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SuSE Linux Enterprise Server is the "professional" SuSE distribution. To get support and patches from the manufacturer (now Attachmate, previously Novell) you have to purchase a license.

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Dig behaving differently after OS change

After replacing a SLES12 SP5 server with a SLES15 SP3 server the dig command is behaving differently. I'm trying to determine if this is a bug or changeable as it breaking some code that would be ...
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thousands of systemctl unit named "/run/docker/runtime-runc/moby/....../runc....." in system

We are running k8s on SUSE. In some node, I found thousands of system units like this: sudo systemctl list-units --all | egrep "run-docker-runtime.*loaded.*inactive.*dead" run-docker-...
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SuSE Linux 12.4 - cannot re-register in Azure - object has no attribute 'generateRegionSrvArgs'

My Azure VM running Linux SLES 12.4 got de-reigstered in Azure. When trying to register back, i get: /etc/zypp/repos.d # /usr/sbin/registercloudguest --force-new Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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Mounting Windows NFS Share to SUSE Linux SLES - nobody:nobody issue - cannot chown

Here's my setup: Windows Server - 192.168.0.57 SUSE SLES15 Server - 192.168.0.5 There is a folder on my Windows server - F:\ARCHIVE The SUSE server has a user U1 and group GRP1 I want to mount the ...
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Migrating SLES OpenLDAP to 389-DS using openldap_to_ds

As SLES15 stopped support of OpenLDAP, suggesting to use 389-DS instead, I tried to migrate my databases following the guide provided with SLES15 SP3. However the command to (test-)convert the ...
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How to install SSL certificate to system-wide trust on SUSE

I know this qualifies as one of the most asked questions in SF (and also possibly in SO), but (this time) I've done my homework: I've read and tried this and this without any luck. So, I have my shiny ...
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root:daemon with NFSv4.1, but not with NFSv4.0?

servername:~ # cat /etc/idmapd.conf [General] Verbosity = 0 Pipefs-Directory = /var/lib/nfs/rpc_pipefs Domain = good.domain [Mapping] Nobody-User = nobody Nobody-Group = nobody servername:~ # ...
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Pacemaker Virtual IP suddenly Failed

I am new in cluster. We are running SAP Application in HA Cluster (have 2 nodes in cluster) using pacemaker. Node1 if it runs as a master always restart for a few times. After we check pacemaker logs, ...
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why the linux sshd refused the connection from putty while dos cmd accepted?

I installed a SLES12 VM, usually I used putty to ssh to it to run my test from my windows. This morning, I found putty fail to ssh to this VM with this error -- 2022-03-24T09:13:58.888898+08:00 sles12 ...
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Getting authentication required when doing zypper refresh on Suse SAP 15 sp 3

I need help understanding why I'm getting authentication required. Has anyone experienced similar and how did they resolve it? Is this an image problem, suse issue or networking issue. Can't really ...
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Re-add physically removed hdd in mdraid having lvm

I have 4 raid6 devices on my server /dev/md0, /dev/md1,/dev/md2 and /dev/md3 each having 9 hdd. I accidently removed /dev/sda1 without removing it from raid md1. When I re-inserted it, raid md1 is not ...
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Why do I see many "kernel: vif ...: Guest Rx stalled" / "Guest Rx ready" messages?

Since upgrading a Xen host that also is a node in a pacemaker cluster from SLES15 SP2 to SLES15 SP3, I see these messages roughly every 30 seconds, and I wonder: What are these messages telling me? ...
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Trusted domain (AD) users Unable to Login SLES server using Winbind

There are two domains (Different Active directory-2019 forest), abc.com (Default domain) and xyzde5.com (trusted domain), One way incoming trust to xyzde5.com and outgoing trust from abc.com we can ...
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How to install packages from command line on Suse

What is the Suse version of apt-get or yum? Or how do I get one of them installed in order to install software packages from the command line? A fairly intense session of googling suggests that it may ...
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Login Times out after reboot and im unable to login to the server

I have an old SLES 12 SP1 (no GUI) server that I recently patched and when I reboot the server it was just showing me an empty black screen and the mouse pointer. (Tried multiple Ctrl+Alt+F1-F9, and ...
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Scan Mounted Ext3 File System on runtime

We have SUSE Linux system where we have various partitions, and we are facing corruption of FS. We are now trying to scan FS periodically without rebooting the system and we have gone through fsck ...
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GCP Suse Enterprise LInux 15, no default package repository

I created a suse linux enterprise 15 vm in GCP. When I try to install anything it gives the following error. I searched a lot but couldn't find default package repo for suse. test-suse:/etc/zypp/repos....
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Configuring STONITH on non-shared disk cluster

I have configured a 2 node (VMs) cluster with SUSE High Availability Extension. The cluster doesn't use shared disk. So Stonith is not really required. But the cluster keeps on asking for Stonith. So ...
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Postfix Status Contradictory output

I have a Suse Enterprise Linux Server with postfix installed. If I run the command postfix status, I receive the following contradictory output: postfix: Postfix is running with backwards-compatible ...
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IPv6 dnsmasq dig refused

I'm trying to enable both IPv4 and IPv6 stack on SUSE 15 environment. I've assigned both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses to the same interface using /opt/vmware/share/vami/vami_set_network. Both IPv4 and IPv6 ...
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Number of tasks listed by systemctl much greater than the total number of system processes

When running the command systemctl status on a given service, we are seeing output like the following: Active: active (running) since Thu 2021-09-23 12:45:41 EDT; 2h 30min ago Main PID: 9143 (bash) ...
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Upgrade python 2 to 3.8.8 on suse Linux and Install pip3

I have Python 2.9 on my suse-linux machine (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1). I have upgraded it to Python 3.8.8. When I try to install pip using zypper install python3-pip It says python3-pip ...
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How to know user creation date on suse

Ok, so, this a SuSE specific question becoause on CentOS or Debian I wold look on /var/log/secure but there isn't such log on suse, so.. How can I know the creation date of a user on Suse (v12 or ...
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How to install Micro Focus Data Protector Client 10.91 on SLES 15 SP2?

Micro Focus Data Protector 10.91 should work with Linux distributions like SLES using systemd, but it seems client instalation does not work: When I try to install the client, I get an error message (&...
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Auto select solution for zypper

I need to automate package installation with zypper that requires selecting a solution. How can this be done in non-interactive mode? # zypper in /tmp/repos-sles15-sp2-current.x86_64.rpm Loading ...
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How to configure a DNS server by YAST2

I run these commands to install DNS server dependencies on openSUSE Tumbleweed: sudo zypper in -t pattern dhcp_dns_server sudo systemctl enable named.service sudo systemctl start named.service To ...
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RPM --queryformat FILEMD5S checksum is different than md5sum of machine

The RPM man page says: The FILEMD5S Tag The FILEMD5S tag is used to display the MD5 checksum for each of the files that comprise the package. Array: Yes (Size: One entry per filemd5s) Used with ...
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SUSE SLES Licensing in GCP after migration from AWS

I migrated an SLES image from AWS to GCP following this Guide. Recently I realized that the repositories aren't working due to the fact that the machine is not properly registered to SMT. Since I don'...
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Erroneous inode values when disabling 64bit

Recently the NAS we use has been switched from 32bit to 64bit inodes on a nfs mount. Unfortunately we have legacy code which does not play nice with this. After some panicked googling I came across ...
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SSH Connection Error: buffer_put_cstring: s == NULL [preauth]

I'm trying to connect via SSH to a remote SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 from a Windows 10 Computer. When using Putty 0,73, it works without problems. But using WSL2/Debian I get always refused. On ...
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stdout does not display `rpm -qa` output without redirect

On a SLES 12 virtual machine the command rpm -qa does not return anything to stdout. ~> rpm -qa ~> The command finishes after 1 or 2 seconds, so it clearly generates some data. Only when the ...
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SLES 15 zypper and yast error

I've created a predefined SLES 15.1 Linux VM on GCP. SUSEConnect, zypper and yast functionalites don't work. I always have the error: "11-Resource temporarily unavailable" For example, I run ...
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Install Neo4j 4.2.1 on SUSE SLES12

I´m currently running neo4j 3.5.11 on a SUSE SLES 12 SP5 and I want to Upgrade to Version 4.2.1. Official Docs (https://neo4j.com/docs/operations-manual/4.2/installation/linux/rpm/#linux-rpm-suse) ...
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zypper lp command not working on Suse Linux

I'm trying to list patches in suse linux GCE using the zypper lp command, but I am getting the following error: "Medium not attached: plugin:/susecloud?credentials=Basesystem_Module_x86_64&...
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Connection refused on remote (sles) server port, even though inside that server port shows as open

When trying to connect to port 7077 to a spark cluster via pyspark in Python, I get Connection refused Error. Running nmap server_ip from my local machine (Ubuntu 20.04) shows 4 open ports (80, 8080, ...
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rsyslogd does not write all messages to file

Rsyslogd is configured to send remote logs to another port on the same server (network monitoring tool) and also write them to file and network monitoring tool gets more message than there are in file....
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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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rpm package 'libatomic1' is not installed

I am in middle of installation of HANA Express addition on SUSE Linux server (sles-12-sp3) but when I tried to install the HANA I am getting an issue i.e "rpm package 'libatomic1' is not installed". I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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