Configuration is a general term that can refer to the arrangement of functional units according to their nature and characteristics. Also, it can refer to software configuration which more suitable for server-related topics.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
32 views

Modsecurity Ignore/Whitelist IP

I have looked around on the net and have seen many common answers for this , however, none of them are working. I am trying to use this to ignore whenever our scans kick off in the morning. SecRule ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Apache SSL virtual hosts sharing same DocumentRoot

I have a web server with two domains pointing to the same document root. I have separate SSL certs for the two domains. I want (almost) everything that comes to the site(s) to run under SSL. All ...
1
vote
2answers
86 views

Development Environment Sprawl

Development --> Staging --> Production A pretty typical workflow. This is fine. "Fine, you want a 'Beta' Environment to show off stuff to some users/customers that isn't quite ready for ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Postfix: I've misconfigured my virtual forwarding, VIRTUAL@com.com is getting my email

So I've setup postfix for say me@example.com, I then forward emails to that address to my gmail as I don't want to store them on the vps. My /etc/postfix/virtual has equivalent; me@example.com ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

MySql ignores memory settings

I'm using MySql community server 5.6 on Ubuntu 15.04, I have /etc/mysql/my.cnf (no other config files). I've made changes to it and restarted MySql. When I use such query SELECT @@key_buffer_size ...
-1
votes
1answer
81 views

G-WAN: “no listener” error after installation on Ubuntu Server 14.04 with XFS filesystem

I'm desperately trying to start G-WAN since two days without any progress, so please let me now ask for your gentle help because I'm becoming (more) crazy ! Here is the log after a start with ./gwan ...
0
votes
0answers
105 views

How to use mosquitto_sub with `require_certificate false`?

My mosquitto 1.4.7 broker is configured like this: cafile /etc/mosquitto/certs/My-Sub-CA-chained.crt certfile /etc/mosquitto/certs/mosquitto.crt keyfile /etc/mosquitto/certs/mosquitto.pem ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Uniquely identify DiskStation in email report

I'm administering multiple DiskStations, each of which sends out all its status reports to me. Unfortunately, in the default configuration all of these emails look the same and I often have a hard ...
0
votes
0answers
60 views

Problems with Switch DGS-3420-26SC

I have a new SWITCH DGS-3420-26SC. Look at situation: On the first SWITCH Dlink DGS-3100-24TG, i have three VLANS: VID 99,132,100 99 this is our SERVICE VLAN; 100 this is VLAN of the neighbours ...
1
vote
0answers
45 views

Nginx / git / fastcgi server not working

I set up all the needed components for a Git server on Nginx using FastCGI and followed the combined suggestions of a few tutorials to end up with this configuration: server { listen 80; listen ...
6
votes
2answers
4k views

How can I disable the “Do you want to allow this website to open a program on your computer?” warning for a specific program/moniker?

I've been playing with new URL monikers in Windows for a utility I'm working on. When I run the new URL from Start > Run, it just runs. If I send the URL to myself via Notes or enter it into the IE ...
0
votes
1answer
70 views

How to test conditions in apache configuration?

I want to test a configuration in apache. How can I "debug" the configuration file ? For example, let's say that I have : <IfModule mod_geoip.c> GeoIPEnable On GeoIPDBFile ...
0
votes
4answers
4k views

Issues with nginx autoindex

I am trying to set up nginx so that a certain url produces the directory index of a certain directory on my server. Currently this is what my default.conf looks like. location / { root ...
40
votes
3answers
38k views

Command to check validity of Apache server config files

Im looking for a command that checks the validity of the config files in apache server (both Debian and RHEL distros - need to do it prior to restart, so there will be no downtime). I cant quite ...
3
votes
0answers
143 views

Latency (wait ttfb) on EC2

My application is crawling a website. I use this crawler : https://github.com/rfussien/leboncoin-crawler On my dev environment, the latency is acceptable (3-4 sec) but on my prod server (ec2 ...
0
votes
1answer
71 views

Configure squid to forward ftp requests to ftp server on some other machine

I have installed squid proxy servers and vsftpd FTP server on 2 separate VMs. How can I Configure squid proxy servers on machines-A (where squid installed)to forward ftp requests to machine-B (where ...
3
votes
4answers
19k views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
4k views

nginx failover without load balancing

I'm having trouble configuring nginx. I'm using nignx as a reverse proxy. I want to send my all requests to my first server. If the first server is down, I want to send requests to second server. In ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

Create user-transparent location block in nginx only if directory exists

I have a directory that sometimes exists and sometimes does not. If requested and existent, all files in it should be made available, e.g. like this location /my_dir { root /other/www/root } Thus ...
3
votes
1answer
36 views

Automatically assuming master for several zone files

Now that I'm moving my main server, I'm spending some time refining and simplifying some of its setup, and it has now come to the DNS server (bind 9.9.5 in the new setup). I noticed that in my ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

How to copy IIS configuration from a server to another?

I have an already configured IIS on a Windows Server 2008 SP2. I would like to replicate the same configuration on a brand new IIS installed on another 2008 SP2 server. Of course the hostname and IP ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

What are common strategies for configuration management on EC2?

Without using a 3rd party cloud configuration service, what are common patterns/strategies or whitepapers written on the subject of configuration management with EC2? Specifically on how to configure ...
0
votes
1answer
74 views

mongodb sharding - launch mongos with mongos.conf

We are currently setting up a sharded cluster with MongoDB, config servers have been set up using a configuration file : mongod.conf pointing out alternative paths for data and logs folders : ...
2
votes
3answers
9k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

Not able to find root disk using prtconf in solaris

I am working on Solaris 5.10 server. I have a shell script for backup purpose. It uses the prtconf command & then searches for the root disk to create the backup. It runs the below commands. ...
4
votes
1answer
648 views

Unattended installation of MS SQL Server (2008|2012) EXPRESS?

My goal is to install MS SQL Server 2012 R2 Express. I've downloaded SQLEXPRADV_x64_ENU.exe and used /ACTION=Install /UIMODE=Normal to generate and modify a configuration file. No matter how I fiddle ...
1
vote
1answer
66 views

What's wrong with this nginx configuration(error_page)?

I have configuration: server { server_name "mysite.ru"; root "/var/www/mysite/"; ### location / { try_files $uri $uri/ =404; } ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Nginx: Reasonable values for server_names_hash_max_size and server_names_hash_bucket_size [duplicate]

After adding a number of vhosts with a big number of server names I'm getting /etc/init.d/nginx reload * Checking nginx' configuration ... nginx: [warn] could not build optimal server_names_hash, ...
7
votes
5answers
16k views

Is there a way to use the Autodiscover feature without Exchange?

The autodiscover method used by Exchange looks great. However I do not have Exchange. It looks like when setting up a mail account the device/mail client looks for a autodiscover.xml file. Is there ...
1
vote
2answers
225 views

Custom php ini files for IIS7

I have a Windows 2008 Web edition server setup with IIS7.5 and PHP 5.4.6 FastCGI installed. I would like to make use of the user INI files as described here: ...
2
votes
3answers
540 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

use of remote procedure call in NETCONF

I was reading RFC6241 about netconf, where it's said about RPC as a messaging mechanism of the protocol. However, the spec defines XML for transmitting RPC messages, so I don't quite understand why ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Apache - how to match against a variable within regex?

Trying to match a variable against another in a directive does not work: RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} /absolute/path/%{REMOTE_USER}/ Trying the If directive in Apache 2.4 doesn't work either: <If ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

AliasMatch inside <if? directory

I'm trying to use AliasMatch with <If> directory in my server configuration in /etc/httpd/conf/ but it tells me that AliasMatch not allowed here <If "%{HTTP_HOST} == 'localhost:8000'"> ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

How to change AWSTATS configuration via cli

My Apache log files have the date included in the name and I can't change this. Is there a way to change the LogFile config parameter for AWSTATS using Windows CMD prompt? Better yet a batch script? ...
0
votes
1answer
82 views

SSP Admin point to new contentdb in SharePoint 2007

I have made in MOSS2007 an contentdb attachment through the UI. Now I have found out that my ssp admin isn't working anymore. Is there a way to attach again the ssp admin to the new contentdb?
1
vote
0answers
62 views

Nginx reverse proxy serving wrong host

My Nginx reverse proxy is doing something very odd. One domain in particular is not resolving correctly but instead showing the site of a totally different host. Only wiki.example.net is wrong, it ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

How to define a host group on Nagios 4

I would like to define a host group on Nagios 4. In recon it should be defined somewhere in /usr/local/nagios/etc. I tried creating a file hostgroups.cfg that with contents: define hostgroup{ ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

how to prevent log if request matches in Apache

i'am trying to remove some request from Apache logs. for example, if the request match "RunJobs&tasks=jobs" i am trying to use SetEnvIf Request_URI "(RunJobs&tasks=jobs)" dontlog CustomLog ...
2
votes
1answer
686 views

Node.js and Apache on the same server, but different urls

I have a server behind the corporate firewall with only port 80 open. Is there any way to run Apache and Node.js separately on the same domain, but different urls? For example, can I run Apache on ...
0
votes
2answers
44 views

Symlinking config files

Our server has various services with it's own config file. Nginx, Dovecot, Postfix... All these config files are located in their own /etc/{service} directory. I'm trying to move these files to a ...
1
vote
2answers
61 views

Nagios configuration syntax: Multiple directives per line?

A large volatile part of my Nagios 3 (Icinga 1, actually) config looks like this: ... define host{ host_name bla0037 use template-bla } define host{ host_name bla0042 use ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

How to manage and test complex Nginx configs?

I am 1) looking for ideas of how to manage and 2) test complex nginx configurations across different environments. Currently I am storing Nginx configurations in a github repo, separating ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

Compile node-5.1.0 in CentOS 6.7 lacks of g++ 4.8+

I'm trying to compile node-5.1.0 in CentOS 6.7 but is asking for g++ 4.8 or above. [root@ws node-v5.1.0]# ./configure WARNING: C++ compiler too old, need g++ 4.8 or clang++ 3.4 (CXX=g++) ... First ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

i cant canfigure pgina for ldap login

hi this is mi ldap user tree: dc=intranet,dc=internet,dc=com cn=admin cn=user1 cn=bna ou=buo cn=user2 I want to log with anyone user in the tree and assign ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Documentation for replace(…) function in Apache 2.4 expressions

In Expressions in Apache HTTP Server, under Example expressions, one of the examples is # Function examples in boolean context <If "md5('foo') == replace('md5:XXXd18db4cc2f85cedef654fccc4a4d8', ...
1
vote
2answers
76 views

Configure MySQL server to minimize disk usage

I have a Raspberry PI computer with some measurement device and a script that takes a measurement every five minutes and stores the result in MySQL database. I have configured MySQL server to keep the ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

nginx server directive not allowed here issue (simple code)

I realize there's tons of similar issues like this out there, and I've looked at most of them, I'm building this on a VM for a "prove to myself I can do it" type of thing. running nginx with Ubuntu ...
1
vote
1answer
70 views

Why isn't memcached using its available memory?

Our memcached.conf has the following directive: -m 7168 And the server has 8GB of RAM. However, despite heavy use, memory usage never goes above 2GB: # free total used ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Chrony setup using RTC as fallback

I have an embedded system (ARM9/Buildroot) that may or may not be connected to the Internet (usually it is, but it should work also in "detached" mode; connection may come up a long time after boot). ...