Keiran Holloway
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What is the simplest, open-source webmail frontend available?
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http://roundcube.net/ looks pretty good and I've heard good things about it. Personally, haven't used it in any huge capacity. The other commonly used one is horde/imp which is used in a lot of ...

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Viewing the disk I/O in linux
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Trending I/O can be done using something similar to iostat or sar (which is provided under the sysstat package under debian) As to the limits/thresholds after which you should increase the amount of ...

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400% CPU usage for MySQL? What? What should I do?
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6 votes

...where to start. It is normal if your website is truly busy and you can justify the usage. Chances are however, you've probably got some non-optimial queries and poor table structures which are ...

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Is Fedora a bad choice for a server?
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Fedora has a really short release cycle and typically uses newer and less mature software. Personally, I would be avoiding fedora and going for something more mature/stable with a longer release ...

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What is the best Linux distro for web server
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Personally, I'd say it depends entirely on which OS you are most familiar with. Couple of comments though: 1) Fedora release cycle is a bit crazy, means you're living on the bleeding edge all the ...

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Difference between SSL products
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This really is a bit of a complex question to answer properly... When you are purchasing an SSL certificate you are basically purchasing "trust", which obviously isn't a particularly easy product ...

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su to user that doesn't exist any longer?
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4 votes

You can't just temporarily create the user account again using the same UID ?

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"-bash: telnet: command not found " error?
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Do you have a telnet client installed? Sounds like you only have the daemon installed currently... either that or your environment is setup wrong. Ie, the command telnet does not appear anywhere ...

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Dedicated server given, how to start?
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To be honest, I believe system administration is an all or nothing game. I would be asking myself questions similar to: Is this server of critical importance to the success (of the business/...

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Power and fans but no post, no nothing...sometimes
3 votes

Sounds more like a PSU issue to me.

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Looking for a command line ftp client that can upload entier folder
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lftp in conjunction with the mirror -R command.

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Dual AWS load balancing appliances with VIP
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If you are using ELBs then they are already engineered to be HA.

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Force all outbound HTTP connections through a proxy
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2 votes

This could be achieved through using iptables / netfilter http://www.netfilter.org/

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Does a 1 year break in career hinders the chance of new job IT job
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Returning from a 1 year break is anything but insurmountable. Admittedly, it doesn't sound like you have a huge amount of experience in system administration (vs web development), which is likely to ...

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How many requests should my apache server be able to take?
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How long is a piece of string? :) For the most part the limiting factor is going to be memory. Particularly if you are using apache and have a lot of modules installed (mod_php, mod_perl etc); Some ...

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How to view the cron jobs on linux
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cat /var/spool/cron/*

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4 NICs or 4-port NIC?
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Personally I would go with a 4-port NIC. Not a huge difference at the end of the day just less hassle.

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network auditing software for detecting new hosts?
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The easiest way to do this is using something similar to Arpwatch

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Recommended way to Investigating server performance issues
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There is an article which we published online at: http://www.anchor.com.au/hosting/development/HuntingThePerformanceWumpus which could give you some hints. Would recommend checking that out as a ...

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Find directories that do not contain a directory?
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Why not use grep? edited: find . -type d | grep -v "bar" This will list all directories, grep will read from standard input and then do an inverse match on the string "bar"

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Is there a way to mirror two severs on Ubuntu?
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Depending on your specific use case - You could use something similar to DRBD http://www.drbd.org/

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In MCSE/MCITP or i mean As Network Admin do i need to do SQL server or not
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1 votes

That is a really difficult question to answer. Really depends on the company that you are working for, what they do, size of the company, technologies they use. For the most part, sysadmins are ...

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what is kvm over ip?
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You can also build your own wireless IPKVM, if you're really keen :) http://www.anchor.com.au/blog/tag/ipkvm/

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storing private data on a public site (but unlinked) OK?
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Security through obscurity really offers no security at all. I cannot stress this heavily enough, if you don't want documents to be public -- do not make them publicly accessible. End of story. ...

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I want to buy a VPS for my website that has around 10 K visitors per day currently - Need suggestions
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Windows 2008 is huge these days, off-hand, I believe it is around 15GB for the base OS and MSSQL. Apart from that, I would be really, really reluctant to run Windows 2008 and MSSQL with 1GB RAM. ...

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windows server 2003 R2 64bit not seeing more than 4gb ram
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Does the BIOS see it? The supermicro's can be really funny with RAM placement..

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Rent A Virtual Machine
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1 votes

You can check out Anchor for hosting a VPS in AU.

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Scripting during Linux boot: how to test when boot is "complete"?
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You could also run it as a cronjob using @reboot as the time.

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In AWS VPC subnet id changed
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Create a ticket for AWS to fix.

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Sudo not working. How to reset root password Ec2 (AWS)
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Sounds like /etc/sudoers is hosed. If you don't know the root password then you could be SOL. I would recommend reverting to a snapshot prior to making the change.

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