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Do modifications to sysctl.conf take effect in openVZ container?

I'm following a security guide(http://www.thefanclub.co.za/how-to/how-secure-ubuntu-1204-lts-server-part-1-basics) to strengthen my OpenVZ based VPS webserver running Ubuntu 12.04 , a part of that ...
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OpenVZ Ubuntu 12.04 Mutt accent problem

I'm trying to resolve the problem of accent on mutt because, they are displayed like '?' or '\123'. I know there is a good documentation on mutt (http://dev.mutt.org/trac/wiki/MuttFaq/Charset) for ...
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Difference between OpenVZ and Parallels Virtuozzo Containers OS templates and the way how CentOS and Ubuntu starts inside the container

I have an Parallels Virtuozzo Containers VPS with CentOS 5 OS template. I can't change the template trough the PVC Power Panel nor by asking my provider to do that. He told me that the image is the ...
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Networking not starting - OpenVZ default Ubuntu 12.04 Template

I have been using HyperVM to deploy OpenVZ Ubuntu 12.04 server instances. Unfortunately, they all boot without networking enabled. I tried inserting int the crontab: @reboot /usr/sbin/service ...
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13.04 - rsyslogd eating all the CPU it can

I'm on a VPS on ramnode.com, virtualized using OpenVZ, the installed OS was Ubuntu 12.10 but I ran do-release-upgrade to upgrade it to 13.04. rsyslogd was consuming ~150% CPU, I really don't know ...
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What should i choose? LXC vs OpenVZ

As an alternative to Virtualizing several Ubuntu Servers im looking into the possibility of using containers. But I am not sure if I should go for OpenVZ or LXC. Can anyone recommend one of them, or ...
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OpenVPN-AS on Debian server and Ubuntu 12.10 client

I recently signed a VPS (OpenVZ / Debian 32 bits Minimal), installed OpenVPN-AS (Access Server), and successfully connect to it, however I have a few doubts. To make it clear, I will explain how I ...
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OpenVPN on Ubuntu OpenVZ

I finished configuring OpenVPN on my OpenVZ vps. When I run service openvpn restart I get the following error output: * Stopping virtual private network daemon(s)... * No VPN is running. ...
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Updating Ubuntu 10.04 on OpenVZ

I am attempting to update a VPS that is running Ubuntu 10.04 on OpenVZ. I have read many posts on this site and others that state this is possible to do. However, every time I attempt to perform ...
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Why did this fix for openVZ Ubuntu 12.04 work and how?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in an openVZ container under Proxmox 2.x I noticed that on reboots, Postgres was not starting. Some short searches revealed that I need to change a few lines in ...
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In a bash script what does a dot followed by a space and then a path mean?

I came across this example when trying to mount a usb device inside a openvz container and I have never seen the construct in the second line before. Can you explain what it signifies? #!/bin/bash . ...
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Adding IP address to OpenVZ VPS (OpenVZ Web Panel)

I apologise if I sound at all dumb. This is my first dedicated server having used a VPS for over a year and I'm trying to setup a VPS on this new server. I purchased a subnet from my hosting provider ...
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xf86OpenConsole: Cannot find a free VT: Invalid argument

I'v set up an Ubuntu 12.04 from the precreated OpenVZ template. The host system is configured as follows: # $ cat /etc/issue Debian GNU/Linux 6.0 # $ uname -a Linux openvz-02 2.6.32-16-pve #1 SMP ...
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How do you install OpenVZ in Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit?

The question says it all - to me, there seems to be a lack of information on how to specifically install the latest OpenVZ kernel on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. Unfortunately for me, that's exactly what I ...
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I modified the permissions of /var what have I broken?

So I did a dumb thing, I chowned /var to a single user and now I am getting errors everywhere,I had to add permissions so that mysql and lighthttpd would start, any easy way to revert changes or must ...
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Why does upgrading to 12.04 on an OpenVZ VPS warn that the kernel size is 0?

When I tried to upgrade my server to ubuntu 12.04, it gave this message, but the upgrade process will continue : WARNING:root:estimate_kernel_size_in_boot() returned '0'? This is a VPS server on ...
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Why does 11.04-to-12.10 upgrade on OpenVZ VPS fail with “libc - kernel 2.6.24” error? [closed]

I have an OpenVZ VPS, and am trying to upgrade Ubuntu Server from 11.10 to 12.04. But the upgrade aborts half-way with this error: WARNING: this version of the GNU libc requires kernel version ...
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Why did my upgrade to 12.04 fail with “glibc not found” or “libc6” or “requires kernel 2.6.24” error?

I upgraded my server installation form 11.04 to 11.10, then to 12.04 over ssh. All seems almost ok - but there is a small issue with glibc, which is messing up my apt. I tried sudo apt-get install -f ...
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Java issues on OpenVZ Ubuntu 11.04 (.jar/.sh files)

I've had a whole line of messes with java and .jar files. I've tried both OpenJDK (from software installer) and about three repositories for Sun. /Desktop# java -jar -Xmx1024m ss.jar Exception in ...
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Why “df -h ” does not show the root mount, but multiple repetitive entries?

The system is Ubuntu 10.04 running on a OpenVZ VPS Here is the output: root@s01:~# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on varrun 256M 20K 256M 1% /var/run ...
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How do I load iptable kernel modules onto a VPS?

I have two servers, using one for prod and one for dev. They are with different providers, and one is running Xen and the other OpenVZ (both running Ubuntu but 8.04 and 10.10 respectively). I've ...
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MySQL server Upstart script not working on boot

For some reason the Upstart script for the MySQL server isn't working when I boot my server, however it does work once the server has booted and I execute sudo start mysql manually. I'm running an ...