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memory maxed out, but top not showing processes using this memory

I have a server that has 2GB ram and is running on MediaTemple's DV managed server, which uses CentOS. The command free -m gives this following: total used free shared ...
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Using a cname for root/apex DNS zone loses MX records

DNS is hosted with Media Temple - I mentioning this only because I am curious if my logic is wrong or if this is specific to the way the Media Temple front end is translating input from the edit form ...
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Append date to domain logs with logrotate in Plesk 11

I am using plesk with a Media Temple DV 4.0 Account. It has a GUI to set up log rotation for my domains. However I need to append a date/time stamp to the logs so our stats software importer can ...
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Error when install SSL certificate on MediaTemple GS server

Here is what happened: I generate the CSR via the MediaTemple site (that is the only way to do it. since a GS is a share server). Send it over the namecheap.com (its signed by RapidSSL). When I got ...
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yum install httpd-devel on mediatemple dv 4

I have a mediatemple dv 4 with plesk 11.0.9 installed. When I run yum install httpd-devel I get the following httpd-devel-2.2.3-76.el5.centos.x86_64 from updates has depsolving problems --> ...
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How do you determine what package is compatible with installed software CentOS 5.8

When I do a yum list httpd I get the following version returned: httpd.x86_64 1:2.2.22-12053112 When I try to do a yum install httpd-devel I get dependency errors like this: ...
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Install PECL extensions Error on DV

I'm following the instructions to install PECL Extensions on a Media Temple DV 4 based on these instructions: http://wiki.mediatemple.net/w/(dv):Install_PECL_extensions. When running: pecl install ...
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Cron Script to Delete Folder Contents Every 5 Minutes on Media Temple [closed]

I'm not familiar with server-side scripting, but I'm currently using a PHP application on Media Temple to cache JPEGs from four webcams hosted on a server located in the middle of the Indian Ocean. ...
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Media Temple GS Problems Including Custom Pear Packages

I have PEAR setup and custom packages installed under the directory /home/######/data/pear/php I can ssh in and confirm the files are there, however I can not include them in my application as such ...
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Root access on media temple.com dv server

This may be a dumb question. I just purchased dv access at media temple.com. I set up root access as required, set up a root access password. Now, for the life of me I can not figure out how this ...
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How do I troubleshoot a session saving issue on my Media Temple CentOS VPS?

My website won't save PHP sessions properly, I originally posted on it in SO, but it's increasingly looking like a server issue. So, I figured I would re-phrase the question here. Why would this PHP ...
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Non existent subdomains redirect to another domain?

Very strange. I am on media temple dv, and for some reason when I go to a subdomain that doesn't exist for any of my sites it redirects to another site. Is there a way for me to correct this in ...
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MySQL errors with Drupal and MediaTemple

I have been having intermitant issues between drupal 7.14 and MediaTemple. Specifically I am getting this error: PDOException: SQLSTATE[HY000]: General error: 1205 Lock wait timeout exceeded; ...
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Upgrading PHP on MediaTemple Server

I followed the instructions from http://wiki.mediatemple.net/w/(dv):Upgrade_software_with_YUM But I'm having some weirdness happen. My linux knowledge is very limited, so I have a feeling it's ...
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Error when trying to install RVM on my VPS

I'm working on deploying my first rails app to my mediatemple(dv) and i'm first trying to install RVM using this command: bash -s stable < <(curl -s ...
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Media temple VE ubantu Natty Server setup as reseller hosting [closed]

I bought a Media Temple VE server with a ubantu Natty OS and originally set it up with Node.js and MongoDB. I haven't really done anything with it for a while and it's just sitting there. I have a few ...
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google speed mod

hi i tried to install google speed mod on my (MT) DV server and i got this error while trying to restart the httpd can anyone help Syntax error on line 210 of /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf: Syntax error ...
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Linux Server eating all my memory

I run all of my websites on a 512MB dedicated virtual server, which up until now has served me very well. On 10 Jan, for some unknown reason my memory consumption went up from averaging around 50% to ...
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Maxing out shmpages

We've got a Media Temple dv install (running dv 3.5) that keeps hitting its hard limit. Currently, it's using 68,124 of 68950 hard limit. They've been less than helpful in helping us diagnosing this, ...
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Media Temple VE is over memory (happens quickly after restart)

I checked top and everything looks okay (but I'm kind of a noob, so ya). I ran a $ free -m and it says 338/924 is free which doesn't seem so bad. However, MT reporting says mem was at 190% so I ...
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Low spec VPS or Shared Hosting?

Scenario: I'm a freelance designer, I host my clients websites for a fee. I currently use Heart Internet Reseller for this which is shared hosting. I don't have SSL or any flexibility. This costs me ...
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GIT Private Repository - SSH Access to Sub Domain on MediaTemple.net

I created a GIT Repository on one of my servers at MediaTemple.net the one I'm using is a (gs) Server. The repo was created on a subdomain (git.example.com) I then created two user accounts with SSH ...
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Changing qmail's outgoing IP

QMail uses the server's default IP as its outgoing IP. How do I change the IP to something else? I tried the instructions in the following links but they don't work in my case. ...
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Mediatemple: One dedicated virtual server, multiple mailservers

I want to set up multiple mail servers within one dedicated virtual server in Mediatemple. For example, my server's primary ip address is 203.156.0.xx. My server has another IP address 203.156.0.yy. ...
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Mediatemple: PHP open_basedir doesn't open private folder

On Mediatemple, I have a file in /var/www/vhosts/domain.com/private that needs to be included in a PHP script. I've changed vhost.conf, changed /etc/php.ini and no matter what, I still get "failed to ...
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Can I mysqldump an entire DB connection?

I am hosted on a Media Temple DV 3.5 server and looking to upgrade from mysql 5.0.90 to the latest mysql so I can use triggers and foreign keys. I am a bit nervous to do so because I don't have a ...
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Mediatemple: Using another IP address as mail server

I have a mediatemple dv server and it has 3 IP addresses. Currently, it uses one of the IP addresses for the mail server. How do I use another IP address? Is it possible to use two of the IP addresses ...
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Where is the hosts file located in Mediatemple (dv)?

I need to edit the hosts file in my (dv) server. However, the file isn't under /etc. Where do I edit it in Mediatemple? Any help will be appreciated.
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Editing hosts file of my Mediatemple DV container

I have a PHP script in a Mediatemple (dv) server that uses cURL to post data to a remote website. This remote website also resides in a (dv) server and doesn't have a domain name yet. I can only ...
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running mongodb with openvz

Has anyone had any luck getting mongodb working on openvz? Was looking for some tips, tricks, hacks to get it from running out of memory I am running on centos on media temple and the servers just ...
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Switching to new server, but don't want to lose access to old emails

[as a precursor to this, since it is my first question, I assure you that I will check the correct answer and not leave your responses unnoticed and unappreciated (I'm active on StackOverflow and ...
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CNAME help - wildcard DNS for SaaS

I am trying to figure out how to allow my users to use a CNAME for their unique wildcard domain. (user1.wlapi.com), etc I read here: ...
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Cannot delete a dir via SSH: etc/rc.d/init.d/functions': Operation not permitted

I am attempting to delete a backup directory on MediaTemple's (dv) via SSH. The directory is "old" and contains the entire server contents from OS level that (mt) backed up there after my server was ...
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DNS Issue: Having the old host serve email with a new host for the website

I redesign the local red cross website. They wanted to retain their email service with their current host. Their existing web host has created a DNS record that points to my MediaTemple server. ...
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Moving to new webhost keep email at old webhost

I'm moving to a new web host and would like to keep my exchange email at the old web host. I just want my website at the new web host. Can I just tell my old web host to change the A record for ...
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redirect (mt) media temple domain to godaddy server?

okay, i bought a mediatemple domain because its cheaper than godaddy. but i have a godaddy server and i was wondering what i have to do to the DNS records to get the domain i bought from (mt) to ...
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How should I host a site that could potentially get a short spike in traffic of 1000%+

This is a purely theoretical question, but what if I had a site that would normally only get a couple thousand hits a day, but for a few days each month that could shoot to several hundred thousand or ...
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Access http via IP on newly purchased server

I've just purchased a VPS from Media Temple. I would like to migrate my Wordpress installation from an Amazon EC2 instance. My problem is that I can't install WP on the Media Temple server because I ...
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Magento and Media Temple, playing nicely

I am trying to get the page load time as low as possible in my Magento store. I am using a Media Temple (dv) Extreme, which has 2GB of RAM. I have had APC setup along with Fooman Speedster plugin for ...
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httpd (apache) won't accept (ignores) changes to vhost.conf

I'm not really used to using plesk, but I am familiar with apache. I am trying to host a django site on a server that is hosting another website. The guy who set all this up is long gone... So I ...
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Mediatemple (dv) kmemsize, privvmpages, tcpsndbuf QoS alerts [closed]

I'm on a (mt) (dv) base 3.5 server and am running ~20 small sites and I keep running into memory issues: cat /proc/user_beancounters Version: 2.5 ...
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Comment Spam crashing Mediatemple dv Server

I have a dv (Dedicated Virtual) server at Mediatemple where I am hosting over 700 Wordpress blogs. Lately I have been facing a problem with comment spam wherein my the server memory utilization shoots ...
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Redirect /directory to /directory/?

I am using a (dv) server from Media Temple, and I have wordpress installed on the root of my domain. I have a directory called support that holds a standard xhtml webpage, but if the user enters the ...
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Qmail Patching Makes me Nervous

We have a system running CentOS 5 with Plesk 8.6 and Qmail running. Our primary domain is hosted through Media Temple. When Plesk and Qmail are hosted on a single Dedicated Virtual server, it reads ...
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Cron job: [Errno 2] No such file or directory

On a Mediatemple gridserver, I'm trying to run this by a cron set in the control panel: usr/bin/python /home/xxxxx/html/sitemap_gen.py --config=/home/xxxxx/html/config.xml But I get the error ...
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ssh-agent loading on login

Everytime I login into our CentOS 5, MediaTemple (dv) server, I have to do: ssh-agent $BASH ssh-add .ssh/my_id once I've managed to login. This is used for our server to participate in our git ...
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CalendarServer on MediaTemple's VE

first post here. I'm trying to set up CalendarServer 2.3 on a MediaTemple ve server running Ubuntu 9.10. Is there a way to append user_xattr to the filesystem?
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Plesk hosting on MediaTemple DV

We have a MediaTemple dedicated virtual running Plesk. The problem we're having is that changing the permissions of files on the server to be writable by server owner (apache) is conflicting with the ...
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Does uninstalling psa-firewall (plesk firewall module) disable firewall?

I have a dv server with media temple and the plesk firewall module is causing a tonne of grief, it use to work, not anymore... unable to edit firewall rules through the module etc. Does uninstalling ...
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CentOS and Snapshots

I'm planning on purchasing a virtual-dedicated server today and would like to pass a quick question by the community here before I do. I'm likely going to be getting CentOS, as that seems to be a ...