Windows can't remove hard disk safelyview story

http://serverfault.com – Every week I will copy the backups to external USB hard disk connecting it to windows server 2008 R2. Most of the time I will face the below message while trying to unmount/eject the external hard disk. Acknowledging the prompt I check if any window of HD is open and close if any but it always prompts the same while trying to remove safely. This device is currently in use. (HowTos)

How to create a subdomain in Apache2?view story

http://serverfault.com – So I have a main domaing pointing to my server (xx.xx.xx.xx). I tried to create a subdomain with the following virtualhost file. <VirtualHost myip:80> ServerName sub.mydomain </VirtualHost> <VirtualHost myip:80> ServerName mydomain.com </VirtualHost> I didn't put all the other codes here. I can't even ping sub.mydomain.com. (HowTos)

Command: mysql --print-defaults not recognized?view story

http://serverfault.com – I am trying to set some defaults in my.cnf and when I tried to check MySQL's current defaults I got an error! Using Zend Server CE 5.5 on OSX 10.6.8 And here is the command and subsequent error: $ mysql --print-defaults /usr/local/zend/mysql/bin/mysql.client: unknown option '--print-defaults' When I type --help it shows the --print-defaults as an option. Am I doing something wrong? (HowTos)

Difference between a sysadmin with 500-600 servers and a sysadmin role supporting 10000+ servers [closed]view story

http://serverfault.com – Can anyone give me a practical example of how a system admin (or two) looking after Citrix farms of 15/20/40 servers in size differs from a team of admins looking after farms with numbers in the 000's of servers? I'm looking to progress my career and need some ideas to up skill? (HowTos)

What configurations need to be set for a LAMP server for heavy traffic?view story

http://serverfault.com – I was contracted to make a groupon-clone website for my client. It was done in PHP with MYSQL and I plan to host it on an Amazon EC2 server. My client warned me that he will be email blasting to about 10k customers so my site needs to be able to handle that surge of clicks from those emails. I have two questions: 1) Which Amazon server instance should I choose? (HowTos)

The cb2Bib is a free, open source, and multiplatform application for rapidly extracting unformatted.view story

http://linuxlandit.blogspot.com – The cb2Bib is a free, open source, and multiplatform application for rapidly extracting unformatted, or unstandardized bibliographic references from email alerts, journal Web pages, and PDF files. The cb2Bib facilitates the capture of single references from unformatted and non standard sources. Output references are written in BibTeX. (HowTos)

[SOLVED]opening local files with surf browserview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Please edit your first post and mark the thread as [Solved] jasonwryan https://bbs.archlinux.org/profile.php?id=25579 2011-12-16T00:22:17Z (HowTos)

Sync user accounts over multiple linux serversview story

http://serverfault.com – What is the best way to sync multiple user accounts and home directory's over multiple servers, they will all be the same OS. The servers are in different locations around the world, so if one goes down the others are still available. at the moment there are users on one server but if that server goes down there is no way, other than re-creating users and rsyncing the dirs over. (HowTos)

Htaccess Mod-Rewrite Not Rewritingview story

http://serverfault.com – #Hide Index IndexIgnore * #Define ErrorDoc ErrorDocument 404 http://www.domain.com #REDIRECTS Redirect 301 /page.php http://domain.com Redirect 301 /inc/page.php http://domain.com Options +FollowSymlinks RewriteEngine on #Redirect all pages in a folder to a single URL RewriteRule ^dir/(.*)$ http://domain.com/index.php [L,R=301] #Redirect String RewriteRule ^index.php?var1=value&var2=(.*) (HowTos)

Catalyst 3560G SPAN session not mirroring IGMP packetsview story

http://serverfault.com – I am developing a device which acts as a multicast host, and want to observe it as it responds to IGMP Queries. My Catalyst 3560G is set up as follows (full config below): Port 0/1 is a TFTP server allowing the device under test to boot. Port 0/3 is the device under test. Port 0/14 is my PC running wireshark, and ostinato for sending the IGMP query. (HowTos)

Poor hard drive performanceview story

http://serverfault.com – I have nearly two identical servers, the only difference between the two is the version of Linux and the Hard Drive. Server 1 had (what I think) is a better drive, therefore the performance should be better then what I'm seeing compared to Server 2. (HowTos)

Filesystem encryption settings during install?view story

http://serverfault.com – I'm installing CentOS 6.1 on a server and exploring the encryption settings in combination with software RAID. Should I encrypt the drive partition, the software RAID device, or both? Should I encrypt swap? Wondering the pros/cons of each approach in case I mentally missed something. Thanks (HowTos)