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Message while using YUM

I alwasy get message while using yum "Couldn't use REST" root@localhost pgsql_devel]# yum repolist enabled Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit, replace, security ...
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Is there a way to list all configurable `alternatives` (symlinks for similar commands) on the system?

The alternatives command (package chkconfig) on RHEL manages symlinks which link a generic name to one of the alternative implementations. For example, mta group of symlinks can be provided by ...
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How to use # in url as a redirect rule in htaccess for apache

I am having a difficult time figuring out how to have the following work: I am trying to redirect a url in htaccess I am trying to redirect from example.com/test.html to example.com/index#test I ...
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RESOLVED: yum says mod_cluster is installed, but the files are not there

RHEL 6.5 + JBoss EAP 6. I installed JBoss EAP 6 from the RHEL repos using grouinstall: # yum groupinstall "JBoss EAP 6" This seems to have worked fine except that the files for mod_cluster are not ...
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RHEL 6.5 web application PAM AUTH pam_oddjob_mkhomedir

I've got a RHEL 6.5 that authenicates against an AD server, that side is working fine. The machine is also running a web application that uses a PAM module to authenticate. I copied login to make a ...
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Updating to GIT 2.0.1

I had installed git 2.0.1 compiled from source. It worked well. # cd git-2.0.1 # make prefix=/usr/local/git all # make prefix=/usr/local/git install # echo "export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/git/bin" ...
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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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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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mrepo and grouplist/groupinstall?, mrepo not working as expected with group

All, I'm trying to set up mrepo so we can have internal repositories. After quite the slog, things seem to be working as expected EXCEPT for groups. From man createrepo: EXAMPLES Here is an ...
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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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Cannot perform a PECL installation

I have been trying to do a few PECL installations, but all of them return the same type of error. Something related to timezones? Im running RedHat x86_64 es5. Attempting to install geoip-1.0.7: ...
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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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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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Linux Kernel complaining about TSC when selected clock source is Hyper V

We are running RHEL 6 boxes on HyperV with Windows Server 2012. On a few on our RHEL boxes, I am seeing this error in /var/log/messages kernel: Clocksource tsc unstable (delta = -62519781 ns). ...
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Blank black screen with cursor after login — RHEL5

I have a RHEL 5 machine here which is a Dell Precision T3500. I'm an Ubuntu guy, but I'm having a heck of a time with this machine. After processing its first security update, we cannot log in via ...
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Samba/Winbind: adding domain users to local groups based on domain group

I have a Redhat ES 6 server that's successfully joined to a domain via Winbind (i.e. I can login to the Redhat server using domain credentials with no issues). What I'm looking to do at this point is ...
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How to install LAME on redhat

How do I install LAME on a RedHat server... i tried yum install lame lame-mp3x No package lame available. No package lame-mp3x available.
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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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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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Install Tomcat7 on EC2

I'm trying to install Tomcat7 on an Amazon EC2 instance, but it doesn't work. Below is the console output: [ec2-user@ip-XXX ~]$ sudo yum install tomcat7 Loaded plugins: amazon-id, rhui-lb, security ...
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Kickstart based installation of RHEL 6.4 from USB

I want to setup some brand new servers with RHEL 6.4. Servers do not have DVD, so, I have to use USB for the installation. I already have a custom ISO with a kickstart file that I use on servers with ...
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RHEL hangs after starting virt-who succesfully

Idea #1: Is there a way to REPAIR an RHEL 6.2 installation? During the start-up procedure, after a recent forced reboot, my Linux machine (RHEL 6.2) hangs right after successfully starting ...
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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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“Cannot fork: retry…” error in RH5. Need info on nproc

We had a server effectively go down this morning. SSH access cut out, and at least temporarily network access went down as well. We were able to log in using out-of-band access and were presented with ...
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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 [closed]

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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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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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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Why is it so difficult to upgrade between major versions of Red Hat and CentOS?

"Can we upgrade our existing production EL5 servers to EL6?" A simple-sounding request from two customers with completely different environments prompted my usual best-practices answer of "yes, but ...
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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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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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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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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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mount: mount to NFS server 'IPADDRESS' failed: RPC Error: Program not registered

I've got two Redhat5/CentOS systems which share a folder. I'm trying to change the shared folder location, but I ran into this error on the machine on which the folder is mounted... How can I correct ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I install a yum package group with puppet?

Does puppet have a way to install a yum package group (e.g. 'Development Tools'), besides exec?
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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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How do I migrate from RHEL 5 to CentOS 5?

I've found myself in charge of installing some software on an old server running RHEL 5. Unfortunately, since it's just a development server now, it no longer rates a license. I'd like to continue ...
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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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Xvfb - phantomjs - linux redhat enterprise 5

I am trying to get phantomjs (a headless browser) working on my server... Bottom line is i'm not having any luck. The answer in the FAQ for phantomjs is to run it with Xvfb: ...
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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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How do admins maintain user accounts across hundreds of linux servers?

Dealing with hundreds of RHEL servers, how can we maintain local root accounts and network user accounts? Is there an active directory type solution that manages these from a central location?