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File Copy failing using Puppet File resource

I am trying to copy files using file resource . My code is as follows: node 'Node-002' { file { "/root/helloworld.txt": ensure => file, owner => "root", group => "root", mode => "...
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Migrating Puppet Code to Puppet 4: Issue with Classes

We are migrating our Puppet Code from 3.5.7 to 4.5.2 While applying manifests I am getting following error Error: Failed to apply catalog: Parameter unless failed on Exec[sh /home/agile/...
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Migrating to Puppet 4.5.2

We are migrating to later versions of puppet. New Version: # puppet --version 4.5.2 Existing Version: #puppet-3.8.7 Our existing site.pp is as follows: #A default site.pp to do a quick test ...
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Troubleshooting network errors, possibly DNS issues

Yesterday we had some server (or possibly network issues) that escalated into real issues with connectivity (via ssh) and also dns problems. During this nothing (apart from the above) seemed to be ...
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Can I filter output from `tail` with the `-f` flag?

I'd like to tail -f the output of access_log on RHEL 6.8 but pipe and grep that output to act as a filter. Is there such an option? That is I'd like live output from: # tail -f error_log | grep <...
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How to find what's causing Apache/httpd to run at such high memory usage

I'm having one site that when hit with a spider just goes off the handles. Normally everything seems fine. We have a nagios montior to report back when CPU is over 80%. When we get the warnings, I ...
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Virtual console size increased after upgrading to RHEL 6.8

After updating some VMware virtual machines to RHEL 6.8 (kernel 2.6.32-642) it appears that the size of the virtual console has been increased -- it is huge. No X server is running in the console, i....
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redhat satellite + rhn_check + ssh bind_address

we want to run the rhn_check on remote machine - 172.23.21.23 (this is redhat linux version 6 ) , we use the ssh -R to Specifies that the given port on the remote machine - 172.23.21.23 is to be ...
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What makes NGINX change the value of the Accept-Encoding header?

If I install a default version of NGINX (1.10.0) on Ubuntu 16.04 and use it to proxy a random website, the value of the request Accept-Encoding, is what the browser set (i.e.: gzip, deflate, sdch). I ...
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Sending shutdown messages to all clients from server

I'm trying to find a way to broadcast a shutdown message to all the users on clients connected to my centos server. The wall command sends only to users logged into the server and not to clients .I ...
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Prohibit yum from extracting a file

On RHEL6, the package nginx from EPEL installs these two files into /etc/nginx/conf.d: /etc/nginx/conf.d/default.conf /etc/nginx/conf.d/ssl.conf I can remove these files, however when upgrading ...
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Enable SCL python27 so other RPMs can see it

Trying to create an RPM that uses Python 2.7 on a RHEL 6 machine. I'm using SCL to enable Python2.7 and building the RPM with it fine. However, when I try to install that RPM on a different system ...
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Openldap configuration on RHEL 6.6 client

We have a shell script which runs perl program to connect to LDAP server and make entries. This is the only script which uses ldap. This server is hosting all batch related files and run batch jobs ...
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How to add a certificate to the keystore

As part of some changes required by PayPal I need to discontinue using the VeriSign G2 Root Certificate and use the G5 Root Certificate. The server is running Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6.6. I ...
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How to share /Volumes from a mac on nfs

I need to share the "/Volumes" directory and all it's mounted point to a linux client but it doesn't seems to work. I don't want to share every mount point on this mac because it's a workstation with ...
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Configuring RHEL 6.6 repositories

I've been given a RHEL 6.6 system which seems poorly configured - there is no subscription-manager tool available and network access has been restricted upstream. I was able to obtain outbound HTTPS ...
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Record and replay HTTP requests/posts between a given period of time (Apache)

Disclaimer: I know that what I'm about to ask is not even close to best practices but due to very specific requirements, I see this as probably one of very few solutions. Context: We wish to ...
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Error no 14 while installing PostgreSQL using yum

I am trying to install PostgreSQL on RHEL 6.3 using yum. I am getting a error while installing postgreSQL using yum. Command: yum install postgresql95-server postgresql95 Error: Loaded ...
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Having trouble installing MySQL Community Server on new RHEL 6.8 instance

I'm having trouble installing MySQL 5.7.12 on RHEL 6.8. The first RPM I downloaded was for RHEL 7.0. This is a brand new instance, and I stupidly assumed it would be RHEL 7. It's not. So my ...
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Globbing based on current directory

Ran into some strange behavior today. Wondering if anyone here can tell me what is behaving differently. Environment is a RHEL 6.7 server. I run the following command: yum list installed *mysql* If ...
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yum-cron emails going to root instead of specified user

I have several RHEL 6 servers that I have configured yum-cron to run on. I have configured them to send email output to my address. The problem is that all but one of the servers are still ...
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Mount a Windows share on Linux boot without storing the password

Is there a way to do this? Most examples store the credentials in an external file to fstab e.g. - fstab: \\server\share /media/windowsmount cifs credentials=/root/secret.txt,_netdev,uid=root,gid=...
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RHEL 6.4x64 /etc/profile is not executed as a simple user

We have an ibm HPC cluster, with two admin nodes (rhel 6.4x64), they are both attached to an NFS server for shared objects, like home directories. A few days ago, we had an incident and now we have a ...
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Blocking a specific external IP:Port connection in RedHat?

I know that in RedHat, in the IP tables I can block incoming connections to a local port. I can also block connections from a specific IP. But is it possible to block a connection from a specific IP ...
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How to install jq on RHEL6.5

There's seems to ready yum package. So I've downloaded the tarball, but as soon as I ran autoreconf -i , I got the following: configure.ac:14: warning: macro `AM_PROG_AR' not found in library ...
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refreshonly not working with Puppet exec resource

I am using the following user resource to create a unix user and then set an initial password for the user. I then performed an exec with chage command to force the user to change his password after ...
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completely remove chef off my server

I am trying to install chef onto my RHEL6 machine. I have followed a old guide that is not relevant and I am getting some errors now and I want to fully wipe chef off this server. I tried following ...
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Apache httpd: How can I Deny from all, Allow from subnet without the ip address range being known before hand?

I am running REHL 6.7 with the stock Apache httpd-2.2. I have enabled mod_status at the Location /server-status. I would like to allow access to this single Location in the following way: Deny from ...
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Trust a Self-Signed SSL Cert (RHEL) for LDAP over TLS

My Setup Mac OS X Server (El Capitan) as the OpenDirectory Server RHEL 6.5 connected via LDAP for authentication I have set /etc/sysconfig/authconfig on the RHEL server to "FORCELEGACY=yes" just ...
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Best way to limit size of named.stats file - RHEL 6.7/BIND 9

We have a RHEL 6.7 server running Bind 9.8.2. The statistics dump file is growing extremely large and bind, at least this version of bind, does not allow or have a directive to limit the size of the ...
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Unable to install Rtree 0.8.2 package on RHEL6 64-bit

UPDATE: If it also helps. I have root access. Seems like I am not the only with the problem, but a couple had this problems https://github.com/ioos/conda-recipes/pull/198 I had updated my core.py ...
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Using Puppet user resource to create mutlple users

I have written the following snippet below using user resource in puppet to create unix users . node 'node2.example.com','node3.example.com'{ user { 'askar': ensure => 'present', ...
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Compare two Linux servers for network configurations [closed]

Some guys did initial setup of servers and they moved on now we see lot of network issues on new servers I want to find a way to compare servers ( New vs old ) to check any specific tuning which was ...
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Configuring tacacs privilege levels and permissions on RHEL 6 server

I am setting up tac_plus on RHEL 6 and I would like some feedback on what I have configured so far, as I am still a bit confused on whether or not assigning privilege levels still means that I need to ...
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RHEL 6.7 cache causing out of memory errors

I have a (large) system that has cache behavior that I don't understand. It seems that the cache ran the system out of memory. How is this possible? Doesn't the kernel clean up the cache when there'...
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Opening ports on a remote DB server

I'm running a RHEL7 box, running MySQL-5.7.11 and I'm simply trying to allow remote connections... I followed the documentation here on opening a port and have done so successfully. When I run ...
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do not allow multiple sessions if user have different IPs

I am running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 and for authentication we use LDAP authentication. We have running application on a server (doesn't really matter which one it is) and the way application ...
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RHEL6 and GPG 2.0.14: What is a working keyserver config with proxy?

The documented solution doesn't seem to actually work. The documented solution: In ~/.gnupg/gpg.conf change to use an HTTP keyserver and honor the environment variable http_proxy. The proxy I'm using ...
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localuser.sh hanging in RHEL

As per my need i want to do the following on startup of RHEL. a) add route to path b) start an application name myapp stored in /root/Desktop/app for this i made a shell script named startMyApp in /...
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What is the Red Hat equivalent of the windows “Register this connections Address in DNS”

Hi I have a collection of RHEL6 server each has 3 static IPS and interfaces Currently when we nslookup the hostname from another server it returns all 3 interfaces from the DNS server (windows) We ...
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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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logrotate issue with date appending

I have an Apache server (2.2) running in RHEL 6.3, with the following logrotate configuration: # Rule for Apache logs /var/opt/apache/logs/*log { compress missingok notifempty daily ...
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Use rsyslog to forward but not write to local log

I'm using rsyslog on RHEL6 (ie rsyslog 5.8.10) and forwarding to a central syslog server is already set up. Now I'm wanting to track an extra file that will be forwarded to the syslog server. I used: ...
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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 6.5 iso issue

the company Im currently working was able to installed redhat 6.5 in their VM and they uploaded the Rhel 6.5 iso in the redhat server. I was able to install the apache and the php but when I tried to ...
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ISCSI intiator displaying the ISCSI target even after its removal on ISCSI target server

I am running a ISCSI target server on RHEL 6.7 and sharing the storage for the ISCSI initiator server which is running on RHEL 6.5. I configured the below code in the /etc/tgt/targets.conf file of ...
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How to manage virtual ip addresses in RHEL 7

We currently have an alias assigned to our NIC for the purposes of managing a HA Proxy pair. # cat /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0:proxy DEVICE=eth0:proxy BOOTPROTO=none ONPARENT=no TYPE=...
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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" swVersion="3....
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NFS mount point is not being accessible after stopping NFS service

I have shared a directory on my NFS server to another machine. I am successfully mounting the NFS Share and able to access. After few days, I was supposed to stop the NFS service on the NFS server ...
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SSSD rejects LDAP login with su: incorrect password

I've set up an LDAP server with user accounts. I've successfully configured a Rails application to authenticate against this LDAP server. I'm now trying to configure SSSD to authenticate against LDAP, ...