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From the Route 53 admin page when adding a TXT record set: A text record. Enter multiple values on separate lines. Enclose text in quotation marks. Example: "Sample Text Entries" "Enclose entries in quotation marks"


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According to the Amazon S3 Documentation: Once deleted, there is no method to restore or undelete an object.


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The purge-vault from this project works nicely: https://github.com/vsespb/mt-aws-glacier Install, then run these commands (replace vault-name with the name of your vault): mtglacier retrieve-inventory --config glacier.cfg --vault vault-name wait for about 2 hours, and then mtglacier download-inventory --config glacier.cfg --vault vault-name --new-...


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At the time of asking the answer was unfortunately No, but no more! You can now easily access Amazon Cloud Drive from the terminal using an OpenSource client called acd_cli, which is written in Python (3) and runs under Windows / Linux / Mac. There still is a list of authorised apps here: https://www.amazon.com/clouddrive/apps These are mostly "cloud-to-...


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Red Hat pricing details are here http://aws.amazon.com/rhel/ and Amazon Linux is here: http://aws.amazon.com/amazon-linux-ami/; as you say, RHEL implies additional cost, whilst Amazon Linux involves 'no additional charge' beyond the charges for running instances and related services. Amazon Linux, like CentOS, is based on RHEL -- it is fundamentally a ...


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I've used arq for years and love it. It is not timemachine (bummer) but does do automatic backups to either Amazon's S3 or Glacier. Update As of 5/4/2015, Arq supports incremental backups the following services: Amazon s3 and Glacier Google Drive Microsoft OneDrive DropBox Google Cloud Storage SFTP to your own server DreamObjects Other S3 compatible ...


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No, listening sockets on localhost (127.0.0.1 or ::1 on IPv6-enabled systems) are only accessible from the very same system they were created on. To configure a program to listen on all interfaces, you'd usually use 0.0.0.0 or ::. According to a quick Google search this should also be valid for node.js.


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It's called ephemeral/instance storage (see http://aws.amazon.com/ec2/instance-types/). Basically, it's temporary storage space which is cleared on instance stop/termination. Suitable for temporary storage.


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Make sure the A-record of your DNS is pointing to the public-facing IP address of your server. Generally you'll get three columns: Host Name <- How users will get to your site (@, www, subdomain, etc) Address <- where the record should point (generally the IP address of the server) Record Type <- Typically this will be an A record Using the @ ...


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https://github.com/leeroybrun/glacier-vault-remove was created for this exact purpose. To remove a vault, first install the dependencies: $ git clone https://github.com/leeroybrun/glacier-vault-remove.git $ cd glacier-vault-remove $ python setup.py install Then create a credentials file, credentials.json in the same directory: { "AWSAccessKeyId": "...


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You want to run it something like this: puttygen yourKey.pem -o yourKey.ppk -O private Flags: -o Tells it where to write out the converted putty private key -O private Tells it that you want a putty private key (as opposed to the other output formats it can produce).


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If you have versioning enable, yes you can! On a versioned bucket, a delete action on a file does not really delete it but it adds a version with a "Delete Marker". You can delete the delete marker with the AWS CLI: aws s3api delete-object --bucket yourbucket-name --key "yourfile" --version-id id_of_the_delete_marker You can get all the files in the ...


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It looks like Amazon don't allow you to choose a specific MAC address but instead allocate you one on machine creation. Based on https://forums.aws.amazon.com/thread.jspa?messageID=107448&


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Usually, the price you pay for the "Enterprise" versions (RHEL, SLES) isn't for a bonus in performance, but for a bonus in service. For example, a certain to-remain-unnamed provider of "enterprise" databases won't offer you any support unless you are running the database on a certified Linux (i.e., SLES, RHEL). If you don't have support contracts to worry ...


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Step 1 : Setting up AWS to provide an IP address for your DNS settings 1. First we will need to assign an IP address to our server using Amazon’s Elastic IP system, so click Elastic IP’s in the left hand menu. 2. In the top menu under “Addresses”, click “Allocate New Address”. 3. Ensure “EIP used in” is set to “EC2″ and click “Yes, Allocate”. 4. Click the ...


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This happens when the hashkey or rangekey in the dynamo table don't have corresponding columns in the redshift table. Make sure they exactly match in name and have suitable types.


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If your site is running 24x7 you should not use a on demand instance, on demand instances are for temporary jobs that you need a machine for (like load balancing for extra traffic). What you want is a heavy utilization reserved instance. You pre-pay a one time upfront fee to get a discounted hourly rate on the instance over the lifespan on the contract. ...


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Here is the solution, in case somebody searches for this. I uninstalled the vagrant-aws plugin, and reinstalled: vagrant plugin uninstall vagrant-aws vagrant plugin install vagrant-aws This fixed the problem.


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Nope, joining to a new network won't give you a new address. Installing a new device, won't change the existing MAC address on your other card. It'll, it is a single 'emulated' network device. The only thing that can more likely to change your address is a driver update which happened to me many times during the past. When I have an older card, and the ...


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Bare keys do not have "key IDs". They're just series of numbers. If the key belongs to an X.509 certificate, then the certificate's fingerprint (a SHA-1 hash of the DER-encoded cert) will be used for identification: openssl x509 -outform der | openssl sha1, or openssl x509 -noout -fingerprint. Otherwise (if it's just a bare public/private keypair), the SHA-...


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It wasn't clear from your question if you have already tried the git aws.push option. You could refer a blog post on AWSBlog for deploying Rack based applications to AWS Elastic Beanstalk. To summarize the same, you can do it in the following easy steps: eb init eb start git aws.push This, of course, requires you to download AWS Elastic Beanstalk command ...


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zypper is the suse package manager. Ubuntu uses apt (in whatever flavor you choose. aptitude, apt-get, etc.). You might be able to find a version of zypper for Ubuntu but I wouldn't bet on it... nor would I suggest you even bother trying. Just use one of the apt family of tools. As an aside that error isn't directly related to the zypper problem and is ...


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If you remove a Glacier-backed folder in Arq it goes into Arq's trash. If you select it in Arq's trash and click "Delete Permanently", Arq will delete all the Glacier archives and attempt to delete the Glacier vault. The vault delete might fail because Amazon has to update its "inventory", which it does once/day. The next day, browse under "Other Backup Sets"...


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It is trying to load wring pixman so. Delete /usr/local/lib/libpixman-1.so.0 and try again, it will make Xvfb use distribution pixman library which has this symbol.


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Had a similar issue and decided to post it as an answer given that this may help others (coming here from Google): Make sure the time on your machine is set correctly. My machine's time was running just ~8 minutes ahead of the real time and this was causing 401 exactly as above. If you are on Linux you can do the following to synchronize: sudo ntpdate ...


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In that kind of situation I think you should be able to use a second instance to fix the problem: Detach the EBS disk containing the broken system Create another EC2 instance Attach & mount the disk to the new instance Fix the permissions Umount, detach & reattach to the original instance


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The elastic ip is not re associated with the resurrected instance and yes amazon charges a small fee while the ip is not attached to the instance.


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You're comparing apples with pears. A dedicated server is a dedicated server, it's all yours and it has definite limits on it's capacity. A cloud based host is a cloud based host, and they are almost certainly using virtualization to a large extent, which does not only mean power savings and less physical hardware, but also that the actual hardware available ...


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You can use a freeware product like CloudBerry Explorer http://www.cloudberrylab.com/free Note, Glacier data doesn't become available immediately. you need to wait 24 hours for the global inventory to occur on the Amazon side, then you should click Get Inventory button and wait another 5 hours to get the inventory for your account. Thanks


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Apparently there's another newbie command line access project as well. The ACD 3rd Party Tools page lists acd_cli, a command line access tool in the alpha stages.



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