SuSE Linux Enterprise Server is the "professional" SuSE distribution. sles11 means version 11. Sles 11 Service Pack 3 was released in June 2013. The previous version, Sles 11 Service Pack 2, was released in February 2012.

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pip instal netifaces>=0.10.4 throws gcc compile error in suse enterprise linux 11 [migrated]

Hi I am trying to install few python packages and it requires the python-dev libraries. For SUSE enterprise i guess we need to download the SDK separately. I am not sure how to download and install ...
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on SLES how to increase tcpdump buffer size

I am using SLES, tcpdump version 3.99. It does not have a -B option. How can I increase buffer size so that the packet drop rate can be reduced? Thanks
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ipaddress swap causes both machines to be unreachable

I got two virtual machines running on SLES11 SP3 in the same subnet for which I' d like to swap ip-addresses on the fly. I tried the following script (of course with both different ip parameters) on ...
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EXSI4.0. 2 different kernels - one boots other locks up immediately, how to check initrd difference

I have a ESXI4.0.0 (v4) host, where I am trying to install a guest. The host machine is a regular Intel PC. I have 2 different ISO images (heavily modified version of SLES for a commercial product), ...
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How to find out the if a package was installed directly or through a dependency on SLES?

I just inherited the administration of a Suse Linux Enterprise Server box, and I am trying to find out what was installed on it. I can get the complete list of installed packages with rpm -qa, ...
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Shellshock: How to check SLES-11-SP3-Server packages for modifications?

I'm sure my SLES-11-SP3-Servers were open to the shellshock-security-vulnerability for a few days, since I wasn't able to patch them for that time as the patch-server in our intranet was broken down. ...
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SLES 11 SP3 Apache mod_proxy_ajp issue with ProxyErrorOverride in worker MPM

In SLES 11 SP3, the "ProxyErrorOverride" apache directive is not working for MPM Worker with requests proxied by AJP: When an error appear in the server-side, Apache doesn't show the error page ...
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custom ldap conf for apache 2.2

System: Apache 2.2.12 on Suse linux 11 patchset 2, with PHP and Perl. I want to create a custom ldap.conf file for use by Apache for user authentication to a remote system. I can't put my config ...
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max open files - why is there no error?

I suspect that one of our server applications has hit its max open file limit. The application is running in user-space with its own account. The init-script starts a large number of processes which ...
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iscsadm successful login but no block device is generated

i know, there is a similar article but the soluion there did not help. I'm using SLES 11 SP 2 with Kernel 3.0.13-0.27-default and i want to mount an iscsi Device from a Thecus NAS. I've using ...
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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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SLES DHCP Dynamic DNS: Unable to add forward map…: not found

I have a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.3 install running on Amazon EC2 based off the official AMI. With DHCP and BIND configured (via yast) I'm having issues with Dynamic DNS. When a client ...
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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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MySQL replication hung after slave goes offline and comes back online again

I have a master server and several slave servers replicating a single database. I am using in MySQL 5.0 in SLES 11. During fault tolerance testing I found that when the slave's network connection ...
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install_driver(mysql) failed: Unable to get DBI state function. DBI not loaded

I installed OTRS from a rpm and the web installer /orts/installer.pl stops with: Error during AJAX communication. Status: error, Error: Internal Server Error Apache error_log ...
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Hardware failover of linux server without clusters or vm?

Any ideas on how to provide complete failover for a SLES11 installation without implementing clusters or vm? The applications that are running are not (and will never be) cluster aware. There are ...
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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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Sendmail: catchall for all domains

I need to set up a mail server config for a test environment which would accept all mail (i.e. for all users and all domains, even non-local ones) and put it into a single local catchall mailbox. ...
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How can i create a startup script with sles 11? [closed]

I have a problem in one of my servers. I have a SLES 11 server and I have bond (bond0) two ethernet cards (eth0 and eth1). i setup mtu to be 9000 on all interfaces. When i reboot the server the mtu ...
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/dev/ipmi0 does not exist R710 SLES 11 SP2

I have been searching without success to find how to get ipmitool to work. It is dependent on /dev/ipmi0 existing, however in my case it doesn't. Here's some information that I think would be helpful: ...
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SLES 11 recommended filesystem

We are upgrading some servers from SLES 10 to SLES 11 and I just saw that ext4 is not supported. Should I move to XFS or keep ext3? I will be moving the programs and databases to a new VM so ...
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Can't ping other machines at Linux VPN PPTP server's local lan from outside

Before anything else, hello guys, this is the first time I ask for something here so I hope someone can give me a hand, please look at the following network diagram: ...
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Automount parses NIS map incorrectly on SLES 11.2 x86_64

Good morning, I came across a problem in SLES 11.2 x86_64 where the automount daemon parses a NIS map file incorrectly. It seems to be working fine in SLES 11.1 32 bit, and I cannot see any ...
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Install Google Chrome on SLES 11.2

Is there an easy way to install Google Chrome on SuSE Enterprise 11.2? The OpenSuse rpm from the Chrome web site does not work, it fails with some missing dependencies. Any other easy way to install ...
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System occasionally hangs boot process with SLES 11

I have several (new) systems on which I had to install SLES11 on. However, after a few (though not every) reboots, the system hangs during the boot sequence. It will only continue after I physically ...
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running a command as root with /bin/su and without gives different results

Some background: I have a machine with SLES 11 installed. I am running a bash script that one of its lines is /bin/su $USER -c SOME_CMD. Unfortunately, the SOME_CMD that comes after the -c keeps ...
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Massive number of context switches on ksoftirqd [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Anyone else experiencing high rates of Linux server crashes during a leap second day? We have two servers that are grinding to a halt. One is a VM and the other is bare ...
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Time-based 32-bit overflow in Java? Or SLES11?

This is Tomcat 6.0.18, Java 1.7.0_03 (32-bit), and SLES11 SP2 (64-bit). As for kernel information: $ uname -a Linux server-1 3.0.13-0.27-default #1 SMP Wed Feb 15 13:33:49 UTC 2012 (d73692b) x86_64 ...
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eth0 and eth1 both assigned same IP on boot

I have a physical SLES 11 SP2 server on a Sun Fire x4140 that is giving me problems with networking upon reboot. The NICs are onboard. The networking appears successful during boot, but network ...
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Loading multipath in SuSE install initrd for PXE

I'm reinstalling cluster nodes with SLES11-SP1. The nodes are boot on SAN and will use the official RDAC driver once installed. But during installation (boot from the network using PXE) there is no ...
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SLES 11 - slapd is spamming the syslog

How do I get slapd to quiet down? Every second it's writing the same five lines to the /var/log/messages file. May 24 13:16:09 servername slapd[21299]: conn=5866 op=15204 SRCH base="" scope=0 deref=2 ...
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Can I configure resolv.conf to use a specific nameserver for a domain?

Can I configure resolv.conf to use a specific nameserver for a domain? e.g.: nameserver internal.thekelleys.org.uk 192.168.1.1 nameserver 192.168.0.1 I don't want to list *.test.com in /etc/hosts; ...
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CIFS cuts off end of file

I have a Windows 2003 Enterprise SP2 server, on which I am sharing a folder. In the folder is a file that I am trying to read and import the data on a SLES 11 SP1 server. If I view the file on the ...
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Linux Suse 11 and apache - httpd.conf

I have one problem and I hope you could help me. I disable http and now using only HTTPS- SSL. In httpd.conf I use: ProxyPass /comp1/ htt_://192.168.1.5/ ProxyPass /comp2/ htt_://192.168.1.6/ ...
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EC2 SLES Instance - Problems with Yast and other pre-installed apps

I am Linux newbie, I managed (it was a bit of an ordeal) to get a VNC server (TightVNC) running on a SLES 11 SP1 EC2 instance. Monitor manager on the VNC xstartup file is gnome (it took me a while to ...
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Changing the text of the kerberos passwd prompt

We are running kerberos (krb5-1.7) on SLES 11 SP1. Our users seem to have trouble changing their passwords with the password command. They are confused by the initial prompt, and don't understand ...
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SLES 11.1 install dvd accidentally added to yast

I was attempting to install the SLES 11.1 SDK via yast and the dvdrom. I left the SLES SP1 install dvd in the drive accidentally and fired up yast. I also inadvertently added the actual OS install to ...
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Using tar on SLES Linux

I am trying to install some package from these instructions: http://www.franz.com/agraph/support/documentation/v4/server-installation.html#header3-25 I run this command: tar zxf ...
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LikewiseOpen and pam_access

We have a combination of RHEL5 and SLES11 servers that integrate with Active Directory via LikewiseOpen. What I'm wondering is in what place should I put the pam rule to allow pam_access to be ...
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SUSE - Install PHP APC

I am using SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, I followed a guide to install APC, but I can't do the command of phpize, can someone tell me how to use this command?
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How do I remotely invoke an xterm on a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11

I need to invoke an xterm on a SLES 11 machine (machine A) from another SLES 11 machine (machine B). Currently it doesn't work. So I decided to test some stuff. On machine A the following works: ...
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OCFS2 + DRBD8 + MD mirror + PERC 6/iR + SATA 500GB = serious I/O problems?

I have reports that I/O on a certain filesystem, namely /srv/data1, is intermittently horrific. I've seen it myself and it's true. For example, I run 'ls' /srv/data1 and the output takes 30+ seconds ...
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Multiple Disks during Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11 installation

I am installing SLES11 on my server (8 x 1TB disks), and I am installing the Xen Hypervisor mode(but I guess the is irrelevant to my question). I have a question how to setup my disks paritions (I ...
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SLES 11 - ocfs2 - Locking does not appear to work

I have two SLES 11 servers that are SAN attached to a Clarion CX-340. The SAN partition has been formatted with ocfs2 and I have both machines setup in a cluster and the cluster is running (all ...
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Specifying network settings during SLES 11 auto installation

I'm setting up an autoinst.xml file for auto-installing SLES 11. I get prompted for the various interface settings per below, but they don't seem to stick once the server reboots. I don't think I ...
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Why does eth0 show an IP if I'm booting into runlevel 1?

I'm having some issues with networking on a new Linux server I'm building. The OS is SLES 11. When booting into runlevel 1, I see that eth0 is showing an IP. Physically, there is a network cable ...
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Installing a clean Python 2.6 on SuSE (SLES) 11 using system-wide libraries

I've spent most of the day on this, and it is driving me absolutely insane. On all other Unixes I've used, this is a walk in the park, but SLES 11 has me dumbfounded. I need to build Zope on SLES 11 ...