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Linux knowledge a Junior cannot miss [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What a beginner should know/learn for sysadmin job? I am soon going to be graduating from college, and am looking for job offers right now. There is one that I have a ...
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Security Admins toolkit? What's in yours? [closed]

Resource question :- I need to collate a list of security admin tools For: Web Network Wifi Server unix/Linux/windows/macosx SQL Xss Please state -links/version/os used/free v buy
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How to find the cause for growing server load

I'm having load problems with my server and even though I'm a somewhat experienced Linux admin I'm out of ideas now. The problem is a slowly but steadily increasing load on the server without any ...
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What does a Ubuntu Server admin need to know about CentOS

I've been on Ubuntu Server for the past several (5-ish) years, but I am seeing a lot of jobs that are looking for RHEL or CentOS experience. What differences, aside from package managers ...
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What is the optimum number of admins to server? [closed]

I'm starting a business, and I'd like to know what you guys think the optimum number of admins to server ratio is for financial modeling reasons. Or if there's a better metric to use? I come from an ...
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Ubuntu 11.04, adduser myuser: admin group is missing

Hi I'm trying to add myuser to sudoers after a fresh install with root account, # adduser myuser admin which gives: adduser: the group `admin' does not exist. however this works: # adduser ...
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How can I modify a user’s PATH environment variable without logging out?

The question pretty much says it all; I have users who do not have permission to edit their own PATH environment variable and if they need to have it modified for some reason, they need to log out so ...
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Useful WMI admin scripts

In a comment to my response to this question , cop1152 said he loved WMI scripts. Well, so do I! What are your favourite, best, most useful scripts you'd like to share with the community? thanks.
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Network Diagrams, alternative to Visio [closed]

I often have to give presentations that include extensive use of complex network diagrams to expensive-suit-wearing types. I've always used Visio for network diagrams, but have always felt that they ...
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Why is my computer sending emails

I am currently using Debian Squeeze 6.0. The administrator of my work place receives every week messages from several processes of my system: cron smartd ... The messages are send to ...
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How can I remove a trac user's e-mail address?

We have some users that have left the company and we have suspended their e-mail address, but trac continues to send notifications to these addresses. How can I remove the e-mail address from their ...
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/etc/hosts for single process

Is it possible to set domain names mapping directly for an executable? As if we edit /etc/hosts/ and then run the executable. Example: $ ping google.com PING google.com (74.125.232.48) 56(84) bytes ...
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Drupal admin section - Page not found

After upgrading to Drupal 6.12 I can no longer access the admin section on my site - I get a page not found error. Things I've been able to test/check: I have clean URLs enabled but trying to bypass ...
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When to grant admin rights

We always have at least one contractor on site and because they are involved in different products / technologies, different software needs to be installed on their PC's. This takes up a lot of ...
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Broadcast and Collision Domains

Ok...this is one very basic thing Im confused on. with regarding to hubs/routers/and switches I know hubs all contain one large collision domain (which is "bad" but can someone explain why) and a ...
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glassfish 3.1.2 admin console port 4848 blocked by firewall

I've got a remote server. There is glassfish 3.1.2 running behind apache 2.2. The administration port 4848 is blocked by firewall so that I cannot use http://some_server.com:4848 where some_server is ...
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Linux “machine” for network monitoring - dumbed down for a Windows admin

I've looked through a few related questions, but wanted to get a bit more specific. Here's what I'm hoping for: Linux machine (VM, whatever) runs applications that can do syslogging and dashboards ...
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Can developers install their own software at a company like Google?

In many large companies security considerations mean that developers do not have the system permissions necessary to install their own software, which can lead to reduced productivity. How does a ...
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Savvy user uses batch file to disable admin share

A user on my network (my predecessor in fact) disables the admin shares with a batch file that runs every time the computer starts up. I would like to disable this without the users knowledge. I would ...
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Domino Admin: How do I see a list of anonymous http session from the Domino console or in a db?

tell http show users - will show us logged in users, but how can we see a list of anonymous users on the site as well as their IP address to know who's browsing the site.
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OpenFire wont accept admin logins

We've been using OpenFire for a while to run a Jabber server for our company. The other day we went to make an account for a new employee and found ourselves mysteriously locked out of the admin ...
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1answer
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Running apache with admin permissions dangerous?

I am trying to get my apache server (OS X Lion, not server edition) to run, using a folder inside Dropbox as DocumentRoot. This works fine, as long as I run apache as admin, meaning: with admin ...
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1answer
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Best practices with managing log files on my server

My system is generating log files, e.g. for apache, nginx, tomcat, and other things and they grow pretty fast. I am looking for best practice recommendations because there are so many options to ...
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Fed up of Server Admin - Want career change guidance [closed]

I am SA in top level MNC and what I liked turned out to be my most disliked. I feel that I am capable of doing more than what I am doing at present. This 1 hour , 2 hour SLA is not my kind. I wanna ...
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Any reference / book on setting up Jetty on Linux box?

I have purchased a vps system recently for Java web development recently. However, I need to setup everything, configure apache, email etc. Are there any guide/reference book I can study to get these ...
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1answer
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multiple FTP server admin tool

Over time our company has acquired a few other companies, and each one of them had their own FTP server. We are now looking into consolidating all the user accounts and data into one, but keeping ...
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1answer
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Granting rights to Windows domain Users in Ubuntu?

I've connected an Ubuntu 9.10 server to my Windows domain with Likewise Open. I am able to log into the server with my domain account (as DOMAIN\user), but my administrative rights don't carry over. ...
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server hang-up; no response, but no disconnections either

Greetings Experts, System: standard gentoo install with not much more than postfix. I was in the middle of a big IMAP-driven email-migration last night (a bunch of Perl scripts) when the new mail ...
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How to reset password on Kyocera FS-1128MFP

I'm trying to configure a kyocera fs-1128MFP, but i dont have the adminstrator password. Is there anyway to reset the machine to factory defaults.
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Is there a standard way to keep modified Linux configuration files separate and identifiable?

NOTE This is a copy of a closed question from Stack Overflow, and a constructive version, I feel, of a similar question in Server Fault. Often I need to edit many configuration files under /etc, ...
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Learning about Running Ubuntu Server

I want to learn about how to run a Ubuntu Linux Server. Nothing too advanced. I simply want to learn about the basic setup and operation of a server to do the following things: SVN Apache Web Server ...
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1answer
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RtKit on my ubuntu?

Hi I just updated my ubuntu karmic Koala to Lucid Lynx and found sth strange on my file /etc/passwd. rtkit:x:120:130:RealtimeKit,,,:/proc:/bin/false Can someone tell me what it is?
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Can I override a domain admin settings with my local adminaccount

My company gave me a old used computer for my personal use at home. But I am not able to access any external drives(USB) . I receive an error message as access denied. Being a local admin to that ...
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403 error trying to access admin panel on tomcat 7

Im having trouble accessing my tomcat admin panel. Ive configured everything correctly as far as i can see (adding an admin/manager user to tomcat-users.xml). I can log into manager/html and enter my ...
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Preforming an Administrative task, with a service account, via batch

Trying to install a piece of software from a network location, and everything works great except the software requires admin rights to install. Is there a way I can pre enter an admin service account ...
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SVN Web Administration tool

I am looking for a web based tool that will completely manage a SVN server. It must be able to do everything from managing Repos, Users, to providing a Repo Explorer. Both the SVN server & admin ...
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Can admin permission dialogs be spoofed?

Windows Vista, OS X and Linux (e.g. Ubuntu/Gnome) each ask for permission when certain operations are performed. I know when I've initiated such an action most of the time. Occasionally, I'm not ...
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450 Error with Postfix

I have setup postfix to send outgoing mail, It works fine for most of the cases except for some e.g duke.alumni.edu where it gives me a 450 error, even though the email address is valid. This is the ...
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No access to Windows 2003 admin shares

This is the environment: Several Win 2003 SP 2 servers and several Win XP SP2 & SP3 clients. All in the same LAN. Firewall is disabled everywhere. No recent Windows updates or configuration ...
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net localgroup Administrators shows user names multiple times

I am seeing this kind of output when I run net localgroup Administrators MYDOMAIN\user1 MYDOMAIN\myuserid MYDOMAIN\myuserid MYDOMAIN\someotheridIdontrecognize I cannot delete ...
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How do I add a new full admin account to SCCM 2007?

I want to install Forefront Endpoint Protection on my SCCM server using a new service account that I just created specifically for this purpose. I'll be using a separate reporting database so I'll ...
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Hiding admin panel on separate domain?

I have a large site, I was thinking of the safest way to hold an admin panel for a site and was wondering what if I put the admin panel on a separate site? Would google find my admin panel site just ...
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How do I restart a WebLogic domain remotely using Ant?

I have a setup where I'm running Oracle BPEL Process Manager in a set of WebLogic 9.2 servers. I have a release management system on another server that builds and deploys BPEL suitcases into these ...
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If you have a default gateway in a different network to your current network, how can you configure the networking to use that other gateway? [closed]

Could anyone answer the following question? If you have a default gateway in a different network to your current network, how can you configure the networking to use that other gateway? Thank you.
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Avoid server downtime [closed]

Up until now, I've always set up my projects on a single (cloud or vps) instance. Always the same routine: Install LAMP, have it make mysql dumps for backups, secure the ssh, let it run for years ...
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Logging Shared Folder access in Windows environment

Is there a way to log users upon accessing shared folders in Windows Server? My goal is to write a program that sort of runs in the background monitoring the shared folders and logs user information ...
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Can't connect through RDP with enterprise Admin

I have a Windows Server 2008 as part of a win2008 domain. I can connect to it as the local admin with no problems. But when I try to connect to it as the Enterprise Admin, it says that i have the ...
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How do I add a MySQL super user with root-like permissions?

Using PhpMyAdmin on XAMPP, I want to add a super user that has the same privileges as 'root'@'localhost'. This is because I want to create a MySQL instance that my local machine will serve as a ...
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What is the best Linux version to run on virtual box? [closed]

I just started learning Linux administration and i need to practice lessons i learnt on a Linux machine. I have a Windows PC and therefore i thought of running Linux on Virtual Box. Anyone who has ...
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Ubuntu enable user to save files in dir

I want the user 'kevin' to be able to ftp/sftp read/write/execute files in the /home/kevin/public_html dir... This shouldn't be hard, I'm just a beginner. Any advice is welcome!