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Why do I have a dracut initramfs in /var/tmp?

I never used dracut so far. I understood dracut filesystems (Wiki) as temporary systems that help mounting system specific kernel modules during the boot process. But after successful boot of my SLES ...
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Autofs and udev rules to restrict usb permissions to groups

I need some help trying to figure out how to restrict the reading and writing access of usb devices. There are two groups on my system: usbreaders: only should have rights to access and read the usb ...
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apachectl status gives error

I am new on Suse Linux And I tried to run the apachectl status and getting the below errors volted-was-0:/ # apachectl status which: no w3m in (/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:...
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Change TTL for DNS entries on a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15

.. preferable without YAST. I am about migrating several services from a SUSE enterprise server to Ubuntu. I "found" two DNS related files: /var/lib/named/master/domain with the forward lookups. /...
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How to identify the cause of reboot as the log was not captured in a SLES 12 SP3 (2 node cluster)?

Currently, a failover occured from node 1 to node 2 as there was a sudden reboot on node 1. Upon analyzing the log, it is found that the reboot log was not captured and also kdump was not configured ...
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Create installable disk image from existing hard drive

I installed a SLES 15 machine with a special library of my work. Since I need to install other machines with the same procedure, I want to "extract" the current installation to create an installable ...
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What folder should be the home of the web root owner?

I'm setting up a SLES 12 system for running web applications on it. There is already a /srv/www folder and it's going to be owned by a special user (let's say: web user). Is there a good practice / ...
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Deletion progress status [closed]

In our case, we have some files in the directory /root/Documents/folder1 in which we want to delete the files which start with sam*, we have proceeded with the command rm sam* which is working fine ...
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Which user should be the owner of the web root in SLES 12?

I'm setting up a SLES 12 system for running web applications on it. There is already a /srv/www folder and it's owned by root. So I'm going to reassign it to another user. Is there a good practice / ...
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HA NFS via Azure Load Balancer not working after switch

I have 2 nodes HAE cluster with NFS server exporting a filesystem via virtual IP. For virtual IP I have Azure Internal Load Balancer (Standard) with Session Persistence None and Floating IP (Direct ...
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Install COUCHDB and OPA(Open policy Agent) on SUSE Linux machine

I am trying to Install COUCHDB and OPA on SUSE Linux machine. And I am trying to get correct package or repo which could be compatible with SUSU, But I am not able to find correct solution so far. It ...
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add_principal: DN is out of the realm subtree while creating “principal@REALM.COM”

I'm trying to create a principal linked to an ldap object according to the MIT documentation. This is my ldap structure:LDAP STRUCTURE Once I've created the UID object in the Ldap ou=people,dc=domain,...
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OpenLDAP ACL's in SUSE, Kerberos configuration

I'm implementing Kerberos with OpenLDAP manually and according to the MIT Documentation, I've to set manually this ACL: access to dn.base="" by * read access to dn.base="cn=Subschema" by * ...
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Change DNS with netconfig

I tried to change the DNS in SUSE 11 manually. First, I read the man netconfig to issue a command , but confused the instruction so, second, I started looking for examples here in StackExchange and ...
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Docker ports do not seem to be reachable from outside server

I am facing a weird situation with Docker in a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1. I am connected to the server using SSH. First, I tried to run a simple nginx server to test: docker run -d -p 8081:...
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SLES linux is not updating resolvers/nameservers from DHCP server

I have two VMs in the same network - CentOS and SUSE linux. I didn't made any changes to configure DHCP client in these machines. When both the VMs are powered on, both the VMs are getting IPs but ...
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running sles containers on OKD cluster

My company builds various products that are specific to certain operating systems. So we don't have a linux build, we have a sles11, sles12, sl15, etc build. I am trying to move some of this stuff ...
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Trying to setup vsftpd on SUSE Enterprise Linux 12 SP4

I've Setup VSFTPD on Suse Enterprise Linux 12 SP4. The idea is to have an FTP server that I can upload stuff to and then Apache should be able to access the same directory. When I try to login on the ...
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Update sa reports every 6 hours

On SuSE Linux the default cron-job for sa/sar looks like this: # /etc/cron.d/sysstat # Activity reports every 10 minutes everyday */10 * * * * root [ -x /usr/lib64/sa/sa1 ] && exec /usr/lib64/...
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Authenticating Linux Login against Active Directory (AD) without Joining Linux Machine to AD Domain

I have a conventional Active Directory Infra deployed on Windows VMs on Azure. There is no Integration of this convention AD with Azure AD. I want Linux VMs on Azure with SLES 12 SP3 to authenticate ...
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Zypper: Show all installable versions of a package

Unfortunately a rpm (apache2-utils) has two sources on one server. If I try to update it, then I get this message: sle-server# zypper in apache2-utils Loading repository data... Reading installed ...
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SUSE "There is no device mounted at '/' during resize operation

I've got a problem with resizing of space in /dev/sda2 for my SUSE system. I've increased space on my virtual machine and booted under SUSE live CD, after I choose /dev/sda2 and selected resize (...
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bonding network interface speed changed to 0

I have Suse12 system with Intel 82599ES nic(with 2*10-Gigabit SFI/SFP+ port),two ports are bonded by lacp.Recently,the system network is unreachable,lasted 3 minutes. Looking through the message log, ...
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lftp 4.8.4 refuses to talk TLS1.2 with z/OS ftps host

Appreciate any advice on below problem: I have a problem to connect z/OS FTPS server when I choose TLS1.2 protocol: leonidt@zdsdeveng03:/gsa/pokgsa/home/l/e/leonidt/20190114_Switch2lftp> ~/local/...
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Which Add on Produts to Choose for SLES 15 Upgrade?

I just have a plain SLES 12 VM that has been upgraded from SLES 11. I want to upgrade it to SLES 15 and I don't have any of the new modules like HPC, SAP, etc. Just plain SLES. How can I tell which ...
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After Uprading from SLES 12 to SLES 15, DNS resolution Doesn't Work

My /etc/resolv.conf: ### /etc/resolv.conf file autogenerated by netconfig! # # Before you change this file manually, consider to define the # static DNS configuration using the following variables in ...
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Can't connect from any active directory Windows PC to a Samba share with IP address, only with host name

Ok, this one is a bit surreal: We have an all Windows network with Active Directory that has the domain controller server, a file server and a database server. Recently we had to add a SUSE ...
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Pass through authentication with LDAP and Kerberos

I have a SLES 12 server and installed and configured MIT KDC and openLDAP. I want to use pass through authentication in openLDAP so that the password is only stored in the KDC and I don't have to ...
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syslog-ng | How to separate Logs from different Applications from one Client without to use different Ports ???

I have some Samba-Domain-Controllers and one central Syslog-Server. All of them running the latest syslog-ng and SUSE Leap15. Every Log from Samba, Winbind and Bind/Named should go to the central ...
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Unable to login to Suse 12 SP1 vnc server as root, works as normal user

I have a Suse 12 SP1 server. I'm not able to login to the vnc service as root, however it works as a normal user. Log entries below are from root attempt. Timestamp and server name removed for brevity....
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GRUB2 Not Loading from MBR

I have a new computer that I have imaged using PXE. It loads a kernel, initrd and verifies if it needs to apply an image. If it does, it goes through some logic of partitioning (BIOS, non-GPT) the ...
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Linker error in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3

Our machine was in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 until when we recently moved to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3. Our C++ tools were compiling without any problem on SuSe 11. But when we ...
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Server disk is full - /dev/mapper/system-lv_dados

I was trying to replace the MariaDB by MySQL on my server. But it happens it won't let me complete the task due to lack of space. pxl0hosp0048:/ # df -h Filesystem Size Used ...
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SUSE SLES 11 Zypper addrepo succeeds; but repo is not added

I am using SUSE SLES 11 = on my server zypper addrepo succceds . however after that when I perform a listing of repositories (using zypper repos -d) I see no repositries were added. This is driving ...
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Change localtime in SuSE

I changed this file and rebooted the server: myserver: # cat /etc/sysconfig/clock TIMEZONE="Europe/Berlin" DEFAULT_TIMEZONE="Europe/Berlin" SYSTOHC="yes" Unfortunately the output of date is still ...
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SuSE: how to get /etc/resolv.conf updated with IPv6 name server?

I have a SuSE 11 Linux VM, it has both ipv4 and ipv6 enabled, the network this VM connecting to supports both v4 and v6. After the VM boot up, it holds both IPv4 and v6 addresses, but /etc/resolv....
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Upgrade Firmwares for Lenovo servers for SLES12

SERVER:/opt/OneCli # cd /opt/OneCli; ./OneCli update acquire --mt 6241 --ostype sles12 --dir ./firmware/ --output ./output Lenovo XClarity Essentials OneCLI lxce_onecli02c-2.1.0 Licensed Materials - ...
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Apache error on SuSE : Invalid command RewriteEngine, perhaps misspelled

Webserver: Apache 2.4 on SuSE 12, multiple vhosts 4 vhosts (2 ssl, 2 http) have RewriteEngine on and some simple rewrite rules. mod_rewrite is available and active (checked with a2enmod -l) Problem:...
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Finding SUSE registration status offline

I have to find the registration status of SLES and SLED machines offline. SUSEConnect --status requires internet connectivity to check the registration status. yast registration module shows the ...
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VMware virtual machine 12 change hostname [closed]

Is there a setting from the VMware virtual machine version 12 to change the name of the machine(hostname) ,I am booting Linux Suse 12.3
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Apache on SLES only starts https with -D SSL arguments

I've been hacking up this server for a few days trying to convert a new installation of apache to HTTPS with the plan to convert it to NSS once I have SSL running properly. This server is not ...
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SUSE 11 SP4 resolver doesn't query nameservers

My resolver is not querying the nameserver. This command is running the background tcpdump -n -s 0 port 53 & Resolver points to files then dns # grep hosts /etc/nsswitch.conf hosts: files ...
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Upgrade glibc version in SUSE 11

SUSE 11 SP4 comes with glibc version 2.11.3. For my application I require glibc version higher than that. SUSE 12 comes with glibc version 2.19.x. I loaded SUSE 12 disk in my machine and found the ...
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Could it be that no link detected until bond configured?

Could it be that the: ethtool ethx | grep detected shows "no link detected" if the bond0 isn't configured yet on OS (linux) side? isn't ethtool showing a physical state?
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Git push fails after authentication

I'm deploying git server on our production SUSE 12 SP3 to be accessed via Visual Studio. First I made a working test vm with git that works fine, but after I recreated all the work on our production ...
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Systemd reload service from package install [duplicate]

I am building an RPM (SLES12) package that installs a service with some software. The package dumps a new file into /etc/rsyslog.d to handle logging. I would like to have the rpm basically run a "...
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How to install the “Optional GCC 5.2 Suite” in SLES 11 SP4 SDK?

The release notes for SUSE Enterprise Linux Server 11 SP4 say: The optional compiler on the SDK has been updated to GCC 5.2. It brings improvements in C++ language support, including full C++11 ...
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Unable to open man pages

We have a newly cloned SLES 12 server on a VMware stack. Since the migration, all attempts to open a man page results in the following error message: /usr/bin/nroff: Can't create temp directory, ...
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Add repository to SLES 12.3 google cloud instance

I've created SLES 12.3 SP3 google cloud instance, but it has no repositories available. When I run zypper install ... I get Warning: No repositories defined. Operating only with the installed ...
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Connect via SSH to SLES12 installation

I am trying to make unattended installation but with SSH connectivity, so I can connect remotely and check installation logs. I know about usessh=1 kernel parameter, but this makes installation wait ...

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