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The use of the Pi as 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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LAMP Server Questions

I am hosting or at least supposed to be hosting a LAMP server website on a Pi 2B WordPress is what I'm using to build the website. The question is, does the server automatically activate on startup ...
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Set up RPi2 as a local website for I/O control

I am making a drink making robot. I was going to set the RPi as a webpage that can only be accessed when on my local Wifi network. Then on the page you would select what drink you want and when the ...
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DLNA server, ad-hoc wi-fi, and connection with an Android DAC player

After trying different things, I'm stuck on my project. I'm a linux noob, so this doesn't help for sure. There is my project : I want my rpi 3b+ to be a DLNA server for my DAC player with an ...
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Possible Multiple RPis streaming HD video to a server?

I would like to set up several RPis to stream HD video through wi-fi to a central regular desktop computer that will store it. This will look very similar to a surveillance system, but in this case I ...
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Run a code without being on the physical machine

I have some devices (i.e. leds) that I need to control on a Raspberry Pi, but I was thinking if there is a way in which I can put the code in a server, and then when the raspberry Pi receives a ...
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Raspberry does not register to windows DNS server

It gets its local dynamic IP correctly assigned by dhcp from the windows server 2008r2. Also, the dns server is assigned correctly (can ping anything inside and outside my local network). But i ...
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Host wireless hotspot with internal Wi-Fi chip

I've got a Raspberry Pi 3 model B which runs Raspbian Jessie. I'd like to host an SSH or telnet server on it that my phone can connect to, even when the Pi is not connected to Wi-Fi or cellular. I ...
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Share files betweens two raspberry pis

I am hoping to find out how to share files between two Raspberry Pi's. I've used samba before on each individual Raspberry Pi with my Windows computer but this doesn't allow me to share files on my ...
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HTTP Server stops after some time

INFO: I'm referring to this question I asked on Super User, but couldn't get an answer. Since my system is a RaspberryPi running Debian I think this is a good place for it. I'm currently running a ...
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How can a raspberry pi get time from another pi

I'm trying to set a slave pi to let get time from master pi using ntp service. The master pi has been set to be a hotspot (which is not connected to the internet) and the slave pi connect to it via ...
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Help with FTP server management on Raspberry Pi

I have followed this tutorial for setting up my pi as a web server. http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-your-Raspberry-Pi-into-a-personal-web-serv/?ALLSTEPS I am confused on which parts of the ...
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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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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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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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To Access the gpios from webpage by executing python code

I'm a student in electronics department doing a project on home automation using Raspberry Pi (for bulbs, fan, temperature and camera). I want to access the GPIO pins from a web interface to execute ...
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Difficulties accessing my Raspberry Pi Nginx web server

I just got my Raspberry Pi a few days ago and decided it would be fun to try to make a mini-web server out of it. I started by updating the machine using "apt-get update && apt-get upgrade" ...
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Sending data to blynk with python to control widget LED

Greetings fellow programmers! Yesterday I asked a question on how to install blynk for python3, and thanks to some generous help I got it to install itself. However, now I need to know how to control ...
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Run forever task as root in init.d script on startup

I'm trying to start a nodeJS Server on Raspbian on startup. Everything works fine with this script: #!/bin/sh #/etc/init.d/myService ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: myService # Required-...
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How to access PLC from Windows via Raspberry Pi connected through OpenVPN Access Server?

Device A (PLC, static IP=10.10.10.11) | | eth0 connection | Device B (raspberry B 3, Jessie) | | OpenVPN | Device C (laptop, Windows 8.1) I am ...
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Connecting a new Bluetooth device without monitor?

We are trying to connect a Bluetooth device without a passkey and trusting default yes in Python. I am running a headless Raspberry PI 3, and I want it to automatically accept pairings from any ...
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Stream video hosted on a server onto a display

I am new to Raspberry Pi. I am working on a project in which a video which is hosted on a server needs to be displayed on a LED screen via a Raspberry Pi. The Pi will receive the video from the server ...
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Free SSH server needed to test reverse SSH tunnellig from RPI 3 [closed]

i'm trying to build a reverse ssh tunnel from my Pi (which is behind a NAT) to a remote ssh server. for that i need a ssh server that i can access its shell to test if the connection succeeded. Tried ...
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RPi3 as access point: How to execute a bash script every time a new connection is established

I use an RPI3 as a standalone access point (following this tutorial) and I would like to make it execute a bash script when a device is connected to its wireless network. What is the appropriate way ...
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How to control RPI remotely using sim card connectivity [closed]

I am setting up an IoT station, with a Raspberry Pi 3 and a mobile modem for the connectivity (Netgear LB1111) that work with a SIM card and it is connected to the RPI with an ethernet cable. The ...
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Apache Server Monitoring

I'm making a local server for a database in RPI. I just followed typical tutorials out there to install Apache, MySQL, PHP. Now, I want to make the server to output logs to a tft lcd i have. Basically,...
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How do I install ubuntu server 16.04 on pi3 model B

I have tried the instructions at Ubuntu Wiki, especially the ones under Booting the official Pi 2 image on the Pi 3 I downloaded both pre-installed server versions armhf+raspi2 and armhf+raspi3. I ...
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Python script won't run on PHP

My goal is to write a string through the serial of my Raspberry Pi which will then be sent towards an Arduino and I'll read it through the Serial Monitor. I got my Python script working and it works ...
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Execute python script with web server apache2

I have a problem, I can't execute a Python script on my Raspberry Pi 3. I set an Apache server to execute a python script by following a tutorial. I can execute the following script: #!/usr/bin/...
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remote server enable via code

I have Pi3 model B running Windows 10, I also have a laptop running Windows 10. I want to start the remote server in Pi3, via code, because I don't have an HDMI display. Is this possible?
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Running the 64 bit TeamSpeak 3 server

I am using the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B (64 bit) and I'd like to run a TeamSpeak 3 server on it. Since there is a 64 bit version available , it shouldn't be a problem, right? The server even seems to ...
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Usage of external HDD, power consumption

I'm thinking in getting a RPi+USB HDD to make a server in my office, it would be working 24/7 and the primary usage would be to storage backups which would be automatically uploaded from different ...
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Port forwarding - Not sure which community to post this in

I would like to assure my boss that port forwarding a raspberry pi is safe. I plan to be doing port forwarding the web port, so I can run an Apache server, and also port forwarding my own program (C ...
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Why won't my pi appear on my PC network in file explorer?

I'm trying to set up my raspberry pi as a media server for my home network. I followed the tutorial here: http://www.howtogeek.com/139433/how-to-turn-a-raspberry-pi-into-a-low-power-network-storage-...
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Headless Torrent Server - Permission Denied

UPDATE 1: The permissions are currently set as follows: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo service transmission-daemon stop pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo mount -o uid=pi,gid=pi /dev/sda1 /mnt/external_drive/ pi@...
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How to determine the problem in HDD reconnection?

I have setup my raspberry as my media streamer server using minidlna. I have also auto-mounted the HDD using its UUID. It works but I have notice from time to time, the drive gets disconnected and ...
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Virtualisation on Raspberry Pi

For a project i am looking to run any kind if visualization software, on a couple of raspberry pi's. I know it's difficult because of ARM, but does anyone know software that is compatible? I could not ...
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Access my Pi from another network for file transfers

Apologies in advance if this has been answered on here before but could not find an answer specific to my needs The Question: what is the simplest way to setup the Pi so that I can access it from ...
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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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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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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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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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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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CGI script minor problem

I'm building a remote vehicle with the Raspberry Pi. I've got everything working except a few little things. I'm trying to implement some CGI scripts in my server in order to control the car from an ...
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ubuntu server nmcli is not showing ssids

I have raspberry pi 4 with ubuntu server 64 bit installed. I'm trying to connect my pi with another wifi but unable to connect. I used netplan to connect with first wifi successfully connected. but ...
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Unable to connect raspberry pi Minecraft server

I am new to Linux and I am trying to set up Minecraft on a raspberry pi 4 using raspberian full. I think that I set up the server correctly but I am unable to connect to the locally or remotely. I can ...
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SOCK_STREAM issue with Raspberry Pi 4 as client in client/server test

I am trying a simple client/server Python socket program between my MacBook Pro and Raspberry Pi 4. This code is from Computer Networking: A Top Down Approach [Kurose, Ross]. Client: #!/usr/bin/...
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Send data from PC to RPi although theyre not in the same LAN

i'm planning a school project that should represent a two-factor authentication. I already made a user interface to type in information to log in like email address and password. My plan was to ...
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upload GPS real time data to web browser with wifi [closed]

i am doing a project for my collage. The objective of this project is to collect real time GPS data and displaying the data on a web server, i am now able to run the program on Arduino IDE to get the ...