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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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Is it possible to host Discourse in a Raspberry 3?

Some time ago someone asked if it was possible to host a Discourse forum (https://www.discourse.org/) in a Raspberry. The answer was no. Now that a new model is out, I'll ask again. Is it possible now?...
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Failed to start job for vncserver@1.service

I am trying to install tightvncserver and run it at boot. I tried various options, but none of them worked with raspbian Jessie version. But i found a post that explained the process of creating a ...
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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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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 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?
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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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Proxy Camera Stream to Server

The camera runs fine locally, using MJPG-Streamer to broadcast the stream. However I'm trying to setup the stream to be relayed via a server rather than opening any ports on the router from the local ...
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Port Forward port 22 for Raspberry Pi 3 but port still closed

Yesterday I made a Nas Server on Raspberry Pi and on the local network it's works fine and the SSH connection too but as soon as I try to connect to the Raspberry through Putty from an outside network ...
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Stopping (orphaned?) Minecraft server properly

I have a minecraft server running on my pi. I access the pi through putty on Windows. Is there any way to properly stop the server so that it saves, without having to keep the putty window open (and ...
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How do I download raspberry pi updates to a linux server [closed]

Relativity new to Raspberry Pi and Linux in general, but essentially I'm trying to create an update repository for my Raspberry Pis via a separate Linux server, how would I go about doing this? On the ...
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Mono TCP server listening but connection fails

I have a C# program running on Mono on my Pi 3 and listening on port 8877. It's running Raspian and has no firewall as far as I can tell - I've also not installed one. But I cannot connect to it from ...
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Raspberry pi as server with either netcat or code

When I configure the Raspberry PI as server using Netcat: nc -l -v 1234 and other computer as client using also Netcat: nc -v [IP dir] 1234 everything ...
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Can Raspberry Pi 2 connect to a printer directly via ethernet?

Can a Raspberry Pi 2 use its ethernet port to connect directly to a printer's ethernet port so it can function as a print server? The Raspberry Pi 2 would have a WiFi dongle. How can this be ...
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Car Parking Management using Raspberry Pi

How can I create a car parking system using Raspberry Pi. I need to do it for 5-8 car parking slots. If the slot is empty I need to send the data to my server. Which sensor should I use and Suggest ...
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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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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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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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How to choose between an all-in-one server or multiple Raspberry Pi?

I have one Raspberry Pi (with 256MB of RAM) and a lot of ideas to do with it. For example: Download center with transmission, amule, etc. Web server with static webs (or few PHP code) and few visits ...
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Raspberry Pi headless server

I would like to run a web server and storage server while still having the raspbian stretch over VNC. How would I go about setting up a web server and storage server off of raspbian with the storage ...
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Auto page load after wifi join

I have a Pi configured to create an Access Point when not on home router, Im trying to load a local webpage from my Pi when someone joins the open unsecured access point. I want to be able to ...
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php file is downloaded instead of running at the backend [closed]

I have installed Apache2 Mysql and php7 on my raspberry. When I am running my web pages under var/www/ folder the php file is downloaded instead of running at the backend and refer me to next page. ...
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Activate Python Script through POST request

I installed and have running the google home + raspberry pi from: http://www.instructables.com/id/Google-Home-Raspberry-Pi-Power-Strip/ I modified the sw1_on.py and sw1_off.py codes to turn on an led ...
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Continuously send data between RPi and Laptop

I have seen a lot of threads about this question, but most of the threads covers only from RPi to laptop or the other way around, or just suggest to use some API's, in my case I cannot do that. I need ...
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Web server: external connections get back the LAN IP instead of the webpage

I'm trying to set up a simple web server with my Pi. I have a WordPress installation on Apache and it works well. (I can see the website when I access the Pi's LAN IP on my home network). I set my ...
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dpkg error when trying to install mysql-server

I'm running a lighttpd web server on my Pi and I'm trying to add php and mysql support. I'm currently trying to install mysql-server with the command 'sudo apt-get install mysql-server' which ...
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Is there any way to stream music from an RPi2 to an iPhone/iPod/iPad/Other Device from off the network? Like a Plex server, but just for music

I have an 8GB iPhone 5C, and iOS takes up so much storage I only have 5 of that 8 available to me at any given time. I use apps that take up a lot of storage on said device, but I'd like to listen to ...
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RPI as a Cloud Server

I'm very new to RPI and I found this link here to create my own Cloud Server, which is what I would love to do - it would be really useful for me. Given the steps and requirements on the page, what ...
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Running a Teamspeak 3 Server [duplicate]

I'd love to get an extensive list of instructions or better yet a pre done download link :P I've given it countless night with countless hours desperately trying harder and harder til I finally gave ...
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School is blocking outgoing SSH: “handshake failed” error

I am wondering if there is a way to get around my schools outgoing SSH blocks to control my raspberry Pi minecraft server. I have port forwarded external port 2222 to 22 and it works from inside my ...
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How do I to get a Raspberry Pi IRC server to work?

I am trying to set up an IRC server with services on my Raspberry Pi. I googled around and decided on using hybrid-ircd for the server and hybserv for the services (nickserv, chanserv, etc.). So far, ...
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OpenVPN setup issues

I have been following the guide here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-33548728 To set up an openvpn server on my pi. I have followed all the steps but when it comes to connecting, it is not ...
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Can I execute a script before every login

I am planning to have a program that will need to connect to a server. I'd like to be able to send a encrypted password to my server. The thing is, I need my decrypting script to be executed (...
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How can I use my Raspberry Pi for distributed building?

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian whose processing power I'd like to harness to speed up the C++ build times in Visual Studio on my Windows 7 laptop with x86-64 architecture. Is this possible to ...
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Transfering mp3 files from a remote server to the RPi via cronjob without overwriting [closed]

I succeded in transfering files via ftp from a remote server to a raspberry, #!/bin/bash -vx ftp -in IP_SERVER<<END_SCRIPT quote USER rem_user quote PASS rem_pass bin prompt:off cd /...
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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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Have webcam sever going but cannot reach it from outside the network even with port forwarding set up

I set up a cam server on my LAN. Works perfectly. The server runs on port 8090. I accessed the firewall page of my router (2wire 3800) and forwarded ports 8090 to 8090. Here is where things get ...
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Raspberry Pi fileserver permissions

I am using owncloud on the Raspberry Pi for file sharing and I use a HDD to save the files. I use my HDD for more then just the Raspberry and I had to change the permission of the HDD, so now when I ...
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Could you write directly on an external hdd drive with owncloud reading the files?

I have a small owncloud server on Raspbian and owncloud stores all data on an external hdd drive wich is connected to the raspbeerry pi. Right now I would like to upload all my movies, music etc. to ...
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How can I run a PxE server off my Pi to PxE boot Windows Images?

I've come across many different options to run a pxe server on my pi but I run into trouble with each of them. The most promising was PyPxe but this was my last experience with trying that option. ...
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Running Kolibri and Kiwix at the same time with a captive page

I am using 3B+ model and was successful in running Kolibri and Kiwix at the same time without using Rachel or Internet in box. I didn't go for these two because of various reasons as I was looking for ...
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Hosting An Express Server on a NoDogSplash AP

This is my first time posting here, but I just started to play around with my new Raspberry Pi 3B. I have configured my Pi into a wireless access point and when I connect to the Pi, a NoDogSplash ...
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Raspberry apache server not showing images and the site is acting weird

I'm hosting a site made with codeigniter in a raspberry 3 with Apache which is basically a form and the pictures aren't showing. I see the files are with user and group www-data and I'm trying to ...
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Can you use the Raspberry Pi 4 B to control 1 or more Raspberry Pi Zero's?

My project is going to use Pi 4 to connect to 1 or 2 Pi Zeros. I would want the Pi 4 to control the Pi Zeros. Would that work? Also I am going to connect the Pi 4 to the Ethernet. Also would the Pi 4 ...
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Run PostgREST on armv6

I'd like to run PostgREST on an armv6 raspberry pi. unfortunately, that's not officially supported. best I could find is an armv7 binary (unofficial), and generic instructions for cross-compiling – ...