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VSphere connect guest os to internet

Having a VSphere 6 host which is installed on machine in our private network. VSphere 6 host IP is 192.68.0.40. Our getaway router to Internet is on 192.168.0.1. I can connect to VSphere 6 host from ...
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How to identify that BIND is running under chroot

I am trying to run BIND under chroot on Ubuntu and CentOS. Installing it on CentOS is pretty straight forward with just installing the packages - bind and bind-chroot, while Ubuntu is a little more ...
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Mysql Server On Ubuntu Linux Stops Itself [duplicate]

I just migrated my Wordpress sites to a VPS and I'm just a little over my head in system admin problems. For some reason MySQL is stopping itself. Checking the logs it seems to be running out of ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Can Access LAN but not Internet (Verizon Fios)

I have been struggling with this for quite some time. I am away from home a lot and have an Ubuntu 14.04 server (SSH, HTTP, Transmission, Plex) running with the proper ports forwarded through my ...
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Lost my key file when I generated the csr

This is the first time for me dealing with ssl. I have created a csr file, but I lost the key file in this generation. The certificate was issued and I got all the crt files. Now I want to install it ...
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Trying to test postfix so I can get nagios's email feature working

Hello I am trying to get postfix set up and working so I can get Nagios to email me whenever a server goes down, raid fails, etc. The machine I have up is an Ubuntu server running in a virtual ...
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Static ips aren´t working in ubuntu virtual machines

I want to set a static ip to a ubuntu vm client and other static ip to other ubuntu vm server. Im doing this like this: sudo gedit /etc/network/interfaces Then in the ubuntu vm client file: auto ...
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Why does uploading files via FTP set permissions to 775 / 664 by default?

I'm using FileZilla FTP client, and when I upload new files to the server it's creating directories with 775 permissions and files with 664 by default. Is there a way I can change either the ...
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Nagios NRPE: unable to read output for custom check

I have written a custom ruby script to check disk usage for each volume on an ubuntu server. The servers are controlled by puppet and the nagios system has been running for years and contains a number ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Server; W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/ast_dp501_fw.bin for module ast

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 server on a Asrock E3C226D2I board. When I get a kernel update or run update-initramfs -u I get a warning about missing firmware: root@fileserver:~# update-initramfs -u ...
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IBM System x3850 M2 Ubuntu Server Install

I just purchased two second-hand IBM System x3850 M2 rack servers, and I am a real noob to the subject. As such, I cannot tell if there is a major difference between x3850 M2 and x3850 X5. If there ...
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Ubuntu PPTP-server behind the router [on hold]

I'm a newbie to servers configurations. Please advice in building of correct network scheme. Background I have a router box (192.168.1.1) which is make connection to my internet provider and works ...
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pppd with empty output

I'm trying to install PPTP VPN in an OpenVZ vm. I get output looks something like this: # pppd ~?}#?!}!}!} }4}"}&} } } } }%}&u<nr}'}"}(}"??~~?}#?!}!}!} }4}"}&} } } } ...
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Multiple IPv6 addresses added to interface, now IPv6 not working on my server [duplicate]

I got /64 IPv6 block from my server provider. When I add few IPv6 addresses (maybe 10 or 20) to network interface. Everything works fine about IPv6 network. When I'm added above 500+ IPv6 addresses ...
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HTTPS tomcat 7 working only with curl not in browser

I have added in server.xml: <Connector port="8081" protocol="HTTP/1.1" SSLEnabled="true" maxHttpHeaderSize="8192" maxThreads="150" minSpareThreads="25" ...
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Cannot connect to mongodb instance on Azure

I have setup a mongodb server on Azure (on Ubuntu 15.04). The instance works and I can connect to mongodb when ssh'd into the machine by simply using 'mongo'. However, when I try to connect from my ...
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HTTPS not working on Tomcat 7

I am trying to add ssl configuration in tomcat 7 in ubuntu 11.10 but it is not working and there are no errors in logs. I added in server.xml this: <Connector port="8443" protocol="HTTP/1.1" ...
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Mail server setup on DigitalOcean with CloudFlare

I'm trying to make my own mail server. The problem is, it doesn't work at all. I've tried to install postfix, wich didn't work (Couldn't receive mails) and then I tried Exim, didn't work too... I'm ...
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Can CentOS user desktops operate on a Debian/Ubuntu network? [on hold]

Could CentOS desktops (required to run RPM-only applications) operate in the context of an Ubuntu intranet? e.g. remote file hosting, network authentication and intranet applications are managed by ...
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IPTABLES + Ipset blacklist forward policy blocks all connectivity in OpenVPN (also non-blacklisted)

I'm blacklisting IPs using ipset + iptables. Made my own script, before I found this one by someone else: https://github.com/trick77/ipset-blacklist Both my own and his have the same issue: When ...
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postgresql installation failed with apt-get

I'm running on an AWS Ubuntu image. In an attempt to set up my machine, I played around with apt-get to add and remove PostgreSql and some of its modules. Now, when I run sudo apt-get install ...
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Domain points to wrong account [on hold]

I have some trouble with my server. first, i had a main domain mydomain.com and a second mydomain.net which was parked on mydomain.com. Now i try to have a own account for mydomain.net but it ...
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LVM and RAID setup

I am relatively new to LVM and RAID. I have a Server (HP ProLiant) with a Hardware Raid (RocketRaid 2710). Given two HHDs (500 GB) I wanted to setup RAID 1 (Mirroring). When installing Ubuntu I made ...
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Install Ubuntu LTS on a Primergy RX300 S4

I'm a sysadmin beginner so bear with me. We got delivered a Fujitsu Primergy RX300 S4 rack server and we need to install Ubuntu LTS 14.04.3 on it. The supported OS have not listed Ubuntu or Debian - ...
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Enable Firebird Interbase for PHP on Ubuntu LAMPP

I installed Firebird on Windows along with XAMPP and all went OK. On Ubuntu, after installing Firebird Server following the instructions here. I uncommented the "interbase.so" line in php.ini, but I ...
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Dovecot can't see user home dir

I'm testing my Dovecot configuration with mutt but without success. I have user user@example.com, I created home directory for him with maildirmake.dovecot command. But Dovecot cant cd to home ...
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How to configure a New Relic agent to notify about out of date software on a Linux server?

All of my servers have a New Relic agent installed and I'd like to use this infrastructure for guarding against out of date software, and in particular against security patches that exist but are ...
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Lightweight incoming-only mail server on Ubuntu/debian [on hold]

I'm looking for a incoming-only mailserver which is as lightweight as possible. Forward incoming Domains would be okay, but if it's even more lightweight it would be okay if the Server just saves ...
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How to tell squid use Source IP address for sending requests?

I have two interfaces in my ifconfig, eth0 and eth1. Squid is set to accept connections from both of them on port 3000. However, eth0's ip address is always used to send proxy requests, even if ...
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How would I limit total outbound traffic?

I've had a look round and found solutions like tc to limit the total allowed bandwidth per user, but what I'm interested in is how to limit the total outbound traffic per user. I have a server with ...
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Jetbrains team products + out of memory

I am trying to build an Ubuntu server 15.10 VM with all the software tooling required for software development. When I saw that Jetbrains offers various tools like: hub, youtrack, teamcity and ...
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Cannot upgrade Python

I just recently tried using Let's Encrypt to generate free SSL certs for a small website I'm running on a personal server. When I ran the letsencrypt-auto tool everything seemed to work, although a ...
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trouble with change data dir on ubuntu mysql

Install zabbix on Ubunutu server with MSQL 5.6.27. After mount new part in /var/lib/mysql and copy all db files, mysql not started. What i done: 1) stop mysql 2) copy /var/lib/mysql to partition ...
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Server request timeout? [on hold]

I just setup zPanel on my server (an install of Apache, PHP, MySQL, etc). I set up a domain to point to the server IP and gave that to the installer. Though, now when I try to access or even ping the ...
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wlan interface is missing in ifconfig but present in the iwconfig

I have OrangePi Plus 2 with lubuntu installed and try to setup wifi there. Wlan interface is missing in the if config, but present in the iwconfig. ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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nfs-kernel-server keeps failing in Ubuntu

I'm trying to create NFS share in Ubuntu 14.04 strictly following this tutorial: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SettingUpNFSHowTo. root@srv:~# service nfs-kernel-server start * Exporting ...
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Is it worth to add a ppa instead of waiting for security updates from ubuntu?

Now that php have launch a new security update I have thought if it's worth to add a ppa that already have this security update or it's better to wait for ubuntu to release it? With the ppa you have ...
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Postfix for multiple project on VPS Ubuntu

I have a dedicated server on which there are many projects configured. Out of those I want a email send facility for one project using POSTFIX. But when I use this, the email from other projects are ...
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Making war inside Docker stuck on NPM

Using Docker to make war file to attach to Apache Tomcat. Struggling to use NPM/MVN to get Tomcat war up. I'm behind a corporate proxy and the make scripts don't have "bower install --allow-root" ...
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Is it possible to install puppet recipe on an existing system manually?

I have a Vagrant/Puppet Box configuration installing ubuntu, PHP, nginx, redis, etc ... I would like to apply same software on my current ubuntu vm with my working enviroment. I could Install the ...
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Nagios nrpe custom plugin command not defined on localhost

I have written a custom nagios plugin which is returning a command not defined error. I have not yet placed the command in nrpe.cfg or defined the service, etc as this is controlled by puppet and any ...
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$0 empty in script when run by cronjob

I am trying to setup automated backups for an AWS EBS volume and using https://github.com/colinbjohnson/aws-missing-tools/tree/master/ec2-automate-backup to do so. The backup script used is the ...
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Ubuntu: Persisting IP Route Change on Reboot

The following command at the terminal gives me the networking changes I need: ip route change default via 10.255.255.1 dev eth0 src 82.82.82.82 To persist this on reboot I add the following to ...
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Clone ec2 instance with all things installed

I received a amazon email saying that i have to terminate my instance because of attacks but worked really hard to install and setup everything on the instance. So how can i create another ...
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auditd: how to install from source in Ubuntu?

I want to setup auditd to collect its logs from remote server. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. This feature seems to be disabled into Ubuntu auditd package. So, I'm going to install it from source. ...
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fail2ban doesnt read log if file being used

My environment is Ubuntu 14.04, LAMP stack all from apt. implemented fail2ban and configured jail.local with backend = auto [ssh] enabled = true port = ssh filter = sshd logpath = /var/log/auth.log ...
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VPS Ubuntu connection timeout when I try connect via IP in browser

I have a problem with my VPS. It has installed Apache. When I trying to connect from specific network (home) I can easily access to it. When try on another one (for example 3G) it returns 110 - ...
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rsync syncs too much files

I have the following directory structure: /tmp1 \_ file1.txt \_ file2.txt /tmp2 \_ file1.txt \_ file2.txt \_ file3.txt /changes With rsync's --compare-dest option, I want to sync all ...
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Sync Apache Root Folder on Two Ubuntu Servers

We currently have two AWS ubuntu instance running two websites on Apache. The instances are behind a load balance. I would like to know what would be the best way to sync the root folder for both ...
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Mounting multipath devices by UUID in fstab

I have several multipath iSCSI LUN's formatted as ocfs2 filesystems. They are part of an Ubuntu 14.04 cluster using local heartbeat. This all appears to be working fine if I mount them manually after ...