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Is VLAN separation required for multiple networks?

I am setting up a Dell 6248 combining separate switches used previously. I am planning the following architecture: VLAN 1 - External traffic (each server's public interface connects to this) VLAN 2 ...
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Remote Setup and Configuration of SSG20

I have been asked to configure a VPN from a Netscreen SSG20 to a remote location. The SSG20, however is also in a remote location. I assume that the various guides and manuals will be sufficient to ...
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Exclude the root from a ProxPass directive, but keep everything below the root included

I am running Apache in front of a Tomcat instance. Apache proxies every request that comes through and passes it on to Tomcat. The current configuration is such that Apache puts a ProxyPass on the ...
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How do you change tcp_congestion_control on OpenVZ?

I have a network of OpenVZ machines that I am testing various congestion control methods on. I need to know how to change the congestion control. Currently I get nothing but permission denied. Is it ...
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Setup Subdomain On Amazon Ec2

On ec2 I have the parent domain e.g. somedomain.com . I want to setup a subdomain on EC2 which is currently hosting somedomain.com - a subdomain like account.somedomain.com somedomain.com is running ...
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how i configuration mod_security? [closed]

when i setup mod_security default configuration then if anyone go wordpress admin panel and change any code or some modified then his ip block. why? my all customer complain for this problem. how i ...
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Order that Apache handles .htaccess directives

I was working on a WordPress site yesterday, mostly in a Web Performance Optimization capacity (on shared hosting). At one point I noticed that my .htaccess file had redundant, possibly ...
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Nginx server location configuration

I want the domains example.com/a/1234/asdf, example.com/a/7890/qwer ,..., example.com/a/* to serve a webpage from the same index file, /var/www/foo/bar/index.php My nginx is configed like this: ...
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throttle nginx bandwidth per website

i would like to limit website's bandwidth using Nginx in order to share it among multiple websites like i'm able to do in IIS7. From reading the doc, i found i need to use limit_req_zone inside ...
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OpenLdap- make test fails

I am trying to configure and install an ldap server following this guide. I am stuck on step 6, make test. it fails on the first test with the following message: cd tests; make test make[1]: Entering ...
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How configure apache httpd to answer HTTP 200 with empty body on specific URL?

For our environment we should check availability Apache httpd server. We don't want to create and empty pages for it in documentRoot and we not able to yse mod_status (security reason). Is any option ...
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Does the order of entries/record types matter in NSD/BIND zone config files?

I'm trying to streamline the addition of DNS records to an NSD install. It looks like it uses the same syntax as BIND so this question may be relevant to either. It seems like the convention I'm ...
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Nginx global config inherits from named config?

I've got two nginx configs, one is a global catchall config without a server name set that should handle any request. And i got a second configuration that has a server name set that handles only the ...
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Where does Webmin store its firewall configuration?

I want to copy the firewall configuration for iptables from one server to the other. Both servers run Debian Squeeze and have Webmin 1.660 installed, so I want to copy the configuration that Webmin ...
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nginx & wordpress “Unable to open primary script” error */feed/index.php

This is a wordpress website running nginx v1.1.9. I am using a slightly modified version of https://github.com/perusio/wordpress-nginx configuration which is promising performance and has some ...
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PC in two VLANs with one interface ping issue

im having a problem with a netkit lab that im wornking on. I have one switcher and 3 PCS (PC1, PC2 and PC3). PC1 and PC3 must be on VLAN 100(100.1.0.x/24), PC2 and PC3 must be on VLAN 200 ...
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What do I set the 'socket' to in lighttpd/fcgi?

I want to configure lighttpd to run fastcgi but I'm not sure what I should set the 'socket' to. What is the socket? Surely it doesn't expect me to create a socket before the program is actually ...
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What solutions do I have to enforce memory limit on PHP server?

I would like to enforce memory limit on a folder basis (and have it applied on subfolders) but I don't want the user able to change the memory limit. I know I can disable ini_set and I know I can ...
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Debian Wheezy PHP downgrading/upgrading questions

Hello serverfault guys, I have a Debian Wheezy (7.2) server and it came with PHP 5.4 by default, I was installing Ensignia Mail which is a PHP 5.3 only application and it gave me a lot of errors, so ...
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how to configure Exim4 on Debian 7 so that email *from* foo.com VPS to anyone@foo.com goes to anyone@foo.com at bar.com?

So. There's two servers---foo.com which is a VPS, and bar.com which is a shared host running cPanel and has been configured to accept mail for foo.com. foo.com has a fresh install of Debian 7 and ...
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How do I disable or force certain ciphers to be used with IIS 8 on Windows Server 2012 R2?

I figured that disabling ciphers would be the same as it was for Windows Server 2008 but it seems not. I do not have any entries in the various SCHANNEL subdirectories in the registry where your ...
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configs for several sites in apache with ssl

i need to secure two different sites in apache. One of them should only be a proxy for a different server which is running on port 8069. Now one (which is natively included in apache) runs with SSL: ...
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Recompiling Nginx 1.4.3 with “--with-http_gzip_static_module” error

I'm trying to enable the 'ngx_http_gzip_static_module' module in Nginx 1.4.3 by adding the --with-http_gzip_static_module to my ./configure configuration. But I recieve the following error when i try ...
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HAProxy overload protection

using the HAProxy, would it be possible to configure an overload protection, to limit the amount of requests sent to the backing http server(s) to a given rate (z.B 100 Request per second ). If the ...
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Error with Apache, Nagios and Snorby integration

I'm trying to use apache to serve two different websites (Nagios and Snorby). The problem is that when I try to see the "/snorby" website, apache sends me the "It works" page. If I try to access to ...
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php server settings for restrict post queries

I have php script on hosting, which receive big data with ajax/post. Just now, after some works on hosting, I see that script is broken. I checked with curl: file temp1: ...
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Does exportfs disrupt users already utilizing those filesystems?

I need to modify a servers /etc/exports file to export to an additional host. After modifying this file, for it to take effect (i.e. for the additional host to have access to the designated ...
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redis: setting 'maxclients' on the fly

How do you set maxclients to X in redis? I know that it should look something like this: config set maxclients X but I keep getting the follow errors (error) ERR Unsupported CONFIG parameter: ...
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IBM rack server memory configuration for mixing 1R and 2R RAM

I am currently documenting the specifications to purchase IBM x3650 M4 server. I am going for two Quad core Intel Xeon E5-2609, 2.4 GHz, 10 MB cache and 16GB PC3L-10600 CL9 ECC DDR3 1333MHz LP RDIMM. ...
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Is there a limit setting a php_admin_value in php-fpm?

I am trying to set a large value in the configuration of a pool in php-fpm, but at some point it just doesn't start anymore. php_admin_value[disable_functions] = ...
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How to setup nginx and a subdomain

i have gitlab installed on my server and it works on all domains eg: git.lars-dev.de, lars-dev.de and *.lars-dev.de how I can run gitlab only on git.lars-dev.de and another subdomain on ...
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Separate 2 networks with 1 Windows Server

The situation is: I have 1 router 192.168.1.1, 1 switch, 1 windows server and a basic LAN of devices accessing it. I need to split into 2 separate LANs with full Internet access each, but isolated ...
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Pure-FTPd do not login via mysql

I've got server on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS. I need to install Pure-FTPd with MySQL authentication. I'm installed pure-FTPd by typing "apt-get install pure-ftpd-mysql". It was installed. So, there's my ...
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Where is monitor configuration stored in Ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

I have an Ansible script that runs through and sets up a new install of Ubuntu 13.04. I would like to change configuration related to my monitors and switch mirror monitors off and configure dual ...
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nginx mix files from multiple locations

I've been finding a way to do this, that will allow me to have a physical instance of say wordpress, so that I only need to update it once, and will reflect on all other servers. Any insights would be ...
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What is the difference between using upstream and location for php-fpm?

I've been searching around but couldn't find a straight answer, if someone could please clarify this, would be greatly appreciated, thanks! location ~ \.php$ { try_files $uri = 404; ...
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MySQL, bind-address, Windows, Error 1067 my.ini

I trying to set alternate IP for gain access to MySQL Server (accessing from a PC with IP 192.168.1.20) in the file: my.ini MySQL starts without problem, when in the configuration file, in the ...
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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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How to ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse with a URL having a dot in it?

I am using ProxyPass and ProxyPassReverse. In just simple cases its wouks great but as I have a URL ending with a ".jpg" it just misses it. For example :- Consider the statement below :- The request ...
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Cisco PIX 501 Configuration to keep out spammers [closed]

I have a Cisco PIX 501 firewall and have been blacklisted because people are able to spam from my email server. How can I configure the firewall so that people cannot use my email server to send spam? ...
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Automatically Configuring client workstation in a Lan

Suppose we have a Lan with X clients workstations and Y servers, the servers are running different network services (web, e-mail, directory service...) both client and servers might run either Linux ...
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nginx: Multiple dirs for different apps

I currently running in circle and I guess the issue might be easily solved by proper config ;) So what I try to accomplish? On the default path (e.g. 192.168.0.2\) I wanna get WordPress running. But ...
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Should I put SPF checks before or after RBL checks in Postfix SMTP server?

I am setting up a Postfix SMTP server (pre v2.10) and was thinking to put the smtpd_recipient_restrictions as follows. smtpd_recipient_restrictions= permit_mynetworks, ...
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Recommended FCGID Config Settings

I have recently setup a new VPS to host about 10 websites and at the start was getting consistent crashing issues seemingly caused from too many processes starting to zombie processes getting hung. ...
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EC2 Instance and VPS for same domain - get email working

I have two servers: (A) - A VPS (Centos) (B) - Amazon EC2 Instance (no connection to A) - (Ubuntu) I'm having an issue of: not being able to receive email on (B), I recently switched my domain from ...
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Nginx redirect to another domain if static file not found or cache/gzip

I had this code in my config file, and it worked: try_files $uri @redirect-to-main; location @redirect-to-main { rewrite ^ https://main.com$uri redirect; } Now I need to add cache/gzip ...
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Restarting nginx keeps asking PEM pass phrase

I'm trying to reload nginx, I have a wildcard certificate for one domain which I got from namecheap, now I have moved it to my server, and assigned a nginx configuration rule with this: ...
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EC2 instances - more than one startup mode (maintenance / production)

It is my understanding that in order to make use of EC2 spot instances, the AMI for the instances must be configured to start doing whatever it's supposed to do immediately upon bootup, and continue ...
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Why use /home instead of /var?

I have seen many tutorials and real life configurations using /home to keep logs or even websites instead of leaving things in /var/logs or /var/www. Why?
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How to diagnose RDP with commandline?

I have a server with 1and1 and they have given up trying to restore RDP access (not trying at all) and told me to re-image the server. As this is a production machine, I'd like to avoid this since it ...