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Can RHEL5/CentOS5 be run on Intel Haswell-EP (E5-26XX V3) CPUs?

We need to upgrade the hardware on some of our CentOS 5.11 servers. From Redhat's Intel CPUs and Supported RHEL Versions page, I see that the E5-26XX V2 CPUs are supported. However, the E5-26XX V3 ...
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Intermittent full system hang on VM server running CentOS 5.10

CentOS 5.10 / VMWare ESX 5.1 I've got an older email server running CentOS 5.10 (with SendMail) and it's experiencing intermittent hangs wherein the system becomes completely unresponsive. During ...
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What is the easiest way to get XtraDB for MySQL running on CentOS 5

I'm having a lot of issues with a dedicated MySQL server and it seems like upgrading to the XtraDB version of InnoDB will probably have a positive effect, but I'm hesitant to get involved with it ...
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High CPU usage by whois | CentOs 6

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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How enable pdo_mysql

I am trying to install SpaceBukkit. I was wondering how I enable pdo_mysql. When trying to setup the MySQL part I get this error: The "pdo_mysql" extension is NOT loaded in your `php.ini`! Make sure ...
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Could not load file or assembly fastcgi-mono-server4

I am trying to host an ASP.NET Web Forms application using Mono. I have installed Mono 3.0.7 and XSP 2.10.2 from source into the /usr/bin directory. I then started the mono server with the following ...
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Logstash Forwarder doesn't start up with chkconfig in CentOS 5

I have set up logstash-forwarder on a CentOS 5 machine installing it from this RPM: http://download.elasticsearch.org/logstash-forwarder/packages/logstash-forwarder-0.3.1-1.x86_64.rpm When I went ...
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Sharing port 80 between Zimbra and Apache

I'm using zimbra 6 (6.0.8_GA_2661.RHEL5_20100820051652 CentOS5) on CentOS 5 server Zimbra is working fine. Now I want to host some files on Apache. I'm referring to this document on how to run ...
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yum install proftpd error

I used proftpd for years on this year. but I got an error when I update proftpd today. I am using CentOS 5.11. [root@server11 yum.repos.d]# yum install proftpd Dependencies Resolved ...
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HTTP Ports are Filtered on New Virtual IPs in LVS (Linux Virtual Server) Load Balancer

I inherited a Linux Virutal Server (LVS) load balancer on CentOS 5.10. Its been running with no issues for quite some time with no worries. Now when I add a new virutal IP (VIP), all HTTP traffic ...
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Upgrade to latest current installed version of PHP [duplicate]

I've just purchased a new VPS and they've, for some unknown reason, installed PHP version 5.3.3. I'm fine with being on version 5.3.X, but I believe the latest version is 5.3.29. I did some Googling ...
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Under what conditions will sendmail try to immediately resend a message instead of waiting for the standard requeue interval?

CentOS 5.8 | Sendmail 8.14.4 I used to think that if SendMail experienced a temporary (400-class) error during delivery, it would place the message in a deferred queue (e.g. /var/spool/mqueue) and ...
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File permission recursively for all new folders and files that gets created [closed]

I want a folder to have 777 permission and every time a new file or folder gets created inside that should have the same user and group with 777 permission. I tried the following but it does not get ...
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High disk I/O - jbd2/sda2-8 process

I have run a file server on a CentOS 5.8 final server. My only concern at the moment is what appears to be intermittent but continuous high disk I/O activity causing a general slowdown because of ...
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SHA-2 signed SSL certificate crashes apache on startup on CentOS 5.X

In preparation of the warnings that are going to start showing up in browsers when visiting SSL sites with SHA1 signed certificates, I wanted to get all of the certs that I have upgraded. Some of ...
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ShellShock - Unable to update CentOS 5.7

[user@server1 ~]$ wget http://mirror.centos.org/centos-5/5/updates/x86_64/RPMS/bash-3.2-33.el5.1.x86_64.rpm [user@server1 ~]$ sudo rpm -Uvh bash-3.2-33.el5.1.x86_64.rpm warning: ...
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How to upgrade to latest PHP, MySQL, and phpmyadmin on CentOS 5.8 (32bit)?

I have searched around on the internet and cannot find a reliable source for installing the latest versions of PHP, MySQL, and phpmyadmin on CentOS 5.8 32bit with apache. I have tried a couple times, ...
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How to clean up mysql installation on centos

mysql does not exist anymore but when i run yum remove mysql it says that the package is available but not marked for installation, i cannot install new mysql because of that, I need to completely ...
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Freshly installed CentOS does not boot from Dell's Perc H700 RAID

Installed a fresh CentOS 5.10 installation on RAID5 provided by Perc H700 Integrated RAID, however the system fails to boot. Checked the system via recovery CD, and noticed that CentOS 5.10 now uses ...
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Server sending out packets bigger then MTU

I have a server that I am transferring data off of. We were having some problems that were traced back to the fact that the server is sending out jumbo size frames despite the fact that ifconfig is ...
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postfix limit sending rate

hello i have this box centos 5.9 postfix 2.3.3 how i can configure postfix to send 1 message every second no matter what, i try this in main.cf with no success: default_destination_rate_delay = ...
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Build gcc 4.1.2 from src RPM on a CentOS 5.10 [closed]

I need an advice on how to compile gcc 4.1.2 on a CentOS 5.10. The long story: I've a got a Citrix XenServer Creedence beta 1 up and running OK. It has actually CentOS 5.10 as the dom0. This can be ...
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apache/httpd responds slower under EL6.1 than EL5.6 (CentOS)

I've read through other threads on performance differences between RHEL 6 and RHEL 5, but none seem a tight match to mine. My issue manifests itself in slightly slower average response time (20ms) ...
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managing multiple instances in postfix

i have a CENT OS 5.5 64 bit mail server.I want my main postfix mta to relay mails sent or received to multiple postfix instances, the other postfix instances will perform the mail sending and ...
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Filtered port 22 with no firewall settings

I'm trying to connect to an sftp server from a CentOS 5.5 server. The connection is never established. When I run the command: nmap -p 22 -P0 <sftp server address> PORT STATE SERVICE ...
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ISC DHCPD MAC address matching classes confusion

I'm having trouble successfully matching a mix of different mac address classes to their appropriate subnet declarations. These classes are meant to differentiate IP phones, kvm guests and desktops ...
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Postfix - No greeting on telnet command

I'm trying to install Postfix with Dovecot and MySQL on CentOS 5. I'm new to this and I'm struggling on this more than 2 weeks. I followed this instruction ...
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Mysql Errcode: 17 Can't create/write to file '/tmp/…'

Can't create/write to file '/tmp/#sql_77a8_0.MYD' (Errcode: 17) I'm getting this for all softs of select queries. This problem is quite intermittent. Deleting the file fixes the problem but in an ...
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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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Bad signatures or NOKEY errors on RPMs I just signed

I'm having serious problems getting RPM signing working for RHEL / CentOS 5 hosts. TL;DR: RPM signing isn't working, and it's working in a variety of insane and erratic ways depending on the exact ...
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how to uninstall JDK on centos x64 linux based system

I tried installing JDK in my CentOS x64 web server, it looks like I have made a hash of things :(... Now, how do I uninstall JDK 1.6.0_26 in Centos x64 linux? Regards, Arvind.
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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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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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CentOS 5.10 TCP Sequence Number

We have done a security check on a server and its come back with Linux Kernel TCP Sequence Number Generation Security Weakness. We are looking to correct this being flagged up on the check We are ...
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Caching issue with Centos forwarding DNS server

I installed a Forwarding DNS server on Centos 5.10 and it is resolving addresses e.g google.com. When I stopped named (service named stop) and tried to dig (dig @localhost A google.com) there was a ...
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Is it possible to extract last month's values from a MySQL server and build a new database from those values?

I have an assignment to build a development virtual machine template. I need to add to the server MySQL databases from each one my company's products so that new developers will have the ability to ...
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CentOS 5.5 php-posix with dependency error php53-common

I'm having problems installing php-posix. The problem I have, is that I used epel.repo and now I can't work out how to get past this. I'm not great with Redhat & yum. [root@badelivery ~]# yum ...
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Expanding ext3 /usr partition safely with minimal downtime

I have inherited a Centos 5.5 server provided by Softlayer. My /usr partition is filling up, and I can't see any quick wins by deleting cruft. It looks like the sheer number of cpanel accounts is to ...
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Issues installing mongodb on centos 5

I'm trying to install mongodb for my centos 5.1 server via yum. I followed the instructions of creating a .repo file in the yum folder, but it still doesnt work. here's the screenshot of the issue: ...
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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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ESX Unix guest & AnywhereUSB [closed]

We got a Nagios (FAN) VM within an ESXi little cluster (4 servers). I have to configure SMS alerts with Nagios, so I have to plug a phone via usb. Problem : I want my usb to be seen even if my VM ...
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Wordpress site has repeated PHP out of memory error despite increasing PHP memory limit and confirming no RLimitMEM

Nearly every 4 minutes, I'm seeing the following out of memory error in the php error log: 01-Jul-2014 21:50:03 UTC] PHP Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 268435456 bytes exhausted (tried to ...
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Lightweight Linux DNS [closed]

Can anyone recommend a lightweight Linux DNS server, which would be suitable for the data center? EDIT: We speak about data-center typically within 10 - 20 servers, up to 100 at maximum. For larger ...
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How can I understand a Linux server's role?

I've been given the task to create an excel table which includes all Linux servers in one of our AWS EC2 environments because the main aim is to get all the servers off AWS and migrate them to our ...
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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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where is my php installation path

I am using centos and I need to find out where is the php installation path is. Is there a command I can use to find that out. Thanks
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nagios wrongly reports packet loss

Lately, on my nagios 3.2.3 install (CentOS5, monitoring ~ 300 hosts, 1150 services) has sdtarted to occasionally report high packet loss on 50-60 hosts at a time. Problem is it's bogus. Manual runs of ...
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APC (PHP Cache) Uptime 0 minutes, not caching

My goal is to implement APC for opcode cache for a drupal 6 production site. I have so far tested APC with several php files with and without including other php files with include_once. Also tried ...
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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 ...