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Moving MRTG Installation

We have an MRTG installation that has been working for the last 3 years, I noticed that after 18 or so months the data would start recording a fresh. Now I wanted to transfer the installation and all ...
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Increase number of connections per socket

How do I increase the number of connections each socket can accept? I know that you can increase the total number of connections using: # sysctl kern.ipc.somaxconn=4096 But each connection is then ...
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Limit ftp connections with pf firewall at FreeBSD

I want to limit simultaneous FTP connections to my FreeBSD server with the pf firewall. For example that only 10 simultaneous connection are possible to the port 20 or 21 from one source IP. I use ...
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FreeBSD Ngnix installation error

I have a VPS which has Apache webserver installed. I'm trying to install Ngnix on it since my new server will be needing to handle large amount of connection simultaneously. I used this install guide ...
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Puppet agent on FreeBSD skipping runs

I am experimenting with puppet and we are using FreeBSD on some servers. I noticed that the agent on the FreeBSD is for some reason skipping runs, i.e.: May 6 09:19:15 eagle puppet-agent[66970]: ...
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ProFTPD permissions in FreeBSD 9

I'm currently administrating a FreeBSD 9 server with multiple sites hosted. For example: example1.com example2.com example3.com I need to grant read/write permissions to developers so they will be ...
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natd redirect_port didn't work

I have an virtual box freebsd 9.0 installation, on which I have working moinmoin2.0. Moin works on 127.0.0.1:8080 and I want to get access by external IP, e.g. 192.168.1.145:80. I try to use the ...
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How do I confirm that nginx aio is working on FreeBSD?

I have nginx configured with aio on; and no special prep on the OS side. I tested loading lots of small jpegs from multiple clients, but there was not much of a different between aio on and aio ...
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FreeBSD 9 (amd64) reboot/shutdown process is very slow

I have a Dell Poweredge 2900 III with FreeBSD 9 (amd64), the server uses mfi wich handles a raid10, I had to reboot the server, but notice that either when rebooting or shutting down the server, ...
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FreeBSD high load loopback interface

I have a problem with a FreeBSD server. There is a FreeBSD 9.0 amd64, two network cards em1 (internet), em0 (local network) configured firewall ipfw, natd, squid (not transparent), the server acts as ...
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recursive grep started at / hangs

I have used following grep search pattern on multiple platforms: grep -r -I -D skip 'string_to_match' / For example on FreeBSD 8.0, FreeBSD 6.4 and Debian 6.0(squeeze). Command does a recursive ...
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Can not establish connection after adding the IP Failover

I've bought an dedicated server some days ago, and now its time to setup some more IP failovers to handle my services, unfortunately, it seems like I can not access certain ports anymore if I'm using ...
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FreeBSD Jail own network stack with vimage

I want to throw all services from the host system and put them in jails. Unfortunatly this doesn't work for file sharing (e.g. nfsd) because the jails don't have there own network stack by default. I ...
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trying to “setup apache fastcgi”

my system is: wx3# uname -a FreeBSD wx3 9.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE #0: Tue Jan 3 07:46:30 UTC 2012 root@farrell.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64 wx3# packages ...
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Serve an NFS mount over TFTP

I have a FreeBSD server on which I would like to run a TFTP server (for PXE). My daemon of choice is tftp-hpa and I have it configured to serve from /tftpboot properly. It works unless I mount ...
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Multiple spawn-fcgi instances in rc.conf

I need to run two instances of spawn-fcgi on my FreeBSD 8.2 box - one for PHP and one for Python scripts. I can run them manually like this: /usr/local/bin/spawn-fcgi -a 127.0.0.1 -p 9000 -- ...
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Make: Permission Denied (until I `cd .`)

I have an account on a shared host running FreeBSD 5.5-STABLE. I was compiling my own version of Ruby today, and encountered this anomaly: If I tried to execute 'make', I get a "permission denied" ...
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Redirecting Public IPs to jails

My plan is to set up a server where I have several jails. Currently, I am planning on running three of them: a webserver, an owncloud server and a Teamspeak 3 server. I got it running so far that I ...
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DNSsec error in Bind9.10 following update of freebsd10.1

My DNSsec began to fail following a ports update. I have reinstalled Bind on both master and slave but the error still persist. 35 ;; WE HAVE MATERIAL, WE NOW DO VALIDATION 36 ;; VERIFYING A RRset ...
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FreeNAS is getting Uncorrectable parity/CRC errors

In my FreeNAS 9.3 installation I am getting more and more Uncorrectable parity/CRC errors (like these here: May 15 13:39:41 freenas (ada1:ahcich1:0:0:0): READ_FPDMA_QUEUED. ACB: 60 00 b8 0e 18 40 91 ...
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FreeBSD jail with ezjail fails to log in with non root users

I just installed a fresh new FreeBSD 10.1 (FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE-p9) and set up a jail with ezjail (ezjail-admin v3.3). Inside the jail I created a new user: Login: test Password: * Uid [#]: 1001 Gid ...
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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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FreeBSD pfsense root CA fails

I have some problem with root CA of my pfsense installation. My test script is this: openssl s_client -showcerts -connect fbstatic-a.akamaihd.net:443 And the answer is: Verify return code: 20 ...
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Sending syslog from jail to host fails

I'm trying to send logs from a jail to the host system on FreeBSD 10. I think everything is setup correctly but I can't get it working. Sending logs directly from Nginx 1.7 works but not sending ...
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Awstats - Update the log path for multiple configs at once

I'm running a FAMP (FreeBSD, Apache...) box and just updated Apache to 2.4. We have somewhere around 100 sites running on this box as vhosts, and they all have their own separate config file for ...
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Issue with Bash Script On FreeBSD

I have the below bash script set to run every hour via cron as the root user. The purpose of this script is to email us when files have been uploaded to our sftp server and send us the logins. Here is ...
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GPT partition errors on boot - ZFS FreeBSD

My system appears to be running fine and I'm just trying to clean up errors. That said... On boot, I get the following errors for all drives in a 24 disk storage enclosure: GEOM: ...
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forward a single message from queue with sendmail

I have a message in the mail queue which has been deferred because the recipient box is full. The message isn't in my mailbox, just the queue. Is it possible to forward that message to a different ...
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ports in freebsd jail fetching but not updating

I've created a jail to host my webserver/blog, but when attempting to build any port, I consistently get the message "portsnap: Directory is not writable: /usr/ports". Attached is a screen capture ...
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Piping stream into tar on FreeBSD

I am trying to pipe a tar/gzip archive into tar to decompress it. The script I have is part of a self extracting installer, where my archive is appended to the script. This works fine on linux, and ...
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Setting enviromental variables for login shells under root account in FreeBSD

I am currently in the process of configuring Open Grid Scheduler in FreeBSD. As part of this process I need to set the environmental variableSGE_ROOTas root. To do this I have been experimenting with ...
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correctly setup PF with loopback interfaces for nginx proxy

I am trying to run couple of freebsd jails for my web server and application server, which is running node.js I have one network card (igb0) with a custom loopback interface (lo666) for which i have ...
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add a directory inside freebsd jail

Not sure if this is correct, but i have now installed freebsd 10 on top of ZFS with jails and have created a jail for Mongodb. For the data files I used the following: zfs create -o atime=off \ ...
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FreeBSD jail with IPFW with loopback - unable to connect loopback interface

I am trying to configure a one IP jail with loopback interface, but I am unsure how to configure the IPFW rules to allow traffic to pass between the jail and the network card on the server. I have ...
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WARNING: failed to start git_daemon

I follow this http://bin63.com/how-to-setup-a-git-repository-on-freebsd tutorial to the letter and edit: /etc/rc.conf with: git_daemon_enable="YES" git_daemon_directory="/git" ...
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Apache mod_rewrite - why friendly URL doesn't works with static files?

My configuration to use friendly URL works fine when the destination is a php script, like this: RewriteRule ^products/([a-z0-9-]+)/([0-9]+)/?$ /prod.php?id=$2&name=$1 [NC] But, when I use a ...
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Local file server needs root access to change permissions

The previous developers set up a local Linux file server (FreeNAS 8.1) and while we can log in through the username they provided we do not have root access so we can not change permissions or do ...
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How to compile FreeTDS on FreeBSD10.0-64 in a right way

When i try compile freetds-stable from source (today is a 0.91 version) with: ./configure --with-iodbc=/usr/local --with-tdsver=7.2 --disable-libiconv make make install i didn't find the ...
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How to get access to Icinga on Apache 2.4?

I am trying to install Icinga on a FreeBSD 9.1 box with Apache 2.4. I use the Apache config which was provided with the Icinga port. But when i try to access the web frontend, i get the following ...
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Undefined symbol “php_libxml_disable_entity_loader”

I have php5.4 installed.It runs on freebsd server I also use soap.so extension. But when I start php script (new SoapClient) it stopped. Apache logs: tail -f /var/log/httpd-errors.log : ...
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pf not execute udp port specific block rule

The traffic I want to block can be sniffed as below with tcpdump: 19:16:22.391164 IP 95.95.95.95.2036 > 10.10.10.10.443: UDP, length 8192 So I wanted to write a rule block any udp destination ...
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Apache child died for unknown reason

For a long times i saw such errors on FreeBSD9.1 (Apache 2.2) server # dmesg pid 69320 (httpd), uid 80: exited on signal 11 pid 69307 (httpd), uid 80: exited on signal 11 pid 69416 ...
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FreeBSD jail and patch-levels

I am a newbie server manager and trying jails. It's too hard to configure it. So I decided to use ezjail utility. It seems working, but I got an issue. When I installed my FreeBSD box, it was ...
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New rule to .htaccess file don't work on live site

I had to add a rule to the .htaccess file of existing site, which redirect some old images urls to the new ones. So, directly after the RewriteEngine On I added my new rule: RewriteRule ...
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HTTPD dies on FreeBSD if multiple connenctions are open from same client

I've asked this question on StackOverflow, but nobody answered, until yesterday... and the answer was a suggestion... to ask this here :). So... can someone help me with this : I'm new in networking ...
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FreeNAS/FreeBSD: How to access status of ZFS volume from jail?

I am trying to set up NRPE to enable remote Nagios monitoring of a new FreeNAS 0.91 system. I mostly have this working. I can connect and inquire about basic information like number of processes, ...
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Freebsd 8.1 Samba4 smbclient returns NT_STATUS_INVALID_PARAMETER

I'd like to setting up a NAS server and run Samba4 on it. When I'm runing this command: # smbclient -I 192.168.48.128 -L NAS_GROUP Enter root's password: Connection to 192.168.48.128 failed (Error ...
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obtain the MAC Address/interface name from GUI on FreeBSD?

Is there any way I can obtain the MAC Address/interface name from GUI on FreeBSD? Are there any system calls to do that? I was searching everywhere but couldn't find any information. Can you please ...
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Netatalk 3.0.1 disconnects with Bad file descriptor on FreeBSD

I am having trouble with my netatalk server 3.0.1 on FreeBSD-9.1 RELEASE. Netatalk was installed from the ports collection and is sharing some directories over the network. Update also netatalk ...
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WebDAV on server exposing ZFS data from another server

Is it even possible to have WebDAV server hosted on one computer and its pulling the "data" (folders and files and all) from another server? Something like so: CentOS Proxy ...