trying to create an EBS snapshot

Hi Guys, 

I'm running on Bamboo OnDemand and,

following online documentationhere, I'm trying to create an EBS snapshot from a Linux Standard Image.

So far, I can access the elastic instance via SSH as a root user.

But then, when running the first script from directory /opt/bamboo-elastic-agent/bin/ 30, I got the following error :

Insufficient security files. Need /root/cert.pem /root/pk.pem.

How do I fix this error ? I don't know where to find the missing files.


Thank you for your help smile


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It's been a while since I've messed with this, but I think you can look here for your answer (Generating your AWS private key file and your certificate file).

If that's not sufficient or your still having problems let me know.


Sorry, I should have read more carefully the documentation, it was clearly explained inside. Thanks a lot Kristen for pointing me towards the part I missed :) best regards, J

No problem! From personal experience, I know how easy it is to get bogged down navigating the documentation and thus miss something. Good luck!

Hi I experience the same thing and I have followed the instructions in the link as provided by Kristen to upload the certificate and private key to the bamboo server. Though Im not sure what you mean here Kristen - so now I have the key and the cert on the Bamboo server how does that affect the still missing files on the elastic agent? regards Thomas

So - the simple solution as described in the instructions is to enable "Upload AWS account identifiers to elastic instances." Thomas

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