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Some mail providers reject my mails

I recently moved to a new server and now one of my users complain about e-mails which don't reach the recipient. The mail logs tell me that they reject the mail AOL will not accept delivery of this ...
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Why would updating postgresql-client uninstall postgresql?

On a Debian 7 server, apt-get was offering me to upgrate the following 2 packages: postgresql-9.1 and postgresql-client-9.1. Since I didn't want to restart the database server, I decided only to ...
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stack.sh - OpenStack installation failed

I think it's 45th time I'm trying to install OpenStack - I've tried all possible methods I know ( openstack-deploy, manual, stack.sh ) .. but I'm still getting some problem. I would like to have that ...
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Issues getting systemd service to start (Jessie)

I've got a systemd service which I need to have run prior to networking having started and I'm struggling with it a little. According to this: Running Services After the Network is up I need to use ...
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Run Server from Clustered File Server DRBD & GFS2

We are trying to eliminate a single point of failure for our files without a SAN. We currently have a single server for file serving (locally), web server, and database (in VM). Looking at using DRBD ...
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Run shell script as Supervisord subprocess?

I have a Django 1.6.2 application that uses Celery 3.1.7 for asynchronous tasks. I'm starting my Celery workers using Supervisor. So far everything is working well except when I reboot my Debian 7.8 ...
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Lighttpd static file server 403 forbidden error

I installed lighttpd on Debian Jessie for serving static files, I have a USB drive mounted at /media/storage, with /media/storage/www as my document root and my lighttpd.conf looks like this: ...
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After upgrading to PostgreSQL 9.4, unable to connect from localhost

I have recently upgraded from Debian 7 to Debian 8 and from PostgreSQL 9.1 to 9.4. I am not able to connect to my database server even from pgAdmin III on localhost. I have in my postgresql.conf the ...
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Poor SSD I/O performance with rTorrent and Debian

I'm using a Dell PowerEdge R210 II server with Intel Xeon E3-1230, 32GB RAM DDR3, 2 x 480 GB SSDs SATA3, 2 x 1 Gbit network connection. I'm using both network connections at the same time (802.3ad ...
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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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Apache changing port issue

I have a problem with an Apache+Wordpress machine (Debian). By default it listens over port 80, I have changed it and now "listens" over port 9090. /etc/Apache2/ports.conf [...] NameVirtualHost ...
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Minimal setting of Exim from Debian 8.0 “Jessie” to work out-of-the-box for receiving mail

I am looking for a simple advice what should be essentially (minimally) done to make a default Debian 8 Jessie's exim4-daemon-heavy installation to actually receive any mail. Speaking of essential ...
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SATA drivers in Debian squeeze

I have Debian Squeeze installed on a compact flash card in ATA port. I copied the whole system to SATA drive but system holds in initramfs because can't mount root file system. I know that my system ...
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How to synchronize the time in Debian6 server? We have 30 min delay in our VMs

I can't have the correct time in our servers. We get always the same delay in the three of them (they are VM on the same server). We use ntp to have our date always synchronized· The main server ...
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Force a traceroute to go through added IP address

Currently speaking I am on a linux (debain) machine which has 2 routed public IPv4 address: 1.1.1.50 1.1.1.60 Both of these IP addresses are currently simply added as a vitual host: 1.1.1.50 -> ...
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SSH - ChrootDirectory not working

I am trying to chroot a "test" user (group sftp) to /home/test. I've added the following lines at the end of my sshd_config: Subsystem sftp internal-sftp Match User test ChrootDirectory ...
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Multiple instance of Murmur ( Mumble server ) [closed]

this is my first time posting here and after a couple hours of searching on different web sites / wiki I'm still trying to find a way to simply host and manage multiple mumble server on the same ...
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Specific host file for interface with dnsmasq

I use a VPN on an interface, e.g tun0 (2.2.2.0/24), while the LAN network is on the interface eth0 (1.1.1.0/24). I use dnsmasq to route specific addresses to my LAN and these addresses have their ...
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Apt and package conflicts

I have spent some time researching, and as I could not find anyone with the same issue I figured I might as well ask. I have two packages X and X-1. X-1 is essentially an upgrade from the previous ...
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Run cron jobs in different TZs

I have several cron events that need to run but on different timezones. For example, I have one event that runs every day at 08:30 UTC, and another event that runs every day at 09:30 CET. I've read ...
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GitLab CE 7 behind Debian 8/Apache 2 virtual host: can’t access assets

On Debian 8.0 I’m trying to have Apache 2.4.10 manage a GitLab CE 7.10 Omnibus installation as a virtual host. Setting and goal Apache 2 is already set-up and running several virtual hosts that all ...
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Change Mail Password, leave user system password

I have a Debian Jessie server that provides (web-)mail using postfix, dovecot and roundcube. To log-in to roundcube webmail, I have to use my system user name and password. This seems like a major ...
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api-get “Error reading from server” under Docker

I'm running the following command in Bash: DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive apt-get update -qq \ && apt-get install -y build-essential git libncurses5-dev openssl \ libssl-dev fop ...
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Error: Filesystem is read only

I've been having trouble with a debian system's file system going into read-only mode. The short solution was to turn it off and back on again, but it keeps switching over to read only mode. The ...
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BIND SERVFAIL after upgrade to Debian Jessie

I've done absolutely nothing to my BIND configuration, but looks like Debian Jessie upgrade has broke it. Maybe some new options got introduced to it, or the old things now work differently, but I ...
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Finding local IP addresses using Python's stdlib under Debian jessie

I am writing a distributed systems program in python, and in this program I need to know the local ip-address... eg. 168.192.... 10.13..... etc, not 127.0.0.1 or hostname. I have found following ...
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Debian Squeeze booted into runlevel 6

I've just found a very strange issue. One of my Debian Squeeze systems has booted into runlevel 6. I'm not sure how. None of the services configured to run at the lower levels started up. This is ...
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Can't execute any command

I can't execute any command on my Debian server, for exammple if I try to execute "reboot" command I have this : root@server002:~# reboot -bash: /sbin/reboot: Input/output erro Or if I want to ...
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DNS not resolving 3rd level sub domain [closed]

I have a site working on a VM with Debian and Apache. The site is sitename.example.com . Now, I need to add a subdomain like subdomain.sitename.example.com on the same IP. What have I done until now: ...
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cURL to localhost gets dropped by iptables

I'm trying to use cURL on the shell to connect to localhost. I'm using curl http://localhost:80 to connect. Unfortunately, it's being blocked by iptables. Here's the error in the iptables log for why: ...
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Tomcat7 ignoring JAVA_HOME

I have been trying to start tomcat7 server without success. I am using the Raspbian distro in a RaspberryPI. When I try to start tomcat: $ sudo service tomcat7 start [FAIL] no JDK found - please set ...
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Failure trying to manage apt sources with Puppet

I'm trying to get Puppet to manage my Debian apt sources.list, however, catalog compilation fails with this error: Error: Could not retrieve catalog from remote server: Error 400 on SERVER: ...
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Debian Jessie: how to setup a socks5 proxy server?

I'm running a Debian Jessie server. I'm trying to setup a socks5 proxy server on such server: Firefox (local computer) <> Debian (remote server) <> The Internet I know how to configure proxy ...
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snmpd won't generate traps

I'm trying to get snmpd to inform our monitoring system when an event such as low disk space takes place. I'm using snmpd on Debian 8. My snmpd.conf file looks like this: ## # Daemon ## ...
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Strange process running

I just mentioned that one user starts a process which is called "httpd". 31712 ftp_johndoe 20 0 35988 8828 1460 S 14.0 0.0 1h50:31 httpd 28616 ftp_johndoe 20 0 5304M 43936 35080 S 4.0 0.2 ...
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mail client Thunderbird does not read new mails from dovecot/postfix mail server

I run a server: Debian GNU/Linux 7.8 (wheezy) and used the default mail system (exim) for mails with regular users (no vmail). Mail system did not work properly for some users, so I removed exim and ...
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Puppet Agent - launching as sudo

I'm having issues getting my Puppet agent to launch. I will be using the agent with the --onetime parameter as I want to agent to pull its configuration rather than the Puppet Master pushing. I am ...
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Add cronjob with bash script - No crontab for root [duplicate]

I have a deployment script and in it I'm trying to add a cron job. This is the code I am using which I found on stackoverflow. I'm running debian 8. # ADD CRON crontab -l > mycron echo "10 * * * * ...
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Recover overwritten RAID5 array (XOR)

as I've mentioned in a recent question (RAID5 rescue with LVM2 running on it) I'm rebuilding an RAID5 array. Now, I think that the initial wrong mdadm --create ... command has started the ...
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OpenLDAP will not start - Starting OpenLDAP: slapdrm: cannot remove `/var/lib/ldap/alock'

Hope someone can help me out here. I forgot the OpenLDAP admin password on a debian server and in the process, I specified the password in the slapd config file as follows: olcRootPW: ...
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RAID5 rescue with LVM2 running on it

I have a RAID5-array consisting out of 6 1TB drives. Recently with hardware changes i needed to recreate the raid to rewrite the bootloader on each drive. Now the problem starts. Starting the Debian ...
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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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puppet: execution ordering of classes 'instances'

I know how I can use resource ordering in Puppet to order built-in types (user, group, cron...) or classes, but I wonder how I can make it for specific instances of classes. For example, I use ...
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Use a specific outbound IP with Docker

I have 3 network interfaces: docker0, eth0 and eth0:0 (alias). auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 1.2.3.4 netmask 255.255.255.0 network 1.2.3.0 broadcast ...
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MySQL package upgrades (Debian apt-get) always break master-master replication due to changes in mysql schema

I have master-master replication set up on 2 Debian servers, and they replicate everything, including the mysql database itself (so that new users and such also replicate). This generally works very ...
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mdadm Software RAID1 with GPT on Debian 8.0 amd64 - Does not boot on disk removal [closed]

INTRO: I have spent countless days attaching/detaching MOLEX->SATA power cables, rebooting machines and trying hundreds of edits and commands. I am on the verge of desperation and desperately in need ...
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How to set the hostname with a script at boot for Debian Jessie?

I have a Debian Jessie installation that I boot with PXE and I need to set the hostname at boot using a script. I used /etc/init.d/hostname.sh with the previous Debian version, but it doesn't seems ...
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Server network setup with 2 NICs

We have a debian server server with 2 NICs. The Server should be configured with 2 IP addresses, one internal address for the communication in our LAN, and one public IP accessible from the internet. ...
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How to set the hostname for a Debian Jessie system?

Debian Jessie comes with systemd. The recommendation to set the hostname is using hostnamectl for systemd. However, this command does not work (even to display the current hostname) on the Debian ...
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Debian 8 Systemd fstab can't mount file system

Just upgraded to Debian 8. And system can't be booted because of this two lines in /etc/fstab: /dev/data/server/ /data ext4 defaults 0 2 /data/vmail /var/vmail none ...