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VPS without access to the Internet after reboot

There is a problem with my VPS. I had purged lots of programs using apt-get command and * wildcard among other things to remove many apps at the same time such as sendmail-*. After it the server ...
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How do I send a different subdomain to a different IP, if two IPs are on the same VPS?

I have a VPS with three IPs. They're all on completely unrelated IPs (one is 23.226.xxx.x, another is 107.161.xx.xx, a third is 167.88.xxx.xx). If I go to beta.mydomain.com (for example, that won't ...
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Can't update linux kernel on VPS

I recently started using VPS from OVH: http://www.ovh.co.uk/vps/vps-classic.xml This is likely problem very specific to this one provider. My goal is to install and run Docker on it, for this I need ...
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1answer
156 views

Debian - OpenVPN connects but no internet - Forgots iptables

I have Debian 7.2 VPS server which I use as Nginx/MySQL/PHP/Mail host and VPN for private use. For VPN I installed OpenVPN. After installation I was able to connect to VPN, but there was no internet ...
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75 views

Unable to upgrade to PHP 5.4 on my VPS

I'm able to see in phpinfo.php that I've PHP5.4 installed for use. Now, I'm trying to install symfony2 via composer. When I begin installing composer, it gives me an error stating that php5.3 is ...
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65 views

Is there a right way to use one VPS backup file to build a clone VPS with it?

I tried many times to restore a tar ball from a different server to a fresh installed VPS with the same Linux Debian version (exactly the same) but every time when I restore the tar ball on a ...
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bash script to create user then create ssh keys

Please note I am a total linux newbie, please bare that in mind when answering this question as I have very limited knowledge of linux. OS: Debian Squeeze I am using ZSH and have created a function ...
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144 views

VPS Provider says 1 core /proc/cpuinfo says 4

I have recently changed VPS providers, I have got a very low-powered VPS for running things like an IRC network, and proxy services, etc. My VPS provider states that I only get 1 core and 512mb of ...
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52 views

VPS inaccessible after a few seconds of boot

I got a debian VPS last day and installed on it a few things (nodejs, nginx, redis) and as of last night it's mostly inaccessible by ping, after each reboot it works for a few seconds and then goes to ...
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Apache2 Configuration for Multiple Name Based Virtual Server on 1 IP

I have been trying to configure virtual servers to my websites without any luck. I'm running on Debian 2.6.32 on a VPS. I have configured the virtual servers with many configurations and have left it ...
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1answer
139 views

I'm looking for a Debian VPS service. I'm unfamiliar with Debian - what questions should I ask?

I'm looking to find a VPS service, providing me with a low cost, hosted, Debian package. I'm unfamiliar with the OS, and, after looking at several offerings, I'm not entirely sure how I can best ...
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1answer
95 views

Clone a debian virtual private server

I would like to have a couple of VPS servers with identical configuration and software. Is there any chance to do something like this? : install one server do some sort of a backup get another blank ...
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1answer
205 views

Configuring VPS running OpenPanel for hosting with external nameservers

I have a VPS running Debian 6.0 and OpenPanel. With all the regulars already running(mysql, apache, php, etc) Now, i ran into the problem with domains and DNS. Im not really an expert in that area so ...
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1answer
850 views

Server rejects connections on svn:// protocol (SVN repositories)

I have Debian OS on my VPS server. I can connect with it via SSH, HTTP, FTP, but when I'm trying to operate on svn:// protocol, my server close connection after about 5 minutes from request. E.g. I ...
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0answers
120 views

Setting primary IP for VPS (out of 2 available)

I've got a little problem. My VPS (Debian box) has 1 primary IP address, but now my hosting provider decided to assign me another one due to problems with first one. Let's say new IP is 91.222.152.20 ...
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How do I apply multiple subnets to a server with one NIC?

I am trying to route multiple IPs through one physical NIC on my dedicated server for use with Proxmox KVM VMs. I have a dedicated server which is currently running Debian 4.4.5-8 with 3 available ip ...
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3answers
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how fix high load in this vps?

i have a 512MB vps runing on debian. I offen get high load alert from lfd titled like this: lfd on *.com: High 5 minute load average alert - 8.43 here is 3 logs I made in 3 alert: ...
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1answer
1k views

Cannot open TUN/TAP dev /dev/as0t0: No such file or directory (errno=2)

I just attempted to install OpenVPN Access Server on my Debian VPS that uses OpenVZ. It installed fine, however when I try to start it from the administration panel, I get these errors: process ...
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3answers
106 views

Which user is the website host?

I'm learning about servers, and I'm configuring Nginx, MySQL, PHP, and WordPress. the server distro is Debian 6. I created a new user and I want each user to be the owner of the site folder ...
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1answer
309 views

login with rsa to my vps

I successfully added a rsa key my root account. since I don't want everything in my root acc, I created a new user. but for some how, I keep getting "server refuses our keys" message :S I did ...
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1answer
64 views

Can not input through bash terminal

Very often I encounter this problem in my Debian VPS. When I type characters, the terminal refuse to display them. Instead I get a beep and shows outputs like (arg : 4) (arg : 5) (arg :-1) And ...
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542 views

Load Average above 20 for single core vps on debian

OS: Debian 6.0 RAM:3072 M, CPU:single core. top: top - 08:56:43 up 21 days, 12:37, 1 user, load average: 28.38, 22.48, 15.95 Tasks: 8 total, 1 running, 7 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie ...
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269 views

Rsyncing VPS's “/” directory to an external drive: Good backup solution?

I have a VPS with Debian 6 (squeeze) and want to back it up on an external drive at home, so that in case of failure I can restore the complete operating system with all software, settings and ...
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1answer
467 views

Create FTP accounts with access to just some folders in the web directory

I own a VPS server. At the moment I havent installed any FTP server on it, I am using SSH and SFTP only. I am using Debian 6 Squeeze and Apache2 service. The web directory is in /var/www/ Well, I ...
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1answer
576 views

configure secondary dns server debian

I have two VPS. I would like to use second one as a secondary dns server. both VPS are Debian 6. how I could do that? is it enough that I install bind9 and copy zone files from first VPS to second ...
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666 views

Route a subnet from Debian host to VM

Ok, I have a Proxmox 2.1 system with a Debian Squeeze base, and a FreeBSD KVM. I have a primary IP (obfuscated here) of 325.29.11.168 on a /27 subnet (though mine is the only IP I own on that subnet) ...
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444 views

Heavy disk write on a Debian VPS gives “ata1: lost interrupt (Status 0x50)”

I have a new Debian VPS that appears to fail almost every time I run a heavy disk write test on ext4 filesystem. The filesystem goes to read-only mode and "ata1: lost interrupt (Status 0x50)" is ...
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2answers
626 views

Dnsmasq Configuration for OpenVPN

I'm trying to configure an OpenVZ VPS running Debian 6 to run OpenVPN. I've got OpenVPN running, and I can connect to it, but my traffic isn't passing through yet. I get an error when dnsmasq start, ...
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1answer
361 views

OpenVPN Setup - Service Won't Start

I'm in the process of setting up OpenVPN on a VPS running Debian 6. I've walked step-by-step through this guide twice now, and I can't get the service to start. When I start the service, the error ...
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246 views

Setup VPN on VPS

I tried your tutorial here: http://wiki.debian.org/HowTo/iPhoneVPNServer But I can't get it to work. I have slightly different setup then the one you wrote the tutorial for. Maybe I just made ...
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1answer
331 views

Translating debian network configuration to gentoo

I just got rid off Debian on my VPS (OpenVZ) and installed Gentoo on it, however it is a plain Gentoo image without further configuration, i.e. no working network. I'm not familiar with Debian and ...
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465 views

Java on 256MB system? [closed]

For a school project, I've registered a free VPS on a hosting provider (pipni.cz). It has 256MB RAM: Mem: 262144k total, 148104k used, 114040k free, 0k buffers It's running on Debian ...
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1answer
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How to install git server on debian VPS (openvz+direct admin)?

What are the risks and precaution steps when installing git server on debian VPS (openvz + direct admin) ? How to install git server properly in such environment ? I would like to use git server ...
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1answer
341 views

Directadmin exim don't start anymore

We have VPS server and currently we are having the following error when trying to start exim: root@c58-76:/usr/local/directadmin/scripts# /etc/init.d/exim start Starting exim: /etc/init.d/exim: line ...
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644 views

VPS - The easiest way to start sending email

I have installed (clean) Debian 6 on VPS, and I am running a Django-powered application on it. Everything works fine, except that I need to set up SMTP to enable my application (meaning sender is ...
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2answers
266 views

Copying a server to a local VirtualBox

I have customers with VPSs in various hosting companies, using the following OSes, Ubuntu, CentOs, Debian, and Suse I'd like to create VirtualBox images locally for testing purposes. What is the ...
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159 views

Filesystem access causes occasional slowdowns on Lenny vps with minimal load

I have a virtual server hosting multiple small sites in a LAMP environment. The system was originally a Debian 4, later dist-upgraded to Debian 5. It has 1GB dedicated and 1GB shared RAM and 20GB ...
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2answers
191 views

MySql does not start on Debian 5 VPS server

I have a 128MB RAM VPS server. I have Debian 32bit OS running on it and I have decided to install some light weight LAMP, so I installed lighthttpd and MySQL but then it had to be started It said it ...
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2answers
237 views

Redirect example.com to www.example.com VPS & Apache2

I have a VPS and a domain name registered with the provider. When I enter www.example.com my site is displayed correctly, but entering example.com does not work. I am able to ping www.example.com. I ...
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Any alternative firewall solutions for debian that aren't based on netfilter / iptables?

I have a virtual server running Debian. It's host OS is using Linux Vserver and due to its lack of support for network namespaces, using iptables to secure the box is not an option. I did many ...
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1answer
553 views

Hudson on Dreamhost

Have you successfully installed Hudson on a Dreamhost VPS? If you have, what are the steps to make it run continuously, even if the server restarts? They run debian on the servers.
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1answer
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debian VPS - auth.log flooded with “No such file or directory”

i was browsing through the questions here in serverfault and I decided to take a look in my /var/log/auth.log . And I discovered that 2 lines are being added repeatedly Mar 8 10:17:19 slides ...
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Investigating why server became unresponsive

I am running a virtual private server (Debian/Linux running apache+tomcat+jruby) and from time to time it becomes unreachable (I am not even able to ping it). I blame this on our service provider. ...
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4answers
4k views

Debian or CentOS for VPS?

I'm in need for a VPS. My current hosting provider is able to provide with very cheap two options - CentOS and Debian. I don't expect a high traffic there, it is only so I can host my SVN repos (and ...
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3answers
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iptables-restore: line 1 failed

I am new to servers, and I was following this guide and it failed on the first command instructed. Could anyone give me a hand? http://wiki.debian.org/iptables ~ZORO~:/etc# iptables-restore < ...
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4answers
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Removing Apache from Debian 5

I had Debian 5 installed on my VPS but I found that it came with apache2 already up and running. I tried apt-get remove apache2 but it said that apache2 wasn't running. I checked top and yep, there ...
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1answer
243 views

centos or tomcat restarting - how to monitor?

I'm a almost totally beginner to server administration. I recently got a VPS box on nixcom.ca to learn the stuff, installed nginx and tomcat. The issue is that almost after every one or two days of ...
2
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4answers
2k views

I just got a linode VPS a week ago and I've been flagged for SSH scanning [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My server’s been hacked EMERGENCY I got a 32-bit Debian VPS from http://linode.com and I really haven't done any sort of advanced configuration for securing it ( port ...
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Disable IPv6 on Debian VPS (Virtuozzo!)

Note: This question is still unresolved - the answer was auto-accepted. I have a Debian Lenny VPS, that's running virtualized by Parallels/Virtuozzo. Currently, the network interface doesn't have an ...
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3answers
328 views

How to stop my VPS from picking up ARP reqs it is not supposed to?

Machine: Xen-3.0 image running stable Debian Linux 2.6.18, pretty vanilla. My VPS provider asks me to deal with some trouble my image is causing, namely handling IP addresses it is not supposed to: ...