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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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Can't install new database in OpenLDAP 2.4 with BDB on Debian

I'm trying to install an openldap server (slapd) on a Debian EC2 instance. I have followed all the instructions I can find, and am using the recommended slapd-config approach to configuration. It all ...
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sendmail/exim4 two servers one is send-only

We have the following setup: One web-server on Debian with PHP on the main domain, that can send emails, but must not receive. It has exim4 installed. Let's call it example.com One mail server on ...
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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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apt sources.list ssh:// with custom port

I've setup my own repository which I want to use SSH as the protocol. I managed to get everything working with an SSH key using port 22. Now, I would like to change the SSH port. I've already changed ...
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Debian 100% cpu every 30 minutes but not loggable?

I have a Debian 7 x64 machine running with Digital Ocean that has every 30 Minutes a 100% cpu usage for about 1 minute. A couple of days ago it stayed there for a couple of hours so the server finally ...
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Kernel panic under DDOS

I'm running a Debian 6 - 64bit system (Kernel 2.6.32-5-amd64) and often get flooded with DDOS. I have tuned the network parameters under /etc/sysctl.conf to not let any kernel parameter overflow. ...
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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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Varnish not showing custom headers

In my Varnish 3 configuration (default.vcl) I configured the following to pass along information via the response headers: sub vcl_deliver { if (obj.hits > 0) { set resp.http.X-Cache = ...
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Why is Apache directing me to /defaultsite?

I've never had this problem before, but I'm sure it's something I'm doing wrong. I just set up another virtual host on Debian with Apache, and I'm trying to get it directed to the MediaWiki ...
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PostgreSQL - SQLSTATE[22007]

I have a box running Debian Wheezy, It is only used to operate Airtime (Icecast, LiquidSoap) It was working fine, after loading some more data into folders and editing WATCHED FOLDERS, I am getting an ...
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dist-upgrade from Debian 7 (wheezy) to 8 (jessie) results in 'Failed to execute operation' errors

After upgrading Debian 7 (wheezy) to 8 (jessie), any system critical action results in one of the following messages appearing: Failed to execute operation: Activation of org.freedesktop.systemd1 ...
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squid specify outgoing network interface

I have a Linux Debian machine with many network interfaces (venet0:1 to venet0:5) running Squid. If I connect to interface venet0:2 squid uses venet0:0 for outgoing traffic but I want Squid to use the ...
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Uwsgi configuration - No module called site

I am trying to get uwsgi working in combination with nginx for a flask application. This is UWSGI ini file: [uwsgi] socket = 127.0.0.1:8001 processes = 4 module = run:manager virtualenv = ...
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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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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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Linux Malware Detection Monitoring: Clean files after hit

I'm using LMD ("Maldet") for scanning a web server with different projects. For this purpose I'm using the inotify-monitoring. Well, the inotify-log shows, that the modified files are noticed, but I ...
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Generate dpkg .deb filename [migrated]

We have a software project, which we release as a debian package. The project has a debian/ folder which contains files like changelog compat control copyright rules. We're creating debian ...
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How to restart postgresql 8.4 on Debian Squeeze when there are no clusters defined?

How to restart postgresql 8.4 on Debian Squeeze? /etc/init.d/postgresql stop/start/restart does nothing (no output given).
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Logging traffic in a file? [closed]

today I'm looking for a tool that allows me to log any traffic that goes in and out. It would be perfect if it would store that data in text files on the server. Does anyone have a tool like this? ...
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What's correct catalina_base path for Tomcat installed from the package?

I've the following manifest to configure Tomcat to use 8983 port instead: include java class { 'tomcat': install_from_source => false } tomcat::instance {'default': package_name => 'tomcat7'} ...
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Block large UDP transfers from my server [duplicate]

Sorry if this is a newb question, I'm getting into server management and have hit a problem that has me stumped. My debian hosted virtual server occasionally sends lots of data out on UDP to 'random' ...
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Debian Jessie Hyper-V 2012 - ksoftirqd using lots of CPU time

I have a Debian VM running which uses quite a bit of CPU time in ksoftirqd. I have other servers running Ubuntu (both 12.04/14.04) that do not have this same issue at all and may have to migrate back ...
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Persistent Bash Prompt Prefix Linux [migrated]

I want to have the FQDN as bash prefix instead of just using the hostname. So I can change root@web: ~$ to root@web.domain.tld: ~$ I already know that that is possible by using: ...
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Ebtables to setup forwarding and nat

I would like to use ebtables to perform the following 2 things without using bridge-utils SCENARIO I: I would like to forward all the packets received from eth0 interface onto the eth1 interface. ...
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Debian Linux Bridge Mode not forwarding

I am trying to bridge lan adaptor eth0 with the eth1 interface exposed by sierra wireless lte modem. When i create a bridge using the following commands brctl addbr br0 brctl addif br0 eth0 eth1 then ...
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Securely wipe a headless remote linux server

I'm about to terminate my relationship with my hosting provider of many years, but I'd like to securely wipe the box before I do. This is a dedicated server running Debian on a single EXT3 drive and ...
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Lighttpd with FastCGI won't create /tmp/fcgi.sock on startup?

I'm running lighttpd-1.4.19 on a debian 5 box and try to run web2py with fastcgi. The problem with that is, that lighttpd does not create the socket file /tmp/fcgi.sock. If I'm creating the file by ...
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docker.io package reports missing only on EC2

I'm trying to install Docker on a Debian Jessie EC2 image. Specifically, I'm using this AMI: https://wiki.debian.org/Cloud/AmazonEC2Image/Jessie. On a locally running Debian machine sudo apt-get ...
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Can't SSH into Amazon EC2

This is my first Amazon EC2 instance but I'm having a hard time and google can't help me out. These are the steps I have taken: Generate a keypair called aws Download aws.pem and put in my ...
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To write in mdadm.conf in initramfs prompt doesn"t not save changes after reboot

I made a mistake with my mdadm.conf with my debian backup server. I used this command : mdadm --detail --scan --verbose >> /etc/mdadm/mdadm.conf to add a raid5 (it works great). By using ...
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Tomcat 7.0 Clustering FarmWarDeployer Not working

I'm currently working on a Tomcat Cluster for Q&A, but unfortunatly, it seems that the auto deploy of a war across this cluster is not working at all. I know the cluster is working perfectly ...
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smbpasswd: Failed to add entry for user

tl;dr Assuming a basic (but functioning) LDAP/PAM configuration, how come smbpasswd fails with this error message when I try to add an existing UNIX/LDAP user to Samba? I have a basic, but working ...
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“www.mydomain.com” reachable, “subdomain.mydomain.com” is not

I have an Amazon EC2 Debian instance running NGINX. I can reach "www.mydomain.com" just fine. however, despite modifying the web server (NGINX) configuration to support "subdomain.mydomain.com" -- ...
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NFS daemon not starting up with error message “Kernel does not have pseudo root support”

My nfs daemon is not starting up anymore. I see the following entries in the syslog: Sep 26 18:21:10 VOXWEBPRODDHNCGN001 mountd[3401]: Kernel does not have pseudo root support. Sep 26 18:21:10 ...
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What's the simplest way of installing Tomcat7 via Puppet with dependencies?

I'm trying to build the simple Puppet recipe as below: package { 'openjdk-7-jre-headless' : ensure => installed, } package { 'tomcat7-common' : ensure => installed, } package { ...
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Disable user_deny.db in Cyrus/imapd

We have a cyrus 2.4.12 on Debian, we use packages, rather than building each software ourselves. I am getting the this "log" constantly, a lot of, various users, and 8-10 times per user request: ...
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How to install Solr 4.x on Tomcat via Puppet?

So far I've been using the following recipe for installing Solr 3.x on Tomcat 6: package { 'openjdk-6-jdk' : ensure => installed, } package { 'solr-tomcat' : ensure => installed, } exec { ...
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Iptable l7-filter installation guide and block p2p

I would install l7-filter to block P2P torrent, First of all , I have a linux debian. I installed by the below command apt-get install l7-filter-userspace And then run command iptables -I FORWARD ...
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Debian - apt-get - Depends: php5-mysql but it is not going to be installed

We needed php5-mysqlnd and thus php5-mysql got removed and now a package has unmet dependencies whenever we want to install something with apt-get. How or where can I edit the dependencies to get rid ...
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Redirect some specific traffic to a different gateway

I have two gateways with different ISP, one of them defined as default for the LAN user and the other ISP used as the default for the Servers and VPN traffic. This is done using regular routing tables ...
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CentOS Tuned Equivalent For Debian

Running a few systems, a few are Debian which have been great. I have on the CentOS boxes tuned(tuned-adm) installed and setup for throughput. I searched all over Google and only found some articles ...
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Compiling cyrus-imapd

When I run the make of cyrus-imapd-2.4.17-caldav-beta9 get the following error: In file included from httpd.c:68:0: httpd.h:48:25: fatal error: libxml/tree.h: No such file or directory compilation ...
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Debian diffence between kernels [closed]

Debian Wheezy installer What's the difference between the first and the second kernel?
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Pros and cons of installing php 5.6 and mysql 5.6 on debian 7 wheezy

I was setting up a VPS server for my client and we had talked that I would install the last stable versions of the programs. Now, in Debian 7 wheezy by default php 5.4 and mysql 5.5 are available. I ...
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redmine gives 404 error after installation

I am using Debian squeeze with nginx and mysql. After raking db and loading default data to redmine. When i try to visit redmine in a browser, http://ipaddress:8080/redmine, I get a 404 error Page ...
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Issues sending and receiving mail, Dovecot, Postfix etc

I have been trying to fix my mail server for 3 days now. I'm not really new to Debian and Apache and such but I am new to Dovecot and Postfix. At this point I have set up the virtual users and the ...
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Setting up a chroot sftp on debian server

I'm trying to allow a user "user" to access my server by either sftp or ssh. I want to jail them into a directory with chroot. I read the instructions here however it does not work. I did the ...
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cf3 Can't stat … in files.copyfrom promise

On the client: # cf-agent -KIv ... cf3 -> Handling file existence constraints on /etc/cfengine3 cf3 -> Copy file /etc/cfengine3 from /srv/cfengine/sysconf/server/inputs check cf3 No existing ...
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vlock/pam_ldap based authentications fails when adding TLS/SSL

I have working centralized authentication configuration setup on Debian Wheezy based servers, utilizing OpenLDAP (2.4.31), pam_ldap (184-8), and libnss-ldap (264-2). I have successfully configured ...