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Kernel questions between RHEL 7 and 6 [on hold]

RHEL 7 released and does it use kernel version 3.0+? Where is the official place to look for kernel update information for RHEL? As a sys. admin., what are the biggest improvements and changes since ...
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NFS clients seeing stale state

I have a server exporting partition as: /data/foo *.example.com(rw,sync,all_squash,anonuid=502,anongid=502,subtree_check) ... and client mounting it as: myhost:/data/foo /home/myuser/foo ...
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RHEL/Centos 6 Cluster multi-site configuration with Pacemaker and split brain situation

I would configure a 4-nodes cluster using RHEL 6.5 and Pacemaker as reported in the official documentation ...
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How do I configure multiple gateways using system-config-network-cmd?

I have been working on something where we need to configure the interfaces of a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system using system-config-network-cmd (so that my software does not need to gain vile ...
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SELinux for RHEL not persistant after reboot

So in the Red Hat exam they want you to use SELinux. If for example you install vsftp, then do setsebool -P ftp_home_dir=1 or setsebool -P ftp_home_dir on to allow the users on the server to access ...
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RHEL6 httpd Root CA configuration

I'm setting up SSL on a RHEL6 box and I'm having problems finding information about configuring the Root CAs. I've got four files: cert.crt - My SSL certificate my_key.key - The key used to ...
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Anonymous User Can't Delete file from ftp

I've created a new directory in /var/ftp with the name uploads the owner and group of this directory is ftp the permissions are set to 777. Content of my vsftpd.conf file anonymous_enable=YES ...
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Can't seem to install pdo-mysql extension on RHEL6 server

I'll try to be clear, I don't have a lot of server experience, but I'll tell you what I know: I'm trying to install Magento on a site, but I kept getting an error, after looking at the error logs, ...
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Pure-ftpd 0 bytes Upload

hopefully someone will be able to shed some light on this one. We currently have a Pure-ftpd service installed on a RHEL6.5 server accepting connection from a client who drops files ever X hours. ...
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rhel 6.4 pip with proxy error : name or service not known

the pip command pip search statsd --proxy=http://anadi.misra:XXXXXXXXX@192.168.200.77:8080 Now my password contains an @ too so I give the encoded form in password; i.e. some@pass is supplied as ...
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Red Hat Network API connection

I'm creating a perl script that connects to the RHN, however I seem to be struggling. The code I have is this: #!/usr/bin/perl use Frontier::Client; my $HOST = 'xmlrpc.rhn.redhat.com'; my $client ...
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Redhat resize Partition

First off, I'm an absolute newbie in Linux, but I've been tasked to automate the process of resizing a partition on RHEL 6.5. The server resides as a virtual machine in VMWare, and we are trying to ...
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What is the alternate command for “kudzu” in RHEL6?

I used "kudzu" command in RHEL5 for scanning new devices connected to the server. But i am getting "command not found" error when I try the same in RHEL6. What is the alternative command for scanning ...
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Why is Linux kdump not writing to /var/crash?

It's happened again! I have 4 servers which are crashing periodically, and there is no information printed to the system logs or the serial console. In addition, the Linux kdump service isn't writing ...
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Telnet Postfix on 25 connect but doesn't return any banner

I have configured postfix on RHEL 6.4 and I can connect to postfix on 25 port but no banners return and ehlo doesn't work either. I have uncommented the smtpd_banner line and here it how looks. ...
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What is the difference between “su --command” and “su --session-command”?

Running # su - oliver --command bash gives a shell but also prints the warning bash: no job control in this shell, and indeed Ctrl+Z and fg/bg don't work in that shell. Running # su - oliver ...
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Permissions denied on apache rewrite module virtual host configuration

All of a sudden I keep getting "Permissions denied" on apache 2 virtualhost once we moved it to its own conf file. I have tried all the suggestions I have found here but none work. Please can someone ...
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Linux/RHEL6: Sending output to console and returning to a prompt

I'm disabling Ctrl-Alt-Del on a RHEL6 server and enabling Alt-SysRq. In the /etc/init/control-alt-delete.conf file I have commented out the exec /sbin/shutdown -r now "Control-Alt-Delete pressed" ...
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Is it possible to persist selinux port statements across reboots?

Currently we need to run something like this every time we start up: /usr/sbin/semanage port -a -t memcache_port_t -p tcp ${special-snowflake-port} It would be great if we could persist this across ...
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SSH hangs after authentication

When logging in to one of my servers over ssh, it just hangs after authentication. This is the output on the client with -v. OpenSSH_4.3p2, OpenSSL 0.9.8e-fips-rhel5 01 Jul 2008 debug1: Reading ...
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RHEL 6.5 / Updating MySQL [closed]

Currently running RHEL 6.5 and need to update to MySQL 5.5.36. Currently it has MySQL 5.1.73 installed. The Software Collections repo has been added. I performed a yum update and it does not show me ...
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Account Lockout with pam_faillock in RHEL6

Previously, I asked about using pam_tally2 under RHEL6. I would like to pose this question and answer to document the recommended use of pam_faillock over pam_tally2 for the same function; What is ...
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Windows 7 with Direct Access and bridging a connection to a local RHEL VM

My company provided laptop is a Windows 7 machine configured to Microsoft Direct Access on the domain controller so that even remotely it will always be available on the domain without having to ...
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RHEL 6 NetworkManager and secondary IP addresses

I've got two hosts running the same release of RHEL (6.4). I've been given eight IP addresses to put onto one NIC in each host. On host A, I manually created ifcfg-eth0, ifcfg-etho:1, ifcfg-etho:2, ...
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RHEL 6 iSCSI LUNs

I have a RHEL system set up as an iSCSI target with 2 luns shared out via one target via the following configuration in /etc/tgt/targets.conf (which I built following the commented out examples in ...
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JBoss EAP 6.2 on RHEL 6: ./bin/init.d/jboss-as-standalone.sh hangs while calling via SSH

I'm using jboss-as-standalone.sh to manage JBoss EAP standalone as a service. I can start/stop the service with "service jboss-as-standalone.sh start/stop" while I'm on a terminal. But I would like ...
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Can traditional partition and LVM coexist? (RHEL6) [duplicate]

There are 2 disks which are configured as RAID1. I want to set system area (/boot, /, swap) as normal partitions. And I think those areas for Applications and Data should be LVM because they might be ...
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Anaconda kickstart and rootpw option

I've tried a few different methods of generating an encrypted password on SL 6.5, but nothing seems to work for me. I'm not finding any errors anywhere in the various /var/log/anaconda* files, but I ...
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Deploying Ruby Applications In Air Gap (No Internet Access) Network

The current network setup at my job has made it difficult to deploy Ruby web applications. We are running our production RHEL servers in an air gap network with no access to the public internet. My ...
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RHEL6 Keeping 1 old kernel and security

I have my RHEL 5&6 servers set to keep 1 old kernel after updates, I do this in case I need to recover the system for any number of reasons. My question is related to security of the system when ...
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kickstart unattended install of OEL 6.5 always asks to check media

My configuration is as follows: Hyper-V 2012 R2 Host Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.5 VM Guest being installed from an iso attached to the VM. I created a kickstart file that I have on a NFS share and ...
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packets sent on virtual IP don't hit iptables rule

I have a virtual interface eth1:3 with IP address 222.192.124.3, I have set up an iptables rule to log packets coming on that interface using the interface's IP (I know iptables doesn't care about ...
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RHEL 6, Mounting Network Storage at Boot

I have multiple network folders that need to be accessed by RHEL machine for a server program. The issue is everytime the server gets rebooted all the mounts get erased. How can I make it so the ...
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Unable to access disks in rhel 6.5

I work for a biology lab. We recently bought a new microscope that produces an enormous amount of data - it is simply not feasible to store it on a desktop. So, we bought a storage server - the idea ...
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VSFTPD won't allow upload to mounted (Shared) Directory. RHEL6

I'm trying to configure VSFTPD, for each user to have a PublicFTP directory, since all users are chrooted, but they still need a central FTP dir. I've created this directory in each of the local ...
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Linux Hard link permissions show r/w/x for owner/user/group but user unable to execute

I have a hard link to a service script in /etc/init.d/ that points to a shell script (bash). The permissions show owner, user and group permissions to be rwx for everyone. However, when I run the ...
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pam_tally2 being called before Password entry

Based on the suggestion given in: Account Lockout with pam_tally2 in RHEL6 I have come to a working configuration, wherein account is getting locked out after 3 failed logins. Catch is that ...
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How can I force sudo to accept a user's AD password on RHEL6

In our environment we do not join Linux boxes to the Microsoft Domain. We do however setup Kerberos. This allows us to log into the boxes using our AD credentials as long as there is a local account ...
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rbash to limit user to its home directory closes sftp connection

Server: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.5 (Santiago) Using openssh-server to allow sftp connexions. I'm trying to limit users to their own personal home directory. So i modified ...
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Linux: ps/htop show processes running for hundreds or thousands of days though host just rebooted

RHEL 6.3 We just rebooted last night and I have many many processes showing they have been running FOREVER. Examples: root 11 2 99 Feb23 ? 212429-04:31:07 [kworker/0:1] root ...
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Identifying RHEL disk other than by UUID in /etc/fstab for Disaster Recovery from another site

For our disaster recovery setup there is a set of disk which are replicated from our production site to the disaster site. On the production site the RHEL servers have /boot filesystem setup on disks ...
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dmar: DRHD: handling fault status reg Errors in /var/log/messages

We have One HP Enclosure Gen8 and this server on Bay11 is giving alot of these messages and one second it drops connections and other second it start working. Rest of servers in this enclosure are ...
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Specialized access control for directories in RedHat 6?

I have a requirement where I want to set permissions for a directory so that the directory owner (user/group) would be able to create files inside the directory and modify them, but won't be able to ...
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Growing a raid 1 with mdadm

I have a RHEL 6.5 box in which I have recently added two partitions to the a raid 1. It took the the disks without any incidents but I am not able to resize the raid itself. The output of cat ...
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cifs mount not working using fstab on RHEL6

I had a line in my fstab file that until this morning allowed me to read and write to a windows share (dummy IP address is shown below) //111.111.1.111/ecc /mnt/nas2 cifs ...
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uploadprogress.so is installed, but does not appear in phpinfo

I'm on RHEL6 (Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.5 (Santiago)), but I've upgraded PHP to version 5.4.16. I've downloaded and installed the PECL uploadprogress library version 1.0.3.1 that is ...
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Breaking off /tmp using LVM

I've recently been put in charge of a RHEL6 server running our NMS. I don't know much about Linux filesystem administration. What I'm needing to do is create a partition for /tmp, instead of having it ...
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php-snmp php-devel php-mbstring Dependency Issues RHEL 6

I apologize if this is answered, I may just not know what exactly to search for. I am attempting to install Cacti on RHEL6 and have hit a wall trying to install these three package: php-snmp ...
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Install libxml2.8 on RHEL 6

I want to install the software TinyOWS on a RHEL 6 server. I followed the instructions: $ wget http://download.osgeo.org/mapserver/tinyows-1.1.0.tar.bz2 $ tar xvjf tinyows-1.1.0.tar.bz2 $ cd ...
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Hyper-V 'standalone' (on baremetal) with RHEL/CentOS 6.x guest VM

My exposure to virtualization has been limited to Virtualbox &VMware-player on Desktops, and to VMWare ESXi &KVM on Linux server, and exclusively with Linux guests (RHEL/CentOS). So please ...