Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is a Linux distribution sold by Red Hat, Inc. for the enterprise market. It is used for both servers and desktops. Although the binaries are not freely available, the sources are, and so there are numerous projects which provide compatible rebuilds of RHEL, such as CentOS ...

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Expansion of a mountpoint shared as nfs to other servers

We have a mountpoint shared as nfs to other servers. Can this be expanded online using lvm? Do i need to unmount the nfs share in clients inorder to expand this mountpoint. Note: ALL OS is RHEL4.9
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Output of 'ls' changes every time it runs in CIFS mounted windows share - RHEL 4

I have a RHEL 4 server in our organisation. One windows (2003) share is mounted on the server using CIFS. Output mount shows something like this: //windows.server.fqdn/share on /mnt/shared1 type cifs ...
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SSH Login Failure “-bash: error while loading shared libraries: requires glibc 2.5 or later dynamic linker”

I did a blunder on one of my production server and its very old RHEL 4 host. Due to recent "shellshock vulnerability" by mistake I upgraded the bash to wrong version from RHEL5 repo. Now I am ...
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How do I patch RHEL 4 for the bash vulnerabilities in CVE-2014-6271 and CVE-2014-7169?

A mechanism for remote code execution through Bash has been widely reported yesterday and today (September 24, 2014.) http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q3/650 Reported as CVE-2014-7169 or CVE-2014-6271 ...
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after upgrade to winbind 3.6.24 the NT users cannot login into my RHEL4 box

I upgraded winbind/samba from 3.0.33 to 3.6.24 in a 32-bit RHEL4 box. The problem now is that any NT user cannot login. The error message found in /var/log/messages is Sep 3 09:05:20 node2 ...
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What is the minimum memory requirement for RHEL 4?

I know RHEL 4 is ancient history now, but trying to find minimum memory requirements on the Redhat website is proving to be almost impossible (or I'm searching for the wrong thing). Minimum CPU ...
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rhel4 user not working on different domain

I am using a red hat server 4. Installed oracle on it for network database Previously when i was looging as root in gui and opening terminal it was showing like this $root@localhost> but now it ...
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 - free -m shows high memory used in second line but no process actually uses memory

I have a Red Hat Enterprise Linux. I understand that top can show high memory usage, which is fine. free -m shows below output: $ free -m total used free shared ...
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Upgrading from Red Hat 4.x to Scientific Linux 6.x

I have a server running Red Hat 4.x. I am going to install Scientific Linux 6.x. The question I have is do the user directories and other custom directories that I have installed get overwritten ...
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up2date not finding local rpm to install

I need to maintain an ancient RHEL 4 server. I would like to install tmux but for some reason up2date is not finding the file: [root@378911-www2 tmux]# ls tmux-1.6-1.rf.src.rpm [root@378911-www2 ...
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No space left on device prevents login

It seems that when you run out of disk space all remote logins are prevented [I'm using Red Hat 4.4]. Apparently this is because all non-superuser logins have to write to /var/log/auth.log This is a ...
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How can I remount an NFS volume on Red Hat Linux?

I changed the user id of a user on an NFS client that mounts a volume from another server. My goal is to get the 2 users to have the same id, so that both servers can read and write to the volume. I ...
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XDMCP works for Solaris, not for RHEL

I have some old RHEL4 servers that until recently I was able to connect to remotely with Exceed (remote desktop using XDMCP) from my windowsXP PC. My PC is connected to our network by wired LAN. ...
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RHEL4 - 2.6.9-55 TO UPDATE 8 [closed]

I am having clearcase 7.0.1 application running on RHEL 4.0 (Paid & Unregistered)with the kernel version 2.6.9-55. When we ask the support redhat they said its not possiable because its not ...
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WERR_ACCESS_DENIED - While rebooting Windows with Linux over LAN

We recently lost one of our Windows 2K8 servers while switching from Static to DHCP after a DHCP release command was inadvertently called. The server was still active but we were no longer aware of ...
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User account automatically filling up with dead.letter file

I have one user account on a server with about 400 accounts that is filling up automatically. The dead.letter file in the users home directory automatically grows until the account is full (about 10 - ...
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find files with invalid predicates

So, I'm trying to get all files older than 40 days. (hence the -mtime -40), but can't find because some files have invalid predicates. (Need to find all files whether in current or descendant. $ ...
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Port is free, but Apache fails with: “Address already in use: make_sock: could not bind to address”

Apache (Linux Red Hat 4.1.x) fails to start with message: "Address already in use: make_sock: could not bind to address". # /etc/init.d/httpd start Starting httpd: (98)Address already in use: ...
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How do I configure a virtual IP interface on RHEL 4 for HA failover

I have two servers, each with a physical IP address on a physical network interface: Server A: 192.168.0.1 (eth0) - PRIMARY Server B: 192.168.0.2 (eth0) - BACKUP I want to run an application on ...
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Bad CPU/RAM Combination

We've got a system that is running RHEL 4 AS 32 bit (2.6.9-42.ELsmp #1 SMP) with 20GB of RAM and 8 dual core processors that runs a Oracle 10g database. This is overkill, but I am having trouble ...
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Why does touch fail on Windows-hosted CIFS mount in Linux?

We've mounted a CIFS share from a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine on an RHEL 4u6 box, as 'cifs' filesystem, with full permissions on both the Windows and Linux sides so that it is possible to write to ...
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How many cores are available in this case?

We're managing 2 production server. One is RHEL4 and other one is CentOS5. In order to find the load average, I need to determine how many cores the server has got. I used the command $ grep cores ...
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Normal user can run command on one machine but must be root on another, how do I remove this restriction?

I have two machines. On one, a non-root user can run ethtool and gets output, on the other machine the same user gets sh: ethtool: command not found. If I sudo su - to be root, then ethtool is indeed ...
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all tcp connection through socks proxy

Is it possible to route all my connections to internet to go through a sock proxy in a RHEL 4 machine. I need to connect to a remote MySql server using socks proxy. Thanks.
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LVM issues when adding a newly-carved LUN from a Clariion - pvcreate fails

This seems to be a semi-common issue asked, but I have not yet found a good solution. I try the following: [root@localhost ~]# pvcreate /dev/sdc Can't open /dev/sdc exclusively. Mounted filesystem? ...
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need libmysqlclient.so.14

Where could I find a old RPM of MySQL client utilities. I am not sure which one, all I know is that Apache fails to load PHP with this message: httpd: Syntax error on line 3 of ...
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VMware ESX Linux Guest Customization

I am interested in deploying several RHEL 4 Update 8 virtual machines for creation of a test environment. Here are the steps I am taking: In off hours, P2V/V2V the production machines and convert ...
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NFS: Server says “authenticated mount request”, but client sees “access denied”

I have two machine, an NFS server (RHEL) and a client (Debian). The server has NFS set up, exporting a particular directory: server:~$ sudo /usr/sbin/rpcinfo -p localhost program vers proto port ...
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Please help: cannot start mysqld_safe on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

I downloaded mysql-5.1.44.tar.gz and installed it by issuing the following commands: $ ./configure $ make $ make install Everything installed without any error. Next, I tried to start the mysql ...
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RHEL4 PHP5 CGI Internal Server Error with SugarCRM 5.5

I'm running an RHEL4 server with Apache 2.0, and I need PHP 5.2.1 - 5.2.11 for SugarCRM Pro 5.5.0. I also need to run it side-by-side with another version of PHP, so I compiled it from source for CGI. ...
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RHEL 4.8 / Sybase 12.5.4 64 bit install error - I have libaio i368 installed I need libaio x86_64 installed

I am trying to install Sybase ASE 12.5.4 64 bit. I know the machine has a 64 bit processor It is giving me an error during install saying: "error while loading shared libraries: libaio.s0.1" I run ...
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Creating a filesystem bigger than 8 TB in RHEL 4

I'm trying to create a couple of 10 TB filesystems on a RHEL 4.8 file server. ext3 theoretically supports up to 16 TB, but I know there are some gotchas above 8 TB. All the docs I've seen suggest that ...
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Is there a way to do something like LVM over NFS?

I realize that since NFS is not block-level, LVM can't be used directly. However: is there a way to combine multiple NFS exports (from, say, 3 servers) into one mount point on a different server? ...
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Kinder, gentler backups on linux

Earlier this week I had a 'perfect storm' moment on my servers: Two backup jobs (one for each RAID10 array on the system) had been humming along for 18 hours, and then we had a sustained spike in ...
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Oracle / PHP / Apache

I have built a web app that was performing very fast, until users from a third coutry (the majority) started using the application. Now its very slow. I see from the logs that I keep getting ...
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Red Hat File Copy

I have setup FTP on Redhat RHEL 4, I want to copy a gz file from a windows machine. The thing is i cant unzip it once its on the linux box, its says its corrupted. But i can open it ok on windows, i ...
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Why do JBoss and Logrotate create log files full of NUL characters?

I've set up Logrotate to rotate my JBoss Application Server 4.2.2.GA logs nightly. After the log files have been rotated and JBoss starts writing to them again, the new log files begin with as many ...
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Server hangs on “bringing up interface bond0”

Server is HP DL380 running Red Hat 4. Server is cloned by swapping drives in raid. When starting in new server, kudzu finds 4 nics removed, 4 nics added, and adds default ifcfg-eth0 - 4 in ...
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upgrade glibc on RHEL4 without breaking anything

I have a static version of wkhtmltopdf which requires glibc-2.4 wkhtmltopdf: /lib/tls/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.4' not found (required by wkhtmltopdf) I have apt installed with the DAG repos. ...
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Cloning old RHEL 4.3 on Dell Poweredge 2850 to PE2950 with SAS PERC6i

I have a Dell PowerEdge 2850 with a PERC 4 controller and SCSI drives. I need to clone that to a PE2950 with a PERC6i with SAS drives. I've used the DKMS package along with the latest driver on ...
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RHEL4 kernel update no longer available

I've been experiencing the oddest thing in RHEL4: When a new kernel version was released: The upgrade its listed when I do "up2date -l" One week later I tried to upgrade the kernel, but "surprise" ...
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switching to worker mpm for apache 2 on RHEL 4

I am thinking of switching from the non threaded prefork mpm to the hybrid multi-process multi-threaded worker mpm for apache (2.0.52). It runs on a Intel(R) Xeon(TM) Quad core machine running ...
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How do I install yum on Redhat Enterprise 4?

For historical reasons, one of the machines that I manage has a Redhat Enterprise 4 boot disk (among others). Every now and then, we have to boot into RHEL4 to bring up some of the legacy software ...
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Running a process with both low cpu and I/O priority on rhel4

I've know about running a process under higher & lower priorities for some time, but with different I/O priorities, well that is news to me. My googles have returned information on tools like ...