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  • Published Question

    DO deceiving its customers with banned IPs

    I got an IP address - 134.209.207.223 - that is on blocked lists. Sending an email from this address is impossible as Gmail and other providers will reject it as an address that sends spam. When I sent a complaint ab...
    1 By musicmouse DigitalOcean
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    How to auto re-new letsencrypt certificate for a website every 3 months using cron?

    Try Certbot from the same organization. It has an autorenew option.
    By musicmouse
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    The backend responded with an error

    15 minutes later it worked again…
    By musicmouse
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    The backend responded with an error

    I want to put a domain on another droplet and I get this error "The backend responded with an error". What does this mean? What can I do? Just an hour ago I could switch this domain to another droplet and now it is su...
    3 By musicmouse DigitalOcean
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    domain of transitioning a@b.c does not designate x.x.x.x as permitted sender

    I have a big problem with my email. I have created an info@mydomain.com email address and that is forwarded to my gmail address. On my other websites it works. But on this website Google doesn't consider the mail safe...
    1 By musicmouse Email
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    Droplet (almost) dead

    I tried switching the Apache loglevel to debug but that didn’t produce any meaningful result. Further “service apache2 restart"s di…
    By musicmouse
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    Droplet (almost) dead

    When I rebooted my droplet it completely locked down. I cannot access with SSH or FTP. I cannot even ping the domain on it. I can only access with the "Console access" from my DO account. Analysis of the apache error ...
    2 By musicmouse Apache LAMP Stack
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    Client host rejected: cannot find your reverse hostname

    Sometimes I get the alternative message (from a gmail address) “This message does not have authentication information or fails to p…
    By musicmouse
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    Client host rejected: cannot find your reverse hostname

    Suddenly I can send any mail anymore. When I look in the logfile I see my mails being rejected with this error message "Client host rejected: cannot find your reverse hostname". As far as I can't remember I didn't cha...
    1 By musicmouse Email
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    Setting up extra ftp account

    I followed the recipe that unixynet linked to. However, I am running into some obstacles. I want to give somebody access for techni…
    By musicmouse
  • Published Question

    Setting up extra ftp account

    I am setting up an Ubuntu-LAMP droplet with SSH access. Now I want to provide someone else (S)FTP access to this droplet. But I don't want to give him the SSH key. Instead I just want to give him a username and passwo...
    Accepted Answer: You just need to add an account with useradd. This article has the steps in detail: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-enable-sftp-without-shell-access-on-ubuntu-16-04 Cheers
    3 By musicmouse Configuration Management Ubuntu 18.04
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    Why doesn't my snapshot work?

    I saw all those previous "Creating a droplet from Snapshot doesnt work" questions but they didn't answer my question. So here it goes: The droplet that is created is my snapshot: I see the right directories below /hom...
    1 By musicmouse DigitalOcean
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    Is Digital Ocean still compatible with Virtualmin?

    More bad news. This is becoming really a trouble. I decided to continue with the old installation that contained PHP 7.0. I n…
    By musicmouse
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    What is all this memory used for?

    Thank you for your answer. That explains a lot. It leaves one question: why is Digital Ocean using so much?
    By musicmouse
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    What is all this memory used for?

    In Virtualmin I got an overview of my running processes. I thought my 2GB server was more than enough - for application I use 512M is the recommended minimum. But when I see the statistics much of those 2GB is used. W...
    Accepted Answer: I suspect those values are virtual memory usage not the actual memory being used right now. The difference is that, for example, the 835MB snapd is using includes the shared libraries, plus memory that's been swapped ...
    2 By musicmouse Server Optimization DigitalOcean Ubuntu 16.04
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    Is Digital Ocean still compatible with Virtualmin?

    I tried to use Virtualmin to set up a new Ubuntu 16.04 droplet. It was a nightmare. I got the following errors after the installation of Virtualmin: - first php files were not recognized as such and downloaded instea...
    2 By musicmouse MySQL Ubuntu 16.04
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    Created droplet from snapshot. Now things don't work.

    I just used the “create droplet from snapshot” function of Digital Ocean. So the new server should have the same setup as the old o…
    By musicmouse
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    Created droplet from snapshot. Now things don't work.

    I created a snapshot from my droplet and then created a new droplet from that snapshot. Then I transferred the domain. But that doesn't work very well: - SSH and FTP seem to work correctly - Instead of my website I ...
    2 By musicmouse DigitalOcean
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    Lost setting up domains

    A year ago I set up an Ubuntu 14.04 server and that has been working ok for me. Now I try to set up an Ubuntu 16.04 server and I am completely lost. Somehow I can't set up domains. As far as I can remember a year ago...
    0 By musicmouse Configuration Management
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    Why is this monitoring service causing connection resets?

    In my error log I found the following messages: [Fri Jun 10 00:22:43.167653 2016] [fcgid:warn] [pid 12111] (104)Connection reset by peer: [client 198.16.7.150:38707] mod_fcgid: ap_pass_brigade failed in handle_reques...
    1 By musicmouse Monitoring Ubuntu