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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Error message while connecting to EC2 instance via Cygwin

I am trying to connect my EC2 instance using the directions my instructor provided below: "To connect to EC2 via Cygwin on Windows, you need to handle two key idiosyncrasies. First, the Windows ...
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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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AWS EC2: Compile vim with clipboard support

I'm using a free EC2 instance using Amazon Linux AMI 2013.09.2. I want to install the latest version of vim and include clipboard support. I've seen a few guides, but none seem to be too current. ...
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Centos/Redhat XSP4 daemon

How can I install xsp to run as a daemon.I run my /etc/init.d/xsp script(see below) it stops with status message : Listening on address: 0.0.0.0 Root directory: /var/www/asptest Listening on port: ...
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How can I pass environment variable in nginx conf?

I have nginx conf as location /static/ { alias $HOME/code/python/vlists/vlists/static/; # if asset versioning is used if ($query_string) { expires max; ...
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How to copy files from Linux to Windows with RDP (Vinagre)?

I'm able to log in to my EC2 instance with Vinagre but can't figure out how to copy files from my (Ubuntu 12.04) machine to that (Windows Server 2008) slice. Some googling yielded this which ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Amazon EC2 - Windows 2012 R2 - Can't RDP to Instance

I created an EC2 micro instance last week and it was working correctly up until now. I tried to RDP into the machine today and I'm unable to connect. I rebooted the machine and tried again with no ...
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Amazon Linux add user to group

I am using Amazon Linux AMI image doing development. And I want to add the default user 'ec2-user' into group 'docker' like below: sudo groupadd docker sudo gpasswd -a ec2-user docker When I logged ...
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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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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 ...
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Python taking too much memory on server,

I have a running EC2 instance on amazon AWS. and some time server gives me the memory maximum utilization above 97%. When i saw my server stats on newrelic That showed me the below running processes ...
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Can't ssh to ec2 after using afw

I just used ufw to enable port 1337 on my Ubuntu system for the first time. After that, my instance was fine, but port 1337 was still not open, so I changed the security group from the ec2 console. ...
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mysql remote connection on Amazon ec2 ubuntu

I installed a MySQL server in an Amazon EC2 instance. Then, I made the following changes in /etc/mysql/my.cnf: bind-address = 0.0.0.0 #skip-external-locking After restarting the server, I executed ...
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Install and setup FTP for nginx on Amazon EC2?

To install nginx and node on my Amazon EC2 I followed this guide: Installing Node.js on Amazon EC2 Now I want to get an FTP up and running and set it up so that when I connect to the FTP I ...
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Apache2 not responding on Amazon EC2

It is my first time to use Amazon EC2 linux micro instance with OS Ubuntu 12.04 [inside the box] I noticed it did not have Apache installed by default, so I did sudo apt-get install apache2. After ...
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Amazon EC2 Windows Server 2008 + “Instance Status Checks failed”

I have Windows Server 2008 launched on Amazon EC2 Instance. While doing some configuration I changed IP address to the private IP address of Amazon EC2 instance. As soon as I changed IP address, ...
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Vim creates strange output when navigating up or down in Amazon EC2 Ubuntu

When navigating up or down in Vim whilst ssh-ed into an Amazon EC2 Ubuntu instance, strange output appears at the bottom of the screen. -I think the right-most info (e.g. 2,0-) is indicating cursor ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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installed font not working in ec2 in rails app

I have downloaded font by running wget http://www.fontsquirrel.com/fonts/download/amatic inside my ec2 instance. Then I created a .fonts director and unzipped those files inside it. Then I ls ...
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AWS EC2 Disk not installed

Using Amazon EC2 instance and I have a running CentOS 6.5. I recently went to exchange the disc from the machine. did the procedure turn off the machine to a snapshot of the old drive and climb a new ...
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INFO: Closed port 22 on ec2 instance security group

I'm trying to SSH into my Elastic Beanstalk instance using the EB CLI to access my logs however after entering eb ssh, I get this: INFO: Attempting to open port 22. INFO: SSH port 22 open. ssh: ...
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getting permission denied when uploading gfiles using php on ec2

I am trying to upload files using PHP on a Amazon t1.small instance but getting the following error: [ Tue Aug 25 22:04:25.163568 2015] [:error] [pid 6467] [client 120.56.186.247:2440] PHP Warning: ...
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EC2 WP No errors in mysqld.log yet Error w/database connection?

System information: Linux - latest from AWS | Apache - 2.4.12 | MySQL - 5.5.42 | PHP - 5.4.42 memory_limit: php 128M | wp 64M Running new m3.medium instance and having the database connection issue ...
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ow to Move Specific files with specific date stamp from one Amazon bucket to folder in the bucket : Linux bash

I have this bucket name in Amazon s3 event-s-event in this Amazon bucket I have millions of files and uploading in it after every hour. Lets suppose I have these files with some names like ** ...
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Unable to change owner on a mapped drive directory

I am using a script to copy files from amazon instances to a network drive using rsync. After the file copy I am trying to change the owner of these transferred files but am not able to. What is the ...
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Can't connect to Amazon AWS EC2 Instance (SFTP or SSH) on a new network

On most networks I can connect fine. However on this new wifi network I can't connect. FileZilla just says that the connection timed out.
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Unable to ssh into EMR cluster from Windows

I keep getting the public key error when ssh from a Windows machine. The kind of error I would fix with chmod 400. How do I fix it in Windows?
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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 ...