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OpenLDAP fails to start

When I try to start the openldap service with systemctl start slapd.service I have this error showing out : Job for slapd.service failed. See 'systemctl status slapd.service' and 'journalctl -xn' for ...
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Tomcat7 ignoring JAVA_HOME

I have been trying to start tomcat7 server without success. I am using the Raspbian distro in a RaspberryPI. When I try to start tomcat: $ sudo service tomcat7 start [FAIL] no JDK found - please set ...
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Failure trying to manage apt sources with Puppet

I'm trying to get Puppet to manage my Debian apt sources.list, however, catalog compilation fails with this error: Error: Could not retrieve catalog from remote server: Error 400 on SERVER: ...
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tor service can't start [on hold]

I'm using Debian. I've installed tor using command apt-get install tor. Now it's installed version is 0.2.5.12-1~d70.wheezy+1. But after I start the service by command service tor start, and by ...
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Debian Jessie: how to setup a socks5 proxy server?

I'm running a Debian Jessie server. I'm trying to setup a socks5 proxy server on such server: Firefox (local computer) <> Debian (remote server) <> The Internet I know how to configure proxy ...
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snmpd won't generate traps

I'm trying to get snmpd to inform our monitoring system when an event such as low disk space takes place. I'm using snmpd on Debian 8. My snmpd.conf file looks like this: ## # Daemon ## ...
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Strange process running

I just mentioned that one user starts a process which is called "httpd". 31712 ftp_johndoe 20 0 35988 8828 1460 S 14.0 0.0 1h50:31 httpd 28616 ftp_johndoe 20 0 5304M 43936 35080 S 4.0 0.2 ...
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mail client Thunderbird does not read new mails from dovecot/postfix mail server

I run a server: Debian GNU/Linux 7.8 (wheezy) and used the default mail system (exim) for mails with regular users (no vmail). Mail system did not work properly for some users, so I removed exim and ...
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Puppet Agent - launching as sudo

I'm having issues getting my Puppet agent to launch. I will be using the agent with the --onetime parameter as I want to agent to pull its configuration rather than the Puppet Master pushing. I am ...
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Add cronjob with bash script - No crontab for root

I have a deployment script and in it I'm trying to add a cron job. This is the code I am using which I found on stackoverflow. I'm running debian 8. # ADD CRON crontab -l > mycron echo "10 * * * * ...
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Recover overwritten RAID5 array (XOR)

as I've mentioned in a recent question (RAID5 rescue with LVM2 running on it) I'm rebuilding an RAID5 array. Now, I think that the initial wrong mdadm --create ... command has started the ...
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OpenLDAP will not start - Starting OpenLDAP: slapdrm: cannot remove `/var/lib/ldap/alock'

Hope someone can help me out here. I forgot the OpenLDAP admin password on a debian server and in the process, I specified the password in the slapd config file as follows: olcRootPW: ...
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Installing latest libcurl on debian from source [migrated]

So I need libcurl (dev) on my debian 8 machine. I have two issues with this: A) apt-get install libcurl-dev gives me an error: E: Package 'libcurl-dev' has no installation candidate B) It's pretty ...
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Banned from phpMyadmin? [closed]

I have got banned from my VPS by failing some login attempts on phpMyadmin. I have tried to get me unbanned, but without success. Unbanning from iptables and hosts files didn't worked. I have debian ...
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RAID5 rescue with LVM2 running on it

I have a RAID5-array consisting out of 6 1TB drives. Recently with hardware changes i needed to recreate the raid to rewrite the bootloader on each drive. Now the problem starts. Starting the Debian ...
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/etc/init.d/ssh restart does not reload the configuration

I've added a chroot configuration to my /etc/ssh/sshd_config. I reload the configuration file using /etc/init.d/ssh reload, then try to connect using an SFTP client, but nothing changes, the user is ...
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puppet: execution ordering of classes 'instances'

I know how I can use resource ordering in Puppet to order built-in types (user, group, cron...) or classes, but I wonder how I can make it for specific instances of classes. For example, I use ...
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Use a specific outbound IP with Docker

I have 3 network interfaces: docker0, eth0 and eth0:0 (alias). auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 1.2.3.4 netmask 255.255.255.0 network 1.2.3.0 broadcast ...
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Data rescue for lvm-raid

i've had to change mainboard and CPU of my storage server consisting out of 6x1Tb devices. As it was operated by a Software RAID (dm-raid) i've thought plug and play. But then no bootsector was ...
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MySQL package upgrades (Debian apt-get) always break master-master replication due to changes in mysql schema

I have master-master replication set up on 2 Debian servers, and they replicate everything, including the mysql database itself (so that new users and such also replicate). This generally works very ...
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mdadm Software RAID1 with GPT on Debian 8.0 amd64 - Does not boot on disk removal [closed]

INTRO: I have spent countless days attaching/detaching MOLEX->SATA power cables, rebooting machines and trying hundreds of edits and commands. I am on the verge of desperation and desperately in need ...
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How to set the hostname with a script at boot for Debian Jessie?

I have a Debian Jessie installation that I boot with PXE and I need to set the hostname at boot using a script. I used /etc/init.d/hostname.sh with the previous Debian version, but it doesn't seems ...
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Server network setup with 2 NICs

We have a debian server server with 2 NICs. The Server should be configured with 2 IP addresses, one internal address for the communication in our LAN, and one public IP accessible from the internet. ...
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How to set the hostname for a Debian Jessie system?

Debian Jessie comes with systemd. The recommendation to set the hostname is using hostnamectl for systemd. However, this command does not work (even to display the current hostname) on the Debian ...
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Debian 8 Systemd fstab can't mount file system

Just upgraded to Debian 8. And system can't be booted because of this two lines in /etc/fstab: /dev/data/server/ /data ext4 defaults 0 2 /data/vmail /var/vmail none ...
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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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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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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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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 ...