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firewalld allow connections to a port for only a subnet of IPs [duplicate]

I am on Fedora 21 Workstation on my PC. By default, all ports through firewalld are open on Fedora 21. When I open a service accessible through a port (such as a CouchDB or a SQL server or a simple ...
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Remote server access [closed]

I have a headless server (just a box connected to power and lan) running Fedora 21. Everyone else is running some form of Windows for business reasons on a laptop. However, we would like to access ...
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Putting remote Linux server in local VPN

I have a VPS running Fedora 21, that I'd like to automatically log in to my local network via VPN. My local router is running a pfSense firewall, so my options are IPsec, L2TP, OpenVPN, and PPTP. ...
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extract/unpack archive file from rpm binary file on %post [migrated]

I'm creating an rpm for a php web application. And I need to run a php file on %post. But before I can do that, I need to unpack the archive file from the rpm file to execute the php file on %post, on ...
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Fedora 21 Port Forwarding with firewalld (firewall-cmd); how does it REALLY work? Or, does it? [migrated]

Fedora's ability to forward ports using the apparently "native" networking software, firewalld, appears to continue to be broken beyond credulity. Please note that it hasn't really worked since at ...
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Fedora 21: Firewalld (firewall-cmd) won't PERMANENTLY assign interfaces to zones?

I installed Fedora on this one machine which is EXCLUSIVELY a gateway / firewall system. Following installation, I ran 'yum upgrade', and so it should be up to the very latest Fedora 21 - I'm a ...
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Samba 4 Fedora 21, I can create the share and log in, but cant read/execute existing folders

I have samba 4 running on Fedora 21. I have a share set up: [mediastorage] comment = MediaStorage path = /mnt/mediastorage public = yes writable = yes printable = no read only ...
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Configuration of spamassassin on Fedora 21 with Postfix

I was unable to find any help anywhere on installing spamassassin on a modern Fedora system. All the advice out there is old and doesn't apply - so far as I found anyway. The official documentation ...
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Configuration of ClamAV on Fedora Core 21 with Postfix

I was unable to find any help anywhere on installing Clamav on a modern Fedora system. All the advice out there is old and doesn't apply - so far as I found anyway. And, it's not enough ...
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How to uninstall newly installed dependencies for a RPM package?

Is there an easy way to make a list of the dependencies a newly installed RPM package will install with yum? Example: If you do yum install ruby then it will also install some rubygems. But when I ...
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Connection tracking in Firewalld (e.g. CentOS 7)

I can't get vsftpd and firewalld to work together properly on CentOS 7 (without adding the passive range to the firewalld). Looks like firewalld ignores connection tracking (nf_conntrack_ftp is loaded ...
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postgrey configuration on Fedora Core 21 is very different, and not documented

In upgrading from Fedora Core 16 to Fedora Core 21, one of the challenges has been getting postfix working with postgrey. I still don't have it working after many long hours focused on it. In the old ...
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Dovecot says: “Requested CRAM-MD5 scheme, but we have only CRYPT” yet CRAM-MD5 is available

Following upgrade of Fedora Core 16 to Fedora Core 21, the new Dovecot installation isn't authenticating correctly and it's not at all clear why. We have 50+ email accounts served by this server, so ...
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Solved but Confused: Fedora 19 to 20 - “Protected multilib versions: chkconfig”

Initial Problem When upgrading from Fedora 19 to 20 using this command: yum --releasever=20 --setopt=deltarpm=0 distro-sync I get the following error Error: Multilib version problems found. This ...
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Is it ok to install CentOS rpm in fedora? [migrated]

I want to try gitlab community edition in my fedora laptop. From the downloads page, it has binary packages for Ubuntu and CentOS 6 and CentOS 7. Which one should I be installing in fedora or should I ...
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Broke Fedora after accidentally cancelled yum update

tl;dr: I ran yum update -y, then halfway a huge update (1.1GB) accidentally hit ctrl+C mid-way. This broke everything. I tried: 500 yum check all 501 package-cleanup --problems 502 ...
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block all but a few ips with firewalld

On a linux networked machine, i would like to restrict the set of addresses on the "public" zone (firewalld concept), that are allowed to reach it. So the end result would be no other machine can ...
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How to run Fedora container on Ubuntu host?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 and was trying to run a Fedora container. The container I created via given templates does not work properly. I guess the reason is that systemd is not set up correctly. ...
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fedora packages for enterprise linux

There are a number of packages available on fedora that I would like to install on RHEL v6.x. These packages do not appear to be available from RHEL (release, release-optional, or supplementary ...
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Selinux “Add context Rule to Semanage” [closed]

As you add or change a new rule to fcontext semanage to any directory and apply, egg: # How to add this rule for apply changes whit restoreconf -Rv /var/www/html(/.*)?/media(/.*)? ...
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Fedora 21 pam_sss authentication failure - permission denied

We have configured a OpenLDAP server which is working fine. FreeBSD, Debian, and a WordPress plugin authenticate with no problems. We are configuring Fedora 21 with pam_sss, but we get the following ...
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firewalld vs iptables - when to use which [closed]

TL;DR On new CentOS server installs should I be using firewalld or just disable that and go back to using /etc/sysconfig/iptables ? firewalld and iptables serve similar purposes. Both do packet ...
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kvm guest wont power off after network kickstart installation finishes

I'd like to be able full automate the creation a KVM guest, so I need the KVM guest to power off, so that the virt-install command returns. Unfortunately the guest doesn't power down, but end with: ...
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vsftpd: 500 OOPS: cannot change directory

Could you help me with vsftpd server. I am trying to configure it to make it work with virtual users. The problem is that I am still getting following error in ftp client: 500 OOPS: cannot change ...
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Suspicious process running in background in Fedora [duplicate]

There is a suspicious process which every time I boot Fedora starts and eats a percentage of CPU (10%~30%) and I think its name seriously denotes that it is malware! However, the name keeps changing ...
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Fedora 17 tftp not sending files on requests

My Issue is I am attempting to set up tftp on a server, Everything appers to be running correctly exept when I try to download a file from tftp it never responds, There are not any error's that I see, ...
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sshd on a minimal Linux: “Failed password for invalid user root”

I'm trying to start SSH server on a minimal Fedora installation. And I mean really minimal: one that is produced by diskimage-builder ramdisk builder. It does not even have users (absent /etc/passwd ...
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Fedora: Mount davfs as user under home directory

Is it possible to mount a user's remote files, via davfs2, within the user's home directory? I've found, as a test case, that I can accomplish this if I have an individual line in fstab per user ...
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What is the minimal possible bind configuration that works?

I have been trying to make bind work on Fedora 21, and haven't succeeded doing it. I read a few tutorials which basically instructed me to create a zone for my domain and an inverse mapper, then ...
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Curl on Fedora does not accept Cloudflare https

Using curl on a clean vanilla Fedora 21 to retrieve a site hosted via the cloudflare https service gives an error: curl https://www.opencpu.org >> curl: (35) Cannot communicate securely with ...
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Service fails to start - very little info in logs

I am trying to get the Quickbooks Database Server installed on my server. It is an old version intended to be installed on Fedora 6. I have successfully installed it on Fedora 7 with no issues at all. ...
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Suspicious process self with random name in Fedora 20 [duplicate]

When I run top I see a two processes run by root with all random letters(jycybezyxa and jycybezyxa): >Tasks: 246 total, 2 running, 236 sleeping, 0 stopped, 8 zombie >%Cpu(s): 15.3 us, ...
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couchdb public access - start failures eaddrnotavail

If I start the couchdb service it fails and with journalctl-xe i can see the following: start request repeated too quickly for couchdb.service And when i do couchdb -i i get the following error: ...
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Vagrant NFS shares in Fedora 21 blocked by firewalld

My NFS shares created by vagrant are being blocked by firewalld. The host is Fedora 21 and the client Debian 7.7. This is common problem that should be solved by opening the firewall for NFS as seen ...
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Find (un)used packages on CentOS/Fedora?

In short: From all the (rpm) packages installed I would like to identify the ones unused (for example since the last 6 months). In long: I have number of machines with a respectable service record. ...
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How do I automate suppling the network location of the kickstart config file when booting a Redhat variant 7 install iso

When booting a Scientific Linux 7 install iso for example, one could immediately hit tab and add some text to specify the location of the ks.cfg file they would like to use. I would like to automate ...
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Using Firewall-cmd to create address specific restrictions in centos 7

How do I create a firewall rule using firewall-cmd tool (new firewalld) such that I will limit specific network to access only one service and allow all on all service in one zone. For example: I ...
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OpenVPN Client recieves reply from Ping to Server but not from eth0 or non-server IP

I have been using OpenVPN succesfully with Layer2 bonding for over a year now. I have been experimenting with a more complicated setup on the local LAN using a ProxmoxVE hosting KVM VM as the server ...
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How to override the hostname that DHCP configures on a CentOS7 box in AWS? [duplicate]

The title nearly says it all. I have a VM in EC2 running CentOS 7. It uses DHCP, which seems to be a EC2 requirement. DHCP keeps overwriting the hostname on reboot, no matter what I try. I won't ...
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I can't get SSI to work on Fedora/Apache [closed]

I'm running Apache 2.4.10 on Fedora (20), and I've tried to enable SSI (server side includes) on the server. In the apache config file (httpd.conf) I have Options +Includes AddType text/html .htm ...
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Database password error in Owncloud migrating from SQLite to MySQL/MariaDB

In a Fedora system, I need to convert the Owncloud's SQLite database into a MySQL/MariaDB database I started installing MySQL: # systemctl enable mysqld # systemctl start mysqld $ ...
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Server drives gives input/output error when formatting in Fedora

I am at a total loss as to why this is happening. I have tried everything I can think of. I am trying to format a drive in Fedora to use in the server. Every time I try to format it I get a ...
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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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Rsync failing with “file too large”

I am writing what should be a simple backup script to copy all of my media files to an external USB drive. There seems to be one file that it chokes on and I'm not sure why. Just trying to copy that ...
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yum downloadonly does not get all rpms needed for network free upgrade

I need a method to install all the rpms and their dependencies that this client needs to get a php app running. The client does not want to connect their fedora server to the internet. I tried doing ...
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postfix RCPT TO Temporary lookup failure 451 && mail transport unavailable [closed]

i configure Postfix and dovecot in fedora 20 my problem is when set RCPT TO return me 451 4.3.0 <test@example.com>: Temporary lookup failure my postfix Configuration main.cf # postfix ...
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grep behaving differently on Fedora vs Ubuntu

So when I run this in Fedora I'm seeing this: $ ls hmm_data/indivA12_AATAAG/refs/par1/ 2R-orths.alleles 2R-ref.alleles $ ls hmm_data/indivA12_AATAAG/refs/par1/ | grep -F '-ref.alleles' ...
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How does “yum info” work? [closed]

I want to know how the yum info command works. I know yum info will display information about the installed package, but I really want to know which file it reads for that information. Whether it's ...
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Spacewalk server slow on channel cutover

I've setup a spacewalk installation with about 1300 servers. I have a few channels on this server, that look like the following: Centos 5 (latest) Centos 6 (latest) Centos 5_"date" Centos 6_"date" ...
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changing the hostname doesn't map the local ip to hostname

I tried changing my hostname from localhost.localdomain of fedora machine by giving the below command hostnamectl set-hostname example.com --static After that I did a network restart . But when I ...