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Stop Apache from spawning 100's of processes

Context: I have a video game client that requests a php page from the server to process user logins. This happens in a loop (terrible) and is therefore making MANY requests, per client. I plan to fix ...
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Why does my apache refuse the “Content-Security-Policy” headers?

I'm currently in the process of implementing Content-Security-Policies. But my apache refused to accept the config settings. The apache2 versions I am currently using are: 2.2.22 and 2.4.7. Neither ...
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Can a virtual machine act as a business server? [closed]

I'm new to server setup and have read a bit about the basics of a business server. What I've read is about having physical server rooms with Tower/Rack/Blade servers. My question is, is a physical ...
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PSAD does not start on Ubuntu 14.04

I complied PSAD from source, compilation went smoothly however when I run this command: sudo psad --sig-update I got this: Can't load ...
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Apache Unresponsive and Fails to Restart

I have a staging server, which is run out of our office, that we use for showing websites currently in development to clients for approval, and for content input into a CMS. It is not under high load, ...
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Mysql doesn't start mysqld.sock is missing

After I rebooted my server, everything started up normally except for "mysql", i tried to start it up manually "/etc/init.d/mysql restart" or with "service mysql restart", it fails In log file it ...
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Where are LDAP user's home stored

I have been goolging around LDAP these days. And I'm trying to deploy a central authentication server for quite a few ubuntu servers. After all the research, one question come to my mind. Where are ...
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how to set up logging-files ubuntu 14.04

Im having some trouble to correctly configure my mail logs. How can i configure the following needs? I have a mail server and the log result should be 7 different files mail.sunday, mail.monday, ...
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Dovecot-core fails to start

I am attempting to follow this tutorial: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-configure-a-mail-server-using-postfix-dovecot-mysql-and-spamassassin I believe someone before me ...
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What is the best way to connect SAN to OpenStack servers?

There is a OpenStack setup with controller, network and two computing nodes (it will be expanded in future). We plan to deploy Ubuntu on all servers. Also we need a storage subsystem for archiving ...
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OpenVPN client on Amazon EC2 leading to SSH disconnect

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on Amazon EC2.. I am trying to connect the EC2 instance to an OpenVPN so the traffic routes through the VPN.. When I do a sudo openvpn --config <config>.ovpn, the ...
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404 Not Found. File exists (mounted)

First off, I will update this post with any information you may need, but since I have no idea where to begin, I will try to summarize the issue. Please just ask if you want to see something. I'm ...
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how to divert incoming all tcp packets at eth0 to socks proxy and to eth1 of same host?

I have a three ubuntu linux hosts. host 1,host 2 and host 3. I want to pass data from host 1 to host 3 via host 2. But specifically I want to pass all incoming traffic of host 2 to socks proxy then to ...
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first program to run after ssh connection

I have a user 'test' and I had modified /etc/passwd file to run a certain script of my own (lets call it somescript.sh) whenever 'test' logs-in or does ssh. I later changed the '/etc/passwd' file to ...
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Can't log into AMI, assigning new keypairs doesn't work - how do I completely reset SSH?

Something bizarre happened to an Ubuntu EC2 instance of mine - while it used to have a keypair assigned for login that worked fine (created through the default EC2 console channels), the assigned ...
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Permission Issues When Pushing to Git Remote

I've spent the past few days trying to set up a Git Remote on my server so I can push changes to my web-server to it. The problem is that I'm getting the following errors while doing it: $ git push ...
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Pulling docker images from behind whitelisted proxy

I'm attempting to deploy my application using docker on a corporate AWS instance that sits behind a http proxy. I have installed docker and whitelisted the base image pull address. However when I ...
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website uses an invalid security certificate

I have website on ubuntu with apache server. Domain is from godaddy. When I type example.com it's running file under SSL (with https). But, for www.example.com it's giving me below error. ...
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Upgrading ssh6.9p1 on new AWS T2 Ubuntu instance locks me out [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade ssh on a default Amazon Ubuntu t2 micro instance, which uses ssh 6.6.1p1. In order to pass PCI compliance, ssh needs to report v6.7 or higher, otherwise Trustwave security scans ...
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MariaDB Galera Cluster falls out of sync easily

We're trying to debug an issue with a MariaDB cluster. We're running Maria 10.0.19 on c4.large instances in Amazon EC2; the OS is Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty). There are three machines clustered together, ...
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MySQL slow connection

I am running a laravel application that is on a separate server than my MySQL database. If I run the query on the Mysql server it takes the expected 0.00 - 0.01 seconds to return. However when I log ...
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Gluster FS. Rebuild replicated volume

I am playing with GlusterFS. And now I am curious how to fully rebuild replicated volume. So I`ve created 1 replicated volume from server1 and server2 nodes: root@server1:~# gluster volume create ...
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Webserver is fetching rather than executing CGI files

I am settings up Bugzilla for the first time, and I've been getting this error: TEST-FAILED Webserver is fetching rather than executing CGI files. Check the AddHandler statement in your httpd.conf ...
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Can't connect to mysql using ssl with compiled php [closed]

I have been bashing my head against a wall for a couple of days now. I just cant figure it out. I Run ubuntu 12 with plesk 12 and apache 2.2. I have tried compiled PHP 5.6.10 and PHP 5.6.11 with ...
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Postfix no outer mails recived because of “unknown user 550” (sending & local reciving possible) [closed]

I have the following problem: I can't recive emails on my email account on my server. Postfix sends back: error: unknown user (550) - mymail@domain.tld But it is possible to send mail with other ...
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cloud server performance vs same specification dedicated server?

I have a web application written in php (5.6.10) and using Postgresql (9.4) we have about 4k users per day and about 20k page views per days, my main issue that we are running in cloud host with 2 ...
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Ubuntu Iptables FTP passive mode

I have a problem when trying to define iptables rules in my ubuntu server. I reject all connections and allow some like FTP. The problem is that in passive mode I can connect but I cannot list ...
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Duplicity backup to S3: BackendException

I'm trying to configure my Duplicity installation to backup to an Amazon S3 bucket. I keep getting a BackendException error with no further details. EDIT: I've removed my Duply configuration from ...
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VSFTPD Cannot change directory, cannot figure out why on ubuntu

I cannot connect to my vsftpd instance. I get the following error 500 OOPS: cannot change directory:/var/www/[...] I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS This is my vsftpd config file listen=YES ...
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postfix/smtpd lost connection after AUTH from <server>[ip]

I try to send mail from a private LAN server to my private postfix server and I get this error, but I can't find its meanning: # /var/log/mail.log Jul 8 15:02:50 mail-srv postfix/smtpd[18222]: ...
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ubuntu server dropping packets

I have a Ubuntu server 14.04 running nginx 1.8 with gunicorn. nginx is with 16 workers (1024 connections) system network stat using ss -s command is: Total: 15713 (kernel 0) TCP: 198006 (estab ...
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Removing old kernels

My boot partition is full and I can't install new kernel versions. So I tried to remove some old versions like this: get active kernel uname -a Linux Ubuntu-1404-trusty-64-minimal ...
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How can I set up two virtual Ubuntu Web Servers and split web traffic between them based on incoming domain?

I have a rack mount server here (HOSTA, running ubuntu 12.04), that has two virtualized installations of ubuntu (VIRTA & VIRTB, via vboxheadless, one is 12.04 and the other is 14.04). One has the ...
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How to find out reason of python script stop working in background?

I've bought a VDS server some days ago just to have some Telegram Bots working 24/7. I can't keep shell always open, so I've decided to use this "hack": 1. In Python script add #!/usr/bin/python3.4 ...
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Changes to php.ini have no effect

When I look at the results of phpinfo() it shows my load configuration file as /opt/bitnami/php/etc/php.ini. However, when I make changes to this file and restart apache those changes are not ...
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after install ssl certificate fatal bind xxx.xxx.xxx.xx port 587 already in use

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server setup with Virtualmin/Webmin latest version using a self-signed certificate generated during installation working fine for more than a year without any problem. This week ...
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Sendmail sends unsolicited emails [duplicate]

I have a problem with sendmail. All of the sudden it started sending emails that its not supposed to send (obviaou spam messages about viagra, porn etc.). I checked some tools that supposedly check ...
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my.cnf file does not reflect changes on ubuntu 12.04

Hello I am running an application install which requires thread_stack = 256k in my.cnf file. The location of the file is etc/mysql/my.cnf and I updated the value and restarted the mysql server,but the ...
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Infrequent input/output error - Linux server

Once in a while, we encounter input/output errors on one of our disks. Our server (DELL PowerEdge R720, Ubuntu 14.04) uses the Perc H710 Raid controller, and the disk that is producing the error is a ...
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Creating IPsec tunnel Ubuntu 15.04 ip sec tools

I'm trying to setup a VPN/Tunnel between three(3) Ubuntu 15.04 servers. I've googled and it seems that I can use IPsec tools for this. I've only found the following ...
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Need to enter a dhclient at every restart at Ubuntu

my internet was working just fine until one certain day. From this day until today every time I restart the pc I have to execute a dhclient to make internet connection work again. I searched old ...
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Memcached in Munin

I tried to configure the munin to load the memcached plugin. But the memcached plugin wont show up when i add the --suggest to the munin-node-configure command. But i appear when i do not add that ...
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Save cache folder on seperate partition with superfast filesystem?

I'm reading about disks, partitions, filesystems, recovery. I have a lack of knowledge about them. To learn things I mentally model abstract situations. So, imagine... I have the ubuntu server with ...
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Connection established. Still ssh login issue to ubuntu server on ec2 instance

I am not able to login to my Server (ec2 instance). Before this I was able to login. No changes has been made to server or Security groups ! please help me out ! ashish@ashishk:~/MyScripts$ ...
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Discrepancy between total sectors and calculated total sectors using fdisk

I use ubuntu on vmware. With fdisk command I got this output: Disk /dev/sda: 42.9 GB, 42949672960 bytes 255 heads, 56 sectors/track, 5874 cylinders, total 83886080 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 ...
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Apache2 Ubuntu 500 Error

[Sun Jul 05 10:19:53.611919 2015] [mpm_event:notice] [pid 4170:tid 140530536925056] AH00489: Apache/2.4.10 (Ubuntu) configured -- resuming normal operations [Sun Jul 05 10:19:53.612026 2015] ...
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how to deploy Laravel 5 app on ubuntu pc for production?

i want to deploy a laravel 5 app on my ubuntu pc having php,mysql,apache,composer installed. one way is to use php artisan serve but i think it's not the best way to do that because it can only ...
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How can I make the node server with only accept some port?

I have LAMP server now I want another server connect to my mysql with another ip address how can I do that I don't know the keyword to search I will explain with the picture [client] ---> ...
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Internal server error after chaning the Allow override in Apache.conf (Ubuntu)

i am facing a error after changing the Allow overide to ALL and Then i get internal server Error. <Directory /var/www/> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks AllowOverride All Require all ...
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can't switch to root or use sudo [closed]

I've just come into the following problem: For some reason I can't use su or sudo: usr@usr-MS-7816:~$ su Password: su: Authentication failure usr@usr-MS-7816:~$ sudo su [sudo] password for usr: ...