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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Connecting to host using avahi gives error: Name or service not known

I'm creating and destroying virtual machines all the time, in order to test various services or applications, and so I'd like to use avahi to connect to them by their names so I don't have to use ...
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Centos 6, Plesk 11, EPEL 6 install problems

I'm having a real headache configuring a new server. It's a 64bit Linux box with Centos 6 and Plesk 11. This will be a Magento server, so I need mcrypt installed, which isn't available by default. ...
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shell script - create a mysql database

I am trying to crate a shell script that would: connect to a remote server that has MYSQL running On success run "CREATE DATABASE foo;" So far I tried: #!/bin/bash mysql -h 111.11.11.11 -u root ...
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Centos 6 unexpected inconsistency within 100% disk

I have a runing centos 6, which suddenly fail due to hd full... which cause us sever problems since several days. when i do: df -h S.ficheros Size Used Avail Use% Montado en rootfs ...
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CentOS 6 with webmin and virtualmin - cant get POP / SMTP working?

I've set up Webmin and Virtualmin on a CentOS 6 dedicated server. Postifx / Dovecot config is untouched by me, and I havent tried to open or close any ports manually. My problem is that after ...
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How to make working TFTP server on CentOS 6.2

I'm trying to setup TFTP server on CentOS 6.2. The /etc/xinet.d/tftp configuration file is the following: service tftp { disable = no socket_type = dgram protocol = udp ...
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Apache IP based hosting solution shows apache test page and not the website

I am trying to setup my virtual server to host websites based on IP. Currently I am trying to only setup 1 website and using only 1 IP. /etc/httpd/conf.d/example.com.conf file contents: Listen 80 ...
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Libvirt: Can't shutdown or reboot virtual guest

I can't reboot or shutdown the guest vm from the host machine virsh -c qemu:///system reboot vm1 Domain vm1 is being rebooted After executing this, nothing happens. The guest vm keeps working. ...
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Replace GIJ with Oracle Java

I'm trying to run Google's Closure Compiler on my server (CentOS 6). I installed it, but only got errors when I tried to run it. java.lang.NoSuchMethodError: method java.util.regex.Pattern.quote ...
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Static Network configuration with bridge in CentOS 6.2

I have a server with CentOS 6.2 installed, I want to use it as a VM host to run some windows installations for development purposes. I wanted to be able to directly RDP and serve websites from IIS on ...
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How to recreate samba secrets.tdb file

While trying to setup samba on an NFS server I deleted (don't ask) the /var/lib/samba/ contents and now when I try to start samba, this messages appears : [2012/07/06 08:19:07.528973, 0] ...
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Tons Of rpc.idmapd errors in syslog

I am growing weary of some error messages in my syslog - its showing: Jul 3 15:16:38 web rpc.idmapd[14535]: nss_getpwnam: name 'nobody' does not map into domain 'mydomain.com' I have check, my ...
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Forwarding 80 to 443 on Nagios woes

I perhaps just need some extra insight because I don't see where I'm going wrong. I used an SSL Cert to secure our nagios server. We want to specifically require all traffic over nagios (like 2 users, ...
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Centos 6 vsftp server

I have installed vsftpd server in my centos 6 server. I created three users.first user can access the ftp server using his system password.All the users are in chroot_list. when the second user is ...
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How to setup virtualhost for domain on CentOs 6.2 using apache2?

First time LAMP and domain setup on CentOs. Previous experience of this is in Ubuntu. Working on a dedicated server package of my local ISP. They installed default CentOs 6.2 and redirected my domain ...
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Configure PEAR on CentOS 6 and PLESK

I'm hoping to get a little assistance with configuring PEAR to work properly. I have a PHP file that's calling PEAR's mail and mail-mime files, and I believe I am missing some steps because I keep ...
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Create an image of a CentOS system

I provide a server (and site) to a client via Rackspace Cloud Hosting, and my client wants to now host the entire thing within his own account. Since it's not possible to just transfer the ...
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Munin on Centos 6 - missing perl MODULE_COMPAT_5.8.8

I'm trying to install Munin on a new VPS through yum install munin but I keep getting an error about a missing perl module: Requires: perl(:MODULE_COMPAT_5.8.8). This is the perl version currently ...
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CentOS is ignoring my public key

I am trying to connect to my own CentOS server using SSH; I am able to connect fine with a password; I am trying to connect with my public key, but the server does not attempt public key ...
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How to reduce the SATA link speed of drive in CentOS?

How do I make CentOS run SATA drives at 3Gb/s at boot? Background: I'm having an issue with a motherboard that claims to support 6Gb/s SATA transfer speeds, but when using 4 drives on it, in a ...
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Which log file holds the errors that appear on the server's physical console on CentOS?

On a CentOS 6 Server, sometimes messages (errors, warnings) appear on top of the login prompt on the monitor physically attached to the server. I can't seem to find a log file (/var/log/?) that these ...
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set-up webserver with two nics

I have a web/email server with to nics, eth0 and eth1. I want to set it up, in order all WAN traffic is going through eth0 and all LAN traffic is going through eth1. I found a number of descriptions ...
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Disable a repository and remove all the software installed from it

I have a CentOS box where I installed an external repository and added some software, mostly java related. Now I want to get back to the initial repository (only CentOS Base) and remove all the ...
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ssh: No route to host

I'm failing to set-up an ssd on port 9922. With standard configuration on port 22 everything works fine. Then I change the port to 9922 by adding this line to ths sshd_config file: Port 9922 I can ...
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Secure iptables config for Samba

I'm trying to setup an iptables config such that outbound connections from my CentOS 6.2 server are allowed ONLY if they are of state ESTABLISHED. Currently, the following setup is working great for ...
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Debian 6 or CentOS 6 - which one is easiest for latest versions of Ruby and Postgres? [closed]

I am getting a new server as I've messed up my current box, while trying to install Postgres 9 (on my CentOS 5.8 box). To cut a long story short, I removed postgres but yum decided to remove ...
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Determine which apps run on startup

I have a CentOS 6 32bit VPS and I'd like to determine, How do I know which apps automatically run on startup? EDIT: I have tried chkconfig --list but I don't understand what these lines meant: ...
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crontab doesn't work on centos 6

/etc/crontab: SHELL=/bin/bash PATH=/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin MAILTO=root HOME=/ 01 * * * * root run-parts /etc/cron.hourly 02 4 * * * root run-parts /etc/cron.daily 22 4 * * 0 root run-parts ...
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RKHunter and CHKRootkit Hunter

Is it possible for them to only send an email if something is found? I've never had them find something but the emails get annoying when they come in every day and you have to check them.
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CentOS - You must give (non-root) uid and gid

I'm trying to add users to ftp using pure-ftp I used the following command: pure-pw useradd test-user -u ftpgroup -d /path/to/my/dir And I get the following error: You must give (non-root) uid and ...
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pure-ftpd on CentOs

I'm trying to install pureftpd on CentOS6, but when I run the yum command: yum install pure-ftpd I always get package not found Is there a way I can install `pure-ftpd' in Cent? Thanks
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How to Make Windows Network Visible to Linux Server Box?

Salvete! I have a machine running CentOS 6.2. In the GUI, if I click on "Network", I get a messagebox saying: "Unable to mount location - Failed to retrieve share list from server" I can ping the ...
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Is It a Bad Idea to Install the OS GUI on a Server That Will Host Asterisk?

We have a server onto which we plan to install CentOS 6.2. The server will host Asterisk for our office, but is not a webserver. If we install the minimal installation for CentOS - that is, no GUI ...
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psql asks for password despite configuring trust authentication from localhost

In /var/lib/pgsql/9.1/data/pg_hba.conf, I have the following: # TYPE DATABASE USER ADDRESS METHOD host all all 127.0.0.1/32 ...
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Where does NetworkManager store the domain name for generating resolv.conf?

I am having problems getting my domain name set correctly on CentOS 6. My resolv.conf looks like this: nameserver 198.6.100.25 nameserver 198.6.100.53 nameserver 198.6.100.38 # Generated by ...
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Can't receive emails using Postfix: Status=deferred (conversation with 127.0.0.1[127.0.0.1] timed out while receiving the initial server greeting)

I was setting up a server until about a month ago when I had to stop for personal reasons. I've went back to it today and tried to send/receive emails. Initially, I sent myself an email from my Gmail ...
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Centos /etc/hosts doesnt resolve my hostname

[root@data001 etc]# hostname data001.dd [root@data001 etc]# ping data001.dd ping: unknown host data001.dd [root@data001 etc]# How do I fix this? This is on a fresh Centos6 build...does this not come ...
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How to run a script automatically on system startup in centos

I've successfully installed TeamCity ib CentOS 6.2 Minimal. I'm stuck on trying to run a script automatically on system startup: /opt/TeamCity/bin/teamcity-server.sh start I've googled around and ...
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Installing Centos 6 using virt-install over SSH with no graphics - beginner

I have a Centos 6 box with virtualised CPUs that is ready for installing a virtual OSs. I am installing remotely over SSH and my Centos 6 box has no GUI (no GNOME etc) so it's purely command line. ...
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CentOS 6 - Make system aware of custom lib paths and missing base links

I am trying to compile libmemcached (1.0.7) on CentOS6, and keep getting the following warning: ... checking for event.h... no configure: WARNING: Unable to find libevent ... I manually compiled ...
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Install php-mssql in CentOS 6.2

I have a server running CentOS 6.2 with Plesk 10.4. When I SSH in, and try and install ms-sql extension it says "No package php-mssql available." I can't seem to find much on Google for this, and I ...
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CentOS: Set number of inodes in ext4 on Install

During installation of CentOS 6 I would like to set the number of inodes created on the ext4 partitions. Is there a way to do this? I have been unable to locate a solution. Example use case: I know ...
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JDK not found on CentOS 6 x64

I installed jetty on a CentOS 6 server, but when i try to reach a WAR example of jetty I get this error : org.apache.jasper.JasperException: PWC6345: There is an error in invoking javac. A full JDK ...
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Where is the “Server Settings” Menu?

Salvete! I just installed CentOS 6 on a new box, and am looking for the "Server Settings" menu in order to configure SAMBA. I have a menu for System, and therein lie "Preferences" and ...
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Too many PHP zombie processes

I restarted my apache daemon today to reload the config file, but after this i began to see many php zombie processes on the system. The amount varies from 10 to 30 and they all take a little slice of ...
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LAMP server domain can't send e-mail to Exchange server domain.. Different IP's but both on same network

So I have 2 different domains hosted on different servers. domain1.com is hosted on Windows: - DNS(MS) is 10.1.1.39 - WEB(MS) is 10.1.1.21 - Exchange(MS) is 10.1.1.180 domain2.com is hosted on ...
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IPTables Range of Ports

-A INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp -p tcp --dport 20000:25000 -j ACCEPT -A INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp -p tcp --dport 20004 -j ACCEPT Those are my two rules I made in my iptables in an ...
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Compiling PHP on CentOS Needs MySQL PDO Configured

I am trying to compile PHP with mysql_pdo on CentOS 6 and I am having just one heck of a time trying to make it happen. Currently I am trying to compile PHP 5.2, but I am going to have to do this for ...
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CURL ERROR: Recv failure: Connection reset by peer - PHP Curl

I've posted a question yesterday on stackoverflow here but think this might be server related. I'm connecting using the PHP curl functionality to a server that then generates a PDF file and sends it ...
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perl application won't start in apache when running as a service

I have installed Netdisco, which is a perl based network discovery tool When I run httpd from a terminal prompt as root, it works fine. When I try and start Apache as a service (service httpd ...