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RHEL6 undo virtual client rhel6

I am running rhel6 on my laptop. I was playing with the Open Client Go Virtual and accidently installed a KVM image of RHEL6. It runs the full virtual machine. I want to unregister, delete and reclaim ...
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yum update doesn't have any update?

Recently, I clean up the yum cache, then I found that I don't have any update when I do yum update. I am not sure whether there is actually no update or something is wrong. yum clean all rm -rf ...
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Patch Management — KPI Dasboard

Good day fellows, I'm looking to build a centralised dashboard to track the patch management KPI from our organisation, including workstations (Windows) & servers (Linux/Windows). Basically, ...
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ssh user@localhost vs user@servername

I am working with 2 servers (Redhat enterprise 7). When i ssh both of them. One is showing user@localhost where the other is showing user@servername. I would expect to have both like user@servername ...
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RHEL6 installed wrong version of rpmforge

I installed the wrong version of rpmforge for el7. Then I ran an update which installed this package on my system python-crypto-2.6.1-1.el7.rf.x86_64 Notice the el7 but I am on rhel6. I then ...
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Connect a redhat server that is under a vpn to internet

I have to configure the environments of like 10 redhat servers(dbs, stash, test, dev, production), but those servers are under a VPN and they have no internet access, I can connect my company mac to ...
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Building php v5.6.9 for use with Apache 2.4 on CentOS 6.6

I'm using Webtactic's PHP 5.6.9 src rpm to build a Software Collection version of PHP that I can use with Apache 2.4 on Centos 6.6. Andy Thompson has already written all the SCL RPM macros into the ...
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how to update a package in ubuntu 10.04

So I don't have much server experience so please bear with me... I working on a system with ubuntu 10.04 and have installed a program called pdftk. When I ran apt-get install pdftk, it successfully ...
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Centos 7 autofs mount doesn't work right after reboot

I've setup autofs on Centos 7. However, it seems like after reboot, it took some time to mount /home/ directory, even when I 'cd' into it. It only succeeds after 3 tries: [root@localhost ~] cd ...
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Changing I/O scheduler for SSD

I have many CentOS systems, some of them have traditional hard disks, some SSD, and some mix of them. I would like to change scheduler for SSD to deadline. So at runtime I can simply scan check ...
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Unable to start Docker Container

I'm trying to run docker container from an image that I pulled from my laptop onto our test servers. However, I received this error when I tried connecting: $ docker run --name debian-pg1 -p ...
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Logs during rpm installation

I'm able to obtain logs in /var/log/message while installing a package using yum, but I'm not able to find logs when a package is installed using rpm. Is there any option to log rpm ...
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Installing PHP 5.2 on RHEL 7.1

We are planning to move to Amazon EC2 server. Our current server version RHEL 5.5 and PHP 5.2. We are planning to configure Amazon RHEL 7.1. Does RHEL 7.1 support downgrading PHP version to 5.2. I'm ...
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characteristics of interface type dummy [migrated]

I've configured an interface 'nonlocal' with type dummy ip link add nonlocal type dummy on that interface are some IPv6 addresses configured. Now an apache can start with some ip based vhosts on ...
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How do I find out what the latest version of a package is for a given version of RHEL?

When working with for instance Ubuntu, I'm used to being able to look up which version of a given package is available for a given version of Ubuntu Server on launchpad.net/ubuntu. Is there a similar ...
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RAID1 drive not seen by CentOS 7 Installer on HP ProLiant DL360e Gen8

I need to install CentOS 7 on a HP ProLiant DL360e Gen8 server. The RAID1 has been configured in the bios: I have downloaded the driver from ...
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up2date login & patch APIs for RHEL7

I am trying to achieve controlled patching of the RHEL machines in my network, for which I need to get the list of all patches onto a windows machine & distribute the missing ones. I have already ...
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RedHat 6.2 - Find the right place to download packages (RPM)

During a server install a custom script required the specific packages missing in my server: • sssd.x86_64 • sssd-client.x86_64 • cyrus-sasl-gssapi.x86_64 • c-ares.x86_64 • libtdb.x86_64 • ...
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How do I enable rsh in Oracle Linux 7?

I have two systems, a Solaris and an Oracle Linux. I can rsh from OL to Solaris but not from Solaris to OL. I can also ssh from both machines. I was reading this and I tried to create an rsh file in ...
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libgcc multilib version - unable to install any package with yum

System: Red Hat 6.5 I have a problem with libgcc, which is apparently installed in 2 different versions on my machine. Anyway, when I try to install literally anything, I am unable to do so, because ...
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difference between ifdown, ifconfig stop and ONBOOT=no

my ifcfg-eth1 config as below DEVICE=eth1 TYPE=Ethernet UUID=5e4f36f8-14eb-4f0c-8fa9-3af9be3899a7 ONBOOT=no NM_CONTROLLED=yes BOOTPROTO=dhcp DEFROUTE=yes IPV4_FAILURE_FATAL=yes IPV6INIT=no ...
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How to use an .lnx file on RedHat

I have an .lnx file that I need to use on the RedHat distribution. Any idea how to run / install it? I tryed to make it executable and jut call it but this doesn't work. Thank you.
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List of packages for RH 5.x

I need to install SSSD onto some of my client's servers, but a few of them are pretty old. Is there a list of all of the packages in the repository for a specific release of redhat? Specifically I ...
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CentOS kickstart - force kernel version

I'd like to kickstart some servers using a specific kernel version (slightly downrev) but can't figure out the correct syntax in the kickstart file. I've tried specifying this in the "%packages" ...
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RHEL 7/CENT0S 7 IPA/IDM transitive trusts

I have a situation I am having a hard time getting a clean answer on. I have a IDM/IPA domain setup and I have a trust setup with my Windows domain. That part is working perfectly. I have a one ...
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RHEL5 sendmail error: NOQUEUE: SYSERR(nobody): can not write to queue directory /var/spool/clientmqueue/

On my RHEL5 systems, sendmail stopped working after I installed an update. The new version is sendmail-8.13.8-10.el5_11. I got errors like this in the logs: NOQUEUE: SYSERR(nobody): can not write ...
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How can I audit Ip adresses of users logging into system?

I have a group of servers which use Kerberos for authentication. We distribute keytabs to users but want to ensure that a user never pass their keytab to someone else. Essentially we need to audit the ...
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auditctl buffer setting - how large is this?

Within the default audit.rules file on CentOS 5, 6 and 7, the following is set: # Increase the buffers to survive stress events. # Make this bigger for busy systems -b 320 However, there is no ...
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Add custom 'allow' policy in SELinux

I would like allow httpd to executed files from a user's home directory. From audit2allow I understand that this implies the following policy: allow httpd_t user_home_t:file execute; How do I turn ...
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How to alias name for IP Address

I have a website which is hosted in local Server (CentOS 5.x) (Hostname: xxx.yyy.local, IP : 192.168.5.25). I can browse the site typing server ip in the browser from my Local Network. How can I get ...
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CentOS/Redhat kickstart script cdrom mount point

Trying to copy some files from my custom CentOS 7 install ISO to the new install in the %post section. I've tried all of these: cp /dev/cdrom/scripts/myscript.sh /etc/myscripts/myscript.sh cp ...
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what are the folders in fstab without the device name or label or UUID

This is my /etc/fstab file on my CentOS6.6 : /dev/mapper/VolGroup-lv_root / ext4 usrjquota=quota.user,jqfmt=vfsv0,noatime,nodiratime,commit=120 1 1 ...
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Create a repository server for Red Hat Enterprise Linux

I have one system registered to Red Hat Network. Is it possible to download all the patches and make this registered server as the repository server for all other servers? I have searched the ...
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Service to redirect HTTP traffic on local server

My scenario is an service listening on SSL port 443 for incoming SOAP and REST requests over the HTTPS protocol. Due to expanding configuration and the product can't handle a larger configuration we ...
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How do I properly launch a dbus-monitor --session as root?

I am working on a script that will detect if and when a Gnome session is "locked" by a user in order to kick that user and prevent people locking screens in a public use lab. However, it seems the ...
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Using xhost, display and startx - confused

I have a client A (192.168.1.1)(vncviewer) accessing Server B (192.168.2.1) (RHEL6) to run a installer. The installation pre-requisite is to set the xhost and DISPLAY properly. Q1) Please correct me ...
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yum repo responding with [Errno 14] HTTP Error 403 - Forbidden

I am trying to set up a YUM repository containing some RPM packages from our nightly Jenkins build. The YUM repo resides on the Jenkins server in a repository folder [path to ...
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How can you tell what a server actually does? [closed]

I've been handed 3 Linux boxes, 1 front facing with apache on it and another 2 which, as far as I can tell, don't do an awful lot. All running on Redhat. The question is simple: How can I tell what ...
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Do I need a subscription to install and use RHEL? [duplicate]

Please Note; I have already searched the serverfault forums before posting this. Please read the question to understand why it is not a duplicate of the other 'similar-sounding' questions. TIA I have ...
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Multiple passwordStorageScheme values on same user on 389ds / FreeIPA

I have deployed a FreeIPA identity solution which is backed inside by a 389 directory server. Due to the need of periodically syncing user passwords to another platform (Google Apps for Work), I need ...
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How can I install the latest Image Magick on RedHat Enterprise 6.6?

I am trying to install the latest ImageMagick (at least 6.8) from the RPM's available here on my RedHat Enterprise server Distributor ID: RedHatEnterpriseServer Release: 6.6 Codename: ...
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Linux Kernal Swap?

I'm trying to accomplish something that's a bit outside of my comfort area, and after asking around and googling without success I thought I'd try here. I'm trying to import a Linux VirtualBox VM ...
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Mailserver force password change

Mailserver has been setup using postfix,dovecot,mysql,postfixadmin and squirrel mail. Is it possible to forcefully make an user change his password after certain days and also send an alert email ...
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Popped in replacement harddrive in RAID 1 configuration; Seeing I/O but the drive is not recognized by OS or RAID controller

CentOS 5.11; Dell PowerEdge R410; Dell SAS 6/iR Integrated Blades RAID Controller. Have two drives, both in a RAID 1 array. First drive failed. Pulled it out and popped in a new drive (same brand ...
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RHEL yum broken

I have RHEL which is deployed from Amazon AMI, and yum is somehow broken. I must use that AMI because of corporate software installed on it. There is no way to rollback to previous state. This is the ...
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install libxml2 without internet connection so that nokigiri can be installed

I am trying to install libxml2 on a redhat box which cannot connect to the internet. So i downloaded and scped the following rpms: libxml2-2.7.6-1.x86_64.rpm libxml2-devel-2.7.6-1.x86_64.rpm ...
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how to identify which physical drive(s) correspond to an entry in /etc/fstab [duplicate]

Using Centos. Situation: I have multiple drives off of two RAID controllers. I also have multiple entries in the fstab, such as /dev/sdb, /dev/sdc, etc. What I need to know is how I can identify ...
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Can we install RHEL5 on Poweredge r430?

We have a legacy software that needs RHEL 5.11 64bit to run. When I tried installing RHEL 5.11 I got the following error: No Drives Found: An error has occurred - no valid devices were found on which ...
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Application Performance & Interrupt Affinity

Quoting the RedHat Performance Tuning Guide 3.3.7. Setting interrupt affinity Interrupt requests have an associated affinity property, smp_affinity, that defines the processors that will ...
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How can I set up vsftp to write files as a specific user?

I have a shared file system, mounted at /exports/share/. This is owned by user exportuser, group exportgroup. I have set up vsftpd so that my test user can log in, and upload files to my share, by ...