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IP forwarding issue in SLES12

I'm triying to configure iptables in SLES12 in order to route packages between two machines. This is the scenario. I want to connect from A to C using iptables and ip forwarding on machine B ...
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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 ...
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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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use ext3 with inode size 128 and acl

i saw this in one of the docs that i had read Inode size: The default inode size is 256 bytes. Specify a value in bytes that is a power of 2 and equal to 128 or larger in bytes and up to the block ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 with Subversion Edge and SLES 11 with Subversion Edge

I have a server (SLES 11) witch Subversion Edge. On this svn, i have repository and users. I have to migrate this svn on a Ubuntu server 12.04. I have installed Subversion Edge on this server. Now I ...
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Oracle database installation file limits

I'm reading a oracle guide for installing a Database on redhat 6, but i don't understand why oracle recommend to set the file-max system parameter and nofile in /etc/sysctl.conf ...
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Why wget doesn't read HTTP_PROXY in uppercase format?

I know in unix/linux the enviroment variables are uppercase, like LD_LIBRARY_PATH ; HOME ; $USER and so on. Today playing with wget I saw this commands just uses lowercase enviroment variables: env | ...
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Apache2 vhosts won't work [closed]

i'm trying to setup correctly a vhost under apache2. I'm running Suse 11.3. What i'm trying is: Add row to /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 my.vhost.domain Create file.conf under vhosts.d <VirtualHost ...
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Install OpenSuse 13/Linux on Intel raid ESRT2 fails. SLES works

I have an Intel box with S2600GZ board. I have tried to install a few Linux distros and non can detect the ESRT2 raid. All distros claim "No disks found". My goal is to install OpenSuse 13. The only ...
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How to enable Forward Secrecy with mod_nss in apache2?

I use apache2 on a SLES box and have configured SSL via mod_nss (because the standard mod_ssl is not able to provide TLS 1.1/1.2 due an old and not up-gradable openssl <1.0 package in SLES). How ...
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Xen Dom0 could not find boot device (or any disk)

I have a brand new DELL server running SLES11 SP1 where I am trying to install my very first Xen Hypervisor. So I installed "Hypervisor and Tools" via YaST (excluding graphical elements), which ...
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Recover a not responding ssh server [closed]

a machine with a postgres database (which is reponding fine) has a ssh service an nagios nrpe service. Responds to ping. Postgres is performing as expected. (apache connects from another host) ...
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PXE DHCP configuration with existing DHCP server

How does a DHCP service need to be configured, so that it handles PXE requests while there is still another DHCP server on the network? I managed to set up a working PXE system in a separate ...
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install openSuse packges on SLES?

I wish to install a package called 'mosh' onto Suse (not openSuse). The instructions for mosh are to run a simple sudo zypper in mosh. This sadly results in this on suse: 'mosh' not found in package ...
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Safety of concurrent samba writes and perl move

I have samba (3.6.3-0.30.1-2920-SUSE-CODE11-x86_64) running on a SLES11 server which receives files from a Windows machine. The samba share is actually a NFS mount from an other server, and I need to ...
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chown with numeric arguments

I tried this on Opensuse 12 and Fedora 17, i use the following commans touch file chown 777 file ls -l file -rw-r--r-- 1 777 root 0 Oct 9 21:43 file grep 777 /etc/passwd echo $? 1 There is no user ...
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Problems with new server accessing ldap and mail server/relay (connection timeout and can't contact)

I'm on OpenSUSE 12.3, and setup a mail relay under mail server settings (posix) via yast. I try to send a mail and get timed out: 2013-09-27T15:19:08.745282+01:00 myserver postfix/qmgr[12258]: ...
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suse 11sp3 - cant ping/resolve own hostname

i have a local virtual machine (running on a locally installed vmware workstation, networking set to NAT) on which i have installed suse enterprise 11 sp3. the machine is set to get an ip address ...
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Kibana /etc/init.d scripts

I am having a hard time adapting the init.d start up scripts I have found for Kibana on the internet. I am experienced with RedHat/Centos but we have standardized on Suse Enterpise Linux here at ...
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Installing fluentd / Kibana / Elastic Search on Suse Enterprise Linux 11

I have successfully installed the recommended fluentd stack ( fluentd, Kibana, Elastic Search ) on a Centos 6 virtual machine. But our production environment is all Suse Enterprise Linux 11. I am ...
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SuSE 11: “top” CPU percentages don't add up

Running "top -b" on my SLES 11sp2 system produces the output below. The Cpu(s) line reports 33.7% CPU usage in user space, but if you add up the %CPU column in the process listing you only get 4.9% ...
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iptables SSH connection logging

Is it possible to only write a log-entry when a connection is established ? I have tried: iptables -I OUTPUT -p tcp --dport 22 -j LOG --log-level notice --log-prefix "outgoing ssh connection" to ...
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chkconfig not automatically starting mysql

I have mysql set in chkconfig to automatically start when the system reboots: root@myserver:~#chkconfig mysql mysql on However, this does not seem to be the case. When the system reboots, I get ...
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How to set telnet start after every reboot in suse 11sp3 x64

I have an issue on sles 11sp3x64 with telnet, if i reboot the machine telnet service not starting automatically. again i have to do service restart manually. is there any way to start automaticaly ...
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How to install mongodb on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (x86_64)

I download mongodb for distrubution SUSE Linux Enterprise . . I downloaded mongodb from link http://downloads.10gen.com/linux/mongodb-linux-x86_64-subscription-suse11-2.4.5.tgz and extract it to ...
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Not working - Enabling Port based virtual hosting (apache) on SLES

SLES ~12 server, with Apache 2, named based virtual hosting enabled and working, but need port based as well... I have added to listen.conf listen 8008 I then defined a virtual host statement: ...
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NIS netgroup map empty for nis client

We had a NIS master server disaster and an outdated backup for it, but some slaves. I've been put in charge without any NIS knowledge so far except a few basics. I've dumped every map via ypcat from ...
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Cannot perform smartctl self-test after migrating servers from SLES to Scientific Linux

I maintain several Linux servers, that we are in the process of migrating from SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (version 10.4) to Scientific Linux (version 5.9). The six SAS hard drives on each machine ...
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Apache2 will not start on OpenSUSE after enabling mod_pagespeed

I have a linode VPS, running openSUSE 12.1 (A little outdated, but stable). I have installed the RPMS for mod_pagespeed. mod_pagespeed.conf has "ModPagespeed on". Restarting apache fails after ...
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Can't access Samba share from Windows

I am new to SLES and Samba so I need some help. I set up Samba on SUSE 11 successfully. I was able to create a share with no user restrictions which I managed to access from Windows. But I want to ...
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Unable to setup PPTP VPN on SUSE Enterprise 11

I am new to Linux, however I will try to convey my question the best I can. Right now we are using Windows Server 2003 as a DHCP server. It also has PPTP VPN installed. Users can get to VPN outside ...