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how to determine the OS version on a OEL linux box

The usual methods to determine the OS versions seem to be viewing /etc/*-release file *here would be the family to which the particular version of the OS belongs to. But on the OEL system, the ...
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`ls` causes Segmentation Fault on a specific directory

I used $HOME/.local as prefix to install some applications without root access. There is one directory inside $HOME/.local that I can't execute ls command: [tuananh@server lib]$ ls Segmentation fault ...
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Bad signatures or NOKEY errors on RPMs I just signed

I'm having serious problems getting RPM signing working for RHEL / CentOS 5 hosts. TL;DR: RPM signing isn't working, and it's working in a variety of insane and erratic ways depending on the exact ...
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MariaDB RHEL Fresh Install Root Login Issue

I just installed MariaDB on a RHEL system and this is my first time using MariaDB. I can start/stop the service only using the following commands: sudo systemctl start mariadb.service sudo systemctl ...
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Linux printing from Windows stopped working after upgrade to Windows 7: “Unknown error condition in stat: Function not implemented”

my name is Justin and i am not a linux guy I do not know much about it only windows. We're a company and we're having troubles with printing and sharing from linux to Windows 7. I can connect to ...
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RHEL 5 with PHP 5.1.6 VS RHEL 6 with PHP 5.3.3: Security implications

Using only the RHEL Repositories, RHEL 5 considers PHP 5.1.6 to be up to date, and RHEL 6 considers PHP 5.3.3 to be up to date. My question is: Are security updates/patches backported so that 5.1.6 ...
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How can I log on my linux machine with my Active Directory credentials?

I'm on a windows computer RDPing to a RHEL 7 Server. I now want to be able to log into that server using my windows domain credentials(over SSH, preferably RDP too but not necessary). Here's what I ...
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How do I find out what RPMs make up a “yum group install”?

I am trying to install the Gnome Desktop Environment on a RHEL 5 system. I am NOT connected to the internet and do NOT have any local repo or the install disks. Under normal circumstances, where a ...
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Can't add my Red Hat 7 machine to our company's Active Directory

I'm trying to join my RHEL 7 VM machine to our company's AD. I can validate my login credentials just fine with kinit (No return if I enter the correct password, error if I enter the wrong one), ...
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Apache Internal RE-WRITE to replace 301 redirect

I need to internally rewrite (due to partial CMS content restructure) as I currently have a permanent 301 redirect and it is killing SEO. I do not want the users browser to redirect or know about the ...
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how slow is Windows Server compared with RHEL? any quantitative measure? [on hold]

guys People keep telling me that MS Windows Server is much slower than Linux peers. I am wondering it is slower by how much. I have a legacy app that deals with user request through socket. ...
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Configuring Redhat / CentOS 5 SSH to authenticate to IPA server with public keys

I'm trying to configure some Red Hat/CentOS servers to use an ipa-server on CentOS 6 for SSH authentication with public keys. I'm storing the public keys on the IPA server, which works great on ...
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How to update OpenJDK on RHEL

I need to update OpenJDK for one of the company servers (RHEL 6). It is currently running OpenJDK 1.7.0_09 but I need to upgrade to OpenJDK 1.7.0_45 I read some tutorials but they seem to use yum ...
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RHEL 6.5 and LDAP

I am trying to connect our Active directory server to brand new RHEL 6.5 server. I want to authenticate users using AD credentials, but I want to restrict that only certain users can login, I don't ...
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Redhat Fix Backport Map [duplicate]

Is there any way to see all fixes that Red Hat has backported in a single package? I particular, I'm looking for OpenSSL backported fixes related to various CVEs. I can find individual pages on ...
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RedHat 5.5 server does not show per processor memory utilization [duplicate]

I have been searching all over internet but not finding any leads. I have a system with a memory leak that I am trying to troubleshoot. Unfortunately I am not able to see per processor memory ...
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How can I start X server ons boot?

In most case I login to the server as a root and start the X server manually by calling the startx function. After the I can use X11 forwarding. However I would like to know how can I start X11 as a ...
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vncserver auto start display for root

In my rhel5 system there are cronjob scripts that are running as root which requires export DISPLAY. I have added below lines in /etc/sysconfig/vncservers to start vncserver on certain displays for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 UWF for iptables

Can I still use the init.d iptables stop? It seems that init.d is replaced by systemd. Is that correct? The iptables is part of the kernel right and not a service. On redhat based systems it is a ...
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Linux kernel 3.10.0-123.4.2 processes [flush] aren't present [migrated]

I am using CentOS 7 with "3.10.0-123.4.2.el7.x86_64" version, but I don't know why the kernel threads named flush aren't present in this kernel version. I tried to look in the kernel change log, but ...
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php-mbstring no package available on RHEL6?

[root@ltfs1968 yum.repos.d]# yum install php-mbstring Loaded plugins: dellsysid, downloadonly, replace, rhnplugin This system is receiving updates from RHN Classic or RHN Satellite. Setting up Install ...
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Unaccent for postgresql 9.0.8 (over RHEL6)

I need to install the unaccent extension in a postgresql server 9.0.8 running over a RHEL6 box which doesn't have the contrib package. So I need to install postgresql-crontrib first. Facts: Server ...
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Create yum variable, that is the result of a command?

To clarify, I am looking on how to store a yum variable as the RESULT of a command. The command I use to get the OS version is irrelevant to me, I'm sure there are better ways of getting it than what ...
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Can not register with RHEL

# yum -v repolist Loading "rhnplugin" plugin Loading "security" plugin Config time: 0.105 There was an error parsing the RHN proxy settings. RHN support will be disabled. Yum Version: 3.2.22 repolist: ...
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GDM PostLogin Scripting from GDM Session

Does anyone know a way to determine what session has been selected at the GDM window in the PostLogin script section of the GDM login process? The situation I'm dealing with - some of my users want ...
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Redhat wal-e installation

I am trying to get https://github.com/wal-e/wal-e installed on a Redhat system. I have been using the pip method to do the installations. I believe I installed all required dependencies and it's still ...
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centos 7, xhost and other user than root [migrated]

The following worked under CentOS 6: sudo su xhost + su - oracle xclock Under CentOS 7, I get an xclock after sudo su and xhost +, but a DISPLAY error when changing to the other user. Am I ...
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Spacewalk (satellite) activation refresh child channels on client

We have a (spacewalk) rhn satellite server running and several hundred machines registered with it with a few activation keys. Each of these keys have one or more child channels. We need to know how ...
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Which package to upgrade psql client?

I have updated my Postgres install from 8.4 to 9.3. Now when I log onto the server with the initial command sudo -u postgres psql template1 I get the following error psql (8.4.18, server ...
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Block outgoing connections on RHEL7/CentOS7 with firewalld?

RHEL7/CentOS7 features a new firewalld firewall service, that replaces the iptables service (both of which use iptables tool to interact with kernel's Netfilter underneath). firewalld can be easily ...
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mv: Out of diskspace but can cp

We have a weird behaviour that we can not move files into a certain directory anymore. We get lstat("NewBatches/R910140805849312.dat", {st_mode=S_IFREG|0644, st_size=2850, ...}) = 0 ...
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multi-host mode using iscsi-target-utils

I've been given the task of building out a RHEL linux server as an iSCSI-based host for storage for a small ESXi cluster. Using the RHEL scsi-target-utils packages, I've successfully configured an ...
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When will Red Hat fully support & ship with python 2.7

I realize there might not be a direct answer to this question, but I am wondering if there are any communicated expectations of when this will happen or if anyone can comment on the challenges ...
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RedHat OS Upgrade - 5.5 to 6.5 is SSL certificate effected?

Doing an old web-server upgrade from 5.5 to 6.5 and was wondering if the existing ssl certificate (still valid) will be accepted by the new RedHat 6.5 OS
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How to get mod_proxy_fcgi on CentOS/Red Hat 6 with Apache 2.2?

I am trying to get Apache 2.2 + php-fpm to work on CentOS 6.5 (and Red Hat later). I want to use mod_proxy_fcgi to do this, but I can't find a proper way to get it. I tried looking for repository ...
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Is there a way to alter default mount options for the xfs filesystem?

Q1. Is there a way to alter default mount options for the xfs filesystem? E.g. for ext2/3/4 it is done in /etc/mke2fs.conf file. Q2. Also is there a way to see default mount option on the mounted xfs ...
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How do I forward localhost traffic to a remote host with iptables?

I would like to set up my CentOS 6.5 box to forward connections to localhost (127.0.0.1) to the same port on a remote machine (e.g. 10.0.3.10). I've tried the iptables rule below, but when I attempt ...
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DHCP_HOSTNAME isn't working consistently in RedHat 7

Under RedHat/Centos 6.x I used DHCP_HOSTNAME=`hostname -s` in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 to pass client hostname to DHCP for registration in DNS and this worked flawlessly. I'm now ...
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RHEL Equivalent of AIX's chuser login=false rlogin=false

On AIX, I can disable login/remote login by setting the attributes listed to false, but I will still be able to su from other users, and sudo as the user. Is there an equivilant in RHEL to the ...
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Consistent Install Disk Selection in RHEL Kickstart

In my kickstart installation I specify that the operating system should be installed on /dev/sda. We have some Dell machines in our environment with iDRAC. When virtual media is attached in iDRAC, it ...
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“yum groupinstall” i686 packages on x64?

I'm working on enabling x64 host build workers to build i686 RPMs, now that AWS EC2 (which we use to run build workers) is deprecating i386 nodes like m1.medium in favour of x64-only instance types ...
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Historical CPU Utilization by Service Name In RHEL 6.2

I need to implement historical CPU Utilization by service name in Linux Red Hat 6.2. Is there any software or command which can provide such details ?
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How to install interdependent repository? [closed]

I am installing libjpeg-turbo. To install this library I need to install libjpeg-turbo-devel and vice versa. How to solve interdependency issue? Command: yum install ...
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Multiple java versions

I have a server running rhel5 and jre 1.6. All my apps are running perfectly for now. But I want to install java 1.7 but keeping java 1.6 as the default so my running apps want be affected. If I want ...
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Kerberos and SSH login

I've just configured a RHEL 7 for windows authentication (idmap_ad). Every check works but if i try to ssh with a domain user i get the error: Connection closed by ::1 Here follows the ssh log in ...
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How do I Control the Ordering of Network Interfaces?

I'm attempting to configure a machine with 3 NICs, the first two are built-in GbE controllers, the third is a 10GbE controller. Via NetworkManager, I've configured the 'first' GbE NIC (which at the ...
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Use of rpm and yum for application installation in large installation environment

Our very large organization has developed a standard for hosting of applications which dictates that the application and all components on which it relies must reside in a dedicated application volume ...
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network trouble with hp bl465c g7 and rhel6.5

I have an HP BL465c g7 that worked fine with RHEL6.3. After upgrading to 6.5 the network stopped working. Can ping itself but no the gateway or anywhere else. IPtables are clear, eth-tool reports a ...
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emails are coming from localhost instead of php sendmail_from

I'm trying to understand what I'm missing here. I have following PHP script: <?php ini_set('sendmail_from','XXX@XXX.TLD'); mail('YYY@YYY.TLD',rand(),rand()); ?> ... and even though I set ...
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RHEL servers with no access to Internet constantly polling DNS for xmlrpc.rhn.redhat.com

We have several servers, all RHEL6 (x86_64), that are constantly querying our DNS server for xmlrpc.rhn.redhat.com. We have nscd installed and configured on each of those servers and hosts caching is ...