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Intermittent munin-cron error “There is nothing to do here, since there are no nodes with any plugins”

We've installed munin monitoring on one of our servers. Generally it seems to be working well but occasionally, 4 times in 2 months to be exact, munin-cron has generated the following error: ...
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Is it legal to create an RPM which only runs %post scripts to modify a file owned by another RPM?

I'm writing some RPMs which install YUM repo configuration files for various internal YUM repos, same structure and concept as the EPEL repo RPMs. We will have multiple environments with equivalent ...
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Linux cgroups cpuset w/ subs causes cgconfig not to start

I am having a problem trying to separate 2 groups using cpuset subsystem. This works fine, however if i go to add a subgroup to that group (in this case -- user1), cgconfig will fail to start with ...
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Kickoff Ansible Playbook after Cobbler install

I am working on implementing Cobbler and Ansible to do our server deploys and am having one final issue. My Ansible playbook works great, my Cobbler install works great, but the issue is in tying them ...
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Unable to discover iSCSI targets

I have a trio of CentOS 6.4 machines that I'm trying to configure to use iSCSI. Basically two different initiators talking to two different targets on a single host server. On one machine, "the ...
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How to measure dcachesize usage (and reduce it)

I have a VPS running CentOS 5.7 (Final), 32-bit. Right after boot, when I run # cat /proc/user_beancounters I see that my dcachesize usage is at about 4100000, while my VPS is set up with a limit of ...
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Can't allow users to log in via SSH (Bash, OpenSSH, CentOS 6.5)

I am running a CentOS 6.5 machine remotely via SSH. I use RSA keys and have disabled PAM. The problem that I am having is that whenever I add a new user and want him/her to log in via SSH, they are ...
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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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cloud-init does not grow the partition nor the filesystem

I am currenty preparing OpenStack-ready images of CentOS 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. For the "automation" I use packer, which is provided by you with a json-template. Packer then starts the installation ...
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Setting up a LVS on CentOS

I have a 3 node(dedicated servers from a provider) CentOS 7.x cluster. I am trying to set up LVS using the link here. Each of my machines already has 3 extra alias IP addresses assigned to it. I want ...
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Best way to secure Kickstart encrypted partition passwords

I have a CentOS 6.5 environment that boots up servers using Kickstart. One of the requirements of our Kickstart is that the partitions are encrypted. Since Anaconda can only take plain text passwords ...
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Sendmail on CentOS 6, with SRS

I do some mail forwarding, but I'm also a big fan of SPF; I'm aware that I have a problem. While my mail server was running Centos5, I was using pysrs as a milter, and it worked well - but it hasn't ...
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Centos kickstart script url installation with mirror

I have a ks script to install Centos6.5. Inside my local network I have a snapshot of the base package mirror. I want to used as possible as I can my local package site over extranet like ...
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Hypervisor The operation cannot be performed while the object is in it's current state

I attempted to reboot one of my VMs in the Hyper-V Manager. It's a Centos VM and all of my other centos machines are behaving as they should although I can't get this particular one to boot. I'm a ...
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PHP Files being downloaded instead of displayed in browser

I created a VPS using Nginx and I tried to display the php info with: <?php phpinfo(); ?>. Instead, the browser asks me to download the php file, and it's not parsed either. This happens only ...
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Apache Centos 6.5 Only Loading First Virtual Host

Like the question states only the first Virtual Host is loaded. If I go to the second domain then it simply directs to the first domain. I can load individual files on the second domain but I am ...
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Two CentOS servers, the weaker one performs 3 times faster than the stronger one

I have a dedicated server which is 8*3.3GHz Intel Xeon and 8GB of RAM, and the other one which is 4*2.3Ghz and 4GB of RAM. Servers are on different hosting company. I have some scripts that are ...
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Very poor disk performance on KVM node - mdadm raid10

For a long period of time, i'm experiencing performance issues on CentOS servers that are used for KVM virtualization. I'm running software RAID-10 with 4 disks (Seagate ST2000DM001, 2TB, 7200rpm ...
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Linux - NTP stopped working after recent update

A few days ago I had ntp setup on my network, and everything was running fine. One node was set to sync with upstream servers, and the rest of the nodes from the one set to sync upstream. Yesterday I ...
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TTFB different between 2 identical virtual hosts on same machine

After almost 3 years of finding every answer on either StackOverflow or ServerFault, I'm finally stuck on one. I recently migrated our server from dedicated to VPS, and the problem now is that we have ...
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Gitlab - Cannot: create new project, list team members, add SSH keys or clone / push

I have just installed Gitlab on my Centos 6.4. At first glance everything seems to be working fine but for some reason, I have the following issues...: Add a new project : (Similar issues when ...
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ICU Latin-ASCII on Centos

Have ICU 4.2 on Centos 5, but need Latin-ASCII translitarator, which came in ICU 4.6. Is there any easy way to add Latin-ASCII without recompiling ICU (no rpm for Centos) and then PHP?
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How to apply tzdata-java update after installing package

Updated the following packages via YUM on the system (CentOS 5 64bit) tzdata-2012j-2.el5 tzdata-java-2012j-2.el5 The system package was applied correctly but the Java does not appear to be working ...
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Analyse of logwatch and aide file

We have both logwatch and aide file. We would like to know how to know if there any intrusion have had taken place as this server was not active for some time. We quite a number of this entries in the ...
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TRIM on OCZ RevoDrive 3 on CentOS

I've got an OCZ RevoDrive 3 mounted as / on my CentOS 6.3 box running kernel 2.6.32-220.17.1.el6.x86_64. /boot is on a HDD since OCZ's driver apparently doesn't yet support booting directly to it. ...
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Corosync unicast issue with different nets

I'm using a setup (on our staging-system) with 2 root-servers and 1 fail-over-ip. As software we use corosync and pacemaker. Corosync is configured for multicast communication via port 5405. --> ...
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Tomcat Unable to Connect

I have done a fresh install of Tomcat 7 on CentOS 6.2 system. Tomcat starts successfully without any errors in logs, but I am not able to access it on mydomain.com:8080. I get "cannot connect" ...
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What is the default metadata size in temporary volume during a pvmove?

I ran into an interesting error when attempting to address a particular problem. We had an issue where we have to move the extents over to new physical volumes because the metadata size was too ...
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Yum install on CentOS 6.2

I can't install any php extension Epel repository enabled Yum is updated yum repolist shows repo id repo name ...
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Unable to Configure Quotas in RHEL6 & CentOS6- quotecheck returns error message

Unable to Configure Quotas in RHEL6 & CentOS6- quotecheck returns error message I've created new partition(/dev/sda6) and mounted it(on /hulk). Edited /etc/fstab file to give quotas on the ...
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Infiniband + KVM

this question is a copy from stackoverflow, as I was told, my question would fit here better. Despite quite a long search for days, I could not find any good information about the following - though ...
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Mail has stopped working on Centos since instlling MailScanner

I have a VPS which I rent and it is running Centos 6. The VPS has ZPanel installed which is used to host some websites and emails. I have just installed Mailscanner and now, I have noticed that ...
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libvirt / kvm guests take very long time to start after host reboot

Host system is CentOS 6.5 x86_64. I have setup an Ubuntu guest by following this wiki. The guest works, but: if I reboot the host, it takes a very long time (about 30 minutes on the last reboot) ...
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Postfix + Saslauthd + Kerberos 5 + CentOS 7 not working

I've almost got saslauthd checking against Kerberos but seeing some last issues on CentOS 7. When postfix talks to saslauthd, it sends a lowercased domain and it's not corrected. I tried to fix things ...
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Possible to prevent access to /tmp for a specific user via SELinux?

I'm sort of learning the edges of SELinux and I'm wondering if it's possible to prevent a specific user from accessing /tmp. Clearly it's a bad idea to dork all permissions, so I'm hoping that ...
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Memcached Pool - Outtage causes increased lag in response time

I have multiple cache servers which are added to a virtual pool at the PHP layer via the Memcached::addServers() api. During fault tolerance testing I noticed that taking one of the memcached servers ...
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CentOS kickstart automated setup with parted / RAID

I'm trying to use parted to partition my entire drives automatically during the CentOS kickstart install, however, I'm getting two issues with my install. I want to kickstart my installs across ...
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Batch MySql script stopped with error “(104)Connection reset by peer”

On my site I start a script that executes a batch process that imports into the Mysql database a lot of products (texts and images). I'm monitoring the query process from Phpmyadmin>Status and I ...
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How to troubleshoot an unresponsive server

I'm performance testing my Java based web application (Grails) that is deployed on Tomcat. The server has the below services running on it: Apache HTTPD Apache Tomcat MySql RabbitMQ Even though I ...
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CentOS - Files to Copy to get Consistent MIME-type detection in PHP

I have the same website (written in PHP) running on two servers. I've tried uploading the same exact file to both servers through the website. On one of the servers, the file's mimetype is detected as ...
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yum-complete-transaction in a crazy loop

I was trying to update a server that I have with yum update and it aborted because the server ran out of memory. I killed off a few processes that were not needed and ran yum-complete-transaction but ...
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Naming convention for /var/lock/subsys on sysvinit with multiple pids

In this Tips and Tricks article from Red Hat, it is said: When a service is started through an init script, a file is touched in the /var/lock/subsys/ directory with the same name as the init ...
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Using my IPs on OVH server via GRE

I can't route my IPs into a OVH server, can you help me to find the problem? Mikrotik GRE IP: 192.168.55.10 OVH Server GRE IP: 192.168.55.20 GRE iface name: ali1_fr1-ovz1 IP to route from Mikrotik to ...
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Weird Phusion+nginx spawning delay error

We are trying to migrate an application written on REE from cloud provider A to cloud provider B. The application code, VM specs and operating systems are the same. The basic difference is that cloud ...
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lxc command always “get error 4 in libc-2.12.so”

I've tried several time to find out why suddenly my LXC not working, I use dmesg | tail it shows: lxc-start[2777]: segfault at fffffffffffffffc ip 000000390347b82c sp 00007fffd9046c18 error 4 in ...
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Virtuall Manager : CentOS Guest Install Garbled Text

I'm trying to install CentOS 6.5 with virtual manager but the menu is garbled. Host machine is running on Debian Wheezy. Thank you in advance.
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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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Investigate strange message from syslog@stock

I've noticed that when I'm logged into my server I sometimes get spammed a message from syslog@stock. On this server I am running a website built with Laravel and a Teamspeak 3 server running with ...
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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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FreePBX server (cent OS base) locks up with no errors or kernel panics

Bit of a baffling situation I've been dealing with for a few days. I have multiple CentOS headless servers (6.4) with the following stats: Core CentOS - 6.4 (Final) Kernel - ...