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FQDNs during migration from syslogd to syslog-ng

I'm migrating from syslogd to syslog-ng on SLES 9 server (syslog-ng at stock version 1.6.8). The server happens to be a loghost for some remote loggers. How do I configure syslog-ng to assure maximum ...
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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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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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How to display SSH banner at login, but only for password authentication

I have a warning message that is displayed to a user after they enter their username to log in to our Linux servers. I only want to display this message for password authentications, and not when ...
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SSH: DH_GEX group out of range

We recently applied a vendor-supplied patch for OpenSSH. This patch disabled a few key exchange protocols in response to the recent Logjam attack. After applying this patch, we have a few vendors ...
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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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Can someone implement LVM on an existing single-hard disk system?

I am using SuSE Linux (10) and I am considering expanding the available disk, without resizing an existing partition (which is not easy to do on a VM). Instead, I want to create another virtual disk, ...
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Swap partition not mounted on boot

I'm having issues with a fresh SLES12 install and swap not mounting. It's a DL360 G6 server with P410 and 2x 146GB drives in RAID1. The single /dev/sda has MBR with sda1 for swap and sda2 for ext4 ...