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How to setup replication between my two ISPConfig3 servers

I'm follow the excellent tuto ISPconfig3 web server on Debian 6 and I try to run it on a replication server. My purpose is to make a rescue server who, when my master server down, take over. ...
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Spam in Apache access logs

I just booted a new, mint Debian Squeeze x64 server from my cloud hosting provider. I received by root password by email, logged in and ran the following commands: apt-get update apt-get upgrade ...
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How do I reboot over SSH, so that fsck can be run, on a read-only file system without sudo (or root)?

I have a server in a remote location, which I think is suffering disk issues and has remounted / as read-only. My Debian (Squeeze) installation does not have a root user. I have been using sudo to ...
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Debian Squeeze development box cannot connect to the internet, local network does work

Good evening all, Strange situation: I work from a local development machine running apache and lighttpd in tandem. Today I tried to install curl-php5 which stated that the repository is unreachable. ...
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Proc files visible to all in Lenny, but not in Squeeze

I noticed that in my lenny distributions of debian that the proc files are read all in that any user can see if a process is running. In squeeze I noticed that the proc files are readable just to ...
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Problems virtualizing SBS2003 server to KVM on Debian

I have a server with sbs2003. I would like to move it to another machine (linux Squeeze Debian), within a KVM virtual machine. I proceeded like this: Installed the disk2vhd.exe application on the ...
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it is good and safe to use debian software raid?

My questions is as simple as the title: it is good and safe to use debian6 software raid? How safe it is? Can i have a software RAID configuration backup? How can i deal/recover with/from a HDD ...
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Debian Squeeze KVM - No Matter How I Setup Bridge, No Connectivity on Guest

I'm attempting to setup libvirt KVM guests on my server, and I've been messing around for two days now trying to get the guest networking working. So far, I haven't gotten anywhere. My network is ...
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Debian Squeeze Kernel

I'm running Debian Squeeze completely up to date on a machine. However when running uname I see that I'm on a very old kernel: $ uname -r 2.6.32-5-amd64 Is this normal for Debian Squeeze? Should I ...
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Apache/Zend error

I am getting this error on my proof of concept Linux box. Can anyone help this noob out? From the looks of it, Zend is the issue. I thought I installed Zend. Fatal error: Uncaught exception ...
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Stop/disable nginx auto upgrade?

Is it possible to disable the nginx self update? My server was offline last night, because the auto update was broken/incomplete/etc. After the upgrade, the nginx directory contains files like ...
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GRUB is not loading - error: two disks with number 3

After rebooting my Debian 6.0 server I am getting these errors on load (captured it through kvm console): error: found two disks with number 3 error: superfluous RAID member (2 found) error: file not ...
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Cannot give more than 32GB of RAM to a Debian squeeze under Xen 6.1

Under XEN 6.1, I tried to give a debian squeeze VM more than 32GB of RAM. But the Xen Center gave me this: "The amount of physical memory allocated to this VM is greater than the total memory of its ...
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How to set debian with it_IT@EURO without converting the MySQL database?

I have a machine with Debian 6.0.x and MySQL Server version: 5.1.66-0 + squeeze1 (Debian). If I configure my machine with it_IT@EURO instead of en_US.UTF-8 Mysql is not happy, eg a table control / ...
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Why Monit does not work with my MySQL configuration file?

I'm using a custom configuration file for mysql in /etc/mysql/conf.d/myfile.cnf The contents of the file [client] port = 3306 socket = /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock [mysqld_safe] socket ...
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Start script.py after reboot as user xy in Debian Squeeze

How can i start a python script.py after a reboot as user xy in Debian Squeeze automatically?
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debian 6 - php 5.4.1 - xdebug phpize php-config --version incorrect

I'm quite new with Linux server management and I have a linux server with the following configuration: Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 6.0.6 (squeeze) Release: 6.0.6 ...
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Debian Squeeze Server Can Ping IP Addresses but Not Domain Names

I just installed a server into a new open collocation facility yesterday. I installed server software today, but during the install I could not connect to any of the Debian mirrors to get software ...
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NameVirtualHost *:443 has no VirtualHosts on debian squeeze

I have an Apache 2.2 server that works but I am getting the NameVirtualHost *:443 has no VirtualHosts warnings when restarting. But I do have VirtualHosts that match *:443. The system is Debian ...
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Debian 6 Synaptic Package Monitor checkboxes are acting like no software is installed

I was playing with package manager on my debian squeeze, was trying to install php 5.4 instead of php 5.3 and now it acts like everything is removed, I dont see any green "checkboxes" on already ...
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How-to configure Dell Drac5 and access to it

Help me please how to configure Dell Drac5 and How to access to it. Tried almost everything on google and still no idea, how Drac works. Will I be able to reboot my machine even without VNC or SSH ...
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Why is dash the new default shell among Debian squeeze [closed]

Can anybody tell me why Debian changed the default shell from bash to dash? I run in different issues with the new shell and I would like to understand what's the cause for this change.
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Debian Dmesg Error - What does this output mean regarding an outage on eth1?

The tale of the NIC that quit; I have chucked the end of dmesg output from a server into pastebin; This server (PowerEdge 1850) has two NICs, eth0 and eth1. eth1 has a couple of VLANs defined on it, ...
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root account only working in recovery mode

So I did a full system update/upgrade on my debian squeeze last night. After this was done, I did a reboot. When proptet with a terminal login screen I tried to login as root, but this failed several ...
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Purge tmp directory per user

I've created on my fresh server a directory structure like this: /home/$username/$domain/ (for example: /home/domaincom/domain.com/) - public_html - logs - conf - tmp Everything works well, but ...
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Random gigabit bandwidth with my Samba fileserver

I own a personnal Fileserver, build on an AMD X2 platform, with an intel gigabit CT network adapter, running debian 6.0. I've built a raid5 (2To x 3), shared by samba 3.5.6 From my desktop computer ...
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Upgraded to Debian 6.0.7 and server now does not boot

Today, I upgraded my Debian Squeeze installation of my vps to 6.0.7. It included a kernel upgrade, but I left the kernel upgrade last, after upgrading all the other packages first. However, now the ...
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preseed command string fail with newline character using virt-install initrd-inject

I am creating a new virtual machine using libvirt's virt-install command. The command pulls a local preseed file from the hypervisor using initrd-inject: virt-install \ --autostart \ --name vm1 \ ...
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Debian package bigger than the source files

This might be a stupid question but I'm build a custom Debian package with the following command: dpkg-deb --build sources/ my_package.deb The sources directory is about 7MB and the resulting ...
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How to force fsck on root filesystem on Voyage Linux

I have a Voyage Linux (a Debian derived system) computer (which is headless, ie no display). The root filesystem is marked as corrupted and there are actually some errors. I would like to fix these ...
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What is the right order of upgrade of system components?

I want to upgrade multiple components of a system including: Linux distribution (debian lenny -> squeeze) Mysql (5.0->5.1->5.5->5.6) Apache tomcat 6 to 7 Java runtime version What (and why) would ...
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Can't reach network 192.168.100.0/24

In one of our data-centre we've a Debian machine acting as a router. From this network we cannot reach any of the machines found on 192.168.100.0/24 network. E.g The gateway on the 192.168.100.0/24 ...
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Unable to authenticate using Apache and authnz_mod_ldap in Active Directory

I have a problem with Apache2 authentication using authnz_ldap_module in order to authenticate users from Active Directory. My Apache version is 2.2.16-6+squeeze10. Here is the configuration I am ...
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How to configure a mail server on Debian Squeeze?

How can I configure a mail server on Debian Squeeze with Postfix or Exim4 without the need to relay on another smtp server? And is it possible to add multiple email addresses for the same user? ...
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Is it possible to assign a nice and ionice priority to all scripts executed by cron daemon?

To be a bit more concrete: I have a Debian Squeeze Linux machine with a web application that should become available all over the planet. Until now I had a bunch of resource consuming cronjobs each ...
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SSH Kerberos authentication fails with “Wrong principal in request/Got no client credentials” on debian squeeze

I have a debian squeeze host where I can't log in with kerberos without a password prompt. An identically configured ubuntu 12.04 host works fine and can log in without getting a password prompt. ...
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how to know what crontab is going to do

Somehow the stuff i wrote in the crontab is now working as i wish. To be more exactly, i think it is not executing my commands. So now i would like to know if there is a way to get a plan what ...
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Services decide to shutdown from time to time

I've a debian squeeze server with nginx, php5-fpm and mysql. All this services from some point started to shutdown at random time. And they not seem to crash or something, syslog: Feb 14 14:02:14 xxx ...
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How to install packages with APT without user interaction?

I have a script that downloads and replaces kernel headers in Debian squeeze. function fixHeaders(){ #Replace the kernel headers from OVH with standard kernel headers... aptitude -y install ...
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Forward traffic from IP6 to IP4

On my debian6 server is a process that only listen on IPv6 but I also need to listen on IPv4. It seems the program is IPv6 only. Is there a way to route the traffic fom IPv6 to IPv4 on the same host ? ...
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Unable to install rsync on mycloud.rackspace.com

I'd like to install rsync to do daily backups of my client's server account, which was recently migrated to mycloud.rackspace.com. Rackspace does have a tutorial implying it can be installed in the ...
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Is there any way to mask the INBOX label for Dovecot 1.2x Shared Mailboxes?

I'm setting up a new Dovecot sever to replace an old Cyrus server, and need to keep things as consistent as possible. I have a couple local accounts, like junkmail and notjunkmail that users get ...
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crons are not working, but scripts are… any idea what is it?

I checked on internet , this might be a common problem, but I dont know how to solve it, all things that they said are not my case... The cron is running, I checked, still, I have no log files (at ...
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How to determine which SSL library MySQL is using?

My Debian squeeze server is running mysqld version 5.1. How do I determine if the SSL libraries it is using are OpenSSL or yaSSL? (I am pretty sure this MySQL supports SSL as the User table has the ...
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IPv6 only works after pinging the default gateway.

We now have 2013 and I thought it is long overdue to activate IPv6 on my server. But unfortunately, I ran in some problems. To be honest I only have litte experience with IPv6 So I hope you can help ...
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SSHd not logging Failed publickey attempts

On Debian Squeeze I have sshd set up to not permit password logins and require key based authentication. I notice that when I attempt to log in from the WAN into my box with a bad SSH key, I do not ...
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Do some debian builds not have lsb_release?

A .deb package I am releasing expects that it can call lsb_release. One customer using Debian 6.0.5 indicated that the lsb_release command (even in the terminal) produces a command not found error. ...
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Unable to import Virtuabox VM onto Headless Server

I have a Virtual Image on my Windows Machine. I want to transfer it to my Headless Debian Server. I've installed VirtualBox on the Debian machine. On the windows machine ive exported the file as a ...
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Debian server, Workbench client or server side?

We have a server running Debian squeeze with mysql and until now we manage the db through phpMyAdmin. In this question I was told that Workbench represents a better choice than PMA in terms of ...
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Debian squeeze without xorg? [closed]

I'd like to install a small Debian server (as a template), which contains only the necessary packages. Even though I select only the ssh server and the Standard utilities at the software selection ...