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How to resize an LVM if default block size is changed to 1K from 4K

I am working over RHEL 5.4 and using LVMs over the storage LUNs for storing my files. Each LVM infact reaches the size up to 16TB on ext3 even. And my server is in production. Just for introduction of ...
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NFS mount mounted inside another NFS mount disappears randomly

I have quite an odd issue where my nested NFS mounts just disappear randomly from time to time. The fstab entries look somewhat like this: nfs:/home /home nfs ...
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How do I specify what PVs are used for mirroring when adding a mirror in LVM to an existing LV?

I've got an existing VG containing a single LV on a RHEL server that consists of a handful of SAN disks. In an effort to migrate the server to a newer SAN, I'd like to mirror the existing storage to ...
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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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NFS mount still connected even after box is disconnected from network

I have a mount between a RHEL 5.6 and a Solaris 6 box acting as the NFS server. My mount options are simply rw,intr. When I disconnect the RHEL linux box from the network I am still able to write ...
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rpm rollback ignoring rpms - no error output

Issue rpm rollback is not working with a set of repackaged rpms created in the last couple days, but does work with more recent ones. [root@host1 repackage]# ls -l zsh-4.2.6-* -rw-r--r-- 1 root ...
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Connection to mysql server in SYN_SENT

We are facing a strange problem from last few days between our application server and database server(Mysql): connection to database server from application server hangs in SYN_SENT state and after ...
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sendmail rewriting addresses… help

I have a sendmail server that's doing something funny. (Funny to me anyway) It's on a RHEL box and there is an application on the same box that sends messages. The messages are set to send to (for ...
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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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OpenSCAP incorrectly reporting false for RHSA-2014:1306: bash security update (Important)

I'm using the following command to test for RHSA-2014:1306 on CentOS 5.9: oscap oval eval --id oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141306 com.redhat.rhsa-all.xml The result is: Definition ...
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Wrong date/time in dmesg

we have this strange issue. We use perl script for human-readable time-stamp in dmesg (taken from http://linuxaria.com/article/how-to-make-dmesg-timestamp-human-readable) and I also tried this one ( ...
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Can we force dhclient to not renew ip rules?

I've overridden the ip routing rules on my RHEL machine by adding custom logic in a new script ifup-local that is run immediately after a new interface is attached. ...
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“sock_sendmsg-error 22” error in RHEL

I am using RHEL 5.10 servers ( which are in cluster using some shared services). When I restart them using "init 6" or "reboot". the servers hang while shutting down, continuously showing the below ...
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Is there a max length to java_opts arguments on a tomcat process

We have a tomcat startup script with a java_opts that contains a fairly lengthy (around 14 hosts) entry for -Dhttp.nonProxyHosts, I've noticed that although tomcat appears to start properly, entries ...
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Cannot perform smartctl self-test after migrating servers from SLES to Scientific Linux

I maintain several Linux servers, that we are in the process of migrating from SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (version 10.4) to Scientific Linux (version 5.9). The six SAS hard drives on each machine ...
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Why does Satellite need a kickstartable distribution for cloned channels, but not on the official main Red Hat Channel?

I have been using Satellite for a while now and I am able to kickstart machines directly from the official main RH channels Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 for 64-bit x86_64) Red Hat Enterprise Linux ...
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CPU Spikes when Untar'ing File on Virtual Server

I have a RHEL 5.5 on VMWARE running with 64GB Memory. When we untar a file (part of a daily process) the CPU Load sometimes spikes - rendering the server essentially nonresponsive. The disks are ...
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Client Side Negotiation

I have -MultiViews set and SSLInsecureNegotation off ( in ifmodule of mod_ssl.c) in Apache. But still vulnerability report says I am vulnerable to client side negotiation and "This server is ...
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Ganglia web generating “error collecting ganglia data (:): fsockopen error”

Now, I'm trying to install a new ganglia-web interface to replace an older one. Google searching on the error got me a lot, but none of it helps. One large distinction I note is that Google usually ...
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Determine ArcGIS version for on RHEL machine

I have a machine that is running arcgis but can't determine what version it is. The documentation I have found so far has been fairly sparse especially with regards to the linux server version of the ...
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SIOCSIFFLAGS: Resource or Device Busy

Have a Dell PowerEdge 2350 with dual nics built into the motherboard. eth0 works fine. Setting up an IP under eth1 results in the error: "SIOCSIFFLAGS: Resource or Device Busy". I have two ...
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Not able to install Statistics::Basic on RHEL5

I am trying to install the perl module Statistics::Basic::Mode on a RHEL 5 system and am having issues. I have tried MCPAN and RPM. Here is the result of running sudo perl -MCPAN -e shell > ...
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Missing Dependency Errors when Installing OpenVas Server

I'm trying to install OpenVAS on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5. I've successfully run yum install openvas-client, but yum install openvas-server prints the following errors: --> Finished Dependency ...
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Guide to setting up a RHEL5 dedicated web-server for a LAMP website?

I'm setting up a dedicated webserver which will host just one website, ours, which runs on PHP/MYSQL. What all steps should I undertake to make sure everything is configured properly? Is there a ...
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easiest way to upgrade to glib-2.14+ on rhel5?

my Yum repository doesn't have anything newer than glib-2.0. But glib is a fairly core animation library, is my understanding. Is there an easy way to upgrade that won't brick my system?
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Can't see mouse pointer in Linux VM

I have installed vmware workstation 7 on windows 7 on my thinkpad laptop. I have installed RHEL 5 inside virtual machine. The problem is i can't see any mouse pointer inside that machine. I see ...
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Set Linux GID based on LDAP OU in ldap.conf

In our company we have a given LDAP Server, which represents the Users of our Windows Active Directory. Unfortunately the gidNumber sent to the LDAP client is always containing the Value "1001" for ...
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Same nfs mount options, different output

I have 2 OEL5.5(RHEL5.5) servers. I'm trying to figure out why when I run mount command I get different outputs. Server1 has the following line in /etc/fstab/ 10.11.0.61:/vol/exports/ /exports ...
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What is the benefit of maintaining tags in System V init files?

This page describes tags that can be put into System V init scripts. http://mcs.une.edu.au/doc/initscripts/sysvinitfiles In RHEL5, chkconfig will parse the chkconfig tag. # chkconfig: 2345 20 80 ...
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Upgrading Jboss EAP 5.1 to 5.x in Zip installation

I have Jboss EAP 5.1 installed with ZIP method on RHEL5.(Not installed by me). Now I would like to upgrade it to 5.1.1 or 5.2 because of some compliance. May I know how I should upgrade it without ...
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Linux multipath 1 lun not using all paths other luns OK

A new 50gb lun was added to the rhel5.8 linux server and we did a scan to detect and add. However multipath -ll shows that the 50gb lun is using only 1 path while the old existing luns are on 2 ...
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Missing NICs in a HP ProLiant DL380 G6 running RHEL 5.5 64-bit

I have 2 twin boxes HP ProLiant DL3680 G6 running RHEL 5.5 64-bit. In one of them, two network interfaces (eth2 and eth7) are missing, i.e., they are not available: # ifconfig eth2 eth2: error ...
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Clean RHEL5 build from kickstart adds Public IP to /etc/hosts

Our infrastructure has a Kickstart server which can serve up RHEL6 builds with some post-installation scripting that handles customization and configuration. I'm currently in the process of updating ...
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Built in chroot jail RHEL 5 returns No such file or directory

I need to create a chroot jail on my RHEL5 production server to allow a specific user to work with the less right possible, but with GIT. Here is my system configuration : RHEL 5 : Release 5.10 ...
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Username/password for Oracle Linux 5.8 VirtualMachine

I have the Oracle Linux 5 ova (converted to VirtualBox). The documentation I have seen mentions using either root/oracle or oracle/oracle to login. However that is not working. Any ...
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Default owner and setting sticky bit by default

I have a RHEL 5.5 server and want to set up some specific security for a directory: Please note that I am not asking how to do this one time... that has already been done. I want all new ...
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How to Update OpenLDAP version from 2.3.x to 2.4.11 or later based on RPM(RHEL 5) package

I Using RHEL 5 Operating System, I want updating OpenLDAP version from 2.3.x to 2.4.11 or higher, I installed OpenLDAP(v 2.3.x) based on installation package. I have used the following command to ...
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Deciphering IPSEC errors

I have a host I am trying to setup for ipsec. But I am finding some errors in the log that don't make much sense to me. The system are Rhel 5.5 boxes. I followed RHEL's IPSec deployment directions ...
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Newly Resized Luns not Showing correct LUN Size RHel 5.3

My linux servers are not showing their newly resized fibre Luns after being extended on the fly(online).the storage guys have successfully resized the LUNS from 1Tb to 2 Tb .We are running fibre SAN ...
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Apache randomly fails to restart (port 80 in use) .. Probably cron related?

So this started happening for no apparent reason on a RHEL5 server running Plesk 10. I woke up one morning to find all the sites hosted on this box were offline. I SSH'd in and restarted httpd - ...
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2 diferent versions of gcc in RHEL

I need to test a matlab EDA-LINK with Cadence Incisive. For this , one of the libraries complains of an error: version `GCC_3.3' not found (required ...
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Using automount on RHEL5, why are variables in the auto.master never expanded?

I'm migrating from NISPLUS to LDAP (openldap) and from RHEL4 to RHEL5. The LDAP server is running on RHEL5u4 as are the clients. On RHEL5 variable expansion in auto.master never works, whether in ...
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LVM File Systems created with multipathed ISCSI storage LUNs are automatically going to Read-Only mode

I am using my RHEL 5 server with SAN LUNs to take the backup of my domain mails of all the users. For the redundancy, I configured multipathing for those LUNs. For scalability, I used those ...
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Unable to see the iscsi luns given from a second target server to the same initiator on RHEL

I configured a target server on RHEL 6.7 and provided the LUNs for a machine running on RHEL 5.4. After few days, the storage on the target server is completed and I configured another target server ...
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Script from RPM %post does not interact with user

I'm building an RPM which needs to run a bash script as root. Below, in the spec's %post stanza the script %{installscript} does not interact with the user (as it does when run from the shell), but ...
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RHEL 5 LVM: “dmsetup info” showing “Tables Present” as None

We have running a huge Live Setup on RHEL 5 and Storage LUNs configured on LVMs. Until recently the server is running fine but we have triggered a reboot over the machine for some maintenance purpose ...
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RSYSLOG v3 vs v5 config for property base filtering

I'm trying to set up a property base filtering for audispd log, this is what I have currently SLES11 RSYSLOG v5 RHEL6 RSYSLOG v5 RHEL5 RSYSLOG v3 rsyslogd: [origin software="rsyslogd" ...
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sshfs works from command line, not fstab, on rhel5

I can mount via sshfs from the command line on my system of interest: # sshfs -o allow_other,uid=1001,gid=1001 server:/data/backups/oracle/odaroot ora_backups And it works just fine. When I ...
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Restore shows tape volume error

I have used the below command to take dump on my RHEL server: /sbin/dump -0uz -f /data0101/backup_labeir1/labeir1_150622_123050_^apps.dmp /apps The dump is successful, but when I do a restore using ...
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Single TCP-CLOSE_WAIT connection brings down application till restart

Recently found a behaviour where my application had a connection in TCP Close_wait state till the app was restarted (after about 5 hours). But during this period the SUnreclaim space was also ...