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mailjet with brimir (open source Ruby project) on debian doesn't send mail

I tired of searching a tip to be able to send mails with mailjet on my debian. I configured a dashboard for tickets (Brimir, Ruby open source plateform) Here is the link : ...
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Run a script if an error in syslog appears

Is it possible to run a shell script if a specified string is found in rsyslog 5.8.11? I couldn't find any examples so I tried this but it doesn't work: $Template MyAlert,":msg" :msg, contains, ...
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Slow ssh login - Activation of org.freedesktop.login1 timed out

On one of my servers I've noticed really delay on SSH logins. Connecting using the ssh -vvv options the delay occurs at debug1: Entering interactive session. extract of connection: debug1: ...
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difference from default configuration in .deb

To my great surprise I have not found an easy way to view the difference between locally altered configuration files in /etc from the defaults supplied in .deb for particular package. Some day in ...
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Sata Disk very poor performance

I have a HP MicroServer NL54, stock BIOS, with 4 HDs Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache. If I run a dd benchmark I get: $ dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb bs=4K count=4096 4096+0 ...
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smtp blues - external emails works, internal does not

I have 3 domains hosted on a remote server, but I am using other postfix server for SMTP only. So, I have two servers: mail.domain1.com - remote mail server, storing mailboxes and used for IMAP ...
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How to configure exim4 to orelay email from a specific IP?

I am attempting to set up an SMTP relay server, using exim4. However, I have only one IP that I want to be allowed to send email through my server. Is this done using iptables or some configuration ...
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Cant route traffic through OpenVPN on Debian 8

I have been trying to setup OpenVPN and have run into a bit of a hiccup, i have can't seem to route all my traffic through the server. I can connect to the server just fine but i can't seem to ping ...
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OpenVPN client nslookup failure after disconnect

Currently I am trying to route my traffic through a gateway running Debian Linux which forwards all incoming traffic thorugh a VPN connection (Client -> Gateway with OpenVPN client -> VPN server -> ...
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Proxmox-Server: Extremely high load during deletion-task of old backups

I'm using Proxmox to get some VPS. In Proxmox I set up some backup-tasks which are running fine. BUT: The backups are stored in big files (each backup has round about 300GB) so I can not store more ...
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Changing port for phpmyadmin

I've got on my VPS tomcat running on the port 80. Nevertheless I want to have there phpmyadmin (running on some other port) as well... I tried to edit /etc/apache2/ports.conf and ...
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How often recompile grsec patched kernel?

I plan to harden my corporate debian servers by using grsecurity patched kernel. However, I don't necessarily have time either to monitor each new security hole discovered nor to manually reconfigure ...
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Debian Linux default interface?

I have a Debian machine with an SNMP pooler running, but I am running into an issue with getting the pooler to use a specific interface. The Debian machine has 3 interfaces allow-hotplug eth0 iface ...
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Postfix + Dovecot fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms

When I try to login via telnet I am getting kicked out immediately: telnet localhost 25 Trying ::1... Connected to localhost.localdomain. Escape character is '^]'. Connection closed by foreign host. ...
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resolv.conf “search” ignored

my /etc/resolv.conf file is quite basic, something like: # Generated by NetworkManager domain subdomain.example.org search subdomain.example.org nameserver 192.0.2.100 nameserver 192.0.2.200 From ...
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Common Name does not match Server Name - SSL Certificate

I recently purchased an SSL certificate. I've got www.site.com.key, www.site.com.csr, intermedia.pem, www.site.com.crt all set up in my /etc/ssl/localcerts folder. When I open my browser I get the ...
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SSH sessions hang on shutdown/reboot

I have a server that runs Debian and sshd on it, and in case I need to reboot the server my SSH session hangs at client side until TCP timeout. I assume this is because when sshd is being terminated ...
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Why do my PHP files show as text in browsers? [closed]

Long story short, my PHP files show as text in browsers rather than running the PHP script. I am aware that there are questions similar to this but none answer my question. I'm lost. I have an Apache ...
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Best way to show architecture of a specified file system?

Admitting a filesystem is installed in ~/FS/ (which is its root), how can I check its architecture without chroot? I tried with dpkg --root=~/FS/ --print-architecture but it still prints me the ...
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lighthttpd redirect to php script

How can I redirect requests from specific referer to a PHP file? I know how to block a image request: $HTTP["referer"] =~ ".*example\.zi.*" { url.access-deny = ( "" ) url.access-deny ...
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Debian Wheezy: unmet dependencies when starting program

I am trying to run a program and it tells me it needs the packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, libc6:i386 After that, i get this error message: The following packages have unmet ...
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ps aux shows only processes of the current user

On one of my servers running Debian 7.8, when I run ps aux, I only see processes belonging to the current user. If I check the permissions with sudo ls -al /proc/, procesess run by root have theses ...
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Start seafile before docker at boot

On a debian 8 server, I have installed docker which run a MariaDB container. Seafile server is dependent of the MariaDB container. On restart, MariaDB take too long to start, so seafile fail is ...
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How can I download a complete image of my DO VPS to an image for a VM over SSH?

There isn't a way to download a complete image from Digital Ocean VPS hosting through their web UI. How can I download an entire image of the VPS that I can use locally on a VM or upload to another ...
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What is the best method of installing programs into a chroot / jail?

On a Debian based system... I have created a minimal chroot/jail using a script similar to the one at https://github.com/pmenhart/make_chroot_jail/blob/master/make_chroot_jail.sh with the goal of ...
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some IPs within a subnet not reachable

I'm running 3 Debian-Servers, each with its own IPMI. All IPs are within the same subnet with the same gateway. The problem is, that each server can ping its own IPMI but not the IPMI of the other 2 ...
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Use LDAP and Local auth as a backup on mail server

We are currently researching the best way to go about switching our mail server (dovecot/postfix/debian 7) from local authentication to ldap (AD) authentication. We would like to have local auth as ...
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Debian 8 Jessie - Postfix + Dovecot, send but not receive mails

I'm setting up a mail server (with Postfix, Dovecot and Postfixadmin) for a non-profit organization that I'm currently building. I'm able to send but not receive mails over TLS. When sending an email ...
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Postfix SMTP authentication FROM [duplicate]

I have a Postfix server with authentication running. However I recently found out, that anyone authenticated may send mail from any account. Meaning user1 is logging in and may send the e-mail from ...
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Spamassassin: sa-update failed for unknown reasons, daily error, How to fix?

For a while now I'm getting the following error-mail sent to my root account on my server. This is a fail occurring every time on the daily spamassassin update. My setup followed the Ars Technica ...
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mysql replication stops without errors

I have this issue with master to master replication setup. Replication stops without errors, but when I make: slave stop; slave start; it is working again. mysql --version mysql Ver 14.14 Distrib ...
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Disk boot up from backup

I have a backup of my whole / partition except for /tmp /proc and /sys . Is there a way to boot this up into live? Backup is on 32 bit debian 5 OS Thanks
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Debian, kill java by it's jar name?

Okay, I am going to be running two java application on the same VPS one will be running nearly all the time. The other one will not need to be. I am wondering if there is away to kill java based on ...
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How can I modify the bootloader config on debian 7

I want to install Debian 7 remotely. I've followed this tutorial: https://wiki.debian.org/DebianInstaller/Remote How can I execute Step 8? I found the command update-grub but I don't know where to ...
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Restrict only 1 file to use sendmail

I want to restrict access to sendmail process, to only 1 php file /var/www/mysite/contact.php How can I do this? Maybe there is a trick with Iptables or sendmail configuration? I want to secure ...
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How to get Ipv4 in NAT mode & Ipv6 in bridge mode together in Xen 4.4?

Here is my problem with Xen 4.4 wth Debian 8, i have one Ipv4 address & plenty of Ipv6 addresses. I would like to setup xen for NAT to route IPv4 to a private network and bridge with Ipv6 ...
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Why does apt-get install duply (on debian 7.8) not update to the latest verison?

Hi there I'm a bit confused about updating on my debian server. I'm using duplicity + duply on my server and wanted to update duply to the latest version. Running: sudo apt-get install duply ...
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OpenLDAP proxy : caching credentials in case Active Directory master unreachable

I'm setting up a Debian server in my company where users are managed in an Active Directory. I'd like to authenticate users with AD but I'm thinking it would be better, if feasible, to have a local ...
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Debian virtual instance gives “No space left on device” during upgrade from wheezy to jessie [closed]

I'm half way done and the upgrade process has terminated in the mid. Its about my virtual debian wheezy instance setup under virtualbox that I was upgrading. Output of df -h is as follows : ...
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Download speed from server extremaly slow

I have rented many servers @server4you and from time to I face the same problem. Download speed from a server decreases dramatically and after some weeks goes back to normal. Now when I download a ...
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Logrotate deleting instead of rotating

This is my logrotate configuration /var/log/abc/*.log { missingok compress sharedscripts create 640 root root postrotate /etc/init.d/abc reload endscript } When i run this manually as logrotate ...
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debian networking lacp throughput and redundancy

I am encountering the following scenario: Physical server w/ 4 NICs and two HP ProCurve GigabitEthernet switches in a stack $Server runs debian (proxmox ve latest) I'd like to configure the network ...
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Apache2 not able to list directories or files that do not have o+r set

I have an Apache webserver that we are preparing to serve data uploaded via FTP/S to our customers over the more convenient HTTPS protocol. At the moment I am using mod_authnz_external to allow the ...
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rsyslog (local) and remote logging

I have several linux servers that I want to monitor the log files. I thought it would be great to setup a central log server that can capture incoming rsyslog packets. Each hostname would have its own ...
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How to install mariadb when mysql gets in the way?

I have searched for a while on google but nothing seems obvious from this weird situation I have on VM, can someone help me? root@sathia:/etc/apt# apt-cache policy mariadb-server mariadb-server: ...
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Package for Debian 7 on Debian 8 [closed]

I want to install Couchbase server on Debian 8.0 but the released packages are only for Debian 7. Generally: What problems could arise from installing package for older distro version? Any drawbacks? ...
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gitweb is broken in debian jessie

I had installed gitweb package in debian wheezy, and I had got it working. After upgrading to jessie it doesn't work any more: Apache tells me: The requested URL /gitweb was not found on this ...
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Can I set a multi-line environment variable in systemd's EnvironmentFile?

I need an environment variable like this defined for my application's mail features to work: RUBY_MAIL_SMTP_SETTINGS=' :address: "smtp.example.com" :port: "25" :authentication: :plain :encryption: ...
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Gmail marks all my emails sent by exim4 as spam [duplicate]

I configured a Virtual Private Server as send-only mail server with exim4. Anyway, when I send an email to a Gmail account, it is marked as spam, because "it violates the guidelines for the sender ...
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Debian - Warning: Possible LKM Trojan installed

I am running chkrootkit every night on 3:04. More than 1 year it was not returning any problems but 1 month ago this warning started to appear: ======================= Checking `lkm'... ...