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iSCSI+GFS2 on debian

I have to share data between some kvm guests on debian jessie. I tried using iSCSI and GFS2 on debian jessie, but can't find a proper howto for GFS2. Most of them are designed for Red Hat or CentOS ...
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SL7.1 (EL7.1) realm discover not discovering

Dabbling with joining an SciLinux 7.1 (EL7.1) box to an AD domain running on windows 2008R2 64bit. Following the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Windows Integration Guide: $ sudo realm discover -v ...
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date and hwclock not in sync - why

I am in GMT+8 Singapore [root@SJOAM ~]# hwclock -r Thu 30 Jul 2015 02:10:14 AM SGT -0.469446 seconds [root@SJOAM ~]# date Thu Jul 30 10:11:28 SGT 2015 [root@SJOAM ~]# cat /etc/sysconfig/clock # ...
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Install libcanberra-gtk3.x86_64 package in RHEL6 running gnome2

I am running RHEL6 on my workstation. I keep getting this error when I open gvim: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "pk-gtk-module": libpk-gtk-module.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file ...
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Redhat enterprise server 7.1 x86_64 installation fails

Error code is 256; my machine is amd phenom ii asus m5a78l-m based. I am using bootable flash drive. Description of error is packages/xfs...noarch.rmp couldn't be taken from anaconda. I tried two ...
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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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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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RHEL6 undo virtual client rhel6 [on hold]

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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clvmd problems during the RHEV cluster deployment

We are deploying Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization cluster and we faced a problem attempting to start clvmd service after the lvm partition creating. The following has been completed successfully: ...
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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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How to resolve IP address by host/alias name? [on hold]

i have shell scripts in my redhat server written by previous administrator, which downloads some files from external FTP servers. lftp -c 'open -e "repeat 10 source getfiles.script" host1' > ...
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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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“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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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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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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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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Mongodb + Kerberos BadValue SASL mechanism GSSAPI is not supported

I am trying to run an instance of mongodb with the authentication mechanism GSS-API. This is the command: mongod --dbpath /home/ec2-user/db/node2/data --auth --setParameter ...
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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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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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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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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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Windows 7 Samba issue

We have a strange samba issue affecting only one user. Our samba setup is as follow : Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.4 (Tikanga) - Samba Server Samba version 3.0.33-3.14.el5 ...
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Serial Over Lan doesn't redirect OS terminal

I'm trying to create a monitoring system for a remote machine using an IPMI Serial Over Lan (SOL) console. The remote OS is RHEL 6, the mobo manufacturer is Supermicro. I've successfully enabled SOL ...
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Is there a way to get Satellite 5.3 to list which packages are installed on each system?

I'm trying to generate a list of all the packages installed per server without having to go through each using rpm. I'm thinking Satellite should be able to provide this in a decent (hopefully easily ...
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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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Can read/write jobs be put in a queue?

I share a server with HAL. The server has 32 GB of memory. I rarely use more than 1 GB of memory, and when I do, it is for a few minutes at a time, and I don't mind sending such jobs to the back of ...
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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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JBoss EAP 6.2 on RHEL 6: ./bin/init.d/jboss-as-standalone.sh hangs while calling via SSH

I'm using jboss-as-standalone.sh to manage JBoss EAP standalone as a service. I can start/stop the service with "service jboss-as-standalone.sh start/stop" while I'm on a terminal. But I would like ...
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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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rpm spec: conditional require based of distro version

I'm trying to write a single rpm spec for RHEL/CentOS/SL 5 and 6. This spec is for python app, so there is no differences in build process. But on RHEL/CentOS5 I need to add one additional dependency. ...
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Linux containers (LXC) on Red Hat/CentOS EL6 - lxc-create versus libvirt?

It's tricky trying to stay within the good graces of Red Hat and still plan for system longevity... I've been a proponent of Linux Containers (LXC) for over a year. My initial installations were ...
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Starting Tomcat 7 as a user - init.d script can't write pid

I want to run Tomcat 7 as a user on CentOS 6. I've created a user tomcat:tomcat and changed the ownership under /var/lib/apache-tomcat* etc... There are lots of docs online on how to do that but I ...
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NFS lock not working properly

I'm getting the following error on an oracle database. ORA-27086: unable to lock file - already in use It tries to lock a file that resides in an NFS mount. The NFS is on a loopback setup (long ...
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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 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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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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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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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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How do I enable apache modules from the command line in RedHat?

How do I enable apache modules from the command line in RedHat? On Debian/Ubuntu systems I use a2enmod to enable modules from the command line. Is there an equivalent for RedHat/CentOS type systems? ...
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NTP configuration not recognized?

I'm trying to configure NTP on my machine but it seems that the parameters I set are not being read by the system. Below is my /etc/ntp.conf file. (I applied the most basic configuration to eliminate ...
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Common wisdom about Active Directory authentication for Linux Servers?

What is the common wisdom in 2014 about Active Directory authentication/integration for Linux servers and modern Windows Server operating systems (CentOS/RHEL-focused)? Over the years since my first ...