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Cassandra on Linode: Dark magic isn't working

Yes, I realize I'm crossing the streams by running Cassandra on Linode. Yes, I know it would be better to run it on Rackspace or Amazon, but that's immaterial right now. Basically, I've got a Private ...
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Website and email hosting on different servers

I have a client site currently on a Hostgator reseller account but I'd like to move the website hosting over to my Linode. The email accounts however should stay with Hostgator. DNS is also managed ...
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Why is Apache refusing to show new pages for one directory? This is as spooky as I've seen from Apache in a while [duplicate]

I tried to take a step back in Why is Apache not showing a new page? , from an original question that was loosely as follows: A client has a website and makes periodic requests to add a page. The ...
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postqueue: fatal: Cannot flush mail queue - mail system is down

Setting up a server, and I am having the damnest time getting postfix to send out an email! I have several emails in the queue, but when I force them I get this: postqueue: warning: unable to look ...
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Getting “ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer” when trying to SSH a remote Ubuntu server

I am very new to server managing. I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server set on Linode, according to the documentation, I can use ssh root@97.107.137.168 to connect to the server. But when I do this in Terminal,...
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Squid Proxy timing out on Public Interface - Packets getting lost on port 3128

Partial Solution Turns out that traffic on port 3128 was getting lost on the way to my VPS. I am not sure if this is Linode blocking this port, or if it is something in the between. (I have used this ...
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Laravel 5.1 deployement Your requirements could not be resolved to an installable set of packages

When I am trying to deploy my laravel project and do a php composer.phar install I get this annoying error. I pulled in my project via git with a git clone. And when I surf to my domainname I would ...
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Postgres and Media Linode servers regularly need restarting

I have a site running on several Linode virtual machines, including separate VMs running: Django (and apache) Django (for running memory-intensive scripts) Postgres Media server, with a private ...
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Enabling IPv6 for docker breaks hosts IPv6 connectivity resulting in neither having IPv6 connection

Preface: I am newbie in both Docker and networking stuff, especially, IPv6. Am a software developer, not system/network administrator. I am running Arch on Linode and am looking to set up Docker with ...
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Scaling AngularJS + NodeJS app on Linode

I have developed an application using AngularJS + NodeJS (together with MariaDB, Redis and Socket.io for realtime notifications) and I have deployed it on a single Linode node. Now I would like to ...
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having trouble setting up NFS server on centos 6.5

Setup: Provider: Linode nfs server: a linode with centos 6.5 nfs client: a linode with centos 6.5 When I tried mounting mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting x.x.x.x:/shared This is ...
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Having difficulty connecting to port

I'm giving Linode a try, and I just launched my first instance running CentOS. I've been unable to connect to a port on the box even if I completely drop the firewall. (My script does successfully ...
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Can't deploy Ruby 2, Rails 4 app to Linode

I have a Rails 4 app and I want to deploy it to my Linode and I'm struggling a lot to get this working. I followed all the basic instructions from the Linode guides, also, installed all the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Should each 48U have their own UPS?

Yesterday, the network of Linode over at HE.net has suffered a major outage -- supposedly, he.net has had "one out of eight" of their power generators fail, which, apparently, has one way or another ...
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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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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 should I manage a domain that has certain nameservers but MX records pointing elsewhere?

I am with a small business redesigning other companies' websites. Often we will host their new website on our Linode account but they will have their email handled with some other provider. One ...
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How to restore after sudo killall sshd?

I have a Linode virtual server that I made go down yesterday. Basically, I killed sshd using killall sshd First time I issued this command, I forgot sudo so it just dropped my connection. Next time,...
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Is backing up to Dropbox ideal? [closed]

I am currently setting on a new CentOS server on one of my Linodes, and are debating with myself on how to back up the data. The server is running DirectAdmin, which will compress all data (e-mail, ...
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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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Host Multiple Sites on One IP Using Apache

I have a LAMP server which hosts multiple sites. That server has a static IP address. What I would like to do is to point different domain names to different virtual hosts. For example: Domain ...
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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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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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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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`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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Why no first user setup as sudo on Linode (Ubuntu 10.10)

The standard setup for Ubuntu is to create two users, root and a first user. The first user always gets full sudo access and root login is disabled (for security). Linode doesn't do this, it just ...
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cannot access django development server running on Linode from outside

I just setup a django development server on a Linode and wanted to access it from outside. The server is running on port 8000. But the linode is not allowing me to access this port from outside. I ...
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Server with only private IP has no Internet access

I have two servers (VPS at Linode) of which one (db) has only one static private IP, so I need to access it via the other one (web). Now that works fine, but I discovered that I cannot access anything ...
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On a default Linode instance, can I check email remotely?

Please allow me to ask a stupid question but I have a Linode instance that I use for web hosting. I use Google apps for email so I didn't install anything other than what came with my Ubuntu install ...
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Migrating vserver from Linode elsewhere

I need to find an alternative to Linode due to payment issues (if you're interested mainly because Linode only accepts credit cards and I don't want to use them). However, my biggest issue with ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...