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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InvalidVpcID.NotFound while VPC is created

I have a fairly simple Terraform script for AWS, based on an example from the terraform site. Whenever I run this I get an error: Error: error attaching EC2 Internet Gateway (igw-xxxxx): Error ...
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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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Automate AWS image import?

AWS needs VM images in the AMI format to be able to start them as EC2 instance. Currently I have an .ova image on my s3 repository which I would like to start as EC2 instance. Normally, one could use ...
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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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Problem deploying Docker Container from ECR on EC2 with Ansible

So, This question is tightly related to my previous one, which turned out to be a consequence of a different issue. To ensure every confusion is cleared up, I decided it is better to make a new ...
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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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Creating a Rails API on EC2 with Passenger Apache

Have been running into trouble setting up a Rails Api on an Apache server hosted on EC2, not sure if I am missing something but I have run through Phusions deployment docs for a passenger apache ...
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Associate an EC2 instance with a custom VPC in CloudFormation templates

I read through pages of CloudFormation JSON scripts and I can't seem to find how you place an EC2 Instance inside a custom VPC. For example, when you create a new EC2 Instance in the Console, there is ...
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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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Testing AWS Systems Manager's Parameter Store

I plan to use AWS Systems Manager's Parameter Store to store sensitive information that I can use in a CodeBuild buildspec.yml file for Continuous Delivery. I follow the documentation here: https://...
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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 ...
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Aws autoscaling group in private subnet, private communication?

I have a scenario - I have configured my frontend application in one autoscaling group and my backend application is in another autoscaling group. I'm using the load balancer also. But I don't want ...
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multiple projects per EC2 with Load Balancers

I have 2 EC2 instances and an Application Load Balancer. The Load is not too high, but I'm keeping both instances working just in case. Plus, it saves the time on deployment with (one at a time) and ...
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Custom metric for a Windows process on a Windows ec2 instance

I have a process (exe) on a Windows ec2 that is using up lots of memory. I would like to create a custom metric that will collect data and send to CloudWatch. I would like to also create an alarm when ...
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How to fail stack when EC2 spot is refused?

I'm using AWS Cloudformation to create EC2 spot instance (with block duration). In order to do this in cloudformation I'm using a Launch Template where spot configuration is set. Then my ...
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Can't get P3 spot instance on AWS

I'm new to aws-ec2. I'd like to make spot request for a p3.2xlarge instance in my local region (EU-Ireland) to benchmark V100 Tesla GPUs against my home GPU for deep learning. I have already ...
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Spot block vs reserved instances

Let's say we have a continuous process where each two hours we receive some data which has to be analysed by a fleet of workers on AWS EC2 instances which always complete their job within two hours (...
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AWS Site crashes every few hours

Every few hours, my Laravel website on AWS Elastic Beanstalk crashes and throws the following error: [Sun May 19 13:06:13.436195 2019] [php7:error] [pid 3431] [client] PHP Fatal error: require(): ...
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Why does Docker fail to start on AWS ECS instances. ECS stateful instance fails initialization. ECS stateful instance doesn't join the ECS cluster

The ECS instance fails to join the ECS cluster because it relies on docker to launch its ecs agent. If in this case docker fails to start then the whole process halts. Docker fails to start in AWS ...
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Cross account access from ec2 to other accounts

Is it possible to run aws cli from ec2 to create some resources in another account without using aws_secret_key and aws_access_key?
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How can I access the console of a booting EC2 instance in AWS?

I'm new to AWS and am looking for a way to access my EC2's console so I can triage issues such: boot to single user mode view console output as system boots gain console access to debug GRUB issues
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compiled opencv copy to another host

Every time I spawn a new host I need to compile OpenCV on Ubuntu following official manual. The problem is that it takes about 20-30 minutes depends on the VM type. Is it somehow possible to store the ...
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How to use ecs service dicovery

I'm trying to use amazon service discovery to register a Redis server in order to be reachable by other ECS services in the same cluster. I'm using EC2 to deploy my services not Fargate, so service ...
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What is the cheapest way to get CI for a Qt project?

To build up my portfolio I'm writing an application to showcase all the best practices I'm aware of, including unit tests and continuous integration. The project was originally started in C++, and I ...
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How to make Load balancer to wait for custom program to finish running?

I have a problem I am trying to solve. When the auto scaling creates a new EC2 instance, the load balancer gets a positive health check result fairly quickly. However, the problem is that we have a ...
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How to securely pass sensitive data to EC2 Spot instances?

Right now, we only use EC2 on-demand instances, and we provision sensitive data (credentials, private keys, etc.) on the instances' EBS which are encrypted with a KMS key. My understanding is that I ...
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ansible aws windows ec2 - Internal Error: this connection module does not support running commands via sudo

I am getting below error when I am trying to run one playbook which connects to Windows machine hosted on AWS EC2. I enabled winrm and win_ping worked fine but when I am invoking ansible-playbook I am ...
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How to pass HashiCorp Vault secrets(k/v passwords) to Terraform EC2 instance

How can we pass HashiCorp Vault secrets, k/v username/password and feed Terraform while its creating Ec2 instance. For example, i don't want to use in plain text variable "myvariable" { default = "...
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How to re-enable RDP on AWS-EC2 instance

Accidentally i disabled RDP on EC2 windows machine and now I am not able to access it via RDP, Is there any way to re-enable RDP service on EC2 instance?
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How to override the user for ECS task via CLI? [closed]

I've got a Task Definition with parameters which executes a script using a regular user. I'd like to test the script without changing the Task Definition by overriding the default user which script ...
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Is containerized deployment of jenkins on ECS better than running jenkins inside EC2 instance to secure pipeline information?

I am new to AWS, docker and jenkins. I want to run a jenkins build pipeline and I have tried using following two ways on AWS: Running jenkins inside the EC2 instance following the steps at this AWS ...
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Can I check whether ansible is on last batch of rolling update (serial: 25%)?

I'm using Ansible to update a pool of EC2 servers with a rolling update, in batches of 25%. In between batches, I'm pausing long enough for the server health checks to start to pass again (since they'...