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Amazon EC2 Classic to VPC - what is the best migration path?

We're running an Ubuntu 10.10 on EC2 Classic and are migrating to a VPC. My question - is it best to first replicate the existing servers into VPC, then upgrade to Ubuntu 14, or just create the latest ...
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Ubuntu wired network disconnected

I am not able to establish a wired network connection between two computers on which I just installed Ubuntu 10.04. I am new to this environment. Unlike in the Windows environment, where it happens ...
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SSH key authentication not working

I've a server running Ubuntu 10.04 (as a VM) to which I can't connect using ssh key authentication without being asked for the password. I've read a lot before posting but I really don't know what I'm ...
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MySQL my.cnf file not being read, Ubuntu 10.04 64bit

I've been researching this for a few hours with no luck. Basically it looks like my server's my.cnf file isn't being read at all. I've searched my server, and there's only one my.cnf file on it, ...
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Juniper Network Connect and Ubuntu

I'm trying to install the Juniper Network Connect client on Ubuntu -- I'm wondering if any seasoned network admins or otherwise knowledgeable individuals know if it's possible for me to download the ...
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“500 Illegal PORT command” using command-line ftp [closed]

Has anyone figured out how to ftp a file down to a EC2 AMI using ubuntu on the command line? I am able to connect to ftp.drupal.org (I'm trying to dowmload a Drupal module) and then I can't even ...
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Ubuntu Server 10.04 Heavy Network Traffic causes disconnect

I'm currently running a headless Ubuntu 10.04 server. Installed is the LAMP stack, Joomla, Virtualbox, phpvirtualbox, webmin and proFTP.. It resolves the IP address so I can access it remotely (either ...
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Setup NTPD in Ubuntu to sync Windows AD

I am setting up my Ubuntu 10.0.4 server to sync clock with a Windows 2008 AD. As none of the "remote" has a "*" in front (worst it had a blank space in front), does it mean no time sync source is ...
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Munin - apache_watch_ plugin, does not show any data in the graphs that shows activity for per vhosts

I am using Munin for monitoring my server. I installed the apache_watch_ plugin so that i could see apache related activity. The graphs for apache_accesses, apache_processes and apache_volume work ...
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Folder shares over NFSv4 private to user groups

I want to share a folder over NFSv4, available to some users, and I'm having permission issues. I set up the folder permissions with setGID so new files are created with the folder group owner. But ...
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Screwed libmysqlclient-dev in Ubuntu

I have messed with symlinks and libraries in /usr/lib. I modified libraries like libmysql*. someone suggested to reinstall libmysqlclient-dev package. Is libmysqlclient-dev holding Mysql libraries? ...
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How can I install Zope on Ubuntu 10.04 with Python 2.6.5?

I tried to install Zope on Ubuntu server 10.04: mnk@srv:~/zope-plone/Zope-3.4.0$ ./configure --prefix=/opt/zope-3.4.0 Configuring Zope installation Testing for an acceptable Python interpreter... ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 Server, 2 NICs in separate Subnets, 1 Router

following configuration: Ubuntu 10.04 Server, 2 NICs: - eth0 192.168.1.215/24, Default GW: 192.168.1.250 - eth1 192.168.3.225/24 Both are connected to the same router (Funkwerk Bintec R3000). The ...
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Random Ubuntu server network disconnects

After installing Ubuntu Server 10.04.1 on a new x86_64 kvm instance (Debian 6.0 hosted) I'm getting -apparently- ramdon disconnects from the server. Read from remote host myserver: Connection ...
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HAProxy: Display a “BADREQ” | BADREQ's by the thousands

My HAProxy Configuration. #HA-Proxy version 1.3.22 2009/10/14 Copyright 2000-2009 Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu> global maxconn 10000 spread-checks 50 user haproxy group haproxy ...
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Ubuntu server failing daily [closed]

Symptoms: Server becomes unresponsive - Increase in load, all services stop Loss of connectivity - Ping/SSH Flush MySQL hosts after reboot - As MySQL refuses new connections Intermittent Apache ...
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Is someone sending me mails via my own server? (Plesk relay) [closed]

On my Ubuntu server, I use Plesk to manage email accounts, among other things. Emails to info@mydomain.com are automatically forwarded to myname@gmail.com. No problems so far. But today I received ...
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How to increase max FD limit for a daemon process running under a headless user?

To increase the FD limit for a daemon process running under a headless user on a Ubuntu Linux machine we did following changes in /etc/security/limits.conf soft nofile 10000 hard nofile 10000 We ...
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Why squid not processing HTTPS request from Linux machines and windows clients can access https

I am having squid proxy running on port 3128 with 2 nic eth0:192.168.2.22 with internet access. eth1:192.168.1.1 connected to LAN. Every machines in LAN have ip in the range ...
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apache server-status not found. check if mod_status is enabled

I've enabled the apache_ plugins on a munin node: ln -sv /usr/share/munin/plugins/apache_* /etc/munin/plugins/ After restarting the node with service munin-node restart here are the errors I'm ...
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Yet another “Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket” after a security update

SOLVED As yoonix pointed out, it was only an issue with the root partition being full... Thanks for your help! - So yes, this question has been asked several times, here and elsewhere. I apologize ...
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updates in amazon-ec2 ubuntu 10.04 server

I keep getting this message when I logged into my server in ec2 via ssh think this is called MOTD 43 packages can be updated. 22 updates are security updates. but I have already done sudo ...
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Ubuntu Server stucks on high traffic

There are some servers on Ubuntu Server 10.04 with that particular hardware: output of hwinfo. The problem is the hangup when machine experiences a traffic higher than 10Mb/sec for several minutes; ...
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DNS Bind9 Issue - Server not forwarding requests

I'm new to dns admin so please be gentle. Here is my set-up: Domain name with a few A records points to my personal IP. example.com server1.example.com server2.example.com Router forwards all port ...
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How Do I Archive/Transfer Local Newsgroup From Windows Server 2003 (IIS) To A Ubuntu New Server

I have some local newsgroups that are maintained on a windows 2003 server. That server is getting upgraded to 2008 or 2012, which don't support NNTP. I'd like to run a news server on an Ubuntu system ...
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Allow X Client Display through TCP on Lucid

On Karmic, to allow other PCs to open and X-Window on a station, one had to edit /etc/gdm.conf and change DisallowTCP to false. That file no longer exists on Lucid. I tried changing an entry in ...
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Ubuntu server 10.04 disconnects after short periods of inactivity on my site

I'm new to Ubuntu (installed it for the first time just a couple of days ago on my server). I've Ubuntu Server 10.04 and am just using the terminal, no GUI like Gnome. So far it's working pretty great ...
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cli commands not working asterisk on ubuntu

I installed VMware and then Ubuntu. I am running asterisk on top of it. I started the asterisk server successfully by following a tutorial. After making few changes into the sip.conf, I want to ...
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Using wordpress as a subdirectory of a drupal installation?

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 with NginX 0.7.65. I have Drupal installed in the root directory and it works perfectly with an appropriately configured vhost file, but now I would like to install Wordpress ...
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What should mysqld.sock contain, why don't I have it?

Does anyone know why my /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock socket file would not be on my computer when I install (or reinstall) MySQL 5.1? Right now, when I try to start up a server with mysqld, I get ...
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Supervisord appears to be running, but monitored programs aren't launched

I've got supervisord 3.0a8 installed from the system package on ubuntu 10.04 (64bit). The supervisor service appears to be running, but it's not launching the configured programs. Interestingly ...
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where is cakephp installed ubuntu10.10

I just did apt-get install cakephp and it installed cake php but I have no idea where the root directory is. How can I find that? I'm using ubuntu 10.10
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Ubuntu iptables allow certian IP addresses

I have a riak cluster that I need to only allow certain IP addresses access to the information. I am currently using, -A INPUT -s 192.168.10.200 -j ACCEPT, to allow this IP address and at the bottom ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 (LTS) DomU on Debian Wheezy Dom0 Xen 4

I have been forced to move from a Centos Dom0 xen 3 Centos + Ubuntu Lucid DomUs To Debian Wheezy Dom0 Xen 4 Ubuntu Lucid DomUs However although I can create new DomUs on wheezy I cannot ...
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KVM guests lose connectivity after networking restart

we're setting up an ubuntu server 10.04 host with kvm. The host is setup with a bond and bridged interfaces to allow the guests access to the network without natting. Our current configuration is ...
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How do I set up a Windows NFS share so that I can view it's contents on Linux?

My NFS server is a Windows XP SP3 box with the Microsoft Windows Services for Unix installed. I have a share configured under C:\NFS with the share name NFS and ANSI encoding. Anonymous access is ...
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Is it possible to upgrade Ubuntu 10.04 32bit to 64bit with out reinstall OS?

My VPS server is running Ubuntu 10.04 32bit now, but I have to upgrade my OS to 64bit because of the 32-bit limitation of mongoDB. But if i reinstall the system, there are a lot of programs need to ...
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saslauthd authentication error

My server has developed an expected problem where I am unable to connect from a mail client. I've looked at the server logs and the only thing that looks to identify a problem are events like the ...
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How to let logrotate skip non-existent and empty files

We have the following pronblem. Once in a while, our application server spits out an empty logfile or (when it's in the weekend), there is no logfile at all. We use logrotate for managing these ...
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mysql my.cnf ignored

The Issue I'm trying to modify a my.cnf value on my production server but the changes aren't taking effect after a sudo service mysql restart, using an exact copy of the my.cnf (downloaded and ...
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Postfix - virtual - exclude sender from recipients

Is postfix able to rewrite the recipients, based on the sender address? There are multiple users receiving Mail by this configuration in /etc/postfix/virtual: mail@example.com user1, user2, ...
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Building OFED 3.12 Ubuntu

I am trying to build OFED 3.12 (I have tried many versions they all have unique problems) on Ubuntu 14.04 TLS. When I run sudo ./install.pl and choose option 1, I get this error: CC [M] ...
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Fatal Error: ilInitialisation::initClientIniFile called without CLIENT_ID

I am installing Ilias 4.1.4 is the lastest stable version on a Ubuntu 10.04 64 bit server with all the dependencies satisfied. http://www.ilias.de/docu/ Download ilias-4.1.4.zip and install Now just ...
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Need help configuring Sendmail relay/Connection refused errors

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 with Sendmail in a VMWare VM. In my mail.log file I have thousands of Connection Refused errors, and I'd like to get rid of them. There are multiple errors each second and ...
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HowTo: Let ufw block single IPs when default policy is ALLOW

I want to be able to block certain IPs from accessing my server. As I don't really know what services are running on what port on the machine, I decided to quick&dirty let ufw's default policy be ...
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Can I update Ubuntu with active users logged in? [closed]

I would like to run apt-get dist-upgrade, but I don't know how this will affect the currently logged in users. How can I find out: 1. will a restart be required 2. will the system be ...
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Bind9: Permission denied and file not found when loading from master file, only first time

I have installed bind9 on ubuntu server 10.04.1. And there is some strange things. Just after boot here is my log file: Feb 26 18:30:57 myserver init: apport pre-start process (793) terminated ...
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Low disk I/O causing high disk busy and CPU wait

I have an Ubuntu 10.04 server on VMware that is experiencing 99% disk busy with only 1 MB of disk I/O according to nmon. 300 KB of disk I/O causes 25% to 30% disk busy. iostat reports the same: ...
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How to block all root login attempts using denyhosts and or fail2ban?

I currently block all ssh logins using root. But I wanted to go the extra mile and block the ip address of the client who tried to login as root. I currently have denyhosts and fail2ban setup and ...
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Ubuntu resolv.conf, not going to next nameserver?

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop, which comes by default with the "Network Manager" (which I am highly suspicious of). I am having an issue with resolving DNS zones on 2 different nameservers. ...