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Which server should i put my message queue on: my worker server or my application server?

I have two EC2 servers. One is the application server (serving HTTP/S requests) and one is a "worker" server processing jobs. I am wanting to move to use Huey (a task queue) which uses Redis as a ...
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Interdependence Software (servers schema of a company)

In the web world, so many little things can break a website (updating a library, a code, etc..). We've got in our company this problem to not check enough what can happened after doing an update). ...
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Server management IPMI

I have a couple of server I would like to manage, and I will be using IPMI. My question is, what tool should I use? I know about IPMITool and such. But there are also some tools delivered with the ...
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Training and transitioning in a new sysadmin [closed]

Company is hiring a new sysadmin. Because we growing more rapidly, I'm transferring my sysadmin duties over so I can concentrate on managing and leading the development team. How can I make this ...
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Does exist any IP-KVM that connects to motherboards pinheads with powerbutton, reset, etc.? [closed]

Exists couple of "servers" based on usual consumers motherboard, without any remote capabilities. Is there any kvm with modules, that connects to pin header of motherboard, where powerbutton, reset ...
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Windows 2008 Server Manager cannot connect to Windows 2003 machine

I'm trying to connect to Windows 2003 Server SP1 machine from Windows 2008 Server machine with Server Manager and getting following error: [Window Title] Server Manager [Main Instruction] Server ...
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How to include a class by default in all nodes?

How do I include this class all in all nodes by default? snippet from my manifests/nodes.pp class all { case $operatingsystem { debian, ubuntu: { include hosts include ssh } ...
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Install asp.net 4.0 on Windows Server Error

I'm having problems installing Asp.net on my Windows Server 2012 VM Server Manager > Dashboard > Add roles and features > Server Roles Full image Features Full image Confirmation ...
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A way around a device that does not support IPv6?

I have an issue and I am trying to come up with a solution around it. The problem: I have 3 HP servers which have both iLO and iLO2 management controllers. Both of these do not support IPv6. I am ...
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HP iLO2 and IPv6

Does anyone know if the HP iLO2 controller has support for IPv6 as its interface address? I have seen something about the iLO3 controllers supporting IPv6 but I am unable to find anything talking ...
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Managing servers, applications, configuration and their contacts

Currently we are using a wiki (Confluence) to track this information like: servers applications configuration (IP addressees, domains used owners (contacts) The problem is that a wiki does not ...
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ConfigServer Security and Firewall — after setup, how much daily management required?

I'm looking at using ConfigServer Security and Firewall (CSF; iptables-based). After I configure it properly, how much daily ongoing management is required of me to keep my server secure? Am I going ...
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OpenManage Systems Management -> open source version

Recently, I setup a Dell server and it came with OpenManage Systems Management software to setup RAID, etc. Does anyone know if there is an open source software similar to that or along those lines I ...
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ELOM/ILOM equivalent in Apple servers

Is there a similar solution for low level server management in firmware for hardware like Mac Mini Server? If no, what is the best way to ensure remote management even with serious issues like not ...
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Client passwords manager [closed]

I've been looking around for a good password/domains manager. Something to keep track of my clients passwords, domains, DNS, database access, etc. Web based is a must. I've heard about KeePass, ...
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Merits of having a shared development server

The developers on my team want a shared development machine to use instead of running the software on their own computers. Their rationale seems to be that we are only targeting Fedora/CentOS/Red Hat ...
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is there a tool for managing user access of linux servers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: A system for distributing SSH public keys Suppose that I have four servers (SA, SB, SC, and SD). I want to give user X access to SA and SB. I can do it easily by ssh ...
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How can we keep an organized inventory of server hardware, virtual guests, software licenses and associated services?

We frequently need to figure out questions like: What services would be affected if we bring down a server x? When does license x expire? Which KVM guests are on host x? Can our VMWare license ...
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Best practices for managing a web-server

Hi I want to ask what are the best practices when installing new software on a web-server, I'm pretty much self-taught, I have on my home PC: Ubuntu 11.04 with LAMP installed, and a VPS that I manage ...
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How to keep a (scalable) services/machine catalog?

I'm working for a growing startup company where we, already, have more than 30 servers (all linux: 60% Debian, 30% Ubuntu Server and 10% RHEL aprox.). This servers are really heterogeneous (related to ...
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Softwares/Tools to reboot Linux server?

We have a service to monitor our server farm by listening to the heartbeats, and send out email notifications if a server is not responding. When that happens one of us will ssh in and reboot the ...
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Tools to use for ec2 instance management [closed]

I am looking over couple of tools for managing the ec2 instances: Requirement: 1) I should be able to spin-off a new instance and the new instance get all the configurations required. 2) I ...
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SCOM 2007 Active Directory attribute discovery

I am trying to create a group in SCOM 2007 R2 based on the AD attribute DS_managedBy from a WMI query. I currently have a discovery that returns a list of all computer objects and the "managed by" ...
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Monitoring User / Log in events on my file server

I am searching for a solution to monitor access and activities on my web server. There are only a handful of people who are allowed to access my file server via https or ftp/sftp and I would like to ...
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Server monitoring [duplicate]

I need a server monitoring tool that does the following - Notifications when services or sites go down - SLA Reports - Inventory Managment - Centralized Logs - Monitor local and remote servers I ...
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application which can pop up like gtalk when some one accesses my server

Hi all I am not sure as what should I be looking on Google hence asking here.I have a Ubuntu server with Public IP on which I have a few websites and SSH accounts.I want to know if there is any ...
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cloning a kvm guest os to a vmdk file

I have a production environment where I am having 4 Guest OS running on a Ubuntu server which uses kvm. These OS are in an LVM based setup.I want these Virtual Machines to be in a vmdk format ...
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Network and Server Management Tools

We are building a farm of test servers. Currently we have 8 servers. We are planning to use the servers to test the following Mysql Cluster Xen or KVM virtualization Heartbeat/Pacemaker/DRDB What ...
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What tool for tracking application/db/service installations and dependencies?

In our organisation, we have 4 layers of environments (DEV, INT, UAT, PROD). In each layer there are 1-3 sets of the following SOA environment (one per GUI application project): Around 5-10 ...
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Debian Remote Installer + Configuration sync

Our Debian Servers are becoming more and more and I am having a bit of a problem keeping the configurations in sync e.g. for ssh keys. But also stuff like vim configurations and tools installed on the ...
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Managing a Virtual Server

My company is increasing in size, and our websites are picking up more and more traffic. We're currently using some low-cost shared-hosting, but have been experiencing downtime due to too many ...
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Is there a PC software to manage a dedicated server

I have a dedicated server running "debian GNU/linux" and i want a cpanel like which is a pc software based, so i can manage the server without a browser. Maybe some software use SSH to process the ...
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Dell Servers - Email notification

We have all Dell servers in our environment. We want some sort of software (Dell software or 3rd party) that will notify us via email if any hardware failures occur. What do you recommend?
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Best practices for keeping UNIX packages up to date?

How do you keep your servers up to date? When using a package manager like Aptitude, do you keep an upgrade / install history, and if so, how do you do it? When installing or upgrading packages on ...