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SSD bandwidth issue and analysis

I have Intel's P3700 SSD mounted on a Lenovo x3650 M5 server with two Intel Xeon E5-2630 v3 CPUs. The server is running Ubuntu 14.04 with 4.6.4 Kernel. I've been using fio to benchmark the SSD using ...
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debug master server responses by sending dummy minion_id to SaltStack

I need to test the responses my Salt master will be sending to minions who identify themselves as [something], specifically the results of pillar.items and state.show_top. These two calls would help ...
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InetMgr.exe throw System.Management.Automation.CmdletInvocationException

I fired up my Windows 7 machine today and attempting to start Intemgr.exe the process terminates immediately. So I started the process under the debugger. It seems the process is terminating with the ...
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Drupal on Apache: Consecutive PHP errors “Maximum execution time of 240 seconds exeeded”

This Apache/MySQL server (Debian 8) running a Drupal site shows a strange behaviour: There's always one Apache process running with 100% CPU utilization (according to htop). Every four minutes (~240 ...
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Obtaining a Crash Dump from a dying IIS ASP.NET Worker Process

(Not sure if this is an IIS problem or not, so if this is better suited for SO I'll happily move it...) We have an IIS-hosted application that is sporadically dying, and the event logs claim that the ...
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debugging “eth interface using wrong IP” on server

My Uni provided me two hostnames and static IPs for two interfaces on my Fedora Server 23. My idea is to use one hostname for production and another for dev branches. It should work as: bio-db.uni.edu ...
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Verifying RADIUS server is sending the correct certificates?

How can I see the TLS (SSL) certificates that my RADIUS server is using, to make sure it is sending the correct certificate and chain? I am implementing 802.1x authentication with a RADIUS server, ...
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Log all bash actions with multiple scripts

Using the command below, I can log all actions that happened inside that script. bash -x script.sh Sadly, the script calls another script, which does not have the -x setting active then, i.e. the ...
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Occasional “failed to respond” from AWS hosted Elasticsearch

We have an Elasticsearch cluster hosted on Amazon Elasticsearch Service (AWS). We are using the Jest Java HTTP Rest client for ElasticSearch. Every now and then (perhaps 1 in 10,000 requests), it ...
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“error establishing a database connection” On my wordpress website - with indexes problems?

I keep getting this: "error establishing a database connection" and this is not ending. This is /var/log/apache2/error.log: [Thu Mar 31 11:38:45.865505 2016] [autoindex:error] [pid 22782] [...
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How to debug lost connections

I'm having a problem between a computer running Filemaker Server and their clients: clients loose the connection often (3-4 times per day), even when the user is using it (so no disconnect on idle). ...
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IPTables debugging

I've got a weird problem. I've got a primary host in Nevada and a satellite site in Maryland. They both use the 192.168.21.0/24 subnet (as well as .18.0 and .101.0) and have some overlapping addresses....
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How to reliably capture Linux kernel log messages in case of a system debilitating crash (BUG, panic)?

I'd like to have access to the lines/tracebacks/whatever whispered by the kernel right before dying. This has proven problematic, because all interfaces I have access to become disabled. Post-reboot, ...
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Troubleshooting with kernel call trace and underlying root cause with XFS

How to determine the root underlying cause of an error when looking through a Linux kernel call trace, and in which order should I read the call trace? From my understanding, the call trace should ...
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client sends password instead of userid when authenticating to Exim

I have an unusual problem and am not sure how to debug it. I am running exim4 on debian with client authentication set to plain over TLS. This is a family/business server I have a few friends who ...
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Show or log long queries with values instead placeholders

I have any very long sql query in postgresql. I tried show what postgress do with: select * from pg_stat_activity unfortunately I see something like: select some_fields from anytable1 anytable2 ...
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bizarre 404 on nginx

i have a location block for / that passes any virtual paths to index.php as instructed on the nginx pitfalls page. i have been using this setup for some time now, but recently i have noticed that some ...
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Debug Logging daily task

I manage a domain with 4 domain controllers and i have been asked to enable Debug Logging for Incoming and Request packets. I have set the maximum size of the log file to 500MB. First question I have,...
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ProcessMonitor boot logging claims disk is full

I'm trying to debug an issue where Windows 7 logoff will hang about once in every 5-10 logoffs forcing a hard reboot. I've installed Process Monitor (v3.2) and am running boot logging to try and find ...
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Server frequently hangs, my client wants me to do X while the proper solution is Y

This question is more on etiquette rather than an actual server issue. 2 servers owned by a client of mine frequently stop responding (Fast, then really sluggish as in it takes 1 minute to execute ls,...
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What are the first steps to debug nginx default page not showing on fresh Ubuntu vm install?

On a fresh Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine I've run the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install nginx sudo service nginx start In a browser, if I go to the ...
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CoreOS Random Reboot Kernel Panic with Obscure Message - How to debug?

I'm relatively new to the CoreOS world, we had a server reboot and the messaging in the Journal is extremely vague: Sep 18 07:10:27 ip-x-x-x-x.us-west-2.compute.internal kernel: BUG: unable to handle ...
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What steps are required to debug a memory.dmp? (walkthrough included)

I woke up to this in my eventlog today: The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x000000ef (0xffffe0018668f080, 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000). A ...
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Tons of 500 errors like - fcgid:warn Bad file descriptor: client mod_fcgid: ap_pass_brigade failed in handle_request_ipc function

I copied a site over to GoDaddy from LiquidWeb because LW experts were unhelpful even if more knowledgeable. GD is hit or miss. On the Godaddy hosting I get 500 errors constantly when in admin ...
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Tracking down a memory leak

I previously asked a question about a server that had a very high nonpaged pool memory utilization and someone explained how to use poolmon to track down the problem driver. I did this, but I'm not ...
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Error with a specific bash script

I must first of all shamefully admit that I unfortunately know nothing about scripts... I am simply trying to use one that seems to fit my goal. I am running a VPS node with OpenVZ, and I need a ...
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Debugging random SQL login failure from Web Server

This is a very basic level question, but it could really benefit from some extra help in the diagnosis. We have a 2005 SQL Server Named: SERVERNAME-PROD We have a Web Apps Server that's running IIS 8....
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Installation of FreeBSD freezes on VMware

I am trying to install FreeBSD on VMware by mounting FreeBSD-9.2-RELEASE-i386-dvd1.iso. The installation proceeds fine untill i reach the following screen I have been waiting for an hour and ...
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Querying a webserver as if request came from a certain remote IP?

I am having trouble with my Apache web server configuration since a number of remote clients receive 404s, while the majority of clients (me, locally, included) do not have any trouble (status 200). ...
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Linux kernel bug w/ netns and/or Xen guest - “unregister_netdevice: waiting for lo to become free”

I am running a web crawler in a Xen-based VM (on Linode); it makes heavy use of network namespaces to control use of VPNs on a per-crawl-process basis. It's been running mostly continuously for the ...
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How to pinpoint which process/activity/software/protocol is slowing down LAN on a single computer

From this question about debugging our business LAN I've been able to pinpoint a single computer which slows down our network. When the computer is turned on and connected to the network, roughly 5% ...
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How to pinpoint why a specific ressource (image or library) slowing down page load

We have a small network (maybe 15 users at top business hours, around 30 devices) managing internet connection and phone lines. The primary use of the network is for users to access the web based ...
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Debugging slow network [closed]

I've been tasked with debugging why my company's network connection is running slow. Having no previous experience in this field I have absolutely no clue where to begin or what tools to use. The ...
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Describing `strace` command output

I have php process which could not finish for more then 2 days. root 26511 0.0 1.6 407788 27684 ? Ss Jul09 0:08 /usr/bin/php action.php This is the output from the strace command: ...
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Fiddler doesn't work on Windows Server 2012

I can't get Fidller to show any traffic whatsoever when installed on Server 2012 Standard. Any hints on what needs to be enabled or disabled or clicked to make it functional? Just in case, Fiddler ...
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Kernel stack trace to source code lines

Given a kernel stack trace as below, how do you determine the specific line of code where the issue occurred? kernel: [<ffffffff80009a14>] __link_path_walk+0x173/0xfb9 kernel: [<...
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APC resets after a few seconds

Got a new server and the host installed APC for me. Reloading apc.php shows that ACP resets itself every 4-6 seconds. Uptime is always 0 and hits never go above 3000. The site runs smoothly but if ...
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How to debug Repository.fetch_changesets runned from ./script/rails runner

For some time I have been updating changesets manually on server with following command's: $ cd /custom/www-data/ $ source /custom/www-data/.rvm/scripts/rvm $ ./script/rails runner "Repository....
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How to watch a file, who accesses or uses [duplicate]

I am looking forward a way to watch a file to get following information Which process does open, read, write it? When? Result. (e.g. can they write on it, or can they read it, etc.) Strace helps ...
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Website goes down for just me. How should I diagnose (what log files to check?) (Nginx + php5-fpm)

Summary I've been running a website on a VPS and I ran into my first bit of downtime (~4 minutes). However the website was only down for me and I can't see anything in the obvious log files. Where ...
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Puppet: class already declared

I'm currently in reorganising the structure of my puppet code to a model, which uses, profiles and roles. I've started with profiles and was testing, but already run into issues :/ In my node ...
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Where should I start to try and debug a CPU spike and timeout when logging in to a Moodle site?

apologies for the newbie nature of this question .. I am a web developer though don't have too much experience maintaining servers or debugging and fixing performance issues. I have a Moodle site (...
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tail command not updating output for debug files

I know that tail -f /var/log/messages will be keep updating on screen as the contents of file gets updated. But when I tried the same thing with a debug file system's file it is not working , any idea?...
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How to analyze Debug Diagnostic Tool v2.0 dumps on 2003 Server x86

Debug Diagnostic Tool v1.2 comes with a log analyzer (sometimes). I can't find the analyzer component in Debug Diagnostic 2.0 when installed on 2003 Server x86. What's the recommended way to ...
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How do you disable Just-in-Time debugging messages?

In a relatively new installation of Windows Server 2008 R2, there are occasional popup messages about Just-in-time debugging. These may come up in w3wp.exe when a search bot accesses an aspx ...
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View headers of HTML requests to apache

Is there a good way of viewing a detailed version of incoming requests to apache? At the minimum I'd like to check for the existence of a specific header and check its value. Requests are not coming ...
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how to debug mysql has gone?

I have a virtual machine(Ubuntu 12.04, MySQL 5.5) running under VMware and is dedicated to host a mysql server. I connect to this server on internal IP. I'm trying to find out why I get mysql server ...
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Investigating a potential CPU failure

On a Ubuntu server that I am using for computations I have recently observed that some CPU extensive programs (GUROBI,CPLEX) often segfault. Being in correspondence with tech support of the ...
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Lighttpd won't start when fastcgi.debug directive is used

I'm running lighttpd/1.4.28 (ssl) on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Everything's working, and I'm trying to do some performance tuning. I'd like to enable debug mode for the fastcgi module, however when I add ...
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Windows app not allowing debugging

I'll start by saying, I am not sure if this should go in StackOverflow or ServerFault. I posted it in StackOverflow earlier, but its been getting votes to close the question, so I assume it should be ...