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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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IPSec + L2TP + NAT-Traversal does not work for multiple clients behind same nat

I have recently configured a VPN server hosted in AWS EC2. Details: Centos 6.4, openswan, xl2tpd, NAT-traversal. The configuration works great for a scenario when only one user connects form a given ...
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Unable to change vm.max_map_count for elasticsearch

Prehistory I have elasticsearch and SugarCRM7 running on CentOS 6.5. Every day I face the same problem: java outOfMemory error. That happens because of small vm.max_map_count value, 65530 only when ...
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How to emulate union mount behaviour with LVM in CentOS?

In short, I want to create a system restore image. My idea with AUFS is like the image below Now, as I require this mount setup at boot-time, I don't think I can do it with fuse and will require AUFS ...
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How to setup multiple OpenVPN connections on a server for a single localhost app to use on CentOS 6.5?

I have a scenario where I need to run several OpenVPN connections at one time and to allow a singular application to access each of these connections. How wold I go about starting up several ...
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lvs with NAT routing - horrible performance to one real server

I have an LVS setup with NAT routing and two real servers (as an FYI, we're only routing http on tcp port 80). Currently requests to real server A respond just fine, with page load times of 3-4 ...
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Configure PolicyKit to allow non-local user to perform administration tasks that require authentication

On linux with policykit, if you try to use most GUI-based administration tools over a remote connection, they refuse to authenticate. I believe this is an issue with policykit (for example, ...
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Adaptec 5805 on Centos 6 IRQ 16 error

I'm having a problem with Adaptec 5805 raid card http://www.adaptec.com/en-us/support/raid/sas_raid/sas-5805/ (with two SAS discs in raid) and Gigabyte motherboard GA-H67A-D3H-B3 ...
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Circular directory structure

I'm having an issue with a circular directory structure warning produced by du and find on my CentOS servers. I have two FreeNAS servers exporting several datasets via NFS which are mounted on the ...
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Nagios Apache publishing

I am deploying a NagiosXI server (CentOS 6.6) and I would like to publish the site externally to allow team members to use the mobile app without the need for a VPN client. I have worked out the ...
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Installing php-mysql on centos 6.5 fails due to conflicts when percona client 5.5 also installed

Some background: I'm writing a Chef cookbook to set up a LNMP stack for local development. It requires the php-mysql library for PHP 5.4 (using the php package). We're using the yum-remi repository ...
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Routing private IPv4 addresses internally

I have the following set-up involving two KVM hosts and numerous virtual machine guests on each. The guests communicate to each other on both hosts via [192.168.216.0/24]. [192.168.216.42] is ...
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Rollout approach for centOS/RHEL linux servers to achieve centralised authentication through AD

We have 3 environments testing develop and production each having more than 40 Linux servers. Need to establish centralized authentication through AD for all these environment. Which is the best ...
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winbind needs to be restarded after boot

Environment: Centos 6.6 Samba 3.6.23-12.el6 I have succesfully connected the server to an Active Directory Domain and I have configured it as a Samba File Server. It works fine as long as I reboot, ...
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MySQL 5.6 Community Server failed to start in CentOS 6

MySQL 5.6 Community Server failed to start on CentOS 6. Before, I have successfully installed mysql community server (file: mysql-community-release-el6-5.noarch.rpm) on my CentOS 6, the binary source ...
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CentOS won't reboot (shuts down but won't come back up)

I recently encountered a problem with rebooting on my CentOS 6.6 VPS (hosted with Media Temple on their DV Developer service). I discovered that I had some sort of memory leak a few months ago; since ...
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Directory index full, is this fsck result OK?

I found these in my /var/log/messages: kernel: EXT4-fs warning (device md2): ext4_dx_add_entry: Directory index full! kernel: EXT4-fs warning (device md2): ext4_dx_add_entry: Directory index full! ...
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Strange requests with wrong server_name and port 25 in apache / php

If I try to telnet [myserver.mydomain.com] 25 I get Trying [ip number]... telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection refused but still I get strange requests such as the following ...
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Nagios 3.5 can't send notification email despite nagios logs ok / centos6

I spent hours trying to make nagios send email notification. my contact configuration is quite simple : I juste have one : nagiosadmin, and he is the default contact. In /var/log/nagios.log, nagios ...
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CentOS disk check errors with “Unable to find the checksum in the image”

I'm using the CentOS_6.5_Final minimum install ISO. I've added kernel-devel to the Packages directory, and then used createrepo to rebuild the metadata. Creating the repodata when in the ...
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Upgrade Raid 1 to Raid 0+1 and bootloader issue

I am trying to convert my current RAID 1 to RAID0+1 and facing issue in installing bootloader - please have a look what i am doing. My current configuration is RAID1(2*10GB): [root@localhost ~]# ...
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ntpd -gq do not working on CentOS 6.4

when I'm running 'ntpd -gq' from CentOS 5.10 (i686) the time is synced, but in CentOS 6.4 (x86_64) the command gets stuck (I need to stop it using ctl+c). Any idea hoe to fix it? EDIT: iptables ...
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MAGMI fails while importing big chunks of records. Ideal Mysql configuration for Magmi

Configuration: Linux Centos 6, NGINX, Mysql We are trying to use MAGMI a common tool for mass importing of data in Mysql based on webbrowser. I run in an issue. As a try to import more than a small ...
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Confirm IPTables firewall settings for NFS v4 server?

This question has been asked here before but has conflicting and possibly outdated answers. It seems to depend on OS, version of OS, and version of NFS. On a CentOS 6.5 server, the default rules are ...
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pysqlite for python 3.3.5 on Centos 6.5

I have compiled python 3.3.5 from source in the /opt folder as follows: yum install sqlite-devel ./configure --prefix=/opt/python3 make make install ln -s /opt/python3/bin/python3 /usr/bin/python3 ...
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collectd: ping plugin fail randomly on medium/high number of hosts

I am trying to use collectd to monitor ping time and interface traffic of upwards of a 150 hosts, using the snmp and ping plugins (nodes are mostly routers). The servers reads stats (ping/snmp) and ...
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Join samba4 member server

I am installing Samab4-ad in a test environment, to prepare migration from Samba3. All is done is OpenVZ VEs running CentOS 6. I have successfully installed DC1 and DC2 using sernet-samba rpms ...
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Can't make Koji Work on A Centos6 server

I setup the koji build environment in a Centos6 Machine server as suggested by the documentation (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Koji/ServerHowTo). I could properly access the Koji Web using http. Yet ...
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IfModule directive strange behaviour

I've configured 3 virtual servers for Apache2 under Centos6. Each server config is wrapped inside IfModule directive like this: <IfModule mod_fcgid.c> Listen 15100 NameVirtualHost ...
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CentOS 6.5 Xen Virtual Machine Issue 'this function is not supported by the connection driver'

I am trying to segment my system into a number of virtual machines but just cant seem to get this to work. I think I am close but not quite there. I have install xen, virsh, xl etc and I am using ...
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dhcping “no answer” on CentOS 6.4

I installed a DHCP server (yum install dhcp) and this is my conf: # create new # specify domain name option domain-name "mydomain.name"; # specify DNS's hostname or IP address option ...
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Routing issues between virtual web server and exchange server

So I've got a virtual web server running CentOS 6.3. Trying to build a mail application on a website that uses SMTP authentication on the (Windows) Exchange server but it keeps failing though the ...
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Cent OS 6.4 VPS went down unexpected

I have a cloud VPS at Digital Ocean , Recently it went down on its own, i was using pingdom alert which notified me about it, so i booted up the VPS again to find out what caused this . How can find ...
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How to disable MD RAID or prevent degraded arrays from starting. (Centos 6.4)

I am trying to disable software RAID at boot time. My ultimate goal is to prevent the system from starting raid arrays that are in a degraded state. rd_NO_MD is present on the kernel command line by ...
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How to configure cluster.conf for failover routing two networks?

I'm routing between an "external" subnet with Internet connectivity and two "internal" subnets, using iptables forwarding on a Linux box running CentOS 6.4: I'd like to now duplicate this router ...
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Problems with kvno + Consultation with kerberos authentication settings

I have clearly identified a problem that I can not solve. I suspect I'm missing something when setting the service running on Centos 6 on Windows Server 2003. First I tell the environment that I'm ...
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Updating Upstart on Centos 6.3

I have a Centos 6.3 server -- alone among all my Ubuntu servers for historical reasons -- with Upstart 0.6.5. I need to update that upstart to at least 1.4, and I'd prefer to do it through yum instead ...
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How to solve a long “Wait” time, on a dedicated server of a pretty large website

Thanks for reading this. We got an issue with our web server, we have a rather large website, with 500-800 concurrent users at any time, we use a dedicated server to host it, we use prefork to ...
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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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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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Avahi persistance across direct connects / disconnects

I have a unique implementation of Avahi. My company makes a device that ships with a motherboard with dual on-board nics. One of those nics will be plugged into a customer network with either a ...
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How do I configure mod_mono to use ASP.NET 4?

I am running a VPS with Centos 6.3, with WHM 11.34.1 (build 11). I wish to use mod_mono to host an ASP.NET 4 application. (Background: I am rewriting a hobby PHP website in ASP.NET MVC 4, and want to ...
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Soap client in Centos6, zval_property_ctor in Unknown on line 0

We're having such a big problem in our Centos server in order to have working the SOAP client of PHP 5.3.3. One of our customers reported us that they were having problems to consume some webservices ...
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ESXi 4.1 CentOS 6.X eth0 unnavailable

I don't usually ask for help so directly, usually google have all i need but this time i'm seriously lost. Hope you can help me .s The thing is, i have a server with Vmware ESXi 4.1 and 5 already ...
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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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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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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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How do I add additional OpenStack compute node without using packstack?

I currently have a multinode OpenStack Icehouse setup running that was installed by using packstack on CentOS 6.6. Does anyone know the steps to add another compute node without using packstack? There ...
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Observium rrdcached data

I am trying to configure Observium to use rrdcached, I can't seem to get the data to be plotted to the graphs inside Observium however. When I remove the config $config['rrdcached'] = ...
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'Azure' will not let me to connect to Samba

I am relatively new to CentOS and Samba for that matter, but have recently taken the plunge and I'm trying to do something which I'm sure is very basic. [global] netbios name = AZURE server string = ...