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Selinux “Add context Rule to Semanage”

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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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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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 [on hold]

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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Make kernel modules available that have been deactivated on Fedora

I need some kernel modules which are available in the Linux source but deactivated on Fedora 20 and I wonder what's the easiest and most forward way to do make them available. (namely then net/CAN ...
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Correctly setting the hostname - Fedora 20 on Amazon EC2

Context I have a Fedora 20 cloud image running on Amazon EC2 (henceforth called the "instance"). And I have some uncertainty about persistently setting its hostname. Goal In this case, let's say I ...
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net.inet.tcp.blackhole option on Fedora

This link of freebsdblog.org suggests a configuration option for FreeBSD that tells the system to drop all packages arriving from the network to a closed port and thus somewhat securing your system ...
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tcpdump: out.pcap: Permission denied

[root@localhost ~]# cat /etc/issue Fedora release 17 (Beefy Miracle) Kernel \r on an \m (\l) [root@localhost ~]# uname -a Linux localhost.localdomain 3.6.10-2.fc17.i686 #1 SMP Tue Dec 11 18:33:15 UTC ...
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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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Network aliases on boot on Fedora 17

We have a fedora server(Fedora release 17 (Beefy Miracle)) with a few aliases on the main NIC that don't get setup during boot. Here's my config: # cat /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-em1* ...
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How to enable synergy 24800 (or some other port) through firewalld

After upgrading to Fedora 18, Synergy, the keyboard sharing system was blocked by default. The culprit was firewalld, which happily ignored my previous settings made in the Fedora GUI, backed by ...
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How do you secure the “gallery” photo gallery?

Are there any special steps that should be taken to secure Gallery? Specifically, I currently have the Fedora RPM gallery2-2.3-1.fc8 installed. I do have selinux enabled in targeted mode, which is a ...
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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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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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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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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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Unable to join Fedora 20 machine to Active Directory with realmd

I don't know a lot about Active Directory, but I have some basic knowledge of what it does. I have been trying to join a Fedora 20 machine to the domain, and have been having some issues. I ran the ...
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fedora tomcat log file path

My log file is inside: kamil@localhost tomcat$ grep "logs/" ./* ./log4j.properties:log4j.appender.R.File=${catalina.home}/logs/tomcat.log my CATALINA_HOME is kamil@localhost tomcat$ sudo grep ...
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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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Why I can't edit the file though I have permissions to do it?

These are permissions: $ ls -l | grep view.tmpl -rw-rw-r-- 1 apache devel 1057 2009-04-30 00:39 view.tmpl I(lexsys) am in group developers: $ cat /etc/group | grep devel ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to enable iptables (instead of firewalld) services on RHEL 7 and Fedora 18?

The newest fedora has firewalld as new firewall aplication. I liked old iptables services. I want them back but have no idea how to do that. I have tried : systemctl disable firewalld.service ...
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How to disable SELinux for Apache httpd only on my Fedora 14?

By following this link I am able to just turn SELinux off completely from my Fedora 14. But I wonder how could I disable SELinux only for the httpd daemon? I don't have system-config-selinux installed ...
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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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What is the relation between NetworkManager and network service in Fedora/RHEL/Centos?

Hi I am new to Fedora/Centos/RHEL. I am confused about NetworkManager and network service in these Linux OS. May I know what is the relation between NetworkManager and network service? If I am using ...
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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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How to resize the disk of a Fedora guest VM in VMWare ESXi

How do I resize (specifically increase) the disk size of a Fedora guest VM running under VMWare ESXi 4.1? I have a Fedora 16 VM with an lvm2 formatted disk, and I've increased its disk size using the ...
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Bad byte in one RAM module / Block area of RAM from being used

I have four 512 MB RAM modules in one server. The fourth RAM is showing error for only one bit when I use memtest86+ to test the RAMs. Even when I swap the RAM in fourth slot with some other RAM 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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Disable remove pemission on linux

I have made a ftp directory I want that virtual users can create and update folders and files but they can not delete them. how do I suppose to do that? I have created this ftp by vsftp in fedora 16 ...
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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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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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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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Ruby gems issue on Openshift origin on fedora 20

I meet some problem when checking bundle dependency on cd /var/www/openshift/broker bundle --local This is the error message, Bundler could not find compatible versions for gem "activesupport": ...
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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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postfix RCPT TO Temporary lookup failure 451 && mail transport unavailable

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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Account with conflicting name exists locally

When I login to a Fedora box through ssh, i get the following error: Account with conflicting name exists locally Anyone know how I can get rid if this? I think whatever issue that is, it's also ...
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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 ...