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vmlinuz boot file deleted - options to recover?

A SLES server crashed, and will not restart. A team member ran this command about half an hour before zypper remove zookeeper-server - 2.2.6.0-2800 ...Including the spaces. I fear it has ...
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sles/opensuse os installation log

Is it possible to keep installation log off all events, tasks, say running commands, etc.. while installing SLES/openSUSE (or maybe another linux)? It's not a problem lookup info in already running ...
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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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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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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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Puppet for Patch Management

I am thinking of using Puppet for massive patch management. The way to go with this, based on some research, is to create a class and apply it wherever you need, like in the following case: class ...
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Puppet 3.3.1 Certificate verify failed

I`ve trouble to setup a master/node scenario with puppet 3.3.1 (puppet opensource) on both master and slaves. The slaves are on a windows and SLES machine. The Master is also on a SLES machine. The ...
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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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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: http:/...
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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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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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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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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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pear/MDB2_Driver_oci8 requires PHP extension “oci8”

I got this Error: unable to find package 'MDB2_Driver_oci8' file 'MDB2/Driver/oci8.php' so I tried to install it with pear install MDB2_Driver_oci8-1.4.1 but following Error is showing up pear/...
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Unable to boot openSUSE or SLES12 from plain installation on Gen9 server

I am installing software on a brand new HP DL120 Gen9 server. This is going to be just a high-performance testing machine. I wanted to install openSUSE Leap. Intelligent provisioning won't recognize ...
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How to close specific port with SuSEfirewall2?

I'm opening specific ports in a SuSE 11 server to do ssh forwarding. After I finish, how do I close only the ports that I opened? I tried SuSEfirewall2 close EXT TCP 4050 but it seems to close ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot renew DHCPV6 lease in SLES12

I need to renew the lease of a certain SLES12 box. The machine is configured to use IPv6 only and so far I have tried the following: From here: dhclient6 -r -v eth0 && rm /var/lib/dhcp6/...
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Reset root shell back to /bin/bash in suse 11

In my production server which is running SUse 11 SP1, the root shell is set to /bin/eksh. Not sure how come it is set to this..we are using /bin/bash as root's default shell. I tried to reset it like ...
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SLES 12 High Availability Cluster - scsi persistant reservation fencing

I'm trialling SLES 12 w/ HAE to run a Fileserver cluster consisting of two nodes. Idea was to use SCSI persistant reservation as a fencing method using the fence_scsi script from stonith fence agents. ...
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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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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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Using LINK_REQUIRED parameter with wicked

I'm running SLES 12 and trying to configure network interfaces; this is my first experience with wicked. I'm using "ifup" to up the ethernet devices. I ran into an issue of not being able to ifup the ...
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Installing libreoffice on SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 12

I have a server with a newly installed SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 12. It appears that the libreoffice related RPM's are missing, and instead are part of SuSE Linux Enterprise Desktop. What's the ...
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Error while trying to bring up network in SLES12.1

I am trying to bring up the eth0 adapter in SLES12 sp1 using ifup eth0 but every time I am getting an error saying: wicked: Reading config file /etc/wicked/client.xml wicked: Reading config file /...
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ARP issuse in SUSE Linux

I am dealing with a very strange problem. I have a VM running SLES 11 SP4 in VMware Environment. The machine has two NIC. All of a sudden the second NIC stopped working. It's not even pinging the ...
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Can't get VirtualHosts to inherit global settings from default-server.conf in Apache 2.4 on SLES 12

I am using Apache 2.4.10 on SLES 12. According to the the SLES 12 Administration Guide the default-server.conf file is "Global configuration for all virtual hosts with reasonable defaults. Instead of ...
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libvirt hook qemu suse12

we have this qemu hook. In suse 11 was working well but in suse 12 it is not working. The hook is setting the ports in openvswitch native-untagged. Do you know if there is some libvirt missing ...
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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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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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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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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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Problems with the tomcat access-logs

I need your help. I want to log the access on my Apache Tomcat webserver on SLES 12. He is running and he is logging normally. But when I visit the site, tomcat is writing 8 lines into the ...
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SLES12, Authentication with PAM and LDAP

I want to set up an ssh-server which can authenticate against a ldap-server. The ldap-server is already running (openldap). Now I've installed a fresh SLES12SP1-Server and followed some tutorials for ...
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telnet “connection closed by foreign host” for some servers, not all

I started having issues connecting to our mail server on 1 server, but the others are able to connect without issue. telnet my.smtp.server 25 Trying 1.2.3.4... Connected to my.smtp.server. Escape ...
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SLES 12 Invalid mount point when using zypper Suse Linux Enterrpise Server

Kind of desparate since I dont know the reason. Im using SLES 12 SP 0 I cannot install any software packages anymore. If I should guess, I would say the server is not registered maybe at SCC? ...
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windows 2012 r2 guest OS cluster in SUSE KVM environment steps

We are trying to configure the windows 2012 R2 guest OS cluster in SUSE KVM environment we are getting message no disk were found on which server we need to perform cluster validation test. As we ...
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Single system image on SLES or openSUSE Leap

It is known that SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) drives single system image (SSI) on some clusters like SGI UV series, etc. I cannot find on Internet if it is possible to setup SSI using SLES on ...
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SUSE nfs cluster with STONITH

I have a problem that's bugging me for a long time(a few months) . I'll do a summary of the issue : 1) corosync NFS cluster of 2 HP Gen 8 servers, OS : SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86_64) ...
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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 ...
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Do I need to redo a SMT Server registration after cloning a VM?

I'm building a template for SLES 12 in VMware. After the cloning do I need to redo the SMT registration or is this not necessary? Somebody told me that the SMT server saves some kind of ID for every ...
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Yast authentication server configuration: Global settings empty

I try to enable TLS/SSL for my LDAP-Server on a SLES12. So I enabled LDAP over SSL (ldaps) in Yast > Authentication Server Configuration > Startup Configuration. Fine so far. But when it comes ...
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Data recovery seems impossible after kernel upgrade. MDADM (Raid1) LVM2

I opened a question about rebuilding a bad partition My Problem that din't take me anywhere. Bad news is the company trying to rescue the data says it's finding huge inconsistencies they can see some ...
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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 ...