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Suse 11 Sp2 pam-config doesn't work

I try to add pam_ldap module in Suse 11 Sp1 Server 64 bit using: pam-config -a --ldap OS information: node01:~ # file $(which pam-config) /usr/sbin/pam-config: ELF 64-bit LSB executable, ...
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set up a small maintenance program on a server

I have a small webapplication (PHP and XSLT based) which uses an intern file cache and saves the user's search data. Now, I don't want to run out of disk space, so I need a program for cleaning up ...
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OpenSuse 13.1 GRUB2 downgrade GRUB stuck on menu

I was trying to virtualize a opensuse server and discovered that GRUB2 is not supported by VMWare, at least without some fiddling. I went into Yast and changed the bootloader from GRUB to GRUB2, and ...
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Spam emails from Suse server: test -x /etc/init.d/sendmail && /usr/share/sendmail/sendmail cron-msp

Have a virtual server with old Suse. About a month ago cron started spamming me with emails like this: Subject: test -x /etc/init.d/sendmail && /usr/share/sendmail/sendmail cron-msp ...
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Can't access internet when connect to pptp vnc build on opensuse13.1

I have built a pptpd vnc server under opensuse13.1, everything looks fine when I running the pptp service. but there is problems when I connect from both android & winxp client: by winxp At ...
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Installing php53-devel on an Amazon Suse

(I hope this is the right place for this type of question) I'm trying to install cURL on a SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 sp3 machine. I'm using this action to do so: sudo zypper install ...
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How to provide external access to only the Git projects (clone/pull/push) of an internal GitLab deployment

We have set-up a GitLab server (GitLab 7.0 Community Edition). It is up and running and our colleagues can use it within the LAN (the IP address and Host are only visible from the LAN). Some of the ...
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Run multiple instances of apache with PHP5

I am attempting to setup a Dell Poweredge R720 server with OpenSUSE 13.1. I need to run multiple instances of apache (Either 1 install multiple instances or multiple installs with multiple ...
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Deletion of User and home directory from NFS

I have 10 systems with opensuse installed in each of them.I have created 2 servers such that one is NIS and other is NFS , i have added lets say 5 users to NIS and their corresponding home ...
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openSUSE encrypted root over RAID, given Yast doesn't support encrypted root?

This is for a fresh install of 13.1 I'll be making. Four drives in RAID10 need to be on the bottom. I'd rather the RAID be software, MD, rather than hardware, though I'd use hardware RAID if all else ...
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How can I update php using zypper?

I'm currently running 5.3.17 and I'd like to update to the latest stable version. I've looked up a bunch of guides and they all have me doing it manually using wget. I'd like to do it all through ...
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No access or error logging on OpenSuse

I've got an Amazon ec2 instance running OpenSuse and I'm getting a white page of death on some of my php scripts but there's no error log in var/log/apache2. To my surprise, there's also no access ...
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Suse Desktop on EC2/Azure

I run a Suse Desktop Edition Instance on MS Azure, then installed NoMachine(NX) free ver 4.2.25, finally tried to connect from my local PC(OSX), but failed Actually, I succeeded this with ...
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masquerade an URL with proxy SSL or other methods

good day dear server experts I would like to be able to masquerade an URL, that is to keep the URL the user is entering when going to a page. For example: The user is entering at his browser: ...
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SSH connection falling down

I've set up a connection with autossh that creates some tunnels at system startup, but if I try to connect, after successful login (with RSA key) connection fall down, here a trace: debug1: ...
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OpenSuSE server in demilitarized zone can still ping internal network?

I don't know much about setting up DMZ but from what I read in the OpenSUSE docs, putting a network interface in the DMZ zone allows reaching it from both external and internal networks while ...
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Add path to environment PATH variable for Apache (wwwrun) and all users after TEX Live update on openSUSE

After installation of TEX Live 2013 on (I admit outdated) openSUSE 11.3 (x86_64) I needed to add path /usr/local/texlive/2013/bin/x86_64-linux into PATH environment variables for: All users Apache ...
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install nginx on suse linux enterprise 11

I need some help getting ngnix installed on Suse Linux Enterprise 11. This is my first time trying to do this so I am likely missing something basic. Thus far I have: wget ...
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Why is cron running twice?

I wanted to execute my PHP mailing-script automatically with cron. I always get the mail twice though. The script runs fine when started manually. I put this in the crontab for testing: 54 13 * * * ...
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exactly 90 seconds to restart apache httpd

I have an openSUSE 13.1 VM (host runs Virtualbox 4.2.18, also on openSUSE 13.1) and restarting httpd (Apache/2.4.6) always takes 1.5 minute: foobar:~ # time /etc/init.d/apache2 restart redirecting to ...
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Mounting EncFS with PAM at SSH login with password protected key

I'm running OpenSUSE 12.3 on a VM in the cloud and have an EncFS directory set up. I can mount it manually fine. I'm trying to have the directory mounted at SSH login, ideally only for the duration ...
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OTRS installation errors on openSUSE

I have a fresh, text-only installation of openSuSe 13.1 (physical server, old Samsung netbook), and I'm trying to get OTRS up and running. I've installed OTRS using the below commands. I don't think ...
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Install OpenSuse 13/Linux on Intel raid ESRT2 fails. SLES works

I have an Intel box with S2600GZ board. I have tried to install a few Linux distros and non can detect the ESRT2 raid. All distros claim "No disks found". My goal is to install OpenSuse 13. The only ...
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Static IP doesn't take effect after reboot

Yesterday i had do a "zypper up" remoted and then i reboot the server. the connection lost then i went to the data center and check on the server, found out that the IP for eth0 and eth1 all gone. i ...
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Cannot log in into server by any user

I have got a strange problem with one of my servers. The server is running but I cannot log in into it by any user. I found that when I will reboot server it works for some time and then I cannot ...
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install openSuse packges on SLES?

I wish to install a package called 'mosh' onto Suse (not openSuse). The instructions for mosh are to run a simple sudo zypper in mosh. This sadly results in this on suse: 'mosh' not found in package ...
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Can I update libc.so.6 with no risk of breaking the server?

I have a server which for different reasons I cannot upgrade. It's running SUSE 11.4. I need to run a package that requires GLIBC_2.14, and I have GLIB_2.11 The error I'm getting is: ...
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WOL doesn't work if set to anything other than `a` but this setting makes it boot all the time

I manage a small "cluster" of 4 Xeon machines with Intel boards in my lab. They are all plugged to a 5-port 3-Com switch with static IP addresses like 10.0.0.x. They are all running OpenSuse 11.4 and ...
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(simple) linux HA with vmware vsphere?

I hope my upcoming question is specific enough, and you are able and willing to support :-) We have several openSUSE VMs in an ESX-Cluster (three ESX-Servers) with an attached iSCSI-SAN. All of ...
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FTP user configuration in OpenSuse 12

I need to set up an FTP service with OpenSuse 12.2 server and I am a little lost. I am using the remote YAST2 tool via SSH. I created several users who can connect via SSH and/or FTP, so the basic ...
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Lio iSCSI target on OpenSUSE?

I want to use an iSCSI targeting framework that supports SCSI-3 and VAAI for use as an iSCSI SAN cluster across 2 servers. As far as i'm aware I can use either Lio ...
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Checking for updates on OpenSuse 12.1

I have a OpenSuse 12.1 web server as a VPS server. I am logged in as root and I am trying to check if there are any updates available. I've done this many times before but I am now getting the ...
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Problems with new server accessing ldap and mail server/relay (connection timeout and can't contact)

I'm on OpenSUSE 12.3, and setup a mail relay under mail server settings (posix) via yast. I try to send a mail and get timed out: 2013-09-27T15:19:08.745282+01:00 myserver postfix/qmgr[12258]: ...
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Suse 12.3 update

hi i just installed suse 12.3 on a server but whem i try to update with zypper update or you, i get checksum errors for many packages like this Digest verification failed for ...
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Internet explorer cannot display the page, other browsers can, possibly htaccess / server error

After the migration of a high traffic site, from Redhat to Suse, Internet Explorer users (of at least IE 9) have, in some cases, troubles to view the frontpage (error message: "Internet explorer ...
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OpenSUSE Won't Authenticate against OpenLDAP Server

I have an OpenBSD LDAP server for single sign on purposes, I know that its working because my Ubuntu client can authenticate against it without any issues. OpenSUSE will not authenticate against my ...
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Install gems of ruby 1.9 bins without suffix in openSuSE

I got issue on my openSuSE instances. By default in openSuSE after installation by gem utility (gem install some_app) you will got something like that: # some_app1.9 # chef-solo1.9 etc. That a ...
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ssh SendEnv from windows to linux server using cygwin

I am doing ssh to a Open SUSE linux server from windows cygwin. I am trying to send one of my local environment variable through the ssh command so that I can load some specific .bashrc file right ...
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OpenSuse: How to bring up the IPv6 stack after an “ifconfig eth0 down”

here is my config for eth0 /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-eth0 BOOTPROTO='static' BROADCAST='' ETHTOOL_OPTIONS='' IPADDR='5.1.0.2/24' IPADDR_V6='5:1:0:1::2/64' MTU='' NAME='82540EM Gigabit Ethernet ...
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how do I force Apache to use http_proxy on Localhost for outbound traffic without iptables?

I have a webserver with several applications of several users. Since I'm not sure what the applications are doing and which outbound http/https traffic they produce, I want to get more control about ...
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How to set telnet start after every reboot in suse 11sp3 x64

I have an issue on sles 11sp3x64 with telnet, if i reboot the machine telnet service not starting automatically. again i have to do service restart manually. is there any way to start automaticaly ...
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On suse What is the difference between TIMEZONE and DEFAULT_TIMEZONE in file /etc/sysconfig/clock? [closed]

As the title says, I would like to know the difference between TIMEZONE and DEFAULT_TIMEZONE on SuSE in the /etc/sysconfig/clock file. In our production server we have this variables like this ...
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OpenLDAP Windows and sssd with multiple groups Suse

I have a OpenLDAP server (windows version) installed with user and groups correctly configured. Most of the users belongs to differents groups. I have a problem with the sssd configuration to access ...
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Cannot use FTP passive mode after recent Windows Azure VM maintenance

Recently, Windows Azure had a scheduled maintenance on Virtual Machine services. I had my machine not booting anymore so I recreated it fresh new from my disk image, which is supposed to work fine ...
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Using DRBD with 100mbit uplink

we are planing to use drbd to sync two servers (different hardware) to get kind of HA in case the master server dies. The servers are hosted physically in the same datacenter (Hetzner in germany) and ...
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irtouchServer on openSUSE 11.4 (i586) - (irtouchServer) did not claim interface 0 before use

I'm trying to install IR Touch from IRTOUCHSYSTEMS. I download the drivers and install them but on dmsg I see: usb 2-1.3: usbfs: process 8179 (irtouchServer) did not claim interface 0 before use ...
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SUSE YaST routes not in kernel route -n

I'm using opensSuSE as a router. eth0 is the WAN nic, eth1 is the LAN nic. I also have a tun10 device, which I'm using with an OpenVPN client connection. I want yast routes to specify what traffic ...
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Apache2 will not start on OpenSUSE after enabling mod_pagespeed

I have a linode VPS, running openSUSE 12.1 (A little outdated, but stable). I have installed the RPMS for mod_pagespeed. mod_pagespeed.conf has "ModPagespeed on". Restarting apache fails after ...
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Apache listed in runlevels, not starting at boot (OpenSuse 12.3)

I want my compiled apache2 server to run when my OpenSuse 12.3 server boots. I've followed the procedure listed in How do I get apache to startup at bootime on Linux, namely: Creating the file ...
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Unable to setup PPTP VPN on SUSE Enterprise 11

I am new to Linux, however I will try to convey my question the best I can. Right now we are using Windows Server 2003 as a DHCP server. It also has PPTP VPN installed. Users can get to VPN outside ...