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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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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“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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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 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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Accessing Amazon EC2 in Filezilla SFTP

I need help/guide how I can open my ssh access from a GUI or Filezilla. Here's the scenario my developer just left me with the login info to my Amazon EC2. Now I am finding difficulties in ...
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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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ec2-import-instance of VMWare vmdk of Windows OS success, but can't RDP access the new ec2 instance

I have a virtual machine for CI/build (Subversion, Jenkins) environment running Windows Server 2008 inside a VMWare server 2.0. We are migrating to AWS EC2 so using ec2-import-instance command line ...
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What's a good way to install “build essentials” (all common useful commands) on a blank EC2 Linux server?

I want to get some "build essentials" (like gcc, make, etc.) on an empty micro Linux box. Seems inefficient to spend my time trying to try installing one thing, then realize I need gcc, then realize ...
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Can RackSpace cloud images be downloaded and used on a private cloud inside your local network?

I've read that for example Ubuntu Enterprise Could images can be loaded from a private cloud residing on your local network to Amazon EC2. Or you can create a image on Amazon EC2 and then download it ...
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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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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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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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What is the difference between Amazon Linux and RedHat Enterprise Linux on AWS EC2?

I am very new to this and I don't even know if I should ask this question here or on Stackoverflow or ServerFault. The Question I wish to set up a EC2 instance on Amazon Web Services. My ...
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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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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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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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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 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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/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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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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Searching files in the server and searching string inside the source code

Are there software that enables you to search files or string inside your sourcecode that's on the server? The text editor I am currently using is Coda by Panic and the server I am using is Amazon ...
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creating a VPN connection between AWS EC2 Ubuntu server and Ubuntu client

Setting up VPN server-client connection seems to be tricky. I have a sever on Amazon EC2 and would like to join it to my network at home. What is the simplest & quickest way to do it? Which ...
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Remote connection to Amazon Instance (Ubuntu) from my Mac

Is it possible that I can access my Amazon Instance from my Mac? If it's possible, what configuration do i need to set from both computer? and What software do I need to run or install. I am able to ...
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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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How can I get Wireshark with a GUI on my EC2?

I have an Amazon EC2 machine that I'd like to run Wireshark on, using X forwarding. Unfortunately, the only Wireshark packages found with $ yum search wireshark are: wireshark-devel.x86_64 ...
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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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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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Amazon Opsworks RDS, EC2, Rails 3, Phusion - Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2) (Mysql2::Error)

I'm really close to having a simple Rails app deployed on Amazon Opsworks - using an EC2 instance running Phusion Passenger, and an RDS instance for the database server (it runs mySQL). The app code ...
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Multiple user directories on EC2

Im trying to set up multiple user directories on EC2 running Ubuntu, but im not sure how to set it up correctly so that i can serve files in the following format: http://<ec2 ip ...
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Creating an 'alias' or 'symlink' to a separate folder in apache

-/ |--bin |--home |--user_1 |--somefile.html |--somefile2.html |--user_2 |--differentFile.html |--var |--www |--file1.html i want the urls to be ...
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Adding a disk to an Amazon EC2 instance

I am using Amazon EC2 instance where I have low disk space [root@ip-10-59-143-73 ~]# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/xvde1 5.7G 3.3G 2.3G 60% / none ...
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Cannot find “.ssh” Folder on Mac

I am trying to build up a connection to Amazon EC2 via SSH. Sadly I cannot find the folder to put my .pem file in. When typing ~/.ssh In the terminal I get: No such file or directory I have ...
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How to speed up mahout learning process? [closed]

I have been using a dataset with million documents as a training set. It takes a day for mahout to learn in my machine with 8GB ram, intel i5 2.50GHZ? Is there any tweak to improve the learning ...
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How do I configure a Netgear FVS336g for use with Amazon VPC?

I think it should be possible to create an IPSec tunnel between a Netgear FVS336Gv2 firewall/router and AWS VPC however, I've been unable after several tries. How do I setup a connection for a Amazon ...
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How to estimate compute time on EC2?

I need to generate data samples for my thesis, using some R/C++ code I've written. It can be embarrassingly parallel, and I've generalized it to run on local multicore machines without much trouble. ...
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Get a fixed dns for an ec2 instance

I want to use an ec2 instance just to do work on some personal programming and text processing projects in the cloud (from an ssh terminal) rather than on a desktop. I don't always need access to the ...
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Keep GUI app running after vncserver shutdown

I am trying to do the following: Connect through SSH to an Amazon EC2 instance Start a VNC server Connect through VNC Start a GUI application and log in Kill the VNC server but keep the GUI ...
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How to extract IP address from Amazon hostname?

I really don't know why, but Amazon Web Services provided me with some weird hostnames for my machines. Now I need to list all them with knife to use in a bash script. I'm saying that the IPs are ...
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installing redis server on an ec2 instance where postgres is installed

I have an ec2 microinstance. I have installed only my postgressql database server over there. I want to try redis for celery backend and also for some realtime value storing. I am expecting as of ...