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AWS yum does not work from private subnet (does work from public)

I have a VPC with a private and a public subnet - each containing an identically built RHEL7 server. I believe the VPC is set up correctly (see following). However, the public server can use yum and ...
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grubby fatal error: unable to find a suitable template

I'm trying to fix my system after moving it from one server to another. It works perfectly with kernel booted via network, but not from the disk. Reinstalling stock CentOS 6.6 kernel shows this error:...
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Installing Redis on CentOS 6.6 final - no package available

I've added the "EPEL" repo: Loaded plugins: changelog, downloadonly, fastestmirror, presto Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * elrepo: repos.mia.lax-noc.com * epel: epel.gtdinternet.com * ...
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Prohibit yum from extracting a file

On RHEL6, the package nginx from EPEL installs these two files into /etc/nginx/conf.d: /etc/nginx/conf.d/default.conf /etc/nginx/conf.d/ssl.conf I can remove these files, however when upgrading ...
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RHEL 6.6: [Errno 14] PYCURL ERROR 22 - “The requested URL returned error: 403 Forbidden”

First of all, it's the first time I setup RHEL machines, I'm more used to Debian. We're installing many machine at the same time. We've upgraded from RHEL 6.3 to RHEL 6.6 and we're now trying to ...
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linux + dose each security kernel rpm will install the relevant initrd and vmlinuz files under /boot

I just print the kernel rpms that need to install on my redhat machine (version 6.5) # yum list-security --security | grep kernel-[0-9] RHSA-2014:1143 security kernel-2.6.18-371.12.1.el5.x86_64 ...
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CentOS6 box: yum remove Percona-Server-shared-51 dependencies

I want to install Percona 5.7, but when I run the relevant yum command it tells me that 57 clashes with Percona-Server-shared-51. I don't really know why I even have that installed, since I also have ...
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Unable to upgrade clamav due to dependency weirdness

I'm trying to upgrade my clamav installation to the latest version (0.95.2). I am running CentOS 5.3, and I have rpmforge added. The command I am using is yum upgrade clam* I'm getting this error ...
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Repository 'base' is missing name in configuration, using id CentOS5

When I run yum update I receive the following error: Repository 'base' is missing name in configuration, using id Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for ...
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Installing yum repositories that are specified in kickstart file

Right now, I am specifying repositories to be used for installation in the kickstart file via the repo directive. I am then, re-specifying those repositories to be added to the /etc/yum.repos.d post-...
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linux redhat + how to install only the latest kernel rpm under /boot

installing of errata security kernel rpm ( from redhat sattelite ) on the linux red-hat, could sometimes - create a diff 2-4 new update kernel under /boot , the problem here that /boot could be ...
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Enabled / disabled repos in .repo file overwritten / superceded when new versions of software released?

I'm working on installing MySQL from the yum repositories: http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/repo/yum/ However our requirements are to run only MySQL 5.6, not the latest version 5.7. So we don't want a ...
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How do I upgrade to the latest PHP version in CentOS with yum?

I found some blog posts about this, but it's rather lack of descriptions on possible side effects. I could really use some detailed on these steps: How to add a repo that provides PHP 5.4 into yum ...
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Installing mysql-devel to match MySQL version

I'm running MySQL 5.1.52 on CentOS 4.6 and I'm trying to install mysql-devel to match my MySQL version. If I do yum install mysql-devel it wants to upgrade MySQL to 5.1.58, yet if I do yum search ...
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Trying to install php-devel on AWS EC2 server to compile a PHP extension, but getting errors “httpd24 conflicts with httpd-2.2.27-1.3.amzn1.x86_64”

I'm trying to install php-devel on an AWS EC2 server so I can compile a PHP extension. But I get an conflits error. --> Processing Conflict: httpd24-2.4.10-1.59.amzn1.x86_64 conflicts httpd < 2....
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Ansible: updating select packages if installed without installing if not

I have a few tens of hosts that are a mix of CentOS 6 and 7. I recently started using Ansible to help manage them, but I'm still very much a newbie. Like everybody, I have a periodic need to update ...
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Cannot install php-intl on CentOS

When I run: yum install php-intl I get this error: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: mirror.as29550.net * epel: ftp.nluug.nl * extras: mirror....
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I'm struggling to install darkstat on an Amazon EC2 server running Amazon Linux. Any tips?

Hello and thanks in advance for reading through this question. Disclaimer: I'm still quite a newbie when it comes to managing a server. I'm running an Amazon EC2 server (which is running Amazon Linux) ...
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ERROR with rpm_check_debug vs depsolve

Transaction Summary ========================================================================================================================================================== Install 9 Package(s)...
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RHEL 5 YUM Python Throwing Traceback and Timeout errors

I know, the first thing I should do is upgrade to RHEL 6 or 7, but unfortunately, I'm stuck on it for the time being. I have been running into this error using any yum commands. The rpm command works ...
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Elastix Upgrade fails CentOS yum missing dependency with libwat, libgsmat, and libss7

I upgraded a year old vanilla Elastix box using yum update and yum upgrade. Almost 400 packages updated but a few of them failed, including asterisk. At present the switchboard is working but I can't ...
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sudo yum install apache2 on amazon linux fails [closed]

I've tried running the command:sudo yum install apache2 and got the following error: Loaded plugins: priorities, update-motd, upgrade-helper amzn-main/latest | 2.1 kB 00:00 ...
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Yum install libyaml has depsolving problems

Trying to get ruby up and running on a centos 5 box. yum install libyaml-devel Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Repository base is listed more than once in the configuration Repository updates is listed ...
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yum upgrade/downgrade - dump all logs

I am doing a yum upgrade/downgrade on a linux box and seeing some issues. I want to dump all logs - literally every bit of info that yum can dump and may be useful for me to debug. what is the best ...
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Yum updates for CentOS by OpenLogic fails on Microsoft Azure

Earlier today I made a fresh install of CentOS in Azure from images provided by OpenLogic. When I try to update the system with yum update, I get: Loaded plugins: security http://olcentgbl....
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Remove java 1.7 that was automatically installed with maven, but keep maven

I installed maven on an Amazon Linux following these instructions. This automatically installed and made 'default' java 1.7. I had already manually installed java 1.8, so I run sudo yum remove java-1....
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Why does Debian have RPM and Yum packages?

I know that Debian comes with an awesome package manager called APT which is capable of installing .deb packages. I know that RHEL comes with a package manager called Yum and is capable of installing ...
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How do I install the main repositories for RHEL6

We've setup RHEL6 on a new server. As far as we can tell, our subscription is all setup properly. However, when I run yum repolist, it doesn't show any repositories. /etc/yum.repos.d/redhat.repo is ...
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Error no 14 while installing PostgreSQL using yum

I am trying to install PostgreSQL on RHEL 6.3 using yum. I am getting a error while installing postgreSQL using yum. Command: yum install postgresql95-server postgresql95 Error: Loaded ...
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yum + list all available security updates without installing them, on redhat 5?

To list all available security updates without installing them, I run this and this syntax is working on redhat 6 and 7 # yum list-security --security please advice what is the syntax for redhat ...
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Centos 6.3 install reiserFS support

I'm trying to change an existing ext4 partition to reiserFS in Centos 6.3 64bit. I've updated the kernel to Centos Plus: First, I've updated /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo: In the [centosplus] ...
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Synchronize RPM repository atomically

We have a RPM repository (on a Centos 6 machine) that we need to push to another machine. So far we've been using rsync -av --delete to simply push the repo directory over the network. This makes the ...
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yum name mismatch between repos

Trying to sort out the why (and how) to resolve a package dep issue...the issue being the package is already installed, just that the package name that's currently installed has a architecture bit at ...
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How to verify if an rpm was installed from scratch or upgraded?

we installed the following rpm's via yum on redhat version 5 # rpm -qa --last | head -10 kernel-headers-2.6.18-408.el5 Wed May 18 13:33:59 2016 bind-utils-9.3.6-25.P1.el5_11.6 ...
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Finding Lynx for RHEL 6

Today I tried tried running $> apachectl status and got the following message: apachectl: line 95: lynx: command not found No problem, guess this server doesn't have lynx installed. My ...
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CentOS 6 - libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.14)(64bit) is needed by

I running a web-server with CentOS6 for 5 years without problems and it suddenly started throwing errors on yum update. This is the output of yum update: libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.14)(64bit) is needed by ...
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How can I version control a mirrored upstream repository?

I manage many servers that span multiple environments (dev, qa, staging, and production). To help manage these, we have multiple repositories on a local webserver for our applications (e.g. app_1_el6, ...
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How do I install a yum package group with puppet?

Does puppet have a way to install a yum package group (e.g. 'Development Tools'), besides exec?
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Katello subscription-manager: wrong Yum repo URL?

I'm using RH Satellite 6, and have built a katello capsule. I've synced a very specific environment/content view over to the capsule. I'm trying to build a node from the capsule to test things out, ...
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Yum dependency available but not marked for install

I'm trying to install a specific version of MySQL: mysql-community-server-5.6.29-2.el6 on RedHat 6.6. When I run yum install, I get dependency errors, but the dependencies are clearly available. I'm ...
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Globbing based on current directory

Ran into some strange behavior today. Wondering if anyone here can tell me what is behaving differently. Environment is a RHEL 6.7 server. I run the following command: yum list installed *mysql* If ...
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yum-cron emails going to root instead of specified user

I have several RHEL 6 servers that I have configured yum-cron to run on. I have configured them to send email output to my address. The problem is that all but one of the servers are still ...
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Yum doesn't install latest version of Git on Centos6

When I go to Gits download section it mentions that latest version is 1.8 and I can install it by yum install git on Fedora. I'm running CentOS6 so that command should also work for me, but yum tells ...
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Installing rpm-package to systemd?

I am new to systemd, and trying to get an in-house app packaged as rpm, to install on systemd host (RHEL7). The rpm tries to place the systemd .service-file: myapp.service into: /etc/systemd/system ...
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yum install obsolete openoffice instead of libreoffice

Unfortunately the software that I'm using (Alfresco) requires the installation of openoffice, and not libreoffice. If I try and configure it to use libreoffice I receive errors during startup. If I ...
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Can't get yum repository (ius) to install because of (epel) dependency that seems to be installed

So I'm trying to install the epel repository and then also install the ius repository. I'm managing this server with chef, and my run list goes ... "recipe[yum::yum]", "recipe[yum::epel]", "recipe[...
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Issues when updating selinux

I did a yum update on a fresh Centos 7 installation and the update worked fine but i see the following in the log Updating : pcre-8.32-15.el7.x86_64 61/405 /var/...
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How do you migrate YUM packages to new server

I moved to a new server and I want to move all the packages I installed through YUM on the old server to the new one. Also I will need to move the repositories with this. How can I do that? I looked ...
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Installing GD Library on Centos 6.7 and PHP 5.4

Versions: centos-release-6-7.el6.centos.12.3.x86_64 PHP 5.4.45 Installed GD using yum: $ yum install php54w-gd Installed: php54w-gd.x86_64 0:5.4.45-2.w6 Restarted: $ service httpd ...