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Redirect traffic from AWS domain to Wix hosted domain

I have a domain hosted on AWS (www.example.com) and it works fine. I have now a temporary need to route traffic from this domain to a temporary Wix hosted domain (www.example.net). I've tried making a ...
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What is Amazon Aws?

What is Amazon Aws? Is it hosting service provided by Amazon? Is Twitpic hosted by AmazonAws? How much it cost (I couldnt find on their site)
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How can I configure upload a few files sequentially to AWS S3 via the AWS web UI (aka "AWS Management Console")?

I upload a few files to S3 via the AWS web UI (aka "AWS Management Console"): By default, as shown on the screenshot, it uploads all files simultaneously. How can I configure upload a few ...
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Importance of "List-Unsubscribe" header in bulk email

Question: How important is it to include a 'List-Unsubscribe' header when sending bulk email? Background: Our website has a fairly large email list (roughly 275,000 subscribers) that we email every ...
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How do you configure the root domain on AWS Amplify with GoDaddy domain?

I have successfully updated the CNAME values to connect my domain to my AWS AMPLIFY static website. There is just one part I need some assistance with. AWS documentation says the following... ...
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My URL doesn't work, but Route 53 test says NOERROR

I've done a migration for my wordpress site from MediaTemple to AWS. I've got my Route 53 to point to the LoadBalancer that points my EC2 with the properly approved certificate. I created a Hosted ...
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Tiktok analytics and location data

I am trying to figure out how effective my ad-spend on Tiktok is, but I am having an issue where there is a really big discrepancy between all my analytic sources vis-a-vis user locations. Question: ...
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CNAME for root domain in Cpanel

I have a domain, let's say example.com Other parties are involved (they purchased the domain and gave me access only to the CPanel) I am using AWS Amplify to host my frontend, and I have added the &...
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Mixing hosting providers

Is there any benefit from using all the services from 1 hosting provider (like Firebase) vs. mixing and matching? For example,: Option 1: I host my React app on Netlify, but use Firebase for ...
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Domain activation failed on aws amplify

I am trying to bind my domain hosted on godaddy with my web app hosted on amplify. I have followed the instruction, added the CNAMEs to godaddy as shown in the screenshot. After a few days, my ssl ...
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Does Amazon's RDS Multi-AZ deployment cost twice as much as the normal cost of a single instance?

It's not totally clear based on Amazon's provided documentation. Intuitively, it feels like it'd cost twice as much as a normal RDS instance for a two-zone deployment; does anyone here have experience ...
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How to change identity when sending email and SMS on AWS SES or SNS

I use AWS SES and SNS to send email and SMS to users. I want to change the display name and email address of the sender depending on the country of the user. My understanding is that I can create a ...
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Why won't my site connect via https with this little dns trick?

I'm using an AWS pattern to host a flat website at example.com. It goes like this: S3 bucket configured like a website CloudFront distribution pointing at the S3 bucket with an SSL certificate for ...
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How to Program AWS Spot Instances to Strategically Bid So the Auction is Never Lost Until a Competitor Beats the Maximum I'm Willing to Pay?

I believe I'm in the right section of stack exchange to ask this. If not, let me know. I only use Amazon Web Services for temporary type hosting services, so the spot instances are quite valuable to ...
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How can I calculate the maximum cost of an instance or prevent clients from exceeding pre-paid limits?

I am considering moving various VPS servers I mange on behalf of clients to AWS (EC2). However, I would require a fixed monthly cost to estimate what I would charge my clients for the hosting/support ...
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Do I need to 'warm up' my email address when I plan on using amazon SES to send bulk email?

I've read that when you plan on sending bulk email from a private SMTP server you first need to warm up the IP address of this server by sending only small but incremental amounts of emails in the ...
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Troubleshooting CPU Utilization Spikes on AWS ECS

Our production system has frequent spikes in CPU Utilization. These spikes occur even when the application does not have high usage. Here is an example of how we have CPU Utilization spikes frequently....
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How to resolve certificates for CNAME records

I have a custom domain name (let's call it example.com) and I would like to route traffic from test.example.com to google.com with AWS for testing purposes. I already have a Route53 Hosted Zone with ...
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Are CNAMES records only used for the subdomains?

I'm trying to wrap my head around DNS and records. Let's say I have a root AWS account with a Route53 Hosted Zone with a domain of example.com, now I want to route beta.example.com traffic to another ...
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Load balancer Path Based Routing

I have example.com/blog currently hosted on Amazon. I created a path based redirect to blog.example.com in Load Balancer Listner. How can I put variables in the redirection or if we can use regex? ...
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Alternative to SSL certificate? [closed]

I wanted to make a fun joke website for my friends and I. I'm using 000webhost because I don't care to spend money, as we would use it for a week. The website requires Node and a database. I set it ...
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How to set up letsencrypt with a S3 backed static website?

I am creating a personal website which will have a blog and host various files that I create, some of which might be large, such as photographs. I plan to host it with AWS Cloudfront, backed by S3. ...
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How to reroute traffic from subdomain to Elastic Beanstalk via 3rd-party reigstrar and DNS manager

I'm quite incompetent when it comes to DNS and how traffic is routed, so this may be why I'm struggling to understand how to do what it is I want to do. I've created a domain with a 3rd-party ...
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Redirecting URL from node/express server works locally but not when hosted on AWS

I have a particular situation where I need to temporarily redirect from an already hosted domain on AWS to a different URL altogether. Let me first describe my original setup: I've registered the ...
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Pointing Namecheap domain to AWS S3 static website with HSTS .dev TLD

I recently bough a domain with Namecheap with the intention to point it to an AWS S3 static site. My problem is that putting 'www.mydomain.dev' and 'mydomain.dev' into the address bar leads me to an ...
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How can I view or download the file system of a Wordpress site hosted with AWS?

I am trying to revamp a website for a non-profit and have not used AWS prior. The original website I'm trying to copy/download is hosted on AWS, and I was planning on moving it to hosting I already ...
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Can you host multiple apps under the same hostname/origin?

I am building multiple apps (hosted on separate AWS amplify instances) using Next.js and I would like to host these apps under the same origin (www.example.com/app1, www.example.com/app2). I don't ...
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WordPress Website & AWS CloudFront Integration: Not accepting credentials from one account, but accepting from another

I am trying to implement CloudFront CDN on my WordPress website. I am using "AWS for WordPress" plugin as recommended in the official AWS documentation here: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/...
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AWS EFS setup for general site, throughput concerns

I want to use AWS EFS combo to setup a site with 2 EC2 instances reading off an EFS drive. My site is basic, Php Mvc ( all dynamic content ), 20 MB of files spanning templates ( + users templates ), ...
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Vendor lock-in when trying to migrate an EC2 wordpress website that serves via cloudfront and stores on an S3 bucket

I was wondering if I have a wordpress website on EC2 instance and it is saving everything on an S3 bucket and serves via cloudfront.. If I want to move my website one day to some other hosting, will I ...
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How do I make my website available via IPV6 under an AWS load balancer?

What do I need to do to make my website available under IPV6? My site is running on Amazon Web Services (AWS) behind a load balancer. I just saw that Amazon has announced support elastic load ...
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CloudFront -- Always a Miss

We are using CloudFront as a CDN. The majority of our objects are caching correctly. For example, https://static-d8.raystedman.org/theme/css/font-lato.css This returns a Hit from CloudFront as you ...
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Can I transfer a domain out of Route 53 (AWS) where it was purchased?

The keyword here is completely. I'd like to move a domain purchased at AWS to Whois.com, partly for convenience and partly to get away from AWS. But I'd think twice about moving it if I have to log ...
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HTTP2 is enabled and working, but PHP $_SERVER['SERVER_PROTOCOL'] still says "HTTP/1.1"

I've been migrating to a new host (AWS Lightsail with a Ubuntu instance) and while everything is working just fine I'm running into a quirk that I can't quite figure out. I've enabled HTTP2 on my ...
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How can I mask an AWS site with a domain registered with godaddy?

Basically this is a dumb situation where a company creates a cookie-cutter website (I do that for them) for one of their clients. This particular client has their own domain registered on godaddy ...
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How do VPN providers save on bandwidth? [closed]

The cost per GB of bandwidth for most cloud providers such as AWS is about 10c per GB. If that is the case then assuming each user uses on average, 300GB per month, VPN providers will need to pay ...
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In nginx How can I replace invalid image with a valid image?

I have faced a problem. In my app there is lot's of article. So, this is not possible to remove the broken images from article body. So, I am thinking to remove that from server end. My server is ...
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How to display only subdomain and not IP address in address bar [closed]

I have a nodejs application running on EC2 instance. The nodejs application is running on port 7000, and I'm using nginx to listen to port 80 and forward any request to that port (so if someone type: ...
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How to optimize the load time of initial connection and SSL handshake phase of a web page on a 3G network?

My website www.example.com(SSL enabled) is hosted on Amazon EC2 shared hosting. It loads faster (load time < 2 seconds) on a wifi/broadband connection. Issue is on 3G network in mobile**(H mode and ...
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How can I tell how big my Amazon RDS database (MySQL) is?

I have a MySQL database for my website hosted on Amazon AWS using RDS. It has 5GB of storage available to it. How can I tell how big the data in it actually is (and therefore how much of the 5GB ...
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How can I keep WordPress files in sync on two servers behind a load balancer?

I have two Amazon Linux web servers with an Amazon Load Balancer, and I want to use WordPress to display content at the document root level only. The site has other subdirectories with PHP files that ...
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Is it possible to show AWS CloudWatch metrics graphs on your own dashboard webpage?

Is it possible to show AWS CloudWatch metrics graphs on your own dashboard webpage? It would save the hassle of logging into the AWS console when something weird is going on.
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Static WP website and web app are in different host with one domain

I don't know if this is the right place to post this but I am so much in deep confusion right now. I have a static WP website hosted in Fastcomet with a domain name www.example.com (namecheap) and ...
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Where do I provide the service option for SRV in AWS Route3

I have two servers on different ports of the same IP address, one on IP:80, and the other on IP:1034. I have a domain example.com, and I want to link IP:80 to www.example.com, and also want to like IP:...
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Should a digital agency use one EC2 instance for multiple client websites or use one EC2 per client website [closed]

I've recently started a digital agency of my own after working at them for a number of years and looking into using AWS for my website and email hosting needs. From looking at AWS's website, I can ...
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How do I set my MX records to point to Bluehost when my site is registered with Namecheap but hosted with AWS?

A quick back story on my case here as its a bit complicated: I bought a domain on Namecheap and hosted with Bluehost on a 3-year plan. But I decided to move the website to AWS and its up and running ...
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amazon EC2 running both a website and database

I need to move a webserver from Rackspace to AWS and i was wondering if i need to add a separate service/server for mysql database, or can i host the website and the mysql database on the same EC2 ...
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How to use my shared host directory with aws route 53 subdomain?

I have my web application hosted on shared hosting provider(A2hosting). i need to link my web files on my shared hosting sever to a sub domain on aws route 53. can someone advice me for this?
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Is It possible to deploy second website on 1 instance in AWS?

In Amazon Web Services, I have added second Network Interface and added Elastic IP and associated it with secondary Private IP. How can I deploy my second website on that Elastic IP?
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Making HTML5 videos stored on AWS S3 **difficult** to download (because I cant make it impossible)

I am building a website that hosts video's stored on AWS's S3 service. The videos are played thru a HTML5 player we have built. Ive just been asked to make sure "nobody can steal our video's". Now I ...