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nginx: Why I can't put proxy_set_header inside an if clause?

With this configuration: server { listen 8080; location / { if ($http_cookie ~* "mycookie") { proxy_set_header X-Request $request; proxy_pass ...
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Gerrit installation fails at ssh verification

I used the official guide to install Gerrit on a Debian server. Now I am stuck at the paragraph where I am supposed to verify that the ssh connection works: ssh bastian@ip.of.the.server -p 29418 ...
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VLAN & Communication

I'm working on a project regarding Network Security and I've come to the topic regarding VLANs. I was wondering if it is possible to set up multiple VLANs (VLAN0, 10, 20, 30) in a way that all VLANs ...
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Jenkins on Debian not accessible via Browser

I installed Jenkins on a remote server running Debian 6.0.6 with a ready-to-use Apache 2 instance by using the following instructions: wget -q -O - http://pkg.jenkins-ci.org/debian/jenkins-ci.org.key ...
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How to configure transport CONFIDENTIAL in Apache HTTPD server?

We had only one VirtualHost in our Apache 2.2 server configuration: <VirtualHost _default_:443> Our customers want be able to put in the browser only the server name in HTTP (e.g. 10.10.0.1) ...
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when use . after myhost.mydomain in config files?

I noticed sometimes '.' can be seen at the end of myhost.mydomain so it is myhost.mydomain. ^^^ statement. Where should I use this '.' at the end? Currently in etc/hosts I ...
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IIS7 responds with a 404 when extension is not listed in the Mime Types. Can't IIS simply serve the file as a default type?

How do I configure IIS to return files whether or not they are listed in the Mime Types list? It doesn't make sense for IIS to return a 404 when the file exists.
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Solution to start/stop many instances of one application

I have one tool that performs a long-running task. This tool accepts a configuration file. Right now I need to run simultaneously about 15 instances with different configs (using screen for this). ...
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Cisco Archiving of Logs - Rebooting device resets file count but doesn't remove files

We are using the cisco IOS feature of configuration archiving and it has been very useful. One thing we are finding is that we have set the maximum file count to 14, which is fine. Except when we ...
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How to Enable Autocomplete in Request Tracker 4

I'm running Request Tracker 4.0.4 on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS. I'm trying to enable the autocomplete feature described in this post, but I can't seem to get it to work. For example, when I try to ...
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What are your recommendations on storing passwords for configuration management?

I've seen many recommendations to versionize configuration management system. How do you suggest one deals with passwords that are needed for application security? Versionize them, too?
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How do I make nginx rewrite requests to a different server (which is in the same config)?

I am trying to achieve the following: Some files on my server should be served from a subdomain (static.example.com) for performance purposes (avoiding cookies). However, some of the content is ...
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List the current configuration of nginx server [duplicate]

Yesterday I did something quite stupid. I edited a configuration file of my nginx server, throwing away some settings and just after I saved the file I realized I was editing the wrong file. Now I ...
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proFTPd config for multiple users

I recently started using proftpd for my needs of a simple ftp client on my Ubuntu 10.10 server. I started with a configuration I found online, but I can't find the source anymore. At the moment I have ...
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Setting up CentOS/RHEL virtual on VirtualBox

I have a physical server running Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.5 (Tikanga). I would like to create a virtual machine (using VirtualBox) with a binary-compatible version of CentOS server as ...
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How to serve Nginx using just a Rackspace server IP address?

I'm setting up a server on Rackspace for migrating an existing website to so I can have everything working before changing the DNS entry. I had no problems getting the server to work at the IP ...
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what is the equivalent of apachectl -S on nginx

There's this great flag for apachectl, -S, which gives you the list of vhosts and the configuration files they are configured in. Is there anything similar in Nginx?
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Rolling Oncall Distribution List with Microsoft Exchange

I'm trying to set up an "oncall" user/email for Microsoft Exchange (ex: oncall@mybiz.org), with the idea being that whoever on my team is currently "oncall" will be added to the list. Then, when they ...
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How can I separate my custom config files from default config files provided?

In a server with several packages installed (nginx, php, etc) and configured with .conf files how can I avoid problems with updates that introduce new config parameters? Currently whenever I update, ...
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How to copy the appropriate config file, with CHEF, in a recipe?

I'm starting to learn how develop recipes to chef. I need to install Ganglia Monitor in some servers (or nodes in ganglia literature). So that's why I'm checking if the plataform is ubuntu, centOS and ...
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get mod_geoip2 to detect city name

I have installed mod_geoip2 to apache-2.2 according to documentation here is my config LoadModule geoip_module /usr/lib64/httpd/modules/mod_geoip.so <IfModule geoip_module> GeoIPDBFile ...
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Specifying multiple NameVirtualHosts in a VirtualHost configuration

My server is running Apache2 and the configuration contains several NameVirtualHost settings. # Example NameVirtualHost aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd:80 NameVirtualHost xxx.yyy.zzz.qqq:80 NameVirtualHost ...
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IIS and IP configuration - somewhat complicated issue

I am using client - server software called XSockets. I can run it on my local computer, but I cannot on my web server. This is my home configuration (win7 IIS7): myDomainName.com points directly ...
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Why Postfix on Linux require a “-” character before the pathname?

I´ve found the following here: IMPORTANT: on Linux you need to put a "-" character before the pathname, e.g., -/var/log/maillog, otherwise the syslogd process will use more system resources than ...
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Postgres using only 500 MB of RAM of the available 4 GB

We recently moved to running postgres server on it's own VM and tracked the memory usage of the VM. Here is what I found: That the postgres is only using 500 MB of the available memory on the VM. ...
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How to set up a PPPoE connection on a router which connects to the Internet through another router [closed]

My ISP has given me a router on which I don't have permission to set up the configuration (well, the important part at least. It's in bridge mode, ISP says). To connect to the Internet, I have to ...
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Security configuration in IIS8 does not allow for folders to be created on network shares with ClassicASP

I need to find the IIS8 configuration that allows this code to work with Windows Authentication Enabled. No Anonymous access. I have a three lines of code written with Classic ASP that are meant to ...
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Exporting paths and configs in ubuntu

I am trying to add some exports using the following method: # SETUP CONFIGS sudo bash -c "cat >> /etc/bash.bashrc" <<'EOF' export AWS_CONFIG_FILE=/etc/test/aws.txt export ...
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Postfix - sender dependent configuration based on client IP instead of email address

Using Postfix, I want to setup the transport according to the sender IP. There is sender_dependent_default_transport_maps, which does it according to the sender email address (envelope MAIL FROM). ...
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DNS zone file for subdomain, query returns host not found 5(REFUSED)

I'm trying to setup subdomains on my DNS server running Yadifa 1.0.2 on Ubuntu 12.10 64bit but can't get it to work. in my yadifad.conf, my zone looks like this <zone> type ...
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How Connect to Cisco router for the First Time

I recently purchased a new Cisco 881W and I am trying to connect to setup the initial configuration. The last time I did this about three years ago I connected over a serial link to the console port, ...
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PHP - can't use function chroot

I've installed Debian 6.0.6 x86 on a VPC with the least possible software packages and when the installation completes I take a backup of the VPC and put it aside for later use. I have installed PHP ...
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Creating A entry for server hostname and nameservers

I recently setup a server with CentOS 5 32bit, Nginx, MySQL, PHP-FPM and APC. I'm currently working on setting up the bind server correctly. I'm creating my main domain zone and I wanted to know if ...
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Postfix: 550 No Such Domain at this Location

I am trying to configure Postfix on a Linux server to only send outbound mail. I have followed the null client tutorial and my Postfix settings are set according to that tutorial. The email is ...
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Varnish - Cookie

I have the following situation: On my site, javascript sets a cookie that contains relevant information for generating the markup. I therefore want Varnish to cache each page separately for each ...
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FreeBSD 2 network cards

We have server with 2 network cards with FreeBSD on it. 1 card used for internet (works fine) and another one for local network connection (to 192.168.227.0/24 net). When i try to ping gateway of ...
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Exim 4.71 does not add DKIM signature to outgoing emails

I am trying to add DKIM to my domain, I have created a key, added the following to /etc/exim4/conf.d/transport/30_exim4_config_remote_smtp: dkim_domain = mydomain.com dkim_selector = mail1 ...
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auto install and create linux image [closed]

I am very new to sysadmin we have a webapp and it is runs on a standard linux distro . afer that we install bunch of things i.e. lamp type stakcs and some other software this creates a golden ...
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Switching wired interface in Server 2008R2

I have two 1 Gb wired Ethernet ports on a Dell server. I am trying to move to wired port #1 because of physical damage to wired port #2. The trouble is, 2008R2 won't let me have two interfaces with ...
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Can't compile PHP with Sybase

Trying to compile Sybase with PHP 5.4.13 in Linux version 3.2.0-4-686-pae (debian-kernel@lists.debian.org) (gcc version 4.6.3 (Debian 4.6.3-14) ) #1 SMP Debian 3.2.35-2 # apt-get install freetds-dev ...
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Is it possible to build a server array [closed]

I am researching a redundant server system, And i came with the following question: Is it possible to build multiple server s in a raid 1 configuration (like hard drives). This because if one server ...
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possible to have 2 nginx location block with same matching criteria?

For example, if I want to split my prevent hotlink block from caching definition block, and put them in seperate .conf file to be included latter by main.conf, will nginx only match the first one? ...
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.NET webservice app and IIS 7.5 problems

I have installed a 7.5 IIS server and tried to install a webservice. But whatever i do i cannot get it to work. I just get 404 back and a blank page. Here is the log: 2013-03-14 08:17:41 ::1 GET ...
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Copy Microsoft Exchange 2010 Settings/Config From One Server To Another?

We have Microsoft Exchange 2010 running under Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard. We would like to migrate to Windows Server Enterprise so that we can set up a DAG (the Exchange version will remain the ...
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Map a url to a subdomain (NGINX)

I know this question has been asked before on SO but I'm having trouble replicating it on my server. What I'm trying to do is when the user goes to medicine.example.com, the subdomain should be ...
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Hosting: Host single domain in two different hosts , DNS configuration [closed]

I have a site (www.santz.net) hosted in000webhost. Analysing with Pingdom, I have noticed that my site has many long outages (long time periods of being down). So the question is: can I use two ...
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Windows 2012 Core - IIS8 - Shared Configuration

I'm trying to setup windows 2012, IIS8 shared configuration. That is two IIS servers share the same configuration file which is stored on a network share. I've setup a share and granted userA "full ...
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OpenVPN daemon fails to start — starting server manually returns no output

I am setting up an openvpn server on my network for the purposes of accessing devices remotely. I have generated crts and keys with the easy-rsa scripts and have configured server.conf correctly ...
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How to configure a real domain name for sender address

I tried to sending out an email using php mail() function but it failed somehow, complaining that a real domain name is required. The following is observed in the maillog: sendmail 4984 r25984: ...
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nginx: Serve both domain.com and www.domain.com

I currently have an nginx server which can be accessed by typing in domain.com both by HTTP and HTTPS. However when I attempt to connect by typing www.domain.com instead it seems that the connection ...