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Aug
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comment backing up a website - recommended strategy and steps for a newbie sysadmin
on closer reflection. what you suggest is probably to complicated for me (just starting out as a reluctant sysadmin). I have decided to use a solution cobbled together by automysqlbackup and duplicity. Thanks for your offer to help though, much appreciated.
Aug
5
asked what are the minimal user permissions required to scp files to a remote server?
Aug
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comment Do I need to bring my website down just in order to use mysqldump?
unless I am mistaken, both (MASTER and SLAVE) servers have to started with binary logging switched on and mysqldump has to be run with --single-transaction?. Can you confirm this?
Aug
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accepted How can I install ubuntu server in a chroot environment?
Aug
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accepted Do I need to bring my website down just in order to use mysqldump?
Aug
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comment Do I need to bring my website down just in order to use mysqldump?
john: +1 for anticpating and understanding my nervousness. I think I would much prefer to use replication and take a backup on the slave server. I would like to run both the master and the slave on the same machine - could you please provide some hints (or links) on how to do this? thanks
Aug
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asked Do I need to bring my website down just in order to use mysqldump?
Aug
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Jul
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comment backing up a website - recommended strategy and steps for a newbie sysadmin
this sounds very much like what I'm trying to do. I'd be grateful if you could shed some more light on how I can go about implementing this. A small bareframe script outline with some useful notes/comments will be extremely helpful
Jul
31
asked backing up a website - recommended strategy and steps for a newbie sysadmin
Jul
20
awarded  Notable Question
Jul
19
comment fail2ban and denyhosts constantly ban me on Ubuntu
This is YOUR ANSWER? Surely, that's a joke right?
Jul
19
comment fail2ban and denyhosts constantly ban me on Ubuntu
Thank you for asking this question!. I asked the same question - but for some reason, was unable to get a sensible answer. I will use the answer you accepted to help me solve the same problem I am having
Jul
17
comment apache2: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified domain name, using 127.0.1.1 for ServerName
This is counter-intuitive. If I add the ServerName outside of any virtual hosts - how can I serve multiple virtual hosts from the same Apache server? (this afterall, is the point of named virtual servers) - UNLESS, you are saying that I can have more than 1 ServerName entry in (say) /etc/apache2/httpd.conf
Jul
12
accepted Serving multiple domains from a third party website
Jul
11
comment Serving multiple domains from a third party website
Hmm - not so sure. I thought the CNAME records would be the way to implemnt this functionality. Could you explain the precise steps by which a web server on www.example.com can handle requests sent to www.domain1.com and www.domain2.com?. Generating HTML requests with special header information is trivial (speaking as a coder), so what you suggest would suit me better - but I dont see how it would work. For what you propose to work (IIUC), the user will have to manually change their nameservers. Google etc dont require manual intervention.
Jul
11
comment Serving multiple domains from a third party website
tx for the answer. This is unlikely to be the correct answer though because it dosen't address several issues like DNS server resolution etc.
Jul
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asked Serving multiple domains from a third party website
Jun
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asked How realistic/easy is it to host our own web servers?
Jun
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revised Is it advisable to run Apache in a chroot jail?
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