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postfix error unused parameter

I need some help with the configuration of postfix. Doing it first time. I'm following this how-to and configured each step carefully. Can anyone help me with this error pls? Service postfix ...
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Attempting to allow SFTP connection to a preconfigured Linode

I'm attempting to allow an SFTP connection to a preconfigured Linode. It's running Ubuntu 12.04. I was entirely Linux green until six weeks ago, but I've been learning as I go. I left the station the ...
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Ubuntu server hanging and can't find cause

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 512mb VPS server running on Linode. I have it setup to serve about 6 Wordpress powered websites. For a few weeks now it has crashed daily, 2-3 times. Linode automatically ...
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Added line to bashrc, now bash is not responding

I added the following line to the end of my ~/.bashrc (This is on a Linode box) and logged out of my ssh session. source ~/.profile Now when I log in, the shell is unresponsive. I never get to the ...
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How to automatically forward mail with Postfix/Dovecot?

I set up Postfix/Dovecot with MySQL on a Linode instance from this tutorial, and I am now trying to forward all email that comes to someaddress@mydomain.com to anotheraddress@anotherdomain.com ...
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IP spoofing attack errors after setting up a nodebalancer on Linode.com

I recently set up a NodeBalancer in front of a Rails 3.2.12 app. The app is served by nginx and Unicorn. All seems to work fine, but I get a lot of errors such as these that I didn't get when I only ...
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Connection refused when running rhodecode through nginx

Instead of seeing the rhodecode page when visiting repo.xxx.com I get a 502 (Bad Gateway). Here is the nginx error.log entry. 2013/03/14 21:48:33 [error] 11207#0: *3 connect() failed (111: ...
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Company server setup - security and ssh

I currently manage a server at RackSpace for my company, and am planing on switching to Linode in the next month or so, for a better server and to save some money. In the process of switching, I am ...
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Name server on subdomain behind Amazon Route 53

I have a linode server with a name server running on it. I have my domain: example.com registered through GoDaddy. And the name servers set to Amazons, I am using Amazon Route 53 to manage it. I want ...
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VPS Web Server - Single or Multiple Users

I want to start the process of learning to manage my own server and leave cPanel / WHM behind. I've just purchased a VPS (Linode) running Ubunutu. I'm going to he hosting multiple sites on there under ...
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Connection refused for a few hours

I use a Linode server, and have had about a half-dozen domains running on it for the past couple years without issue. It's running Ubuntu 10.04 and Apache. Today, for about 3 hours, all http requests ...
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Linode Fedora shows an incorrect time

My fedora 17 linode VPS shows an incorrect time. The current real time in Dublin is 15:13 but my linode shows the time below which is out by 3 hours and 45 minutes: cg@lin:~$ ls -l /etc/localtime ...
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iptables allow only certain ip's from a certain port

I always get nervous when editing iptables as I know how simple it can be to end up blocking all traffic to the server, a rather large issue when your server is sitting on the cloud. Would these be ...
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Server reboots, no idea why [closed]

I'm by no means experienced with system administration. I have a Linode vm mostly for the fun of it, hosting a webserver (nginx -> nodejs) and a Minecraft server I share with some friends. I ...
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MySQL Extremely High Disk Activity (Read Operations)

I have 1GB Linode VPS with a standard LAMP stack. Apache is tuned fine but for some reason MySQL's disk usage is high. This is causing really slow site load times. RAM and CPU usage are fine. Can ...
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how to minimize server load on ubuntu 12.04LTS

I am using ubuntu 12.04LTS server alongwith LAMP module. I configured my server with 2GB memory but after some time either I have to restart my apache2 web server and mysql process or think about ...
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How to change Linode IP to open different website?

I have a LINODE 512 account (Ubuntu 10.04 LTS) where I have got 1 IP. Using /etc/apache2/sites-available (enabled) I have hosted 4 websites, which is working very well. But the IP address I have got ...
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Test server clone -Linode/CentOS/Aegir

One of the cool things about the Linode VPS is being able to clone the entire server and move a copy of it to a new Linode server. That way you can have a test server that mirrors your production with ...
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DNS security (hijacking?)

I am hosting my website on Linode and am also using their DNS/naming servers. (ns1.linode.com etc.) It occurred to me that I never have had to authenticate that the domain is mine when I added it to ...
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Are many IP addresses on a single interface a bad thing?

Linode offers nice big /116 (4096) IPv6 address blocks for no additional cost, in addition to the included single IPv4 and IPv6 address per VPS. Normally, with a run-of-the-mill website not needing ...
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DNS Settings and Switching Name Servers: Will this work?

this is kind of a follow up of this question, although this is more of a specific question regarding a solution I came up with, inspired by one of the responses. I currently have an old website on ...
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Which level of data protection should I expect for a Linode personal server without backup service? [closed]

all: I bought a personal linode server without the backup service. All the data on it is totally personal and not that important. But for sure, I still don't want them to be lost. I want to know, ...
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multiple ip for a server not reachable

FYI: I've read everything on Serverfault related to this question and have faced a different issue. Simply put, I've got one server (apache2) with couple of sites on it. It currently has 1 ip. I'm ...
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Website latency and bad tcp packets

I have multiple websites hosted on a Linode VPS and I'm having an issue with one of them: every page that I try to load has about 10 seconds latency. Apache logs are clean and the other websites on ...
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Linode setup via Chef [closed]

I'm working on setting up a Linode VPS from scratch but instead of doing it manually I wish to use Chef so I can easily automate it in the future. The question I have is: I realise you can set up ...
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SFTP Connection Failing To Linode's Ubuntu Server

I installed vsftpd on our Ubuntu machine on (Linode VPS) and followed the steps from this documentation. http://www.noob2geek.com/linux/setup-vsftpd-debian-ubuntu/ So, everything works correcly if I ...
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apache2 server running ruby on rails application has go daddy cert that works in chrome/firefox and ie 9 but not ie 8

I have a rails application up on a linode ubuntu 11 server, running apache2. I have a cert purchased from godaddy, (where we also bought our domain) and the cert is installed on my server. Part of my ...
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Trying to get a local copy of my Linodes disk image but getting permission denied when logging in via SSH [closed]

I'm following this guide so I can download a copy of the disk image as I want to migrate to another host. When I get to the stage where this command needs to be entered: ssh root@123.45.67.89 "dd ...
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apt-get sub-process returned an error code (1)

I recently removed apache2 from my linode ubuntu server with: apt-get --purge remove apache2 Then tried to install it again (apt-get install apache2). But since then, I can't use apt-get anymore, I ...
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how to use Linode to host multiple web apps - RoR and PHP [closed]

I have a Ruby on Rails application and a couple of PHP projects nearly complete (all using MySQL) that I'd like to host on a Linode server and need some help with what I'd need to install and ...
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Does forwarding a DNS to another server takes any resources?

I have a server hosted by linode. I just finished a job for a customer and want to move his site to his server. The current DNS records are pointing to my Linode server, but his site is now hosted ...
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nginx + php-fpm cycle redirection error on linode new vps

I'm new to nginx, and I'm trying to make my first server run. I followed this guide as I'm trying to use it for a multisite wordpress site. After installing everything, I get a 500 Internal server ...
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Setup nginx for serving static only via a subdomain

All I want to do is to set up a nginx server to serve static files ONLY. This nginx server sits behind a HAProxy, and HAProxy directs all the requests for static files to this nginx server. I have ...
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Domain Name from 123-reg, VPS from Linode. How to point to Google Mail for Business? [closed]

I have bought a domain from 123-reg.co.uk and have successfully pointed it to the IP Address of my Linode VPS so that going to the domain serves up the pages from the Apache server running on the VPS. ...
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Do these Apache settings “increase performance” and/or “prevent excessive resource consumption”?

Linode's guide to hosting a website suggests these Apache settings: <IfModule mpm_prefork_module> StartServers 1 MinSpareServers 3 MaxSpareServers 6 MaxClients 24 MaxRequestsPerChild 3000 ...
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know about web app to monitor server activity?

I have running some servers on rackspace and I want to know if there is a web application like linode-graphs as you can see in the image ? I want to see graphs of server activities like: ram cpu ...
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How can I stop runaway disk usage on my Ubuntu 32 bit Precise Linode VPS?

I have a VPS running 32 bit Ubuntu (Precise Penguin) on a Linode VPS, and something is making runaway disk usage. I've received multiple I/O warnings from Linode (not 'warning' in the sense of "Stop ...
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How to set up my Linode server to run multiple programs on different subdomains?

I just got a linode account and some domain names. With these raw materials in hand, here is what I'd like to do: example.com -- static hosting gitlab.example.com -- install gitlab here ...
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pecl_http extension not loading

For some reason pecl_http extension is not showing up in my test.php file with contains: <?php phpinfo(); ?> I just installed pecl_http using: pecl install pecl_http The install was ...
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Switching Servers, SSL domain, one vps?

Feeding off of this post. I have a domain with Dreamhost and i've purchased SSL certificate for it. I am moving over the server files to Linode but and setting the DNS in dreamhost to point over. ...
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Secure copying (file transfer) between two Linux servers in the same datacenter (Linode)

I have two Linodes in the same data center. I want to copy files from one to the other each night or on demand (for about the next month, until this project is finished). So I'm thinking about using ...
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Change user password within user with root account

I'm logged into (ssh) my ubuntu server into a non-root user account. I can not directly ssh into the server as root, because I disabled it. I have the root password. I need to change the user password ...
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How does one test the SSL cert on a specific server while testing through a load balancer?

I use Linode's NodeBalancer and would like to make sure each of the servers are terminating the SSL correctly. Right now I'm waiting on DNS propagation to test placing an A record of the format of ...
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What database server will benefit from 4 CPUs

I use MySQL server on Debian GNU/Linux machine with 4 CPUs (Linode 4096) and there are performace issue on havy load (in the middle of the day) but machine is not overload only queries are slow. What ...
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I/O rate and CPU Eating up Server making terribly slow site

My server (Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid LAMP Stack) on linode (1024MB ram, 40 GB storage, 400 GB Transfer) is loading terribly slow. My site (WordPress) is relatively small (1.5 Gigs of mysql) and gets around ...
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Cant Login using SSH or Filezilla FTP

I had been using linode successfully for the last 3 months. The server OS is a Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. From a few hours, I am not able to login through SSH via putty. After I enter the username and ...
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Site extremely slow - unresponsive - on Linode

I recently moved to linode from a managed/autoscaled host. MY site is extremely slow - unresponsive most of the time. I was on the 512 mb, 20gig storage, 200 gig transfer plan but upgraded thinking ...
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stock arch linux with pv-grub on linode

I am attempting to use pv-grub on a stock arch linux instance on linode by following this post:- http://forum.linode.com/viewtopic.php?p=49387 Unfortunately, I am unable to get my pv-grub enabled ...
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What and where is my bootloader on a linode instance?

Using a virtualized instance on linode.com, I don't see where my bootloader is. In the usual place where I would find grub, i.e. in /boot/grub/menu.lst, I don't see any files or directories below the ...
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linode server bandwidth

I am ready to deploy my startup on the web so i would like to start small and get a VPS from linode as i see many good reviews and see how its going... the thing is that on their website they state: ...