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Is there a Linux kernel boot parameter to configure an IPv6 address?

I know there is a parameter named ip which lets you configure IPv4 addresses on the Linux kernel through the boot loader. That looks like the following: ...
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nginx rewrite for an url with parameters

I have an URL of this type: http://www.example.com/?param1=val1&param2=&param3=val3&param4=val4&param5=val5 And I want to redirect it to this one: ...
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New CentOS 7 server - Sending mail from a PHP application

Apologies for the newbie question but i'm hoping someone can provide me with some help/steps. I am in the process of migrating a website from a managed shared hosting account online to a new CentOS 7 ...
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SCCM: Collection that queries against a security group

Is there a way to specify that a collection queries against a specific security group in AD, or can it only query against machines already in it's db put there via discovery methods?
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How does Thunderbird discover e-mail servers?

We are deploying some test e-mail servers with the subdomain mail (i.e., mail.example.com). Now, it seems that Thunderbird discovers that e-mail server when we are configuring e-mail. How does ...
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How to configure postfix and dovecot so that thunderbird can automatically find settings

Our mailserver is a Ubuntu Server box with a Postfix/Dovecot combination. We enabled starttls with a correct certificate and everything is working ok. A lot of our users are using Thunderbird for ...
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Why do I have to edit /etc/sudoers with visudo?

I've noticed that the sudoers file and cron config files act in a special way compared to other config files on Linux. They need to be edited with a special wrapper rather than any text editor. Why is ...
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Apache 2.4 nasted location with exeptions

I have a problem with my apache2.4 configuration. I have multiple services served by the apache reachable through: www.example.com/http-service/ -> proxy pass config www.example.com/webservice2/ -> ...
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NGINX Proxy Pass to NodeJS App: Returning 502 error

I'm trying to setup NGINX as the frontend of my NodeJS app, which is live on 127.0.0.1:3000, but i can't resolve this 502 error. NGINX is locally reachable at http://55.55.55.5/ or http://dev.example ...
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Obtaining the running config for dhcpd

Is it possible to obtain the current running config for dhcpd? I inadvertently wiped dhcpd.conf but have not yet restarted the service. It is currently assigning the correct IPs to my test ...
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Saltstack: different versions for Master and Minion

I've a little-big problem. I've an architecture with dozens of servers, everyone having a different OS. My Master is on an Ubuntu Server 14.04 and its version is 0.17.5. My Minions are of different ...
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Why doesn't my IIS module mapping configuration show up in applicationHost.config?

I have the following structure: myServer Sites Default Web Site myVirtualDirectory myApplication <- added to handler Mappings here Under ...
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Location of postgresql.conf and pg_hba.conf on an Ubuntu server

Where are the files postgresql.conf and pg_hba.conf on a Linux server running PostgreSQL 8.4 installed from Ubuntu repos?
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OpenVPN and specifying client IP's

I have set up an OpenVPN network with a number of clients. To assign an IP address to my clients, for each of the clients I create a client file in the ccd directory on the VPN server that contains a ...
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Sonicwall HTTPS management from LAN using WAN IP

I'm trying to enable https management of our Sonicwall NSA 220 wireless-N from the LAN interface, but browsing to the WAN IP. This is because: we also need WAN side management we don't have VPN set ...
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automatic plesk configuration change [closed]

i have server A with domain aaa.com i also installed server B with same domain aaa.com they are at the same company, and they have the same domain name, but they are separate servers, A on ...
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Only second ping succeeds - maybe arp?

i tried to set up a local network without any routers etc. Components are one notebook (Win7), a compact embedded 2013 board with two lan interfaces and a pc(Win 7) with also two lan interfaces. The ...
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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 to separate solr/home and data/dir in Catalina/localhost XML file?

I've the following configuration file within conf/Catalina/localhost in Tomcat 7: <Context docBase="webapps/solr.war" debug="0" crossContext="true" > <Environment name="solr/home" ...
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How to use a custom .bashrc file on SSH login

I've found that with the new company I'm working with I often have to access linux servers with relatively short lifetimes. On each of these servers I have an account, but whenever a new one is ...
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Moving BIN files from C:\ drive - Hyper-v 2012

A lot of VMs have been created on a Server 2012 Hyper-V host and as a result the BIN files have started to encroach on the C:\ drive space. I am guessing during their creation they have not looked to ...
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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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Download startup config from Cisco device using SCP

I can successfully download the config from Juniper network devices using SCP - I'd like to do the same for a Cisco router. SSH access is already working, and I've enabled SCP using ip scp server ...
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How to specify exceptions from wildcard settings in a logrotate configuration file?

For my logfiles I have the problem of all but one (or a few) files use the same configuration, while the rest has another one. I tried to realize this by giving a general configuration for all files ...
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Apache virtual host config not working for one hosts

I am new to configuring Apache. I have two applications that I need to run locally, they are running on different servers - one on jboss and the other on Jetty. Now both of them use the same Apache ...
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Edit “server.xml” in Tomcat without restarting server?

I edited the "server.xml" file in Tomcat 8’s conf folder. I added a new Host tag for a new web site. Must I restart the Tomcat server? Can I get Tomcat to parse and apply the newly edited ...
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Can you install CoreOS on terminal.com? [closed]

Does anybody know how, even if it is possible, to install CoreOS on terminal.com ?
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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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Install & configure mod_ssl on Amazon EC2 instance

I am trying to support HTTPS traffic with the mod_ssl module on my website. I am running an Amazon EC2 instance for my server. I have installed and configured the basic LAMP packages. However, when I ...
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Extracting Check Point firewall configuration to XML

I need to extract Check Point firewall configuration (roles, management definitions, logs policy and much more) into a readable .XML file. I know that Check Point has a visualization tool, but i ...
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apache 2.4.10 error 403 on aliases

I updated my apache server to 2.4.10 from version 2.2.x on debian7 and I have problem with multi virtual hosts. When I try to load page I have forbidden [403] error. If I enable only one alias the ...
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Use FallbackResource even if directory exists

I've set up my virtual host on Apache 2.4.7 with a very basic configuration: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName foo.example.com DocumentRoot /var/www/html DirectoryIndex index.php ...
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Dell T-610 RAID 0 New Install

I have just received a Dell T610 with an integrated Perc 6 controller and a single working disk installed. I have ordered another disk and want to create a RAID-0 configuration. The data on the C ...
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VMWare ESXi configuration corrupted on every boot

I've got a problem with configuration appearing as corrupted every time we restart our ESXi server, we get a PSOD and stops booting during the initialization process. This is a test environment, ...
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How to parse and convert ini file into bash array variables?

I'm trying to convert an ini file into bash array variables. The sample ini is as below: [foobar] session=foo path=/some/path [barfoo] session=bar path=/some/path so these become: ...
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Creating a Virtual Host on a local development machine

I'm having issues with creating a Virtual Host on my Ubuntu Apache2 setup for local development. I'm better familiar with httpd.conf running CentOS 6.5 and don't seem to be able to figure out how to ...
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Where's ejabberd.cfg file in ubuntu

I have installed ejabberd by downloading ejabberd.run file from the website. I didn't installed it from apt-get since it was giving some issues. I am using ejabberd version 15.04. I need to make some ...
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Nginx autoindex - different location & URI

I'm having trouble with nginx, autoindex and location/URL. Here is my configuration : server { listen 443 ssl; server_name test; # log access_log ...
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Escape dollar sign in postfix config file

I have a password for an SMTP relay server with a dollar sign in it. How to enter this into main.cf without postfix thinking it's a variable? I see nothing here about escaping dollar signs. I ...
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Meaning of ssl_ciphers line on nginx.conf

What is the meaning of the following line from an nginx.conf file? ssl_ciphers HIGH:!aNULL:!MD5; I know the ssl cipher is specifying which algorithm to use to secure the server communication and ...
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Error creating PBS/TORQUE job queue

I'm trying to create a PBS/TORQUE job queue using the following command: qmgr -c "create queue batch queue_type=execution" However, I'm getting the following error: Cannot resolve default ...
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Nginx Site Config Templates and Variables

Hi I am looking to set up a simple nginx config, I read you can set variables using set $variable content; but so far I've had no luck... Below is what I have come up with so far/what I am trying to ...
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How to reject email sent to root@mydomain.tld from external sources in postfix

I have a postfix mail server correctly configured (I hope) and running on openSUSE 11.3. I can send email to local users from any location, but this also means that I (or anyone else) can send remote ...
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nginx relative path to include

In an nginx conf file, is there any way to specify the include to another conf file relative to the current conf file? I would like to write: server { listen 80; server_name localhost; ...
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Can someone explain nginx conditional flags? (-f, -d, -e, etc)

I'm in the process of migrating from Apache to nginx and have used http://winginx.com/en/htaccess to migrate the rewrite rules. I'm trying to understand what the translated ones mean though and I ...
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MySQL configurations are not saved after restarting windows server machine

I have a PHP application hosted on a windows server 2008 R2 machine. I had a problem with strict mode in MySQL and solved it by disabling the strict mode using the following command set ...
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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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NGINX, how to strip location prefix in $fastcgi_script_name

I've already read that : how to remove location block from $uri in nginx configuration? but is there a way to strip the location blocks's prefix from the $fastcgi_script_name without using regex ? ...
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Return a custom response body directly from Apache

Is it possible to configure Apache to return content directly at a particular location? Without actually creating a file anywhere with that contents. Something like: <location ...
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Overriding Nagios hostgroup service with host service

I currently am experimenting with defining a set of services to all hosts in a hostgroup, this is working fine. My issue is that I then want to be able to override these service definitions which ...