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Linux box becomes unresponsive over network when local user logs out [closed]

So, my dad insists on hosting his own website from his own home computer. I set this up on a Linux Mint box, using a very simple server written in Go and this worked fine for years. Recently the setup ...
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Using tmux to host a server

So I have some API server that I need to be up 24/7. Is it a bad idea to open up a tmux window and run the server application? When you run a binary in tmux, the binary stays running even when you ...
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What is the DevOps Best Practices for Hybrid environments?

I want to learn best practices, and I hope you could help me with your expertise. In a large organization that uses cloud services and taking advantage of Infrastructure as Code (IaC). My two ...
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Hacking attempts to our server - what does this code do? [closed]

Every so often I go back and check our server and find random files uploaded to the domain root directory. They are seemingly cryptic and have names like css2.php db_model.php ....
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How do you hide sensitive information held in variables on a docker-compose file

I am fairly new to DevOps. I have managed to build myself a CI/DI pipeline for my open source project. As soon as I check-in some code into GitHub, Travis CI takes over, it builds a fresh docker ...
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Jenkins SSH connection on remote server immediately closes after login

I created a user for jenkins on my remote server that worked previously just fine, but now when I try to login with shh on the server the connection closes immediately after login. This is strange ...
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Is it true to say that both a “shared server environment ” and a “VPS environment” can be either IaaS or PaaS?

Say I rent a DigitalOcean 20$ "VPS environment" (IaaS) or a SiteGround 10$ "shared-hosting environment" (PaaS). As far as I know, in both cases I share hardware with other customers (both ...
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Maximally-self-managed hosting-platforms and OS-and-above containerizators (like Vagrant)

A maximally-self-managed hosting-platform like DigitalOcean/Linode lets a customer quickly create its own VPSE (Virtual Private Server Environment) which includes a common FOSS operating system like ...
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Re-initialize etcd-cluster completely (on coreos)

Over the past updates (espcially the update to etcd-wrapper: https://github.com/coreos/coreos-overlay/tree/master/app-admin/etcd-wrapper) my etcd-cluster with five machines broke. Now I'm trying to ...
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Reverse Proxy and TCP Optimization Inside the Network

Need to make some optimizations and have been reading articles such as linux-tcp-tuning In a world of load balancers and revers proxy is there any value in tuning TCP connections that are inside the ...
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Teaching an old dog new tricks: Finally adopting the micro-service architecture

Is it too late to teach an old dog a new trick? I've always been the guy with a monolithic application/codebase. For more than 10 years now, I've gotten good at caching, writing good SQL queries, ...
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Nginx /foo and /foo/ redirects

I want both http://domain/foo and http://domain/foo/ requests to serve a given resource. Here's the relevant part: location / { rewrite /(.*) /ipns/QmdpoFuwY/$1 break; proxy_pass http:/...
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Does Docker allow containers to be OS agnostic?

We currently use a Windows based server to host 2 VMs. One VM uses Windows with a Windows app and the other VM uses Linux with a Linux app. Is the below scenario possible? Bare server with Windows ...
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VM Hosts: Single Large Host or Few Smaller Hosts?

First, I apologize if this is the wrong forum to ask this question. I was wondering if this is a ServerStack or DevOps question. In either case here it goes: I am building a small software shop and I ...
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Who is this Chaos Monkey and why did he crash my server?

I had a perfect server, it was so pretty and rock solid and so I named it Petra. It was perfect in every way, everything was configured and tuned just right, it had perfect 100% service record and 753 ...
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What are the pro and cons of SnowFlakes Servers, Phoenix Servers and Immutable Servers?

I'm curious about a matrix like comparison on security/ease of management/forensic ability for each type of server. I may forget some more key features of each type also. I've a general idea about ...