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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RAID 1 with motherboard software or SiI hardware?

I have to setup 2 servers with RAID 1 and the company cannot provide funds for the hardware needed until december, here is the hardware available: Computer A OS: CentOS 6.0 MB: EP41-UD3L RAM: 4GB ...
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how can I modify a SELinux access restriction

I want SELinux to allow the LogRotate daemon to rotate and compress the audit logs under /var/log/audit/audit.log, but it's being blocked with this error message showing up: Oct 27 04:06:03 ...
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How do I enable pwdPolicy in openldap on Centos 6?

Shouldn't it be enough to execute the following? Or do I need to do anything special to my users, like adding or having a specific objectClass or something? ldapadd -H ldaps://ldap.syco.net -x -D ...
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How do I get openldap on Centos 6 to write anything to it's log files

I don't get any information in my log file for openldap on my Centos 6 server. This is how i configured it. SELinux is disabled at the moment. First created a folder where I'd like to store the log ...
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rhel6 repsitories gives broken dependencies

i tried several repositories for rhel 6 like epel,freshrpms,etc and all the repositories give broken dependency while installing pakages(eg:vlc,exaile).From where i get a repository without broken ...
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How do I add olcAuditLogConfig to openldap on Centos 6

Regarding to 'man slapo-auditlog' I should just need to add the following. dn: olcOverlay=auditlog,olcDatabase={1}hdb,cn=config changetype: add objectClass: olcOverlayConfig objectClass: ...
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CentOS6 - How to install Postfix with MySQL support from “centosplus repository”?

I need to install Postfix with MySQL support from the CentOSPlus repository. I have done what this document/tutorial describes: ...
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How do I configure LDAP on Centos 6 for user authentication in the most secure and correct way?

During the last couple of days I have been using a lot of F-words, while browsing Internet for good documentation about how to setup an LDAP-server. So far I have found none, but plenty that are less ...
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Missing most of /bin

I'm having a strange issue with a CentOS 6 box. A couple of hours ago I lost most of the files in /bin - ls,ps,mount,rpm for example are gone. It seems that the missing files are those provided by ...
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Apache - Redirect to a bootstrap

Apache2 CentOS 6 I am trying to work out how to make an Apache VHost send all of its requests to an index page as a kind of bootstrap. I do not wish to alter the look of URL, however all requests ...
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Where do I find USEFUL official documentation for LDAP authentication on Centos/RHEL 6?

Does it exist any official installation documentation about how to setup an LDAP server that I can connect my clients to with authconfig. I'm will be Centos 6 and RHEL 6.1. What I can find is this. ...
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CentOS 6 - php5-pam-auth?

Where do I get an updated version of the PHP pam_auth module? Can't find it on yum and the latest version I can find to download is for PHP 4.3.
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How do I configure SELinux on Centos 6 for cobbler?

I have installed and configured Cobbler on my centos 6 "installation server". From what I think I did all the configurations I'm supposed to. The installation was performed with my own customized ...
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How do I view the contents of a SELinux policy package

As the title says, how do I view the contents of a SELinux policy package? The resulting files end with .pp. I'm running on centos 6, but I guess it's the same way on "all" distros. For example ...
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Does CentOS 6 have Xen-compatible Kernel?

I would to try to convert my VirtualBox image and upload to Amazon EC2, following this tutorial: ...
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CentOS 6 and locale error

I just installed CentOS 6 and whenever I login to the system via SSH remotely, I get the following error: -bash: warning: setlocale: LC_CTYPE: cannot change locale (UTF-8) When I type "locale" on ...
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/etc/inittab respawn script migrating from RHEL/CentOS 5.x to 6.x

I have a non-forking perl script running as a TCP-sockets daemon (this script is a backend for a multiplayer game) in CentOS 5.7. It is being started and respawned by /etc/inittab: ...
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CentOS6 installation from CentOS5 box?

I am trying to build a new CentOS 6 VM from my CentOS 5 host, but it appears that something fundamental has changed between these versions: $ rpm -ivh --nodeps --nodigest --ignorearch --ignoreos ...
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CentOS and iptables Logging

I am working with some CentOS rules and would like to be able to log the dropped items from iptables out to a separate file. What is the best way to setup CentOS to log dropped iptables matches to a ...
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Resize Windows 7 Guest virtualised under KVM on Centos 6

I created a windows 7 virtual machine on Centos 6 running the following: virt-install --name=W7VIRT64 --ram=768 --disk path=/var/lib/libvirt/images/guest1-win7-32,size=8 --vnc --network ...
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How to open Apache2 to outside in CentOS 6

I have installed CentOS 6 but I'm only able to open Apache2 to outside by turning off the firewall. Can somebody give me a clue on how I can open apache2 to the outside without turning off the ...
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Mount a remote Linux hard drive as another Windows 7 partition during boot?

I would like to mount a hard drive on a remote computer (running on CentOS 6) as a Windows drive so that I can install programs to that drive. The primary hard drive for my Windows machine (which is ...
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Disabling IPV6 on Centos6

I want to disable IPV6 in the new Centos6 virtual server I have just setup in Xen. I have already followed the instructions here and then rebooted/restarted networking. Update: followed the below, ...
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CentOS 6: PHP can not load gdchart.so and oci8.so compiled by me

I have been trying to add 2 PHP extensions to a freshly installed CentOS 6.0 Linux server, but get the error messages in /var/log/httpd/error_log: [notice] SELinux policy enabled; httpd running as ...
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Can't use the nameserver domain after installing cPanel/WHM

I have a VPS with Linode (CentOS 6.0 64bit), I just installed cPanel/WHM and though i only have 1 IP, i setup custom nameservers ns1.mydomain.com, ns2.mydomain.com both pointed to the same IP and it ...
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Installing Munin on Centos 6

I've hit problems installing munin on Centos 6. This seems to be a conflict between parts of Perl. I think the version of Perl is newer on Centos 6 (v5.10.1) When installing munin via yum I get ...
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What does that mean: packages excluded due to repository priority protections

When updating with yum i recieve the following message: yum update Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * atomic: www7.atomicorp.com * base: ...
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Why does cron on CentOS complain about carriage returns?

I have a CentOS 6 machine I am trying to run some cronjobs on and the jobs are failing complaining about a carriage return (^M) on the end of the line. Example /var/log/cron entry: CROND[20344]: ...
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Howto install php 5.2.17 on centos 6 x86_64

Does anyone know how to install php 5.2.17 on a 64bit centos 6 install? I've got a old legacy system that requires php 5.2.17, but centos 6 only supports php 5.3. I've installed repo's such as ...
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httpd conf environment variables - how do they work? (Centos 6)

I have the following config included in my httpd.conf... Include ${MODULE_DIR}/utilities/devconf/bo/vhost.conf where ${MODULE_DIR} is an environment variable that I am setting in my httpd init ...
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CentOS 6 WiFi using NetworkManager and Without GUI tools

I am using CentOS 6, trying desperately to get Wifi working via a ifcfg-wlan0 file and fudging with /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf. I do not have an X server, so I do not want to use the GUI ...
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Broadcom BCM5716 Hangs on CentOS 6 Boot

I have a fresh CentOS 6 installation on a Dell R310 server with a Broadcom BCM5716. The onboard NIC is causing the boot to hang for some reason. Welcome to CentOS Linux Starting udev: udev: starting ...
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Printing fails after first print with Centos 6 and HP LaserJet P3015dn printer

Centos 6 recognises and configures a HP LaserJet P3015dn printer connected via USB. This machine is being configured as a small group file/print server. I can print a test page, which is ...
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What is causing “Unable to find suitable address.” when trying to mount samba share on Centos 6?

I am trying to share a directory on a centos box. I tested out configuring it on my ubuntu desktop before trying it on the centos machine and every thing worked fine. The smb.conf is setup the same ...
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CentOS 6 Gnome login immediately logs me out

Have a strange issue on freshly installed CentOS 6, with Samba Windows 2008 R2 authentication. The login succeeds, and even the home directory created, but then I'm thrown back to the login scren ...
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How can I install pam_mount on Centos 6 x86_64?

I need to use pam_mount to mount user home directories individually at the time that each user logs in. I cant locate a package for this, at least for Centos 6. I would not have a problem building ...
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Cannot access port 80 from remote location but works on local?

I have a linux server on configuration with apache. However I cannot get access to it using a remote computer. I can ssh to the server normally. my IP table: Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT) target ...
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Cannot write to CIFS share as non-root user - CentOS 6

I'm working on a system recently migrated to CentOS 6 from CentOS 4.9. There is a CIFS mount from a Windows 2008 server that existed on the old system. The raw mountpoint has 777 directory ...
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Linux CentOS 6.0 - auto_eth0 not connecting

I just recently installed CentOS 6.0 i386 from the Live CD. However, now when I try to run updates, I do not have an internet connection. I was told to run "system-config-services" and disable ...
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How can I enumerate SAS addresses/WWNs in Linux?

I have some SAS devices in a server, I would like to find out what their SAS addresses are. How can I do that in Linux? I'm using CentOS 6.
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CentOS Apache wont start

Just did a fresh install of centos, i also installed apache, but it wont start. [root@blah /]# /etc/init.d/httpd start Starting httpd: [FAILED] this is ...
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windows vnc via ssh to kvm guest - connection failed

I've a headless CentOS6 running KVM and I want to configure a guest via vnc. The problem is my working machine is Win7. I created a guest using command: sudo virt-install --name=c6-64 --disk ...
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how to do a kickstart installation of CentOS 6.0 on a Areca 1880i hardware RAID card

I have a server with this hardware two Intel Xeon E5620 CPUs Areca 1880i 8-port SAS RAID PCIe 512MB cache Areca Battery Backup Module 5 pcs Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 64MB 3TB and ...
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Which database user do you use to connect to pgAdmin3? (PostgreSQL9/CentOS6)

I've installed pgAdmin3 in my CentOS6. I am using PostgreSQL9. My problem is that I'm not able to add a server to the pgAdmin3. It gives me an error: I have not a password for the user ...
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CentOS6 and PostgreSQL-YUM, (Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: pgdg90. Please verify its path and try again)

I'm using CentOS 6. I need to configure my YUM to have access to the PostgreSQL repository, but I'm getting an error. I've followed this guide: ...
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How to install pgAdmin3 in CentOS6?

I need to install pgAdmin3 in CentOS6 but I'm getting dependencies errors. [root@andre tmp]# rpm -ivh --aid pgadmin3-1.12.2-2.el6.x86_64.rpm warning: pgadmin3-1.12.2-2.el6.x86_64.rpm: Header V3 ...
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Network traffic doesn't appear to leave the trunk

I'm in the process of staging up some new virtualization servers, and part of that is to get some higher-bandwidth pipes into them. The ultimate goal is to bind 4 GigE ports into a single trunk ...
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Testing SSL performance on Nginx

I'm running nginx 1.0.0 on CentOS 6 x86_64 with stock OpenSSL. Below are results of openssl benchmarking. sh# openssl speed aes-256-cbc OpenSSL 1.0.0-fips 29 Mar 2010 built on: Sat Jun 25 04:58:15 ...
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su using own password instead of root password?

I'm editing using visudo and looking at the following line: ## Allows people in group wheel to run all commands %wheel ALL=(ALL) ALL And when I add a user to the wheel group, they are able ...
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CentOS 6 and upstart

The new CentOS 6 comes with Upstart, replacing init. I am trying to convert an /etc/inittab file to the new upstart format. This particular server only has 15 or so inittab entries, however, other ...