[tag:debian] is a popular Linux distribution. The codename Wheezy stands for version 7.0 which is the current `stable` release. It was released on 2013-05-04.

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SSL offloading from Apache to Tomcat get overwritten somewhere

I was asked to upgrade a server running Apache and Tomcat-6 on Debian Wheezy from HTTP to HTTPS. I have successfully obtained and install SSL certificates on the Apache part and checked that they work ...
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Proxmox 3.4-6 VM cannot reach internet

I am new when it comes to dealing with routing in Debian so please pardon my ignorance. I recently set up a Proxmox 3.4 host because it worked more or less out of the box with IP over Infiniband and ...
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how to restore my debian webserver got hacked by scrub [duplicate]

HELP!!!! very recently my webserver which got hacked "hacked by scrub". Now when ever i try opening my website, I get the hacked page displayed. Can some body help me as to how to restore my server ...
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Netboot Debian (wheezy) from NFS v4

Is it possible to boot Debian Wheezy from NFS v4? Bootwing with NFS v3 works just fine. NFS v4 not. This is in my /etc/exports: /nfs ...
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WordPress site with no traffic; MySQL reporting 300-500 queries per second, frequently crashing

My server is running Debian 7.10 (Apache 2.2.22, MySQL 5.5.47, PHP5). It's a VPS. I've tried to summarise the issue in the title. I'm running a very small, private WordPress blog which is only ...
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Debian Wheezy and SUID Perl

I just upgraded a Debian Lenny box to Wheezy, and found that suidperl is gone. Googling reveals that the upstream maintainers removed it; I need suidperl to run our mail installation, Open Webmail. ...
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How to setup Gitlab-omnibus with non-bundled web-server?

Install I installed the gitlab package through the omnibus package on debian 7 (version7.8.1-omnibus-1_amd64.deb) ; change the settings as describe in Using a non-bundled web-server run the ...
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exim4 failed to read delivery status : frozen message

I'm having some difficulty with exim4 in that after sending an auto_away message successfully, it has difficulty reading the status and then creates a frozen message in the mailbox. 2016-04-19 ...
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“RTNETLINK answers: File exists” after upgrading to Debian 7

I upgraded my system from Debian 6 to Debian 7.3 yesterday. After rebooting, I chose the new kernel linux-image-3.2.0-4-amd64 and the network became unavailable. I tried sudo service networking ...
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Apache2 / debian wheezy serving only default virtual host

I have seen all other questions around this topic, but none of the answers have worked. Situation: VPS on 1 IP, debian wheezy 7 running with apache2. Even simple virtualhost will not work, as named ...
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Curator cannot be installed even python is installed OK

I'm trying to install curator via apt repo on my debian wheezy. I went thru official documentation on elastic.co, added repo and GPG key and tried to install curator with apt-get install ...
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VRF on Linux using network namespaces

My ultimate goal is to implement Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) in Linux. The method that seems to be most widely accepted is to set up different network name spaces (one for each separate ...
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iSCSI enterprise target and client both on debian give invalid iniatorname error

I have two Debian Wheezy machines and am trying to set up storage for one of them on the other's disk using iSCSI (they do not have synchronized users, so NFS won't work for this application). I have ...
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Why fail2ban 0.8 doesn't start properly on Debain 7 Wheezy x64?

Why fail2ban 0.8 doesn't start properly on Debain 7 Wheezy x64? Hi, I'm trying to configure fail2ban to work with APF. But first, it would be great if fail2ban can start. root@akdom:/var/log# ...
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Sub-process Error

Im trying to move my Wordpress site from a managed VPS to my OVH dedicated machine and im in the middle of trying to install WP. However following these instructions I get this error: Setting up ...
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Installing old version of mysql

I'm trying to troubleshoot a database import problem and want to duplicate the environment onto another server. This will require installing an older version of mysql, but the packages that are listed ...
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Recovery of tartarus backup -> Most software ends with “Segmentation fault”

after the recovery of a backup which I made with "tartarus" (http://wertarbyte.de/tartarus.shtml) I get on few software things a segmentation fault. For example, the dmesg shows that SSH etc. starts ...
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Setting up Let's Encrypt for my domain and all sub-domains

I have a server (Debian 7 Wheezy and Apache 2.2) set up that hosts my domain, and a few sub-domains stemming from this. At the moment, I have these all set up in the default conf file as separate ...
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debian wheezy requiring libc6 >= 2.14

Yesterday I tried to upgrade my debian wheezy to jessie version and it was unsuccessful - server does not boot anymore. I connect to shell, tried to reverse upgrade, but unfortunately, made everything ...
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Postfix Hostname domainbased

I would like to excuse in advance, if my question has already been answered before but im going crazy since a week now... I'm not new to this but after a while in another job, my "skills" are totally ...
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Debian: how can I know if reboot is required after update?

I have 4 servers with Debian Wheezy OS. I have Apticron installed that informs me about updates. Debian updates are realized so often that when I finish to update the last of 4 servers I get new email ...
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500 OOPS: SSL: cannot load RSA private key vsftpd

I'm configuring vsfptd on debian 7.3, I'm trying to use ssl. I generate the certficates using this command: openssl req -x509 -nodes -days 1925 -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout ...
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Install package from oldstable (wheezy) to stable (jessie)

I want to install the package which is missing in jessie from wheezy. It is like backport the other way. I need gcc-4.7, but jessie provides only gcc-4.9. Unstable provides gcc-4.7 only for arm ...
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How to prevent the boot-stopper: Give root password for maintenance (or press Control-D to continue):

I would like to prevent a server from hanging at reboot prompting for root password or ctrl+D in case of a disk event. The below guide appears outdated, since on my Debian Wheezy don't have a ...
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Cron Daemon Wget blocked

I've got nginx on Debian 7 without cpanel. I am seting-up my Crontab like this: */45 * * * * wget "http://example.com/cron-url.php" >/dev/null 2>&1 The above cron is being blocked with ...
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Postfix cannot authenticate against SASL

My system is Debian 7 aka Wheezy with postfix, courier, and mysql installed. Courier works well and if I issue testsaslauthd -u user@domain -p password -f /var/spool/postfix/var/run/saslauthd/mux -s ...
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500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot() Login failed on debian

I install vsftpd for running FTP server on debian 7.3. I checked vsftpd version was 2.3.5 and i configure it like so: listen=YES local_enable=YES write_enable=YES chroot_local_user=YES ...
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Unexpected discrepancy between write and read performance using cryptsetup 1.4.3 and 1.6.6 on Debian Wheezy (7.9) and Debian Jessie (8.2)

I have been setting up a raid1 array and have set up an encrypted medium using cryptsetup with default options. The raid arrays are supposed to use 2 drives, but for the moment, I only have 1 drive in ...
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grub on debian wheezy doesn't recognise mdraid

We're having a really strange problem when trying to boot from an mdraid on Debian Wheezy. All references online that I can find tell me that grub 1.99 (which is part of Debian Wheezy) should have no ...
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Debian 7.9 with RAID 1 3w 9750 slow disk transfer

I have very strange problem with RAID 1 on Debian 7.9 every disk operation read or write is very slow. I have tried to copy one 240 MB folder it take more than 4 minutes. The RAID controller is LSI ...
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How to configure postfix on Ubuntu to relay emails through Office 365 (SMTP) with TLS

I'm attempting to setup a postfix relay to our new Office365 setup for some internal devices on our network that require this specific setup. I've been trying various sites with configs and ...
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Correct procedure for mounting xfs filesystem to use quotas

I am using a Hetzner box on which I have configured my partitions to use LVM, and have set /home as a xfs filesystem. I use Webmin to administer the box which is running Debian 7.6, and have the ...
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How to upgrade PHP 5.4 to PHP 5.6 on Debian GNU/Linux 7 (wheezy)

I've added these lines to /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://packages.dotdeb.org wheezy-php56 all deb-src http://packages.dotdeb.org wheezy-php56 all But still sudo apt-get update or sudo apt-get ...
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sftp backups with duplicity fail

I'm using duplicity on debian wheezy, which comes with version 0.6.18 as standard package. I also tried version 0.6.24 from wheezy-backports. I want to use sftp as backend, but if I run: duplicity ...
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Problems using SSH with winbind authentication

I am trying to set up authentication against an Active Directory Server on a Debian Wheezy machine. So far, getent passwd/group works perfectly and shows me the network users/groups. wbinfo -u/-g ...
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Adding a whole IPv6 /64 block to an network interface on debian

I tried adding a whole IPv6 (/64) block to an interface using ip route add local 2001:41d0:2:ad64::/64 dev lo like described here on my Debian server, but I seem to be missing something. If I ping ...
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Debian server reboots after every login

I have a Debian Wheezy vps on the cloud. Today I tried to login using the VNC console provided by my vps service provider but everytime I login the server automatically reboots after 5 seconds! Has ...
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Bindfs ignores user in /etc/fstab

I'm trying to mount a directory under a specific user:group combo. Using bindfs on the command yields the expected results: root@system:~# bindfs foo bar --user=fooz --group=baz root@system:~# ls ...
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Apache module RPAF documentation?

I installed libapache2-mod-rpaf package on Debian because mod_remoteip seems to be not available. I found a github repo but the configuration options are different. For example, in the repository, ...
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MySQL - The server quit without updating PID file

I have installed MySQL 5.6.16 on Debain 7.4. But i encountered problems with starting mysql, where every time i start mysql i get this error: The server quit without updating PID file ...
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Not able to start supervisor with http server

I am not able to start supervisor when http server is enabled. (Adding inet_http_server section in the supervisord.conf). The error I am getting is below:- root@kibana-new:~# /etc/init.d/supervisor ...
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ISCSI slow connection after reboot

I have a problem with my ISCSI storage, and hop you can help me to solve this problem. The system was made following this tutorial: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HighlyAvailableiSCSITarget So i ...
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OpenVPN and client-connect scripts

I have an OpenVPN server (2.3.2) on Debian Wheezy operating in bridged mode. Everything's working fine in terms of the client connecting and getting access to the network(s) it needs. Im trying to add ...
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How do I prevent ntfs-3g use starving my ZFS ARC of memory?

I have an HP Microserver running OpenMediaVault 2.1.18 (Stone burner), based on Debian GNU/Linux 7 (wheezy). A few days ago, I needed to copy a large number of files from a USB drive, formatted with ...
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Debian: How to run a script on startup without having to write 30 lines of shell script?

I have a Debian server and I just need to run a script at startup. I read that: https://www.debian-administration.org/article/28/Making_scripts_run_at_boot_time_with_Debian I got now: insserv: ...
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Auto-Reboot on Kernel BUG (not tainted, “fixing recursive fault but reboot is needed”)

I'm running a sometimes highly loaded Debian 7 VM with the latest 3.2.x kernel on a XenServer 6.2 host. Sometimes this VM runs into the following state: Ping is okay, All Services unreachable ...
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Debian Wheezy in KVM: can't set IO scheduler

I'm running a Wheezy box in KVM, by default it runs the kernel 3.2. After I upgrade to 3.14 from backports, I no longer can tune the IO scheduler. Before: # cat /sys/block/vda/queue/scheduler noop ...
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fdisk forces me to start at sector 16384 instead of 2048

I am using fdisk (on Debian Jessie) to create the first partition on a block device /dev/sdc and fdisks default starting sector is 16384. If I enter 2048 instead fdisk prints "Value out of range". I ...
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Postfix server rejecting sender address

I installed a mailserver (postfix / dovecot) on my Debian Wheezy system and cannot send mails. Since I just want to administer a mail server and don't have a domain yet, I'm working with the external ...
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E: Package 'libapache2-mod-fastcgi' has no installation candidate — Debian Server

apt-get install libapache2-mod-fastcgi Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package libapache2-mod-fastcgi is not available, but is referred to by ...