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After compiling PHP, I get mod_fcgid: error reading data from FastCGI server

I'm trying to add multiple PHP version in Plesk 12. Switching my domain to the new version PHP 5.4.29 result in this error: (104)Connection reset by peer: mod_fcgid: error reading data from ...
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Gnome Desktop Environment install error

So i moved to a new server and i want to install gnome desktop environment to access my server via vnc viewer. But, i don't remember how i managed to install last time, so i tried yum groupinstall ...
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Configuring Iptables On CentOS 6 Locks Me Out

I'm running the following bash script as root to configure iptables (I'm logged in via SSH): #!/bin/bash # Delete all existing rules iptables --flush # Set default chain policies iptables -P INPUT ...
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rkhunter warns of inode change by no file modification date changes

I have several systems running Centos 6 with rkhunter installed. I have a daily cron running rkhunter and reporting back via email. I very often get reports like: ---------------------- Start ...
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Unexplained high memory usage [duplicate]

My server started being unable to spawn PHP instances to respond to HTTP requests as there wasn't enough available RAM. Free -m shows a reasonable amount left, but top and PS don't seem to be able to ...
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“Disk Not Found” Error when trying to install iso image of CentOs on ESXI using VSphere

When trying to install CentOs setup as an iso image on datastore, i get an error : "Disk Not Found". I am using ESXi 4.1 as host VM. Is there a way to attach DVD/CD as iso image ? I tried "Connect at ...
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DNS and name server in centos 6.3 64 bit is not pinged out side

I got a problem with centOS 6.3 64-bit. I want to setup my nameserver with bind here. I am listing all my configuration [root@izyon92 ~]# cat/etc/hosts -------------- 127.0.0.1 localhost ...
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Getting multiple pools working using PHP-FPM and Apache 2.4

I've been running into an issue with PHP-FPM pools not being able to start up if they're not on port 9000. I get the following error when I try to start a second pool on, say, port 9001: Jun 13 ...
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Move spam from dovecot public folders

I have set up Dovecot with public folders on a CentOS 6-server, with sendmail and spamassassin. I'm getting a lot of spam in both public folders and in the users inboxes. I want spamassassin / ...
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How to disable hiddev96 in linux (or tell it to ignore a specific device)

I'm having problems with a CentOS 5.0 system when using a certain USB device. The problem is that the device advertises itself as a HID device and linux is happy to try to provide support for it: In ...
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Why does installing vzctl on a fresh Centos6.5-minimal break network connectivity?

I seem to have encountered a bug in vzctl's installation. Upon installing it in a clean CentOS6.5-minimal installation according to the official wiki, network connectivity is limited to pinging IP ...
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EC2 EBS AMI Instance stopping/restarting doesn't start services

I've recently been moving our instances to EBS instances (CentOS) and still have a bit of confusion on what's happening when I "stop" and instance. I have some of my services with runlevels 345 on but ...
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Virtual host Alias not routing properly

I apologize if this question has been asked many times in the past. I am not 100% sure of the exact cause of my issue and am out of google magic right now. Basically I have a virtual host file setup ...
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CentOS-Like configuration of Vim on Ubuntu

Whenever I use a CentOS System, there's always a pleasant configuration of vim which mainly does the following: Remembering position of closed files Colour mode (!!!) Bash has colours There's lots ...
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mod_security: another rule with same ID

I have installed httpd 2.2.15 on CentOS 6.5 (minimal installation with no cPanel) with modsecurity 2.8. When I am starting httpd I am getting this error: Starting httpd: Syntax error on line 23 of ...
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Kickstart “Unable to download kickstart file. Check parameter”

So I'm using 2 VMs (CentOS 6.0), one acting as a build server, the other is a new server I'm trying to build with a kickstart. When I start the VM for the new server (with the build server already ...
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Why do I get different openssl versions?

I'm trying to check if I running the latest OpenSSL version, my main concern is the heartbleed bug. I tried 2 commands: openssl version yum info openssl openssl version output OpenSSL ...
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Apache to read from /home/user/public_html on CentOS 5.7

this is my first experience using CentOS 5.7 / Linux as my web server OS and I have just finished installing Apache. Then I created a new account using WHM. The account is now created and the domain ...
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Convert PUB key to PKCS8 format on CentOS?

In Ubuntu, i can convert a Pub key from OpenSSH-format to PKCS8 format by command: ssh-keygen -e -f .ssh/id_rsa.pub -m PKCS8 But in CentOS 6.4, when i execute the same command, it notice: ...
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Installing mysql-devel to match MySQL version

I'm running MySQL 5.1.52 on CentOS 4.6 and I'm trying to install mysql-devel to match my MySQL version. If I do yum install mysql-devel it wants to upgrade MySQL to 5.1.58, yet if I do yum search ...
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javac compiler throwing error in CentOS 5.7

I'm trying to install Red5 on a vps running CentOS 5.7 in MediaTemple using this how-to (dv):Install Red5 Media Server but on step 7 I get this error: BUILD FAILED /usr/local/red5/build.xml:217: The ...
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What can be done to improve time synchronization on networks with sporadic internet access?

I'm looking for advice setting up time servers for a very non-typical network. I support many closed networks that have occasional access to the internet. A network would get access most days for a ...
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LINUX CENTOS 6.3 - 14:Pycurl Error 77 - Yum repository error

I have a new install of Centos 6.3 64 bit and receive this error when I try to do a yum erase of any httpd. Could not retrieve the mirrorlist ...
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yum list showing wrong version

I am trying to install freeswitch and while configuring it, it spits out the message. "checking for sqlite3 >= 3.6.20... Package sqlite3 was not found in the pkg-config search path. Perhaps you ...
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Getting Pango-WARNING: Invalid UTF-8 string passed to pango_layout_set_text()

About three days ago, I noticed the exim mailqueue started filling up on one of my servers, and upon inspecting some of the emails using # exim -Mvb $ID, I noticed they were being sent to some system ...
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In CentOS 4.3 Webmin 1.3000 bandwidth monitoring is eating disk space. How to delete those files?

I maintain Linux server being used for Mail, Squid and DNS service. Recently I observed that something was eating server disk space. But at last, today I caught the culprit which was consuming the ...
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500 internal server error on certain page after a few hours [migrated]

I am getting a 500 Internal Server Error on a certain page of my site after a few hours of being up. I restart uWSGI instance with uwsgi --ini /home/metheuser/webapps/ers_portal/ers_portal_uwsgi.ini ...
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Location of email address book, inbox in horde cpanel backup

I have a large backup of an old web-server that I can only SSH into. I need to be able to locate the location of the email accounts, address books and any email that was caught on the server at the ...
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CentOS Installation on a Cisco MCS 7800

I'm having some problems installing CentOS 5.5 Final (i386) onto my server, a Cisco MCS 7800. The problem comes very early into the installation. When the welcome screen comes up and gives you the ...
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Install php53 on CentOS 5.10 without httpd dependency

I would like to install php53 on CentOS 5.10 64-bit without the httpd dependency. The reason being the production server has a custom compiled binary of a newer version of httpd. Is installing php53 ...
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How to I configure open_basedir parameter under my Centos VPS?

The parameter can be seen here http://wordswithfriends.net/test.php open_basedir /var/www/vhosts/wor.wordswithfriends.net/wordswithfriends.net/:/tmp I'm trying to add PHP pear directories ...
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./kernelupdates 100% cpu usage

I have a CENTOS6 server running with some wordpress & tomcat websites. In the last two days it has been crashing continuously. After investigation we found that kernelupdates binary consuming 100% ...
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pxelinux hanging when booting client machine

I'm kind of new to all of this, so please forgive any vagueness/misunderstandings on my part. I'm using pxelinux and VMs to create CentOS 6.0 machines that have the same install every time. I have a ...
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How to get atop to create daily logfile

I'm running a website on a VPS running Centos 6.5 and am having some issues. I'm new to serveradmin so just learning. atop was already installed on our machine and it's working. I wanted to go in and ...
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CentOS verify backported PHP and Apache fixes

I understand that RedHat backport CVE fixes to Apache and PHP for CentOS as updates where the version number doesn't necessarily increase, and that I can get these fixes with yum update php etc, so ...
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Yum doesn't install latest version of Git on Centos6

When I go to Gits download section it mentions that latest version is 1.8 and I can install it by yum install git on Fedora. I'm running CentOS6 so that command should also work for me, but yum tells ...
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L2TP over IPSec VPN with OpenSwan and XL2TPD can't connect, timeout on Centos 6

I'm setting up LT2p over IPSec on my Centos 6.3 fresh install. I have iptables flushed, permit all. Whenever I try to connect, i get a 'no reply from vpn' and nothi Here's my ipsec.conf file ...
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Unable to ping between host machines and guest vms running on Vmware

In order to learn a bit about system administration, I've installed a Centos vm using Vmware on my local machine running Windows 7. Everything seems to be working fine since I can access the internet ...
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Authenticate by libpam-mysql and libnss-mysql (CentOS)

I'm trying to get MySQL to function as a backend for authenticating users on CentOS 6.3. So far I have successfully installed and configured libnss-mysql. I can test this by doing: # groups testuser ...
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Is there a limit for a logical line in /etc/aliases with linux

I want to set up a maillist consisting of several e-mail-addresses using an alias in /etc/aliases. Is there a known limitation here with regards to number of lines/chars/entries per alias? From what ...
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rsyslog to external script

Using CentOS I have rsyslog configured to send data to a python script via a shell execute action(^). I have python 2.7 installed, but when my script is called, the shell environment is referencing ...
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CentOS: OpsCenter does not see other node's agent

I'm new with Apache Cassandra. I am trying to install a little sample cluster using two CentOS server. I followed the documentation (Tarball installation) and the nodes are up. However, when I go to ...
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Server won't boot, kernel panic - not syncing

After a reboot of a CentOS 6.2 server we are getting a kernel panic with the following error: Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init! Panic occurred, switching back to text console ...
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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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Improving TCP performance over a gigabit network lots of connections and high traffic for storage and streaming services

I have two servers, Both servers hardware Specification are Processor : Dual Processor RAM : over 128 G.B Hard disk : SSD Hard disk Outging Traffic bandwidth : 3 Gbps network cards speed : 10 Gbps ...
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Start vino-server (VNC) before login on Linux CentOS [closed]

I'm using the default vino-server package to access my CentOS 6 workstation via VNC. It works ok, but only AFTER I locally login on the workstation. I need to have vino-server start BEFORE the login, ...
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Postfix SMTP-relay server against Gmail on CentOS 6.4

I'm currently trying to setup an SMTP-relay server to Gmail with Postfix on a CentOS 6.4 machine, so I can send e-mails from my PHP scripts. I followed this tutorial but I get this error output when ...
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Error while bringing up eth1

I'm getting this error while bringing up my network card: (process:2550): WARNING **: _nm_object_get_property: Error getting 'State' for /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/ActiveConnection/3: (19) ...
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Changed file and now I cannot access my SSH anymore

I was trying to get my dedicated server to have a couple of VPS's installed using this tutorial: http://linux-vserver.org/Installation_on_CentOS In the process I had to change a file: ...
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The best way to make full system dump on Centos [duplicate]

I am on Centos 6.5 with a lot of soft and services installed and working. Also I've got a lot of configs which damaged my brain and I dont want to do it again:) So, can anyone please advice the ...