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Windows DNS on SBS 2011: How to push Alternate DNS Server

are windows SBS is starting to go and when it does all the clients in our office loose dns settings and then as a result can not get out to the internet for services they need as a temporary measure ...
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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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How do I troubleshoot a page not found error when configuring IIS6 Windows Server 2003? [Page Not Found]

I have configured IIS6 in my windows server 2003 with this link: http://www.simongibson.com/intranet/iis6/ After that I create a new web site inside Web Sites directory. Inside the physical path I ...
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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 - 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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VPN - What is the complexity involved setting one up across less than a dozen machines?

I have never set up and configured a VPN. I was wondering what it takes to set one up across windows server 2008 servers. What is the complexity involved? How complicated is it to configure? Do I ...
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How does samba usershare_acl parameter works?

Looks like it is not even documented on the samba website itself, or did I miss it?
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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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Nginx rewrite to eliminate “www” not working

I've looked at many SE threads and done various google searches and can't figure out why i can't redirect www.mysite.com to mysite.com on my nginx server. The 1st server block does the ...
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Computers “applying computer settings” for a long time on start-up…why?

Might be a bit of a long shot but I'm stumped, along with the ICT Manager for the school I'm working it. In one of the IT rooms when you switch a computer on it will boot through BIOS fine, but when ...
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How to backup the configuration of a cisco switch and ASA to an SMB windows share?

How do I backup the configuration of a Cisco switch and ASA to an SMB Windows share? I have full enabled admin through SSH. what would be the full command to save it to an SMB share? Is it "show run, ...
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How can I configure TomCat Java options in a config file?

I'm trying to configure Java options passed into TomCat for a 3rd party application that I'm deploying. The instructions that the app provides are: Open the Tomcat configuration tool from the ...
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Can IIS Express 7.5 run multiple sites/appools defined in applicationhost.config?

I've defined 2 sites in the corresponding applicationhost.config file and try run them using IIS Express from the command line. Unfortunately I'm only able to start one site at the time. My 2 ...
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Can't setup 3 nodes MongoDB recplica set

I just follow instructions in MongoDB document Replica Sets - Basics to setup a 3-node Replica set. Everything goes fine when I do the initiate and add first node in the primary. [foo@host-a ...
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lighttpd config and rewriting/disabling attempts to access favicon.ico

I've got lighttpd and apache working together on an app I'm building. lighty is serving out static content. However, each time a static asset is requested, I see a not found: favicon.ico message in ...
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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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Cisco 881 throughput/bandwidth issue

We have a dedicated 30Mb connection (up/down) from our ISP, but we can only seem to get 10Mb (up/down) from the router. Does anyone know what we're missing, or how we can tweak the settings on this ...
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VCL - configuration for Magento and Varnish 3.0.2

I would like to kindly ask if there's someone who can help me configure Varnish for Magento to reach far more hits. My current ratio from varnishstat is: cache_hit=271 cache_miss=926 I'm kindly ...
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VMWare Workstation - how to automate or script changes to the virtual network configuration

VMWare Workstation (I'm using V8 on Linux) provides a GUI tool, Virtual Network Editor (vmware-netcfg) to edit the virtual network adapter settings for use by the VMs on the system. I'm dealing with ...
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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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Can't successfully run Sharepoint Foundation 2010 first time configuration

I'm trying to run the non-GUI version of configuration wizard using power shell because I would like to set config and admin database names. GUI wizard doesn't give you all possible options for ...
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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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fedora tomcat log file path

My log file is inside: kamil@localhost tomcat$ grep "logs/" ./* ./log4j.properties:log4j.appender.R.File=${catalina.home}/logs/tomcat.log my CATALINA_HOME is kamil@localhost tomcat$ sudo grep ...
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Postfix 554 <demo@demoslice.com>: Relay access denied [closed]

I am trying to set postfix up and I am running into some problems.....here are my files vim /etc/postfix/main.cf relayhost = [smtp.gmail.com]:587 smtp_connection_cache_destinations = smtp.gmail.com ...
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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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Change server on sap client

I have a SAP business one 8.0 installed on my Windows server 2003. It uses sql-server express 2005 for the database. Then I installed the client on another PC. How do I configure the client so it can ...
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Selecting a webserver configuration

I have a website, which has grown from 10 visits per day, to 100 per day in couple of months, and now to about 800 unique visits per day. So far, I have been using a VPS with 512MB RAM, and shared ...
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How do I run a local bash script on remote machines via ssh?

I am looking for a way to push configuration from one central machine to several remote machines without the need to install anything on the remote machines. The aim is to do something like you ...
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Merging variable with string in config file

I the have following setup in my conf file upload_set_form_field $upload_field_name.name "$upload_file_name"; But I want change chosen param name to: upload_set_form_field ...
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How to revert a configuration with puppet

I wrote a module which writes a configuration for rsyslog in /etc/rsyslog.d/60-custconfig.conf using puppet. When I add the module to the node, it works, but if I delete comment or delete the module ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint 2010 Server Configuration Error -> “Cannot connect to database master”

I recieve the following error when I try to configure SharePoint 2010 Server: "Cannot connect to the database master at SQL server at [computer.domain]. The database might not exist, or the current ...
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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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IIS 7.5 Error 1007

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Virtual Server. I removed the "Default Web Site" using IIS Manager and now all my other sites now report an error saying they can't access the site (or something similar). I ...
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Postfix rejecting to address

I'm trying to setup postfix on ubuntu. I only want to allow sending of email from local connections with no authentication. When I try to send emails I'm getting the following errors: 550 5.1.1 ...
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Apache treating files with “.var[.]” in their names as type-maps

So today at work I ran into a strange problem. An application I was writing had a JavaScript file named form.sales.var.js, placed in the same directory as other JS files. However, when the browser ...
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VirtualDocumentRoot Setup For Local Development

I'm trying to learn about setting up httpd.conf and httpd-vhosts.conf files. I would like to have a local setup, using Wampserver on Windows 7, so that I can add a new project just by adding a new ...
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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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2 separate postfix instances and confusion with IP's in received field of mail message

i have a problem with my 2 postfix instances. 2 separate IP's and coressponding domain names are setup on networking, they are working fine. I want second mail message (below) to have Received: from ...
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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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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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How can I prevent a DDOS attack on Amazon EC2?

One of the servers I use is hosted on the Amazon EC2 cloud. Every few months we appear to have a DDOS attack on this sever. This slows the server down incredibly. After around 30 minutes, and ...
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Nginx includes config files not in order?

Is the order in which Nginx includes configuration files fixed, or random? Apache explicitly states wildcard characters are expanded in alphabetical order. With Nginx it seems this does not apply, and ...
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apache2: why <LimitExcept> parameter results “deny not allowed here” error in virtualhost tag?

I have asked the same question to stackoverflow but then I thought it might be more related to here. in apache's httpd.conf between VirtualHost tags I put <LimitExcept> expression like follows: ...
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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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throttle nginx bandwidth per website

i would like to limit website's bandwidth using Nginx in order to share it among multiple websites like i'm able to do in IIS7. From reading the doc, i found i need to use limit_req_zone inside ...