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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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Amazon EC2 Security Group inbound rule with a dynamic IP

I'm just getting started with Amazon AWS and EC2 in particular and I was wondering if someone could clarify what I see as a potential problem with EC2 Security Groups. Right now, I'm in the process of ...
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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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Amazon EC2 - SSD vs EBS only [on hold]

On the Amazon EC2 Pricing page I see c3.large and c4.large, comparable in price and performance. The c4 has "EBS only", the c3 "2 x 16 SSD". What does this mean? Does the c3 have two 16GB SSD disks? ...
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Migration from AWS- Ec2 to Softlayer

What is the best way to transfer all our data from AWS-Ec2 to Softlayer . We are a startup company and having difficulties on how to migrate to our new server.
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Logging into an AWS instance with a non-root user

It seems from the EC2 documentation that one must logon with the specific userid associated with the AMI: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/AccessingInstancesLinux.html Use the ...
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Connecting to SQL Server on AWS RDS

I have an SQL Server running on an AWS RDS Instance. I can connect fine using SQL SMgr on my local machine but I get an error message from an application I run on my local machine which needs to ...
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AWS did stupid thing: sudo chmod -R 777 /etc. How to recover?

As I said: -- I did a stupid thing on Amazon Web Services. -- sudo chmod -R 777 /etc -- Which gives this when using sudo: sudo: /etc/sudoers is world writable sudo: no valid sudoers sources ...
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401 error when accessing Plex Media Server

Quick rundown, I have setup an AWS ec2 instance running Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed Ples & I have opened the necessary ports (both in the security groups & through the firewall) for Plex. I ...
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Cannot access AWS webserver using public IP

I have a free AWS account and have set up a EC2 Virtual machine on Windows Server 2008 R2. I use RDP to access the VM. I have set up XAMPP and deployed my PHP application in it. I can access it ...
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How to password protect my webpage of 1 instance in ELB?

I have launched 2 instances with basic html page on AWS. And added those instances with one external ELB. I made the configurations like, only i can access those webpage by hitting the ELB and not by ...
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PEM_read_PrivateKey failed

I'm trying to use ssh to log in to AWS from OSX Mavericks and having a hell of a time: I enter: ssh -i ~/.ssh/filename.pem ec2-user@ec2-xx-x-xxx-xx.compute-1.amazonaws.com -v And I get this, as ...
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AWS AMI getting default user pass

I have had VPS in a few hosting providers and i have always managed. Now I just got and AWS services and I manage to create my own Linux instances. but I can not find the password for the default user ...
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AWS + Nginx Auto Register

We would like to run our nginx instance inside our docker swarm running on EC2. However, we would need them to be auto-registered with preferably R53 directly or possibly ELB. Is that possible? Or ...
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Lost sudo/su on Amazon EC2 instance

I have an Amazon EC2 instance. I can login just fine, but neither "su" nor "sudo" work now (they worked fine previously): "su" requests a password, but I login using ssh keys, and I don't think ...
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DNS , NS and Mail Server configuration for website hosted on Amazon EC2

I created amazon free micro instance on EC2. And hosted my website on that server. IP like - 52.24.220.140 Problem is that , my domain registrar is Directi.com and I don't have mail hosting also ...
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Is there any option to use Amazon Cloud Drive from terminal (Linux)?

As you probably know, Amazon did not release any Cloud Drive client for Linux. Is there any other option to access ACD from terminal?
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Deploying old app versions with elastic beanstalk

I recently deployed a new version of my app to an elastic beanstalk environment and I want to revert to an older version, as we're not quite ready for the new version. I go to the EB ...
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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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Time machine backup on S3

Is there any possibility to use Amazon S3 for Mac OS X time machine backups? Or in other words: Use S3 rather an external hard disk for time machine backups?
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Improving EC2 ping times from home

I've been trying to run a gaming machine in EC2 following the excellent blog post by Larry Land here. The problem I have is latency from my home to my nearest AWS region. I get a ping of around ...
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Amazon web services

I am trying to establish remote desktop connection to my Amazon EC2 Ubuntu instance from Windows 8.1(local system), followed all of the following steps mentioned in amazon aws docs At 16th step it ...
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What does this error mean? (0x80040607-00000000-00000000)

One of my colleagues experiences the following error whenever he tries to send e-mails via Outlook. We are using Amazon WorkMail (exchange protocol). Your message did not reach some or all of the ...
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Cross-Distro NFS Mount Not Fully Writeable in Ubuntu

I'm relatively new to setting up NFS mounts and I'm trying to get things started in the AWS cloud. I ultimately want to have a CentOS box which serves as the NFS server and can have different sorts of ...
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/dev/xvda1 full , though there is no temporary files

I have AWS ec2 micro instance, suddenly it shows memory full. I have checked the folder using df -hcommand. The result is displayed below. Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/xvda1 ...
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Add command to Chrome to open selected host name in PuTTY

Every time I have to copy the AWS EC2 public DNS and open PuTTY and connect. Public DNS: ec2.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com As an alternative, how can I add an on select this public DNS and right ...
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What does Amazon's MP3 downloader do that can't be done with a normal download?

I just bought a new album from Amazon and found out they want me to download and install some custom program just to download some mp3's. This does not make sense to me from a technical standpoint - ...
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How do I pull the ASIN code from an Amazon url in Excel?

How do I pull the ASIN code from an Amazon url in Excel? Variable length URL's, example: Want to derive the cell result : B00BQ59SYM from this ...
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How do I change a value in a nagios check all disc service check?

I'm running a puppetized aws ami instance I didn't do the initial set up and don't know where the nagios service check parameters are located for the instances. I need to change the check all discs ...
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How to get https on my AWS EC2 hosted website after uploading SSL Certificate to AWS

I have already followed the tutorial below: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/IAM/latest/UserGuide/InstallCert.html And I have uploaded and verified by certified SSL certificate to my AWS iAM. I am ...
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ClamAV shows errors found, but how to find out what they are?

Amazon includes clamav-0.98.4 in its AMI version 2014.09.1 so I installed it and gave it a try on one of my EC2 instances. After updating the definitions with freshclam, I've performed a scan with ...
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ERROR: could not load library “/usr/lib64/pgsql/hstore.so”: /lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.14' not found

I’m trying to enable hstore on my PostgreSQL database running on an Amazon Linux AMI. I’ve already jumped through a ton of hurdles and ended up with this error that I can’t get past: ERROR: could ...
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AWS Load Balancer is slow?

I realize I should probably ask this question on AWS forums but I tend to get quicker responses here. I'm trying to setup a load balanced environment in AWS. I have two EC2 instances that are ...
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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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Amazon Web Service (AWS) VPC private subnet instance 'Permission denied (publickey).' - ssh from osx

I’m connecting to an Amazon Web Service (AWS) EC2 instance in a virtual private server’s private subnet via a NAT instance and getting the following error: Permission denied (publickey) This ...
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Issue pushing git commits with large files to AWS

I'm running Phabricator on AWS and pushing to git over http. If I push commits with large files the push will terminate with an EOF. Originally this was because there wasn't enough memory. I "fixed" ...
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Trying to add deploy user to AWS Linux AMI but I can't SSH in to it

I’ve created a user called ‘deploy’ on my remote server and I’ve tried adding my public id_rsa.pub key to its .ssh/authorized_keys file (which I created), but I can’t connect to it. When I try to ssh ...
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Accsess S3 from the command line without a secret key

I have some files on a S3 account that I don’t own and therefore do not have the secret key for. Using a link that was sent to me, I can enter the “Account Number”, user name and password I can login ...
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Response and prevention to malicious script incurring excessive usage on AWS S3/CloudFront

How does one respond to malicious script, that is continuously accessing the objects in S3/CloudFront on AWS? For example if I have a web page and using S3/CloudFront to deliver static files, the GET ...
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File retrieval and extraction from Amazon Glacier

I backup my Synology Diskstation files to an Amazon Glacier account and have used FastGlacier to download a file from there, but I'm not sure how to view/extract this file (it has no file type). ...
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“Guest-specific operations were attempted on a machine that is not ready for guest communication.” exception when provisioning an AWS EC2 machine

I have used vagrant up to create a AWS EC2 instance. After I have stopped and restarted this instance, I want to rerun vagrant provision with updated provision clauses in the Vagrantfile. It failed ...
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Use AWS EC2 to redirect incoming mail

Is it possible to setup an EC2 instance as a mail server and relay incoming mail to my domain to my in-house server on a different port than port 25? Right now I use rollernet.us for this. Which ...
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Not able to log in to Amazon EC2 server from Eclipse using my private SSH key file.ppk

I am trying to connect an Amazon EC2 instance using private key file from my Eclipse program but have been unable to do so till now. I am able to connect to the server through Putty but it’s not ...
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How to restore correct permissions after accidental chmod?

I ran chmod -R 644 / as user on an AWS EC2 instance. Now, every time I navigate to a folder or list it, it shows: -bash: /home/ec2-user/.rvm/scripts/initialize: Permission denied -bash: ...
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AWS Amazon ssh keys for instance

I wasn't sure if i should post this on StackOverflow.com or superuser.com, so please forgive me. I am working for a company whose programmer recently passed away and we have lost our SSH key to our ...
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Unable to watch multiple video streams simultaneously

In my house we have a number of devices that can access video streaming sites (Amazon Prime, Netflix, etc.). It seems if one person is connected to one of these services already then you are lucky if ...
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How to clean Cloudwatch alarm automatically? How to avoid “INSUFFICIENT DATA”?

I am facing the problem to clean the AWS cloudwatch alarms when an instance is shutdown from Autoscaling event or other reasons. I am searching for a solution that is embedded in the instance without ...
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Using PuTTY private key for new user on AWS EC2 Server

I started an AWS EC2 instance. I can connect to my instance with the user ec2-user using the SSH private key generated by Amazon. I followed the directions at: ...
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AWS EC2 Linux headless Firefox issue: Xvfb: undefined symbol: pixman_glyph_cache_create

I have been using AWS EC2 Linux for a while for a headless Firefox/Selenium task. I built it using the instructions from ...
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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 ...