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Download speed from server extremaly slow

I have rented many servers @server4you and from time to I face the same problem. Download speed from a server decreases dramatically and after some weeks goes back to normal. Now when I download a ...
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Logrotate deleting instead of rotating

This is my logrotate configuration /var/log/abc/*.log { missingok compress sharedscripts create 640 root root postrotate /etc/init.d/abc reload endscript } When i run this manually as logrotate ...
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debian networking lacp throughput and redundancy

I am encountering the following scenario: Physical server w/ 4 NICs and two HP ProCurve GigabitEthernet switches in a stack $Server runs debian (proxmox ve latest) I'd like to configure the network ...
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Apache2 not able to list directories or files that do not have o+r set

I have an Apache webserver that we are preparing to serve data uploaded via FTP/S to our customers over the more convenient HTTPS protocol. At the moment I am using mod_authnz_external to allow the ...
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rsyslog (local) and remote logging

I have several linux servers that I want to monitor the log files. I thought it would be great to setup a central log server that can capture incoming rsyslog packets. Each hostname would have its own ...
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Connection interruptions on Debian router, possibly due to excessive duplicate ACKs? [migrated]

I have a Debian server as a house router, which for a year has been working flawlessly. However, I recently moved and switched service providers from FiOS to Comcast, and possibly as a result am ...
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How to install mariadb when mysql gets in the way?

I have searched for a while on google but nothing seems obvious from this weird situation I have on VM, can someone help me? root@sathia:/etc/apt# apt-cache policy mariadb-server mariadb-server: ...
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Package for Debian 7 on Debian 8

I want to install Couchbase server on Debian 8.0 but the released packages are only for Debian 7. Generally: What problems could arise from installing package for older distro version? Any drawbacks? ...
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gitweb is broken in debian jessie

I had installed gitweb package in debian wheezy, and I had got it working. After upgrading to jessie it doesn't work any more: Apache tells me: The requested URL /gitweb was not found on this ...
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Can I set a multi-line environment variable in systemd's EnvironmentFile?

I need an environment variable like this defined for my application's mail features to work: RUBY_MAIL_SMTP_SETTINGS=' :address: "smtp.example.com" :port: "25" :authentication: :plain :encryption: ...
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Why is the “harden” suite of packages not available for Debian Jessie (8.0)?

These include all the harden packages listed in the Debian automatic hardening documentation (https://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/securing-debian-howto/ch-automatic-harden.en.html), including: harden ...
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Gmail marks all my emails sent by exim4 as spam [duplicate]

I configured a Virtual Private Server as send-only mail server with exim4. Anyway, when I send an email to a Gmail account, it is marked as spam, because "it violates the guidelines for the sender ...
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[solved]I can't ping the gateway in debian [on hold]

Someone Please help. My system is Debian wheezy. the computer also contains Win8.1 and its network is fine. $ping 10.214.52.1 PING 10.214.52.1 (10.214.52.1) 56(84) bytes of data. From 10.214.52.112 ...
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Iptabels Port Forewarding Issue

I am trying to forward requests on eth0 (192.168.1.110 port 9600 tcp) to the same port on 192.168.250.2 (reachable through eth1 (192.168.250.150)). This is so that I can leve a preconfigured Raspberry ...
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Debian - Warning: Possible LKM Trojan installed

I am running chkrootkit every night on 3:04. More than 1 year it was not returning any problems but 1 month ago this warning started to appear: ======================= Checking `lkm'... ...
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Nginx url rewrite file not found

I have converted my .htaccess to work with Nginx but i have many 404 errors or wrong display for folder and subfolder rewriting. This Nginx config works for folder and subfolder but for /view/ its ...
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Docker install continuously failing on Debian 7 [closed]

I'm trying to install docker on Debian 7, but I am running into the following situation and it isn't covered in their tutorials. Any ideas? me@computer[04:46:05] ~ $ wget -qO- ...
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Why does ip6tables -A INPUT -j DROP blocks outgoing server connections

I'm willing to configure both iptables & ip6tables for IPv6. But for some unknown reason last ip6tables rule in my config block any outgoing connection for my server (apt-get, wget, ping, ping6 ...
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Debian Jessie server would not reboot after update, have access by Rescue, but not sure what to do

Not getting any help from my host from my tickets. Server down fo 24 hours now as I try to google solutions. Upgraded server to Jessie as an upgrade to Wheezy produced errors, and before reboot ...
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Why can't my root user log in to ssh anymore?

I recently add a new system user and now my root user can no longer log in via ssh. My /etc/ssh/sshd_config is below. cat /etc/ssh/sshd_config # Package generated configuration file # See the ...
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pam_ldap user password changes using rootbinddn on Debian Jessie

When configuring pam_ldap on Debian Jessie, end user password changes are utilizing the rootbinddn, circumventing OpenLDAP's ppolicy overlay. This is allowing end users to change their passwords ...
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Binding local network machines to global doman names via dnsmasq. Possible? [on hold]

In my current setup, I've got a Thomson TWG870UG modem-router(internal DHCP server disabled) with a couple of home network machines connected to it via both ethernet and wlan. One of these machines ...
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.pgpass file does not set default username to connect as

(Debian 8) My .pgpass file is at my home folder (admin) I and using the right format as indicated in the documentation hostname:port:database:username:password The same fields I put there work ...
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SQL not stopping / starting

I have a Debian server running MySQL and hosting a bunch of websites. I am getting a lot of SQLSTATE[HY000] errors recently so I started investigating my SQL install. The first thing I notice is that ...
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Unable to mount NFS share

I have 3 servers : Server1 : Stores my data. Had a exported folder. Debian 7 - Linux 3.2.0-4-amd64 on x86_64 Server2 : "Client" where is the Server1 exported folder is mounted. Debian 7 - Linux ...
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VMware Workstation on Debian iptables [closed]

I installed vmware workstation on Debian On this Debian machine I have eth0 and wlan0 adapters that are running in link-local only mode without assigned IP My VM guest has only one vmnet0 network that ...
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Error connecting zabbix with Mysql

I installed Zabbix v.2.4 from sources in Debian Jessie. I followed (step by step) this guide: https://www.zabbix.com/documentation/2.4/manual/installation/install In the setup, when I have to ...
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How to forward a specific log file in a syslog config?

I just want to ask how can I log for example /var/log/test/test.log to a remote syslog-ng? Im using syslog not rsyslog. I can do it in rsyslog but not in syslog.
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Putty SSH connection timed out but OVH KVM ok

I dont know why today SSH give me an error but i can ping server and connect to SSH via OVH panel with KVM I reboot my server, load new config in putty, change try alive option to 200, change user ...
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apache ocsp stapling_check_response: response times invalid

Site is correctly opens in browser, but ocsp stapling doesn't working. Seems like error is due to "This Update:" field. OCSP stapling configuration in apache: SSLUseStapling On SSLStaplingCache ...
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Exim4 intercept all outgoing mail

I have a LAMP stack set up on a Debian 8 (jessie) machine. I'm trying to find a way of intercepting all outgoing mail sent by PHP (through sendmail) and instead of sending it out, deliver it to my ...
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postgrey whitelist recipients not working

I have installed postgrey and it works fine but I want to exclude some email accounts. So as manual says I added account name into whitelist_recipients then restarted postrgey, postfix but as You can ...
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Debian: Most current package version in mirror not installing [closed]

On my Raspbian system I am attempting to install a package (zabbix-agent) that is version 2.4.5. When I run the apt-get install it only gets version 2.2.7. Is there a reason that apt won't install ...
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How do I change the username nginx/PHP creates files as

Is there a way in which nginx/php can be configured so it creates files with a specific user. For example when a drupal/wordpress site uploads a file the user is assigned like: john:www-data ...
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Java Application has caused an InvocationTargetException in Debian

I am trying to install a Java application on a Debian 8.1 server and I keep getting a "Java Application has caused an InvocationTargetException" error. I have installed Java8 from oracle, set ...
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How to install Debian wheezy on a multipathed Device

I wanted to know how to install the Debian on Multipathed Luns since i did not found any complete Instructions I like to share my way to do it. Press TAB to enter additional settings. Type at the ...
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How to automatically re-start apache if it stops responding and socket is still in use

Apache server Debian Linux x64 serves the site mono applications in mysite.com and other sites using virtual hosting. Sometimes apache stops responding for unknow reason. Apache error_log contains: ...
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Host key verification failed even though known_hosts is correct

I am running a Debian 7 Wheezy server and are having problems with connecting to other servers over SSH. This problem only occurs while running SSH through crontab, and not otherwise (logged in as the ...
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Another private/auth not found thread in postfix-dovecot combo

If I try to send mails through my relay I get: warning: SASL: Connect to private/auth_dovecot failed: No such file or directory fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms The auth part in main.cf: ...
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monit exec file and match result

Is there a way to get monit to run a python script and check the result? I was thinking something like this but it doesnt execute, only reads the file check file app1-check with path ...
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file /dev/adm taking too much space disk

I'm the admin of a VPS, and I saw that 65GB over my 100GB are taken by a file in /dev/adm I used "df -h" to see my disk space left, and make "du -h" in / folder. I found that this file "/dev/adm" is ...
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Why a VPN slows down LAN access?

We have an access server providing VPN to some of our clients and the workforce with laptops. They usually connect from outside of the office, and everything works fine. However, for simplicity and ...
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php script not executed from command line [migrated]

I'm unable to execute php scripts from command line. I have the following simple code in a file named test.php: #!/usr/bin/php print password_hash("rasmuslerdorf", PASSWORD_DEFAULT)."\n"; On ...
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How to open ports on a vps server by IPv4 mapping? [migrated]

I'm new to VPS, and I chose vps.me(free version) for hosting a game server. The game server needs the ports 28760, 28763 and 28764 to be open. I read their documentation and said I must use IPv4 ...
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Mounting error with Quota : mount: / not mounted already, or bad option

So I try to activate quota options in /etc/fstab by adding ",usrjquota=aquota.user,grpjquota=aquota.group,jqfmt=vfsv0" : before : # <file system> <mount point> <type> ...
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apt: list required dependencies for deb package without installing it

For a build tool I'm writing (for which I'd like to implement a sort of dependency-caching system) I'd like to know what the missing dependencies for a .deb package are, without resorting to ...
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Automatically download, but do not install, upgrades

Running debian stable, I know I can use unattended-upgrades to automatically download and install upgrades. However, running debian unstable, I would be extremely reluctant to automatically install ...
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Postfix behind a relay to handle incoming and outgoing mail with /etc/aliases

I'm trying to setup postfix on a Linux machine (Debian 8 with Postfix 2.11). But I have some troubles getting /etc/aliases to work correctly. The setup is as follows: A MS Exchange server is the ...
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Self signed certificates create problems on NGinx/PHP

I just upgraded my Debian 7, Nginx 1.6.2, PHP 5.4.39 to Debian 8, Nginx 1.6.2, PHP 5.6.9. There is a CRM running on that server where we used to send emails via PHP, EspoCRM and that's using ...
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Creating a “download server” [closed]

I'm not sure if "download server" is the proper term but I want to create a server on a Debian Linux base that can download files referenced to from my phone or computer. As an example, I'm browsing ...