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What is the best 3 tier configuration for ArcGIS Amazon Web Services?

We would like to spin up a few machines; one DB, GIS, and web server. Ideally our GIS machine would be 16 cores, 500 gigs of bandwidth, but aside from that we don't have a solid idea of the other two ...
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How to open AWS ports for inbound traffic

I am configuring an instance of Geoportal Server on an Amazon EC2 instance. I have ports 8080 open for tomcat, but need to open ports for Apache Directory Studio. How do I view ports which are ...
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How to use USGS Bulk Download on EC2 linux Server?

I am interesting in downloading Landsat 8 rasters to an Amazon EC2 instance and would like to know how to do it. I already install USGS Bulk Download but I do not know how to use it in terminal mode ...
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Socket Server to receive GPS location data

I am working on a web application which receives data sent from trackers via TCP Packets containing location information. Up until this point we have been working with dummy data within the mysql ...
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Limit data imported into PostGIS database?

I am building a web application in which members will be able to find other members in their area. This is your typical "nearest neighbor" search which I'll perform using their latitude and ...
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Is there a way to use an existing Elastic Block Store (EBS) with an FME Cloud instance?

I am seeing help topics for all items except Resources. What is the best way to make EBS data available to FME Cloud instance? Would I need to make it available via one of my own EC2 instances? Or ...
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Can FME Desktop (node-locked) be installed on an Amazon EC2 or VPC instance?

I did do some searching in the FME help and the legal notices, but I'm not getting any hits (probably due to vocabulary). Are there any legal restrictions for FME Desktop that would prevent me from ...
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How to run QGIS server on EC2 micro?

I'd like to learn something about web maps and so decided to start out using EC2, following different tutorials I was able to start a micro instance but I can't find my way on how to get qgis server ...
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How to access qgis, postgis, etc in ubuntu through Amazon AWS

I'm new to programming; however i have been able to read and research the programs i need to set-up for a GIS system. I chose to use Geoserver (as WMS) Postgresql, postgis, Qgis and Openlayers. I am ...
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Trouble with ArcGIS Server 10.2 web adaptor when Amazon Image start/stop

Every time we stop our ArcGIS Server 10.2 Amazon Image we need to reconfigure the web adaptor. Anybody have the same trouble or know of a solution? Thanks in advance.
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Is there a programmatic way to retrieve Landsat 8 Satellite Images?

I have not been able to find out this myself, but is there a way to programmatic access Landsat 8 Satellite Images? I know that I can go to USGS EarthExplorer to search and browse through the scenes, ...
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Can't connect to WMS service? An Amazon-EC2 problem?

I'm running GeoServer 2.3.5 on a Windows instance in AWS for the first time. The data is on the server in PostGIS. The map layers have been published and I can see them locally without any problems. ...
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WMSGetFeatureInfo returns an empty popup

I am building a web map application using Openlayers and Geoserver. Both the application and the geoserver are hosted on amazon. I would like to include a feature info tool and am using ...
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How to install PostGis on EC2 micro-instance

I tried to install PostGIS on my Amazon EC2 microinstance using sudo yum install postgis2 and got following error message: $ sudo yum install postgis2 Loaded plugins: ...
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Installing OpenGeo suite breaks tomcat on an instance of AWS Ubuntu Server 12.04

I am running an instance of Ubuntu Server 12.04 on AWS and after installing the OpenGeo suite have been unable to get access to tomcat6 via localhost:8080 and thus no access to the OpenGeo dashboard. ...
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PostGIS installation on Ubuntu 10.12 (Amazon Services)

On Ubuntu 10.12 (AMI on Amazon), I use aptitude to install Postgresql and PostGis. On terminal running psql interactive prompt, I type CREATE EXTENSION postgis and ERROR: could not open extension ...
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How to correct the “Windows Activation Period has Expired” message on an Esri Amazon AMI?

I'm only getting this error with instances that were spun up with Esri AMIs. And I did find one post on the AWS forums (with no resolution) regarding this issue. Does anyone know what the ...
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Transferring ArcGIS Server directories to another location (D drive) on AMI EC 2

Updated question: I am using ArcGIS Server 10.1 + ArcGIS desktop 10.1 on AMI EC2 instance & I am facing space problem so trying to move existing server directories to different drive. Currently ...
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Changing ArcGIS Server 10.1 port (6080 to 8080)

Due some network issue (Maps are not displaying in secure environment), I want to change the default port 6080 to 8080. I am going through Web help and few links in which they mentioned that install ...
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Need help regarding Hard disk space for Amazon EC 2 for ArcGIS server 10.1

It is regarding ArcGIS Server for Amazon EC2 instance. We have ArcGIS Server 10.1 installed on AMI EC2 instance and now we are facing space problem. We have few map services around 12 to 15 map ...
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QGIS ->ArcGIS Server configuration possible?

Is it possible to connect a QGIS Desktop 1.8.0 to an ArcGIS Server 10.0 ? and of course publish services on it?. The configuration would be like this Quantum GIS-> ArcGIS Server 10.0 on Amazon EC2+ ...
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What kind of AWS configuration is needed for running a low-to-medium bandwidth Web map app?

Does anyone have experience with running Web maps (tile server + client JS scripting) on Amazon Web Services (S3, EC2 etc...)? What kind of AWS configuration is needed for running a low-to-medium ...
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Multi Region/Location Use Case on EC2 [closed]

Context: ArcGIS applications for one of our customers are currently running on multiple sites in Americas, Europe, Australia and Africa geos (15 different countries). They are considering a cloud ...
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Is there an ArcGIS 10 Amazon Machine Image (AMI) patched with SP4?

I know you can patch the SP3 AMI with SP4, but is there a SP4 AMI for ArcGIS server 10 and if it exists, what is the AMI Name (or AMI ID). I know Esri has to specifically share an AMI with my Amazon ...
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What causes this unexpectedly poor GeoServer/PostGIS/OpenLayers performance?

I am having a tough time making this map run smoothly (play around with it for a bit, you'll see). I have taken a few tips from OSGeo's Making Maps Fast document, but I think there's another issue ...
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Are there any Amazon Silk demo videos showing tiled mapservice performance?

After reading about Amazon's Silk browser, it seems like this might work really well serving map tiles that are stored in S3. Does anyone know of any video from a live demo showing a web mapping app ...
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How do you make Amazon Cloud GIS Server accessible outside local environment?

I have services in the cloud and want to access them from applications outside the cloud. How do I set permissions to consume services outside of the cloud? Also, what is the format or syntax used ...
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What GIS Data should Amazon add to its Public Data Sets?

Amazon says: If you have a public domain or non-proprietary data set that you think is useful and interesting to the AWS community, please submit a request below and the AWS team will ...
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How to locate PostGIS AMIs on Amazon EC2?

There are nearly 7000 AMIs on EC2, but I'm having a difficult time figuring out which ones have what I'm looking for--in this case PostGIS on Linux. No specific version/configuation--I want to check ...