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Questions tagged [rhel5]

Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 is a Linux distribution sold by Red Hat, Inc. for the enterprise market.

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enable both password and public key authentication with OpenSSH in RHEL 5

I have found solution for RHEL 6 and that was working but when i tried the same for RHEL 5, i got below error: Starting sshd: /etc/ssh/sshd_config: line 122: Bad configuration option: ...
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RHEL ports not using same cipher

[UPDATE] I ran the openssl command from a couple servers and my local machine. It seems like port 9443 is not remaining consistent. The cipher on server1:9443 remained the same from the first server (...
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Oracle-asm RHEL 5 Kernel Upgrade Instructions? [closed]

What are the official instructions for upgrading the oracle-asm kernel drivers when performing a kernel update on RHEL 5? I can only find documentation on a clean install of oracle-asm which includes ...
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Slow I/O rhel 5.1 on hyper-v 2012 r2

I have RHEL 5.1 server with informixDB is virtualized on Hyper-V 2012 R2 when i make request on database it's very very slow and my disk host database is 99% use.... Here iostat result during request ...
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Linux Multipath

We have 3 hosts which are under oracle RAC cluster, recently we have seen lot of multipath path missing on all the 3 hosts and sometimes these hosts reboot automatically. current scenario is on host ...
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RHEL 5.8 [Oracle] too long to shutdown

We are using Oracle database on a machine running RHEL 5.8. Every month we restart our servers (including this one) however this one takes too long to shutdown. Last time took it 40 minutes. This was ...
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EL5 /etc/hosts.deny not denying “.top”? [closed]

I get spam e-mails from places such as whatever@hungry.lmtaken.top among a LOT of others. I have an appropriate entry in /etc/hosts.deny but it doesn't seem to block anything from the .top domain. ...
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AWS RHEL 5 AMI contain a “cloud-user” default user?

Can anyone confirm that Red Hat's AMI for RHEL 5 contains or once contained a user in /etc/sudoers called "cloud-user" (in addition to ec2-user)? I inherited an environment where our EC2 instances ...
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Does using LVM cause you to lose filesystem space twice? Lot's of missing space after lvextend

We have several Dl360 G6's in the field. They had 2x 146G disks in a raid 1. After LVM, this shows up as a 136G volume (7% loss to filesystem). This was carved into 100M /boot, and the remainder an ...
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proc's limit and ulimit -f don't match

I have an issue where a process has a different max file size than the ulimit for a user. The log file for this process is basically not growing past 524288 proc: less /proc/20238/limits Limit ...
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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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How do I install sysstat without YUM

I have a RHEL server (v5.8 64bit) in a DMZ so can't use YUM. I need to get sysstat on to the server so that I can use pidstat, as I believe it's part of the sysstat collection of tools. Can anyone ...
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Clone a RHEL 5 box into a smaller disk

I'm trying to clone a physical RHEL 5 box into VMware. That box contains a 1 TB disk which is hardly used (80 GB). Thus I want the new virtual machine to have a 100 GB disk instead of wasting a new 1 ...
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What is the benefit of maintaining tags in System V init files?

This page describes tags that can be put into System V init scripts. http://mcs.une.edu.au/doc/initscripts/sysvinitfiles In RHEL5, chkconfig will parse the chkconfig tag. # chkconfig: 2345 20 80 ...
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How to resize an EXT3 if default block size is changed to 1K from 4K

I am working over RHEL 5.4 and using LVMs over the storage LUNs for storing my files. Each LVM infact reaches the size up to 16TB on ext3 even. And my server is in production. Just for introduction of ...
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RSYSLOG v3 vs v5 config for property base filtering

I'm trying to set up a property base filtering for audispd log, this is what I have currently SLES11 RSYSLOG v5 RHEL6 RSYSLOG v5 RHEL5 RSYSLOG v3 rsyslogd: [origin software="rsyslogd" swVersion="3....
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Upgrading Jboss EAP 5.1 to 5.x in Zip installation

I have Jboss EAP 5.1 installed with ZIP method on RHEL5.(Not installed by me). Now I would like to upgrade it to 5.1.1 or 5.2 because of some compliance. May I know how I should upgrade it without ...
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Linux multipath 1 lun not using all paths other luns OK

A new 50gb lun was added to the rhel5.8 linux server and we did a scan to detect and add. However multipath -ll shows that the 50gb lun is using only 1 path while the old existing luns are on 2 paths....
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Can I use Oracle's yum repository with RHEL and then go back to Redhat's yum? [closed]

Let me explain my problem :) I have a VM provisioned by my company's datacenter, RHEL 5.11: $ lsb_release -a Distributor ID: RedHatEnterpriseServer Description: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server ...
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yum update doesn't have any update?

Recently, I clean up the yum cache, then I found that I don't have any update when I do yum update. I am not sure whether there is actually no update or something is wrong. yum clean all rm -rf /var/...
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Installing PHP 5.2 on RHEL 7.1

We are planning to move to Amazon EC2 server. Our current server version RHEL 5.5 and PHP 5.2. We are planning to configure Amazon RHEL 7.1. Does RHEL 7.1 support downgrading PHP version to 5.2. I'm ...
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OpenSCAP incorrectly reporting false for RHSA-2014:1306: bash security update (Important)

I'm using the following command to test for RHSA-2014:1306 on CentOS 5.9: oscap oval eval --id oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141306 com.redhat.rhsa-all.xml The result is: Definition oval:com.redhat....
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Restore shows tape volume error

I have used the below command to take dump on my RHEL server: /sbin/dump -0uz -f /data0101/backup_labeir1/labeir1_150622_123050_^apps.dmp /apps The dump is successful, but when I do a restore using ...
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yum does not contain the package: libcurl [closed]

I am in Redhat 5 and the following packages are not found yum -y install libcurl libcurl-devel Loaded plugins: security Setting up Install Process No package libcurl available. No package libcurl-...
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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 ...
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Wrong date/time in dmesg

we have this strange issue. We use perl script for human-readable time-stamp in dmesg (taken from http://linuxaria.com/article/how-to-make-dmesg-timestamp-human-readable) and I also tried this one ( ...
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RHEL5 - Can't update packages because of i386 rpm conflicting with x86_64 rpm

When trying to run yum update, I receive the following errors: Downloading Packages: Running rpm_check_debug Running Transaction Test Finished Transaction Test Transaction Check Error: file /usr/...
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Why my date command changed and how to restore the default one?

I'm having a problem in a RHEL 5.3 after I tried installing Perl Power Tools. Everything was working fine until I tried installing that package by hand (the server has no access to internet). At ...
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Installing RHEL 5.8 on > 2TB drive

I'm trying to install RHEL 5.8 x64 on Cisco UCS C240 server with 4TB OS Drive. The drive is behind LSI MegaSAS. Before installing RHEL, I booted off from an Ububtu 14.04 Live DVD. Using gparted, ...
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Can RHEL5/CentOS5 be run on Intel Haswell-EP (E5-26XX V3) CPUs?

We need to upgrade the hardware on some of our CentOS 5.11 servers. From Redhat's Intel CPUs and Supported RHEL Versions page, I see that the E5-26XX V2 CPUs are supported. However, the E5-26XX V3 (...
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Diagnose what is causing Linux system load

I understand that system load is kernel usage such as IO or network. If you don't believe you have high load of either of those two items, what would be some recommended steps to track down what is ...
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How do I specify what PVs are used for mirroring when adding a mirror in LVM to an existing LV?

I've got an existing VG containing a single LV on a RHEL server that consists of a handful of SAN disks. In an effort to migrate the server to a newer SAN, I'd like to mirror the existing storage to ...
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Accessing a Samba server from a new Windows system

I have had a samba server running on a linux (RHEL5) box for a while and I have mounted a shared directory on a Windows PC. I just got a new Windows 7 laptop and trying to access the same server, but ...
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Drive faults not logged in HP IML on RHEL-based ProLiant server

Today I have had disks on two separate HP ProLiant servers go into Predictive Failure. One of these servers runs Windows Server 2008 R2 and one runs Oracle Enterprise Linux 5 (a RHEL5-based distro). ...
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How do I update bash on RHEL5 servers with expired contracts? [duplicate]

I have two servers with expired contracts that are both vulnerable to shellshock. I am in the process of migrating both to new servers with RHEL6 or greater depending when I get this done. That ...
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Can we force dhclient to not renew ip rules?

I've overridden the ip routing rules on my RHEL machine by adding custom logic in a new script ifup-local that is run immediately after a new interface is attached. /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/...
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facing issue while installing oracle Database 11g on rhel5 And SOA

While installing required rpms for both SOA and Oracle the below rpms are conflicting with each other glibc-devel-2.5-49.x86_64.rpm and glibc-devel-2.5-24.i386.rpm How can I fix it? one package gets ...
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How do I find out what RPMs make up a “yum group install”?

I am trying to install the Gnome Desktop Environment on a RHEL 5 system. I am NOT connected to the internet and do NOT have any local repo or the install disks. Under normal circumstances, where a ...
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Single TCP-CLOSE_WAIT connection brings down application till restart

Recently found a behaviour where my application had a connection in TCP Close_wait state till the app was restarted (after about 5 hours). But during this period the SUnreclaim space was also ...
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vncserver auto start display for root

In my rhel5 system there are cronjob scripts that are running as root which requires export DISPLAY. I have added below lines in /etc/sysconfig/vncservers to start vncserver on certain displays for ...
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Can not register with RHEL

# yum -v repolist Loading "rhnplugin" plugin Loading "security" plugin Config time: 0.105 There was an error parsing the RHN proxy settings. RHN support will be disabled. Yum Version: 3.2.22 repolist: ...
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EXT3-fs error (device dm-10)

I got this log error below: Aug 1 20:44:01 TDBP24LV kernel: EXT3-fs error (device dm-10): ext3_free_blocks_sb: bit already cleared for block 8159746 Aug 1 20:44:01 TDBP24LV kernel: EXT3-fs error (...
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Missing NICs in a HP ProLiant DL380 G6 running RHEL 5.5 64-bit

I have 2 twin boxes HP ProLiant DL3680 G6 running RHEL 5.5 64-bit. In one of them, two network interfaces (eth2 and eth7) are missing, i.e., they are not available: # ifconfig eth2 eth2: error ...
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All terminal windows suddenly disappear in Linux [closed]

Sorry in advance for the wall of text. I'm having a problem which is leaving me with very few clues as to what might be going on. Also, I apologize if ServerFault isn't the ideal place for this ...
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Changing GRUB configuration to “single” not working in RHEL

I am using RHEL 5.10. I have mistakenly deleted /etc/passwd file in my server (though I have the backup). I'm just trying to get into single user mode by typing single at the end of the kernel line ...
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“sock_sendmsg-error 22” error in RHEL

I am using RHEL 5.10 servers ( which are in cluster using some shared services). When I restart them using "init 6" or "reboot". the servers hang while shutting down, continuously showing the below ...
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Is there a max length to java_opts arguments on a tomcat process

We have a tomcat startup script with a java_opts that contains a fairly lengthy (around 14 hosts) entry for -Dhttp.nonProxyHosts, I've noticed that although tomcat appears to start properly, entries ...
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LVM: Duplicate VG name VolGroup00

I'm on a server that shows a duplicate VG name. How can I rename one of these VolGroups to get rid of this conflict? [root@dev-server dev]# lvs WARNING: Duplicate VG name VolGroup00: zOuHvA-QTBR-...
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RHEL5: htop shows empty command-column

When issue the command htop on my RHEL5 box I get a normal view, however when I scroll down I have several "blank" command ranges as can be seen here: Can someone explain me how this happens/...
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RHEL 5 createrepo hangs

I've got a RHEL 5 server that I want to create a mirror repo on. I've specified a new file system mounted at /repos. I have run reposync -p /repos --repoid=rhel-x86_64-server-5 -l which completed OK. ...