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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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PostgreSQL configuration for EC2 instance (caching) [on hold]

I want to install postgreSQL 9.3 on an Amazon EC2 classic instance (and nothing else). In the web I found a lot of tutorial describing how to setup the database but no tutorial about the best ...
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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 ...
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Nginx magento configuration returns 404 but loads html

over the last couple of days I've been undertaking the task of moving our Magento site from shared hosting to a VPS. The VPS is using Nginx with php-fpm. Note Currently we're also having issues with ...
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Can you install CoreOS on terminal.com? [closed]

Does anybody know how, even if it is possible, to install CoreOS on terminal.com ?
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ubuntu router configuration problems

My network is configured as follows: ISP Modem <-> Ubuntu (192.168.2.1) <-> Switch (192.168.1.1) <-> devices My device (192.168.1.150) can ping 192.168.2.1 but is unable to ping outside ...
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Where to place my server, configuration and (big) data? /srv? /etc? /usr/local/bin? /home/me/.whatever?

I was searching this site for good answer to my question, the best I could find was this. (I'd guess to put my config in /etc, application in /usr/local/bin and data in either /home/firda/.tunnel or ...
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Looking for good documentation of odbc.ini and odbcinst.ini files on Linux

I saw partial information, old information, but nothing as good as the actual sample files with brief comments that I have locally. I need to understand the exact relationship between odbc.ini and ...
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Apache: Serve content from files that are restricted

In my Apache setup, I have a directory with my error pages in it (404 403). However, I don't want this directory being viewable directly - I'd like accessing it to return a 404. So what I did was ...
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SG300-52 Remote Management Layer 3 Connectivity

I have a brand new SG300-52. I was able to successfully access my switch remotely when on Layer 2 but once I switched to Layer 3 and reset the switch to factory settings I can no longer configure it ...
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Nginx + Apache mod_wsgi, troubles understanding how to configure servers

I've been trying for too long to set up a development environment on my Ubuntu 12.04. My intention is to set up everything as I'd have to do later in a production environment, so I followed this ...
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Global denial of certain file(s) on Apache

I run a webserver under Apache with several virtual hosts. I would like to prohobit the access to certain file names, but instead of using a deny rule on each vh I would like to know if I can achieve ...
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Replying to an email from a domain email alias

We have a multi-store set up in nopCommerce 3.20 with SSL enabled. Our environment info as follows, Windows 2012 R2 VPS Server. .Net 4.5, SQL Server 2012 Express Multi SSL in Same IP using ...
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ServerSignature in Apache

I'm installing apache on CentOS 6.5 and trying to setup some hardening. Part of this process is removing the server signature with the ServerSignature directive. Since I'd like this to survive version ...
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Nginx ignores my second server directive

I installed nginx via apt-get install nginx on ubuntu 14.04. As such, the default setup includes configs from the directory /etc/nginx/conf.d/ include /etc/nginx/conf.d/*.conf; In my conf.d folder ...
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Does the Apache webserver provide an API for programmatic live configuration changes?

I'm using Apache as an authenticating web cache in front of Tomcat. Periodically, we will take a dynamic resource and save a copy to the webserver. Rewrite rules on the webserver route requests ...
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Cannot change default root location

I have the following configuration file: # /etc/nginx/nginx.conif # vim: ts=4 user nginx; worker_processes 1; error_log /var/log/nginx/error.log; #error_log /var/log/nginx/error.log ...
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Using a configuration management tool to configure nodes without ssh

I'd like to manage the configuration of several devices running embedded Linux. There is a web server in my environment which has a SOAP interface I can use to get/set all the parameters of each of ...
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Retrieve Information from Cisco router in Parsable Manner

I'm trying to write a script that will pull configuration files over SSH from Cisco routers and parse them, so I can ensure that they meet predefined standards (e.g. password shouldn't be "cisco"). ...
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Fastcgi request record is too big

I am running an Nginx server, which requires me to accept URI String containing up to 4mb of data. I have configured nginx to accept the params by setting: /etc/nginx/nginx.conf ...
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Authorizing users to SSH into machine - where to configure?

Ubuntu Trusty here. I'm having some trouble deciding where in the system I should configure which users are to be allowed to ssh into the machine, and which keys they're allowed to use. I've ...
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Enforce loading of php.ini files from current folder

My goal is to increase the maximum file size for uploads in WordPress. I have followed the steps on this SE answer and this tutorial (except the .htaccess part, because it's runnning nginx and AFAIK ...