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Load balancing iptables

I am trying to use iptable for load balancing. I'm working with virtualbox. All vm (debian)are in internal networking and IPs are static. I want to route requests coming to my web server(apache2) with ...
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High Apache busy workers and high load average

I've been experiencing a spike in load average on a web server I manage on almost a daily basis now, here are the server specs: 6 x 2.4 GHz dedicated CPU 3GB RAM This is a VPS of which is running ...
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Varnish breaks Wordpress visual editor TinyMCE

I am currently running multiple Wordpress 4 installs with a Varnish 3 + Apache 2.22 + PHP 5.4 stack, Varnish seems to break Wordpress WYSIWYG, TinyMCE. Therefore I can only use the "Text" editor. I ...
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How to get a list of security updates on the command line in Debian/Ubuntu

In the GUI tool you can get a list packages with security updates. Can this be done on the command line in Debian or Ubuntu? Normally I might use "apt-get upgrade" which would show me what is being ...
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dict_pcre.so missing on debian

I've installed postfix as I normally do, using apt-get install postfix, but for some reason it's not including dict_pcre.so in the install. Is there something I've overlooked, or rather how and where ...
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I can not do anything with mysql [closed]

Debian woke up in a bad mood. I worked on it until 9pm yesterday using LAMP. The process that I made yesterday to today was off and on the machine. When I called today mysql just does not work. Follow ...
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How to emulate Windows event logging in Ubuntu?

Assume you were to have a predominantly Windows enterprise environment and that you have a number of Ubuntu servers you need to integrate into that environment, while introducing as few new enterprise ...
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Chrooting Shell Environment on debian wheezy

I created a chrooted user on a directory /home/jail, Inside my /home/jail are the bin,dev,etc,home,lib,lib64 and usr directories. /home/jail/ {bin,dev,etc,home,lib,lib64,usr} are all owned by ...
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How to check what application is requesting port? [duplicate]

Is it possible to check which application is requesting specific port in a debian server? I'm getting a ton of these in iptraf: x x UDP (77 bytes) from 172.16.0.2:25748 to 212.59.1.1:53 on eth0 ...
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Rewrite test works fine, but not when actually sending mail

When testing the following rewrite rule (Located in /etc/exim4/conf.d/rewrite/31_exim4-config_rewriting) *@*.hidden $1@hidden.com fsrF The test results are as expected xeross@Mainframe:~$ sudo ...
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How to slow down MySQL service autostart on boot (dependency on another service) [migrated]

I'm running a MySQL database on Debian on RaspberryPi (Raspbian). I would like to use the RaspberryPi as a local MySQL server, but to have the MySQL database datadir outside RaspberryPi's SD card - ...
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Issues with quagga and zebra in virtual machine

I'm trying to use quagga and zebra in a virtual machine with debian. I installed and configured quagga, the deamon file and configured the zebra.conf file. When I try to start quagga (service quagga ...
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Hostname and SSL (apache) issue on Debian

I have been trying to setup SSL virtual host ServerAdmin webmaster@mts.com ServerName moclm.tap.pt DocumentRoot /var/www/tapme/ <Directory /> Options ...
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Creating a fallback error page for nginx when root directory does not exist

I have set up an any-domain config on my nginx server - to reduce the amount of work needed when I open a new site/domain. This config allows me to simply create a folder in /usr/share/nginx/sites/ ...
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Is my vps being hacked? [duplicate]

I'm on a debian vps that was rebuild from scratch a few hours ago. In ps aux I get weird entries and commands I haven't started: root 2553 0.0 0.1 3164 1616 pts/0 Ss 23:09 0:00 -bash ...
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iptables 1.4 and passive FTP on custom port

after the upgrade from debian squeeze to wheezy I've got a problem with passive FTP connection. I could narrow it to be iptables related, as I could connect via FTP w/o problems after adding my IP to ...
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Install Crypt::SSLeay Debian [closed]

Crypt::SSLeay In debian? What's the command.
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OpenVPN ignoring openvpn.conf, throws unrecognized or missing option

I set up openVPN on Debian, but can't start the service. [FAIL] Starting virtual private network daemon: openvpn failed! Syslog says Options error: Unrecognized option or missing parameter(s) in ...
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Connecting debian and windows via IPsec VPN with Racoon and ipsec-tools

I've some trouble with the IPsec configuration on my debian server (6 squeeze). This server should connect via IPsec VPN to an windows server, which is protected by an firewall. I've used racoon and ...
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Xen 4.4 mixed routed/bridged network vm does not work

I have updated one of my servers from Xen 4.1.4 (Debian squeeze) to Xen 4.4.1 (Debian jessie). As xend/xm is deprecated I would like to use the xl tool kit with Xen 4.4.1. But now I have issues with ...
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Intel ESRT2 RAID array is not recognized by Debian

We have a new server here with an Intel Server Board S1200BTL and I'm trying to set up a RAID 1 for data storage. I have Debian 6 installed on an SSD, and two 2TB hard drives that are supposed to be ...
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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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Debian/Apache2 server is blocking my IP

There is a Debian 6 LAMP server and from about one week I have a problem which occur randomly. From time to time I can't access one specific domain from one specific location (IP). Our employes from ...
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Connection problem between redmine and svn

I have server controlled by Debian 6.0. I installed and configured redmine some time ago, and now configured svn server. Now i'm trying to configure redmine to be able to view svn repository. URL ...
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High Disk write not listed under iotop

I have problems with high I/O on my Debian 7.3 server (up to 7 seconds average I/O wait). I tried to find out what's causing this by using iotop -o. Now I see sonething strange: iotop tells me on the ...
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Setting up wildcard mail accounts for forwarding on Debian 7

Using Debian 7 I need to setup a mail server configuration for testing purposes. This setup is not intended to "go into production" mode but we need something like this during our development process ...
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How to install Percona Server on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic?

I followed the instructions on this page: ~$ gpg --keyserver hkp://keys.gnupg.net --recv-keys 1C4CBDCDCD2EFD2A gpg: requesting key CD2EFD2A from hkp server keys.gnupg.net gpg: key CD2EFD2A: public ...
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APT: Public Key is missing? How to fix?

I updated my sources.list with deb http://repo.percona.com/apt squeeze main deb-src http://repo.percona.com/apt squeeze main And called gpg --keyserver subkeys.pgp.net --recv-keys ...
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Automatically scale a Gluster cluster

I'm trying to configure a proof of concept where a server automatically gets spun up and joins a replication cluster. When the server is no longer needed, it gets spun down, and automatically removed ...
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Debian live server mirroring (copy) of main server [closed]

I am installing a debian server and I need to install a mirror of that server, so that in case of problems with the main one, the users can connect to the mirror transparently. Any change in the main ...
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How to install 32-bit libraries using Debian Testing

Question: What is the way to determine, ahead of time and without doing a full install of 64-bit Debian Testing NETINST, when Debian Testing has 32-bit libraries available and fully working and ...
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libpam-ldapd not looking for secondary groups

I'm migrating from libpam-ldap to libpam-ldapd. I'm having some trouble gathering the secondary groups from LDAP. On libpam-ldap, I had this on the /etc/ldap.conf file: nss_schema rfc2307bis ...
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Debian: escape spaces in APT pin [migrated]

I'm running Debian Wheezy on a Raspberry Pi and want to have both the Raspbian repo at http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org/raspbian/ (for the OS) and the RPi Foundation repo at ...
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OpenVZ MySQL InnoDB won't start

I have a OpenVZ Server with 4GB RAM and have tried to install MySQL on several distros (Ubuntu 12.04 64Bit, Ubuntu 12.10 64Bit, Debian 7 64Bit) and I always get the same errors: 130718 6:57:27 ...
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Debian Bridge Network Connection — Static IP Addresses

I have a PC with 3 Ethernet ports. I am able to share internet to the other two ports with internet coming in on eth1. I use the following setup on /etc/network/interfaces after aptitude bridge-utils ...
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NFS writes to md-raid extremely slow with busy jbd2 [migrated]

As far as I can remember, this problem appeared after upgrade from Debian Squeeze to Wheezy. The symptom is extremely slow write performance on the server's dmraid exclusively if written via nfs ...
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Reduce PID_MAX Safely

I have one server in a cluster that was experiencing a process table leak. Because the developer responsible for the code was unavailable for a few days I increased pid_max on the machine as follows: ...
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How to *add* rules in local fail2ban filter definition?

I have installed fail2ban as packaged by Debian on a server under my control. Since I have some failregexes from before, I'm putting those into the local filter definition file so they will be ...
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PHP Error / Mk-livestatus in Nagvis

I have Nagios and Nagvis installed via Debian packages, but when I run Nagvis and try to get into the "General Configuration" menu I get this error Error: (0) Array to string conversion ...
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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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Exim permissions when sharing a dovecot mailfolder

Using dovecot on debian wheezy, I have just set up a shared mailfolder inside another user's mail folder to be able to share the contents of this mailfolder with some other users, wthout duplicating ...
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What is a recommended way to patch the Shellshock Bash bug on an unsupported Ubuntu server?

I maintain an out-of-support Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) server (don't ask me why, please), and we need to patch the Shellshock Bash security bug. As upgrades are not available anymore, what ...
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Permissions denied for proftpd virtual users

I installed Proftpd Administrator GUI to make it easier to manage my FTP users. The problem I have is that I have to set the directory permissions to 777 to allow the virtual users saved in the mysql ...
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Reset admin password of OpenVAS

When I installed OpenVAS, I was prompted for a password, however the prompt errored out. I have installed OpenVAS and it is working properly, however I cant get in as admin (I created a new user and ...
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Can not update Bash on Debian 6.0 (Squeeze)

I can not update Bash on a Debian 6.0 (Squeeze) server to get rid of the discovered vulnerability: bash --version GNU bash, version 4.1.5(1)-release (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu) apt-get update apt-get ...
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Is adding the Debian repository to my apt source.list dangerous on Ubuntu? [closed]

I'm trying to install a package from a Debian repository. I am trying to install manually with dpkg errors because of missing or incomplete dependencies. This got me wondering, is it a mistake to just ...
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libphp5.so is missing, dependency problems

after some updates my Debian server (running Apache 2.2) seems to miss the libphp5.so. Starting Apache leads to the error message sudo service apache2 restart apache2: Syntax error on line 244 of ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 (LTS) DomU on Debian Wheezy Dom0 Xen 4

I have been forced to move from a Centos Dom0 xen 3 Centos + Ubuntu Lucid DomUs To Debian Wheezy Dom0 Xen 4 Ubuntu Lucid DomUs However although I can create new DomUs on wheezy I cannot ...
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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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Linux computer (Debian) in a Windows Active Directory Domain, Administrator of AD should have root permission after login

I managed to join my Debian machine (Squeeze) to an existing Active Directory (MS Windows 2008 R2 Server). Everything works fine, I can login using accounts from the Active Directory (NTP, Kerberos, ...