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Running PHP 5.1.6 on Docker

Yes the title is correct! A long time a go a website was developed for a student association, the website now has some historical meaning. I'm trying to move the website do a different server, with ...
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How to provide http to a legacy application

Is there a way to filter out an url with cloudflare, and answer it with a static http content? My hosting solution does not allow http, and forwards all to https. One somewhat expensive solution ...
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Move Legacy system into virtualization

I currently have five windows hosts which all have graphics output. I would like to virtualise this setup as it is running on really old hardware and is using little resources by todays standards. ...
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Tools to help migration from RHEL4 to CentOS8

I have a bunch of legacy servers (about 30) running undocumented code that still run on RHEL4. Some newer servers run on CentOS5 or 6, but most of them are RHEL4. Following a security audit, ...
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Does Xeon Harpertown (E5400 series) support ECC DDR3?

Is it possible to use Xeon E5450 with 8GB (preferably 16GB) DIMMs of DDR3 Registered Buffered ECC RAM? I checked Intel's Spec page for Xeon E5450 and Wikipedia Xeon#Harpertown Harpertown spec table ...
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Finding the menu.lst that is being used by grub on a multiboot/multipartition system

How do I find which partition holds the menu.lst being used at boot time? Not looking for multiple locations , as where the file could be, but where it is definitely to be found. (e.t. partition) Is ...
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Creating a physical SCSI target out of an iSCSI one

I find myself having to maintain some old hardware for some legacy applications. These computers use old parallel SCSI drives, and when those drives die, I have to scavenge for new ones, which is ...
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Segmentation fault when building centos 5 chroot

For some legacy application I decided to use chroot with CentOS 5. I did install CentOS 5 on virtual machine, then I boot virtual machine with live CD and using tar, I "copied" the files from the ...
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Cannot ssh into cisco switch: Invalid key length

For some reason I cannot ssh into a Cisco Catalyst C3750 Switch. This is the error message, that I get: ssh_dispatch_run_fatal: Connection to 192.168.7.6 port 22: Invalid key length This is the ...
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What are some best-practice ways to view the occasional Java applet in the medium-term future?

I've just encountered a Java applet on a random website and I'd like to start it. Given Chrome's relentless incompatibility with plugins since time immemorial, I went and asked on irc.mozilla.org ...
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Point email to Host A, website to Host B (without host-provided MX record)

I'm migrating a website from Host A to Host B, but keeping email on Host A. One complication is that Host A doesn't provide a conventional MX record; they just use the naked domain (which I understand ...
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Update Debian 6.0.10 to latest or at least patch

I have a old server that I need to patch. The server is running on Debian 6.0.10. However, apt-get update/upgrade does not work. I have a bunch of 404 not found. I suspect the version is too old and I ...
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How to improve availability of a old legacy java application in AWS

I have a old java application running on an AWS EC2 but a couple of times per week the application is very slow or down and I have to restart the system which is very bad for our clients. It's an old ...
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What's the point of repeating an email address in “The Envelope” and the “The Header”?

I learned that both the FROM address and the TO address is repeated in a hidden element called the "envelope", and then repeated again in the "body". Question Why isn't the envelope data copied into ...
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SSL handshake: is the server supposed to choose an earlier protocol?

We have to connect with our application (written in Java 8) to some very old server using HTTPS. Being Java 8, our client supports TLSv1.2, TLSv1.1, TLSv1 and SSLv3. Of course, it prefers to use TLSv1....
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Prevent Server 2012R2 from auto-terminating unresponsive legacy ERP application

Background: FoxPro legacy ERP application on 2012R2 We have a legacy ERP application that we need to keep running for 6 more months. The ERP application was itself written in FoxPro, a discontinued ...
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Sending SMS from legacy system without the option for physical sms/gsm modems

My problem is that there is a legacy system for building automation (ventilation, temperature, lighting etc) without the possibility for upgrades, that needs to send text messages through a connected ...
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Reverse Proxy on ClientHello with bad security (e.g. WinXP)

XP seems to be a lot of "fun", these days with security especially since the security features XP DOES support are being phased out day by day. for all those who want to drop XP there is always the ...
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Where's a browser that supports weak encryption (such as SSL3, RC4, …)? [closed]

While it may be good for the interwebs as whole that all current versions make it difficult or even impossible to establish a https connection with a web server that supports only weak encryption ...
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Can I safely disable SSH-1 access from my server?

SSH-2 has been out for almost a decade. I know at least that all computers that currently connect to my server use the updated version 2 protocol. With that in mind, is there any benefit (security or ...
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Virtualising a VERY legacy app

Looking for a bit of help on this one. I have a customer who has a VERY old MS DOS application that is written in some 3GL language of unknown origin. The original software vendor went out of business ...
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What is the minimum memory requirement for RHEL 4?

I know RHEL 4 is ancient history now, but trying to find minimum memory requirements on the Redhat website is proving to be almost impossible (or I'm searching for the wrong thing). Minimum CPU ...
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redundancy in a single SCSI target

following-on from my earlier question about resurrecting an ancient Intergraph 6800 machine (licence file for extra logins on ancient Unix (CLIX) system), the original problem was a failed hard disk ...
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licence file for extra logins on ancient Unix (CLIX) system

I'm helping to sort out an ancient Intergraph 6800 machine at work, running CLIX, a proprietary Unix. Binning the system is not an option. It is a certified safety-critical system that would cost $...
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DOS printer text output has wrong characters on “new” computer

I'm trying to rescue an old DOS 6.2 application that originally ran on a 486 DX2 computer. I've moved the hard drive into a relatively newer Celeron 633, and everything seems to work fine except for ...
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Can shims be used to change Windows version number?

I've an installer that complains about wrong Windows version numbers, preventing an upgrade to an application to be installed on Windows Server 2012: Unsupported operating system, major=6, version=...
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I am switching domain to new server, but want to keep secure functionality on old server

I have an old legacy website that I have migrated to wordpress. Some of the functionality will remain on the old server and be accessed via IP address, however this functionality requires a secure ...
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Should a MobiTex service with a highly resilient website offer content over WAP? [closed]

I'm trying to offer services over the MobiTex network (also see wiki) and want to reduce double-work. I'm trying to understand if it is a good idea to WAP enable my website. Given that WAP usage is ...
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Debian on Hyper-V

I installed Debian with kernel 2.6.32-5-686 on a Hyper-V virtual machine. I had to add a legacy network card. I follow this tutorial http://www.yusufozturk.info/linux-server/debian-2-6-36-kernel-...
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IPv6 connections routed to IPv4 device

I have an IBM 9406-250 with V5R1 and IPv4 only connectivity, and want it to be reachable over IPv6. I cannnot install an IPv6 stack on it, but I want it to be accessible by IPv6 so I can drop the ...
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Exchange 2003: When do transaction logs get committed and why is the archive bit not set?

The instructor got me confused on this one: Exchange transaction logs get committed during full/normal backup. Incremental and differential backups only backup the logs. OK that is clear. But he also ...
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How can I deploy Windows Server 2003 with the latest service packs across my forest?

I have a number of servers running different NOS and I would like to get them all running the same standard platform. I have chosen Windows Server 2003 as I have some spare licences for it and it ...
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Is the legacy SMTP client submit port “456” or “465”? What is the history of this wacky port and who uses it?

I see posts on the internet, Google Apps Engine, and a few others that make mention of this unusual client submit port. Can anyone clarify which is the oddball port I should support (in addition to ...
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Moving Windows 2003 boot+system partition

I have a Windows 2003 server with: - C: (15 Gb boot+system) on an old PATA disk - G: (20 Gb empty) on a SCSI hardware RAID - H: (220 Gb datas) on the same SCSI RAID I want to move C: to the RAID. I ...
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Legacy system requires the use of unsecured ftp. What could be done to improve security as much as possible?

We have nearly finished rewriting a legacy web app system and have moved the domain name to a new server. The only other feature we have to make is a small one that must interface with another server ...
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Where to download the latest 2.4.x Linux kernel while kernel.org is down? [closed]

I need to run the pre-paleolithic (10 years old!) SuSE 7.3 under VirtualBox. (Don't ask. I just do, ok?) I managed to successfully install it. It boots. It recognized the virtual NIC (pcnet32 module) ...
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Restrict access to network location from Windows Explorer

We have a legacy application which has data and PDF files available on a network share, and a locally-installed EXE to run it. The EXE uses a UNC path to access the data and PDFs. The customer is ...
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Your experience with JBOD “raw” SATA setup

I need a cheap setup to store historic snapshots of a dataset in the 100-200GB range. These will see little use, but need to be kept online for some time (shared by Samba). The box housing the dataset ...
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Windows Server 2008 with Windows 7 clients and legacy databases

We have an application that uses DBF files - users run the application on their own machines and access the data on the server via a share. This application is installed on thousands of sites, with ...
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How to read an 8 inch floppy disk

We're doing a component obsolescence project on a very old product. The code hasn't been changed in 20 years, but it may need to be updated now. The entire facility where the product was developed is ...
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Networking Problem MrxSmb event 50 “Delayed Write Failed” errors occurring all of the sudden

JUST THIS MONTH, we have started getting reports from a number of very stable clients that MrxSmb event id 50 errors keep appearing in their system event logs. Otherwise, they do not appear to have ...
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What are some good backup solutions that support legacy OSs?

I'm making a small network in our company that will comprise of 4 machines: 1 Windows 95 PC 1 Windows NT 4.0 PC 1 Windows XP PC 1 Windows XP Server I want to be able to run one solution that ...
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Where Can I Find Old Versions Of Veritas NetBackup?

I have a Veritas NetBackup 3.4.1 installation running on Solaris 2.6. I have a requirement to add some Windows 2000 Server systems to this backup system. Does anyone know where I might find the ...
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Need advice for working with an old NetWare server

Hey, I have an old server at the police dept that they want to pull some data off of. Unfortunately, anybody who might have known anything about it is long since resigned / retired / passed away. No ...
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Why no Win16 support in 64-bit Windows? [closed]

My understanding (from Wikipedia) is that the x64 instruction set supports executing 16-bit protected mode code from long mode, but cannot execute real mode code without being switched out of long ...
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Legacy non-dpi-aware application resolution scaling?

Our environment prominently featuers an outdated but absolutely mission-critical Win32 application that is not dpi-aware. It is optimized for an 800x600 display. Most of our users now have 17"-20" ...
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SCO Unix - finding and pulling data

We recently acquired a company that was running a legacy application on a SCO Unix box. I can tell that the app is running off of http, but its reporting and data export functions are limited and I'...
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Where can I download VMWare Tools for 1.x?

Please can you show me where I can download the latest Version of VMWare Tools for the following Client: Server is Windows 2003 32 bit with VMWare Server 1.x (Yes, I know 1.x is old. We will upgrade ...
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Where is the best place to download old versions of MySQL server [closed]

I'm restoring an old server, and I need a copy of MySQL 4.1 for windows. MySql.com only seems to have versions going back to 5.0. I've seen old versions elsewhere, but they all seem to be from ...
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Is there a VM to map a legacy app's serial resources onto modern hardware?

We have inherited a legacy application which runs under DOS 6.2 and the Phar-Lap DOS extender (if anyone is old enough to remember that). It also uses up to 6 serial ports (16550) which are expected ...