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Suse 11 : Java remote debug can't connect properly

I know this is bit of a Java question, but I feel its more of a network issue. I have a Suse 11 server that I'd put a simple java program on, I start it up with debug options. Just like I do on any ...
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How to add a user without knowing the encrypted form of the password?

I use the following command to create a user in a linux machine: useradd -d /home/dummy -g idiots -m -p 12345689 dummy The user is created and the home directory as well. The problem is that I ...
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SuSE Enterprise Linux 10 reports “write error: disk full?” even though there are 13TB available

So, I recently added some disk to a system and everything seemed to be peachy, the extending of the LVM went fine and so did the filesystem resize. However, when a user logs on to the system and tries ...
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VSFTP Config to send users to specific folders

I have approximately 30 users on a box. Those users are in overlapping groups(about 6-10 groups). I need them to be able to land in a specific folder based on their group assignment when they FTP in. ...
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After upgrade to SLES11 SP1 - LVM on top of software RAID5 not working anymore

On a system where I have been running OpenSuSE11.1 for some time I performed a fresh installation of SLES11 SP1. The system used a software RAID5 system on top of which an LVM was setup with a single ...
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What steps are necessary in creating a vm on a server and allowing that vm to be accessed from outside the network, or even inside the network?

I have a server hosting a number of guest VMs. The server's VMs are controlled via VSphere. Disregarding all VMs, except for one, brand new, SUSE 10 VM, consider this question: I want to be able to ...
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apache proxy installation

I am having problem installing the proxy_html for apache on an OpenSuse. It looks like the module is installed: a2enmod proxy_html "proxy_html" already present and in /etc/sysconfig/apache2 I have ...
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Enabled Apache mod_status but server-status was not found on SUSE enterprise 11 SP1

In /etc/apache2/httpd.conf, I have remove the line of Include mod_status and add the following to the last line, LoadModule status_module /usr/lib/apache2/mod_status.so ExtendedStatus On ...
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Upgrading from SLES 10 SP2 to SLES 11 SP2

I am running Suse Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP2 and I need to upgrade to SLES 11 SP2. Can I just write a script which will install all the RPM's present in SLES 11 SP2 on my SLES 10 SP2 system. ...
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Network storage is not mounted to the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10

command mount XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX:/store/ /mnt/test Error mount server reported tcp not available, falling back to udp mount: RPC: Remote system error - Network is unreachable The server has ...
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su command not responding?

It is bit hard to describe. I will try list them: BACKGROUND: SUSE enterprise 10 sp3 I am using SecureCRT to telnet. There's two user app and oracle. I am not in the server room, I can't reboot ...
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novell certificate file missing after restart

Every time I restart my Novell Groupwise on Suse Open Enterprise server the root certificate goes missing. Thats why ldap is not starting and so the other services are not working. After repairing the ...
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Linux SUSE - How to install PHP 5.3.x on SUSE?

I'm trying to install php 5.3.x on Suse/linux platform, but whenever I install and check it with phpinfo(); it shows php 5.2. Any idea how to deal with it? please provide the detailed instructions. ...
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LDAP + TLS - different behaviour on two machines

machines: debian wheezy suse 11 commands: ldapsearch -ZZ -h ad.unsw.edu.au -x perl -we "use Net::LDAP; print Net::LDAP->new ('ad.unsw.edu.au')->start_tls(verify => 'require', capath ...
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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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How similar is Ubuntu to SUSE Enterprise

I have a question for SysAdmins who know many flavors of Linux. I need to be familiar with SUSE Enterprise for a job, but I currently have no access to the enterprise edition. I also would prefer to ...
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sles 9 not recognising hard disks

Trying to install sles 9 onto one of the hard disks on a Fujitsu PRIMERGY rx200 s6 server. However seem to be encountering a problem in that sles does not seem to recognise that there are hard disks ...
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Where to download the latest 2.4.x Linux kernel while kernel.org is down?

I need to run the pre-paleolithic (10 years old!) SuSE 7.3 under VirtualBox. (Don't ask. I just do, ok?) I managed to successfully install it. It boots. It recognized the virtual NIC (pcnet32 module) ...
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Move Groupwise POA from SLES to Windows

I'm attempting to move a GroupWise POA from a crippled SLES cluster to a 2008R2 server, it appears all the binaries meet the requirements, but where the documentation fails me are for a few questions: ...
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SLES - examine data 'under' a mountpoint

I've got a SUSE Linux (SLES) system where after a power outage, one of the directories appears to be out of date. It has got some mount points for various logical volumes e.g. /dir -> lv1 ...
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Novell OES 2 User Login / Logout logging/tracking

Currently we're running OES 2.0.1 / SLES 10.2 and I'm trying to figure out how to track when users log in and out of the system. I've been googling around for a couple hours and all I can find is that ...
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Change group of only cache folders, recursive

I have a document root folder and I want to cange the group of only the cache directories. How can I do this recursive? The cache directories are always below templates/html, and I want to change it ...
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ip tables port fwd duplicates packets

i want to fwd the udp packets that are received on port 162 to another port.ex:8981 i have executed the following cmd iptables -A PREROUTING -t nat -p tcp --dport 162 -j REDIRECT --to-port 8981 I ...
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CPU usage is very large in top command of Linux

I run SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 in a virtual machine. The hypervisor is KVM. There is 4 virtual CPU cores for the VM. Now there is a very strange thing. In theory the maximum CPU usage ...
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How to Enable Remote Shell On SUSE Linux

I wanted to run remote commands on a suse linux machine from another redhat linux machine. How to enable SUSE to listen to this remote shell commands ? In normal linux i need to start the service ...
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How to install mysql server on SUSE 10.3

Here is problem I have. So I download mysql 5.5.13 on the web site, but when I rpm the packages, it required me to update glibc. Failed dependencies: libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.7) is needed by ...
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Linux SUSE - how to check (from root) if a package is already installed?

Simple question on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (simple for someone who's not a total ignorant on the topic like me I am guessing): how do I check from root if a given package is already ...
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How to install VNC server on Linux SUSE EC2 instance?

Assuming I can ssh to my Linux instance (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1) as root and that I can transfer files into it - how do I install a VNC server (let's say RealVNC free version) on the ...
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How to get password for EC2 Linux instance?

I am exploring Amazon EC2. I created a Linux SUSE instance etc. now I am trying to remote into it from my mac using a VNC client (Chicken of the VNC client): I have the public dns of the instance ...
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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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Making Apache 2.2 on SuSE Linux Case In-Sensitive. Which is a better approach?

Problem: http://<server>/home/APPLE.html http://<server>/hoME/APPLE.html http://<server>/HOME/aPPLE.html http://<server>/hoME/aPPLE.html All the above ...
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Tomcat 5.5 and Tomcat 6 side by side on same server

On Suse Linux server I have Tomcat 5.5. installed (port 8080) Can I also install Tomcat 6 on the same server (side by side) but on different port (for example 8081). Are there any pitfalls I should ...
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Installing a package (e.g. git) without internet access on SLES

I am trying to install git on a SUSE linux server that, to all intents and purposes, doesn't have internet access. It would appear that I also need to install some dependencies for git. Is there ...
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LiveLinux PPC variant to boot and perform dd on SAS drive?

Ok here's the deal. In trying to install SLES 11, partd says it cannot read the partitioning on my SAS disk. Specifically I can reuse the existing AIX partition table but not edit it. The drive is SAS ...
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Zypper error while loading shared libraries

I'm doing some work on a Suse enterprise server and I lost connection durring a system update. Now I can no longer use zypper and get the following error: zypper: error while loading shared ...
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Remote network SLES install error on ia64

Does anyone have any experience installing SLES though lanboot on ia64? I have done plenty of network SLES installs for i386 and x86_64, even PowerPC, but for some reason ia64 is stumping me. I have ...
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SLES 9 KDE - Bash script to delete panel icon from desktop?

We have several SLES 9 servers with KDE desktops. We need to remove a couple of the icons that are in the panel on the bottom left of the desktop next to the "Start" button. I'd like to push out a ...
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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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Permanently change IP address on SuSE 10

I am trying to change IP address of a SuSE 10 machine that is running Tomcat. I need to create a shell script to do this so could not use YaST. As some sites suggested on my Google search, I edited ...
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Why is mcrypt not included in most Linux distributions?

libmcrypt is a powerful encryption library that is very popular with PHP-based applications. However, most Linux distributions do not include it. This causes problems for many users that need to ...
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how to detect a process which is continuosly eating the disk space

on our linux system (suse), one of the partition is nfs-mounted and some process is continuously eating the disk space in it, leaving behind zero bytes to write. How can I figure out this process or ...
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SLES 11 SDK repositories

is there a way to add SLES 11 SDK repositories without having to download and burn the ISO ?
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Samba PDC share slow with LDAP backend

The scenario I have a SUSE SLES 11.1 SP1 machine as Samba master PDC with LDAP backend. In one share there are Database files for a Client-Server application. I log XP and Windows 7 machines to the ...
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How to install Oracle extensions for PHP on Linux SUSE?

does anyone have some experience in installing the ORACLE PHP extensions (oci_connect()) on Linux SUSE ? Thank you Antonio
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Plone ERROR ZServer uncaptured python exception

Afternoon, I'm running Plone 2.5.3 on SLES 10. With a separate Apache server (192.168.6.80) using mod rewrite to access Plone. Recently been experiencing slow performance loading pages. When I ...
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ip_queue: full on an SUSE application server. What to do?

An application server (SUSE 64bit) that has my app. on it is emitting "ip_queue: full" message and is refusing connection (e.g. can't ping). My app. is an EJB application that uses JBoss5, and it ...
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Is there a CentOS equivalent for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server?

Is there an equivalent distribution that is to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server what CentOS is to Red Hat Enterpise Linux?
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What's SUSE linux? Why does it cost more on Amazon EC2?

What's the difference between EC2's "linux/unix" server, and "SUSE Linux" ? Why does SUSE cost more? Is it better?
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RDAC MPP driver erratic path fail-over errors

In my central syslog I can see a some instances ofo the following error from LSI's RDAC multi-pathing driver for Linux. [RAIDarray.mpp]MY_NICE_STORAGE_ARRAY:1:0:7 Cmnd-failed try alt ctrl 0. vcmnd SN ...