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The OCSP server has no status for the certificate. (Error code: sec_error_ocsp_unknown_cert)

Just set up a website (Apache/Centos) with SSL where the free cert came from startssl. I've used startssl before, and never had any problems. I have no problems accessing the site from IE and ...
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teaming with nmcli: bringing connection down and up again fails

On a centos 7 virtual box, I create a team like this: nmcli connection add type team con-name team0 ifname veteam0 nmcli connection modify team0 team.config roundrobin.conf [root@rhce1 ~]# cat ...
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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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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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SELinux: manually changing files in /etc/selinux/targeted/contexts/files/

I'm setting up a CentOS 7 server in which the /home directory has to be located on another partition and then mounted with bind-mount. So: /data/homes should be bind-mounted to /home. The problem is ...
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SSH - 1s hang at “Entering interactive session” (Not DNS; possibly SELinux related)

I'm having an issue on CentOS 6.7 where SSH logins are 1s more than any non-6.7 machines on this network (e.g. 7.2, 5.11). Running debugging on the client side showed the hang at "Entering interactive ...
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Low Entropy on Container

I am thinking my entropy level may be low? cat /proc/sys/kernel/random/entropy_avail I am around 132-178 on average. pool size is default 4096 (this is a container on a virtualizer by the way) I ...
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NGINX Worker Process, Burst Read Speed to only 1918kb/s

I am running an NGINX/1.8 server on Centos6.6 with multiple worker_processes, however while observing iotop I notice they burst up to 1918kb/s Read speed and rarely if at all pass that limit. I want ...
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pppd terminated bya SIGTERM in Centos 7 — who's sending it?

Folks, I created a script to keep a persistent "emergency" connection with a 3G modem, so I can access my CentOS 7 makeshift server remotely if the usual network fails. Everything works for a few ...
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request failed: error reading the headers

Recently I moved my servers from one provider to the other and started to get this messages in apache error log: "request failed: error reading the headers" Example from the error and ...
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Can't write to other users “you have write permission turned off”

For some reason I'm not able to write to other users on my system. [root@hostname ~]# write write: you have write permission turned off. [root@hostname ~]# mesg y [root@hostname ~]# mesg is y ...
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Can't stop and reformat /dev/md0

I want to reformat /dev/md0, which is a RAID0 array consisting of 4 disks (sd[bcde]). However, when I tried to run the command mke2fs, I received the following error message: /dev/md0 is apparently ...
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Issue with Headless selenium on CentOS 7 Minimal

Required: I'm trying to run headless selenium (using PHPUnit) on fresh CentOS 7 minimal. Problem: It seems I installed everything correctly but firefox is not launching and my selenium web driver ...
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Sudden failure of networking interface on CentOS 7

We're running a LAMP stack VPS on CentOS 7 hosting a few websites, MariaDB databases, and associated services. In the middle of the night our server mysteriously went completely offline. When we ...
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Certificate error with EPEL repository on CentOS6.7 using mirrors.fedoraproject.org

Can't update a CentOS 6.7 system with the EPEL repository configured. [epel] name=Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux 6 - $basearch ...
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Dovecot TimeMoveBackward on Cent OS

I am having problem with my dovecot on CentOS machine. The error message is as below. server dovecot: dovecot: Time just moved backwards by 1 seconds. I'll sleep now until we're back in ...
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Getting 404 on any text file (including robots.txt) with nginx

I recently moved my CentOS 7 machine from an Apache web server to an nginx web server, and I'm still working out various issues as I learn the in's and out's of nginx. One issue I have stumbled upon ...
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Nagios in activating status (doesn't want to start)

I've experienced issue when installing nagios on VM (Centos 6) I followed steps described in http://www.tecmint.com/install-nagios-in-linux/ Everything was fine untill [root@tecmint ]# service ...
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MariaDB crashed and now won't start

While activating a wordpress plugin MariaDB crashed on me, and it won't restart. I am using Centos 7.1. systemctl status: systemctl status mariadb.service mariadb.service - MariaDB database server ...
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journalctl prints the entire system log when following

[root@utility ~]# uname -rv 2.6.32-042stab093.5 #1 SMP Wed Sep 10 17:39:49 MSK 2014 [root@utility ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS Linux release 7.1.1503 (Core) [root@utility ~]# journalctl ...
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how do I plan partitions for LUKS encryption of a CentOS 7 server?

A CentOS 7 web server needs encryption at rest. I would like to use LUKS encryption for this, but I need direction to plan how. Can I use LUKS encryption to encrypt the entire drive as one unit on a ...
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CentOS 6.6 - reshape of RAID 6 stopped

I have a CentOS 6.6 Server with 13 disks in a RAID 6. Some weeks ago, i upgraded it to 17 disks, two of them configured as spare. The reshape worked like normal in the beginning. But at 69% it ...
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Cannot create a user in IPA server for remote login

I had created a new IPA IdM server in Centos 7 using script install-ipa-server. The installation was successful. After installation, I was not able to create a user using IPA user-add user, it asks ...
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Many gettimeofday in Apache 2.4 + fcgid + centos 6.6 - Long Wait time for static files

When i perform a strace on apache process, i see many gettimeofday before & after GET request, even when Apache returns a static file like an image file. It results in a long downtime period ...
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Suexec PHP does not load php.ini

I'm using FastCGI with suEXEC for PHP on CentOS 7. My wrapper script looks as follows: #!/bin/sh PHPRC=/home/ben/etc/ export PHPRC export TMPDIR=/home/ben/tmp/ exec /usr/bin/php-cgi -c ...
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Apache rewrite works under FreeBSD, not under CentOS

I have 5 production servers which are running FreeBSD 9.2, but we are planning on transitioning to CentOS. Because of this, I am attempting to set up some virtual machines to emulate our production ...
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NTP offset warning when no NTP server is defined and NTP not running?

I just want to preface by saying that I am still learning linux and don't have too much experience with it. My job requires me to monitor an alert system for our clients hosts that are running our ...
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pg_basebackup automatic password

I have a master and slave database setup. The master database is on a secure network and only the postgres port is allowed through to the slave database server. The database needs to be secured and ...
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config variable php_suffix does not match

I have a php instance on Webuzo (centos-6-x86_64.openvz) in /usr/local/apps/php54/. It already has pecl and phpize in /usr/local/apps/php54/bin/. When installing igbinary with command ...
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Centos client authenticate against zentyal DC via ldap

I have a bit of a problem. 3 months ago we deployed a zentyal dc on my workplace because it was a good way of authenticating both windows, linux and mac against the same server. I got authentication ...
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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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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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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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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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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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High load average, low CPU and IO (Centos 5.7)

A Drupal 7 site with CiviCRM, after running smoothly for a year on a 1&1 VPS suddenly became unresponsive. Now pages eventually load, but can take more than a minute. Looking at resource use in ...
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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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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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bypass ip destination squid tproxy bridge

I have configured a squid transparent tproxy. All works fine. Now I need all the traffic going to an external IP (internet) does not pass through the proxy. Do I need to modify iptables, ebetables ...
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Issue with Fail2ban and Mikrotik Firewall

OS: CentOS 7.1 At my organization we are currently assessing using Fail2ban with the firewall on our Mikrotik router. I want Fail2ban to communicate any IP flagged as banned to the Mikrotik ...
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PHP page refuses to appear despite checking php-fpm, SELinux, and nginx

Problem I have a small web server that hosts a small PHP page that performs a very small function. I used to host this on another machine. I move the website to a new machine with a different ...
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yum halts after installing 7 packages on centos container

I was curious about containers, so decided to give it a try. Prepared a server as host with a fresh install of CentOS 7, installed lxc and lxc-templates and configured a bridge interface. I've ...
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ESX 6 arp fails in back 2 back link

we are having a strange problem with back 2 back connection between an ESX 6 and CentOS 7 machine. Hoping to find a solution on stackoverflow The story is below: - we are using a CentOS 7 directly ...
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Postfix STARTTSL works in LAN but not from external (centos 7)

if I connect in LAN on port 25 to my mailserver it offers STARTTLS telnet mailserver.com 25 Trying 192.168.0.x... Connected to mailserver.com Escape character is '^]'. 220 mailserver.com ESMTP ...