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webserver on linode and database on digital ocean

Currently hosting drupal websites on linode using apache + php5 fpm+ fastcgi. Among websites one is drupal commerce(max_execution_time,memory_limit are taken care) and all others are low hitting ...
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remote connection to mysql failing

Whenever I try to connect to my mysql database remotely I am receiving Lost connection to MySQL server at 'reading initial communication packet', system error: 111 as a response, Currently my ...
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Migrate to AWS from Linode

Migration to another server is not easy when we have a large database. We want to move our database in Linode to amazon RDS database, i tried to pg_dump and pg_restore and it succeeds but it consume a ...
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Nginx 1.4 on Debian 7 via apt-get

I cannot for the life of my figure out how to install nginx 1.4 via apt-get on a Debian 7 linode. I added the following to /etc/apt/source.list: deb http://nginx.org/packages/debian/ squeeze nginx ...
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Using ZFS or XFS on a Xen guest running Linux

Background: I'm investigating the viability of using a filesystem other than ext3/4, with the ability to run snapshots for backup and rollback purposes. The servers under consideration are mailbox ...
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What are some techniques companies like Linode use to prevent spamming from their VPS's?

I apologize if this seems open ended. I'm currently investigating Linode, and this item is one of the things I was asked to look into. I suspect this may look like I'm a spammer myself, but that's ...
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How to restore Linode to Vagrant VM?

I'm trying to set up a Linux development environment so I can safely make changes to my website without breaking the live site. Linode hosts my live site. A simple solution would be to host my ...
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Linode Munin Nodes

I have 3 servers in Linode. All of them are configured with private lan network. All 3 are able to ping each other. I have install a Munin master server in one of them and Munin node to all of them. ...
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Redirection of subdomain working, but server not found error : Linode [duplicate]

Here is my virtual host : <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost ServerName policy.domain.com ServerAlias www.policy.domain.com DocumentRoot /policy ErrorLog ...
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Cent OS 6 clock 3 minutes 35 seconds in the future

I run Cent os 6 64 bit on linode. server (incorrect): date Thu Aug 29 11:41:00 BST 2013 client (correct): date Thu Aug 29 11:37:25 BST 2013 As you can see the server clock is ...
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Recover deleted file from linode VPS server with Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I have accidentally deleted files from my VPS server bought from Linode. It uses Ubuntu 12.04. How can I recover the files. I hadn't enabled backup for it.
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Apache Django OOM on server with 4GB RAM

I'm running a production Django site on Ubuntu Linode w/ 4GB RAM. Major processes are Apache2, MongoDB, Memcache, PostgreSQL, Tomcat6 and Redis. Apache OOMs about 10 times a day. I've tweaked values ...
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How to establish firewall rules that accepting 11211 port in intranet for memcached ( Fedora)?

I am new for fedora and backend. And i have a job recently, to build a game server via linode. The current setup is 2 linode + 1 nodebalancer, I have a memcached server on each linode and I have setup ...
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deploying meteor on my own domain (ubuntu)

I want to deploy my meteor app on my Ubuntu server, I used meteor.sh and everything went successfully, But i simply can't launch my app from the browser I'm putting my ip address and getting a 404 ...
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Multiple segmentation faults on Linux host

I have an old Slackware 9.0 mail server on a VM at Linode.com. It has around 130GB of mail hosted on it, in Maildir format on partitioned, separate Ext3 filesystems (largest one is 92GB). I'm in the ...
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ubuntu linode server 404 error with django mod_wsgi [closed]

I have configured a linode server with apache2 and mod_wsgi.. the server is running wsgi is running postgre is running and syncdb was successful what I am having trouble finishing is actually ...
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Virtualhost one https site, the rest http

I have a linode server with Apache2 running a handful of sites with virtualhosting. All sites work fine on port 80, but one site has a ssl certificate and also runs okay. My problem is as follows: ...
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Installing virtualbox on linode

I've followed the VirtualBox installation guide found here and have switched my Linode kernel to use 2.6.32-47-generic-pae using this guide, but I still keep getting the following error when I run ...
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Recurring server outages CentOS on Linode

I am currently managing some servers for a client running close to 40 websites, nearly half of which are WordPress websites. We are currently using 4 VPS from Linode with the sites distributed across ...
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Simple upstart script for nodejs + forever on Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu Sever 12.04. I have a nodejs application which I want to run like so: NODE_ENV=production PORT=3001 APP_PATH=/var/www/myapp forever -a -l /var/www/myapp/forever.log -o ...
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Is there any reason to use fail2ban with SSH password logins disabled?

I am setting up an Ubuntu server hosted by Linode. I am stepping through their security guide and they recommend installing fail2ban after disabling password based SSH logins. I don't see the point ...
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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 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 ...