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Cisco with site-to-site and EzVPN - configuration Issue

This is the first time for me to work with Cisco Router. The below mentioned is my configuration where Cisco Srv is Cisco 7200 Series Router XYZ is one VPN Server running on Linux. RAC is ...
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Best Apache Configuration

Hi I have a VPS Linux server with RAM of 768Mb and My website is based on WordPress,which has over 50000 pageviews/day,In Recent times I got severe server overloading problem and came to know that ...
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Configuring nginx and PHP5-FPM

I have a VPS with 1 CPU Core, when I was searching around for some nice documentation on configuring nginx and php5-fpm I constantly came across stuff like "I have a dual core CPU so I will limit this ...
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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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nginx ignores my include directive?

I'm currently migrating from Apache to nginx. I have a couple of domains that are going to be hosted on the same machine with one IP address. Though I've configured nginx --prefix=/my/path it seems ...
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How would you configure a dedicated static media HTTP server?

Now that more websites are switching to a set-up with nginx in the front and Apache in the back (or a different webserver doing a better job at serving static media than Apache), I was wondering the ...
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How to configure network connections between computers for Ubuntu Cloud Infrastructure

With the release of Ubuntu 12.04 I thought I'd try my luck with a private home cloud, I've been reading everything I could find but I've got some questions. I'm thinking of a pretty simple setup of 1 ...
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Should I avoid using git to track individual files with separate history, such as in /var/named?

In January 2012 Randal Schwartz gave a talk called Introduction to Git that I very much enjoyed, but I was left confused about his admonition not to use git to track individual files with unrelated or ...
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Virtual server (VM) running Ubuntu re-configures itself?

I'm helping to administer a VM running Ubuntu with Media Temple. The hostname was changed, and sendmail was removed and replaced with exim4. To change the hostname 'sudo hostname newhostname' was ...
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How Do I Configure SQL Server 2005 Backend? [closed]

I am trying to develop an inventory/payroll system for a factory. The information will be stored on a server, Windows Server 2008 R2, and SQL Server 2005. I'm going to store the records on the server, ...
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ProFTPd configuration mod_auth_file cross folders with different rights in groups

I have decided to use mod_auth_file, and made AuthGroupFile and AuthUserFile but each user points to own home directory /home/username as described in AuthUserFile. How to get server to work in ...
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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 /usr/local/etc/openldap2-4-30/schema/...
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git repo for dotfiles - clone to homefolder

I'm learning git, and the test case I'm using it for is keeping a repo of my linux profile settings (.bashrc .profile .tmux.conf etc) on my main machine, the repo is created at the home folder: base=...
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CentOS apache startup config file security error

I am setting up a NetDisco machine on CentOS, which entails adding an include to the apache httpd.conf file. When I start apache by running "httpd" from a root command prompt, the process launches. ...
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Using Augeas to modify Squid configuration

I'm running squid-deb-proxy and I want to alter the configuration using Puppet/Augeas. When I try this: augeas {'squid-deb-proxy.conf': lens => 'Squid.lns', incl => '/etc/squid-...
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Rackspace RackConnect Configuration

We currently have a dedicated web server and database server with Rackspace. We have a new web app that we would like to bring up on the Rackspace Cloud service. We are looking at the RackConnect ...
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Sharing Mysql Workbench configuration among multiple machines

Suppose I have many employees who connect to the same set of about 20 or so changing mysql servers using Mysql Workbench. I want to keep the connections, and other configuration info synchronized ...
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Incomplete “File does not exist” Apache error message

I have the following problem. Given the https://<servername>/apple/ empty directory. If I refer to https://<servername>/apple/plum.html I see this error to appear in the ssl_error_log: [...
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connecting to local apache2 server from within local network

On machine X I can connect to 127.0.1.1 (I have a php script running on machine X that calls phpinfo() and it runs fine). X machines IP on the network is 192.168.1.101. I go over to machine Y and type ...
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adding a global URI prefix for Tomcat web apps

I am setting up a reverse proxy configuration where all requests whose path starts with '/apps/' should be proxied by Apache to Tomcat. This IMO has 2 benefits: it makes it possible to reserve ...
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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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How do I add a line to a specific stanza in a config file?

My configuration file, server.conf, has the following format [general] setting1=sdfdsf setting2=asdfadsf [ssl] setting1=sadfsdf setting2=sdfadsfkljasdf How do I add an additional setting to the "...
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How to configure g-wan to use virtual hosts?

Say I have a domain foo.com and a server accessible at 50.60.70.80. I have configured the DNS entries so that foo.com and www.foo.com point to 50.60.70.80. I have g-wan running on the web server. Now ...
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Which section of the MySQL configuration can a variable be placed under?

I would like to find out under which section of the MySQL configuration file variables can be used. For instance I can place bind-address under [mysqld] or [server] which works, but it doesn't work ...
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How to reverse this Nginx rewrite rule?

I've been having trouble getting Nginx rewrites to work. On Apache I had the following rewrite, which directed all requests that did not request a PHP file to index.php: Options +FollowSymLinks ...
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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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Host rejected: cannot find your hostname - for one adress

We have computer with 91.221.27.120, 91.221.27.119, 91.221.27.121 and 91.221.27.118. I set in postfix: smtpd_client_restrictions = permit_mynetworks, warn_if_reject reject_unknown_client, ...
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how to point my domain to my dns

I am using two tools on my ubuntu box to learn how to setup and run servers. They are webmin and ehcp. I have LAMP successfully installed and running. I also have two domains a .net and .org ...
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how to restore default configurations for dovecot

I have Dovecot 2.0.13 running on Ubuntu Server 11.10. While installing I configured it for my work requirements. Now I want to reconfigure it again but I don't know how to do that. I want to ...
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Can the Citrix Receiver be set to log off rather than disconnecting when Windows restarts?

I've been placed in a situation where I'm supporting Citrix end users with no visibility on the Citrix server. One problem I've run into is users restarting their PC without logging out of Citrix ...
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How do I fix the “unknown directive ”accesslog“ in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf:28” error?

[root@mail ~]# strace -o ~/nginx-strace.log chroot /chroot/nginx /usr/sbin/nginx nginx: [emerg] unknown directive "accesslog" in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf:28 What might be causing this problem and how ...
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nginx: How can I set proxy_* directives only for matching URIs?

I've been at this for hours and I can't figure out a clean solution. Basically, I have an nginx proxy setup, which works really well, but I'd like to handle a few urls more manually. Specifically, ...
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virtual host setup: can't access wordpress site without www

I would like to access my site both with and without using the www. Currently it only works with. Leaving out the www just goes to a blank page. Also, wp-admin just loads a blank page too. I have set ...
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How do I diagnose my poorly-performing SQL Reporting Services 2005?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 server running MS SQL Server 2005 and SSRS. The server has 48 cores and 128GiB of memory. The IIS worker processes and reportingservicesservice.exe never get over 0.05%...
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How can I find the original un-changed configuration file to compare with the *.rpmnew file?

While upgrading from CentOS 5.7 to 5.8 I've received the following warnings: warning: /etc/sysconfig/iptables-config created as /etc/sysconfig/iptables-config.rpmnew warning: /etc/ssh/sshd_config ...
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How can I use different database realm for different “instances” of an application for authentication?

I have a web application on apache/httpd. By copying this application and putting it in a different directory under document root, I creat a new instance of that application. I do set up a new ...
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How do I add a linked server in SQL Server 2008?

I want to pull some data into my queries from a remote server (also SQL Server 2008), because some related data is on the remote server but not the local server. The "add linked server" wizard in SQL ...
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How to config Apache to get error 502 Bad Gateway for testing?

I'm developing a website with ajax allow many queries insert many many row to database in the same time. It's run ok on localhost, but when I deploy onto server (free Amazon server), it's often get ...
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Any way to determine what “configure” parameters were used for current installation of nginx?

I want to upgrade nginx, and I want to use the same ./configure parameters I used the last time (--prefix=..., --conf=..., etc...). If I don't have access to the original installation directory, is ...
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Safe conversion from one InnoDB(ibdata) file to innodb file per table

I have MySQL database with tables on InnoDB engine. But server is configured to use only one file ibdata0 without parameter innodb_file_per_table. I want to change this without making dump and restore ...
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Recovering KVM domain configuration file

I undefined a domain that led to deletion of domain configuration file. However, the disk image that configuration was referring to still exists. I am wondering if it's possible to recover the deleted ...
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Setting a non-default downloads location for Windows updates

Windows Server 2003 originally was setup with C: having a limited partition size. Is there a simple way to change where updates download to, so C: is not used at all? Actually I would like to extend ...
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xlsx fix - on the server vs in php

We have a php application, and xlsx files are getting downloaded as zip files. I've seen many posts with solutions for handling this - with htaccess, httpd.cond, and mime.types files. Our files ...
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Configure domain name in CentOS

How do I configure domain names in Cent OS? I am actually connecting to the servers via SSH remote terminal and I also have root credentials. Does configuring the /etc/sysconfig/network and /etc/...
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nginx configure can't find upload module's config while it's definitely there?

I'm trying to install nginx from source, with nginx upload module included. However I'm running to this weird error: ./configure --with-http_ssl_module --with-http_flv_module --with-...
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Using nginx's try_files with behaviour on HTTP method

I've cleaned up my nginx config replacing all the ifs with try_files but I've got this last one that is bugging me. I wan't it to behave like try_files only if the HTTP method is not DELETE. Delete is ...
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Ubuntu scalable nginx mongodb mongdb memcached server configuration [duplicate]

I have been building a PHP web application using the following techniques in the past 2 months: PHP 5.3.4 MongoDB MySql I just got my dedicated server running Ubuntu 10.4 LTS x64 with the ...
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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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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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Apache keeps referencing old index.html

I just installed apache 2.2 on windows and can't get it to react to my changes. It keeps showing the 'It works!' in the default index.html file. I've changed the DocumentRoot, < Document, and have ...