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Verify server performance

I'm looking for a quick and SIMPLE way to verify that new servers are performing as expected. The most important metric is disk performance, second is network performance. I’m trying to prevent ...
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Trouble adding domain name

I've added a new virtual host configuration to my stuff, I copied a configuration file for a live site that works, modified the 7 lines that it is and then a2ensite it, added it to /etc/hosts and ...
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Securing a Virtual Machine outside the LAN

I want to "give" VMs to other people to TAKE HOME and use in their home machines. Those VMs should be configured not to accept USB devices, no CD/DVD and no local drives. Any way keep the VMs secure ...
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iptables NAT & virtual machine networking

Currently I'm using the following script to make several virtual machines access the Internet and allow some ports being forwarded through the host's NAT inside a host-only network. ...
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Can you recursively run Virtual Machines [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to setup a virtual machine inside another virtual machine A VM inside of a VM?
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Question about libvirt autostart and virtual manager

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 I installed kvm and virtual manager and created a guest OS. Everything worked fine until I rebooted my pc. After reboot libvirt was not running despite of init script inside ...
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Windows 7 virtual machine additions for Linux

https://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=bf12642f-77dc-4d45-ae4e-e1b05e0a2674 Is the link above, "Virtual Machine Additions for Linux", compatible with Windows 7? There is no ...
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How do you map a virtual drive letter to a net work path on Windows

There are two computers PC1, PC2, there is a fold named: D:\Soft in PC1, and I want to use just one copy of soft. so I used psubst to create a virtual driver D: in PC2 like below, and it works very ...
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Replacing 40+ desktop PCs with Virtual Machines - advisable?

We currently have 40+ desktops which are solely used for remote desktop access to run things like Visual Studio, Clearcase, and other related development tools. These are commonly used by remote ...
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nginx howto correct the path from a back-end server redirect response under a virtual directory

The following was my deployed servers: client ------ nginx proxy(example.com) ------ back-end server(192.168.1.20) The nginx proxy's external URL was configured under a virtual directory ...
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Need help configuring apache with 3 different hostnames that support wildcard subdomains

I have a single physical server. I need to set it up so i can have 3 different domains on it. Each one of these domains needs to be able to support wildcard sub-domains. ...
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Virtual Memory Limit in IIS 7

The Virtual Memory Limit(KB) setting in IIS 7 on our production server has a value 0. Does it means our application is not using any virtual memory or does it means, there is no maximum limit on the ...
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access xampp virtual hosts from virtualbox

My host is Ubuntu and guest is Windows XP. I'm also running Xampp on Ubuntu with a bunch of virtual hosts. For example I have a host named "ehpc.loc" binded to 127.0.0.7 ip-address. So I need to ...
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Easy to Administer Open Source Groupware Appliance for Virtual Environment

I'm looking for a virtual appliance that supports all features of a groupware and takes care of OS updates, etc. automatically or via the administration UI. Zimbra has all the features, but is lacking ...
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Set up virtual host for external domain?

I have a client who intends to redirect all traffic for their domain to my server. how do I configure my server to in turn direct all that incoming traffic from that particular redirection onto a ...
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Apache Virtual Host Config www vs non-www, Rewrite or sServerAlias?

We have a central httpd.conf and we include confs for various virtual hosts. Until today, we didn't really have a need for "www.subdomain.site.com" domains, only "subdomain.site.com." Now we do, so I ...
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Apache2 vhost configuration problem

What I'd like apache to do is match every request for example.com and redirect to www.example.com. Any other hosts sent by a browser that are not on this domain should return a 404. Here are my two ...
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Dedicated Server or Actually Virtual?

Is there a way to know for sure that your remote-ly hosted server is actually a dedicated, and not just a virtual, "faking" to be a dedicated? What are some possible shell commands to run to test ...
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IP-Based Virtual Hosts Lighttpd

I have multiple IP's and I would like to route each one to its own directory. This is what I have so far.. $SERVER["socket"] == "XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX:81" { server.document-root = ...
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Make an ip based virtual host only respond to a single host name

Is it possible to make an apache ip based virutal host only respond to a specific host name? I have a rouge domain name pointing to my server. I know I could redirect it or throw up a 401, but would ...
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IIS / Virtual Directory authentication

I have an IIS(v6)/Windows 2003/.Net 3.5(app code, libraries etc.) server hosting a website at www.mywebsite.com mapped to E:\Inetpub\wwwroot\mywebsite, we also have a virtual directory (VirtDir) ...
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How to activate the Virtual Desktop feature on Fortigate 100A?

We did recently update the firmware on our Fortigate 100A box and after the upgrade we tried to use the "Virtual Desktop" feature. (This isn't a new firmware feature) We can't find a way to activate ...
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cloud/grid computing

I'm appologizing in advance to the guys who will tell me this isn't a tech/server/IT issue! But I've been beating my head around this for a couple of days now. I'm trying figure out who to talk to, ...
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How to prevent response to who-has requests on virtual eth interface?

we use small embedded X86 linux servers equipped with a single physical ethernet port as a gateway for an IP video surveillance application. Each downstream IP cam is mapped to a separate virtual IP ...
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Virtual Lan on the Cloud — Help Confirm my understanding?

[Note: Tried to post this over at ServerFault, but I don't have enough 'points' for more than one link. Powers that be, move this question over there.] Please give this a quick read and let me know ...
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Top - what does Virtual memory size mean? …linux/ubuntu

I am running top to monitor my server performance and 2 of my java processes show virtual memory of up to 800MB-1GB. Is that a bad thing? What does virtual memory mean? And oh btw, I have swap of ...
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Corosync - stopping the service crashes the server

I am trying to set up a test cluster on a Xen Server with 2 paravirtualized CentOS 5.4 machines. I am using Pacemaker+Corosync, and following the instructions found at ...
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How to create a Windows Server 2008 VM

I have Windows 2008 Server set up. I want to create a Virtual machine with O/S Windows 2008 Server which can be booted with VM player. How do i go about it? Thanks, gauls
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Windows 2008 server hosting in Europe [closed]

I'm searching for a Windows 2008 server in Europe, preferably in Germany or UK or anything with good routing to Denmark (as its where the primary traffic will be generated from). The server will be ...
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Exporting a VM running as a Domain Controller

There is a Microsoft KB article that talks about best practices for running a DC on a VM. One of the notes is "Do not use the Export feature on a virtual machine that is running a domain controller". ...
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Where does cPanel store websites?

When I was using Plesk it was simply under /var/www, however it is empty when I have at least 2 sites now on a cPanel machine. What is cPanel's architecture in terms of storing files?
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How can I create a copy of a vm in vSphere Client running on ESXi 4.0?

I'd like to create copies of the VMs located on my datastore that I can put up temporarily on a different server while I perform some maintenance on our main virtualization server. Aside from using ...
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What's a good public access terminal solution using old PCs and remote VMs?

Has anyone had experience using VMs as remote desktops for public access terminals (e.g. an internet cafe) In our case we don't want to charge money for access but I figure this solution has a few ...
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Is it possible to reset FTDI virtual com ports enumeration, we easily get hundreds of COM ports in production environment

When producing devices that use a FTDI USB to serial chip to communicate with a Windows host, we get hundreds of COM-ports, since Windows seems to just increase the port number each time a new FTDI ...
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Virtual firewall in existing network DMZ?

A network configuration question from a relative newbie... We have an existing LAN setup, with a hardware firewall (D-Link DIR-655) and a Microsoft Small Business Server (which does the DHCP). We ...
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Virtual vs Physical Servers

I'm after a second opinion; and apologies if this has already been answered (point me in the right direction). Different factions within a project I'm on are engaged in a holy war between virtual vs ...
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VMWare ESXi 3.5 “Could not power on VM: No space left on device”

We have several VMWare ESXi boxes, and on some we get this message when trying to power on virtuals: "Could not power on VM: No space left on device Failed to power on VM" The Datastore is 67G, we ...
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NDMP to VTL on a second SAN (with copy to physical)

I've got a Sun Storage 7000 that I'd like to backup/restore via the built-in NDMP service, since we've got an secondary SAN attached which is available via two 10GbE links to the primary storage I'd ...
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How to set a .forward file for virtual users using exim4?

How can I set up a .forward file for a virtual mail user? My system is based on exim4, courier-imap and mysql. The homepath is the same as the maildir (for the virtual users) exim4 is run as ...
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How do I create a virtual IP address?

i am a student so i am pretty new at this but i am making a web cluster with two web servers so that if one server fails the website still stays up. my question is how do i assign a virtual IP address ...
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Get an IIS 6 ISAPI dll to ignore virtual directories

I have an IIS 6 website with an ISAPI dll to run an application. The application and ISAPI filter works well. I also have a couple of virtual directories set up to handle things like images without ...
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Apache crashes every 5min

I'm relatively new to server issues, having a site of mine that I started early in the year grow beyond my capabilities of managing it. I need help. I recently moved out of my shared hosting ...
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apache2, vhosts and servername directive

I'm running an apache development environment on my ubuntu desktop machine. When I start apache, I get the error "apache2: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified domain name, using ...
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VPN - What is the complexity involved setting one up across less than a dozen machines?

I have never set up and configured a VPN. I was wondering what it takes to set one up across windows server 2008 servers. What is the complexity involved? How complicated is it to configure? Do I ...
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Disable F1 key in Windows 7 virtual PC

I have Windows Virtual PC running Windows XP in windowed (not full-screen) mode. One of the custom applications that I run in the Virtual PC makes heavy use of F1 key, however every time I press it, ...
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Create a Virtual Host using SSH

I have the following setup: A machine on the local network that is connected to a VPN on another network, lets call it machine A A machine on the local network that has access to machine A, but with ...
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Configure Name-based Virtual Hosts on Linode?

I'm learning to configure name-based virtual host for apache 2. Right now, my domain http://mydomain.com points to /var/www/index.html. I want it to point to my newly created ...
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managing openvz on multiple servers

I have 3 (quad core each) servers that I'm going to run a small 10 server virtual cluster on. I'm using openvz. xen and kvm aren't options. My current plan is to have a script that resides on each ...
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FreeBSD Virtual consoles hang

I'm running FreeBSD 7.2 on a relatively new Dell Desktop, and when I switch between virtual consoles (ALT-f1, f2 etc) it works the first few times, but then just stops. It doesn't matter which ...
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How Many Virtual Servers for a Web Server?

I need to run a website (with database) in a virtualized environment, all MS. There will be one primary server with one available for failover. We are expecting a pretty managable load, maybe 25 ...