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[Discuss] Anybody else seeing this? (Amazon AWS problem)

What exactly is the error you get with SSH? (try ssh -vvv)

I think AWS only uses public key auth (good), but if you NEED to login via
password and keys are thwarting you, try
    ssh -o PreferredAuthentications=password me at

As for the "crap your pants" moment when nothing is right in your control
panel, I've noticed that if you have more than one AWS login, that it can
be difficult to login to the right account.  I've been duped before by
logging in and seeing the wrong AWS console.  You've no doubt checked your
account, but it's worth mentioning.

~ Greg

Greg Rundlett

On Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 7:22 AM, Edward Ned Harvey (blu) <blu at>

> About an hour ago, our alert systems started spamming us. It seems like a
> problem with Amazon AWS, US East. I'm able to access at least two of the
> systems in US East via https - but one of them is not responding to ssh -
> So I figured I would reboot it via AWS control panel -
> And when I login to the AWS control panel, it says we have no instances
> and no storage. Which is a panic and crap your pants situation.
> I'm obviously in progress contacting Amazon support, but I'm wondering if
> anyone else is seeing anything.
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