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Apache 2.4 git integration

After a long fight I managed to cleanup all Apache configuration and authentication errors, but remote access to repo still fails: mcon@ariag25:/tmp$ git clone ...
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set server_name in Nginx based on global variable

I have a server with nginx that runs a site in production that should be replaced with a new site in the near future. In order to be ready to that day - I'm preparing all the configurations that are ...
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Virtual Host showing error 11001 even after chown and chmod

I am trying to create a virtual host to just test a basic html website. Guest OS - Ubuntu 14.04 Host OS - Ubuntu 14.10 In the Host OS, I connect through a proxy server which requires me to enter a ...
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Cisco Aironet 1200 Series AP Configuration

I am attempting to configure a new CISCO Aironet 1200 Series Access Point to have a fixed IP. I have been searching online and I have come to the conclusion that the default IP address of this device ...
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The apache2 server only work under tcp6 for ftp, how to make it work tcp4?

I use apache 2.4.7 on ubuntu. I already added proxy and proxy_ftp module. The ftp site configuration is: <VirtualHost *:21> RewriteEngine On ServerName ftp.mydomain.com ProxyPass / ...
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configuring solr for second role in multicore mode

I am running solr 3.5 on an ubuntu machine in multi core mode. Until now there was only one project. Workes fine for this one. Now I want to add another project and I am having dificulties with the ...
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Using an Ansible Do-Until loop to manage outdated directories

I have a directory that will have a series of subdirectories added to it, and I want to maintain only the most recent 5. Here are the two tasks that I think should accomplish this: - name: Get ...
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Linux: how to restore config file using apt-get/aptitude?

I've occasionally lost my config file "/etc/mysql/my.cnf", and want to restore it. The file belongs to package mysql-common which is needed for some vital functionality so I can't just purge ...
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smbclient directory listing gives NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED

I have been looking around to no avail. RHEL 6.4 I can run the following from a remote server, and successfully authenticates against LDAP: smbclient -L //tric4t/share -U username Once I run ...
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Apache Prefork MaxClients cannot exceed 256 [closed]

I manage a Centos 6.6 server (with cpanel expired license / maybe it's not important) with 8 cores and 64GB RAM and my HTTP server becomes very slow when it reaches between 250 and 300 simultaneous ...
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ElasticBeanstalk: Set instance type and security group from config file

I'm having trouble defining instance type and security groups through .ebextensions/*.config files in the root of my application bundle. Briefly, I have two config files that look like this: ...
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Setting up Infiniband network - wrong route

So I'm trying to set up an Infiniband network alongside my Ethernet network. I have 10 compute nodes and one conductor node. All 11 machines are running CentOS and are plugged in to an Infiniband ...
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Postfix is rejecting some incoming emails (“Client host rejected: cannot find your hostname”)

Our postfix sometimes rejects emails. I see this error in our postfix log (/var/log/mail.log): Feb 9 16:16:33 sd-15xxx postfix/smtpd[1972]: NOQUEUE: reject: RCPT from unknown[x.x.x.x]: 450 4.7.1 ...
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WDS “Configure Server” fails. “Share name is already in use on this server”

I had WDS installed on this particular server (running Server 2012 Standard), removed it for various reasons, and am now trying to reinstall it. When I go through the initial configuration process for ...
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Custom fail2ban Filter for phpMyadmin bruteforce attempts

In my quest to block excessive failed phpMyAdmin login attempts with fail2ban, I've created a script that logs said failed attempts to a file: /var/log/phpmyadmin_auth.log Custom log The format of ...
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Clarification on Tinc VPN Configuration

I've been looking at docs like the tinc manual and Arch's tinc wiki page and am still somewhat mystified as to how to configure my setup. The hosts (all Arch or Debian linux or rooted Android) to be ...
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Nginx set_real_ip_from AWS ELB load balancer address

I have a set of Nginx servers behind an Amazon ELB load balancer. I am using set_real_ip (from the HttpRealIpModule) so that I can access the originating client IP address on these servers (for ...
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2 nics and 2 public ips

I have a server with 2 nics (interfaces) running ubuntu 14.10 I need to connect each nic to a different router (each being a gateway to different internet connections from different ISPs. I also ...
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Cisco 881 throughput/bandwidth issue

We have a dedicated 30Mb connection (up/down) from our ISP, but we can only seem to get 10Mb (up/down) from the router. Does anyone know what we're missing, or how we can tweak the settings on this ...
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Is there any reason to keep the power option on default “Balanced” instead of “high performance”?

We rent our servers at a local hosting partner, they manage the setup and settings and we just use them. But we have as well admin rights, but the management is at their side. So if I switch importend ...
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Replicating My Production Environment

I have a CentOS production server that I am currently doing my development on (I know this is awful) I'm bringing on some new developers and I want to set up appropriate development, staging and ...
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Domain routing to incorrect domain on Digital Ocean server

I have 2 sites hosted on my LAMP droplet. The subdomain.domainX.com site is routing to domainY.io I have 4 configuration files in my /etc/apache2/sites-available: default, default-ssl.conf, ...
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Need to install just libswresample.so.0 on Centos 6 - how? (for FFMPEG)

I'm trying to get ffmpeg running on a Centos 6 machine and it has been uphill the whole way. I thought I had got it but when I go to use ffmpeg I get the error: ffmpeg: error while loading shared ...
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Securing the primary Ansible user

It seems that there are only two reasonable approaches for the primary Ansible user: Using root Using another user (e.g., ansible) with NOPASSWD sudo access The first option is a no-go since I ...
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Increasing server upload speed tricks [closed]

Server : IBM X3630 CPU : 2x Intel Quad Core E5620 (8265 point) RAM : 16GB DDR3 Hard Disk : 4x300GB SAS 15k Bandwidth : 10 TB Uplink Port Speed : 1 x 1000Mbps Full-Duplex With above features my ...
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Multiple upstreams and nginx subdomains not working

I am trying to setup a subdomain in nginx which proxies and calls a webserver running behind. I am trying to do api.mywebsite.com. I have the following nginx.conf file. user nginx nginx; ## ...
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Docker (systemd) ignores change of default directory (docker.service)

I want to deploy docker on a server, but I want all docker-related data to be in a separate partition from the base system. I have thus mounted said partition at '/srv' and made the following changes, ...
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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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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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PHP & MySQL config for IIS server under heavy load

I am running a PHP/MYSQL website on Windows Server 2012 using IIS 8. I had performance issues on my old server with the CPU spiking above 100% during peak times. So I've just upgraded my server to a ...
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Is there any way to disable an ISAPI filter at the application (NOT site) level in IIS 7.5?

We have a number of applications running under a single IIS site, but one needs to run in a 32-bit application pool due to an old library it uses. However, we can't currently do this because there ...
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Nginx Server break images on web browser after refreshed 3 to 4 times

Hi I am in very confusing state now. I have configured Nginx 1.6 on Centos 6 for serving only Code (js, css, html) pages all other images coming and calls happened through load balancer. My problem ...
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Supersede the default Apache config on a different config file

I'm using Ubuntu with Apache 2.4. The config file for Apache is found at /etc/apache2/apache2.conf at the end of this config file it's written # Current File: /etc/apache2/apache2.conf <Directory ...
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nginx: default_server directive not respected

I have multiple files each with a config for a different vhost. On one of these config files (included in the main nginx config file) I set the default_server directive: server { listen ...
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Changing status code from proxied backend server with nginx

I am proxying some paths to another server. That server responds with 302 Moved Temporarily. I need to change that particular status code to 200 OK. Otherwise I can pass response through as-is and ...
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Nginx config to redirect to $URI

I have a problem with nginx. If you call "example.com" or "example.example.com", nginx redirects it to "www.example.com" like I want without a problem. But it doesn't redirect if I enter an URI like ...
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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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ssh hostname returns “Bad owner or permissions on ~/.ssh/config”

When I try to ssh to another box, I get this strange error $ ssh hostname Bad owner or permissions on ~/.ssh/config But I made sure that I own and have rw permissions on the file: ls -la ~/.ssh/ ...
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How should applications be developed for easy deployment?

I work for a company that deliver distributed control systems for various industries. We find that IT Admin skills vary to a great degree both in terms of skills and interest. We have everything from ...
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Aliases in nginx/apache vs CNAME record?

In one of my nginx sites-available configuration file, I can specify a server name alias, like so: server_name example.com www.example.com; If I had an Apache server, I can do something similar ...
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HaProxy - Http and SSL pass through config

I've currently got an HaProxy LB solution in place and everything is working fine however we are having an issue with a very few clients who cannot get to our site via HTTPS (SSL) they can browse our ...
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nginx handle multiple locations for one server

I need to setup a virtual host to run my users.example.com website. It needs PHP support via php-fpm. The ideia is to have a mapping like this: users.example.com/~user1/folder/file.php -> ...
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rsyslog: facilities not separating

I will preface this with, I am a Linux newbie. I had set up a Debian Linux rsyslog server that was working, but I had to switch to Ubuntu. I was hoping that I would be able to just copy the parts of ...
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Oracle 11gR2: NLS_CHARACTERSET accidentally removed with an UPDATE-Query

I have a fresh installation of Oracle 11gr2_x64 on CentOS. After the installation I wanted to get productive and started to import my dumps. One of the dumps caused characterset error so I tried to ...
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Include via wildcard in unbound.conf

According to its man page (Section FORMAT) unbound's configuration directive include: "[...] can be used to include multiple files, see glob(7)." Now, regardless of whether the directive is ...
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How to check for modified config files on a Debian system?

How to find all Debian managed configuration files which have been changed from the default?
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nginx matches 127.0.0.1 before *:80

I have the following two server directives setup by including conf.d/*.conf. When I navigate to the server via the public, external IP address it seems to match the server for 127.0.0.1 as an entry is ...
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change configure -prefix in apache 2.2.18 installation linux

I have installed apache2.2.18 on my linux server. However, while configuring it using ./configure –prefix=PREFIX command i gave a wrong prefix. I noticed it after running make install command as ...
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How to change the internet proxy settings for a non-interactive account [duplicate]

I am looking for ways to provide the internet proxy settings for a non-interactive user account in Windows 2008 R2. The configuration needs to be applied to multiple servers in a repeatable way. This ...
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No admin console, not listening in port when server in STARTING state

I installed a WebLogic 11g (10.3.6) server and an application inside it. When the application is set up correctly, the server enters STARTING state (and henceforth I only see my own application's ...