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How to block ports (in Linux) based on the IP used to connect?

I'd like to block specific ports based on the IP used to connect to my (Linux) dedicated server. For example, I have the following IP's assigned to my dedicated server: 192.168.0.1 192.168.0.2 ...
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PPTP connection gets terminated after I try to do a speedtest

my connection to pptp gets terminated when I try to do a speedtest on speedtest.net I have a vps account with centos 5 installed. It uses openvz for virtualization. on /var/logs/messages the error ...
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How do I add eth0 on centos 5 that is using openvz

I have a vps account with CentOS 5 installed. It uses OpenVZ for virtualization. Now I'm trying to install pptp service (using this guide) on it. I'm currently on Step 6 but I don't see any eth0 ...
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Connect two servers with OpenVPN

guys, I need a consulting. I need to connect two servers which are located at another places geographically. One of servers is at LeaseWeb, and another is at our office in Moscow. I'm using OpenVPN ...
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Too many TCP connections causes disconnections

I have a game server which runs with TCP connections. Server disconnects users randomly. I think its related with TCP settings of server. In local development environment written code can handle ...
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Installing PHP 5.3 Pear on centos 5.8

I just created a VPS with 32 bit Centos 5.8 and installed php53 and a host of other php 5.3 packages. I would like to install memcached using yum but I get the following error Resolving Dependencies ...
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ESX Unix guest & AnywhereUSB [closed]

We got a Nagios (FAN) VM within an ESXi little cluster (4 servers). I have to configure SMS alerts with Nagios, so I have to plug a phone via usb. Problem : I want my usb to be seen even if my VM ...
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Upgrading CentOS Downtime?

I'd like to update CentOS from 5.8 to 5.9 since I've been advised that there are security issues in my current version. Since it's not a major release, should I expect any downtime? Also, are the ...
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Why my SSDs are in /dev/hdx instead of /dev/sdx on CentOS 5.9?

I have two SSDs Kingston SH103S3240G plugged on SATA ports of my Intel Server Board S3000AH. The SSDs apear like a PATA device (hdx instead of sdx) on my CentOS 5.9. I'm having problems related to ...
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CentOS 5 extremely slow when is running a download

When my server is downloading a file or executing other IO operations the other server functions become extremely slow (almost locked). Even other functions that do not use the network. When a ...
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ssh connection operation timed out using rsync

I use rsync to backup my remote server on my local device but when I combine it with a cron job my ssh times out. Just to be clear, the data is stored on a remote server and I want it stored on my ...
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Setup a preview subdomain when creating a new account in WHM

Running WHM on CENTOS 5.9 x86_64 virtuozzo VPS. When I create a new account, for example "example.com", I'm wanting to enable a "preview" feature which will allow the user to view the contents of ...
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DirectAdmin Freetype update - the make has failed

I am trying to update my VPS today as I always do but am running into a problem with the Freetype update. While I am comfortable with the day-to-day running of my VPS, I am still learning a lot when ...
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ISO2USB vs Universal USB Installer vs LinuxLive USB Creator for a CentOS 5.9 install

Is there any functional difference among these three tools, if I want to create a CentOS 5.9 bootable USB installer using a Windows box? I realize ISO2USB was more CentOS-specific, but also that ...
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How to setup ssh SOCKS proxy on another host instead of localhost? [closed]

My MacBook (192.168.8.201) WIFI is off and the LAN assigned IP does not have internet access. A CentOS box (192.168.12.50) has internet access. So I setup an instant SSH SOCKS proxy to surf the web ...
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Cannot login as root user in ssh [closed]

I create an user with root prevelages in my server. Now i cannot login into the server as root through ssh. Also I cannot access the vi editor through the new user login.
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/tmp flooded with “.myapp” files

On my new server (dedicated, CentOs5), 2 or 3 .myapp files (like "51b9dc4cc246f.myapp", ~500 Mo) is created every minute under /tmp, fulling my harddisk at an alarming speed. There is nothing in ...
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RVM Not Finding Library

I am running CentOS 5.9 and installed RVM on it. However, whenever I run rvm requirements or rvm install 1.9.3, I get: --> Processing Dependency: libyaml-0.so.1()(64bit) for package: libyaml-devel ...
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correct samba configuration for write access to group?

I'm trying to reconfigure Samba/CIFS on a CentOS client machine specifically because the current setup requires any users logged into the machine to sudo writes to the samba share. I want to take ...
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What does this kernel error mean and how should I respond?

The following except is taken from the logwatch of a production LAMP web server I'm about to inherit. It is a dedicated Dell server running CentOS 5 with RAID 1 across two 1TB drives. I have little ...
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What exactly is the sm-client service and when is it used?

When I restart Sendmail services, I see the following: [root@foo ~]# service sendmail restart Shutting down sm-client: [ OK ] Shutting down sendmail: ...
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List sudo users in centos

How do I list all sudo users at CentOS server? There are many groups(root, wheel, adm etc) at server, and have users in it. I am looking an easy way/command to find users in all groups who have sudo ...
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How can I configure netcat (or some other stock linux utility) to listen on a specific port on a secondary IP address?

CentOS 5.9 For testing purposes, I want my CentOS server to listen on a secondary virtual IP (eth0:0). I'm familiar with nc -l -p <port> but it only listens on the primary. Is there a way I ...
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qemu-kvm fail to boot Centos 5.3 after Kernel update at the host (feodra)

After updating Fedora 18 to kernel 3.9.x (current 3.9.4), I can no longer boot my Centos 5 guest OS. When I try to boot, the process halt at start and the CPU core work at 100%. If I boot Fedroa ...
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Determine which guest is running on XEN: HVM or PV guest

I'm working with a Xen host which is installed XenServer from Citrix by someone. He already installed a lot of CentOS 5.2 guests on the host. I wonder how to check those guests to know they are PV ...
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100% swap and high load [closed]

Why would my swap space be 100% full if I have over 2gb of free ram? I am concerned about the high load averages for having 2 virtual cpus (1 core each). Here are the server specs, it is a virtual ...
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RubyGem installation can't find header files

I'm running Ruby 1.9.3 on CentOS 5.3. I installed it by compiling Ruby 1.9.3 from source, along with libyaml. I'm also using rbenv to manage versions, so I placed the compiled installation in ...
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Limit if open files mistake on centos 5.5

On my centos 5.5 server,i set in limits.conf with bellow: * soft nofile 409600 * hard nofile 409600 but when i issue command:ulimit -n. It tell me : open files (-n) 1024 I ...
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CentOS 5.9 Apache mod_php issues

I'm currently using NGINX with FastCGI and PHP 5.4 on the production server. Lately we've been getting mass CPU usage spikes and I'd like to spend a few days using Apache and mod_php again to see if ...
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CentOS 5.7 Yum Segmentation fault (core dumped) error [duplicate]

My system Info: OS :CentOS release 5.7 (Final) Apache 2.2.3 Server Running DirectAdmin 1.40.1 Running Exim 4.76 Running MySQL 5.1.57 Running Named 9.3.6 Running ProFTPd ...
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/var/log/messages filled with FAIL: check_mk address from=

The /var/log/messages log file on our server is filled with endless lines of May 5 11:10:38 crm xinetd[24532]: FAIL: check_mk address from=1.2.3.4 It seems to log every 3 minutes or so, the number ...
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Cannot hit nginx from outside localhost

I am a newbie on nginx, what I am trying to do is setup nginx and be able to use it as my webserver. The issue I am facing now is that when I try to access the IP or domain name that nginx is ...
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Upgrade OpenSSL to Latest Version

I'm build app ruby on rails but openssl on my server is old. I need upgrade openssl because openssl certificate verfication failed. OpenSSL 0.9.8e-fips-rhel5 01 Jul 2008 Centos 5.8 I have tried ...
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Why do I sometimes (but not always) see “internet address” data for an MX record in output for nslookup queries?

CentOS 5.x I've noticed that sometimes I'll see "internet address" for an MX record in the output of nslookup. This doesn't happen all the time though. For example, let's say that foo.com uses ...
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Good pratices to update servers? [closed]

I have many servers running CentOS 5.* and CentOS 6.*, I would like to update them, but there's some applications running and I might crash these applications, which led me to write this post with ...
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Centos install in Xen problems

I'm running ubuntu 12.04.1, and I want to install CentOS 5 or 6 using network installation via http. Using xen images from http://mirror.centos.org/centos/5.7/os/x86_64/images/xen/ my config: ...
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Alias on apache2 gets Error 403 forbidden

Hello I am trying to do an Alias to my home directory but i always get Error 403 here is my script Alias /Videos "/home/myHome/Videos" <Directory "/home/myHome/Videos"> DirectoryIndex ...
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Can't connect to remote CentOS server, possibly disk full

We have a remote server using CentOS 5 with Apache 2.2/PHP/MySQL that have crashed due to possible hard disk being full. Can't access WHM - giving "500 Internal Server Error" Can't access SSH - ...
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Nagios: check services being orphaned?

Recently I noticed that there are some warnings in the nagios.log: [1366060611] Warning: The check of service 'pt-deadlock-logger' on host 'xx' looks like it was orphaned (results never came back). ...
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Cannot start NFS daemon

I'm trying to set up a NFS share but I cant start NFS service: $ service nfs start Starting NFS services: [ OK ] Starting NFS daemon: ...
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How to build from source on CentOS 5.9?

I'm building iptraf-ng on CentOS 5.9 and running into the following errors: src/packet.c: In function ‘packet_process’: src/packet.c:322: error: ‘ETH_P_QINQ1’ undeclared (first use in this function) ...
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Adaptec RAID array was not detected after updating the kernel?

Continue from this topic, the newer kernel booted successfully but it doesn't see my sdc - which is a hardware RAID array (level 10). I'm sure the aacraid module is loaded: # grep aacraid ...
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dd test indicated that it took 51 second to transfer 1 kilobyte, VPS hosting provider claimed not responsible, how? [closed]

I did a dd test on my VPSs, for your information, I am purchasing a VPS with 5 node from tmdhosting. My result: Last login: Wed Apr 10 22:04:46 2013 from 115.85.128.54 ...
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Command to restore CentOS VPS to the new purchased CenOS machine (VPS or dedicated server)

I have a VPS backup. I have moved to a dedicated server. The hosting provider has given me a tar.gz backup. They have also setup a CentOS 5 that has initial settings. Really initial (I mean only ...
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High Load Average, low CPU and Memory Usage and minimum wait time for IO Operation (5%)

I have a VPS with the OS centos 5.7, and it is behaving very weirdly. My VPS is located on a 2-core machine. For a 2-core machine, the load average I can see is very high, as evident when I use the ...
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Migration in the vCenter changed network interface in a CentOS virtual machine

I have a vCenter 5.1 and two hosts with ESXi 4.1 (Host1) and ESXi 5.1 (Host2). They are working fine. I migrated a CentOS from host1 to the host2. The state of the virtual machine was "powered off", ...
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OpenSSL handshake failure

We were recently forced to migrate our production cloud servers from GoDaddy to Azure because GoDaddy is ending thier cloud server service. One of our servers was a CentOS 5.7 running a JasperReports ...
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Centos 5 - Configuring a crontab PHP job [duplicate]

I'm running a CentOS 5 server, and trying to schedule a job which runs a php file every day at the same time, I've added a new file to the directory /etc/cron.d/ called get_files The get_files ...
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How can I change path for xml2-config

I've already asked same question in stackoverflow.I need some more help. I’m trying to upgrade libxml2 from 2.6.26 to 2.7.7 on CentOS5.5 I installed libxml2-2.7.7 in /opt/libxml2-2.7.7/bin/ I'd ...
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Cannot install php-intl on CentOS

When I run: yum install php-intl I get this error: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: mirror.as29550.net * epel: ftp.nluug.nl * extras: ...