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How Can I Give My VPN Clients Internet Access

I have been successful in setting up two OpenVPN servers as follows: Ubuntu1 (LAN IP: 172.23.6.148 WAN IP: 60.242.175.132) Ubuntu2 (LAN IP: 172.23.6.149 WAN IP: 60.242.175.133) Clients ...
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NFS fails to mount through openvpn tunnel

I am trying to establish an nfs connection through an openvpn tunnel. It really anoying and i dont know what to try next. The connectein test has been made on several platforms now. used ...
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ec2 instance timed out

So I was ssh'd into my running instance while trying to set up Postfix for mailing.. I was fallowing this tutorial: http://flurdy.com/docs/postfix/#ec2. I got to the Shorewall part and fallowed all ...
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MySQL crashed and was not able to restart until clearing a table

I have MySQL running on my Ubuntu server and suddenly the MySQL Daemon was down. When trying to restart it, the restart failed due to xxx table is marked as crashed and last (automatic ) repair ...
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Need to understand : ping

I am using ubuntu 13.10 and I have used ping before to check server is up/down. Can someone help me understand, as I'm unable to find anything explaining this I did the usual ping command ping ...
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Why not work deploy from bitbucket git repo?

I follow the instruction http://jonathannicol.com/blog/2013/11/19/automated-git-deployments-from-bitbucket/ Server VPS, Ubuntu 14.04 Firstly it was done on test domain and it was ok. I delete ...
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Chef installation in a chroot (packer): not starting services

I'm trying to use packer.io to create a machine image for a server who's deployment I already have automated using Chef (chef-solo specifically), using the amazon-chroot builder and the chef-solo ...
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Ubuntu server time jumping away

I wanted to write "drifting away" in the header but this is not what's happening. I have an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server running some web apps. On 25.10.2014 I updated tzdata to the latest version and ...
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server randomly becoming unresponsive

I've been having a sporadic issue that seems to occur completely at random with one of our Ubuntu servers. The server will randomly decide to stop responding to connections on all services (SSH, HTTP, ...
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aws instance froze, how to find out what went wrong

So we have a instance on AWS that runs CouchDB which was down and not accessible until we rebooted the box (which took a long time). The instance is back up now and I am trying to figure out what ...
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OpenVpn & KVM: can't access LAN behind server

i just set up an OpenVPN Server on a rented root Server. I can ping the OpenVPN Server IP, but can't connect or ping to other Machines (VMs) on the OpenVPN Server Network. According to the official ...
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Make hidden folders invisible sftp [closed]

My client needed sftp server for sharing files, so I created sftp server on a amazon ec2 ubuntu machine and added different users. Now their need is when user login to sftp server either via winscp ...
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simulate slow hdd in kvm

Can i simulate a slow hdd in a KVM guest? I need to test what happens with an app when it runs o a slow server (actually a server with the filesystem mounted over nfs). Related to this, I've found ...
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Routing particular service over vpn

Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I need to connect to a SMB share that isn't local. The only way I can connect to it is over a VPN. The particular VPN service is Juniper. Connecting to the VPN is easy and ...
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Convert Command Line produces large file size

I am trying to resize a list of images (they are 140 × 78 px) using convert command line from imagemagick on ubuntu server. I tried convert -resize 50% img.jpg img2.jpg But the size of img.jpg ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04: apt-get won't install vsftpd (Package is not available, but is referred by another)

When I try to install VSFTPD to my Ubuntu Server 12.04 instance by the following command: sudo apt-get install vsftpd I get the following error: Package vsftpd is not available, but is referred by ...
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Isolated development environment on Ubuntu

I want to create an isolated ubuntu environment on which to install and configure some applications that need to comunicate on the network and be accessed through http. I want to be able to run my own ...
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uWSGI cannot load virtualenv

I'm setting up a Python app using nginx and uWSGI. My dependencies are in a virtualenv. If I activate the virtualenv manually, everything works by running this command: uwsgi --ini uwsgi.ini But if ...
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Dynamic port forwarding reports connection failed and timeout

I'm running a benchmark based on selenium to send requests to an application server. Since the application server is deployed on a private cloud, I'm not able to connect to the server from the ...
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how to config apache2 and ubuntu server for my website

I have apache2 installed in ubuntu server and in local network its work but, when I try to connect from external network I have this error: Internet could not load the webpage because ...
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Duplicate DB and files

I'm creating a group of websites using the CMS Concrete5 has models to be presented to my clients. My idea is that they can choose each one they want and deploy a new subdomain with a model ready to ...
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Can't synchronize time in Ubuntu (Europe/Moscow)

I've got this Ubuntu server virtual machine. I'm trying to setup a correct time on it. I've selected a proper timezone (Europe > Moscow) via sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata. After that, I'm using ...
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nginx load balancing images not loading

Below is my load balancing configuration.my other servers contain nginx unicorn based application setup. When i tried above configuration the images are not loading. I have total three servers 1 ...
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Iptables PREROUTING to redirect port 80 through varnish not working

I try to use iptables to keep Varnish on port 8080 and Apache on port 80 and just preroute everything coming in at port 80 to port 8080. It isn't working. When I call the site on port 8080 everything ...
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How Do I Reach Local Subnet Behind Tinc VPN

I am attempting to setup a VPN connection between a cloud server on DigitalOcean and an on-premise server using Tinc. Thus far, I have been successful in getting the connection up and running and the ...
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Can't ping my static IP address from external network [closed]

I have an ubuntu server and a static IP address. When I try to ping my IP static ip from my internal network it work but, when I try from external link remote ping I haven't no response!! #cat ...
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Samba 4.1 (Ubuntu 14.04) prompts for password when listing shares

I had to upgrade my Ubuntu Server to 14.04 which comes with Samba 4.1 (I used Samba 3 previously). I had to switch from security = share to security = user, because it looks like the first one seems ...
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Solaris 10 inside KVM (Ubuntu 14.04) - network card not working

I have a problem with getting network running on a Solaris 10 guest running on a Ubuntu 14.04 kvm host. Installation of the guest runs fine but I can get no network connectivity from the guest to the ...
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Problems with apt-get on Ubuntu

I'm seeing the following issue on Ubuntu 14.04 when I run sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer: + sudo apt-get -y install oracle-java7-installer Reading package lists... Building ...
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Installed ProFTP on Ubuntu and it is running but cannot login

I just spun up a new server on Digital Ocean that I plan to use for Backup files....my client has a website on a Share Hosting server running wordpress and I cannot get them to let me migrate to a ...
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How to create nested file and set owner for all parent paths?

I need to create the following file for www-data user like the following: sudo /var/www/.ssh/authorized_keys But non of www, .ssh directories and authorized_keys file does not exists. How could I ...
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Squid3 never cache image files

I just installed 3.3.8 on Ubuntu 14.04. However I found that squid3 never caches any statics images file at all. Here is my squid3.conf auth_param digest program /usr/lib/squid3/digest_file_auth -c ...
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How to point CNAME to Digital Ocean droplet

Having an issue trying to point a CNAME to my Digital Ocean droplet I created a CNAME on DNSimple and pointed it to the IP address of my Digital Ocean droplet: ironman4x4.adamgeorge.com I've tested ...
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Connect with IKE to a CheckPoint VPN from Linux without a certificate

I am trying to connect to a CheckPoint VPN with ShrewSoft's IKE. The sysadmin of the remote network gave me the host IP, username and password to connect to their network's CheckPoint VPN. From a ...
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How to install Horde Webmail on Ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

Am using Ubuntu 14.04. Am stuck with the following issue: My goal is to install and have running HORDER GROUPWARE 5.2 on my Domain/Hosting: Download on Github: https:// github ...
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Xen Server, Ubuntu VM increased disk size, now will not boot

Citrix XenServer 6.2 Running Ubnutu Server 14.04 It had a 300GB disk attached, using XenCenter I increased the disk size to 500GB, planning on using gparted to resize the partition. Now it will not ...
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“nginx is not running” - but it actually is

Running Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS Checking nginx status says it's not running: $ sudo service nginx status * nginx is not running However, it is, as the websites it's powering are working, and: ...
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“bin/unpack200: not found” when installing TeamPostgreSQL

Running Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. I downloaded the 68MB .sh file from the project website. When I run the file with sudo I get the following output: ben@tardis:~$ sudo ./teampostgresql_ubuntu.sh Unpacking ...
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How to check whether my server turned into a spamming machine?

I am suspecting something is sending a plenty of mails from my server without my knowledge. I'd like to check whether my machine turned into a spamming server. What is the easiest way to do this? ...
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nginx logging to access.log.1 instead of access.log, logrotate failing?

I have an nginx instance that is set to log access to /var/log/nginx/access.log and errors to /var/log/nginx/errors.log, but as soon as logrotate runs each week, the file gets moves to *.log.1 and the ...
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Why logrotate makes an extra rotation?

Trying to configure logrotate for 10 daily rotation in my dump folder I have 11 rotations (mydump.sql, mydump.sql.1 ... mydump.sql.11), why? This is my logrotate configuration file in ...
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Upgraded to Ruby version 2.1.2, passenger still on 1.9.3

I installed Ruby 2.1.2 using RVM, and changed the nginx.conf file with the appropriate passenger_ruby and passenger_root paths, but my Rails application is still running on Ruby 1.9.3. Why is my Rails ...
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ubuntu 14.04 amavis update-rc.d start\stop error output

I have been using amavis on ubuntu 12.04 with no issues and while installing a new amavis server on 14.04 I have an error trying to apply update-rc.d the output is: ~# update-rc.d amavis enable ...
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Update ubuntu automatically

I have just started learning web server administration. I have noticed that I get this update message very often on Ubuntu: xx packages can be updated xx updates are security update When I see it I ...
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PCI scan showing false positives on cloud-based server [closed]

I've run a third-party PCI scan recently on my website, and my main domain cleared 100%. The IP address, however, came up with some strange errors. It was claiming we were vulnerable to XSS attacks ...
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glusterfs with puphpet on ubuntu 14.04

I am not able to find peers on two ubuntu 14 servers. I am using puphpet.com to make my puppet machines. I followed this tutorial: ...
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Jailing user in a custom directory upon login

I have 3 users in my system: user1 user2 user3 I have installed proftpd on ubuntu 14.04. Using DefaultRoot directive i can jail users in a specific directory, e.g. /home/%u/test But what if i ...
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Getting eth_ipoib in Ubuntu

I've just discovered an ethernet driver called eth_ipoib which I'd like to experiment with. However, there appears to be no kernel module for it in the mainline. http://lwn.net/Articles/507258/ How ...
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Deploying Virtual Machines Using Salt and Salt-Virt on Ubuntu Server

I am using Salt to provision machines, both physical and virtual, for my company. It would be really nice if I could also use Salt (Salt-Virt) to manage the various virtual machines running on my ...
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All my harddrives are around 10 MB/s read/write

I have a HP N54L MicroServer (AMD N54L, 4GB RAM) running on Lubuntu (doesn't really matter happens on Ubuntu too). In there are 4 HDDS each 1 TB, Samsung HD103SJ. I tried every single BIOS setting ...