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debian networking lacp throughput and redundancy

I am encountering the following scenario: Physical server w/ 4 NICs and two HP ProCurve GigabitEthernet switches in a stack $Server runs debian (proxmox ve latest) I'd like to configure the network ...
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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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Apache2 not able to list directories or files that do not have o+r set

I have an Apache webserver that we are preparing to serve data uploaded via FTP/S to our customers over the more convenient HTTPS protocol. At the moment I am using mod_authnz_external to allow the ...
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Disable user_deny.db in Cyrus/imapd

We have a cyrus 2.4.12 on Debian, we use packages, rather than building each software ourselves. I am getting the this "log" constantly, a lot of, various users, and 8-10 times per user request: ...
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[solved]I can't ping the gateway in debian [on hold]

Someone Please help. My system is Debian wheezy. the computer also contains Win8.1 and its network is fine. $ping 10.214.52.1 PING 10.214.52.1 (10.214.52.1) 56(84) bytes of data. From 10.214.52.112 ...
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On Linux, how can I tell which process is sending Ethernet packets?

I'm running gkrellm which shows that some process on my Debian Linux system is writing approx 500KB/s to eth0. I'd like to find out which process it is. I know a little bit about netstat, but it ...
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rsyslog (local) and remote logging

I have several linux servers that I want to monitor the log files. I thought it would be great to setup a central log server that can capture incoming rsyslog packets. Each hostname would have its own ...
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pam_ldap user password changes using rootbinddn on Debian Jessie

When configuring pam_ldap on Debian Jessie, end user password changes are utilizing the rootbinddn, circumventing OpenLDAP's ppolicy overlay. This is allowing end users to change their passwords ...
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How to avoid mysqldump warning “Skipping the data of table mysql.event”

After a recent Debian upgrade on my LAMP webserver to Wheezy, mysqldump is throwing a warning: -- Warning: Skipping the data of table mysql.event. Specify the --events option explicitly. Events ...
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Connection interruptions on Debian router, possibly due to excessive duplicate ACKs? [migrated]

I have a Debian server as a house router, which for a year has been working flawlessly. However, I recently moved and switched service providers from FiOS to Comcast, and possibly as a result am ...
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How to install mariadb when mysql gets in the way?

I have searched for a while on google but nothing seems obvious from this weird situation I have on VM, can someone help me? root@sathia:/etc/apt# apt-cache policy mariadb-server mariadb-server: ...
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Autostart SSH after reboot

I've installed a debian (6.0) on a server. It currently has SSH installed so I can connect from a remote host. The problem is that when I restart it, it shows the screen to log a user in, and can't ...
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Package for Debian 7 on Debian 8

I want to install Couchbase server on Debian 8.0 but the released packages are only for Debian 7. Generally: What problems could arise from installing package for older distro version? Any drawbacks? ...
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Debian preseed.cfg - Language not set

I'm trying to write a preseed.cfg which should be used for a full automated installation of Debian wheezy. For some reasons the installer is still asking to select a lanugage even if I set this in my ...
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gitweb is broken in debian jessie

I had installed gitweb package in debian wheezy, and I had got it working. After upgrading to jessie it doesn't work any more: Apache tells me: The requested URL /gitweb was not found on this ...
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cf3 Can't stat … in files.copyfrom promise

On the client: # cf-agent -KIv ... cf3 -> Handling file existence constraints on /etc/cfengine3 cf3 -> Copy file /etc/cfengine3 from /srv/cfengine/sysconf/server/inputs check cf3 No existing ...
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Why is the “harden” suite of packages not available for Debian Jessie (8.0)?

These include all the harden packages listed in the Debian automatic hardening documentation (https://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/securing-debian-howto/ch-automatic-harden.en.html), including: harden ...
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Can I set a multi-line environment variable in systemd's EnvironmentFile?

I need an environment variable like this defined for my application's mail features to work: RUBY_MAIL_SMTP_SETTINGS=' :address: "smtp.example.com" :port: "25" :authentication: :plain :encryption: ...
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Why can't my root user log in to ssh anymore?

I recently add a new system user and now my root user can no longer log in via ssh. My /etc/ssh/sshd_config is below. cat /etc/ssh/sshd_config # Package generated configuration file # See the ...
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Gmail marks all my emails sent by exim4 as spam [duplicate]

I configured a Virtual Private Server as send-only mail server with exim4. Anyway, when I send an email to a Gmail account, it is marked as spam, because "it violates the guidelines for the sender ...
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Iptabels Port Forewarding Issue

I am trying to forward requests on eth0 (192.168.1.110 port 9600 tcp) to the same port on 192.168.250.2 (reachable through eth1 (192.168.250.150)). This is so that I can leve a preconfigured Raspberry ...
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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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How to automatically re-start apache if it stops responding and socket is still in use

Apache server Debian Linux x64 serves the site mono applications in mysite.com and other sites using virtual hosting. Sometimes apache stops responding for unknow reason. Apache error_log contains: ...
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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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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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Debian - Warning: Possible LKM Trojan installed

I am running chkrootkit every night on 3:04. More than 1 year it was not returning any problems but 1 month ago this warning started to appear: ======================= Checking `lkm'... ...
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Apache SSL configuration - Invalid method in request \x16\x03\x01

I'm trying to set up https service on my VirtualBox guest instance running Debian Squeeze and Apache 2. When trying to load my virtual host's test page in a browser from my Win7 host machine, I'm ...
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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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Nginx url rewrite file not found

I have converted my .htaccess to work with Nginx but i have many 404 errors or wrong display for folder and subfolder rewriting. This Nginx config works for folder and subfolder but for /view/ its ...
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Puppet doesnt sign certs

I have build an testlap for puppet, but it doesnt work. I start the Puppet Agent on the Node and he waits for the Certificate. root:~# puppet agent --server xxxx --waitforcert 60 --test warning: ...
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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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Java 7 on a V-Server: “Could not reserve enough space for object heap”

I've just installed Java 7 & Jenkins on a V-Server with 1Gb of RAM # java -version Error occurred during initialization of VM Could not reserve enough space for object heap Error: Could not ...
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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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Docker install continuously failing on Debian 7 [on hold]

I'm trying to install docker on Debian 7, but I am running into the following situation and it isn't covered in their tutorials. Any ideas? me@computer[04:46:05] ~ $ wget -qO- ...
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Binding local network machines to global doman names via dnsmasq. Possible? [on hold]

In my current setup, I've got a Thomson TWG870UG modem-router(internal DHCP server disabled) with a couple of home network machines connected to it via both ethernet and wlan. One of these machines ...
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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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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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How to forward a specific log file in a syslog config?

I just want to ask how can I log for example /var/log/test/test.log to a remote syslog-ng? Im using syslog not rsyslog. I can do it in rsyslog but not in syslog.
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Why does ip6tables -A INPUT -j DROP blocks outgoing server connections

I'm willing to configure both iptables & ip6tables for IPv6. But for some unknown reason last ip6tables rule in my config block any outgoing connection for my server (apt-get, wget, ping, ping6 ...
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Debian Jessie server would not reboot after update, have access by Rescue, but not sure what to do

Not getting any help from my host from my tickets. Server down fo 24 hours now as I try to google solutions. Upgraded server to Jessie as an upgrade to Wheezy produced errors, and before reboot ...
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Error connecting zabbix with Mysql

I installed Zabbix v.2.4 from sources in Debian Jessie. I followed (step by step) this guide: https://www.zabbix.com/documentation/2.4/manual/installation/install In the setup, when I have to ...
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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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.pgpass file does not set default username to connect as

(Debian 8) My .pgpass file is at my home folder (admin) I and using the right format as indicated in the documentation hostname:port:database:username:password The same fields I put there work ...
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SQL not stopping / starting

I have a Debian server running MySQL and hosting a bunch of websites. I am getting a lot of SQLSTATE[HY000] errors recently so I started investigating my SQL install. The first thing I notice is that ...
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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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Unable to mount NFS share

I have 3 servers : Server1 : Stores my data. Had a exported folder. Debian 7 - Linux 3.2.0-4-amd64 on x86_64 Server2 : "Client" where is the Server1 exported folder is mounted. Debian 7 - Linux ...
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postfix, dovecot, virtual_mailbox_maps Mailbox format

I have installed on debian (wheezy) postfix and dovecot. My mails delivers only if the file 'virtual_mailbox_maps' is in Maildir format: admin@mydomain.com mydomain.com/admin/Maildir/ ...
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apt-get update/upgrade list without changing anything

I would like to view what packages are available for update/upgrade without actually changing any files becuase there are some packages I wouldn't like to update. Would it then be possible to apt-get ...
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VMware Workstation on Debian iptables [closed]

I installed vmware workstation on Debian On this Debian machine I have eth0 and wlan0 adapters that are running in link-local only mode without assigned IP My VM guest has only one vmnet0 network that ...