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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Windows Server 2008 occasional connection drops troubleshooting

I'm seeing occasional (2 or 3 times/day) "connection drops" on a Windows Server 2008 R2 physical server, running on a Dell R710. I use the term "connection drops" because I don't know how to describe ...
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In Apache, is there a way to limit the number of new connections per second/hour/day?

To clarify, I do not wish to limit the number of simultaneous connections, nor do I want to limit the number of HTTP requests. I only want to limit the number of NEW connections per IP. I want to do ...
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php pdo connection cannot be established, but mysql command line client can

situation as follows: php script on server a, run by user 'web' (nginx + php-fpm) should access mysql on server b via pdo library, but gets SQLSTATE[HY000] [2003] Can't connect to MySQL server on ...
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PPTP connection fails with errors 800/806

I've got a client (Server 2008 R2) that won't connect to our production environment PPTP VPN server (Server 2003, running RRAS). The server is behind a firewall that has TCP1723 open as well as GRE. ...
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handle consecutive connections from ios app to wamp server [migrated]

I have an ios app that sends a command to a php script listening on a windows 2008server with wamp 2.5. If no response comes back in X seconds it sends back the command to the server. Each command ...
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CustomLog responds but there are no output on client

So my friend had a server that responds incorrectly, for example this request: time curl -vv 'http://x.x.x.x/~a/fsocial/json_eod_per_code/PTBA-2014-2-c.json' * Hostname was NOT found in DNS cache * ...
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Able to connect by SSH, but not x2go

I am having trouble connecting to a remote server with X2GO using a DSA key. Connecting works fine over SSH, but when I try to connect with X2GO, it goes immediately to the username/password box and ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Connection Freezes

I am using a server which runs windows server 2008 R2 operating system. When I create RDP connection, the connection freezes after a while. I connected from different modem and the RDP connection ...
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MySQL connecting issue with Zend App

I've set up a VirtualHost on my local machine (Windows XP with XAMP installed) and installed Zend there as well, now I'm trying to connect to the MySQL database and I get the following error message: ...
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SBS 2011 lost connectivity with router

We have to host with several virtual machines. (One SBS2011, two terminal server, a few w7, a few xp, few windows 2008r2). More than one times / day our SBS server lost connectivity with the router. ...
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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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Connectivity issue when computer is on certain ip range

I am using mobile USB stick for internet connectivity. My connection works just fine, but I cannot access my computer from outside (internet) when I am on certain IP range. When my mobile stick gets ...
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Redis connection issue

We are currently experiencing a lot of Redis errors with the message Unable to connect: read error on connection, trying next server We run Redis on FreeBSD using PHP Redis and we have a hard ...
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apache webserver unresponsible with server-status showing all child processes waiting for connection

My setup: i have 3 nearly identical webserver machines serving the same high loaded dynamic website with simple load balancing over dns. The service has been working for over two ears with the same ...
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Link rate between EMC DAE and HBA

I have a EMC DAE (KTN-STL4) drive cage directly connecconnected to a HP Proliant server using a QLogic QLE2560 HBA. I'm using copper cable between the HBA card and the DAE. On the controller card in ...
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unable to connect to nginx hosted website from most pcs, yet my local pc connects fine?

i run a website (remotely) using nginx and php, which has been ok for a long while. i recently changed the domain name to a new name and now most web browsers/pcs are unable to connect to the website. ...
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Why would a client send a RST packet as reply to a SYN,ACK?

I have a HTTP webservice where sometimes the connection setup fails in a strange way: client sends a SYN packet server sends a SYN,ACK reply client responds with RST In which situations could a ...
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Limit connection per domain source [duplicate]

I would like to limit my http request for only one virtualhost on apache, is it possible to do this via iptables for only one virtualhost ? I prefer to do not use apache if it's possible for better ...
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ssh_exchange_identification Can't Access to SSH Amazon EC2 (Lock Out)

I get an error in terminal when I'm trying to access my instance in Amazon EC2. I use Centos 6.x server WHM/cPanel, i have access to WHM, but i DON'T have a complete access to FTP or SSH. ssh: ...
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Connecting To FMS Server Issues

I am trying to get my computer to connect to an Adobe Connect server but I have had no luck. The error that Adobe is telling me is "ERROR: FMS Server did not return correctly!" and have done some ...
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IIS 8.0 Second Website on port 81 not visible publicly

I have been given a VM in Windows Azure with Windows Server 2008 R2/ IIS 8.0 running. It has a default website. Now I wanted to create a dev version of that site at some other port, say 81. I added ...
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Is the connection from PHP to a different MySQL server 100% secure?

I tried to find this information but was not able to. How is working the connection from PHP to MySQL server. As the password is sored plain, is it also sent plain to MySQL if it is stored on a ...
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Can Apache Web Server handle up to 100,000 concurrent connections? [duplicate]

Is it possible to configure Apache Web Server to handle up to 100,000 or more concurrent connections? I know if this were to be possible, it's definitely going to be resource intensive. In that ...
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MySql - Lost /var/lib/mysql directory [closed]

So, the thing is that I was messing around with directories to backup and I delete the folder /var/lib/mysql and now i cant connect to my database gettin this error (I'm using plesk panel): ...
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Number of SSH connections rises, and blocks data?

We have a client server setup, where the client sets up an SSH tunnel and uses port forwarding to send data to the server: ssh -N -L 5000:localhost:5500 user@serveraddress The normal number of SSH ...
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BGINFO with MySQL for storing computer information

We are trying to set up BGinfo to record network computers' information in a centralized database. We intend to set up BGinfo to start up for all users and record logon and logoff time plus setting up ...
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ssh tunnel refusing connections with “channel 2: open failed”

All of a sudden (read: without changing any parameters) my netbsd virtualmachine started acting oddly. The symptoms concern ssh tunneling. From my laptop I launch: $ ssh -L 7000:localhost:7000 ...
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Using pconnect on several databases in PHP on Apache2

I am running PHP in preforked(MOD_PHP) on an apache2 server. The setup is on linux Ubuntu 10.04. The database I am using is a firebird database 2.5.2. The apache2 server are running in a web cluster ...
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Single computer cannot access servers

We have several servers running on our internal network. Our router's firewall has a redirect in place for some domains to these servers' ip addresses. This works nicely. However, we've run into a ...
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Connecting two routers via serial

I'm new to Cisco and I wanted to connect two routers with serial connection. This is how my network looks now: Maybe I connected them wrong because when I try to ping from PC0 to either PC2 or PC3 ...
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Connection is not persistent when using EVDO data card

I use a BSNL EVDO wireless data card. So, with this I cannot get my connection persistent i.e I cannot load Facebook, Gmail or Google search properly. If I enter a word and hit enter in Google search ...
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Only allow a specific client to talk to a server

I have the following situation: have a server (ubuntu) running an application. I have a client (only the one client) requesting stuff from that server. To execute the requests, the client has to ...
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wget ftp connection failing after PASV command

In attempting to transfer all files from one web server ("source") to another ("destination"), the wget command is connecting via FTP, but cannnot proceed beyond the PASV command. I'm using an SSH ...
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Progressive video download in a classroom environment - how to determine bandwidth needed

Background: We need to deliver a video heavy e-learning course to a classroom of ~15 users. This video will be MP4 delivered via HTML5 video so progressive download. As from what I can gather you ...
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How can I find the total number of TCP connections for a given port and period of time by IP?

On a Linux system there are plenty of methods for listing the current TCP connections for a given port by connecting IP but: how can I count the total number of connections to a port per source IP for ...
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Understanding this error: apr_socket_recv: Connection reset by peer (104)

So, if I do some benchmarking with apache benchmark (ab), and I use large numbers of requests. Then sometimes in the middle of a test I get this error. I don't even know what it means. So how can I ...
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Connecting VoIP Phones to a Laptop

I'm trying to connect two VoIP phones to a laptop using the internal ethernet adapter and a usb-to-ethernet adapter. My configurations are as follows: Laptop eth0 - 121.1.2.1/24 Gateway - 121.1.2.4 ...
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Connecting Oracle XE DB / Oracle Database 10g Express

I started with Oracle DB. On Windows Server 2003 I installed Oracle Database 10g Express Edition and then I also installed PL SQL Developer. I tried log on via PL SQL Developer to XE database. I use ...
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Nothing Can Access MySQL

I have been trying to install WordPress, but I get the error, "Error establishing a database connection". I realize this is a common error, but after a few hours, I haven't found any solutions that ...
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Hosting medium sized files - do I need a 1000mbps connection? [duplicate]

I am planning on setting up a free file hosting site where users can host files up to 1GB. I was looking at some dedicated server hosts and found one in the Netherlands that offers 50TB bandwidth per ...
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Odd TCP termination sequence

While troubleshooting another thing, I've noticed an odd pattern of TCP closes. Packets: http://www.cloudshark.org/captures/7590ec4e6bef What's happening is that the last few packets of the close ...
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Google DNS is too slow connecting to Google APIs

I have a linux server in Germany. The server is configured with Google DNS. When I call from the server some Google API, the connection is too slow, it takes always 2 or 3 seconds to connect to the ...
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How do I know that my TCP connection is safe from the Firewalls/NAT?

Being on the Azure cloud, I found that the firewalls there drop connections between the Web server and the database quite often. Mostly when there was some inactivity, I think something between 5 and ...
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Remove hosts from Hyper-v virtual machine connection list

When using the Hyper-V Virtual machine connection program to connect to a VM on another host, you can type the name/IP of the host in the first drop down, and then the second dropdown populates with ...
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Mysql blocked my webserver max_connect_error reached [closed]

Last week end, one of my two webservers was blocked by mysql server. The result is all requests on that blocked webserver show a taylored error page. I'm thinking to implement a script to prevent ...
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postfix deliveries per connection

hope you can assist me in this case. I am administrating an Postfix server which is used for newsletters. Recently one of the major recipient domains changed their policies to only accept one email ...
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How to allow remote connection to MySQL only for specific accounts in CentOS VPS?

I have a CentOS VPS. Port #3306 for MySQL is open for all customers, and they can connect to their databases remotely. As this can be a cause of security issues, I would like to stop all remote ...
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Cisco Switch went mad

tI have a Cisco SLM2048 Smart Switch which I can't access anymore. The switch is working just fine but: I can't reach it by web interface Doesn't seem to be able to reset it, even if I hold reset ...
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How to check fiber connectivity in ESXi 5.0?

On a VMware ESXi 5.0 host, how can I check if fiber storage adapters are properly connected to the fiber switch/SAN, i.e. if the fiber link is up?