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Hold F5 cause all virtual hosts crash : How to limit max process per user in SuPHP

I am hosting a VPS server with Apache2, PHP/SuPHP and MySQL (LAMP). I have many virtual hosts on that server. The problem is that when someone (that happens about 20 times a day) hold F5 on a website ...
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Debian server is showing PHP code instead of interpreting it

I was told on stackoverflow to post this question here: Scroll down to see result of things I've done based on suggestions I am setting up my first project using Vagrant. I chose the following ...
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Prevent other user read my files

Hello i have 2 users Joe is root and Gary (normal user) but if gary enter 'cat /home/joe/function.php' gary can view all code with mysql password into this file. What is the solution for disable all ...
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100% CPU, load average 0 - how is this possible?

Here's the top output: top - 19:20:47 up 1 day, 4:30, 1 user, load average: 0.01, 0.07, 0.12 Tasks: 170 total, 1 running, 169 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie %Cpu(s): 0.6 us, 0.9 sy, 0.0 ...
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Network outage when machine on internal ipsec secured net crashes

We have 3 machines (Debian Jessie), each having 2 network interfaces. One interface is connected to the internet, the other to an internal net which is encrypted via ipsec/racoon. One of the machines ...
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How to start a new Debian port? [on hold]

I would like to port Debian to the Xeon Phi (k1om, Knights Corner) so that it can be run as OS on the card -- primarily to ease building complex codes for the card . They currently use Yocto for ...
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apt-cacher cleanup is taking too long

On my Debian6 I have apt-cacher installed and running correctly. Every day the current task is run **/etc/cron.daily/apt-cacher: #!/bin/sh # Only do anything if apt-cacher is actually installed ...
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Unattended upgrades: kernels taking up /boot space

Typically I like to have unattended-upgrades enabled in all my Ubuntu 14.04 servers (both security and updates). The relevant configuration line for my question is the following: // Do automatic ...
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What packages can I update in OpenVZ contained guest?

Recently I bought low cost (1$/m, 256 MiB) VPS based on OpenVZ virtualization. There are pre-built guest Debian 7.0. I like stay with more recent Debian stable release - 8.0. Is it safe to: sed -i ...
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Apache downloading PHP files instead of rendering them after uddate form php 5.3.3 to 5.4

I have some scripts that need to use a newer version of PHP, Im running Debian 6 which has PHP 5.3.3 support, I found I could install php 5.4 using https://www.dotdeb.org/instructions/ packages. This ...
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uWSGI doesn't execute chdir

Title. When I run uwsgi as uwsgi *** or /usr/local/bin/uwsgi *** it works perfectly, but when I run it as /usr/bin/uwsgi *** (as it being runned as service) it doesn't execute chdir directive of .ini ...
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iptables setup forwarding between two ethernet interface

I want to create a gateway on linux which has 2 interfaces eth0 and eth1. Eth1 is created by a lte modem and once the lte modem attaches to the network and gets an ip address. Then a dhcp server is ...
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install debian from hybrid standard CD [migrated]

I downloaded debian-live-8.1.0-i386-standard.iso from http://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/8.1.0-live/i386/iso-hybrid/ and booted a system from it , logged in with "user" and password as "live". NOW, ...
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Is it possible to make apt-cacher not cache specific repositories

We have a environment currently setup with Apt-Cacher and it is working great. I am in the process of making a local Debian repository for custom packages that we crate in house. I can serve the ...
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Location for private key file for SFTP user

I would like to create a user account that can access web server files. I could set the home directory of this user to /var/www now, but the standard location for the authorized_keys file is in the ...
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Hyper-V lost synthetic NIC after Debian 8 dist-upgrade?

I'm running a Debian 8 vm on Hyper-V (Win Srv 2012R2) and when I did a dist-upgrade of stable, I lost all network connectivity. Using the console, I was able to see the network interfaces as UP but ...
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How can I set up Certificate Transparency if my CA doesn't support it?

I think many of you have actually heard of Google's Certificate Transparency initiative. Now the initiave involves a public log of all certificates issued by some CA. As this is some amount of work, ...
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No internet access for client static ip on linux dhcp server

We are using a dhcp server configured with isc-dhcp-server on debian 8 in a small office network. The server has two network adapters one is connected to a pppoe modem and the other is connected to ...
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Simplest way to secure debian server on LAN

I currently have a basic debian server setup and connected to my LAN. Am I right in thinking that if I remove the gateway from the network configuration then the box will be unable to communicate ...
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simple-cdd - cache deb files [on hold]

This is related with the question: Building a custom Debian CD with simple-cdd : rebuild without downloading all the deb files. Unfortunately I'm unable to comment thus posting a new question. How to ...
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How are the Debian/Ubuntu Xen netinstall images built?

Xen/XenServer has this nice feature where you can select a Debian or Ubuntu template and point it at some mirror and it will go and download a minimal kernel and initrd which will be used to bootstrap ...
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iSCSI+GFS2 on debian [on hold]

I have to share data between some kvm guests on debian jessie. I tried using iSCSI and GFS2 on debian jessie, but can't find a proper howto for GFS2. Most of them are designed for Red Hat or CentOS ...
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Debian - static ip, /etc/network/interfaces

I tried to set a static IP on my Debian 8.1 (in VirtualBox), so I edited the /etc/network/interface file : # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet ...
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Samba 4 not working correcty as dns for internal (LAN) addresses

[Edit] We tried to use samba_internal dns and also bind9_dlz on the server where samba is installed, but both cause problems when trying to access internal addresses even by IP. So we use our DNS, ...
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exim4 domains/users configuration on files or on db?

I am setting up a web server using Exim 4 on Debian 8 and, as usual, I was going to use MySQL as backend to store the settings related to the domains and users (like quota, emails, aliases, forwards, ...
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cpufrequency scaling with debian 8.1 and Intel XEON E5-1650 v3

I want my server with debian 8.1 not to use cpu scaling but always run at the highest possible frequency. I have installed cpufrequtils $ dpkg -l | grep cpufreq ii cpufrequtils ...
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Wait init.d script until host name is ready, Ubuntu/Mint

I have a postgres SQL, which I would like to bind to local host and internal net IP. In /etc/postgresql/9.3/main/postgresql.conf . . . listen_addresses = 'localhost,myhost.mynet' . . . If I just ...
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IE and Chrome: ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH

Hello i have this error with IE and Google chrome in Windows XP but my website work with Windows Seven (all browser) and Firefox (windows XP too) I learn in internet the problem its caused by ECDSA ...
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Only a certain subdomain accessing a certain port [closed]

Is there a way of having only a certain subdomain access a port? Let's say I have a Minecraft server running on default port 25565. I also have domain.com which is pointed to the IP of the server, ...
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How can I set a default email domain name on debian?

I have exim4 configured on my server as an email forwarder (for example sending an email to admin@mydomain.com will result in the email being forwarded to my personal gmail email account). This ...
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VLANs between nodes [on hold]

I have multiple nodes with Proxmox (debian distro), each node have: eth0 with static, external IP with Internet connection eth1 connected to manageable switch I want to create VLANs that connect ...
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What users should I create on a Debian server?

I have set up a new Debian server on DigitalOcean, where I'm planning to run a Django website. I have added my ssh key to the server, so I can ssh in as root without using a password. So far so ...
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varnish 4 not caching properly

After updating the debian server from wheezy to jessie, I found that varnish didn't work any more, it was because of the changes from varnish 3 to 4. I managed to get varnish loading and working, but ...
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CONFIG_NF_CONNTRACK is not set [migrated]

I am trying to setup iptables on udoo quad but I hit a brick wall and cannot find a fix anywhere: root@udoo:/# uname -a Linux udoo 3.0.35 #10 SMP PREEMPT Wed Jul 30 18:16:10 CEST 2014 armv7l ...
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Debian Jessie UpStart / Systemd / SysV no more reboot

I have make some test on a Jessie server with Upstart installation and replace it by SysV and the reverse. After this I'm not anymore able to reboot. root@amoo-001:~# reboot Failed to talk to init ...
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Linux mail(x) command. Can't open or use. Just spits out old message and returns to prompt

(Debian Squeeze) I was working on a shell script that piped output to the mail command. I must have done something wrong, as I am no longer able to use the command for anything. Even if I type "mail" ...
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Right way to configure startSSL Certificate [duplicate]

Hy! I try to apply a Start-SSL Certificate on my Apache 2 (Debian Wheezy). On Xampp i got it fast and it works, but on my Debian root, the certificate is confirmed by Avast (in this case) and not by ...
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How to configure nginx reverse proxy for ftp [duplicate]

I am trying to configure nginx reverse proxy to point to an FTP server. I've tried this: server { listen 21; location / { proxy_pass http://66.55.147.67:21/; } } with and ...
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Spam sent from my domain after a Wordpress exploit [duplicate]

I have 2 domains on my dedicated server running debian. One of them is linked to a wordpress site, mydomain.com. I've noticed that on both my sites, lately, the performances were horrible so I ...
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No internet connection via my OpenVPN server (solved)

I have OpenVPN up and running on my server. I want all traffic from my clients to be routed trough the VPN server. The client connects just fine but is unable to connect to the internet. Server ...
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Error: No space left on device when starting/stopping services only

I know there are multiple questions like this already, but none of their answers applies to my problem. So I tried to upgrade from Debian 7.7 to Debian 8.1. Every works fine, but certain operations ...
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/dev/net/tun exists, but OpenVPN is refussing to find it

I'm currently configuring an OpenVPN client on an arm microprocessor running debian squeeze, however I'm running into problems. As the below shows, /dev/net/tun exists: debarm:~# whoami root ...
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response ping is expired in transit [duplicate]

I've configured my debian's network on virtual box: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 allow-hotplug eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.56.15 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway ...
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How to request “do not start/enable” when installing packages on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Start with a base system. apt-get install apache2 That results in it installing the package AND starting the service. Is there some mechanism (standard across other packages as well if possible) ...
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mailjet with brimir (open source Ruby project) on debian doesn't send mail

I tired of searching a tip to be able to send mails with mailjet on my debian. I configured a dashboard for tickets (Brimir, Ruby open source plateform) Here is the link : ...
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Run a script if an error in syslog appears

Is it possible to run a shell script if a specified string is found in rsyslog 5.8.11? I couldn't find any examples so I tried this but it doesn't work: $Template MyAlert,":msg" :msg, contains, ...
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Slow ssh login - Activation of org.freedesktop.login1 timed out

On one of my servers I've noticed really delay on SSH logins. Connecting using the ssh -vvv options the delay occurs at debug1: Entering interactive session. extract of connection: debug1: ...
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difference from default configuration in .deb

To my great surprise I have not found an easy way to view the difference between locally altered configuration files in /etc from the defaults supplied in .deb for particular package. Some day in ...
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Sata Disk very poor performance

I have a HP MicroServer NL54, stock BIOS, with 4 HDs Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache. If I run a dd benchmark I get: $ dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb bs=4K count=4096 4096+0 ...
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smtp blues - external emails works, internal does not

I have 3 domains hosted on a remote server, but I am using other postfix server for SMTP only. So, I have two servers: mail.domain1.com - remote mail server, storing mailboxes and used for IMAP ...