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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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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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How to link to a specific comment on Amazon [migrated]

Some Amazon articles have hundreds of comments, how can I link to a specific one for sharing (the same way I link a specific post in a forum thread)?
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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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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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/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 ...
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How can I make presto (or anything) an executable file on a Linux Server?

I tried CHMOD along with the file directory but it just can't seem to find it for some reason. I've tried the following: -bash: homeec2-user: command not found [ec2-user@_________ ~]$ ...
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How to install Amazon MP3 Downloader on ubuntu?

Looks like some dependencies are missing from Amazon MP3 Downloader. I Googled, but couldn't find a working solution (there are a few blog posts, but they are old). What steps do I need to follow to ...
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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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Offline search of books in Amazon Cloud Reader

I want to search the contents of my books in Amazon Read. The Kindle offline program does not support it in OSX. Is there any way to search your amazon books while offline?
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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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Upload photos only from recursive folders into Amazon Prime Cloud Drive via Windows

Does anyone know of an intelligent way to upload only photo file types into Amazon Prime Cloud Drive from one folder recursively using Windows 8.1? Phrased another way: I have one folder with many ...
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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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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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Where can I find Amazon Linux AMI Image for VirtualBox?

I'm trying to learn AWS and because I'm some familiar with Linux, I think the best way to learn is to get Amazon Linux AMI right into VirtualBox software and play with it. I see the latest Amazon ...
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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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SSH using Elastic Load Balancing Name (Amazon ELB)

Is their a way to SSH using ELB name. For example: APP Name test ELB Name my-test-loadbalancer ELB DNS Alias test.xyz.com ELB DNS Canonical name myLB-1234567890.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com. I want ...
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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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Can Netflix OSS system be used for applications built in php and/or python?

I came across NetflixOSS open source project http://netflix.github.io/#repo I was wondering if it would work out of box with php and python applications. How can a person tell what types programming ...
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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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SSH working but SCP permission denied using the same password

I can successfully SSH into my remote sever (amazon web services if that matters, I'm on a mac) using ssh -i mykey.pem ubuntu@??.??.??.??? But when I try to use scp scp -i test.php mykey.pem ...
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protecting AWS against massive accesses

I have an AWS machine Linux instance t2.micro, with 2 milion I/Os. If I understood correctly (make me know if I didn't), 2 million I/Os means that free service allows you to serve 2 million ...
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Unable to login to a AWS EC2 ubuntu server - ssh connection OK but unable to get an interactive shell

It is what I see after a sucessfull ssh connection: Welcome to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-36-generic x86_64) * Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com/ System information as of Sat Jan ...