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Rotating outgoing IP's

I want to rotate IP's for web-scraping, and here is my setup: 1). I have configured multiple ip's as below in my /etc/network/interfaces file: # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet ...
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debian unable to automount partition at boot

I have a single usb drive connected to my server, and I am unable to get it to automount at boot time. If I manually execute mount -a it mounts correctly. my fstab is as follows: proc ...
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Sun T2/Niagara Hardware Crypto Acceleration with Debian Linux?

I wanted to use an older T2 machine as a webserver for SSL heavy websites. With Solaris, there is the crypto acceleration available which would make sense for SSL. Now I am wondering if this crypto ...
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Postfix address verification server not working

I try to use the Postfix address verification server, but I can’t make it work. Here is the content of my main.cf file, generated by a postconf -n command. I mark the four line I modified myself. The ...
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Debian 7 installing libstdc++6 4.9

Please suggest how can i install libstdc++6 4.9 on Debian wheezy 7 as it is the dependency for latest HHVM. The following packages have unmet dependencies: hhvm : Depends: libstdc++6 (>= 4.9.0) ...
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Regular Debian server-maintenance through package updates

We're hosting multiple Websites with different Content Management Systems, also with different Versions. There are multiple Debian servers running on one esxi. I want to introduce a Windows-like ...
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error creating a DNS resolver socket: Network is unreachable at /usr/share/perl5/Mail/SpamAssassin/DnsResolver.pm line 235

I'm getting lately after removing ip6 (to get KVM working) from /etc/network/interfaces the following error: error creating a DNS resolver socket: Network is unreachable at ...
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postfix - hock - extracting information out of processed emails

The setup Linux, Debian Wheezy, serves as mail server for about 1000 users. Courier and Postfix installed in this box. Info about the server It is a postfix setup which drops the emails to the ...
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Monitoring pacemaker with url trigger external agent

I have a HA setup, which now the only resource configured is Heartbeat with Active/Passive Configuration. Both running Debian 7, 64-bit in the cloud. Now i want to trigger an URL with the information ...
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Postfixadmin does not work after update “Cannot redeclare hex2bin”

I had recently updated my Debian wheezy (7.7) and forgot to check all systems after that. So, I can't really say what the versions were before I upgraded or at which point it broke. When I tried to ...
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Amanda use multiple virtual tapes on different Disks

I am trying to merge a previously working Tape configuration to work with multiple Disks (2HDDs currently) as virtual tapes. We have 2 dedicated drives mounted at /mnt/EXT_HDDS/ARCHIVE_1 and ...
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NFS share problems - RPC: fragment too large: xxxxx

We have a virtual server with an NFS share that is written to by other servers. Today the NFS share became inaccessible. The syslog was full off messages like this: RPC: fragment too large: 311176 ...
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No changes made but MySQL InnoDB overloading CPU

I haven't changed any scripts or settings what so ever. Now I have CPU load at least 4 times higher. Mysqld is taking around 360 %CPU according to TOP. It's Debian, I'm running some MyISAM tables but ...
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Adding a domain and subdomain to server

Greetings and please excuse me if this is a very basic question. The problem: Currently I have bought a domain (crazywebsite.com) from Godaddy.com and I have an unmanaged VPS in Site5.com. I have ...
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Exim4 as a relay only on our local network

I want to use alert email from CMC http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/systems-management/w/wiki/1987.dell-chassis-management-controller. It's seems my Debian rejected its connection. Maybe Exim4 ...
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Remote system's filesystem disappeared after “mdadm --grow 2 /dev/md0”?

Yesterday, I added a second 500GB hard drive to a system. This system was installed as a RAID-1 system with only one drive, because I didnt have the other one on hand. After finally adding the second ...
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Load balancing iptables

I am trying to use iptable for load balancing. I'm working with virtualbox. All vm (debian)are in internal networking and IPs are static. I want to route requests coming to my web server(apache2) with ...
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ERROR 1130 (HY000): Host 'host' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server, only on slave

So I have a master and a slave in a mysql cluster, the syntonization works as it should however I am not able to connect to the slave from any host except from the server it self. I have no problems ...
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Varnish breaks Wordpress visual editor TinyMCE

I am currently running multiple Wordpress 4 installs with a Varnish 3 + Apache 2.22 + PHP 5.4 stack, Varnish seems to break Wordpress WYSIWYG, TinyMCE. Therefore I can only use the "Text" editor. I ...
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dict_pcre.so missing on debian

I've installed postfix as I normally do, using apt-get install postfix, but for some reason it's not including dict_pcre.so in the install. Is there something I've overlooked, or rather how and where ...
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How to emulate Windows event logging in Ubuntu?

Assume you were to have a predominantly Windows enterprise environment and that you have a number of Ubuntu servers you need to integrate into that environment, while introducing as few new enterprise ...
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I can not do anything with mysql [closed]

Debian woke up in a bad mood. I worked on it until 9pm yesterday using LAMP. The process that I made yesterday to today was off and on the machine. When I called today mysql just does not work. Follow ...
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How to check what application is requesting port? [duplicate]

Is it possible to check which application is requesting specific port in a debian server? I'm getting a ton of these in iptraf: x x UDP (77 bytes) from 172.16.0.2:25748 to 212.59.1.1:53 on eth0 ...
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Chrooting Shell Environment on debian wheezy

I created a chrooted user on a directory /home/jail, Inside my /home/jail are the bin,dev,etc,home,lib,lib64 and usr directories. /home/jail/ {bin,dev,etc,home,lib,lib64,usr} are all owned by ...
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How to slow down MySQL service autostart on boot (dependency on another service) [migrated]

I'm running a MySQL database on Debian on RaspberryPi (Raspbian). I would like to use the RaspberryPi as a local MySQL server, but to have the MySQL database datadir outside RaspberryPi's SD card - ...
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Issues with quagga and zebra in virtual machine

I'm trying to use quagga and zebra in a virtual machine with debian. I installed and configured quagga, the deamon file and configured the zebra.conf file. When I try to start quagga (service quagga ...
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Is my vps being hacked? [duplicate]

I'm on a debian vps that was rebuild from scratch a few hours ago. In ps aux I get weird entries and commands I haven't started: root 2553 0.0 0.1 3164 1616 pts/0 Ss 23:09 0:00 -bash ...
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OpenVPN ignoring openvpn.conf, throws unrecognized or missing option

I set up openVPN on Debian, but can't start the service. [FAIL] Starting virtual private network daemon: openvpn failed! Syslog says Options error: Unrecognized option or missing parameter(s) in ...
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Xen 4.4 mixed routed/bridged network vm does not work

I have updated one of my servers from Xen 4.1.4 (Debian squeeze) to Xen 4.4.1 (Debian jessie). As xend/xm is deprecated I would like to use the xl tool kit with Xen 4.4.1. But now I have issues with ...
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Setting up wildcard mail accounts for forwarding on Debian 7

Using Debian 7 I need to setup a mail server configuration for testing purposes. This setup is not intended to "go into production" mode but we need something like this during our development process ...
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Debian/Apache2 server is blocking my IP

There is a Debian 6 LAMP server and from about one week I have a problem which occur randomly. From time to time I can't access one specific domain from one specific location (IP). Our employes from ...
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Debian: escape spaces in APT pin [migrated]

I'm running Debian Wheezy on a Raspberry Pi and want to have both the Raspbian repo at http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org/raspbian/ (for the OS) and the RPi Foundation repo at ...
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NFS writes to md-raid extremely slow with busy jbd2 [migrated]

As far as I can remember, this problem appeared after upgrade from Debian Squeeze to Wheezy. The symptom is extremely slow write performance on the server's dmraid exclusively if written via nfs ...
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Reduce PID_MAX Safely

I have one server in a cluster that was experiencing a process table leak. Because the developer responsible for the code was unavailable for a few days I increased pid_max on the machine as follows: ...
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Debian Bridge Network Connection — Static IP Addresses

I have a PC with 3 Ethernet ports. I am able to share internet to the other two ports with internet coming in on eth1. I use the following setup on /etc/network/interfaces after aptitude bridge-utils ...
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Exim permissions when sharing a dovecot mailfolder

Using dovecot on debian wheezy, I have just set up a shared mailfolder inside another user's mail folder to be able to share the contents of this mailfolder with some other users, wthout duplicating ...
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libphp5.so is missing, dependency problems

after some updates my Debian server (running Apache 2.2) seems to miss the libphp5.so. Starting Apache leads to the error message sudo service apache2 restart apache2: Syntax error on line 244 of ...
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Unable to correct dependencies Update Debian 6 to 7

I tried updating debian 6 to 7 and getting trouble while running apt-get dist-upgrade. What I have done is: edit source.list, changed squeeze to whezzy # cat /etc/apt/sources.list deb ...
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Permissions denied for proftpd virtual users

I installed Proftpd Administrator GUI to make it easier to manage my FTP users. The problem I have is that I have to set the directory permissions to 777 to allow the virtual users saved in the mysql ...
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What is causing `skb rides the rocket` errors?

On one of our busy (virtual) Debian 6 servers we are seeing a lot of messages in the syslog like this: kernel: xen_netfront: xennet: skb rides the rocket: 19 slots We are seeing some connectivity ...
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Docker debian slow dns resolve

I got terribly slow dns resolve inside my ubuntu when using wget or curl, apt-get,... root@815340a37f0e:/# time curl www.google.com ... real 0m5.132s user 0m0.006s sys 0m0.003s When I do ...
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gnupg 'libgpg-error.so.0 no version information available'

I'm trying to compile gnupg-2.1.0 for Debian Wheezy, I've downloaded and compiled the required libraries (libgpg-error-1.17, libgcrypt-1.6.2, libksba-1.3.2, libassuan-2.1.3, and pth-2.0.7 in that ...
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Debian Secure Network [closed]

I have an industrial PC with 3 Ethernet ports (RJ45, 100 MB/s). I would like to designate one as an incoming internet connection (from the company), and the other two on a private network. The private ...
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Diagnosing an alleged trojan reported by ClamAV [duplicate]

Unfortunately I have very little Linux experience. We have an Amazon instance running Debian 7.6 and got a message from Amazon saying we were port scanning. We have hopefully stopped this by ...
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apt-get install -t testing appX VS apt-get install appX/testing

I've been trying to understand the difference between these two commands and noticed that I get different results. apt-get install -t testing appX apt-get install appX/testing Background I setup ...
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What is eating my hdd on vps server after a few minutes?

I installed iotop and I see a command that I don't understood and it uses 96-99% of my IO? This is it: find /var/www/virtual/webpult.hu -type f -path */phptmp/sess_* -cmin +24 -exec rm -v {} ; I ...
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Why port 22 redirection causes lxc containers to ssh to host?

I have a host A on which I have 2 lxc container (X and Y). I originally had port 22 on my host (A) forwarded to X. Using this configuration, I wasn't able to ssh out of the container X and when ...
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Automatically scale a Gluster cluster

I'm trying to configure a proof of concept where a server automatically gets spun up and joins a replication cluster. When the server is no longer needed, it gets spun down, and automatically removed ...
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Cacti Debian 7 Virtualmin , Cannot connect to database

So after installing cacti via apt-get it does not connect to the mysql database it creates during setup, with the error: FATAL: Cannot connect to MySQL server on 'localhost'. Please make sure you ...
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Where to start with diagnosis of dropped network connectivity on Debian?

We have a number of Xen virtualised servers, all running Debian 6 64bit. We are having an intermittent problem where occasionally a server will stop responding over the network. When this happens we ...