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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Possible to re-enable IPv6 without rebooting?

I have a machine running CentOS 5.8. IPv6 was disabled by creating a file /etc/modprobe.d/disable-ipv6 with the following contents: options ipv6 disable=1 Removing the file and rebooting the ...
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Webmin “allow” parameter for all Internet IP's

Is it possible to allow connections to Webmin from any Internet ip? I tried allow=127.0.0.1 0.0.0.0/32 But still blocking my remote access over Internet.
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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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CentOS 5.5 - php 5.1 upgrade to 5.3 + Drupal 7.26

I have a server running CentOS release 5.5 (Final) The server hosts a few Drupal(6.3) websites. I need to upgrade php from 5.1 to 5.3 as I need to install a new Drupal 7.26 site. so this is what I ...
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Why does Ruby on Rails run slowly on VMWare

We are experiencing slow performance of our Ruby on Rails application on a hosted server. Neither us nor our hosting provider have been able to accurately diagnose the reason for this. Indicators of ...
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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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Configuring kdump on CentOS 5.9 dom0. Cannot get makedumpfile to run in crash kernel

The setup: CentOS 5.9 dom0 running under Xen4.1.4. Crash kernel loaded (512M, because otherwise it would take forever to run init after the failures), and kdump functional. I am able to force the ...
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Enabling HugePage support in CentOS

I'm trying to tune JVM performance by adding +UseLargePages parameter. As it threw error, I figured that it's not supported in my OS. I'm using CentOS (5.10) -- Linux 2.6.16.33-xenU 64 bit ...
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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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cPanel / CentOS 5.10 upgrade to 6.4 recommendations

We've got a server running cPanel on CentOS 5.10 currently, and I'm considering whether it's worthwhile or even wise to look at upgrading to CentOS 6.4. The server is virtualised on 2012 R2 Hyper-V, ...
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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 ...
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SSL Library Error: -8181 Certificate has expired

After a yum update, there is an error when starting apache, in /var/log/httpd/error_log: [notice] suEXEC mechanism enabled (wrapper: /usr/sbin/suexec) [error] SSL Library Error: -8181 Certificate has ...
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IPTables is blocking FTP for VMs

I have a CentOS 5 SolusVM Node setup and running. The VPS units are running fine and everything seems to be working. Until yesterday when I found no single VPS could be accessed through FTP. I checked ...
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DRBD Dual-Primary Obstacles

I have DRBD installed and configured on two different servers, everything is working as expected but I am having a horrible I/O disk read/write speed and network latency like crazy, my shared ...
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MySQL Dual-Primary Replication

I have 2 identical up to date dedicated MySQL servers and I just configured dual-primary replication on both, everything works as expected but the problem is that I have a lot of BIN files with very ...
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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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Does EC2 need Xen kernel?

I am on to creating a new AMI image for CentOS 6.4. Until now I was on CentOS 5.6. I started with the CentOS market place image, and what I noticed is that it is running a regular kernel and not xen ...
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installing XtraBackup with libmysqlclient.so.18

Current situation I'd like to install XtraBackup on my VPS (Centos 5) where my main database is running. During the rpm install it told me that it misses a dependency called perl(DBD::mysql). When I ...
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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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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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pam_mount on CentOS 5 NOT working with Winbind

I used the instructions located here: Installing pam_mount on CentOS 5 However, when I add the pam_mount.so entries, and reboot the machine, I cannot log in. Each time I enter the login and press ...
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Service httpd is failing to start - fcgid can't create shared memory

I'm not sure why, but when I try to start the httpd service, it will not start. Server config: OS: CentOS 5.10 PHP: 5.5.7 Apache: 2.2.3 Here's how I found out what was going on: $ sudo service ...
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Near 100% disk usage, df and du show very different results, lsof not the answer

The issue is that my CentOS 5.8 machine is telling me that I am nearly out of disk space when I am pretty confident this is not the case. I've done a fair amount of researching on this issue and have ...
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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 ...
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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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slow apache access on virtualbox 4.2 [closed]

I am using virtualbox 4.2 with guest addition for sharing folders between my host windows 7 64 bit and guest centos 5. I am running apache on my guest centos which access shared folders. We are ...
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Verify PHP 5.3.27 has been patched for CVE-2013-4248

Server setup: CentOS release 5.10 (Final) WHM 11.40.0 (26) EasyApache 3.22.24 rev9999 compiled apache 2.2.26 and PHP 5.3.27 w/ SuHosin 0.9.33 I already had PHP 5.3.27 installed (since before most ...
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Trying to add IPv6 route returns an RTNETLINK answers error

On CentOS 5.10 I'm trying to add static IPv6 route via external GW (6::a0c:34a) as follows: ip -6 route add 12::/64 via 6::a0c:34a dev eth1 The above returns a RTNETLINK answers: Invalid argument ...
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Cannot install yum on CentOS 5.3, 64bits

I'm facing a problem with installing yum in CentOS (version 5.3, 64bits). My CentOS yum is not preinstalled, so I can't install other package that I need. I found out one article that show how to ...
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FreeIPA issue: after ipa1 server kernel panic, not switching to ipa2 failover server

Our setup is as follows. All machines are running under Centos 5.8. We have a gateway machine with a firewall, gw.example.com, through which all external traffic is funneled. Behind it we have 2 ...
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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 ...
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apcupsd not working properly on centos 5

I have APC UPS and my servers are directly connected to it using power cable. I want to use network link to shutdown servers when ups goes on batter. the following is my config file. ## apcupsd.conf ...
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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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Apache httpd + FreeTDS hangs until restarted

Every so often requests to a Linux server (say, linux.example.org) where the web app (Django) pulls in data from a SQL Server database via FreeTDS will hang. Requests on other servers pointing to the ...
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Warning messages while building Apache server

I am building Apache server 2.4.6 from source and am not sure about a few warning messages I received during the rpm build process. The build completes OK and everything seems fine..BTW, this is on ...
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Running mysql 5.5 on centos 5.9

I installed mysql using yum install mysql-server on centos 5.9 and realized it's version 5.0. I need version 5.5 so then I did yum install mysql55-server however I couldn't find a way to start server ...
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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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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. ...
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Apache on CentOS 5.9 VM serves modified files incorrectly

Edit: this has been almost entirely rewritten as I've narrowed down the issue. I'm using a Vagrant VM to mirror the client's environment as closely as I can. I'm using VirtualBox 4.3 (with Guest ...
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TeamViewer installed but not running on CentOS [duplicate]

I followed these http://www.tecmint.com/how-to-install-teamviewer-8-on-linux-distributions/ steps and installed TeamViewer on my CentOS5 server without any errors in SSH but when I try to start ...
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Having to restart xinetd service to connect via telnet

In my environment I have a linux server running CentOS 5. I have setup a telnet service on this server in order to connect via telnet. However, after some time I try to connect and I get this error: ...