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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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What does “with domain specs non-public dns” mean?

I am configuring DNSMASQ to utilize upstream nameservers without using /etc/resolv.conf with the server= option. What I don't quite understand is what domain spec mean in the following sentence? ...
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Apache Alias subdomain/folder to folder above subdomain

What I want to do is to create an alias at http://subdomain.example.com/login that points to /usr/.....etc/htdocs/example/login so that anytime someone is redirected to ...
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PowerEdge 2850 RAID 0 Configuration - Drive not found

I have two 73GB 15,000RPM HDD in my PE2850 that I need to stripe as one logical drive so I can install MS SBS 2011 (which requires an 80GB volume minimum). I enabled RAID in the BIOS and paired the ...
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nginx is no longer working on ec2 instance

i admittedly ran this: sudo update-rc.d nginx defaults which seemed to wipe out the setup of nginx. Nginx commands like sudo service nginx start, etc no longer return anything when executed. ...
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Apache 2 using Include with full path

I'm attempting to set up a test environment where the software is being developed on host machines then tested in a Virtual Machine and the VM has all code mapped to a Z:/ drive. My issue is that ...
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Sever configuration for 100 users [duplicate]

I have an issue related to what server to approximate for the following scenario (a real situation): I have a server where will be stored some videos that can be accessed through a web application ...
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nginx serving alternate location on 404

I'm trying to set up an nginx config as follows: When receiving a request like /tile/SteveCountryVic/1/2/3.png: Attempt to pass it through to http://localhost:5005/1/2/3.png If that 404s, pass it to ...
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ConfigServer CSF and iptables config

I'm aware there is a /etc/sysconfig/iptables file, with rules for iptables (and what's the effective difference with /etc/sysconfig/iptables-config?). I installed CSF & LFD. You can configure ...
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Configure Domain on VPS Running Cpanel to EC2

I have a VPS, that is running cpanel, which I want to configure to point to an ec2 instance. I'm slightly confused which settings on Advanced DNS Zone Editor under cpanel I need to change to properly ...
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How could I avoid having 90 CPU Load only by pressing F5 on my browser?

I have a php website and If I press on F5 on my browser I get this CPU load : $ w 11:34:54 up 16 days, 1 min, 5 users, load average: 90,81, 32,02, 12,57 It come from every pages on my website ! ...
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Remove port from the url [closed]

How can I change the url http://localhost:8080 to http://localhost in a lighttpd server.. I searched on Google, but no luck.. My current .conf file server.document-root = "/mnt/sdcard/www" ...
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Is there a standard way to keep modified Linux configuration files separate and identifiable?

NOTE This is a copy of a closed question from Stack Overflow, and a constructive version, I feel, of a similar question in Server Fault. Often I need to edit many configuration files under /etc, ...
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Nginx + Gunicorn + Django - nginx not allowing static files

Updated Code - this is still not working though. Settings.py STATIC_ROOT = '/home/ubuntu/virtualenv/mysite/homelaunch/static/' STATIC_URL = '/static/' nginx conf :: /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/mysite ...
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Postfix / dovecot won't work

My configuration of dovecot - postfix - postfixadmin won't work. Since i'm pretty new to emails, i followed this tutorial My server is an Ubuntu 13.04 server. Email sending from localhost works as ...
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VMWare Workstation - how to automate or script changes to the virtual network configuration

VMWare Workstation (I'm using V8 on Linux) provides a GUI tool, Virtual Network Editor (vmware-netcfg) to edit the virtual network adapter settings for use by the VMs on the system. I'm dealing with ...
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Content Security Policy Configuration Problems

I have a server running nginx and I would like to add CSP. However I'm encountering difficulties even after following numerous guides I will either get an error from nginx or they just don't work. ...
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nginx django suburl doesn't work

I'm trying to setup django under some suburl, lets say /myproject, with nginx and uwsgi. However, I can't get it working. Whatever I try, seems that uwsgi_modifier1 30; option doesn't work. I always ...
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Cant configure Apache with Passenger + Rails

I am only beginner and try to understand how to configure apach web-server for my RubyOnRails app. I have linux, installed apache2, passenger and apache2-module for passenger. While installing i got ...
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Apache: Server count not decreasing after peak ends

We're running a hosted website on Apache. 6 hours ago we had our daily request peak and our webservers all spawned 110 apache servers (our MaxClients value) 5 hours ago the request peak ended. As we ...