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Postfix acting like an open relay for domain mailboxes

I have a mail server running on Debian 7.8 configured with postfix 2.9.6. My restrictions are these: smtpd_sender_restrictions = reject_sender_login_mismatch, reject_unknown_sender_domain, ...
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Unmet dependancies on Debian7

I did the dist-upgrade on debian from 7.8 wheezy to 8.1 jessie. then I had some trubles with old compilet PHP and had to revert back. Since the downgrade, I have this on trying to do a dist-upgrade ...
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On debian, removing one virtual interface eth0:0 removes other virtual interfaces. Why?

Tried searching for the answer a lot of times. I have two virtual interfaces eth0:0(10.0.0.1) and eth0:1(10.0.0.2). I am trying to remove only eth0:0 interface. If I execute the command "ifconfig ...
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How to raise max no of file descriptors for daemons running on Debian Jessie?

I'm playing with pgBouncer as a connection pooling system for PostgreSQL. My system is a 12-core with 64GB RAM and 1Gbps network interface running Debian 8.1. Now I want to raise the limit for open ...
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Ruby open-uri error : SSL_connect SYSCALL returned=5 errno=0 state=SSLv2/v3 read server hello A

I am noticing an ssl handshake error when i am using open-uri module of ruby in Debian:Squeeze but it is working fine on Debian:Wheezy and Debian:Jessie Here is what i am noticing: Debian Squeeze ...
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apt-get update, updated script condition

I want apt-get update to direct a script to direct it to reboot a system. I want a system to run apt-get update, if there are updates reboot. This is to keep a simple system updated. The answer might ...
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Redirect IP to another IP [on hold]

My domain redirects to my Teamspeak 3 Server on port 9987, and it works perfectly. But now I will add a second server to block DDoS so I must redirect my domain to server #1 and server #1 must ...
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A good place for application files in Linux

I am rather new to Debian file system placing convention. I see that configuration files for applications are usually stored in /etc/{application_name}/ Is this a "go-to" place when storing actual ...
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Omnibus build failing on debian squeeze

I am building rpm/deb packages for a software using omnibus(https://github.com/chef/omnibus). The build is failing with the following error: [NetFetcher: openssl] I | Downloading from ...
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varnish configuration with apache domains

I have istalled Varnish on Debian. I have a website running on Apache on http://example.com Here's my /etc/varnish/default vcl 4.0; backend default { .host = "example.com"; .port = "8080"; ...
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Can't Bind IP Address To Machine [on hold]

I have the following IPs but I can't bind them to my machine I am getting errors. Here are the IPs I own. 2607:5300:60:1234::/64 - Came with server 158.69.123.123/29 - ...
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Removing a mySQL database without password? [duplicate]

So about 6 months ago I set up a wheezy server and at the same time I installed MySQL even though I didn't need it. I've now updated to Jessie and need the database but can not remember the password ...
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Dirvish expire rules doesn't match

i got a problem with the dirvsh expire rules. It seems that they didn't match at all. The situation System Linux titan 3.16.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.16.7-ckt11-1+deb8u3 (2015-08-04) x86_64 ...
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Package libapache2-mod-fastcgi is not available when trying to install FPM on Debian 7.8

I'm using Vagrant with Debian 7.8 and wanted to clone our production server. Our production server has php-fpm installed, however, I'm not able to install it. When trying to install my packages for ...
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Setup LDAPS authentification in Zabbix

I try to setup LDAPS authentification on Zabbix 2.4 but it's not working. Here is the infos on my configuration : OS : Debian PHP packages installed : libapache2-mod-php5 php-pear php5 php5-cli ...
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what does 'Logged in without disclosing public key - Intrusion?' mean?

I have set up a new debian vm and installed gitlab-ce. There is not really much more on the VM... Right from the beginning, the following msg started to show up in the auth.log: Mon 2015-08-24 ...
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Apache 2.2 'a2dissite default' not removing access to its document root

I've just installed a fresh install of Apache 2.2 on Raspian / Debian, in order to host exactly one site over SSL. So, before anything, I used a2dissite default to remove the default site being ...
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Linux mem kernel option caps at 12GB? [migrated]

When I set the mem=16G kernel option on a 14GB RAM machine, free -m reports 12GB of free memory. If I try mem=16G on a 7GB RAM machine, it doesn't change at all. Is this a bug, or is there a way ...
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Redirect destination or rewrite destination in shorewall

My shorewall firewall running on debian nicely. I have 2 server outside from my network. All my client access server A some reason i want client access to server B without changeing ip address or dns ...
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vps - cannot connect to pptp on my vps [closed]

I have a Debian VPS and I've configured PPTP on it. But I can't connect to it from my client PC (which is an Arch with NetworkManager). I'm using nm-applet. I have also tried "pon", and this is the ...
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Debian Openvpn port closed

Newbie in linux! there is already similar questions are asked here, but the solutions are not working for me. can somebody help me with this issue: I have been installed openvpn server on debian 8.1 ...
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postfix/qmgr[…]: warning: connect to transport private/[myhostname]: No such file or directory

If I send an email from my client to an other person, the following I found with systemctl status -l postfix: postfix[20012]: Starting Postfix Mail Transport Agent: postfix. postfix/master[20119]: ...
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How to clamscan file if it doesnt have extension in its name? [on hold]

I'm trying to use clamscan on linux debian, but it doesnt recognize the files. My files doesnt have extension on my server. Example: clamscan --max-filesize=10000 ...
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Is ~/dotdeb.gpg safe to delete?

I have a file called dotdeb.gpg in my root user's home folder. Would removing this file break the system, is it required?
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installing ssl certificate on nginx sever returns 404

I just configured nginx server 1.2.1 by this: http { ## # Basic Settings ## sendfile on; tcp_nopush on; tcp_nodelay on; keepalive_timeout 65; types_hash_max_size ...
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Correctly mounting SAN volumes at boot time

I have a system running Debian Wheezy (7.8) that connects to a storage volume exported via iSCSI using the open-iscsi (version 2.0) software initiator. The iSCSI initiator correctly reconnects the ...
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openvpn port UDP 53 connectivity issue

I need to run openvpn server on port 53. I have a bind server already running on this port. Here are my iptables rules to let my gateway decide to which service it should redirect traffic: # ...
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Distribution-agnostic network interface configuration tool? [closed]

I've come across netcf but it looks like it doesn't support Debian? Anyone know of something similar?
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How to launch cron job after editing crontab

I'm debugging a crontab and I would like to know if it's possible to launch a crontab right after editing. I need to know that the job will work within the cron environment. Now I'm trying to make ...
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Docker hello world gives 'no space left on device'

The command docker run hello-world gives me this error: System error: write /dev/cgroup/docker/<hash>/cgroup.procs: no space left on device It's a Debian Wheezy, with a 3.16 kernel from ...
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Debian installation on MegaRaid SAS 9266-4i

I have server here, with Intel Xeon CPU on Intel MB and with MegaRAID SAS 9266-4i. I need completely reinstall this server, however I'm not able to see this raid in Partition manager. Tried to load ...
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SQL Dump via Cronjob [closed]

OS: Debian SQL: MariaDB HTTP: NGINX TOOLS: PHPMyAdmin I try to run a automatically backup by cronjob hourly. For testing purposes I wrote the following shell script: mysqldump -u root -pMyPassword ...
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How to check nginx root folder

I have a very basic 404 error: Description: HTTP 404.The resource you are looking for (or one of its dependencies) could have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily ...
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could not write temporary statistics file “pg_stat_tmp/pgstat.tmp”: No space left on device [closed]

The posgtres sudden stopped on the server and the logs shows the following error: 2015-08-18 02:29:22 IST ERROR: could not extend file "base/197893/198337": No space left on device 2015-08-18 ...
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dhclient: No broadcast interfaces found, but eth0 is up and broadcast

I'm experiencing a common problem with dhclient. But I wasn't able to find a clear solution to this problem. System: ReadyNas RN104 Stock Debian for armhf Just upgraded to Debian Jessie (now ...
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named server centos 7

In the version of bind9 that runs on debian you had the option to declare forwarders in the named.conf.options file like so: forwarders { 8.8.8.8; 4.4.4.4; }; I am ...
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Debian Wheezy drivers for HP ProLiant DL360 Gen9 RAID controller

good morning everyone! I bought 2 HP DL360 Gen9 Servers and wanted install Debian Wheezy on those with PXE Boot network install. But it seems that Wheezy does not include a driver for the Smart Array ...
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mysqld stops right after starting because of corrupted tables (disk full + hardware reboot) - how to fix it?

I'm dumb, I did the stupidest thing I could. On one of my servers, the SSD was full and I wasn't aware of it. The high-traffic website became working really slow, then started displaying errors, ...
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Console-Setup does not configure

I want to upgrade debian wheezy to jessie. But the program console-setup has problems with its configuration script. I cancelled the upgrade process and started the configuration manual: dpkg ...
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Rescue inaccessible VM without SSH in Google Cloud Platform

I made a mistake in the script of a service in my linux VM in Google Cloud Platform. Now the VM does not boot properly, and no ssh server starts. Is there any other way to rescue this instance and ...
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snmp: getting the short interface name instead of long ifDescr (again)

I'm using cricket to do some simple monitoring (including network devices) of my Debian-based servers. The interfaces are identified by name (e.g. eth0, eth1,...), and cricket maps these names to the ...
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How to setup an OpenVpn tunnel to IPV4 from a dualstack lite (ipv6 address only) cable modem [migrated]

As of today, I am on a nice and fast new cable modem connection. Unfortunately, that connection is natted to an external shared IPV4 by my ISP. It is only possible to reach my modem via a unique IPV6 ...
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chpasswd apply changes in the chroot directory [migrated]

I have debootstraped version of wheezy on my Archlinux machine and would like to change it's root password: echo "root:toor" | chpasswd --root /home/containers/wheezy/ However I get an error: ...
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Generating a locale breaks system down

I've generated a locale (by uncommenting locale for Polish lang - "pl_PL ISO-8859-2" and run locale-gen). After that my system broke down. I can't boot to my gnome gui (the system freezes with black ...
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How do I compress or compact encrypted virtualbox disk image [migrated]

As I have created a Debian VM inside VirtualBox by encrypting their partition. So that the OS must be running in an encrypted partition. Although while creating a disk image(VHD), I had given for ...
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Cannot update Debian Wheezy due to GPG error (NODATA)

I have a server running on Debian Wheezy. It's apt source file has following configuration: deb http://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian/ wheezy main non-free contrib deb-src http://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian/ ...
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Adding an IP address to whitelist [closed]

I want to connect Humongous GUI to my MongoDB, but it prints the next error: Connection to your server refused. You need to whitelist the IP address 52.5.26.69. When I try the next: iptables -A ...
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Enabling Browse Mode for AutoFS on Debian 7

I have a mount using autofs. If I cd to the mounted dir, and do ls -la, it returns that the folder is empty. If I cd to the full path it works (for example I cd /mount/dir1 and if I do ls -la I do ...
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How to build via iptables an transparent reverse proxy [closed]

also ask the same question on linux/unix: I just use an Server with an public ip X.X.X.X to redirect without (changing the header ip) to another public ip Y.Y.Y.Y and the same back. My backend server ...
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Blocking IP addresses via iptables not taking effect

I am trying to ban various IP subnets on my Debian server by using the following command: iptables -A INPUT -s 222.128.0.0/10 -j DROP The command was taken correctly and a iptables -L -n command ...