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Can not install Net::SSH2 module Perl

I am getting the following log while trying to install Net::SSH2 module in my debian machine. I don have libssh2-dev installed but still Im getting this error. also it says "Couldn't find your C ...
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MongoDB: insert operation fails but disk is free

I've seen the strange behavior of my server and first of all I looked at log file /var/log/mongodb/mongodb.log. There I saw the next lines: Wed Jan 7 16:33:31 [FileAllocator] allocating new datafile ...
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How do I bond eth0 to failover to wlan0 after WAN connection loss?

I would like to have my monitoring box (Zenoss) notify me when the network upstream of me goes down without an actual link loss. I have had some issues with our CoLo's switches going down, but I ...
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“No inittab file found” after reset

An old dedicated server (Debian w. Raid1) wasn't responding today and now can't boot after manual reset. Last message is "No inittab file found". I still have access to filesystem via rescue system. ...
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Why autoconf.h is not copied automatically to its place? [migrated]

I'm working on a clean Debian 7.7 install. After the install everything was working fine except the webcam in Iceweasel browser. After reading a lot I found that the best solution is to install ...
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Etherpad-Lite - Something bad happened

I installed etherpad-lite on Debian 7 - I also configured NPM and Node.js, but if I try to open etherpad, I'm getting this error: { "error": "Sorry, something bad happened!" } On the console ...
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ZFS pool reports a missing device, but it is not missing

I am running the latest Debian 7.7 x86 and ZFS on linux After moving my computer to a different room. If I do a zpool status I get this status : pool: solaris state: DEGRADED status: One or more ...
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ntpd keeps adding local servers while being told not to

I'm configuring ntp inside a corporate network. I've done restrict default ignore restrict -6 default ignore and listed servers explicitly (I'm using public servers from pool.ntp.org). I also ...
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apache2.4 with webdav give an 405 error

I just upgraded my test machine from Apache 2.2.29 to 2.4.10 and actually Im getting some issue with webdav module. If I try to login to a webdav account it works but if I try to list my current ...
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Trying to install software, it says there is no available space, but there is

I think I am doing something wrong. I'm trying to install gparted on Debian: sudo apt-get install gparted It says that it can't create "/var/lib/dpkg/updates/tmp.i" because there is no available ...
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How to 'apt-get upgrade' a debootstraped chroot jail from outside?

I have a daemon running in a chroot jail that I have generated with debootstrap. I'd like to remove apt and dpkg from the jail, but I want to keep the other packages updated. Can I upgrade the ...
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Getting error TLS not available when connect via StartTLS

I am trying to configure TLS on my mail server (postfix+dovecot on debian). But whenever I try to send via StartTLS, I've got this error message telnet localhost 25 Trying ::1... Connected to ...
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UnicodeDecodeError starting Radicale server during boot process

I set up the Radicale CalDAV server on Debian Wheezy (raspbian). I can launch it manually as expected. However, when I try to start it during boot process it fails with the following error: ...
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Debian d-i preseed partman tmpfs

I am trying to create automatic provisioning of my servers using pxeboot and netinstall. Everything works ok (RAID, LVM, ...), but I would need to create tmpfs for some directories. I would like to ...
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How do I encrypt large (20Gb+) compressed files from a backup?

I want to encrypt regularly created and compressed backup files from OpenVZ containers, before they leave the server and get copied to the providers backup space via ftp. They vary in size, from 6 to ...
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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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Rotating outgoing IP's

I want to rotate IP addresses for web-scraping, and here is my setup: I have configured multiple IP addresses as below in my /etc/network/interfaces file: # The loopback network interface auto lo ...
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debian unable to automount partition at boot

I have a single usb drive connected to my server, and I am unable to get it to automount at boot time. If I manually execute mount -a it mounts correctly. my fstab is as follows: proc ...
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Sun T2/Niagara Hardware Crypto Acceleration with Debian Linux?

I wanted to use an older T2 machine as a webserver for SSL heavy websites. With Solaris, there is the crypto acceleration available which would make sense for SSL. Now I am wondering if this crypto ...
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Postfix address verification server not working

I try to use the Postfix address verification server, but I can’t make it work. Here is the content of my main.cf file, generated by a postconf -n command. I mark the four line I modified myself. The ...
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Regular Debian server-maintenance through package updates

We're hosting multiple Websites with different Content Management Systems, also with different Versions. There are multiple Debian servers running on one esxi. I want to introduce a Windows-like ...
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Error Message from DnsResolver.pm after removing IPv6

After removing IPv6 (to get KVM working) from /etc/network/interfaces, I'm getting lately the following error: error creating a DNS resolver socket: Network is unreachable at ...
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postfix - hock - extracting information out of processed emails

The setup Linux, Debian Wheezy, serves as mail server for about 1000 users. Courier and Postfix installed in this box. Info about the server It is a postfix setup which drops the emails to the ...
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Monitoring pacemaker with url trigger external agent

I have a HA setup, which now the only resource configured is Heartbeat with Active/Passive Configuration. Both running Debian 7, 64-bit in the cloud. Now i want to trigger an URL with the information ...
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Postfixadmin does not work after update “Cannot redeclare hex2bin”

I had recently updated my Debian wheezy (7.7) and forgot to check all systems after that. So, I can't really say what the versions were before I upgraded or at which point it broke. When I tried to ...
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Amanda use multiple virtual tapes on different Disks

I am trying to merge a previously working Tape configuration to work with multiple Disks (2HDDs currently) as virtual tapes. We have 2 dedicated drives mounted at /mnt/EXT_HDDS/ARCHIVE_1 and ...
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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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No changes made but MySQL InnoDB overloading CPU

I haven't changed any scripts or settings what so ever. Now I have CPU load at least 4 times higher. Mysqld is taking around 360 %CPU according to TOP. It's Debian, I'm running some MyISAM tables but ...
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Adding a domain and subdomain to server

Greetings and please excuse me if this is a very basic question. The problem: Currently I have bought a domain (crazywebsite.com) from Godaddy.com and I have an unmanaged VPS in Site5.com. I have ...
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Exim4 as a relay only on our local network

I want to use alert email from CMC http://en.community.dell.com/techcenter/systems-management/w/wiki/1987.dell-chassis-management-controller. It's seems my Debian rejected its connection. Maybe Exim4 ...
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Remote system's filesystem disappeared after “mdadm --grow 2 /dev/md0”?

Yesterday, I added a second 500GB hard drive to a system. This system was installed as a RAID-1 system with only one drive, because I didnt have the other one on hand. After finally adding the second ...
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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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ERROR 1130 (HY000): Host 'host' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server, only on slave

So I have a master and a slave in a mysql cluster, the syntonization works as it should however I am not able to connect to the slave from any host except from the server it self. I have no problems ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is causing `skb rides the rocket` errors?

On one of our busy (virtual) Debian 6 servers we are seeing a lot of messages in the syslog like this: kernel: xen_netfront: xennet: skb rides the rocket: 19 slots We are seeing some connectivity ...