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Change Region For An Amazon RDS Instance

I am using AWS free tier. While launching EC2 instance and RDS instance, I didn't choose any specific region. So, randomly I was assigned two different region for ec2 and rds. Later, after launching ...
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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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What kind of website can be run on AWS for 10, 100, 1 thousand, 10 thousand, 100 thousand, 1 million dollars per month?

The AWS pricing is quite complicated. I am aware that every website is different and require different types of AWS services. But is there a simple way to say that for 10$ per month you can run ...
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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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Is Amazon the cheapest cloud provider? [closed]

On AWS, bandwidth costs as little as $0.08 per GB and storage costs as little as $0.055 per GB. Are there any providers that charge less? These numbers end up being very costly for a web site 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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What are the benefits of requiring HTTPS between AWS CloudFront and the origin server?

I am hosting a website on Amazon CloudFront and we've recently updated the distribution to require HTTPS between CloudFront and viewers. With the introduction of AWS Certificate Manager and the ...
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How to setup CloudFlare Origin CA with a wordpress server hosted on Amazon AWS?

Many might know that recently CloudFlare introduced something really amazing for everyone with a domain: CloudFlare Origin CA. I have a WordPress website hosted on Amazon AWS, and what I initially ...
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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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Apache not working on AWS Linux after reboot - 301 Response code

I have setup an EC2 instance with the Amazon Linux image and installed LAMP and Wordpress as per the Amazon docs. It works fine, serves the default Wordpress page, but as soon as the instance is ...
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Why am I getting bot hits from compute-1.amazonaws.com?

I have a WordPress website with AWS on use, namely the Cloudfront service, to serve CSS, images and JS from the cloud. Lately, I noticed a lot of hits from bots coming from : IP: 54.236.71.87 ...
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Is it better to have AWS EC2 and RDS is the same Availability Zone?

I run a web app in an AWS EC2 instance and the database for the app in an RDS instance both in Amazon Web Services Region East-1. However, one of them is in Availability Zone 1a and the other is in 1d....
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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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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 ...
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How can I copy files from my machine to Amazon EC2?

I am able to ssh into my Amazon EC2 instance with ssh -i node.pem ubuntu@35.164.71.227 I am trying to copy over a folder called gametest from my laptop to the instance in a folder called gametest. I ...
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Can I retrieve historical Route53 (DNS) records?

Our DNS records on Amazon's Route 53 were inadvertently changed. Is there a way to see what all the records were yesterday? Or in general, is there a way to see historical DNS records?
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10 megabyte gzip limit in AWS Cloudfront?

My website is a static blog of visualizations and I am serving it via AWS S3. Some of the visualizations use large CSVs, ranging from 1 megabytes to 20 megabytes. I've set up Cloudfront to ...
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Students publishing their websites to Amazon S3

I want students to publish their static websites to Amazon S3. But I can't have them all create AWS accounts because it requires their credit cards even for the free usage tier. I don't mind letting ...
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Configuring an MX record for Amazon's Route 53

I am using Amazon Route 53 and have a correctly functioning A record pointing to an EC2 instance at mydomain.com.au with a Django stack running. My problem is, I tried to setup a Postfix mailserver ...
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Wordpress, Joomla, on amazon S3 only? or do I need EC2 instance

for services like wordpress and joomla, I remember kind of just dropping project files on an FTP when I was doing static websites. Now Amazon S3 buckets reminds me of that, and it can be used for ...
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Changing nameserver on registar

Im changing the nameserver some domains that I have registered on register365, they allow a user to enter two nameservers and a tertiary nameserver. The new nameservers I am using are AWS which has ...
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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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AWS Elastic Beanstalk - Wordpress keeps resetting plugins and themes

I just tried to make my domain name point to the elastic beanstalk environment that I have been working on and it has just reset all of the theme and plugin data on the instance. This has happened ...
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What are some potential issues in blocking all incoming requests from the Amazon cloud?

Recently I, along with the rest of the world, have seen a significant increase in what appears to be scraping from Amazon AWS-related sources. So simply put, I blocked all incoming requests from the ...
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Indexing a Webpage with programmatically generated content

So I am creating a serverless blog and I am concerned on the indexing issues that may occur based on the configuration. I am pretty familiar with the concept and technicalities of indexing, but I'm ...
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What is the 'right way' to serve static content from my AWS S3 bucket on my ElasticBeanstalk deployment?

I've hosted a small PHP environment on AWS ElasticBeanstalk. The static content (.css, .js, .jpg files etc) is inaccessible directly from ElasticBeanstalk, and must come from another source. I've ...
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Email messages sent from AWS EC2 are getting marked as spam

I have setup my website on AWS which is built in yii2 PHP. Now here I am using default PHP mail which I purchased from GoDaddy. And I have pointed the domain name to AWS using my elastic IP using an ...
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Running Nodejs application and wordpress in same server

I am using one EC2 instance of AWS, I have two domains which I will connect with ec2 elastic ip but one domain will have wordpress running on it and other will have nodejs application running on it. ...
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Can't I pause my server On Rackspace as Like AWS?

I am using AWS and I can create instance and keep it stopped if I don't need it. It beocmes handy as I can test/switch back/forth to several differently configured instances and don't loos any of them....
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Route 53 on AWS, Whats stopping me from using someone elses domain?

I can look up a websites nameservers with whois, what would happen if i added a domain i didnt actually own and replaced the name servers with the correct ones i know they are from whois? Will there ...
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PHP doesn't work on Amazon AWS S3 for email contact form

I built a website with Adobe Muse, it as HTML, uploaded it to a bucket in Amazon AWS S3, enable webhosting on the bucket, and attached the domain to my website with Amazon Route 53. It can be visited ...
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AWS, WordPress and URL issue

We set up WordPress and the website works okay but when a visitor clicks on any link the URL doesn't change. As far as I can tell we're using EC2. I've tried a few different themes and the issue ...
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Does AWS have any firewall products?

For my EC2 instance on Apache, does AWS have any firewall product besides Cloudfront?
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Cannot forward root domain managed by Google Domains to AWS Load Balancer

My domains are managed on Google but my site is hosted on AWS. I want to point both my root my-company.com and the www subdomain www.my-company.com to an AWS Load Balancer, which has an address, not ...
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AWS: pointing A record to load balancer on A record causes incoming email to stop functioning

I have a webserver running on an EC2. On that EC2 I'm receiving email. I've created a load balancer (ELB) directing traffic to EC2 In route 53: UPDATED A record for example.com to point to ELB ...
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How to add the ‘www’ prefix to my domain

I am trying to add www to my domain. I have the custom PHPcode on live server. I have workout GoDaddy forward options also but still my domain not forward. I have a site designed in Core PHPand was ...
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Amazon s3 webmaster privacy

If I am hosting a site on Amazon Web Services, how easy is it for someone to work out that I'm behind it, for example if it's a controversial campaign issue. WHOIS privacy with the domain registrar ...
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Amazon RDS And EC2 On Two Different Region. How Much performance Loss?

if for an application, amazon ec2 instance and amazon RDS instance be on two different Avalability Zone/Region, how much performance degradation are expected?
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Does Google treat AWS IP addresses as related?

We are hosting several websites on one of our servers, and wondering if because they are on the same subnet that they have been somehow penalized. We are not inter-linking between websites. However ...
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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.tagisow.dev' and 'tagisow.dev' into the address bar leads me to an ...
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IllegalLocationConstraintException on CloudFront (with S3)

I have created an S3 and I uploaded files on the bucket successfully. Now, I am trying to make it work with CloudFront however it is giving me IllegalLocationConstraintException The ap-east-...
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How to use AWS S3 Route 53 with Gmail business domain?

I have a business domain hosted in google Daniels@mycompany.com and now I want to make my website hosted in AWS S3 hosting. Problem is that Route 53 in AWS console is asking to add 4 NS records, but I ...
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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 connect a Freenom domain name to my Amazon ec2 instance?

I don't know how to point my domain name to my ec2 instance. I purchased two free .tk domain names from Freenom. Now, I don't know how to configure to use them. I want to know which settings I have ...
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ErrorDocument Not Working

I've been trying to solve this problem, I have a virtual machine with the same setup as my production server. The ErrorDocument line in 000-default.conf works on my VM, however it doesn't work on my ...
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How do I download the latest version of modernizr - and where? [closed]

I'm currently running modernizr 2.5.3, and Im using Amazon Web Services for hosting. Where and how can I get the latest release?
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AWS: No supported authentication methods available (server sent: publickey)

I have an AWS basic free account (no support available), and need to connect to my ec2 instance (that's running Wordpress). I did follow the steps to connect to my instance, but I got, from putty: ...
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Dynamic IP address for website. Can it have negative impact on SEO?

We want to start using AWS elastic beanstalk + Route53 setup for hosting our website. The major problem is that AWS elastic beanstalk is load balancer and will return different IP addresses after each ...
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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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Why am I receiving a DNS look-up error when requesting a web page from an AWS Windows server?

I installed an aspx website on a AWS EC2 windows server 12 R2 instance. Although the site works on localhost, I receive a DNS look-up failure after Chrome's timeout is reached. I have opened inbound ...