One of my auto backup scripts to S3 suddently stopped working with the error: [RequestTimeTooSkewed] The difference between the request time and the current time is too large. After a bit of digging around I noticed on the server if I issued the command: date I would get a wildly out of sync time. To [...]
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To mount a Elastic Block Store to your EC2 Instance open up your AWS Console at https://console.aws.amazon.com Click on “Volumes” and right click on an available Volume. Then attach this to the instance you want to use. It will ask you for a device name, you are prob using Linux so choose one you aren’t [...]
I was looking for a way to do daily and weekly backups from my EC2 Instances to Amazon’s fantastic S3 service. Finally worked out a way of getting it to all work, works pretty well if I say so myself To do this you will need to have set up a S3 account and got [...]