You may find yourself in a situation where for some odd reason you can’t connect via your trusted Putty or WinSCP client. With the release of Ubuntu 22, many suddenly found themselves scratching their heads to a strange key error upon connection attempts. Luckily, AWS does offer a little known way to SSH through your… Continue reading AWS Console SSH Web Connect
Mac – How to fix warning about ECDSA host key
We have this seen this happen more than a few times with our Mac customers using their built-in SSH CLI client utility. This is a client-side issue, and is generated when your client connects to different servers using the same AWS IP address. For example, say you deploy aMiSTACX for Magento with EIP Address: 32.… Continue reading Mac – How to fix warning about ECDSA host key
How to connect to local or AWS RDS database
This article applies to aMiSTACX deployments, and is not meant to replace our admin guide that is provided with the stack. There are several possibilities on db connections for administration purposes. In this article, we will outline GUI phpMyAdmin usage for both LAMP/LEMP and LAP/LEP [RDS Deployments] Depending on the version of your stack and… Continue reading How to connect to local or AWS RDS database
How to locate the aMiSTACX Stack Guide?
If somehow you just deployed our aMiSTACX stack for Magento or WordPress, and you come to the database part and looking for an answer to what the user/password is… Well, it’s not here. Note! You must wait on between 15 ~ 30 minutes for a CFT deployment to complete. If you are getting a prompt… Continue reading How to locate the aMiSTACX Stack Guide?
How to generate a PPK file for SSH and SFTP
Converting Your PEM to PPK Using PuTTYgen [For aMiSTACX and Windows Clients] PuTTY does not natively support the private key format (.pem) generated by the AWS console for SSH to EC2s. PuTTY has a tool named PuTTYgen, which can convert keys to the required PuTTY format (.ppk). You must convert your private key into this… Continue reading How to generate a PPK file for SSH and SFTP