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Amazon EC2 - Node Package Manager fails to install modules

I've installed node and, supposedly, all of its dependencies on an Amazon EC2. I can launch a node app and have it work just fine. However, when I attempt to use npm to install any module, express ...
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Is listening on a port on the localhost of a server the same as listening on that port of the server's public IP address?

I set up a free Amazon EC2 instance in order to use a Node app outside of my localhost environment. The instance is allocated a public IP address at launch, mine for example being 54.187.31.42. Does ...
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Where is amazon aws auto scale image

I have created an autoscale group in AWS. I am wondering it may have an image being created. Can I know where is the image of the instance being put? Thanks
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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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AWS free user tier - how to deploy first Rails app

I've signed up with Amazon Web Services free user tier. I'm a little overwhelmed with all the tools on offer. I've been deploying my apps recently to Heroku so familiar with using Git to deploy signs ...
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Amazon Server Catalina.out File access

I want to access my Catalina.out from my Amazon EC2 instance and create a dashboard of all the files. I know we can copy it to local ia winSCP but i wanna create a WAR file which I will deploy on ...
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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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Bulk mailing using Amazon SES [on hold]

I have a list of 60000 email ids and I need to just send . After weighing all the bulk mailing options like mailchimp, aweber etc.. I concluded that Amazon SES is the most economical. But after ...
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How do I connect to an MS SQL instance on AWS?

I've taken these steps: Created an AWS account Spun up an MS SQL Server Express instance Added a security group for TCP 1433, my IP, prefix 32 Added forwarding for my home firewall, for port 1433, ...
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aws ec2 windows machine - couldnot RDP

I have a ec2 windows machine, suddenly since past 2 days I am not able to RDP it, the machine and the apps are running though. What could I do?
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Shared (cpanel) hosting: main domain and subdomain pointing to different IP-addresses

Is it possible in typical shared-hosting (cPanel based) to have something like: somedomain.com -> off-site cloud-hosted (AWS, Rackspace) server www.somedomain.com -> off-site cloud-hosted (AWS, ...
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How do I partition new disk space after upgrading EC2 instance type?

I had created a t1.micro instance with an EBS volume attached to it. The volume was 8 GB. I stopped the instance and changed instance type to m1.medium which should have 410 GB of instance storage. ...
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Copying file to AWS S3 from a cronjob

This is a script I've put in my /etc/cron.daily on a Ubuntu Server box: #!/bin/sh /bin/echo "Running upload-logs at $(/bin/date) as $(/usr/bin/whoami)" >> /tmp/upload-logs.log /usr/bin/find ...
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How to connect to Amazon aws instance using mindterm?

I just signed up for AWS and would like to connect to my instance using mindterm as per one of the option in the doc. But the following step seems impossible: Click A Java SSH client directly from ...
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AWS RDS Reserved Instance vs on Demand Instance

I've set up several AWS RDS on-demand instances. Each time, the process was the same, and it included selecting instance type, capacity, storage, etc. When I'm done, and click on the instance icon, I ...
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Convert Amazon .pem key to Putty .ppk key Linux

I have generated and downloaded a private .pem key from AWS. However, to use Putty in order to connect to the virtual machine, I must have that key in .ppk format. The process of conversion is ...
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AWS CloudWatch custom metric publishing example

I'm badly struggling with publishing a custom metric into AWS CloudWatch. The problem is that my metric 'testmetric' is not showing up on the CloudWatch UI. I might be missing the part on the UI where ...
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The Requested Operation Could not be Completed Due to a File System Limitation

I have a DB backup that is about 24GB and growing. I move it from a workstation in our corporate environment to an EBS volume at AWS by compressing it with 7-Zip, transferring to the EBS volume, then ...
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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 to access an s3 bucket given user name and keys?

a friend gave me information on his s3 bucket, so I can look at his logs: user name access key secret key A lot of the material I have is to access your own bucket, but how do people share a ...
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Add collaborators to AWS Account

Is it possible to add other users to your AWS account? Or do you have to share credentials? We have a business account that has all of the funding information, and I, as the developer, need access to ...
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AWS IAM Policy Simulator only says “this policy is invalid!”

I'm trying to write an IAM policy for my S3 bucket. The policy language is very complicated, so Amazon helpfully supplies a policy simulator tool that I can use to test my policy. But I have never ...
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Is it possible to tell if an EC2 instance disk is full without logging in?

I can no longer log in to my EC2 instance running the bitnami node stack. Is there some way of ascertaining whether the disk is full (EBS) without being able to log in? Also if anyone knows a browser ...
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EC2 - ROOT & SUDO not working

I've setup an EC2 instance(PHP, MySQL, phpMyAdmin). Last night I accidentally execute some command that messed up the permissions. I was able to login as root before (to ssh using puTTy) but now ...
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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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I accidentally deleted the home directory on my Amazon Linux EC2. My whole site disappeared. What now?

I was using sudo rm -rf to delete some folders, and accidentally deleted the /Users/ec2-user home directory. I had my EC2 and AWS Route 53 running my site. Now, it just disappeared. I have all the ...
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How do you route within an Amazon VPC subnet?

I have an Amazon Virtual Private Cloud that looks like this: 10.40.1.1 Internet Gateway 10.40.1.5 My OpenVPN Instance 10.40.1.100 My Windows Box What I want is traffic from the Windows box ...
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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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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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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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How to connect local apps (i.e. rubymine, prosequel) to remote server using AWS private key?

Programs that allow remote connections (usually in ssh) typically request a user name/pwd to connect to a remote server: see the below examples from sequelpro and rubymine, respectively: Sequel pro: ...
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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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How to delete all glacier data?

I was using a tool on Mac OS X called Arq to backup my data, but i found it so hard to upload all my stuff since I don't and can't have an internet connection that is fast enough for it. So I decided ...
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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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stop apache gracefully at shutdown

I have some ec2 instances running in AWS, which are scaled by an autoscale policy, all is fine the machines scale up and down quite well. However one glitch we have is that when it scales down the ...
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Dreamweaver FTP on Mac access to AWS Instance

I've searched for this but haven't had any luck yet. I'm new to Mac so bear with me pls! I have Dreamweaver on PC accessing my instance on AWS for ftp through the bitvise client which implements an ...
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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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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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How to use a different SMTP mail relay for sending emails with a message size over 10MB

I use Amazon SES as a mail relay service for my emails as my server host blocks connections out on port 25. SES works great, however occasionally users send large attachments (>10MB). Whilst I could ...
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Setting up domain email — the process of actually registering the email addresses

I own my own domain. However, the company I registered the domain with will not allow me to register any email addresses without paying for their web hosting plan -- which I don't want or need as I ...
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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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White Labeling on AWS cloud service [closed]

Is there any software or online service which is doing white labeling on Cloud Services like AWS. Please tell if any, I wanted to use that white labeling. Thanks
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Allow a group to upload files on an Amazon S3 bucket

After a group trip abroad, I would like to gather the photos & videos that everybody took. I have an Amazon S3 account, how can I use it to allow people to send files to it ? Most people in the ...
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What do I have to do to make this file not public?

I am trying to SCP some files to an AWS server. However, when I type in my command, it tells me that I am permission denied (publickey). I have chmod 400 ed the key, like Amazon said to. What more do ...
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amazon beanstalk and local files

I have a web application in PHP that accepts image uploads from a user interface (sent using some javascript). The PHP application processes the image and saves to disk several different versions and ...
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Can i make the image of linux centos from AWS with imaging software

I have the centos 6.3 in Amazon ec2. Now is it possible to make the image of centos using some imaging software like acronis(any free? alternative)) then I can restore it on my virtual machine ...
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AWS setting up EC2 in Europe west (Ireland) - why do I have a VPC?

I am attempting to set up Amazon Web Services to host my application. I'm using the LAPP stack and have found an AMI from the marketplace to run. I want this to be load balanced and to install a SSL ...
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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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How To Pass key stroke and clicks to AWS machine

Hi I am building an application . my application is using Guacamole which is a HTML5 application which provide a user to view remote desktop in browser window supporting HTML5. So i have a AMAZON ...
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How to mount an AWS volume on local host?

How do you go about mounting an AWS volume on a local host? I am working on a remote AWS volume and would like to treat its files as if they were local so that I can use the programs on my local host ...