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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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How to make my linux vm attach to an openvswitch bridge?

I am following this tutorial: http://networkstatic.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/openvswitch.openflow.gre_.tutorial1.pdf In brief: br0 is connected to the actual net, br1 is an isolated bridge to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Use FallbackResource even if directory exists

I've set up my virtual host on Apache 2.4.7 with a very basic configuration: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName foo.example.com DocumentRoot /var/www/html DirectoryIndex index.php ...
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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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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, ...
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How do I authenticate a user on specific tasks using Ansible?

I'm getting 'msg: Failed to lock apt for exclusive operation' when trying to install some dependencies in a playbook using apt, with the vagrant user. I'm suspecting it tells me this because it can't ...
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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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Snort configuration in OSSIM

I am working on snort, the one built-in with OSSIM. I am trying to configure it to get the alerts on ossim web-interface but I am unable to even start it properly. I am using 1 NIC although have ...
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Redirect issue: folders and files not redirected properly

I have recently set a new URL http://www.mytechnotes.biz for a blog I was maintaining on a subdomain http://technotes.tostaky.biz. The redirection works in the following cases: ...
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Apache server-status: allow access only from one subdomain on same IP

I'm configuring server-status and get 404 error. I need allow access to server-status only from site subdomain on same IP. I put server-status location to virtualhost config, but it's not working. If ...
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Configure IIS to be used in an intranet with a specific IP

I work on this company where I was asked to develop a helpdesk, now the problem is that I have been asked to configure the webserver on which I will be hosting this helpdesk, internally only. Since ...
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Horde complains for conf.php

I have a minimal Debian 7 box and install Horde from this instructions: https://wiki.debian.org/Horde. Request on http://localhost/horde gives A fatal error has occurred This system is currently ...
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How Can You Tell If IPSec Is Installed on Cisco

How can I tell if my Cisco router has IPSec installed? I went into configuration mode to see about setting up a crypto policy, but the 'crypto' keyword isn't available. Is this an indication that it ...
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Can I configure Apache by providing additional configuration files (and not touching the ones installed by default)?

I'm configuring Apache under a Debian based Linux distribution. I would like to configure it in such a way that my configuration changes don't get in the way of Apache upgrades. I would like to do ...
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Redirect Certain Requests

I setup my linux server to be used as a DNS server. I'm trying to figure out how I can redirect requests to a certain URL. For example, site1.com is requested. The server takes the request, and ...
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Apache custom error page (ssl_connection_error)

How to configure Apache to require client certificate based authentication on a specific direction? (httpd.conf tags) I've successfully configured Apache to require client certificate based ...
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proxy pass based on query parameters in nginx

Is there a way to proxy pass based on query parameters? I need to proxy pass root url request to server A. But, if root url has certain query parameters i need to proxy pass to server B. How can i ...
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How to customize mavericks' mac osx server apache configuration?

I have installed Mac OSX Mavericks Server and I would like to add some features to the Apache Server (gitolite, redmine, etc.) I've started with updating the httpd_server_app.conf file in ...
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VSFTPD Multiple file upload fails

I tried to configure a local web server on a virtual machine for our online-shop software, but I'm stuck at configuring the FTP Server. For most use-cases the server works correctly and nearly ...
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Rsyslogd config error

I have this rsyslog.conf file: # /etc/rsyslog.conf Configuration file for rsyslog. # # For more information see # /usr/share/doc/rsyslog-doc/html/rsyslog_conf.html ...
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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 ...