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Will a graceful reload of Apache configuration require the SSL Cert password?

I have an apache server running that required a minor configuration update. I want to force Apache to reload the config (e.g. via /etc/init.d/httpd reload or apachectl graceful), but I do not posses ...
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Display numbers in meters of htop

My server is running on debian Wheezy and htop 1.0.1 but it does not display any values on the meters bar except the 100.0% value of CPUs. Is it possible to show always the values of a meter? This ...
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Set NTP not to receive time from peers on Ubuntu

In my /etc/ntp.conf, it says By default, exchange time with everybody, but don't allow configuration. restrict -4 default kod notrap nomodify nopeer noquery restrict -6 default kod notrap nomodify ...
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Proxmox private network between KVM and VZ

Sorry for asking this eventually trivial question, but I'm fighting with this for more than a day, and was unable to figure this out by myself so far. Situation Proxmox host running a bunch of ...
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Set git config for a group instead of user or systemwide

We have configured git config --system init.templatedir /path/ on our system to automatically create required githooks for each new repository created via git init. However, there is another group of ...
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Compiling Apache 2.4.9 with session cookie module

I compiled my Apache build with following configurations: ./configure \ --prefix=/usr/local/apache2 \ --sysconfdir=/etc/apache2 \ --enable-so \ --enable-info \ ...
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configure nginx with 2 locations while 1 answers to specific url request

I appologize for the weird title :) what I have I have two web applications running on the same server (an OSClass installation and the Vanilla Forum). One of them is supposed to be the master of ...
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Is it possible to see the RAM units configuration on HP ProLiant DL380 G5

I have an HP ProLiant DL380 G5 Server in the datacenter running Windows Server 2008 R2. I need to think about upgrading RAM on this server and decide on configuration of RAM units I am going to ...
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Compile Tor with self compiled openssl [closed]

I'm trying to get Tor running with a self compiled version of OpenSSL (compiled with enable-ec_nistp_64_gcc_128) I've configured OpenSSL with ./config enable-ec_nistp_64_gcc_128 ...
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Which Nginx and which config file is used

I am trying to install Phusion Passenger module for Nginx. There was Nginx installed in /usr/sbin/nginx. The installer gem downloaded Nginx sources and compiled them with Passenger support into ...
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Setting up Apache VirtualHost for multiple sites

I'm trying to set up a website on my machine, and am having some trouble. I've prototyped the website using Flask and the debug server, and now would like to host it for a bit while I further debug ...
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CygWin SSHD and UTF-8 BOM

The CygWin ssh server configuration file "config_sshd" seems to need to be written minus a byte order marker. The server will accept UTF-8 but obviously becomes confused if it sees what it thinks is ...
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Nginx htaccess rewrite specified folder

I tried to convert this htaccess rules to nginx: apache # Necessary to prevent problems when using a controller named "index" and having a root index.php # more here: ...
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Exim, VPS and another e-mail server - can't send e-mails

I have the following setup: a VPS, which is hosting my website (mydomain.com); a hosting plan on Hostgator (which hosts several websites and takes care of mailing, including receiving mydomain.com ...
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Downsides of keeping host configuration files public?

I want to keep configuration for several of my hosts in mercurial and back it up, let's say, to bitbucket. Let's say, I have taken some precautions - tuned SSH to accept only keys, tuned pam to hash ...
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My virtual users can't Chroot()

I'm configuring a Proftp server in a Fedora 20 Linux server. All my real users are loging in perfectly but not the case with the virtual users. Virtaul users are in the SQL table and mod_sql.c is ...
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When and how are initial directories created in HDFS

I have a Hadoop setup in which the configured HDFS umask is 027 instead of the default one. Some of the initially created directories have correct permissions (like tmp drwxrwxrwx) but others such as ...
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Dokuwiki: Moving Just the data directory on other server

I have installed dokuwiki on IIS7. As per my teams requirement we have to move just the Data directory to other server location. e.g IIS7 installed Dokuwiki location: ...
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Apache: mapping multiple directories to the same location

I would like to map multiple directories to the same location with Apache, expecting a behaviour similar to this: suppose that the /static location is to be backed by directories /srv/static1 and ...
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Understanding the nginx proxy_cache_path directive

proxy_cache_path /var/cache/nginx levels=1:2 keys_zone=myCache:8m max_size=100m inactive=1h; What does the keys_zone=myCache:8m mean? There's not much said to it in the docs: In addition, all ...
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What Server dns template I need to make to meet denic requirements

I have problem with denic dns propagation at some .de domains. I have on my configuration dns server this template: <domain>. NS ns1.itplace.ro. <domain>. NS ns2.itplace.ro. ...
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Nginx won't accept my location configuration

I have a single web site configured in nginx with the configuration shown below. When I visit http://mydomain.com/ the index.html file of my default location is displayed. However when I visit ...
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High number of “MSC service thread” in JBoss 6.1 EAP

I have a vanilla jboss eap 6.1 but starting it up, I get 256 "MSC service thread" fired up. starting from 1-1 to 1-256. I have a limited resource and want to minimise thread count per JVM. What's the ...
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Disable resume download capability in nginx

Is there any way to disable resume download in nginx server? I want to stop resume download capability in from URL example.com/media/ but I have no idea how to do that. Also I've searched through ...
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How to copy system/apps settings from one server to another?

I have an instance of Windows Server 2012 running my website. This instance is 100% configured, with every single detail and fix I ever needed to perform. The problem is that now due to financial ...
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Lighttpd wrong config file syntax

Been trying for hours but just can't seem to get the correct syntax in my lighttpd configuration. As a last resort I am now asking the hive mind of server fault :P I am trying to get trac hosted on ...
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Deny running scripts in nginx for specific url

I have a media folder on URL example.com/media/ and I want to deny users running scripts in my server. My server app is nginx and in How to deny script execution inside writable directories I couldn't ...
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smbk5pwd overlay on OpenLDAP 2.4

I have an OpenLDAP server and I want to configure the smbk5pwd overlay to make OpenLDAP update the sambaNTPassword and sambaLMPassword attributes automatically when a change occurs on userPassword. ...
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Windows Server 2008 Certificate Authority setup

Help!!! Our Root CA expired on 2/28/2014 and the original server has been reloaded with an OS. I am in dire need as many of our external sites are now not working - no surprise! I have not ...
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alias directive with nested location to catch php files - requests for php files giving 404

I have a directory/web app that is located outside of the web root directory of my site. Say the site is here: /var/www/site/htdocs/ And the external app is located here: /var/www/apps/coolapp/ ...
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How to copy IIS configuration from a server to another?

I have an already configured IIS on a Windows Server 2008 SP2. I would like to replicate the same configuration on a brand new IIS installed on another 2008 SP2 server. Of course the hostname and IP ...
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GlassFish force 301 redirects instead of 302

My current setup has two virtual-servers, my-server redirects to the domain with www. prefix. <virtual-server network-listeners="my-nlistener" id="my-server" sso-cookie-http-only="false" ...
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Optimizing nginx site configuration

First time working with nginx. Due to my limited knowledge of location directive precedence I had to repeat the code at two places (fastcgi). Can I optimize this file and not repeat code? This is my ...
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What is the difference between proxy_buffer and fastcgi_buffer?

I inherited an nginx config and I'm trying to optimise it for security, speed, and/or maintainability by removing rules/directives which are superfluous or not doing anything. With this in mind, ...
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Override Apache's default error pages

I have an Apache server serving numerous domains as virtual hosts. I'd like to override Apache's default error pages (404, 500, etc) to apply to all of these virtual hosts, while still giving each ...
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Preventing windows from reconfiguring graphics on boot

Got a bunch of Windows boxes, each with two nvidia video cards, and each with either three or four monitors, that will every once in a while decide to rearrange the displays when the box is turned on. ...
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Write an apache configuration, with condition based on the apache version

I want to write a configuration for an apache server which should work for apache-2.2 and -2.4 without alterations. Since there are a quite a few new modules in v2.4 which have to be loaded,and a few ...
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How to atomically replace files in Apache?

When I replace served file (or modify symlink) and download this file simultaneously, Apache rarely (in small fraction of percent) responds with headers from old file, but with content from new file. ...
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PHP-FPM and NGINX configuration for dedicated server

Recently bought server http://www.hetzner.de/en/hosting/produkte_rootserver/ex60 Installed Ubuntu 13.10, nginx webserver, php-fpm. It's for large auditory website. Now I'm bit confused about PHP-FPM ...
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What could make OpenLDAP ignore access restrictions?

I'm trying to configure a new installation of OpenLDAP (2.6.39) on Arch Linux. I've used the default core packages to install and configure it, however I cannot get it to obey any access control ...
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How to make my linux vm attach to an openvswitch bridge?

I am following this tutorial: http://networkstatic.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/openvswitch.openflow.gre_.tutorial1.pdf In brief: br0 is connected to the actual net, br1 is an isolated bridge to ...
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Is there any kind of log of configuration changes to a Windows Server? If so, where can I find it?

I'm in the middle of troubleshooting an error with one of my Windows Server 2008 R2 instances, but I'm pretty new to windows server management. As part of troubleshooting this problem, I'm trying to ...
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Best practices for software configuration?

I'm configuring my AWS EC2 instances with Ansible, but I don't know what's the best way of storing my app configuration. Now I'm just sending a "app.properties" file to the server, using Ansible, but ...
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Disallowing particular subdomain - Nginx

I am having trouble doing something so simple... I have a service on my server that I configured to use a particular hostname which I have mapped with an A record. However I want to return a 403 ...
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IP Failover - Configured, but disabled

I have multiple debian servers on which I configured "IP Failovers" or "Floating IPs". My floating IP is 10.0.0.2 and I have an A records: www.example.com pointing to this IP. I configured this ...
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Exim4: How to add or rewrite Reply-to: header in outgoing messages?

How can I configure exim header rewriting to take care of forgotten Reply-To: headers in emails leaving our company? We want to have certain Reply-To: headers added to all official emails leaving ...
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nginx serving php script instead of executing

I have a website that was recently migrated from Cold Fusion to Wordpress. To ensure that old links were still valid, our developer wrote a redirect script that translates old URLs into new URLs. I ...
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Can I CHANGE an Apache CustomLog configuration line from a file in conf.d?

My Apache 2.2 httpd.conf file contains the following line: CustomLog logs/access_log common I want to instead use: CustomLog logs/access_log "a different log format that I prefer" But I can't ...
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SQL Service Accounts and which to use

I've done lots and lots of searching and I cant seem to find a simple answer, I assume it is because everyone's circumstances differs however; We need to setup a few SQL servers for production and I ...
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Change network connection without hanging a program

I have a program on a remote computer that I run and if I change the network by specifying another gateway and dns address in the adapter proprietes the program works as usual, no problem will occur. ...