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Make Apache send a copy of requests to a script

Let's say we have a huge list of clients (~30) all running on the same server under different users (and other security settings). I need to write a "spy/logging" script which is able to handle all ...
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How to stop webrick server after calling it as a daemon (-d option)

I have run Webrick server (Redmine) using this command: ruby script/rails server webrick -e production -d. Now I would like to stop the server, but sending a SIGTERM signal or calling kill doesn't ...
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init.d service died

Adapting some code from a linux forum, I've added a service script to /etc/init.d on my ubuntu natty server to start/stop/restart node.js It literally was working the first day I made it, but then ...
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Cannot bind to port > 1007?

I want to bind a server to port 1023. If I specify any free port > 1007, I have a "address already in use" error, but it works for ports <= 1007. Working as root on Debian 7.8... Any idea?? ...
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start-stop-daemon checking for existing running process

I'm starting a Python script that I've created using start-stop-daemon. It works perfectly in all cases, except when I've forgotten that I've already started it. It creates a new process, but is ...
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Configuring Syslog to accept remote log submissions

By default syslog daemons don't accept remote log submissions. I need mine to, but don't really have a clue how to configure that. Can anyone help me out, send me a good tutorial, etc. I have been ...
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Does Anyone Know Where To Find Some Example Daemons?

I´ve never written a daemon before and I am trying to write a rather complex one that has to connect to a MYSQL database to see if it is time (or past time) to perform a ftp retrieval, then try to ...
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Should I rather explicitly run programs in foreground (instead as a daemon), or `expect fork` when configuring upstart daemons?

Many programs allow to be run either in daemon mode (which is usually the default), or explicitly run it in foreground with a flag such as -f. Now when configuring upstart to run programs like this, ...
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Cleaner way to restart daemontools services

In our product, we had created services using daemontools. One of my service looks like this, /service/test/run /service/test/log/run (has multilog command to log into ./main dir) ...
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How can I create a log for an existing daemon?

I have a deamon running (that I did not create) and I need to be able to read its logs. Unfortunately, it does not have a log file. Is there a way to pipe the daemon's output into a file, and have it ...
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Supervisord as Windows Service on Cygwin

I am attempting to run Celery as a Windows Service using Supervisord. I followed the configuration laid out on the Celery site and here. I have set up a virtual environment to run supervisord through ...
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On Mac upon reboot, how to make a new daemon start and an old daemon not start?

We have a daemon running on a Mac server (10.6.6). We want to install another newer version of the daemon along side it but not start it. Then at a specific time, we want to reboot the server and ...
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Can't boot Mysql on Centos 7

I've installed mysql on Centos 7 (mysql-community-server) as root. The problem is that I can't start the daemon with "service mysqld start", It never return me to prompt and even if I try to use ...
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init.d script appears to run but dies immediately

I registered the init.d script and when I invoke this directly /etc/init.d/gae it appears to work...PID file is created but the process is no where to be seen by the time I do a ps I have googled and ...
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Start daemon after specific samba share is mounted

I asked this question on AskUbuntu, but it's not getting any traction there... So I'll try here as well: I have a homebrew headless NAS running 12.04. In it I have a bunch of disks that are ...
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How can I run git daemon using launchd (on demand, inited style)?

I am trying to run git daemon using launchd (on demand, inited style). But git clone git clone git://127.0.0.1/testrepo fails with Cloning into 'testrepo'... fatal: unable to connect to 127.0.0.1 ...
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Windows Azure openSUSE: rcnetwork not starting

I have a Linux VM in Azure, created from their default image. My problem is simply that the init script network doesn't look like to start, so dependent services (apache, postfix...) won't start. If ...
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AFP / Apple Filling Protocol aka Netatalk access over Internet

I got a simple cloud server and thought it would be nice to have mac native afp Volumes accesss. Installed Netatalk and this seems to work pretty nice. No sensitive data or something but I don't ...
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Running Celery as a Daemon while using VirtualEnv

I've setup and tested celery on my amazon linux server, using mysql as the messaging backend and it works fine when running the program directly. My python project and celery install are located in a ...
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systemd user units and debian wheezy

I'm running a debian wheezy server and switched to systemd by installing systemd-sysv. So far everything works as before. Now I want to allow users to run/ manage their own units/ daemons with ...
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udisks-daemon eating up all my memory

I'm operating a little storage server on debian, over the past months I've noticed the process udisks-daemon eating up almost all available memory. Is this just really aggressive caching or a memory ...
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How to do remote calls from server A to B to create virtual machines

This is my first question on serverfault so I hope I'm doing this right as I'm usually on Stackoverflow :-) I have two Ubuntu 14.04 LTS servers, server A and B. Server A runs the web server where ...
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“Job failed to start” - Hey but why?

I'm running through an error that's giving me serious headache. Tried to Google for it but all I find is about MySQL which doesn't apply here. I've just updated Node and Ghost (blogging platform) on ...
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how do I set monit to non-daemon mode

I'm trying to get monit to just excite the monitrc script once and then exit. I've tried monit -v -Ic /tmp/monitrc but when I look at the output it says: Runtime constants: Control file ...
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Oracle 6.5: MySQL Daemon failed to start

I installed MySQL by following these instructions on my Oracle Linux Server release 6.5, specifically using the yum package installer command, yum install mysql mysql-server mysql-libs mysql-server ...
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Upstart - make “reload” behave like “restart”

I have a daemon process that doesn't respond to SIGHUP sent when running reload. It runs under an unprivileged user, and I can't restart it without sudo privileges. Is there a way to make reload to ...
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Adding local docker-deamon to docker-machine?

I've just installed an ubuntu machine with a docker-daemon and I"m able to run docker containers, after that I installed docker-machine and provisioned an ESX machine with docker2boot and I see this ...
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Upstart - how to convert ubuntu daemon to centos?

On Ubuntu this upstart service did a brilliant job at making sure the app always stayed running (and logged) start on started mountall respawn respawn limit unlimited exec node ...
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What's the recommended way to daemonise an executable with Ubuntu?

I've written a golang app that i'd like to run as a daemon: Start automatically on boot Only allow one instance of it to run at a time Run it as a specific user Save the stdout/stderr to a log file ...
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systemd ignores return code while starting service

I ran into this problem while writing unit-file for one simple daemon. When daemon returns '1' on startup systemd just ignores it, and it looks like daemon was started successfully while it's actually ...
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Multiple Gunicorn daemons for Django projects with Nginx result in 502 Bad Gateway for one

I want to run two Django applications on the same server, with Nginx and Gunicorn. I can run them separately, but not both at the same time: When I try, one is OK, but for the other one I receive 502. ...
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Rsync daemon : prevent the access of all a subtree except one folder by the rsyncd.conf file?

I got a Linux server on RHEL and i need to synchronize some folders from locals machines on Windows(with cygwin) and on linux via a rsync daemon on the serv. The tree are not set identically on the ...
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Can I send a command to stdin of a systemd monitored process

I use systemd to monitor a few gameservers. Some of them accept commands at runtime via stdin. Does systemd somehow allow sending input to processes? Pretty much like journalctl, but the other way ...
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Cross distro daemon command?

I'm trying to write a script to launch a daemon on both centos and debian. This is the current pseudo script: if [ =f "/etc/init.d/functions" ] then . /etc/unit.d/functions alias ...
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Daemon is sending email to root@vpsxxxxx but which deamon?

I have an email address host a Gandi which is: test@mydomain.com password: 1234 I set up an ssmtp deamon on a VPS debian to be able to send email through this address. /etc/ssmtp/ssmtp.conf is: # ...
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Why is there no (Debian) init.d script for usbipd? Should I write my own?

I just installed the usbip package on my Debian Wheezy (7.1) . For some reason, it comes without an init.d script. Why is there no init.d script for it? Should I roll out my own? Or am I doing ...
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Java daemon: “…not allowed access to the window system right now.” on boot

I have a daemon (/Library/LaunchDaemons/...) configured to launch on boot. However, I get the following error: Nov 17 20:36:24 server.local java[28972]: This user is not allowed access to the window ...