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Using SSL with mod_jk where SSL file is keystore file

I am working on adding Load-balancing and failover to our server. I was successful in doing so when not using https, but with https, it is not working. I only get Unable to connect, but the URL has ...
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Deploying SSH-configuration via Puppet: Execution of '/etc/init.d/ssh start' returned 1:

I'm deploying a ssh-default-config via Puppet to my servers. This works fine in most cases. But now I tried to deploy it to an OpenVZ system which was freshly upgraded from Debian 7 to 8. Now I ...
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Iptables DNAT single port

I'm trying to redirect a single port to a local server via IPtables. Currently I have the following rules: iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp -m tcp --dport 55555 -j DNAT --to-destination ...
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Unexpected behaviour with nested location, alias and php-fpm upstream

Good evening, ~ What I would like to do ~ I need a default location block matching anything, location / {} I guess, this block has its own root directory. it has to serve any static file and ...
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Debian 8 AMI only using 8GB partition

Every Debian 8 Jessie AMI that I launch in Amazon Web Services is only putting the root OS onto an 8GB partition regardless of what I set the size to at launch time. I know there is some documentation ...
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Debian-Server: Incoming SSH/PING/TELNET/… works - outgoing does not

I've mentioned a strange behavior of my linux-system: After rebooting the system I can connect to it via SSH and the server responses to PING. But the server itself can not ping any other servers. # ...
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why is apt-get install anything is asking to update nginx.conf ? How to fix this using chef?

I was trying to install few packages which are non related to nginx (for example htop) using chef script. But it was failing because its asking to update nginx.conf and nginx/sites-available/default. ...
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TKLBAM backup stalling causing MySQL issues

I'm having a strange issue that I've never encountered before. I'm running a Turnkey Linux LAMP server (Debian) and it seems that my MySQL server becomes inaccessible at least once a day. I'm not sure ...
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Postfix can't send mails to google server -> FROM GOOGLE SERVER

Hy, i have a "compute engine" hosted by google. When i try to send an email via postfix, it doesn't work. Error log says: postfix/smtp[16416]: 16C5820035: to=< ...
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An other FPM instance listening on php5-fpm.sock

i have set up multiple PHP versions in ISPconfig 3 and the hole thing actually works except i can not start more then one Version at a time then i get this error "An another FPM instance seems to ...
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systemd: Failed to make us a subreaper: Invalid argument. SSH

Since upgrading to Debian 8 (Jessie) which brought in systemd I'm getting the title of this post in my syslog errors. Remote ssh login begins 10:33:51 pap1 systemd[1]: Starting user-0.slice. ...
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Postfix sends to FQDN Hostname instead of Domain Name

I have installed a send only postfix. Postfix works when I send a mail to a full email address. However, if a mail to sent to a user, it adds the FQDN name as the extension instead of just the domain ...
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How to run a PHP application in a subfolder of a website using mod_mono on Apache?

I have a website running on mono (on Debian stretch). I would like to have some subfolders which would be handled by php5 module (webmail, stats and PhpMyAdmin for example). Is there a simple way to ...
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Unable to view LUNs exported on Linux via fibre switch brocade from IBM San Storage

I have problem mapping LUNs to my linux box from IBM San Storage Configuration: Host: Debian wheezy Host: Fibre controller QLogic 4Gb dual port DS4700 San Storage using Storage manager 10 brocade ...
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Forced password change but then hangs forever

We have a Debian 7 server wich disallows SSH root login. Server administration is done by connecting with another account, say user "A", that allows afterwards to switch to root with "su" command. ...
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How to make unattended-upgrades on Debian to not download via certain wifi SSID

I have configured my Debian system to run unattended upgrades as per the relevant Debian Wiki topic. This works fine, except I would like to not download updates when connected through my mobile ...
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Apache2 virtualhost not working (Debian)

I have a local server at home running debian 8. I access this server with its ip address given from the router. Now I wanted to try to work with virtualhosts to make my server a bit better. I created ...
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Apache 2.4 reload fails

My Apache won't reload after doing some changes, in this case after adding a new VHOST via Webmin. It's not the first time it happens, last time I resolved reinstalling Apache, indeed not a ...
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Does using different ports allows for less congestion on server Apache

I have 4 different virtual host running on my server under Apache2. Until now some where listing on port 80 some on 443 and some on custom port like 434. Please disregard SSL issues here. My ...
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Postfix sent mails are bounced or go to spam

I recently tried setting up a mail server to be able to send mail for the websites I host with apache. At first I tried to work with exim but I was overflown with error messages and mails I tried to ...
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How to set up routes and rules at Debian gateway to bypass VPN for certain hosts?

I built my own router running Debian 7, having two NICs: Internal ethernet, eth0: 192.168.42.0/24 External link to VDSL modem, eth1: 10.42.42.42/8 (address arbitrary, just used for PPPoE). I have ...
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I want a user to run bash scripts with sudo [closed]

So this is for a school assignment. I have a working Bind9 and Apache2 server. I've written 3 scripts that make appropriate changes to the configuration files DNS add zone DNS add record HTTP add ...
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Mdadm raid1 says the last drive attached has failed

I have a software raid1 array. Today I found one of the drives failed to sync, and I got this: $ cat /proc/mdstat Personalities : [raid1] md0 : active raid1 sdb1[0] sda1[2](F) 153597312 ...
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How to detect SMTP AUTH attempts in Fail2Ban?

I have a Fail2Ban jail that monitors failed SASL authentications to my Postfix SMTP server. When this occurs, /var/log/mail.log contains these three lines: postfix/smtpd[32591]: connect from ...
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error iptables-restore: unable to initialize table filter

i have Debian 6.0.5 x86_64 on VPS and create file named 'iptables.rules' with following command: *filter -A INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPT -A INPUT -d 127.0.0.0/8 ! -i lo -j REJECT --reject-with ...
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I changed my vps port to 21 and now i cannot login as proftpd is installed in it [closed]

While I was trying to change my port to another I didn't knew if i will give port 21 for vps the v-p-s will be locked, now i am not able to log-in in ssh, i can just log-in to proftpd as it is ...
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Newbie: where do i upload Apache modules to?

Forgive such a naive question but I am a web designer performing some maintenance tasks for a new client. I'm relatively new to Apache configuration and the Linux command line. I'd like to install ...
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nginx not passing any requests to rails 2.3 via passenger

I'm upgrading to a new linode with Debian. I installed rvm, ruby enterprise edition, passenger, nginx (via passenger), rails 2.3 lts. My app works with script/server. I got nginx to serve static ...
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Automatically assuming master for several zone files

Now that I'm moving my main server, I'm spending some time refining and simplifying some of its setup, and it has now come to the DNS server (bind 9.9.5 in the new setup). I noticed that in my ...
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How to call ftp script from main script

I'm lookign for a way to create backups from several databases and send result files to server in Debian Linux 6 (Sqeeze) from crontab job There are databases named database1 .. database4 Backup from ...
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Limit access to manager app with ip address, port and password

I try to set up a Remote Address Filter for my Tomcat8. It works so far but I need a little bit extra security. This is what I have: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <Context ...
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I've installed and enabled ufw firewall, and I cannot connect to my server [closed]

I've installed ufw firewall on my little server, with ssh and web services. But, when enabled, the ssh connection lost, and I could neither connect to the hosted web via web browser. What has ...
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Postgresql 9.4 clusters not auto starting on Debian

I have Debian 8.2 x64 and Postgresql 9.4 (from repo). I've recreated default cluster in different location like this: # service postgresql stop # pg_dropcluster 9.4 main # pg_createcluster -d ...
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Does disabling VT-d and interrupt remapping break MSI-X?

So I have a Dell PowerEdge R610 server running Debian Jessie which according to some docs has a faulty chipset: https://www.novell.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7014344 (Intel 5500 rev 13). The provided ...
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Debian Host replies with ICMP Port Unreachable after Router Advertisement (ISATAP)

I'm trying to configure a Debian Wheezy host to get an IPv6 address via ISATAP (using isatapd). This machine has two outgoing interfaces: eth0 and eth0.20 (virtual interface using VLAN 20): 1: lo: ...
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Tomcat crashing with no error

I am running tomcat 7 on debian 7.9 dedicated server with several applications running on it and last time tomcat behavior is really strange. First after tomcat starts it takes all the assigned RAM ...
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Apache Directives Ordering: Global, Pre-VHost, or in Directory blocks

I'm setting up my first virtual server from scratch (provider name omitted but it's a 'droplet'). I've been using WHM for a while and I feel I'm fairly familiar with it. Specifically, it's a Debian 8 ...
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Shorewall blocks openvpn traffic

I have one root server and two clients. The root server has a static ip address and runs Debian Linux. My clients are Mac OS X and Debian Linux with dynamic ip addresses. From my clients I can open a ...
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Configure mail for multiple domains VPS

I have a VPS with a few domains: domain1.com, domain2.com FQDN = domain1.com A self signed certificate for FQDN is configured automatically. iRedMail (postfix + dovecot) is configured on this VPS. ...
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Wrong hardware time on linux

I don't have the correct hardware time on my debian server: root@server[09:48]:date Tue Dec 22 09:48:52 EST 2015 root@server[09:48]:date -u Tue Dec 22 14:48:54 UTC 2015 root@server[09:48]:cat ...
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bind9 not resolving specific domains [closed]

Right. So I have set up this bind9 server to act as a local DNS server. Everything worked okay up until recently it refuses to resolve domain names like http://www.google.com.au/ ...
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xinetd service is up but not listening on port 23

I am trying to open a telnet connection from a Wheezy VM to a router in GNS3 but even though the ping is successful, I am unable to open a telnet connection from the VM to any of the routers. the ...
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Email in SPAM with Debian 8.2 [duplicate]

I have a problem (BIG PROBLEM) with SPAM. All the emails my mail server (Debian 8.2 and ispconfig latest stable) send, end up in spam. I'm using Google Apps. I did a test on spamscorechecker.com ...
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mount.cifs operation not supported but smbclient connects as expected

When mounting OSX 10.9.5 shares on Debian 8.2 with mount.cifs ver. 6.4: mount error(95): Operation not supported Credentials are not the issue. I can access them via smbclient. Mount reads domain ...
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LXC Error -> Failed to reset devices.list on /lxc/103/system.slice/proc-diskstats.mount: Permission denied

unfortunately I'm getting a lot of errors like these ones in my debian 8 LXC-container: Failed to reset devices.list on /lxc/103/system.slice: Permission denied Dec 17 16:34:37 systemd[1]: Failed to ...
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How to disable the “newer kernel” warning in debian jessie?

Debian jessie prompt on every apt-get upgrade, that a newer kernel was installed and a reboot is needed. How can this warning be disabled, because i want to reboot when it fits and i know that there ...
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OpenLDAP - How to restrict Debian login to specific groups (posixGroup)?

I'm trying to restrict login to specific LDAP groups in Debian 8. The system is configured to use OpenLDAP (PAM) as authentication method. My goal is to configure the system to allow all local users ...
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Cannot upgrade mySql on a Debian 6 server using apt-get

I run a Debian 6 server and use it to host a dozen of LAMP based websites. I configured it to email me whenever a software update becomes available, and this morning I received the notification for 6 ...
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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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Remote Postfix server for email relaying multiple domains

I have a local server at home that needs to send and receive email but my ISP blocks port 25 in and out. The local server is running Debian 8, has Virtualmin installed on top of it with postfix and it ...