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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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 ...
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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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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: ...
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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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Why would a new EC2 East instance take me to www.google.com.tw?

I set up an EC2 instance in the U.S. East (N. Virginia) region. It's a Windows Server 2012 instance, and the very first time I visited Google in Internet Explorer, I got redirected to google.com.tw. ...
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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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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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Issue with key pair while connecting to AWS EC2 Instance

I am trying to connect via ssh to my RHEL EC2 Instance, from a Linux Mint computer, and when I run this command: ssh ec2-user@SERVER_IP_ADDRESS I get this error: Permission denied ...
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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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Can phpMyAdmin be used to connect to a remote database?

I recently read this tutorial, which explains how one can easily reconfigure a local installation of phpMyAdmin to connect to a remote database. The functionality seems to be supported, but not ...
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Amazon EC2 prompt password when sudo

When I log into an ec2 instance via ssh using keypair (logged in as ec2-user user), I am able to execute sudo commands without typing a password. How can I configure ec2 instance to prompt for a ...
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Make hidden folders invisible sftp

My client needed sftp server for sharing files, so I created sftp server on a amazon ec2 ubuntu machine and added different users. Now their need is when user login to sftp server either via winscp ...
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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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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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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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How change permanently FQDN of ubuntu in AWS EC2, if possible

I need to install and configure Postfix for a mail server in my AWS (Amazon Web Services) EC2 instance, but it asks for FQDN and my FQDN is ip-XXX-XX-XX-XX.ec2.internal (where XXX-XX-XX-XX is the ...
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getting my domain name to point to my amazon ec2 instance

I'm trying to get my godaddy.com domain name pointed to my Amazon EC2 instance and am having some difficulty. I created a hosted zone for my domain name on route 54 and set the namesevers up as 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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How to stop jbd2 to release a device

In an AWS EC2 instance, we have multiple EBS volumes. When I try to detach any of them, the umount command works, but the device can't be detached. # grep -c xvdj /proc/mounts 0 However, lsof ...
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I broke SSH by using chmod on an EC2 Instance — How do I correct?

I have been running an Amazon EC2 Instance for a while, and recently accidentally changed permissions/ownership on folders recursively. I can no longer SSH into the instance. I do not recall what the ...
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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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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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How can I get ec2 command run in git-bash?

I installed ec2 command line tools on windows this morning. When I try to run a command ec2-describe-instances in the git bash, I get this output: Exception in thread "main" ...
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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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How to install PHPMyAdmin on Linux EC2 instance?

I just finished setting up a default Linux EC2 instance and would like to install PHPMyAdmin. I already have Apache and MySQL installed but cannot seem to install PHPMyAdmin. I tried using sudo ...
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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: ...
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“Cannot allocate memory” while no process seems to be using up memory

I am not competent on server issues, any help is much appreciated. When try to start a python/django shell on a linux box, I am getting OSError: [Errno 12] Cannot allocate memory. free -m seems to ...
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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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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 ...