Server questions and answers


IP KVM switch, or serial console box for remote admin?

We have a small server farm (11 now, may add more in the future) of HP Proliant DL160 G6s. They all run either Linux (server only, no X11) or VMware ESX. We had intended to get models with iLO, in case BIOS-level remote admin became an issue, but that didn't ....

Waylon Waylon: 02 February 2022


How to disable Microsoft Office's first run wizard

I have a Windows 7 Professional computer in a workgroup. This computer has a mandatory user profile and uses Local GPO to configure the profile on each login. My issue is that I have recently installed Microsoft Office 2013 (subscription version) and I can't seem to turn off the "First ....

Violet Violet: 02 February 2022


Nginx,Uwsgi and Django App Not Found

I have configured Nginx with uWSGI and Django on CentOS. Django Directory(contains all my django app): /home Django Project Directory: /home/hdblog /home/ contains below: import os, sys sys.path.append('/home') os.environ = 'hdblog.settings' import django.core.handlers.wsgi application = django.core.handlers.wsgi.WSGIHandler() And i'm using below command: /etc/init.d/uwsgi --socket --master --workers 2 --harakiri 30 --disable-logging ....

Charlotte Charlotte: 02 February 2022


BIND DNS rate-limit: qps-scale understanding

I have a few questions concerning qps-scale and how it is used when rate-limit option is used in BIND. Referencing: and Page 119 Definition: Range allowed is 1 to very big number (actually 32 bit unsigned value, which is still a very big number). Default is not to ....

Leah Leah: 02 February 2022


Expired password change through VPN failure

I am setting up some new accounts to be used by some contractors. they are going to connect via VPN to our network. My requirement is to set the password initially and then have them change it the first time they log in. As a result the "User must Change ....

Emily Emily: 02 February 2022


Main server fails and I want my backup server to take over

In a situation in which my primary server fails.I don't want my application to go down but the application to start fetching information form a backup server which is my Pc(Located someplace else) which has a backup pf the Data till the main server is fixed or up ! ....

Ariana Ariana: 02 February 2022


Restrict http proxy access without restricting socket access

Let's say I have enabled mod_proxy , mod_proxy_fcgi and mod_proxy_http in my Apache 2.4 server. I use mod_proxy_fcgi to access my PHP-FPM service (socket not tcp). I know I can restrict access to my proxy by using <Proxy> ( directive. My Problem is that I want to restrict access based ....

Victoria Victoria: 02 February 2022


EC2 instance completely bare but usage is large

A couple of months ago I started up a micro instance of "Microsoft Windows Server 2012 RTM with SQL Server Express" AMI. I checked to see I could see the default page in IIS. And that was it. Then I forgot about it for 2 months. When I check back ....

Mateo Mateo: 02 February 2022


bulk vps server

So I'm thinking about get a dedicated server and partition it myself, any recommendation on hosting company that will allocate me /22, /23, etc? What is the cost associated? ....

Ryan Ryan: 02 February 2022


File transfer - Bandwidth flickering for no reason

We are experiencing file transfer issues. I try to troubleshoot this problem but it is really hard. Here is a screenshot I took while transferring a file from my workstation to another server. The screenshot was taken from the workstation (source): The whole graphic was taken during the file transfer, ....

David David: 02 February 2022