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NIS client is not able to change password using yppasswd in OpenSuse 13.2?

NIS Server - OpenSuse 12.1 NIS Clients - OpenSuse 13.2 At NIS Client: nisuser@opensuse13.2:~> yppasswd yppasswd is deprecated, use /usr/bin/passwd instead Changing password for nisuser. Old ...
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I cant open a port iptables - The command runs, but port keeps closed [closed]

I want to make a simple redirect of my notebook port to a VM port (in my notebook also).. iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 2424 -j ACCEPT iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp --dport 2424 -j DNAT ...
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Why doesn't VSphere show VMWare Tools as installed?

I just installed a fresh openSuSE 13.2 VM onto ESXi 6. I did the VMware-install.pl process and it completes successfully, reporting as installed. However, both our monitoring software (What's Up ...
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Trouble figuring out a fail2ban log error message: “iptables -n -L INPUT | grep -q 'fail2ban-SSH[ \t]' returned 100”

Here is my jail.local rule for ssh: [ssh-iptables] enabled = true filter = sshd action = iptables[name=SSH, port=ssh, protocol=tcp] logpath = /var/log/messages maxretry = 5 Here is what my ...
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OpenSuse: How to allow an outside network to access the local network?

I want to connect vlans of two separated networks I administer and it's almost complete, Allow me to describe the situation: Network A's firewall is a FortiGate 1000C and the vlan is 192.168.2.0/24 ...
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sles/opensuse os installation log

Is it possible to keep installation log off all events, tasks, say running commands, etc.. while installing SLES/openSUSE (or maybe another linux)? It's not a problem lookup info in already running ...
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OpenSUSE Xen Multiple Apache VM's

I am attempting to set up an OpenSUSE 13.2 server with Xen Hypervisor installed. The problem I have now encountered, is how do I route the correct requests to the correct VM instances. Lets say I ...
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Install memcached PHP extension on openSUSE 13.2

Is there a standard/supported way to get the memcached extension for PHP installed on openSUSE 13.2? On CentOS this was a case of yum -y install php-pecl-memcached. But it doesn't look like the ...
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Cobbler with openSUSE

I am using Cobbler to run SuSE Linux Enterprise (SLES) and it has been running fine. Currently I am using the same setup for openSUSE and I am having some problem in getting the autoyast to work. ...
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How do you pull guest and host restource utilization data from Suse Cloud OpenStack

I am trying to pull guest and physical server resource utilization from the Suse Cloud OpenStack Infrasructure. In vMWare world, I would connect to vcenter can try to pull the data from performance ...
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Cannot access when security=users

I cant access to files as annonymous or Linux account while security = users but when security = share everything works fine. My config: # smb.conf is the main Samba configuration file. You find a ...
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Can we run thin client to connect to Linux (Suse or Ubuntu) [closed]

Not sure where to ask such questions, so guide me on that! I am looking to have several thin clients to use same server (system), the work involved is mostly office and browsing related works - that ...
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Where's sshd in OpenSuse 13.2?

After I installed OpenSuse 13.2 I discovered that even if the ssh connection to the box were successful I could not find the running service as I did before (with chkconfig command) Why? My last ...
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All or very many shared libraries fail to load - openSUSE

For some reason, all (or very many) shared libraries no longer load. However, ldconfig claims that the library exists. web6:~ # sendmail -? sendmail: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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Xen / libvirt - “End of file while reading data: Input/output error” when attempting to start a domain

I'm getting the following string of errors when I attempt to start a domain using virsh: virsh # start vimes error: Failed to start domain vimes error: End of file while reading data: Input/output ...
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Directories inside /var are on root partition not /var partition

Few weeks ago I installed Opensuse 13.2. I partitioned the disk so that root '/', /var, /tmp and /home are on different partitions. Today I noticed that although /var is on partition sda8, all ...
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KVM bridged network like in virtualbox

I have a server with 3 NIC's with OpenSUSE 13.2 and KVM installed. I have installed Debian as guest. My network is 192.168.88.0/24, DHCP server is at 192.168.88.1. Now I want my guest to also get a ...
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Postgres on OpenSuse doesn't start after update

I tried to upgrade OpenSuse from 12.1 to 13.1 and after 'zypper update' and reboot Postgresql doesn't start. Here is the output of service postgresgl status: postgresql.service - LSB: Start the ...
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Supermicro X7DBU, how to put it to sleep

I am very new to server administration and just learning the stuff. I have just inherited a Supermicro 1U Server X7DBU running openSuse 12.3. Is it possible to configure it to go to sleep or low power ...
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Proliant DL380 G5, MSA60, Opensuse 13.1

I should apologize for my limited English. I bought recently an used MSA60, to replace a set of small e-SATA boxes. The disks they contain are mostly 3T bytes SATA ones. When I put the disks in the ...
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SUSE 13.2 GRUB Configuration FIle [closed]

I just installed OpenSuse to learn it. I'd like to open the system in runtime 3 mode. According to the documentation I have to edit /boot/grub/menu.lst file. Unfortunately this file does not exist on ...
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fdisk -l do not detect device accessed using iSCSI on XEN virtual machine

I am experiencing an issue when accessing the iSCSI target in VMs created on XEN hypervisor. I have used SUSE 11 SP3 to configure this. After discovering the iSCSI targets from VM, I am able to view ...
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Change location of maildir

Standard Linux installation provide a maildir in /var/spool/mail/$user (that's actually a single file holding all emails, not a "mail directory"), soft-linked by /var/mail/. I'm going to set up ...
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Suseconfig replacement in 13.1

As far as I know, after modifying some etc/sysconfig values you must run SuSEconfig tool. For example, I have modified spamassassin's SPAM_SA_UPDATE to yes. It's supposed to set a daily cron task, ...
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yast2 command line option for uinstall

I need to be able to uinstall mariadb that I had installed using the command yast -i mariadb mariadb-tools but for the life of me I can't find the command line option that should be used instead ...
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I've uninstalled/deleted bash and it's killed the server

I changed the default shell to zsh. And then proceeded to uninstall bash (this was via yast on SLES). To my horror I start to see everything deleted/uninstalled, apache, mysql . I can't putty into ...
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How to patch for CVE-2014-6271 & CVE-2014-7169?

CVE-2014-6271 & CVE-2014-7169 is a bash related bug that reported at 24-Sep-2014. http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2014-6271 ...
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Governing fan speed in Linux

We bought an HP ProLiant DL320e Gen8 v2 server at office, to be used to run internal applications under Linux. Our OS choice runs between CentOS 6.5 and openSUSE 13.1, though the server is certified ...
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LDAP config for Novell export

I am trying to export the email userlist from groupwise via the consoleOne export tool.. In the tool, they ask for some basic LDAP parameters that make little sense in the GUI (I dislike GUIs). ...
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openSUSE 13.1 pam_ldap error trying to bind invalid credentials

Environment: new install of openSUSE 13.1 into a internal network of mostly 10.2 and 10.3 openSUSE. LDAP server (@(#) $OpenLDAP: slapd 2.3.19 (Jul 28 2006 17:00:02)) running on SUSE LE 10 . ...
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Apache Proxy Server - Hopefully an easy fix

I am having issues with using relative directories from within the server that my proxy server redirects too. Lets call my top level server that provides the proxy "Proxy", and the first sub server ...
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How do I export the groupwise database into .pst or .csv format?

I have only an ssh connection to the server and I need to extract the groupwise database and import all the users and hopefully emails too into MS Exchange. When you google for tools, the only thing ...
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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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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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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 ...