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Proftpd configuration to run ftp/ftes ftps and sftp at the same time on different port

I have compile version of proftpd 1.3.4d with ftp, ftps, sftp and mysql authentication. So far I can have working at the same time on port 210: ftp and ftpes and on port 211 the sftp. ServerName ...
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Configuration Error: 'Logon failure: the specified account password has expired.'

My boss just made several Windows updates to our server computer last night and in doing so we can no longer access the server from within the application. I went on the server to try and see what ...
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Which config values is apache loading?

I ran in some trouble today after spinning up a new server. I did the following: Installed CentOS 7 Installed Apache + PHP Securing my server with SSL (letsencrypt) But when I checked my ...
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network configuration (bridging) proxmox

I bought yesterday an proxmox license. All works fine only the network configuration is very complicated. My network configuration: 84.200.50.186 -> hostsystem ip 84.200.50.186 -> VM ip 255.255....
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nginx: Specify custom headers in rewritten location blocks

I'm trying to set some headers only for specific location blocks in nginx. The problem I have is that those location blocks contain rewrite statements, which apparently seem to drop the custom ...
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FTP using VSFTPD “Access Denied”

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 i386. I use Cyberduck (FTP GUI client) to connect to my server mysub.domainname.com (changed here). This is what I want to be able to do: 1) Change apache2 root from /var/...
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What is the correct way to generate /etc/audit/audit.rules on Centos7?

At the top of /etc/audit/audit.rules on Centos7 it tells me: ## This file is automatically generated from /etc/audit/rules.d Okay, so I went and looked, and found /etc/audit/rules.d/audit.rules. It ...
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Cisco catalyst network module 3850-nm-4-10g link is off

I am going through the installation guide for the cicso module referenced above and It says if the leds are not on that "link is off". It doesn't say what this means or what causes this. Is it just a ...
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Exim4: How to add or rewrite Reply-to: header in outgoing messages?

How can I configure exim header rewriting to take care of forgotten Reply-To: headers in emails leaving our company? We want to have certain Reply-To: headers added to all official emails leaving ...
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PureFTPd is using ports above 50000 even with PassivePortRange specified

I have installed the pure-ftpd package with PureFTP 1.0.24 on Ubuntu 10.04 using apt-get. Even though, this is the default port range, I've added the file /etc/pure-ftpd/conf/PassivePortRange ...
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Can't find received_header_text in exim.config file

I would like to modify received_header_text to add additional "Received: ..." header for authenticated mails - so gmail import will check SPF against our server, not client IP. But my exim.conf does ...
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How do you conditionally include files in Nginx vhost?

In the lines below, I might have a site-specific configuration file that contains additional fastcgi_params unique to that site. If this file exists I want to load it. server { listen 80 ...
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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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How to specify several variables in the map directive of nginx

Well I have a slightly different question than this one: I don't want to map two variables at the same time, I want to map one variable using two others as parameters. Indeed I have read in the ...
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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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Correct Format to Eval in an Apache 2.4 String in the Config File

I've read the documentation on Apache 2.4 Expr, but can't get it to work in the config file. Can someone give me an example of how to format the expression inside a string? The docs say the following ...
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Nagios define service for nrpe command in Windows environment

I'm trying to configure Nagios to monitor our network which is all Windows based. I'm totally new to it, so please forgive my naiveness. Fact is: I'm banging my head over a task. What I want to ...
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Monit sshd binary Checksum Check and Restart

I'm going over a monit config file and something doesn't seem right. I'm using monit to monitor the checksum of the sshd binary, if its different from whats expected it should reload a known binary. ...
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Under what conditions do I need to restart the Samba (smb) service?

This has been a long standing issue, and it would be nice to have an authoritative answer: Under what conditions do I need to restart the Samba smb service? I've had situations where I'd make a ...
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Installing libevent extension for php on Centos

How to install the libevent extension for php on Centos 7? I spent many many hours trying this, googling many times and really really struggled, so I'm going to document my own answer to this in the ...
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Configure proftp ftp server on debian so that a user can only upload and does not see the files

I installed and configured proftp on Debian using this howto and it works nicely. Effectively, the changes to the config are: [...] UseIPv6 off [...] <Global> RootLogin off ...
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Cannot open config file when installing nagios

When trying to setup nagios, I'm running into some errors. Error: Cannot open config file ‘/usr/local/nagios/etc/hosts.cfg ;new file added ‘ for reading: No such file or directory Error processing ...
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Why is my site uniquely sensitive to certain internet configurations?

I run a website, www.seatgeek.com. Today, while visiting my parent's house, I noticed I couldn't access the site while on their internet connection. I got a message saying "Firefox can't establish a ...
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Intention of www-data

So I have been wondering what the true purpose of www-data user/group is. Should I include other programmers into this group that will be editing the files in the website root? Should all of the ...
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How to configure tomcat.conf file

After running an update via yum on my CentOS 6.7 server, my Tomcat7 instance has stopped functioning properly. message during update: warning: /etc/tomcat/server.xml created as /etc/tomcat/server....
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ProFTPd MySQL query %u resolves to proftpd, not username

I am trying to use ProFTPd's MySQL configuration to set up FTP login to my server. I have a SQLNamedQuery that is used to get the user info from the database (see Setting up ProFTPd with default home ...
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FTP issue - VSFTPd and connecting to from FileZilla

I'm trying to connect to a CentOS Linux box that I have hosted on EC2 and I think I have everything configured correctly but when I try to connect I get this series of messages Status: Connection ...
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Understanding exim configuration files

So, I want to understand what's going on with this Exim configuration directory. In /etc/exim4, there's: * exim4.conf.template * update-exim4.conf.conf * conf.d The conf.d has a mess of ...
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Nginx proxy_pass not normalising URL

I have the following config for an angular frontend on / and a node.js backend on /api/: server { listen 80; server_name example.com; location / { root /home/ubuntu/www/admin; ...
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How to restore with Duplicty if Temp space has 0 available?

Normally this command works properly for restoring: duplicity restore -t7D --file-to-restore folder/to_restore file:///where/is/the_backup/ /where_to_restore --no-encrypt But today I am having this ...
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Secure ejabberd: protocol options and ciphers setting has no effect

I try to secure my ejabberd by configuring openssl ciphers like this for s2s communication: {s2s_use_starttls, required}. {s2s_certfile, "/etc/ejabberd/mycert.pem"}. {s2s_protocol_options, ["no_sslv3"...
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Compile Tor with self compiled openssl [closed]

I'm trying to get Tor running with a self compiled version of OpenSSL (compiled with enable-ec_nistp_64_gcc_128) I've configured OpenSSL with ./config enable-ec_nistp_64_gcc_128 --openssldir=/usr/...
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Nginx: Access same content from multiple URLs

I'm trying to configure nginx so that the same static content can be accessed through two different URLs without any redirects. For instance, if the client enters /path/to/A in their browser, I want ...
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One web application with a lot of web configurations

We have a web application, installed several times on different servers each time with a different configuration file. These configurations files change the behavior of the web application and right ...
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How to check if Apache compression is working?

I just added the following to my Apache config file: AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html text/plain text/xml How do I check if it is actually working? Nothing on the browser tells me if the ...
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In an apache ServerAlias directive, what does a question mark mean?

Apache's documentation says: The ServerAlias may include wildcards, if appropriate. and The wildcard characters * and ? can be used to match names My colleague claims that the question ...
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Can I regenerate the rsa key for SSH access to a Cisco router? Or should I completely erase the SSH config?

I have a production 2691 that I administer via telnet. I'd like to change that to SSH. Looking at the config, it looks like there have been keys generated in the past. I think the history here is ...
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Monit “check program” and restart based on exit code

When I use check process, monit will start the program I define under start program then monit will restart it if it stops. But when I use check program monit will not automatically start it. If the ...
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Preloading Strict Transport Security (HSTS)

I configured my webserver to use Strict Transport Security (HSTS). I more or less used a configuration as in this manual. But I get the following in my SSL-report if I run a test on Qualys SSL LABS: ...
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Postfix - how to redirect email after they are rejected?

I have a problem with spam and postfix + postgray. Generally it works fine, but I have these problems: false-positives. good emails get rejected. Can I configure postfix (and postgray) so that ...
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How to setup IIS to use it for our intranet site?

I am new to IIS and have a Windows 2008 R2 web server called MYWEBSERVER. I have a new website called foo. I want to deploy to it and I want to know how I can deploy it so that it can be accessed like ...
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Remove IIS configuration setting using AppCmd without clearing the entire section

I am using the following appcmd to add an autoStartProvider to the list of autoStartProviders: appcmd.exe set config -section:system.applicationHost/serviceAutoStartProviders /+"[name='MyAutoStartup',...
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Nginx config subdomain exhibiting strange behaviour

I've got two identical droplets running on digital ocean. Both running Ubuntu 14.04 with nginx, gunicorn and Django. I am trying to park a subdomain of mine onto the IP of one of the droplets. On the ...
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Security implications when only allowing logins via key and UsePAM setting is 'yes'?

When setting up a new server, I generally want to allow logins only via key authentification and not from the root user. Therefore, I edit the sshd_config like this: I change 'PermitRootLogin' to 'no'...
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Using DocumentRoot as a variable in other sections of Apache config file

Is there a way to use the DocumentRoot as a variable in further sections of a site's config file in Apache? Something as below: DocumentRoot /var/www/myNiceRoot <Directory $DocumentRoot/mySubDir&...
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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: session[foobar]=...
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Change URL in Nginx Config

How can I change url to go to only one location rather than request coming from. URL : www.example.com/blog is going to /var/www/blog (which is correct) www.example.com/blog/abc should go to /var/...
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Wordpress Subfolder issue with Nginx Configuration

I am using wordpress and it's a multi-site subfolder config. - www.xyz.com is pointing to /var/www/project (Working) - (Wordpress blog) www.xyz.com/blog is pointing to /var/www/blog (Working) - (...
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Multi-site Subfolder Nginx Configuration

I have Nginx server. Currently, I have two projects: www.xyz.com -> /var/www/project/public; (This is working) www.xyz.com/blog -> /var/www/blog; (Error: This webpage has a redirect loop) How can ...
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NGINX wont start: localtion directive is not allowed

Nginx is not starting or restarting, and gives the error: "nginx: [emerg] "location" directive is not allowed here in /home/admin/conf/web/nginx.conf:100". I understand that this is because a ...