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Questions tagged [centos5]

CentOS 5 is an obsolete, free (as in beer and speech) GNU/Linux distribution that is community driven and based on source code released from RHEL.

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NFS Migration automation (CentOS 5)

I need a little help with an upcoming migration. The storage team has implemented a new netapp stack. Once I have a tested script, I have around 400 servers across two environments that I'll need to ...
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FSCK while booting Centos [closed]

I want to do fsck check while booting. my centos, not booting and kernel panic error showing. so how to use fsck in kernel command line to do a file system check. please do let me know as its urgent. ...
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Multiple instances mysql on Centos 5.5

There was an old system on Centos 5.5 which pattern as below: OS:CentOS release 5.5 (Final) Web Server:Apache 2.2.3 AP Server:Tomcat 6.0.3.6 JDK:1.6.0_37-b06 DB:MySQL 5.5.27-1 As customer ...
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Installation script for python 2.7 in centos 5 without using internet.

Is it possible to install python 2.7 without the internet in centos 5? Any help would be appreciated.
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Curl SSL verification issue on CentOS 5.7 (bypassing doesn't work)

I'm on a CentOS 5.7 server trying to install ssl cert through GitHub script. First when I execute, I get curl error 60 and if I set insecure in ~/.curlrc then I still get curl error 35. I also tried ...
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CentOS 5 ssl update failure

On Centos 5 I'm trying to download via HTTPS but I'm getting cert errors: $ curl https://nixos.org/nix/install curl: (60) SSL certificate problem, verify that the CA cert is OK. Details: error:...
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7-disk RAID 5 working with only one disk? Bug?

I've got a 7-disk RAID-5 (3TB each), on a CentOS 5.5 box. Today I was doing regular checkups on my system and found this weird bug(?): How is this possible? This filesystem is formatted as XFS and ...
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SOLVED Restored a tar of a physical CentOS machine to a vm and now it won't boot

I have a physical CentOS 5.11 machine and I created a tar of it using: sudo su cd / tar cvpzf backup.tgz --exclude=/proc --exclude=/lost+found --exclude=/backup.tgz --exclude=/mnt --exclude=/sys / I ...
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INFO: task init:1 blocked for more than 120 seconds in CentOS 5.6 after cron jobs editing

I have a VM and after editing cron jobs it hung. When rebooting the VM it shows this message from the VMWare Sphere Console: INFO: task init:1 blocked for more than 120 seconds How to enter ...
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Can I install rsyslog and syslog on the same machine

I'm running CentOS 5 with syslog already installed. When I try to install rsyslog I receive the message file /etc/logrotate.d/syslog from install of rsyslog-7.6.7-1.el5.centos.x86_64 conflicts with ...
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Centos 5.11 OpenSSL TLS 1.2 for Paypal

I run a website on a server running Centos 5.11 - EOL now I know but an upgrade is not possible for a while. The website runs the Sellerdeck software which integrates with Paypal for payments. In ...
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Login to smtp.googlemail.com using OpenSSL

I'm trying to login to smtp.googlemail.com from a Centos 5 server, I use this command: openssl s_client -starttls smtp -connect smtp.googlemail.com:587 -crlf -ign_eof Then I type EHLO localhost and ...
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OpenSSL Verify return code: 20

I'm trying to connect to smtp.googlemail.com using openssl, from Ubuntu 16.04 I can login and send emails without any issue, but from Centos5 I'm getting this: /usr/local/ssl/bin/openssl s_client -...
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how to stop multiple IP Address been issued to clients

Greeting Guru's I am using CentOS DHCP and DNS Server. Recently, I have notice that the DHCP has been issuing multiple IP Address to some clients (Phone/Laptop). This has caused IP Conflict in the ...
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What is causing my server to issue some DNS requests with extra search domain appended?

I have a CentOS 5 box (yes, it's old. Yes, we're upgrading eventually :-D). It has sendmail and a web site (hosted with Jetty). Our DNS team recently noted that a couple hundred times a day, the ...
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Errors booting CentOS 5 after RAID disk issue

I've got a linux appliance running on an IBM X3850 X5 type 7143 box. CentOS 5. It has a RAID 5 configuration with 6 drives. 2 of the drives went down. One was bad and needed to be replaced. The ...
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Tcpdump on multiple interfaces

I need to capture traffic on a CentOS 5 server which acts as a web proxy with 2 wan interfaces and 1 LAN. In order to troubleshoot a weird proxy problem, I would like to have a capture of a full ...
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4 TB external disk on Centos 5

I have an old server running CentOS 5(Kernel 2.6.18-92.el5). It is running a legacy application so I can't retire it yet. I had connected a 2 TB USB disk to it to take backups and the disk is almost ...
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Where is net.ipv4.tcp_challenge_ack_limit for CentOS 5?

I am trying to fix latest security bug by doing: sysctl net.ipv4.tcp_challenge_ack_limit=999999999 however this file is missing on CentOS 5, kernel 2.6.18-371.12.1.el5PAE Where is net.ipv4....
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Kernel killing processes with memory available

We have a CentOS5.8 server with 64Gb RAM running normally around 700Mb RAM usage. When I try to do a tar -czf into about a 22Gb archive, the pagecache climbs up to about 22Gb, then the kernel starts ...
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dhcp server not starting on CentOS 5 (XenServer 6.5)

I have a host with XenServer 6.5 (based on CentOS 5) that is currently set up using a static IP by following the procedure here. I have been provided with an IP address, netmask and gateway - I ...
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Install R 3.2.3 package igraph on CentOS 5.11

** Instead of downvoting maybe express how the post could be improved. Thanks! I'm trying to install igraph for R (3.2.3) which is installed on a CentOS 5.11 system. The tail of the error looks like: ...
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Postfix reject on Centos 5.11?

i like to config postfix to reject ALL incoming emails except one that is whitelisted what i was try: /etc/postfix/sender_access someone@somwhere.com OK foo@bar.org REJECT it is working , but i ...
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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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Netavis won't start

I have Netavis Observer 4.3 installed on CentOS 5.11. Users connected over network can login and everything works fine, but client on server won't start because of some permissions error. It says: ...
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How can I determine which specific process/service on my CentOS box is generating excessive DNS queries?

CentOS 5.x One of my CentOS servers is generating an excessive amount of DNS queries (as noted by my DNS admin). Unfortunately it's unclear from service logs which process on my server is responsible ...
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How to Install Imagick PHP extension on Centos 5?

Can anyone advise me if it is possible to install the Imagick PHP extension on CentOS 5, running PHP 5.3, and if so, how? When I try to use pecl to install Imagick using sudo pecl install imagick I ...
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Created an httpd server but sample page is not loading [closed]

I was given a server to create a test site for our services, this is the first time I been trying to do this so I did a lot of research, finally I found this page which gave great directions, but even ...
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Utilizing TLS 1.2 on CentOS 5.11 for use with Paypal IPN [closed]

Our current web stack is installed on a CentOS 5.11 server with Plesk. We are using PHP 5.4, cURL 7.47.1, and openSSL 0.9.8e-fips-rhel5 01 Jul 2008. I am trying to run Paypal IPNs using code based off ...
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Apache can't change listening IP-address

I can't get Apache to listen on a specific IP address. It's a local web server, not public. I'm on CentOS 5.11 using Apache 2.2. The default configuration httpd.conf works great but only listens to ...
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Roots server do not update my new nameserver (CentOS bind DNS server)

Last week, I changed my dns nameserver from dns2.applistar.com to ns1.applistar.com. But after that, my DNS server was downed. I do not know why :(. I reconfig everything, but it still downed. I ...
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how to download php53 on centos 5.3 ( i had installed php54 before)

I would like to install php53 on centos5.3 (had installed php54 before but removed) I did it as below. sudo yum remove php php-common php-cli sudo yum install php53 sudo yum install zabbix-web-mysql ...
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error while loading shared libraries: libcurl.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I am trying to run an application that requires libcurl but I can't start it. error while loading shared libraries: libcurl.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I was ...
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Use Lvm snapshot for a new (KVM) virtual machine

I need to migrate one CentOS5 (32bit) physical server to in a virtual machine. My idea is to take a snapshot of the LV and then import in kvm creating a new vm. Is this a good idea? More precisely, I ...
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Crons keeps sending to root

My crontab keeps sending emails to root user email. I have already tried to fix the problem by editing the followings: In /etc/crontab edited the following: MAILTO=root to MAILTO=email@domain.com ...
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Auditd is writing a lot to logs

I recently tried to use auditd to find what's creating tmp files on a CentOS 5 x64 OS. I removed the rules: # auditctl -l No rules but there is a lot of writing into auditd logs. If I check the logs ...
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CentOS 5.4 (Final) - Can not bring up eth0

I have CentOS 5.4 installed on my machine. Due to some reason I can not bring up wired connection. When I try to configure ip address through DHCP it fails and give the error "no link present. Check ...
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On CentOS, rpcinfo uses unusual source port when run as root

In doing some testing with the rpcinfo command on CentOS 5.10, I noticed an interesting feature. When running as root, after the connection occurs, viewing the socket table with netstat -natup shows ...
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Linux LVM: move free space from a volume group to another

I've just read "How can you re-allocate space from one Volume Group to another Volume Group in Linux?" How can you re-allocate space from one Volume Group to another Volume Group in Linux? But I'm ...
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VMWare Error: “No space left on device” when powering up one specific host — even though there is space?

I have a CentOS 5.x system running on VMware ESXi 5.1.0. Recently, I rebooted and it failed to come back up. The error I see is: The error is odd though because my vmware host has plenty of space ...
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Mail centos 5.5

I have an issue with user on a shared server. Sent mail bounces are sometimes returned to different users than owners? I have checked the from and return mail in headers and all fine but still ...
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CentOS Development Server Crashing Frequently

I am running a development server on a fairly old version of CentOS 5. This server has been live almost constantly for the past five years ago, so has been pretty stable. A while ago, it crashed ...
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setting and working webserver environment variables

currently I'm trying to setup environment variables for Apache in CentOS 5.5 According with CentOS manual and this post they should be placed in /etc/sysconfig/httpd but doing that I get Undefined ...
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“Memcache can't connect, connection refused (111)”? [closed]

First of all... I must say, I don't know much about servers. I'm the kind of php developer that don't use command lines very often. I'm very uncomfortable in the Terminal. However, I'm learning. I'm ...
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Hyper-V CentOS 5.11 kernel: journal commit I/O error

Running CentOS i386 5.11 with Hyper-V I have found an issue where a newly installed (and updated via yum) box has corrupted itself the first warning was in the SSH session kernel: journal commit I/O ...
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What are the configuration differences between Apache (httpd-2.2.3-22.el5.centos) in CentOS 5 vs Apache (httpd-2.2.15-39.el6) in CentOS 6?

I understand that the later version addresses security vulnerabilities: http://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_22.html Supposedly, http://httpd.apache.org/download.html has a full list of ...
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Is “QUEUE=” in /etc/sysconfig/sendmail the same as the “-q” switch in sendmail?

CentOS 5.x, SendMail 8.14.4 My Sendmail server is currently configured to retry deferred messages every hour. In /etc/sysconfig/sendmail I have the following: DAEMON=yes QUEUE=1h I don't see this ...
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CentOS 5.11: yum installs, but packages remain missing

I'm trying to figure out a very strange problem with yum on a fairly old CentOS 5.11 VPS using DirectAdmin. Executing the following command suggests the telnet package is installed: # yum install ...
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How to alias name for IP Address

I have a website which is hosted in local Server (CentOS 5.x) (Hostname: xxx.yyy.local, IP : 192.168.5.25). I can browse the site typing server ip in the browser from my Local Network. How can I get ...
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sendmail rejecting some connections with handshake failure: SSL alert number 40

My sendmail server on CentOS 5 started to reject some connections with the following message logged: error:14094410:SSL routines:SSL3_READ_BYTES:sslv3 alert handshake failure:s3_pkt.c:1092:SSL alert ...