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Linux Bridge (vmbr) has no connection to physical NIC [migrated]

I built myself a new home server and wanted to use Proxmox VE. Its Debian based and I have 3 KVM-machines running. Machine 1: "Sophos UTM" has WAN on vmbr0 and DMZ on vmbr1 (192.168.200.254) Machine 2:...
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No IPv6 connectivity from docker container

i'm having serious problems enabling IPv6 in docker. Environment The host is running Debian Jessie. It's a virtual Server (KVM). eth0 has a statically configured address like w:x:y:z::1 in a ...
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Compiling an individual kernel module (Debian/Ubuntu)

I need to modify the ELF loader's kernel implementation of an Ubuntu 14.04 distribution. Having downloaded the sources using: sudo apt-get source linux-image-$(uname -r) I ran the configuration ...
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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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TPM-LUKS on Debian 8 (Jessie) for automatic unlocking of LUKS/dmcrypt

I'm trying to get TPM-LUKS to work with Debian 8 (64-bit) on an Intel i7 workstation w/ a TPM chip. So far I've bee able to get TrustedGRUB2 to compile/install, and I've been able to run most of the ...
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IRQ changes when trying to virtualize with PCI Passthrough KVM.

While trying to test PCI passthorugh in a KVM machine... I have an odd behavior. I made sure the PCI bridge and device are on an IRQ alone. The card is a Digium TDM400P. LSPCI: -[0000:00]-+-00.0 ...
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debian 8 - apache 2.4 fails to reload but restarts successfully

As in the title of the question reads, if I perform a service reload of Apache 2.4 it will fail, but it will succeed if I perform a service restart. In either case, I can't connect to the web server ...
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Configure network card without knowing its name [migrated]

I have a domestic headless server that boots from (and has the root filesystem in) a removable USB stick. I install it from my laptop (following this nice checklist) and edit the configuration files ...
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How to override the ntp information sent by dhcp in debian?

I have a server in a network receiving all its network information from DHCP. The problem is that the ntp-server being sent is not set to UTC. I want to use the configuration for ntp found in /etc/...
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Cannot create macvlan interface, why?

My linux (debian jessie, 4.6.0-0.bpo.1-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.6.1-1~bpo8+1 (2016-06-14)) boxes have a number of modems and mifis connected. I would like to split off some of the processes in the system ...
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Can not connect to the Debian 8 servers with CuteFTP

Just installed a new server with Debian8 (jessie) system. Many years use CuteFTP to upload/synchronize files on home computer and server using SFTP connection. Unfortunately, CuteFTP can not connect ...
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One time login/pin FTP server

I'm wondering if someone can help point me in the right direction for a feature I would like to have implemented. I'm running an amd64 Debian 3.2.73-2+deb7u2 x86_64 GNU/Linux server with PureFTPD as ...
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Xen Dom0's networking lost, guests OK

So I had to unplug the Xen server's NIC. When I was done, I plugged it back in, and attempted to SSH into it. Fails. But my connections to the guests work perfectly fine. They're still up and running ...
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serve webpage over direct ethernet connection [on hold]

I have a Debian server with two network cards, one connected to WAN and on the other a Windows 7 PC is connected via an ethernet patch cable. The Windows machine has no other network connection. ...
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Error when building NFS-ganesha v2.3 from source code

I am building NFS-ganesha v2.3 from source code (download here: https://github.com/nfs-ganesha/nfs-ganesha/releases/tag/V2.3.2) on Debian 8. There are some errors: error: ‘SVCXPRT’ has no member ...
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Unable to find file system erro in Debian Live CD over PXE

I'm having trouble setting up a Debian Live CD to run over HTTP with PXE. I can not see the problem, apache logs indicate 200 to request that accesses the filesystem.squashfs. The console looks like ...
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Incorrectly mounted partition [on hold]

I'm having a few mishaps with a friend's VPS from OVH hosting and Ubuntu Server 14.04. Basically the guys decided to reboot it into a so-called rescue mode which loads some Debian and mounts the old ...
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Multiple interfaces: route packets to specific interface

I have 2 internet connections on my network. My router is running Debian. eth0 is my network (192.168.0.0/16). eth1 and eth2 are connected to 2 different internet providers (with dynamic IP). Here is ...
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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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Easier method of setting up Winbind auth in LMDE?

Some GNU/Linux distros (CentOS comes to mind) have a neat Authentication Config tool, in which you may specify which auth methods (files, NIS, Winbind etc) to use. You specify the needed parameters (e....
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proFTPD unable to determine IP address

When starting the server this error is returned Starting ftp server: proftpd2014-08-03 18:39:22,045 web-amd-3700-2gb proftpd[22126]: warning: unable to determine IP address of 'web-amd-3700-2gb' 2014-...
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Install PHP 5.3 on current Debian

Is there any easy way to get an old PHP-Apache version (in my case 5.3.*) to run on a current Debian? I found this: Install Previous Version of PHP Package from Debian Testing Using Apt But it doesn’...
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Bad ssh config on remote server. Cannot login in

I accidently changed ssh_config instead of sshd_config on a remote debian machine. Whenever i try to loging, i get /etc/ssh/ssh_config: line 55: Bad configuration option: permitrootlogin /...
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Removed part of /dev, which impacts?

After some quick and stupid actions, I think I'm misstyped a command, and ran rm /dev instead of rm dev/. I read some topics asking if /dev was a virtual directory, or what was inside, and I'm not ...
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How to use 2 IPs on one Apache server

I have two IPs (and domains) on my dedicated Linux server (Debian). I'm able to access the primary domain. But when I try to access the 2nd one, I'm directed to the primary site. In /etc/network/...
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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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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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Error message in error log

First Question. I'm trying to work on my website but it can't connect to the internet server for some reason. (Safari can't connect to server) Second Question. This might be related to my first ...
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Multiple external IPs for pptpd

I set up PPTPd on Debian Jessie basically the way this guide does it. For this purpose, the VPS has multiple external IP addresses and I'd like to set it up in such a way that different users get ...
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Have 2 different applications use 2 different ip's with the same port on the same host

I want to have an application running on x.x.x.x:80 and another one at y.y.y.y:80 on the same host. I have bought 2 ips from ovh and would like to know how to do so. I found these: Debian/OVH: How to ...
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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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Fetching mails into postfix/dovecot via pop3/imap

I managed to set up my first Debian mail server using postfix and dovecot. I use roundcube to access my IMAP accounts which are defined by virtual users in a MySQL data base. Everything works ...
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Guest networking not working on Debian Jessie Host server KVM with br0 bridged network

GUESTS networking not working at all. In other words guest can not ping host or lan gateway. I have br0 bridge already created, also brctl show that vnet0 was properly added by KVM to br0 on guest ...
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How to setup DHCP Relay in Debian 8?

I have three VMs. One VM is a DNS and DHCP server, one is a Linux router running Debian 8 and the last VM is a test machine. I am trying to configure the Debian 8 machine as a DHCP relay. I have ...
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ldaps on Debian Jessie with let's encrypt certificate

I'm already struggling for a while to set up an LDAP-Server on debian Jessie with enabled TLS. I'm new to the topic, so please show me my mistakes. I started by installing an reconfiguring slapd apt-...
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NFS fails to mount through openvpn tunnel

I am trying to establish an nfs connection through an openvpn tunnel. It really anoying and i dont know what to try next. The connectein test has been made on several platforms now. used debian/centos/...
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Show full hostname in bash?

Any way to show full hostname in bash instead of partial? Now for domain.com it's: user@domain:~$ Would like it to be: user@domain.com:~$ Debian 8.5
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How do I force Linux to reacquire a new IP address from the DHCP server?

The environment is Debian, although the answer will apply to all distributions.
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[SOLVED]: HTTPS access to phpmyadmin DOWNLOADS INDEX.php instead of opening phpmyadmin

When I open phpmyadmin without encription, everything goes fine. however, if I switch to https, the browser downloads the index file. apache 000-default.conf as <VirtualHost *:80> ...
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Mail sent by Postfix / Dovecot setup going into spam folder

I am running a Debian 8 VPS for a couple of months now. I running several services, including a mailserver with Postfix and Dovecot. As far as I can tell, I have everything set up correctly. My IP is ...
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Why is a Linux host interpretting the zero key as enter?

I am connecting to a Debian virtual machine using PuTTY, and every time I press the 0 (zero) key, the command line behaves as if I've pressed enter. Why might this be and how can I change it? ...
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local area network with linux [closed]

I working in a company which the main activity is the creation of websites and that had until now no office.all employees worked at home. for the work flow, the 4 employees using a virtual machine on ...
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Building curl, httpd and others with custom openssl build, while avoiding default system openssl

I've been trying to upgrade some programs on an old Linux box (Debian 7.5 wheezy). I'd like to keep default system libs untouched and to add some custom builds alongside them. It works fine for most ...
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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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3 server point to point bridge loop

I have a setup with 3 servers (A, B and C) running debian jessie which are all directly connected to the other two servers, so it is a ring-like layout. I'd like them to only have ohne IP each like if ...
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Unable to make work both private and public ip network on openvz container in Proxmox

I'm using Proxmox 3, it is a fresh installation. For those who know, I'm using OVH Vrack 1.5 (along with a previous Vrack 1.0). My server has two interface eth0 and eth1, I succeeded to configure ...
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Postgresql Performance - Adjusting SHMMAX and SHMALL

I've read just about everything there is online about improving postgres performance, but the "right" values for SHMMAX and SHMALL still elude me. The consensus seems to be SHMMAX = total_memory/4 ...
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How to use/debug Debian preseed with SSL using Startssl Certs

preseeding work perfect for me using: auto url=http://mydomain.com/preseed.cfg but as soon as i use a https connection, it doesn't work any more. auto url=https://mydomain.com/preseed.cfg with ...
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Apache authentification error

I've installed Apache 2.2 on my Debian-based distr (kernel 3.2.0-27) and apache2.2-common package with default configs. Trying to run simple script info.php I got the error found in /var/log/apache2/...