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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: ...
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How to use linode as a download proxy?

I've got a linode(it's in Tokyo), it's usually faster to download files to the linode and then copy it to my computer via ssh than I download the files directly, this is what I used to do: ssh ...
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Linode and namecheap configuration

I have namecheap account which I use for managing my DNS settings, I just leased linode.com VPS and have a small configuration set inside it , I am not able to find out any guides to point domains to ...
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Why is uploading to S3 so slow?

I am using s3cmd to upload to S3: # s3cmd put 1gb.bin s3://my-bucket/1gb.bin 1gb.bin -> s3://my-bucket/1gb.bin [1 of 1] 366706688 of 1073741824 34% in 371s 963.22 kB/s I am uploading ...
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`Which php` isn't working on linode servers (Ubuntu 10.04)?

Currently trying to configure a linode server running on ubuntu 10.04. I utilized a stackscript (Default drupal profile) which seemed to run successfully. The log indicate so as well. Then ssh'd ...
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transfer godaddy domain to linode [closed]

I have a domain.com in godaddy. I have created a new account in linode. I want use my godaddy domain.com in my new account linode. How can I do it? or Where can I find a guide for this? Thank you ...
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Upgrade from PHP 5.3.2 to PHP 5.3.10? [closed]

I have a VPS account from Linode. I've installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with 'LAMP Stack' (StackScript). How to upgrade the latest version of PHP version 5.3.10 from PHP 5.3.2? I have even tried apt-get ...
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Why doesn't Linode ever have to shut down for updates?

I've been using Linode for over a year now, and, unlike some lesser-known VPS hosts I've used, I've never been required to shut down my VPS by Linode. The only restarts have been ones I've initiated. ...
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How do I set up passwordless RSA/DSA ssh connections under a linux server

I've set up an linux server (32 bit), and would like to be able to ssh in as root based on RSA or DSA key trust. I've appended both public keys to ~/.ssh/authorized_keys and restarted the service; I ...
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OOM killer killing things with plenty(?) of free RAM

The OOM killer seems to be killing things despite having more than enough free RAM on my system: (Full resolution) (Full resolution) 27 minutes and 408 processes later, the system started ...
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Keep-alives are not working for websites with NodeBalancer in Linode

I have following configuration in my linode slice NB <----->web1+web2+web3 Here's the configuration screenshot from linode: We need NB in http mode since we need few things that plain tcp mode ...
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Linode seems to require reboot before RoR code changes are displayed

I've inherited a project from a developer who I can no longer contact. It's a Ruby on Rails project hosted on Linode with SVN as the vcs. I can SFTP into the server and change files but the ...
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what's causing my packets to bounce around inside my network before going out to internet proper?

When I run mtr --report tokyo1.linode.com I see the following report. It looks like my traffic is bouncing around inside my local network 12 times even before hitting the "internet". Any idea what ...
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How to setup test environment behind VPN?

I have a Linode VPS that I use to host multiple sites. I run Ubuntu 10.04 and Apache 2. What I would like to do is have my live sites (example-site.com) and test sites (test.example-site.com) on the ...
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Starting Linode instances via StackScripts based on Nagios events

I'm developing a web application (django/gunicorn/nginx) that needs to be scaled out according to load. The app will be hosted on Linodes so I intend to use StackScripts (and maybe Puppet) to start ...
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logging in to two seperate linode disk images

perhaps I am a bit confused on what a 'disk image' is, but I was under the impression that once I set up multiple disk images in a linode account, they would each act as a distinct server. I have set ...
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set up linode without a domain name

I read somewhere that a linode can be set up without a domain pointing to it, but I was unsure of how to tackle that. I noticed in the getting started guide it has an entry about updating your ...
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Adding more graphs to the Linode dashboard

Linode offers system monitoring graphs as shown below. Is it possible to add more graphs to the Linode dashboard by way of collectd? Say to view Memcache eviction rate. Just to give you an idea ...
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Server not available after abandoned upgrade

I am running a headless install of Ubuntu 10.0.4 LTS on a PVS. I was carrying out an OS upgrade earlier on today. I SSH'd into the sever and typed the following commands: sudo aptitude update sudo ...
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Reset Linode root password

I've recently been put in charge of a Ubuntu server in the Linode platform. This webserver is running a production Rails application with a MySQL database. I need to ssh into it to download a copy ...
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VPS hosting for a user-generated content site like fmylife.com?

I'm in the process of creating my very first website and I wanted to make a clone of fmylife.com and bought a script called fmyscript for that purpose. The requirements to run fmyscript are as ...
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How do I create a new linode and move my current websites and data to it?

I am a relative newby to managing my own server. I set up a Linode a while ago, installed Ubuntu 9.1 (Karmic) followed by Apache, MySQL, my websites, some mods etc. What I didn't realise was that, ...
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Linode Reboot - /dev/xvda has gone 220 days without being checked, check forced

When rebooting a Linode server, and logging into the lish I am seeing: /dev/xvda has gone 220 days without being checked, check forced. When trying to reboot the server. I had run a routine command ...
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When I apt-get anything I got this erro“E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)”

for example when I "sudo apt-get install libmemcache0", I got: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done libmemcache0 is already the newest ...
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Why doesn't Apache see my webmail subdirectory

I recently setup a new website on my linode box, everything is working fine. Except I can't seem to have a webmail subdirectory on my site. Whenever I goto http://mysite.com/webmail the browser takes ...
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Connect Linode servers to a disk on another server

I have three servers with Linode: A DB server and two web servers running Wordpress. The DB server also has a disk image called 'Shared Media', which I'd like to be accessible from the web servers ...
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Curious about my database server setup

I'm a web developer by day but I haven't had as much server administration experience as I'd like. I'm working on some side projects which are hosted on a 512mb linode server. The main app that I'm ...
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“Cannot allocate memory” error for psycopg2 and libgcrypt.so on Debian 6, 64bit

I am having a weird production specific error related to Python psycopg2 postgresql driver and libgcrypt module. I was running Debian 6, 32bit to host my application with uWSGI and Nginx. I decided ...
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Simple reverse dns

it would be $ORIGIN 113.168.192.IN-ADDR.ARPA. for a 255.255.255.0 netmask but what would the origin be for a netmask of 255.255.128.0
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Linode Lish Shell Vim and Nano rendering troubles: lines not appearing / cursor positions wrong

I'm using a linode VPS and I just cloned one of my servers to my development server as I've done many times before. As usual SSH is inaccessible until /etc/network/interfaces is correctly updated. I ...
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My VPS crashed and I have no idea why

I have a VPS with Linode right now. I was alerted by my monitoring service that a site I was hosting had gone down. I used Lish, Linode's method of getting direct out-of-band access to the console ...