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EC2 Ubuntu with WordPress can't connect to RDS

I have set up a WordPress website on a Ubuntu 12.04 Amazon ec2 machine by following this tutorial except the fact that I haven't created a MySQL database and I am using an amazon RDS MySQL service. ...
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AWS Load Balancer is slow?

I realize I should probably ask this question on AWS forums but I tend two 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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Create VPN access to my house with Amazon?

Is it possible to create a VPN that could support multiple connections with TCP/IP using a VPN created in Amazon's cloud? I've been reading about http://aws.amazon.com/vpc/ but I keep getting the ...
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Bulk mailing using Amazon SES

I have a list of 60000 email ids and I need to just send . After weighing all the bulk mailing options like mailchimp, aweber etc.. I concluded that Amazon SES is the most economical. But after ...
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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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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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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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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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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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EC2 - ROOT & SUDO not working

I've setup an EC2 instance(PHP, MySQL, phpMyAdmin). Last night I accidentally execute some command that messed up the permissions. I was able to login as root before (to ssh using puTTy) but now ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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set mac iptables to allow external traffic for AWS MySQL

I am using mac os x mountain lion. I need to configure MySQL Workbench to access my db on AWS. After installing MySQL Workbench and trying to connect I get the error "Host ..... is not allowed to ...
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Login to Amazon cloud PC in SaaS courses from Stanford

I try to learn following courses and set up VM on Amazon according to instruction. http://beta.saasbook.info/bookware-vm-instructions According to this courses I should get of full value VM (with X ...
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Elastic beanstalk Rails - defaults to production environment even if I set staging environment

I am trying to bring up a staging instance of rails applciation using elastic beanstalk. I followed the documentation and did the following : eb init --environment staging eb start --environment ...
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Is there a way to automate XML playlist creation for files in an S3 bucket?

I'm working on an XML-based, non-Flash music player for a client. They want to be able to upload files to a bucket and stream MP3s back to their website. I'm wondering if there's a way to ...
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Does mod_status keep X-FORWARDED-FOR header?

I have a server behind loadbalencer (Amazon ELB), which hides people's IP address when connections come to web servers. However it sends the IP address of the visitor in X-FORWARDED-FOR header. I ...
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Amazon Server Catalina.out File access

I want to access my Catalina.out from my Amazon EC2 instance and create a dashboard of all the files. I know we can copy it to local ia winSCP but i wanna create a WAR file which I will deploy on ...
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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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Shared (cpanel) hosting: main domain and subdomain pointing to different IP-addresses

Is it possible in typical shared-hosting (cPanel based) to have something like: somedomain.com -> off-site cloud-hosted (AWS, Rackspace) server www.somedomain.com -> off-site cloud-hosted (AWS, ...
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Copying file to AWS S3 from a cronjob

This is a script I've put in my /etc/cron.daily on a Ubuntu Server box: #!/bin/sh /bin/echo "Running upload-logs at $(/bin/date) as $(/usr/bin/whoami)" >> /tmp/upload-logs.log /usr/bin/find ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...