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In a EC2 host, where are the files of the website ?
Hello, My client has a website hosted with EC2 , I have been in the terminal (Cloudshell) and looked for a folder like /var/www , but I could not find anything related to his website. I also did not find a trace of a webserver (apache, nginx), so now I am wondering if I am even looking in the right place. So, how can I be sure that the Cloudshell I am looking into corresponds to the website of my client ? (about his website, I only have his URL) More generally, where are the files of his website ? :) Thanks a lot
AWS Inspector V2 and AWS Inspector Classic findings are different
I am using Ubuntu 20.04 EC2 Instances and was investigating the difference between AWS Inspector Classic and AWS Inspector V2. There seemed to be many differences but the main one was the actual findings. With Inspector Classic a number of CVE would be found while with Inspector V2 the same instance once scanned would say `No Findings`. ### Inspector Classic finds 53 CVE's ![Enter image description here](/media/postImages/original/IM7H1iE2k8S2iL21F4CODGEQ) ### Same instance with InspectorV2 Just show `No findings` ![Enter image description here](/media/postImages/original/IMLgoOIjGzSqm7eZcT5bGH4Q) ------- With Inspector Classic I did attach a rule called `Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures-1.1`. I'm not sure what Inspector V2 actually checks against either. During my search to make this work did find that I needed the following Systems Managers manager Association needed to work `InspectorInventoryCollection-do-not-delete`. It's working now and show success for all ec2 instances. I am unsure if the `InvokeInspectorSsmPlugin-do-not-delete` Association needs to work as well. Not quite sure what this is used for but it shows skipped for all instances and when I look at the detailed status output on a specific instances is just says `InvalidPlatform`. Not sure if this is related. Can InspectorV2 actually be used to check Ubuntu 20.04 CVE's. If so how. Is there some special IAM or SSM config/setup that needs to be applied?
Cannot connect to EC2 instance
Since 8am this morning one of our ec2 instance became unresponsive. We could not connect to the websites hosted on it, and we could also not connect to the databases on it, and also we could not ssh to it anymore. We did not perform any maintenance on this server or changes anything related to the instance
Unable to retrieve snapshot due to image not available
I have migrated snapshot from old aws account to another but unable to convert the snapshot to image Image - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - Xenial (HVM) Error - This version has been removed and is no longer available to new customers. Any idea how I can convert snapshot to ec2 if the image is no longer available
Can a stress test artificially kill an ec2 instance?
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/focal/amd64/stress/1.0.4-6 I want to check the value of the StatusFailChecked metric in cloudwatch after forcibly taking down the EC2 Instance as a stress test in the link above. (I wonder if the value of this metric will change if it goes down) However, it seems that the stress program is forcibly terminated when CPU or Memory is used above a certain percentage. Can't I force terminate the instance with that method? I'm also curious if it's possible to forcefully terminate the EC2 Instance as a stress test, and if so, how.
How many Nodes/Requested does Created/Manage by 1 ELB
I am new to ELB, Wanted to use Application load balancer. Total count of web users are near to 1k so How many ALB needed to manage these requests. How many nodes will be created by 1 ELB. How many EC2 can be configured to 1 ELB. Is it good to even go with 1 ELB to handle 4 EC2 or Go with 1 EC2 in which Apache load balancer install to handle these 4 EC2 since it is open source?
Confidential Compute AMD SEV SNP remote attestation
Hi, I'm a university student and I am doing some research regarding AMD SEV-SNP remote attestation. I want to host a VM on AWS with an AMD SEV-SNP processor and perform a remote attestation of the CPU/VM. Does AWS offer an API or another kind of interface, where I can do it? I would like to get the measurements of the VM to validate against AMD. Thank you for any help you can offer.
Unable to Connect to AWS EC2
I am not being able to ssh to EC2 instances in any location! Whenever I try to connect I have been shown unable to connect, whether using the aws console or by using Windows cmd! Amazon EC2 AWS Command Line Interface, Compute, Linux Provisioning, Network and Content Delivery!
ec2 instance is communicating with a remote host on an unusual server port
Hi, AWS Guardduty is reporting: "ec2 instance is communicating with a remote host on an unusual server port 43582" from and EC2 instance that does not exist. We have autoscaling group that terminates and recreates instances. What could be the real issue? Many thanks in advance