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exim4 multi domain relay - update-exim4.conf.conf

I am trying to configure a Debian vServer to relay mails for multiple domains pointed to the vServer. The vServer has a fixed ip. The webserver for all domains is working fine. With one domain the ...
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How to prevent tmpfs /tmp causing machine to run out of memory?

I have a virtual server (Debian 8.5, OpenVZ) that seems to run out of memory* when tmpfs-based /tmp is about 60% full. (* while the system reports 2GB of memory still free, processes start to behave ...
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Linux find utility cannot see fstype of nfs partition

I have 2 debian linux servers that are pretty similar, and mount the same set of nfs partitions. Investigating a problem with find not ignoring nfs partitions when rebuilding the locate db, I found ...
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Domain renewal/expiration date for european domains (whois)

How can I get from the console information about domain expiration date for european domains, like .eu, .de, .sk? For .com domains I just use whois example.com, but for european domains I get just ...
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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 /dev/pts/...
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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 can I find out if my server has IPMI of some sort?

I've never seen a Linux server I admin. How can I find out if it has IPMI of some sort installed? I tried answering my own question by installing ipmitool: Setting up ipmitool (1.8.9-2) ... Starting ...
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How can I permanently remove a line in route with Debian-based distributions?

Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface default 192.168.1.1 0.0.0.0 UG 202 0 0 eth0 default ...
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Unattended installation of Ubuntu from USB drive — Not mounted correctly

I'm doing an unattended installation of Ubuntu-14.04-server with a USB drive on different type of servers (HP Proliant ML110, ML310, ML350). In some cases, the USB drive is incorrectly mounted on /...
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PHP Error / Mk-livestatus in Nagvis

I have Nagios and Nagvis installed via Debian packages, but when I run Nagvis and try to get into the "General Configuration" menu I get this error Error: (0) Array to string conversion (/usr/share/...
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libpam-ldapd not looking for secondary groups

I'm migrating from libpam-ldap to libpam-ldapd. I'm having some trouble gathering the secondary groups from LDAP. On libpam-ldap, I had this on the /etc/ldap.conf file: nss_schema rfc2307bis ...
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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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Raid 1 disk error. Array mounting faulty disk

i'm facing a tricky problem. I have a Raid 1 running ( something broken) with 2 disks and several partitions. My Partitions are md0 = swap md1 = /boot md2 = / md3 = /home md4 = /usr md5 = /var md6 = ...
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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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Phpinfo() now showing mysql - Debian wheezy

please, could you provide me your help? I'm using Debian in version Wheezy. I upgraded mysql to version Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.6.29, for debian-linux-gnu (x86_64) using EditLine wrapper and php is ...
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Installing Shorewall on Debian stable

I'm going to install Shorewall on a Debian stable Linux box. The shorewall version in the stable repositories is 4.6.4.3-2. Shorewall website suggests to pin apt preferences and force the download of ...
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How to create local subdomain using avahi

I have Debian based server that starts a web page in local network. Avahi is set up with hostname "name.local" and it can be opened from Linux and Windows. I want to add subdomain to it to have "...
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Apache make folder accessible from subfolder

I am currently having the following problem I can't seem to find a working solution for; I have "installed" a theme for the default apache directory browser. This theme requires the theme folder to be ...
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Debian jessie nginx with openssl 1.0.2 to use ALPN rather than NPN

I am running debian jessie on my server and recently upgraded to new nginx web server with http/2 support (nginx 1.10). As today, it works great and webserver is delivering content with http2 protocol....
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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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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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How to make Postfix Receive Email for 2 IPs/Domains on one server?

I have a dedicated server. I've added a second IP in /etc/network/interfaces. Both domains are working. And both send emails correctly, displaying their respective domain names. My problem is that ...
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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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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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502 Bad Gateway when trying to write session with PHP and nginx on a debian vagrant box

I'm using a Vagrant box with Debian 8.5 with the following stuff packages. tmux curl wget nginx php7.0-fpm php7.0-cli php7.0-curl php7.0-gd php7.0-intl php7.0-mysql php7.0-memcached memcached php-...
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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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Prioritizing I/O in LXC on Debian (without LXD)

I had a couple machines where I used OpenVZ and recently, on newer versions of Debian (Jessie), I've been using LXC. I need a way of giving one container priority on host I/O resources, I could do ...
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How to get a list of security updates on the command line in Debian/Ubuntu

In the GUI tool you can get a list packages with security updates. Can this be done on the command line in Debian or Ubuntu? Normally I might use "apt-get upgrade" which would show me what is being ...
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Like visudo but for XML? [closed]

What do you want to know, exactly? Is there a simple tool which you can call on a filename which: attempts to flock the file you want to edit (and lets you know if that failed, and when the lock ...
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Listening to all IPv6 Addresses? [duplicate]

I have a Server that has a /64 IPv6 block assigned to it (fully routed to the Server according to the network technician). Is there a possibility to have the Server listen on the entire IPv6 block? (I ...
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SSL connection hangs as client hello (curl, openssl client, apt-get, wget, everything)

I've run into a problem on my Debian VPS (a xen domU) regarding SSL. Namely almost all SSL connections hangs at client hello. For example: # curl -vI https://graph.facebook.com About to connect() ...
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ISPConfig 3, multi-server setup with each webserver hosting different sites [closed]

One server (probably the most powerful one) as a master (where ISPConfig panel itself would be installed together with the master DB) and 2 or 3 other slave computers hosting websites. Theoretically I ...
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Jumbo frames (mtu 9000) on Debian 7.10 servers with BCM57800 NIC (bnx2x)

I'm working on 2 servers under Debian 7.10 with Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM57800 1/10 Gigabit ethernet. I have done the following for both servers: ethtool -g eth0 Ring parameters for eth0:...
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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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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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bogus_host_without_reverse_dns from server's own IP

I see a lot of bogus_host_without_reverse_dns originating from server's own IP in Apache status. 405-0 28180 0/20/542 _ 0.07 33 147 0.0 0.00 0.42 127.127.127.127 ...
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Puppet agent certificate verify failure

I have a Puppet Master/Agent set up, and have successfully signed the certificate for the agent on the master. However, when I run puppet agent --test I get a failure that looks like this: Warning: ...
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Linux mdraid RAID 6, disks drop out randomly every few days

I have some servers that run Debian 8 with 8x800GB SSD configured as RAID6. All disks are connected to a LSI-3008 flashed to IT mode. In each server I also have a 2-disk pair as RAID1 for the OS. ...
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Node-sass error during installation of node modules

I'm trying to install Laravel on my Debian server, but it fails during installation of node-sass. I have had this setup for a long time and never experienced issues before. Maybe node-sass or npm ...
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iptables forward port from ext network to the int

I have 2 ip addresses on iface eth0: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:19:99:a4:14:08 inet addr:85.25.152.115 Bcast:85.25.152.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 inet6 addr: fe80::...
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Why is Jenkins not pulling in a browser?

I installed Jenkins on my debian server. It is set on port 8080 and when I try connecting to it nothing happens. I know it is running because when I do: root@jini01:/etc/default# /etc/init.d/jenkins ...
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How to upgrade Linux Kernel (Linux vps180 2.6.32-37-pve #1 SMP Wed Mar 18 08:19:56 CET 2015 i686 GNU/Linux)

Good Day! Im having a difficulties in upgrading this server's kernel. Since I am new to this server management. Anyone who have idea to upgrade this type of server ? Linux vps180 2.6.32-37-pve #1 ...
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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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Postfix rewrite header based on sender and receiver

I have a Postfix and Mailman setup working properly. Now, I would like to configure my system so that every time someone sends an email to requests@domain.org it gets forwarded to the mailing list ...
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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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How can I get Apache (2.4.x) to serve up an index.cgi instead of a parking page?

I just had a conversation with MyDomain.com's chat support, and they basically said, "There is no problem on our end; you should contact your hosting provider." I am running Apache on Linux with ...
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How to install two packages that write the same file

I have two packages that each create /usr/bin/ffprobe. One of them is ffmpeg from the Deb Multimedia repository, while the other is ffmbc 0.7-rc5 built from source. The hand-rolled one is business-...
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Varnish not showing custom headers

In my Varnish 3 configuration (default.vcl) I configured the following to pass along information via the response headers: sub vcl_deliver { if (obj.hits > 0) { set resp.http.X-Cache = ...
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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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Linux user without any filesystem permissions

I need to make a linux user for the sole purpose of an SSH proxy. Amongst other things, the user should not be able to go around exploring the filesystem or even access a shell really. Obviously I ...