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Debian encrypted home directory setup fails

Here's the problem: # ecryptfs-migrate-home -u <user> INFO: Checking disk space, this may take a few moments. Please be patient. INFO: Checking for open files in /home/<user> Enter ...
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Change source IP for specific target host

This is a follow up to this question of me. (Still on Debian 7.8) The problem isn't really IPSec related or anything, because I can't even ping the remote host with the "correct" source IP (through ...
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Why is port 443 (but not port 80) being exposed to nmap when iptables is configured to drop the traffic?

A Debian box is running web services on ports 80 and 443 and iptables is configured to allow web traffic only from white listed ip addresses. A second Debian box (that is not white listed) is using ...
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Port 3306 for MySQL closed

It seems that the port 3306 for remote MySQL access is closed on my server. In /etc/mysql/my.cnf I changed the bind-address setting to my remote IP already and restarted the server. A nmap scan of ...
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How to deploy single OpenVPN server instance with multiple unique “--config server*.conf” profiles?

How to deploy Single OpenVPN server instance with Multiple unique --config server*.conf profiles as service start|restart parameter ? Would you please share any tips to run one single Openvpn server ...
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Internet access on debian using external gateway

I've checked online for a solution to this but not having any joy, i'm sure it's pretty simple to fix as well. I did find http://serverfault.com/questions/ask?title=debian%20private%20gateway which I ...
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Overriding parts of a webapp's web.xml in Tomcat (eg manager application max file upload size)

I am running the Tomcat manager application via a Debian package (tomcat8-admin), which deploys the webapp from /usr/share/tomcat8-admin/manager. We ran into a problem hitting the maximum upload size ...
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TFTP (for PXE purposes) Server running Debian, problems with Samba

The way my network works, is my DHCP server (pfSense) is on another server at 192.168.1.1. My Mac server is at 192.168.1.2, and my TFTP server (latest version of Debian) is at 192.168.1.3. I've ...
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sendmail/exim4 two servers one is send-only

We have the following setup: One web-server on Debian with PHP on the main domain, that can send emails, but must not receive. It has exim4 installed. Let's call it example.com One mail server on ...
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Kernel panic under DDOS

I'm running a Debian 6 - 64bit system (Kernel 2.6.32-5-amd64) and often get flooded with DDOS. I have tuned the network parameters under /etc/sysctl.conf to not let any kernel parameter overflow. ...
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PostgreSQL - SQLSTATE[22007]

I have a box running Debian Wheezy, It is only used to operate Airtime (Icecast, LiquidSoap) It was working fine, after loading some more data into folders and editing WATCHED FOLDERS, I am getting an ...
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Linux Malware Detection Monitoring: Clean files after hit

I'm using LMD ("Maldet") for scanning a web server with different projects. For this purpose I'm using the inotify-monitoring. Well, the inotify-log shows, that the modified files are noticed, but I ...
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mongod: symbol lookup error: mongod: undefined symbol: _ZN5boost6detail13once_epoch_cvE

Iam having trouble with my mongodb install : when I run sudo mongod, I get mongod: symbol lookup error: mongod: undefined symbol: _ZN5boost6detail13once_epoch_cvE uname -a Linux xyz 3.2.0-4-686-pae ...
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iptables can't NAT multiple IP addresses

I have a server with two network adaptors: eth0 and eth1. This server is running two distinct https webservers: One is listening on eth0 (172.29.49.112:8443) The other is listening on eth1 ...
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Logging traffic in a file? [closed]

today I'm looking for a tool that allows me to log any traffic that goes in and out. It would be perfect if it would store that data in text files on the server. Does anyone have a tool like this? ...
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What's correct catalina_base path for Tomcat installed from the package?

I've the following manifest to configure Tomcat to use 8983 port instead: include java class { 'tomcat': install_from_source => false } tomcat::instance {'default': package_name => 'tomcat7'} ...
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Debian Jessie Hyper-V 2012 - ksoftirqd using lots of CPU time

I have a Debian VM running which uses quite a bit of CPU time in ksoftirqd. I have other servers running Ubuntu (both 12.04/14.04) that do not have this same issue at all and may have to migrate back ...
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Debian Linux Bridge Mode not forwarding

I am trying to bridge lan adaptor eth0 with the eth1 interface exposed by sierra wireless lte modem. When i create a bridge using the following commands brctl addbr br0 brctl addif br0 eth0 eth1 then ...
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Create new subnet over existing subnet

I have three servers that currently have ips 192.168.1.1, 192.168.1.2, and 192.168.1.3. They can see each other and talk to each other. I would like to create a second subnet, on top of the ...
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Ebtables to setup forwarding and nat

I would like to use ebtables to perform the following 2 things without using bridge-utils SCENARIO I: I would like to forward all the packets received from eth0 interface onto the eth1 interface. ...
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docker.io package reports missing only on EC2

I'm trying to install Docker on a Debian Jessie EC2 image. Specifically, I'm using this AMI: https://wiki.debian.org/Cloud/AmazonEC2Image/Jessie. On a locally running Debian machine sudo apt-get ...
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Why squidguard tell me default acl is missing but it isn't?

I have a problem with squidguard when i want to create .db files. When i do : squidGuard -c "/etc/squid3/squidGuard.conf" -C all -d It tell me : squidGuard: FATAL; default acl not defined in file ...
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How to install Solr 4.x on Tomcat via Puppet?

So far I've been using the following recipe for installing Solr 3.x on Tomcat 6: package { 'openjdk-6-jdk' : ensure => installed, } package { 'solr-tomcat' : ensure => installed, } exec { ...
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What's the simplest way of installing Tomcat7 via Puppet with dependencies?

I'm trying to build the simple Puppet recipe as below: package { 'openjdk-7-jre-headless' : ensure => installed, } package { 'tomcat7-common' : ensure => installed, } package { ...
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Debian - apt-get - Depends: php5-mysql but it is not going to be installed

We needed php5-mysqlnd and thus php5-mysql got removed and now a package has unmet dependencies whenever we want to install something with apt-get. How or where can I edit the dependencies to get rid ...
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Debian diffence between kernels [closed]

Debian Wheezy installer What's the difference between the first and the second kernel?
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Pros and cons of installing php 5.6 and mysql 5.6 on debian 7 wheezy

I was setting up a VPS server for my client and we had talked that I would install the last stable versions of the programs. Now, in Debian 7 wheezy by default php 5.4 and mysql 5.5 are available. I ...
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Issues sending and receiving mail, Dovecot, Postfix etc

I have been trying to fix my mail server for 3 days now. I'm not really new to Debian and Apache and such but I am new to Dovecot and Postfix. At this point I have set up the virtual users and the ...
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vlock/pam_ldap based authentications fails when adding TLS/SSL

I have working centralized authentication configuration setup on Debian Wheezy based servers, utilizing OpenLDAP (2.4.31), pam_ldap (184-8), and libnss-ldap (264-2). I have successfully configured ...
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Multicast on mGRE tunnels in Debian not working

I'm trying to setup multipoint GRE tunnels within 4 debian-based servers geographically distributed. Network configured, and hosts can see ping or ssh to each other by local IP. But I cannot get ...
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“eth0: link up” kernel panick on debian - DDoS attack or soft / device issue

A few hours ago my dedicated machine in Hetzner went down. I was thinking what that was DDoS attack, or Hetzner network problem. But my other machine was working fine. So i loggined into Hetzner and ...
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What shell is used by cron?

cron runs shell commands from crontabs. But having just got caught out by the differences between zsh and bash, I'm now concerned that I don't know which shell cron uses to interpret crontab ...
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openswan initiating from wrong IP, but answers with the right one

I'm running a Debian 7.8 openswan 1:2.6.37-3+deb7u1 server with one external interface, but many different aliases : inet xxx.xxx.xxx.94/24 brd xxx.xxx.xxx.255 scope global eth1 inet ...
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Avantfax doesn't save archive in db

I have an avantfax server with hylafax with debian 7.8 and avantfax 3.3.3 When I send a fax, it appear in Outbox. However, avantfax doesn't archive anything and nothing was save in mysql. Can you ...
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How can I configure multiple tap interfaces for a single KVM virtual machine

I am trying to setup a VM using Linux KVM for a F5 BIG-IP VE deployment (used in a lab) ...
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Is it possible to reboot a Linux OS without rebooting the hardware?

Is there a way to reboot a Linux system (Debian in particular) without rebooting the hardware? I have a RAID controller that takes a bit to get itself running before the OS starts up, and I would ...
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Allow access to vpn users in certain directory

My users connect to a vpn network and i want to offer them a webservice, but limiting the access only through their vpn ips. I got this so far # ALLOW USER BY IP <Limit GET POST> order ...
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How can I disable specific file type uploads globally in Apache?

In order to secure my webserver, I would like to block specific file types from being uploaded globally, independent of what FTP users configure in their webpages. Is there a way to globally block ...
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nullmailer swaps sender and recipient

I want to send emails from my server through external mail server. So I installed nullmailer as one of simpliest MTA in Debian 7 x32. My /etc/nullmailer/remotes: smtp.example.com smtp ...
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Nginx ignoring HTTP headers before Host header when using proxy_pass to Apache

When Nginx is sent the following request, Apache is unable to get the "app_version" HTTP header. I normally use apache_request_headers() to get all headers. I have also examined the contents of ...
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Timezone issue with cron inside a Debian Docker container

Here is my Dockerfile (or at least the interesting part): FROM debian:7 MAINTAINER pjb <pjb@example.com> RUN apt-get update && apt-get install -y build-essential ntp cron ADD ...
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“www.mydomain.com” reachable, “subdomain.mydomain.com” is not

I have an Amazon EC2 Debian instance running NGINX. I can reach "www.mydomain.com" just fine. however, despite modifying the web server (NGINX) configuration to support "subdomain.mydomain.com" -- ...
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Specific directory is forbidden

I'm using reverse proxy on my Ruby app- 2 to be exact - and the first instance which is located in "/var/www/cuba" works, but when I have a sub-domain to run another instance, I get this error(from ...
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Why does apcupsd not run commfailure when the usb is disconnected?

I've just setup a UPS on debian, and one of the tests the manual (http://www.apcupsd.com/manual/manual.html#windows-systems) recommends is a communications test. When I pull the USB cable out of the ...
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Automatic retrieval of current mapping debian stable -> released name

I'm automating my customary debian setup using ansible. The playbook is supposed to treat testing/unstable and stable differently: the former are to be maintained "clean", while the latte is to ...
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Facebook error parsing input URL error 502 Bad Gateway

Any time when someone shares my website link onto facebook or twitter they get 502 Bad Gate way. I check the nginx error log to see whats going on and I got this. error1615#0: *2375 connect() failed ...
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Postfix STARTTLS only on port 25

I want to enable STARTTLS on port 25, but for unknown reasons it only works on port 465. master.cf: smtp inet n - - - - smtpd -o syslog_name=postfix/smtp -o ...
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Cannot understand this example fail2ban rule

I'm trying to secure my admin and user login page from brute force attacks. I have setup iptables and the closest thing I can find which looks useful is this: jail file: [nginx-login] enabled = true ...
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Is it a bad idea to stop unnecessary services running

I have a debian dedicated server. I'm trying to secure it and one way I thought would be good is to shut down services I dont need, like FTP for example. I am suggesting to run something like this on ...
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Debian does not start any service at boot

I've got a VPS server running on Debian Wheezy and I monitor it with Zabbix. Yesterday, the server was unreachable, I could ping it but there was no ports open (using nmap). So I contacted the ...