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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 ...
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Can I CHANGE an Apache CustomLog configuration line from a file in conf.d?

My Apache 2.2 httpd.conf file contains the following line: CustomLog logs/access_log common I want to instead use: CustomLog logs/access_log "a different log format that I prefer" But I can't ...
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NGINX: Serve /images/ folder statically

I've already tried so much stuff in order to do this, also, by putting a php file inside /images/test.php to test if it will be downloaded or executed, and it always gets executed. Also, I have lots ...
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SQL Service Accounts and which to use

I've done lots and lots of searching and I cant seem to find a simple answer, I assume it is because everyone's circumstances differs however; We need to setup a few SQL servers for production and I ...
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Splitting long lines in a nginx configuration file

In order to not pass garbage to the back-end, I have a strict regex for a location directive. It looks like this: location ^~ ...
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nginx config fails with SSL key/pem (unique case)

I am trying to install SSL on my nginx reverse proxy with certified ssl keys but i get this message when i try to restart server: Restarting nginx: [emerg]: ...
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Change network connection without hanging a program

I have a program on a remote computer that I run and if I change the network by specifying another gateway and dns address in the adapter proprietes the program works as usual, no problem will occur. ...
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How do I set Securityonion/snort to not capture certain packets?

After looking through my pcaps from Security onion I'd like to filter out a host (let's call it 192.168.4.4) and filter out some traffic (ports 80 & 443), current project is to look at other ...
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Proftpd configuration to run ftp/ftes ftps and sftp at the same time on different port

I have compile version of proftpd 1.3.4d with ftp, ftps, sftp and mysql authentication. So far I can have working at the same time on port 210: ftp and ftpes and on port 211 the sftp. ServerName ...
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Multiple Apache Auth User Files

I have multiple vhosts on a host running apache. It is a test system and I would like to give users "basic authentication" access to their sites. For this I have a vhost file with basic auth ...
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How do I conditionally add the Access-Control-Allow-Origin header for fonts served through an X-Accel-Redirect in nginx

I am trying to serve some webfonts through a PHP script that tells nginx to do an internal redirect using X-Accel-Redirect. As the script serves many types of files, I only wish to add the ...
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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 ...