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Rebooted Ubuntu Server, didn't come back up. How do I investigate the cause?

Leading off from previous question where I got excellent advice from LinuxDevOps, which I partially chose to ignore; the worse happened, and I don't know why, or how to investigate the cause. I have ...
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Any way to distinguish VPS from Dedicated from client's perspective? [duplicate]

I've been putting up with an over subscribed VPS for too long now. I want my own box. The box I'm now renting isn't nearly as powerful, but it's all mine, and is more than enough power for my ...
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How to judge when I need a server upgrade?

I rent a dedicated server for one of my sites (Linux, WHM/cPanel). The site gets a decent number of monthly visitors (over a million), and I am starting to wonder how I should monitor it to discover ...
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1answer
343 views

centos mysql keeps crashing, what to do?

I recently got a dedicated server under CentOS with OVH. Everything has been working fine since 2 months, but starting a few days ago mysql keeps crashing and that causes various problems with my ...
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2answers
83 views

What to upgrade, RAM over capacity [duplicate]

I'm currently running a series of sites on a single VPS. My RAM usage has been continually going over capacity and, even after upgrading, I seem to be using all of my allotted RAM and burstable RAM... ...
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4answers
610 views

cannot use any yum command: no space left on device

if i use any yum command, i get Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/yum", line 29, in <module> yummain.user_main(sys.argv[1:], exit_code=True) ...
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3answers
94 views

How to check the number of requests being served by server

Can any one help with the command to check the number of requests being served by apache web server. I know some commands to test the load of server, like top command to check the load on server and ...
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2answers
51 views

Trying to understand correct operating levels of my server

I'm trying to establish what thresholds my dedicated server should be operating in. The server is an Intel(R) Xeon(R)CPU L5420 @ 2.50GHz with 16GB RAM running RedHat with Apache 2 and MySQL. It has ...
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2answers
242 views

Combine multiple network interfaces to connect to a dedicated server

this is an underpaid employee writing, who's apparently responsible for all the IT stuff in a very small (non-IT) company. Today said company got a bunch of PCs/workstations, a switch, a computer ...
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1answer
306 views

Is AMD Opteron 3280, 8 cores, 32 GB DDR3 RAM will able to run 200 rails application and 200 mysql database [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? I am planning to hosing an rails application + Mysql in dedicated server maximum 200 replicated rails application with 200 ...
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2answers
81 views

Raid array showing only the capacity of one disk [closed]

I've a dedicated server with an raid array with two disks of 1TB each, this is what I get with mdadm --detail /dev/md1 /dev/md1: Version : 1.1 Creation Time : Wed Aug 1 20:20:14 2012 Raid Level ...
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2answers
217 views

Hard drive on server which hosts public_html folder is full. What to do?

The dedicated server is running Cent OS, has 2 x 1TB hard drives. One domain is hosted on this server. I've been uploading files to the public/html folder no problem, but I've reached the maximum ...
0
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1answer
49 views

Run Windows based hosting among main Linux dedicated server

I have a Linux dedicated server which runs a bunch of PHP applications. I tried to migrate to Windows Server dedicated server last week, but I lack the IT knowledge in Windows and there are too many ...
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3answers
164 views

Create a full replica of web server using different hosting company, is it logical?

Is it logical to create a full replica of our webserver, just on a less powerful machine, using other hosting provider ( just because its cheaper ). The idea is to have a plan B, in case main server ...
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1answer
271 views

Create an Alias for my DNS

I own a dedicated Server in OVH, and my DNS are : Primary DNS : ks221074.kimsufi.com Secondary DNS : ns.kimsufi.com My OS is Centos 5, and I don't have a strong experience with Linux, I ...
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2answers
553 views

Linux Server eating all my memory

I run all of my websites on a 512MB dedicated virtual server, which up until now has served me very well. On 10 Jan, for some unknown reason my memory consumption went up from averaging around 50% to ...
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2answers
175 views

Any way to completely remove sensitive content from the HDD before returning CentOS dedicated servers?

We are going to return a few rented CentOS dedicated servers and I was wondering about any way to remove sensitive content (a few folders) from the HDD before returning these servers? Maybe some ...
1
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1answer
191 views

how to host my site on many vps?

i have a php search engine, running on apache, hosted on centos 5 vps, no mysql, nothing really, just a bunch of php files, i have in average 600 visitors, i need more bandwidth, i want to host my ...
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1answer
67 views

How to remotely install server via root

I would like to know if it is possible to remotely install a server OS via root. If it is possible, how can it be done? This question might be strange or impossible, so I have listed my assumptions ...
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1answer
135 views

Should a well-optimized ad server be able to run fine on a single dedicated server?

This is a completely hypothetical question that myself and a colleague have been wondering/debating about, and we thought some of the knowledgeable people at SF could shed some light. Say, for ...
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1answer
657 views

Named Begin errors in Logwatch

We have a dedicated server with Fasthosts and are getting the following information via Logwatch. We're trying to work out the 'Named Begin' section as on a daily basis there is hundreds of unmatched ...
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2answers
670 views

xen 4 on (hetzner) dedicated server freezes

I have a lot of trouble trying to host xen 4 on my dedicated server. I first tried centos, it had only xen 3, but everything went amazingly smooth - I had win xp up & running in few minutes. ...
0
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1answer
80 views

UK Service provider w/ dynamic IP Allocation

Can anyone recommend an ISP in the UK that allows for dynamic shifting of IP's across servers? Basically, I've been working on a test project (as possibly easy to tell from my previous posts) with ...
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1answer
1k views

What are the ups and downs of CentOS and Ubuntu Server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: CentOS vs. Ubuntu I'm setting up a new dedicated server, and, though I'm mainly familiar with Ubuntu, I'm thinking of trying other systems. I've played a little with ...
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3answers
17k views

What is a good alternative to webmin for dedicated server management?

I'm using an extra computer I have as a dedicated server, and I'm trying to figure out a few things. First of all, which distribution of linux would you recommend? I love ubuntu, but I'd like to see ...
1
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1answer
1k views

How to remove RAID 1 (soft)?

I have been told that my dedicated server (which I use for hosting my websites) has RAID 1 (software), which makes my two disks of 750gb each, act as one, which is good for both speed and instant ...
2
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3answers
514 views

Securing a freshly installed LAMP + Virtualmin server

I just installed LAMP and Virtualmin on my Amazon EC2 instance. My domain name is mapped to the external IP and now everything is working well. But I feel like it is not very secure. When I visit my ...
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4answers
152 views

Should I bother setup up and administrate a dedicated server myself?

I have a software engineer background and I am not very familiar with linux. My aim is to be able to: Create an environment for software development (SVN, jira, etc.), Have a place where to host ...
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2answers
1k views

What is the best way to back up dedicated web server? (Amanda versus Rsync)

I am trying to establish valid back ups for my web server. It is a linux box on CentOS. I have asked around and "rsync" was suggested by some of the server fault community. However, my coworker at ...
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3answers
292 views

Run php in background

I connect to a dedicated server with SSH. Next I'm trying to execute in php -d max_execution_time[=0] -f index.php . How can I close (even shut down) my local machine, but my php script on remote ...
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3answers
233 views

Proper path for a website on a dedicated server?

I have a dedicated server that I need to setup one website one. Where should it be located? I thought it should be: /root/public_html But I think that folder falls in the '/' partition and it only ...
0
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1answer
84 views

Best Server Hosting Technology for unscaled code

Ok so i changed my question to make it more clear. If I have a social networking site with 1000 users online at the same time what would be a better solution. A dedicated server with one box? or a ...
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3answers
128 views

Dedicated IP vpn for linux

I have a linux redhat enterprise 5.5 86_6x server inside my network . My network hasn't dedicated IP and i want to use this server as web server in internet. can i use a dedicated IP vpn for my linux ...
2
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3answers
228 views

Dedicated server question, whats the easiest, quickest, most secure but painless setup [closed]

I am thinking to get a dedicated/virtual server, but have some questions before I take the plunge (bit mixed up with which bits to do myself or which bits to hire). I am running, centos, php, mysql, ...
2
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4answers
220 views

Which Linux Flavor should I use for web hosting?

Love the site! I am getting ready to CoLo Dual Processor 3.0 Xeon server and was wondering what the best flavor of Linux is to install. If someone could point me in the right direction this would be ...
2
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7answers
276 views

What should I be aware of when running my own Linux-based server? [closed]

I'm currently hand-held by data center technicians with regard to running my servers, but I'm thinking of branching out, and I'm wondering what I need to know. Some things I understand I should be ...
3
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7answers
438 views

Convert dedicated server from Linux to FreeBSD

I have a dedicated server with CentOS 4 on it. I want to put FreeBSD 7 on it, but I do not have console access nor physical access. I was thinking of doing a generic install of FreeBSD on a local ...
3
votes
4answers
290 views

Installing an OS from a netbooted Linux image [closed]

Let's say that you're working on a strange machine with these limitations: You don't have physical access at all. You get a serial console, and a network. You get one of six Linux installs to work ...