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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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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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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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Impossible to ping my domain xxx.domain.com but can do ping with @ip Debian

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 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?

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

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 ...
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Debian Server Keeps Restarting Unexpectedly

My laboratory' server with Debian-Wheezy-7.8-Stable keeps restarting few times after some hours of uptime without any notification. This server is set up for considerably high load numerical ...
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Unable to set a bridge over bonding on Debian

I have a Debian 8 Jessie machine with two interfaces (eth0 and eth1) bonded in balance-rr mode (aka 0). It works smoothly, but when I try to set up a bridge on it, it doesn't work. My ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Issues getting systemd service to start (Jessie)

I've got a systemd service which I need to have run prior to networking having started and I'm struggling with it a little. According to this: Running Services After the Network is up I need to use ...
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Some mail providers reject my mails

I recently moved to a new server and now one of my users complain about e-mails which don't reach the recipient. The mail logs tell me that they reject the mail AOL will not accept delivery of this ...
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stack.sh - OpenStack installation failed

I think it's 45th time I'm trying to install OpenStack - I've tried all possible methods I know ( openstack-deploy, manual, stack.sh ) .. but I'm still getting some problem. I would like to have that ...
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Debian Jessie: how to setup a socks5 proxy server?

I'm running a Debian Jessie server. I'm trying to setup a socks5 proxy server on such server: Firefox (local computer) <> Debian (remote server) <> The Internet I know how to configure proxy ...
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pure-ftpd debian, can't get www-data user working

I'm trying to add FTP access to the Apache web files, in the past I have done this with an ftpuser and group arrangement. This time I would like to make it possible to login directly as www-data (the ...
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how to build a custom .deb package of mono 3.1, fsharp 3.1 and erlang 16b03 [closed]

First, I have tried with erlang 16b03, compiling it from source and then using dh_make to create the control file, but I just can't get it right. what should i do next after creating control file, or ...
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Run Server from Clustered File Server DRBD & GFS2

We are trying to eliminate a single point of failure for our files without a SAN. We currently have a single server for file serving (locally), web server, and database (in VM). Looking at using DRBD ...
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Run shell script as Supervisord subprocess?

I have a Django 1.6.2 application that uses Celery 3.1.7 for asynchronous tasks. I'm starting my Celery workers using Supervisor. So far everything is working well except when I reboot my Debian 7.8 ...
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Stopping dpkg from removing symlink on package upgrade

I have a debian package that installs a file to /usr/local/java/jre/lib/ext, where /usr/local/java is a symlink to where the jvm is actually installed, in this case /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun. The new ...
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Unable to access 3ware 3dm2 web interface, failed to start listening socket

I am unable to get to the 3ware 3dm2 web interface. When I attempt to execute 3dm2 from the command line, i get the following error "(0x0C:0x0005): Failed to start listening socket". This was working ...
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apache2 debian mod folder location [migrated]

I have apache folder on Debian with configuration (apache2.conf file, not httpd.conf) in /etc/apache2. On another configuration I hasn't this folder, but it was located in /usr/local/apache2/bin. ...
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How to share var/www from VMWare Fusion to Mac OSX Host [migrated]

Using VMware I've created a Virtual Machine running Debian. I have this set up as a web server. It all works fine. But, I need to share the var/www directory from within the VM with my host so I can ...
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VPN PPTPD with MPPE Support for Debian or Ubuntu

Having an unencrypted vpn connection from a windows client to linux is pretty easy by using pptpd. When I was looking for an solution for encrypted (per MPPE) connection, I found a lot of information ...
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Debian Jessie Qemu KVM GPU Passthrough to Windows Virtual Machine guest Virt-Manager error Bus PCI not found

I'm having problems with Virt-Manager not wanting to boot a VM and giving error: Error starting domain: internal error: process exited while connecting to monitor: char device redirected to ...
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Lighttpd static file server 403 forbidden error

I installed lighttpd on Debian Jessie for serving static files, I have a USB drive mounted at /media/storage, with /media/storage/www as my document root and my lighttpd.conf looks like this: ...
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Access-Control-Allow-Origin “*” not allowed when credentials flag is true

I have an ajax request which connects to http://example.com:6001. However, it will work only when I open http://example.com:6001 in the browser, which loads index.html (which is run though Node.js on ...
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Could not connect to server ProFTPd Debian

I am using ProFTPd as my FTP program on my server, but am unable to login to it. I've enabled MySQL for it so that I can use a web-tool to make users/groups for it. The connection itself seems to be ...
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After upgrading to PostgreSQL 9.4, unable to connect from localhost

I have recently upgraded from Debian 7 to Debian 8 and from PostgreSQL 9.1 to 9.4. I am not able to connect to my database server even from pgAdmin III on localhost. I have in my postgresql.conf the ...
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Hostname and SSL (apache) issue on Debian

I have been trying to setup SSL virtual host ServerAdmin webmaster@mts.com ServerName moclm.tap.pt DocumentRoot /var/www/tapme/ <Directory /> Options ...
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Poor SSD I/O performance with rTorrent and Debian

I'm using a Dell PowerEdge R210 II server with Intel Xeon E3-1230, 32GB RAM DDR3, 2 x 480 GB SSDs SATA3, 2 x 1 Gbit network connection. I'm using both network connections at the same time (802.3ad ...
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Minimal setting of Exim from Debian 8.0 “Jessie” to work out-of-the-box for receiving mail

I am looking for a simple advice what should be essentially (minimally) done to make a default Debian 8 Jessie's exim4-daemon-heavy installation to actually receive any mail. Speaking of essential ...