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Which DNS settings are used when setting up your server

I have a server and want to run my own name server service. Now I have set it up already and it works not, but I do not know where the exact settings are stored. On my server I use Plesk. When I edit ...
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RAID across SAS controller ports

I'm managing a HP DL360 G5 machine. It has a SAS controller(P400i) with two ports. Port 1 is attached to 4 drive bays and Port 2 has 2 bays. The machine currently has 3 drives connected to Port 1 with ...
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Can't set up IIS Web Server on Server 2008 x64 correctly (what have I missed?)

Using a VM I installed Windows 2008 Server x64 and as the image below shows, added the IIS Role full image and assigned all role features of IIS full image But if I have an ASP.NET (aspx) page ...
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Steps to hardening JBoss for production use on Windows?

Looking for resources/guidance on hardening a JBoss installation on windows for production use.
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Using the same machineKey across two web farms

We have two separate NLB web farms. The first farm runs an app that delivers content to the customer facing application on the second NLB. We've noticed a single Cryptographic error in our logs ...
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SSL certificates work fine from command line but fails in script

I'm trying to setup email notifications for my continuous integration server. I have a script which uses nail to send the email when the build works: #!/bin/bash echo "Build Worked!" | nail -A myisp ...
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help needed for server hardware configuration

basically i am software guy got recently promoted to managerial cadre which requires giving recommendation for server to run software developed by our company , the software is a work flow management ...
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Which Linux distributive could you advise for a webserver with PIII-700MHz and 512Mb RAM?

We need to update our webserver (PIII-700MHz and 512Mb RAM) and could not do that without reinstalling the whole system. However my choice to put Ubuntu 9.10 was probably not the best and the machine ...
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Is it possible to set these IIS7 settings in a web.config file?

with my IIS7 site, i manually set the bindings for my site. Is it possible to set these bindings in the (local) web.config file? Not a machine or app config file ... but the web.config file? Cheers ...
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Can I disable Pam Loginuid? Can I find out options used to configure kernel?

I am getting a lot of the following types of error in my secure log on a CentOS 5.4 server: crond[10445]: pam_loginuid(crond:session): set_loginuid failed opening loginuid sshd[10473]: ...
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How do I force a server to leave a SharePoint farm

I have two web servers in a SharePoint (WSS 3.0) farm with one database server for the config and content databases. I already moved my content databases to a new database server successfully. But ...
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Creating a development environment from a shared hosting production environment (LAMP)

The production server is shared, I don't have access to php.ini and httpd.conf and most PHP settings cannot be set or overrided using ini_set PHP function. So I would like to create a local ...
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Server configuration advice for new site that could get lots of traffic within 6m

We're setting up a new web2.0 type site with elements of e-commerce. Budget is kind of tight. Due to the nature of the site and promotions, etc., we expect traffic could ramp up fairly quickly. ...
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Configuration management in support of scientific computing

For the past few years I have been involved with developing and maintaining a system for forecasting near-shore waves. Our team has just received a significant grant for further development and as a ...
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Call issue with Freeswitch

I am testing the following with Freeswitch and different devices (nokia n900, nokia e60, ekiga) and have similar results between them. On the Freeswitch server (1.0.4 in multi-tenant mode) I have ...
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How to get access to console to reset Cisco 3750?

I acquired two Cisco 3750 switches from another part of my organization. I was able to complete the standard password/config reset procedure on one without any issues -- boot it, put it into express ...
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IIS Configuration Synchronization for Web Server Farm?

I'm wondering if there is any good/easy way to get the IIS configurations synchronized? I'm going to be setting up a pair of IIS Servers with Network Load Balancing. I can get the data files (html, ...
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Junos custom-attack signature pattern syntax

I am stuck at a point with the configuration of a custom-attack signature in Junos. According to the Junos Custom Attack Definition documentation page, I can set up a custom attack based upon a ...
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QoS for Cisco Router to Prioritize Voice and Interactive Traffic

I have a Cisco 891W NATing Voice and Data to the internet over a 10mbit/2mbit connection. Voice traffic gets degraded when I upload large files. Pings time out as well. I tried to configure a QoS ...
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How do I point one virtual host to another instance of apache running at another port on the same box?

I've got two apache2 instances running on my box. One came with a bitnami redmine stack which sole purpose is to host Redmine at host:8080/redmine. The other apache instance is running with php and ...
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RAID options for a LAMP web server

I'm due to set up a LAMP box with four drives and a RAID controller to act as a web server. The drives are 146Gb SAS, and the machine has two quad core processors and 16Gb RAM. There will be very few ...
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Why is IIS 7 is ignoring certain (but not all) MIME types for compression? Giving error: DYNAMIC_COMPRESSION_NOT_SUCCESS - Reason 12

So, I'm a bit of an IIS7 n00b but I've used most of the old IIS systems going back to 3. I'm trying to turn on dynamic compression and it's working, mostly. It doesn't work for my ADO.Net Data ...
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Why do I get “ignoring out-of-zone data” when restarting BIND

I've been using my own DNS server but then I moved to a third part DNS provider. Yesterday I wanted to go back to using my own DNS's and cancel this third party service. I've lowered TTL in current ...
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HP ProCurve Port Mode Configuration Question Mark 2

We have a ProCurve Switch 2810-48G (J9022A). We need to disable auto negotiation on two ports and manually configure them to be full duplex gige ports. From the web GUI, Configuration Tab, Port ...
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Server OS: put it on a separate drive? Yes, no, or depends on the situation?

I would like opinions, or facts, both preferably, on whether it's ok to install a server's OS on the RAID array or not. I would predict installation on separate drives is the best but I'm interested ...
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HP ProCurve Port Mode Configuration Question

We have a ProCurve Switch 2810-48G (J9022A). We need to disable auto negotiation on two ports and manually configure them to be full duplex gige ports. From the web GUI, Configuration Tab, Port ...
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How to compare two IIS 6 configurations

When I have two different machines with IIS 6, let's say for testing and production: Is there a way to compare all settings (App-Pools, Web Service Extensions, ...)? Or even better: automatically ...
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How to access web server of any machine of my network from the outside

I have an ip like username.dyndns.org, this is the external IP of my router. On my lan, I have several machine (m1, m2, ...) , each running a dedicated web server. Is it possible to reach each machine ...
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What's the silliest configuration mistake you ever made? [closed]

You are a System Admin/Consultant and you have to deploy an application working fine on dev machine, but as soon as you deploy it on the production machine it does not work. What is the silliest ...
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configuring a Fibre Channel switch

(I'm asking this for a friend and I'm don't know most of this technical stuff, so I'm sorry in advance if I'm not clear enough to describe the problem) Where can i find any information about how ...
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Outgoing only SMTP server

I want to setup an outgoing only SMTP server on Debian, so my Web-applications will be able to send e-mails via it. I don't want to use another hosts because of security and customizability of my own ...
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How to fetch ./configure parameters used at last time?

I am upgrading LAMP stack on customer's server and need to ./configure mysql and apache with exact last settings they were compiled with last time. Where do I get these? PHP configure string can be ...
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20 1TB drives vs. 10 2TB drives in RAID5/6 server

I will be setting up a server at work and I need some advice on some details. The setup will be one blade-type server (8-core, 16GB RAM) with two subsystems - one for the main storage the other to ...
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Setting a web serer behind a DI-524 router?

I'm trying to setup a web server behind a DI-524 router, but I'm not being able to make connection from the external network. I do have a private VPN configured on the same server and it works ...
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Set initial path for a SSH config host

What would I have to add to a SSH hosts entry in my config file so that everytime I ssh into that host, I get sent to specific initial path? Host foobar HostName foobar.com User ...
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apache permission errors

I'm trying to set up Apache on a arch-linux box as a testing environment (I'm only using the localhost, not trying to serve anything to the greater web). When setting up Django with mod_wsgi, it ...
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Should I install GCC 64 bit on a new server?

I am going to rebuild my server and I am wondering whether I should install GCC 32 or 64 bit. I develop in Python and I use some libraries that would benefit from a 64 bit GCC installation but I am ...
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FreeBSD 8 Kernel Configuration Error Using the VESA Option

I'm trying to reconfigure FreeBSD 8 (amd64) to allow for a high resolution terminal by following these instructions. The problem is that when I add the two lines: options VESA options SC_PIXEL_MODE ...
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Can Apache be configured to write to access.log or error.log with a different extension?

One of the things that I am investigating is using the dateext option for logrotate. However if I understood things correctly apache will keep writing to the files access.log and error.log. I was ...
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Mercurial set per user rights

I would like to set better user access to my mercurial repos trough the cgi web interface. This is my current hgweb.config : [web] contact = first.lastname description = HG Repos ...
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Configure ApacheDS 1.5 with accessControlEnabled=true for authenticated access

I need to set up an apacheDS instance. I am using standalone 1.5.5 on Linux. I have removed the example partition and added two of my own, each with their own suffixes. I have imported LDIFs for ...
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Installing openLDAP

I have followed installing openLDAP from http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin24/quickstart.html and follow the tasks up to # 9. when I run [ su root -c /usr/local/libexec/slapd ] it asks for password ...
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How do I hide 'non-delegated' features in IIS 7?

I'm configuring Feature Delegation on IIS 7.0 to allow some customers to use IIS Manager for Remote Administration to configure their sites. There are some features where I want to remove delegation ...
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How do I add a Hot Spare for all my Raid Groups in Navisphere 6?

Do you know how to set a free disk (big enough to be a member of all RAID groups) to be a "Hot Spare" available to all RAID groups in a Clariion CX3-20 using Navisphere 6? I have created a RAID group ...
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10k-20k TCP connections on windows server(s)

What kind of configuration do I need for a Windows based server(s) to support 10K-20K TCP connections simultaneously. 99% of these connection will only send keep alive (but will remain active) signals ...
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How to use cursor keys in vi under screen?

If you run vi/vim in screen, when you press a cursor in insert mode, you get a new line + a character, which is a pain. How can I configure vim to move around instead?
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How to control which programs are viewable & accessible via Terminal Services?

I know I can control access to programs in Terminal Services (TS) via 'Software Restriction Policies.' But is there a way to show only the programs relevant (i.e. accessible) to the TS user -- ...
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configure, if only newer version of the required lib available

I'd like to ./configure a software, that requires: libboost1.35-dev libboost-filesystem1.35-dev libboost-thread1.35-dev My distribution (Ubuntu 9.10) has only 1.40, and the configuration process ...
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Best web service server configuration

We've just taken over supporting a system for a new client, and they would like to expand on the server infrastructure it uses. My expertise is more in development, I have a few ideas but I would ...
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howto disable balancermembers by default

I'm using an Apache 2.2 loadbalancer like this <Proxy balancer://xxxx> BalancerMember ajp://host1:8009/xxxx BalancerMember ajp://host2:8009/xxxx BalancerMember ajp://host3:8009/xxxx ...