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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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Have I pushed the limits of my current VPS or is there room for optimization?

I am currently on a mediatemple DV server (basic) 512mb dedicated ram, this is a CentOS based VPS with Plesk and Virtuozzo. My experience with it from day 1 has been bad and I only could sooth my ...
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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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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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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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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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MediaTemple tcpsndbuf QoS Alerts

I'm hosting with MediaTemple on a (dv) Dedicated-Virtual 3.5 server. My site consists of a Wordpress blog, some custom PHP pages (nothing too intense), and I server 500-700 unique visitors per day. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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SSH closing by itself - root works fine

I'm trying to connect to a server but if i use any other user than root the connection closes itself after a successful login: XXXXXXX:~ user$ ssh -v XXXXXXX@XXXXXXX.XXXXXX.XXX OpenSSH_5.2p1, OpenSSL ...
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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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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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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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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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Email can't be sent to my domain

Edit: My problem is solved (but I can't accept my own answer for another two days) Hi Folks, Basically I have my domain howcode.com bought at DomainMonster.com. I have set it all up to point to ...
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Migration to Media Temple (dv) from (gs) - 777 Permissions issue

I just migrated my website (built on CakePHP) from Media Temple's (gs) server to (dv). I got an error that the /tmp/cache folder is not writable. Changing the permissions to 777 fixes this 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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Is this SPF record correct for me?

I'm completely new to Stack Overflow, so Hi! I need to add an SPF record to my site "main.com" (not the real address) to allow an email publishing company "emailpublishers.com" (not the real address) ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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How would I write a terminal command to download a folder with wget from a Media Temple (gs) server?

I'm trying to download a folder using wget on the Terminal (I'm usin a Mac if that matters) because my ftp client sucks and keeps timing out. It doesn't stay connected for long. So I was wondering if ...
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Googlemail users can't email my email address

I have a GridServer account at MediaTemple. The address linked up to my MT account is mail@mysite.com. My non-Google email address could email mail@mysite.com just fine. But when my friend tried to ...
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I can visit my site if I type ANY subdomain, but not with the domain, what went wrong?

I just transfered my site from Media Temple's (gs) server to the (dv) server. The transfers went fine. What went wrong is that I can't access my site through the regular domain anymore. What's ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...