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Restricting multiple directories to same IP ranges

Suppose I have the following in an nginx configuration file: location ^~ /foo/ { allow 1.2.3.4; allow 5.6.7.8; allow 9.10.11.12; … allow 99.100.101.102; deny all; # rest ...
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RHEL6 httpd Root CA configuration

I'm setting up SSL on a RHEL6 box and I'm having problems finding information about configuring the Root CAs. I've got four files: cert.crt - My SSL certificate my_key.key - The key used to ...
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Monit and multiple actions: chaining commands in Monit restart command?

After some researches, it occurs that even if I can find some talks about multiple actions when restarting a service, it also seems it it not really possible to achieve : if failed port 80 and ...
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How do I use NGINX as a frontend for a Legacy (Apache) Webserver [duplicate]

I have an NGINX server setup that is already hosting two applications, and SSL is set up on that NGINX server. Now, I need to setup the NGINX server to be a front-end for a legacy Apache application ...
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Nginx glob in try_files

Is it possible in nginx to do something that is the equivalent of a file path glob in try_files? server { try_files /var/www/*/assets/$uri; } That is, if /var/www/ contained site_a and site_b, ...
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apache2: log requests from LAN to separate logfile

I would like to separate apache 2.2 log entries in 2 log files: requests from LAN (192.168.0.0/16) should go in a lan-access.log, and the rest in the default access.log How can I achieve that? I've ...
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OCT configuration of Outlook 2013 with Exchange 2013

We have Outlook 2013 configured using the Office Customization Tool (setup.exe /admin) that is built into Office 2013 enterprise. This configuration worked great with Exchange 2007 but just fixing ...
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Using SVN for Change Monitoring

What's is the best way to take a subversion check out and say check this in; I don't care if there are conflicts, make this the most recent version for that branch? We have an application where ...
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Nginx Map Directive for multiple variables

I currently use nginx with Magento and I use the map directive to supply the store code like this: map $http_host $magecode { www.store.com retail_store; wholesale.store.com ...
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What is the Ideal value for Worker Processes in Nginx Config?

I have 31GB RAM 8 Core Web Server with current load of 3k per min. Currently worker_processes parameter in nginx config is 4 which as per my understanding means only 4 cores would be used. But when I ...
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Nginx block for multiple domains to redirect all traffic to https?

I have a web server running nginx 1.6 with one IP address and hosting www.domainname.com as well as dev.domainname.com. I'm trying to find a smart way to route all http traffic to https and I want to ...
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Configure Nginx with multiple lxc containers, virtual hosts and subdomains

I want to use multiple (at least 3) lxc containers running Apache2 on port 80. I want to configure Nginx such that www.mydomain.com serves the content on the host machine while sub1.mydomain.com , ...
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What are the pros and cons of using S3 as a data access server? [closed]

I need to manage some configuration files. The files can be stored on AWS S3 and retrieved via the URL. The alternative is to use an application server and store the JSON content to a database and ...
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NGINX pretty urls: No input file specified

I've been struggling with a NGINX configuration. I've set up a development environment (local laptop) with a configuration supporting search engine friendly (SEF) urls, but the same configuration ...
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IIS GUI Interface to Edit Application Host File for a Specific Website, Not the Default App

I have noticed that there used to be an Administration Pack V1 for IIS to make non-default app modifications to the applicationHost.config, but it does not seem to be available for download anymore. ...
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Extracting ServerAlias to another file

I have a virtual host file with a ServerAlias: ServerName mydomain.net ServerAlias myalias.net ServerAlias *.mydomain.net For some reason, we'd like to have the ServerAlias in a different file. I ...
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is there way in windows to have just one application start in high contrast mode? [migrated]

There seems to be a lot of information on the web on how to set high contrast mode for the entire windows desktop, but I am wondering if there was a way to set high contrast mode for just a single ...
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How to make openssl s_client using default CA

is there a way to configure openssl so that it would use some default CA file (ex./etc/ssl/certs/ca-certificates.crt) when running s_client command with no -CAfile option specified?
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How can I specify multiple result files created by one source file in Apache Ant

I'm attempting to build some RPMs via the rpmbuild system command using Apache Ant's exec tag. The SRPM creates multiple RPM results. I've previously used the uptodate tag to set a property when I've ...
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Setup PERMANENT TAP adapter in VPS without dissapear after reboot

I'm installing Softether in a new VPS and all works fine. System is a CentOS 6.5 32bit. The issue is that after rebooting the VPS the TAP adapter dissapear. I would like to know if I can define ...
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Nginx Config on DreamHost VPS

I got my site up and running on nginx on my Dreamhost VPS. Cool. I wanted to limit the number of connections per IP by adding the following to the http block of the site-wide nginx conf file ...
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Error changing mysql 5.6 default port

I've changed my.ini with port=3308 but after restart the service mysql 5.6 is working in the same default port 3306. I've tried in mysql 5.5 and it worked fine. C:\Archivos de programa\MySQL\MySQL ...
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how to deal with php5-fpm variable appended with REDIRECT_

we are using php5-fpm on a debian wheezy (php5.4), since we used fpm (with libmodfastcgi), all variable added to any .htaccess is prepended with REDIRECT_ . is there any tips to avoid that ? thanks ...
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A testing framework for Linux server configuration management

We are a medium sized shop that uses Puppet for Linux configuration management. Since we are a small shop, it's difficult to deploy and maintain DTAP environment. We normally perform manual testing ...
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Postfix relayhost parameter for a null client

I'm trying to set up postfix as a null client, that is, I just want local linux users to be able to send mails outside using postfix's sendmail binary. No reception of emails, no relaying for other ...
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do-release-upgrade skipped a version - how to specify a release?

I have a experienced a slightly odd behaviuour in the Ubuntu upgrade utility and am lefting wanting to know. Also I am trying to replicate an environment as closely as possible, and upgrading from ...
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Adaptec configuration has changed - Why can't it show me what it sees before blindly “accept” or “reject”ing?

I work with Adaptec cards on a regular basis; 2405, 5405, 6405e, 6805, and a few others. I am dismayed by the BIOS' terseness and lack of any utility at all. I can set card setting toggles; but the ...
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Mechanism to get the current running configuration values in nginx [duplicate]

Trying to find an easy and convenient mechanism to get the current configuration values from a running nginx instance. The ideal solution would be a url that I could point to that would print the ...
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Accessing an environment variable across nginx w/ Lua and Rails [migrated]

I'm implementing something like this to let one service allow access to separate upstream service in nginx. Briefly: A Rails app sets an HMAC cookie, which is then checked by some Lua code thanks to ...
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Dell R610 memory configuration for all 12 slots

I purchased 12 sticks of RAM on eBay to go into a Dell R610 server. The RAM is ECC REG PC3-12800 DDR3-1600 yet when I occupy all 12 slots with this ram I get the following error on boot: MEMORY ...
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IIS WebLimits not being respected

So I've configured IIS8.5 on Win 8.1, like so: appcmd.exe set config -section:system.applicationHost/webLimits /connectionTimeout:"00:00:03" /commit:apphost I've verified that the setting appears ...
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Nginx config with try_files and rewrite : precedence?

Good morning, everybody. Firstly, this question may have been already asked, but I searched ServerFault during about 15 minutes without finding it, so, if it was already asked, please accept my ...
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IIS virtual location path

Sorry in advance, for this seems to be a very noobish question and should be easily fixable, yet I can't work it out: I am setting up windows authentication for a website running on IIS 8.5: The Yii ...
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Configuring courier-authlib on an RHEL6

I'm trying to connect Courier to MySQL on a RHEL6. I've installed the Courier using RPMs and not the repositories (which I think is the root of my problems). Anyway, here are the packages I've ...
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Using an include directory with SNMP (snmpd.conf)

I'm having to add a number of extend directives to snmpd.conf, and each of the extends are actually apart of various monitoring groups. It makes a lot of sense to collect each group into a single ...
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One Apache server, multiple clients - best practices for config files?

EDIT: I just got a "Tumbleweed" badge. Nobody has any thoughts or pointers for me? Pretty please? First time user; please be gentle. :-) (And if you don't like my question I'd be grateful for a ...
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How Do I Configure Nginx To Communicate with SMTP Server?

I'm an application developer and have little knowledge on sysadmin / server configuration tasks. I have an nginx server communicating to a Flask web application through uWSGI on a VPS. I'm trying to ...
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Server Memory with Magento

I have a cloud server with the following specifications: 2vCPUs 4G RAM 160GB Disk Space Network 400Mb/s System Image: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS I am only running Magento CE 1.7.0.2 on this server. Nothing ...
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Benefit of Dell PERC Card for SSD

I bought a dell workstation for using with mysql and python. It came with a single HD and PERC 310 controller. I then installed the OS on an ssd instead to speed things up. However, there seems to ...
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Planning New File Server [duplicate]

I need some advice for a new server in a school. There are 50-100 students with their devices (tablet, pc, ..), 5-10 shared computers. Limited internet connection: download 8 Mbps max, upload 600 ...
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Load balancing in Nginx with redirect rather than proxy

I want to use Nginx in a bit of an unconventional way. I want to load balance between a few servers, but rather than proxy content for those servers I want to redirect to them. That is, if a ...
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Apache not responding to configuration changes

I have an Apache server running the latest 2.2 version on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS. I haven't changed most of the configuration. Everything worked fine at start, but now it's not noticing any changes to its ...
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nginx variable port number

I'd like to be able tu run an nginx server on port 8080 when launched by a regular user and on port 80 when launched by root. How can this be parametrized in the config file or by using bash script ?
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ISC DHCP server not dynamically updating DNS

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server, running an isc_dhcp_server and the bind9 DNS server. Bind acts as a cache, and it maintains the .m domain (and zone) on my local network. The server's address is ...
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RHEL 6 NetworkManager and secondary IP addresses

I've got two hosts running the same release of RHEL (6.4). I've been given eight IP addresses to put onto one NIC in each host. On host A, I manually created ifcfg-eth0, ifcfg-etho:1, ifcfg-etho:2, ...
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roundcube webmail plugins configuration

I have strange experience with roundcube plugins. when i am installing one plugin the old plugin that already enabled getting disabled by default. I enabling plugings in config file. For example ...
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How to conditionally set php session cookie within php-fpm www.conf?

I need to set PHP session cookie domain dynamically using php-fpm configuration, pseudo code like this: <If "%{HTTP_HOST} !~ /[0-9]/"> php_value[session.cookie_domain] = ".mysite.com" ...
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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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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 ...