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Apache: mapping multiple directories to the same location

I would like to map multiple directories to the same location with Apache, expecting a behaviour similar to this: suppose that the /static location is to be backed by directories /srv/static1 and ...
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My Ubuntu VPS is not using available swap, even if OOM. What to do?

I recently added 1 GB of swap to my Ubuntu virtual private server to prevent MySQL crashes on RAM overloading. I followed this tutorial. I use htop to monitor resources. When I use loadimpact to test ...
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Understanding the nginx proxy_cache_path directive

proxy_cache_path /var/cache/nginx levels=1:2 keys_zone=myCache:8m max_size=100m inactive=1h; What does the keys_zone=myCache:8m mean? There's not much said to it in the docs: In addition, all ...
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How to revert a configuration with puppet

I wrote a module which writes a configuration for rsyslog in /etc/rsyslog.d/60-custconfig.conf using puppet. When I add the module to the node, it works, but if I delete comment or delete the module ...
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Nginx won't accept my location configuration

I have a single web site configured in nginx with the configuration shown below. When I visit http://mydomain.com/ the index.html file of my default location is displayed. However when I visit ...
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High number of “MSC service thread” in JBoss 6.1 EAP

I have a vanilla jboss eap 6.1 but starting it up, I get 256 "MSC service thread" fired up. starting from 1-1 to 1-256. I have a limited resource and want to minimise thread count per JVM. What's the ...
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Xmingrc Configuration

With this config file silentexit Styles { emacs maximize } I'm getting the following error ... Release: 6.9.0.31 ... D:\programs\Xming\Xming.exe :0 -clipboard -multiwindow ...
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Disable resume download capability in nginx

Is there any way to disable resume download in nginx server? I want to stop resume download capability in from URL example.com/media/ but I have no idea how to do that. Also I've searched through ...
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How to copy system/apps settings from one server to another?

I have an instance of Windows Server 2012 running my website. This instance is 100% configured, with every single detail and fix I ever needed to perform. The problem is that now due to financial ...
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Can I CHANGE an Apache CustomLog configuration line from a file in conf.d?

My Apache 2.2 httpd.conf file contains the following line: CustomLog logs/access_log common I want to instead use: CustomLog logs/access_log "a different log format that I prefer" But I can't ...
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smbk5pwd overlay on OpenLDAP 2.4

I have an OpenLDAP server and I want to configure the smbk5pwd overlay to make OpenLDAP update the sambaNTPassword and sambaLMPassword attributes automatically when a change occurs on userPassword. ...
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Lighttpd wrong config file syntax

Been trying for hours but just can't seem to get the correct syntax in my lighttpd configuration. As a last resort I am now asking the hive mind of server fault :P I am trying to get trac hosted on ...
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Deny running scripts in nginx for specific url

I have a media folder on URL example.com/media/ and I want to deny users running scripts in my server. My server app is nginx and in How to deny script execution inside writable directories I couldn't ...
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Windows Server 2008 Certificate Authority setup

Help!!! Our Root CA expired on 2/28/2014 and the original server has been reloaded with an OS. I am in dire need as many of our external sites are now not working - no surprise! I have not ...
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alias directive with nested location to catch php files - requests for php files giving 404

I have a directory/web app that is located outside of the web root directory of my site. Say the site is here: /var/www/site/htdocs/ And the external app is located here: /var/www/apps/coolapp/ ...
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dell poweredge r210 II mix memory

I have Dell PowerEdge R210 II server with 4Gb of memory installed. And I also have 8Gb memory module. I replaced 4Gb with 8Gb – server is working ok. But mixing memory in different ways got error ...
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GlassFish force 301 redirects instead of 302

My current setup has two virtual-servers, my-server redirects to the domain with www. prefix. <virtual-server network-listeners="my-nlistener" id="my-server" sso-cookie-http-only="false" ...
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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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How to atomically replace files in Apache?

When I replace served file (or modify symlink) and download this file simultaneously, Apache rarely (in small fraction of percent) responds with headers from old file, but with content from new file. ...
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Config file for RabbitMQ as windows service

I'm setting up an instance of RabbitMQ to run on my development workstation so as to make tests. I would like to play with the configuration (conf regarding flow control in my case). I've installed ...
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Optimizing nginx site configuration

First time working with nginx. Due to my limited knowledge of location directive precedence I had to repeat the code at two places (fastcgi). Can I optimize this file and not repeat code? This is my ...
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How many cores should I configure in a VMware 2.x VM for Win7 32-bit guest?

I have a 64-bit, non VT host with 4 cores and 6 GB of RAM. How many cores should I allocate to the VM?
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Override Apache's default error pages

I have an Apache server serving numerous domains as virtual hosts. I'd like to override Apache's default error pages (404, 500, etc) to apply to all of these virtual hosts, while still giving each ...
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Write an apache configuration, with condition based on the apache version

I want to write a configuration for an apache server which should work for apache-2.2 and -2.4 without alterations. Since there are a quite a few new modules in v2.4 which have to be loaded,and a few ...
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Preventing windows from reconfiguring graphics on boot

Got a bunch of Windows boxes, each with two nvidia video cards, and each with either three or four monitors, that will every once in a while decide to rearrange the displays when the box is turned on. ...
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Debian Wheezy IPv6 isn't configured with ifup post-up hook

We recently set up a server on Debian Wheezy Beta 3 (x86_64) which has a native IPv6 connection. We configured the eth0 interface to get the IPv6 configuration through some post-up hook commands in ...
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PHP-FPM and NGINX configuration for dedicated server

Recently bought server http://www.hetzner.de/en/hosting/produkte_rootserver/ex60 Installed Ubuntu 13.10, nginx webserver, php-fpm. It's for large auditory website. Now I'm bit confused about PHP-FPM ...
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What could make OpenLDAP ignore access restrictions?

I'm trying to configure a new installation of OpenLDAP (2.6.39) on Arch Linux. I've used the default core packages to install and configure it, however I cannot get it to obey any access control ...
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Is there any kind of log of configuration changes to a Windows Server? If so, where can I find it?

I'm in the middle of troubleshooting an error with one of my Windows Server 2008 R2 instances, but I'm pretty new to windows server management. As part of troubleshooting this problem, I'm trying to ...
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Best practices for software configuration?

I'm configuring my AWS EC2 instances with Ansible, but I don't know what's the best way of storing my app configuration. Now I'm just sending a "app.properties" file to the server, using Ansible, but ...
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Disallowing particular subdomain - Nginx

I am having trouble doing something so simple... I have a service on my server that I configured to use a particular hostname which I have mapped with an A record. However I want to return a 403 ...
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Secure froxlor access with https

I hope this is the right place to ask, but does anybody know how to configure froxlor right? I want that the login into the froxlor admin panel is secured by encrytion (https), so that the passwords ...
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IP Failover - Configured, but disabled

I have multiple debian servers on which I configured "IP Failovers" or "Floating IPs". My floating IP is 10.0.0.2 and I have an A records: www.example.com pointing to this IP. I configured this ...
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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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nginx serving php script instead of executing

I have a website that was recently migrated from Cold Fusion to Wordpress. To ensure that old links were still valid, our developer wrote a redirect script that translates old URLs into new URLs. I ...
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Apache 2.4 :: What happened to conf.d/ virtual hosts?

Getting local devel environment setup with Apache 2.4. Looks like things have changed compared to 2.2 In particular, conf.d/ directory is gone and now we have just conf/ directory with a single ...
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SQL Service Accounts and which to use

I've done lots and lots of searching and I cant seem to find a simple answer, I assume it is because everyone's circumstances differs however; We need to setup a few SQL servers for production and I ...
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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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Change network connection without hanging a program

I have a program on a remote computer that I run and if I change the network by specifying another gateway and dns address in the adapter proprietes the program works as usual, no problem will occur. ...
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Magento subpages give 404

I just restored our Magento website on a different server running apache2 on ubuntu. The home page pulls up just fine but if I try to go to any other page, I get a 404. Permissions All files are ...
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Multiple Apache Auth User Files

I have multiple vhosts on a host running apache. It is a test system and I would like to give users "basic authentication" access to their sites. For this I have a vhost file with basic auth ...
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How do I conditionally add the Access-Control-Allow-Origin header for fonts served through an X-Accel-Redirect in nginx

I am trying to serve some webfonts through a PHP script that tells nginx to do an internal redirect using X-Accel-Redirect. As the script serves many types of files, I only wish to add the ...
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VirtualDocumentRoot Setup For Local Development

I'm trying to learn about setting up httpd.conf and httpd-vhosts.conf files. I would like to have a local setup, using Wampserver on Windows 7, so that I can add a new project just by adding a new ...
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Stop Qmail from sending an email to log

Every email we send is causing qmail to send an email to log@servername.domain.com How do I disable this? Thank you, Chance EDIT: I created /var/qmail/alias/.qmail-log containing |exit 0 Hope ...
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Setup VSFTP to download file not symlink

I am running VSFTP. In a chroot environment I have the following setup: ftpdir/directory1 ftpdir/file1.txt ftpdir/links/linktodirectory1 -> ../directory1 ftpdir/links/linktofile1.txt -> ...
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How to make spamassasin reject mail based on score?

I am running linux with postfix, dovcot, postgrey and spamassasin/spamd. This is my main.cf smtpd_recipient_restrictions = permit_sasl_authenticated, ...
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IIS 7.5 Unable to write configuration file

I have a fault regarding IIS 7.5 on Win Server 2008 R2, whenever I try to change any site bindings or start an application pool I get the error below: Filename: ...
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Check if MySQL configuration was applied

I'm performing some heavy MySQL operations at my VM and constantly getting the following error: SQLSTATE[HY000]: General error: 1206 The total number of locks exceeds the lock table size I ...
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Will locally mounting root filesystems of all remote servers being managed eliminate need to share dotfiles?

I've got about 10 remote servers being managed, through SSH, and I typically just SSH into each of them for remote management tasks. This requires me to have duplicated many of my dotfiles (like ...
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Cisco 1602: rewriting startup-config from terminal

How do I rewrite startup-config on a Cisco 1602 router without affecting the running-config? Outgoing connections from the router (scp, http) are not allowed. I'm not connected to the serial port, ...