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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...