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smtp auth with postfix reject with error 'need fully-qualified hostname'

I have some kind of a problem with a mail server consist of postfix + dovecot + roundcube on a debian squeeze. Sending and receiving mail from roundcube workd perfectly. But I can't send mail from an ...
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SSH login with LDAP users over NSLCD works after restarting server

I have a working nslcd setup running on many servers. I distributed this config to many servers almost all of which are working without problems. However I forgot to install libnss-ldapd and ...
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No space left on device error, but df reports as more space available

My PHP sessions on my Debian webserver using Apache2 with mod_php seem to be failing randomly, saying that there’s no space to write them: sudo tail -60 /var/log/apache2/error.log [Fri Jan 30 ...
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Unable to install ZeroMQ in debian

I tried to install ZeroMQ in my debian server using, apt-get install libzmq-dev and got the below output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: ...
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How do I get apt-get to ignore some dependencies?

How do I make apt-get ignore some dependencies? For example, I wanted to install mailx so I can use it to send email from cron scripts/report-generating tools. However, installing mailx also installs ...
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How to patch CVE-2015-0235 (GHOST) on Debian Lenny and Squeeze?

There is a right way to patch GHOST on Debian Lenny and Squeeze? According to this link there are no plans to patch Lenny https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2015-0235 Thanks!
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dist-upgrade from Debian 7 (wheezy) to 8 (jessie) results in 'Failed to execute operation' errors

After upgrading Debian 7 (wheezy) to 8 (jessie), any system critical action results in one of the following messages appearing: Failed to execute operation: Activation of org.freedesktop.systemd1 ...
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Mounting fails with fstab

I am trying to create a mount point that remains persistent on reboot by adding the following line into /etc/fstab /ownCloud/admin/files/Website\ Backups/ /home/example/Backups none bind 0 0 This is ...
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Postfix/Dovecot on a VM. Problems with understanding port fowarding

I've set up a mail server with postfix and dovecot on a virtual machine running debian 7. At first I basically made a seperate network with a host-only adapter , so host and guest were in the same ...
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Uwsgi configuration - No module called site

I am trying to get uwsgi working in combination with nginx for a flask application. This is UWSGI ini file: [uwsgi] socket = 127.0.0.1:8001 processes = 4 module = run:manager virtualenv = ...
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How to patch CVE-2015-0235 (GHOST) on debian 7 (wheezy)?

This vulnerability was found in glibc, see this hacker news post for more info. As described in the debian bug tracker, the vulnerability was already patched in testing and unstable. I'd like to ...
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How Often Should I Update our Linux Server?

I am responsible for managing both our production server (mail, web, database are all on one server) and our test server. Both are built on Debian. However as I am very new to system administration, I ...
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Debian: can not install php5-suhosin and php5-apc

Just ordered a new Debian server and for some reason can not install php5-suhosin and php5-apc. Any ideas? apt-get install php5-suhosin Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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SSH key login not working

i am having some problems logging in to one server to SSH via a key this is the client output: ssh 'importer@pdwhost.iwillkeepthis2.me' -p 2201 -v OpenSSH_6.0p1 Debian-4, OpenSSL 1.0.1e 11 Feb 2013 ...
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how to open port 53 for bind

how to open port 53 for bind on debian server? [xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx] 53 (domain) : Connection refused
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libpam-ldap or libpam-ldapd?

I'm setting up LDAP authentication on my personal VPS, and Ubuntu has two packages for the same purpose: libpam-ldap and libpam-ldapd. Which should I use?
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Upgrading openssh-server within an ssh session

Suppose that you issue apt-get upgrade from an ssh session and one of the packages to be upgraded is openssh-server. Is the new sshd process restarted after the upgrade? If yes how is the session ...
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SSH connection refused after installing webmin

I'm running Debian Wheezy on Amazon EC2, from their offical image: http://deb.li/awsmp I've got my SSH key and everything has run perfectly until I installed webmin via the deb-packages: ...
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Unable to launch XBMC installed on OpenMediaVault on a VirtualMachine [migrated]

I'm wanting to test different distribution to test which OS I will take for my NAS+HTPC. Just for some context: I want to put a NAS and the HTPC on the same server because my main usage is to put ...
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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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Force libvirt to pass always the same device number to the guest on USB device reconnection

I have a HP plotter connected with a USB cable to a debian server through a USB hub. On the server there is a virtualized Windows XP. Everytime I reboot the plotter a different device number is ...
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How to Get a List of All Root / Main Installed Packages on Debian

Is there a way to get all "main" packages that were installed via aptitude in Debian? By "main" I mean the package names that were given to aptitude via the install command. The equivalent of a Gentoo ...
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rsyslog seems to produce a lot of UDP port 53 datagrams when listening for ddwrt syslog packets [migrated]

I am trying to have dd-wrt (syslogd via BusyBox) send syslog events to a Raspberry Pi that is running rsyslog. When I start the rsyslog (on the Pi) service listening on 514 UDP, the daemon starts ...
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Can't install new database in OpenLDAP 2.4 with BDB on Debian

I'm trying to install an openldap server (slapd) on a Debian EC2 instance. I have followed all the instructions I can find, and am using the recommended slapd-config approach to configuration. It all ...
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check recipient addresses with Exim backup MX

I want to configure backup MX with Exim on Debian, using dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config I've set this: #update-exim4.conf.conf dc_eximconfig_configtype='internet' dc_other_hostnames='xxx' ...
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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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Can't receive mail with postfix virtual alias

I can't receive mail on the virtual aliases (normal email works in and out), i didn't try the virtual domains but that's what i was going for to get to work. So i have a Debian Wheezy 7.8 Build: ...
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Nagios (Return code of 141 is out of bounds) on random services

We have had Nagios running on one of our servers with out any problems for a while but lately we get (Return code of 141 is out of bounds). The load on the server raised because we gone online with ...
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Debugging libnss_ldap AD synchronization

I am trying to configure my Debian server to talk to an AD. I have a connection to the LDAPs port of the AD, and i can use LDAP search to connect and retrieve results. I can also see that the getent ...
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Debian boot to single-user mode

I forgot my root password and am attempting to change it by booting into single-user mode, however when booting I get this screen: Then I press "e" to edit the boot configuration and I get this ...
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PHP is not executing scripts after Debian upgrade

We upgraded our Debian web server to Wheezy this morning, and after everything else came up fine, Apache appears to have lost the ability to execute PHP scripts, while it was able to do so before the ...
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GitLab push not possible and always results in asking for git-user password

I have a problem with GitLab. Everything is fine, but I can't push. It is asking me all the time the password of the user git. Is it a problem, that I first installed the Omnibus package and then ...
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Setting up two Bind9 DNS Servers on LAN with one serving a particular zone and the other hinting to it

I have set up a Bind9 DNS to serve names on a local netword 172.16.0.0/16. This Bind9 DNS service works fine and resides on 172.16.0.4. It serves names in the domain "mydomain.mak" correctly to all ...
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Capture Outgoing Email to One Mailbox or Account on Linux

I am looking to see if anything exists that would allow us to capture all outgoing email on a machine -- for example, in a staging environment -- and drop it in a single place, which ideally would be ...
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How do I resolve this locale issue?

I am working on setting up a Docker build that will allow me to connect to SQL Server from Linux. As far as I know that has almost nothing to do with this question, but it might, because I'm pretty ...
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Debian DNS servfail

I have serious problems, and been struggling for days with this...Please help me what's the problem? :( i get servfail error everytime i do nslookup, and i tried everything... Please save me! very ...
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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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Lighttpd with FastCGI won't create /tmp/fcgi.sock on startup?

I'm running lighttpd-1.4.19 on a debian 5 box and try to run web2py with fastcgi. The problem with that is, that lighttpd does not create the socket file /tmp/fcgi.sock. If I'm creating the file by ...
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NFS daemon not starting up with error message “Kernel does not have pseudo root support”

My nfs daemon is not starting up anymore. I see the following entries in the syslog: Sep 26 18:21:10 VOXWEBPRODDHNCGN001 mountd[3401]: Kernel does not have pseudo root support. Sep 26 18:21:10 ...
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Exim4 doesn't add DKIM signatures

I cannot overcome a problem with exim - it's not adding DKIM headers to my outgoing mail. support:~# cat /etc/issue Debian GNU/Linux 7 \n \l support:~# dpkg -l|grep exim ii exim4 ...
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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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VirtualBox Debian add size to root filesystem [migrated]

I have problem with my VirtualBox Debian system, which run out of memory. I can't start mysql any more and I can't work with it. mysqld: Error writing file '/usr/local/mysql/data/debian.pid' ...
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Icedove send without subject [migrated]

Is there a way to configure Icedove (and presumably Thunderbird as well) so that it doesn't prompt you for the subject if you haven't included one? I basically use Gnome file manager send to to mail ...
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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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Debian server hacked - root login on /dev/tty1 - therebel exploit [duplicate]

I have a test server running Debian Wheezy (Kernel 3.2.0-4-amd64) and OwnCloud 7. It is a virtual machine hosted on a Debian Wheezy kvm Server. It uses an own IP address configured via br0. I made ...
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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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Joomla behind caching server with SSL

I'm having trouble getting a cache system to work with Joomla 3.x. This is especially a problem since the server should enforce HTTPS/TLS-connections. The Joomla system runs on Apache2 on Debian ...
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PHP/APC Canonicalize not working as expected

Basic Info: APC Version 3.1.13 PHP Version 5.4.7-1~dotdeb.0 APC Host pcgamingwiki.com (li263-94) (173.255.253.94) Server Software nginx/1.2.4 In my config, I have apc.stat = 0 and ...
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debugging irssi using 100% cpu

I have a debian VM I'm running on an ESX4.0 server. This VM hosts a number of users, each running an irssi session inside a screen instance. This is working quite well, except for one user. For ...
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Why do I get an initscript error when installing Samba using apt-get?

I'm attempting to solve this problem... Why does samba server fail to start with PANIC error? ... by reinstalling Samba, but I'm getting the following error: # apt-get install samba Reading ...