A connection generally refers to a TCP/IP connection, that is established as the result of the handshake between 2 hosts.

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Debugging Connection Issues Between Two Linux Servers

I have two CentOS 5 servers running iptables and apf. I am having issues connecting with ssh from server 1 to server 2. I can connect from server 1 to a third server and from that third server to ...
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Dual external internet connections

We have here 2 Internet connections coming in. And the intention is to have all services available on our server which should be available externally, to be available through both connections. Also, ...
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Backup NAS to another NAS?

is there a way to backup / transfer a NAS (it's like a big harddrive with some access to a webinterface, but closed linux etc.... only two ethernet ports) to another one? or is the only way to connect ...
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mysql connection is slow (5seconds)

After building my webapp on a first boot i create 2 connections to mysql on debian then 1-2 (r/w) for every page after that. The connection consistently take 5.2 seconds to connect. Debian is in a VM ...
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MySQL max_user_connections

We're releasing a site in a couple of weeks that has been developed on a local machine but now when were testing on dev server we get MySQL error 'max_user_connections'. We have talked to the ...
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What does the number after the IP address represent in a MySQL connection error?

I'd just like to know what the number '64' represents in MySQL connection error message: Can't connect to MySQL server on '127.0.0.1' (64) in /var/www/test.php Thank you.
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Why can't European users access my site?

My site has been running just fine for the past couple of years, but all of a sudden, two days ago, European users have been experiencing serious connection problems to the site. I really want to fix ...
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Why same HTTP operation's connections number difference under the same surrouding?

Under the same pc to operation one HTTP operation. Lan operation has less connections number than wan's (or add network latency). Why is it so like as I said? What determines how many connections ...
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set service dependency on internet connection

I have created a window service and set some dependencies like on MSMQ, MSSQLSERVER and so. Everything is working nice. but i need to send another dependency for my service. That is on internet ...
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How would I write a terminal command to download a folder with wget from a Media Temple (gs) server?

I'm trying to download a folder using wget on the Terminal (I'm usin a Mac if that matters) because my ftp client sucks and keeps timing out. It doesn't stay connected for long. So I was wondering if ...
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How do I set the password that contains quotation mark to a connection string in an ASP.NET application?

How do I set the password that contains quotation mark to a connection string in an ASP.NET application? Answer: Password: This"Is"Password In connection string: ...
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Outlook refuses to connect to Exchange

Outlook 2007 under Windows XP connecting to Exchange 2003 SP2: when started, it flips back and forth between "Connecting to Exchange Server" and "Disconnected" three or four times, then gives up and ...
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MySQL - connection and security

I was wondering if someone could tell me if there is any potential security breeches that could occur by connecting to a sql database that does not reside at 'localhost' i.e. via ip address?
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Failed pinging a LAN card of the server from the client using shared internet connection

The server (Windows XP Pro SP3) has two LAN cards (LAN card A and B) and is connected to the internet using ADSL. The ADSL connection is shared to LAN card B using Internet Connection Sharing. The ...
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Is it possible to enable logging of RDP connections / disconnections under Windows XP and Windows 7?

As the title suggests, I'm trying to keep an eye on RDP connections / disconnections to a couple of machines. One's running Windows XP and one's running Windows 7. I've checked the event logs on the ...
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How do I fix “getaddrinfo: localhost Name or service not found” for telnet server?

I need to enable telnet (no i can't use ssh, and I don't want to discuss why I have to use telnet either), I have 127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost in /etc/hosts. I have installed ...
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Can I make TCP/IP session to run less than 60 seconds?

Our server is overloaded with TCP/IP sessions, we have 1200 - 1500 of them. Most of them are hanging in TIME_OUT state. It turns out that a connection in TIME_OUT state occupies a socket until 60 ...
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Where is the network connection enabled/disabled setting stored?

I have an Amazon EC2 instance of Windows Server 2008 where some genius managed to disable the network connection so that the instance is now isolated in its own little universe. I can shut down the ...
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How to limit SMTP delivery to hourly batches

Moved over from StackOverflow. Sorry if you saw it there first In an effort to keep us from being labeled spammers by major ISPs (in addition to SPF records, privacy policies, CANSPAM compliance and ...
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Tomcat cannot connect to MySQL on localhost

I have deployed an application on my Tomcat server with JDBC resources defined. What is puzzling me is that I can connect to the database (which is running locally on the server) only using the ...
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SSH Connection refused

I was logged into my server earlier today, and now when i go to SSH i get the error "SSH Connection Refused" i'm running Ubuntu Hardy. The server is still working, and serving web-pages i just cannot ...
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Internet Forwarding With Qemu?

I'm using kvm and qemu to run a windows virtual machine, but I'm trying to get internet on that machine. I've been reading about all this bridging and stuff that is done to do that, but I was ...
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Apache2, making my site publicly available

I want to make my apache 2 development server public to the internet, it is a Django based website. Here is my apache2 config: <VirtualHost *:80> Alias /media /home/user/myproject/statics ...
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Apache and MySQL taking all the memory? Maximum connections?

I've a had one of our servers going down (network wise) but keeping its uptime (so looks the server is not losing its power) recently. I've asked my hosting company to investigate and I've been told, ...
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Can't connect to server from certain machines

On a small college campus we have a VLAN setup for the computer labs. These machines get assigned IP addresses in the 192.168.7.xxx range. In the server room, all of the server are on the default ...
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Best way to connecting switches together to reach the best performance?

we got 3 Floors and almost 11 Switches. we are going to connect these switches so got the best performance. so this is how we got that. Network Diagram My Questions are: Is this Plan can get the ...
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SSH sometimes screws up connection when terminal overflows?

I've got a problem with SSH on a Debian Lenny based server (it's a vHost within a Xen environment, booted on a Xen kernel). I hope someone can help me with this. The SSH connection seems somehow ...
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MySQL DB connection error

I've been mucking around with Flash Builder (beta 2) and trying to get some PHP services hooked up. It's dead simple through FB assuming no hiccups. But I've been hiccupping for days now. I'm running ...
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Can't connect to MySql server on remote server

Connecting to: CentOS v?? with MySql 4.?? in Nashville (example public ip=11.11.11.11) Stack: Cable modem as gateway > router with forwarding > CentOs Box Connecting from: Windows 2003 R2 in ...
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MS Access gets Disconnected

I have MS Access 2003 application connected to SQL Server 2005 with linked tables. Starting from yesterday when I open a linked tabled and leave it open for a while (5~10 minutes) then the database ...
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SQL Server 2000 Client won’t connect

One day instead of connecting to the database my SQL Server Management gave me the following error: "Data Source name not found & no default driver found" Note it had been working for several ...
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How to connect to SQL Server via SQL Server Management Studio 2008?

I can't seem to get this to work. I have an IP address for a SQL Server. I have a login and password. How can I connect to it and work with it?
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Native client connection from IIS to SQL Server 2005 through firewall takes over 30 seconds

I have a web server (IIS7/.NET 3.5 native client) connecting to SQL 2005 through a firewall. The server is on a cluster with a named instance configured to respond to the static port 1089. TCP ports ...
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Windows Server 2003 Synchronize Not Sticking

We have a Windows Server 2003. It had Raid running on 2 disks. One disk failed and the Raid Controller failed. We replaced the disk and controller and restored everything. No data was lost. The users ...
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Too many active IP Connections

I have a Linksys WRT54GS v7 with a dd-wrt (micro) installed on. When I try to view Active IP Connections, I see too many connection there. Interestingly, there are about 120 connections that originate ...
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SQL Server 08 Express error when connecting to localhost - “Timeout expired”. Works with ::1 or 127.0.0.1

EDIT New info: Navigating to localhost:1434 in Chrome gives me an "ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE", while other ports give me an "Oops! This link appears to be broken". So it seems to binding ok there? So ...
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Problem starting Zabbix server

When trying to start the Zabbix server, I get the following error: Starting zabbix_server: /usr/local/sbin/zabbix_server [29360]: Cannot open [/tmp/zabbix_server.log] [Permission denied] ...
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How to get connection string of a database mirroring?

I want to write to program to connect to a database mirroring, and now I'm confused with the connection string. My database mirroring was installed on three SQL Server instances on three virtual PCs. ...
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Troubleshooting Apache failed connections

I am trying to troubleshoot some odd, intermittent connection failures with apache. I noticed the issue when users complained that parts of the web application we're hosting weren't working. Debugging ...
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SQL Server Standard/Enterprise Edition hosted differently from SQL Express

So SQL express in hosted on a machine, and I am assuming that SQL Enterprise or Standard is hosted on a dedicated server or something?? So I am a total rookie at this and am looking for learning ...
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General web server questions

I have never thought about that but now I am interested about few basic things behind the scenes. 1) Does webserver close connection after each request? 2) When I have more browser windows opened and ...
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Apache filling up with connections in state “Reading Request”

I have a problem with an apache who's stalling with too much requests. When I take a look at the server-status page I can see that most of the connections are in state "Reading Request", but do not ...
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PHP/mySQL: how to debug a 'too many connections' error?

I am working right now with PHP website on my client's dedicated server and I get periodically an error too many connections but ~5 users are browsing this page. In phpMyAdmin I can see that max ...
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How to setup Apache for more simultaneous connections by user?

I run a virtual CentOS 5 server with Apache 2 and PHP under FastCGI, using mod_fcgid. I've built an application which relies heavily on Ajax, and in one case uses a popup with PHP flushing to allow ...
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Accessing SQL Server using SQL login

We have a SQL 2005 server, which is running on a Domain controller. When we access the database using a SQL login from the machine database server it works. When we access the same database using ...
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Install Sonicwall Global VPN Client without administrator credentials?

Does anyone know if it's possible to connect to a Sonicwall VPN without the Sonicwall Global VPN client? I'm stuck away from work here in Liverpool due to heavy snow and can't get administrator ...
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Connection string during installation

I've been convinced to use windows setup files(msi) for the installation of my new windows forms application after I asked a question here and got some excellent answers (thank you all): ...
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Cannot generate SSPI context

I'm trying to connect between two SQL Servers to set up log-shipping. I'm getting the following error when connecting from the Publisher to the Subscriber: Cannot connect to DRBOX Additional ...
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Trusted Connection when SQL server and web Server are on two separate machines

http://weblogs.asp.net/achang/archive/2004/04/15/113866.aspx Before asking a question I tried to follow through the points in the above article to set up a trusted connection between a MS SQL server ...