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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 ...
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Centos install in Xen problems

I'm running ubuntu 12.04.1, and I want to install CentOS 5 or 6 using network installation via http. Using xen images from http://mirror.centos.org/centos/5.7/os/x86_64/images/xen/ my config: ...
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Alias on apache2 gets Error 403 forbidden

Hello I am trying to do an Alias to my home directory but i always get Error 403 here is my script Alias /Videos "/home/myHome/Videos" <Directory "/home/myHome/Videos"> DirectoryIndex ...
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Can't connect to remote CentOS server, possibly disk full

We have a remote server using CentOS 5 with Apache 2.2/PHP/MySQL that have crashed due to possible hard disk being full. Can't access WHM - giving "500 Internal Server Error" Can't access SSH - ...
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Nagios: check services being orphaned?

Recently I noticed that there are some warnings in the nagios.log: [1366060611] Warning: The check of service 'pt-deadlock-logger' on host 'xx' looks like it was orphaned (results never came back). ...
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Cannot start NFS daemon

I'm trying to set up a NFS share but I cant start NFS service: $ service nfs start Starting NFS services: [ OK ] Starting NFS daemon: ...
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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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Adaptec RAID array was not detected after updating the kernel?

Continue from this topic, the newer kernel booted successfully but it doesn't see my sdc - which is a hardware RAID array (level 10). I'm sure the aacraid module is loaded: # grep aacraid ...
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dd test indicated that it took 51 second to transfer 1 kilobyte, VPS hosting provider claimed not responsible, how? [closed]

I did a dd test on my VPSs, for your information, I am purchasing a VPS with 5 node from tmdhosting. My result: Last login: Wed Apr 10 22:04:46 2013 from 115.85.128.54 ...
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Command to restore CentOS VPS to the new purchased CenOS machine (VPS or dedicated server)

I have a VPS backup. I have moved to a dedicated server. The hosting provider has given me a tar.gz backup. They have also setup a CentOS 5 that has initial settings. Really initial (I mean only ...
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High Load Average, low CPU and Memory Usage and minimum wait time for IO Operation (5%)

I have a VPS with the OS centos 5.7, and it is behaving very weirdly. My VPS is located on a 2-core machine. For a 2-core machine, the load average I can see is very high, as evident when I use the ...
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Migration in the vCenter changed network interface in a CentOS virtual machine

I have a vCenter 5.1 and two hosts with ESXi 4.1 (Host1) and ESXi 5.1 (Host2). They are working fine. I migrated a CentOS from host1 to the host2. The state of the virtual machine was "powered off", ...
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OpenSSL handshake failure

We were recently forced to migrate our production cloud servers from GoDaddy to Azure because GoDaddy is ending thier cloud server service. One of our servers was a CentOS 5.7 running a JasperReports ...
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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 ...
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How can I change path for xml2-config

I've already asked same question in stackoverflow.I need some more help. I’m trying to upgrade libxml2 from 2.6.26 to 2.7.7 on CentOS5.5 I installed libxml2-2.7.7 in /opt/libxml2-2.7.7/bin/ I'd ...
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Cannot install php-intl on CentOS

When I run: yum install php-intl I get this error: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: mirror.as29550.net * epel: ftp.nluug.nl * extras: ...
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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 ...
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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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Many of joomla websites on my server have been hacked; no other kind of website [duplicate]

Today I got that many of Joomla websites on my server are hacked. Some of the hacked joomlas were updated (the last version from 2.5 series) with the last version. In many cases, the main index.php ...
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Allowing root login on sftp while disallowing it over ssh?

For security I only allow a dummy user to log in via SSH on my CentOS 5.8 server, for this I added: AllowUsers dummyaccount When accessing my server I then login with the dummy and use su - to gain ...
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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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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 ...
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Checking Hard Disk Health on HP P410 RAID Card

How can I regularly check health of HDDs on a HP DL180 with P410 RAID Card on a live system? hpacucli is installed, however, could not see any options for this feature. Using CentOS, 64-bit. Thanks ...
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Volume group not created

I have a Professional XXL with 2x 1TB HDDs (1TB RAID) server from velia.net and i want to create a volume group in it but when first i create pv it's showing. [root@xen17 ~]# pvcreate ...
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CentOS 5: is %wa too high or optimal?

i have question about waiting for HDD. I'm not sure what is optimal %wa. Server running browser game, i know that there is a lot hdd writing but im not sure what is optimal %wa. Server running 8 ...
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Why is LVS dropping packets?

I am currently trying to get down to the core of a problem where my LVS-director seems to drop a packet coming from a client from time to time. We have this problem on our production systems and can ...
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sshd[4344]: error: ssh_selinux_setup_pty: security_compute_relabel: Invalid argument?

OpenSSH_5.8p1, OpenSSL 0.9.8e-fips-rhel5 01 Jul 2008 selinux-policy-2.4.6-338.el5 pam-0.99.6.2-12.el5 SELinux is running in permissive mode: # sestatus SELinux status: enabled ...
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assign a USB to KVM virtual machine centos 5.8

can any one advice how to assign a USB to a guest based on KVM and host is centos 5.8 64-bit ? when i tried with gui using virt-manager -> add physical device-> usb i got all usb like null despite ...
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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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Server not responding to pings on external interface

I'm sure this is an easy routing question, but I've been banging my head over it for hours now. Centos 5. eth1 private. 10.0.0.12/24 gw 10.0.0.1 eth0 public 216.234.x.x gw 216.234.x.x route command ...
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Linux Server HDD Corrupted

Today I put my forum offline just before scheduled Cpanel backup. An hour later when I checked it says DATABASE error occured(or whatever the database error was) I logged into SSH and perform reboot. ...
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PHP curl showing wrong version

Hi I have been trying to get Curl with SSL support on CentOS 5.9 server . I have in the process updated php to 5.4.11 using the remi repo. The system is running plesk and when I do I look at phpinfo() ...
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IP board not working on my new vps [closed]

my invision power board is not working on my new vps but it working on my old hosting provider's server. ERROR: Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at ...
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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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Linux process swap usage is greater than the overall system swap usage

I have a strange problem that when I run top command it shows that some processes are using around 1.5GB of swap space but then the overall usage of the system swap is way to less to something around ...
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Is there a tool to do packet mirroring in CentOS 5.9?

I know iptables + xtables can do it in more recent versions using the TEE target supplied by the xtables-addon package for iptables. However, the kernel in CentOS 5.9 is 2.6.18 and this version is not ...
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OpenLDAP: pwdChangedTime attribute isn't created after changing the password?

I'm going to integrate the check_mk's Multisite with OpenLDAP. After configuring the LDAP connector, I get the following error when opening the "Users & Contacts" page: Error executing sync hook ...
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An SPF setup example

To set up SPF for an OpenEMM server (emm.example.com.sg) for the site: domain: example.com.sg web server: www.example.com.sg EMM server: emm.example.com.sg (say, ip: 201.202.203.204) The ...
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User permission restriction

I am using CentOS 5.5. I would like to control user that can access granting application. User can't use any application or any resource (e.g calculator, default application of normal user)that isn't ...
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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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Linux high load with ImageMagick convert utility and server freezes (blktrack output attached)

I'm using ImageMagick to convert a JPG to TIF file, and I'm using the limit options for Imagemagick as below: /usr/bin/convert -limit memory 256 -limit map 512 subjectfile.jpg -colorspace Gray -depth ...
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CentOS server high load and server freezes

My server seems to get sudden high loads within second and when I run dmesg, following logs appear: INFO: task auditd:2185 blocked for more than 120 seconds. "echo 0 > ...
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100% - /tmp help needed

few hours back i receievd message from directadmin Warning: The disk usage for one or more of your partitions is running low so i checked in directadmin and noticed this message Subject: Warning: ...
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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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Plesk 11 / Cents5, how do IP's on multiple ranges work

I have a plesk 11 setup running centos5 and i'm a little confused by something. On the server I have 2 ips from 2 different ranges. They are public IP's pingable from the outside world and working ...
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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 ...
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Dhcrelay init.d script runs improperly

I am trying to use dhcrealy on a CentOs 5 kernel which have kernel version 3.5.3. I configured /etc/sysconfig/dhcrelay file like that dhcrelay -i eth1 192.168.0.1 While dhcrealy is stopped, I ...
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ssh publickey doesn't work

UPDATE: I've solved this strange problem by simply restart sshd. However, I'm still wondering why, because I didn't change any configs since the server started. I have 2 servers, one installed CentOS ...
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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 ...
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Cant find the php-fpm config

I cant find the php-fpm config file on my server. I tried to make an php-fpm.conf file in /etc/php.d/ folder, but it doesn't get included. Its not in these locations either: /etc/php-fpm.conf file or ...