Eirik Toft
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Sql Server Management Studio 2008 has suddenly become unresponsive
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This might be a very simplistic answer, but this happened to me because a dialog it was attempting to present was off of the desktop and/or hidden behind something else. When it beeps like that, can ...

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What should the permissions be on for PostgreSQL /data files?
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The permissions are correct as you want all of the data files and other associated stuff to be owned by the postgres user. I think the issue here is that the postgres daemon is not running as the ...

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SVN repo browser does not show an open TCP connection on backend
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SVN is typically not a stateful connection. Think of your subversion server the same as a web server (which in many cases, it is). Web servers do not keep stateful connections, and neither will SVN.

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How do you know when server memory needs to be increased?
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The biggest thing to watch are page faults. On most Linux systems, running ps -o min_flt,maj_flt will give you some cumulative statistics, but real-time isn't always good enough. SAR is probably ...

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Log ssh sessions to rsyslog
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What it sounds like to me is that you want to audit what a user does once he's logged into your server. This is really more a function of the shell that your user is running (like bash). Check out ...

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Complex retention policy
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We do this a lot at my company. The main thing you'll probably use is "find" (man find). For instance: find /home -type f -ctime +14 -exec rm -f {} \; will delete all files from /home on down ...

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Root filesystem filling up, no big files
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It sounds a lot like a similar issue I have all the time with deleted files (but the reference is still there). If we're talking a Linux system, run: lsof +L1 This will be a list of deletes files,...

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What is a DB 9 to 3.5mm quad plug cable used for?
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In some cases, it is a specially made Video Cable for Polaroid®'s PDC-300, Fun! 320, & Fun! Flash 640 cameras.

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Where should I put my named pipes on RHEL7?
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There is no "standard" per se, but it ultimately depends on what you are doing. If you are writing an application that will use a named pipe as an interface, they tend to go into /var/run/. The good ...

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Apache Module blocking access to FTP
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This is a cheap and dirty hack, but does work. Check out the man page for "chattr". Setup extended permissions on the directories and files which will allow a user to modify/delete it. Being a cheap ...

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nslookup cannot resolve hostname for machine on external domain from internal domain
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Have you checked the Advanced TCP/IP settings on your client? Open up properties for the interface, find TCP/IP on list, go to properties, and then check out the DNS tab - near the bottom should be a ...

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bash - fork a process without the "complete" notification
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Try using disown... Try the following - which will not return text.... sleep 5 & disown %1 This will never tell you the job has completed.

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redirection based on domain name instead of file name
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Using mod_rewrite, you could fashion a rewrite rule either in your httpd.conf file, or by using the .htaccess. For example RewriteRule ^(.*)example(ONE|TWO)(.*)$ http://example$2.mydomain.com$...

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connection timing out
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There is a ton of stuff to look at for this. As answered above, check /var/log/secure - and in fact, check all of your logs in /var/log to look for issues. This is running an Oracle database, what ...

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Sharing folders with other user on Ubuntu 12.04
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Assuming that you are only wishing the external users to have mail through your server, then I would also assume that they have no need to login to your server. The obvious solution would be to ...

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DNS Server with dnsmasq
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So, the line in your config file: no-resolv tells dnsmasq to ignore the contents of your resolv.conf file. Perhaps you should comment that line out? There's a pretty good article at: http://wiki....

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Files uploaded using SFTP does not have the correct rights
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The reason behind this is because when a shell is getting involved, a UMASK is being applied. In your case, it's likely (for bash), being applied inside of /etc/bashrc (this is assuming some modern ...

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"Ghost" vs Image of client systems - how to tell what's been done
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If I read this correctly, you are looking to see if you can tell if a machine is an image, or an image of an image. Frankly, it's not possible to tell. If you suspect something like this - instead, ...

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Access Centos7 server through windows network for Nagios
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I ran across similar things when I first started using CentOS 7. What's likely happening is the installation of firewalld is causing you grief. Try running (as root): systemctl stop firewalld Then ...

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How to rewrite errors returned by an underlying server at HAProxy?
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I believe what you are looking for is the ErrorDocument directive. There is documentation of it at Apache Docs Let's say in your document root you have a sub directory called "errors", you could put ...

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Changing vSphere License Key
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If the key is greyed out, that usually means you are trying to use the wrong type of key to license the host. Make sure the key you are using matches both what features the host is using as well as ...

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cannot migrate from vswitch to distributed switch with only one physical NIC
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So, I had the same issue with this as well. My big issue was that the host that had the single network connection was also the host for the vCenter server, so this made it real tricky! This host did ...

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How do I uninstall/remove CPAN?
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Your best bet is to remove the CPAN directory and CPAN.pm from whatever your Perl library directories are. Just run "perl -V", and check the directories listed as library paths. In one of those you ...

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Net::FTP Perl module hangs
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Okay, I feel stupid - but thanks for strace to help me figure out the issue. Not that this would happen to anyone else, but the file I was using for the trusted root CAs for OpenLDAP and the Pam ...

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Disabling Windows Device Setup Manager Service
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Disable automatic updates altogether.

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How can I boot Linux with too many logical volumes?
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If the server is turning off just after loading the Kernel, whether from hard drive, or from CD, then you have a physical heat issue with your CPU. I'm willing to bet you just added a new drive since ...

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Share desktop and documents folders among multiple Windows accounts?
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The simple way of doing this is by creating a domain with a domain controller, and having these machines all be members of the domain. Based on your existing security model, however, I think ...

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