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How to handle security updates within Docker containers?

When deploying applications onto servers, there is typically a separation between what the application bundles with itself and what it expects from the platform (operating system and installed ...
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How to Increase the Size of an XFS File System?

I just created an Amazon AWS EC2 instance running RHEL7: [root@ip-10-184-161-46 ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 7.0 (Maipo) [root@ip-10-184-161-46 ~]# And even ...
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GitLab installation failing on RHEL 7

I'm trying to install GitLab 7.0 on RHEL 7 (using the CentOS omnibus package), but the installation keeps failing at the step below. Any suggestions as to how to get the installation to complete ...
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Accessing network share “No such file or directory”

I have a production server where i am using network share and on this particular server there are many network shares which are getting auto mounted depending on usage of shared folder. For ...
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RedHat - Can't install a Perl module (CPAN)

I'm not able to install a perl module: [root@xxx]# cpan Module::Find [...] CPAN: File::Temp loaded ok (v0.22) CPAN.pm: Going to build C/CR/CRENZ/Module-Find-0.12.tar.gz Checking if your kit is ...
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How to run HTTPD as specific user(s) and not by nobody?

Currently, top shows me that almost all httpd processes are run by nobody. "Almost" because 2 of them are run by root. How can i make it in such a way that given i have users say: dartagnan, porthos, ...
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Why can't some user accounts access certain remote ports?

I am trying to troubleshoot a couple issues on RHEL 6.5 that seem related. In both cases, a user on a machine (seperate machines) cannot access a service (seperate services) on a remote machine. In ...
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SSL certificate installation problems [closed]

I have been following a set of steps provided here comodo Step 2 advises me to place my .crt and .bundle files inside directory etc/ssl/ In my server with FTP it shows I have a empty etc/ directory, ...
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monitoring linux servers with net-snmp [on hold]

I've installed HP Insight Remote Support on a windows 2008 Ré server to monitor all servers. On HP IRS console I can monitor windows servers. I see linux servers but I can't monitor them because it ...
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Issue with RHEL7 and disabling NetworkManager

Okay community, let's see if we can figure this one out, cause I'm out of answers. Where I work I am setting up a bunch of RedHat Enterprise Linux servers. There is a collection of RHEL6 and RHEL7 ...
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YUM installs outdated software

I recently acquired a red hat server that runs RHEL 5.5. I get a feeling that my YUM repositories are totally out of date because of the following reasons: I tried updating GCC using YUM. The ...
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LVM - Moving data between Logical Volumes within the same Physical Volume

I will have two logical volumes that exist within one physical volume (RedHat Linux LVM). I will also be moving a lot of data between these LVs. My question is: Does the data get moved on the actual ...
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Is there a way to install pip and zlib-devel on RHEL 5.7 without Red Hat entitlement?

I'm moving out of a old RHEL 5.7 server for a client and need to run a migration script in python to send all data to our new storage in Azure. To install azure cli tools i need pip but I'm unable to ...
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CentOS not detecting Intel 10G (ixgbe) interface

I have a server with CentOS 6.5 installed with 2x 1Gbps Ethernet Cards, I have added a new interface (Intel(R) 10 Gigabit PCI Express Network) but the problem. is the system is not detecting the ...
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Exclude named pipes and sockets in Puppet

We have an application which spawns named pipes (type p) on the fly. We want to manage the other files of the directory where the pipes are spawned with Puppet. Is there a simple way to tell puppet to ...
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Yum does not install specific RPM version with custom repo

We use RPMS for our packaging and yum to update our environments. We have an rpm package-5.1.1-3 installed in our production server and in our yum repository we have 2 newer versions such as ...
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Red Hat Network API connection

I'm creating a perl script that connects to the RHN, however I seem to be struggling. The code I have is this: #!/usr/bin/perl use Frontier::Client; my $HOST = 'xmlrpc.rhn.redhat.com'; my $client ...
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lvm mirror doesn't resync the logical volulme

I trying to restore one lvm mirror using the old metadata, for restore the config i'm using the command vgcfgrestore -f redhat vgmirror but after the restore of the old metadata, the resync ...
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Redhat resize Partition

First off, I'm an absolute newbie in Linux, but I've been tasked to automate the process of resizing a partition on RHEL 6.5. The server resides as a virtual machine in VMWare, and we are trying to ...
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What is the difference between RHEL and GA release?

Can someone explain the difference between the RHEL and GA releases available on AWS? RHEL costs are about double those of the GA release and I'm wondering what that extra cost includes.
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Fixing Apache Struts XSS vulnerability

A recent network scan revealed the following vulnerability: Apache Struts s:a / s:url Tag href Element XSS. Here is a link with more info about this vulnerability: http://osvdb.org/show/osvdb/54122 I ...
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Upgrade vmware tools issue

I try to upgrade vmware tools on a VM (Red hat Enterprise Linux Server 6.1) the package I try to install is VMwareTools-8.6.10-913593.tar.gz. In a step of installation I get this error : No X ...
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unable to install ffmpeg-php in redhat 7

I am trying to install ffmpeg-php but got struck. Please help. OS : RedHat Linux 7 What i did : Followed this link : https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/CompilationGuide/Centos Successfully completed ...
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Switching yum from RHEL to .. something else? [duplicate]

My various managers have decided that it's too expensive to keep paying for a subscription to the RedHat network for OS updates. Is it possible to switch to Fedora/CentOS or do I need to reinstall the ...
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yum client doesn't see new packages though server is updated

We have an internal yum server containing several repos (copies of the RHEL repo, programs created in-house, and so on). Our internal systems are firewalled off from the internet, so they can only use ...
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Is it possible to get any kind of unique identifier for the Infiniband switch that a particular Linux box is connected to?

I am trying to identify which Infiniband NIC's are connected to which switches, in a manner that is very similar to this question. However, the solution proposed there is not working for Mellanox ...
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Advertising security type 18 (VNC)

I am connecting to a Red Hat Miapo via VNC (well at least trying to) and I am getting some weird errors. From the VNC Viewer (Windows) I receive the error: "unable to connect to VNC server using your ...
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Windows NTP server with Linux clients

Has anyone got any experience syncing Linux (specifically Red Hat) to a Windows NTP server? Currently our Windows server is syncing to an stratum 1 server on the internet but the Linux boxes refuse to ...
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VNC with RedHat 7.0

I am having troubles with VNC for connection to RH 7.0 from W7. My connection cannot be established as the connection times out every time. I am unfamiliar with the RH 7 GUI and cannot seem to find ...
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LDAP Groups in authconfig

In my authconfig setup , I always use : --ldapbasedn='ou=users,o=Directory' I thought by using: --ldapbasedn='o=Directory' Groups would also be included, but no luck. My LDAP ...
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Mod Perl on RHEL 7

I for the life of me can not find the mod_perl package for RHEL 7. There is no package remotely called mod_perl, and google does not help. I am trying to get Redmine Git Hosting setup, but I need to ...
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Unusually high nfs_inode_cache

My server is experiencing a high usage of nfs_inode_cache = 11G , im trying to figure out what's consuming all this , i know already that directories with large numbers of entries and deep directory ...
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How do I force sftp user to start in their home directory

I am using RHEL6 and I set up an sftp server through sshd. Here is the relevant sshd config: Match Group sftpusers ChrootDirectory /sftp/%u ForceCommand internal-sftp X11Forwarding no ...
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httpd (WordPress) gets avc denied write (SELinux)

I'm getting following message in my /var/log/audit/audit.log: type=AVC msg=audit(1402615093.053:68): avc: denied { write } for pid=799 comm="httpd" name="php" dev="xvda1" ino=8667365 ...
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Changing GRUB configuration to “single” not working in RHEL

I am using RHEL 5.10. I have mistakenly deleted /etc/passwd file in my server (though I have the backup). I'm just trying to get into single user mode by typing single at the end of the kernel line ...
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Transfer files with extended attributes: Redhat to Redhat

I need to transfer files with extended attributes from my local system (SL 6.5) to a remote server (Centos 5.6). However, both scp and rsync are dropping the attributes, so I'm having to manually ...
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How to restore a backup from a tgz file in linux

How can i restore from a backup.tgz file generated from another linux server on my own server? I tried the command the following command: tar xvpfz backup.tgz -C / The above command worked, but it ...
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Cassandra hangs with kernel exception when adding jna jar to classpath

I have a fresh installation of cassandra v2.0.8 on a RedHat Enterprise Linux v5. I have added a sym link of the jna.jar in cassandra's /lib folder. I start cassandra and it hangs after printing out ...
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routing based on source IP

I am trying to do source-based routing, following the question http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/131527/routing-based-on-source-ip. The source IP floating one and assigned to a cluster ...
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YUM, “patchlevel” and the DTAP street on redhat/centos

Is there a way to make yum update to a certain patchlevel? I always promise my devs the servers between Dev, Test, Acc and Prod are the same with versions of software. But when u use yum via the ...
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How to build the rpm package with SHA-256 checksum for files?

In standard alone RHEL 6.4 rpm build environment, the rpm packages is generated with SHA-256 check sum, which is gotten by command rpm -qp --dump xxx.rpm [user@redhat64 abc]$ rpm -qp --dump ...
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relay to external network smtp server using sendmail as mta

I am banging my head on desk for this. My linux system is on local network where as my smtp server is on different network. Is there any way that I can relay mails from my local machine to this remote ...
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lvresize: command not found - RedHat

No search results on google for this. So i am really confused now. I am trying to increase the swap space and lvresize says command not found. Please Help !! using RedHat 64bit
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CentOS default never fsck root partition on start up?

Most documentation or sites will say use "tune2fs -l " to check if the system will do fsck on the system partitions on next boot, in particular, should look at "Mount count" and "Maximum mount count" ...
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VNC server installed or not in redhat linux - please read the lines below

[root@cpsc-server VNCInstallable]# ls VNC-Server-5.1.1-Linux-x64.rpm VNC-Viewer-5.1.1-Linux-x64.rpm [root@cpsc-server VNCInstallable]# rpm -e VNC-Server-5.1.1-Linux-x64.rpm **error: package ...
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redhat find all packages installed locally

So far I have a list of explicit packages that are installed with yum. The server has some of its own developed software which would not be from a repo, it would be moved and then installed locally. ...
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Resizing of volumes used as VMWare NFS datastores causes Linux VM issues

We had to perform a live volume resize of an NFS datastores VMWare uses on our Netapp. All of our Windows VMs were fine after the resize. However, some of our Linux VMs had issues. Some Linux VMs ...
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dovecot rhel 5 installation fails because of newer libraries

to whom it may respond to, we are trying to install dovecot (dovecot-2.2.10-1_14.el5.x86_64) on a RHEL 5.4 server and we get the error : [root@asgfkm /]# rpm -i dovecot-2.1.17-0_136.el5.x86_64.rpm ...
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Resizing Partitions on Live RHEL/cPanel Server

I've resized many partitions over the years on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X -- but always using a GUI. However, the time has come where the preset partition sizes my data center placed on my server ...
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RHEL boot partition size during auto-installation

We are installing some servers with same RHEL image. During the installation, all but one, have got no problem and had boot partition in size of 250M. The one server, after the installation has ...