CentOS is a Linux distribution standing for "Community ENTerprise Operating System" and is a rebuild of "Red Hat Enterprise Linux" (RHEL). The "CentOS6" tag refers to versions 6.x of CentOS.

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How downgrade PHP 5.5 to 5.4 or 5.3 on centos6

I have server running centos 6, i recently upgraded the php on the server to version 5.5 and noticed that some of the scripts in laravel framework i use are breaking. i get this error Parse error: ...
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Percona MySQL unable to start - ERROR! The server quit without updating PID file

BACKGROUND: I installed Percona Server on a fresh Centos 6.4 minimal. Prior to this, I have never installed MySQL (though I'm not sure if Centos 6.4 minimal came with MySQL?) Anyway, here are the ...
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Centos installation: Anaconda died after receiving signal 7

I want to install CentOS 6, 64-bit on my PC. I'm getting following error in the first stages of installation (right after media check and before starting graphical installation): Anaconda died after ...
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Disable SeLinux permanently

I am running a virtualbox CentOS 6.4 (64 bit) server with Cobbler service. One of the steps is to disable SeLinux in order to prevent a python error when running service cobblers start. If I run ...
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Redirecting webapps in nginx content folders

I have setup an nginx + php + wordpress site at www.example.com When I go to example.com on my browseer I see my wordpress blog as I expect and can work with it flawlessly, no problem there. But now I ...
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Site is not loading since early today

Since early this morning I cannot access my website http://naruto-tv.tv and also using putty I couldn't access the server. However I have other accounts on the server and I can access these websites ...
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Centos kdump hangs up

Trying kdump on CentOS 6.3. On VMWare everything is fine and on oops crash kernel is loaded and vmcore created. On phisical machine I see oops message, but crash kernel is not started. I used ...
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How to configure Inn2 and nnrpd to authenticate using SSL?

I'm trying to set up a local usenet server, Inn2, with authentication over SSL, so that readers (clients) aren't required to send their passwords in cleartext. I generated a self-signed certificate ...
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New build, kslowd000 to 003 take 10% cpu at all times - centos 6.4

I've just built a new box with centos 6.4 minimal Asus P8H77-I mobo w/ Intel Core i3 3x Seagate 2TB sata3 in raid 5 (using the intel firmware raid at boot) yum update and all that and we're having ...
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banning all *azenv.php request to my server

I am using apache 2.2 under centos6, and I'm recently having some kind of accesses that are unwanted, and that I wish to ban. For instance, I have this in my error_log: [Sun Apr 14 01:06:29 2013] ...
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What is the lowest udp source port for puppet dns queries?

On CentOS 6.4 and 6.3 I have seen puppet regularly use ports below 32768. This is contrary to the setting for kernel-assigned ports according to: cat /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_local_port_range 32768 ...
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Python-devel for python 2.7 on CentOS 6.4

Ok, i want to run django web-application on production VPS. Operation system of the VPS is CentOS. Application code written on Python 2.7. I have already installed Python 2.7 with configured virtual ...
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centos: packages of different architectures got messed up?

I am trying to install gdal-devel on the following machine: # cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS release 6.3 (Final) # uname -a Linux local 2.6.32-279.1.1.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Jul 10 13:47:21 UTC ...
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yum update entire release but limit to a prior version

We need to update yum update but we want to stay one release back. For example, we have CentOS 6.2 and want to move to 6.3. By default, it looks like yum update will install 6.4. On RedHat, this ...
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DNS setup on Centos 6 VPS

I have a domain registered through namecheap.com, and I have 2 nameservers for my domain (ns1, ns2.domain.com). Both nameservers are being pointed to my VPS IP address. I can access my VPS fine ...
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CentOS 6 won't load default (new) kernel, loads (another) older one instead

I am having a weird issue with a CentOS 6 system. I have upgraded the kernel twice now and when I reboot the system it still loads the older kernel. I also had a dc tech watch the screen as it ...
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PHP include() through HTTP makes Apache time out

I have a problem with ExpressionEngine2 after moving from an old server to WHM/cPanel running on CentOS6.4. Simple test code to reproduce that issue: <?php $protocol = ...
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Managing DNS on CentOS 6.4 [closed]

I am a bit new to this and I look ahead to get answers on how I can do this. It is my first challange and I look ahead to get an assistance from anyone out there if they wish to give me a hand. I ...
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Setup default page for Apache Virtual Hosts

We are running Apache on a server with multiple VirtualHost entries. Whenever someone access the server by it's IP address (http://198.147.xx.xx), one of the websites that is a VirtualHost comes up. ...
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Where is $HOME set in Centos 6.3

WHere is the $HOME environment variable set in Centos 6.3? I've looked in: /etc/profile /etc/profile.d/* /etc/bashrc ~/.bash_profile ~/.bashrc Also, the second to last column in /etc/passwd has ...
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Why can't I connect to my PostgreSQL database?

I'm trying to install tentd-admin. The install fails during this step: $ DATABASE_URL=postgres://localhost/tent_server bundle exec rake db:migrate I also tried this: $ ...
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Sphinx searchd dead but subsys locked

I have configured everything on sphinx. It is working fine in the command-line interface using Putty. Even i can able to search in the Command Line Interface as below, [root@phpsalzer sphinx]# search ...
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Unable to download the Kickstart file…

I have tried for several hours to get this Kickstart installation going but to no avail. I have port 21, 22 and 80 opened and even tried FTP and HTTP to access this Kickstart file but it won't work. ...
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CentOS 6 tftp server default boot menu

Edit: I figured it out. I just had to set permissions on my files properly which was causing problems (did not see how I missed that). Thanks everybody for the suggesstions. I am trying to install a ...
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Configuring Bind - Error About SOA Record When Starting named Service

It's been entirely too long since I setup a bind server. I've creating a lot of Windows DNS servers lately so I wanted to try my hand at it on CentOS 6. Unfortunately I'm having a slew of trouble ...
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Setting up Firewall in CentOS 6.4

I need to ask a general question about installing certain packages and the need to make iptable adjustments in centOS; When I installed the apache package and put a simple test page in /var/www/html, ...
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NFS server is ignoring anonuid?

On NFS server I've got user with UID=1024 and GID=1204. On client side too. Both servers are CentOS 6.4 (2.6.32-358.2.1.el6.x86_64). Right now anonuid/anongid is not working. Files aren't mapped to ...
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CentOS 6.4 Missing Network Route on boot up after minimal install

I am testing a server configuration using CentOS 6.4. I do a minimal install and in the process of installing choose eth0 to be enabled at boot and enter a static IP address and gateway. When I boot ...
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CentOS 6 Unable to Resolve One AD Account

I have a problem that has got me going round in circles. We have 14 Centos 6 AD integrated servers using Samba/Winbind with idmap_ad (security = ads, idmap backend = ad), this setup is running ...
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Mono 3.0 not intercepting requests on Apache2/CentOS

I have Mono 3.0.6 up and running on a CentOS 6/Apache 2 setup. I have published an ASP.NET 4.5/MVC4 website on the server. However, when I try to reach the website I get a status code 503 (Service ...
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Apache2 doesn't load module mod_mono - CentOS 6

I have compiled and installed Mono 3.0.6, XSP and mod_mono on CentOS, following mostly these instructions. My VHOST is configured as such: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin ...
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Squid user password failed to authenticate after upgraded to CentOS 6.4

I setup a squid proxy server on CentOS 6.3, all works fine. Recently I upgraded CentOS to 6.4, now all the squid user password can not pass the authentication. I use basic ncsa_auth scheme, and the ...
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CentOS 6 Mono and Apache

EDIT: Added some extra logs at the end I'm trying to make Mono 3.0 work on CentOS 6 with Apache. I have compiled Mono, mod_mono and the XPS server from the source. But now I'm getting errors because ...
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How to move from Fedora 3 to Centos 6 [closed]

I am new to Linux but would like to configure a server with Centos 6 to replace a current one running old Fedora Linux Release 3
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cannot use any yum command: no space left on device

if i use any yum command, i get Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/yum", line 29, in <module> yummain.user_main(sys.argv[1:], exit_code=True) ...
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CentOS 6.3 iptables IProtation

I want to setup IP rotation on CentOS 6.3 VPS. I've few IPs to play around. I've tried following iptable rules (which I got it from some other forum), but not much help. iptables -t nat -I ...
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How to disconnect pptp client?

How to disconnect pptp client connected to Cent OS 6.2 server from the server side ? ifdown ppp0 doesn't work.
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Unable to run libvirt with xen on Centos 6. Fails with ioctl 3166208

As per subject. Xen 4.2.1 libvirt 0.10.2-18.el6 Linux gatto.example.com 3.8.3-1.el6xen.x86_64 #1 SMP Sat Mar 16 15:16:57 EST 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I followed the instructions given ...
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Nagios email notification not working on CentOS

I have configured Nagios 3.4.4 on CentOS 6.3 Final. I have also configured Postfix with SMTP email server. I have verified from console that I am able to send email notifications and recieved them on ...
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PHP CLI vs MOD_PHP and FASTCGI

I asked my server support team to enable MOD_PHP or FASTCGI for me instead of CGI which is currently active. They told me they can active PHP CLI if I ask. AFAK CLI mean Commend Line Interface, so ...
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( status=deferred :25: Connection timed out ) issue with Postfix

I have postfix installed on a Centos server with 1 main ip 1.1.1.1 and a range of ips 2.2.2.0/24 The problem is : i can only send mail with the main ip 1.1.1.1, when i change it to another one from ...
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How to install Sphinx on CentOS 6 where the DB and App server are separate servers

First what is the best way to install Sphinx on a centOs server rpm -ivh http://sphinxsearch.com/downloads/accept.php?file=sphinx-2.0.6-1.rhel6.x86_64.rpm yum install sphinx didn't seem to work. ...
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Unable to get forwarding to work

I am unable to get forwarding to work. Here's my postconf output: alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases command_directory = /usr/sbin config_directory = /etc/postfix ...
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Changing partition table, Centos 6.3 on Hetzner Server [closed]

I got from Hetzner a Server with Centos 6.3 + Plesk (2x3TB Software Raid 1), but the disk partition table is in MS-DOS format with no support for more than 2TB partitions. I want to change the ...
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yum not showing any updated package

I have a CentOS 6.3 machine. I'm running yum update but it doesn't show any updated package. I have already tried yum clean all and yum clean expire-cache. Any help will be really appreciated. ...
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How to create an error_log in each's vhosts httpdocs directory

Running a CentOS 6.4 server with Plesk 11 and virtual hosts for each client/domain. What I'm now trying to accomplish is to auto-create an error_log in each user's httpdocs folder in case of problems ...
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Building Tripwire RPM on CentOS6

I have been unable to locate a pre-built RPM for Tripwire on CentOS6. I have tried installing the one from CentOS5, as well as a couple of later Fedora RPMs, but all fail on a dependency on ...
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how to allow apache user to read /www root owned files

I wish to set my whole web architecture owned by root:root, and allow the apache user reading rights only. I don't know whether it is possible: chmod -R 744 makes it return a E403 from the browser, ...
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Changing memory allocator to Jemalloc Centos 6

After reading this blog post about the impact of memory allocators like jemalloc on highly threaded applications, I wanted to test things on a larger scale on some of our cluster of servers. We run ...
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Use apache as a HTTPS to HTTP Proxy

I'm trying to configure Apache on Centos 6 to proxy and reverse proxy traffic to an http server of a third party provider. The setup should work like this: https://mydomain.com/proxy/ proxies all ...