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Is there a way to have a failsave networking configuration kick in when networking goes down?

Question When changing network configurations remotely, is there a way for the networking to attempt to use a different configuration file in the case of a failure? Background - tldr; I've been ...
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Can Apache be configured to ignore corrupt .htaccess files but respect them if they are correct?

I have a program writing and updating some RewriteRules in an .htaccess file (the main config is in the vhosts section). This works fine most of the time, but sometimes the file gets corrupt. When ...
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How to boot RHEL5 into failsafe mode from GRUB?

I'm locked out of a Red Hat Linux 5 machine and need to "break in" to reset the root password. I've done this before by interrupting GRUB and putting the machine in failsafe to get to root, but I can ...
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Reliable file transfer over slow or flaky network link

I need to transfer a number of files files over a low-quality broadband link to a server. The files are large, and take approximately 30 minutes to transfer per file. I use scp, but it sometimes ...
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Configure Suse Enterprise Linux to automatically boot into Failsafe mode

We have a server which has trouble booting normally. The server is an HP Proliant DL380G6, running SuSe Enterprise Linux 10 Service Pack 2. When we try to boot it, it goes into some sort of disk ...
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related to fail safe on linux suse machines

Mechanism for swithing virtual ip if one server goes down to other server sharing same virtual ip as secondary ip
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Two ESXi host servers connected to eachother's second NIC

Essentially I have two physical servers (Both identical, both ESXi hosts, each with 2xdual gbit nics) in a private rack in a data center. They will both be running a variety of db/web/storage server ...
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Are different RAID cards setups compatible?

I'm setting up a new NAS/SAN system with RAID5, and I was wondering if going the software or hardware RAID way because I had this question in mind: If my hardware-RAID card fails, will I need to ...