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NUMA - all CPU's bound to node 0

I am running Dell PE 815 servers with two 16-core Opteron's, with four memory modules on each, OS - RHEL6, when I've started optimizing it for NUMA operation, found, that all cores are shown as bound ...
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Log/Audit everything allowed by SELinux

I'm profiling some proprietary software to construct a set of permission requirements and SELinux policies to allow it to install and run on Oracle Linux (or any RHEL derivative). I'm running SELinux ...
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AWS Linux RHEL instance unable to format and load new storage partition

I have an AWS RHEL instance. Following are the storage devices on it: $lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT xvda 202:0 0 20G 0 disk xvda1 202:1 0 6G 0 part / I ...
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Cron job as root need to sudo to another user [duplicate]

RHEL6 In root's crontab a have: * 21 * * * /root/script.sh In script.sh there is a line: /usr/bin/sudo -u jira bash -c 'cd /opt/jira/bin; ./stop-jira.sh' && echo "Jira Shut Down" >> /...
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RHEL6 autofs maps with subdirectories and LDAP

All the documentation I see shows, even for file based, mounts that will show up on the client computer like /test/mymount and you can have as many /test/mymount2 /test/mymountN as you want. What I ...
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Local MySQL connection using eth0 rather than lo loopback

We've installed MySQL 5.6.22 on RHEL6.6 and noticed terrible performance compared to a previous install on RHEL6.5 and MySQL 5.6.20 The main thing that we've noticed is that all the traffic appears ...
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Ansible Fails to Authenticate Sudo Even When Sudo Pass is Given

Problem Using the latest, stable Ansible build, I have an odd problem where my playbook hangs on one server during "Gathering_Facts" but works fine on other similar servers when using Sudo. On the ...
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How do I get the system-serial-number for Xen Server?

I would like to find out how could I be able to retrieve the system-serial-number of virtual machines installed on Citrix XenServer. I had referred to http://stackoverflow.com/questions/15802876/how-...
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How to estimate potential power savings

If I have some servers set to static high performance mode, is there a way to generate a report on what power savings mode would have done, if it were enabled? I am looking to generate reports of the ...
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Yum installation fails with RHEL 6.5

I am trying to install shibboleth SP package using YUM installation (Yum install shibboleth). I am getting the following error while installing. Downloading Packages: http://download.opensuse.org/...
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RHEL 6 Having issues forwarding port 80 to port 8080

I am trying to set up a JBoss app server on an RHEL build. Jboss is bound to 127.0.0.1:8080, and I am trying to setup iptables to redirect all traffic from port 80 to port 8080. This is my config file:...
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How to customize the default set of apps launched with gnome desktop on CentOS 6.*

Background We run a series of CentOS 6.5 servers which each host multiple users (~100s) coming in via X-Window XDMP from their MS Windows desktops. These users don't need the host of default ...
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Running 'show process list' simultaneously

I have two scripts put into a cron that runs every single minute. Both the scripts connect to the same database and runs a show full processlist. Is it okay if two show full processlist commands are ...
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RHEL 6.6: redis-package for php54

Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6 contains php54 packages, in addition to the normal php packages that ship version 5.3. Unfortunately for me, a php-redis package exists, but no php54-redis package. ...
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Practical ulimits

One of the projects I'm working on is moving certain puppet-applied ulimit settings away from "that sounds about right" to dynamically allocated based on the environment. This is for single-...
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rcp files from windows 2008 server to linux box? (Running rcp on linux)

I am trying to run rcp command on rhel6 server to copy over files from a windows 2008 server but see this error message. /usr/bin/rcp administrator@10.225.185.112:"C:\nfsqa-rhel62-vm01.root.keytab" /...
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Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib64/php/modules/ssh2.so' [closed]

When I try to run any php script with my user within shell, I get the following warning: PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib64/php/modules/ssh2.so' - /usr/lib64/php/...
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RHEL 6.6: [Errno 14] PYCURL ERROR 22 - “The requested URL returned error: 403 Forbidden”

First of all, it's the first time I setup RHEL machines, I'm more used to Debian. We're installing many machine at the same time. We've upgraded from RHEL 6.3 to RHEL 6.6 and we're now trying to ...
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No package php5-intl available RHEL

I'm trying to install php5-intl on Red Hat but cannot seem to find the package. I run yum install php5-install and get the error No package php5-intl available. Is there a different repository I need? ...
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make PHP curl use openssl instead of NSS

Does anyone know how could I force php to use curl with openssl instead of NSS on RHEL 6? I've installed curl-openssl-7.30.0-1.1.el6.x86_64.rpm but how can I tell php to use it? Actually is there a ...
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Is PHP 5.3.3 on RHEL 6.5 receiving security fixes?

I notice that the latest PHP available on RHEL 6.5 is PHP 5.3.3. See Distrowatch and also my own check: $ php -v PHP 5.3.3 (cli) (built: Jul 15 2014 08:48:08) However, the PHP website claims that ...
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Puppet's issue: Configure WAN interface, reload network in the process result in broken agent's run

A little background: I want to use puppet to fully configure RHEL6 servers freshly after they have been installed with kickstart, the kickstart itself is fully automatic and provide dhcp-enabled ...
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Generating an SHA256 SSL CSR on CentOS/RHEL using genkey

The officially recommended method of generating a web server SSL certificate CSR (according to RHEL6 and CentOS 6 documentation) is to use the genkey utility. When used according to the docs, this ...
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Java Spring application working on one system, dying on almost identical one

Introduction I'm running a third party Java Spring application on RHEL, that refuses to run on machines cloned from a certain RHEL 6.5 template. It just dies on startup with a bogus exception (see ...
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Disk usage spiked, now normal, how to track files?

On a Linux server (RHEL 6.2) with a 50GB drive, disk usage which is normally around 57% spiked for about an hour to 100%. It has returned to normal again. Is there some way to find out what files ...
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RHEL 6: packages from server-source repository are invisible/unavailable

There are some RHEL (6) official repositories with source-rpms. E.g. rhel-6-server-source-rpms: # subscription-manager repos | grep -A 4 rhel-6-server-source-rpms Repo ID: rhel-6-server-source-rpms ...
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NTPD slews time when it doesn't need to

I have some odd behaviour running ntpd on a rhel 6.5 machine. This machine runs as a virtual machine on a kvm host (also rhel) and this host has the correct time (within a few ms), and an ntpd that ...
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redhat cluster failover not working (corosync [TOTEM ] Retransmit List)

I'm using following: [root@kpdbm01 ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.5 (Santiago) [root@kpdbm01 ~]# uname -a Linux kpdbm01 2.6.32-431.20.3.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Fri ...
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keepalived failover virtual ip parameters

I have two servers (A-master and B-backup) with one virtual ip. I need to assign the virtual ip to server B in case server A fails. For this I'm trying to configure keepalived. server A virtual ip ...
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Puppet master receiving a YAML error after upgrade to 2.7.25-2

Our puppetmaster server was upgraded to the latest available on RHEL6 (puppet-2.7.25-2.el6.noarch). We are now receiving errors such as this on the master: Aug 26 11:36:59 master1 puppet-master[5555]:...
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RHEL6: bonding NICs with DHCP reservation problems

I am using a 4 NIC bond with Bonding Mode: transmit load balancing and a port channel is configured on the switch. I have a DHCP reservation for the IP address being used for the bond. I configured ...
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Why “scope link” ipv6 address can be pinged via interfaces which they are not active on

[root@2_01 ~]# /sbin/ip -6 addr show pubeth0 inet6 2001:1::6/64 scope global inet6 2001:1::1/64 scope global inet6 fe80::20c:29ff:fe69:f9e8/64 scope link [root@v2_01 ~]# /sbin/ip -6 addr show ...
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RHEL 6.5 and LDAP

I am trying to connect our Active directory server to brand new RHEL 6.5 server. I want to authenticate users using AD credentials, but I want to restrict that only certain users can login, I don't ...
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RHEL Java Application returns “No space left on device” but only 3% used [duplicate]

My Java Application returns following Exception when saving a new file in /opt/wso2 on a CentOS 6.4: Caused by java.io.FileNotFoundException: ... (No space left on device) Caused by: java.io....
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How can I start X server ons boot?

In most case I login to the server as a root and start the X server manually by calling the startx function. After the I can use X11 forwarding. However I would like to know how can I start X11 as a ...
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How to install SVN client version 1.8 on CentOS/RHEL 6?

I'm trying to install the SVN client version 1.8 on CentOS 6. I'm using the description on http://tecadmin.net/install-subversion-1-8-on-centos-rhel/ All activities are running successful without ...
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Unable to install X11 server on RHEL6

I am tring to install X11 server on a RHEL6 server yum groupinstall "X Window System" "Desktop" "Fonts" but I am getting the following error: Error Downloading Packages: libart_lgpl-2.3.20-5.1....
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munin requires perl(RRDs)

I'm in RHEL6.3 and I'm installing munin from epel http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm I already solved all dependencies except this one : Error: Package: ...
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How can I scan a IP & Port range to get information about all SSL certificates in use

From a Linux system, for a given IP range I need to check each open port to see if an SSL certificate is in use. For example, I would like to check ports 1 - 9999 on the address range 192.168.22.0/24....
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Enable Passwordless Sudo with Arguments

I am trying to enable passwordless sudo for updating yum on a RHEL box. I have the following line in sudo visudo. myuser ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/yum update After doing this under myuser I am ...
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squid authentication error kerberos - windows active directory

I use squid on RHEL6 and I want that authentication is via AD windows 2008, I already joined the server to the windows domain and all users is already seen by wbinfo -u wbinfo -g but wbmin -t show ...
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Nagios CHECK_NRPE: Error receiving data from daemon. RHEL 6

So I'm trying to set up a Nagios check_load service on a Red Hat server. I followed the documentation from Red Hat to install the NRPE client: https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/...
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What is the relationship between iproute2 and distro config files?

For various ip manipulation activities, what is the difference/relationship between iproute2 and modifying the distro's config files? For instance, some sources recommend ip address del for deleting ...
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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 https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/6/html-single/...
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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 request/...
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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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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 ...