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Debian GNU/Linux 8 (Jessie)

Debian | 8.7

Linux/Unix, Debian 8.6+1 - 64-bit Amazon Machine Image (AMI)

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    The epic Admin

It just works!

  • September 22, 2019
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Keeps on working :) never had a problem and I for sure recommend this OS as the foundation fo any project.


Great, it's Debian after all

  • October 05, 2016
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The only thing I wish is that an ami with /var separated out would be nice to have. It's a significant hassle to do this.

    CyrexCore2k "CyrexCore2k"

Nothing wrong with this image (Check your routing table)

  • December 31, 2015
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Like others I experienced some issues connecting to instances spun up from this image. The reason people are having trouble is this image runs on a VPC which is a little bit trickier to configure than EC2. In addition to the Elastic IP and Security Group you need a VPC, Subnet, Routing Table, Gateway. None of the configuration is terribly complex if you're familiar with the concepts but there's just a lot of ways it can be done incorrectly. In my case I forgot to add my gateway to the routing table so none of the instance's traffic was making it back to me. Once I added the gateway to the routing table everything worked great. :)

    Tom "tom1384"


  • November 16, 2015
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This is a fantastic Debian image. Users complaining that the admin user doesn't work are probably not authenticating with their AWS key. It is key-based authentication with "admin" as the user. I just built another instance today using this image, and it worked just fine. Thanks Debian!

    Oak Labs

Fast, easy, sane Debian deployment to EC2

  • October 28, 2015
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So glad the Debian project maintains this AMI. Working great for our provisioning of new machines as we build out our infrastructure.

    Mark Weste

Works as Advertised

  • October 02, 2015
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While not a professional sysadmin, I am a keen hobbyist and user of Debian. This image worked without fault for me. Thanks.


so far so good

  • October 02, 2015
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So far this has been a high-quality Debian 8 image. The only issue with it I've seen so far is the following error while setting it up:

/usr/sbin/grub-probe: warning: the entry `hd0,msdos1' is invalid. Ignoring it. Please correct or delete your

And Googling around didn't immediately turn up what to do about it.

Otherwise would have been a perfect experience out-of-the-box.

    Rostyslav Malenko "Regards, Rostyslav"

Very good and comfortable

  • August 14, 2015
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Very good and comfortable distributive. I am using it for high loaded servers. PHP-FPM 5.6 performance is better than 5.5 and compare to HHVM.

    Brad Spry

Found: HVM Support

  • June 11, 2015
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I was concerned after seeing reviews complaining about a lack of HVM support. But after a cursory search, I found Debian's wiki page, which clearly contains regional HVM AMI IDS:

I Love Debian, and Debian loves me! Sappy!


Works great~

  • May 13, 2015
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Finally found the best Debian AMI for HVM support...
It would be best choice for many startups..
Sure, I'll recommend it