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IIS WebLimits not being respected

So I've configured IIS8.5 on Win 8.1, like so: appcmd.exe set config -section:system.applicationHost/webLimits /connectionTimeout:"00:00:03" /commit:apphost I've verified that the setting appears ...
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Nginx config with try_files and rewrite: precedence?

I'm trying to rationalize my Nginx server config, but I have a rather dumb question that I couldn't solve. So, here is the question : is try_files parsed before or after rewrite ? Asked differently, ...
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Make nginx config like apache2 virtualhosts

I have web server with apache2 with many subdomains on it like, domain.com, abc.domain.com, def.domain.com etc. etc. Now I got a new nginx server and want to set it up like apache2, so to test I ...
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Configuring courier-authlib on an RHEL6

I'm trying to connect Courier to MySQL on a RHEL6. I've installed the Courier using RPMs and not the repositories (which I think is the root of my problems). Anyway, here are the packages I've ...
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Using an include directory with SNMP (snmpd.conf)

I'm having to add a number of extend directives to snmpd.conf, and each of the extends are actually apart of various monitoring groups. It makes a lot of sense to collect each group into a single ...
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One Apache server, multiple clients - best practices for config files?

EDIT: I just got a "Tumbleweed" badge. Nobody has any thoughts or pointers for me? Pretty please? First time user; please be gentle. :-) (And if you don't like my question I'd be grateful for a ...
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How Do I Configure Nginx To Communicate with SMTP Server?

I'm an application developer and have little knowledge on sysadmin / server configuration tasks. I have an nginx server communicating to a Flask web application through uWSGI on a VPS. I'm trying to ...
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pdns-recursor allocates resources to non-existing queries

I've got a lab-server running pdns-recursor. I set it up to experiment with rate limiting, so it has been resolving requests openly from the whole internet for weeks. My idea was that sooner or later ...
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Server Memory with Magento

I have a cloud server with the following specifications: 2vCPUs 4G RAM 160GB Disk Space Network 400Mb/s System Image: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS I am only running Magento CE 1.7.0.2 on this server. Nothing ...
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connect-to-oracle-db-9i server-using-ssh-tunnel-via-putty

I am trying to connect ORACLE DB behind NAT so i choose SSH TUNNEL via putty so here is the information Global i p example: 122.54.34.12 LAN i p example : 192.168.3.103 ORACLE DB_PORT : 1521 and ...
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Benefit of Dell PERC Card for SSD

I bought a dell workstation for using with mysql and python. It came with a single HD and PERC 310 controller. I then installed the OS on an ssd instead to speed things up. However, there seems to ...
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Load balancing in Nginx with redirect rather than proxy

I want to use Nginx in a bit of an unconventional way. I want to load balance between a few servers, but rather than proxy content for those servers I want to redirect to them. That is, if a ...
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Apache not responding to configuration changes

I have an Apache server running the latest 2.2 version on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS. I haven't changed most of the configuration. Everything worked fine at start, but now it's not noticing any changes to its ...
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configure frag3 in SNORT

i m trying to test IDS systems on evasion. I have picked up Snort IDS. I have crafted few fragmented packet scenario, and i m sending those fragmented packet to destination address. All these crafted ...
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change configure -prefix in apache 2.2.18 installation linux

I have installed apache2.2.18 on my linux server. However, while configuring it using ./configure –prefix=PREFIX command i gave a wrong prefix. I noticed it after running make install command as ...
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nginx sending incomplete response

Without restart or modification of config, nginx is sending incomplete responses sometimes. Today, I could reproduce well, but still don't know what's wrong or how to fix. I put a 5MB file to the ...
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nginx variable port number

I'd like to be able tu run an nginx server on port 8080 when launched by a regular user and on port 80 when launched by root. How can this be parametrized in the config file or by using bash script ?
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ISC DHCP server not dynamically updating DNS

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server, running an isc_dhcp_server and the bind9 DNS server. Bind acts as a cache, and it maintains the .m domain (and zone) on my local network. The server's address is ...
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Can Apache Web Server handle up to 100,000 concurrent connections? [duplicate]

Is it possible to configure Apache Web Server to handle up to 100,000 or more concurrent connections? I know if this were to be possible, it's definitely going to be resource intensive. In that ...
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Cannot compile nginx with ngx_http_js module

I have a trouble trying to compile nginx with JavaScript module on Debian. This module requires SpiderMonkey to be installed. I've set up SpiderMonkey and it seems to work fine. I've also downloaded ...
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Don't want isc-dhcp to ever reallocate reserved ip even if hosts is down

I've allocated ip's to some systems through dhcp and then made entries in dhcpd.conf for reservation so that these ip's are not allocated to other macs. But when the system with reserved ip is offline ...
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RHEL 6 NetworkManager and secondary IP addresses

I've got two hosts running the same release of RHEL (6.4). I've been given eight IP addresses to put onto one NIC in each host. On host A, I manually created ifcfg-eth0, ifcfg-etho:1, ifcfg-etho:2, ...
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roundcube webmail plugins configuration

I have strange experience with roundcube plugins. when i am installing one plugin the old plugin that already enabled getting disabled by default. I enabling plugings in config file. For example ...
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How to conditionally set php session cookie within php-fpm www.conf?

I need to set PHP session cookie domain dynamically using php-fpm configuration, pseudo code like this: <If "%{HTTP_HOST} !~ /[0-9]/"> php_value[session.cookie_domain] = ".mysite.com" ...
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Debian, Apache and conf-enabled

If conf-enabled configs contain Alias directives and Directory sections, to which VHost do they apply - to all ones in sites-enabled or to the default (first) one?
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Will a graceful reload of Apache configuration require the SSL Cert password?

I have an apache server running that required a minor configuration update. I want to force Apache to reload the config (e.g. via /etc/init.d/httpd reload or apachectl graceful), but I do not posses ...
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Set NTP not to receive time from peers on Ubuntu

In my /etc/ntp.conf, it says By default, exchange time with everybody, but don't allow configuration. restrict -4 default kod notrap nomodify nopeer noquery restrict -6 default kod notrap nomodify ...
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Openvpn different subnet with dynamic ip using client-config-dir (cdd)

Good Morning, I need some help for a specific configuration in a server. Let's say I have two kind of people that will connect to my VPN. Pepole from Group A and people from Group B. I need them to ...
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Proxmox private network between KVM and VZ

Sorry for asking this eventually trivial question, but I'm fighting with this for more than a day, and was unable to figure this out by myself so far. Situation Proxmox host running a bunch of ...
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Set git config for a group instead of user or systemwide

We have configured git config --system init.templatedir /path/ on our system to automatically create required githooks for each new repository created via git init. However, there is another group of ...
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Compiling Apache 2.4.9 with session cookie module

I compiled my Apache build with following configurations: ./configure \ --prefix=/usr/local/apache2 \ --sysconfdir=/etc/apache2 \ --enable-so \ --enable-info \ ...
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Best Configuration for my new servers

I am sorry if it's not a question should be ask in here. I have brought two new IBM x3650 M4 Servers with 2 CPUs, 64GB Memory and 4x 1TB 2.5" HDD. I also have Windows Server 2012 Licence. What I ...
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configure nginx with 2 locations while 1 answers to specific url request

I appologize for the weird title :) what I have I have two web applications running on the same server (an OSClass installation and the Vanilla Forum). One of them is supposed to be the master of ...
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Is it possible to see the RAM units configuration on HP ProLiant DL380 G5

I have an HP ProLiant DL380 G5 Server in the datacenter running Windows Server 2008 R2. I need to think about upgrading RAM on this server and decide on configuration of RAM units I am going to ...
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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 ...
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Which Nginx and which config file is used

I am trying to install Phusion Passenger module for Nginx. There was Nginx installed in /usr/sbin/nginx. The installer gem downloaded Nginx sources and compiled them with Passenger support into ...
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Setting up Apache VirtualHost for multiple sites

I'm trying to set up a website on my machine, and am having some trouble. I've prototyped the website using Flask and the debug server, and now would like to host it for a bit while I further debug ...
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CygWin SSHD and UTF-8 BOM

The CygWin ssh server configuration file "config_sshd" seems to need to be written minus a byte order marker. The server will accept UTF-8 but obviously becomes confused if it sees what it thinks is ...
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Nginx htaccess rewrite specified folder

I tried to convert this htaccess rules to nginx: apache # Necessary to prevent problems when using a controller named "index" and having a root index.php # more here: ...
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Where's the best place to deploy a proxy.pac file to?

Instead of having separate proxy settings in Group Policy for several web browsers (Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and FrontMotion Firefox), I decided that it would be better to create a proxy.pac ...
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What would automatically cause a sessionState-related change in the web.config of a WSS 3 instance?

On our production SharePoint (WSS 3) installation we recently encountered various issues, the root cause of which we narrowed down to this (apparently automatic) change in the web.config: Before ...
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Exim, VPS and another e-mail server - can't send e-mails

Well, after a long time I found the problem. For some reason, using "www" as the hostname was causing the issue. Using "web" as hostname and re-running Exim config via dpkg-reconfigure fixed the ...
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Downsides of keeping host configuration files public?

I want to keep configuration for several of my hosts in mercurial and back it up, let's say, to bitbucket. Let's say, I have taken some precautions - tuned SSH to accept only keys, tuned pam to hash ...
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My virtual users can't Chroot()

I'm configuring a Proftp server in a Fedora 20 Linux server. All my real users are loging in perfectly but not the case with the virtual users. Virtaul users are in the SQL table and mod_sql.c is ...
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When and how are initial directories created in HDFS

I have a Hadoop setup in which the configured HDFS umask is 027 instead of the default one. Some of the initially created directories have correct permissions (like tmp drwxrwxrwx) but others such as ...
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IPv6 and AdvManagedFlag

RA messages have AdvManagedFlag. If this flag is ON then host "should use stateful autoconfiguration to obtain addresses" (RFC 2462). But RA messages are processing by the kernel. How do we know that ...
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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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Understanding the nginx proxy_cache_path directive

Suppose I have this nginx config file 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 ...
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What Server dns template I need to make to meet denic requirements

I have problem with denic dns propagation at some .de domains. I have on my configuration dns server this template: <domain>. NS ns1.itplace.ro. <domain>. NS ns2.itplace.ro. ...
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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 ...