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Maximum number of disks and amount of storage support by Ubuntu OS?

We are using AWS ec2 instances and we want to attach EBS volumes to EC2 instances using a program. In order to over burden one particular EC2 instance by attaching more storage than it can handle, I ...
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Reach a VPN client from a host on private subnet on AWS VPC

I have a setup like the one on turnkeylinux's github https://github.com/turnkeylinux-apps/openvpn/blob/master/docs/site-to-site.rst I have a VPC with public and private subnets, and a NAT instance on ...
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Intalling gdb and pstack on Amazon Linux AMI

I tried installing gdb and pstack on EC2 Instance with Amazon Linux AMI (it was not installed by default), and it's not working. Tried: [ec2-user@ip-172-21-ab-xyz ~]$ sudo yum install gdb Loaded ...
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Object not found error when deploying via AWS OpsWorks

I get the following error when deploying an app to AWS OpsWorks "HTTP Request Returned 404 Not Found: Object not found: /reports/nodes/instancex.localdomain/runs" what does it mean?
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Change RDP Port of Windows 2012 R2 server running in amazon AWS

How do I change the RDP port number of Windows 2012 R2 server running in Amazon AWS? I could change the port number by going here: ...
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Vagrant error: The provider 'aws' could not be found

I am using Vagrant 1.6.5 and trying to deploy to Amazon AWS. I can successfully deploy to DigitalOcean, but with AWS I get the error: The provider 'aws' could not be found, but was requested to back ...
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No outgoing network after Amazon restarted EC2 instances

Today Amazon had to reboot its instances, and now our production servers have no outgoing connections. (Nothing was changed in AWS console security groups) I'm trying to ping Google (8.8.8.8) and get ...
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amazon ec2 intance rhel7 ftp not downloading

this is driving me insane. i am trying to download files using FTP. i tried with PHP's FTP, the FTP binary, WGET, none of them work. They all have the same problem. When get command is initiated, the ...
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Exporting AWS instance

I am trying to export my Amazon EC2 instance to a my S3 bucket as a VMware image. I have successfully set up Amazon CLI tools, added my credentials and can run commands. I am using ...
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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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FileZilla FTP to AWS EC2 Windows Server 2012 Instance: Failed to retrieve directory listing

I am running FileZilla FTP Server on an Amazon Web Services EC2 Windows Server 2012 Instance, and want to FTP in from my home PC using FileZilla Client. I followed these instructions, but using user ...
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Can't get HTTP connection to Amazon Web Services EC2 Windows Server 2012 Instance

I have an Amazon Web Services EC2 instance with a Windows Server 2012 AMI on it. I have installed XAMPP on it, and have started the apache server from the XAMPP Control Panel. It starts successfully. ...
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.bash_history does not exist

Working in AWS I created an instance of Ubuntu 14.04 and noticed the history was not preserved between login sessions. Further investigation showed the .bash_history file did not exist. Why was a ...
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Stuck on password even though used --disabled-password option in ubuntu

I created a user in aws ec2 with: ubuntu$ sudo adduser --disabled-password user1 per instructions from: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/managing-users.html After I ssh in as user1 ...
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Can't connect to S3 using cyberduck

I'm trying to connect to my S3 bucket using cyberduck. I select S3 from the dropdown. Input into server name: {bucket-name}.s3.amazonaws.com Access key ID and Secret Access Key into the next two ...
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Alias to connect to AWS instance via SSH not working

I made an alias to make it easier to connect to my AWS EC2 instance. Although there is an error. Here is the code in ~/.bash_profile: alias aws_connect=‘ssh -i /path/to/keyfile.pem ...
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What is the difference between Public DNS and public IP in AWS ec2?

I found that in ec2 there are two things public DNS and public IP ec2-XX-XXX-190-196.ap-southeast-1.compute.amazonaws.com and xx.255.190.196 Both can access through ssh and ping. So ...
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outlook 2010 non-delivery reports chinese/junk characters

I have an Exchange 2013 mailbox that receives bounce reports (non-delivery reports) auto generated by our Amazon SES account. The reports come in as english HTML messages with content="text/html; ...
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Different Amazon EC2 instances with same IP

I am looking at building something similar to a CDN and am wondering if it would be possible to do this with EC2 instances, setting their IP address to be the same? I would like to use the Anycast ...
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Ansible: Using EC2 external inventory script gives a Syntax Error

I'm trying to follow this to fetch inventory in us-east-1 region. I downloaded the EC2 External Inventory script and made it executable. My ~/.boto looks like following. [Credentials] ...
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Why is my computer connecting to several instances of compute.amazon.com?

When faffing about with Sysinternals TCPview, I noticed that Firefox was connecting to several instances of compute.amazon.com. While browsing various sites, these connections would appear and ...
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Small self managed server hosting solutions [closed]

I've seen AWS EC2 and similar cloud solutions for enterprise-level hosting, where they give you a virtual machine instance on their servers and you're free to administrate it yourself. I'm not sure ...
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Associating a domain name with web server

I am currently running a web server on AWS and I have a domain name that I want to associate with the server. The server is running nginx on port 80 yada yada but the part I am having trouble with is ...
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neo4j-shell connection refused on aws

I have checked into another question on the same issue in the link Linux port open locally, but not externally neo4j-shell -host 127.0.0.1 -port 1337 I get the error root@ip-10-142-85-146:~# ...
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AWS S3 cp does not download 40 GB file

I just uploaded a 40GB backup file from my linux EC2 machine to an S3 bucket. However when I want to download it the aws command ends with no message and nothing was copied. Here is my command: ...
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Grant net_privaddr privileges on a AWS server

On a AWS Server, I need to grant the "net_privaddr" privilege to an user. I tried with this command: /usr/sbin/usermod -K defaultpriv=basic,net_privaddr USER But on the AWS server, the K option ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...