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Server not pinging even after setting gateway and ip

I am configuring an Icinga monitoring server. I am entirely new to Linux, so configuring after googling each and every bit. I have configured ip address, subnet mask and default gateway correctly. ...
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how to do I/O sniffing

For sizing purposes I need to understand what requirements an application has to the I/O subsystem. I would love to do what I call I/O sniffing and obtain a list of events from the block layer like ...
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SQL Server Trace keeps outputting files

A consultant has come and gone to do some audit on our SQL server, and has left a bit of a mess here. The problem is that he did things that we don't know anything about. In the C:\Program ...
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How to format the trace logs of smartcard services?

I'm trying to debug some certificate/smartcard issues and found the article Smart Cards Debugging and Developer Information at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff404296%28v=ws.10%29.aspx. ...
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Application traffic classification with tcpdump

I have a trace file from my network. I would like to identify the top 10 applications used by us . Does tcpdump provide any application based filtering options ? Any details regarding this would be ...
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how to see queries to oracle database

the database in question is Oracle 10g Enterprise software the tools available are Toad, SQL Developer, and other built in oracle tools I have an application server within the network, alongside the ...
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What's difference between monitoring, tracing and profiling?

I have seen these three words showing up a lot, but don't understand the exact differences between them. For example, collecting CPU utilisation is often called profiling and can also fall into ...
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Ubuntu kernel trace - troubleshooting “task hung for 120 secs” random crashes

I was finally able to get a trace from a 'task hung for 120 seconds' error. Our servers would just randomly crash on load spikes. IO wait times seem normal. Memory/Swap is fine. These are Xen based ...
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How to get public DNS server addresses?

I have a need to be able to identify which public DNS servers machines in internal networks are using for queries. To clarify, I do not want IPs or names of internal DNS servers or network devices. I ...
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different between tracert(windows) and traceroute(linux)

I'm tracing some server between tracert(Windows) and traceroute(linux) in the same network. But the output is different. tracert can trace the target server. But traceroute can't. The traceroute ...
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How to trace Apache 301 Moved Permanently?

I have one virtual host on my machine, which I am accessing localy. I am running apache2 under windows 7. When accessing this host, I see in Fiddler, that server redirects browser to different remote ...
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Trace MySQL processes

I am running a typical LAMP stack with Fedora: how do I find out which PHP script launched the queries which are shown when I run SHOW PROCESSLIST in MySQL? I've read this article, but unfortunately ...
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How to run truss with piped command in Solaris

How to run a truss command with piped output? eg. # truss -leDo /tmp/truss.out tar cvf - dirs/ | gzip -1 > archive.tar.gz I get only the "tar" output in truss, not from gzip!
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Why do my IIS6 requests freeze for a long time in the HTTPSYS_CACHEABLE stage?

One of my applications was experiencing intermittent delays in a specific part of the system. Users would click the "Save" button, and sometimes it would take an extra 30 seconds to respond. I turned ...
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SQL Trace Profiler Not Capturing All Connections

I'm trying to run a profiler trace on a server to track any unused databases. I'm seeing connections through 'Audit Login', however for certain active databases there's nothing showing up on the ...
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Equivalent of SQL Server trace for Oracle 10g?

I've got a bad code duplication problem where we cannot tell which versions of packages/procedures are being used. i.e. I have different packages with procedures of the same name and I need to be ...
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What tool can be used to splice together log files from different sources?

I am trying to analyze a series of application requests. There are web logs, application server logs and data server logs, all with slightly different timestamps on each line. I'd like to splice ...
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Any good IIS Tracer?

I'm trying to find an IIS Tracer to be able to look at all requests on my ASP.NET application. I found the IISTracer tool which looks great. The problem is that my server is running with an AMD64 ...
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SQL server 2000 trace Flags

On fixing an issue we are having with our backups I am following instructions where it is telling me to add the Trace Flag -g384. This is all good but I am not sure what this perameter actually does. ...
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How should I capture Linux kernel panic stack traces?

What's current best practice to capture full kernel stack traces on a Linux system (RHEL 5.x, kernel 2.6.18) that occasionally panics in a device driver? I'm used to the "old" SunOS way of doing ...
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Deletion of SQL Profiler Trace files (.trc)

We've noticed a lot of .trc files in our SQL data folder (\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.1\MSSQL\Data) on our server. The date range for these files spans over one day and the total file ...
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Help analyzing traceroute

my name is Abdulla and I'm from Kuwait. Sorry for my question as I know its not technically challenging. I'm facing some problems with my internet connection. My company has a DSL 2mb connection. My ...
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See full HTTP traffic in Tomcat logs

For debugging purposes, I need a way to see all HTTP traffic between our Tomcat installation and the test clients. How can I configure Tomcat to trace all HTTP traffic (and not just the headers)? We ...
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WireShark - wireshark trace traffic from my local browser to a local .net application I have with a HttpListener? (e.g. local to local)

Can wireshark trace traffic from my local browser to a local .net application I have with a HttpListener? (e.g. local to local) I can't seem to detect this traffic at the moment with wireshark. Is ...
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SQL Profiler Trace logs

Suppose that I try to insert some data into a table and if the insertion fails due to some CDBException, will that be logged in to the SQL Profiler logs? I am using SQL Server MSDE 2000
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Decommissioning: how to list clients/applications depending on my SQL Server?

I have a SQL box that I want to decommission. Before doing so, I want to understand all the applications that may be relying on the machine, rather than just turning it off and hearing people scream. ...
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angry ip scanner reports differnet hostname and computer name on a domain?

did a quick sweep of a network this morning and i am getting different hostname to computername in the list. this is a domain with a DC in there. it has active directory integrated dns. if you use ...
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Security implications of granting ALTER TRACE

Are there any server-level security concerns I might be missing with granting a login ALTER TRACE on a SQL 2005 instance? I don't care that the login can see anything that's happening on the server ...
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How can I audit a file to see who deleted it?

So on one of our servers we have a file that keeps mysteriously getting deleted. What I'd like to do is have a program watch this file and let me know when/how/by whom it gets deleted. We have a ...
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How Does TCP Trace work on Windows

How does a TCP Trace work?
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How to properly interpet the results of tracert, in particular the second to last hop before a timeout

I am troubleshooting a wireless internet connection that is continuously dropping. The isp says the radio signal is good so it must by my cisco asa 5505. I don't believe them... For discussion ...
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How can I consume IIS7's FREB programatically

[I'm replicating a question I put on Stack Overflow a while ago and received no answer - figuring that it's more up Server Fault's alley (SF didn't exist yet when I first posted this)] IIS 7 has a ...
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Setting Trace Flags “Permanently” in SQL Server?

We need to use SQL Server Trace Flag 7646 to help mitigate some full text blocking, but I was dismayed to find that the trace flag "unset" itself, probably when the database server was rebooted. I've ...
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IP Address Trace

If you wanted to trace an IP address because that IP Address was the source of attacks and abuse, how would you accomplish this? Is there anything one can do to find who is using a given IP address ...
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What is the URL_CHANGED Event on IIS7 Request Tracing Log?

I just enabled Failed Request Tracing for a site and I get a URL_CHANGED event as the third item on the log. 1. GENERAL_REQUEST_START SiteId="1", AppPoolId="DefaultAppPool", ConnId="1610613013", ...