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Can't get Dante proxy server to run on startup on centos

I'm having a little problem trying to get Dante proxy server to run on start-up i have made a script to run it on start-up that i added to the rc.local file. The script runs fine and logs that its ...
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How to not run /etc/profile.d/custom.sh during Secure FTP login

When I attempt to Secure FTP (using WinSCP) to my CentOS 6.4 box I'm prompted with a message that states: Received too large (168438314 B) SFTP packet. Max supported packet size is 1024000 B. This ...
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mysql doesn't start after relocating data dir

I have a web-server where the default installation of mysql places all its database files in /var/lib/mysql. The partition where /var is mounted has only 2GB of space, so after running in space ...
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When are scripts inside etc/profile.d executed?

I added some scripts from root inside etc/profile.d to execute at startup time. But when will these scripts be executed if I login into system as a non root user? I want to start LDAP-server at ...
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init is the parent for a script: how can I find what initially launched the script?

The box in question is RHEL/CentOS 5.5 x86_64. It has been up for 80+ days. A custom watchdog script exists on the server which performs a variety of tasks and this particular script accepts a few ...
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mount can't find /dev

I get this message on my bootup screen: mount: mounting udev on /dev failed: No such device W: devtmpfs not available, falling back to tmpfs for dev How do I get rid of it and what does it mean? I ...
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control startup order of several servers

I'm looking for recommendations on how to control the startup order of a rack of machine should they all need to be booted back up. In more detail: Group1: DHCP/DNS/LDAP Server Group2: NFS ...
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Linux: user defined daemons/services

I'm looking for a framework/library/environment so an ordinary user can set up it's own server processes. These processes should run under his uid as any other user process. However the definition of ...
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SSH: How to start a process that won't end after system reboot?

Is there a way to do this so when I reboot my linux server the process will reopen on startup?
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How and when should I mount a remote filesystem using SSHFS?

I managed to get SSHFS working smoothly. I've added the following line to my /etc/fstab: sshfs#xxx@remote_host:/path_to/remote/content /path_to/local/content fuse \ ...
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sshd wont start at boot

I just installed Debian 6, after reboot sshd stopped responding. I put the default config file but it not help. In the logs (/var/log/auth,syslog) no errors. I think the problem is that sshd not ...
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Ubuntu/Linux: how are startup parameters typically defined for startup scripts (sysvinit)?

I'm curious as to what's the standard method of telling a startup script to execute with certain parameters. For instance with MySQL, there's my.cnf, and from what I can tell, the startup parameters ...
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On a shared server, how do you run a script / process at startup?

I guess I could have a cron job run every minute, or 5 minutes, and have it somehow check if the process was already running (not sure how to do that). Would that be the best way or is there another ...
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Should I bother setup up and administrate a dedicated server myself?

I have a software engineer background and I am not very familiar with linux. My aim is to be able to: Create an environment for software development (SVN, jira, etc.), Have a place where to host ...
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Startup services running twice

When I reboot my ubuntu 10.04 32 bit machine all the startup services started twice. The startup process looks like this: Starting apache2 Starting apache2 (98)Address already in use: make_sock: ...
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Does anyone else uses Quest Authentication services? I have an issue with startup scripts not being launched by the GPO

we are using QAS 4_1_0_22 and I'm trying to launch an startup script from GPO when a computer starts. The script is lanched if I apply it to the user, but is not launched when configured as startup ...
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Differential system backup at startup

I got a Linux Ubuntu Server, where system has its own 5 gig partition. Ive recently made a backup of this system partition into an .img file using dd. Since it is a system partition I needed to boot ...
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Seeing what files are run at startup (linux)

How do a check what startup scripts are run after I ssh into a machine?
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What's more cost effective, Hosting your web startup on Foss or Windows? [closed]

Not coming from the windows world, I'm confused about licensing. I think my knowledge may be out of date. Before we gave up with windows web servers (IIS 2), we used to have to pay Client Access ...
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Correct way to treat iptables init failure?

I'm initializing my iptables rules via /etc/network/if-pre-up.d/iptables, using iptables-restore. This works fine, but I'm a bit worried about what would happen, if that script failed for some reason ...
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How To Start NX/VNC Session At Ubuntu Boot Time?

I want an NX or VNC session to start automatically when an Ubuntu server boots up - without a monitor connected - loading a certain user's desktop and keeping it loaded and ready until I log in via NX ...
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Explain steps RedHat distros take to boot into Emergency mode?

Please, I am not looking for a rehash of what's stated in RedHat's documentation regarding emergency mode. I would like to know what steps are involved from the time grub hands off to the kernel to ...
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Run shell script at linux boot but only one time per day

Run shell script at linux boot (Start up) but only one time per day , How can i do it ? I am using Redhat enterprise linux 5
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How can i run shell script at boot (start up)

How can i run shell script every time my system boot ( start up ) in linux (RHEL 5)?
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Network Manager Startup Hook

How to add a line like: search somesuffix.com to /etc/resolv.conf on Network Manager startup in Ubuntu?
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Start up a process before I log in? (linux)

I want to start up synergy on my suse box (gnome) automatically before (preferably, or after) I log in. How do I do this? I am a major Linux newbie and I tried writing the below on the last line of ...
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init.d not executing stop command on reboot

I have an init.d script to start a Python script: #!/bin/sh # ############################################################################### # sd-agent # # Written by Boxed Ice ...
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What are the correct permissions for /etc/init.d/ scripts?

What are the correct permissions for /etc/init.d/ scripts and what chmod options sets them?
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Small Business office of ~ 10 people: Ubuntu (stable) or other OS?

A small startup of approx 10 - 20 employees is looking into using Open Source / Free technology to save money on Operating System license fees, etc. Assuming an Admin is competent enough to 'keep up' ...
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How to start a linux distribution and hide the starting notice?

For some usrs, i'm installing a Debian 5.0 on their laptops. And when the system starts, they are scared of all the 'hacking-like' codes that the system notices. It is useful for me, but not for ...
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How do I get apache to startup at bootime on Linux

I have installed apache2 from source on my Linux box. apachectl -k start works just fine, but how do I get apache to start at boot time? This is on a redhat distribution: Linux <hostname> ...