. And hosted my website on that server. IP like - 52.24.220.140 Problem is that , my domain registrar is Directi.com and I don't have mail hosting also ...
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Cannot access AWS webserver using public IP

I have a free AWS account and have set up a EC2 Virtual machine on Windows Server 2008 R2. I use RDP to access the VM. I have set up XAMPP and deployed my PHP application in it. I can access it ...
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Not able to access apache 2 from ec2 instance

I installed apache 2 via this command : sudo apt-get install apache2 It is successfully installed on my amazone ec2 server, but I am not able to access it from my computer. I issued the following ...
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Can't connect to AWS EC2 instance from internet

I created my first EC2 instance (linux) using Amazon Web Services, but I can't connect on any port from any host. I changed the inbound rules on my security groups to allow connections from any ip ...
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Setting up a dev environment on amazon AWS to remote desktop or ssh into for development

What I want is to set up a linux box I can then remote desktop (or ssh) into that I can use from anywhere. However I want a bit more than that and I don't know how to go about setting it up. What I ...
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/etc/profile: Permission denied after restarting Amazon EC2

I restarted my Amazon EC2 instance and all of sudden when I log in from SSH via putty I get the error: -bash: /etc/profile: Permission denied -bash: /etc/bashrc: Permission denied Previously I was ...
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Apache Spark building on Amazon EC2

I am currently building Apache Spark on Amazon EC2 linux VMs, following the instruction from spark.apache.org/docs/latest/building-spark.html. The tools I am using for the building: apache-maven: ...
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Improving EC2 ping times from home

I've been trying to run a gaming machine in EC2 following the excellent blog post by Larry Land here. The problem I have is latency from my home to my nearest AWS region. I get a ping of around ...
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Docker container doesn't write in amazon EBS volume

In amazon EC2-instance (Amazon Linux AMI 2015.03.0 x86_64 HVM) I mounted EBS volume to /data directory. Now, I have a docker container that I (sudo) run with -v /data:/data. This container creates ...
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How to Deploy an Hadoop MapR Sandbox in The Cloud?

I'm New to Cloud computing so give me a favor if its a silly question. I have a OVA Template of MapR Sandbox downloaded from this below link. ...
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Restricting SSH Access to Amazon EC2 Instance

I am preparing to set up an Amazon EC2 instance. It will be a testing and development machine to allow me to put PHP, Python, etc scripts on a server without being tied down to a local machine. ...
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/dev/xvda1 full , though there is no temporary files

I have AWS ec2 micro instance, suddenly it shows memory full. I have checked the folder using df -hcommand. The result is displayed below. Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/xvda1 ...
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Amazon workspaces registration connection

My workspaces client says I have network and Internet connectivity, and Amazon are reporting no service issues for North America or Europe but the workspaces client says when I click the network ...
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How to create subdomain using Godaddy and AWS EC2 instance? [closed]

Right now, I’ve set up a domain in Godaddy and have Apache installed in my EC2 instance. The main domain works and I can see the html files from my browser. However, I’ve no idea of how to set up a ...
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Connect to a private network (VPN) from Amazon EC2 Instance over RDP

Creating a VPN connection and connecting to it works OK. However the "origin" network, used to connect to this Cloud Amazon EC2 Instance is not available anymore (overrided with VPN network). It is ...
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Amazon-EC2 ports not opened despite Security Groups and iptables configuration

I just rented an Amazon EC2 server, made to host a node.js app which listen to client on port 9001. I did configure the Security Groups and added inbound and outbound rules on this port. There is no ...
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How Can I Use The Internet Of My Amazon EC2 Instance On My Windows 8

I have a nice internet connection but when i was browsing on my Ubuntu Amazon EC2 instance using VNC viewer, i became blown away at the speed of it's net. Is their anyway I can harness the internet of ...
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How to slice video in remote http server using ffmpeg?

I want to slice video from remote host . i am using following command to do this ffmpeg -i https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/path/to/video/messi.mp4 -ss 00:00:03 -t 00:00:08 -async 1 cut.mp4 ...
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Amazon Web Service (AWS) VPC private subnet instance 'Permission denied (publickey).' - ssh from osx

I’m connecting to an Amazon Web Service (AWS) EC2 instance in a virtual private server’s private subnet via a NAT instance and getting the following error: Permission denied (publickey) This ...
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ERROR: could not load library “/usr/lib64/pgsql/hstore.so”: /lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.14' not found

I’m trying to enable hstore on my PostgreSQL database running on an Amazon Linux AMI. I’ve already jumped through a ton of hurdles and ended up with this error that I can’t get past: ERROR: could ...
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how to upgrade Mysql 5.5.30 to 5.6.21 in Amazon ec2

The current installation of mysql is 5.5.30 and it is in Amazon ec2 I want to upgrade it to 5.6.21 I used sudo apt-get install mysql-server=5.6.21 But it says: Version '5.6.21' for ...
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Use AWS EC2 to redirect incoming mail

Is it possible to setup an EC2 instance as a mail server and relay incoming mail to my domain to my in-house server on a different port than port 25? Right now I use rollernet.us for this. Which ...
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Why the tasks cannot be started?

I have defined scheduled task like it in a windows 2012 server which is running in a Virtual Box. I can start these tasks with schtasks /RUN /TN start-dop001 as a user 'dop001'. The task will ...
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How to yum update PHP to version 5.4 on Amazon Linux?

I need PHP 5.4 installed in an Amazon Linux instance. Presently we have: root@ip-10-138-1-229 webapps]$ php -version PHP 5.3.29 (cli) (built: Aug 20 2014 16:41:34) Is there a yum package for this? ...
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Why did node version manager install to ~/.nvm instead of just ~/nvm and what is “sourcing” in Linux?

I was wondering about a simple event that occurred while I was installing node version manager on my 64bit Amazon Linux 2014.09 Web Server. When I executed this install script curl ...
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command executed in nohup is killed as soon as the putty terminal is closed

I have an Amazon ubuntu ec2 instance I'm using PuTTY to access the same. Here, I have a large database in mysql. I'm executing the following command to take the backup of my database. nohup ...
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Using PuTTY private key for new user on AWS EC2 Server

I started an AWS EC2 instance. I can connect to my instance with the user ec2-user using the SSH private key generated by Amazon. I followed the directions at: ...
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How can I make presto (or anything) an executable file on a Linux Server?

I tried CHMOD along with the file directory but it just can't seem to find it for some reason. I've tried the following: -bash: homeec2-user: command not found [ec2-user@_________ ~]$ ...
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AWS EC2 Linux headless Firefox issue: Xvfb: undefined symbol: pixman_glyph_cache_create

I have been using AWS EC2 Linux for a while for a headless Firefox/Selenium task. I built it using the instructions from ...
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Unix/Java process stops running when moved to background

We have a Java process that was created using Appassembler. It runs fine as long as it is started and run in the foreground: [ec2-user@ip-xxx ourapp-0.0.1-SNAPSHOT]$ bin/ourapp Starting in ...
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Unable to login to a AWS EC2 ubuntu server - ssh connection OK but unable to get an interactive shell

It is what I see after a sucessfull ssh connection: Welcome to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-36-generic x86_64) * Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com/ System information as of Sat Jan ...
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“Guest-specific operations were attempted on a machine that is not ready for guest communication.” exception when provisioning an AWS EC2 machine

I have used vagrant up to create a AWS EC2 instance. After I have stopped and restarted this instance, I want to rerun vagrant provision with updated provision clauses in the Vagrantfile. It failed ...
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How to launch a Windows snapshot as an EC2 instance?

I am pretty rusty with AWS and EC2 (played around with it a couple years ago but it seems like some has changed!). Last night I was using an EC2 Windows instance. Before terminating the instance, I ...
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How do you view the database in phpmyadmin while using Amazon AWS EC2 via SSH?

I am in the process of setting up a new website via Amazon AWS EC2. I typically use SSH in order to connect to the instance and then occasionally I use FileZilla in order to move files into the ...
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If I copy a pem file between multiple computers will I still be able to ssh to amazon e2 instance?

While you creating an instances of Amazon EC2. A step is to generate a pem file. This file allows the sshing into the remote EC2 instance from local. **Question:**If I copy that pem file to ...
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Will AWS cut off my free service if I go over a limit?

Ok I've never used AWS but I wanna dive in to dev opts and I thought I'd start with AWS. My big tasks are learning to deploy a website to an EC2 and learn Route 58 for URLs. Next I want to try to ...
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Revoke access with specific private key to an EC2 server

I have converted my PEM file to a PPK file and I can successfully connect to the EC2 through Putty or FileZilla using the private key. Lets say we have a scenario: I request a new PEM and give the ...
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The remote desktop screen is always a grey background

I used the methods described in this page and this one to connect to the Amazon EC2 ubuntu instance using remote desktop. But I always got a grey background shown in this image: The log file in ...
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amazon linux yum update changed sudo root permissions

I ssh'ed into my server, ran sudo yum update, and now I'm asked for a password to sudo anything. Looking back through update logs, I noticed this: /etc/sudoers.d/cloud-init saved as ...
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How can I import a VMDK disk image to an AWS EC2 t2.micro instance on us-east-1e region using an S3 bucket on us-east-1?

I've recently purchased a reserved EC2 micro instance on region eu-east-1e. I am having trouble importing a virtual machine using ec2-api-tools: ec2iin -t t2.micro "CentOS 7 x86_64-disk1.vmdk" -g ...
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Unable to establish RDP connection to my Amazon instance (windows server) after changing primary DNS setting

I created a Windows Instance (with private IP) and added to my existing VPC. Everything went fine. I was trying to join the new instance to my existing Active Directory. While doing that I had amended ...
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How can I access a Windows 7 Interface with Amazon EC2 and can I install any software from it?

How could I get access to a windows 7 interface when using Amazon EC2 and can I install software from it? Do I need to use Amazon Workspaces http://aws.amazon.com/workspaces/? The performance of the ...
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ClamAV shows errors found, but how to find out what they are?

Amazon includes clamav-0.98.4 in its AMI version 2014.09.1 so I installed it and gave it a try on one of my EC2 instances. After updating the definitions with freshclam, I've performed a scan with ...