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Is it safe to stop a fsck in progress?

I have a server that I rebooted without using the f option in my shutdown command, and it started doing a fsck of a very large filesystem... which will take a very long time, as you can imagine. Is it ...
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Am I under a DDoS attack? [migrated]

OK, so here's some info: Fedora23 running in VirtualBox on a Windows 7 Host. Public-facing router has no DMZ, but port forwarding from 2325 (external) to 1194 (internal) and the internal static IP. ...
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How to establish firewall rules that accepting 11211 port in intranet for memcached ( Fedora)?

I am new for fedora and backend. And i have a job recently, to build a game server via linode. The current setup is 2 linode + 1 nodebalancer, I have a memcached server on each linode and I have setup ...
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After upgrading to fedora 24, unable to login to graphical.target

I just recently upgraded to Fedora 24 When I start it it just gives me the tty1 console without any GUI. I login as root and try: $ systemctl isolate graphical.target but it gives me the error: ...
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configuring serverName on Fedora

i installed lamp (mariadb, httpd, and php 7) on a local fedora 23 fresh install. i imported all my website in the /var/www folder. now i juste want to configure properly all of those. for exemple : ...
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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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move mariaDb database to home folder

after install I'm trying to move the database location On fedora: # su # systemtcl stop mariadb # cp -rp /var/lib/mysql /home # chown mysql.mysql /home/mysql Next i'm editing the file /etc/my.cnf....
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Keep receiving /sbin/mingetty[14312]: tty1: No such file or directory errors

When I check my /var/log/secure I see the following: Jan 19 01:52:21 205524 /sbin/mingetty[24176]: tty5: No such file or directory Jan 19 01:52:21 205524 /sbin/mingetty[24178]: tty4: No such file or ...
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Is there a way to list all configurable `alternatives` (symlinks for similar commands) on the system?

The alternatives command (package chkconfig) on RHEL/Fedora manages symlinks which link a generic name to one of the alternative implementations. For example, mta group of symlinks can be provided by ...
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USB 3.0 external HDD works only in USB 2.0 port under one of 2 dual-boot OS's [migrated]

The machine where this is happening has 2 internal HDDs with the same Fedora 19 installed. The only difference is that one is using regular partitions, another LVM. They both run the same 3.14.27-100....
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How can I make Kickstart chose which build to run, depending on the subnet of the client?

I have 2 possible subnets that systems could be built in using Kickstart, with the subnet of the client directing which build should occur. How could I go about this? I have tried the following %...
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OpenSwan (IPSEC) on Fedora 13 with Snow Leopard as a client

I recently installed OpenSwan on my Fedora 13 machine. I want to use it to connect with Mac OS X with L2TP over IPSEC, unfortunately I am already stuck on the IPSEC-negotation part. My server is ...
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Installing F-Secure with amavis on fedora

I've installed the downloadable trial version of F-Secure for Linux (installed on fedora) and it appears to be running properly. However, amavis doesn't seem to be able to control it. Jun 22 22:17:56 ...
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How do I configure Apache to proxy Tomcat using AJP?

I have a fresh install of Fedora 23 (Workstation) with fresh installs of Apache 2.4 and Tomcat 8. I'm attempting a very simple setup: A single instance of Apache will proxy all traffic for a single ...
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Error while trying to start vsftpd server

I installed ftp server vsftpd in my fedora 16 machine. It worked fine until this morning. Suddenly, this morning, when i entered command to restart vsftpd it shows following error [root@localhost ...
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munin-cron Unable to Copy Contents

I recently installed munin on my (Fedora12 based) server. Now, I wanted to get all the graphs in a static directory (The application runs on Django). So, I edited the file /etc/munin/munin.conf by ...
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Kickstart installation from USB — Kickstart location

After managing to get a Fedora ISO to rebuild successfully (for a USB stick) after adding a kickstart file (http://serverfault.com/questions/548405/), I now have an issue with locating the kickstart ...
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how to override rpm macro

I have spent around 3 hrs now. How to override a macro during rpm build ? I want to override _sbindir (/usr/sbin) to /opt/sbin I have edited rpm macro files both system and local user files nothing ...
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Creating Fedora RPMs with a defined Vendor

I would like all of my organizations RPMs to have a vendor defined so we can easily see which of our RPMs are installed. Does anyone know why Fedora says: Do not use these tags: Packager ...
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Install package with at least the specified version

After a HDD failure I managed to save the list of installed packages on my Fedora 23 box. I have already reinstalled the base system and now want to restore the old packages. I tried xargs sudo dnf ...
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rsyslog ignoring settings file

changing the /etc/rsyslog.conf has no effect for my rsyslog. After changing the settings I call service rsyslog restart and it starts up without any problems. I for instance tried commenting out all ...
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rc.local not being run on Fedora 23

I have an iptables script I want to run at boot. I created /etc/rc.d/rc.local file with CHMOD 755 permissions which have worked on previous operating systems. Root owns the file. I also have #!/bin/...
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watchdog under qemu-kvm - what am I doing wrong?

I'm trying to learn how to enable watchdog on qemu-kvm. Here's what I tried: qemu-kvm fedora23-workstation.iso -watchdog ib700 -m 2G sudo -i modprobe ib700wdt timeout=3 nowayout=1 yum install ...
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LVM difference between LV size and Cow-table size?

I created a snapshot: lvcreate -n Snapshot -L 512M -pr -s /dev/fedora_2016/home now with lvdisplay it says that LV size is 2GB and Cow-table size is 512MB. 1.What is the difference between LV size ...
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OpenVPN OpenSSL entry 22: invalid expiry date

I attempted to generate some OpenVPN keys for a new employee the other day. Same procedure as normal. Nothing has changed in this area for months. During the certificate generation I get the ...
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debugging “eth interface using wrong IP” on server

My Uni provided me two hostnames and static IPs for two interfaces on my Fedora Server 23. My idea is to use one hostname for production and another for dev branches. It should work as: bio-db.uni.edu ...
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rkt container won't let me use ports

I am trying to build a rkt (rkt 0.6.1) container (experimental poc) on fedora 22, and it seems that I can not assign network ports. I think I had it running once, but somehow now it fails. It seems ...
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`systemctl restart iptables` blocks everything

Was connecting through ssh to a Fedora 23 server and decided to restart iptables after adding a new rule: systemctl restart iptables. However the iptables never restarted, or was very slow to restart (...
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Kickstart: ifcfg-eth0 file genorated by kickstart when install from network but from initrd when install form USB

When I install Fedora 19 with a kickstart file and via network, the generated ifcfg-eth0 file is genorated by the kickstart: # Generated by parse-kickstart However if I use the same kickstart file ...
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ldap change schema and config password

I installed openldap server to fedora 20, and try use it for manage bugzilla accounts. So I first configure it for my domain, plus set password: dn: olcDatabase={0}config,cn=config changetype: modify ...
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How do you validate fstab without rebooting?

I modified /etc/fstab. I verified the new devices and I can mount them with the mount command. How may I validate the modifications made to /etc/fstab ?
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Nginx serve static files for flask app 404

I've tried numerous solutions of other posts, but nothing seems to work for me, I always get a 404 error, when trying to let nginx serve static files of my flask application. Somewhere in between all ...
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libsepol.policydb_read: policydb magic number

I'm trying to create a selinux .te file from a .pp file but the tools on fc22 don't work. Is this a bug or should I be doing something different? Environment: fc22 [root@fc20-64 ~]# rpm -q --...
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AUFS missing in Redhat Fedora, is there an alternative way of stacking directories?

I can't find Aufs in Redhat's Fedora, or any other stackable filesystem for that matter. It seems this is due to relabelling limitations of SELinux. Is there a way to achieve similar without ...
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Setting up VSFTPD for upload access

I've been trying to configure my ftp server and end goal I want the following: -No anon read/write access. -A single user with read/write access for myself I've followed a tutorial to setup a pam ...
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Fedora 17 not saving iptables

For some reason my Fedora is not saving changes made to my iptables. iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 443 -j ACCEPT service iptables status service ...
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FTP -> VSFTPD -> allow uploading folders

I have a Fedora FTP server that uses VSFTPD. I wanted to know how I could allow the users to upload directories and make directories. Thanks in advance.
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Failed to configure CA certificate chain

I'm trying to setup SSL on fedora with apache. In my vhost... SSLCertificateFile /your/path/to/crt.crt SSLCertificateKeyFile /your/path/to/key.key SSLCertificateChainFile /your/path/to/DigiCertCA....
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How to set umask for php-fpm in Fedora

I cannot find where to set umask (to set proper permissions to files created by php scripts) in Fedora 19. (specifically, I want new files to have the permissions 664)
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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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vsftpd login error: 530

I'm running the vsftpd ftp-server on Fedora Server 22. The problem is, if a user try to login with a correct password, the following error occurs: "530 Login incorrect." vsftpd.conf : listen=YES ...
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Firewalld blocking Squid

I have a serious problem here with Squid and Firewalld in Fedora 23. When I activate firewalld, I can not access the proxy I created, it returns a "Connection refused by the proxy server", but when I ...
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How to configure Fedora / RedHat / CentOS to delete files in /tmp on boot

How can you configure Fedora / RedHat / CentOS systems to delete files in /tmp on boot like Debian and Ubuntu?
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firewalld: trouble forwarding port 25 while other ports forward just fine, “rich rule” logging shows NO entries

So, I installed Fedora Core 19 for the first time as a replacement for an older system whose disk had finally died. The system serves as a web server and gateway / firewall, protecting internal ...
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Snort looking for invalid rules directory

I am in the middle of setting ups snort for the first time on Fedora 23. I have configured pulledpork for auto rules download. As you can see from the picture below, the test to see if pulledpork has ...
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Cronjob doesn't run. Similar cronjob does run. Issue with Env Vars??? Fedora involved. psql involved [duplicate]

I have cronjobs like so * * * * * /usr/bin/psql -U usename dbname -c "select usename, now(), pg_terminate_backend(pid) from pg_stat_activity where state like 'idle%' and (now() - query_start) > ...
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Fedora 23 server can't boot after renaming volume group in cockpit

I've installed Fedora 23 as web server and it was working so well for some reason i can't remember i decided to rename the volume group in storage section in cockpit the name was generated ...
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How to restart proFTPD on a Fedora server with Plesk

I need to do this through the command line (SSH). Tried: /etc/init.d/proftpd restart service ftpd restart service proftpd restart /usr/sbin/proftpd restart They all show unrecognised or invalid ...
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Unable to install Fedora 23 in VM using KVM on Linux Mint 17.2

I'm unable to install Fedora-Live-Workstation-x86_64-23-10.iso into a QEMU virtual machine using virt-manager on Linux Mint 17.2. I've verified that the SHA256 checksum on the ISO is correct. I can ...
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PackageKit version issue after upgrading from fc21 -> fc22 -> fc23

I'm trying to build a package using jhbuild, and when I run sysdeps --install, it runs through and tries to install things using PackageKit. When it does this, it shows for example, llvm-devel;3.5.0-...