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How to configure failover for JBoss AS 5?

I am currently an intern in my company. My boss basically wants me to perform a failover from a JBoss AS to another just for a proof of concept. Load balancing is not required as i am only required to ...
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cisco router : redirect any dns request to my own dns server

how I can redirect any DNS request from the client with my Cisco Router 2621XM. I want to redirect any dns request to my own dns server. So if the client has set the dns server in their ip address ...
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How to rotate log based on an interval unless log exceeds a certain size?

From the man page of logrotate: minsize size Log files are rotated when they grow bigger than size bytes, but not before the additionally specified time interval (daily, weekly, monthly, ...
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Declaring multiple ports for the same VirtualHosts

Declare multiple ports for the same VirtualHosts: SSLStrictSNIVHostCheck off # Apache setup which will listen for and accept SSL connections on port 443. Listen 443 # Listen for virtual host requests ...
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Linux/UNIX Server Setup Practices for /tmp

Based on what you all see out there what is a recommended configuration of /tmp on a server system and why. I've had discussions on these points over the years sometimes with basic disagreements. ...
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Should Production Windows Web Servers (IIS & SQL) be in a domain?

We have a few web servers and a few database servers. To date, they've been standalone machines that are not part of a domain. The web servers don't talk to each other, and the web servers talk to ...
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Setup IIS 7.5 with multiple website bindings and SSL?

On IIS 7.5 I am trying to achieve this with two websites: Default Web Site is bound to: (blank host header port 80 - http) (blank host header port 443 - https) go.example.com www71.example.com the ...
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Any Problems with many NFS mounts?

We are currently considering a solution that results in a separate mount point for every user's home directory. Whereas we used to have at most a couple mounts per file server on a client, we now ...
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Splitting long lines in a nginx configuration file

In order to not pass garbage to the back-end, I have a strict regex for a location directive. It looks like this: location ^~ ...
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How do you conditionally include files in Nginx vhost?

In the lines below, I might have a site-specific configuration file that contains additional fastcgi_params unique to that site. If this file exists I want to load it. server { listen 80 ...
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unattended BIOS configuration for HP server (DL160SE G6)

We are having a big deployment of servers (DL160SE G6) and I need to find a way to configure their BIOS settings without going through the RBSU of each one - It would take too long. I am thinking ...
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FTP issue - VSFTPd and connecting to from FileZilla

I'm trying to connect to a CentOS Linux box that I have hosted on EC2 and I think I have everything configured correctly but when I try to connect I get this series of messages Status: Connection ...
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Apache redirect and set cache headers?

Doing a redirect in Apache is easy (mod_alias): RedirectMatch ^.*$ http://portal.example.com/ Setting cache headers is equally easy: Header set Cache-Control max-age=0 Header set Expires "Thu, 01 ...
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how to configure open ldap to work on localhost

From the documentation: Use your favorite editor to edit the provided slapd.conf(5) example (usually installed as /usr/local/etc/openldap/slapd.conf) to contain a BDB database definition ...
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Debian Wheezy IPv6 isn't configured with ifup post-up hook

We recently set up a server on Debian Wheezy Beta 3 (x86_64) which has a native IPv6 connection. We configured the eth0 interface to get the IPv6 configuration through some post-up hook commands in ...
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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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nginx deny user agent causes error when not encapsulated in quotes

I'm trying to deny some user agents I constantly see probing my nginx web server. If I have this in my .conf file ## Block http user agent - morpheus fucking scanner ## if ($http_user_agent ~* ...
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mod_jk configuration for both Apache and Tomcat on same server

I am trying to set-up a proper configuration to have Apache serve some static html pages and to pass other requests for dynamic pages to Tomcat. So far, I have installed Apache2 and Tomcat6 ...
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Virtual host “Forbidden You don't have permission to access / on this server” on debian

Before I created a virtual host I could see "http://localhost", but when I created a virtual host I could not see "http://localhost" and my virtual host "http://test" Here is my virtualhost config ...
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set open_files_limit

When I set open_files_limit = 16k in both: /etc/security/limits.conf and /etc/mysql/my.cnf ulimit -n 16344 but in mysql: show variables like 'open_files_limit'; open_files_limit: 4096 So how ...
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Best motherboard power supply combo for backblaze server

Building a backblaze server as described in this article. http://blog.backblaze.com/ So 45 hard drives in one box. I'm making it a MSDPM 2010 server so I actually don't even need raid cards in there ...
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How to merge multiple ProxyPass directives in Apache?

I need to keep ProxyPass configurations in separate files due to deployment system we use in following form: File 1: <VirtualHost *:80> <Location /qa1/> ProxyPass ...
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Apache start failing after apache config modifications, showing syntax error, cannot load php5apache2_2.dll into server

I am stuck again with apache setup guys. I am working on a 64-bit system running Windows 7 professional with service pack 1. I copied the working php5 installation directory from teammates, copied the ...
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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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postfix TLS configuration for incoming gmx-mail

I set up my mailserver with postfix 2.7.1 and dovecot 1.2.15 and everything seemed to work just fine, but now I found out that people using @gmx.net addresses cannot send emails to me and rather ...
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Will changing applicationHost.config cause IIS7 restart?

If I make a change to the file: %windir%\system32\inetsrv\config\applicationHost.config and update it with a change resulting in a valid config, will it cause IIS7 to restart and force restarts on ...
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What could cause TFTP reloaded Cisco `running-config` on 871 to fail?

Cisco CCP Write Configuration borked my 871w config while I was trying to setup port forwarding. I went through the basic steps to reconfig the router. I looked to see if I could just reset the ...
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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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Postfix - how to redirect email if they will rejecting?

I have problem with spam and postfix + postgray. It generally good works but I have false-positive still and reject good email. And now I have problems. Can I configure postfix (and postgray) that: ...
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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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Understanding exim configuration files

So, I want to understand what's going on with this Exim configuration directory. In /etc/exim4, there's: * exim4.conf.template * update-exim4.conf.conf * conf.d The conf.d has a mess of ...
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SQL Service Accounts and which to use

I've done lots and lots of searching and I cant seem to find a simple answer, I assume it is because everyone's circumstances differs however; We need to setup a few SQL servers for production and I ...
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BIND9 Forwarding by view

Hi I think this is a simple issue, I'd like to forward only to certain IPs in the LAN network, for example I have 2 acl lists: acl "office1" { 192.168.1.15; // With internet access }; acl ...
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Avoiding Varnish Hitting Magento Cookies - VCL

Hello to serverfault users, I would like to kindly ask someone to help me configure varnish for magento. Using command: varnishtop -i TxHeader -I Cookie , following info show: TxHeader Cookie: ...
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Serve millions of concurrent connections and static files?

I am just curious about the server configurations to serve just static files from one server. Is it possible to build a server that just for static files and serve millions of concurrent connections. ...
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Two mirrored database servers, or one twice as powerful

I'm looking at setting up a seperate database server for one of my applications, the application currently runs on 3 servers; 1 frontend server and 2 application/database servers. But for performance ...
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Attempted to edit MySQL service config and getting “Access Denied”

As a follow-up to this question, I'm attempting to edit the "my.ini" config file for the MySQL service. I've stopped the service, opened the file, made the edit, and attempt to save it -- at which ...
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when to use IPSec in Windows AD domain?

As I understood the joined to Windows AD computers are always securely identified/authenticated before DC (using automatically changed computer accounts passwords). Now, I read (in non-English ...
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What would be the optimal disk config for SQL Server 2008 R2?

We have a new Dell R710 server that came with the following storage configuration: 8 x 146GB SAS 10k 6Gbps disks 1 x Perc H700 Integrated Controller (2 x 4 disks - 2 ports each supporting 4 disks) ...
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Distribution lists in Sharepoint

I'm looking to move all of our Exchange Public Folder contents to a WSS 3.0 server including several contact lists. The problem I've run into is that the distribution lists that have been created in ...
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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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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 server directive is not allowed here

I know there are dupes of this out there, but I can't seem to solve this in my situation. I'm following this article on setting up nginx as reverse proxy with apache. And I get this error: nginx: ...
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mysqld_safe Can't log to error log and syslog at the same time. Remove all --log-error configuration options for --syslog to take effect

When I'm trying to install MySQL 5.5 community edition on my Ubuntu 10.04 by compiling the source code, I met the following problem: $ fg % 1 sudo ../bin/mysqld_safe ...
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dell poweredge r210 II mix memory

I have Dell PowerEdge R210 II server with 4Gb of memory installed. And I also have 8Gb memory module. I replaced 4Gb with 8Gb – server is working ok. But mixing memory in different ways got error ...
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How to find out what program is sending emails

I have linux (debian) box which is running fine. However I have problem I need to find out what program is sending emails when i use "mail" command. Or for that matter when a PHP script is sending ...
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Error Connection to SQL Server using [HOSTNAME]\instance or [FQDN]\Instance, [IP]\instance working

This one's kind of weird, at least to me. I've got MSSQL server 2k5 (STD) installed on Server 2k3 R2 SP2 (on account of some legacy software that doesn't yet support x64 or Server 2008), using ...
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Tomcat Workers - Connecting Tomcat and Apache

I'm trying to resolve an issue about connecting Apache-HTTPD and Tomcat with mod_proxy_ajp. From reading I found that the problem might be the number of workers in HTTPD and Tomcat. So I try to find ...
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How do I populate my ProLiant DL320 G6 server with memory?

I have problem with a new HP ProLiant DL320 G6 server. From the beginning it had to less memory, and now I have ordered more memory two times. Now I am struggling to populate the server with these ...
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How do you keep existing server configuration when migrating from different dedicated server hosts?

I am trying to migrate from my old server (Server 1) from provider 1 to a new server (Server B) at provider 2, keeping the process as seamless as possible. One of the first things I noticed in the ...