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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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Intel ESRT2 RAID array is not recognized by Debian

We have a new server here with an Intel Server Board S1200BTL and I'm trying to set up a RAID 1 for data storage. I have Debian 6 installed on an SSD, and two 2TB hard drives that are supposed to be ...
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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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High Disk write not listed under iotop

I have problems with high I/O on my Debian 7.3 server (up to 7 seconds average I/O wait). I tried to find out what's causing this by using iotop -o. Now I see sonething strange: iotop tells me on the ...
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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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How to install Percona Server on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic?

I followed the instructions on this page: ~$ gpg --keyserver hkp://keys.gnupg.net --recv-keys 1C4CBDCDCD2EFD2A gpg: requesting key CD2EFD2A from hkp server keys.gnupg.net gpg: key CD2EFD2A: public ...
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APT: Public Key is missing? How to fix?

I updated my sources.list with deb http://repo.percona.com/apt squeeze main deb-src http://repo.percona.com/apt squeeze main And called gpg --keyserver subkeys.pgp.net --recv-keys ...
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Automatically scale a Gluster cluster

I'm trying to configure a proof of concept where a server automatically gets spun up and joins a replication cluster. When the server is no longer needed, it gets spun down, and automatically removed ...
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Debian live server mirroring (copy) of main server [closed]

I am installing a debian server and I need to install a mirror of that server, so that in case of problems with the main one, the users can connect to the mirror transparently. Any change in the main ...
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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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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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How to *add* rules in local fail2ban filter definition?

I have installed fail2ban as packaged by Debian on a server under my control. Since I have some failregexes from before, I'm putting those into the local filter definition file so they will be ...
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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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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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Reset admin password of OpenVAS

When I installed OpenVAS, I was prompted for a password, however the prompt errored out. I have installed OpenVAS and it is working properly, however I cant get in as admin (I created a new user and ...
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Can not update Bash on Debian 6.0 (Squeeze)

I can not update Bash on a Debian 6.0 (Squeeze) server to get rid of the discovered vulnerability: bash --version GNU bash, version 4.1.5(1)-release (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu) apt-get update apt-get ...
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Is adding the Debian repository to my apt source.list dangerous on Ubuntu? [closed]

I'm trying to install a package from a Debian repository. I am trying to install manually with dpkg errors because of missing or incomplete dependencies. This got me wondering, is it a mistake to just ...
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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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Ubuntu 10.04 (LTS) DomU on Debian Wheezy Dom0 Xen 4

I have been forced to move from a Centos Dom0 xen 3 Centos + Ubuntu Lucid DomUs To Debian Wheezy Dom0 Xen 4 Ubuntu Lucid DomUs However although I can create new DomUs on wheezy I cannot ...
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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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Linux computer (Debian) in a Windows Active Directory Domain, Administrator of AD should have root permission after login

I managed to join my Debian machine (Squeeze) to an existing Active Directory (MS Windows 2008 R2 Server). Everything works fine, I can login using accounts from the Active Directory (NTP, Kerberos, ...
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upstream sent more data than specified in “Content-Length” header while reading upstream

I have django app (based on Mezzanine). My nginx conf looks like: upstream myhost { server 127.0.0.1:8000; } server { listen 80; server_name www.myhost.ru myhost.ru; ...
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Process specific ulimit still low after changes to soft and hard ulimits

I'm having trouble with increasing the open-files ulimit (ulimit -n) for a particular process on a Debian 6 server. AFAIK I've done everything to change the servers hard and soft limits in this case, ...
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How to list all physically installed Network Cards (Debian)?

My "Dedicated Server" should have two NICs installed but I can only find one. My Question: What other commands and methods are available to test how many network cards are installed on my server ...
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Debian Secure Network [closed]

I have an industrial PC with 3 Ethernet ports (RJ45, 100 MB/s). I would like to designate one as an incoming internet connection (from the company), and the other two on a private network. The private ...
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Debian unattended-upgrades does not upgrade all packages

I have installed the Debian unattended-upgrades package. It upgrades most, but not all packages. If I execute apt-get upgrade after it has run, a few more packages will be installed. Here's my ...
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What functionality does smartd lose when disabling state saving or attribute logging?

I'm trying to let my backup server have its disks in standby as often as possible. Outside of smartd or actual backup usage, the disks currently spin up once per day (various cron tasks). smartd, by ...
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Docker debian slow dns resolve

I got terribly slow dns resolve inside my ubuntu when using wget or curl, apt-get,... root@815340a37f0e:/# time curl www.google.com ... real 0m5.132s user 0m0.006s sys 0m0.003s When I do ...
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How do I rename a NIC: eth2 -> eth1

I've installed a new NIC. It shows up as eth2. I'd like it to be eth1. How I can do this?
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gnupg 'libgpg-error.so.0 no version information available'

I'm trying to compile gnupg-2.1.0 for Debian Wheezy, I've downloaded and compiled the required libraries (libgpg-error-1.17, libgcrypt-1.6.2, libksba-1.3.2, libassuan-2.1.3, and pth-2.0.7 in that ...
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Diagnosing an alleged trojan reported by ClamAV [duplicate]

Unfortunately I have very little Linux experience. We have an Amazon instance running Debian 7.6 and got a message from Amazon saying we were port scanning. We have hopefully stopped this by ...
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Openvpn server with bind9 DNS on AWS. Linux client cannot resolve host names.

I have a openvpn server set up and working on an AWS debian instance. It works as should but I want to push DNS queries to linux clients from bind9 which is on the same server as openvpn. All seems to ...
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What is eating my hdd on vps server after a few minutes?

I installed iotop and I see a command that I don't understood and it uses 96-99% of my IO? This is it: find /var/www/virtual/webpult.hu -type f -path */phptmp/sess_* -cmin +24 -exec rm -v {} ; I ...
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Why port 22 redirection causes lxc containers to ssh to host?

I have a host A on which I have 2 lxc container (X and Y). I originally had port 22 on my host (A) forwarded to X. Using this configuration, I wasn't able to ssh out of the container X and when ...
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Cacti Debian 7 Virtualmin , Cannot connect to database

So after installing cacti via apt-get it does not connect to the mysql database it creates during setup, with the error: FATAL: Cannot connect to MySQL server on 'localhost'. Please make sure you ...
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Backup Entire USB Drive Containing Bootable Partitions in Debian [duplicate]

What's the best way to backup a USB drive with bootable data on it? For instance, I have what's called an ESXi server on a bootable USB, it's basically a linux variant with multiple partiions. ...
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Where to start with diagnosis of dropped network connectivity on Debian?

We have a number of Xen virtualised servers, all running Debian 6 64bit. We are having an intermittent problem where occasionally a server will stop responding over the network. When this happens we ...
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intel 2620 and 2609 on debian cpuinfo [closed]

I have two Boxes running Debian 7 with the following processors. Each Box has two of the same processors. Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2620 (15M Cache, 2.00 GHz, 7.20 GT/s Intel® QPI) # of Cores 6 # ...
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init.d script getting error

First of all sorry for my bad english Ok, i wrote a init.d script and i don't know its true or false (i am new at this things) #!/bin/sh . /etc/init.d/someserver start () { echo -n $"Starting ...
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imapd-ssl: admin: No such file or directory

I am trying to set up my VPS so I can use Thunderbird IMAP to manage my mails. First, I installed postfix and followed this guide to create an SSL certificate. Then I installed sasl2-bin and ...
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How to exclude a particular domain entry from access.log in squid3 on debian

I have proxy server setup running squid proxy and Squid Cache: Version 3.1.20 on debian, I am doing some log analysis from squid's log file i.e /var/log/squid3/access.log. I dont want a entry of ...
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Permission with cyrus

I am running Cyrus at a Debian 7 system. I want to increase security by only allowing specific services the access to the SSL private keys. I created a group "ssl" which contains the users ...
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Bridging a vlan and OpenVPN tap on Debian

Under Debian I need to bridge a vlan eth0.1 and tap tap0. Usually, when bridging a normal ethernet adapter with a tap I would include something along the lines of this in /etc/network/interfaces: ...
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Is it overkill to use Ganglia and Nagios for one server? [closed]

In my home I run a Plex/Data server. It basically just serves everyone's files and then Plex to play movies and such. A Teamspeak server also runs on it, but nothing major other than those tasks. I ...
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How to override the ntp information sent by dhcp in debian?

I have a server in a network receiving all its network information from DHCP. The problem is that the ntp-server being sent is not set to UTC. I want to use the configuration for ntp found in ...
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Running MariaDB Galera (5.5) Cluster on Debian failing to start

I am struggling to get a MariaDB Galera cluster running on my Debian 7 machine. I am trying to setup a cluster with two nodes both running on Debian 7. When I first install Galera I can run it find. ...
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xinetd stops working in Debian Wheezy

We have a server with a whois service running. The whois service is provided by xinetd. The configuration file /etc/xinetd.d/whois looks like this: service whois { socket_type = stream ...
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Why was an older version of Nginx installed?

I installed Nginx and PHP5-FPM and have it all working, but I noticed that I have Nginx 1.2.1 installed and not the most recent stable version (1.6.x). I also noticed that PHP-FPM had PHP 5.4 and not ...
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Debian 7 password recovery [closed]

During installation, I've set up a password which I have typed wrong twice, and now I'm not allowed to gain access to my root account in Debian. I'm trying to procedure like ...