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T410 Memory upgrade Mixing Size&Clock

We have a Dell T410 server using : A4/B4 - A1/A1 - 2GB/2GB 1066mhz A2/A2 - 2GB/2GB 1066mhz A3/A3 - I have 2x4GB 1333mkz for upgrade to 16GB. But : A4/B4 - A1/A1 - 2GB/2GB 1066mhz A2/A2 - ...
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nginx failover without load balancing

I'm having trouble with configuring nginx. I'm using nignx for reverse porxy. I just want to send my all requests to my first server. But if the first server is down, i want to send requests to ...
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Custom Variables in Apache Config

I currently have the following line in my Apache config (to exclude some top-level folders from a mod_rewrite rule): RewriteCond $1 !^(folder1|folder2|folder3|folder4|folder5)/ I would now like to ...
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Correctly configure NGINX to redirect http and all vhosts to specific address

I am unfamiliar with setting up the config and I feel that I've got most of my config right, but there is specific functionality that I can't configure correctly. What I'm trying to accomplish: ...
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Why is sendmail skipping my ruleset 98?

I'm using sendmail 8.14.4 on x64 Centos 6.3. and have followed the instructions provided by adamo in: How can I configure sendmail (or another mail server) to accept outbound mail, but to not send it ...
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nginx deny user agent causes error when not encapsulated in quotes

I'm trying to deny some user agents I constantly see probing my nginx web server. If I have this in my .conf file ## Block http user agent - morpheus fucking scanner ## if ($http_user_agent ~* ...
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OpenVPN Client-specific routing when using username/password authentication

So I have an openvpn running on a debian machine and I have set it up to work with PAM authentication via the pam module AND NOT the provided example script. However, requirements changed and now I ...
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puppet configuration issue [closed]

I'm going over a module and in one of the define statements they call a file resource inside which they have: file { "ifcfg-${interface}": content => template('network/ifcfg-bond.erb'), before ...
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Environment Varibales in MySQL configuration file?

It is possible to use environment variables in an Apache .conf file, but what about MySQL, is there a way to use them in the MySQL configuration file (my.ini/my.cfg)? The closest thing I could find ...
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How to access variable in puppet

I've written a module and I've defined a variable called "master" in the location: /etc/puppet/network/manifests/vlan/vlan.pp. In vlan.pp I make a call to a template file: file { ...
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VirtualBox VBoxManage: How can I see the current configuration?

VBoxManage provides some additional configuration possibilities for VirtualBox, for instance activating of symlinks in shared folders (is still not working for me...): ...
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puppet types query

I'm looking at a module for learning purposes. My understanding was that everything needs to be in a class or definition, however below the module has a definition in init.pp however after the ...
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puppet erb code fails

I've written the following in my templates, but when I run puppet client it keeps complaining of "Failed to parse template Detail: Could not find value for 'mas". My problem is that ipa variable is ...
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what does this puppet config mean?

I'm learning puppet and am going over a module. To use the module I have to put these lines of code in my nodes.pp file: node server1 { include network network::bond::static { "bond0": ...
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How do I configure a location block to always return a single file in nginx?

In my application I want the location "/" to return a static index.html file, I want "/static" to serve static files from a folder and I want all other requests to return 404 NOT FOUND. At a later ...
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What does $:: mean in puppet

I'm going through a module that manages network, in order to understand how puppet modules work, what I'm stuck on is understanding what $::nisdomainname is, where did it come from and what does "$::" ...
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converted .htaccess to nginx is breaking my app

I have been working on this all day and still am not having no luck. I used an online .htaccess to config converter and so I don't think it converted everything correctly. The following is my ...
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PHP: how to specify directory names with PATH_SEPARATOR in open_basedir?

On non-Windows systems PHP's PATH_SEPARATOR constant is a colon... unfortunately I have to deal with a running system which has lots of existing virtualhosts and directories with colons in their name ...
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Routing table configuration

Suppose having an routing table in which the default-route is missing can a router work without a default-route or the table is incomplete? and having these two entries is also legit or there is an ...
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How to rotate log based on an interval unless log exceeds a certain size?

From the man page of logrotate: minsize size Log files are rotated when they grow bigger than size bytes, but not before the additionally specified time interval (daily, weekly, monthly, ...
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How does samba usershare_acl parameter works?

Looks like it is not even documented on the samba website itself, or did I miss it?
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nginx or port 80 unreachable

After some server hardening, and installing NGINX (whitout modifying the configuration) I somehow cant access nginx from outside anymore. Sadly, I'm not at all an expert in theese things. The ...
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The mod_negotiation seems to be enabled, but .php files without extensions return 404

I have the following problem - after moving to a new platform PHP files aren't found unless URL contains their extension. So, if /var/www contains file problem.php, the URL ...
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apache 2 virtual host ssl configuration

Why is it that some of the directives in ssl configuration are placed withing a virtual host section? if one decides to just support one website in a server, couldn't all SSL configuration just be ...
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Apache / httpd not starting automatically on boot

I have apache2 installed on Amazon Linux AMI release 2012.03. I'm able to start it manually just fine, without any errors using /etc/init.d/httpd start. However, it doesn't start automatically when ...
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How to configure RRAS VPN behind a DSL router on as single NIC 2008 R2

I already had this running once with an older server, but now I changed hardware and cannot get this running again (I'm more a dev than a admin). Here's my network setup: Internet | DSL Router | ...
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Server Virtualization - Power on demand

I have a cluster of (virtual) development servers set up using virtual box. Each of these servers is for an independent product and their use tends to be focused on a few of them at any given time. ...
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cannot restart php5-fpm

I've made some changes in the .ini files and wanted to restart php5-fpm. /etc/init.d/php5-fpm restart Jan 20 14:25:48.171577 [ERROR] bind() for address '/var/lib/php5-fpm/apps.sock' failed: ...
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Configuration lookup service

I have a server cluster and each instance needs to have some sense of the overall system state. Basically what I need is a lookup service that... stores basic service configuration, such as ...
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Which Apache parameters responsible for high CPU usage and slower response?

Two dedicated separate servers running with identical configuration of hardware (Dual E5-2620 32GB) in similar environment (CentOS 6.3, Apache+PHP+MySQL) serving similar tasks, but behaving in ...
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sendmail config, making open relay

I am trying to find a sendmail.mc config that allows open relaying without username/password to any system (I am testing some code that uses SMTP). After Google'd, I could not find and it has been a ...
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Nginx rewrite rule “^/([a-z0-9]{32})\.png$” not working (used to work on Apache)

I have these rewrite rules (I tried both with no avail): location ~* "^/([a-z0-9]{32})\.png$" { rewrite ^ /index.php?page=log&id=$1 last; } and location ~* ...
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Configure tomcat 5.5 stdout and stderr logging

I'm trying to configure tomcat 5.5 in our webapplication in order to NOT create a log file for each day but instead use always the same log file. In fact, in the logs/ dir, I have three kind of logs: ...
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Cannot execute PHP file from domain name

Server run on Amazon Linux AMI** (similary to redhat) I follow the installation from Install PHP-FPM, Nginx, & MySQL on EC2 with Amazon Linux AMI It's work properly if I call directly from server ...
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nginx server directive is not allowed here

I know there are dupes of this out there, but I can't seem to solve this in my situation. I'm following this article on setting up nginx as reverse proxy with apache. And I get this error: nginx: ...
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ProFTPd MySQL query %u resolves to proftpd, not username

I am trying to use ProFTPd's MySQL configuration to set up FTP login to my server. I have a SQLNamedQuery that is used to get the user info from the database (see Setting up ProFTPd with default home ...
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Apache2/glassfish|tomcat: Redirecting some (but not all) requests on 80 to glassfish on port 8080, where is the admin screen?

Using that answer: How to redirect traffic on port 80 to Tomcat port 8080 whilst still allowing the server to send/receive on port 80 I've configured my apache2 server to redirect some requests to ...
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Make Apache2 skip problematic configs?

Is there a way to make Apache2 skip configuration files or segments if they lead to errors? For example, if I have specified a <VirtualHost></> but the defined path doesn't exist anymore. ...
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Where to put system partition on 12 disk hardware raid setup

I'm going to rent a server with 12 SATA disks hardware raid(planned to be configured as raid5), and I'm wondering what's the best practice where to put system partition in that case and the most ...
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Autonegotiation on laptops for mobile users a must now?

I work in Unified Communications for a company with about 9000 desktops and laptops. I'm part of a team who is implementing and supporting things like Lync and Jabber Video and audio conferencing. ...
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Apache configuration with proxy and location

I want to map these domains to these ports. How can I do it? http://test1.example.com/phpmyadmin/ example.com:80/phpmyadmin/ http://test1.example.com/app1/ example.com:8080/app1/ ...
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Is there a global config file for Unison synchronization tool?

I'd like all my unison profiles to have merge = Name * -> meld CURRENT1 CURRENT2 diff = /usr/bin/meld CURRENT1 CURRENT2 confirmmerge = true as options. I know I can add these options to each ...
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Can not access tomcat's default page

I am quite new to Tomcat. I use win XP. I have installed Tomcat 7.0.3, started it. I have started a browser, go to localhost:8080 and I can see the congratulations page, saying that tomcat is ...
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NGINX redirect all domains to one, but not server's own public and private IP addresses

I haven't been able to find a question that matches my particular scenario so, hopefully this isn't a duplicate, if so I apologize. I have 4 web servers behind a load balancer. I want only ...
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php5-fpm configuration pm - (node) Process manager settings nodes in more layman terms

I have the following configuration for php-fpm [www] listen = 127.0.0.1:9000 listen.allowed_clients = 127.0.0.1 user = www-data group = www-data pm = dynamic pm.max_children = 50 pm.start_servers = ...
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how do i read php5-fpm configuration and how do i optimize my configuration? [closed]

This is my current php5-fpm configuration [www] listen = 127.0.0.1:9000 listen.allowed_clients = 127.0.0.1 user = www-data group = www-data pm = dynamic pm.max_children = 50 pm.start_servers = 25 ...
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supervisor.con on centos 6 [closed]

I installed supervisor using easy_install, however, the conf file seems to be missing, and I really wanted to have a base to start my configuration. Does anyone know where can I find this file or an ...
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How to install NewRelic on Plesk server, so it would automatically divide different domains into different apps?

I have a dedicated server, which hosts 30+ domains. I use Plesk 11 for hosting management, also user creation, databases etc. I would like to see NewRelic Lite reports per domain, and I think it is ...
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Samba share not usable by PHP-FPM?

I have a PHP-FPM and nginx setup that has been working perfectly on Ubuntu Desktop 12.04. The webserver's files are served from a directory called /www, which is set as the root of the server. ...
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NGINX : internal redirection cycle : help needed on configuration

I am trying to setup a very simple nginx config to serve static content. Here is my configuration setting. I get HTTP 500 whenever I try to access a non-existant file instead of a 404. Please let ...