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Something (but not iptables) mysteriously redirects network traffic - how to diagnose?

Summary There is a virtualbox host (1.1.1.5) and a routed guest (1.1.1.6). Something redirects any traffic on port 25 with the guest, whether ingoing or outgoing, to 1.1.1.5 port 2525 and I cannot ...
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What are the performance implications of running VMs on a ZFS host?

I'm considering migrating from ext3 to ZFS for data storage on my Debian Linux host, using ZFS on Linux. One killer feature of ZFS that I really want is its data integrity guarantees. The ability to ...
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VirtualBox Bridged Network to Debian Fails to connect [closed]

I am running Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager v4.2.0 r80737 on Microsoft Windows 7 and aiming to set up a bridged network to my Debian Linux 6.0 Virtual Machine to be able to connect to it via Local ...
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VirtualBox: issue with symlinks in shared folders

Some time ago there was a thread to exact the same problem: Can't create symlinks in virtualbox shared folders. Now it's closed (why?). So I start a new one, because I've got this issue now and cannot ...
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1answer
195 views

Unable to import Virtuabox VM onto Headless Server

I have a Virtual Image on my Windows Machine. I want to transfer it to my Headless Debian Server. I've installed VirtualBox on the Debian machine. On the windows machine ive exported the file as a ...
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1answer
75 views

Apache serves garbage content

I've set up an apache2 (Apache/2.2.16) on a VirtualBox (4.2.6) driven Debian (6.0.6) running on a Mac OS 10.7 host system. I mount a shared folder by fstab with the following configuration: ...
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1answer
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Debian error: ifup: couldn't read interfaces file “/etc/network/interfaces”

Since today Debian gives an error: ifup: couldn't read interfaces file "/etc/network/interfaces" If I look up the interfaces file I see the following: # This file describes the network interfaces ...
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2answers
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ia32-libs : Depends: ia32-libs-i386 but it is not installable

I am trying to install ia32-libs (a dependency to build the VirtualBox sources) on my Debian x86_64 box, however it's giving me the error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ia32-libs : ...
3
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1answer
289 views

apache2 how to trace caller of SIGTERM

I have a dex x64 on a virtualbox win7pro host. My apache2 will stop responding after a page request or other activity such as upload via ftp. The php.cgi becomes non responsive and a restart is ...
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2answers
185 views

Create a duplicate of my server

I have a VPS running Debian with Plesk which I use to host some of mine and client's websites. I'd like to know what's the best way to create a backup of the server so if anything happens to the main ...
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1answer
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Virtual Box: Bridging to Virtual Interface (eth0:1)

I have four IP addresses on my Debian machine: 1 main (eth0) + 3 extra (eth0:0, eth0:1, eth0:2). I want to assign the eth0:1 as bridged network to my VM. Who do I need to add in the ...
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3answers
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Virtualbox HTTP load testing, host CPU overload issues

I'm doing HTTP load testing benchmarks (using Apache Benchmark and Siege) on a small Java EE 1.7.0 / Tomcat 7.0.26 application running on a Debian Squeeze 6.0.4 x64 virtualized with Virtualbox 4.1.8. ...
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2answers
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A service disabled on startup, but manually started, raises an error on shutdown

So here is the context. I have a Debian Squeeze (solely command-line) installed as a guest in VirtualBox. I installed MySQL, but decided to disable it on startup. So i found out that I can use ...
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3answers
2k views

How to migrate physical Debian installation into VirtualBox image

I have a physical (not virtualized) 32Bit Debian server I'd like to mirror as VirtualBox image. I seem unable to find tools like vmware-converter to do the trick. So: what tools can I use? Or, can ...
2
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4answers
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VirtualBox - Public Static IP for a Debian Guest on a Dedicated Server

Goal: I want to run a Debian-squeeze-Guest in VirtualBox and give the guest it's own public static ip. I found tons of threads about this topic, but all in all I'm now trying for 10 hours (reading the ...
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2answers
871 views

iptables forward port from ext network to the int

I have 2 ip addresses on iface eth0: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:19:99:a4:14:08 inet addr:85.25.152.115 Bcast:85.25.152.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 inet6 addr: ...
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2answers
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Lighttpd broken when serving from Virtualbox shared folder

I've got a lighttpd web server set up on a Debian 6 guest in Virtualbox 4. I've got the www directory in a virtualbox shared folder, so that I can develop a website in the Windows host. My problem is ...
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4answers
1k views

Server virtualization on Linux - Windows Server 2008 as guest

My current setup is an AMD server with proxmox VE (debian based hypervisor distro using KVM virtualization) and I'm running one debian and one windows server 2008 (not r2) as virtual machines. ...
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3answers
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server virtualization: hypervisor (xen) or virtualbox?

Hey guys! I just set up a debian server for websites but now I need to install a windows server on the same machine because I need to run a game server (windows-only). Virtualbox is already installed ...
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3answers
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Virtual machine (ubuntu desktop) on a debian server

I want to install an 32bit ubuntu desktop on a 64bit debian server. The host does not have any desktop environment installed and I don't want to install one but the virtual machine should be a desktop ...
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2answers
3k views

Python simple http server and virtual machines - can't connect. Ip changed?

I sometimes use python -m SimpleHTTPServer one liner to serve files from my vms for download to my host. Today i tried to use it inside virtualbox vm that is under NAT network settings - i typed this ...
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2answers
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can't change date on debian stable (virtualbox)

At first i tried to change date to good one via gnome via 'Time and Date Settings' but when i clicked on calendar i couldn't change date. So i tried via console... date +%T -s "02:36:00" worked fine ...
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3answers
3k views

Install VirtualBox Headless only

I want to install VirtualBox on a fresh debian box without having to install an X-Server. How can that be done ?
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3answers
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VirtualBox virtual machine - Debian stable (Lenny) has higher screen resolution than my monitor

I installed debian in vm in virtualbox and it has 1280x1024 resolution, while physical screen is 1024x768... So I'm getting scrollable virtualbox window and I have to scroll it. It's pretty hard to ...