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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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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 ...
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Upgrading to freebsd10 breaks apache24

Until now I was using freebsd9 with apache22 with ssl, every thing went well. But recently I moved to freebsd10 (fresh install) and then installed apache24 with same config as on old machine. ...
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VPN for specific URLs?

I have a root server and want to achieve that specific URLs should be under VPN control and some not. For example: www.mydomain.com or subdomain1.mydomain.com should not be under VPN control, [ip of ...
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Disable resume download capability in nginx

Is there any way to disable resume download in nginx server? I want to stop resume download capability in from URL example.com/media/ but I have no idea how to do that. Also I've searched through ...
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How to copy system/apps settings from one server to another?

I have an instance of Windows Server 2012 running my website. This instance is 100% configured, with every single detail and fix I ever needed to perform. The problem is that now due to financial ...
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Lighttpd wrong config file syntax

Been trying for hours but just can't seem to get the correct syntax in my lighttpd configuration. As a last resort I am now asking the hive mind of server fault :P I am trying to get trac hosted on ...
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Deny running scripts in nginx for specific url

I have a media folder on URL example.com/media/ and I want to deny users running scripts in my server. My server app is nginx and in How to deny script execution inside writable directories I couldn't ...
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Enable nginx browser catching for specific url

How can I enable nginx catch for specific URL? I have a django web app and I put my static files such as CSS, JavaScript and ... in a folder called static and I can access them via ...
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smbk5pwd overlay on OpenLDAP 2.4

I have an OpenLDAP server and I want to configure the smbk5pwd overlay to make OpenLDAP update the sambaNTPassword and sambaLMPassword attributes automatically when a change occurs on userPassword. ...
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Windows Server 2008 Certificate Authority setup

Help!!! Our Root CA expired on 2/28/2014 and the original server has been reloaded with an OS. I am in dire need as many of our external sites are now not working - no surprise! I have not ...
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smbclient directory listing gives NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED

I have been looking around to no avail. RHEL 6.4 I can run the following from a remote server, and successfully authenticates against LDAP: smbclient -L //tric4t/share -U username Once I run ...
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alias directive with nested location to catch php files - requests for php files giving 404

I have a directory/web app that is located outside of the web root directory of my site. Say the site is here: /var/www/site/htdocs/ And the external app is located here: /var/www/apps/coolapp/ ...
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Forward proxy user authentication does not work

I have got a simple forward proxy that needs to have user authentication and a whitelist of IP-adresses. I have created the vhost below: ProxyRequests On ProxyVia On <Proxy xx.xxx.xx.xxx:8888> ...
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How to copy IIS configuration from a server to another?

I have an already configured IIS on a Windows Server 2008 SP2. I would like to replicate the same configuration on a brand new IIS installed on another 2008 SP2 server. Of course the hostname and IP ...
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ASA stops internet when connected to VPN - firmware 9.x

I'm having issues setting up Remote access VPN on Cisco ASA (firmware 9.1) i'm able to connect via the VPN and access all internal resources but i'm not able to access internet when connected to the ...
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GlassFish force 301 redirects instead of 302

My current setup has two virtual-servers, my-server redirects to the domain with www. prefix. <virtual-server network-listeners="my-nlistener" id="my-server" sso-cookie-http-only="false" ...
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What are the drawbacks to using mod_log_rotate and rotatelogs.exe together?

On Microsoft-based platforms, are there any drawbacks or hidden pitfalls to using rotatelogs.exe for ErrorLog directive(s) and allowing mod_log_rotate to handle CustomLog directives for rotation? As I ...
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Optimizing nginx site configuration

First time working with nginx. Due to my limited knowledge of location directive precedence I had to repeat the code at two places (fastcgi). Can I optimize this file and not repeat code? This is my ...
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Override Apache's default error pages

I have an Apache server serving numerous domains as virtual hosts. I'd like to override Apache's default error pages (404, 500, etc) to apply to all of these virtual hosts, while still giving each ...
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Preventing windows from reconfiguring graphics on boot

Got a bunch of Windows boxes, each with two nvidia video cards, and each with either three or four monitors, that will every once in a while decide to rearrange the displays when the box is turned on. ...
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Write an apache configuration, with condition based on the apache version

I want to write a configuration for an apache server which should work for apache-2.2 and -2.4 without alterations. Since there are a quite a few new modules in v2.4 which have to be loaded,and a few ...
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How to atomically replace files in Apache?

When I replace served file (or modify symlink) and download this file simultaneously, Apache rarely (in small fraction of percent) responds with headers from old file, but with content from new file. ...
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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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SSH to server port forwarding through router

Hi so we have multiple machines on our network running ssh on port 22, because of this we set up port forwarding in the router as 22->22 for one of the machines and 222->22 on the other machine. The ...
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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 ...