Creating AWS EC2 instances from CLI

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Install Python PIP: yum install python-pip or yum install python3-pip Install AWS CLI using PIP: pip install awscli --user or pip3 install awscli --user PIP installs aws inside $HOME/.local/bin/ directory. Configure $PATH inside ~/.bash_profile PATH=$PATH:$HOME/bin:$HOME/.local/bin Configure AWS client: $ aws configure AWS Access Key ID [None]: AWSACCESSKEYID AWS Secret Access Key [None]: AWSSECRETACCESSKEY Default region… Continue reading Creating AWS EC2 instances from CLI

Running KVM hypervisor on VPS server

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Running KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) hypervisor on VPS servers. Some of current VPS servers are OpenStack KVM virtual machines with nested virtualization enable, so you are able to run a nested KVM virtual machine. Check whether VPS CPU supports Intel virtualization instruction set. You should see 'vmx' string in returned value. grep vmx /proc/cpuinfo Install… Continue reading Running KVM hypervisor on VPS server

P2V migration - converting RHEL5/CentOS5 physical server into Hyper-V VM

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As there is no direct VM conversion tool (from physical Linux server to Hyper-V VM), to perform P2V migration of RHEL5/CentOS5 physical server into Microsoft Hyper-V Virtual Machine you should use VMware platform as an intermediate point. Below you will find instruction how to do it: • migrate physical RHEL5/CentOS5 server to VMware ESXi Virtual… Continue reading P2V migration - converting RHEL5/CentOS5 physical server into Hyper-V VM