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Non-ASCII filenames are being broken in Jira on Debian

I have an old Jira 3.12 installed on Linux (Debian, 6.0.4). The encoding in OS is setup to UTF-8. My problem: if somebody adds an attachment with non-ASCII symbols in its filename, it is created ...
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Client successfully connects to OpenVPN server but with no internet access over the VPN

I'm trying to setup OpenVPN with static key authentication(instead of TLS) on TCP port 443; but the client cannot access the internet over the VPN after connecting to the server. Here's my current ...
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periodic connection timeouts to nginx server

We have the following setup: One nginx server as a loadbalancer in front of four worker application servers. The nginx server get about 100 requests per second, sometimes more that that, active ...
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Virtuall Manager : CentOS Guest Install Garbled Text

I'm trying to install CentOS 6.5 with virtual manager but the menu is garbled. Host machine is running on Debian Wheezy. Thank you in advance.
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Keepalived configurations

I installed keepalived on two firewalls to provide fail over. I'm not sure if the following configurations are correct (see configurations below). Sometimes I have problems to reach the websites ...
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Kerberos credentials cache dates reported differently in Debian Squeeze and Debian Wheezy

I have two Debian servers which use same LDAP/Kerberos server, but dates in output of klist on them shown in different format - mm/dd/yyyy on squeeze vs dd/mm/yy on wheezy. Looks like they just use ...
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nginx proxy_pass directive acting up on OSX?

I have the following lines in my nginx.conf on my Mac: location /addPat { resolver 8.8.8.8; proxy_pass http://some_url:8080$request_uri; proxy_http_version ...
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Which dependencies are removable after building ruby?

I've successfully built ruby 2.1.1 on Ubuntu/Debian by installing the following dependencies: apt-get install \ autoconf \ bison \ build-essential \ libssl-dev \ libyaml-dev \ ...
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XenServer IP Failover OVH not working

I have got problem on XenServer with IP FailOver in OVH. I did everything what is in this official tutorial http://help.ovh.co.uk/BridgeClient and IP not working. On my VM is Debian 7 64bit I set MAC ...
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Massively large number of packets dropped by interface

I have a virtual machine on ESXi 5 acting as a firewall for a PBX, it is running vyatta. When I run tcpdump on any interface, I get some ridiculous numbers! e.g. 4 packets captured 402 packets ...
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Debian mail server's Maildir folder with too many files causing disk I/O to go on high load

I have a Debian mail server running Postfix, Courier and Maildir, with disks on EXT3 filesystem. I have noticed that when I use my webmail application (Squirrelmail, in this case). It gets some kind ...
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Bootstrapping Galera Cluster

We would like to use a MariaDB Galera cluster for our project. The Galera cluster works and seems to work fine. If some nodes of cluster are down the cluster continues to work. But after a complete ...
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Debian VPS server - backup

I'm trying to backup my VPS-server (debian) to new Router FTP server. Past (stable backup to my PC): I had backup of my VPS-server to my home-PC over Internet. I used "Filesystem Backup" with ...
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Debian / Linux xrdp

I installed xrdp on Debian Wheezy (+vnc4server as a dependency) and I have 3 questions: 1) Is there any way to recconet user to previous xrdp sessman-Xvnc session? If user change his resolution or ...
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Debian 7 + Hyper-V and random network/DNS problems

Our department is *nix-based exclusively but unfortunately the company we're part of runs on a Windows environment and until I get budget for our own servers I have to run our servers on a Hyper-V ...
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Webserver is being blocked by some IO process

My webserver is being blocked by some IO process at every 10-15 minutes when the load rises up to 50! Usually I can see "flush-9:1" process in top using high cpu during the blocking. This is a ...
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Mounting NFS stopped working after server upgrade to newest Debian?

I have NFS server that is working as a general filer in a LAN. Recently due to disk malfunction, I lost everything there, so I got new disks, reinstalled newest Debian (jessie), copied back config ...
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Pure-FTPD: chroot doesn't chroot

On a Debian Wheezy machine, I've installed Pure-FTPD. As I wanted the users to be chrooted into their home directories, I took a look at the virtualchroot functionality. After a bit of configuration, ...
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LVS-DR and OpenVPN: returning packets not being routed into the vpn

i've set up a load balancer with ldirectord, and an active-passive mysql service managed by it, on two additional real servers. LVS is running in Direct Routing mode, so the client requests are ...
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HHVM through Apache mod_fastcgi on debian

I've been able to rather easily get facebooks hhvm working from prebuilt debian packages as well as compile it, and afterwards to run it behind apache as a proxy. The problem with the proxy setup is ...
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Installing PHP4 on a Debian (lenny) 7 32bit box

I am trying to install PHP4 on a Debian 7 32bit box but I ran into the following root@php4:~# apt-get update Get:1 http://snapshot.debian.org lenny Release.gpg [189 B] Hit http://snapshot.debian....
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nginx - php5-fpm - woocommerce => settings dont save - only after restart of php5-fpm

We are unable to save settings in woocommerce when php5-fpm is running for more then 12 hours. Sometimes the changes are reflected in the DB but then don't show in the backend, other times the ...
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Robustness of installing from deb on RHEL

How robust is the method of converting .deb packages to RPM using alien and then installing on RHEL/CentOS with yum? What are best practices to manage the process? I have used Debian for several ...
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Why won't my Ubuntu 12.04 Preseed file work with LVM

Here is my preseed file: d-i partman-auto/disk string /dev/sda d-i partman-auto/method string lvm d-i partman-lvm/device_remove_lvm boolean true d-i partman-lvm/device_remove_lvm_span boolean true d-...
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Mailman ignore mm_cfg.py

I installed mailman on a debian server with apache on it. I followed instructions to configure the URL of the admin pannel of mailman. So I made the modifications I had to do in /etc/mailman/mm_cfg.py....
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Debian - Persistent tape binding

I have a problem, whenever the library is rebooted, a cartdrige is mounted, or any operation, Linux is changing path for library, making it unavailable to automate backup procesing, it is even worst ...
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Replace a gluster fs brick with a new server

Important details: We're running gluster 3.2.5 across 4 servers (two at each data center that replicate to the other two) all running debian squeeze (although if possible I would like the "replacement"...
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Samba 3.6.6 doesn't allow force user

I was using debian squeeze and yesterday I did an upgrade to debian wheezy. Everything but samba is working fine. When I connect to samba and login with the known users I do not have the rights to ...
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Debian Wheezy - apt-get upgrade fault

Today I want to upgrade a server, but it lag on java 8 upgrade, I use Ctrl + C and stop upgrade, now when I want to upgrade, I have this problem: Can anybody help me? root@mg1:/home/system# apt-get ...
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Courier generic subaddressing

I have a Courier MTA that picks up the mail for all the virtual users. Now I would like to implement sub addressing. Unfortunately, the documentation didn't help me that much, because at the points ...
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How do I add a new driver to the debian installer in Debian Squeeze?

I am using a 10GB Broadcom NetExtreme II card in a supermicro system. As it turns out the Wheezy version of this driver has a nasty bug in it that has a race condition that causes the driver to panic ...
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Lighttpd init script doesn't work on Debian Wheezy

[EDIT] I have found why it did not work, I just had to add the directive server.pid-file = "/var/run/lighttpd.pid" to the lighttpd.conf file. I can't figure out why the lighttpd ...
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nwfilter: Generated firewall rules don't make any sense

I'm trying to configure nwfilter for KVM, but so far I haven't managed to figure out a working configuration. Network setup: The dom0 (Debian 7.1, kernel 3.2.46-1, libvirt 0.9.12) is connected via ...
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Postfix - SASLAuthentication Problems Cram-MD5 with StartTLS

Recently I configured my mail server which uses Postfix and Courier. Everything works except for the authentication when sending mail via my Postfix server(running on port 587) which has StartTLS ...
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tftpd-hpa inside VMware server fails to deliver files for PXEBoot

I've a PXE server for network installation. Everything was working fine until we virtualized the server using VMware ESXi 5.1. When we try to boot a machine through the network, it got an IP from the ...
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Samba + LDAP: user authentication works for one but not another server

I have a very frustrating problem I'm trying to solve for a few days now, maybe one of you can help me. I have two (standalone) samba servers which should authenticate the users using an LDAP server. ...
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Debian Squeeze not detecting Highpoint RR2710 Raid SAS Card during install

I have an HP DL120 G7 and have a Rocketraid Highpoint 2710 Raid SAS card with 4 drives. Have built a RAID 5 with those at the Raid Card Bios, and have tried to install Debian squeeze v6. The Raid card ...
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Can't get Squid to work with Intercept

I have a Sqiud Proxy server I am trying to add Transparency to using the Intercept feature. Currently the Proxy server accepts and functions fine as a standalone proxy for users. However when I add ...
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Access Forbidden for Apache to a Windows Server 2012 NFS share

I have a Windows 2012 Server with an NFS share that is mounted on a Debian webserver running Apache. Apache is attempting to serve files from the the share but is getting a 403 access forbidden error. ...
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debian KVM - network bonding fails with vlan and bridge

i have a Debian 6 system configured with 2 NICs these NICs are used on a bond (bond0) which is used by bridge that require to use VLAN. i can get connection between guests running on VLAN10 but it ...
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redmine-gitolite plugin post recieve hook

I have redmine installed with around 12 projects and most of them are websites/web apps. Their code is maintained on the same server using redmine-gitolite-plugin by eric (https://github.com/...
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Cannot connect to SSH or FTP through VPN connection to network

Ok so this may be something really obvious that I am missing out but hopefully somebody will be able to spot what I have done wrong or suggest some further steps. I am running a debian squeeze server ...
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KVM USB Passthrough and Zydas usb wireless adapter: device or resource busy

i'm tring to setup a kernel testing virtualmachine for a 80211 module. i start my machine with this command: kvm -m 512 -net nic -net vde -usb -usbdevice host:0ace:1215 ktesting.img i set up a ...
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Named virtual host on Debian Squeeze only serves the default host

I am trying to setup my own virtual host on Debian Squeeze and I think I have done the setup as per the documentation and have gone through a number of questions and answers. Everything seems to ...
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Setting up VPN with wired and wireless connection

I have a VPN working for the wired connection but it doesn't seem to work for the wireless connection. I'm trying to get a VPN set up with both a wired and wireless connection. So to do so, after ...
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NGinx - PHP / CGI - No input file specified

I know this is a common problem. I googled and tried a lot but still doesn't work. "No input file specified" while calling PHP files from browser. I Installed nginx php/cgi on a fresh debian machine. ...
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Identify and remove leaked semaphores

I'm currently facing the problem that on one of our Debian web servers a lot of semaphores are leaked. Is there a way to automatically remove all leaked semaphores? What I do now is to remove them ...
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Ettercap duplicate traffic

I have a ARM device(Guruplug) and i want it to perform an ARP spoofing attack on the network. This device has 2 ethernet interfaces and 1 Wireless acces point. I want to plug this device in a network,...
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Debian linux server upload speed is limited for one connection but not multiple

Ok..I have a server that is running Debian linux, opensshd, vsftpd. This server has a 1Gb upload pipe, and my clients pipe is 2.5mb downstream. The issue is that I can download something from that ...
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iPhone doesn't save password for Cisco IPsec VPN using racoon daemon

On my Debian server I had set up racoon daemon (1:0.8.0-14) for Cisco IPSec VPN using certificates for authentication. My racoon.conf is like following: log info; path certificate "/etc/racoon/certs";...