Why did my server repeatedly request the packages.bz2 file from a mirror for 24 hours?view story

http://askubuntu.com – One of our servers ended up using about 20 GB of data yesterday because it was repeatedly requesting the packages.bz2 file from a mirror. The requests began about 22:00 on Sunday night, and stopped about 21:00 on the Monday. There is nothing in the apt history, unattended-upgrades, or the system log to indicate why. All I can see is a bunch of blocked traffic in the UFW log from the mirror IP a (HowTos)

How to monitor perm gen space remotely?view story

http://serverfault.com – I need some help on how to monitor perm gen space remotely. We have tomcat installed in servers which run on windows 2008 r2. And from time to time perm gen space is full. I want to monitor the perm gen space before it becomes full so that certain actions can be done to prevent service disruptions. Can someone help me with this? Please don't hate me for this. Thanks. (HowTos)

AutoShutdown of Servers with UPS [on hold]view story

http://serverfault.com – What i really need is shutdown a "block" of servers when the UPS is really lower in battery power,to avoid unwanted shutdowns, any kind of script or device to help me with that? Thanks (HowTos)

[extra] x264 Package Not Found on Serversview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Please read stickied topics: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=130138 karol https://bbs.archlinux.org/profile.php?id=25522 2013-12-17T01:08:48Z (HowTos)

Samba 4.1.3 Officially Releasedview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Samba 4.1.3, an app that seamlessly integrates Linux/Unix servers and desktops into Active Directory environments using the winbind daemon, is now available for download. This new 4.1.3 release is now the latest stable version available for download and it's just a maintenance build, if we judge by the number of changes. (IT news)

How (not) to setup lightweight WM for occasional server management?view story

http://serverfault.com – I'm working with our admin team to firm up all the requirements of the dev team before creating some system images. One of the things we ended up needing is a lightweight GUI setup. Knowing that the overhead should not really exist on servers, we'd keep the X server off. (HowTos)

https://domain.com/ doesn't work after cpanel uninstallview story

http://serverfault.com – (Running Centos 6 + Apache 2) I was relying on a server management company (which only supports cPanel-based servers) to manage my server, then I decided to stop using their services and cPanel as well. It turned out, this company didn't clean things up despite the fact that they knew full well that I was dropping cPanel. Now, all my websites are working fine, but I have an important website wh (HowTos)

Lost all network server capabilityview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, Recently I got a new computer and upgraded to 13.10 - my old computer didn't have a video card that was good enough for Ubuntu 13, so I bought a new System76 with 13.10 preinstalled. Generally, everything works quite well. But now my network servers (mail and Apache, especially) don't work. (Hardware)

Intel to Ship 15-Core Ivytown Chipview story

http://hardforum.com – Intel has confirmed that the company will be releasing a 15-core chip called Ivytown, based on Ivy Bridge architecture designed for use in high-end servers. Quote: The 15-core chip brings Intel close to AMD, which has plugged 16 cores into its latest Opteron 6300 chips. (Hardware)

intermittent connectvity multiple serversview story

http://forums.hostgator.com – We do apologize we are having intermittent connectivity issues affecting multiple servers at this time. The following servers are having issues: vps960.hostgator.com vps949.hostgator.com We do apologize for this inconvenience, and we hop to have this issue resolved as soon as possible. (HowTos)