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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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Find out who delete the file

Hi we are using the S3 on AWS. and there are several people who have access to that box, however, everyone has to log in as the same user/ubuntu. I was doing some work, zipping a big file using ...
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Opening port 3000 EC2 Amazon web services

I am trying to use nodejs and socket.io to deliver a webapp, which use websocket on port 3000. I have opened port 3000 on my EC2 instance in my management console by adding the inbound TCP rule to ...
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Conversion of .gho to AWS image

I'm a training manager at a GIS software company. I work with a 3rd party company who delivers our training through .gho images. We are now looking to diversify, and offer AWS hosted training also. ...
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Can i make cname point to remote URL directory

I have the remote url like this http://www.abc.com/my data/files and i want to make my subdomain point to this like media.mydomain.com to that so that if i have file like http://www.abc.com/my ...
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rsync via gateway ssh while defining .pem key

I need to sync my local files through a gateway to an Amazon EC2 instance that requires specifying my .pem key. I can do this as a three step like so (assuming no typos): rsync -avzh -e ssh ...
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What steps can I take so that my AWS bill can never go too high in case of hacking?

Last night I received an AWS email because of the alarm I had created if my bill exceeds 50$. My month has just started and when I checked the console I saw that 600GB of data was downloaded, as my ...
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SSH Reverse Tunneling

I use this command to create a reverse tunneling from my home machine to an AWS instance, so that I can connect to my home machine from anywhere ssh -R 5000:localhost:8000 aws_machine However, ...
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Finding my network's public IP address range

I am referring to the following instructions to setup Amazon EC2 web services on my local machine: AWS-Security-Group I do not know how to complete the first bullet under step 6. How do I find my ...
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What actually is Amazon EC2's 'pay per hour' for on demand instances? [closed]

I'm thinking to host my ROR website on Amazon EC2. I wont be needing a S3 as of now. But when I check the their pricing it's like Micro - $0.020 per Hour I don't get this per hour billing.My ...
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Backup LaCie 5big Pro to Amazon Glacier

Does anyone know of an easy way that I could back-up my LaCie 5big Pro NAS to Amazon Glacier? The automatic backup feature of the LaCie only supports rsync compatible servers, which Amazon Glacier is ...
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AWS EC2 instance can't connect to ssh or SFTP “all of a sudden”

I have an instance set up on AWS. It's an Ubuntu 12.04 server, and I can no longer log into ssh or sftp using my key. I was logged into both ssh and sftp at the same time on a mac using terminal for ...
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Zypper on Ubuntu

I'm trying to install packages using zypper but Amazon server that runs Ubuntu seems not to have zypper installed. How can I install zypper? code: zypper install git gcc gcc-c++ error: > ...
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sftp to ec2 instance using FileZilla/Putty

I can only login to my ec2 instance via Putty/FileZilla if I use the username ubuntu. This is fine for putty as i can then su but in filezilla I am not able to add any files as I am not able to su. ...
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Should i use AWS IAM or my root credentials for my webapp access to S3 bucket?

I have a webapp that requires uploading/deleting/reading files inside a S3 bucket. What I did was I created a brand new Amazon WebServices (aka AWS) account. Let's call this AWS account ...
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Amazon Instant video not working because HDCP

I am trying to watch a show on my laptop with Amazon Instant video but it is telling my that my PC does not support HDCP. I'm running windows at 1920x1080 just fine. My laptop has a GTX 470m and a ...
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EC2 fstab and the best time to bind a directory

I have a server on aws that I needed to upgrade ubuntu from 10.04 to 12.04 to get the newer version of php. I ran several tests to see if my setup would upgrade and all appeared ok. However, I ended ...
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Amazon S3 usage reports per bucket

Are there any good AWS Usage Report parsers that will separate S3 usage per bucket, in a more human-readable form? Right now, you can export the usage exports into an XML or CSV file, but these are ...
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Why does EBS volume mount on /dev/sdj rather than /dev/sdf?

I created an EBS volume and attached it to a CentOS instance on /dev/sdf. From within the instance, I see it appear as /dev/sdj. Any explanations for this?
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How upload files larger than 5GB to Amazon S3 in Windows?

I need to send some SQL Server files from my Windows Server 2008 to Amazon S3. After doing some researches I found some programs that do that, but it (the freewares) can't : send files larger than ...
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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 ...
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Postgresql on linux ami

I'm a newbie to aws and postgresql I've launch an instance with quick wizard of linux ami 2013.03.01 It says that the instance include a repository access to postgresql - I thought that means that ...
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Why are cloud servers way cheaper as compared to dedicated one? [closed]

I was just wondering why the cloud servers are cheaper as compared to the dedicated servers. Are the cloud servers shared? If the cloud provider commits a 1.7GB RAM (aws ec2 m1.small), are there ...
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Amazon Cloud as a Server with alot of RAM [closed]

I need a server with very big size of RAM, so around a ~1TB, for a GIS DB, that would be not written to hard disk, because the data is irrelevant after a seconds. So i do not need a lot of disk space, ...
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How do you Block user-agents from your CDN?

I have a wordpress site and use a mobile plugin to display a mobile version for mobile devices. I also have parts of my site using Amazon Cloudfront which seems to be stuffing up the detection of ...
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AWS Elastic Beanstalk: Python 2.7

I have an application I need to host in Elastic Beanstock. The app requires Python 2.7 but Elastic Beanstock only supports Python 2.6. I would like to install Python 2.7 on deploy. Here is the ...
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Use Thunderbird to send via Amazon SES

I'm trying to configure ThunderBird to send email messages using SMTP/Amazon SES. Amazon provides documentation on how to configure Outlook which should, in theory, mean that I could configure an ...
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What does it mean when Redshift gives you “invalid end key specified” on a dynamo table load?

Doing a dynamo load into redshift I got this error that didn't show up in the Redshift docs or as a literal string into google at all. # copy redshift_table_name from 'dynamodb://DYANAMOTABLENAME' ...
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Does shutdown -h now on a Linux AWS instance stop or terminate the instance?

I am attempting to understand that if I use the command shutdown -h now on a Linux instance running on AWS, does it terminate or simply stop the instance. There doesn't appear to be any official ...
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curl (48) An unknown option was passed in to libcurl, cannot install composer

I'm trying to install composer via cURL but I cannot find how to download the phar archive. I've installed cURL from source activating in it's build ssl and ssh compatibility; I need composer to have ...
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How to connect to AWS ec2 Instance from Chromebook Pixel

I have a laptop running ChromeOS. I'm looking to do some work with Python on AWS but I'm not entirely certain how to SSH to the box. If anyone can give me details on how to connect I'd be grateful. ...
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unable to create txt record using amazon route 53

I can't add the following TXT record to my Route 53 DNS config: v=msv1 t=whatever Doing so produces the following error: The record set could not be saved because: - The Value field contains ...
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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 ...