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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Constant communication between raspberry pi and android device [on hold]

I am a newbie to raspberry pi and I looking to define a webservice that will make the consistent communication between raspberry pi and android application. I am using its GPIO to control the ...
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Setting a homeserver with Rasberry PI 2

I was thinking of building a small private cloudserver almost like Dropbox or Google Drive. I'm not expecting a very fast server, it will more be like just a home server for so i can send files easily ...
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Script works on laptop, but not on PI

I have a streaming server / motion detection script that works on my laptop, but when I move it to my PI it gives the following error when i try and access the stream: my laptop ip address - - ...
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Running Tomcat JSP and PHP pages together?

I use a raspberry pi running with an NGINX proxy with PHP: sudo apt-get install php5 php5-fpm php5-sqlite php-pear php5-common php5-mcrypt php5-mysql php5-cli php5-gd Do I need an apache server ...
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Can I host a MineBuilder server?

Is it possible to host a minebuilder server on a raspberry pi? (B Model) Server Program: http://www.space-walrus.com/topic/53/minebuilder-server-program Any help is appreciated. Thanks!
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Is it possible to setup a wireless file server and access the drives from a Windows PC?

I was hoping to setup a wireless file server using a Raspberry Pi connected to a USB flash drive or hard drive and map to the drive from a Windows PC on the network. Is this possible?
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Can Raspberry Pi be used as a desktop virtualization server?

I would like to use my Raspberry Pi B+ as a desktop virtualization server. Please check out the below image as reference. Here, Desktop Virtualization Server - Raspberry Pi. Windows XP - My laptop ...
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What is needed to set up a Pi as a local server? [closed]

I can find plenty of articles about setting a Raspberry Pi up as a regular server. My goal is to set up a Pi as a local server. A simplified scenario would be as follows: I have a Pi, no internet or ...
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Network server with raspberry pi [closed]

Could anyone give me a step by step guide on how to create and run a file server using a raspberry pi. I'm newvto raspberry pi I want to be able to store and share main video and music between my PC ...
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Python as web server cgi and request response cycle

I am new to python and I am trying to design a mobile app with a web server on a raspberry pi. I decided to write the server code using python because I want to control some pins and write on the ...
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Raspberry Pi server to avoid Packet Loss? [closed]

I currently have terrible packet loss from my home internet. The series of hops that I am routed through are awful and it ruins the quality of my internet (gaming, videos). Is it possible to set my ...
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Singular access to the NOIR board from a server and a motion script

I am using the raspberry pi NOIR board to supply a Python motion detection script. This "motion detection script" uses opencv2 to grab, modify and detect motion. I wanted to extend the motion ...
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Terminal command will not execute after boot

I have a raspberry pi which I want to turn into a web server. I have installed everything needed. Now my problem: I am using ngrok to get the server online. To do this all I have to do is running the ...
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nginx on raspberry pi [closed]

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?
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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 ...