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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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packages-microsoft-com-prod, takes up all memory when trying to install

I am trying to install powershell on CentoOS 8. I follow the official Microsoft instructions. I had some previous issue. I rented a nanode from Linode which is the smallest model. I get memory ...
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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 not working as expected

I have the below keepalived config for 2 linodes Linode #1 vrrp_script chk_nginx { script "pgrep nginx" interval 2 # check every 2 seconds } vrrp_instance VI_1 { state BACKUP interface eth0 ...
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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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Linode postfix/dovecot/mysql mail server does not receive mail or work with IMAP

I recently set up a mail server on a CentOS 7 Linode, with all config according to this tutorial. After finishing setup, I used the mailx passage and sudo mail example@example.com to send an email to ...
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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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Did not update GRUB properly when upgrading Linode instance from Debian Jessie to Stable

While following along with this tutorial, I thought I had set my boot configuration to GRUB2 (selected it in the boot options list, and got a notification that the setting changed, but you apparently ...
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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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Can I create CNAME for www.example.com in zone file for example.org?

I am using example.org in this question only as an example. In my real zone file, I have a real domain instead of example.org. This is how my zone file looks right now. $TTL 14400 @ IN SOA ns1....
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Why has the icon for my website changed on its own?

I installed the lamp stack on a Linode at the beginning of the year. It's just a personal website, accessed by IP address, so I doubt anyone else knows of it. Recently the icon (next to the website's ...
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Is it possible to setup DNS point to 2 servers, one in Digitalocean another is in Linode?

Is it possible to setup DNS point to 2 servers, one in Digitalocean another is in Linode? I hope the two servers compose a cluster. Your comment welcome
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Setting up AWS SES DKIM in Linode

I am having trouble finding a resource to help with this process, please let me know if there exists documentation somewhere you know of. I am trying to set up AWS SES, my hosting is at Linode. I ...
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When do I actually need a FQDN?

I've been reading the guides on linode about setting up a server to host websites. One concept that bothers me most is FQDN. From what I've read, FQDN is very important and it MUST be set. In my ...
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Where can I find 500 errors logged while running Joomla on Ubuntu 14.4?

Short story: I get a 500 error when opening a page, but when I look at the error log, there is nothing about this error. I think every 500 error on front-end should be recorded somewhere, am I right? ...
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DNS is to slow, slow respond between server to Instagram API

I have app who is based on Instagram API, problem is because connection between my server and Instagram API is slow, e.g. OVH = 300ms - 400ms Linode = 400ms - 500ms Hetzner = 500ms - 600ms I try ...
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Ping to IPv4 works but IPv6 does not

I have a hosted VPS running on arch linux. I'm trying to make outgoing connections from this server, but all of them fail. After a little bit of debugging, I figured that the reason for failed ...
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How can I use Varnish cache on a different location and provider than my web servers?

I'm trying to put Varnish in front of my Linode servers located in Tokyo. My user base is in India, so serving cached content directly from India would be speeding up my web application with lower ...
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Alpine on Linode looses it's IP after reboot

I am trying to install an alpine server on a linode computer. Here is a tutorial from linode to show how to install alpine on their hosts, I've done that so often, that I wrote a script which ...
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Comparision of VPS between DO, AWS and Azure

Just for a little history, our product has been currently running on a bunch of DO and Linode and a few AWS instances. Our stack is a Python-Flask Webapp, Mongo(Distributed), Elastic Search, Rabbit MQ ...
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linode centos 7 firewalld change-interface command failed

I just build centos7, and tried to setup firewalld, when I type command firewall-cmd --zone=internal --change-interface=eth0 I got error : Error: COMMAND_FAILED I already start it by ...
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nf_conntrack_ftp module has disappearedl

I've been running a Linode droplet for several years with no problems. In the last month, users have reported FTP connection errors, always related to Passive FTP. Investigation shows that the ...
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no connection with Linode's recommended iptables setup (ubuntu 16.04)

I have a Ubuntu 16.04 server on Linode. My goal has been to run some webservers on a few ports and then connect to them using my host url, <my_id>.members.linode.com. I installed Nginx and ...
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Multiple sub domains are pointing to the same directory as the main domain

I have a domain hosted at Godaddy adn hosting at Linode. I added attached screen shot is my DNS settings. Blue highlighted area is where I put my hosting server's IP Now I have 3 sites to be accessed ...
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Missing lots of ipv4 traffic after dns switch to a new server

I've been migrating a traffic-heavy (https://jsonip.com) service I've run for a number of years to an upgraded server over the last week. Before the dns switch, I was averaging 9mb/s ipv4 inbound. ...
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Locked out of ssh after ufw enabled

I've enabled both SSH and HTTP in ufw. Using Linode VPS with Ubuntu 16.04. After doing sudo ufw enable, I'm effectively locked out except for the virtual console which I can access via web browser. ...

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