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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 ...
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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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Install RAID driver on HP DL380 G9

I'm trying to install RHEL 6.2 on HP DL380 G9, but the I cannot find the storage during the installation. I thought maybe RHEL 6.2 does not support HP P440AR contoller by default, then I go to HP ...
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Impossible to login back Gnome RedHat Server 6.2 [closed]

I've got installed a RedHat Server 6.2. I've changed the inittab to start with runlevel 5. The first time the graphical login is shown and I can login. If I logout, I can't login back. Any button ...
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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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How to resolve IP address by host/alias name?

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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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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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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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 install redhat linux on HP DL380 G6 server

I have here DL380 G6 server, But i have not been able to install the redhat linux on it. Its smart start disk do not have linux on it. When i directly boot from DVD it boots in GUI mode but when ...
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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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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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What is the value of JAVA_HOME for CentOS?

I have install java through yum on CentOS, however another java programme needs to know what the JAVA_HOME environmental variable is. I know all about setting environmental variables, but what do I ...
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CentOS 7 with Red Hat Satellite 6

We're using Satellite 6 to manage our RHEL servers. For some side projects, we'll be using CentOS 7 to limit the costs. Of course we'd like to use Satellite 6 as well to centrally manage these CentOS ...
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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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“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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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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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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Unable to Mount a directory on linux server :- Error ICMP host unreachable - admin prohibited, length 68

Folks , I have two linux server. I want to mount one directory /symantic of one file system to another. I am able to ping , i am able to do telnet from each other. I have checked port 2049 which is ...
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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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still “httpd dead but subsys locked” even following the fix of some source

Here is what I have tried so far: edit: /etc/sysconfig/httpd PIDFILE=/var/run/httpd.pid edit: /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf PidFile /var/run/httpd.pid then killall -9 httpd result: httpd: no ...
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How to set the domain name on GNU/Linux?

Similarly to hostname that can be changed in different ways: temporarily using the hostname command permanently using /etc/hostname (or /etc/sysconfig/network or /etc/HOSTNAME, these files are used ...
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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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Is there a way to monitor /dev/random?

We're investigating some JDBC issues, and one of the possible problems is /dev/random being exhausted. The workaround is to switch the JVM to using /dev/urandom, but I wan't to try and determine ...
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Home directories created with wrong Selinux context

[root@tst-01 home]# ls -Z drwxr-xr-x. ujjain users system_u:object_r:home_root_t:s0 ujjain drwxr-xr-x. johndoe users system_u:object_r:home_root_t:s0 johndoe The selinux ...
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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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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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memory high issue on RHEL server?

18105 /wm/www/tmmy/ 2.2 1128256 1683020 16961 /usr/sbin/httpd 2.4 1201668 1692788 27746 /usr/sbin/httpd 2.4 1217296 1701612 31519 /usr/sbin/httpd ...
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delayed tcp fast retransmission

I operate some HLS servers based on Redhat Linux. I have a big problems. In streaming from HLS server to Client(smartphone), there are occurred some packet dropped. And then, Server received a lot of ...
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When to relink Oracle?

Various sources on the internet suggest relinking of Oracle binaries is necessary after each OS upgrade and / or patch. I can understand relinking would be necessary when upgrading glibc. Some ...
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Can Docker help me install Oracle 11g database on Ubuntu?

We are struggling with a common problem of trying to provide an Oracle 11g instance for our developers to test with. Our standard build agents are based on Ubuntu 12.04 but Oracle supports only RedHat ...
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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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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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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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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: ...