The use of the Pi as a a computer or computer program that manages access to a centralized resource or service in a network. This topic can cover software, hardware, feasibility, and security.

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nginx on raspberry pi

I followed http://chimera.labs.oreilly.com/books/1234000000754/ch08.html#_simple_nginx_configuration to install a nginx server on my raspberry pi to work with my django project. I added a file ...
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Unable to open port 7077

I'm unable to connect to a Raspberry PI on same network. Here is my setup : PI1 (server running on this PI) pi@raspberrypi ~ $ telnet raspberrypi 7077 Trying 127.0.1.1... Connected to raspberrypi. ...
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Is raspberry pi 2 model B a good candidate as a “Download Box” or NAS

I am planning to buy Raspberry pi 2 Model B. Predominantly for two purposes, Download Box (for Torrents, ftp / http downloads) Web Server (For replying some requests to Local Client computers ) and ...
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Stream video from raspberry pi via a Ubuntu server

I have a ubuntu server running on a network which is visible outside to the internet. My question is, is there a way to stream the video from the raspberry pi to my Ubuntu server and from there to any ...
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Run a minecraft server at boot

I have a Raspberry Pi model 2. I have a start.sh file in my MinecraftServer folder in the directory /home/pi/MinecraftServer it starts the Java server which is required to play Minecraft. I want ...
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Can't find file 'whichopensslcnf' while it's there in OpenVPN

I got a weird problem while trying to follow the tutorial How to set up a Raspberry Pi VPN server for setting up OpenVPN on a Raspberry Pi: At 3. cd /etc/openvpn/easy-rsa . ./vars ./clean-all ...
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Raspberry pi as public web server

I want to make my raspberry pi server public, I have successfully used it locally and "it works". There are a lot of tutorials on this but they all say that you have to do some port forwarding in your ...
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Which graph database can ran on a Pi for small website? [closed]

I'm running a small website on a Pi B with tomcat / apache / mysql I wish to migrate database to a graph db, Neo4J seems good on "real" server but not on Pi as poorly mentionned here OhmDB seems to ...
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Do I need a soft-float/“armel” installation to run a soft-float/“armel” driver?

I want to set up a Raspberry Pi as a network endpoint for the USB-only Samsung SCX-4521F multifunction printer/scanner. To achieve that, I believe I'd need to install the Samsung Unified Linux Driver ...
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Looking for a simple/minimal telnet chat service

I want to be able to patch through a port from my router to a simple telnet based chat service. By simple I mean low RAM and CPU footprint and easy to start using. I want to allow anyone to connect ...
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Access motion server from the internet

I encountred an issue with motion server for raspberry pi. I use the PiCam with motion-mmal special build by dozencrows. I can access to my nginx server from internet for my rails app on the RPI. But ...
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Raspberry Pi cluster running as gaming server (TF2 modded minecraft)

I am new to raspberry pi and i am keen to play with its capabilities. I am a keen gamer as well and would like to see if i could link the two. I have been reading up on raspberry clusters and i would ...
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Is there a way to make a Transmission Torrent Server from a Pi?

I apologize in advance for the somewhat generic nature of this questions, but I am new to using my Pi. I had a thought recently of how I would like to serve up some of my own files as .torrents and ...
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Raspberry Pi in 24/7/365 production [duplicate]

Would you advice to use Raspberry Pi as a server for an advertising display system to manage 150 LCD screens in 24/7/365 mode? Thanks in advance,
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Ebola treatment unit wifi communication system using smart phones and Raspberry Pi without internet [closed]

I've volunteered to go to West Africa to work in an Ebola Treatment Unit this coming January. From what I've been hearing, the treatments units are going smaller and in more rural areas, thus there is ...
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Raspberry Pi to stream a composite video signal over the internet?

I wonder if anyone has any ideas on how to go about this. I have a cheap camera used for monitoring, which has a composite video connection as output. I am wondering how easy it would be to take this ...
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GUI for Pi - Python or Java

I would like to know whether a Java based (using Pi4j library and Swing) or Python based GUI (using Tkinter) is more suitable for Pi in terms of execution speed. Following things need to be ...
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Web server autostart [closed]

I have some project in php ( including sql ). What server should I use for it? When the pi will started It need to autostart server and open browser in fullscreen without url bar and other tools, only ...
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Logging Clients (and sites they visit) while using Raspberry PI as WLAN Hotspot

I have recently setup my Raspberry PI as a WLAN hotspot using this guide. Everything works as intended I can login to the hotspot with my smartphone or laptop and browse the internet. Now my question ...
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Is raspberry Pi Stable enough

I want to implement a SMS server which will be receiving the SMS messages sent from my devices all around the country. May be about 5 SMS per minute. I want to know if the RBP would be stable enough ...
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Connecting a high range (atleast 10m) RFID reader with Pi

Is it possible to connect an RFID reader like the Motorola UHF Reader (Motorola FX7400) with Raspberry Pi..? I just want to know whether these high end systems are compatible with Pi. Mostly NFC ...
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Usage of graphics core for headless XRDP server

I run my Pi as a headless server, running (among others) XRDP. My question is this: does XRDP use the video core and RAM? If not what is the lowest possible memory split? Thanks in advance
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Using RaspBerry Pi as an SVN server?

I am a software developer (mainly Java, C# and PHP) and I need to handle my work using an SVN system. So I am thinking that I can install the SVN server on Raspbian (I do not have too much space at ...
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Apache2 running but not installed

Using service apache2 stop or /etc/init.d/apache2 stop give me always the same answer: No apache MPM package installed But if I run: service --status-all system tell me that Apache2 is ...
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Accessing OwnCloud from the WAN on my Raspberry Pi

So I've installed OwnCloud on my Raspberry Pi and I'm able to use it properly on my LAN. Now the problem is when I want to access it from the WAN. I've set port forwarding [port 80 to port 80] & ...
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How to make Raspberry shutdown when I unplug the ethernet cable

I use my Raspberry Pi Model B with Raspbian as a server and I want to know (if it is possible) how to make that the Raspberry pi send itself a halt command when I unplug the Ethernet cable (eth0) Any ...
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Running a webserver unikernel on RaspberryPi

Is there anyone who have tried to install a webserver unikernel on a Raspberry? In both cases, is it something possible and could one run an efficient webserver from it? What are your thoughts on ...
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Raspbian/OctoPi File Recover

I dropped my Pi on the SD Card slot. It broke and now I want to recover my files off of my SD Card, but I only see a boot partition with no relevant files inside. I was using OctoPi (3D Printing ...
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Rasberry Pi Network Can't Be Accessed Outside of Network

I set up a cloud using OneCloud on my Rasberry Pi, but I discovered that it can only be accessed within my home network. I cannot access it from anywhere else. I used this tutorial: ...
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Running Ghost on Raspberry PI getting error

I am new to this stackexchange so sorry if my question should be wrong here and belongs to another stackexchange. Also I am a raspberry pi newbie with just basic skills of using the console. I have ...
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External IP not accessible

i recently bought a raspberry pi and followed this guide for creating a server. The Server is only accessible localy using my external ip address of my router (84.112.XXX.XX) or the local address of ...
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SSH/SOCKS/HTTP Proxy

I use Google Chrome Portable regularly on a computer where I have no administrator rights or access to network settings. I want to use my Raspberry Pi as a proxy from my house so I can use my internet ...
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If I were to set my RPI up as a webserver, what security issues to my home network should I be aware of?

I am going to try and set up Ghostpi, but opening my Pi up to the web could be hazardous. What should I do to secure my Pi and protect my home network?
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Having a Cook server send signals to Pi [closed]

My idea is to have a Pi running and controlling some LED lights. I have a Python script that controls the LED lights. How does another computer (Windows based) send a signal to the Pi to switch the ...
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Is the RPi enough to host a web application with pictures and videos?

I just got a RPi as a gift and I was thinking of hosting a personal website with pictures/videos. I want to use my internet connection at home to allow access to my website creating a personal server. ...
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“Home Server” + XBMC

I would like to setup a RaspberryPi "Home Server" + XBMC. I would install services such as SSH Server, VPN Server (openvpn or ppp), DLNA Server (miniDLNA), SAMBA Server and Transmission-daemon, all of ...
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RaspberryPi & Zabbix server

I was wondering, is it possible to run Zabbix Server on Raspberry Pi @Raspbian? I want to deploy a small freeRADIUS server & Zabbix. I only know, that freeRadius is running 100% properly, but no ...
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Use GPIO to turn on external hard drive ONLY when needed

I have a Pi that is set-up with miniDlna for playing media to my tv and a samba server for a NAS set-up. My pi is connected to an external hard-drive that is actually just a hard drive enclosure; it ...
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Auto update website on Raspberry Pi

I recently started working with Raspberry Pi, and am in general a novice in working with Linux. I have setup web server, and a website on my Raspberry Pi device (LAMP, PHP-MySQL site). I would want ...
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How many applications can a single, optimized SSH-only Raspberry Pi B handle?

How many "passive, common, server-like tasks" can a single home-used RPi perform in parallel? There are many things you can have a RPi serving, like a NAS, a webserver (PHP+SQL), a git repository, a ...
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Reload wifi adapter when no internet connection

So it seems that my raspian which is online via a wifi adapter is loosing its connection from time to time. Usually a powercycle helps an everything is back normal. Now to avoid that i would like to ...
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SSH Port Forward Error

I can't get the SSH to work on my Raspbian Raspberry Pi (it is enabled). I am port forwarding the pi's external IP to port 22 but putty says the connection has been refused. I'm a beginner as far as ...
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Stop raspbian going into “suspend” mode (just red light)

I have a rpi running as a home backup server. It used to work fine, had an uptime of months, but ever since rebuilding it a few weeks ago with the latest raspbian, it has started dropping off the ...
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Squid + SquidGuard + adblock, performance issue

I want to use my rpi as proxy: cache + blocker Cache is working but when I add SquidGuard with the mozilla adblock expressions it becames so slow! Have you tried it? If yes, is it slow? Did you try ...
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Would a raspberry pi be strong enough to work as a reverse proxy for multiple web servers

First time poster, so this may be an easy question. I currently have two web servers serving a total of four web applications, mostly for my own personal testing and development. I'm running under ...
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Setup a led that blinks via php server

I wanted to blink or just lit up an LED on my Pi GPIO pin via a server/website. I've the resources like Pi, LED, php server etc. I just don't know how to code to connect my Pi to server and control ...
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Control GPIO from outside home network

I'm not exactly the most knowledgeable on the server-side aspects of how this kind of thing should/would work, but I do tend to pick things up pretty quickly. I've played around with WebIOPi and a ...
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How to send multiple sensor data from arduino to the raspberry pi, and from there to google docs

I want to build a arduino- based weather station, now I want to know how I can send sensor data from the arduino uno to the raspberry pi and from there to a spreadsheet in gdocs. My problem is, that I ...
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client <--> Raspberry Pi <---> Router (LAN )

How is it possible to redirect all the traffic from the client to the raspberry pi (in order to analyse it and block some packets. it's like a firewall) and then send to to the router and vice-versa ! ...
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Light HTTP server to upload,browse and execute files [closed]

Since I don't usually have physical access to the Pi, and since I don't always operate in linux machines (so I have no ssh by default), then I'm wondering if there exists a basic http tool to just ...