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mail dovecot: auth: Fatal: unknown database driver pgsql

My dovecot/exim4/courier mail server worked perfectly well on Debian, until on Thursday morning it didn't. SMTP refuses to send email outside localhost, but roundcube webmail works well. mail.err: ...
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How to stop small DDOS attacks (443 port)?

On the server goes DDoS attack. ~# netstat -n -p | awk '{print $5}'|awk -F: '{print $1}' | sort -n | uniq -c | sort -nr | head -n10 48 109.229.9.53 47 31.207.244.130 45 87.252.227.83 ...
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mount error 5 = Input/output error

I am running out of ideas. After a long period of testing this morning, I cannot seem to get this to work, and I have no idea why. I want to mount a Windows SMB/CIFS share with a Debian 5.0.4 VM, ...
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How to separate solr/home and data/dir in Catalina/localhost XML file?

I've the following configuration file within conf/Catalina/localhost in Tomcat 7: <Context docBase="webapps/solr.war" debug="0" crossContext="true" > <Environment name="solr/home" ...
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Debian 8 + PHP: /tmp/ Permission denied

I had a website running fine on Debian 7 + PHP 5.6, and recently decided to upgrade my Debian installation to Debian 8. Everything went fine, except for a small thing. While running the same code, ...
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ubuntu ftp 500 OOPS: prctl PR_SET_SECCOMP failed

I have just installed vsftp in my ubuntu 14 server. I have installed vsftp also using sudo apt-get install command. then restarted ftp server but it refuse all connection for this error 500 OOPS: ...
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How to force Debian to boot new Kernel?

I'm running Debian 6, Debian GNU/Linux, with Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64 under Grub2 ( 1.98+20100804-14+squeeze1) on a remote system (no possibility to view the pre-boot messages). I compiled and installed a ...
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Redirect some specific traffic to a different gateway

I have two gateways with different ISP, one of them defined as default for the LAN user and the other ISP used as the default for the Servers and VPN traffic. This is done using regular routing tables ...
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unmet dependencies after an upgrade to Debian 8 [migrated]

After upgrading an amd64 Debian 7 to 8 I can not upgrade grep. What do I have to do to fix this? root@xyz:~# apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Windows Hyper-V Debian going into Read Only mode

I am running Debian 7.8 (wheezy) which is installed on a Windows Hyper-V server (not managed by me). However, the server frequently goes into 'read only' mode and I am not sure why. I have looked in ...
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Grub rescue, will not boot from mdadm RAID, no such disk or device — mduuid wrong?

I am running a 14 disk RAID 6 on mdadm behind 2 LSI SAS2008's in JBOD mode (no HW raid) on Debian 7 in BIOS legacy mode. Grub2 is dropping to a rescue shell complaining that "no such device" exists ...
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How to override default `solr.home` in XML files under `Catalina/localhost`?

I'm trying to configure two instances of Solr on the same host and I'd like to override solr.home for each instance. I've created two files under Catalina/localhost/ as suggested in Solr Tomcat wiki: ...
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Cannot restart apache2 on Debian server - “Cannot load /usr/local/apache2/modules/libphp5.so into server”

Okay... I'm something of a beginner when it comes to servers, and I'm having some issues with restarting apache on my Debian web server. I just ran the following: aptitude install apache2 openssl ...
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Upload problems from some of my users

I have the problem that some of my user with 64k connection can't upload anything using php in my community. Error in Logs: [Thu May 28 19:13:47 2015] [warn] [client XXXXXXXXXX] (70014)End of file ...
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redmine gives 404 error after installation

I am using Debian squeeze with nginx and mysql. After raking db and loading default data to redmine. When i try to visit redmine in a browser, http://ipaddress:8080/redmine, I get a 404 error Page ...
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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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skipping dpkg-genchange step (Debian)

I'm building binary only package: dpkg-buildpackage -b -us -uc The build actually runs successfully, but I have deleted previous version of the package and now dpkg-genchanges complains: ...
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What's the file upload to a single folder limit on a Debian server…?

How can I maximize the limit, so I can upload around 1.000.000 images of book covers into a server running a website? Our server has 100 GB disk space and the images are under 10 GB, so why does my ...
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How to upgrade PHP 5.4 to PHP 5.6 on Debian GNU/Linux 7 (wheezy)

I've added these lines to /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://packages.dotdeb.org wheezy-php56 all deb-src http://packages.dotdeb.org wheezy-php56 all But still sudo apt-get update or sudo apt-get ...
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Backup kvm Virtual Machine with lvm

I'm new to virtualization and have been searching for a while for a flexible disk format for setting up a kvm VM, after some reading i decided to go with lvm. And did set up the disk and the ...
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OpenVPN limit monthly transfer

I want to limit clients with my OpenVPN to about 5gb/month,then autodisconect them until the next 1st. Is there an easy way to do this with Openvpn?
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Proper Way of Setting Umask For php-fpm on Debian/Ubuntu

I'd like to set umask to 002 for the php-fpm process. I'm reading here and here that on Ubuntu/Debian it is supposed to be done by modifying the init script. I'm having doubts however that this is ...
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What is the best way to run unoconv in php on debian server?

I have a php script in which I need to convert doc documents to html files in order to show them in a web page. I'm doing the conversion with the php command: exec ( $Command, $Output, ...
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Debian 7 upgrade to 8 precautions and advice concerning packages

With Debian 8 soon going stable I'd like to upgrade my KVM on which I run the latest Debian 7.8. I've never done this before and would appreciate any advice about some of the steps I'm not sure ...
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how to pass parameters to puppet modules?

What is the best practice for configuration of puppet modules? I have puppet 2.7.11. I find this way quite messy, it looks like using global variables. node default { $always_apt_update = true ...
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Debian install netbeans - “No protocol specified”

When trying to run the netbeans shell installer, it gives me an error. ./netbeans-7.0.1-m1-php-linux.sh Configuring the installer... Searching for JVM on the system... Extracting installation data... ...
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Can ping by IP address but not by hostname [on hold]

I have 3 Debian VM. 1)DNS 2)DHCP 3)Client DHCP looks ok. I got my fixed-address on DNS and Client like I want. When I try to ping each of them @ip it's responding. If I try to : ping dhcp But I ...
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How to transfer apache ssl certificate from cent os to debian

I have a VPS running cent os 7 and I need to transfer the SSL certificate from it to a dedicated running debian .SSL was made in gandi.net. The problem I have in debian I must configure apache 2 ...
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How to fix mail server SSL?

Our mail server was originally set up using self-created certificates. However when those expired, and I tried to recreate them, the whole thing just blew up. Since I know it will be important, we are ...
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Debian - One Gateway 2 interfaces how to?

I have this scenario. 4 VM Debian8 : 1 DHCP 1 DNS 1 GW 1 Client I can ping from all my VM (except GW) each other (@ip or hostname). My GW have 2 interfaces (eth0->LAN / eth1->WAN). From it I can ...
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MySQL, NFS and symbolic links

I have been migrating an older server running apache2 + mysql under ubuntu to a new server running debian (wheezy). The migration works fine while the databases are storted localy (in our case ...
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How to change a SSH host key?

I cloned a server and so they've the same RSA key fingerprint. It seems to be defined in /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key.pub. What is the correct way to change that? Thanks.
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rDNS 'zone [xxx] has no address record (A or AAAA)

teaching myself some server tricks. Getting trouble with bind9 on debian8. named-checkzone pro.lan db.pro.lan.inv zone pro.lan/IN: NS 'server.pro.lan' has no address records (A or AAAA) my ...
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Need all local traffic through Debian - Routing? [migrated]

Been dealing with this for some hours now and my head are really spinning. So I got this cable network router (192.168.0.1) that Im trying to pass all my local traffic to. But I cannot for the life ...
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SSL Configuration failed in Apache after moving keys/certs to another machine

I'm in the process of moving my website to another server, and after moving the SSL key and certs and recreating the same Apache config, I encounter the following in the error logs at the time of ...
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How to install/change locale on Debian?

I've written a web application for which the user interface is in Dutch. I use the system's date and time routines to format date strings in the application. However, the date strings that the system ...
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Can I install AdBlock as a proxy on Debian [on hold]

I'd like to route PART of my incoming traffic through AdBlock. Is it possible to set up a proxy on my Debian server so that I can choose which traffic I want to have filtered?
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Nagios NRPE plugin check_ad - Fixed

i've reading about this problem much and trying to solve it on my own ways but still not luck. I've running debian 7 as nagios server. Problem is that i cant check state of my Active Directory Domain ...
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To use linux as AD Server do I have to change unix permissions (chmod)?

I didn't see a clear explanation about changing folders/files permission on server side when using Linux as an Active Directory Domain Controller (ADDC), but I have problems all the time with ...
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Downgrade PHP 5.4 to 5.3 in Debian

I had to do a Debian dist-upgrade on my server... in the process, PHP got upgraded to 5.4. We use ioncube which only supports up to 5.3 atm, and I'm having some trouble finding how to downgrade to ...
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How to find out if my server is affected from Openssl Heartbleed vulnerability (debian wheezy) [duplicate]

First of all I'm new with linux and ssl so please be kind with me. My question is: How to know if my server is vulnerable to heartbleed bug in debian wheezy? (CVE-2014-0160) This is what I know... ...
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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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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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run remote command to save debian package list

I'd like to backup the package list(dpkg) of some remote computers to a backup server: all of them running Debian. I already configured the rsa key to login remotely as root on the other computers ...
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Blacklisting MAC addresses, but they still take a DHCP lease

At my workplace, we have a Public Wifi network, as well as our Private Wifi network. The Private side has access to see other computers, the printers, servers, and access to the Internet. On the ...
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Debian apt install single package from experimental but keep original system upgrades

I'v installed xfce 4.12 on debian jessie from testing by adding the testing repo in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/testing.list File content: deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ testing main ...
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Updating start-stop-daemon on Debian

I have Debian Lenny box, where I plan to extensively use start-stop-daemon. The trouble is, the standard Debian start-stop-daemon doesn't support output redirection: --stdout and --stderr keys, which ...
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Clone Linux user (copy user, based on another one) [migrated]

How can I create a new system user, an exact copy of another one (having the same groups, permissions, privileges and settings), but with different username, password and home directory?
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HAProxy graceful reload with zero packet loss

I'm running an HAProxy load balancing server to balance load to multiple Apache servers. I need to reload HAProxy at any given time in order to change the load balancing algorithm. This all works ...
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MySQL - The server quit without updating PID file

I have installed MySQL 5.6.16 on Debain 7.4. But i encountered problems with starting mysql, where every time i start mysql i get this error: The server quit without updating PID file ...