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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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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 ...
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Set git config for a group instead of user or systemwide

We have configured git config --system init.templatedir /path/ on our system to automatically create required githooks for each new repository created via git init. However, there is another group of ...
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Compiling Apache 2.4.9 with session cookie module

I compiled my Apache build with following configurations: ./configure \ --prefix=/usr/local/apache2 \ --sysconfdir=/etc/apache2 \ --enable-so \ --enable-info \ ...
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configure nginx with 2 locations while 1 answers to specific url request

I appologize for the weird title :) what I have I have two web applications running on the same server (an OSClass installation and the Vanilla Forum). One of them is supposed to be the master of ...
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Is it possible to see the RAM units configuration on HP ProLiant DL380 G5

I have an HP ProLiant DL380 G5 Server in the datacenter running Windows Server 2008 R2. I need to think about upgrading RAM on this server and decide on configuration of RAM units I am going to ...
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Compile Tor with self compiled openssl [closed]

I'm trying to get Tor running with a self compiled version of OpenSSL (compiled with enable-ec_nistp_64_gcc_128) I've configured OpenSSL with ./config enable-ec_nistp_64_gcc_128 ...
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Which Nginx and which config file is used

I am trying to install Phusion Passenger module for Nginx. There was Nginx installed in /usr/sbin/nginx. The installer gem downloaded Nginx sources and compiled them with Passenger support into ...
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Setting up Apache VirtualHost for multiple sites

I'm trying to set up a website on my machine, and am having some trouble. I've prototyped the website using Flask and the debug server, and now would like to host it for a bit while I further debug ...
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CygWin SSHD and UTF-8 BOM

The CygWin ssh server configuration file "config_sshd" seems to need to be written minus a byte order marker. The server will accept UTF-8 but obviously becomes confused if it sees what it thinks is ...
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Nginx htaccess rewrite specified folder

I tried to convert this htaccess rules to nginx: apache # Necessary to prevent problems when using a controller named "index" and having a root index.php # more here: ...
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Exim, VPS and another e-mail server - can't send e-mails

Well, after a long time I found the problem. For some reason, using "www" as the hostname was causing the issue. Using "web" as hostname and re-running Exim config via dpkg-reconfigure fixed the ...
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Downsides of keeping host configuration files public?

I want to keep configuration for several of my hosts in mercurial and back it up, let's say, to bitbucket. Let's say, I have taken some precautions - tuned SSH to accept only keys, tuned pam to hash ...
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My virtual users can't Chroot()

I'm configuring a Proftp server in a Fedora 20 Linux server. All my real users are loging in perfectly but not the case with the virtual users. Virtaul users are in the SQL table and mod_sql.c is ...
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When and how are initial directories created in HDFS

I have a Hadoop setup in which the configured HDFS umask is 027 instead of the default one. Some of the initially created directories have correct permissions (like tmp drwxrwxrwx) but others such as ...
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Dokuwiki: Moving Just the data directory on other server

I have installed dokuwiki on IIS7. As per my teams requirement we have to move just the Data directory to other server location. e.g IIS7 installed Dokuwiki location: ...
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Apache: mapping multiple directories to the same location

I would like to map multiple directories to the same location with Apache, expecting a behaviour similar to this: suppose that the /static location is to be backed by directories /srv/static1 and ...
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Understanding the nginx proxy_cache_path directive

proxy_cache_path /var/cache/nginx levels=1:2 keys_zone=myCache:8m max_size=100m inactive=1h; What does the keys_zone=myCache:8m mean? There's not much said to it in the docs: In addition, all ...
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What Server dns template I need to make to meet denic requirements

I have problem with denic dns propagation at some .de domains. I have on my configuration dns server this template: <domain>. NS ns1.itplace.ro. <domain>. NS ns2.itplace.ro. ...
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Nginx won't accept my location configuration

I have a single web site configured in nginx with the configuration shown below. When I visit http://mydomain.com/ the index.html file of my default location is displayed. However when I visit ...
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High number of “MSC service thread” in JBoss 6.1 EAP

I have a vanilla jboss eap 6.1 but starting it up, I get 256 "MSC service thread" fired up. starting from 1-1 to 1-256. I have a limited resource and want to minimise thread count per JVM. What's the ...
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Disable resume download capability in nginx

Is there any way to disable resume download in nginx server? I want to stop resume download capability in from URL example.com/media/ but I have no idea how to do that. Also I've searched through ...
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How to copy system/apps settings from one server to another?

I have an instance of Windows Server 2012 running my website. This instance is 100% configured, with every single detail and fix I ever needed to perform. The problem is that now due to financial ...
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Lighttpd wrong config file syntax

Been trying for hours but just can't seem to get the correct syntax in my lighttpd configuration. As a last resort I am now asking the hive mind of server fault :P I am trying to get trac hosted on ...