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A stock install of Moodle doesn't seem to run on CentOS or RHEL 6.3

I've got a clean instance of CentOS and a clean instance of RHEL 6.3 - I've tried to installed Moodle on both. Error: Database connection failed It is possible that the database is overloaded or ...
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What is the yum equivalent of dpkg -L?

dpkg -L lists all the files provided by a package. How is this accomplished with yum? The operating system is Scientific Linux 6.
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How can I get the “base” repository for yum in RHEL 6?

My goal is to try and install git on a RHEL 6 machine. I've seen the post here: How can I install git on RHEL 6? And the answer refers to a download link that appears part of centOS: ...
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iptables blank after reboot

We've started encountering an issue with iptables on our RHEL 6.3 systems in that after a reboot, when the service starts, the rules are not loaded. We get the empty ruleset: [msnyder@matt-test ~]$ ...
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mod_evasive DOSSystemCommand not working

I'm trying to get mod_evasive to fire off a script to add an iptables rule to deny the offending host. I've tried the suggestions from both answers here but I still can't get it working. Apart from ...
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Apache died; Suspect is ulimit but cannot reproduce

Apache died last night. Error log shows this [alert] (11)Resource temporarily unavailable: setuid: unable to change to uid: 48 Browsing around the Internet, everyone seems to say this is is an issue ...
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SSH as root using public key still prompts for password on RHEL 6.1

I've generated rsa keys with cygwin ssh-keygen and copied them to the server with ssh-copy-id -i id_rsa.pub root@my.ip.address I've got the following settings in my /etc/ssh/sshd_config file ...
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Yum install packages to an alternate directory, without chroot?

I would like to use the Foswiki yum repository to install Foswiki (296 packages). The default installation path is /var/lib/, but I want to install it to an alternate location at /opt/www/. In the ...
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Alternatives to dl() in PHP?

We have a third-party package that requires the use of the PHP dl() function to load a binary extension. This function has been deprecated and removed as of PHP 5.3, so we're looking for a way to get ...
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Install WAS 7.0 on RHEL 6

I am trying to install Websphere 7 x64 on RHEL 6 x64. I am using Developer edition. When I try to execute ./install on the command prompt, it waits for few seconds and then returns to prompt without ...
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Apache SMTP connection times out

A web server that has successfully sent mail using the hosting providers's SMTP server before seems to suddenly have lost connection to the SMTP server. [Wed Nov 28 09:51:27 2012] [error] [client ...
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Best practices for tuning virtual hosts

While digging around to find resources on tuning virtual hosts I found an article on VMWares knowledgebase about changing the I/O scheduler. What else should be considered for improving ...
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Accident from tar -cvf, recover original file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to recover filed removed by rm in linux? I'm using a RHEL6 server RAID10 with a ext4 fs, with a volumeGroup (lvm2) VolGroup00 created on a PV /dev/sda5 ...
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Account Lockout with pam_tally2 in RHEL6

I am using pam_tally2 to lockout accounts after 3 failed logins per policy, however, the connecting user does not receive the error indicating pam_tally2's action. (Via SSH.) I expect to see on the ...
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Redhat 6 gui installation VS kickstart gives me different packages?

If i do the graphical install and select basic server + aide and screen i get a system with 535 installed packages. If i look at the /root/anaconda-ks.cfg file in that freshly installed system i ...
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Php pdo_dblib - cannot find/unable to load freetds

Self-hosted box, RHEL 6 PHP 5.3.3 PDO installed freetds installed pdo_dblib - so far no luck installing My goal is to use PDO with sybase. Attempting to install pdo_dblib from the appropriate ...
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chkconfig creating service symlinks with the wrong order

On RHEL 6.3, I have a system service that should be starting after postgresql and httpd (order 64 and 85, respectively), but chkconfig always places it at order 50. I tried an experiment on a CentOS ...
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How do I disable multipath on Linux (RHEL 6) when it is on the root partition (/, /boot, /boot/efi, and swap)?

I have been working on configuring multipath on a couple of RHEL 6 servers. Through some fault of my own (blacklist mistyped) I have configured multipath on the root partition, yet it seems that I am ...
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RHEL 6 Upstart User Jobs

Does RHEL6 support upstart user jobs? I modified /etc/dbus-1/system.d/Upstart.conf and added a policy section for my username. I then created ~/init.d/userjob.conf. When I do inictrl list it ...
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mysqld service crashes on restart, after importing mysqldump #innodb

I have 2 mysql servers. Let's call them server01 & server02. Both have the same configuration: mysqladmin Ver 8.42 Distrib 5.1.61, for redhat-linux-gnu on x86_64 [client] ...
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Locking user account on RHEL using PAM LDAP

I have a bit of an edge case here. My institution has a RHEL server where students can log in and do their work. Accounts are held in LDAP and the server uses PAM and LDAP to authenticate. At the end ...
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Root crontab not executing script

I have a script listed in my roots crontab 07 9 * * * /opt/HLRSDATA_2010_OCT/HLRS_Scheduler_sp.sh > /opt/HLRSDATA_2010_OCT/logs/HLRTKJob.log This script contains the following #!/bin/bash echo ...
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Making sense of the RHEL release string when looking at yum info output?

I am trying to understand how interpret the release field displayed by yum info on RHEL 6. for example the commands below give wildly different values for Relase, what exactly is release refering to, ...
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How to free up space on RHEL6 /boot safely?

I am trying to do yum update on RHEL 6 box and I am getting this error message Transaction Check Error: installing package kernel-2.6.32-279.9.1.el6.x86_64 needs 10MB on the /boot filesystem ...
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How to install java-1.7.0-openjdk-devel on RHEL Server 6.3?

I have need of installing a Java 7 development environment on a RHEL 6.3 (system details are below). Following the official OpenJDK directions I tried yum install java-1.7.0-openjdk-devel (as root). ...
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VxFS on both Solaris and RHEL?

I'd like to know if VxFS could be used in order to share a volume ( on a SAN mounted using FC) between a RHEL (5 or 6) and Solaris (11) host ? What I'm trying to achive is to shared a volume (from a ...
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AD GIT SELinux RHEL 6 : Can not get SELinux to allow connetion to git

I have a problem with SELinux! I have installed git on Red Hat Enterprise 6 with AD group control and SSL Cert . Everything works fine if I do setenforce 0 ( set SELinux in detection only mode ) or ...
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How can I install git on RHEL 6?

I'm trying to install Git on a RHEL6 development server, I have experience with Ubuntu but this is my first time working with RHEL (I'm a developer trying to fill in for a recently departed Linux ...
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Doubled up RAM to 32 GB - now how to speed up a “LAPP” server?

I run a small Facebook game at a CentOS 6.3 quad core machine with PostgreSQL 8.4.3 + few PHP scripts (doing mostly select queries) + 1 Perl daemon and even though the server worked ok, I've suggested ...
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How to install Nagios Business Process AddOns on RHEL6?

I want to install Nagios Business Process AddOns on RedHat EL 6.1, but I don't know how, and the doc provided for this purpose is too vague.
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What is the relation between NetworkManager and network service in Fedora/RHEL/Centos?

Hi I am new to Fedora/Centos/RHEL. I am confused about NetworkManager and network service in these Linux OS. May I know what is the relation between NetworkManager and network service? If I am using ...
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Dependencies issue while installing Graphviz 2.28

I want to install this packages for Nagvis : graphviz-2.28.0-1.el6.i686.rpm graphviz-doc-2.28.0-1.el6.i686.rpm graphviz-gd-2.28.0-1.el6.i686.rpm graphviz-graphs-2.28.0-1.el6.i686.rpm ...
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umask in RHEL 6

How can one set the executable bit on files using umask? According to documentation, a umask of 000 should work, but in practice this only works on directories. Also open to other methods of ...
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Is it reasonable to expect Sun Java 6 to be supported for the life of RHEL 6?

I'm in the planning stages of a java application that we're targeting for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Unfortunately, we're stuck at RHEL 6.1 which does not ship the java-1.7.0-oracle package set ...
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Dependency issue while installing perl-Net-SNMP

When I tried installing perl-Net-SNMP, I get the dependency error below : # yum install perl-Net-SNMP ... --> Processing Dependency: perl(Digest::HMAC) for package: ...
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How to add interface alias on RHEL6 or CentOS6 with NetworkManager?

How to add a network interface alias (for example eth0:0) on CentOS6 or RHEL6 in the "correct" way that is through NetworkManager without NM_CONTROLLED=no. And this has to be done without GUI. Thank ...
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Dependency issue while installing Nagios plugins

I have a dependency problem while installing nagios-plugins : yum install nagios-plugins-all ... --> Processing Dependency: /usr/bin/sensors for package: nagios-plugins-sensors-1.4.15-7.el6.i686 ...
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Sphinx search on RHEL / CentOS MySQL cluster

Is it possible to add a new resource type to an RHEL or CentOS 6.x cluster, in order to allow Sphinx fulltext search to run alongside MySQL? The clusters are managed using luci/ricci and cman.
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Cannot umount device is busy [closed]

Situation I am running a RHEL server via a VM on my laptop. I have a win7 desktop sharing out a folder and the VM on my laptop running RHEL6 has a CIFS windows mount at \mnt\win When I go to ...
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Hotplug area too small error

I have VM running under RHEL6, which is running under HyperV. It has a lot of important soft installed, but does not have suffocating workload (~10% CPU is used). It's been really unstable recently ...
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Centos/RHEL 6: 32bit PHP package on 64bit architecture

How can I install the i686 php package on an x86_64 architecture?
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Linux OEL 6x - Compatibility with ACL

Will the ACL [ Access control lists like getfacl, setfacl ] utility work fine with OEL 6x? It works great with Solaris 5.9 but not sure OEL 6x will support ACL utilities
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Red Hat Kickstart install stops to ask me to edit the repository when I'm using the DVD repo

So, I've been trying to get a kickstart install with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 to work, using the package repo on the DVD. As such, I've tried using the following line in my ks.cfg: repo ...
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RHEL 6 KVM NIC configuration with bonding + vlan + bridge

We are having trouble with our bonded NICs + vlan + bridged network configuration. We have a blade server running RHEL6, and are trying to set up the networking for KVM virtualisation. The blade ...
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How do I make a persistent domain with virsh?

virsh create somefile.xml creates my machine just fine but when I shut the machine down the whole thing disappears. Machines I made with the virt-manager GUI are persistent (stick around after ...
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How to kill ostensibly immortal process?

I had some huge file transfers operating on an NFS mount. The server on which the mount point resided was carelessly rebooted, and now the server from which these large transfers were initiated seems ...
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How does RHEL alert a user about the failure of a hard drive in a RAID configuration?

I have, for better or worse, been put in charge of a big-ass server running RHEL6. It has six 1.5 TB drives in a RAID5 configuration. I understand the theoretical concepts behind RAID, and I access ...
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GVFS Locations Not Available In ~/.gvfs

So, I can mount GVFS locations correctly (specifically CIFS) either from the Gnome "Places" menu, or via the command line gvfs-mount, but the filesystem is not mounted in the expected location; ...
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Clone kvm/qemu VM to a different server

What's the easiest/quickest way to clone a VM from one server onto another if you don't have shared storage between the two servers (so you can't do a standard migration)? I have a production ready ...
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Centos 6 - How to upgrade module located inside initramfs?

We have recently upgraded our e1000e (intel ethernet) module on one of our centos 6.0 boxes. Even tho the module compile and installed fine, the old version is still being used. We have tracked this ...