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Questions tagged [amazon-ec2]

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud is a central part of Amazon.com's cloud computing platform, Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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How to setup domain DNS records for cPanel WHM

I'm a newbie on this kind of things. I've deployed a cPanel on an AWS instance but failed to set up my domain DNS records, private nameservers etc. Let me explain the whole situation. I'm currently ...
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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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Accessing phpmyadmin on ec2 leads to “This site can’t provide a secure connection”

i run a single aws ec2 instance (apache2) behind an elb which gives me a free ssl cert from amazon. I have redirected all port 80 traffic to 443 in config and everything runs smoothly. But, when i ...
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AWSDNS Load Balance cant send/receive mail out

I currently have my EC2 connected to mail.domail.com and configured A record to point EC2 ip, PTR record pointing at EC2 ip and i have a MX record for domain.com pointing at mail.domain.com, currently ...
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EC2 - Total bandwidth In/Out from a particular instance over a particular period

I would like to know the total bandwidth used by a particular EC2 instance this month. I am being billed for 25TB of data transfer by AWS - and I would like to know where the issue is. I may have ...
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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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How to host a webpage with AWS using IP address

I have a free tier AWS server. It is a Ubuntu server and I a beginner. I don't have a registered domain name, I have HTML and CSS code for the web pages. I normally see that I can access websites ...
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Taking AWS EBS snapshot while website on AWS is running.. OK?

we have a website that's getting about 10k users everyday running on AWS instance/ebs (centos). Now for test purposes I want to setup another replica webserver. My question is, can I start a EBS ...
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Clients domain does not load in china, instead another site loads

Clients domain tiandilatex.com works fine and is available worldwide, but has problems loading in China. The site is replaced by the first image below, an entertainment blog type website according to ...
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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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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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Website URL for subpages not showing up after domain forwarding

I have a wordpress site setup on an amazon ec2 server. I created an elastic ip, forwarded my domain name (registered with namecheap) to that ip, and setup everything to properly work through aws's ...
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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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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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Amazon EC2 Bitnami Wordpress Leverage Browser Caching

Just setup a Wordpress site on an using an Amazon EC2 Bitnami AMI. I've ran the usual suspects of speed tests and have added this to my .htaccess file, like I've done dozens of times before: ## ...
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How is EC2 instance utilization computed?

I'm currently on free tier but I'm thinking about moving into a t2.small instance to be able to do more. At this point, I'm just really interested in having some personal tools on the cloud (something ...
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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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How do I pay for the entire Reserved Instance with one upfront payment after AWS’s Free Tier [closed]

My AWS's Free Tier is about to expire. How do I pay for the entire Reserved Instance with one upfront payment? I noticed from that Amazon EC2 Pricing reserved instances with the All Upfront option is ...
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Explanation of ACL configuration during the setup of DNS resolving server

So I have managed to setup my DNS resolving server. I can share details of doing the same here (just in case if someone is curious to know). I have used Fedora, however, it is pretty much the same in ...
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Possibility of creating an Amazon AWS EC2 instance from the Linux command line?

I'm trying to figure out if it is possible to create an EC2 instance (say of OmniOS) from CLI in my Linux. As per my understanding, it is seeming pretty much straight forward to launch an instance but ...
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Where is the hardware spec shown in AWS console?

Where is the spec for an instance displayed in Amazon AWS console? I'm looking in EC2 console and I can't see anywhere that shows the hardware associated with an instance.
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AWS Free Tier bandwidth limit

Is there some kind of monthly bandwidth limit on Amazon's AWS EC2 free tier under which t2.micro instances are free for almost an year? I couldn't find anything in their faqs
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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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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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cPanel - How to change FTP home directory in Centos 6

I have created one Linux centOS 6 instance in Amazon EC2 and installed cPanel on it and started running my websites there. The issue I face is when I try to FTP to the instance with following config ...
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How to point all domain with ELB dns

In Aws I am creating A ELB(Elastic Load Balancer ) for handling load over instances . my question is in previous we are use single instance and add this instance with an elastic ip . with this elastic ...
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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 ...
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Magento Backup using mysqldump

I have website using magento installed in ubuntu ec2 server. I would like to do a backup of the whole magento website. I stumbled on an article that tells me to run this command http://www....
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How to Safely Share Access with Freelance web developers

I have a running website developed in Magento CMS and hosted in AWS EC2. I just recently hired a freelance web developer located overseas to revamp my website (design, features,etc). I have no ...
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I need a VPS on Amazon AWS that can run Chrome and work with files [duplicate]

I am new to working with VPS (I'm a web developer), and I need a VPS from AMAZON AWS that can run Google Chrome, and download files (not big files). Currently I have the free teir of Windoews Server ...
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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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EC2 Folder Permissions on Amazon AWS

This is first time I am setting up my Wordpress blog myself. Usually, I would purchase a GoDaddy account and be done with it. Now, I have bought a Amazon AWS and setting up on EC2. I have finished my ...
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Amazon ec2 domain redirect loop

I am trying to set up a domain for my running instance in Amazon ec2 server. When i go to bracketfanatic.com i get a redirect loop and the site stops. I believe that everything is set up correctly ...
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Amazon EC2 Ubuntu instance setting up domain name

I had a domain transferred to amazon using their Rout 53. at the begining when i went to the IP address 54.69.253.182, or ec2-54-69-253-182.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com my site would show up. ...
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Which web server should I select during SSL certificate activation if I run a custom Node.js server?

Which web server should I select during SSL certificate activation if I run a custom Node.js server? I need to know to activate my SSL certificate. There are many options such as: Apache cPanel ...
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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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DNS and Whois problem [duplicate]

I have encountered a problem or atleast that's what I think, I have recently started an ec2 instance and I changed my A records at Godaddy to point to my new elastic ip and it worked fine and then I ...
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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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In nano 000-default.conf (as root user) in Apache2 on EC2 Ubuntu Instance on AWS page is blank? [closed]

When I SSH into my ubuntu server on EC2 in Amazon Web Services, and I change to the root user using sudo su, I navigte to /etc/apache2/sites-available to make changes to the 000-default.conf file ...
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Remove IP address from the URL of website using apache

I'm on an EC2 instance and have a domain domain.com linked to the EC2 nameservers and it happily is serving my pages if I type domain.com in the URL. However when the page is served it resolves the ...
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How to point DNS records to Amazon AWS Elastic Beanstalk

I just created a new environment with AWS and uploaded a .zip file into elastic beanstalk. I used to have a friend's server host my site instead of GoDaddy so I changed my custom DNS name servers from ...
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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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Google Analytics and framesets

I have a simple web page hosted in an EC2 machine, using nginx. Let's say my web page is reachable by: http://<my_ec2_machine_static_ip>/my_web_page I've put a Google Analytics tracking code ...
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Wordpress redirects to IP instead of domain

Following this blog post I set up Wordpress on an EC2 instance. I've pointed A records to my Amazon EC Elastic IP Address. After propagation, when I open my website with the domain name, it works. ...
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wordpress migration and testing on Amazon EC2

I will need to migrate a wordpress site to Amazon EC2. I've never done this before and it's not my area of expertise, so I'm following this guide. I am getting close to making the actual move (EC2 ...
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Hosting multiple low traffic websites on ec2

We have like 30 websites with almost no traffic (<~10 visits / day) which are currently hosted on a dedicated server. We are evaluating hosting on Amazon EC2 however I'm not sure how to do that ...
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Running Two Website On EC2 Or Alternative Hosting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I've been developing and planning to launch my website using amazon EC2. I'm planning to launch Two website, one after the ...
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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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Server responding to request differnetly

I believe as above hosted locally , the long green delay is actually the home page of the website. May i know what causes those delay? Magento is a very CPU intense monster, is it due to the fact ...
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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?