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 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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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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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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How can I change a partition mount to var and still boot up?

My first question here on server fault. In my haste, I set up a local server with Centos 6.2 and let the Centos installer handle the partitions. Big mistake, I know. Anyway, the only problem I have ...
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inotifywait not reacting

I have a very simple script to log when new files are created, in fact, for test purposes I told it to watch for any event. #!/bin/sh ...
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Permissions somehow block access to files in CentOS 6

A friend of mine hosts some of the websites he has built for his clients. Somehow he messed up the permissions giving all clients' websites a 403 error upon loading. When I ssh to his server and log ...
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CentOS yum *.rpm package changelog (not installation changelog)

I just logged into my new rented server and updated openssl because of the heartbleed-bug (http://heartbleed.com). I updated using yum list openssl ... Installed Packages openssl.x86_64 ...
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connected to Centos openvpn but no outside internet access

I am using Windows 7 to connect to a VPS server running CentOS 6.4 First off, I have read every single post and just cant find the solution to my problem I configured my VPN server with openvpn, and ...
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where does rpm install custom gpg keys?

Where does CentOS/RHEL 6 store custom gpg keys? I thought /etc/pki/rpm-gpg but I installed nginx's key but unable to find it. I see it was imported properly but where is it? wget ...
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ESXI Snapshots on a CentOS VM

On reverting back to a snapshot on one of my CentOS VM's the date is obviously set back to the original snapshot date. I was wondering if anyone knew of any other changes to the server (apart from ...
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Creating SSH key on Jenkins Master - Centos Yum Install

I have installed Jenkins on a Centos VM as I am looking at replacing Bamboo, I have it all up and running by following the install instructions. That went fine, I then wanted to spin up a Slave, I ...
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Installing CentOS 6.4 on Xen 6.0: Install hangs on “Switching to clocksource hyperv_clocksource”

When I tried to install CentOS 6.4 on a Citrix XenServer 6.0, after I hit install, the installation hangs at "Switching to clocksource hyperv_clocksource" I have installed CentOS 6.0 without this ...
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IPTables - Rules not working

I was looking into some new rules but I can't seem to get them to work at the moment, The error i keep getting is iptables: Applying firewall rules: iptables-restore: line 36 failed and that's the ...
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Centos 6.3 - Error during filesystem check (/opt)

When I rebooted my server I got the following error: What can I do to get the server back up? I tried running lvremove /dev/vg1/snaps but get the message: File based locking initialization failed I ...
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MongoDB ReplicaSet slow read performance

I successfully basic configure my replica set, but i noticed slow read performance. I have 2 mongo servers and 1 arbiter in my replica set. All are running on Centos 6.3 minimal setup (just ...
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A lot of TCP: time wait bucket table overflow in CentOS 6

we have the following output from dmesg: __ratelimit: 33491 callbacks suppressed TCP: time wait bucket table overflow TCP: time wait bucket table overflow TCP: time wait bucket table overflow TCP: ...
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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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CentOS qpidd default network service

I just did a clean minimal net install of Cent OS 6. I did a netstat just to see what was listening: tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:25 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 1165/master tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:5672 ...
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Nginx + uWSGI + Django performance stuck on 100rq/s

I have configured Nginx with uWSGI and Django on CentOS 6 x64 (3.06GHz i3 540, 4GB), which should easily handle 2500 rq/s but when I run ab test ( ab -n 1000 -c 100 ) performance stops at 92 - 100 ...
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Compiling realtime kernel from RHEL 6 MRG sources on CentOS 6

I'm trying to compile kernel-rt-2.6.33.9-rt31.75.el6rt.src.rpm from RHEL6 MRG source RPMs on Centos 6 x86_64 system. It's first time I'm doing this, so I did research on how to do this properly. From ...
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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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How can I resize my logical volume in CentOS6?

I increased the provisioned size in the Vsphere client to 32GB and I used gparted to resize the VG to 32GB --- Physical volume --- PV Name /dev/sda2 VG Name vg_proxy ...
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Impossible to start named on Centos

I installed bind on Centos 6.5 with yum install bind-chroot bind-utils. It's not the first time I do this and generally this works fine. But now I try this on some server and it doesn't work at all. ...
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Cannot access Wordpress post: 403 Forbidden Access error

I have just installed Wordpress and can access the Control Panel at /wordpress/wp-admin/index.php but when I try to view a test post at www.mydomain/wordpress/?p=1 I am getting a pesky 403 Forbidden ...
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PHP-FPM not working as global PHP handler on Apache, CentOS 6.4

I'm trying to switch PHP handler on my server from mod_php to PHP-FPM. But something with my setup is worng. When I'm trying to open server.com/info.php, it's being opened as standard text showing ...
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Centos server rebooted unexpectedly and i'm unable to process crash file, what am i doing wrong?

One of my Mysql replication servers has rebooted during the night and i'm trying to find the reason. Running the command last shows this line: reboot system boot 2.6.32-71.29.1.e Wed Jul 31 04:37 - ...
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How do you remove attached FC LUNS from CentOS 6?

We have a Qlogic QLE2560 HBA running on a Centos 6 server. I am needing to remove the attached LUNS remotely. I do not have any software from qlogic installed on the device. Their are 2 LUNS ...
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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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Distributed image storing/serving on a budget

I'm unsure of how to provide a fault-tolerant solution when serving uploaded files. I have a single load balancer, with two servers (webserver1, webserver2) as nodes, both running Apache2, and a ...
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Centos 6 Mail Server / Can't receive e-mails but can send

I recently set up my server using Centos 6, with ISPconfig 3 with httpd, php, mysql, mail server. I can create e-mail accounts in the control panel, And I successfully can log in to the webmail, I ...
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Poor KVM guest IO performances

I've a DOM0 packed with two 3TB hard drives configured as a software RAID1, also sporting 16GB of memory. The DOM0's Linux distro is a CentOS 6.3 and the hypervisor is a libvirt-managed KVM. I'm ...
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All my sites are 403 but the server is running. Errors on startup

We gave access to a contractor to install a firewall and somehow while he was doing it he fracked something up. Everything went off-line about 24 hours ago and we are effectively out of business until ...
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Centos 6, local yum repo, and multiple versions of the same rpm

I'm trying to set up a really simple local repo. I want to have a basic repo with two versions of only one rpm, so I did: mkdir /packages/x64 copy two rpms to /packages/x64 [root@repo x64]# ...
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ipvsadm lists a few hosts by IP only, rest by name

We use keepalived to manage our Linux Virtual Server (LVS) load balancer. The LVS VIPs are setup to use a FWMARK as configured in iptables. virtual_server fwmark 300000 { delay_loop 10 ...
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httpd, vsftpd and the annoying selinux

I have a CentOS 6.3 installed with httpd running and vsftpd but I am unable to balance permission between the user able to upload over ftp and their website working. What I do: I create a user with ...
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CIFS Mounting Permissions

I have an issue that I;m going round in circles with, I hope you can help. The Set up: Server 1 (CIFS Client) - CentOS 6.3 AD integrated uing Samba/Winbind & idmap_ad Server 2 (CIFS Server) - ...
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How to add interface alias on RHEL6 or CentOS6 with NetworkManager?

How to add a network interface alias (for example eth0:0) on CentOS6 or RHEL6 in the "correct" way that is through NetworkManager without NM_CONTROLLED=no. And this has to be done without GUI. Thank ...
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OpenVPN not Routing correctly on CentOS 6

I am trying to set up OpenVPN 2.2.1 on my CentOS 6.2 VPS. This is my first time setting up, and everything went smoothly. The service is running, and the client is able to connect. My intention is to ...
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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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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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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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error: internal error process exited while connecting to monitor: Supported machines are:

I'm moving Ubuntu Server guest machines from an Ubuntu Server Host to a CentOS 6 Host machine. My intent is to keep the guests as Ubuntu Servers and just change the OS of the Host. I've moved the ...
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How to construct SELinux rules for a Glassfish server

I'm running Glassfish 3.1 on a CentOS 6 solution and by default SELinux is enabled. I have installed Sun's JDK version 1.6.0_29 on the server and extracted the Glassfish 3.1.1 to /opt/glassfish-3.1.1 ...
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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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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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Failing to mount root from ramdisk while PXE boot

I have a working TFTP/DHCP PXE boot environment where I've already booted some images successful. Now I built an CentOS 6.5 diskless image and this one is failing booting with the following error: No ...
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telnet unable to connect to remote host

I have installed postfix and devcot on one of my live servers to send bulk mail (system messages on sign-up, wrong passwords etc). I use the php_imap function to check bounces and flag those email ...
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fsck output status displaying an odd out put after Pass 5: Checking group summary information Linux

today my server went down due to the following: Checking filesystems /dev/mapper/vg-root contains a file system with errors, check forced. /dev/mapper/vg-root: Inodes that were part of a corrupted ...
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Putty: Incoming Packet was garbled on decryption

I am unable to connect to my server on my local network (VM). I have multiple servers I am able to connect to. When I try to putty into the server, I get the message Incoming Packet was garbled on ...