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Systematic criteria for selecting a new hard drive for servers

I'm required to come up with a specification for a new HDD to be purchased for a server I admin. The current disk (purchased pre-installed in the system) already shows I/O errors (as evidenced by ...
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Prevent partition from mounting in OSX Mavericks

In older versions of OSX the /etc/fstab was honored and I could put in mount options (in particular, "noauto"). I have some Carbon Copy Clone bootable backup partitions that I don't want mounted ...
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Linux RHEL : Making disk image efficiently

I have a linux box having RHEL. Its disk (hda1) is having free space of about 25GB. I have an another disk (hda2) which is of 250GB having another RHEL instance, it's partitioned for 200GB. Data on ...
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Special key sequence to run cmd at Windows lock screen

I'm aware of the hack where you can copy cmd.exe to the program that launches the sticky keys GUI, thereby giving you command line admin access from the windows lock screen after pressing Shift seven ...
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Why is iftop using so much memory? Are there any tools that are powerful, but do not use so much memory?

pmap iftop_id b7fce000 4K rw--- /lib/ld-2.5.so bf9aa000 84K rw--- [ stack ] total 204940K The memory of the server is only 1GB, but iftop takes 204MB. It is crazy that iftop uses ...
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502 bad gateway after putting up firewall nginx

My server was working, then I added a firewall for a bunch of ports! And now I get the error: 502 Bad Gateway nginx/1.4.6 (Ubuntu) Nginx server { listen 80; server_name 45.79.80.140; ...
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is it a good idea to add administrative users in ubuntu's adm group?

The main motivation is to allow reading most log files (rsyslog) without sudo, provided that the have mode 640... Are there security drawbacks to doing this ? By "administrative users" I mean the ...
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how do I print, browse, enumerate, or traverse, the JNDI tree for Glassfish? ClassNotFoundException

I want to browse or print the JNDI for Glassfish, preferably with a tool of some variety, perhaps JNDI warrior. This sample code gives some output, but crashes: thufir@doge:~$ thufir@doge:~$ ...