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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Passing rdp user login credentials to server

I am working on an application and the workflow is something like this : I have a cloud machine setup at amazon ec2 The machine is Microsoft windows server 2008 Multiple user can login into server ...
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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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Attach a new EBS volume to an existing EC2 db server instance

I had a micro instance of EC2, wherein I put my PostgreSQL database server. The EC2 instance came with the default Block Store. As of now, I want to attach a new Block Store to the existing EC2 ...
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How to redirect two ips in ubuntu?

I am using Amazon Web Services Ubuntu 12.04 tls for my web host. My server has one primary ip address and a secondary address. I want these two addresses can go to different ports, so that I can host ...
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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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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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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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Eclipse RSE not able to connect to SSH on port other than 22

I am using Eclipse RSE plugin to connect to Amazon Ec2 instance. On SSH port 22 all works ok. i then chnaged my default ssh port to 8022 . I tried from putty and that worked Fine. But Eclipse RSE ...
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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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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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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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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 Can I Automatically Rename an AWS Machine during Boot

I have an AWS ami (based on Windows Server 2008 r2) that will be used to start several instances at the same time I would like the hostnames to be unique but i also need them to only contain letters ...
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How to fix Glassfish 3.1 on Amazon EC2 free tier crashing when an ADF application is deployed?

I can deploy ADF application on Glassfish on my local machine. However, when I try to deploy it on a Glassfish domain in Amazon EC2 free tier, the server log suddenly says "the DAS was stopped" and ...
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Is there a way to verify data integrity when transitioning from tape backups to Riverbed whitewater?

We are looking at migrating from the use of tape libraries to backing up and archiving data to Amazon S3 using Riverbed Whitewater. I would imagine that for a period of time we would continue backing ...
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Track progress with Amazon cloud drive desktop app

I just installed the Amazon cloud drive desktop application and I have a few questions that I just cannot find the answers to. Is there anywhere that I can look to see the progress of the upload ...
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Host Interceptor gives localhost as hostname in aws

I'm trying to write my apache logs from my ec2 instances. I want the logs separated by hostname. I'm using host interceptor to get the hostname. My configuration is below. ...
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When Should I Upgrade My AWS MySQL Server?

We have a server system that currently consists of 1 Apache server that is attached to a load balancer and one MySQL server that is by itself. Both servers are AWS Micro Instances. Everything is ...
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Autostart for ubuntu server

Here is the first part of my question. Splitted it because of rule "One topic - one question". My third and main question is about configuring autostart for webserver and database. init.d scripts ...
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Unable to connect to amazon ec2 instance over ssh

I am unable to connect to my amazon instance through ssh from a particular internet provider's connection. But I am able to traceroute to that ip from the same internet provider's connection. ssh ...
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Unable to access Tomcat7 folder in Amazon EC2 via WinSCP in Windows 7

I am trying to copy a file Catalina.out from Amazon EC2 to local machine using WinSCP. I have been able to establish the connection but when I try to access the tomcat7 folder I get the error ...
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Installing pdftk on Amazon EC2 Linux Instance

I am having trouble installing pdftk on an amzn-ami-2011.09.2.x86_64-ebs (ami-953b06e1) instance. Since pdftk is not in the list of available packages I have tried to build it from source but failed ...
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Error while installing Sugar CRM

I am installing SugarCRM using sugarcrm-CE-6.4.2-linux-installer.bin file on a AWS ubuntu machine. But, I start getting these errors - Unable to create symbolic link ...
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Installing SugarCRM on AWS machine

I am installing SugarCRM using sugarcrm-CE-6.4.2-linux-installer.bin file on a AWS ubuntu machine. This machine already has apache, will that instance be affected by SugarCRM intsaller?
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What DNS setup is required to resolve my domain name(e.g. example.com) into an IP address?

I am using Amazon route 53 as my DNS service provider. I would like to resolve my own domain name into an IPv4 address. Similar to resolving twitter.com into 199.59.148.82, or facebook.com into ...