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sudo : wildcard in user/group name

I try to find a solution about a sudo problem. I need to push different sudoers files on different servers, depending on the users present on the servers. But I would like to know if I can avoid that ...
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Finding and renaming directories by regex in linux

I'm trying to match (and later rename) directory names like: A0000 (SOME-NAME) A0001 (SOME-OTHER-NAME) A0001 (ANOTHER-NAME) I'm testing to see if I match any using the find command but doesn't seem ...
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nginx subdirectory to subdomain icingaweb2

I currently have icinga2 set up with the new icingaweb2 ui. it defaults to the subfolder /icingaweb as follows: location ~ ^/icingaweb/index\.php(.*)$ { # fastcgi_pass 127.0.0.1:9000; ...
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Fail2ban apache-myadmin regex

I've got a jail set up with the following regex, which I took from a standard filter file: apache-myadmin.conf failregex = ^[[]client <HOST>[]] File does not exist: *myadmin* *\s*$ ...
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Fail2Ban: I'm having trouble creating a regex for my Dovecot filter

I am trying to create a regex filter for my failed Dovecot entries in the maillog file. What I have created is: .*dovecot: auth: sql\(.*,<HOST>\): Password mismatch The target line in the ...
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nginx location regex /yyyy/mm/dd/

I'm trying to pass requests from address example.com/donor/2014/12/07/Name on the other server. URIs are like /donor/2014/12/07/Mike and I need to convert them to a query type of: ...
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Nginx location regex doesn't work with proxy pass

I'm trying to get these 2 location directives working in Nginx but I'm getting some errors back when booting Nginx. location ~ ^/smx/(test|production) { proxy_pass ...
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Apache2 mod_rewrite, handling the optional “/” at the end of a URL

I am attempting to host a single custom page to set as my homepage on my server. The real path to the page is example.com/start.html. However, I do not want this ugly URL in my homepage so I am ...
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Postfix body_checks regexp expression does not work?

I have a a reject rule inside body_checks parameter written like this: /(\d{3,4},\d{2} EUR)/ REJECT Body Spam Rule 934 This regexp paramater should be ok, at least according to some testing pages ...
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How do I make sec ignore a timestamp properly

I have a rule that is set up like so; In /etc/sec/rules.d I have; type=SingleWithSuppress ptype=regexp pattern=(\S+) sshd\[\d+\]: PAM \d+ more authentication failures\; logname=.* uid=.* euid=.* ...
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nginx location regex match everything but home

I am trying to restrict access to everything but home "/". I mean: allow people to access example.com but restrict access with password to any other path: example.com/any-other-path. I have tried ...
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Writing a fail2ban multiline regex

I've got some troublesome hosts trying it on with an SSH server I run, and I'm trying to ban them using fail2ban. Problem is, I haven't done much work with regexes, and even less with Python regexes. ...
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Apache 2.4 AliasMatch NotWorking

I used to Alias have as below for /CollabPortal14300 which was working fine Alias /CollabPortal14300 D:/Dev/Projects/CollabPortal/CollabPortal/target/CollabPortal/ Alias ...
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How to update multiple registry key values using regex?

I am looking for a way to use regex in reg add command in order to update multiple registry key values. Is there any way to do this? reg add "HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULTS\Control Panel\Desktop" /v ...
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How to remove language part of $uri for purpose of try_files in nginx 1.6?

I have a site with language prefixes in $uri, for example: http://www.example.com/en/some/content http://www.example.com/ru/novost Sadly, due to limitations of framework I'm using, files are also ...
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Varnish 3 ignore the req.backend directive

Varnish3 is ignoring the req.backend directive. As explained on the documentation (here), I've set two backends, and the regex for redirecting the request to the correct one. By the way, seems liks ...
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Regex validation : simple hotlink prevention while allowing search engines (and their localized versions)

I made and tested a simple hotlink prevention .htaccess and wanted to validate it here before putting it in production. <IfModule mod_setenvif.c> SetEnvIf Referer mysite\.com|localhost ...
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php-fpm: Maintain php_mod logging format

I recently switched all my lab servers from apache pre_fork/mod_php to apache worker/fcgi/php-fpm, and after getting everything set-up correctly, I noticed one last issue; php-fpm is adding it's own ...
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Trouble with Fail2Ban UFW Portscan Filter

I'm trying to create a filter for fail2ban that recognises port scans in the UFW logs. I've confirmed my ban action is working correctly on other filters and am having trouble creating the correct ...
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mod_rewrite: Use Substitution from Previous Condition

I'm trying to do a basic language redirect based on a cookie. To do that and prevent a loop, I need to check that the user isn't already on the correct URL, so I wrote this rule: RewriteCond ...
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Regex matching first word and any word

I have a log file with a list of many entries. With grep regex I want to match the first word and another word which can be anywhere in the string. For example, if I specified "user1" the search ...
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nginx regex configuration for 404 images

I have dynamic link series like below; http://example.com/users/1871233/18712443_cover.jpg Only static thing is on that link is example.com/users and _cover.I want to make that ; when requested is ...
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nginx rewrite regex for API versioning

What I want is for the first to be turned into the second.. /widget => /widget/index.php /widget/ => /widget/index.php /widget?act=list => ...
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zsh substitution, can't do regex with repetition

I'm trying to perform ZSH variable substitution, but I'm having to do it the lame way, by piping through cut. Is it possible to perform this operation entirely within ZSH? ...
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Graylog2 date extractor from tab-delimited file

I have a tab-delimited logs with such messages: 2014-06-01 00:00:56 192.168.1.1 968 http://yandex.ru I can extract date and time with regexp (\d{4}-\d{2}-\d{2}\s*\d{2}:\d{2}:\d{2}) but when I ...
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Nagios plugin check_snmp_int does not match regular expression

I am using nagios plugin check_snmp_int with -n switch. Help show: -n, --name=NAME Name in description OID (eth0, ppp0 ...). This is treated as a regexp : -n eth will match eth0,eth1,... ...
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Matching %ff in Nginx rewrite rules

I have some dubious requests coming into my server that contain %ff and %FF (e.g., /blog/%ffupdates/. I'm getting thousands of these daily and would like to start redirecting them to a 403. I ...
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How to print regex match

My problme is two fold. First is printing a regex match. The second is the actual regex. Problem 1: I'm trying to print the output of yum grouplist --verbose into a format that I can put into a ...
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apache - query string rewrite rule appends condition to URL

In trying to rewrite site-search.html?searchword=search%20term as advanced-search#q=search%20term I always end up with advanced-search#q=%3Fsearchword%3search%20term The %3Fsearchword%3 ...
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apache - query string rewrite rule adds percentage symbol

I've set up a rule to rewrite a query string. Although the redirection is correctly performed, a % character is appended to the rewritten query portion of the URL, like so: ...
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Show real server name in nginx logs and params passed to fastcgi?

I have configured my nginx vhosts with a regex in server_name. nginx shows the raw regex in logs and in params passed to php-fpm (I know there's $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] with a real value, that's not an ...
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SED returning error 2 when launched by Wpkg

Case I am deploying a software product using Wpkg over Windows workstations. I need to disable product's faulty automatic update and the best solution in this case is to modify one configuration file ...
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Fail2Ban Regex - Joomla / PHP5-FPM

i can't get a regex for fail2ban to work. I want to match the following: [Tue Jun 24 10:22:14.528987 2014] [fcgid:warn] [pid 22526:tid 139757615011584] [client IP:PORT] mod_fcgid: stderr: user admin ...
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Postfix Regex Alias with Text Substitution

I'm migrating from an older email structure ([first letter of first name].[last name]@company.com) to [first letter of first name][last name]@company.com. To ensure that mail sent to older addresses ...
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Puppet: Nagios with regex node names

I am configuring a puppet master and want to rely heavily on hiera. Many of my systems will be almost identical due to being scalable. I have therefore created node manifests which use regex rather ...
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Optional URL segments in NGINX

I need to proxy pass multiple segments further to another server, there can be up two 5 segments. What nginx needs to match example.com/somehash example.com/somehash/segment1 ...
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nginx url rewriting. i just don't get it

Ok, an example url is http://www.mysite.com/?p=account&view=settings the p uri is a constant. all urls have it. the view is one of many optional uri. i've tried to understand url rewriting ...
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Zabbix doesn't update value from file neither with log[] nor with vfs.file.regexp[] item

I am using Zabbix 2.2. I have a very specific environment, where I have to generate desired data to file via script, then upload that file to ftp from host and download it to Zabbix server from ftp. ...
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varnish - multiple catch-all domain names

In order to avoid setting up one backed per subdomain, I am specifying a catch-all regex string per domain name, as follows: backend domain1 { .host = "10.10.10.5"; .port = "80"; } ...
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Unable to match expression inside If directive no matter what

I have been trying for the past 3 hours trying to match an if statement to define a variable within httpd.conf with no success: <If "%{HTTP_HOST} =~ /[a-z]+/i"> Define test_value "A" ...
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mod_pagespeed ModPagespeedLoadFromFile ReGex not working

I have following directive in MPS config: ModPagespeedLoadFromFile "^https?://www.(e|i)zi?aro(v|w)k(y|i).(cz|sk|pl)/static/" "/var/www/eZarovky/production/public/static/" This RegExp should match ...
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Apache LocationMatch regex behaviour does not seem correct

I am using the LocationMatch directive to set headers upon matching of certain URL patterns: # 1 # Expected matches: //mysite.com/any-page-with-at-least-a-character-and-no-dot <LocationMatch ...
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Nginx Extract Top Directory Name From Request URI

I am in the need of being able to use top directory from the $request_uri, for example: /dir/sub/slug -> /dir I read the answer of this question: How to extract Only the file name from the request ...
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fail2ban-regex matches with strings, but not with log and conf files, why?

If I run fail2ban-regex '31.22.105.115 - - [11/Apr/2014:18:09:54 +0100] "GET /admin/config.php HTTP/1.0" 301 573 "-" "-"' '^<HOST> - - (?:\[[^]]*\] ...
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Filter python messages with regex in syslog-ng

I have syslog-ng (v3.4.7) configured to catch almost all messages in their respective logs, but recently I've included some python scripts in crontab and their output just goes to messages or debug ...
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Nginx redirect all old domain subdomains to new one

I had a very long domain, so I decided to change it to a shorter and more friendly one. But since I have a lot of subdomains (in fact, I have a subdomain wildcard), I wanted to keep the subdomain ...
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nginx return 301 / redirect

among all 'redirect in nginx' questions I couldnt find how to redirect (using return 301 and beteer no ifs) using regexps. I have a link to my website and I'd like to remove parameter a the end: ...
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fail2ban bad bots apache access log regex

Trying to block some bad bots using fail2ban reading Apache access log and stuck setting up correct regex. The line I want to match in the access log is: 5.10.83.65 - - [18/Mar/2014:09:06:38 +0400] ...
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Issue with a NGINX Location regex

I'm just dealing with a location issue today, I have a customer domain with the following format: subdomain.domain.tld and urls as: subdomain.domain.tld/servicename I'm trying to forward this ...
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Postfix regexp map for mailboxes

I need to forward all email that comes to mailbox by some mask to one specific mailbox. For example if recipient mail is 79001234567 it should be forwarded. line from /etc/postfix/main.cf ...