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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there anyway to build a raid system without all drives?

I'm building a raid1 (ok it will probably be a raid10,f2 but the difference with 2 drives... isn't much) system with 2 1TB drives. However, 1 of the drives I've ordered is bad so I'm RMA-ing it. I'm ...
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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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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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How to configure a real domain name for sender address

I tried to sending out an email using php mail() function but it failed somehow, complaining that a real domain name is required. The following is observed in the maillog: sendmail 4984 r25984: ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Invoking `smbclient -L localhost` in Ubuntu gives: NT_STATUS_CONNECTION_REFUSED

I have Ubuntu Intrepid with Samba installed on my machine. I have a basic configuration file included below. When I try to invoke smbclient -L localhost I get the error: ...
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X-Postfix; Mailboxes not found when mail comes from others servers

I had installed and configured dovecot, postfix, and postfixadmin step by step from this tutorial on my server (CentOS6). I can create virtual mailboxes as well now and can login to roundcubemail, I ...
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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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Can we jump to another location from a location in nginx? [closed]

I am trying to achieve something like this: location /location1/{ if ($arg_api_key = a_valid_api_key) { proxy_pass http://localhost:8080; } # else jump to location2 } location ...
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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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How to know which berkley db openldap is refering to?

I have two berkeley dbs installed on the RHEL 5.3. Now, I am confused that which one openldap is referring as its backend. Following is the slapd.conf: include ...
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How can I configure sendmail (or another mail server) to accept outbound mail, but to not send it out?

Is it possible to configure sendmail to accept all outbound email but to not send it out? Either it can just log them to be read later, or better yet, if it can be configured to send ALL outbound mail ...
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Using Nginx how do I redirect single URIs from http to https?

Most transactions from the webapp are secured on their own but do not show the lock icon when transactions are happening in the browser. The goal is to have certain pages, like the login pages, be ...
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Is there a way to know the last ./configure options when compiling apache from source?

If it's PHP,it can be checked by phpinfo();, is there anyhow to know the ./configure ... detail of how apache is built?
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Java cannot resolve DNS address from AIX: UnknownHostException

I'm having this strange error. On AIX, I can reach my server from the command line ( using ping / telnet ) But If I try using java I've got UnkownHostException This is because Java cannot somehow ...