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Yum reports updated bash but binary still reports old version

I'm trying to update a CentOS 5 system in order to patch the bash vulnerability described in CVE-2014-6271 / RHSA-2014:1293-1, but am running into an issue. After seemingly-successfully updating bash ...
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High CPU usage by whois | CentOs 6 [closed]

I am not a server guy and currently maintaining a small server for my own needs (Development and testing). I got a notification that my Server CPU usuage is around 99% from last 3+ hours.I know that ...
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Centos 5 - Using official repository to upgrade manually installed Puppet server

I have Puppet server version 2.6.4 that was manually installed using RPM packages directly (instead of using Yum to fetch packages from a repository). Now I want to upgrade it to the latest version ...
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1answer
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yum update rpm packages installed manually

I needed to install the libxml 2.7 package and for this i uninstalled yum (yum have dependencies on libxml), is there any way I can make the pass to work with yum rpm packages installed previously? I ...
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Server A can see B, but B can't see A

I am setting up a network with a CentOS client, a CentOS server and a BIG-IP. The network looks like this: (client) < -- > (BIG-IP) < -- > (server) The client is on a 10.10.20.x ...
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1answer
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no package ipset available (centos EL5 x86_64)

I want to install ipset, but none of my repos seem to have it when I run yum install ipset [root@ora1 /]# cd /etc/yum.repos.d/ [root@ora1 yum.repos.d]# ls CentOS-Base.repo CentOS-Debuginfo.repo ...
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Install php53 on CentOS 5.10 without httpd dependency

I would like to install php53 on CentOS 5.10 64-bit without the httpd dependency. The reason being the production server has a custom compiled binary of a newer version of httpd. Is installing php53 ...
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Difference between httpd and httpd-devel package on CentOS 5

I'm trying to update PHP 5.1 to 5.3 on CentOS 5.10. On the server, httpd-devel is installed but trying to install php53 on CentOS 5, it wants to install httpd. This is a production server so I need ...
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1answer
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No package rrdtool-perl available

On a CentOS release 5.10 (Final) I am trying to install rrdtool to get RRDs.pm but I have no luck. yum install rrdtool-perl Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * ...
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1answer
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trying to install mongo but getting errors

I am following mongo site (http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/tutorial/install-mongodb-on-red-hat-centos-or-fedora-linux/ ) to install mongo on my centos 5.1o I am getting following errors sudo yum ...
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1answer
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no package provides libssl.so.10

I have some dependencies I need to resolve and I cannot: [root@h tmp]# ldd /usr/lib64/collectd/mysql.so linux-vdso.so.1 => (0x00007fff9b070000) libmysqlclient_r.so.16 => not ...
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Redhat High Availability Add-On on Centos 5.8 [duplicate]

could we use Redhat High availability Add-On on CentOS 5.8 server? in other words should we purchase a license for Redhat high availability clustering for CentOS 5.8 or its included in CentOS without ...
0
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1answer
261 views

Issue installing gcc & curl-devel on Centos OS 5.6

I'm trying to install gcc and curl-devel on CentOS 5.6 (64 bit) server. The command I'm using is: yum install gcc \ curl-devel After running the command it says: No package gcc available. ...
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1answer
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DHCPD: permanently leased IP being offered (twice) to random node and assignee

Greeting. On a small LAN (< 20 networked devices) with a cento6 5.9 server/dhcp-3.0.5-33.el5_9). I am configuring permanent leases thusly (dhcpd.conf, partial): range 10.115.64.60 ...
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1answer
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vsftpd can not jail users using chroot

This is making me go crazy. I am trying to block a user nathan to his home directory and not allowing him to crowse around. I read all the articles but chroot is not working for me. I have this in my ...
0
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1answer
812 views

How to use a different version of python duing NPM install?

Salam (means Hello) :) I have terminal access to a VPS running centos 5.9 and default python 2.4.3 installed. I also installed python 2.7.3 via these commands: (I used make altinstall instead of make ...
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1answer
211 views

How to open a port below 1024 in Cent OS for socket.io?

I'm trying to open port 843 in my Cent OS 5.2, I added following line to etc\sysconfig\iptables : -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 843 -j ACCEPT and then updated my iptables service. I need to listen to ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Connection closed by remote host followed by Connection refused

All of a sudden my ssh connection to server has been damaged. Here is what's happened: $ ssh -vvv -p <PORT> -l <USER> <HOST> OpenSSH_5.3p1 Debian-3ubuntu7, OpenSSL 0.9.8k 25 Mar ...
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0answers
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PHP Upgrade 5.1 to 5.4

I've upgraded PHP on my CentOS 5.10 box. I added the epel 5 repo and used yum to upgrade to PHP 5.4.21. PHP was working fine before this, but since the upgrade it just spits on the code, it shows a ...
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1answer
54 views

Adding and Removing MySQL Databases via CentOS 6 - 64 bit

I have a VPS, and am having troubles with MySQL. I think I have created a database, but got lost. I need to know how to: Add a database, with the username, name of the database, and password. ...
0
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1answer
117 views

Does net-snmp for CentOS support SNMP v2 and v1?

CentOS 5.9 | net-snmp-5.3.2.2 I'm running netsnmp on a CentOS 5.9 box and it's unclear to me from the config on whether or not it support SNMP v2 and v1. I've always used SNMP v3 and ...
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1answer
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A subdomain not loading

On my newserver i set up a subdomain patientslife.linf.in. But when i try to set up another subdomain pmr.linf.in it shows the page The connection was reset in Mozilla and No data received in chrome. ...
0
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1answer
681 views

Accidentally ran grub-install incorrectly, now have a grub prompt but no menu

tl;dr: I fat-fingered grub-install, then "correctly" re-issued it targeting the /boot filesystem on /dev/sda1 but it isn't reading grub/grub.conf unless I expressly tell it where to look using the ...
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1answer
141 views

How to block ports (in Linux) based on the IP used to connect?

I'd like to block specific ports based on the IP used to connect to my (Linux) dedicated server. For example, I have the following IP's assigned to my dedicated server: 192.168.0.1 192.168.0.2 ...
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1answer
740 views

DirectAdmin Freetype update - the make has failed

I am trying to update my VPS today as I always do but am running into a problem with the Freetype update. While I am comfortable with the day-to-day running of my VPS, I am still learning a lot when ...
0
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3answers
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ISO2USB vs Universal USB Installer vs LinuxLive USB Creator for a CentOS 5.9 install

Is there any functional difference among these three tools, if I want to create a CentOS 5.9 bootable USB installer using a Windows box? I realize ISO2USB was more CentOS-specific, but also that ...
0
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1answer
133 views

RVM Not Finding Library

I am running CentOS 5.9 and installed RVM on it. However, whenever I run rvm requirements or rvm install 1.9.3, I get: --> Processing Dependency: libyaml-0.so.1()(64bit) for package: libyaml-devel ...
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1answer
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What does this kernel error mean and how should I respond?

The following except is taken from the logwatch of a production LAMP web server I'm about to inherit. It is a dedicated Dell server running CentOS 5 with RAID 1 across two 1TB drives. I have little ...
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1answer
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100% swap and high load [closed]

Why would my swap space be 100% full if I have over 2gb of free ram? I am concerned about the high load averages for having 2 virtual cpus (1 core each). Here are the server specs, it is a virtual ...
0
votes
1answer
219 views

RubyGem installation can't find header files

I'm running Ruby 1.9.3 on CentOS 5.3. I installed it by compiling Ruby 1.9.3 from source, along with libyaml. I'm also using rbenv to manage versions, so I placed the compiled installation in ...
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2answers
141 views

/var/log/messages filled with FAIL: check_mk address from=

The /var/log/messages log file on our server is filled with endless lines of May 5 11:10:38 crm xinetd[24532]: FAIL: check_mk address from=1.2.3.4 It seems to log every 3 minutes or so, the number ...
1
vote
1answer
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Why do I sometimes (but not always) see “internet address” data for an MX record in output for nslookup queries?

CentOS 5.x I've noticed that sometimes I'll see "internet address" for an MX record in the output of nslookup. This doesn't happen all the time though. For example, let's say that foo.com uses ...
1
vote
4answers
127 views

Good pratices to update servers? [closed]

I have many servers running CentOS 5.* and CentOS 6.*, I would like to update them, but there's some applications running and I might crash these applications, which led me to write this post with ...
0
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1answer
132 views

How to build from source on CentOS 5.9?

I'm building iptraf-ng on CentOS 5.9 and running into the following errors: src/packet.c: In function ‘packet_process’: src/packet.c:322: error: ‘ETH_P_QINQ1’ undeclared (first use in this function) ...
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2answers
96 views

Centos 5 - Configuring a crontab PHP job [duplicate]

I'm running a CentOS 5 server, and trying to schedule a job which runs a php file every day at the same time, I've added a new file to the directory /etc/cron.d/ called get_files The get_files ...
4
votes
3answers
696 views

Compiling kernel version >= 2.6.34 on CentOS 5: RAID set “ddf1_foo” was not activated?

I want to mount a Ceph FS on some CentOS 5 servers. Since the ceph-fuse failed with below errors: # ceph-fuse --no-fuse-big-writes -m 192.168.2.15:6789 /mnt/ceph/ ceph-fuse[7528]: starting ceph ...
2
votes
3answers
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CentOS VM, NTP synchronization problems

We have three CentOS 5.9 VMs on an ESX3.5 host. Because of the nature of the services we provide it is required that the NTP time is synchronized and the time is correct on all three of them. ...
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3answers
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Starting MySQL. ERROR! Manager of pid-file quit without updating file.

Im on CentOs v5.6 .When trying to start mysql im getting the following error Starting MySQL. ERROR! Manager of pid-file quit without updating file. In /var/log/mysqld.error.log i have the following ...
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3answers
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Cent OS: How do I turn off or reduce memory overcommitment, and is it safe to do it?

From time to time "my" server stalls because it runs out of both memory and swap space. (it keeps responding to ping but nothing more than that, not even ssh). I'm told linux does memory ...
2
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1answer
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Explain CentOS 5 vs. CentOS 6 - why are releases not sequential?

I was confused about why my new server had CentOS 5.9 installed on it, when CentOS 6.3 is available. But CentOS 5.9, it turns out, is actually the latest release. Why are 5.x versions being released ...
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0answers
359 views

OpenVPN server won't start (CentOS 5)

I am trying to setup a VPN server on 1&1 VPS. I was able to install OpenVPN-AS more or less as instructed; separately, I have checked and cat /dev/net/tun/ yields cat: /dev/net/tun: File ...
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vote
1answer
54 views

Apache lags when loading recently changed files

I have a basic CentOS server running Apache that I use for website development and testing. Whenever I make changes to a file, like a 'javascript' file, and then reload my webpage, usually the server ...
0
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0answers
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Logwatch configured for nginx with custom log format gives empty output

Problem I have configured logwatch (CentOS 5.8, x64) to include nginx, using this as a guideline and using the Apache and nginx documentation on log formats. The problem is, that I'm using a specific ...
1
vote
1answer
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How to restart udevd on RH/CentOS system?

For udevd there is no init.d script and manual page is not indicating how to restart it either. The process is holding a deleted file (lsof shows) and I need to release it by restarting udevd. How to ...
1
vote
1answer
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Yum installing wrong MySQL version on CentOS 5 (Amazon)

I'm having trouble with a CentOS server running on AWS. This is CentOS 5.6 i386 from RightImage, but the problem was the same on all RightScale AMIs. When issuing the following command: yum install ...
0
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1answer
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How can I confirm if my CentOS server supports multiple CPUs?

CentOS 5.8 | VMWare I've got a server running a hardened version of CentOS 5.8. I've been using a single CPU on it and am planning to add another (via vmware). When I run uname, I see SMP which ...
0
votes
0answers
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Java won't install

# rpm -ivh jre-7u6-linux-x64.rpm Preparing... ########################################### [100%] package jre-1.7.0_06-fcs.x86_64 is already installed But I also get: # rpm -e ...
2
votes
3answers
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Which services to disable on a CentOs 5.8 web/database server?

I have just setup my CentOS 5.8 64 [final] server as a webserver. Specs: 2x E5620 Intel CPU, DDR3 RAM, Hardware Adaptec RAID 10, 4x SAS drives. I have installed myself: Nginx PHP-FPM MySQL ...
2
votes
2answers
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Compiling Gearman PHP Library for CentOS 5.8

I've been trying to get Gearman compiled on CentOS 5.8 all afternoon. Unfortunately I am restricted to this version of CentOS by my CTO and how he has our entire network configured. I think it's ...
0
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2answers
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crontab: command not found in CentOS

I tried to setup a cron job in my new CentOS VPS server over SSH. I typed in the command crontab -e and I got the following error message:- -bash: anacrontab: command not found Any idea how I can ...