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RAID validation fails during Ubuntu Server 22.04 installation

I've followed https://askubuntu.com/questions/1234949/install-ubuntu-20-04-focal-fossa-with-raid-1-on-two-devices to set up RAID 1 during the installation of Ubuntu Server 22.04, yet installation ...
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What's the best practice for setting up new servers?

I'm facing the problem that from time to time, when installing a new system, be it virtual machines in VMWare, be it new VDS of the customer's server, I have to constantly install the same packages (...
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how to connect to one of multiple virtual sites (apache 2.4)

If I create one site, I can access it with http://localhost ... But if I create multiple virtual sites, with apache, on the same computer, http://localhost won't work. How can I access it? (on the ...
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run a script via cloud-init

I know cloud-init allows to run commands as part of the cloud-init yml runcmd: - [ pwd ] but I am looking for a way to execute a full shell script. Some people just pipe the output of a curl into a ...
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Best Thin Client Setup [closed]

I'm new here and I'm looking for information for a personal question I have since the beginning of the year. This year I had my first contact with a workspace that uses thin clients, but it's all in ...
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clone a grafana setup to a different server

I'm writing a set of scripts to automatically setup any virgin ubuntu server to be in a state usable for my production environment. One of the things I want to do is setup grafana so that, on install, ...
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Can we move the RAID array from one HP Server models to another HP models or one RAID controller model to another Controller model

In case my HP Proliant DL380 G6 & G7 failed, can I swap all HDD to HP Proliant DL380 G9. HP Proliant DL380 G7 is using the different controller (HP Smart Array Controllers P410i) and HP Proliant ...
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Google GCE Hosted Instance Group Setup Issue

Is there a way for Managed Instance Group (MIG) to force a VM to be retained without being replaced and re-created? Ispconfig is currently used to manage websites within a VM instance But it also ...
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ubuntu server 18.04 setup restarts after entering manual ip (vmware, hyper-v)

Can't find any reference to this problem, so i'm asking here. I am trying to install an Ubuntu server 18.04 in VmWare (same thing happens on hyper-v). When I configure the static IP, setup restarts ...
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Create logical volume again on Ubuntu after deleating it [duplicate]

I have a Ubuntu 16.04 Server and used these two commands which accidently deleted my logical volume: lvchange -an -v /dev/sda5/xyz-vg and lvremove -vf /dev/sda5/xyz-vg I did so from an Ubuntu Live ...
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Configure SSRS remotely - A connection to the computer cannot be established

I just installed the newest SQL Server Reporting Services 2017 using this instructions: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/reporting-services/install-windows/install-reporting-services?view=sql-...
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HP Proliant DL580 G5 Server Initial Setup [closed]

I am a beginner so please bear that in mind if you choose to answer the question. I have a HP Proliant Dl580 G5 with the following specs : 4x Six-Core XEON 2.4GHz E7450 128GB RAM 4x 72GB SAS 15K I ...
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phpmyadmin setup failing due to not prompting for root password

An error occurred while installing the database: │ │ ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using │ password: NO) . Why on earth is it not prompting me for the root ...
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ESXi 6.5 host does not respond to direct web access after boot (HTML5 client not accessible)

I have a simple ESXi (all default) free install in a home lab network that only has the host, a switch (with builtin DHCP) and a laptop. The DHCP provides both the laptop and ESXi host with IP as ...
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Setup CentOS webserver with internal network, but dedicated external IP

I have 2 servers on 2 networks, with both their own WAN ip (x.x.192.196 and x.x.192.200). Both servers are physically next to each other As office, we are working in network x.x.192.196, with desktop ...
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During OpenBSD installation, what is "DNS domain name" for?

During the installation of OpenBSD 6.1, right after setting up network interfaces, the installer prompts me: DNS domain name? (e.g. 'bar.com') [my.domain] I am not sure what this setting is for, I ...
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Running a server OS from an USB stick in 2017 [closed]

I want to install Fedora as server OS on a USB3 flash drive. I wonder if now in 2017 they would be reliable, durable, and fast enough for that purpose? I plan to have an additional large HDD for ...
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Is there a way to gather system configuration changes since installation?

In my attempt to replace a Linux server that was set up a few years ago I realised that nobody knows exactly what was installed/configured since. The only thing I have in git is the nginx sites ...
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Trying to get a Dell EqualLogic PS6000 up and running, may need a reset as well

I have a possibly unused Dell EqualLogic PS6000, but I can't figure out how to get it up and running. Or even where to start really. It was previously owned by another company, but when they sold it ...
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New server - all log files archived after first night

I recently set up two virtual servers running Ubuntu 16.04. After my basic configuration of the servers (ufw, fail2ban, sshd config) I disconnected from the servers. The next day I reconnected via ...
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assessing the security concerns for running an own email server [closed]

I'm working at a small research center that has to manage a lot of things independently on a tight budget. One of these is all things IT infrastructure, including web and email hosting. Though I've ...
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control a server before the OS loads

I have a Dell Poweredge R430 server running Ubuntu server 16.04.1, On the Ubuntu I have KVM running some virtual machines, I need to have the maximal control over the server by a remote connection, ...
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Should I be concerned about our server setup?

I work for a company of about 50 people. Our two servers (identical) are custom built with these specs: Xeon E3-1270 V3 Intel Entry Server Board 32 GB DDR3 ECC 2x 256 GB SSD RAID1 (for System) 4x 1TB ...
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Does it make sense to have a server dedicated to login? [closed]

Since the login process itself involves an expensive hash, it also makes this part of any app vulnerable to (D)DOS attacks. Is it a good idea to put the login portion of the app on it's own dedicated ...
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Is it possible to update existing SQL Server 2014 Express with Advanced Services RTM to SP1 using the SP1 SQLEXPRADV_x64.exe?

I'm creating an installer that configures a SQL Server instance, and I'm trying to allow for it to update an existing installation if it is RTM. I tried with /Action=Upgrade with no success. Same ...
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Can data center remote hands service install new network card?

Long story short: I'm co-locating a standard server box in a data center in a faraway foreign country. I need to install a specialized network card that isn't sold or included by the OEM. I'd like to ...
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Handling highly CPU intensive process on server

I have a Windows server machine on Amazon EC2 (m4.2xlarge) which handles web requests, does some processing using an app A and returns the results. Problem is, this app A is highly CPU intensive and ...
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Servers, cloud and network

I need so help so I have few questions. I work in small company and we are going to be buying one or two servers for our needs. We are in area that isn't well equip with internet (only ADSL or WiMAX) ...
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Advice on DL380 G5 RAM, and why the DIMMS I have aren't supported

I have 3x DL380 G5 servers that were second hand retired ones. One of the servers, I populated with 4x 4GB DIMMs, and 4x 1GB DIMMs. Everything was working away merrily, and I decided to purchase some ...
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ZFS 100TB hardware setup

We received a quote for the following server setup : Intel Xeon E5-2609V2 2 x WD RE 2TB SATA III 34 x WD RE 4TB SAS II 32 GB memory (ECC) LSI MegaRAID 9271-8i bulk, 8 x SATA III/SAS II internal ...
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Is it viable to run very lightweight services straight off a Raspberry Pi 2?

If computers were much simpler, there would be less points of failure which in turn might improve stability and simplify maintenance. This got me thinking - for a smallish team of about 25 people, ...
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MS SQL-Server 2014 and SQL Server Data Tools

How do I install SQL Server Data Tools for MS SQL-Server 2014? In previous versions of MS-SQL-Server those tools come with the regular installation-package for the server itself. For SQL-Server 2014 ...
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Nginx setting server gives installation page

I'm trying to set up Nginx for the first time and in following a tutorial I have come to the point that I'm getting the Welcome page to Nginx. I removed the last two includes in the /etc/nginx/nginx....
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HP Microserver AMD Raid controller

I have a HP N54L Microserver which i have been using successfully with Windows Server 2012. I only have the one hard drive in but want to add another in RAID 1 and then another two much larger drives ...
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Can a virtual machine act as a business server? [closed]

I'm new to server setup and have read a bit about the basics of a business server. What I've read is about having physical server rooms with Tower/Rack/Blade servers. My question is, is a physical ...
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What user accounts are necessary on the domain controller pc?

2012 R2 environment When a server is created to be a domain controller, it can be setup using the domain\administrator account when is attached to the domain. The machine will also have the default ...
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Use 1 executable file to be distributed accross 100 client PROS and CONS guys? [closed]

for easy updates of our internal system I'm planning to use just 1 exe located at the server and just put a shortcut in my clients pointed at the exe in the server. PROS and CONS guys? Server 2008 R2 ...
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Why is /tmp not written to /var

My CentOS 6.5 server has the following setup; $ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/dv1 8.0G 713M 6.7G 10% / /dev/mapper/vg00-usr 9.9G 2.5G ...
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Red Hat installation on HP ProLiant does not detect hard drive

I have an HP ProLiant BL460C Gen8 having real hardware RAID. I am trying to install Red Hat Enterprise x86_64 bit on an HP ProLiant (iLO 4) server with an Array of 2 hard drives configured as RAID1. ...
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Resources invitation policy in Kolab 3.4

When anybody reserves a resource, it's automatically accepted. I'd like it to be manually accepted by the owner of the resource, so I do: Create "fool" resource in kolab-webadmin with email fool@...
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How to split the Siebel 7.8 file system?

A little background information In each Siebel server there is a special folder called the "Siebel file system", a repository of unstructured content used by Siebel applications which ...
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Looking for tool to create server configuration [closed]

I'm looking for a tool that will help me to define some configuration for example in JSON file or something containing what to install and how to setup the whole environment like install nginx, ruby, ...
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Multiple Microsoft Windows servers on single IP

I have 2 physical servers where each server is running Microsoft windows server and each is hosting multiple websites. Is it possible to run both servers on same IP address? and how is it done?
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Simple instructions for setting up Seafile in Windows 2008 R2 on AWS?

I need to setup a corporate alternative to DropBox. After a bit of research, Seafile looks like a good bet. Also, I will need to host my file server in the cloud. Eventually I will want to by a low-...
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How to copy system/apps settings from one server to another?

I have an instance of Windows Server 2012 running my website. This instance is 100% configured, with every single detail and fix I ever needed to perform. The problem is that now due to financial ...
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How can I run Apache Tomcat and Node.JS servers at the same time?

I'll give you an example of what I want: Let's pretend my domain is domain.com for now. My server machine is a Linux (Ubuntu). I'm currently running Tomcat as my server on ports 80 and 8080. I have ...
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Use IP address or FQDN [closed]

I am preparing servers infrastructure consisting MYSQL , LDAP , PHP and FTP. I have all servers have static public and private IP(LAN). Now while configuring SSL i am facing problem of FQDN. For ...
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What "access rights" could be blocking access to a gitlab repository?

I'm trying to setup gitlab (6.5.1) on a fresh clean server. Everything appears to work, but git is unable to push to any project. Following the commands from the newly created project page and pushing ...
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serving same content from domain and subdomain

On apache server I set up a domain.com and a subdomain media.domain.com. I need the media subdomain to serve exact same files. I added inside sites-available/domain.com following <VirtualHost *:80&...
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Best practice for setting up a small fileserver for my group? [closed]

My R&D group are setting up our network and development environment. We have a dedicated 'kitchen sink' server machine, running Using Kubuntu 12.04 LTS as the distribution. which is going to run ...
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