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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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Configuring An Opensource Control panel to use with Tomcat 7 in linux or centos [closed]

I have a vps with cent os 5.x installed and a kloxo cp installed with it. What I need is how to configure tomcat 7.0 to use side by side by kloxo panel, for example, I can sell a jsp hosting, that ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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How do I tell what process is causing kswapd to be in use?

I see kswapd using 100% CPU... how can I tell on which process's behalf kswapd is being used so much?
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Bind9 External Reverse Lookup DNS Problems

I have a problem with a group of bind9 DNS servers running on Centos 5.10 The servers are on an internal network and are NATed from the internet facing network architecture to allow external ...
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Upgrade CentOS 5.x to CentOS 6.x - tips and techniques

Now that CentOS 6.0 is making its way to the various mirror sites, I wanted to solicit opinions on the upgrade process. In working with the commercial RedHat 5.6 and 6.x distributions for the past few ...
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CentOS 5 - yum update dependency error

I'm trying to run an update on my CentOS VPS. Ultimately what I am try to do is upgrade php53 to php55. However I appear to run in to some dependency issues. Please find below commands and outputs. I ...
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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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How do I disable httpd service on startup (centos 5)

Scenario Installed NGINX, so want to disable HTTPD from running after a server reboot. However when I have used the below commands, httpd starts again. Commands tried # service httpd stop # ...
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Client is not able to use Yum Server configured on Server under /home/RPMS file path

I have configured Yum Server on Server 10.0.0.1(Redhat 5.3) All RPMS are here /home/RPMS/Server. Now on another machine i have Centos 5.3 (10.0.0.30).I want to use yum Server of 10.0.0.1 on 10.0.0.3 ...
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Server hang on CentOS 5.5

I'm running CentOS 5.5 on a server. It runs several VMware virtual machines and an NFS server. Occasionally, like today, it hangs. There's nothing in /var/log/messages that indicates any problem. ...
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CentOS Linux: One server inaccessible via SSH, while others are

There is a server that cannot be connected to via SSH (port 22). Please consider these three servers all running CentOS 5.x: Specifications server1 - SELinux enforcing server2 - SELinux permissive ...
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Too many TCP connections causes disconnections

I have a game server which runs with TCP connections. Server disconnects users randomly. I think its related with TCP settings of server. In local development environment written code can handle ...
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MariaDB Permission denied when using socket

Here is the gist of my problem: I have a web application that won't connect when the database has the host is set as localhost, however it will if I use the address 127.0.0.1. The error that PHP ...