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How do I enable updated PHP 5.5 versions in RHEL 7

As our development projects expand we're finding we often need newer versions of PHP, Python, Ruby, etc than are provided by Red Hat. What are others at NU doing to solve this problem? There doesn't ...
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`aptitude` like conflict resolution on RHEL like systems? [on hold]

Is there any package manager for CentOS and such that, like aptitude, lets you navigate alternatives of add-proposals and remove-proposals? The machine is not mine so in principle a GUI program ...
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MongoDB frequently switching primaries

We are running a Mongo 2.6 replica set with 3 members: primary, secondary, arbiter. Nearly every day our MongoDB is switching which server is primary and this causes all connections to that DB to be ...
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Building a stack of SRPMs in build-dependency order

If I have a stack of SRPMs that I'd like to build, leading to a final product binary RPM. Many of the SRPMs require the built RPMs of other SRPMs to build. These requirements are expressed in the ...
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Lighttpd ldap auth issue, massive performance loss (lighttpd 1.4.35-1.el6.x86_64 + RHEL 6.6)

I installed lighttpd for the first time from epel repo. I changed user and group for the webserver and ran the lighttpd server. I can download a page with 200 small images in about a second. If I ...
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CentOS 7 no biosdevname at install time

I know that I can use net.ifnames=0 biosdevname=0 in grub to use eth0 instead of enp0s3 or whatever but how to I specify this at install time in a kickstart file?
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How to download Redhat Enterprise Linux and SuSe Linux Enterprice mirrors to Ubuntu? [on hold]

To download Ubuntu repository I can use debmirror, rsync, apt-mirror and so on. But how to download and sync Redhat Enterprise Linux and SuSe Linux Enterprice repositories to make local mirror?
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Kickstart fails to set up multiple bonded interfaces

I’m having some trouble setting up bonded interfaces in a CentOS 6.5 kickstart script. I have 8 physical network interfaces, which want to be configured in pairs as 4 bonded network interfaces. My ...
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wordpress on openshift custom domain “too many redirects” error [closed]

wordpress on openshift custom domain "too many redirects" error for wp-admin page, works on openshift default domain. My custom domain is: https://sesjau.tk/wp-admin . So I check siteurl and home in ...
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How do I force NetworkManager to update /etc/resolv.conf?

If I add a new DNS server using nmcli connection modify eth0 +ipv4.dns 8.8.8.8, I still have to update /etc/resolv.conf for the resolver to pick up the changes, right? So how do I force the update? ...
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Postfix forward specific mails from HOLD queue

Is it possible in postfix to forward messages from the hold queue by referencing to them by their file name? The best way would be by a terminal command. Even better would be a python command. If ...
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Satellite 6's puppet is unable to find the hiera data sources

Using Satellite 6 which comes with Foreman 1.6.0.53. By default, Puppetlabs' documentation states that hiera configuration should be in $config/hiera.yaml. # puppet config print confdir hiera_config ...
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Using instance storage for swap on Redhat 5 running in AWS?

I'm running a Redhat 5.11 server in AWS. I can configure swap to use instance storage (/dev/sdc), but every time the server restarts I have to reconfigure the swap. Adding an entry to fstab doesn't ...
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Usermod -aG vs gpasswd -a as a best practice

I am aware that usermod -g is not best practice from many posts like this however they normally explain the usermod should not be used as it changes the primary group of a user. These posts dont seem ...
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How to make windows 7 to talk to rhel 6.4 through strongswan 5.2.0

I'm trying to make talk windows 7 to RHEL 6.4 through strongswan 5.2.0 RHEL 6.4 hostname gives "localhost.localdomain". Windows 7 machine name is "EPClient1" RHEL 6.4 IP is 10.2.128.16. ...
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rsyslog not writing log file after restart

First off, thanks for spending the time to have a look at this issue, its much appreciated. I've had the attached rsyslog.conf configuration running for sometime now until today when I had to restart ...
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can't create volume on disk-based libvirt storage pool

I followed Red Hat's doc (to the letter) on adding a disk-based storage pool for my libvirt/kvm server. Here's what I see: [root@kvm ~]# virsh pool-info guest_image_disk Name: ...
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Many gettimeofday in Apache 2.4 + fcgid + centos 6.6 - Long Wait time for static files

When i perform a strace on apache process, i see many gettimeofday before & after GET request, even when Apache returns a static file like an image file. It results in a long downtime period ...
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iptables block net range

I'm trying to REJECT network via iptables(8) and for whatever reason it is not doing so: # cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.6 (Santiago) # uname -a Linux X ...
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Why does my redhat 5.11 system have so many ext4-dio-unwrit processes? [migrated]

I have a redhat 5.11 system running, and it looks like there are 32 of these processes. What are they, and why are there so many of them?
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Change Nginx document root from /usr/share/nginx to /etc/nginx

I've tried many things, STFW, RTFM but I still have this problem. The thing is: I have a Nnginx installed in an AWS machine (other fella installed it, not me) and I MUST serve several virtual hosts ...
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mail send format issue in different linux servers

I have created a send mail script which will run on couple of my client servers. The mail was sent correctly in couple of servers but in some servers the format we receive is not what what we ...
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failed ssh logins DOS: pam_systemd Failed to connect to system bus

After a couple of weeks of script kiddies attempting to login via SSH to my CentOS 7 box on EC2, it eventually stops responding on that port (and to http on port 80), and I have to reboot it. The ...
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bash script doesn't run properly in crontab but runs fine manually

I wrote a small script to determine the average IOPs per hour in which I later manually convert to a graph and spreadsheet for management to discuss a potential SAN upgrade for an upcoming expansion ...
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How to log administrator activities in Red Hat Enterprise? [closed]

Is it better to use auditd or sudo logs to log root and other user activities on a Red hat enterprise machine?
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Can't connect to Windows Server 2012 Virtual Machine in Red Hat 6

I have installed a WS2012R2 virtual machine using KVM on Red Hat, It has a bridge connection, Both (Host and Guest) have public IP addresses, both have internet access, both can ping any ip address or ...
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Is there any way to run cloud-init on a Redhat 5 instance in AWS?

Redhat 6 includes cloud-init hooks, which means in AWS you can install cfn-init and use CloudFormation. Redhat 5 doesn't appear to have cloud-init. Is there any way to get this working?
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How can I set resource stickiness in pacemaker?

I'm playing around with Red Hat's High Availability Add-On, everything seems working fine however I have one issue: Whenever I reboot one of nodes 7test2, resource group g1 migrates to 7test1 (by ...
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Concurrent connections per IP

I need to make a few changes to a firewall configuration, but before I do I'd like to see the number of concurrent Apache connections per IP. This command produces a nice list: #netstat -ntu | awk ...
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How to authenticate RHEL 6.6 to Windows Server 2012 Active Directory and LDAP? [duplicate]

Need help with setting up LDAP on Windows Server 2012 R2, I have AD setup already, but not sure what all I need to do to get LDAP running. Then I can't find any good resources online to authenticate ...
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Clarify directory quota and volume quota on RedHat

I'm following this guide: Managing Disk Quota But I really don't understand how to enable quota for every sub-directory inside a directory, when the containing directory doesn't have any limit. For ...
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amazon ec2 linux redhat server install unar package

I'm just trying to install unar package for the purpose of uncompress compressed files. What I've tried is sudo yum install unar But it shows "No package unar available". I googled and downloaded ...
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How do I get firewalld to restrict access to all except specified IP addresses?

I would appreciate some assistance with configuring firewalld please. Here's a bit of background. All I want to do is prevent all access- except whitelisted IP addresses to a web application running ...
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How to add a certificate authority (CA) to redhat 5.6

I have Imported a Trusted Root Certification Authority(CA.cer) into Windows,It's working fine on window.Same certificate how to import the redhat 5.6?
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yum list available - not showing all packages

I have a strange problem with yum, working on one server and not working on another server that should be identical. The symptom is that after running createrepo on a directory containing RPMs (and ...
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RedHat 6.6, Apache 2.2.15 and Varnish 4.0.3: Status Code 403 Forbidden on HTTPS/SSL configuration

I'm trying to configure Varnish to work with my SSL Apache configuration. Here's an extract of my httpd.conf file: Listen 8080 ExtendedStatus On NameVirtualHost 192.168.xxx.123:8080 Then I have ...
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Cannot access SSH & neither any other service

I have installed a Red Hat 6 server as a virtual machine in a windows 2012 enterprise edition Hyper-V. The installation is over and I configured the static IP address using GUI tool provided in the ...
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Why my date command changed and how to restore the default one?

I'm having a problem in a RHEL 5.3 after I tried installing Perl Power Tools. Everything was working fine until I tried installing that package by hand (the server has no access to internet). At ...
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How to disable yum repositories not managed by puppet

Trying to bring a very ad-hoc environment into a more standardized and managed state. In my use-case, I'd like to disable all non-Red Hat repositories (provided by the subscription-manager plugin). ...
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Cannot install mysql server - Error in PREIN scriptlet in rpm package mysql55-mysql-server-5.5.32-3.el5.x86_64

I am trying to install mysql server 5.5 (or any 5.x versions) on Redhat 5.5 and am having some trouble. I can install the other mysql components but when I try to install mysql-server (or ...
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Server registered via RHSM to a Satellite Server can't load any of its assigned repositorys

One of my Redhat servers can't see any repositorys after registering with our Satellite server. I do have to say this Satellite server is newly setup and the newest Version -> Satellite Server 6 on ...
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Can't read PID file on OpenLdap using RedHat 6/ Centos

When I try to execute command "service slapd debug", I receive this message [root@elara ~]# service slapd debug slapd: [INFO] Using /etc/default/slapd for configuration slapd: [INFO] Halting ...
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Apache process hang and 100% CPU usage

I have strange problem with Apache (MPM Prefork) and mod_php. Server is running for some time and after random time few process is hang and using 100% CPU. 1741 fileu 20 0 840m 65m 41m R 100.0 ...
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Installing a Newer Package than what's in RHEL's Repositories

What's the best way in RHEL to install a newer version of a package than what's in the repositories? In Ubuntu I can just add the repo for a newer version of Ubuntu, install the package with apt, ...
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Can FPM make one RPM package that acts differently if systemd is being used?

I build an RPM using fpm for EL6 hosts. It installs a /etc/init.d script. However if that package is installed on an EL7 host, I want it to install a file in /usr/lib/systemd/system instead. Is ...
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CentOS 7 with Red Hat Satellite 6

We're using Satellite 6 to manage our RHEL servers. For some side projects, we'll be using CentOS 7 to limit the costs. Of course we'd like to use Satellite 6 as well to centrally manage these CentOS ...
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How do I check if my VPS participated in a brute force or denial of service attack? [closed]

On VPS what logs do I have check and what type of information should I check for to find out if my server participated in a brute force or denial of service attack? I have the targeted IP address ...
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Increase tmpfs size more than available RAM Is that a good option?

Is it advisable to increase the size of tmpfs /dev/shm more than available RAM. Will it crash the machine? The reason for the excercise is to optimize the perfromance of the SAP application. ...
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AWS fails to resize an RHEL64 instance upon launch

I'm using AWS to boot up a RHEL64 instance but the disk is failing to resize to fit the volume I've selected. Here's the scenario: I Launch a running instance from the Marketplace AMI ami-517eec6b ...
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RPM or YUM equivalent of apt-get install libgraphicsmagick1-dev

I was using Ubuntu for development and one of the dependencies needs apt-get libgraphicsmagick1-dev now I need to deploy to a AWS EC2 which runs AMI and only support YUM or RPM, what the the ...