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telnet “connection closed by foreign host” for some servers, not all

I started having issues connecting to our mail server on 1 server, but the others are able to connect without issue. telnet my.smtp.server 25 Trying 1.2.3.4... Connected to my.smtp.server. Escape ...
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SLES 12 Invalid mount point when using zypper Suse Linux Enterrpise Server

Kind of desparate since I dont know the reason. Im using SLES 12 SP 0 I cannot install any software packages anymore. If I should guess, I would say the server is not registered maybe at SCC? ...
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pear/MDB2_Driver_oci8 requires PHP extension “oci8”

I got this Error: unable to find package 'MDB2_Driver_oci8' file 'MDB2/Driver/oci8.php' so I tried to install it with pear install MDB2_Driver_oci8-1.4.1 but following Error is showing up pear/...
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windows 2012 r2 guest OS cluster in SUSE KVM environment steps

We are trying to configure the windows 2012 R2 guest OS cluster in SUSE KVM environment we are getting message no disk were found on which server we need to perform cluster validation test. As we ...
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SLES12 PHP without buying modules

We need to install a SUSE Enterprise Linux 12 Server with PHP and Apache. I've read about the "Web and Scripting Module" - but we just need the server for testing purpose of a live server. And I don'...
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Single system image on SLES or openSUSE Leap

It is known that SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) drives single system image (SSI) on some clusters like SGI UV series, etc. I cannot find on Internet if it is possible to setup SSI using SLES on ...
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Using LINK_REQUIRED parameter with wicked

I'm running SLES 12 and trying to configure network interfaces; this is my first experience with wicked. I'm using "ifup" to up the ethernet devices. I ran into an issue of not being able to ifup the ...
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SUSE nfs cluster with STONITH

I have a problem that's bugging me for a long time(a few months) . I'll do a summary of the issue : 1) corosync NFS cluster of 2 HP Gen 8 servers, OS : SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86_64) ...
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Swap partition not mounted on boot

I'm having issues with a fresh SLES12 install and swap not mounting. It's a DL360 G6 server with P410 and 2x 146GB drives in RAID1. The single /dev/sda has MBR with sda1 for swap and sda2 for ext4 ...
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SLES 11 SP2 questions and PHP 5.5 support

I have a client who has a data centre, and one of their OS choice is SLES 11 SP2 (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server) Questions: Is SLES 11 SP2 == SLES 11.2 == OpenSUSE 11.2? Will the kernel always be 3....
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df says 33MB is used when there are no files on the partition

When I run 'df -ha' on my system for an empty partition it is reporting that 33 MB is used: /dev/sdb2 16G 33M 16G 1% /mypartition Yet there are no files on the partition: ls -lha /...
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how to change the startup order of linux init scripts in Redhat, Centos

From this changing How to change Linux services startup/boot order? changing the values of the symbolic links it is evident that startup order is changed. In debian derivatives we use update-...
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Unable to boot openSUSE or SLES12 from plain installation on Gen9 server

I am installing software on a brand new HP DL120 Gen9 server. This is going to be just a high-performance testing machine. I wanted to install openSUSE Leap. Intelligent provisioning won't recognize ...
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Do I need to restart SUSE when upgrade glibc?

I plan to upgrade glibc version (HAVE to install by rpm command) on 30 SUSE machines, all the machine are using for running test on Jenkins. Could someone tell me the reboot is needed in this case?
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Do I need to redo a SMT Server registration after cloning a VM?

I'm building a template for SLES 12 in VMware. After the cloning do I need to redo the SMT registration or is this not necessary? Somebody told me that the SMT server saves some kind of ID for every ...
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Can I install the latest version of OpenSSL and Apache on Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4?

I couldn't find minimum OS requirements for OpenSSL and Apache. I would like to know if it is possible to have OpenSSL 1.0.2 and Apache 2.4.x on Linux SUSE Enterprise Server SP4.
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How should I go about upgrading mysql server from 5.0.67 to latest?

The current version of mysql I have on my server is 5.0.67. I would like to upgrade to the latest version. Based on what I have read here: https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/upgrading.html, this ...
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Installing libreoffice on SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 12

I have a server with a newly installed SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 12. It appears that the libreoffice related RPM's are missing, and instead are part of SuSE Linux Enterprise Desktop. What's the ...
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Cannot renew DHCPV6 lease in SLES12

I need to renew the lease of a certain SLES12 box. The machine is configured to use IPv6 only and so far I have tried the following: From here: dhclient6 -r -v eth0 && rm /var/lib/dhcp6/...
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Error while trying to bring up network in SLES12.1

I am trying to bring up the eth0 adapter in SLES12 sp1 using ifup eth0 but every time I am getting an error saying: wicked: Reading config file /etc/wicked/client.xml wicked: Reading config file /...
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Kerberos authentication fails when local password is expired

I am using pam_krb5 with local accounts (Linux) for AD password authentication. Things are working great, users are able to authenticate with both AD and local passwords. I am having a problem though,...
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ARP issuse in SUSE Linux

I am dealing with a very strange problem. I have a VM running SLES 11 SP4 in VMware Environment. The machine has two NIC. All of a sudden the second NIC stopped working. It's not even pinging the ...
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Enable LDAP client in SLES 12 from command line

I want to enable / configure the LDAP client in SLES 12 without the use of the yast GUI. Before 12 (or 11 sp3 if I remember well) I used to do it with: yast2 ldap configure server="myserver" base="...
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vmlinuz boot file deleted - options to recover?

A SLES server crashed, and will not restart. A team member ran this command about half an hour before zypper remove zookeeper-server - 2.2.6.0-2800 ...Including the spaces. I fear it has ...
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SSH: DH_GEX group out of range

We recently applied a vendor-supplied patch for OpenSSH. This patch disabled a few key exchange protocols in response to the recent Logjam attack. After applying this patch, we have a few vendors ...
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Yast authentication server configuration: Global settings empty

I try to enable TLS/SSL for my LDAP-Server on a SLES12. So I enabled LDAP over SSL (ldaps) in Yast > Authentication Server Configuration > Startup Configuration. Fine so far. But when it comes ...
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how to change the startup order of init scripts in SUSE 11

I want to start service in the following order mysql mongodb after reboot I have changed the services mysql init scripts to lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 8 Sep 8 11:05 S30mysql -> ../mysql lrwxrwxrwx ...
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How to find current NFS mount parameters

We've been having some problems with the parameters for some NFS mounts on a server, and we've changed the /etc/fstab settings, and rebooted the server (a SUSE Linux 11 server). However I've just ...
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Curl returning error 52 or 56 with REST API call spanning more than 5 minutes

So I have been trying to figure this one out for about a week now. Here is the run down: I use CURL in PHP to pull data from an API. As the response to the API call gets bigger (pulling over 15k ...
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how to “reset” the whole /etc/apache2/ to factory defaults in SLES 11?

i got a SLES 11 sp3 Server where the whole /etc/apache2 seems to be messed up. If like to reset the whole thing to what i call "SuSE's factory defaults" so i can start over. Any quick tip ?
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Copy LVM volume group spanning two physical volumes on two disks

[update] i have copied the two primary partitions using gparted. now i am stuck trying to copy a single volume because it is made of two physical volumes each on separate disk...ideas? /sda5, /sdb1 = ...
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SLES 12 High Availability Cluster - scsi persistant reservation fencing

I'm trialling SLES 12 w/ HAE to run a Fileserver cluster consisting of two nodes. Idea was to use SCSI persistant reservation as a fencing method using the fence_scsi script from stonith fence agents. ...
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Can't get VirtualHosts to inherit global settings from default-server.conf in Apache 2.4 on SLES 12

I am using Apache 2.4.10 on SLES 12. According to the the SLES 12 Administration Guide the default-server.conf file is "Global configuration for all virtual hosts with reasonable defaults. Instead of ...
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sles/opensuse os installation log

Is it possible to keep installation log off all events, tasks, say running commands, etc.. while installing SLES/openSUSE (or maybe another linux)? It's not a problem lookup info in already running ...
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Multiple Servers, Multiple ssh Keys, Unique ssh keys for Infrastructure servers

Ok so I've done a bit of googling and haven't come across an answer. We have multiple servers in our environment and around 5 infrastructure servers. Then we have one server that we can ssh to all ...
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libvirt hook qemu suse12

we have this qemu hook. In suse 11 was working well but in suse 12 it is not working. The hook is setting the ports in openvswitch native-untagged. Do you know if there is some libvirt missing ...
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How to download Redhat Enterprise Linux and SuSe Linux Enterprice mirrors to Ubuntu? [closed]

To download Ubuntu repository I can use debmirror, rsync, apt-mirror and so on. But how to download and sync Redhat Enterprise Linux and SuSe Linux Enterprice repositories to make local mirror?
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logrotate advanced date in daily rotations

I have set a logrotate config file like this: /var/log/tomcat/catalina.out{ copytruncate daily dateext rotate 10 missingok notifempty } And in my /sysconfig/cron settings file I have set DAILY_TIME=...
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iptables rule to send email

I have to send emails (and only send, not receive) from a linux server (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11) and I think I should add kind of the following rule to the iptables: iptables -A OUTPUT -p ...
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Data recovery seems impossible after kernel upgrade. MDADM (Raid1) LVM2

I opened a question about rebuilding a bad partition My Problem that din't take me anywhere. Bad news is the company trying to rescue the data says it's finding huge inconsistencies they can see some ...
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Reset root shell back to /bin/bash in suse 11

In my production server which is running SUse 11 SP1, the root shell is set to /bin/eksh. Not sure how come it is set to this..we are using /bin/bash as root's default shell. I tried to reset it like ...
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Puppet for Patch Management

I am thinking of using Puppet for massive patch management. The way to go with this, based on some research, is to create a class and apply it wherever you need, like in the following case: class ...
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How to close specific port with SuSEfirewall2?

I'm opening specific ports in a SuSE 11 server to do ssh forwarding. After I finish, how do I close only the ports that I opened? I tried SuSEfirewall2 close EXT TCP 4050 but it seems to close ...
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SLES 10 SP4 (x86_64) - HP Proliant DL380 G4 - Becomes unresponsive randomly

Had the misfortune of upgrading a HP Proliant DL380 G4 from SLES 10 SP2 (i586) to SLES 10 SP4 (x86_64). Although the installation completed smoothly, the server became unresponsive after a couple of ...
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I've uninstalled/deleted bash and it's killed the server

I changed the default shell to zsh. And then proceeded to uninstall bash (this was via yast on SLES). To my horror I start to see everything deleted/uninstalled, apache, mysql . I can't putty into ...
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Suse 11 Sp2 pam-config doesn't work

I try to add pam_ldap module in Suse 11 Sp1 Server 64 bit using: pam-config -a --ldap OS information: node01:~ # file $(which pam-config) /usr/sbin/pam-config: ELF 64-bit LSB executable, x86-64,...
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EC2 instance initializing with only 1/2 check thus not able to login into my Linux server

Hello friends, Our EC2 instance is initializing with only " 1/2 checks passed " after I detached and reattached my volumes (I did it for some specific debugging purpose). Thus i am not able to login ...
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ext3/ext4 physical block size view

I'm using a suse 11 server with xfs and using "xfs_info /srv" command i seen this. xfs_info /srv/ meta-data=/dev/mapper/vg01-srvvol isize=256 agcount=38, agsize=1964032 blks = ...
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Puppet 3.3.1 Certificate verify failed

I`ve trouble to setup a master/node scenario with puppet 3.3.1 (puppet opensource) on both master and slaves. The slaves are on a windows and SLES machine. The Master is also on a SLES machine. The ...
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install nginx on suse linux enterprise 11

I need some help getting ngnix installed on Suse Linux Enterprise 11. This is my first time trying to do this so I am likely missing something basic. Thus far I have: wget http://nginx.org/packages/...