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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 ...
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need to configure BIND server query logging with versions

I've been trying to get BIND server query logging working, creating 3 versions, max 100mb each. The system is SUSE SLES 11. I have found numerous how to articles on the web but none of them do ...
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LVM: “Couldn't find device with uuid” yet blkid finds the UUID

I have a SLES 11.2 PPC (3.0.58-0.6.6-ppc64) system that lost track of its volume group (containing LVs with data that is not critical but would be rather nice to get back). The disks are connected ...
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How to check/set linux’s “security level”? [closed]

I got recommended here to check the kernel's security level—how can I print it out on a linux machine? (SLES?) If it’s set too low, how can I increase it? If I set it too high, can I ever set it ...
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Install .raw guest images in XenCenter

I have a SuseStudio created Xen image delivered in ".raw" format I would like to run it on the commercial (free) Xenserver 6.1 using the Xencenter gui The openSuse docs describe a xenmenuconfig file ...
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Where can I get krb5-libs & krb5-workstation ?

I have been searching for the following packages : krb5-libs & krb5-workstation, for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (i586). Unfortunately, I can't find anything. Does someone have an idea where ...
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How to monitor outgoing bandwidth per sub directory of document root in Apache2

I've had a search and Google and found ways to monitor bandwidth per virtual host. What I need is a way to monitor outgoing bandwidth (and eventually suspend) of sub folders of my document root. ...
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How to ensure a password entered on command line is not stored at all on Linux server?

I've got a web page PHP script which runs p7zip on the server: This passes a user supplied password for encrypting their uploaded files. Secondly the password is then emailed via PHP to the ...
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Where is the System Services (runlevels) option in Yast2 Opensuse 12.1?

I am in as root in the terminal and have typed yast2. Under System there is no System Service (run levels) as there was in Opensuse version 11. Where is the proper tool to make eg mysql autostart?
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Protocol moves to another ethx Suse

I have a server which has 2 nics eth0 and eth1 eth0 is used for our email traffic server. everything working fine some time later a eth1 was added for backup purposes so this new nic sends data to ...
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SLES11 random unreachability from a single machine

I'm experiencing a very weird problem and I am lost hard now. I have set up several Suse SLES 11 SP2 machines since my company tries switching to SUSE. And every single machine with SLES 11 has this ...
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Linux watchdog and timing interval

How does the /dev/watchdog timer exactly work? I found a description here and it says that once I open the file from an application I need to update it every 10 seconds. I was wondering is this a ...
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How can I configure a Xen image to run on EC2 with different drive names?

I'm in the process of creating a number of Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) that will be uploaded and run on the basis of our Xen images. However, I'm running into problems with some platforms where the ...
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Login script on windows client does not map drives correctly

This script is located in the OU container of a sample Organization tree in an eDirectory that I created for the purpose of exploring and troubleshooting. This is not a critical/ live system setup. ...
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Adding an IP range to SuSE 11

I'm looking to at a /22 to eth0 in addition to the address that is already bound to than interface. I'm familiar with using ifcfg-eth0-range0 in Redhat to accomplish something like this, but not how ...
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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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Apache has many PHP session files

# ls /var/lib/php5 | wc -l 7488 # ls -la -rw------- 1 wwwrun www 0 Nov 9 15:30 sess_vtuh671rlafdidfjmgjfu6065p4tfieg -rw------- 1 wwwrun www 0 Nov 12 02:30 ...
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apache hangs frequently with semop

My Apache hangs frequently with multiple threads. Each process get stucked for hours. Backtrace looks like this: (gdb) backtrace #0 0x00002af60c22b2d7 in semop () from /lib64/libc.so.6 #1 ...
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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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/etc/profile.d and “ssh -t”

I wanted to run a script on a remote machine. The simple solution is this: ssh remote1 some-script This works until the remote script doesn't want to connect to another remote machine (remote2) ...
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Installing SP2 on SLES 11 overwrote /etc/init.d/boot.local

From what I understand, the file /etc/init.d/boot.local is a perfectly legit place to sprinkle a few extra commands you would like to be run when SLES 11 starts up. However, when our organization ...
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How to install PHP 5.3 with MSSQL Support on SUSE Enterprise Server 11

I have two servers running SUSE Enterprise Server 11 (x86_64), Patch Level 2. The servers have PHP V5.3.8 installed but there is no support for connecting to MSSQL database built in. I'd like to ...
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What is the difference between suse professional and suse enterprise?

I have looking to download the Suse Professional 11. However, I have been to 2 websites, the paid subscription version and opensuse, the free open source edition. But none of them mention anything ...
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Apache2 with SSL and mod_jk on SUSE Linux Enterprise | Apache always starts SSL disabled

I have installed Apache2 (with mod_ssl enabled) on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86_64) (patchlevel 1), using YaST. Once installed, I tested whether everything works fine so far. SSL also worked ...
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How can I contribute to OpenSuse/SLES packages? [closed]

I've got some improvements for correctness for the tomcat 6 and tomcat 7 packages for SLES. I understand that opensuse is upstream. Where do I start to contribute back to the package?
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kill -9 a postgres process

A postgres SELECT query ran out of control on our DB server and started eating up tons of memory and swap until the server ran out of memory. I found the particular process via ps aux | grep postgres ...
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Postgres 9.2 beta for Suse SLES

I am searching the internets high and low, but can't find any Postgres 9.2 beta versions for any SLES versions. Can I take some Fedora RPM or similiar, or can someone tell me how to find the RPMs on ...
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SLES Devel Packages?

It seems SLES 11.2 (and OpenSUSE) are missing many devel (dev) packages common in other distros such as Ubuntu Server or CentOS. I understand that packages / deps may be wrapped up in other-named ...
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unable to install postgresql on SLES 10

i am trying to install postgresql-server on a Suse 10 (SLES10 SP2) 64 bit machine with no luck. I followed the link on the postgres website to the place where they maintain the build for SUSE: ...
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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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What are the ways to build a failover cluster?

I have a task where I need to build a failover cluster in two cases: first with servers on Red Hat Enterprise 5.1 and second with SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP1. Both cases have SAN. I know there are ...
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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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How to run a script on boot for SUSE Enterprise Server 11

I've added the following and confirmed the script works as it is by first running it. Why isn't this script then running when the server starts up each time? Not sure what I'm missing. Confirmed ...
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ss utility does't work properly

I've learned that ss, which is base on netlink, is much faster than netstat when amount of sockets is large. And the secret is here. But when I tested on my suse linux minutes ago, the result ...
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Is there any log in SuSe Linux that tells if a machine hangs due to a runaway?

I have a SuSe Linux server that is hanging due to unknown issues, I'm to the point of wondering whether there is a runaway process being run every now and then that is causing it to hang. The issue ...
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SLES partitionless Installation

Windows VMWare guests can easily be resized live. For linux guests I've used LVM (add disk, partprobe, add disk to vg, lvextend, resize2fs). This works. I've just stumbled across the sketch of better ...
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suse-multiple nic's same subnets issue

I have a system with two NICs with 4 ip addresses (eth0,1,2,3) on two different subnets (x.x.230.x and x.x.221.x). Problem when our network Engineer shuts down one switch port, 2 ip's on same subnet ...
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ftp/tcp server failing (looping)

I'm getting frequent errors in /var/log/messages and the ftp service is getting stopped and started over and over. I haven't got any clue behind this error message and what is happening during these ...
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Upgrade PHP 5.2 to 5.3 on SUSE 11.1

i have a client SUSE 11.1 box that now requires PHP 5.3 where as the original scope of work called for PHP 5.2 yast2 doesn't seem to see anything other than 5.2. i can't figure out how to get ...
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Replacing a Hard Disk with a clone fails

I just cloned a disk (A) using dd into the same kind of disk (B): dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/sdb Now, I want to boot the server with new disk (B) instead of old (A). But i getting an error during ...
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Manage multiple zLinux SuSE Servers [closed]

My shop virtualizes a few hundred SuSE 11.1 servers through IBM's zVM hypervisor. (If you've never heard of zVM, it runs on a mainframe and virtualizes Linux in the s390x architecture. It's a ...
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Change password hashing algorithm for SuSE users from blowfish to MD5

I have a network of roughly 1000 SuSE machines with 20-200 users on each. The password hashing algorithm used is the default i.e. blowfish. In order to check, whether a user has used a dictionary word ...
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HP Proliant DL 380 G7: Which storage driver to use for Suse Linux 11 [closed]

I was installing the Suse Linux 11 on HP Proliant DL 380 G7. during installation i got the error " NO usable hard disk found " i got stuck for last 4 days ..need help on prioroty,
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mount: unknown filesystem type 'linux_raid_member'

I have Suse Linux 12.1 and i am trying to mount a single RAID 1 disk, to explore the files in it. However when mounting it: # mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt/test mount: unknown filesystem type ...
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ENOEXEC on CIFS in SUSE

I am trying to execute a program on a CIFS mounted partition in SUSE 11.1. Whenever I try executing it, I get a "could not execute binary file" error. Using strace, I was able to determine that the ...
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how to get gateway address

I am trying to get gateway address but when i call "route -n" I expect to see something like that Destination Gateway Genmask Flags 0.0.0.0 dnsip 0.0.0.0 UG ...
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Redirect local, not internal, requests using SuSEfirewall2 or an iptables rule

I have a server that is running a web application deployed on Tomcat and is sitting in a test network. We're running SuSE 11 sp1 and have some redirection rules for incoming requests. For example we ...
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How do I install libpcap-devel on SUSE Enterprise?

I'm new to SUSE and do not understand how to install packages with zypper. Or, rather, I understand you use the "install" subcommand, but it frequently can't find what I'm looking for. For example, I ...