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 Cloud EC2 cost [closed]

I am going to rent an instance at amazon, for very low usage, probably 10-15 hours per month, It read 0.5 per hours plus some storage fee and network fee. just not sure if i am charge a minimum of ...
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How do I setup a test and dev environment on one same EC2 Linux instance for a drupal site?

I am using EC2 linux instances to run a drupal 7 site. I plan to have one server for the production site (drupalsite.com). How can I set up an EC2 Linux instance to host both test and development ...
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Set Volume to NOT delete on termination on AWS EC2 Management Console

I want to make my one of my instance's hard drive (root) persistent so I can use it if I want to recreate it in the future, but I can' find the option anywhere. Also, would it be possible to launch ...
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Why make 768x1024 the default EC2 Windows Server resolution and how do I change this setting?

How I figured out the resolution: by running an AutoIt script on instance startup and logging the values of @DesktopHeight and @DesktopWidth. Why such a strange resolution? It seems backwards and it ...
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Why doesn't my new Amazon EC2 cluster volume size reflect the size I set in the launch options

When I create a new cr1.8xlarge instance on EC2 with a 100GB EBS storage, and run df -h, I only get about 6Gb of available storage on the root device. The instance is created using the Red Hat Linux ...
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Provide access to another user on EC2 instance.

A friend of mine, wants me to access his ec2 instance. He does not want to share his secret file. I advised him to put my public ssh keys, in the ~/.ssh/authorized_keys of his ec2 instance. If ...
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how to make salt-minion generate new keys

I am playing around with salt and what my problem is launching instance from Amazon EC2 AMI results minion keys being the same. How do I refresh individual minion to get it's new identity (key)?
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aws ami — set or get password?

I'm an instance from a community ami with Ec2SetPassword disabled. That is, it won't generate a password. I want to be able to connect and login to the instance. However, i do not have the password. ...
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putting a backgroung job on ubuntu on ec2 which will work forever

I want to put a job on amazon ec2 which is something like delayed job for rails server. The job has to run even when my local machine get disconnected from ec2. Is there any way I can do that. I try ...
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AWS ec2 - Windows machine launched from AMI, isn't giving windows password

I have a ec2 windows machine AMI, from Which I created an instance yesterday, I don;t remember its admin password, and I have been trying to get the windows password, but every time I try it says "it ...
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Trying to migrate a mysql server to AWS

Please advise on how to migrate my local mysql server to the cloud. Currently I have a Fedora linux box and a NAS attached to it via ethernet. I believe the best way to go about it is : Take a ...
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Can't access YouTrack, unless using Firefox

Problem I cannot access JetBrains YouTrack using Chrome or Internet Explorer, but I can access it using Firefox. Background and troubleshooting that has already been performed It is running on an ...
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How to install rvm as user jenkins?

I am following these steps to setup a Jenkins server on an Ubuntu EC2 instance. Everything is fine until I get to this step: As you can see (at the end of the output) I am being asked for the ...
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Getting error “CreateStack failed: Size of the instance” when trying to launch g2.2xlarge on EC2

I'm tryign to launch a g2.2xlarge instance on EC2 from N. Virginia (us-east-1). I'm using an AMI which works on the older cg1.4xlarge GPU instance type. At the final stage of the creating a stack ...
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Copy data off my Amazon EC2 instance with FileZilla for Mac

I'm trying to get data off my EC2 instance using Filezilla and I'm trying to connect to the instance using the credentials I've used in the past, but I am now getting an error. The instance is ...
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EC2 GPU Instance on Windows

I am having a lot of trouble installing CUDA Toolkit on Amazon EC2 GPU Instances. I tried using the HVM Windows 2008 Server AMI from Amazon and also the NVIDIA GPU image both launched on g2.xlarge ...
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Is there any way in AWS to tun off instance if bill increases certain amount

I know there is a option if CPU increases certain load then Ec2 instance can be terminated. But i want to free my mind that if due to any reason my bill increases some amount say 100$ then my Ec2 ...
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VNC : Console does not accept any keyboard/mouse inputs

I have used and configured vnc many a times before but facing this strange issue for the first time. Here are my steps of configuring vnc on Amazon (RHEL 6.2 64-bit, AMI: ami-2fd5441f): Server ...
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Is there an easy way to configure AWS RDS security groups so that specific users can access the RDS instance?

I have an Oracle instance set up in Amazon Web Services' RDS, and I want to give three users access to the database. The issue that I'm having is that the way security groups work, it seems that I can ...
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Why does ssh stop accepting input after 24 characters?

I am noticing strange behavior right now with SSH. I am able to connect successfully to the host (which is an ec2 instance), and run commands. However, it stops accepting input after 24 characters. ...
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Asterisk preferable CPU usage

I have Asterisk running on an Amazon M1 small instance. The maximum number of lines do not exceed 20. After running for awhile, voice quality decreased. Some noises appear and voice was getting ...
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How do I change a linux kernel for an EC2 friendly version?

I have to get an old image from a physical ubuntu (dapper) box into AWS. The software stack and applications are not exactly contemporary so I have tried to do a P2V to AWS dd'd the /dev/sda volume ...
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Apache not responding on port Amazon EC2

Well this might sound awkward but I facing terrible issue with my Amazon EC2 instance one of the finding I see is that apache is not responding on port 80 which is weird because I can't even find ...
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EC2 instance with two internal IPs - using ifconfig

I am trying to allocate another internal IP to an EC2 (classic - not VPC) instance with the following command. sudo ifconfig eth0:0 inet 10.80.7.40 netmask 255.255.255.0 Here, 10.80.7.40 is just a ...
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Where are these S3 requests coming from?

I've recently been working to create a CentOS 6.4 Amazon machine image (AMI) from scratch to be used as a base image for running Postfix email services on EC2. In my quest to learn the process, I ...
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Renamed EC2 instance doesn't resolve to new name

I had an instance named xxx.domain.com I renamed it from the dashboard yyy.domain.com My instance can still be accessed on the old name but DNS still doesn't resolve to new name. I have tried ...
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No module named yum after “yum update”

Amazon EC2 Linux AMI Python 2.7.5 yum 3.4.3 I recently did a "yum update" and I'm guessing this lead to my issues. Yum now does this: # yum There was a problem importing one of the Python modules ...
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puzzling DNS behaviour (ubuntu)

(All IPs and names have been censored, hopefully) This morning we had some connectivity problems in one of our servers. It turns out that changing our connection configuration to be IP-based (not ...
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“Permission denied (publickey)” error when ssh'ing to Amazon EC2 Debian AMI 05f3ef71

I have launched a Debian system using AMI 05f3ef71 in Amazon EC2, but I have no lock connecting to it using SSH as suggested in "Connecting to Your Linux/UNIX Instances Using SSH". I tried several ...
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SFTP on Amazon EC2 instance with Debian adding limited access users

I have a amazon EC2 instance with debian 6.0 installed. I am using SFTP via SSH to transfer fileles to my sever. But With root key all the folders from server are exposed. How can I generate different ...
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Apache james email server on EC2 (domain name mapping)

I have Amazon EC2 (windows) instance which hosts Tomcat & Apache James mail server. James works fine on EC2 locally (I have created a domain and updated etc/hosts file to mimic domain. Using ...
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Broken sudo on amazon web services ec2 linux centOS

So I had no idea of the dangers of messing with the /etc/sudoers file, and was just trying to make a simple change in there. However, I seem to have put something with incorrect syntax in there, ...
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Where to install SSL Cert

I have Bluehost hosting my landing page and a few subdomains. One of the subdomains has a A-Record that points to an Amazon EC2 instance running tomcat. I would like the tomcat application to be ...
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Linux/SSH - get EC2 instance to read local .bashrc file

I have a custom .bashrc file with color codes locally on my Linux machine running Ubuntu 12.04 for both my user and root. I connect to Amazon EC2 instances daily running the same distro and would ...
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How to point domain name to Amazon EC2 subdirectory

I'm having trouble pointing a domain name to a subdirectory on an Amazon EC2 instance. FYI - I'm not too experienced with DNS or networking ... So jumping right in ... I set up an Amazon EC2 ...
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/mnt permissions keep changing on EC2 instances

I have a few Ubuntu instances on EC2 where I use the /mnt instance storage to keep logs and other fungible stuff. In order to store user logs the /mnt directory needs to have 777 permissions: $ sudo ...
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Having bridged network for lxc containers in Amazon ec2

I am trying to setup LXC containers on top of Amazon. I am very much new to Amazon and VPC especially. In fact created VPC for the first time to experiment lxc. My Goal: My goal is to have lxc ...
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rsync via gateway ssh while defining .pem key

I need to sync my local files through a gateway to an Amazon EC2 instance that requires specifying my .pem key. I can do this as a three step like so (assuming no typos): rsync -avzh -e ssh ...
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How to login to EC2 Linux instance if sudo password is not known?

I am trying to login to my EC2 Linux instance, but someone has changed the sudo password. So I could not install or uninstall any application.
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Amazon EC2 setup vsftpd users correclty

I am starting to use Amazon EC2. A couple of days ago I managed to setup vsftpd and created some users, each of who was linked to a folder with its name... eg: /home/user1, /home/user2 It works ...
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Peformance of Amazon EC2, what do I actually get? [closed]

I have read some articles about Amazon's Web Services and am interested in: Knowing exactly what I am getting (maybe some equivalent terms to a physical machine would be helpful) The "performance" ...
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Finding my network's public IP address range

I am referring to the following instructions to setup Amazon EC2 web services on my local machine: AWS-Security-Group I do not know how to complete the first bullet under step 6. How do I find my ...
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Reverse port forward with EC2

I have two computer behind NATs so I thought of using a free tier EC2 server as a SSH relay. Followed this simple tutorial http://www.acooke.org/cute/ReverseRem0.html which seemed pretty reasonable. ...
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What actually is Amazon EC2's 'pay per hour' for on demand instances?

I'm thinking to host my ROR website on Amazon EC2. I wont be needing a S3 as of now. But when I check the their pricing it's like Micro - $0.020 per Hour I don't get this per hour billing.My ...
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Transport Large Directory Structure to AWS EC2

I need to transport just less than 6 TB of data from one Windows Server 2008 R2 (located locally) to a second instance on a customer AWS EC2 instance. The customer configuration does not allow Device ...
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Amazon EC2 Instance + Bluehost mysql = unable to connect

From the Amazon EC2 server I am getting this error: ERROR 2003 (HY000): Can't connect to MySQL server on 'bluehost dedicated IP here' (110) The Bluehost mysql server remote database access allows ...
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Why would a shutdown script NOT run?

I have installed a shutdown script on an Ubuntu system which doesn't get executed. It is an Amazon EC2 instance. I'm not sure it has to do with this fact just wanted to point it out. The script ...
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Port 80 not accessible Amazon ec2

I have started a Amazon EC2 instance (Linux Redhat)... And Apache as well. But when i try: http://MyPublicHostName I get no response. I have ensured that my Security Group allows access to port ...
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Amazon Cloud as a Server with alot of RAM [closed]

I need a server with very big size of RAM, so around a ~1TB, for a GIS DB, that would be not written to hard disk, because the data is irrelevant after a seconds. So i do not need a lot of disk space, ...
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Use latest version of package in bash script

The installed package libnet-amazon-ec2-perl uses v0.14.1. How do I update this package to use the latest stable release v0.22.1? When I try sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install ...