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Where can I set additional conf files for NetworkManager

I am using Linode and every single time I boot my server, Linode (cloud provider) ovewrites the file below: /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 This is well documented and expected in order to ...
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Mysql database often stops and won't restart

Server: Linode Dedicated 4G Ubuntu 18.04, Webmin + Virtualmin Every now and then, mysql server stops and fails on restarting. Here is the logs I was able to find: Apr 11 20:54:57 bamboo kernel: [ 2082....
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migrate vps from linode to proxmox img not booting

I would like to create a fallback instance of a VPS running on Linode to an on premise Proxmox. I downloaded a raw image of the server using ssh root@foo.com "dd if=/dev/sda | gzip -1 -" | ...
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skip openssh-server configuration on apt-get upgrade

When I'm trying to upgrade Ubuntu 20.10 on Linode, it stucks on one configuration prompt. How can I skip it? Using -qy didn't help, as shown below. The code: set DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive apt-get ...
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Start with Jenkins in k8s on Linode / Vultr / DigitalOcean

I'm going to setup a basic jenkins infrastructure to deploy to my website. Very basic stuff. I want some dedicated machines / compute engines for it. So I'm thinking of using a Kubernetes cluster from ...
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Clarification regarding server requirements for Linux and Kubernetes on LKE

I want to Dockerize my applications(stack: react, nginx, node, mongodb, redis etc) and deploy them on VPS/s on Linode, but I never done anything like that before and have some fundamental questions ...
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MySQL CPU usage difference between my local server and Linode server

I have 2 similar servers, one on my local computer, the other on Linode. OS is Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on both. When I import a large database into MySQL, my local computer uses less than 10% of CPU while ...
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Remote port forward works on TCP/1194 but not on TCP/443 even though port 443 on the server is not being used

I am having a weird issue. I brought up a new Linode to act as a tunnelling endpoint. I was able to successfully remote forward port 1194 so now connections to linode-server@1194 successfully to my ...
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Rescue Tip: Wrong library file installation damaged Ubuntu 18.04 after upgrade

There was an old Ubuntu 14.04 linode.com instance which I attempted to upgrade to 18.04. Some Dependencies where somehow not upgraded anyway. So I attempted to install corresponding deb file from ...
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Mysql server won't start after changing bind-address

I have two dropplets at digitalocean, one is for http server and another is for database. In mysql config /etc/mysql/mysql.conf.d/mysqld.cnf I have set bind-address to digitalocean private ip and ...
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Apache config for frontend https + Backend http

I have a server running on Linode that has 3 subdomains. Every subdomain is a diferent Angular 8 Application and have it´s own backend. xyz.example.com xyz.example.com:8080 abc.example.com abc....
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My app became unreachable after some time

I have an Vue.js app running on Linode at strks.rs using Nginx I am running it with nginx and I can not find any erros, nginx synatax is ok server is running and i tried flushing DNS and restarting ...
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nginx: how to serve multiple site on same domain name without virtual hosting?

I'm new of nginx. I read some documentation to install it and configure it with drupal 8. I have my server installed on linode. i access through ip address, not virtual host. My drupal is located in ...
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My website hosted on Linode via Serverpilot is down after performing a reboot

I shutdown and powered on my linode server that I setup via Serverpilot because it was going online and offline. However, since the reboot I am unable to access my website. I can access files via FTP ...
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Reverse DNS from a cloned linode

I have cloned a linode1 that is linked to mydomain.com and the reverse DNS is li19034-215.members.linode.com; the reverse DNS of the cloned linode is also li19034-215.members.linode.com; I wouls like ...
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Migrating domain from AWS Route S3 to Linode

I want to migrate 1 domain from AWS Route S3 to Linode; I've changed the NS recods to point to ns1.linode.com ns2.linode.com ns3.linode.com ns4.linode.com ns5.linode.com but on the DNS checket it ...
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Subdomain, PTR and MX Record Confusion

I am lost in DNS and rDNS (PTR) record setting for the following scenario: I have my main website example.com running in Digital Ocean at IP 192.0.2.4 In Digital Ocean control panel I have the ...
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A TLS fatal alert has been received with exim4 in debian 9

I am trying to configure my server to send mail and I receive an "TLS fatal alert" error every time I try to send mail. I have followed the steps indicated in this post related to my problem ...
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Ngnix Closes The Connection Doesn't Return 301

struggling to get my hosts to work on port 80/HTTP and redirect to HTTPS. Discovered this when I gave out a URL and they said it didn't work but noticed a direct link to the site did work. I've done ...
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nginx connection refused remotely but localhost connects

I have a strange problem with my Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS Brief Background: I installed nginx and have been having alot of trouble with setting up letsencrypt. Attempting this with a statically served ...
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How to backup Linode configuration

I have setup LEMP on Ubuntu 18.04 Linode. I have configured all my required settings for my laravel app. Can someone advise how to backup these settings so that I can use the same settings for ...
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cURL download always stalls but works on second attempt

Once a week, I download a file from the US FCC. I have a bash script with the following. curl http://wireless.fcc.gov/uls/data/complete/l_amat.zip --remote-name Every week, the first attempt to run ...
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How can I avoid gmail/att receipt issues for a client who sends over Cox Business Internet?

My client uses Cox Business Internet as their ISP, and is very tied in to using Outlook to access their email. Their webserver and email server are currently hosted on Linode. These may be on the same ...
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Connect local subnet bidirectionally to a VPS server using plain OpenVPN

Let's say we have a local subnet 192.168.1.0/24 that needs to be connected bidirectionnaly to a machine on any VPS (Amazon EC2, Linode, Vultr, etc...) through the 10.8.0.0/24 subnet created using ...
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Linode / Nanode - Out of memory, when running yum update

I rented a nanode from linode which is the smallest model. I tried to install powershell core which caused some issues. Now I got the memory allocation error: [codingsafari@centosbox ~]$ sudo yum ...
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Keepalived configuration for a budget cluster of 2 web server nodes on Linode

I am on a low budget - so I am running just 2 identical Linodes (Ubuntu 18.x). I don't plan to use Nodebalancer, since I need only one server to be up at a time. I have been able to successfully ...
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Can't set up Subdomain in Linode

I have bought a server from linode.com and set it up with my purchased domain from namecheap. Setting up the DNS worked as expected and I followed the official documentation from linode. But ...
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gzip softlocks every midnight during nginx log rotation, causes kernel panic

Some of our servers run on Ubuntu 18.10. They host a few Node.JS services receiving TCP connections as upstream from nginx, as well as a websocket implementation in Dotnet Core. It's a fairly simple ...
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How to back up a running Linode server?

We want to take a backup of everything on our Debian server, which is running remotely on the other side of the world (hosted by Linode), without shutting it down. This system is running shell, email,...
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How to catch emails on subdomains

I'm making a website which uses the subdomain as part of its name, e.g. really.cool.example (not the actual site, obviously) and have really@cool.example as the support/contact email address. The ...
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Apple devices not connecting to sites on my server

I run a Linode with about 30 Wordpress sites. Over the past several weeks I have seen several emails from Apple users who have not been able to connect with sites on my server and I need to get this ...
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My storage partition set aside for docker is not recognised as a valid block device

I'm trying to setup an openshift cluster on linode. I have set aside some disk space (via linode admin dashboard) for docker to use for storage. Unfortunately, I can't get it to be recognised as a ...
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Why does my A record point to my apache server

I have two web servers nginx and apache2. I have an A record for mail.aboutryansam.com and a CNAME webmail.aboutryansam.com. I've been trying to setup a postfix and dovecot mail server hosted on mail....
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Can't boot Ubuntu 18.04.1 direct disk on Linode

I get a kernel panic stating that root cannot be mounted if I boot my Direct Disk installation of Ubuntu 18.04.1 in paravirtualization mode, as seen in this screenshot from the Glish terminal: Any ...
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PHP mail() not working with Postfix on ubuntu 16.04

OK, I realize this question has been asked, but the issues relating to my specific issues weren't brought up. Basically, I barely know what I'm doing in the server, but I need to configure it to send ...
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linode.com did not encrypt this message

When I send a mail using Contact Form 7 WordPress plugin on my website, I get Linode.com did not encrypt this message in the Gmail Error in Gmail. I also see a Red padlock. Here's a screenshot: How ...
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Ubuntu: how to create a user with ----disabled-password and still have them sudo (which fails as there is no password)

I am trying to write a linode stackscript, which is a bash file which is run as root when you build a new image. It can prompt for parameters such as USER, KEY and possibly, but not ideally, PASSWORD. ...
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Debian 7, ICMPv6: RA: ndisc_router_discovery failed to add default route

I'm running Debian 7 and trying to configure static IPv6 addresses… I'm getting this error message in /var/log/kern.log every few seconds. Apr 27 09:25:30 orion kernel: ICMPv6: RA: ...
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Cannot enable site on apache

I am trying to add virtual host for a site but cannot enable it. I have added the configuration file(.conf) in site-available folder. when I try to enable it by running a2ensite <site.net>....
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How can I use a wildcard SSL certificate when setting up ISP Config?

I am running a Linode Debian 8 server. My web site directory is set up under a different virtual host that is different from the default. /var/www/html/example.com/public_html This is way ISP config ...
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Postfix mail going into spam on Gmail and Hotmail (tried everything, still can't make it ok)

Somebody help please, this isn't duplicate. I've been through all the answers I could find all across web, tried different things but I still can't make it not to go in spam folder. Running postfix, ...
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How to rebuild my google cloud Compute Engine VM instance like Linode VPS?

I am going to migrate my server from Linode to Google Cloud recently. When I am testing the google cloud Compute Engine VM instance, I can not find out the rebuild button like Linode. Now I did some ...
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/etc/fstab doesn't show temp but temp is mounted. CentOS 7 on linode

In CentOS 7, I have been told to secure the /tmp folder with with noexec,nosuid in /etc/fstab When I view the /etc/fstab, I can only see few lines without /tmp mounting option. I have created a tmp ...
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Linode : Installing a working Jetty 9.x on DSL (Damn Small Linux)

I am exploring an option to deploy a java application with jetty on Linode. While my endeavor to create a production grade system with the minimum resource utilization (so that scarce resources could ...
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What are the resource requirements for x number of users to connect and run code through an RStudio Server instance?

I recently deployed a Centos7 server through Linode and installed RStudio Server. I've created a small teaching exercise and I'd like to have 15 - 20 students connect and run some code. I have two ...
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Reverse DNS issue with Mailserver (Postfix) [duplicate]

My mail server is set to server.mailtuner.com, but when i try sending to a hotmail user, it goes into the spam folder. Results on mailtester show the following reverse DNS issue: https://www.mail-...
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Excessive and Random Traffic on my Apache2 Server

TL;DR, Why am I getting hit with so much traffic that is not directed towards my actual website? How do I fix it? I have been diagnosing a problem for ~6 hours now, that I initially thought was a ...
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Postfix Mail server rejecting sending mail from wordpress site

I have recently setup a mail server on linode using Postfix, Dovecot and MySQL. I can send and receive mails from a mail client (Outlook) but any time I try to send mail with a user from a wordpress ...
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Which Network Services in Ubuntu 16.04 Server on Linode Should/Can be Removed?

It is my first time to set up a cloud server - Ubuntu 16.04 on Linode. I followed their documentation but I'm stuck on the 'Remove Unused Network-Facing Services' part. I am not sure which services ...
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Sendmail "Connection refused by mail.example.com" when attempting to send emails

I'm trying to have a virtually hosted PHP site send emails to a particular Gmail address when the site's contact form is correctly filled out and submitted. Unfortunately, nothing is being sent out. ...
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