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Java Application has caused an InvocationTargetException in Debian

I am trying to install a Java application on a Debian 8.1 server and I keep getting a "Java Application has caused an InvocationTargetException" error. I have installed Java8 from oracle, set ...
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How to install Debian wheezy on a multipathed Device

I wanted to know how to install the Debian on Multipathed Luns since i did not found any complete Instructions I like to share my way to do it. Press TAB to enter additional settings. Type at the ...
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How to automatically re-start apache if it stops responding and socket is still in use

Apache server Debian Linux x64 serves the site mono applications in mysite.com and other sites using virtual hosting. Sometimes apache stops responding for unknow reason. Apache error_log contains: ...
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Host key verification failed even though known_hosts is correct

I am running a Debian 7 Wheezy server and are having problems with connecting to other servers over SSH. This problem only occurs while running SSH through crontab, and not otherwise (logged in as the ...
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How to fix Logjam vulnerability with MySQL

Since the latest openssl upgrade on my Debian server, my mysql clients are unable to connect and give the following message SSL connection error: error:14082174:SSL ...
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Another private/auth not found thread in postfix-dovecot combo

If I try to send mails through my relay I get: warning: SASL: Connect to private/auth_dovecot failed: No such file or directory fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms The auth part in main.cf: ...
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monit exec file and match result

Is there a way to get monit to run a python script and check the result? I was thinking something like this but it doesnt execute, only reads the file check file app1-check with path ...
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file /dev/adm taking too much space disk

I'm the admin of a VPS, and I saw that 65GB over my 100GB are taken by a file in /dev/adm I used "df -h" to see my disk space left, and make "du -h" in / folder. I found that this file "/dev/adm" is ...
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Why a VPN slows down LAN access?

We have an access server providing VPN to some of our clients and the workforce with laptops. They usually connect from outside of the office, and everything works fine. However, for simplicity and ...
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Mounting error with Quota : mount: / not mounted already, or bad option

So I try to activate quota options in /etc/fstab by adding ",usrjquota=aquota.user,grpjquota=aquota.group,jqfmt=vfsv0" : before : # <file system> <mount point> <type> ...
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apt: list required dependencies for deb package without installing it

For a build tool I'm writing (for which I'd like to implement a sort of dependency-caching system) I'd like to know what the missing dependencies for a .deb package are, without resorting to ...
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Automatically download, but do not install, upgrades

Running debian stable, I know I can use unattended-upgrades to automatically download and install upgrades. However, running debian unstable, I would be extremely reluctant to automatically install ...
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Postfix behind a relay to handle incoming and outgoing mail with /etc/aliases

I'm trying to setup postfix on a Linux machine (Debian 8 with Postfix 2.11). But I have some troubles getting /etc/aliases to work correctly. The setup is as follows: A MS Exchange server is the ...
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Self signed certificates create problems on NGinx/PHP

I just upgraded my Debian 7, Nginx 1.6.2, PHP 5.4.39 to Debian 8, Nginx 1.6.2, PHP 5.6.9. There is a CRM running on that server where we used to send emails via PHP, EspoCRM and that's using ...
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Creating a “download server” [closed]

I'm not sure if "download server" is the proper term but I want to create a server on a Debian Linux base that can download files referenced to from my phone or computer. As an example, I'm browsing ...
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OpenVZ: Node iptables doesn't append rules

I want to make a set of rules on iptables inside of a node, but it seems that the iptables isn't appending all the rules or somehow and kick me out everytime I run the following script (I'm using this ...
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Incoming SSH works, but all outgoing fails

Terminology I have a server (I'll refer to it as S1 ) running in the cloud, but it is misbehaving. I also have another server (S2) running in the same cloud network, connected to S1 through a ...
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Getting 403 - Forbidden when creating a subdomain

I've gone through a number of posts but none has fixed my problem, so I'm asking. I've never setup domains or subdomains so any simple mistake could be the problem. System: Debian 6.0.6 ...
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Tomcat : Multiple domain names redirect to one domain

I have a Webapp running on Apache tomcat on Debain wheezy, using a single domain name currently. The webapp uses SSL certification too. Now, the company which I am working for, bought similar domain ...
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Proliant dl380p gen8 Debian booting [closed]

I created new array in Smart Array controller. 2 disks in Raid-1. I have installed the latest stable version of Debian 7.8 The installation was successful, but after it does not load with message: ...
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Debian limit number of TCP sockets for a process (especially tor) on OpenVZ

I have a debian 7.8 server, running on OpenVZ. On this server I'm running a tor relay and some other network services (like apache and mysql). However the tor service seems to eat up all my available ...
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Mounting degraded RAID

I've finally managed to assemble my RAID10 array again. I'm hoping there might now be a way through this. (There is history, if anyone is interested). I'm now getting: # cat /proc/mdstat ...
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Safe to purge config of Debian MySQL server after installing official deb?

Can anyone tell me if it is safe to do an apt-get purge mysql-server-5.5 in Debian after removing mysql-server-5.5 and installing mysql-server via the deb-Package officially provided by MySQL? Do I ...
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/etc/network/if-pre-up.d/iptables script makeeth interfaces disappear in debian jessie?

I need to enable NAT on my VM in iptables. I followed official debian instruction to configure it: First of all, i created /etc/iptables.rules file with following content: *nat -A ...
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specific IP Attribution with isc-dhcp-server with freeradius authentication

I would like to assign specific address to my clients, regarding their radius authentication. For exemple, user1 (group user) authenticate on radius, dhcp gives him 192.168.1.1 as IP user2 (group ...
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Define default runlevels for 2 init.d daemons with dependencies (Sysvinit Debian Wheezy)

I have two daemons daemonA and daemonB. B is dependant from A, that means that A must start BEFORE B and A must stop AFTER B. I have successfully made these daemons run at boot time by setting ...
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SSH: Login to local pc by key

I got a little problem. I'm using apt-dater to keep different linux-systems updated. Apt-dater uses ssh to login to these systems - there's no problem by doing this. To connect to localhost, the ...
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Netfilter : invalid state for proxy through VPN

I have an OpenVPN between my box A, and the remote server B (both Debian jessie). On server B, I also run Squid3. I then configure my A-browser to use the remote proxy with the VPN address of the ...
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IP from multi gateway, openvz debian

I have a problem with network in my dedicated server. I have a host: ip 188.60.240.71 netmask 255.255.255.128 gateway 188.60.240.1 broadcast 188.60.240.127 network 188.60.240.0 I order additional ...
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Daemon is sending email to root@vpsxxxxx but which deamon?

I have an email address host a Gandi which is: test@mydomain.com password: 1234 I set up an ssmtp deamon on a VPS debian to be able to send email through this address. /etc/ssmtp/ssmtp.conf is: # ...
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Is mounting /boot in /etc/fstab automatically necessary?

Hello members of StackExchange, I am running a Debian 8.0 server with Full-Disk-Encryption and while I was doing some hardening I went through the /etc/fstab and I was wondering if some partitions ...
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Debian wheezy to jessie update hangs during boot - setting up x socket directories… /tmp/.x11-unix /tmp/.ice-unix

I have windows 7 as host and debian 7 as guest in vmware. I was trying to upgrade to debian jessie according to this article ...
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zph obsolete in squid3

I am trying to set up a squid3 server with a Mikrotik router. I want to enable the cache hit but the zph_mode, zph_option and other settings are obsolete. Following the release notes I noticed that ...
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Start at boot time Corosync 2.X + Pacemaker 1.1 cluster (Debian Wheezy)

I can't find a way to start cluster (corosync+pacemaker) at boot time in Debian I have updated a 2 node cluster with the following configuration on both nodes: Debian Wheezy 7.7 Corosync v2.3.4 ...
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Unable to start JOnAs service

I'm having problems with my Debian 6.0.3 (Squeeze) server We run an application that uses JOnAs service usually when its not working I run /etc/init.d/jonas start When I do it at the moment I get ...
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Sendmail is taking huge amount of CPU [duplicate]

My dedicated server is slowing down since 2 days. I checked the RPM and the CPU usage has gone from less than 10% to more than 50%. Rebooting the server didn't help. So, I tried top command: top - ...
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MySQL: Cannot connect to Server via SSH. 'reading initial communication packet', system error: 0

I am running Debian 8.2 and the install is quite fresh. I try to connect to my MySQL server via SSH using Sequel Pro. I always get this error: Lost connection to MySQL server at 'reading initial ...
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SSH: su root or sudo? [duplicate]

What is the better option: Using su to switch to root or enabeling sudo? Without the use of sudo an intruder would need to know the password (or key) of a user allowed to ssh and then also the root ...
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Can I restart dependent service with systemd?

I have created two services, one for a rails app and another for its delayed_job process, I want to restart the delayed_job service everytime the rails service is restarted, can I do this with ...
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Debian Samba share Authentification with RADIUS server

I'm trying to configure Samba (apt-get install samba) to authenticate users using a RADIUS server and i cannot find anything useful. Is it possible ? I tought i could set Samba to use the PAM ...
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Securing local repository with SSH and chroot

I've got a local Debian repository server in my network and I want my clients to upgrade, update, and install packages from it through SSH. I configured my sources.list so it would look like this : ...
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“Permission denied” to a directory that I own, permissions seemingly correct

Setting up a Docker image based on Debian 8, specifically the nginx image with uwsgi added. The web service in question will run via uwsgi as www-data. The service is copied in to the container with a ...
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Easy way of checking signature of a source package from the other release of debian

I'm trying to backport nanomsg from jessie to squeeze. But when I run: dget http://http.debian.net/debian/pool/main/n/nanomsg/nanomsg_0.4~beta+dfsg-3.dsc It says: dscverify: ...
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Server doesn't answer to ping just for me [closed]

I can't reach my server by any means on my own IP. But, if I try to connect to the server through a proxy, it's going well. My hosting company says the server is up too. The server is a debian + ISP ...
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IP ping internally but not externally

Yesterday, my DEBIAN server went down and I have to reboot. After that, several web sites did not go up and I found that 2 IP above 3 do not ping. The main IP still works and attached web sites work. ...
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Gmail bouncing postfix mail [duplicate]

I followed this tutorial to get email working on my VPS. I've been having problems sending email to Gmail. I can receive emails fine, but any mail that is sent to Gmail is bounced with the following ...
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Apache Timeout / Deadlock When MaxClients Reached

I'm running Apache 2.2, preform MPM, on Debian Squeeze with mod_php (PHP 5.3), listening on several ports (with memcached running on the same machine). Over the past 6 weeks or so, I've been ...
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Minicom not connecting to cisco over usb / serial

We have configured a Pi to be a recovery device, OOB access for a core router. It connects to a Cisco serial over a FTDI USB Serial Device converter root@hex-pi:~# dmesg | grep tty [ 0.000000] ...
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Where does “vmunix” label in syslog come from on Debian/Linux systems?

After upgrading one Debian server from Squeeze I noticed that the kernel log messages (those using kern.* in /etc/syslogd.conf) now appear with "vmunix" prefix while earlier they had "kernel" prefix. ...
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Web sites freeze after clicking link - unexplainable ACK packet

We have a sporadic problem accessing some internal links on websites. (Windows Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome) Behaviour On first clicking a link, the browser will load infinitely. The second ...