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Varnish ESI: fetch once, replace many?

The documentation is a little sparse about implementation details of ESI. Specifically, I'd like to know if an ESI block is fetched each time it's encountered or if the URI's of several ESI include ...
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Age replacement policy for hard disks and SSDs at servers

I'm planing an age replacement policy for our storage and servers. Most of them are for DBs and some for images (static content) so yes, they have an huge I/O everytime. Also, we use Samsung 840 Pro ...
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Access to mails from old exchange server

We currently have 20GB of emails in public folders in our old exchange. Our new external provider do not support public folders on their exchange servers. We ideally would like to find a ...
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Lost key to Dell server casing [closed]

I lost the key to remove the casing on my Dell T710 Server. Where can I get a replacement key?
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How to replace a computer connected to Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services?

This is a rather embarrassingly newbie question, I think. Our regular IT guy is MIA for a while and I'm next in line, but I have no network experience. I want to replace a computer that is about to ...
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Replace CPU of HP server

Suppose we have a problem with a processor or would like to replace to a more powerful one. Is it possible? I found one article that explain the process for DL385 but not sure if this is only for a ...
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How can I automatically inject an email signature server-side with qmail or other MTA?

We have a nice corporate email signature (NOT a huge disclaimer document, just a consistent 4-line email signature) that we have configured our email clients to use. It is small, tasteful, and ...
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Need opinions on an organizational computer replacement policy

Back story - I was hired by my current employer out of college as a web developer roughly 2 years ago. In that two years, I have taken on some of the roles of a system administrator as this position ...
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Dive into 64 bit or hold off (do you have a crystal ball)

I'm planning my first workstation replacement schedule to hopefully replace 80 or so computers out of the 125 office. I know the limitations of the 32 bit OS is 3.5 GB of RAM. I believe RAM is the ...
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Raid backup replacement for IBM x3250 M2 (4194 K1G)

I have an x3250 M2 4194 K1G with an LSI Logic 1064e SAS/SATA controller on board. System setup with RAID 1 and going good. In case it going bad and controller will destroy itself to liberate planet ...
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openvpn without tap module? replacement?

I am trying to instal openvpn on a special linux distribution that has no tap kernel module, and all howtos avaliable are outdated. I was wondering if there is a way to run vpn without this kernel ...
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Can I replace a broken PSU with one of a smaller size?

I have an OEM power supply unit that is cooked. I'm browsing online to find a replacement and am happy to see that they don't cost too much -- the only thing is they all seem to have varying sizes. ...
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Better alternatives to common command line tools?

I've recently found some awesome replacements for common command line tools and wanted to share them and learn about others. The three of these have made my recent troubleshooting much more ...
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What can I do to replace FTP?

I'd like to replace FTP access with systems that are more secure. Sending passwords in plain text with no encryption is unacceptable and with single-sign-on growing, becoming less acceptable daily. ...
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Apache Rewrite Based on Mime Type

I’ve got a virtual host in my Apache config to deal with ads, spam, and malware sites. It works by having bad servers redirect to a specific loopback address that is mapped to the virtual host via the ...
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Replacement HDDs for IBM xSeries

One of the servers I inherited in my current position was marked to be decommissioned, as it has been replaced by a new server (everything has already been moved across). The first problem I faced was ...
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Error Upgrading motherboard on Vista PC [closed]

I know that this question has already been asked here http://serverfault.com/questions/948/how-to-prepare-for-changing-upgrading-a-motherboard but the author didn't have a specific problem, and I ...
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Do you continue to use your end-of-life server/network equipment?

So you spend lots of money on nice servers, storage arrays, or network equipment and it works wonderfully for you for years. But after 3-6 years your vendor no longer offers maintenance for the ...