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Newbie: Server refuses next connection

I have a Debian server running with digital ocean, and yesterday I was able to ssh into it from my linux machine, but today the connection is refused: ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection ...
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How to stream video from my Debian server? [on hold]

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 [on hold]

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 DL360g5 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 [on hold]

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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Ubuntu or Debian for a server? [on hold]

Can someone provide a good answer including some tech differences, some pros and cons for each distribution? I want to make the right choice and choose the right distro for my needs (running a cluster ...
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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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linux as bluetooth pan access point [closed]

I'd like to set up linux (debian unstable) as bluetooth path access point. I'd like to connect to this access point from an android phone. (I'd explicitely NOT like to use wlan). I'm interested in ...
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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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error: cant't find command linux when booting system [closed]

I need some help with a problem when booting. Recently I've installed CentOS 7 on my pc, previously I had debian 7 and manjaro installed. When I installed manjaro I overwrote the bootloader of debian ...
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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 ...
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Persistent Bash Prompt Prefix Linux [migrated]

I want to have the FQDN as bash prefix instead of just using the hostname. So I can change root@web: ~$ to root@web.domain.tld: ~$ I already know that that is possible by using: ...
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Debian Linux Bridge Mode not forwarding

I am trying to bridge lan adaptor eth0 with the eth1 interface exposed by sierra wireless lte modem. When i create a bridge using the following commands brctl addbr br0 brctl addif br0 eth0 eth1 then ...
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Create new subnet over existing subnet

I have three servers that currently have ips 192.168.1.1, 192.168.1.2, and 192.168.1.3. They can see each other and talk to each other. I would like to create a second subnet, on top of the ...
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Ebtables to setup forwarding and nat

I would like to use ebtables to perform the following 2 things without using bridge-utils SCENARIO I: I would like to forward all the packets received from eth0 interface onto the eth1 interface. ...
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docker.io package reports missing only on EC2

I'm trying to install Docker on a Debian Jessie EC2 image. Specifically, I'm using this AMI: https://wiki.debian.org/Cloud/AmazonEC2Image/Jessie. On a locally running Debian machine sudo apt-get ...
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Why squidguard tell me default acl is missing but it isn't?

I have a problem with squidguard when i want to create .db files. When i do : squidGuard -c "/etc/squid3/squidGuard.conf" -C all -d It tell me : squidGuard: FATAL; default acl not defined in file ...
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How to install Solr 4.x on Tomcat via Puppet?

So far I've been using the following recipe for installing Solr 3.x on Tomcat 6: package { 'openjdk-6-jdk' : ensure => installed, } package { 'solr-tomcat' : ensure => installed, } exec { ...
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What's the simplest way of installing Tomcat7 via Puppet with dependencies?

I'm trying to build the simple Puppet recipe as below: package { 'openjdk-7-jre-headless' : ensure => installed, } package { 'tomcat7-common' : ensure => installed, } package { ...
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Debian - apt-get - Depends: php5-mysql but it is not going to be installed

We needed php5-mysqlnd and thus php5-mysql got removed and now a package has unmet dependencies whenever we want to install something with apt-get. How or where can I edit the dependencies to get rid ...
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Debian diffence between kernels [closed]

Debian Wheezy installer What's the difference between the first and the second kernel?
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Pros and cons of installing php 5.6 and mysql 5.6 on debian 7 wheezy

I was setting up a VPS server for my client and we had talked that I would install the last stable versions of the programs. Now, in Debian 7 wheezy by default php 5.4 and mysql 5.5 are available. I ...
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Issues sending and receiving mail, Dovecot, Postfix etc

I have been trying to fix my mail server for 3 days now. I'm not really new to Debian and Apache and such but I am new to Dovecot and Postfix. At this point I have set up the virtual users and the ...
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vlock/pam_ldap based authentications fails when adding TLS/SSL

I have working centralized authentication configuration setup on Debian Wheezy based servers, utilizing OpenLDAP (2.4.31), pam_ldap (184-8), and libnss-ldap (264-2). I have successfully configured ...
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Multicast on mGRE tunnels in Debian not working

I'm trying to setup multipoint GRE tunnels within 4 debian-based servers geographically distributed. Network configured, and hosts can see ping or ssh to each other by local IP. But I cannot get ...
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“eth0: link up” kernel panick on debian - DDoS attack or soft / device issue

A few hours ago my dedicated machine in Hetzner went down. I was thinking what that was DDoS attack, or Hetzner network problem. But my other machine was working fine. So i loggined into Hetzner and ...
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What shell is used by cron?

cron runs shell commands from crontabs. But having just got caught out by the differences between zsh and bash, I'm now concerned that I don't know which shell cron uses to interpret crontab ...