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What can cause drastic traffic jump on server?

In the last couple of days, between 3AM and 4AM my server traffic jumps tenfold, from 20MB to 200MB. I've checked the access log, and while there is significant googlebot activity, the difference ...
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2answers
254 views

Lost root access possibility /sbin/nologin [duplicate]

I accidentally edited the file /etc/passwd on my server in the following way: root:x:0:0:root:/root:/sbin/nologin Now I can not login as root. When I enter the su command, Cannot execute ...
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1answer
73 views

Connecting to samba ubuntu server from linux

In these days I'm setting up a small network with about twenty computers. The users of this network used windows before (now they use linux mint) and they need to access samba ubuntu folders simply ...
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1answer
50 views

MySQL allows entry without Password

I have configured my MySQL Database to require passwords on all users, even root from the machine itself. Now I discovered that there are empty Users in my Database Reproduce: mysql -u root -p and ...
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1answer
52 views

How long are rights preserved if the domain controller goes down

I have a network with one domain controller and 2 NAS-servers (running on a built-in Linux OS). Permissions to the files on the NAS servers are handled through AD rights. I want to bring the DC down ...
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5answers
426 views

Remote access of Linux over IRC

I have been tasked with setting up and supporting some computers for some people who have sociological problems. Troubled teens/adults and the like. They need computers to do very basic tasks like web ...
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1answer
983 views

SSH whitelist 2 addresses

We want to block all access to SSH, except for two IP addresses. One address is dynamic, it starts with 124.567.890.xxx where xxx is changing all the time. I read that you can do this by changing ...
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2answers
71 views

Access to another user files [closed]

I have logged in as "userc". I need access to all the files that "usera" has. I have edited the following file, vi /etc/group usera:x:1000:userb,userc But this does not seem to work. I am still ...
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2answers
606 views

SAFE MODE Restriction in effect. The script not allowed to access directory owned by uid

I am running a dedicated server with multiple websites. I have created a global directory for common scripts for all websites, rather than repeating them in every website directory. How can I make ...
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4answers
2k views

Access to Service from Remote and Local JBoss 7

I have two different servers (i.e. a tomcat on port 8082 and a jboss on port 9080) on a Suse Linux machine. The first one has been installed some time ago and the second one I just installed recently. ...
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2answers
178 views

HP Z400 workstation with RHEL5 LINUX OS; NO MORE REACHABLE, need to reboot

The LiNUX RHEL5 Workstation Z400 stop answering to ping and it was no more possible to connect to it, even on the local console; The workstation was not reachable in anay way. The only method I found ...
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2answers
482 views

How can I limit root to being able to only login on the console via /etc/security/access.conf

I know that I can prevent root from logging in via ssh with /etc/ssh/sshd_config but the auditors also want to see it done in /etc/security/access.conf as well. It seems doable but I can't determine ...
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1answer
40 views

See file access records if not super user

Is it possible to see who has accessed a file (not necessarily modified) if you don't have admin rights on linux? For e.g., user A has permission rwxr--r-- on a folder B and user C reads a file D ...
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4answers
2k views

Can I access remote server without ssh?

Ssh connection has stopped listening on a linux server, the output of nmap is PORT STATE SERVICE 21/tcp open ftp 80/tcp open http 199/tcp open smux 443/tcp open https 5000/tcp open ...
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1answer
5k views

Apache: How can I make my localhost on 192.168.1.101 visible from 192.168.1.102?

I've setup a Apache web server on Ubuntu Linux. I can see it as http://localhost and http://192.168.1.101 and http://default.local/. All work well. But I can't see localhost from other machines in my ...
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2answers
233 views

Can Non-login accounts in Linux make scp connections?

We have some generic Ids for working on the Linux boxes. Recently we decided that the generic account will be locked out for logins and people will get individual IDs (which is always the best choice, ...
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3answers
599 views

Best practice for multi Admin root access

I'm trying to put together a security policy for a collection of Linux servers. There are 8 people in my organization that require root level access over SSH. At a past company, my solution was to ...
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1answer
443 views

how many people can access the web server at once? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you do Load Testing and Capacity Planning for Web Sites That's a simple question. I am curious to how many people can access the web server at once on Linux? My ...
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6answers
1k views

How to grant temporary access to server?

I've hired a remote consultant to tune up my servers. Now, I am not 100% confident about giving him root password and allow him to do whatever he wants to do on the servers. Ideally, I want to see ...
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1answer
84 views

Linux file permissions issue, unexpected access to file

I'm relatively new to Linux so please excuse my ignorance. I have a public web directory where I have been experimenting with the permissions to try to learn about them. I have set up a simple ...
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1answer
71 views

Access control to non root users

Hi I am setting up development environment based on SLED, we have installed required software as root user. We have configuered users Login through NIS. Developers needs access to almost all ...
2
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2answers
195 views

Setting up network of linux servers for multiple user access

looking for a good/best practice soln for dealing with multiple users, accessing multiple linux servers within a network... the users will be accessing the network remotely, tunneling behind the ...
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1answer
867 views

Date time in access.log file

Hai, How can i add human date and time format in squid access.log file? What change i want to make in squid.conf file ? I want that my log file will update with normal date and time format , How can ...
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3answers
147 views

Create a web space for a Linux cluster (clueless!)

Sorry for a lack of jargon knowledge and experience. I've recently become a very new sys admin for my research group's cluster in my graduate program. We have a server name bar.foo.edu with about ...