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What is the meaning of the RPC debug flags of Linux' kernel NFS server?

According of rpcdebug’s manpage, the NFS daemon has the following debug flags to choose from: sock, fh, export, svc, proc, fileop, auth, repcache, xdr, and lockd. Curiously enough, I was unable to ...
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Spamassassin logging scores

I have the Spamassassin 3.4 + Ubuntu 14 + Qmail + Clamav. All are running OK. When a SPAM is detected, it is marked as [spam] and delivered to recipients. Readind the spamd log (mail.log for me), I ...
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Identifying certain Active Directory accounts as “IsHuman”

I'd like to flag certain Active Directory accounts to indicate that they represent individual, physical people as opposed to groups, service accounts, built-in accounts, etc. This could be via a ...
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How to control access to folders to a Windows VPN client session?

I have setup a Windows service role VPN all right. Next step is limit access of the VPN session user account. Some folders should be denied from client viewing (e.g.: system folders, program files, ...
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Can someone explain nginx conditional flags? (-f, -d, -e, etc)

I'm in the process of migrating from Apache to nginx and have used http://winginx.com/en/htaccess to migrate the rewrite rules. I'm trying to understand what the translated ones mean though and I can'...
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Automatically selecting default in Unix terminal

I'm aware that a command such as something -y will force a yes answer on any response back from the terminal, but I'm having problems with getting Ansible to automate the process of configuration. ...
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What's the meaning of `netstat -i` flags

When I run netstat -i in Linux, I get outputs like: Kernel Interface table Iface MTU Met RX-OK RX-ERR RX-DRP RX-OVR TX-OK TX-ERR TX-DRP TX-OVR Flg eth0 1500 0 0 0 0 0 ...
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How to filter TCP packets based on flags using Packet Filter

Well, I didn't know exactly how to ask this question, but I know that you can use the keyword flags to especify which flags you want to filter. According to the documentation of the Packet filter: ...
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What happens to tcp packets when they are unable to finish the 3 way handshake?

Firewall for a virtual dedicated server. I was looking into how to prevent a FIN scan and it got me thinking about the consequences. A lot of people are using this rule: -p tcp --tcp-flags FIN,SYN,...
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tcp flags in iptables: What's the difference between RST SYN and RST and SYN RST ? When to use ALL?

I'm working on a firewall for a virtual dedicated server and one of the things I'm looking into is port scanners. TCP flags are used for protection. I have 2 questions. The rule: -p tcp --tcp-...
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iptables doesn't want to log and drop simultaneously

I'm (still) trying to build an iptables firewall, but this time, I'm stuck trying to log dropped packets. Here is how I'm doing this (this code is inserted after the ACCEPT rules; $IPT represents the ...
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Determine flags used during 'configure' step of an installation after the fact

So in my case, I'm upgrading a Ruby install from a low patch level to a higher one. I wanted know exactly what flags, if any, were used in the previous ./configure step of the installation process. ...
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Strange behaviour with RewriteRule flags?

I have a gallery with pictures. If anybody links my gallery pictures from somewhere else (remote server), a forbitten image should be shown. This basically works, but now I recognized a strange ...
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Use of TCP FIN and TCP RST

I've been reading about the TCP protocol recently because I was a little curious about how and why certain flags were used. In the information I found it talks about a normal close TCP FIN should be ...
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Using RIPE's “-B” flag with the whois command

When using RIPE web DB search system, you can add the "-B" flag to list hidden attributes of an object. I'm trying to find a way of adding the "-B" flag somewhere within the following command: > ...
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SQL server 2000 trace Flags

On fixing an issue we are having with our backups I am following instructions where it is telling me to add the Trace Flag -g384. This is all good but I am not sure what this perameter actually does. ...
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DNSSEC - Ad Flag not activated

I have some doubts regarding DNSSEC. I have one server acting as an Authoritative Name Server and another one as a Cache/Resolver. I'm using Bind 9.7.1-P2 and these are my configuration files: Named....
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OpenSSL x509 Purpose flag “Any Purpose” What is this?

Looking at the details of a certificate using the following: openssl x509 -noout -text -purpose -in mycert.pem I find a bunch of purpose flags (which I've discovered are set by the various ...
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Netstat flags on OS/2

On an OS/2 box, what do the flags UGDP mean in the output of netstat -r. Google seems to point to them meaning Up, Gateway (i.e. an indirect root), and Dynamic (learned from a redirect), but that ...