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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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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Installing Qt on an AWS instance

I would like to install the Qt development library on an AWS instance. Running > yum search qt | grep devel on an AWS t2.micro instance produces no matches. Does one have to install Qt from ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Making a server “read only” except for me (what the inbound/outbound rules mean)

I have an ec2 instance. It will start a webserver, and my public ip is myip. I ssh into my machine. What should incoming and outgoing rules? Why? I want only my ip to be able to change things on the ...
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Can FreeNAS be implemented on Amazon AWS?

Soon, I will be migrating my data to cloud. Therefore I'd like to know if I could implement FreeNAS on the cloud, i.e., Amazon AWS. Currently, I can only see FreeBSD AMI available in the Amazon ...
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Port tunneling from windows machine to Tomcat on AWS for Jvisuamvm

I have an tomcat server running on AWS EC2 instance. To profile my application sitting on this tomcat server, I am trying to use jvisualvm tool provided by JDK. I am taking the help of this tutorial ...
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ELB being too strict with health checks on port 8080

I'm using an Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) on an auto-scaling group with a minimum of two Windows Server 2012 R2 instances. Both are started and pass EC2 health checks. The load balancer is set to run ...
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PhpMyAdmin and cake on AWS Ec2

Question - I have Cake PHP installed and phpmyadmin in the same root directory (/var/www/html). Now when I try to navigate to my elastic ip/phpmyadmin I get Cake PHP telling me : Error: ...
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EC2 AMI instance store backup grub utility required

I am working on backup of whole ec2 volume and image to upload to s3. I'm trying to use RHEL7 and it internally uses Grub2 as bootloader. EC2 AMI tools requires grub legacy loader and I'm struck up in ...
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Installing PHPMyAdmin on AWS EC2

I followed Amazon's instructions http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/install-LAMP.html to install a LAMP stack on a Micro EC2 instance running Linux. Installation was successful. I am ...
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I want to stop listing all files and folder using ip in web url of amazon ec2

I create a amazon ec2 instance. Not it is accessible through ip on web. But it is display all files and folders listing to all. So, any one can access my ip and show list all files and folders. I do ...
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ec2 enable su for user ubuntu

I am trying to enable rstudio-server login with ubuntu on ec2, but it fails. I think it uses the same auth mechanism as su. So I did sudo passwd su someotheruser su ubuntu But even though I know ...
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Tar a very large file directly to a drive

I was running my code to download some data on the Amazon cloud. The instance that I was running had an 8GB storage that I had bought with it plus 140GB extra instance storage (sort of plugged in as a ...
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Using custom rules in amazon security groups issues

So my question is pretty straight forward: I have two ec2-classic instances, say A(with security group sg-A) and B(with security group sg-B) the rules in sg-A is : Type | Protocol | Port Range | ...
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ssh connection fails with timeout but telnet on port 22 is instant

I am trying to connect to an EC2 instance via ssh. I get a timeout after 80 seconds. If I telnet to the IP address using telnet. xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx 22 then I get an instant response. The EC2 instance is ...
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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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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. ...