Amazon EC2 Port Scanning Troubleshoot

Earlier this week, I got email from Amazon EC2 Abuse Team that my instance is reported that it has been port scanning remote hosts on the Internet. Oh yeah, that’s why my instance is terribly slow a few days back. I immediately login to the instance using ssh. When I run “uptime“, load average is […]

Changing Amazon AMI MOTD

Ever wonder how EC2 logo appear when you login ssh? Want to change/add logo to be appear to ssh login user? This maybe old and can find in other blogs. Anyway, here is how to do it in Amazon AMI. When you list the directory /etc/update-motd.d, you will see If you want to change just […]