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How to setup a scalable Joomla web server using AWS OpsWorks? [on hold]

If possible, please discuss: The necessity/benefits of using Amazon Elastic Load Balancing The necessity/benefits of using Amazon RDS The necessity/benefits of using Amazon ElastiCache The ...
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s3cmd: KeyError: 'dest_name' when attempting to copy several files

I need to process some files in an S3 bucket using hive. Problem is, hive doesn't apparently like using the buckets as folders, so I decided to create a folder in another bucket, and copy the files ...
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Online service to execute Ruby scripts

I am investigating the possibility to start a backup up server remotely in case the main server fails. The idea is: Amazon Route 53 monitors the main server The server fails, which triggers an alarm ...
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Why does a double sudo modify permissions?

Context: sshed into an AWS t1.micro instance running Amazon Linux 2013.09, using the default ec2-user. I'm trying to list the contents of the default postgresql directory: What's in there? $ ls ...
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How do I get the aws cli completion to work with zsh on ubuntu?

I installed aws console cli following the instructions here: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/cli/latest/userguide/cli-chap-getting-set-up.html#install-bundle-other-os I want to get completion working ...
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AWS git clone or pull not working and no error message

In one of AWS/AMI instance, I'm trying to git clone ... it says Cloning into '<repo name>'... but it doesn't clone the repository and not showing any error or any other messages, I have also ...
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https proxy s3 aws via nginx with pagespeed

I'm trying to setup pagespeed to proxy s3 files via nginx. I want to "save" the files on amazon s3; The story I want is: User A 1. nginx serves page to user; and rewrites all ...
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How to get the last time a particular file was downloaded from S3

I was wondering if there is a way to get the last downloaded time on of an S3 object. I had a use case where I need this data to decide whether to remove a file if its not downloaded for a set period. ...
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Download speed from AmazonAWS

I've noticed that download speed to my laptop (via Fibre broadband) is very slow (3-400kbps) from AmazonAWS when downloading the Hortonworks HDP environment (VMWare OVA file, 2.5gb in size). When ...
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Unable to Import Postgresql Database into Amazon AWS Database

I have a Postgresql 9.3 database locally which needs to be 'restored' to an Amazon AWS database. I am able to restore this database to various local Postgresql servers but on Amazon, using pgAdminIII ...
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AWS Server 2008, Restore RDP-Tcp Connection from Remote Desktop Session Host Manager

I accidentally deleted the RDP-Tcp Connection from Remote Desktop Session Host Manager. Is there a way that I can restore connectivity via the registry or the file system? Obviously I am an idiot, ...
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Acces to AWS EC2 from corporate network

I have a Windows EC2 instance and i would like to connect to it from nthe corporate network. unfortunately, firewalls block RDP. Can you tell me please how to proceed to be able to connect to my ...
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^c doesnt gracefully shutdown applications

when I shutdown my node application with ^c on my home machine Windows 8 , it releases the port so that I can run the application again. when I do the same thing on my AWS Ubuntu instance the port ...
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Difference between AWS RDS and AWS Opsworks MySql layer?

We are migrating everything over to opsworks and presently we have an RDS server setup for our database. Our plan for deployments is this: Have our production stack (Stack-A) Have our staging stack ...
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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 locally via winSCP, but I want to 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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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 [closed]

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. The RDP port was already open in this security group, and I was able to ...
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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 ...