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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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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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1answer
229 views

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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274 views

Debian Wheezy PHP downgrading/upgrading questions

Hello serverfault guys, I have a Debian Wheezy (7.2) server and it came with PHP 5.4 by default, I was installing Ensignia Mail which is a PHP 5.3 only application and it gave me a lot of errors, so ...
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200 views

Debian - Persistent tape binding

I have a problem, whenever the library is rebooted, a cartdrige is mounted, or any operation, Linux is changing path for library, making it unavailable to automate backup procesing, it is even worst ...
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1answer
119 views

OpenLDAP Chain not found

When trying to add a Chain overlay to OpenLDAP 2.4.31 on Ubuntu or Debian, I get a 'overlay "chain" not found' in the syslog. Furthermore, the schemas required to configure the Chain overlay don't ...
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821 views

Creating a fallback error page for nginx when root directory does not exist

I have set up an any-domain config on my nginx server - to reduce the amount of work needed when I open a new site/domain. This config allows me to simply create a folder in /usr/share/nginx/sites/ ...
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2answers
386 views

PHP - can't use function chroot

I've installed Debian 6.0.6 x86 on a VPC with the least possible software packages and when the installation completes I take a backup of the VPC and put it aside for later use. I have installed PHP ...
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1answer
384 views

Can't compile PHP with Sybase

Trying to compile Sybase with PHP 5.4.13 in Linux version 3.2.0-4-686-pae (debian-kernel@lists.debian.org) (gcc version 4.6.3 (Debian 4.6.3-14) ) #1 SMP Debian 3.2.35-2 # apt-get install freetds-dev ...
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1answer
447 views

Someone used my postfix smtp (port 25) to send spam mails to me

This week, someone started to send spam-mails through my postfix-smtp access (I verified by logging in through telnet from an arbitrary pc and sending mails with any ids myself) on my server, with ...
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1answer
359 views

Keeping configs, user ids, groups and passwords consistent across Linux-servers

I have a couple of Debian servers with only little users and services. The applications are kept as far as possible in their own directories where they can be backed-up or synced easily. But I have ...
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1answer
58 views

Exim no configuration file

so I need to find my configuration file for exim. Exim was already installed on my debian dedi, so I didnt install anything, but I cant find the conf file. I found a folder /ect/exim, but all thats in ...
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Haproxy, configure for one host

I have to use haproxy on one machine. I want to do redirect requests from Ip to the same ip (with another port). My configuration (doesn't work): lobal maxconn 4096 # Total Max Connections. This is ...
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OpenVPN bad source address from client

I have one problem with OpenVPN. There are a lot drops records in the openvpn log file on the server: Mon Oct 22 10:14:41 2012 us=726541 laptop/ххх:1194 MULTI: bad source address from client ...
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1answer
425 views

FastCGI SCRIPT_FILENAME causing 500 HTTP error, is this a bug?

As I'm struggling for 8 hours to make Nginx works, I (finally) tracked the problem and eventually found it. I was getting HTTP 500 ERROR (Internal Server Error). I manipulated the configurations for ...
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1answer
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Fresh Debian install / setup users per Babushka

I posted this question on the babushka google group , but I got since 5 days no response. I will try my luck here: What is the correct way to setup some users with Babushka on a shiny new Debian box ...
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How to config mysql-server for heavy load

Im in the process of setting up a new database server. I have been running a few mysql database servers before and it has been working okay. But i would like to hear the recommended setup for my ...
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1answer
1k views

Unicorn and copy_on_write_friendly?

While researching Unicorn configuration options I came across this snippet.. GC.respond_to?(:copy_on_write_friendly=) and GC.copy_on_write_friendly = true If I undertand correctly, it optimizes ...
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0answers
114 views

changing mod-php config in newer versions of apache2

my goal is to change the file type php parses, from .php,.phtml,etc to .html. with previous versions of apache2 i'd just edit mod-php5.conf and set: <FilesMatch "\.html$"> SetHandler ...
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What's worth changing in kernel configuration? [closed]

I was wondering what do you usually change in the kernel configuration. I am having make menuconfig in front of me right and now I need to prepare the best kernel ever for my new shiny servers. I use ...
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2answers
824 views

Apache2 redirecting all HTTPS traffic to a single page

I have a problem with my Apache2, I'm probably doing a misconfiguration, but I do not get what. All my https traffic always redirects to a single page, I can't add different https pages. This is ...
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2answers
91 views

Make a repository of an entire partition?

I like to have a good backup from my small debian server. Would it be a good idea to make a repository at "/"?
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Number of workers on the Apache 2.2 status page (Scoreboard)

I installed Apache 2.2 from the Debian repository (6.0/Squeeze). By default, Debian installs the prefork module and comes with the following (default) configuration: <IfModule ...
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2answers
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How do you configure Apache 2 on Debian Linux? [closed]

I’m looking to run a Debian VPS as a web server. I’ve got Debian 6 installed, and I’ve got the default Apache 2 installation on there. I’ve read a bit about how Apache 2 configuration is arranged ...
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1answer
206 views

Shared configuration for Eclipse on Debian server

I've manually installed the latest Eclipse on our debian server and wanted to configure it so all users share the same configuration. It turned out less obvious than I thought: I don't seem to be able ...
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1answer
553 views

How to run Debconf for a installed package via apt-get?

Installing some packages requires answering Debconf questions. Usually Debconf is called during installation (after apt-get install [packages]), thus new packages will use defined configurations. My ...
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Outgoing only SMTP server

I want to setup an outgoing only SMTP server on Debian, so my Web-applications will be able to send e-mails via it. I don't want to use another hosts because of security and customizability of my own ...
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5answers
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How to check for modified config files on a Debian system?

How to find all Debian managed configuration files which have been changed from the default?
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2answers
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What values to set for Apache 2 worker server pool management?

I recently switched from Apache 2.2 prefork to Apache 2.2 worker, but I have no idea what would be a great MPM config to start with. On prefork, I used : MaxClients 256 StartServers 190 ...
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4answers
955 views

Debian - What to do when upgrading packages and a config file has changes?

I'm new to system administration and I'm helping admin a server for a student group. I was wondering, what is the best practice for when you're upgrading packages and a config file has changes. I've ...
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1answer
126 views

SMail configure listening port/address?

I try to configure my smail-system. I want it to listen only on localhost/127.0.0.1 But when I check my system via nmap myredirectingdomainname.com it shows me the open port 25. Can you help ...