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How to make following access rules

I have designed a network i want to implement. Here is a diagram: I want to divide it in a logical parts, where there is main LAN, containing infrastructure-related things, and a subnets, with some ...
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Get “gs_secret_key” and “gs_access_key” values for Google Bucket

I need to create a directory in a Google Cloud Bucket using Ansible. I would like to know where I can find the values to complete "gs_secret_key" and "gs_access_key" to use "gc_storage" module in ...
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Can I replicate an Azure VM while the said VM is still running? or Will the VM stop while replicating?

I have and Azure VM which is quite critical as it is running services. I wanted to replicate that VM. My question is, Can I replicate an Azure VM while the said VM is still running? or Will the VM ...
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What would be some Patterns and Anti-Patterns for deploying mirrored environments in AWS (or other cloud providers)

I am looking to find some good patterns and anti-patterns for deploying mirrored environments (for simplicity lets say an EC2 Instance, and RDS and S3 bucket, which is a pretty common set-up). Lets ...
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Multiple instances mysql on Centos 5.5

There was an old system on Centos 5.5 which pattern as below: OS:CentOS release 5.5 (Final) Web Server:Apache 2.2.3 AP Server:Tomcat 6.0.3.6 JDK:1.6.0_37-b06 DB:MySQL 5.5.27-1 As customer ...
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Maintenance of nginx server with zero downtime

I manage a few servers and for the sake of the question let's consider these three: nginx server: it only runs nginx and serves static files, responses from the disk cache, or passes requests to the ...
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Need advice on service infrastructure design [duplicate]

I am design infrastructure for our startup service. Basically, there are 3 main components under 3 domain directories: /owner, /user, and /blog. Nginx server routes all incoming requests and forward ...
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IP failover with Ubuntu Server

I have some questions about how to proceed with an issue that was suggested to me, and about the tools I can use to do this operation. Well, I have two hosts, these two hosts have two Network ...
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AWS serverless setup for recurring tasks?

I have a database consisting of many items. At least one time per day I want to loop through all items in this database and for each item, call an external API to fetch current data about this item ...
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Azure Cloud VM take too much time to create Tenant on WSO2 Identity Server 5.1

I have configured WSO2 Identity Server 5.1 with MSSQL Server in the same region in the Azure cloud.(Canada East) I have successfully configured this setup in the cloud, but whenever I am creating ...
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Apache ProxyPass ActiveMQ's stomp

I've been developing my app locally with a apache webserver having the page served over :80 and my activemq connections over :61613. Now, scaling to cloud, I want to access my activemq instance like ...
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Difference between hard drives [closed]

I recently purchased an HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen9 Server for my company. This is all new to me and I am trusted to creating my companies IT infrastructure(hired to do software). I'm having a hard time ...
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Mirroring 2 Host with their own local storage

I'm trying to decide between 2 infrastructures. 1. 2 Servers host that point to a NAS 2. 2 Servers that mirror each other with their own local storage. Infrastructure Requirements: 50 TB of storage,...
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Creating a new Infrastructure for my company using Windows Server and FreeNas

I was hired to create software but now also stuck with governing all of the IT work. The company uses a Windows 10 Home machine as a file server for 13 users. I need to plan for up to 50 employees. ...
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Network Infrastructure review: Is this viable/optimal/secure?

Usually I only manage 2-3 servers so it's quite easy. But a bigger project came. I designed a little graph showing the servers networking/infrastructure and I would like to know if I'm on the right ...
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Server to handle 30.000 req/s [duplicate]

I want to develop a minimal API on GO. The only thing this API will do is receive two parameters "client_id" and "timestamp" and save this into a database (I don't care which database). I'd like to ...
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Best -practice “cloud way” for customer storage

We are working with a lot of clients, each having a lot of files for our saas platform. Currently these files reside in Azure File Storage, and are mounted to Linux VM's with SAMBA/CIFS - BUT heck, it'...
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Windows Server 2016 setup [closed]

I have physical server with the following configuration: HP ProLiant DL320e Gen8 v2, E3-1231v3, 32 GB, 2x1 TB I plan to install MS Windows Server 2016 Datacenter and create multiple virtual machines ...
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Required switch per building

Conventions: - Building: Called building, in fact it is a container (used for shipment 42ftx8ft). The scenario: - There are 4 buildings installed on the ground, separated between 32ft(10m) and 49ft(...
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Setup a private network between my 7 dedicated servers in different data centers?

I have 7 dedicated servers running at a host provider. Whenever I order a new server I cannot rely on having my servers being setup in the same rack, so I cannot have a physical private network ...
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Does Open-stack supports heterogeneous servers as infrastructure

My company uses Apache cloud stack, but we are planing on upgrading our on premise cluster, and change our IAAS from Cloud-Stack to Open-stack my question is, can we use different servers generations, ...
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Redundant UPS with 2 power sources

I've 2 power sources in my house: One from the national power grid and another from an internal power source. I've several power sockets in my server room from these 2 sources. Did some research and ...
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Puppet resource dependency

Hello everybody, When I do puppet apply, I get the error: Warning: Scope(Mod::Cl[title]): Can't load '/tmp/file.yaml' File does not exist! Error: Evaluation Error: Error while evaluating a ...
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Openstack redundant architecture on three servers

I would like to deploy an Openstack architecture on three (super)servers in a way that if one of server is down the Openstack infrastructure is still functionning. What is the best way to deploy ...
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Latency load balancing + failover solution

I am looking for a latency (or geo) load balancing solution combined with dynamic fail overing. The infrastructure is based on 3 dedicated severs from OVH. The servers are located in 3 different ...
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Selecting suitable server infrastructure for an SME envionrment

I've been assigned to come up with a solution to best fit our organization needs. Basically, we currently have a single server running few bunch of VMs on one organization. And the need now is to ...
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How to let Ansible pick a datastore and ESX host in VMware?

I need 50gb space, 64gb of ram and 2 cpu's for new virtual machines. We want to use Ansible for infrastructure as code, but what would best practices in letting Ansible picking the right datastore ...
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networking devices for structured cabling - building and campus distributors

Which type of network hardware devices (Router vs Swtich) you would use as a campus distributor in a structured cabling project? It seems logical to use switches as building distributor, we can ...
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Do patch panels and / or wall outlets effect cable integrity / through put capability?

I was looking through the quick start guide for an 4k video over cat6 matix, in the dos and donts section they said that the cat6 cable must go from the transmitter to the receiver in one cable run ...
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How to use another IP-address for outgoing traffic?

Background I run a server with two external IPv4 addresses. IP-address A (IP-A) and IP-address B (IP-B). Goal I would like to access IP-A over HTTPS port 443 and SSH port 22 only. IP-B shouldn't ...
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Connectivity between switches using SFP+

My office infrastructure is currently configured with HP Procurve switches. They are interconnected with 10Gbps fibre. All the SFP+ Ports are in use on all the switches. I am looking at buying a new ...
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How can I keep a third-party cloud provider accountable for guest VM performance?

I support an ERP system for a manufacturer. We're experiencing intermittent application performance issues on our database, hosted on VMware by a third-party cloud provider. (They're a smaller ...
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Can unjacketed cable handle gigabit speeds?

Looking at taking over management of an old network that was done in 2004. Surprisingly, for the time, it is category 6 cable. About 200 ports in each of 5 IDFs, all running PoE. But I'm worried the ...
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Puppet Duplicate declaration: Class

I'm bit new to puppet, but I'm not sure how this would become a duplicate declaration, can someone please give me some direction whether this is a correct usage of class passing params or not? Error: ...
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Should our traffic drive our system design or our system design drive our traffic?

A few weeks ago, I have moved to a new company as Linux system administrator, they are going to start a project of moving production servers infrastructure from a data center to Amazon AWS. They are ...
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Geo-Availability Single Terminal Server Opinions [closed]

First off, I am not an Azure specialist by any means, but I do have experience with creating Azure VM's for site to cloud replication and stand-alone cloud environments for business solutions. ...
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Security concerns w/ physical vs virtual network gateways [closed]

I am in the process of setting up a private network that uses a gateway system for access to certain services on systems behind the network, e.g. ssh, ftp. I have some experience using virtualized ...
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Use WAN as internal network

Suppose I have a little web infrastructure for serving clients that contains nginx as a frontend server, couple of backends (upstreams), a messaging system, db and so on. This stuff is located on ...
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Patch panel confessions

So the old IT guy was a college student with no experience prior to be hired beyond some classes. The one before him had no experience at all and just did his best with what he had. Now I am here and ...
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Configuration changes in immutable infrastructure

How are people who are using immutable infrastructure handling configuration changes between their different environments? I can't workout a nice way to create one AMI per role and use it in all ...
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Do you know any application that helps to keep a inventory of dependency beetween aplications and servers? [closed]

with the grow of the number of servers and applications in our environment, we are facing a problem when we need to reboot some server and do it, thinking that is safe, and then we realise that some ...
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Using Azure as infrastructure as a service, configuring HTTPS endpoints / load balancer

I am quiete now to the topic of routing traffic, since it's done by our hosting provider so far. I would like to setup some Virtual machines and configure HTTPS and Loadbalancing on Azure. I do pick ...
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Detecting Infrastructure Provider in Puppet

Note: we use Puppet standalone (master-less) i.e. puppet apply. Usually, while deploying a web application there are a number of back-end services and applications that run behind the front-facing ...
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Building the infrastructure to support a web application

I am building infrastructure to support a web application. I think I have a decent idea of what the infrastructure should look like, here's what I have: 2 x 16GB, 4-Core HAProxy servers for load ...
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Securing Webserver and Database

I need to secure an internal web server and sql db, that is going to be made public(www) At this stage im only looking to provide a reasonable amount of security($$) until it gets bigger at which ...
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Best way to connect the network to the internet?

I'm setting up a small network for an air cadet squadron I help to run. We've just moved into a brand new HQ which is kitted up with ethernet ports throughout the building so I thought I may as well ...
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using pgpool doesn't see a list of variables into group_var directory

I am using Ansible + Vagrant to create my infrastructure or make a little simulation of I wish. It installing postgres and creating a ssh directory to store the differents keys for each host. It is ...
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Wireless network infrastructure for an office with 40 employees

In my company we're facing connectivity problems due to our not very professional network infrastructure. We're growing now, and we expect to be 40 people at the office by the end of the year. I'm ...
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How to use terraform.io to change the image of a stateful server without downtime or data loss?

Say I have application servers, database servers, and a few dns-round-robin load balancers. All this powered by images created with Packer with deployment managed with Terraform. How do I change the ...
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What types of systems have to “scale up” rather than “scale out”?

I have been wondering for a long time if there are systems that have to "scale up" (onto a more powerful, more expensive server) rather than "scale out" by being split across many smaller servers. ...