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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 ...
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all vhost are pointing to single localtion in openSuse 12.3

I have a virtual host setup for development on my local machine a.local, now I'm adding another vhost b.local, I created another vhost file in /etc/apache2/vhosts.d/ as b.local.conf. When I access ...
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Resize openSUSE 12.3 GPT ext4 partitions in a RAID1 disk array

I have a software raid configured (/dev/md2) which has assigned the partitions sda3 and sdb3 from two 3TB disks (sda and sdb). The partition types are GPT not LVM and file system is ext4. Now, the ...
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Relation between Heartbeat and Corosync on openSUSE

I'm moving a Heartbeat + Pacemaker setup to openSUSE 12.1. It turns out that Heartbeat isn't supported on this platform anymore, and therefore it is not available from the official repos. Switching ...
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Cannot Connect To Home Directory From Windows Via Samba

I changed the password of linux user "user123" on my Suse box and noticed that the previously working Samba login that I used to access its home directory from Windows did not change along with it. ...
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CVS authentication with openldap

I have migrated the CVS from Windows to Linux and imported the repo's as needed. Now I have to setup ldap authentication ( Remote Server/Linux/Open LDAP ) for CVS. As per other blogs, it says we have ...
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How to monitor outgoing bandwidth per sub directory of document root in Apache2

I've had a search and Google and found ways to monitor bandwidth per virtual host. What I need is a way to monitor outgoing bandwidth (and eventually suspend) of sub folders of my document root. ...
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opensuse 12.2: yast misconfiguration ldap server

i have a very simple question. I used Yast to configure openldap. It worked. Then I had to change the certificates for SSL/TSL support. I did this trough Yast. However, I gave the path towards the ...
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Recreate Azure virtual machine from existing and working disk

This morning I found that my Azure VM was dead dead. It was impossible for me to reboot or shut it down. Anyway I managed to delete the VM instance and make a snapshot copy of the VHD (who never ...
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How to ensure a password entered on command line is not stored at all on Linux server?

I've got a web page PHP script which runs p7zip on the server: This passes a user supplied password for encrypting their uploaded files. Secondly the password is then emailed via PHP to the ...
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Troubleshooting endless provisioning in Azure after custom image deployment

I have tried to create a custom Linux VM image based on openSuse 12.2 with Suse Studio. I have used Studio's upload to Azure feature to deploy the image to my BLOB container. I have made sure I ...
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Where is the System Services (runlevels) option in Yast2 Opensuse 12.1?

I am in as root in the terminal and have typed yast2. Under System there is no System Service (run levels) as there was in Opensuse version 11. Where is the proper tool to make eg mysql autostart?
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Set default file permissions: Creating files on Linux with group write permission

I am running openSUSE 11.0 on a server which is copying (and processing) a lot of files. The new folders, which were received by some service running, have the default permissions drwxr-sr-x and the ...
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balanced (currentness vs. stability) linux server distribution

I am a long-time user of Gentoo, both on the desktop and server. As a software engineer, I love its flexibility and customizability (as well as the fact that it is bleeding edge and a rolling ...
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Different Linux Distributions Producing Different Machine Generated Code [closed]

I have a very interesting and frustrating issue. The company that I work for uses an application to do simulation and verification for electrical engineering. This application produces output based ...
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OpenVPN on openSUSE 12.2 bridge not working

I would like to ask for a little help. I'm setting up a openvpn bridge in opensuse 12.2, I can connect to server, but I can't ping the server, nor anything that is behind server. Also, I can't ping ...
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“mod_mono and xsp have different versions” error

I'm trying to start a test MVC4 application on Mono 2.10 $ xsp --version xsp2.exe 2.10.2.0 Copyright (C) 2002-2011 Novell, Inc. Minimalistic web server for testing System.Web $ mod-mono-server4 ...
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Install Samba 4 on Opensuse 12.2

Have anybody already installed Samba 4 on Opensuse ? Please show me how to do, because without that Samba, i cannot to execute CMD command or any script storing on Windows remotely by using winexe ?
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difference between compiled and installed via rpm (zypper)

In an openSUSE 11.1 I download, compile and install ImageMagick via: wget ftp://.../pub/graphics/ImageMagick/ImageMagick-6.7.7-0.zip unzip ImageMagick-6.7.7-0.zip cd ImageMagick-6.7.7-0 ./configure ...
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SSL issues with puppet agent at openSUSE

I have a master running at my vps, and it has a simple helloworld manifest which works fine with any ubuntu machine I have. It connects, exchanges keys and creates test file allright, so I'm sure ...
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CIFS slashes changed to backslashes after upgrade

I am working on linux server which does its backup via rsync to a cifs-mounted share on an external NAS (D-Link DNS-320). Everything worked fine on opensuse 11.4. After upgrade to opensuse 12.2, the ...
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I am running OpenSUSE 10.1 SLES - Can I install non-Novell distributed packages?

I have inherited an OpenSUSE 10.1 SLES box, with several virtual SLES machines running under it. The subscription for the regular, Novell-provided updates has expired. Can I circumvent renewing this ...
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How to execute a script only once, immediately after ALL network interfaces are up in OpenSUSE?

I run Opensuse 12.2. I have 3 network interfaces, eth[012] The interfaces are configured in /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-eth[012] I want to execute a script immediately after ALL three interfaces ...
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Hard-limit quota not enforced

I have configured my box to allow a certain user up to 2GB of storage thanks to quota. I think I have enabled it correctly. /etc/fstab shows usrquota,grpquota, quotaon says everything is fine but I ...
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openSuse and openldap:ldap only login

I 've managed to setup ldap server and i can search it succefully from the server machine. i ve added to the database all info except from the fstab file and automount info. I migrated succefully the ...
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Why does samba with netbios aliases only load one of the configurations?

I'm running an OpenSuSE 11.3 box with samba v3.5.4. I've set up my smb.conf as follows: [global] netbios aliases = jean-pc2 storage include = /etc/samba/smb.conf.%L Then I have ...
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How to use date functions for linux batch specile?

First, I wasn't sure if belonged to StackOverflow or here, but figure this would be more applicable to server administration. We have a .tar backup file going to an offsite backup server each day as ...
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Apache2 - Hosting two sites on the same domain with different ports

I am hosting a staging site (test.mydomain.com) which currently work well on port 80 for two sites (test.mydomain.com and test.FRmydomain.com) I am working on a new backend and I would like to deploy ...
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lgcrypt not found while compiling libvirt

I am compiling libvirt. while compiling I got to install a lot of libraries which were appeared as dependencies. but I am not able to resolve the following error: linux/bin/ld: cannot find -lgcrypt ...
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Disable scripting for a particular vhost

I want to disable every form of scripting (PHP, ASP.NET, CGI) for a specific vhost in my Apache2 setup. Only plain old HTML pages. Scripting must remain enabled for all other vhosts in the server. ...
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How do I disable automatic updates on OpenSUSE 12.2

For reasons unknown, OpenSUSE seems to have half a dozen different places that mention auto-update. Is there a way I can definitely, permanently, irreversibly disable auto-update so that new software ...
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Opensuse and Clonezilla: Cloned hard drive won't boot

Recently I used Clonezilla cloned one hard drive which I installed Opensuse 12.2, include all partitions. When I tried to restore it on another machine (with very similar hardware and same model of ...
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equivalent development/build tools for suse professional 11

I have suse professional 11.4 In redhat we have this: yum group install "development tools" In Debian we have this: apt-get install build-essentials What is the equivalent for suse? I want to ...
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What is the difference between suse professional and suse enterprise?

I have looking to download the Suse Professional 11. However, I have been to 2 websites, the paid subscription version and opensuse, the free open source edition. But none of them mention anything ...
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What's up with these NoMachine errors?

I've successfully installed it on other machines, but this one is being a pain. Throws error about not available/access disabled from the client. Checking into it on the server side provides the ...
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Windows Azure openSUSE: rcnetwork not starting

I have a Linux VM in Azure, created from their default image. My problem is simply that the init script network doesn't look like to start, so dependent services (apache, postfix...) won't start. If ...
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netconfig won't change DNS on opensuse 12.2

I'm trying to update my dns servers after openvpn connection, but netconfig won't do that for me. Here's how I'm trying to do it [manually now]: /sbin/netconfig modify -v -i tap0 -s openvpn ...
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High packet in discard percentage

We have several servers running VMWare ESXi 4 on which are virtual machines running OpenSUSE and Windows 2008r2. We also have a server monitoring these vm's using OpenNMS. For several of the OpenSUSE ...
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Clustering a web server

With 4 servers with OpenSuse is it possible to cluster them all together to run websites? What is involved in clustering and is anything special needed to cluster the machines together so they work as ...
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Mercurial upgrade OpenSUSE Linux

I wanted to upgrade mercurial version on OpenSUSE box. This is what I had test99:~/TEST_AREA/hgplayarea # hg --version Mercurial Distributed SCM (version 1.5) Copyright (C) 2005-2010 Matt Mackall ...
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How can I contribute to OpenSuse/SLES packages? [closed]

I've got some improvements for correctness for the tomcat 6 and tomcat 7 packages for SLES. I understand that opensuse is upstream. Where do I start to contribute back to the package?
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VirtualBox Opensuse cloned version doesn't work

I'm using VirtualBox 4.1.22 and have a Opensuse 12.1 VM. When I clone it without any changing (even not MAC address), the cloned version doens't work propperly. It boot for a long time and give ...
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NIS client cannot find NIS server (Opensuse)

I installed NIS server on head node of a virtual cluster(VirtualBox). One of the node (let's say node-1) can find NIS server and work with it, but another node (node-2) just can't find the NIS server ...
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Segmentation faults and lots of zombie processes from sshd user

This problem is happening on a Windows Azure Linux VM running openSUSE 12.1 In the past days I have found many unavailability problems that forced me to a reboot from management console (no even SSH ...
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How resolution can be increased in a hyper-v virtual machine of windows 8 [closed]

i already have Windows 8 from MSDNAA. I'm very interested in Hyper-V, so i've created an hyper-v virtual machine with openSUSE. If i connect, i have only a 800x600 resolution. I have not found any ...
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OpenVPN subnet routing on openSuSE

First off: I have looked all over for a solution to this, but couldn't find anything. How can I make OpenVPN's subnet accessible to my LAN? BACKGROUND INFORMATION: I have an openSUSE 12.1 box that ...
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Reset OpenSUSE file permissions across system

I was wondering if there is a set of commands that you can run to reset file permissions to default. A bunch of directories/files got their permissions changed on my server due to me copying and ...
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OpenSUSE reinstall Yast

I just can't understand what just happend? I installed an openSUSE system, the original plan was to use it as an internal DNS Server for easyer access to all of the internal network computers. ...
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on suse11 executables are run using sh instead of bash. How to change this

On Suse 11 though the default shell is bash, when I run any executable shell like ./IsCurrentShell then this script is run using sh instead of bash. How can I make this behavior to change such that ...
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Can't connect or ping to internet from my device using crossover ethernet [closed]

I followed this post to connect my Raspberry Pi (an ARM-based computer) to my PC via crossover cable to use wifi connection of my PC (openSUSE 11.4): (UPDATE: now I have openSUSE 12.1) ...