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ubuntu ftp 500 OOPS: prctl PR_SET_SECCOMP failed

I have just installed vsftp in my ubuntu 14 server. I have installed vsftp also using sudo apt-get install command. then restarted ftp server but it refuse all connection for this error 500 OOPS: ...
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How can I fix this error on mod_security: AH00526: Syntax error … /etc/modsecurity/modsecurity.conf

Following this tutorial I tried to verify if the mod_security module was loaded on my Apache2. apachectl -M | grep --color security I got this error message: AH00526: Syntax error on line 187 of ...
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Unattended installation of Ubuntu from USB drive — Grub boot loader location

I'm doing an unattended installation of Ubuntu-14.04-server with a USB drive on different type of servers (HP Proliant ML110, ML310, ML350). When installing on the ML350p Gen8, at the grub boot ...
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Installing MaraiDB Galera spawns mysqld_safe on install [on hold]

Morning ServerFault people, I am running into a problem where in which that if I install MariaDB Galera Server 10 the installation goes fine but as soon as it tries to restart the service it dies. ...
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VirtualHost's behind an nginx reverse proxy fail to resolve properly

I have a load balancer pair in front of 4 web servers which run nginx on port 80 and proxy to apache on port 8081 for non-static content like php code. I'm running several domains in this ...
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Can't see other VHDs after detaching another. Azure Ubuntu VM

We have encountered high Disk IO on our Ubuntu 14.04 VM's running mongoDB. On Windows Azure. To solve this issue we have changed the VM size from A2 to A3 (to add the additional data discs) and ...
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PHP-FPM service status `stop/waiting` but workers are running?

Starting php5-fpm appears to work, but checking the status immediately shows that it is not running: [root@server ~]# service php5-fpm start php5-fpm start/running, process 4516 [root@server ~]# ...
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umask for www-data user running PHP on Ubuntu

Setting up a new webserver in Ubuntu 14.04 and trying to wrangle file permissions for PHP generated files. By default, all the directories and files in /var/www are owned/grouped to www-admin. ...
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How to get Mod_pagespeed to output compressed (gzip) css?

Ubuntu 14.04 Apache 2.4.7 php-FPM 5.5.9 Using latest stable Pagespeed Module for Apache (1.9.32.3-4448). I'm in the process of optimizing a WordPress website for speed (bandwidth and rendering). ...
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Apache don't serve some file extensions with fake domain

I'm create new VirtualMachine on AWS using Ubuntu 14.04 image then I install Apache 2.4 with apt-get install apache command and setup virtual host using fake server name, fake.example.com (see ...
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Gitlab Omnibus, can't view most commits (500) and very slow

I'm running GitLab 7.9.2 c46d4f5 (Omnibus) on Ubuntu 14.04 On a little over half of our commits when someone navigates to a commit gitlab returns 500 We're sorry, but something went wrong Also, on ...
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ntlm transparent proxy ubuntu

I have a computer running Ubuntu Server 14.04 which is sitting on my work LAN. Access to the internet is achieved through a transparent proxy which makes use of NTLM Authentication. The way I would ...
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Run a script in /etc/motd [duplicate]

I'd like to run a python script when people log in to the server. I thought editing /etc/motd would be the best approach, but since it's only readable file, that won't work. I found pretty much ...
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Unable to ssh EC2 using password - “Disconnected: No supported authentication methods available (server sent: publickey)”

I have followed the following steps https://coderwall.com/p/j5nk9w This is what I did 1) $ sudo useradd -s /bin/bash -m -d /home/newuser -g root newuser Entered the Password for the newuser 2)$ ...
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Ubuntu, Web Server, can not be accessed publicly, but can be accessed by local computers [on hold]

I just setup my first web server at home on one of my old computers, I am using Ubuntu Server 14.04. It is connected to my wireless router through Ethernet, I then setup wordpress on it. Everything ...
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How to find size of atomic write for nginx access log buffer?

This link says: The buffer size must not exceed the size of an atomic write to a disk file. For FreeBSD this size is unlimited. How can I find size of atomic write on my server? Is there any ...
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Elasticsearch snapshot / curl error

I'm currently having an issue getting backups for ElasticSearch working correctly via their snapshotting system. Per their instructions, a snapshot repository has to be configured first, using this ...
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Fetchmail makes mail disappear randomly [on hold]

Fetchmail is set up to fetch mail from imap mailbox. It is running with postifx on a ubuntu-14.04 server. Recently, fetchmail fetches mail randomly. Some mail disappear when delivered to the imap ...
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Network problems, can't ping my mac [migrated]

I run VMware Fusion 7.1.1 and an Ubuntu server 14.04 on my imac 10.10.3 for web development. I have a thunderbolt Promise connected to the mac and mounted this on my ubuntu using smb, everything ...
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Can't login to root via SSH [on hold]

I had access to my client's site via remote SSH and Control Panel. In the past I was able to log in with ssh root@vps.site.com But after logging out from that session I lost access to that server. ...
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Not able to SSH to Ubuntu after reboot

Today we decided that the best course of action for our Ubuntu Server (VPS) would be to restore a back-up after too many settings had be changed to our Geoserver instance. However, after restoring the ...
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Munin not creating HTML files in Ubuntu Server 14.04

I have used munin in several servers and this is the first time is taking me so much time to set it up. When I telnet munin directly, I can list the services, there is no error at the logs and munin ...
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How do i keep ISC-DHCPD from offering different IPs when there is two requests from the same MAC

I have a set of Nodes which get their addresses from ISC-DHCPD. Since they boot using PXE, there will be two rounds of DHCP (one from the PXE, one from the OS) and for some reason, ISC-DHCPD will ...
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Nagios python plugin not working properly

I have installed Icinga for monitoring my azure infrastructure. I want to monitor my DB Servers using python script which is here Now it is making connection to DB server but mode options are not ...
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How do I persuade xvfb to live stream a desktop in h264?

The current problem with VNC is that it doesn't work on Ubuntu Unity 3D desktops, so it's impossible to run a 'headless' box in EC2 and then have a full desktop experience via VNC. I wanted to see if ...
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How to boot a mirrored drive with Ubuntu 14 and Grub 2

Several months ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 Server (x64) with RAID 1 using the following instructions: https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/advanced-installation.html I followed the ...
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How to whitelist a directory in apache [closed]

Files that I want to serve via browser are located at /root/my_folder (ubuntu 14.04). I changed a path from /var/www/html to /root/my_folder in /etc/apache2/sites-available/000-default.conf, after ...
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Ghost platform compromised? [duplicate]

Digital Ocean reported that they detected Brute Force attack launched from my server. So when I did a lsof -i, I see lots of ghost user ssh2 connections. I have killed all the processes from the ...
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Set SFTP Max Number of Simultaneous Connections (Linux/Ubuntu)

SFTP has serious file transfer speed limitations that can be partially overcome by increasing the number of simultaneous connections. By default, SSH should support 10 MaxSessions and 10 MaxStartups ...
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Running script on profile.d with gsettings problems when ssh [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 for a computer that will have multiple users. I have configured the following: /etc/profile.d/all_users.sh gsettings set org.gnome.Vino disable-background true gsettings set ...
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Redmine 500 Internal Server Error on My account page

I used this method to install redmine I installed redmine in /opt/redmine, and i checked my log in /opt/redmine/current/log/production.log I recently upgraded from 2.5.2.stable.13345 to ...
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sudo service apache2 restart giving apache2: unrecognized service

I was remove apache2 before then I reinstalled it on ubuntu 14.04. Now I want to restart apache with How was uninstall apache: sudo apt-get purge apache2 apache2-utils apache2.2-bin apache2-common ...
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Samba force port

I have a file server Running Samba here at my company. Half of the computers are Macs and it is very slow to connect to Samba from OS X. But I found out that if I force connection through port 139 ...
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Slow IO Performance with PERC H700/710 with current linux distributions

we noticed really bad write performance, on our new Dell R720 with Perc 710. Especially when it come to writing a lot of small files. The funny thing is that this bad performance only occurs on newer ...
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What it means when Linux has no I/O scheduler

I have some virtual machines running Ubuntu cloud-based image 14.04-1 LTS version. I wanted to see the IO performance of different IO schedulers on the VM so I went to ...
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virtualhost not working properly, site only displays with www prefix

I'm configuring my first Apache server with mod_wsgi and it isn't working properly. The script runs fine if the browser navigates to : www.sitename.com, but navigating to sitename.com only displays ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Cant connect to openswan/xl2tpd/IPsec VPN via iOS

I am setting up a VPN using openswan, xl2tpd, and IPsec and i am getting issues with connecting via an iOS device with the error "You were disconnected by the communication device". This is configured ...
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Port 80 apparently closed ubuntu 14.04

I'm installing a small server on the company where I work. I go to whatsmyip.org and it tells me it is 190.124.165.35. When I go to canyouseeme.org it tells me that the connection timed out for port ...
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XenServer/XenCenter video/GPU issue hosting guest Ubuntu 14.04.2

Installed XenServer 6.5 (updated to SP1) to host several Ubuntu 14.04 images. For every guest I seem get weird graphic display issues in XenCenter (running in Windows 7). Not sure what the issue is, ...
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MOTD is not being viewed completely

here is my problem. When I login via ssh as root to my ubuntu 14.04.2 VM I see this [skynet]~> ssh gm-st01 Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS gm-st01.name.lab ssh-pty No mail. Last login: Fri May 15 16:23:02 ...
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can't restart samba from restart or service, but /etc/init.d/smbd restart works

on ubuntu 14.04 I followed the tutorial at https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/samba-fileserver.html to set up samba (pretty trivial). After installing (and fully rebooting the machine, just ...
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Neutron VPN agent throwing ipsec_pluto error when trying to associate/disassociate floating ip

I'm having a problem where Neutron tosses an error when trying to associate or disassociate a floating ip address with an instance. This seems to be preventing my floating IPs from actually doing ...
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Configuring Puppet to set up Cinder with GlusterFS

I've spent quite some time now attempting to configure Puppet so that it will setup Cinder to use GlusterFS as the backend, rather than the LVMISCSI backend, but I haven't had any luck. Versions: ...
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How do I get Ubuntu to pick up proper DNS routes over PPTP?

So here is my scenario. I have setup an Ubuntu 14.04 PPTP server setup at a remote site and it is working just fine. I can connect clients remotely via Linux & Windows. I can also ssh and RDP to ...
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Zabbix file system autodiscovery does not kick in

I have the following set up Zabbix server 2.2.2 Zabbix agent 2.2.2 I have the agent running on several Ubuntu 14.04 servers which have Template Linux OS applied on them. For some reason, the file ...
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Should I enable automatic security updates on a Ubuntu server? [closed]

I can't seem to find an agreed answer on this anywhere, so I figured I'd ask it myself. I have five Ubuntu servers running either 12.04 or 14.04, should I enable automatic security updates on these ...
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EC2 Ubuntu 14.04 instances: running `apt-get update` results in “Hash Sum mismatch”

Every time I create a new AWS EC2 instance with Ubuntu 14.04 (using ami-a182b391, as found from here) and then immediately run sudo apt-get -y update, it gives me an error. Here's the OS info: $ ...
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Ubuntu 14 AWS m1.medium limit nproc 32000 32000 not obeyed

Just installed mongodb on an Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-29-generic x86_64) AWS m1.medium instance type. When I run mongo I get the warning: ** WARNING: soft rlimits too low. rlimits set to ...
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Windows Server IPP Index Page Formatting

I am trying to automatically add printers to linux clients using cups so unfortunately I cannot make use of GPO printer distribution in this case. I've enabled IPP printing on Windows Server 2012 (I ...
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Collectd notify_email Plugin Not Working On Ubuntu 14.04

I'm attempting to set up e-mail notifications using collectd and the threshold / notify_email plugins. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, attempting to relay e-mails through Amazon SES. Relevant package ...