Questions tagged [amazon-ec2]

For questions about using Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud in DevOps, including deploying, monitoring and scaling applications in EC2. For questions specifically about monitoring EC2 with [aws-cloudwatch] use that tag. For the EC2 container service use the [amazon-ecs] tag.

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Is it possible to have an aws EKS infrastructure as code?

Is it possible to declare "a complete production level EKS with other aws services" using terraform? I know that terraform has an eks module and an aws provider. But I'm not sure if one can ...
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what is difference between “sudo shutdown now” versus “aws ec2 stop-instances”

When logged onto a AWS EC2 instance say some Ubuntu box and I issue sudo shutdown now how is that different from stopping the same instance using aws ec2 stop-instances --instance-ids $...
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How do I SSH into an EC2 instance from AWS gitlab-runner?

I have setup my own gitlab-runner on AWS following GitLab's walkthrough (Autoscaling GitLab Runner on AWS EC2). One step in my deployment is to SSH into another EC2 instance. The SSH connection fails ...
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Ansible No such file or directory error message for any executable in Amazon Linux AMI

I'm trying to run this command in a Amazon Linux AMI instance - name: Run docker shell: systemctl enable docker && systemctl start docker And receiving this error message "stderr&...
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Using a combination of Terraform and Ansible to create dynamic AWS EC2 infrastructure

The company I work for wants to prevent provider lock-in adn therefore told us to use Terraform+Ansible instead of Cloudformation. We already decided to use terragrunt as an addon. While the ...
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How can I efficiently manage multiple ec2 instances with a Panel

My Current Scenario is: I have over 20+ AWS ec2 instances running, with each instance running a single website. I have to use SSH for every task I have to perform related to server. I have to keep ...
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Power on AWS EC2 hosts by specifying their ansible hostnames

I have inventoried my AWS EC2 hosts using the ansible Ec2 inventory plugin. I would like to be able to power on hosts that are currently powered off, by specifying hostname patterns in ad-hoc ansible ...
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Correct usage of community.aws.ec2_instance_info module in a playbook

I have successfully authenticated to AWS and pulled an inventory using the aws inventory plugin. I'm interested in getting facts about instances. The documentation says that this playbook should get ...
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Can you inherit a template_cloudinit_config in another template_cloudinit_config object in Terraform?

I recently discovered template_cloudinit_config within Terraform, and I'm hoping I can utilize it to specify something like the code below. Basically my goal is to declare a core ...
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AWS elb vs google cloud for multiple small nodejs mini-apps deployment

Currently i use AWS ELB --single instances do deploy & manage multiple versions of the same nodejs app (over 10), which differ only by the configuration. Each app is running some endless process ...
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How would I automate the deployment of an S3 Bucket file to a remote external server which exists on the other side of an AWS VPN Tunnel?

So my current AWS VPC consists of an EC2 jump server which is on the cloud side of a site-to-site VPN tunnel and the other side is connected to a customer server. So I am trying to find out how I can ...
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AWS t4g instance type not eligible

According to the blog post since september/2020 and up to december/2020 instance type t4g will be available. I'm trying to create a machine, on one of the right zones (Oregon) according the FAQ, and ...
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Ansible/AWS dynamic inventory — How to create groups based on tags?

I am trying to create custom groups, based on tags. I am using this doc as a reference: https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/plugins/inventory.html#inventory-plugins As a baseline, in my aws_ec2....
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Ansible - merging inventories to share variables across?

Is it possible to merge inventories so I can share variables across them? Let's say I have two inventory files. Inventory A and Inventory B. They are both in a directory called inventories. Variables ...
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Ansible playbook error: “Connection timed out during banner exchange”

I am trying to connect to my bastion host and then tunnel that ssh connection to connect to a jenkins host but keep running into the connection timed out error. The error message in full is: fatal: [&...
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Ansible dynamic inventory using AWS plugin — how to obtain internal DNS records or private IP?

Seeking help from those who've worked with dynamic inventory in Ansible. I have Ansible set up with the aws_ec2 plugin (not using the python script as it's been too problematic). Currently, I'm only ...
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How to Automate VM provisioning and setup using code?

Here is what I want to achieve. I write code(Java, NodeJs, Go) to tell the program which Cloud Provider to choose- AWS/Azure write code to create a instance , lets say AWS - EC2 instance under which ...
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Sending HTTP requests to private EC2 DNS from other EC2 host works, but not from container on EC2 host

I want to make a container hosted on one EC2 host communicate with another container hosted on another EC2 host. Currently, if I send an HTTP request from host A to host B using host B's private DNS ...
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A tool to orchestrate cloud server (virtual machine) instances

Whenever I use search keywords such as "orchestration" or "server clusters" or "iaas" I'll always end up in hundreds of results that are going to talk about containers ...
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AWS Setting instance to use domain from another account

We're transitioning between accounts and we have an app on our new account but we want to use the domain from our old account. We plan on shutting off the old account soon and transitioning everything ...
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Terraform duplicates the security groups, how do I stop it?

I'm using terraform to create two instances and a security group. Here is how I did it: # bastion host resource "aws_instance" "bastion_1a" { ami = data.aws_ami....
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Cross Account EC2 Access from within Amazon Workspace

I have a requirement to setup a bastion host (Amazon Workspace) to connect to an ec2 instance living on a different account. As Amazon Workspaces cannot assume a role the way EC2s can, A cross ...
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amazon ec2 ip whitelisted on a third party service provider

Currently we are running an application in a single amazon ec2 machine. On our application we are using some third party solution. For using those solution, we have asked the third party service ...
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AWS: Onboarding on premise instance

Is there a way to onboard the Raspberrypi device in AWS. So that the same device can be managed using ec2 console and it can seamlessly work with the rest of AWS services? I am just an experimental ...
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Install apache on awa ec2 from locally installed ansible server on my laptop

I would like to install apache2 remotely on aws ec2 instance from my locally installed ansible server on my laptop. I have also the. pem key of the instance. Now what Ip need to put in /etc/ansible/...
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EC2 EBS Free Tier - Is Storage Reusable?

Can I delete an EC2 instance and start off from scratch on my EBS free tier usage? For instance, I was running a Red Hat server with 10 GB of EBS being used. However, I deleted that EC2 within a few ...
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AWS API Gateway as an http proxy to ALB

I have a setup of API Gateway proxying all the requests to my EC2 instances behind load balancer (ALB). But I want api endpoint to have a nice domain my-api.mydomain.com. I'm trying to accomplish that ...
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User data in original windows ec2 instance does not get executed in custom ami

I created a windows Ec2 instance with user data in it. In my ec2 instance I downlaoded git and installed it. Later in EC2 instance, I provided it with the user data which was supposed to download a ...
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JFrog on dedicated disk

Is it possible to install JFrog on a separate disk? For example in an AWS EBS I find their documentation a bit confusing, so i checked don't have a walk-through for this. I'm looking at this ...
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Spin up an EC2 instance from within the application

I am developing the architecture of this application and the way we need to scale is not just stateless API requests, but it's a logical split of responsibilities. In other words, we may only be able ...
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Automate custom docker image deployment on AWS

This question is related to my previous one - but a bit more descriptive. I am trying to build automate the generation and deployment of a docker container. The docker container is created with packer....
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private subnets in an Auto Scaling Group on aws?

I watched a video series wherein the author used 3 private subnets for his Auto Scaling Group, and I also read the premium answer on this forum wherein the author says that you can use both public and ...
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Where is Puppet's enviroments directory on Amazon Linux2?

I am using Puppet version 3.8.7 on Amazon Linux2, trying to find the directory containing the Puppet environments. I tried to find it with the find command looking for files named "production" or ...
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Is there a way to clone an ec2 from inside the ec2 terminal?

I want to be able to back up my linux accadamy lab servers but they don't provide a way to to this. I'm wondering if it's posible to clone my EC2 lab server from inside the EC2 to get round this?
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Why does an 'InvalidSnapshot.NotFound' occur in Packer and how to solve it? [closed]

When I'm running sudo packer2 build -debug template.json with this code: { "variables": { "profile": "aws", "region": "eu-west-1" }, "builders": [{ "type": "amazon-chroot", "profile": "{{...
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How to ensure EC2's OS/application is loaded?

Recently I was playing around a bit with AWS as a part of a course that I am doing. I came across a situation that to be honest is keeping be in vilo. I made a web application which connects to a ...
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Kubernetes api service unit file

i was going through the kubernetes the hard way(kelsey), i see in the API server unit file with a cluster ip range as --service-cluster-ip-range=10.32.0.0/24 \ is it a default ip range ? my VPC ...
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What is the difference between EKS and EC2 installed kubernets?

I'm newbie in AWS usage. I don't understand the difference between EKS and EC2 installed kubernets? Amazon EKS makes it easy for you to run Kubernetes on AWS without needing to install and ...
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How to setup a permanent storage volume for EC2 instance?

I created an EC2 instance of r5ad.xlarge and installed Jenkins on it. However, after a few jobs I configured and ran I saw a warning about no space left. Then realised Jenkins was installed on 8 GB ...
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can't access my instances by public IP in a VPC (aka: what is wrong with my terraform)?

As stated in the title of the question, I have a Terraform file (attached below), but the infrastructure it builds doesn't allow me to connect by SSH (I get "Connection timed out"). So either the ...
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When should an application be copied to a new region?

I'm taking my first course For AWS cloud practitioner and I am curious: The case: I have a single, client-facing application hosted on an EC2 instance. Let's keep it simple and say it's brochureware, ...
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How does the creation of an AMI on AWS work and why is the creation time unpredictable?

Creation date: September 23, 2019 at 9:22:06 PM UTC+2 21:48: still waiting for completion 21:53: completed Sometimes it takes 15 minutes and sometimes longer. How does a creation of an AMI work and ...
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What is the Young's Modulus for EC2? [closed]

Young's Modulus is defined as follows: Young's modulus or Young modulus is a mechanical property that measures the stiffness of a solid material In the case of AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), the ...
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How to avoid a high number of requests for avoiding Amazon AWS EC2 instance AutoScalin?

If I set autoscaling for an EC2 instance in Amazon Web Services, how can I set optimized autoscaling for large numbers of connections in order to avoid unusual autoscaling?
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Ansible ec2_vpc_net and ec2_vpc_subnet - where to set subnet default public ip

Since upgrading to these 2 Ansible modules I am having difficulties in setting the subnets to have default public IP when new instances are created by autoscaling? I can't find any setting on the ...
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Multiple VPC with overlapping CIDR [closed]

I am part of a large company that is either buying other companies and merging their assets into ours or having rouge development teams getting AWS accounts and then having to bring them under the ...
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How to probe all running aws ec2 instances and their sec groups, etc to generate templates?

Typically I spin up all aws ec2 instances together with all its accompanying security groups, volumes, etc ... by executing a series of aws cli commands. However when I manually use the aws console ...
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Terraform destroys and creates new AWS resources [closed]

Terraform destroys and creates new AWS resources when I modify the modules with new resources. I tried with: lifecycle { prevent_destroy = true } Getting the below error : the plan would ...
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Which AMI was my EC2 instance created from? [closed]

Is there any way to tell which AMI my EC2 instance was created from?
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How to manage Hashicorp Vault patching in AWS?

I'm setting up a Hashicorp Vault open source deployment in AWS, but I'm trying to figure out the best approach for keeping the underlying EC2 instances patched. I'm using AWS Systems Manager for ...