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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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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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Raspberry Pi - Captive Portal without internet display html page

I need to create a Captive Portal with a Raspbery Pi. I would like to do that: The client connect to the WiFi (without password) Automatically will auto-redirect to a webpage, just to read a message ...
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When I try to run SkyFactory 4 Server (Minecraft), it seems not to run

I have a Raspberry Pi 4B (4GB). When I launch SkyFactory (sudo sh ServerStart.sh), it always gives me this error: Starting Sky Factory 4 Server... Invalid maximum heap size: -Xmx4096M The specified ...
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Srcds on raspberry pi 4 with box86

I decided to move my game server to rpi4. I successfully moved server using qemu and chroot, but it's very slow. So i decided to use box86 instead, but this gives me bunch of library errors. I also ...
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How to manually install Ubuntu Server

I'm interested in buying Raspberry Pi 4. I'd like to create simple server for testing my applications and storing data (home cloud). I wonder if I can manually install Ubuntu Server like on standard ...
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Minecraft server not working

I want to run a Minecraft server from a Raspberry Pi 2. I already tried the 1.8.9 and the 1.15.2 versions. Both of them started, as expected. On my computer I tried to connect, but after a while, it ...
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Accessing files on a apache server from USB via PHP

I am trying to create a system where USB on raspberry pi will be auto mounted and the files can be accessed via an apache server running over local hotspot from the same Raspberry Pi through a script ...
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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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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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Raspberry server is unavailable for a while then its good again

I have a server running in my home, it only runs deluged and a vpn server. Sometimes it just becomes unavailable and i have no idea why. I log the temperature every 15 minutes and it is logging while ...
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proxy is working locally,But not with remote host

I have install 3proxy in rapberrypi.Raspberrypi is connected with 4g dongle.My proxy is working fine in locally,but I can not connect it to remote host(Vps).It shows "Error: I could not see your ...
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RaspberryPi as PPPoE server - issue in starting ppp service

All, I am trying to configure my RaspberryPi 3 B as PPPoE server (wlan 0 as wan and eth0 as lan). The below mentioned link is used to configure the PPPoE server and all the mentioned config provided ...
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Pi as presentation tool (offline live polling)

I am looking for ways to use a pi as a standalone "player" for presentations. This would be easy enough, but I would like to add a possibility to host and display live polling. So the pi would offer ...
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Trying to configure two USB drives for Samba server, permissions allow access to one but not the other on PC?

On my raspberry pi 3 that has Samba and Ntfs-3g running Raspian I have two USB drives mounted to two folders (from lsblk) Then I have added the following code to the bottom of the samba configure ...
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Raspberry Pi to Airplay media server

I have a amp that you have to connect a IOS device to inoreder to play content (AirPlay). Unfortunatley, i don't have any IOS Device to connect to it. I want to somehow connect the raspberry pi to ...
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How do I set maximum number of simultaneous downloads on Transmission server

I have a transmission server set up as an addon for LibreELEC, which is installed on my Raspberry Pi 3. I downloaded it from this repo by a member on the LibreELEC forums. I can access this server on ...
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Sending Rpi local data to an online Server (MySQL

I'm using a raspberry Pi zero w with temperature sensor, i don't have a continuous connection that's why i'm saving the temperature data on a local MySQL database using the following command <?...
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Can I connect raspberry pi server to external webserver and access it via a domain? [closed]

I have installed lighttpd server on my raspberry pi to use it on local network. I want to access that webpage globally with a domain. My friend has its own external linux based web server. Can I use ...
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I make my raspberry-pi to be Access Point, but How can Android Phone communicate with raspberry-pi?

As the title say, I made my raspberry-pi to be Access Point, but How can Android Phone communicate with raspberry-pi ? For example, Should I insert some python file or PHP file to raspberry pi and ...
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UV4L webrtc broker server on public ip

Current Situation I'm using two-way webrtc streaming service on UV4L. As a default, UV4L server is deployed on raspberry pi. We can connect to UV4L's websocket server through raspberry pi's local ...
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Is it possible to run two web-servers simultaneously on the Raspberry Pi 3?

I am trying to run two web servers on the Raspberry Pi 3 at the same time i.e. one for a CCTV camera stream and one for a digital forensics photo analysis tool with a web interface (the tool is Ghiro)....
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dnsmasq, hostapd and virtual hosts on a Single Machine

I have a raspberry pi setup with dnsmasq, hostapd and apache. I am trying to get dnsmasq to point to virtual hosts so I can make a portable intranet with multiple sites. I have the same setup at home, ...
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How to broadcast command across network?

I have an Apache server running on one Pi and also hosts a PHP script that gives the Raspistill command to take a photo. After running through the problems of permissions, I finally got the Pi to take ...
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Stream mjpeg (or any other format/method) from my Pi 3 camera to another server in AWS

I am looking to "tunnel", "forward", "bridge" an mjpeg stream from mi Raspberry Pi 3 to a server I have on AWS (Linux). I have currently tried the UV4L packages to stream video in my LAN and I have ...
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can PiNet provide other distibutions than Raspbian?

i'm aware that usual Ubuntu is recommended for the PiNet-server and Raspbian is served to the clients (Raspberry Pi's), but since PiNet is something like an "advanced fat client solution" of Terminal ...
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Raspberry Pi Web Server - how to forward traffic from router to RPI local address

I am trying to set up a public web server. My RPI is connected to the router through a Ethernet cable. I've set up Apache and can access it locally at my RPI's IP address (http://192.168.x.x). I port ...
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Problems with Pi Model 2B Boot

I got a Pi 2B with an SD card with NOOBS. I´d like to access it later on with Tight VNC. My problem is the first boot up. I have the pi connected via an ethernet cable... In the first scenario to my ...
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Kolab on the Pi

I'm about to aquire a Pi to replace my mail server, and wanted to go with Kolab here, most likely using Raspian as a base. They have their own repo, but concentrate on i386 and amd64. Checking for ...
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Dhcp udhcpd is not starting on boot

Raspberry Pi was configured as WiFi AP with static IP. Dynamic IP allocation is done by using udhcpd server. However dhcp server is not starting on boot after I added to /etc/rc.local following line: ...
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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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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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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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Problems with dynamic DNS and Raspberry Pi

I've bumped into the weirdest problem with dynamic DNS and Raspberry Pi. Here's my setup: Raspberry Pi has IP address 172.16.1.xxx Raspberry Pi is in DMZ I'm using DynDNS to point whatever.dyndns....
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Apache2 Server not allowing computers on local network access

I just set up my first server, and I'm having some trouble getting it to work. I'm currently using shared connection between my desktop and raspberry pi, so I can communicate via SSH. However, if I ...
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RPI as forwarding server

I've just got my RPI and im aiming to use it as a server (forwarding sent chars from android device over wifi to arduino) any ideas how can this work(or at least a part of it)?