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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 ...
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Understanding SAR output for historical memory usage

As we know with free -m were suposed to look at the buffers\cache: free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 3919 3398 521 ...
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Red Hat AS 64-bit and multi core chip recognition

We're running RH AS 64-bit 4.6 and for some reason after installing a Hitachi SAN driver, the kernal only recognizes 1 CPU of the 8 (4 dual core Opterons). This server hosts an Oracle 9i database, so ...
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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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CIFS samba autofs with spaces

I think that I'm having issues with autofs mounting a Windows share because it contains a space. As a matter of education, I don't want to remove the space. I want to get this working. I can mount ...
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CentOS 7 disable predictable network interface names during install

I know I can use net.ifnames=0 biosdevname=0, with grub, to disable predictable network interface names. This names the first interface as eth0 instead of enp0s3, or whatever. How do I specify this at ...
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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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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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Server freezes while installing Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6

We've tried both the first options Install or upgrade an existing system Install system with basic video driver When trying option #1, it gets to a screen that has a solid cursor about halfway ...
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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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How to download Redhat Enterprise Linux and SuSe Linux Enterprice mirrors to Ubuntu? [closed]

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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Can connect to LDAP server, but cannot bind: OpenLdap error message: Can't contact LDAP server

We have a PHP application deployed on a RHEL6 machine that relies on some ldap calls to function. In particular, ldap_connect and ldap_bind are used to verify users and also to look up their details. ...
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Problems installing Memcache (PECL extension)

I have installed memcached fine, and now I will need to install PECL extension memcache. Im running RedHat x86_64 es5. The installation gives me this: downloading memcache-2.2.6.tgz ... Starting to ...
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SElinux: allow httpd to connect to a specific port

My system is running CentOS 6.4 with apache2.2.15. SElinux is enforcing and I'm trying to connect to a local instance of redis through my python/wsgi app. I get Error 13, Permission denied. I could ...
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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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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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Cannot install PHP iUS 5.6 on RHEL 6.4 - conflicts/dependencies [duplicate]

When trying to install PHP 5.6 from the iUS repo, I get this error: --> Processing Conflict: php56u-common-5.6.5-1.ius.el6.x86_64 conflicts php-common < 5.6 --> Finished Dependency ...
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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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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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what is the use of /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules file in rhel?

what is the use of /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules file in linux? is anyother way to change interface name in linux other than 70-persistent-net.rules? Thanks.
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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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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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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 can I get the git-all meta package on RHEL 6.2

I believe I'm missing some of the common git addons, such as gitk, and I suspect it is because I installed git using sudo yum install git as the information for that package lists: : The ...
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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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rpm dependency failed to install, package installed anyway

I have this issue and I would like to understand why it is like this. I have build 3 really simple rpm packages called a, b and c, and I made a independant, b depending on a and c depending on a and ...
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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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Hotplug area too small error

I have VM running under RHEL6, which is running under HyperV. It has a lot of important soft installed, but does not have suffocating workload (~10% CPU is used). It's been really unstable recently ...
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Active Directory: Server 2008 and RHEL 5.10

Apologies if this is a re-post. I've been googling and researching the topic for over three weeks now and I've come up against the same problem over and over again and I haven't managed to get around ...
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Fail2ban won't start via /etc/init.d/fail2ban but will via /usr/bin/fail2ban-client

I've been running fail2ban successfully for a long time on RHEL. Now all of a sudden starting, stopping and restarting via /etc/init.d/fail2ban no longer works: # /etc/init.d/fail2ban start Starting ...
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ptp time synchronization on centos6/rhel

I need to setup time synchronization using PTP (precision time protocol). I'll get server address. I found ptpd server (version 2.1). I created startup files in /etc/init.d. But wondering what options ...
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Yum Cache Service

I have a LAN where I currently use an instance of Sonatype Nexus to proxy several yum repositories. All the clients on the LAN are configured to install packages only from this service. The only ...
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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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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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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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How to change Linux services startup/boot order?

As the question is clear from the title, how do I change Linux services startup/boot order?
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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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RHEL boot partition size during auto-installation

We are installing some servers with same RHEL image. During the installation, all but one, have had no problems with a 250MB boot partition. The one server, after the installation has received boot ...
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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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Redhat 7 desktop to workstation

I installed a RedHat out of an installation cd, registered my entitlements, all that stuff. As part of my subscriptions I have both Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation and Red Hat Enterprise Linux ...