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Suggested mechanisms for user-driven spam training?

I'm looking at having a way for my mail users to completely manage their own spam training. Before I get into it, my mail server details: Debian 7.5, postfix 2.9.6, dovecot 2.1.7, amavisd-new 2.7.1, ...
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openVPN on TCP 443 + sniproxy only for certain IPs - is it a way to do it?

I'm currently running sniproxy and https server. If user is known (IP is known) iptables just allows connection to sniproxy which redirects user to desired website or local https server (127.0.0.1 ...
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ssspl proxy server not working

So I install sss.pl following the guide found here http://ssspl.sourceforge.net/#install And when I run the line ./sss.pl 456.234.234.23 1080 WillB:ae2b1fca515949e5d54fb22b8ed95575, I get an error ...
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Cleanup after debconf-set-selections - no interaction installation

I have a problem with debconf-set-selections command. After I install percona server on my machine root password is located in several cache files. I am not sure if i can just delete this files or ...
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how to fix corrupt, not cleanly closed and upgrade needing tables in mysql

When I restart mysql server in Debian, I always have the below messages. How to make the messages disappear or fix the problem/corrupted tables? debian:~# /etc/init.d/mysql restart Stopping MySQL ...
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mysql can't use locks with log tables

When I run mysqlcheck command in Debian MySQL 5.1, I get the below messages: Debian:~# mysqlcheck --all-databases -u root -p Enter password: mysql.columns_priv OK ...
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How to get rid of libapache2-mod-php5filter?

I cannot get rid of this php mod from my Debian Wheeze on arm architecture. Package php5-common has dependence on 2 packages which are in conflict: libapache2-mod-php5 libapache2-mod-php5filter ...
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Configuring MariaDB to log to mysql.log using rsyslog

I'm a little stumped - there is something obvious I'm missing here. Recently I made the switch from mySQL to mariaDB. Everything is working so far - except for the logging, as I realized today. All ...
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SSH via terminal succeeds, but same SSH connection via Ansible fails on same machine?

Can anyone possibly shed any light on why this is happening? I am logged into machine A, the client, with user basicuser. When I try to run an ansible playbook on machine B (server machine, as ...
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Opening port 587 on Debian running on Google Compute Engine

I'm attempting to use port 587 for my server mailing purposes. However, I can't seem to be able to unblock the port even after trying the following : Adding port 587 to the Google Cloud network ...
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ISC DHCP Server - Client Uplink Is Not Working

Running a DHCP server, client(s) does not have up-link (0Mbps) and has a downlink (50Mbps.) I am setting up a gateway/router on a PC running Debian Wheezy with ISC-DHCP. I have 1 WAN (eth0) and 2 LAN ...
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Apache authentification error

I've installed Apache 2.2 on my Debian-based distr (kernel 3.2.0-27) and apache2.2-common package with default configs. Trying to run simple script info.php I got the error found in ...
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Is there anyway to specify the version of kernel update with apt-get? Debian 7 [closed]

Is possible to select the version of Kernel I need in apt-get? Actually, I need to update it but I had lot of configurations problems with 3.2. Or the only way is compiling the kernel? Thank you
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LibVirt (QEMU) Shutting down from inside guest

I am currently running LibVirt with Qemu on Debian Wheezy: Versions: libvirtd (libvirt) 1.2.4 qemu-x86_64 version 2.0.0 (Debian 2.0.0+dfsg-4~bpo70+1), Copyright (c) 2003-2008 Fabrice Bellard It's ...
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What could reset the hostname of a server? [closed]

After upgrading some servers to Debian Linux 6.0, from time to time I find the server hostname reset to (none). How could I track what process does that and avoid this situation? I am a programmer, ...
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Bash script to install packages and report to log file [closed]

I want to be able to log result of running bash script to file. Script itself is pretty simple, its used to install basic packages on fresh install machines and it scheme looks like this sudo apt-get ...
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Standard or best way to keep alive process started by init.d

I'm looking for a standard way or best practice to keep a daemon started by an init.d shell script alive. Or even better, is there a way to keep it alive directly from /etc/init.d? Specifically, I ...
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Debian server do not reboot when asked to

Debian GNU/Linux 7 (wheezy) We have an issue with our debian server when we initiate a reboot. The system does not reboot that simple. When we initiate reboot, this is the output in syslog: The ...
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How do you setup multiple instances of vsftpd to run on different listen ports?

I need to setup 2 different instances of vsftpd. Which will listen on 2 different ports such that one instance listens on the default port 21 and the other can listen on another port 1123. Please ...
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Monit failing to connect to Dovecot over SSL IMAP

I run Monit to keep check on processes on a Debian server. It's working as normal for all other services (Apache SSL, Postfix, SSH etc.) but Monit's checks on Dovecot are failing repeatedly. I think ...
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I just deleted /etc/rc?.d/ dirs, how can I restore/recreate them?

sysv-rc was installed to get a hold of systems autostart, but in the end it wasn't needed (as update-rc.d came in handy). So I dumbly do apt-get purge sysv-rc and type Yes, do as I say! to the apt ...
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Can I use mod_cband and mod_vhost_alias together?

Basically I run a VPS and host my clients' sites on it. I have mod_vhost_alias set up to use the domain as the client's user account home folder, eg /home/www.example.com. I'd like to use mod_cband to ...
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SVN customize 403 error message

How can I customize "403 Forbidden" message? For only this message I want add additional info, like this "403 Forbidden (you have no rights to [URL to repository])" . How to do it? I want to save ...
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How to automate deletion of messages in the queue (selected by a keyword present in the corp email message) [closed]

Question Exim4 - DEBIAN : How to automate deletion of messages in the queue (selected by a keyword present in the corp email message) ? Thanks a lot.
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Create IP nullroute blacklist from text file

I've seen various guides out there for how to nullroute a single IP address, and I've done that before. However, I'm not sure how to nullroute a group of IP addresses. Going through each one ...
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Minimal Squid proxy configuration doesn't work

I have been trying in vain for the past few days to set-up a Squid3 proxy on my Debian box. I have done the usual stuff of install the software, adding in the config etc. My config looks like: acl ...
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What do you use for automated testing of Debian package installations and updates?

I am using a Debian repo (based on reprepro) for Wheezy and custom packages. I modify my custom packages from time to time and test them manually on different systems, e.g.: Test a) Installation of ...
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Dovecot MySQL Authentication SlowDown

I have an IMAP/POP3/Webmail server with Dovecot1 2.2.10 with a MySQL backend located on another server. The server runs with default configuration. ... driver = mysql default_pass_scheme = plain ... ...
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How to set ulimit value permanently?

On Debian Wheezy, ulimit -a gives: open files (-n) 1024 I add this to /etc/security/limits.conf * hard nofile 64000 then reboot. And ulimit -a ...
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mongod service not starting

I've installed mongodb in Debian Squeeze using this guide (guide here) Installed successfully. It was running well until I restarted the machine (using command "reboot"); After restart, mongodb is ...
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Trying to log with runit only returns 'unable to open supervise/ok'

Installed runit in Debian 7.4 in a Vagrant. My run script is working, but the moment I create a service/pants/log/ directory I start getting the following error: unable to open supervise/ok. My ...
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PAM Authentication with LDAP on Debian Jessie Not Finding LDAP Users

Debian Jessie (specifically, Debian Server Wheezy x64 with testing repos) OpenLDAP 2.4.39 libpam-ldapd 0.9.4-1 Upon installing libpam-ldapd, the dpkg configuration asked for my LDAP address ...
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Backup MX server used to queue mail

In short: I need to setup backup MX server, which will queue messages it receives for later delivery through original MX, AND it must only accept messages for mailboxes which will be listed in ...
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is there something similar like sa-learn-cyrus for dovecot?

I was looking whole morning and found nothing. I have a debian box running dovecot IMAP. I want to train the spamassassin with the users spam folders. is there something similar like sa-learn-cyrus ...
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run second mysqld instance for backup restore

I am trying to start a second mysqld instance to restore data from backup (innoDB). Following the manual I put together this: P="/var/lib/reoback/backups/2014-06-30/var/lib/mysql" cd $P mkdir tmp ...
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Installing nginx + php-fpm - got Not found

I install nginx and php-fpm on new machine. But when i open my domain, i got an 404 Not Found. (static files accessible). File: /etc/nginx/sites-available/elfchat.net server { ...
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Subdomains Always Redirect To Main Domain - Apache2 VirtualHosts & Debain

I want to set up a main site, and a sub-domain for development, using apache2 VirtualHosts. This is what my site.conf virtual host file looks like: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName ...
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start mysql service after syncing data dir to tmpfs

hej there! I'm maintaining a network of 8 Pandaboards. One of them is acting as server to host a php-based browser game, others are clients running that game. The server runs Debian Wheezy from SD ...
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Kerberos, .k5login and sudo

Background: I am using a Debian 7 system which I have integrated with an LDAP+Kerberos system using libnss-ldap, libpam-krb5 and nscd. I have modified sudoers to permit an LDAP group the right to sudo ...
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autostart ppp connection when vlan comes up

I want to start a ppp connection on my router on startup, but i need to have a vlan activated before. The problem is that if i ifup the vlan in the ppp interface, the vlan is not up when pppoe tries ...
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Add a subdomain to my Debian Server

I created a subdomain of a ndd i got with the A and i redirect it to my server with the IP On my server i created an apache file to redirect that subdomain to the correct directory. Here is the ...
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Size of partition does not match files

I have a Debian Wheezy install that is currently showing 100% disk usage, yet the files in / do not seem to add up to the sum of the disk as reported in a df -h output (as tested with a du -sh /). I ...
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Inconsistent behavior with Nginx's auth_request_set and more_set_input_headers

I'm trying to use the auth_request module in conjunction with the more_set_input_headers to automatically login my users into web apps. Basically, it works like this: Users have some session cookie ...
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Debian DEB package replace config files

I created a custom debian package which needs to replace certain configuration files like /etc/ssh/sshd.conf. If these files exist it does not replace them. What is the best way from a deb package to ...
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How do I find what PHP script is changing the file

I have apache installed with mod_php PHP5. I've been able to find out that apache process is changing my .htaccess and index.php files in /var/www directory. All files in this directory are owned by ...
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htaccess redirect from one domain to another domains subdirectory [duplicate]

I want to redirect this way: from www.example.com/link.php?a=1&b=1 to www.example.net/subdirectory/link.php?a=1&b=1 I tried to use this .htaccess which isn't working: Options +FollowSymLinks ...
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NGINX pretty urls: No input file specified

I've been struggling with a NGINX configuration. I've set up a development environment (local laptop) with a configuration supporting search engine friendly (SEF) urls, but the same configuration ...
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Redundant Debian Gateway

I have to configure a redundant gateway with Debian boxes and I would like to get some recommendation what's the best solution in my case. There are certain limitations in my setup and I have to go ...
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Open Xen Manager and XenCenter server connection

So, I've got server set up and running the Xen hypervisor version 4.1 with Debian Wheezy (7.5.0) as the host OS, along with xcp-xapi and all relevant services are running correctly. Problems arise ...
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AR8151 eth0 heavy trouble

First I had really bad issue with network speed. There I got this good article: http://mindmapapp.blogspot.com/2012/01/use-atheros-ar8151-ethernet-card-on.html But now I have really crazy things ...