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Boot a computer from a VMDK [closed]

I have a kemp loadmaster with a corrupted hard drive because the seller ran sudo rm -rf /. I have a VMDK and a VHD of its software. I tried turning the vmdk into a raw IMG file. But when I booted off ...
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Kemp LoadMaster shuts down after boot

So I have a kemp loadmaster LM-2600 with the free VLM software because the orignal hard drive was wiped. I downloaded the VirtualBox version of VLM and used vboxmanage to turn the vmdk file into a raw ...
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Debian 9: What powered off my system?

For a day or so I've been trying to figure out what is powering off my system. It's Debian 9 running on a Beaglebone Black, and 5 minutes after power up (give or take a few seconds) it powers itself ...
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VM Server goes shutdown automatically after every one Hour in ESXi Host [closed]

My Host server is ESXi where I have three virtual servers. These virtual servers automatically shuts down continuously after one hour.
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Unexpected and frequently Apache server shutdowns on Ubuntu 18.04 server

I'm having difficult times trying out to figure which are the problems Apache2 is having for it to die "randomly". I get noticed with some insults lol and have to restart it manually Ubuntu ...
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Virtual Server Unexpected Shutdown with Code 1074

Over the weekend, I had one server (out of 11 in the office) shut itself off sometime early Saturday morning. This is a virtual server (running SQL, our production database, naturally), running on a ...
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How to determine the time of abrupt Linux shutdown?

Is there anything in Linux that is constantly logged in relatively often, for example every hour? So that I can estimate the time of a sudden shutdown of my Synology NAS during a power cut. The NAS is ...
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Tomcat suddenly shuts down on its own

I'm running tomcat 9.0.26 on Ubuntu 18.04. Suddenly I noticed that tomcat is down. Never happened before without me shutting it down. I looked at the trace and saw the following (this seems to start ...
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What would cause an unprompted "The system is going down for halt NOW!"

My CentOS 6 box keeps on shutting itself down. How best can I ascertain what's causing it to do this? I've installed lm_sensors and had a look at the CPU temps shortly before it shut itself off, and ...
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slapd receives unexpected shutdown after CentOS 7.7 upgrade

After upgrading from CentOS 7.6 to 7.7 the slapd process receives a shutdown request a few seconds after its start. Where do I have to enable logging to get more information? I'm using OpenLdap on ...
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Shutdown Event Tracker showing on every login on Server 2019

I took control of a new VM running Windows Server 2019 (Datacenter) recently. Since that time, on each login to the server (via RDP) the Shutdown Event Tracker shows asking for information about an ...
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Hyper-V Guests Improperly Shut Down when Host is Restarted

I have a Server 2019 Hyper-V host which has two Windows Server guest VMs. Both VMs are configured to shut down when the host shuts down: However, any time the Host is restarted or shut down, the ...
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Uninterruptable power supply with digital output designating mains/battery state

I want to have some equipment connected to a UPS to shut down gracefully when mains is cut. This equipment does not have capability to read serial or USB, so software solutions are out. What I'm ...
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Windows Server 2016 automatically restart

We've had a 2016 reboot on critical servers after updates! Even worse, during operating hours! We have a group policy to prevent an automatic restart of the servers if a new update(s) is available: ...
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EventLog Windows Event - Why is event #6008 logged even after normal shutdown and restart?

I have been restarting and shutting down the machine through proper steps, ie, using start button, using command line and using Alt+F4. But, shut down event tracker is not logging any events. On ...
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EC2 Instance Freezes

I am experiencing sudden freezes in one particular instance. Here some details of the instance: Type: t2.micro Region/av. zone: us-west-2b OS: amzn-ami-hvm-2018.03.0.20180811-x86_64-gp2 (ami-a0cfeed8) ...
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Implementing an automated mail backup/forwarding service?

I have a senario in mind but I'm not sure how it should be implemented: I have a mail service with an mx record and an IP address. This mail server could be down sometimes. The incoming mails to this ...
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Random shutdown, then doesn't power-on until power-plug is pulled out from wall and plugged back in [closed]

We have a workstation machine which, for the past three days, shuts down (apparently) randomly. After it shuts down, if you press the power button, the machine won't start. However, if you pull out ...
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Debug sudden shutdowns

I have two (new)workstations showing weird symptoms: they randomly power off without any sort of warning or delay,... They just may or may not power off at any given time and reboot after that. The ...
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FreeBSD unecpected shutdown/power off

My digital ocean droplet have some unecpected shutdowns in the last days. The droplet ist off and i have to power it on again. If the system requested a power down then a log entry should exist. But ...
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Pressing the power off button is registered in HP Active Health System logs?

I have a customer which suffered an unexpected shutdown of one of his servers (Proliant DL320e Gen8 v2) According logs inside the server it seems that someone pressed the power off button but the ...
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Unexpected shutdown and data loss

We have several rack servers, all with SATA3 Transcend SSD's. Most SSD's are 250GB and they usually have 50% free space most of the time. When there are unexpected shutdowns, not all the data is ...
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Debian Server unexpected stopped

Last night one of our Debian 7 Servers unexpectedly stopped working. I've never seen such a "crash" before, so i hope someone here can give me a clue what happened here. System Infos: Debian 7.11 @ ...
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How is VPS uptime almost 100%

I have been using DO and AWS for months and I have seen there was no downtime, at least I havent noticed and they do not notify me either. But for the last 3 months at my company, we used softlayer ...
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CentOS 7 screen session has been terminated unexpectedly

I've default CentOS7 server without any additional software except of WildFly10 and I'm the only user there. I'd run WildFly using screen command and logged out from the server until it became ...
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Server 2012 R2 unexpected crash DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

I've a Windows Server 2012 R2 server which acts as Hyper-V host for multiplice Windows/Linux VMs. Since yesterday the server is offline from one second to another, and will reboot automatically. I ...
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many graceful restarts in httpd error log?

Our server was down , and we restatred the services (nginx & httpd), and when i look at the logs, i've found these lines , there are so many Graceful restart requested, doing restart lines, whats ...
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Event viewer missing logs following unexpected reboot

One of our Server 2012 boxes lost power unexpectedly recently. We're still not sure how it happened, but given its suddenness I suspect someone in the data centre tripped over a power cable. I went ...
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"Turbo-timer" for safely shutting down after powerout [closed]

We have clients that apparently routinely kill the power to our running windows 7 platform without performing a shutdown. We have had a couple of (SSD) drive failures that we suspect are caused by ...
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VPS restarted for no reason. Why?

I have a VPS that runs a Java server, a redis server and a PostgreSQL server. Everything is running well but last night my server "crashed" at 3:15:50 AM. At least that's what I thought. I looked at ...
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Bamboo Windows Elastic Instance - Agent Hangs and Instance Shuts Down

I'm starting a Windows stock image via Bamboo. The instance starts up relatively quickly, but the elastic agent hangs and then shuts down 40 minutes later. This has happened multiple times - it always ...
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Prevent Tomcat from shutting down

I'm using CentOS 7 and Tomcat 8 to serve an online shop. After logging into the server via SSH, I usually run ./startup.sh and everything works smoothly, except for one thing: From time to time ...
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Apache periodically shutting down once per week

I'm using apache (with mod_wsgi and django), and everything works fine, except rather strangely once per week apache seems to shutdown, and I have to login to the server to restart it to get my sites ...
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Nginx server goes down when php file is executed in command line

We have a production nginx web server with php FPM. We ran a php script which updates a particular field in mysql database and mails some content using php mail function. This php script was executed ...
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Blue Screen, unexpected shutdown on Windows Server 2012! (APC_INDEX_MISMATCH)

We have 2 new servers set up to allow remote desktop sessions throughout the warehouse. Intermittently we get complaints that the session has stopped working or has frozen. When we check the servers ...
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MySQL shut down it self periodically

I recently bought 512MB, 2.2GHz, 20GB SSD - VPS Server and installed Debian Wheezy 64-bit and it is used as WEB Server. I have installed Apache2, PHP, MySQL, ClamAV, Anti-DDoS, Spam Assain, Postfix, ...
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Why would a domain controller encouter a USN rollback after an unclean shutdown?

I have this Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controller running on a physical Dell server, model PowerEdge R510. There are some electrical problems around here, thus a black-out is, unfortunately, quite ...
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Cent OS 6.4 VPS went down unexpected

I have a cloud VPS at Digital Ocean , Recently it went down on its own, i was using pingdom alert which notified me about it, so i booted up the VPS again to find out what caused this . How can find ...
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Hyper-V random shutdown of VMs

I've had my VMs on Hyper-V 2012 (standalone) shutdown/stop randomly. My VMs are all snapshotted images with the modern.ie windows 7 image (barebone windows 7 with IE9) as the base image. I basicly ...
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Server shuts down when running sql query

Sql Server 2005 Windows Server 2003 64 bit 8 processors 3 volumes with at least 100 gigs free on each I was adding an sql index for a table with millions of rows and the server shut down. Nothing in ...
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"Unexpected shutdown" message on Hyper-V guest machines

We have a couple of Dell Poweredge servers running Hyper-V. Both host machines and the guest VMs are using Server 2008 R2 Enterprise with Service Pack 1 installed. The guest machines were built as VMs ...
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How to investigate unexpected Linux server shut down?

In a new Xeon 55XX server with 4xSSD at raid 10 with Debian 6, I have experienced 2 random shut downs within two weeks after the server being built. Looking at bandwidth logs before shut down does not ...
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Why my server restarts unexpectedly?

I have a server with Windows Server 2008 installed on it. From time to time it restarts unexpectedly. I see this log after it is manually started after failure: The system has rebooted without ...
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How can I tell who/what shutdown my CentOS VPS?

CentOS 5.7 VPS (running on OpenVZ) My VPS shut down this morning and I'm not sure why. I contacted my VPS host and they indicated that the server "was off". They powered it back on but I'm confused ...
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Solaris 8 (TSOL) Fatal Fault at MB.T_ENC

In Trusted Solaris 8 (TSOL) I am receiving the following error on the console: <date> <hostname> rmclomv: SC initiating hard host system shutdown due to fault at MB.T_ENC. Is anyone ...
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Cisco 851 (IOS) router: FastEthernet 4 (WAN) got the shutdown flag

At a customer location there was a Cisco 851 router (which uses IOS). The PCs on location were all of a sudden unable to connect. We came on site and found that FastEthernet 4 (the WAN port) was "...
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How to send email notification, when ubuntu ec2 server shuts down?

I'm running ec2 instance with ubuntu server and sometimes it seems to be shut down. Is it possible to send an email notification, if server switches to runlevel 0? And how?
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How can I diagnose the cause of unexpected restarts on a Windows Server 2003 VPS?

At first I always assumed this was the host applying updates or doing some maintenance. But after contacting the company, they assure me I would have received prior notice before any such event. In ...
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Is there a way to force sshd to call fsync() at the end of an scp upload?

I've got a Debian Linux-based server that accepts file uploads via scp, and this server tends to get powered off suddenly from time to time. If the power loss occurs shortly after an scp upload has ...
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Event Id 6008 Unexpected Reboot

I am experiencing a problem with one of my servers - DELL PowerEdge 2850. It reboots unexpectedly, throwing a Event Id 6008 to the event log ("Unexpected Shutdown"). The issue started yesterday and ...
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