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How would I be able to take a snapshot of a CentOS 5 server and compare it later on?

I have a consultant that was hired to install some custom software to a CentOS 5 server. After she's done, I'd like to review her changes to possibly automate or optimize them. I was thinking of: ...
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date command displays different time

I have one centos 5.8 Linux server. I am experiencing a bit strange issue and figured out it is something with system time. When I check date command, outputs are really strange. Here is example: ...
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Error when restarting postfix

When I have restarting the postfix server I am facing the below error :: postfix-out/master[1714]: fatal: open lock file pid/master.pid: cannot create file exclusively: Permission denied I having a ...
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What would cause ifconfig NIC frame drop counts to increase SLOWLY (90-100 frames per day)?

I have a web appliance running CentOS 5.11. It sees a fair amount of traffic (apologies, I don't have specific numbers but I know it's in use). For some reason, I'm seeing ifconfig error counts ...
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Replicating My Production Environment

I have a CentOS production server that I am currently doing my development on (I know this is awful) I'm bringing on some new developers and I want to set up appropriate development, staging and ...
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Rollout approach for centOS/RHEL linux servers to achieve centralised authentication through AD

We have 3 environments testing develop and production each having more than 40 Linux servers. Need to establish centralized authentication through AD for all these environment. Which is the best ...
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nfs mount passwordless login

Setup: OS : CentOS5 node 1 : 172.16.1.1 sandbox1.local node 2 : 172.16.1.2 sandbox2.local The nodes have the hostnames in the hots file. Pinging to each other works fine. Problem: My home is ...
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200 OK blank page setting up Wordpress on restore test VM

I'm testing a partial backup of a frankly rather outdated (legacy, what can you do?) CentOS/Apache/MySQL/PHP/Wordpress server by restoring to a VM with a fresh copy of the relevant packages. After ...
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How do I change my locale to UTF-8 in CentOS?

Here's the output of locale: LANG=zh_CN.GBK LC_CTYPE="zh_CN.GBK" LC_NUMERIC="zh_CN.GBK" LC_TIME="zh_CN.GBK" LC_COLLATE="zh_CN.GBK" LC_MONETARY="zh_CN.GBK" LC_MESSAGES="zh_CN.GBK" LC_PAPER="zh_CN.GBK" ...
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Enabling APC cache takes down website

I have a VPS running on centos 5 with 2 GB ram. I run a IP.Board forum on that server. Recently my server was hacked and I had to format the disk and start again. I was using APC cache before and it ...
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vsFTPd - not all connection succed - timeout (Centos)

I'm using Notepad++ ftp plugin to modify files on my server. Every x uploads (like 10 or 20 - its random) my upload starts and does not finish. My FTP server says Timeout. I changed vsFTPd logging ...
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Installing PostgreSQL on Centos 5

I'm following the instructions from here. I try and run yum localinstall http://yum.postgresql.org/9.4/redhat/rhel-5-i386/pgdg-centos94-9.4-1.noarch.rpm which returns the fault cannot open file... ...
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Permission denied on /proc/ some process

I am using chkroot to scan my system and it gave me permission denied error /proc/23746/fd/0: Permission denied /proc/23746/fd/1: Permission denied /proc/23746/fd/2: Permission denied ...
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Linux CentOS: A server throws weird error messages, can you speculate why?

There's a server in my company which is part of the production environment. On the server there's an ActiveMQ server running. I logged into the Active-MQ UI and tried to create a new queue. When I ...
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Installing Wireshark 1.6 on CentOS 5.7

I want to install wireshark version which is higher than 1.2 since I need to analyse the iec104 packets (only version higher than 1.2 supports this). I am using CentOS 5.7 version and it only supports ...
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pam_tally is not supporting user locking after failed attempts on CentOS

After adding the below configurations in /etc/pam.d/system-auth. The user account is not getting locked after multiple failed attempts. As per the below configuration the account should be locked ...
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Renaming files recursively and moving them inside one single directory

I have a project with 500k users in CentOS. The picture file/directory structure was setup like this (yeah... i know): user/0070/ this is the user ID / 1000, so that all users in the range of ...
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PHP debugging under Apache on CentOS 5.9

After upgrading a vBulletin installation, accessing any page tells me that files are missing--even though they exist in the filesystem. Based on other questions I found here, I have tried changing ...
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DL160 G5 fails to boot CentOS 5.11

I'm trying to install CentOS 5.11 on DL160 G5, with 4 bays holding 3TB sized drives. The installation with default partition layout completes successfully, however on boot I get to a blinking cursor ...
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CentOS tmpfs mount doubling up?

Everytime I mount a ramdisk with the following command, I get two instead of one ramdisk? mount -t tmpfs -o size=1024M tmpfs /home/site/public_html/var/cache Mount shows no ramdisks mounted prior, ...
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Howo to get Multipath IO with Dell MD3600i into active/active setup?

I'm desperately trying to improve performance of my SAN connection. Here's what i have: [root@xnode1 dell]# multipath -ll mpath1 (36d4ae520009bd7cc0000030e4fe8230b) dm-2 DELL,MD36xxi ...
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Migrate CentOS VM using LVM on IDE to run with VirtIO

I'm trying to migrate existing IDE-using, LVM-based CentOS 5.2 VMs to use virtio. The symptom is a kernel panic upon boot when the system can't find any volume groups. Does anyone know how to make ...
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How to fix yum install not valid release error on Centos 5

When I try to yum install anything I get: -bash-3.2# yum install strace Loading "fastestmirror" plugin Determining fastest mirrors * dag: apt.sw.be * lxlabsupdate: download.lxlabs.com * rpmforge: ...
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Linux Centos5 lockup - possibly a memory issue?

Here is an OCR of a screenshot of a VPS hosted Centos5 64 bit Linux server that has just frozen up on me. I have now rebooted this VPS guest but would appreciate it if anyone who understands the ...
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How to config awstats to analyse .php traffics?

By default, awstats group .php traffics into a single Dynamic PHP Script file number. However, the site's pattern lies in route=??? after an index.php?, e.g.: GET ...
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ntpdate ignores my timezone

I'm trying to set up time sync on a CentOS 5.5 VDS but can't figure out why it won't update to the correct timezone. e.g. After manually setting the correct date and time when I run this: date ...
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The requested URL /sot was not found on this server

I have a VPS (Centos 5) and want to use a file in address like this: www.domain.ir/socket.php but after entering the address I see this error: Not Found The requested URL /socket.php was not found ...
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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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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 ...