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accessing a centos7 server from a centos6 machine

My Background: I have been tasked with upgrading our task management from Trac/BZR to Git/GitLab. I’m not familiar with servers, and although I’ve worked with Linux machines for several years I’ve ...
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cross OS file system that works on Windows 10+, Linux, and OS X

First, I realize there are many duplicate questions but they are all quite old and their answers may not be relevant anymore. I would assume (or hope) that in our constantly evolving technology ...
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NFS “-mapall” doesn't include anonymous clients?

I am accessing Unix-like NFS servers using Client for NFS in Windows Server 2008 R2. Since the server is not part of AD, and there is no "User Mapping server" active, the documentation states that ...
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Using MIT Kerberos as Account Realm for Windows AD

My situation is as follows: We have a large number of Linux users and thus our accounts are on a MIT Kerberos Server. We have a few Windows users whose accounts are in Windows AD. And we have a ...
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Tradeoffs between cross-cloud and cross-AZ-single-cloud deployments

We have a educational system (federated microservices that are running mostly on AWS EC2, RDS MySQL and a message queue) that is already distributed across regions, primarily for latency hiding, ...
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How to enable NumLock on Windows 7/8/10 logon screen with GPO

I am currently migrating my company to Active Directory. Because my boss has enforced strong passwords, everyone needs to type at least one digit to log on their computers. Some of them have the ...
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Checking out from VisualSVN with SVN+SSH:// from Linux

I've seen a few references to people accessing their VisualSVN server with the svn:// protocol despite visualSVN not technically supporting it (due to it still pulling from stock SVN for windows). I ...
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Stable portable wifi web server [closed]

This is a somewhat strange issue, but here it goes: A team (about 15 users) in our organization uses a self-contained Ruby-on-Rails web app to search and view data for competitions. There wouldn't be ...
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Cross machine full backup solutions

I have a fully configured VPS where every service relevant to my customers and to me is provided in abstraction from the underlay hardware; that is: the softwares for webserver, PHP, forums, and every ...
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Running Linux Script from Windows in backgound

I'm using following script from my windows machine to run on linux and do backup. @ECHO off :: run remote command plink.exe username@myserver /home/username/do-backup.sh Problem with this script is ...
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Launch Linux Script remotely from Windows

I have an rsync script that runs on one Linux server to synchronize files with another Linux server. Is there a way to launch a script on one of the Linux machines without actually opening an ...
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AuthUserFile path relative to virtual host root?

Given this folder / file structure: private/.htpasswd public/.htaccess ... where public is the root folder of a virtual host in Apache, and private is its sibling folder: How do I define a relative ...
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Cross-platform scripting

I use a Bash script to deploy a heavily-customised version of JBoss onto RHEL machines. These scripts do things such as update the port binding offset depending on the name of the instance that is ...
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Security Token for Mac/Linux/Windows, self-managed, pref. open source?

I'm looking to buy an evaluation security token (combined smart card/usb reader) for my business that works on: Windows 7 x64 OS X 10.6.x x64 Ubuntu Linux (64 or 32 bit, 10.04 or 10.10, I can bend ...
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Compatibility of (legacy) Sun Hardware?

I have a couple (well a lot more than that..but for the sake of the brevity.) of sun enterprise 250 servers with solaris installed on them. I want to know if any version/flavor/distro of linux can be ...
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Is there any command line tool to help with usual tasks that is cross platform?

I had no idea how to name the thing I'm looking for but I will try to describe it. I'm looking for a tool that would allow you to do common tasks using the same command line on most platforms. It ...
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How to implement Cross-Platform Reverse Proxy

Looking for a caching reverse proxy that can do the following: 1. be installed at satellite locations to take load off central content server 2. cache 5-10 gb of static img/swf assets from origin ...
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Tool for Copying windows shared folder files on unix into Unix

I am on a unix box with Sun OS 5.0. Now I have a shared folder on a Windows server on my LAN. I have some files on Windows to be copied into my unix by running a script on unix itself. So windows box ...
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Linux based print server

Due to the nature of my work (Software Printing Solutions) I tend to work with Microsoft based servers to host printer queues and settings. I am finding it more and more common as we gain new ...
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Best practices for re-IP'ing / migrating servers and applications

Some of this question would be highly application-specific, but what approaches do you take when looking to migrate applications from one server/platform to another and servers form one network ...
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Filesystem to share projects across platforms

We do very cross-platform development, so it's not strange to see boxes with Linux and 2 or 3 versions of Windows. So far I have a SVN working copy of our projects in each platform, which becomes ...
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remote file sharing via smb://

I'm currently sharing files using the smb protocol on a local network, and I'd like to share the files now through the web. I have two laptops (windows and mac) that draw files from a windows xp ...
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When to move a virtualized server to physical?

Virtualization has some great benefits, but there are times when a virtualized server needs more performance and should be moved to physical. My question is, how do you tell when these times are? I'm ...
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Should I do acceptance testing?

We run a few commercial webapps facing customers. The release schedule for them is regular, but there's always worries about testing changes, patches and upgrades. It seems like acceptance testing is ...
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Distributed User Authentication

I have an heterogeneous system in my office with different OS and they change rapidly. I was looking for a solution to get authentication in a distributed way like OpenID so I can login machine_A ...
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Any cross-platform two-panel file manager? [closed]

Using a two-panel file manager really helps for some file operations. Midnight Commander is available for any Linux distribution. There's Servant Salamander for Windows. I have also looked at ...
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Suggestions for Terminal Emulators on Linux, Windows and Mac [closed]

I've recently found the Terminator terminal emulator for Gnome. I really like this There is a Terminator written in Java. For windows it is lightyears ahead of the installed rxvt. However, I have ...