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Multiple dynamic IP & port forwarding ( iptables )

I have multiple internal servers using port 443 and am using 6 dynamic IP's (same provider) to allow me to forward without having to use a non-standard port.I am not load balancing any traffic. Right ...
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Thin process duplicates after upstart.conf run

I'm trying to run thin server in upstart. Here is what my upstart.conf file contains: description 'kitfaye' start on runlevel [12356] stop on runlevel [!12356] respawn script exec su -l deploy ...
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openvpn peers can ping network but not reverse

In a nutshell, I have two libvirt/kvm hosts on which I have virtual machines running. The hosting company that these machines are with cannot provide any sort of virtual network between these ...
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PHP5-FPM Slow Execution on Ubuntu 14.04 (EC2 micro server)

I have a cluster of EC2 servers set up and just one is behaving very strangely. It's a t1.micro server running Ubuntu 14.04. Nginx, MySQL, and php5-fpm are installed. I've concluded that nginx and ...
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Apache 2.4 gives Forbidden Files deny server access [duplicate]

Ok, I have a weird thing going on - I have LAMP setup with a pseudo virtual hosting where for each user a system user is created and all his files are owned by the user. So here is the flow -> user ...
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Creating new users using PHP not recognized by Apache 2.4

I have a server setup where new linux users are created using (PHP) shell_exec ( '/usr/sbin/useradd ' . $username ); exec ('usermod -a -G ' . $username . ' '. $username); #add user into the usergroup ...
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Apache fast-cgi and php-fpm on Ubuntu 14.04 - Run PHP File as the owner

I am trying to setup FastCGI and PHP-FPM so that a php file can be executed as the owner of the file. I am trying to replace SuPHP with FastCGI and fpm. Earlier, I had folders with different owners ...
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debian redis update-rc.d errors - there is a loop between redis and nginx

I tried to install redis as a service in debian 7 wheezy(redis version 7) by following the instructions from http://redis.io/topics/quickstart but after running sudo update-rc.d redis_6379 defaults ...
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Node.js Forever upstart script stop hangs

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with Node.js installed to .nvm and the project direction under my home directory. I am trying to run the script as me bill during boot. And have the ability to restart and ...
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Softether vpn ufw firewall config - is it correct?

I've correctly installed and configured Softether on my Ubuntu 14 x64 VPS in local bridge mode with a virtual TAP interface. What I have now is a fully functioning L2TP/IPSEC server with two network ...
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Change default encoding order in locale -a

My ubuntu server output the following after a locale -a : C C.UTF-8 POSIX fr_FR.utf8 if i input export LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8,it changes a little bit : C C.UTF-8 fr_FR.utf8 POSIX Main difference is ...
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Chef: how can I stop the user_management recipe in the rabbitmq cookbook from adding a guest account?

I am new to chef and want to use the rabbitmq user_management recipe without the default behavior of adding a rabbitmq guest account. I am using chef-server 11.1.3 and rabbitmq cookbook version 3.3.0 ...
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Ubuntu LTS 14.04 - Postfix spam from localhost / 127.0.0.1

Our server lately seems to send spam from our (legitimate) info email user. Actually info is not a real user but a forward to a Google mail address we use to gather email from other places. I have ...
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Basic QoS configuration with PRIO qdisc is not working

Im using Ubuntu 12.10 OS and i want to prioritize ICMP traffic over other traffic in the egress queue of eth0 interface (as it is my default route to internet). By default this is the Qdisc ...
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Cron job running twice

I have a ubuntu linux ec2 instance running on AWS. Upon entering the command ps -ef to view all currently running processed, I see root 2346 944 0 06:08 ? 00:00:00 CRON ubuntu 2347 ...
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postfix not going to address on same domain with gmail

I am using postfix and gmail small business apps It seems to be working great for sending email to external domains, but does not work when trying to send to email with same domain So for example ...
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Supervisor program not found

I create a test here: vi /etc/supervisor/conf.d/test.conf It looks like this: [program:sentry-test] command= echo "hello there" I then run the command with the output: supervisorctl reread ...
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Virtual Ubuntu Trusty Server in Hyper-V Server 2012 ocassionly shuts down

I am running a virtual Ubuntu 14.04 Server as a Hyper-V virtual machine. Sometimes after a day or two the virtual machine just stops and shows as off in Hyper-V. Every other VM just runs fine. In the ...
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isc-dhcp leases file never cleaned

When running isc-dhcp the leases file seems to grow indefinitely (several hundred MB). If I restart the isc-dhcp service, the file shrinks to 1.5MB. How can I have isc-dhcp flush expired records ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 asking for pass phrase to unlock RSA key oddity.

Sorry for the obscure title but I have no idea how to phrase this.. I am having an oddity occurring with my RSA key, I use RSA key authentication over SSH for all my servers and other services where ...
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Connect to server with ppk from console

i am trying to connect ubuntu server using sftp server. But the problem is i have a ppk key and i mustn't convert it to openssh. Is there a way to connect to server using ppk from command line? This ...
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How can I configure myhostname to work with postfix and Ubuntu 14.04 on Azure VM

My hostname file reads as this. virtual-machine-set hostname -f virtual-machine-set /etc/hosts reads like this 127.0.0.1 localhost 191.xxx.xx.xx myazuredomain.cloudapp.net #The following ...
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Deny connection to and from a specific hostname on Ubuntu/Apache2

My wordpress EC2 server was probably hacked. When running iftop command I can see that my server sends and recieves data from a hostname name "i157panamamails.com". This hostname never goes away and ...
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No hangup signal by default [duplicate]

I have a server running ubuntu server. It is behind a proxy...I don't know if that makes a difference. But I have found that a couple of processes I've tried, get terminated when I log out of the SSH ...
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Root Directory /var/www/html : Apach2 on Ubuntu 14.04

I just set up the apache2/mysql server to play around with. But I found the something different than what I saw before. The root directory is pointed to /var/www/html/. I checked the ...
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Site to site ssh tunnel

I have two virtual environment at different locations, and I want to set up site to site ssh tunnel for contact between those networks. I have configured the ssh tunnel on both sides with routes to ...
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ipv6 and ipv4 server preference

A webserver I manage is running Ubuntu 14.04 and is configured for dual stack - ipv6 & ipv4. It is my understanding that ipv6 connections have first priority after which it should fall back to ...
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Why iperf still reports 1Gbps performance when using bonding over two 1Gbps adapters?

As I understand it, bonding brings among other benefits the ability to increase the network speed between two machines in a LAN. Bonding [...] means combining several network interfaces (NICs) to ...
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nginx wont start after reboot Ubuntu 14.04

I'm getting this error: nginx: [emerg] duplicate upstream "app_server" in /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/django.save:1 this is my config file: upstream app_server { server 127.0.0.1:9000 ...
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ldd founds shared library, but executing binary tells not found

After installing ubuntu 14.04 and installing keepalived's deb, the keeplived cannot start: aaroot@aatest1:~$ sudo /usr/sbin/keepalived /usr/sbin/keepalived: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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Nginx rewrite location internally to serve static content

I'm trying to serve static content from an endpoint that differs in hierarchy structure than the actual root directory structure. This is the result I'm trying to achieve: ...
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order 4 allocation failure disaster

Some environment details first: Hardware: Intel Server Board S2600GZ 2 x Intel Xeon CPU E5-2620 64GB DDR3 RAM Intel RAID Controller RS2BL (LSI SAS2108) with 4TB LVM Volume made of SAS disks ...
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crontab truncates file path

I try to run the following command: crontab -u root /root/iss/current/node/bin/installers/nl_brandless_selector_full_hd/nl_brandless_selector_full_hd_cron_file But I got an error like this: ...
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Dual homed Linux host (Debian/Ubuntu) using DHCP

We have an Ubuntu server with 2 NICs. Each one is on a different subnet. Besides there's a third subnet. Clients sit on all three subnets. All clients should be able to talk to both server IPs so we ...
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PHP Sessions directory is filling up and overflowing

Running PHP, Apache2... Our login stopped working and anything trying to grab session data. It all stopped working randomly at 7pm last night. I found out the sessions directory is being filled with ...
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Corosync and Pacemaker deployment

I'm currently working on a deployment architecture for a Postgres HA 1 Master/ 1 Slave scenario. After reading lots and lots of documentation I've decided to start using Pacemaker in conjunction with ...
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How to know read volume due to readahead?

In Ubuntu, is there a way to see how many kb/sec are being read from a disk due to the readahead setting? (I'm referring to that set by blockdev --set-ra). I.e. if I try to read 100 bytes from ...
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Apache2 access.log interpretation

I'm pretty new to apache in general. It's a LAMP installation on Ubuntu server 14.04 and all is up to date. I'm also running a squid proxy on the same box(not transparent) with success in my ...
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Putting My RSA Public Key on RSA Key-Secured Server

Hello and thanks for reading, Basically, I'm taking over for someone on some system admin duties, learning as I go, but one problem I've run into is not having my public RSA key put onto a particular ...
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Squid Proxy: ACL error on request by curl

my squid.conf(squid3) acl localnet src 192.168.1.0/255.255.255.0 acl localweb src 192.168.199.0/255.255.255.0 http_port 3128 transparent http_access allow localnet http_access allow localweb my ...
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Why is Bind not seemingly not reloading my ACL's on service reload?

I have a two views setup on my ubuntu server: acl members-nl { 1.2.3.4; }; acl members-eu { }; I had the IP 1.2.3.4 inside members-eu and did service bind9 reload - its not taking affect. I ...
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PHP stopped working after upgrading from 5.3 to 5.5 using PPA

I had PHP 5.3 working on an old server that my company uses. I have PHP 5.5 working on my AWS server. Both of the servers are Ubuntu. My application is working fine on my AWS server. But when I ...
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Monitor traffic on ports with Cacti

This seems like a basic question, but i haven't found any solution yet. Recently I've installed Cacti for interface traffic monitoring. That works fine, but I would like to see these graphs for used ...
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npm install failing at gyp rebuild on ubuntu server 12.04.5

Hi [first serverfault q so hope this isn't too dumb a question] I've got a setup on a Ubuntu 12.04.5 server that is just for deploying meteor js applications. Previously my deploy pattern worked but ...
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Low latency TCP settings on Ubuntu

There is a server for measurements running on Ubuntu in my lab . And there is C program, which receives data through TCP connection and should as soon as possible send a reply. Network latency when ...
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ERR_INCOMPLETE_CHUNKED_ENCODING apache 2.4

I upgraded my Ubuntu server to 14.04 and Apache 2.4.7. Now my images don't load and console yields net::ERR_INCOMPLETE_CHUNKED_ENCODING. Also, I can sometimes see some of the images load for a little ...
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Limit access on Apache 2.4 to ldap group

I've upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS, and suddenly, my Apache 2.4 (previous: Apache 2.2) now lets everybody in to my virtual host, which is unfortunate :-). What am I doing wrong? ...
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installing php gd on ubuntu on a vps server [closed]

I was working on localhost with resizing images and everything was great. Then I uploaded to my server and things got interesting. After searching around, looks like I have to enable php-gd on my ...
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recovering overwritten file in ubuntu [closed]

I recently just overwrote one of my sql dump file by doing the following command: mysqldump -u root -pTucson85719@ Directory > directory.sql is it possible to get back the file that is being ...
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Install pdf2swf on Ubuntu Trusty Tahr(14.04)

It seems the Ubuntu 14.04 repository contains a version of swftools without pdf2swf--see https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/trusty/+package/swftools This package does not include pdf2swf and avi2swf ...