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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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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 ...
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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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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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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?