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how to launch ec2 windows instance with boto and add that instance to domain (AD) install web server as well [on hold]

how to launch ec2 windows instance with boto and add that instance to domain (AD) install IIS Server as well. Help is appreciated. Regards, -Vijay
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Yum install fails on Ubuntu EC2 instance

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.3 on an AWS EC2 instance. This is my first time with an EC2 so it's all new to me. I'm also not the most experienced Linux guy either, so I apologize if this is a stupid ...
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EC2 Ubuntu machine showing high load factor

I tried searching for my problem online but couldn't find anything helpful. I have an ec2 machine running Ubuntu 14.04. It's a t2 large instance (8 GB of RAM, 2 CPUs). I am running few python-Scrapy ...
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Remotely connect to Amazon AWS Mysql

I have an Amazon AWS EC2 instance running Ubuntu 14.04. where I installed MYSQL 5.5. I am trying to connect to the MYSQL running on this instance from my local Windows10 machine running Navicat. ...
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SSH “Read from socket failed: Connection reset by peer” on Ubuntu AWS AMI for 16.04 Xenial

I get Read from socket failed: Connection reset by peer when I ssh to an EC2 Instance running AMI ubuntu/images/hvm-ssd/ubuntu-xenial-16.04-amd64-server-20160516.1 in us-east-1 (ami id ami-13be557e). ...
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Apache2 gzip not working?

I've done almost everything on the internet to gzip my content. It does not seem to work. I've done so much that I can't possibly put everything I've tried here, so here's some of the things I've ...
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Use endpoint instead of IP in iptables

I am using AWS ElastiCache and I am trying to configure it so that I can access it outside of AWS. Long story short, I have to execute the following command on an Ubuntu instance (AWS NAT instance), ...
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vsftpd PASV configuration set up, yet still not working

So, I've been researching FTP/FTPS, and have been trying to set up a working FTPS server. To use FTP(S), I've been using the service vsftpd, and the my server is an amazon EC2 instance running Ubuntu ...
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Need help with getting NoMachine working on Ubuntu 14.04

I’m trying to get NoMachine working on a AWS EC2 instance with 14.04 Trusty Tahr. I’ve used the instructions from: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NomachineNX https://help.ubuntu.com/community/...
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VSFTPD not working

I followed instructions and other instructions too but because it is not user-friendly, the ftp server is not working. # This option specifies the location of the RSA key to use for SSL # encrypted ...
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Shrink root partition of ec2 instanace

How do i Shrink root partition. i followed these rules. 1. instance with ubuntu 14.4 with 32 gb root already running. 2. i stopped the instance and create snapshot and createv volume from snapshot (...
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How to attach an ENI to an ubuntu EC2 instance in AWS?

I have an Ubuntu EC2 instance with a private IP address 10.0.3.164 on the default network adapter eth0. I would like to attach to it an additional Elastic Network Interface (ENI). I have successfully ...
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Jenkins on ubuntu and ec2 - dude…whats the password from jenkins user back to root?

I am running jenkins on ubuntu 14.04. I sudo into jeknins user like the below: sudo su - jenkins I then try and bu back to root and wowwweeeeee! How do I resolve? OMG what is the password? ...
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Hello. I want to ask about released ec2 images of Ubuntu server

I'm using Amazon Web Service and I'm operating my web server for my little blog. I'm using Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS(Trusty Tahr) and It makes me very happy because of powerful performance. By the way, ...
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Adding SSH Keys to authorized_keys

I have an Ubuntu server on Amazon EC2, that I use for development, and today I stupidly cleared everything out of my ~/.ssh/authorized_keys file. Luckily I have an SSH open, so I am still connected, ...
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What are there so many Ubuntu 14.04 LTS AWS AMIs for the same release?

A bit of background. I want to set up a 64-bit AWS EC2 instance running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (HVM) on a solid-state disk with EBS in the eu-west-1 region. At time of writing, within the AWS control ...
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IPSec VPN connectivity from Ubuntu to AWS

I have configured the VPN gateway and related settings at AWS side. Now I have to connect to the vpn from my Ubuntu machine. I am using my android mobile phone to access internet into my laptop via ...
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Cannot access Ubuntu server using SFTP. No writing perms?

I've opened an Ubuntu instance in EC2. I've installed Lamp environment and wanted to test it. I want to use SFTP to access it. In my security group, I've opened port 22 (SSH 0.0.0.0/0), it is the ...
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Why did installation of MySQL 5.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 fail?

I wanted to get a look at MySQL 5.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 just out of curiosity. And based on this article it certainly looked like installation should be simple and straightforward. So I fired up an AWS ...
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When is 16.04 going to be officially available on AWS?

It doesn't seem to be avail on http://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/locator/ec2/ nor I can find any when searching on AWS itself
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Does anyone know when Canonical will release 16.04 AMIs for Amazon EC2?

I'm searching here and I don't see it. And I can't find any roadmap for when it might be released. Is there usually a lag between release day and appearance of AMIs?
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get an image from windows 7 with docker and transfer it to AWS EC2

The development team has installed its new development in a windows 7 64-bit machine. They asked me to get an image from the current running windows machine and transfer it to the AWS EC2 docker ...
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Download my videos from my server?

right now I have a Ubuntu server with Amazon Web Services and I can upload mp4s, jpegs, and pdfs to it from my Android device. I save them into folders and update their location onto my database. Now ...
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Intermittent apt-get install issues when creating an AMI using Packer

I am trying to create an AMI based on ami-3b054701 in the ap-southeast-2 region. The Packer config has one simple provisioner: #!/bin/bash -e info() { echo -e "[INFO] $1\n" } exec_cmd() { ...
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nvidia-smi hangs. cannot be killed even by SIGKILL

I just finished carefully installing the latest nvidia drive to an new amazon g2.2xlarge ec2 instance which I would like to use to do some machine learning. Before install cuda and other packages, I ...
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Moving an existing 14.04.2 LTS Ubuntu VM to Amazon EC2

I have an Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS based server installation that runs a ruby on rails application accessible over the local network. Currently it runs in either VM Player / VM Server / vSphere. What do I ...
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Hadoop - Error on binding to port 9000

I've been attempting to setup Hadoop on AWS for a few days now. I am on fresh EC2 Ubuntu instances with no other software installed apart from Java. I run these commands: ubuntu@ip-172-30-0-117:/...
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Running AWS EC2 [closed]

have a trouble with connecting to ubuntu instance in AWS EC2. Connect through SSH client, but there is an error: port 22: no route to host. How i can solve that problem?
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Access framebuffer /dev/fb0 in AWS EC2 (Ubuntu Server)

My ultimate goal is to use fbgrab program on EC2. Whenever I try fbgrab -c 1 screenshot.png, I get: Could not open /dev/fb0: No such file or directory How can I install/enable it in my Ubuntu ...
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apt-get reports “no installation candidate” randomly for no good reason

When I provision Ubuntu 14.04 boxes in Amazon AWS, I begin with an official Canonical AMI (specifically ami-f0c52390), boot the instance, and run a provisioning script. One of the first things the ...
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Bootstrapping Juju Environment with AWS IAM Roles?

I am trying to bootstrap my Juju Charms environment with AWS, however, it fails to authenticate with my current access key and secret key. Has anyone been able to successfully bootstrap using IAM EC2 ...
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Errors running apt-get update and apt-get install mysql-server

Since yesterday I've been trying to run apt-get update unsuccessfully in Ubuntu instances I am creating on the EC2. In specific I've been getting these errors: Ign http://security.ubuntu.com ...
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Cannot boot after changing locale

After I changed my locale and rebooted, now I get this error: [ 1.863178] init: mountall main process (223) terminated with status 2 Filesystem check or mount failed. A maintenance shell will now ...
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How to manage a lot of SSH connection information of EC2 instances from ubuntu using different .pem files

I have to access a lot of AWS EC2 instances from my local machine regularly. Their IP addresses are not mapped to any domain to I need to login to them using command like : ssh -i keyfile.pem ec2-...
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Issue with SSH after migration from Amazon Linux to Ubuntu (EC2)

I have a script that starts and stops tinyproxy on my EC2 instance. The core of the script (in addition to some networking on my side) are 2 commands: ssh -t $PROXY_HOST sudo '/etc/init.d/tinyproxy ...
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How to use amazon instances' public IPs in hadoop configuration?

I was trying to configure Hadoop by using the public IPs of amazon instances instead of their intra-network IPs as my aim is to create a hybrid cluster i.e. Cloud + Local machine cluster. Although all ...
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Setup of Godaddy domain in Ubuntu EC2 instance

I bought a domain from GoDaddy and I want to use it with my EC2 instance. I already created my instance (ubuntu 14) I created my elastic IP in Route 53, which I associated with my instance. I ...
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Can't login to Spark Cluster on EC2 after the nodes started

I'm trying to create a cluster of Spark machines. I follow the instruction here. However, after the machines have started I got this error Setting up security groups... Searching for existing cluster ...
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ImageMagick convert and low RAM

Please consider the following command for the imagemagick package: sudo convert -resize 460x200 /path/to/test1.jpg /path/to/test2.jpg Now test1.jpg is a fairly large image (12.5MB), but not unheard ...
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Memory and swap full from Rails App on EC2 Ubuntu Apache Passenger

I am not familiar with htop or ubuntu processes but my app's memory is full almost immediately after rebooting. Each of the rails processes seem to be taking up 25% of my memory. I recently upgraded ...
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Configurations needed for unattended-upgrades to run indefinitely?

What disk space and other configurations are needed so that you can trust unattended-upgrades to run unattended more or less indefinitely? I'm asking this to try to understand what went wrong with a ...
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After Upgrading to 15.10 from 15.04, EC2 Webservers Have Become Very Unstable

I have a variety of Ubuntu machines running in production, with about 30 that were upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10. With most of the machines, the upgrade has been a breeze and everything has functioned ...
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Disable Website Access by IP Address

I'm on a Amazon EC2 Ubuntu instance and have multiple websites with their own static IP's hosted. One of the websites all of them are setup similar. Let's say have the static IP of 45.46.47.48 and a ...
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Cannot get kdump to dump a vmcore using crashkernel

I'm trying to get kernel crashdump to work properly in Ubuntu 15.10 with the stock 4.2.0-22-generic kernel. I have followed the methods described here and here precisely. But, when I manually trigger ...
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curl: (60) SSL certificate problem: unable to get local issuer certificate

Edit: I had updated my root CA certificates from curl.haxx.se . When I try curl -Iv https://yahoo.com I get an error as unable to get local issuer certificate in the result. However if I try curl -...
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How to install Cisco VPN client on an Amazon EC2 server running 14.04

I'm currently using an Amazon EC2 server - the basic, free version - running Ubuntu 14.04 for my work. Most of the time I use it for automated web scraping tasks and this works pretty great at the ...
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Why `apt-get dist-upgrade` in EC2 image does not update the kernel?

I've built a system running Ubuntu 14.04 on EC2, using the AMI from Ubuntu's cloud-images repository. The AMI includes kernel 3.13.0-37, but 3.13.0-39 is available as an update. After running apt-...
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Should I upgrade kernel packages on EC2 instances?

On my EC2 server, when I do sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade, I see: The following packages have been kept back: linux-ec2 linux-image-ec2 linux-image-virtual linux-virtual ...
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Permission denied while doplying Tomcat 8 webapp on Amaon EC2

I can't find how I can get write and read permission into the tomcat folder. I followed DigitalOcean's tutorial on setting up Tomcat. The only thing I did different is that I used Java 8 instead of ...
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Not enough disk space '/' in AWS instance

i am running Ubuntu 11.04 instance for my Web Server on AWS cloud, now i am getting there is no disk space in / partition of my server. df -ah say this Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% ...