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How to configure HHVM with Nginx compiled from source?

I installed Nginx 1.8 (compiled from source) on Debian 7: cd /opt/ sudo wget http://nginx.org/download/nginx-1.8.0.tar.gz sudo wget http://labs.frickle.com/files/ngx_cache_purge-2.3.tar.gz sudo tar ...
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Python2.7 issue after updating Debian to Jessie

After running dist-upgrade on one system I am getting this error: Sorry: TypeError: compile() expected string without null bytesdpkg: error processing package python2.7 (--configure): subprocess ...
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puppet agent failing to run automatically

I have two nodes besides the puppet master listed in my puppet master. The two are currently listed as unresponsive. It appears the puppet agents are failing to run automatically. In my logs on the ...
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Unable to set a bridge over bonding on Debian

I have a Debian 8 Jessie machine with two interfaces (eth0 and eth1) bonded in balance-rr mode (aka 0). It works smoothly, but when I try to set up a bridge on it, it doesn't work. My ...
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Route Traffic For Specific IP Range Through Specific Network Interface

On Ubuntu 14.04. I need to route the traffic to specific IP ranges though a specific interface. route -n Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref ...
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nginx + fastcgiwrap = 502 Bad Gateway

I'm trying to execute a cgi script on my web server. I'm running Debian 7.8 (wheezy), with nginx 1.8.0 and fastcgiwrap 1.0.3-3 (both installed via aptitude). Here are my nginx settings (taken from ...
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Unattended installation of Ubuntu from USB drive — Not mounted correctly

I'm doing an unattended installation of Ubuntu-14.04-server with a USB drive on different type of servers (HP Proliant ML110, ML310, ML350). In some cases, the USB drive is incorrectly mounted on ...
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Auditing user commands with ip address

i have to set auditing system to my firm's server. Server runs Debian Wheezy. I'm working on "auditd" system on server. I have only two rule. # Log any command run on this system -a exit,always ...
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why does having ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub cause GUI dialog asking for SSH password even though SSH_ASKPASS is empty?

How the problem started For some reason I did not have my id_rsa.pub file in ~/.ssh. So I copied it off one of my servers to ~/.ssh/ on my machine... so that I have it, so I can copy it to servers ...
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Is this routing configuration possible

I have three interfaces, which mostly will be used for receiving data, and many other interfaces, which mostly be used to send data. Also, frames from first three interfaces should be vlan tagged and ...
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Why does my server (postfix) “relay” mails / Have my server been hacked? [duplicate]

Something weird is going on on my mail server. I was mailing a friend and my mail bounced because the ip of my server had been blacklisted. It appears like my server is being used for relaying spam ...
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my squid proxy configuration always TCP_MISS

i have been trying for 2 days in my configuration but always same the result like this DIRECT/49.213.17.185 - 1429727403.426 22 114.125.72.213 TCP_MISS/404 228 HEAD http://dn.melon.co.id:8100/ - ...
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How can I restart “monit” when it stops or crashes?

I am setting up a server and have just installed "monit" to monitor processes and restart them (and alert me) when certain conditions are met. It works great. My question is what happens when monit ...
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Apache cipher configuration of my website makes Google Chrome complain

My website, here, is on my server (Debian Wheezy, Apache 2.4.10 on the testing repos). I configured Apache myself and blocked all attackable ciphers after reading many websites discussing those ...
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Default arp cache timeout

I didn't found how check and change the default arp cache timeout on Linux. I using debian with kernel 3.x (but I supposed it same with older kernels)
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Debian 7 upgrade to 8 precautions and advice concerning packages

With Debian 8 soon going stable I'd like to upgrade my KVM on which I run the latest Debian 7.8. I've never done this before and would appreciate any advice about some of the steps I'm not sure ...
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Defunct process Rev1112

We were having the following output in top on a Debian box on XenServer: top - 10:00:55 up 10 days, 24 min, 5 users, load average: 126.79, 128.96, 71.39 Tasks: 10382 total, 1 running, 4801 ...
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nginx (latest) is not working together with spawn-fcgi

My OS: Debian 7 (latest) x64 My Domain: www.DeadalusHD.com My nginx-vhost: server { listen 80; ## listen for ipv4; this line is default and implied listen [::]:80 default_server ipv6only=on; ## ...
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Apache 500 code and strange php5-cgi processes [closed]

I have a strange problem. I have a VPS managed by parallels plesk (Linux Debian). I have deployed a few sites on it. I am experiencing problems with site that using PHP. Sites that are not using PHP ...
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Uninstall Phusion Passenger and repair package database [migrated]

Some time ago I installed Phusion Passenger with these instructions. I also have the debdeb.org repository in my sources.list. I now want to remove Passenger and install a clean nginx package from ...
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How to stream video from my Debian server? [closed]

I have a dedicated debian server that contains a lot of video files and music files. I want to be able to watch these videos and listen to music from my laptop(also debian). Im primarily using VLC, ...
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Faster way to ping URL than curl [closed]

What would be the fastest way to check whether the specified URL is working? (responding in OK http status code)? For now I'm using curl, but I have bunch of URLs to test in a loop, so I'm looking ...
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HP DL360 G5 RAID controller not recognizing drive bays 5 and 6

I have an HP DL360g5 bios P58. With a Slot 0, HP Smart Array P400i Controller (256MB v2.08) The server originally was running Windows Server 2003 with 2 72GB 15k SAS drives in RAID0. One of the ...
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Source of syslog bind query denied message [closed]

What is the cause, and how can I stop this request on example.com from my ip (xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx) being continually repeated in /var/log/syslog? Apr 14 20:37:10 example.com named[1663]: client ...
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copy LVM partition to new disk

I have a question about making copy of LVM partition to new disk. I want co copy not to move data. My operating system is Debian. On LVM partition I have running Xen virtual systems. Information ...
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phpMyAdmin with Apache2 gives 403 Forbidden on Debian Linux

I just can't seem to figure this one out. I've read a bunch of forums and followed several instructions, all to no avail. As a side note, I'm not accessing it from localhost. ...
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Possible reasons for extremely low RAM usage on a debian 7 VPS

After a fresh install of a debian VPS, my system shows very low memory being used. I am not sure if this is even a issue. But according to 'free -m' My system is using only 21MB of RAM ...
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Debian preseed.cfg - Language not set

I'm trying to write a preseed.cfg which should be used for a full automated installation of Debian wheezy. For some reasons the installer is still asking to select a lanugage even if I set this in my ...
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HTTP to HTTPS redirect loop

Firstly, I know there is a million of copies of this question already but after hours of trying solutions from all of them I've got nowhere. So I want to redirect all incoming HTTP traffic on my ...
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Debian encrypted home directory setup fails

Here's the problem: # ecryptfs-migrate-home -u <user> INFO: Checking disk space, this may take a few moments. Please be patient. INFO: Checking for open files in /home/<user> Enter ...
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Encrypted ~/Private directory not mounting/unmounting via SSH [duplicate]

I'm using Debian 8. I can't seem to get my encrypted ~/Private directory working on my server. Here's what I did: Copied over SSH public key Installed ecryptfs-utils and modprobed'd ecryptfs Ran ...
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Change source IP for specific target host

This is a follow up to this question of me. (Still on Debian 7.8) The problem isn't really IPSec related or anything, because I can't even ping the remote host with the "correct" source IP (through ...
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Why is port 443 (but not port 80) being exposed to nmap when iptables is configured to drop the traffic?

A Debian box is running web services on ports 80 and 443 and iptables is configured to allow web traffic only from white listed ip addresses. A second Debian box (that is not white listed) is using ...
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Port 3306 for MySQL closed

It seems that the port 3306 for remote MySQL access is closed on my server. In /etc/mysql/my.cnf I changed the bind-address setting to my remote IP already and restarted the server. A nmap scan of ...
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How to deploy single OpenVPN server instance with multiple unique “--config server*.conf” profiles?

How to deploy Single OpenVPN server instance with Multiple unique --config server*.conf profiles as service start|restart parameter ? Would you please share any tips to run one single Openvpn server ...
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Why can't Celery daemon see tasks? [migrated]

I have a Django 1.62 application running on Debian 7.8 with Nginx 1.2.1 as my proxy server and Gunicorn 19.1.1 as my application server. I've installed Celery 3.1.7 and RabbitMQ 2.8.4 to handle ...
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Internet access on debian using external gateway

I've checked online for a solution to this but not having any joy, i'm sure it's pretty simple to fix as well. I did find http://serverfault.com/questions/ask?title=debian%20private%20gateway which I ...
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Overriding parts of a webapp's web.xml in Tomcat (eg manager application max file upload size)

I am running the Tomcat manager application via a Debian package (tomcat8-admin), which deploys the webapp from /usr/share/tomcat8-admin/manager. We ran into a problem hitting the maximum upload size ...
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TFTP (for PXE purposes) Server running Debian, problems with Samba

The way my network works, is my DHCP server (pfSense) is on another server at 192.168.1.1. My Mac server is at 192.168.1.2, and my TFTP server (latest version of Debian) is at 192.168.1.3. I've ...
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sendmail/exim4 two servers one is send-only

We have the following setup: One web-server on Debian with PHP on the main domain, that can send emails, but must not receive. It has exim4 installed. Let's call it example.com One mail server on ...
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Kernel panic under DDOS

I'm running a Debian 6 - 64bit system (Kernel 2.6.32-5-amd64) and often get flooded with DDOS. I have tuned the network parameters under /etc/sysctl.conf to not let any kernel parameter overflow. ...
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PostgreSQL - SQLSTATE[22007]

I have a box running Debian Wheezy, It is only used to operate Airtime (Icecast, LiquidSoap) It was working fine, after loading some more data into folders and editing WATCHED FOLDERS, I am getting an ...
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Linux Malware Detection Monitoring: Clean files after hit

I'm using LMD ("Maldet") for scanning a web server with different projects. For this purpose I'm using the inotify-monitoring. Well, the inotify-log shows, that the modified files are noticed, but I ...
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mongod: symbol lookup error: mongod: undefined symbol: _ZN5boost6detail13once_epoch_cvE

Iam having trouble with my mongodb install : when I run sudo mongod, I get mongod: symbol lookup error: mongod: undefined symbol: _ZN5boost6detail13once_epoch_cvE uname -a Linux xyz 3.2.0-4-686-pae ...
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Generate dpkg .deb filename [migrated]

We have a software project, which we release as a debian package. The project has a debian/ folder which contains files like changelog compat control copyright rules. We're creating debian ...
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iptables can't NAT multiple IP addresses

I have a server with two network adaptors: eth0 and eth1. This server is running two distinct https webservers: One is listening on eth0 (172.29.49.112:8443) The other is listening on eth1 ...
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Logging traffic in a file? [closed]

today I'm looking for a tool that allows me to log any traffic that goes in and out. It would be perfect if it would store that data in text files on the server. Does anyone have a tool like this? ...
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Block large UDP transfers from my server [duplicate]

Sorry if this is a newb question, I'm getting into server management and have hit a problem that has me stumped. My debian hosted virtual server occasionally sends lots of data out on UDP to 'random' ...
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What's correct catalina_base path for Tomcat installed from the package?

I've the following manifest to configure Tomcat to use 8983 port instead: include java class { 'tomcat': install_from_source => false } tomcat::instance {'default': package_name => 'tomcat7'} ...
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Debian Jessie Hyper-V 2012 - ksoftirqd using lots of CPU time

I have a Debian VM running which uses quite a bit of CPU time in ksoftirqd. I have other servers running Ubuntu (both 12.04/14.04) that do not have this same issue at all and may have to migrate back ...