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syscp cron_traffic.php needs 10 minutes to execute

I use syscp on debian and i noticed that this script is taking more than 10 minutes to execute: date ; /usr/bin/php5 -q /var/www/syscp/scripts/cron_traffic.php; date Do 5. Dez 12:09:09 CET 2013 Do ...
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Libvirt: ERROR No domains available for virt type 'hvm', arch 'x86_64', domain type 'kvm'

Installed virt-man like this $ apt-get install virt-manager $ modprobe kvm $ modprobe vhost-net Launching libvirt guest $ virt-install --virt-type kvm \ --name centos-6.5 --ram 1024 \ ...
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Process monitoring with email alerts [closed]

What are the tools available in debian (highly preferable from standard repositories) that would allow me to monitor one or several processes on my server and send an alert email when processes have ...
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nmap shows services I'm unaware of

When I run nmap <host> on my server it says the following ports are open, but my iptables have no rules explicitly allowing them. 135/tcp filtered msrpc 139/tcp filtered netbios-ssn 445/tcp ...
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Slow disk I/O in KVM with LVM and md raid5

I have been battling with a kvm setup under debian for two weeks now, specifically with guest I/O disk performance. The system: -Supermicro 1018d-73mtf (X10SL7-F motherboard) -16GB ECC/UB -Intel ...
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Jetty only serving static files

For some weird reason I can not get jetty to properly deploy my gwt project. I have put the war folder in the webapps folder and renamed it to root after that i can start jetty and it recognizes the ...
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Error: NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth0 (igb): transmit queue 2 timed out

Today, suddenly one of the network interface went down with kernel log saying: [5859423.746817] NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth0 (igb): [5859423.746818] Modules linked in: ipmi_si [5859423.746842] Pid: 0, comm: ...
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Init script is not printing any output

I am trying to run Supervisor init script downloaded from here: https://raw.github.com/Supervisor/initscripts/master/debian-norrgard Reading the source, it should print out some output into stdout, ...
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sshd running at 100%

I'm running an Ubuntu/WordPress server on Amazon EC2 which is experiencing problems every 24-48 hours: I get a CPU alarm from EC2, log into the server, and discover sshd is running at 99.9% CPU. This ...
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Prevent update-manager from overwriting my Configs

After installing a package with apt-get and then overwriting some package specific config files, whenever the system upgrades itself it tries to overwrite my custom configs with the package default ...
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What is wrong with my apache2 server?

I edited the file /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/000-default and then tried to restart my apache server and this error came up: Syntax error on line 20 of /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/000-default.save: ...
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freebsd-like jail with debian for mysql (updating db schema)

I have debian box with big database. I want to do a lot of risky operation with this database. Its about updating the sofware which works with this db. I can stop database for 5 min, but not for ...
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how to install php5-memcached in linux?

I've installed memcached server using yum. My server os info - Linux version 3.8.4-x86_64-linode31 (maker@build) (gcc version 4.4.5 (Debian 4.4.5-8) ) #1 SMP Mon Mar 25 16:00:34 EDT 2013 But when ...
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CentOS Tuned Equivalent For Debian

Running a few systems, a few are Debian which have been great. I have on the CentOS boxes tuned(tuned-adm) installed and setup for throughput. I searched all over Google and only found some articles ...
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Syslog info from vmware hosts to graylog are not collecting correctly

I have a graylog syslog server running on debian, running fine. I wanted to send syslogs from our Vmware ESX hosts to Graylog. I point a ESX host to the syslog by doing the following: I open vSphere ...
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Simulate disk errors, make filesystem go readonly

I want to simulate a problem some of our servers have had with the filesystem going readonly when connection to the NAS goes down. Is there a quick way to cause the root filesystem to go readonly in a ...
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Bash : Reload home directory (/etc/passwd) without logging out

I'm on a Debian Wheezy, and I'm wondering how I can, after editing /etc/passwd (actually to change a home directory, but nevermind), reload the user session without logging off. I tried exec bash, ...
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Final stage of configuring Informix PDO with Apache - stuck :(

I've been working on configuring a server to connect to a remote Informix server to perform queries from Debian/php/apache2. I've been able to successfully install and configure the Informix Client ...
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Activating Informix variables on Apache2/Debian

I'm working on adding PDO for Informix on my Debian server. I have a strong set of instructions from a gentleman who has set this up to run on suse, I'm trying to figure out how to add these ...
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Creating e-mail accounts, understanding the system logic [closed]

I'm relatively new to Debian and still learning a lot of things. This said, I would like to make what is probably a really novice question: how do I manually add e-mail accounts and how can I give ...
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Insserv rejected the script header

I was trying to make an init script for my debian install for supervisor. insserv: Service \$remote_fs has to be enabled to start service supervisor insserv: Service ...
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How can I use huge pages and libhugetlbfs on a Debian EC2 PVM instance?

On my local machine (i7 9200) running Debian Wheezy amd64 I can get some significant speedups on some "big data"/HPC type stuff by: Following the instructions here to reserve some RAM for huge pages ...
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Setting IPtables rules into a file

Currently I have a debian install with a shell script which has the following content (as an example): # Setup iptables IPT="/sbin/iptables" # Flush old rules, old custom tables $IPT --flush $IPT ...
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Installing pip to a custom location

I am a little bit stuck when it comes to installing pip. Securely download get-pip.py. [2] Then run the following (which may require administrator access), to install (or upgrade to) the latest ...
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Installing PIP on debain - Unknown command pip

I'm having a bit of a hard time installing PIP on a debian linux machine. This is the code I am using in a shell script: # Install setuptools python -c 'import setuptools' > /dev/null 2>&1 ...
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Postfix and saslauthd on Debian Wheezy not working after upgrade

Since upgrading to Wheezy I've been unable to send emails via my own mail server which used to have a functioning combination of Dovecot, saslauthd and postfix using pam. Now, running testsaslauthd ...
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Debian - File Permissions and umask

This might be a noob question, but here goes ^^: I've just set up a debian wheezy server, and Installed laravel on it. Anyway, I'm having some trouble both as to what the file permissions should be, ...
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userID and hostname are included in the email header

Running Debian wheezy, I have exim4 configured to use smarthost smtp.gmail.com::587 My Google Apps email address and password are configured in /etc/exim4/passwd.client and mail is being sent OK... ...
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Virtual host - SVN - disable direct access from server ip

I have a debian with apache2 on board. Only port 443 is opened and I'm exposing a SVN with svn_dav. I want to disable access to my server using ip address only (ie //1.2.3.4) and I want to be able to ...
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What are recommended permissions for files in /var/log?

I am working on tightening the security for various servers (mainly Debian Linux), and one of the tasks is to tighten permissions on files in /var/log so that files are not world readable. But there ...
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Cant get IMAP to work on debian & postfix

I'm trying to setup a simple mail server on a debian vps with postfix and dovecot. I can send and receive email from the server via mutt but when i try to connect to IMAP via Thunderbird for example, ...
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copy ipv4 rules to ip6tables

I have a static IPv4 and a static IPv6 address. Right now, my iptables look like: *filter :INPUT DROP [28:2168] :FORWARD DROP [0:0] :OUTPUT ACCEPT [551:134808] -A INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPT -A INPUT -i ...
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Debian server hacked [duplicate]

I just discovered my debian server has been hacked. I noticed when I did apt-get update, it failed because /var/log/apt directory did not exist. I investigated and found the following: Almost all ...
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suhosin patch error in PHP 5.3.27

When I try applied suhosin patch, I get this errors: patch -p 1 -i ../suhosin-patch-5.3.2-0.9.9.1.patch patching file Zend/Makefile.am patching file Zend/Zend.dsp patching file Zend/ZendTS.dsp ...
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Linux “/dev/SDA” goes read only file system on SDB device failure [closed]

i have a very peculiar issue that is running in my system. Using debian linux : My system boots up very normally with a primary and secondary hard disk. suddenly my secondary hard disk fails with ...
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Create Debian repository with multiple packages verions

I need to create debian repository to keep our software packages, but the main point here is to allow multiple versions of software be keep in it to rollback if needed. reprepo is unable to do that, ...
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Mounting CIFS share works with mount but not with autofs

My server is Debian Wheezy (3.2.0-4-amd64 kernel). I want to access a Windows 2003 Server share. This Windows server does not belong to a domain: it's in the default workgroup ('workgroup'). This ...
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ModSecurity on Apache (Debian Wheezy), Authentication logging

I am new to ModSecurity, it works great on the server, but I would like to control the way it logs things. For example as I am troubleshooting my website in order to whitelist or correct php coding ...
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Debian 7 NGINX OwnCloud - move data-folder to NFS-mount permission problems?

Case: Debian 7.1.0 server running nginx 1.2.1, hosting OwnCloud 5.0.13 OwnCloud default installed in /var/www/owncloud Files uploaded to owncloud reside in /var/www/owncloud/data However, diskspace is ...
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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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How do I preseed a pointopoint option in Debian?

How can I preseed a pointopoint connection for the Debian installer? The following option didn't work. d-i netcfg/get_pointopoint string 10.10.10.10 I need it because the default gateway for the ...
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Linux: Using bonding to connect two servers for faster file transfer

My setup is two Dell R720 servers which are connected over 4 gigbit ports each to a Cisco WS-C2960S-24TS-L switch which in turn is connected to the Internet via 100MBit. The servers are running ...
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Pinning specific subsection in Debian

I'm trying to pin some packages from a specific subsection (gnome in this case) in Debian jessie. For subsection I mean: gnome, admin, x11, etc… This value is showed by apt-cache in the 'Section' ...
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Can't login to cyrus with cyradm

my Server is runnig on Debian 7 Wheezy. I made the following things "aptitude install cyrus-admin-2.2 cyrus-pop3d-2.2 cyrus-imapd-2.2 sasl2-bin" after I confuigure the configuration I try following: ...
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Adding modules to nginx-light (Debian / dotdeb)

http://packages.debian.org/testing/nginx-light http://packages.debian.org/testing/nginx-full Can I add modules to nginx-light installation that would only be available in nginx-full without ...
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mdadm grow operation giving nonstop libata errors

Running Debian 7, mdadm 3.2.5. I issued a command to grow a 5 disk, 3 spare raid 5 array to an 8 disk, 0 spare raid 6 array: mdadm --grow /dev/md0 --level=6 --raid-devices=8 ...
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LDAP_route not working after upgrade from Debian Lenny to Wheezy

 I have Debian 5 box (Lenny) with configured sendmail and LDAP_routing feature. This box is placed between Internet and my final mail server (MS Exchange). LDAP_route feture was used to validate ...
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HDD operations slow server down, hangs completely

When running a tar cvzf command or copying large folders on the production server, the CPU load goes up to 8.5 (running on 8 cores) and the whole system hangs, neither apache is responding to any ...
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kexec “could not find a free area of memory of 91000 bytes”

Trying to enable kdump on my remote amd64 wheezy (3.2.0-4) box. Followed all instructions and searched for similar problems, but I can't get kdump-config load to work Here's my setup: # ...
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Update computers on private network

I have a small grid of computers that form an analysis cluster. One master node with internet on eth0, and a couple of private static IP workers connected to a switch. The master is also connected to ...