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How to set up Logwatch to receive high level messages immediately?

I have set up Logwatch on my (Debian) system. Mailing etc works well. What I would like to is to get a daily report of the system once a day And; To receive any high level (failed login attempts, ...
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How can an RSA key be placed in a “non-folder”?

I lack a lot of knowledge regarding the subject so please excuse me if my question is very ignorant. I just started out with RSA key authentication to my test-server. It did not work at the beginning ...
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For an Amazon EC2 instance how can I partition /dev/xvda2 into two parts?

We are using Amazon c1.medium instances which come with 350GB of ephemeral storage that is mounted as /dev/xvda2 on our Debian images. We need this to be partitioned into two parts, one of which is 80 ...
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Apache2 VirtualHost on Debian not working

I am having some problems with Apache2 configuration. I have already tried to look for documentation on the web (Apache's site, Debian's site, here on serverfault, etc), but nothing really helps. I ...
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How important is it to keep size of log files down?

I have a LAMP server where logrotate does its job once per week, and I notice some logs tend to get quite large. For example, the apache access-log is 73MB. Is it better that I tell logrotate to ...
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Permanently change hostname of Debian Squeeze virtual server

I have a virtual server running Debian Squeeze. I can change the hostname by running the hostname new.host.name command or by editing /etc/hostname and then running /etc/init.d/hostname.sh, but after ...
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Apache 2.2 + mod_fcgid + PHP 5.4: (104) Connection reset by peer

On a Debian 6 VPS, I'm running PHP 5.4 via mod_fcgid on a couple of different virtual hosts, managed by Virtualmin GPL. At random, I get 500 Internal Server Errors; restarting Apache brings everything ...
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Debugging slow Bugzilla form submission on Debian Squeeze

I'm running 64-bit Debian Squeeze and I've installed bugzilla from the repositories. This action has auto-configured and installed: Bugzilla 3.6.2.0-4.5 MySQL Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.1.63 Apache ...
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Pull php5 from DotDeb and ignore others packages

I have Debian squeeze installed and this is my /etc/apt/sources.list file: # Debian packages for stable deb http://ftp.lug.ro/debian/ stable main contrib non-free # Security updates for stable deb ...
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Using Dell omconfig with Vyatta

We are running Vyatta Core 6.2, based on Debian Squeeze, on a Dell R710 server. I came across these instructions to install the command line Dell Management utilities: ...
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Using a proxy with Vagrant & Puppet

I'm trying to run a puppet manifest which depends on the target machine having proxy settings to access the Internet. I haven't been able to pass http_proxy_host as Puppet suggests (I believe its a ...
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Error authenticating git repository with Redmine

I've setup Redmine 2.1 on my Debian Squeeze server following this Tutorial HowTo configure Redmine for advanced git integration (I tried to use the grack path). Redmine server is running properly, but ...
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modprobe not found at all

I know that a lot of people had problems finding modprobe which was mostely due to an unconfigured $PATH. This time however I logged into a machine (Linux mymachine 2.6.32-6-pve #1 SMP Mon Jan 23 ...
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after redmine install i see only the filesystem

After installing redmine, I can only access the filesystem! I reinstalled redmine 2-3 times in different ways. Used these "how to"s: 1, 2, 3 the webserver of 10.0.0.14 is going to be behind a ...
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How to run .ova appliance on Debian Squeeze XEN host?

I have a virtual appliance in a .ova format, but I need to run it on a XEN host. Xen host is running Debian Squeeze. How can I do that?
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Disable ipv6 support completely on debian squeeze 6.0.5

I want to disable ipv6 support completely on debian squeeze 6.0.5. In many other posts I have seen setting the parameter net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6 = 1 in /etc/sysctl.conf should disable it. I've ...
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reset locale in debian under Squeeze

I have problems with locale in debian. I tried many thing but it doesn't anything for me : locale -a locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory C POSIX en_US.utf8 I try ...
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How to install package version that was removed from backports?

There is only one version of the libreoffice package in Debian Squeeze Backports: apt-cache madison libreoffice libreoffice | 1:3.5.4-7~bpo60+1 | http://backports.debian.org/debian-backports/ ...
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Setting up bind9 9.7.3 logging: no size limitation, no file swapping

bind is configured to limit the log file size to 2m and to add up to 3 versions of the log files. During the testing of this bind server, is has occured that bind does not stop logging if the file ...
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Debian squeeze server hangs when accessing md raid 5 over network

My debian squeeze server ha begin to hang/freeze when I try to access my md raid 5 over network (via samba or afp/netatalk). This behavior started when I installed netatalk, libgcrypt11 from wheezy. ...
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ps -o pcpu on Debian Squeeze is giving meaningless numbers

I'm trying to get the CPU percentage for processes on a busy server out of ps, but it's giving me nonsensical numbers. Here's a truncated example: $ ps -eo pcpu,pid | sort -n %CPU PID ... 36.5 ...
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Debian 6 Server Enabling Remote Desktop [closed]

I am currently running a web server on Debian 6 without a GUI. I connect to the server through SSH using putty from my Windows desktop. When managing Windows systems we use RDP to connect remotely, so ...
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Debian 6 (Ruby on Rails + MYSQL)Server Enabling Light Weight GUI [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: GUI tools to administer Linux Box I am new to Linux server, i am currently using debian 6 , as for my knowledge i know gnome,kde stuff for gui's available, but is there ...
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Do I need to update some of my Debian Squeeze software?

I have installed Debian 6, and LAMP stack from squeeze repository (default). After upgrading Apache 2.2.16 from unstable repository to 2.2.22, thanks to this post - how to upgrade already installed ...
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How to set up Dell OMSA tools on Debian 6 (Squeeze) (PE2950)

I assume I have set up them up incorrectly or am missing a library or dependency. When I log into the OMSA web interface I can't see anything Also, omreport tells me nothing; root@box:~# omreport ...
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Why Is PHP-FPM Only Using One Process?

Looking at my PHP-FPM stats page, it looks like only one process is handling all of the connections right now. My guess is that requests are being executed so quickly, thus far, that it doesn't need ...
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How to install pip/easy_install on debian 6 for python3.2

I'm trying to install pip or setup tools form python 3.2 in debian 6. First case: apt-get install python3-pip...OK python3 easy_install.py webob Searching for webob Reading ...
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Debian virtual server hangs on reboot, need help debugging

I'm admin of a Debian 6 virtual server. I've been trying to diagnose this problem for a while but haven't gotten anything. The server hangs every time I want to reboot it. All services seem to be ...
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PAM Errors in auth.log [Debian Squeeze]

Based on the the Securing Debian article on debian.org, I added the following to /etc/pam.d/other. auth required pam_securetty.so auth required pam_unix_auth.so auth required ...
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Backup broken PostgreSQL 8.4 without pg_dump

So. I have a problem. PostgreSQL 8.4 won't start or restart without any output given. But it worked for 3 monthes until hosting provider doesn't rebooted server. Now it is completly broken. It wan't ...
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Installing a Ruby On Rails Application (fedena) on an ISPCONFIG 3 site

I have a debian squeeze box running ispconfig 3. I am trying to install an application made in ruby on rails Project Fedena Install. According to that installation, it looks like it will only work if ...
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debian what's “-” process to listening on port 48296 to all ip? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: netstat shows a listening port with no pid but lsof does not when i execute netstat -lntp in my server debian squeeze, i see one strange process... named - without pid, ...
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Nagios+NGiNX “Primary script unknown” Error

I'm trying to get Nagios setup on NGiNX using PHP-FPM. I installed fcgiwrap and and I'm able to execute a Perl script from the cgi-bin folder, but when I try to access Nagios, I get the following ...
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Syslog produces hundreds of lines

I have recently been "promoted" to lab admin, as I have the most experience with linux. My logcheck keeps sending me emails with hundreds of lines stemming from my syslog file. It repeats itself over, ...
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How to get rid of “Could not connect to database” with Linux and libnss-pgsql2?

I use libnss-pgsql2 in order to have virtual system users stored in a PostgreSQL database. The virtual users in the database work just fine. They can log in. I can see their uid, gid, groups via the ...
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Can I Install ext4 via Debian 6.0.2 and update for stability?

I am installing Debian 6.0.2.1 (because that's the CD I found in my CD wallet and I don't want to wait to download a newer version [6.5 is newest at time of writing]). I am choosing ext4 for my FS; ...
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kernel + libc6 issue upgrading to squeeze

I used to run Debian testing, and I haven't upgraded or dist-upgraded for about 2 years. Yesterday I made the mistake of trying that... it didn't work (I don't remember the exact error messages), so I ...
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For 1 domain, how can I use both WordPress and Rails?

I have Rails installed for example.com, however, I want to use WordPress for my blog as well. So I want example.com/blog to be WordPress. The problem is, I want to have WordPress in a separate ...
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why did i need to stop java software? [closed]

i am on Debian Squeeze, 4G of Ram, 1G of Swap, CPU i3 3.07GHz. I used to use the following java softwares: jenkins elasticsearch Problem was their process was too greedy about CPU, in the top ...
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Tuning Snort Rules: COMMUNITY SIP TCP/IP message flooding directed to SIP proxy

This is a common problem in Snort, but I'm not sure why the rule triggers at all. The rule below comes from the Debian repositories. Apparently it is designed to trigger when there are more than ...
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Configure nginx for multiple node.js apps with own domains

I have a node webapp up and running with my nginx on debian squeeze. Now I want to add another one with an own domain but when I do so, only the first app is served and even if I go to the second ...
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logrotate not deleting old files - glob failing

I'm stumped with this one. Any help is much appreciated...! Logs in /var/log/HOSTS/cacheflow_access_log/ are configured to archive to /var/log/HOSTS/archived/cacheflow_access_log/ and compress. These ...
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Debian Squeeze 64-bit ssh cant connect and libssl error

I cant login on ssh in the VM i leaved the one that was prev connected open but i cant connect via new connection also when i try to apt-get i get this error: /usr/bin/python: error while loading ...
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Screen - No more PTYs - Cannot start screen's on Debian VPS

I've gotten a newly imaged Debian 6 32 bit VPS. While configuring I tried to test screen as a number of my scripts run using it. Root has no problem running screen. But of course this is ...
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Multiple IP Addresses in fail2ban

I just got a barrage of pop3-login attacks on one of my servers. I was surprised that fail2ban wasn't stopping them, then I realized that the service is listening on multiple IP addresses, and the ...
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“Cannot set terminal process group” during su to another user as login shell

Note: Please read the updated information starting with "EDIT" near the halfway point of this post - the environment and background of this problem has changed I've got a bog standard Debian 6.0 ...
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Chroot / sFtp / Ftps Problems

regular debian admin, i am faced to a complex situation and i appreciate your advices... I have a server with chroot environment that is working without problems up to now : Chroot user : store ...
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PostgreSQL fails on boot, but works fine after logging in

I'm not sure if my problem started after update. I'm running Debian Squeeze and postgresql-8.4(8.4.12-0squeeze1). On startup or after reboot, I noticed that my PostgreSQL database service fails. ...
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how to make sure that Apache processes is chrooted?

I am using Apache 2 on Debian 6. I tried to make Apache by using following resource: http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/securing-debian-howto/ap-chroot-apache-env.en.html how can i be sure that Apache ...
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Why does cron.weekly not run?

When I noticed that the backupscript I placed in /etc/cron.weekly on my Debian6 server isn't executed I placed this small script in it, to see if the weekly cronjob is executed at all: #!/bin/bash ...