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Execute encrypted files but don't let anybody read them

I want to provide a virtual machine image with an installed web application. The user should be able to boot the vm (don't login, just boot) and a webserver should start automatically. The point is I ...
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Diagnosing Solaris 8 server memory and swap space usage

Essentially, my question is related to memory allocation for Solaris virtual machines. I am running a couple of old Sun ONE 6 Java web servers on two Solaris 8 virtual machines. I see that there's a ...
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bottle.py on EC2 micro instance causes 2 order of magnitude slowdown

Cross-posted from StackOverflow: I wrote a little toy script to solve this type of game, and put it on my new micro EC2 instance. It works perfectly, but while it takes around 0.5 seconds to run a ...
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iptables REDIRECT scope

We run a webapp via an unprivileged user, on unprivileged ports. A startup script is executed as root solely to set iptables REDIRECT rules, then drop privileges and start up the app. I'm trying to ...
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“Timeout expired” with application consuming web service on another machine

I am having issue with an ASP.NET web application hosted one server trying to consume an web service hosted on another server. When I browse to a page consuming the web service, I get the following ...
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Building Cloud WebHosting using Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud OS

Currently I run a few CentOS dedicated boxes on which I run a few hosted applications (these are online). It currently caters to a little over 200 clients. For the sake of scalability as this is going ...
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Help with “exim wait-remote_smtp” at 99% cpu

I'm currently in the process of building up a web application. However, I occasionally run into an issue where "usr/sbin/exim_tidydb /var/spool/exim wait-remote_smtp" suddenly jumps up to 99% cpu and ...
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How to provide web access to interact with a file system?

I need to be able to provide web access to interact with a file system (upload/download files). In general people will access these files using sshfs but in a pinch we want people to have web access ...
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How should I deploy my JVM-based web application on ubuntu?

I've developed a web application using clojure/compojure (JVM based) and while developing I tested it using embedded jetty that runs on 0.0.0.0:8080. I would now like to deploy it to run on port 80 on ...
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Mitigating the 'firesheep' attack at the network layer?

What are the sysadmin's thoughts on mitigating the 'firesheep' attack for servers they manage? Firesheep is a new firefox extension that allows anyone who installs it to sidejack session it can ...
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Geographic web+pgsql load balancing

My goal is (don't know if this is possible, that's why I'm asking): have two separate geographic locations. At each location, a web server and a postgres database run. The application is the same at ...
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A multiple web-app backup script

I'm mostly a Drupal developer, and have a backup script that goes through each site and uses Drush to perform a db dump, before archiving all the sites and their dumps. I've just finished a small ...
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Web application to manage software distribution

I'm the IT guy for a small software development company. We have software that is downloadable by customers that purchased a license via our web site. I'm trying to find a solution to better manage ...
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Is there an app/script I can deploy to enable my users to change their own LDAP passwords?

I've recently enabled LDAP based authentication on my domain. This has allowed us to use a single set of credentials to administer the blog, the forum and the wiki. Unfortunately, this has come at ...
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Deploy .ear file in to geronimo

I need to deploy an .ear application into "geronimo" apache (java) aplication server. I need to replace an OC4J server, and i think i would replace it with geronimo. When i try to deploy a working ...
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Optimal default installation location for IIS hosted web application

I have a .NET web application that users will be running on their own servers. The installer I am writing will provide the user with a default installation directory. My question is what is the ...
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Simple document/file management software

I'm looking for a simple way to share documents/files with other people via a web-based interface. The requirements are the following: runs on Linux web-based download/upload versioning basic ...
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How do you account for/track your time?

I'm a consultant and I'm not happy with my workflow and want to get some suggestions. Current workflow: Paper notebook where I track time and what I accomplish for clients, I have Outlook where I ...
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Load balancing based on session cookie?

I have a web app that is going to run on multiple servers. I'd like to make sure, that requests using the same session (HTTP cookie header with value JSESSIONID=x) always communicate with the same ...
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Which (PHP?) framework to use for a SOAP frontend with AJAX

I'm planning to develop a web application. All the heavy logic will be done via SOAP webservices; this question is about the frontend which will thus have to communicate with the backend via SOAP. It ...
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Windows 2008 Enterprise server user license

I am planning to buy 64 bit windows enterprise server 2008 for web server. It comes with 25 user licenses. I am planning to deploy a web application into that server and web application uses windows ...
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What database app is best for including in a distributable app?

MySQL versus SQLite, for example? I understand that MySQL is harder to setup and configure... Would SQLite or another db be better suited in this regard?
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Is it possible to put resource limits on an IIS7 site?

I have a number of different web apps running under IIS7. Is it possible to put limits on one app - for example, limit the number of connections, bandwidth, memory usage and CPU allowed? I need to ...
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Where to write files form a web application running on Tomcat on Ubuntu?

I have a Java web application (myapp.war) which I want do deploy to Tomcat, which is provided by Ubuntu (package tomcat6). This works by placing myapp.jar to the webapps direcotry. This works. Now, ...
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How do I capture and playback http web requests against multiple web servers?

My overall goal is to not interrupt a production system while capturing HTTP Posts to a web application so that I can reverse engineer the telemetry coming from a closed application. I have control ...
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ip-based or ssh tunnel for remote mysql?

we need remote connections from/to our mysql server for two reasons. testing/changes: we want to connect to a remote mysql server to manage databases with e.g. sqlYOG our production web server will ...
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How can I setup my machine so my web application accepts connections from remote machines?

I have a Ruby on Rails web application running on my computer (Ubuntu 10.04) that I'd like to be able to access from a remote machine. My server is mongrel but I have no problem installing another if ...
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outgoing mail for web app (multiple domains as sender)

I have a web app "myapp.com" that users can use to set up their own websites. Our application is written in php and should be able to do the following: send mails to our own users "from: ...
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How to setup a user account for a web application

What are the main guidelines to setting up a user account on a Linux machine for a web app? In my case it is a Rails application that does file management. First thing I can think of is to limit ...
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What is the harm in giving developers read access to application server application event logs?

I am a developer working on an ASP.NET application. The application writes logging messages to the Windows event log - a custom application log just for this application. However, I do not have any ...
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Should app config files be in jboss/bin directory?

I am a Integration Engineer for a software company. My development team has generated various jboss .ear applications that rely on configuration files being in the jboss/bin directory and setting ...
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open source web application for viewing .ics calendars

I need an open source web application that allows users to view .ics calendars I am hosting a calendar with DAViCal, and users can view/edit calendars with their own clients (like Apple iCal or ...
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integrating ldap workstation login with webapps

Is there a way to integrate an LDAP authentication system on a windows network with intranet webapps so that the user on logging into their desktop does not need to log in a second time with the web ...
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Website and Web Services Monitoring [closed]

I'm looking for a good product (either stand-alone or remote) that will monitor our online services. We're in a transition period between new asp.net and old foxpro / cgi and because of this ...
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Does PHP ala FCGI use the IIS-AppPool or the FCGI AppPool on IIS6

I've got an IIS6 (win2k3 server) setup using PHP via FCGI (microsofts install this time); and I know FCGI has its own Application pool of sorts; I was wondering therefore if this means that the PHP is ...
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Sharepoint 2010 web application development suitability evaluation/assessment

I would like to know what kind of applications are suitable to be developed on top of Sharepoint 2010 and which should not be built on to of it. So when to embrace/avoid Sharepoint 2010 as a ...
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Open Source webapp that shows PC / Projector status in 30+ Lecture rooms

I am looking for a simple web application that only has a simple graphical representation of the current status of 30+ lecture rooms. I.e. Green = good, Red=bad i.e. PC or Projector not working. With ...
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Multiple Java Apps on single Server

What is the best way to host potentially dozens of fairly trivial Java web applications on a single machine? These will be for different clients, and so having them isolated from each other is ...
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How do I configure IIS 7 (discount asp.net) to point subdomains at application subdirectories?

I have an discount asp.net account, which uses IIS 7 and I want to configure subdomains to point at specific applications on the site. For instance: 's1.site.com' would run the application at ...
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How would I recognize the “spoon-feeding problem” on a dynamic webapp server?

The "spoon-feeding problem", as it was recently explained to me, happens when connections to your application server are tied up feeding data across slow network connections to your clients. This ...
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debugging JBoss 100% CPU usage

We are using JBoss to run two of our WARs. One is our web app, the other is our web service. The web app accesses a database on another machine and makes requests to the web service. The web service ...
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What is a good web interface for remote linux load monitoring? [closed]

I'm looking for some type of remote linux monitoring software that you can view using a web interface. And I'm not just looking for the basic load information. I'm also looking for process ...
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Server crashed - corporate web application is down - considering moving to an online host - any suggestions?

I'm in a mess here. For a couple of years we've been running our own custom made application on a local server in our office. The servers had its well bad days and good days now and then - however the ...
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Best Hosted Mail Server for a SaaS Web App?

I'm developing a CRM SaaS based web application, and one of the features i would like to have is the ability for users to foward emails to my app. The app will also from time to time send out ...
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How do we create fail-over DNS for web services?

I am trying to setup a completely failsafe DNS system. Our web application serving infrastructure is sound with multiple failover servers but DNS is a weak-point for us. We currently tell our domain ...
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Tomcat fails on first request in combination with jsvc

I have a web application where the first request may take a few seconds as some singletons are initialised. I've used the mod_proxy and jsvc construction mentioned in this question and described on ...
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Any Recommendations for a Web Based Large File Transfer System? [closed]

I'm looking for a server software product that: Allows my users to share large files with: The general public securely to 1 or more people (notification via email, optionally with a token that ...
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keepass web interface [closed]

I'm just getting started with Keepass http://keepass.info/ as a password database. It works great as an standalone application. The problem I'm having is when I am with out MY computer or USB key ...
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Best Practices? Send Mail from Web App

We have a web application that is sort of like a CRM app. People can log in and manage their business with other folks. As part of that management, our application may send emails to the people being ...
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How do you deploy your .NET Web Application? (Recommendations, please!)

We've recently upgraded our ASP.NET Website to a Web Application and we're shocked by the sudden leap in difficulty when deploying it. Considering how common a task this must be, I was wondering what ...