Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 is a Linux distribution sold by Red Hat, Inc. for the enterprise market.

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What is the best process to automate Zimbra deploy using cobbler+puppet?

I set up a fully working cobbler server on a RHEL5 machine. This is able to deploy a new server on bare metal machine, partitioning the disks, using LVM and creating as much virtual machines as I need....
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How do I remote reinstall a Redhat OS?

What's the best solution for quickly reinstalling Redhat 5 remotely? Requirements: We have a lot of servers. We want to keep a "static ip" configuration for each machine. (Also users). We have a ...
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RHEL 5 Network Connectivity Issue

I just recently installed RHEL 5 on a virtual machine. The server is set up to use a static IP, which I've configured in the Network Configuration GUI. There is only ethernet interface set up called ...
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Installing MySQL 5.1 & PHP 5.2 on RHEL5.3

I would quite like to be running the latest production releases of PHP and MySQL on my production RHEL5.3 server. PHP so that I can use Zend Framework 1.9 which only supports PHP 5.2.4 or later. ...
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Easiest way to convert HVM DomU to PVM?

I've got a bunch of Xen 3.4 DomUs that are currently running as HVM because of our infrastructure (Kickstart which doesn't handle Xen PVM yet). Both DomU and Dom0 are RHEL5 machines. If I understand ...
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Managing network interfaces on RHEL/CentOS with GUI + scripting (system-config-network)

We have two load balanced CentOS 5.3 webservers that handle a decent number (~20) of individualized shopping websites. The end result being that we have to have a separate secure site per product, ...
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Help upgrading RHEL 5.1 to CentOS 5.1

I'm trying to follow the steps from the MigrationGuide (modified to reflect the fact I'm dealing with non-current versions) to migrate from RHEL 5.1 to CentOS 5.1. I used the following commands: # ...
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Managing configuration via RPMs?

I need to provide some configuration customization to several servers in our small department network. We are using RHEL5 currently and since I don't want to repeat work, I'd like to create RPMs with ...
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How can I uninstall software from an RHEL 5 system?

I installed Rubygems 1.3.4 on an RHEL 5 system. The way you install that is to download source and run setup.rb. I did not find a package for it through yum list available. Now I'd like to uninstall ...
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Linux account expiration

If I do (in rhel5): useradd -m -e 2009-07-03 -c "Temp Account" tempuser Will this account expire at the end of 2009-07-03 or at the beginning? What if the user is still logged in? Is it kicked out?...
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Which version of MySQL should I install on 32-bit RHEL 5?

$ uname -a Linux host.domain.com 2.6.18-128.1.1.el5 #1 SMP Mon Jan 26 13:59:00 EST 2009 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux I would like to install MySQL under /usr/local and not use the RPM installer. ...
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How to make a RHEL5 VM visible by hostname to host OS

I believe the correct networking option is to use bridged so that the guest OS gets its own IP address, but I'm still only able to ssh by ip address.
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Backing up audit data with growisofs

We've had a problem occur when writing to DVD+Rs and DVD-Rs using growisofs on Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.0. What we’re trying to do is backup audit data that we've stored, which is basically one .zip ...
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RHEL 5 Mounting RAW devices

I Hope this is a simple question. What is the best practice to mount RAW drives on RHEL 5. I have found a couple of approaches but i'm not sure what the correct one is as i have found references to ...
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Redhat init script best practice

I want to write an init service script which runs the program as a particular user (and not root). I will then chkconfig this script and install into my production run level. I could just put a su ...
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Mount NTFS (read/write capability) filesystem on RHEL 5 (2.6.8-18.el5)

I'm using RHEL 5.0 with the kernel 2.6.8-18.el5. I want to mount my external hard disk drive with the NTFS file system. I cannot mount it because it doesn't support NTFS file system. Error msg: mount: ...
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Apache throwing 403 on serving images from an NFS share

I'm repeatedly getting 403 Permission Denied errors on trying to serve images from apache running on Machine A. The images are in a directory which is an NFS share from Machine B. The entry on ...
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MySQL connection spike out of nowhere

We're running a website spread across three severs. Two of them are load-balanced web servers, and the last is a dedicated mysql server. The mysql server is running RHEL5 64-bit using a 2.6.18-92.1....
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GLPi does not import AD details but authenticates just fine

I've installed an OCS/GLPI configuration using RHEL5. I've configured GLPI to authenticate to our AD, which it does, however, none of the AD user details appear after logging in. It will create the ...
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Where can I search for RHEL5 packages that yum search doesn't find?

In this specific instance, I'm trying to find out if there is a package of the Apache Tomcat Native library available for RHEL5. When I search on the web, I tend to find lots of package browsing ...
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Python 3.0 RPMs for CentOS 5 (RHEL 5)

Where is the best repository you use to obtain RPMs for Python 3.0 which are well maintained?
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Monitoring hardware failure on HP DL servers

Are there any tools other than the HP provided ones for monitoring component failures in these server from RHEL5?
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Chrooting a users login

I want to limit certain users on my system to a subset of commands and have absolutely no access to the rest of the system. I figure chrooting is the way to solve this but I only know how to chroot a ...
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ssh keys + RHEL5

I've been able to set up SSH authentication keys on my ubuntu, fedora core and mac systems, however, I'm not able to get SSH keys to work properly with redhat enterprise linux 5 (RHEL5). I've tried ...
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Installing using easy_install and bdist_rpm possible?

I'm setting up a new server based on RHEL5 and wanted to install some python modules which don't come with it. I've seen that setuptools have an option to build RPM packages out of modules, but ...
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How to change device permissions via udev in RHEL5?

I'm attempting to make the device permissions on a hard drive(/dev/sdb) persistent for a particular group in RHEL5. Can anyone point me to to a proper KERNEL line in /etc/udev/rules that would work ...