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Apache process growing despite limiting MaxRequestsPerChild

Server Version: Apache/2.2.27 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.2.27 OpenSSL/1.0.1e-fips DAV/2 mod_bwlimited/1.4 PHP/5.4.27 mod_perl/2.0.6 Perl/v5.8.8 CENTOS 6.6 PHP handler - DSO The server is running with prefork ...
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Can you use Git to track changes to VirtualBox disk?

Can you track changes to a VirtualBox disk using a VCS like Git? If not what is a good way to use version control to track changes while configuring virtual servers.
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squid reverse proxy using too much memory

I have a bunch of small vps set up for http caching in a bunch of edge locations using squid as a reverse proxy (varnish caused more issues and had worse performance). These vps have 1gb of ram and ...
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Nginx proxy to Go dramatically reduces performance

I just finished coding up a small Go script listening with the Go http package. I wanted to put nginx in front of it (I need to serve static files in a subdir as well), but noticed that req/sec and ...
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Apache 2.4 config to work with 2.2

I have upgraded to Apache 2.4 and I needed to change all Order allow,deny Allow from all to Require all granted however, that caused those virtual host files to stop working on Apache 2.2... ...
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RHEL sends mail as myhost.localdomain but I don't want the localdomain suffix/FQDN

I have several machines that used to run Ubuntu 10.04. The OS were changed to RHEL7. After the change, programs like cron and mail send mail as myuser@myhost.localdomain whereas on Ubuntu it was ...
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nginx - deny all *.php requests except index.php for security reasons

os: CentOS 7 nginx: 1.6.2 httpd: apache 2.4.6 cms: Drupal 7 After my server was compromised I removed all from server, reinstalled OS and soft, and restored data from backup. Now I configure all ...
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How would you add a share to smb.conf via a script?

I'd like to script adding a share to a smb.conf file. My current script just appends it to the end of the file, but that's not ideal. I'd rather have something that will add a new share if it doesn't ...
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WDS “Configure Server” fails. “Share name is already in use on this server”

I had WDS installed on this particular server (running Server 2012 Standard), removed it for various reasons, and am now trying to reinstall it. When I go through the initial configuration process for ...
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unable to install and configure chef-server on ubuntu 12.04

I have ubuntu 12.04 installed on aws cloud and I am trying to install chef server on it, but it does not configures correctly and returns an error. I am following this simple guide for installation ...
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Azure java sdk : permission denied(public key) when trying to ssh to vm

I have created a virtual machine using this sdk: https://github.com/Azure/azure-sdk-for-java. While I can normally ssh to virtual machines created by hand, the ones created by code using this sdk ...
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Can we provide an stack of IP's to the Open Vswitch to pick the IP?

I have started learning virtualization using KVM hypervisor and trying to set-up virtual cluster on the host machine.However from the tutorials on the internet states that the VM connected to OVS ...
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apache ignores location directive

I've uncommented the default section: <Location /server-status> SetHandler server-status Order deny,allow Deny from all Allow from 127.0.0.1 </Location> then restarted ...
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Apache slow response on a single request

The issue can be seen here: Random files on some page loads just take forever in the "receiving" stage, no matter what the size of the file is. Sometimes it takes extra 500 ms or up to 20 seconds. ...
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Is there a tmpreaper that reads from a group of conf files

Logrotate is really nice because each component that wants to have logs rotated just need to drop a file in /etc/logrotate.d, and the daemon reads from all of them. Tmpreaper reads from just a single ...
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Openldap Master Slave configuration

I have a configuration with a Master and Slave 4. Provider and Consumer are identical CentOS release 6.5 rpm -qa | grep ldap openldap-clients-2.4.23-34.el6_5.1.x86_64 ...
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DNS or Virtual host issue to open abc.com and www.abc.com

I'm facing issue with Linux VPS. Whenever I'm clicking xyz.com, it is working fine. Whenever I'm trying to click www.xyz.com, it is opening firstly configured website on virtual host. I configured ...
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docker containers in a CI pipeline process

I am trying to integrate docker containers in my simple CI pipeline for deploying a webapp. I have 3 containers with nginx, tomcat and mysql. I understood the basics of how to create these ...
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Apache mod_rewrite - redirect all traffic to another domain, except in 5 folders

We are gradually moving a clients site to a new system & domain name. In the meantime we need both sites live - but sharing bits of the same domain. I have now pointed the primary domain to the ...
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TFS 2013 Update3 Reporting Services Configuration

I'm trying to configure the reporting services on a TFS 2013 with Update3. I get this error: Create Analysis Database schema failed: Error generating Analysis Database: Systemfehler: Invalid ...
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Postfix illegal address syntax

My postfix install is set up to forward all email going to example.com to my other mail server at mail.example.net. This works fine for all addresses except !@example.com -- the example.com server ...
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Is it possible to create something along the lines of an odbc.d directory?

Many servers such as nginx, Apache httpd, as well as other services and tools like yum, supervisord, cron, etc allow you to place configuration files in a directory and add, remove, and change ...
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How do I disable SSLv3 support in Apache Tomcat?

I am trying to reconfigure my Apache Tomcat server to only use TLSv1. However, it is still falling back to SSLv3 using certain browsers. I setup the <connector> tag with the following settings: ...
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Apache HTTP server STIG rule

I am new to setting up Apache HTTP and have to STIG the Apache HTTP 2.2 I have running. (http://iase.disa.mil/stigs/app-security/web-servers/Pages/index.aspx). For one of the rules it says the ...
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Nagios Configuration error: “Unexpected token or statement in file” during Pre-flight check

I'm using Nagios 3.2.3 on CentOS 6.5. Everything during install and make went smoothly. I transferred over my conf files, made the appropriate changes, and did a pre-flight test against my nagios.cfg ...
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Apache2: Allow directory indexing, but restrict file access by type

I need to configure my Apache2 server (version 2.2.22) such that I allow auto-indexing of the WWW root folder and its sub-directories, but restrict access (i.e. restrict download) to just a set of ...
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Nginx : rewrite request for 'p.test-prd.com.local' to 'www.test.com'

For various reasons, we follow an internal DNS scheme where the internal test site for 'www.test.com' would be 'p.test-tst.com.local'. I won't go into the details why we ended up with the scheme we're ...
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Where are zfs settings written?

On FreeBSD 10.0, when one creates zfs partitions and configures where they are mounted (permissions, etc.), where is this information stored? /etc/fstab is largely empty. i.e.: $ zfs mount ...
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rsyslog configuration syntax

I need to take several actions for some log messages. For example I want to log them to different files according to severity. Everything is ok if I use this: if $programname == 'myprog' ...
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How do I keep process running in the background, even after a machine reboot?

What is the way to keep some process running (web server, database and so on) in background, and be sure that in case of system reboot it will start immediately again? I'd like to have this feature ...
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apache server log format change

I edited the the httpd.conf to change the log format of apache 2.4 on my windows machine Specifically I edited and made the following changes: #LogFormat "%h %l %u %t \"%r\" %>s %b ...
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SSMTP does not load new config file

I was set my ssmtp config file to send emails using gmail account. Because of difficulties with Gmail, I'v changed my config file located in /etc/ssmtp/ssmtp.conf to send email using other mail ...
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NGINX Configuration issue

I have a issue with my nginx configuration. The problem is that it always use the proxy conf it never use the beta.node365-p.se conf. I want that if the requested domain is beta.node365-p.se the ...
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How to get exim4's smtp and pop3/imap server name and settings?

I'm missing exim4 configuration file in /etc/exim/exim4.conf. dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config runs OK and sending/receiving emails is also OK. I just don't know where is the configuration saved. The ...
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Ensuring that a list of all puppet nodes with certain facts is current

I am using puppet to manage about a dozen nodes. One of the servers has a monitoring tool that requires a list of all the nodes and some basic specs. I want to utilize puppet to ensure that the list ...
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Theoretical hardware recommendation for low-latency infrastructure [closed]

I do algorithmic trading as a hobby, and I'm about to step up my game in terms of latency. I have two questions regarding appropriate hardware and database software. Question 1. Before I will ...
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Freshly installed Apache 2.4.10 is failing to construct Debian-style configuration layout in Debian

I'm on Debian 7. Just built 2.4.10 from source and I'm trying to get the Apache configuration to appear in /etc/apache2 in the typical Debian distro layout as described here; however, when I set the ...
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How to automate creating containers/nodes/users on server

I'd like find a way for creating nodes within my server. By nodes I mean user accounts, which I treat as a containers for different applications. Let's say that domain name example.com is pointing to ...
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Do not proxy a request if location or directory match

Let's say that I want to proxy requests to proxytest.xxx.com through http://somedomain.com/ except http://proxytest.xxx.com/local/ and all files under /var/www/proxytest/somedir (2 distinct rules - ...
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Looking for tool to create server configuration [closed]

I'm looking for a tool that will help me to define some configuration for example in JSON file or something containing what to install and how to setup the whole environment like install nginx, ruby, ...
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NGINX Proxy Pass to NodeJS App: Returning 502 error

I'm trying to setup NGINX as the frontend of my NodeJS app, which is live on 127.0.0.1:3000, but i can't resolve this 502 error. NGINX is locally reachable at http://55.55.55.5/ or http://dev.example ...
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How to correctly run PostgreSQL on Fedora

I decided to to run PostgreSQL on my Fedora 20, so I did sudo yum install postgresql-server.x86_64 postgresql-libs.x86_64 postgresql.x86_64 Now if I do postgres -D /var/lib/pgsql/data under ...
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FreeBSD Ezjail flavour script fails to execute

I'm having some trouble configuring jails on FreeBSD (10.0-RELEASE) with Ezjail (3.4.1). The flavour RC script does not seem to execute on first jail startup. The script is located in ...
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Nginx config to preventing non-browser requests to domain/IP

Having recently installed django 1.6 on a server hosting several django based sites, I'm getting a lot of errors for "ERROR: Invalid HTTP_HOST header". This is a known 'feature'. The problem is that ...
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Securing the primary Ansible user

It seems that there are only two reasonable approaches for the primary Ansible user: Using root Using another user (e.g., ansible) with NOPASSWD sudo access The first option is a no-go since I ...
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Nginx: Same configuration, one more domain

I'm pointing a sub-domain at a specific sub-directory on my server. I am familiar with creating additional configuration files and copying them into sites-enabled/ but let's say I would like to do it ...
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Nginx and Django use www-prefixed domain

Trying to understand how to force www. in my domain and redirect anything like ww.example.com or test.example.com -> www.example.com Everything works fine when I go to www.example.com or example.com, ...
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Allow access to only two files & redirect all but other file to index.html

I have one html file that includes other files via SSI. I have another zip file available for download. I have found how to redirect the root directory and non-existent files to index.html. I would ...
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Moving Zend Framework 2 from apache to nginx

I would like to move site that uses Zend Framework 2 from Apache to Nginx. The problem is that site have 6 modules, and apache handles it by aliases defined in httpd-vhosts.conf, #httpd-vhosts.conf ...
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What is the best way to configure Apache or AWS to support a Rails multi tenancy application that allows each customer to have their own domain name?

I'm building a Rails 3 SaaS site that allows for multi-tenancy. When a customer signs up they put in their own domain name, e.g. example.com. I need example.com to point to my SaaS application and ...