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What is a practical way to mirror an Amazon S3 bucket?

I want to mirror my Amazon S3 buckets. I want to do this because 1) I don't want all my data only existing with one provider; and 2) in case of software error or security breach I want to have the ...
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Connection Refused When Trying To Connect To IRCd-Hybrid

I have a Rackspace server running Ubuntu Lucid Lynx, where I have installed an IRCd-Hybrid. I can connect to the IRC server using irssi that was installed on the same machine where the server is, but ...
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CoreOS: Inject a real private IP in etcd2 cloud-config

I have three networks on Rackspace: Public network Service network 10.181.XXX.XXX (they call it a private network sometimes but it is not private per-se, it is datacenter-wide private so their ...
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how to restore cloud site on rackspace from files container [closed]

I have backed up my cloud site using http://www.zipitbackup.com/. It creates a backup file in Cloud sites/Container . Now i need to restore my site using this backup file. I don't find documentation ...
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Rackspace Linux Server Crashing

I recently made the move to The Cloud from a bare metal server for personal use and I couldn't be happier. Except for one thing: My server crashes about once a week. Rackspace has been really great ...
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Administration of IaaS versus PaaS

Am I correct in understanding that generally IaaS (looking primarily at rackspace cloud servers) will provide a virtual server where OS updates, software updates, anti-virus, managed backups and other ...
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In a LAMP stack, what are some obvious ways to utilize ephemeral SSD storage? [closed]

Here I'm talking about cloud servers (from any vendor) which feature some amount of ephemeral SSD storage. When working with standard images, by default this ephemeral SSD storage is wasted and not ...
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How to migrate an AWS EC2 Instance to Rackspace cloud server?

I have a m1.large Debian based server on EU-West. Recently due to some changes in organization's policies we are to move to Rackspace. How would i move an AWS EC2 EU-West Debian Instance to Rackspace? ...
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Sync files between AWS S3 and Rackspace cloudfiles [closed]

I am looking for a solution for syncing files between AWS S3 and Rackspace Cloudfiles on a regular basis. Preferably, using a third party service or low maintenance self-hosted solution.
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KeepAliveD, Rackspace Cloud, Unicast - both LB's enter MASTER state…?

I have set up two HAProxy Load Balancers in an Active->Passive pair. KeepAliveD will be used for failover between MASTER and BACKUP servers. Like most clouds, Multicast is not supported so I cannot ...
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cloud-init not executing on rackspace cloud

I was trying to pass a bash script to cloud-init on rackspace-cloud with 'nova boot' via --user-data. I used the following command: nova boot --key-name mykey1 --image "Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) ...
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How to reduce snapshot size

I'm taking a snapshot of a server running in rackspace each day and initially it was 1GB, then around 25GB when actual disk space used was that amount. I then moved data from the boot partition to ...
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MySQL shutting down without warning, out of memory?

I'm scratching my head on this. I have New Relic tracking, and my log files on the server, but MySQL keeps stopping, and all I have is this when I check logs, New Relic has nothing. Only thing I'm ...
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How can I tell which server I've been load balanced to?

I want to test some configuration changes to one-way synchronisation between two servers that sit behind a load balancer (this is all Rackspace Cloud infrastructure FYI). The problem I have is that I ...
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mdadm: Growing a RAID0 Array Weirdness

I have created 3 RAID0 arrays using mdadm on 3 Rackspace CloudServers using Rackspace's CloudBlockStorage as their devices. Each array has their own set of CBS volumes. RS-CBS has an upper limit of ...
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mod_cluster reports “MEM: Can't read node” and “All workers are in error state” for JBoss AS 7.1.1 cluster

I am trying to configure a JBoss AS 7.1.1 cluster in domain mode with mod_cluster at the apache2 proxy. All hosts are running Ubuntu and are Rackspace Cloud Servers. My problem is that when I hit my ...
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Linux 'df' command not showing root filesystem?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 at Rackspace. What could cause the root fs to not appear here? # df Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on none 4 0 4 0% ...
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Postfix issues sending mail to addresses under domain located on server

I recently installed virtualmin on my nice shiny new rackspace cloud. Everything went seemlessly but I've been having some issues getting emails to send properly. The problem seems to be that the ...
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PCI scan showing false positives on cloud-based server [closed]

I've run a third-party PCI scan recently on my website, and my main domain cleared 100%. The IP address, however, came up with some strange errors. It was claiming we were vulnerable to XSS attacks ...
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How does one test DNS performance on their webhost vs. a 3rd party dedicated service?

I have been hosting my dns with rackspace for years, formerly slicehost but I have been looking into a 3rd part host, as a result of running various speed tests, such as tools.pingdom.com to test the ...
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HTTPS health monitoring on rackspace cloud load balancer

I was using rackspace cloud load balancer to switch between two of my nodes. It was basically a active-passive setup in which the switch would take place in case primary node fails the http health ...
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ssl certificate error while making cURL request to IP address

I am trying to send a cURL request to a server with an IP address x.x.x.x . It is a part of an health monitoring system. On the server I have configured virtual hosts for subdomain.example.com on both ...
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How to manage resources in a multi-cloud service environment?

I am trying to setup an environment which will allow our development team to centrally manage all our cloud-based resources/services available. I have already looked at a variety of tools, but I am ...
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Rackspace Cloud Server / DB - getaddrinfo failed

I recently migrated my MySQL instance from my debian server to a cloud database server at rackspace. A couple times of day since then, I notice in the log files that we have the following error: PHP ...
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How can import an existing linux machine into Rackspace?

How can import an existing linux machine into Rackspace is pretty much what I'd like to know. I've got a VM hosted in a datacenter, and I'd like to move that VM, which is configured and running ...
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Why would PHPMyAdmin connections fail when connections from the same server with the same credentials succeed?

I have a site hosted on Rackspace Cloud. It runs Joomla 2.5, some test scripts, and PHPMyAdmin 4.1.6. Joomla runs off a database hosted in Rackspace Cloud. The host is ...
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Reclaiming Space That 'df' Says Should Be Available

I have a linux server hosted on one of Rackspace's CloudServers and it is showing that I have both no room available, yet also shows I have 12GB not used on the root partition. This server's only job ...
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For EC2 and RackSpace Cloud: Is there a Windows equivalent of Unix 'CPU steal time'?

This thread has a great write up relevant for hyper-V. But it is very hyper-V specific. It does not address how to measure cpu steal on Win servers in EC2 and RS Cloud environments (I have tried the ...
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How to download the saved images in the Rackspace cloud server?

I wonder if someone know how could I download the saved server image in a Rackspace cloud server. I have been searching and nothing found even in the Rackspace knowledge base. I know it is stored in ...
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Migration between OpenStack and RackSpace cloud

So I am deploying a OpenStack private cloud in my business. As I understand from research the OpenStack project was created by RackSpace and that their own cloud platform uses OpenStack. So my ...
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Backup files served on a cdn

I am thinking about using a CDN to serve my static files, rackspace cloud files to be exact. I am wondering is it normal to backup these files? Is there even a way to back them up?
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Varnish caching layer vs load balancer

We have around 10-15 different websites which at the moment are hosted on two Rackspace cloud servers with 4GB RAM. These two servers are totally independent of each other, we randomly choose a ...
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Why does my load balancer add the header “Via 1.1 localhost.localdomain”

My load balancer (a Rackspace Cloud Load Balancer instance) adds the Via header with these values: Via 1.1 localhost.localdomain What does this mean and is it harmful? Note: According to another ...
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How can I allow traffic only from my load balancer, if the private IP of the load balancer changes all the time?

I'd like to limit (via iptables or otherwise) inbound traffic on 80/443 to traffic coming from my load balancer. I have the public IP (which doesn't change, of course), but the only private IP info I ...
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Identity management for cloud servers (specif: Rackspace cloud): How?

We have a growing number of instances on rackspace cloud. A mix of about 2/3 windows (2008 and 2012) and 1/3 linux. Managing all the logins discretely is a pita. Is there a straightforward way, even ...
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Anyone have real world experience with Rackspace Cloud Sites at high scale? [closed]

I have a pure web service application layer using .NET. I was originally planning to use Amazon EC2, but have recently been evaluating Rackspace Cloud Sites as a potential solution. The app uses ...
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Incremental backups from Rackspace Cloud Files to Amazon Glacier [closed]

Is there a software product/module (open-source or commercial) that can provide incremental backups from Rackspace Cloud Files to Amazon Glacier? We are looking for something that will provide the ...
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PaaS on top of Cloud

This question may sound stupid and if it does I appologise. Is it possible to build a service like PagodaBox (PHP PaaS) on top of a virtualised enviroment such as Rackspace Cloud or AWS EC2 etc? Or ...
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raxmon equivalent for load balancer ssl termination on rackspace?

Looking into RackSpace SSL termination and realizing the API to configure SSL termination is extremely bare. Before I get started writing a client, does anyone know if there is something out there ...
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RackSpace CreateImage API using curl is not working

Whenever i m trying to create image from the given api using curl -: curl -i -X POST ...
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Rackspace Cloud Monitoring API

I was looking at the cloud monitoring API guide of Rackspace. If anyone has already been through it and/or has used it, can you please tell me whether it is possible to get stats relating to average ...
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Does either Rackspace or AWS provide APIs for billing information?

By billing, I mean real-time usage and consumption statistics - the API for which can be used to generate custom reports, forecast expenditure, etc. I see that AWS has the facility to generate custom ...
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Unable to install rsync on mycloud.rackspace.com

I'd like to install rsync to do daily backups of my client's server account, which was recently migrated to mycloud.rackspace.com. Rackspace does have a tutorial implying it can be installed in the ...
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Unable to send mail to hotmail from rackspace cloud

I'm having issue sending mail from postfix on a rackspace cloud instance for my domain. Hotmail says "550 SC-001 (SNT0-MC4-F35) Unfortunately, messages from 198.101.x.x weren't sent. Please contact ...
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Rackspace cloud sites to local server backup

I use rackspace cloud sites and don't have accsess to SSH or RSYNC on their servers, but I do access to SSHFS. I would like to be able to backup my cloud site to my local Ubuntu server, which has ...
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Rackspace Cloud Server DNS Add SPF Records

I've setup my new LAMP server on Rackspace Cloud and the Basic A, C and MX DNS setup is no problem. I need to add an SPF record for a project I am migrating over to this new server that allows ...
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Raid1 disk degraded after reboot

I'm testing a Rackspace cloud server and have two Cloud Block Storage volumes set up in a Raid1 configuration. There are no system files on these volumes, they're purely for storage. Everything ...
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Guaranteed HTTP forwarding frontend service (reliable cloud load balancer) [closed]

My situation is fairly simple and, I guess, it's encountered fairly often. I have several projects which all look pretty much the same - a single project consists of: Static content servers - there ...
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Can connect to shared folder on a Rackspace Cloud Windows Server 2012, but access denied when accessing

I have a Windows Server 2012 (non-domain) with a folder that's shared out as TestShare. The share permissions are Everyone has full access, and there is a local user TestUser that has full access to ...
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FTP Server with MySQL access, and POST notification

Im looking for an FTP server solution, that we can host either internally on a dedicated server, or on Rackspace Cloud/AWS, that provides a HTTP POST notification when a file is uploaded, and allows ...