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Static ip definition for wlan0 not working

I am setting up a web server on my raspberry pi. I want to connect it to my router via ethernet (static ip) but if the ethernet is disconnected I want it to automatically start using the wifi (static ...
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Debian, ftp user with access to /var/www

I want to have ftp user who have only access to /var/www and work on all of files, but the problems arise when I give permission to /var/www, exactly chown. I try with chgrp but then I cannot edit ...
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Multiple website on a single droplet with no Apache/Nginx

I have a single droplet at Digital Ocean and I host my website there. It's a standalone application with a built-in webserver. I want to host another website on that droplet as well. It'll also be ...
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Rental server refuses SSH connection; won't allow authorise me to download my SSH key

I am attempting to connect to my rental server via ssh to install MemSQL for a project. I have written the following in ~/.ssh/config: HOST eHosts HostName e9.ehosts.com Port 2222 User orderof3 But ...
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Running web server without root access

Excuse the probably simple question, I don't know much about running web servers. I' am trying to run some software on a compute cluster I have access to on my school campus (so I don't have root ...
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Why my server cannot serve more than 400 concurrent connections

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, kernel 3.13 in a Intel Xeon + 8Gb box. It has apache 2.4.7 configured in mpm worker with up to 4000 workers. The max bandwidth allowed by the ISP is 100Mbps. If I test ...
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Where should I put a standalone web app which doesn't require an external web server?

I have a stand-alone web app, it's an executable file. At this point it doesn't require nginx or apache in front of it because it has a built-in webserver. Where should I put it on a server? In the ...
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Website is active but domain name not showing on WhoIs lookup from Linux command-line

I am trying to lookup the WhoIs entry for the following domain: anorien.csc.warwick.ac.uk However, while typing the URL directly into the browser displays a web-page, when I type: whois ...
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How to run an executable file (web app) 24/7 and restart automatically when it breaks down? [closed]

I have an executable file on a server which is a full-fledged standalone web application. When I login to a server via ssh and run the file, the website become visible in the internet. Obviously, ...
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Ubuntu VPS in sleep mode / standby?

I currently have a problem with my VPS (ubuntu 14.04.4). When I access it after hours the first time again via HTTP or SSH it takes a few seconds until it reacts, sometimes it is even too long, so it ...
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how to Install oracle 12 on Debian jessie server

I want to install Oracle version12 on a server Debian Jessie but I can't find any tutorial or the commands to follow. How can I install it?
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OpenBSD httpd.conf conditionals

Note: this question is about the built-in OpenBSD http server named httpd and its configuration. It does not apply to any other web servers. Is it possible to make runtime conditional configurations ...
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When enter http://my_server_IP_address don't see Apache HTTP server default page

I just launch a VPS instance use CentOS 7 x64. I follow this tutorial for installing Apache HTTP Server sudo yum install httpd sudo systemctl start httpd.service but when I use my browser (at ...
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Automatic block threshold ips on linux server

What is recommended way to auto temporary block the IP addresses that have excessive hits on my Linux Server? Let's say I have IP addresses that have 6154 hits per day and I want to auto block such ...
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XMPP domain issues (prosody)

I'm running an XMPP server on a raspberry pi on my home lan. I have a domain registered to point at my router's external ip and the ports are forwarded on my router. However, I can't use the external ...
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Fedora 23 Server 64-bit install fails to complete on virtual machine in Windows 10

While attempting to install Fedora SERVER from an iso: Fedora-Server-netinst-x86_64-23.iso the installation stalls completely on Creating ext4 on /dev/sda1. I am using VMware Workstation 12 Player ...
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Fresh Install of OpenVPN Access Server Connection Refused

I have a fresh install of Debian Lamp server, everything works perfectly (Web server, mysql etc). Note: Before I proceed with OpenVPN installation I took a snapshot of my server. Then I wget the ...
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Backup mysql database via sftp

I have recently messed up my debian server and I have only sftp access for my files. I rescue almost everything except of my database. I have no longer direct ssh access, other than in rescue mode, ...
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How to make a text file readable for only a local PHP file on server — not to everyone on web?

I have a PHP script that takes some sensitive data, hashes it, and then compares it against hashes in a text file on the server. Both the text file containing hashes and the PHP script are located in ...
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ELI5: Setting up a server that can host multiple websites [closed]

I would like to set up a server. this is just for practice. I don't know how to set up a server that can host multiple sites. does 1 websites equivalent to a 1 pc or server? for example. I had a 1 pc ...
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apt-get/yum install “wwwserverhere” - with automatic letsencrypt.org?

Is there any "apt-get install wwwserver" or "yum install wwwserver" that by default uses letsencrypt.org and automatically only servers sites via HTTPS, redirecting from http? It would largely help ...
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Multiple Ubuntu Server Backups

I am soon to be dealing with multiple Ubuntu 14.04 Server Installations, none of which I will have physical access to. Some will be Digital Ocean Droplets, and some Mini-Server builds. I will have ...
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Granting access to web deployment directories to a number of users [duplicate]

I have a webserver with a web deployment directory on /var/www. The file and directories are set up with apache:www as owner and group and the permissions are 664 and 775 respectively. Whenever ...
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Domain forwarding/masking

We have to redirect/forward all HTTP(S) requests from one web server A to a web server B (which will show the downtime info) only if the server A is not accessible. Can we use DNS forwarding for this ...
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rsync complication on sync

We have 2 Web Server node Primary and secondary, if the primary is down by any reason secondary will act as Prim. Now if we talk about the codes we which is on both the host. we should be ...
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make ACL to work perfectly

I know there are plenty of questions and answers about ACL and permissions, but to be honest they are so weak to make any coherent understanding! it's just like a mix of unorganized information. Hope ...
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iptables rule explanation

I was looking to update iptables in our webserver which would prevent DoS attack to an extent. 1) Related to web traffic, below are the iptables rules i found. iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 80 ...
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What simple web server script will accept text on a LAN?

I want to dump iphone notes (text) to my Linux box, but don't want to route the data through the Internet. I can get a LAN IP via WiFi on the iphone and the LAN is firewalled, so I should be able to ...
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Give /var/www files access to www-data and my user?

Any folder than I want my php code to be able to save in or any file I want it to be able to modify has to be owned by www-data. This is annoying because everything I create or want to edit without ...
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How do I upgrade PHP on CentOS 6.7 for CiviCRM 4.7 / WordPress?

Is there any kind of "official" repo for upgrading PHP beyond the stock PHP 5.3.3 found in CentOS 6.7? I'm trying to utilize the SCL repo's, but finding all sorts of peculiarities that seem to point ...
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Some Issues on External IP Port Forwarding in Django Server

I want to run a home server. I managed to make my local IP address static, then created port-forwarding as below (which is enabled): However, when I make it on 80, it forwards to modem management ...
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Installing ownCloud with NGINX and SQLite

I have a distro based on Debian Jessie running on an ARM device. How can I install a simple, secure ownCloud 8.2.2 installation that uses NGINX and SQLite without installing Apache and MySQL? Many ...
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Domain is redirected to another domain in same droplet

I am new on Debian, Built server on Digital Ocean with Debian OS. I successfully added two domains into one droplet: mysite.com anothersite.com Created new dir: ...
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SSH/web servers in Linux containers improve security?

Scenario: A 'gateway' machine functioning as a router and firewall, connecting a small LAN to the internet. The machine also runs a webserver (hosting a simple website) and an SSH server, providing ...
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How to create a ssh for more than one linux server?

updated* I have two Linux servers CentOS 7 & Debian 6 running a vulnerable web app inside virtual Box, my host OS is Kali Linux & connected to both VM'S with Host -only -adapter settings. i ...
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Apache issues on Debian

I'm running Debian 8 with Apache 2.4 and it's installed in /var/www/html but when I go to my domain it shows index of / and my html folder. instead of my index page. Edit* index.html file is located ...
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How to install php7 modules in archlinux?

I have the following php version installed: PHP 7.0.2 (cli) (built: Jan 6 2016 11:50:59) ( NTS ) Copyright (c) 1997-2015 The PHP Group Zend Engine v3.0.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2015 Zend Technologies ...
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Can Phreebooks be scaled using a MySQL Replication and load balancing?

Can Phreebooks be scaled using load balancing (multiple web servers) and MySQL or Postgresql replication?
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How many processes can listen on a specific port?

How many processes can listen on a specific port such as 80 ? and how the child processes of some application can use the same port to listen on ? Is there any difference between listening on a port ...
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apache webserver connection timeout problem

I have two host machines First Host Machine running on vmware , i created virtual machine based on centos 6.7 32bit . the virtual machine has two network interfaces eth0 for public connection (NAT) ...
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Set Primary NIC - Fault Tolerance and Redundancy - Raspbian Wheezy

English is not my native language so please be patient. Hi to all, happy new year. I have a Raspberry Pi 2 (model B) running Wheezy (4.1.7-v7+), after a lot of help from Diederik and the community, ...
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Cannot access website externally, while being able to access it internally

The situation is as follows. An Apache-based site is accessible internally (from within its server) via curl, but not accessible externally (nothing, with an exception of ping, works: I have tried ...
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Have Raspberry Pi and Server occasionally ping each other to check status

Is there a way to have my Raspberry pi and my Server occasionally ping each other to check that they're still online, and if not, then email me to tell me? For example if my Pi pings the server every ...
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How do I get a service on a remote CentOS 7 server to persist after I log out?

I am experimenting with running Spring Boot apps on a remote CentOS 7 web server which has been successfully serving up apps on Apache and a stand-alone tomcat instance since day one. However, when I ...
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Using `screen` and PHP's built-in web server

I have a Raspberry Pi set up to run a PHP web application. For reasons that I won't go into right now, my current efforts involve using PHP's build-in web server: $ php -S localhost:8000 To get it ...
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How to export a bks keystore on debain 7.9 wheezy

I need to generate a keystore.bks file to use for android development. I cannot figure out how to export a bks keystore without using a GUI tool. I have server space on Google Compute Engine which I ...
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How do I add a Redis Cluster to a Pacemaker CentOS 7 Cluster?

I need to set up a CentOS 7 web server cluster that is able to manage user sessions while also load balancing across the nodes in the cluster. Towards this end, I have transcribed instructions from ...
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Incoming traffic on port 80 not working

I am attempting to set up an Apache server on my arch linux installation. This machine has an ethernet connection with a public IP address. I have tried repeatedly to connect from outside computers ...
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No permission to execute C++ binary on Debian webserver - How to bypass?

I am trying to run a compiled C++ program on my webserver (Debian), but the terminal is outputting the following error message: -bash: ./program.bin: Permission denied The rights on program.bin are ...
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Simplest way to add a data lookup to an HTML website on Ubuntu?

I want to learn how to make the simplest possible data lookup function on a website. I don't want to use any of the usual tools such as MySQL or a CMS or any other heavy framework. I set up an Ubuntu ...