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How to automate creating containers/nodes/users on server

I'd like find a way for creating nodes within my server. By nodes I mean user accounts, which I treat as a containers for different applications. Let's say that domain name example.com is pointing to ...
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Do not proxy a request if location or directory match

Let's say that I want to proxy requests to proxytest.xxx.com through http://somedomain.com/ except http://proxytest.xxx.com/local/ and all files under /var/www/proxytest/somedir (2 distinct rules - ...
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Looking for tool to create server configuration [closed]

I'm looking for a tool that will help me to define some configuration for example in JSON file or something containing what to install and how to setup the whole environment like install nginx, ruby, ...
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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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Tomcat Still Displaying :8080 after configuration changes [closed]

I looked around the site and tried to follow the recommendations. I specified that Tomcat use port 80, changed the connector listening port, and restarted the server each time. However, when I try to ...
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How to correctly run PostgreSQL on Fedora

I decided to to run PostgreSQL on my Fedora 20, so I did sudo yum install postgresql-server.x86_64 postgresql-libs.x86_64 postgresql.x86_64 Now if I do postgres -D /var/lib/pgsql/data under ...
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FreeBSD Ezjail flavour script fails to execute

I'm having some trouble configuring jails on FreeBSD (10.0-RELEASE) with Ezjail (3.4.1). The flavour RC script does not seem to execute on first jail startup. The script is located in ...
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Nginx config to preventing non-browser requests to domain/IP

Having recently installed django 1.6 on a server hosting several django based sites, I'm getting a lot of errors for "ERROR: Invalid HTTP_HOST header". This is a known 'feature'. The problem is that ...
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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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Nginx CSS Caching [duplicate]

I've been trying to fix this for a while, but I haven't been able to find a solution. Some notes about my setup: I am not using VirtualBox I am running Nginx 1.4.6 Ubuntu The CSS's cache will not ...
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configure dependency of a puppet module

I need to more finely tune the Apache vhost file being generated by the example42/kibana Puppet module. Is it possible in Puppet to 'reach through' the example42/kibana plugin and configure the ...
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Nginx: Same configuration, one more domain

I'm pointing a sub-domain at a specific sub-directory on my server. I am familiar with creating additional configuration files and copying them into sites-enabled/ but let's say I would like to do it ...
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Nginx and Django use www-prefixed domain

Trying to understand how to force www. in my domain and redirect anything like ww.example.com or test.example.com -> www.example.com Everything works fine when I go to www.example.com or example.com, ...
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Allow access to only two files & redirect all but other file to index.html

I have one html file that includes other files via SSI. I have another zip file available for download. I have found how to redirect the root directory and non-existent files to index.html. I would ...
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Replicate server environment and directory structure using Vagrant

I am a developer by trade but am not used to configuring VM's and servers, so I apologize if these questions seem rather novice. I have recently started trying to use Vagrant for local development of ...
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Enable Soap for PHP 5.5.x on CentOS 6.5

Unfortunately I have to support soap on my server for the Fedex webservice. I recompiled PHP enabling support and it works via CLI but not PHP-fpm. They both point to the same ini file and both show ...
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Moving Zend Framework 2 from apache to nginx

I would like to move site that uses Zend Framework 2 from Apache to Nginx. The problem is that site have 6 modules, and apache handles it by aliases defined in httpd-vhosts.conf, #httpd-vhosts.conf ...
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What could cause TFTP reloaded Cisco `running-config` on 871 to fail?

Cisco CCP Write Configuration borked my 871w config while I was trying to setup port forwarding. I went through the basic steps to reconfig the router. I looked to see if I could just reset the ...
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What is the best way to configure Apache or AWS to support a Rails multi tenancy application that allows each customer to have their own domain name?

I'm building a Rails 3 SaaS site that allows for multi-tenancy. When a customer signs up they put in their own domain name, e.g. example.com. I need example.com to point to my SaaS application and ...
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Nginx magento configuration returns 404 but loads html

over the last couple of days I've been undertaking the task of moving our Magento site from shared hosting to a VPS. The VPS is using Nginx with php-fpm. Note Currently we're also having issues with ...
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Apache: moving from http.conf to apache2.conf

I've had to replace my server, the old one runs CentOS and the new one runs Debian. In Debian, Apache has apache2.conf as its main configuration file with a number of others linked to it. In CentOS ...
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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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Where to place my server, configuration and (big) data? /srv? /etc? /usr/local/bin? /home/me/.whatever?

I was searching this site for good answer to my question, the best I could find was this. (I'd guess to put my config in /etc, application in /usr/local/bin and data in either /home/firda/.tunnel or ...
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Laravel 4.1 on nginx routes error 404

I am having troubles with the routes of laravel on a nginx Server. It shows a "404 not found" for all the routes, except for the default one, very similar to this problem: ...
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Looking for good documentation of odbc.ini and odbcinst.ini files on Linux

I saw partial information, old information, but nothing as good as the actual sample files with brief comments that I have locally. I need to understand the exact relationship between odbc.ini and ...
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Apache: Serve content from files that are restricted

In my Apache setup, I have a directory with my error pages in it (404 403). However, I don't want this directory being viewable directly - I'd like accessing it to return a 404. So what I did was ...
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SG300-52 Remote Management Layer 3 Connectivity

I have a brand new SG300-52. I was able to successfully access my switch remotely when on Layer 2 but once I switched to Layer 3 and reset the switch to factory settings I can no longer configure it ...
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Nginx + Apache mod_wsgi, troubles understanding how to configure servers

I've been trying for too long to set up a development environment on my Ubuntu 12.04. My intention is to set up everything as I'd have to do later in a production environment, so I followed this ...
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Global denial of certain file(s) on Apache

I run a webserver under Apache with several virtual hosts. I would like to prohobit the access to certain file names, but instead of using a deny rule on each vh I would like to know if I can achieve ...
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Keepalived configurations

I installed keepalived on two firewalls to provide fail over. I'm not sure if the following configurations are correct (see configurations below). Sometimes I have problems to reach the websites ...
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DKIM wrong selector / domain

We're having an hard time setting the DKIM record for our sender domain. I'll get into more details: We have a valid key (check) for a sending subdomain (email.mydomain.com) with selector ESP1024 In ...
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Replying to an email from a domain email alias

We have a multi-store set up in nopCommerce 3.20 with SSL enabled. Our environment info as follows, Windows 2012 R2 VPS Server. .Net 4.5, SQL Server 2012 Express Multi SSL in Same IP using ...
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ServerSignature in Apache

I'm installing apache on CentOS 6.5 and trying to setup some hardening. Part of this process is removing the server signature with the ServerSignature directive. Since I'd like this to survive version ...
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Can't get virtual hosts (server blocks) on Nginx to work

I'm just started with Nginx am trying to use virtual hosts, but can't wrap my head around what's wrong with my config... Here are the sontents of the sites-enabled folder: ...
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Nginx ignores my second server directive

I installed nginx via apt-get install nginx on ubuntu 14.04. As such, the default setup includes configs from the directory /etc/nginx/conf.d/ include /etc/nginx/conf.d/*.conf; In my conf.d folder ...
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Does the Apache webserver provide an API for programmatic live configuration changes?

I'm using Apache as an authenticating web cache in front of Tomcat. Periodically, we will take a dynamic resource and save a copy to the webserver. Rewrite rules on the webserver route requests ...
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Cannot change default root location

I have the following configuration file: # /etc/nginx/nginx.conif # vim: ts=4 user nginx; worker_processes 1; error_log /var/log/nginx/error.log; #error_log /var/log/nginx/error.log ...
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Using a configuration management tool to configure nodes without ssh

I'd like to manage the configuration of several devices running embedded Linux. There is a web server in my environment which has a SOAP interface I can use to get/set all the parameters of each of ...
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Retrieve Information from Cisco router in Parsable Manner

I'm trying to write a script that will pull configuration files over SSH from Cisco routers and parse them, so I can ensure that they meet predefined standards (e.g. password shouldn't be "cisco"). ...
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Fastcgi request record is too big

I am running an Nginx server, which requires me to accept URI String containing up to 4mb of data. I have configured nginx to accept the params by setting: /etc/nginx/nginx.conf ...
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Authorizing users to SSH into machine - where to configure?

Ubuntu Trusty here. I'm having some trouble deciding where in the system I should configure which users are to be allowed to ssh into the machine, and which keys they're allowed to use. I've ...
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Enforce loading of php.ini files from current folder

My goal is to increase the maximum file size for uploads in WordPress. I have followed the steps on this SE answer and this tutorial (except the .htaccess part, because it's runnning nginx and AFAIK ...
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Is there a way to create a “one-time” boot entry in grub?

I have the following issue: I have a small server (Debian based) to which I can connect remotely (VPN/SSH connection). Now I want to change some boot options (in fact I want to migrate my root file ...
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Configure all hosts, then create a list of the config for all hosts?

I deployed a huge number of hosts with Ansible - which did work very nice. Each host got its individual settings and configuration. Now I'd like to generate a config file for another system that ...
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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 ...
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Nginx not catching subdomain

I have added a subdomain: http://vma.ottawakaraoke.com/ However it is serving back the root of an entirely different subdomain. Its serving up the content from http://summitent.ca/ - a totally ...
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phpymyadmin - Unable to load dynamic library 'ext\php_interbase.dll'

I am installing phpMyAdmin (4.2.3) on Windows 2008 R2, with IIS7, PHP 5.5.12 and get the error "PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library 'ext\php_interbase.dll' - The specified module could not ...
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Server configuration in production for Django applications

I want to deploy my Django project to production as follows: example.com # redirect to www www.example.com # for dynamic files static.example.com # for static files media.example.com ...
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nginx not showing right root for subdomain

I have a subdomain with a magento store on it, well at least that what I want. It seems that nginx isn't detecting it for some reason and is just serving the default root back. So when I type in ...
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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 ...