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How to mitigate error “kernel: nf_conntrack: table full, dropping packet”

We recently had a problem with one of our servers (Debian Squeeze) becoming unresponsive during heavy-ish load. Looking at the kernel logs, I think this is the cause: kernel: nf_conntrack: table ...
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How to update NTP-deamon on a Debian Squeeze (Proxmox 2.x)?

Because of security issue in NTP (CVE-2014-9295) I need to update NTP-deamon on a Debian Squeeze (it is the Proxmox 2.x installation). The problem is that it is a productional system and I can not ...
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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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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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How do I install openssh v6.2 on Debian Squeeze?

I first tried the backports repository but 6.2 isn't in there. It's in the testing repository though, so I added the testing repository to /etc/apt/sources.list, did an apt-get update, then an ...
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Debian dependency problems / partially installed

I tried to install curl support for php 5 on my debian squeeze machine and since I'm having problems. After trying to install curl I got dependency issues which I tried to solve by removing what ...
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Update Apache2 to 2.4 on Debian 6

I just updated my PHP to latest version using dotdeb deb http://packages.dotdeb.org squeeze all deb-src http://packages.dotdeb.org squeeze all Is there anything like dotdeb repositories for apache2 ...
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How to mount vfat drive on Linux with ownership other than root?

I'm running into trouble mounting an iPod on a newly upgraded Debian Squeeze. I suspect either a protocol has changed or I've tickled a bug, which I don't know where to report. I'm trying to mount ...
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Updating SVN to 1.7 on Debian Squeeze

I tried to update my Subversion Client und Squeeze with 1.7. Therefore I extended the "/etc/apt/sources.list" with deb http://opensource.wandisco.com/debian/ squeeze svn17 Downloaded their key ...
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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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Process specific ulimit still low after changes to soft and hard ulimits

I'm having trouble with increasing the open-files ulimit (ulimit -n) for a particular process on a Debian 6 server. AFAIK I've done everything to change the servers hard and soft limits in this case, ...
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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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mdadm raid5 recover double disk failure - with a twist (drive order)

Let me acknowledge first off that I have made mistakes, and that I have a backup for most but not all of the data on this RAID. I still have hope of recovering the rest of the data. I don't have the ...
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Updating a Vyatta 6.6 box for Shellshock

A client has a few Vyatta installations that they're eventually wanting to replace with VyOS. In the interim, they're running Vyatta 6.6 (last version prior to the sale to Brocade). It's an internal ...
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Is it possible to enable TLS v 1.2 in Debian squeeze

I am currently running a Debian Squeeze server with Apache. My OpenSSL version is 0.9.8, and I would like to get up to a version capable of running TLS v 1.2. So far my research shows that this is ...
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Exim4 ACL - Cannot set a global ratelimit

This is the first time I post on this forum, but since I have found a few leads on my problem I am hoping that I will find a solution. I think what I want to do is very simple. I have a web server ...
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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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How to upgrade from Postgres 9.1 to 9.3 allowing read access during upgrade

"PostgreSQL 9.1.2 on x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu, compiled by gcc-4.4.real (Debian 4.4.5-8) 4.4.5, 64-bit" is working in Debian 6.0 Squeeze It contains 12 databases accessed by 100 users from internet. ...
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How to install Postgres 9.3 parallel in Debian Squeeze

Debian 6 contains Postgres 9.1 installation installed from Debian backports in 5432 port How to install Postgres 9.3 also on this server. I found instructions in ...
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AMaViS: missing X-Spam-Status header

I set up a mail server with Dovecot, Postfix and AMaViS on Debian Squeeze following the tutorial on workaround.org (ISPmail tutorial for Debian Squeeze). It uses virtual domains and stores the ...
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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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How to add “Authentication-Results:” - Debian Squeeze+postfix+opendkim+SPF checks

I have installed Debian Squeeze on my VPS, I use it as mail server only, packages installed are: Postfix+openDKIM+SPF_checks_with_Postfix. All works fine, SPF & DKIM passes authentication, but ...
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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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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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How to fix Shellshock vulnerability on Debian Squeeze? [duplicate]

How do you fix the shellshock bash vulnerability on Debian Squeeze? (I originally posted just the answer but that got modded, go figure), so now I'll post the answer below...
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openvpn installation fails on debian squeeze [duplicate]

when I try to install openvpn on debian squueze 6.0.10 executing as root # apt-get install openvpn I get the following error: # apt-get install openvpn Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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How can I upgrade PHP to a higher version for Debian Squeeze?

Currently, my PHP is on 5.3.3, how can I upgrade it? Also how can I upgrade anything? For example, if I want to upgrade phpMyAdmin as well?
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Running tor on lxc-based virtual infrastructure

I tried to set up a tor relay node on my server running debian squeeze with linux containers for better maintainability. Installing from main repository and tor repository failed. In debug.log there ...
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Loopback Device Not Configured On Boot

My knowledge of network interfaces on linux is limited at best, so I was hoping someone could help me figure out the best solution to a problem I have inadvertently caused. After boot, the loopback ...
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How to fix locale settings in Debian squeeze

I occasionally get locale errors and I've tried to run dpkg-reconfigure locales to fix the problem. Here's the output: :~$ sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: ...
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Getting rid of Trojan on Debian Server [duplicate]

-------- EDIT --------- I do not agree that this is a duplicate of the linked question. I know that the correct way to deal with this is to wipe and reinstall the server. However, i am interested in ...
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mysql-server : Depends: mysql-server-5.1 but it is not going to be installed

I want to install MySQL on Squeeze (Debian), but I get this error message from apt: mysql-server : Depends: mysql-server-5.1 but it is not going to be installed I have tried to use a different ...
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Graph Bind9 requests statistic with Cacti: named.stats => Permission denied

I set up, sometimes ago, a Cacti plugin on a Linux Debian that allows to collect DNS statistics, through SNMP/rndc queries, for generating beautiful graphics. It was working fine until some weeks ...
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Understanding ntpd entry in syslog

Does anyone know what this entry in syslog means: static1 ntpd[2397]: 2a00:xxxx:xxxx:239::2 interface 2a01:xxxx::xxxx:xxxx:fe70:a40c -> (null) (I've replaced some of the values with xxxx) Thank ...
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Why might debian become unresponsive with virtually 0% CPU usage?

We have a problem with one of our (virtual) Debian servers failing in a strange way. The server will stop responding to to the network (no SSH, no Ping response, no app response). The only way we ...
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flushed IPs by mistake on UNIX how to recover from rescue

I got a problem. OS: Linux Debian 6.0 64-Bit I used this command on my root-server: ip addr flush dev eth0 I added some month agp multiply IP's and that in a false format. The problem is since i ...
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PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib/php5/20100525/apc.so'

I have updated my php from 5.3.3 to 5.4.31. I have a Debian 6 Squeeze. PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib/php5/20100525/apc.so' - /usr/lib/php5/20100525/apc.so: ...
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Debian mirror is out of control

I've inherited a system (Debian Squeeze) that has a Debian mirror set up within it, which is something I have basically no experience with. The problem with it is, it has completely filled up it's ...
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pfsense long ping to google

I have a pfsense box set up. What happens is I set a rule so I can't hit the admin interface 192.168.3.1 from the box. With the rule enabled --- www.l.google.com ping statistics --- 2 packets ...
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Squid limit all user to 128kbit/s

I have a very odd behaviour with my squid server. It limits every client to a bitrate of exactly 3,2 Mbit/s... To troubleshoot it, I've tried to set the bitrate limit to unlimited and to 128kbit/s ...
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how to restrict access to all .txt file in apache except robots.txt?

I am configuring apache2 on debian and would like to allow only robots.txt to be accessed for searching engines, while other .txt files are restricted, I tried to add the followings to .htaccess but ...
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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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dnsmasq fails a few seconds, then get back to normal (debian)

I am running a box with debian 6.0.8, and DNSMasq 2.55 (from Debian repository). I use it to resolve some local hostnames, and it mostly works fine. but some times, it will fail to answer requests ...
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Why is Apache not starting?

Here is my error log: [Sat Jul 14 21:39:21 2012] [notice] Apache/2.2.16 (Debian) configured -- resuming normal operations [Sat Jul 14 21:39:21 2012] [alert] (11)Resource temporarily unavailable: ...
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Debian 6: apt-get gets packages from stable?

I recently started working on a website project for a company that has their own server setup. It's a Debian system, and after a while I noticed ntp wasn't installed and the server was losing time. ...
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Keepalived configurations

I installed keepalived on two firewalls to provide fail over. I'm not sure if the following configurations are correct (see configurations below). Sometimes I have problems to reach the websites ...
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How to create a Centos Xen domU on Debian Squeeze using xen-create-image

I have a Xen host system based on Debian Squeeze, and installed xen-tools. I would like to setup a CentOS domU using xen-create-image. xen-tools already 'knows' of CentOS-5, but I cannot seem to get ...
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Cannot set ACL on ACL-enabled EXT4 partition

I am trying to enable xattrs and acls on a Debian machine. I've (re)mounted the partition in question with user_xattr and acl. (/dev/md3 is the partition in question) root@fs01:/# mount | grep ...
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Segmentation fault using group add

Today I tried to install a tftp server to setup a PXE server on a virtual machine (powered by VMware ESX 4) for our network to ease server installation. The base installation (Debian 7.5.0 x64) worked ...
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Desperate: statd timed out, lockd cannot monitor / unmonitor

Since this afternoon something is wrong with the server. On the server side I see messages in dmesg as follows: statd: server rpc.statd not responding, timed out lockd: cannot unmonitor ...