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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 \ comment=sshfs,noauto,user,exec,...
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(Ubuntu) How to configure startup application?

I'm trying to configure the startup application in Ubuntu. I want to perform the following tasks in sequence when a user login to Ubuntu's desktop: Ensure that the webserver is started automatically....
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(Ubuntu) How to ensure that webserver has been started before the desktop environment is shown?

I'm trying to create my own Linux distro in LiveCD format. I have put a webserver in my Linux LiveCD, and make it automatically startup during boot time. I have made the LiveCD to auto-login to ...
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When a startup should hire a sys admin?

The startup is growing and you have now 5 full-time devs on your team. You have an older application which is up and running in production and a new web application almost ready to be released. You ...
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how to workaround glassfish 3.0.1 admin page slow startup?

I've installed netbeans which comes with glassfish. i just got a book about glassfish and i wanted to try.the first surprise is the time it took to the admin page to load. i've found on serverfault ...
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Script to automate Raid0 on Windows Server 2008

Could someone point me to a script that I can run upon startup to create a Raid0 drive on windows server 2008. The inputs would be the drive letters of two drives to use for the array.
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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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Why don't many start-ups go for web hosting? [closed]

Why don't many big start-ups opt for a web-hosting company, but instead get their own servers even at the beginning. Take for example Facebook or Google. Facebook could have gone for a VPS. Is getting ...
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/etc/rc.local not being run on Ubuntu Desktop Install

I have been trying to get sphinx to run at boot, so I added some lines to /etc/rc.local but nothing happens when I start up. If i run it manually it works however. /etc/init.d/rc.local start works ...
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Why does rc.local require absolute paths? How can I run a script at startup that doesn't use them?

I have a script that runs at startup from rc.local in CentOS. This script contains a command to compile my erlang project using a third party build command called rebar. The rebar line fails to ...
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Run a command on Windows startup (not login!)

How do you tell Windows to run a command on each system startup? I have a large number of servers on which I will need to run a command on system startup that makes a non-persistent configuration ...
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Windows Startup Script works but has no interface

I have a .CMD startup script (Scheduled for startup via Task Scheduler). It invokes several executable files via DOS commands, like this: start "Workflow Processor starting..." /D "C:\Sandbox\Publish\...
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Windows Group Policy Startup script is not executed at startup

I have written a .cmd file which calls ten different .exe files. I am able to run this .cmd file locally, on my server, and it works fine. When I use [gpedit.msc] (Group Policy Editor) for "Computer ...
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Ubuntu restarting a startup program

I have a program that I added to /etc/rc.local to have it run as soon as the server starts. The problem is that sometimes the program stops responding and I need to restart it but I can not restart ...
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Why I cant access my new AWS EC2 instances?

I am new to AWS Ec2. I just launch a instance, uploaded a test.php and test.html, both just display a "Hello world" text. I copied my public DNS: ec2-XXX-XXX-XXX-XXX.compute.amazonaws.com But it ...
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MSSQLSERVER Will Not Start - Event ID 913 and 1814

I need some serious help. I have a major database server down and am scratching my head at how to fix it. The server was hit by rolling black outs last week in Dallas and sense then, Microsoft SQL ...
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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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Unbricking a rack-mount server…VGA out is unresponsive, no network boot activity

I have an old rack-mount (4u) server which booted from the network (with PXE) when it was in use. I was aiming to install debian or wot not on the hard drives (it has 5), so I tried wireshark and a ...
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Building a small server farm

I am planning to set up a Tech startup company that will provide web application solutions. Eventually we hope to diversify into different areas such as possibly social media or other services. For ...
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Error starting postgresql server on ubuntu

I recently stopped the postgresql database (that was working perfectly), and after a couple of days, when I try to start it, I get the errors: 2011-01-03 23:56:27 CLST LOG: could not translate host ...
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Mysql ndb cluster - node restart

I just setup a mysql cluster on a fairly decent baby (IBM x3650 M3) with 24GB memory, xeon 6core, SAS 6Gbps HDD. Running Debian Lenny 5. 64bits. Ndb version is 7.1.9a. Our database size on MyISAM is ...
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Run Python Server at Startup

I've got a few Python based servers that I need to run, and would like them to start automatically when I start my Ubuntu Server box. What is the best way to execute them like this? I was hoping I ...
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How to start a cloned xen virtual machine

I cloned a machine using: virt-clone --prompt Now it's sitting in my /vm folder. How do I power it on (from the console)?
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Startup services in linux are running twice

When I reboot my Ubuntu 10.04 32 bit machine all the startup services are started twice. The startup process looks like this: Starting apache2 Starting apache2 (98)Address already in use: ...
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Cannot bring up ejabberd after VPS change made by hosting company

My hosting provider WebFusion updated my VPS with security patches late last night. Since then I cannot start my ejabberd instance. I get the following errors, which seem to indicate that the ...
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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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What's the correct way to start a Ubuntu Upstart script from another Upstart script?

I have three Ubuntu Upstart scripts: browser runs an instance of firefox as an unprivileged user browsers starts when screen is started and launches browser PORT=1 browser PORT=2 browser PORT=3 ...
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Centos start script for 'screen'?

I have a program that runs in the foreground so I run it via a 'screen'. Is there a good start/stop/restart template for 'screen'? I need it to pass the commands to the screen and create it if it ...
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Windows XP Insists Upon Reconnecting to Network Drive on Startup (Stop It)

I once mapped a network drive and accidentally checked Reconnect at logon. Now, no matter what I do, Windows insists upon connecting to that drive at startup. Here's what I've tried in order to stop ...
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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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How long it takes to start Bind?

I'm testing DNSSEC and I need to obtain the time in miliseconds it takes to start Bind now that I have signed zones. I don't know if this would be the right way to do it: time svcadm enable svc:/...
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ubuntu startup script problem

i have this startup script under fedora running fine #!/bin/sh -e export P4JOURNAL=/var/log/perforce/journal export P4LOG=/var/log/perforce/p4err export P4ROOT=/var/local/perforce export P4PORT=1666 ...
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Fastest time to get an EC2 instance running

I am considering moving from a VPS to EC2. EC2 is elastic and so is its pricing; I could boot my instance on demand, then let it shut down if it isn't active by the end of some hourly period. How ...
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Windows 7 Startup Repair Disjoining System From Domain

We have recently run into the following issue : Startup Repair : The Startup Repair tool can solve many common startup problems automatically. Startup Repair performs an exhaustive analysis to ...
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How to install MySql on Ubuntu 10

I have done the following: shell> sudo apt-get install mysql-server-core-5.1 shell> sudo apt-get install mysql-client-core-5.1 Both seemed to complete fine with no errors. I have the ...
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can start-stop-daemon only run as su

Ubuntu Lucid. I am writing a start/stop script for a program. The program shall be started/stopped by the crontab. Running it as program-user, error message: start-stop-daemon command not found. ...
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How do I run a powershell with a Windows form at logon / startup?

I'm putting together a powershell (running on Windows 7) which performs some configuration tasks post-image. It uses windows forms to get some user input and then should run various tasks depending ...
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About auto starting programs on Windows Server

We have 10-15 programs on working windows server machine.Desktop and console applications.These applications is critical and cant stop.Is there any tool or software,when application is crashed or ...
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Automate creation of Windows startup script?

Is there a good way to automate installing local startup (rather than login) scripts in Windows XP and Windows 7, via the command line, WMI, COM, or otherwise (even Win32 if it comes to that)? I need ...
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2008 SR2 Server Starts Then Fails to Initialize DNS

Got a weird situation going on. Background: Just transferred Active Directory from a 2003 Server to 2008 SR2. Transferred Global and everything. Removed and disjoined the 2003 server from AD but I ...
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ubuntu: starting program with sudo on boot

I am trying to start xampp when the ubuntu starts on ubuntu 9.10. I tried going to system->preferences->startup applications adding it there, but it didn't work. I surmised it was because it needs to ...
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How to prevent Server Manager from appearing when logging in in Windows Server 2008?

I almost never use this app and it always opens when I login.
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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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Having trouble getting startup scripts to work in Server 2003

Thanks for taking the time to read this. I am having trouble getting my startup scripts to run correctly on the domain I am administering. Before anyone gets upset and says "go read xxx article from ...
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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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Need a way to run a script on windows boot up prior to a user logging in

I need to run a custom script which runs when Windows boots up.I know its possible to run it when a user logs in but I want to run it when the system reboots i.e. prior to a user logging in. The OS in ...
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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 ...