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How do you configure X11 forwarding over SSH on AIX?

Here is what I've tried. I've edited /etc/ssh/sshd_config on the remote AIX system X11Forwarding yes X11DisplayOffset 10 X11UseLocalhost yes as well as set $DISPLAY DISPLAY=localhost:10.0 export ...
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Linux- Permission denied?

I'm installing Neo4j server as a linux service, but when I install it, I get the following message: /sbin/insserv: Permission denied What is this? What should I do? I'm running everything with ...
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Sendmail does not receive e-mails from outside

have a VPS running CentOs 5.1 64bit with ISPManager panel. dovecot-1.0.7-7.el5 is used in conjunction with sendmail. I can send e-mails to outside (sendmail works), can send and receive e-mails ...
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Unix services on Windows Server 2008

Looking to remove a domain controller that is currently the NIS master for our identity management for unix service. Need to know how to migrate the master to a different Windows server. When you ...
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How to change protected config files via web/php interface?

I'm looking for way to modify configuration file that resides below /etc directory via web (in particular case PHP) interface. While it's not a problem to read (if you set up file permissions ...
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502 Bad Gateway Error Nginx connect() to unix:/tmp/unicorn.sock failed

This is my first question on Server Fault. I could not find a solution to this while searching the web. I am working on an OpenBSD server running Nginx, which I did not setup, that is throwing a 502 ...
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cp/rsync command with destination as symlink to a directory

I am working on a cPanel backup solution at the moment. We are now informed about this exploit. Exploit : Full ROOT ACCESS to server 1.) create malicious file from, normal user account: mkdir root ...
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List environment variables of a running process on AIX without character limit

Today I was trying to debug an issue where a process was not picking up the correct environmental variable. It took us hours before we realized that it wasn't picking up the correct variable. I tried ...
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What's the best way to enforce a maximum size on a file directory?

I'd like to create directory with a maximum size of, let's say 500MB. The directory may contain any number and depth of subdirectories. When the maximum size limit of the directory is surpassed, I ...
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RDP forwarding on HP/UX machine

I have a setup that consists of a HPUX machine that acts as a router and has a set of windows machines sitting behind it. I have given the HPUX box 3 external IP address on our main network so we can ...
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NIS: which mechanism hides shadow.byname for unpriviledged users?

On some Linux box (SLES 11.1) which is a NIS client I can do as root: ypcat shadow.byname and get output, i.e. some lines with the encrypted passwords, amongst other information. On the same Linux ...
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Client side certificates in client browsers with unix server for management

We are currently running Unix dedicated servers for everything (Web cluster, database, FTP, batch, ...) except for a Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services. The sole purpose of this Windows ...
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logrotate : Contents are missing

I'm using logrotate to rotate my log file periodically (in my case every 1 hour checking for log file size and rotate if needed using cron). I'm facing a serious issue in it. The following files ...
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How to issue an rsh command in the background?

How to issue an rsh command to run in the background? Example: within a batch file i call rsh 10.1.1.2 -lroot /etc/rtcinst/myscript.ksh which runs on a remote unix machine. This script takes a ...
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How do I install Rake (Ruby on Rails)?

I want to install Ruby on Rails (I'm running a FreeBSD but don't want to use Ports for RoR) so this is a more generic unix/RoR question. Simply what is the best way to install Rake. ...
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Understanding Unix Permissions (w/ ACL)

I am trying to set permissions on my server properly. Currently I have a number of directories and files chmod'd at 0777 -- but I am not comfortable with it being this way. So at the advice of a ...
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licence file for extra logins on ancient Unix (CLIX) system

I'm helping to sort out an ancient Intergraph 6800 machine at work, running CLIX, a proprietary Unix. Binning the system is not an option. It is a certified safety-critical system that would cost ...
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ISC DHCPD memory leak solutions and or workarounds

Background: I have recently been put in charge of finding the root of and/or fixing a memory leak with an ISC DHCPD (4.2.5-P1) installation on a Debian (Lenny) Unix server. I have been researching ...
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Solaris 9: Degraded mirror unmanageable with raidctl after drive replacement

We have a pair of Sunfire v20z's (WITH LSI MPT raid) that have each had one drive in their mirrors die. bash-2.05# cat /etc/release Solaris 9 4/04 s9x_u6wos_08a x86 ...
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Is there a way to catch system broadcast messages

Is there a way to catch system broadcast messages (like those which are send to all tty users to inform of a shutdown) and send them via e-mail to a user?
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Umlaut encoding: tar on Mac Lion

I have a tar archive created on an old Unixware machine using ISO8859-1 encoding. When I try to extract it under Macosx Lion, I experience a bit of weirdness with German umlauts. For instance: I open ...
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Redhat quitting process never works always have to kill it

I am working on a RedHat server creating a unicorn process. I have two sets of these processes being created. I am able to QUIT one of the process fine and do so over and over again create it and QUIT ...
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Mac OS 10.6.8 Firewall Blocking Wiki for ONE User

This is a very bizarre issue that I hope someone can help with. We're running 10.6.8 server to host our internal wiki. We had the firewall enabled on that machine without any issues. Last week one ...
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Is there a way for a user to temporarily remove its own group membership within a script?

I'm writing a script which will be used to "detect" whether a generic, no-frills, user account has access to certain files. Basically a user which only has membership in the "staff" group or ...
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rsyslog logging same data to multiple files

I'm new to configuring rsyslog for centralized logging and was wondering if one of you experts could help me with the following problem. I am trying to store logs for each remote host to a per host ...
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Apache, php, maven and me—pemissions…

I have setup a local Apache2, with PHP and mysql. I wrote a maven build script to deploy my page on that local server. All that is working fine except for one thing: When I instruct maven to clean up ...
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In linux and solaris, what is the UUID based off of?

If you run dmidecode|grep UUID you are given a "globally unique string of characters" which can be used for licensing purposes. In linux, the format is usually something like this: ...
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Error sh: line 9: 19705: Memory fault (coredump) in case of OpenSSH installation

I downloaded openssh-6.1.p1/tar.gz with http://mirror.corbina.net/pub/OpenBSD/OpenSSH/portable/. I made at first ./configure, then make which, it seems, fulfilled without errors (Nexenta Illumos ...
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Limiting memory usage and mimimizing swap thrashing on Unix / Linux

I have a few machines that I machine that I use for running large numbers of jobs where I try to limit the number of jobs so as not to exceed the available RAM of the machine. Occasionally I ...
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MySQL crashes when connecting from localhost with tcp (UNIX sockets work)

I have Ubuntu 12.04 running MySQL server 5.5.24. I can connect with mysql --user root -p. status shows me : ... Connection: Localhost via UNIX socket ... When I try to connect with mysql --host ...
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Pure-FTP login error

I've installed Pure-FTPd and am trying to get virtual users to work with it. Unix users are OK and are able to transfer files but my virtual user that I created can't log in. I'm running Linux Ubuntu ...
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SNMP OID for CPU and Mem usage

does anybody know the OIDs for CPU and Mem usage for this machine: ReliantUNIX-N release:5.45 version:A3001 machine:RM400 The Standard OIDs didn't work it wasn't possible to figure out with snmpwalk ...
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Working of trashcan utility in tru64 Unix server.. or any other utility?

I used this mktrashcan command mktrashcan deleteMe1 trashcan/ And then i Deleted all the contents inside deleteMe1 directory(rm -rf*).. But then what happend is only the two text files which are ...
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*NIX devices getting Permission Denied errors after downloading ~4/5MB of data on FreeNAS CIFS share

I have my FreeNAS (FreeNAS-9.2.0-RELEASE-x64 (ab098f4)) which is set to rwx for my FreeNAS user and can be anonymously accessed through my network. When copying stuff from my windows host I get no ...
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Process identifier mask in z/OS

I've noticed a curious pattern to process identifier numbers on the z/OS system I'm working on (uname reports it as OS/390), they're either 1-4 digits long or 8 digits long but never in between. The ...
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Samba suddenly not working- The specified network name is no longer available

I have a Samba server and a windows server that access a share on the linux samba server. For some reason, this single server has stopped being able to access the samba server. When you access the ...
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Write failed: Broken pipe even if I use ServerAliveInterval?

This is my ~/.ssh/config file - Host 10.2.1.1 ServerAliveInterval 120 ProxyCommand ssh 10.1.1.1 nc -w1 10.2.1.1 22 I've configured it so that I can bypass the jump server each time I need to ssh ...
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web server apache installing and modify interfaces on which server is listen

I have to install a web server this way every user on the system can hosts a public site of his. The web server is Apache but before I continue I need to have installed the package with version ...
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Balancing server bandwith

I am working on a file uploading website. It will be run on dedicated server with 1GBPS connection. I wanna offer visitors max download speed possible at the current moment. So lets say server can ...
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How to remove a device file on solaris?

A device file was created as a result of running the Veritas qiomkfile command: # cd /sybase/k2rpt_sql/TOR_K2RPT_UAT/sybase_devices # /opt/VRTS/bin/qiomkfile -s 2000m log06.dat.qio # ls -l ...
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Custom certificate/key pair does not work on OpenVPN clients

I have setup very basic OpenVPN network on Windows Server 2008. My clients are IP Cameras having Unix OS and built-in feature of openVPN connectivity. Initially I used a common client certificate/key ...
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Compile php 5.3 ldap extension

So trying to follow the very un-descriptive guide at my webhost for compiling a new php extension: **Compiling PHP 5.3 extensions You can also compile and load your own extensions. Here's how:** ...
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RSH & REXEC from Windows 2008 Server to AIX Unix Box

Is anyone aware of how to call a RSH and REXEC command from a script on a windows 2008R2 server to a AIX Unix box - The commands worked under 2003 Server with the unix addons installed but not 2008.
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Reconfigure a yum package

I'm running an Amazon linux AMI and using sendmail as the mail server. By default, STARTTLS is disabled on this build and I'd like to enable it for SMTP and POP3. I seem to have it configured ...
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Troubleshoot telnet connection from Windows 7 to UNIX

I am trying to connect to an Asterisk server in USA. I am using telnet < IP Address > 5038 from India to USA. The person in USA is able to telnet to the IP address and port from USA , but I am ...
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Two IP ranges on eth1 configuration for centos 6.2

I have a dedicated server, with "Virtuozzo" on it running VPS's. I have: eth0 - which is configured to the internal network, that one is fine. Now I have: eth1 - which has two ranges routed through ...
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Postfix - wrong rights causes 15000 duplicates

I've setted up a mail server with Postfix+SASL and Courier a while back, with procmail dispatching incoming messages to the right user maildir subfolder. It worked well, I could sent/receive emails ...
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Prevent cronolog from splitting/cutting lines?

I'm using cronolog to dump my output into datetime stamped files (after asking here on SF). However cronolog will split a line in the middle and spread one line across multiple files if the input ...
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Windows 2008 Server remote install

I have an unmanaged unix box setup in a datacenter. I need to install Windows Server 2008 from my ISO I uploaded to another server. I have no idea what I'm doing. Can I partition part of the drive ...
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Automate the process of looking for CVE (new vulnerabilities) related to our infrastructure

Is there any service available where you simply list the services, programs and versions you use, and when some CVE comes out about it, you automatically get alerted? Also, is there any other place ...