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Debian: error in upgrade script?

I just ran apt-get update and upgrade to get the latest updates for my Debian stable server. It included a bunch of PHP5 updates. One (libapache2-mod-php5) threw an error: ERROR: php5 module already ...
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Firmware RAID5 and SED on Linux

I have three HDD's (Seagate ST4000NM0053) in a RAID5 set-up using firmware RAID (RSTe 4.0, Intel® C612 chipset) on Debian 8.4. They are SED, so I would like to set the ATA password. Unfortunately, my ...
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Redirect alias but not IP

I have a virtual private server under debian 7 . On this server I have a website accessible at let's say https://www.monsiteweb.fr My IP adress is let's say 212.227.100.200 and I can acess to ...
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Debian : SSH port attack continues, cannot change port coz of provider, suggestions?

We have a debian server, which is running our Tomcat hosted applications and we have installed Fail2Ban on it. Everyday morning I see that a lot of people on the internet try to attack the server. ...
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KVM: how to confirm does kvm uses kvm-kernel-module?

This can sound a little bit paranoid but I really have a doubt that my configured libvirt+kvm uses any hardware acceleration in debian. I setuped it with this guide. in fact i've checked already, kvm-...
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IPv4/IPv6 dualstack setup in Debian/Ubuntu via preseed

I use preseed to provision my Ubuntu 16.04 installation. It has the following options to set up IPv4 or IPv6 address # Static network configuration. # # IPv4 example #d-i netcfg/get_ipaddress string ...
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Debian as VPN Server for Cisco ASR

I've to set up a Debian Server who should connected by a Cisco ASR via Side2Side VPN with a preshared key. Tried Open-VPN, but found out that both sides need Open-VPN. So the Cisco ASR is the VPN ...
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Why I can't upload a 4k video to phpvibe?

So I trying to playing with Google VM tools and Phpvibe. My chalange is, you can upload any video whatever you want, to the site and after that the server is convert to the optimal format, so you can ...
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Debian/Apache - Set up a git server + gitweb without virtualhost

I'm struggling to set up a clean and working git server with gitweb without virtualhost. Software Debian 8 Apache 2.4 Initial setup mod userdir activated Apache DocumentRoot is /home/user/...
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Debian 8 GitWeb page shows source-code [closed]

Recently I have started to set-up my own WebServer after buying a domain and planning to host my portfolio on it. But before that I needed a way to display anything at all on my domain, so first thing ...
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Someone else domain is pointed to my IP [closed]

I've just done a routine reverse IP check. And saw that 2 domains are pointing to my IP. This is getting me really worried, as I was told they could be preparing to attack my server. What exactly ...
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What does -P INPUT ACCEPT mean with regards to iptables?

I'm fairly new to iptables, and am trying to figure out if I've configured my ruleset appropriately. With regards to the -P INPUT ACCEPT part of my question, I am trying to determine if this is valid ...
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OpenVPN bypass on some ports

I have a server running Debian 7 and I would like to connect to a VPN and let all the traffic pass via the VPN except for some ports (SSH, hosted websites, etc). I've searched for some time now in ...
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Dhcp Classless Static Routes hook error

I have a dhcp server that hands network information to vms of mine. It works fine for centos6,7 , and debian 7 clients. However it fails for Debian 8 and Ubuntu 16.04 clients. For the ones where it ...
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/etc/init.d/ssh restart does not reload the configuration

I've added a chroot configuration to my /etc/ssh/sshd_config. I reload the configuration file using /etc/init.d/ssh reload, then try to connect using an SFTP client, but nothing changes, the user is ...
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Forbidden return on gitweb Subdomain

My website (https://brentdijsselbloem.nl) has a subdomain: "git"(http://git.brentdijsselbloem.nl) to host my git repositories for my project group. One of the assignments is that I need to write a ...
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Getting debug output from a debian initramfs

I'm attempting to configure a server for a debian lenny on software raid0 and a LVM root filesystem via the serial console and the hosting company's recovery console (basically an ubuntu liveCD). ...
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nmap on my webserver shows TCP ports 554 and 7070 open

I have a webserver that hosts various websites for me. The two services that are accessible outside are SSH and Apache2. These are running on a non-standard and standard port, respectively. All other ...
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Can't find used inodes on server

I have a Xen VPS with Debian Linux installed. Once I found that all inodes are used. I checked this: ~# df -i Filesystem Inodes IUsed IFree IUse% Mounted on rootfs 3932160 3932160 ...
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How can I move /var/log directory

on our production server, there is a small drive for the main mount point "/" /var/log is taking much space and I have to manually delete some files. How can I move /var/log/ to let's say /home/log ...
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OpenSSL on Debian 8 can't authenticate certificates from Akamai (GTE/Baltimore CyberTrust Global Root)

On Debian 8.4 (with ca-certificates package) openssl doesn't seem to know about CAs required to verify connections to Akamai signed by "GTE CyberTrust" and "Baltimore CyberTrust". The GTE CyberTrust ...
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Google Cloud Platform: ssh from VM_1 in project_A to VM_2 in project_B

I am trying to connect virtual machine VM_1 in project_A to virtual machine VM_2 in project_B. Bot are on Debian Linux. Steps I did: On VM_1 Project_A Generated private and public keys ssh-keygen -...
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DHCP renew fails with multiple subnets on same link

Our network currently consists of 3 subnets on the same link: 1.2.3.0/24 is the global subnet 10.1.0.0/16 is used for NAT (because there are far more than 200 clients) 192.168.0.0/16 is the "guest ...
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exim4 failed to read delivery status : frozen message

I'm having some difficulty with exim4 in that after sending an auto_away message successfully, it has difficulty reading the status and then creates a frozen message in the mailbox. 2016-04-19 10:22:...
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lxc 1.1.2 on Debian Squeeze

I am running lxc 0.8.0 inside Debian Squeeze (Linux kernel 3.4.34). Does anyone run lxc 1.1 or newer inside Linux kernel 3.4? As I know, docker require Linux kernel version at least 3.16. What is the ...
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Samba server - files created as user root instead of normal user

I have a Debian Wheezy with a Samba (3.6) server installed with a /share folder, and I don't know why but files get created as user root instead of user (uid=1000), here is my conf: [global] ...
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How to find out why joining a NAS to AD running on Samba 4.4 / Debian fails?

I am currently trying to join a Seagat Black Armor 220 NAS to my Active Directory Domain (2008_R2) controlled by Samba 4.4 running on Debian Jessie. But this will fail all the time giving me the ...
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MySQL Workbench with Debian Jessie - TCP/IP over SSH does not work

I use to connect with Windows 7 Pro x64 to my MySQL server hosted on a Debian Wheezy with the MySQL Workbench client using the "TCP/IP over SSH" but it does not work on my new server on Debian Jessie, ...
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Server rollbacked after apt-get upgrade and a restart

Today I was trying to find out why my server stalled after certain amount of requests on apache2, but couldn't figure why, so I decided to upgrade it(apt-get update & apt-get upgrade) before I ...
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How to install last version of Evolution in Debian Gnome ?

By default, debian gnome come with Evolution 3.12. I would like to upgrade to the last version available 3.18. I download the source package and proceed with a # download source wget https://...
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Docker hello world gives 'no space left on device'

The command docker run hello-world gives me this error: System error: write /dev/cgroup/docker/<hash>/cgroup.procs: no space left on device It's a Debian Wheezy, with a 3.16 kernel from ...
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Find (and kill) old processes

Basically I need to be able scan the process tree and find processes that match a certain name and started running more than a week a go. Once I have them, I need to kill them. All the processes are ...
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NTP is running, system clock still not in time - what gives?

A Debian Stable (5.0.3) server is running ntpd, and connected to the internet. Still, the system clock is about 5 minutes wrong. $ /etc/init.d/ntp status NTP server is running.. Relevant parts (I ...
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How can I install Sun Java JDK 6 on Debian?

If I try to install Sun Java JDK 6 on Debian, it doesn't install it. I don't want to install OpenJDK, because it doesn't work always exactly same as Sun JDK. I use following command: apt-get install ...
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VRF on Linux using network namespaces

My ultimate goal is to implement Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) in Linux. The method that seems to be most widely accepted is to set up different network name spaces (one for each separate ...
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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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exim 4 : add header to ALL messages

I'm looking for a way to add headers to all outgoing emails in exim4 (debian 8 setup). I have tried differents things based on headers_add but i guess my main question is where to put this rule (the ...
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docker entered disabled state

Had my debian 7 (3.16.7) system suddenly stop responding. Its a rented unit in the cloud but not shared, I have the whole server. General troubleshooting is beyond a simple question here, but I'm ...
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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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Debian 8.4 jessie set open files limit for redis user

When starting redis 3.0.6 (installed from jessie-backports) under Debian 8.4 jessie, I get the following warning/error: 18127:M 13 Apr 15:12:38.730 # You requested maxclients of 10000 requiring at ...
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How can I export the privileges from MySQL and then import to a new server?

I know how to export/import the databases using mysqldump & that's fine but how do I get the privileges into the new server. For extra points, there are a couple of existing databases on the new ...
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Errors after unmounting qcow2 image with LVM

I successfully mounted a qcow2 image on my machine (the guest image uses LVM) using: qemu-nbd -c /dev/nbd0 /path/to/qcow2/file mount -o rw /dev/nbd0p1 /mnt/<mountpoint> vgchange -ay VolGroup ...
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IOTOP on LXC -> Netlink error

unfortunately I can not use iotop on proxmox-lxc-container and debian 8 template. This is the output: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/sbin/iotop", line 17, in <module> main() ...
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Fail2Ban login filter not working on Debian Web Server

So I am having issues getting Fail2Ban to work with as a custom filter for a web app login. First of all, other filter do work such as NGINX Auth. However, my emails have stopped working, not sure why ...
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Recovery of tartarus backup -> Most software ends with “Segmentation fault”

after the recovery of a backup which I made with "tartarus" (http://wertarbyte.de/tartarus.shtml) I get on few software things a segmentation fault. For example, the dmesg shows that SSH etc. starts ...
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Monitor OpenVPN User Bandwidth Usage

So i've been researching this as much as possible and i haven't found a specific result. I'm trying to monitor the incoming and outgoing bandwidth of OpenVPN users, i'm removing as many logs as ...
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SSL Apache Virtual Host not work with Pound and Varnish

I have a problem with SSL and Apache2, all work great, port 80 work but with 443 VirtualHost are not recognized, the website goes direct to default config I use pound, varnish and apache Pound listen ...
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MySQL doesn't start after upgrading to Debian Jessie

I have a server with Proxmox 3.4 with several OpenVZ-containers. Host and all guests are running Debian 7 x64. Now I want to migrate my old setup to a new server with Proxmox 4 (based on Debian 8). I ...
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How to enable OPcache in Debian?

Just installed php5-fpm. All sources say that apc module has been replaced with OPcache and it's compiled by default but not enabled. How can I enable this module. I can not find opcache.so file on ...
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Multiple DHCP uplinks - How to ignore DNS and default route on all but one?

A multi-homed box needs more than one uplink to be configured for DHCP. It needs to ignore default-route and DNS for all but one DHCP uplink. There is a similar question here [ Debian interfaces file ...