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basic security tools and packages that should be installed on a public facing web server

I'm a newbie in this world and I do not have a lot of knowledge about how security works on Linux systems. I recently created a droplet on DigitalOcean with Ubuntu 13 and I've been setting it up by ...
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Perfect forward secrecy in Ubuntu 14.04 default installation

Does Ubuntu 14.04 support and enable perfect forward secrecy ciphers in the default TLS configuration of servers such as nginx, dovecot and postfix? Previous versions of Ubuntu such as 12.04 did not ...
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Make a Ubuntu Server ready for takeoff as a webserver

What are the necessary steps to make an ubuntu server ready for productive operation as a webserver? I've assumed that the server distro of ubuntu doesn't have to be further tweaked to make it ready ...
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Ubuntu EC2 memory usage issue-High disk usage by log files.

I am new to ubuntu and I had deployed my application code(Ruby on Rails) on Amazon Ec2 instance which is 32 bit medium instance a couple of months ago. Now I have installed Nginx and thin server on ...
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Shutdown services when terminal is closed

I want is to shutdown apache as soon as I leave the terminal, that's how django and rails web servers work. My terminal is Terminator. I want to do the same thing with apache and MySQL just to be ...
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error (13: Permission denied) in nginx 1.4.1

I am facing this issue on my nginx setup on ubuntu 13.10 I got these weird error on the log of my local domain 2014/04/06 21:29:37 [crit] 18065#0: *3 stat() "/media/user/Backup/Sites/sp/" failed ...
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Nginx failing to reload - how to track down why?

Hi I've had my Nginx server running great on Ubuntu server 12.04 for a while. I've been gradually bolting on various bits, and got as far as optimising load times on my wordpress page. After making ...
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Nginx rewrite domain to CDN url

I want to redirect all my media files to maxcdn origin poll, this might be duplicate question but couldn't find the way i was looking for. server { listen 80; ## listen for ipv4; this line is ...
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dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe) nginx

The Software up-to-date Option automatically download the upgrade for nginx. but While installing it's giving me the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Nginx-to enable autostart

I installed the docker container in my ubuntu 13.10. Along with this nginx webserver also installed.But every time i want to type this command service nginx restart. so how can i autorun the ...
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Fixing nginx 1.4.6 dependency on old openssl version (libssl0.9.8)?

I'm trying to enable TLSv1.1 & TLSv1.2 on my Ubuntu 12.04 EC2 instance w/ nginx 1.4.6, but this version of nginx is dependent upon libssl0.9.8, even though the newest version of OpenSSL is ...
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Error writing /etc/nginx/nginx.conf: No such file or directory

I just installed Nginx in ubuntu 12.04 then I want to configure it but I'm having a problem saving it. When I hit save, it says: Error writing /etc/nginx/nginx.conf: No such file or directory . How ...
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Nginx and pagespeed installation issues in ubuntu

I have put my app (implemented a website with the help of angularjs) on amazon EC2 and have installed nginx and thin on it I am having issues with angularjs with respect to performance. So I decide ...
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Nginx: unknown directive “uwsgi_param” in /etc/nginx/uwsgi_params:1

Using this deployment tutorial, I'm trying to get an Ubuntu 12.04 server up and running with Flask, uWSGI and Nginx. I now have trouble getting Nginx to run. When I try to (re)start nginx it simply ...
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can't connect to BigBlueButton from external address

I installed a bigbluebutton server ver 0.81. When i set ip using sudo bbb-conf --setip 192.168.0.190 It's the local ip address and it work fine. but when i switch to my external static IP: sudo ...
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Virtualbox nginx service won't start on startup, but can be activated through terminal

My normal OS is Windows 7 64-bit, but I'm running VirtualBox with the latests release of Ubuntu installed. I'm trying to use the VM as my web server as developing a Rails application on a Windows box ...
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Purging nginx didnt delete the configuration files

I just ran sudo apt-get purge nginx sudo apt-get autoremove but the folder /etc/nginx/still exists, with all its content intact. I guess I could rm the folder but that is not the point of my ...
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Catch output from “nginx -t” with php

I'm trying to make a simple control panel for my webserver running nginx with php-fpm. I've managed to catch result of service php5-fpm restart and service nginx reload, but the output from nginx -t ...
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Need help with Mail Server on Ubuntu

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 with nginx I do not have name servers like ns1.mydomain.com neither I have mx records I am using cloudflare for nameservers and then point it to my servers IP. I have ...
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Installing phpmyadmin in another port

I have a VPS where i host different websites, not only in apache but other platforms like Ruby on Rails. To set this up, I use nginx as front-end webserver, as proxy. I have apache running in port ...
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Mysql died and won't start

I am working on Ubuntu 12.10 server with nginx, mysql and unicorn installed. There is something wrong with Mysql and has stopped working. Log message from /var/log/mysql/error.log Attempting ...
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wordpress upload permission on nginx & ubuntu [closed]

I have a problem with permission on nginx/ubuntu VPS. keep getting the error: “asr.jpg” has failed to upload due to an error Unable to create directory uploads/2014/02. Is its parent directory ...
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Messed up the default nginx page, under sites-available, how to restore it ? Or does someone have the deault page?

I am using a Ubuntu 12.04 server and normally worked only with apache2 , now I see that the nginx configuration is pretty the same but a little different in details. For that I want to see the default ...
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How to setup SendMail with nginx

I have a Ubuntu server with nginx I have installed sendmail on it by running apt-get install sendmail I was also able to sendmail using sendmail <my_email_address> hello . the mail I ...
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Forbidden error 403 when accessing site using nginx

I am running a node web app which is accessed via a URL. When I go to the URL I get the following message: directory index of "/var/www/MYDOMAIN/public_html/app/views/" is forbidden, client: ...
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How to access domains via IP using nginx?

I'm currently working on switching my webserver from Cent OS running Apache2 and Cpanel to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS running nginx without a GUI (unless I can find a good one). One thing I haven't been able ...
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Create new domain tools or script?

I'm new to *nix, Ubuntu, and nginx and so far it's a lot of fun playing around with new technology. However, after following tutorials on how to setup a new domain (server block) I can see how this ...
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Does nginx require an Ubuntu user for each server block?

Does nginx require an Ubuntu user for each server block? Is it considered good practice to do so even if it's not a requirement? I plan on storing the files for each domain in ...
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Can't upgrade nginx on ubuntu 12.04

I'm stuck on nginx version 1.1.19! Following the instructions here http://www.jeffmould.com/2013/10/19/upgrading-nginx-ubuntu-12-04/ I did: service nginx stop add-apt-repository ppa:nginx/stable ...
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Unable to add subdomains with nginx server

I have nginx running on my server and I'm trying to set up a sub domain in the server. Once I tried and it worked without any problem. This is the tutorial I followed I have subdomains such as this ...
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hosts file and unclear behavior. How to make real alias?

I'm trying to create alias for my local website which is runned by vagrant(virtual box), hence I want redirect any requests from site.ru to 192.168.10.10/site.ru via /etc/hosts file. In the hosts file ...
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Is there a way to increase the upload limit wtih the nginx charm?

Am using Wordpress in Juju Cloud.....When trying to upload a Theme of more than 500 kb...its showing "413 Request Entity Too Large" nginx/1.1.19 .. I just followed the following process to ...
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parse_rackup_file': rackup file (config.ru) not readable (ArgumentError) Unicorn Nginx

I used the one-click Rails, NGINX, Unicorn, MySQL droplet set up to create my server and I can't get Unicorn to start as a daemon. Here's the stack trace when I /etc/init.d/unicorn start: ...
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Apache / Nginx / Varnish - GZIP does not work on css, js

My current setup is as following: Apache -> Nginx -> Varnish running on Ubuntu apache2.conf: h**p://pastebin.com/A3wehAbe .htaccess: h**p://pastebin.com/Yre4hdSy (edited to allow deflate) ...
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Nginx processes have disappeared - why?

I've been following the arts technica web served series which has been great at teaching me how to get an Nginx server established on a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 server. I'm having a few problems however. ...
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sendmail & MySQL

I had MySQL and PHP working good in the nginx server. For mailing purpose I installed sendmail. Now all I get is Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by ...
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nginx with hhvm - Not found

I'v set up nginx with hhvm but, any file .php returns me "Not found" except index.php that returns me Running on HHVM version 2.3.2. Some of my configurations /etc/nginx/sites-enable/default ...
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How many Nginx processes should there be?

Just installing Nginx on a fresh ubuntu server 12.04. ps -e | grep nginx at first returned nothing so i ran nginxwhich appeared to get things started. Running ps -e | grep nginx now returns a ...
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Nginx bad behavior while parsing Links

I use Nginx 1.1.9 and ubuntu 12.4 LTS and following config file for my VHOST config. server { server_name www.DOMAINNAME; rewrite ^(.*) http://DOMAINNAME$1 permanent; } server { ...
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Is there a way to tell Upstart to log service?

In the logs directory I don't see a log file for my app (with a conf file nomilkforme.conf): z@ubuntu:/var/log/upstart$ ls console-setup.log.1.gz container-detect.log.1.gz module-init-tools.log.1.gz ...
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FATAL: Module rtc not found

Upstart gives "unknown job" error when I try to start the server with $ start <my-app-name>. I found this in the logs: z@ubuntu:/var/log/upstart$ sudo zcat module-init-tools.log.1.gz FATAL: ...
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Upstart unknown job problem

I set up nginx according to instructions here and it all went well but I am unable to start with $ start <my app name> I created /etc/init/nomilkfor.me.conf (this is the domain name) and this ...
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Restarting Ubuntu Server 13.10 Breaks nginx & SSH

I am wondering what might be causing this. Any ideas would be super helpful. I have a little MicroPC in my room running Ubuntu Server 13.10. It's all setup, but here is what I have to do if I have ...
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apt-get purge, install nginx; reports success but not installed (12.04)

after removing nginx, I re-installed it with sudo apt-get install nginx. Output indicated that the installation was successful. But there's no directory /etc/nginx and sudo service nginx start ...
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Why nginx -v not display version on ubuntu12.04?

Nginx was installed on our ubuntu 12.04 server and we want to find the version. Here is what we did: admin@ibm-testbox:/opt/nginx/sbin$ nginx -v The program 'nginx' can be found in the following ...
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Building nginx on Ubuntu with cache_purge module - help?

I have been trying to rebuild nginx with cache_purge module from http://labs.frickle.com/. I did the following and somehow the new build doesn't seem to include the module. Here is what I did: ...
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How to get nginx with spdy on Ubuntu without having to compile it?

I observed that none of the included nginx blends has the spdy module enabled and I don't want to manually compile it for that. I am looking for a apt repository solution but I wasn't able to find ...
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How to manage sqlite database with ubuntu server 12.04

I have installed php and sqlite in my Ubuntu server running nginx. I'm in doubt in how I should manage the SQL database. How should I install something like phpmyadmin that would work in these ...
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My server is making me download the code instead of running it

I am running an ubuntu server 12.04 but unfortunately I am not being able to make the interpreter run the code exactly. I am using nginx encrypted lvm and here is the conf.d (main part): server { ...
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Problem with uploading files with filezilla

I'm running a nginx server on ubuntu server 12.04.3 LTS but unfortunately I'm not being able to upload files with filezilla to it. I am able to open and browse the machine with filezilla but whenever ...