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

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How can I know in which US region a snapshot ID is located?

I have a public snapshot ID, e.g. snap-d203feb5. How can I know in which US region(s) it is located? I know that I can go on https://us-east-2.console.aws.amazon.com/ec2/v2/home?region=us-east-2#...
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I accidentally removed my ufw allow rules (ssh and ftp rules) and then logged out of my server, am now locked out

My environment: aws ec2 (VMware Workstation 11) for use as development sandbox environment. it's not crucial, i just have some work i don't want to re do for a client. Is there anyway to change those ...
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Cannot ping running EC2 Instance. Connection timed out

After launching an EC2 instance this morning I am still unable to SSH into the instance or ping it with each returning a timed out error: SSH (executing through Cygwin): $ ssh -vvv -i "...
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Does Amazon change the specs of a given AWS machine instance type over time?

We wish to reproduce results from a paper published in 2014 that used the m3.2xlarge instance type. If we run that today would it have the same specs? If not is there a way to find documentation ...
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Is it possible to specify default volume size for new instances?

By default when I'm creating new instances (e.g. t2.small) via Vagrant all instances have the same volume size of 8GB. Is there any option in AWS EC2 Console to change the default size on creation? ...
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Why can't I attach new AWS volume to existing AWS instance?

I'm trying to expand the storage on an AWS EBS volume for which I'm following this "Expanding the Storage Space of an EBS Volume on Linux" guide. I created a snapshot of my volume and created a new ...
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How would you log into AWS if you lost your phone which provides 2-factor authentication?

The FAQ directs you to a page which doesn't exist! http://aws.amazon.com/iam/faqs/
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Full Continuous integration pipieline as a service

I am building the MVP for a small startup at Amazon EC2. At the current stage, the architecture is based on a bunch of RESTful services written in Python, connecting to a few databases. I would like ...
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Is it possible to host in the cloud but have email in Gmail?

Is it possible to host a website for example in Amazon Cloud and have my domain point there, but have the same domain installed with Gmail for mail support?
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How to display all of my running EC2 instances

I switch to different regions frequently and sometimes I forget to turn off my running instance from a different region. I there a way (a website provided by Amazon?) to display all the running ...
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How to remove columns from the list of instances in Amazon AWS EC2

I have started to use Amazon EC2 service and the problem I am trying to solve is as follows: in the list of instances I have a lot of columns (most of them are the same) and I would like to hide/...
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Unexpected bill from AWS?

I'm using AWS, and my usage is well within the free tier, however I recently got an unexpected bill. The only item costing me money was as follows: Amazon RDS for MySQL Community Edition $0.035 ...
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Where do I run ec2-authorize? Locally or on my AMI VM?

To open port 80 on my Amazon AMI VM, I need to do "ec2-authorize default -p 80". Should I do this on my home machine or on the VM itself? Since running ec2-authorize requires a private key, I'm ...
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Burning money on Amazon EC2

Where on the AWS Management Console can I see how much money I'm burning per hour with my Amazon EC2 service?
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How do I set credit card limits for Amazon EC2?

I just signed-up for Amazon EC2, for a micro instance server. Does anyone know how I can set-up limits on data usage and/or the monthly amount that can be charged to my Credit Card?