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Using cloudflare as the only load balancer

Say I have 3 vps nodes in linode to serve traffic on a single website. Linode themselves provides a node balancing solution: https://www.linode.com/nodebalancers But I use cloudflare and was ...
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How can I achieve OpenVPN client routing without NAT on Linode

I've set up an OpenVPN network, and it is working properly in the sense that I can access the inner/LAN machines from the remote client. However, my problem is that all traffic from the remote ...
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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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MySQL my.cnf file not being read, Ubuntu 10.04 64bit

I've been researching this for a few hours with no luck. Basically it looks like my server's my.cnf file isn't being read at all. I've searched my server, and there's only one my.cnf file on it, ...
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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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How do I install CoreOS on Linode? [closed]

I'm trying to install CoreOS on my linode server, I followed the guide for installing custom linux distributions here: ...
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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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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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MX record set up using Zoho mail and Linode DNS manager

I've decided to try Zoho's email service given that it's free up to 10 users. I'm having difficulty getting my mx records to jibe correctly with Zoho. Unfortunately Zoho's documentation is over ...
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One database for two websites [closed]

I'm starting a project where I need two different websites to interact with one database. They have different domains and different source codes. My servers providers are Hostgator and Linode. ...
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Configure Citadel to be Used For sending email using smtp

Sorry for this foolish question, but I have less knowldge about servers. So bear with me! I have configured Citadel as directed in linode documentation and can login using the front-end for accessing ...
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Any objective VPS performance tools available?

Because: there are so many variables when it comes to VPS hosting (noisy neighbors, SSD/HD, host server specs, number of VPSes on host, etc...) VPS hosts like to use fluffy specs (vCPU) to sell ...
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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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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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Linode Kernel Headers

I am trying to install the Idera (R1soft) linux agent on a Linode running Ubuntu 12.04LTS. The agent requires a driver which in turn requires the kernel headers. Linode uses custom kernels though so ...
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Nginx drops connections

I'm having a setup where I use the linode nodebalancer (loadbalancer) for my nginx/php5-fpm servers. This balancer passive checks. These passive checks, check the status code of requests. If there are ...
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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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iptables port forwarding (prerouting port 80) and firewall not working together

I have read many articles and answers on this topic and I have been in discussion with Linode support, but no one seems to be able to answer my exact problem. Seems easy - I'd like to use a iptables ...
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How to find out whether Linode NodeBalancer takes nodes out of rotation

Sometimes my NodeBalancer takes a node out of rotation and I would like to find out about it so I can reboot it. How do I do this? This is the background: I have two websites of the same type, which ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is the worst distro on Linode? [closed]

We are going to move from Slicehost to Linode (the 1024MB ram) to host our website. Now we have to take a distribution. After discussing, the remaining candidates are: Arch Linux 2010.05 Debian 5.0 ...
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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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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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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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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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Enabling both www and non www url for subdomains

I am currently using apache on linode to host my website. I am using a number of sub-domains each of which is accessible only with non-www url. www url gives 503 error. However, I wish my domains to ...
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How to setup FTP on Linode?

It does appear that WordPress requires an FTP server to be installed to upload the files from the web interface. I have installed WordPress blog. I need to install some plugins but i m getting a box ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...