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Setting up a auto scaling, load-balanced, webserver with Amazon

Start your free, no-risk, 4 week trial! Track your visitors now Setting up a auto scaling, load-balanced, webserver with Amazon Step 1. Define your loadbalancer As of now, Amazon only supports 2 ports: the default web-traffic on port 80 and ssl secure https traffic on port 443. Unfortunatly you need to choose 1 of them, but i hope they will change it in the future. You also need to select a availabilityzone, make sure your servers are in the same zone.. elb-create-lb LoadBalancerNameHere –headers –listener “lb-port=80,instance-port=8080,protocol=HTTP” –availability-zones YourPreferedZone Step 2. Define your LaunchConfiguration The LaunchConfiguration stores the ami you want

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Making an Amazon EC2 ami

Start your free, no-risk, 4 week trial! Track your visitors now Making an Amazon EC2 ami Welcome to our blog I wanted to share some of my thoughts regarding our goal to move Opentracker to Amazon Webservices. I started with creating my own EC2 ami’s based on a clean install of centos 5.3, and installed java and our default webserver wich is Apache Tomcat 6 the commands to make your own ami are pretty simple: copy your keys to the instance: scp -i id_rsa-your-key /path/to/keys/pk.pem /path/to/certificates/cert.pem root@public-ami-dns-name:/mnt go to /tmp dir cd /tmp create a volume for bundeling ec2-bundle-vol -d

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