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Posts Tagged ‘Network file systems’

“IAM user, who can write to the S3 bucket”

Here we are to educate ourselves as to what “IAM user, who can write to the S3 bucket” is, by using cloudfront distribution and S3 objects, which are of world readable.


1.Create a bucket in s3 my-bucket

1. Log in to the AWS Management Console

2. Click on s3 tab

3. Create a new bucket

4. Create a custom/aws bucket policy to make it world readable

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How to Setup NFS Server on AWS EC2

This tutorial explains how to set up a highly available NFS server that can be used as storage solution (NAS – networked attached storage) for a cluster of web server instances that are being load balanced by a load balancer , for example ELB . If you have a web server cluster with two or more instances that serve the same web site contents, then these instances must access the same amount of data so that each one serves the same data, no matter if the load balancer directs the user to instance 1 or instance n. This can be achieved with an NFS share on an NFS server that all web server instances (the NFS clients) can access. Read more…

Amazon EC2 Boot From EBS

Amazon EC2 has  announced the ability to boot instances directly from Amazon EBS snapshots, providing significantly increased flexibility on how customers can manage their instances.Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) can now either be stored in Amazon S3 or as an Amazon EBS  snapshot. Read more…

Amazon S3 organizer FF plugin error NS_ERRR_FILE_ACCESS_DENIED

Today I encountered an error  NS_ERRR_FILE_ACCESS_DENIED after installing Amazon S3 organizer in Firefox. It took me a while to figure out the exact problem and thought I will post it here. The fix is to give write permissions to the folders. Under UNIXes chmod 755 (ie, assigning read and write access will do the trick)

hope this two cents helps someone 🙂