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comment RAID5 array Ready for Rebuild
This is not an unclear question. The OP's RAID is experiencing unrecoverable read errors (URE), and it would be fair to leave the question open to wait for a response.
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comment SSH service isn't logging anymore
What version of CentOS was this? There were some rsyslog problems in earlier versions that would stop logging after a certain period of time. It was fixed in a later bugfix.
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comment How can I reduce LSI raid array without data loss
@Jai And what is the model of the LSI controller you're using? This information matters.
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comment How can I reduce LSI raid array without data loss
@Jai You didn't list the types of disks. Can you list the capacities of the current disks and those of the new, larger disks you wish to add?
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comment How can I reduce LSI raid array without data loss
Can you provide the drive sizes and types you're talking about?
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comment Why is my server saying “No such file or directory” error for a file that is clearly there
What OS is this?
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comment Why is my server saying “No such file or directory” error for a file that is clearly there
That could be interesting.
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comment HP ProLiant dl360 G4 with external backup
@eyeball What path do you think you'll take?
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comment Bash script to kill specific process running longer than 5m
@Jonathan Well, how often does this happen? Can you increase RAM on your Rackspace instance? Is it just one CPU?
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comment libc/libcstdc++ issue - GLIBC_2.18 not found
Did you reboot? :)
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comment libc/libcstdc++ issue - GLIBC_2.18 not found
What exactly did you update?
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comment RAID5 array Ready for Rebuild
Please post the output of ctrl all show config detail here or in a pastebin.com
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comment What should an Ops person know about hardware for an interview?
I think that a good engineer should at least know as much as this user.
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comment Cisco RV110W: Use LAN port as WAN?
But... Storm damage.
2d
comment SuperMicro IPMI using Windows-based RADIUS (NPS)
@JoepPiscaer For compliance, you can have a compensating control like a restricted management network, a dedicated jump-box or session logging.
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comment In Debian, what is NAMED service for?
This is sooo unbelievably lazy.
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comment SuperMicro IPMI using Windows-based RADIUS (NPS)
I totally wouldn't plan to do this or rely on it to work in an emergency.
Oct
23
comment What type of email address should I recreate to prevent this NDR?
@makerofthings7 And you don't know who the user was, and can't extrapolate their email address from previous messages, your email address policy or the message delivery logs?
Oct
23
comment What type of email address should I recreate to prevent this NDR?
@makerofthings7 Are you undeleting the user? Whose mailbox does it need to get to?
Oct
22
comment Cisco RV110W: Use LAN port as WAN?
(put scotch tape over the WAN port)