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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 ...
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What does a connection timeout indicate when performing an NFS mount on a QNAP NAS?

We have a shiny new QNAP NAS (TS-879U-RP), and I'm trying to mount it to our big ol' RHEL server in the same manner as our other two QNAP NAS devices. The IT department won't give me the root ...
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Transmit rate decreases when using both Intel NIC 10G ports

I'm using the Intel 82599EB 10G NIC on a server running RHEL6. I ran a program where packets are generated at high rates. The NIC was previously installed on another PC where I was able to generate ...
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Modifying the initrd.img to run additional binaries in a PXE booted RHEL 6

I am trying to add additional automation to our existing RHEL 6 (or Oralce's implementation thereof) PXE install process by running a script in the %pre section of my kickstart config that call ...
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LUKS with LVM, mount is not persistent after reboot

I have created a Logical vol and used luks to encrypt it. But while rebooting the server. I get a error message (below), therefore I would have to enter the root pass and disable the /etc/fstab entry. ...
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Red Hat Kickstart: How do I get a DVD-ROM based install to work?

I'm trying to create a "Magic DVD" that will install and configure RHEL 6.2 just the way we want it the first time, every time. Here's the process I've been trying to use, just to prove the concept: ...
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yum trying to install el5 when I am on el6

When I run the following yum command I get this error: Package: git-1.7.10.1-1.el5.rf.x86_64 (rpmforge) Requires: libcurl.so.3()(64bit)" I read that this error is due to running an el5 ...
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network card failover [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: NIC Active/Passive bonding with priority I have dell poweredger server with fiber ethernet port and normal ethernet port. I have to configure same IP on each port ...
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apache/httpd responds slower under EL6.1 than EL5.6 (CentOS)

I've read through other threads on performance differences between RHEL 6 and RHEL 5, but none seem a tight match to mine. My issue manifests itself in slightly slower average response time (20ms) ...
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KVM Guest auto start after install

I'm trying to install a rhel guest inside a rhel host using kvm and have the rhel guest auto start after the installation completes. The kickstart file has the "reboot" command which should tell ...
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IPTABLES - Limit rate of a specific incoming IP

I do not wish to limit the rate of a specific service. My goals is to limit rate based solely on the incoming IP address. For example using a pseudo-rule: john.domain.local (192.168.1.100) can only ...
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System can't get lock on VG after exending LV?

So I just extended the VG on my server. Basically, the local disk is 300GB. I initially created two partitions: sda1 is a primary partition, with ext4 assigned to /boot; sda2 is where 74G VG resides ...
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Are Link-Local routes necessary (IPv4)?

I noticed in my routes output in RHEL6 (and most 2.6.x series Linux), for every interface I see the creation of the following route in my kernel routing table: 169.254.0.0 0.0.0.0 ...
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TigerVNC + SSH without a VNC Password?

I have a RHEL 6 system with TigerVNC installed. It is configured to only allow VNC connections through SSH. Thus, a user can only connect to VNC if they successfully establish an SSH connection to ...
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Lightweight alternative to R for RHEL?

I want to use R for some statistical analysis of logfile information, but found that even the "limited" R-core RPM has a lot of dependencies not already installed. I don't want to install so many ...
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Default gateway is in different subnet. How to configure in RHEL6.2

I have two subnets routed to my server from ISP. I have only one gateway ip. The gateway is on the same VLAN as my IP address. For example netowrk 1 is 1.0.0.0/24 and network 2 is 2.0.0.0/24. Both are ...
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Anything Close to an NSA Guide for Securing RHEL 6

Some in our infrastructure group want to upgrade to start taking advantage of the new features in RHEL 6. In the past, I have relied on the NSA Guide ...
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Change Root DSE in OpenLDAP

To start, I am an OpenLDAP newbie. I hope my terminology is correct, but there's no guarantee. I am trying to migrate our OpenLDAP server to a new box and, in the process, update our LDAP tree to ...
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linux distributed file system over WAN advice

I have a fairly simple (not really) requirement but I've looked at a few solutions and can't find a good solution. I've got a Red Hat EL 6 server environment in my co-location and office, and some ...
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What's needed to enable JDBC or ODBC to MySQL database?

I have a MySQL server on my Scientific Linux 6.2 system. Right now I know how to create a new database, and set up users. I need to setup LibreOffice Base to connect to the MySQL server, via either ...
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pam_mount of smb share on rhel6, home directory not available for login - probably SELinux?

I'm using the Fedora 12 pam_mount / libHX RPMs on a RHEL 6 x86_64 system to automatically mount home directories from a NetApp system configured with NTFS-only security AD-bound logins work fine - ...
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Best way to manage custom ports in SELinux

On RHEL 6.2, we're using httpd on a host as a front-end proxy for Tomcat on another host, and we also have mod_status configured to listen on a non-standard port to provide status info to a monitoring ...