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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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why auditd not monitor/report adhoc log file?

I tried to watch my adhoc alert.log file with auditd, but I don't know why it not works. I found no related entries in auditd.log file. # auditctl -w /tmp/alert1.log -p wa -k alert # # auditctl -l -...
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Automatic creation of autoyast file at the end of installation SLES 12 SP5

at the end of a SLES 11 SP4 installation I was asked if I want to clone all to settings into an autoyast file. That was a nice feature. Now I want to use an Autoyast file while using SLES 12 SP5, but ...
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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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tcsh history behaves different on SLES and RHEL/CentOS - unintended commands appears in history on SLES

I have multiline alias in my tcsh environment, like the following: alias my_alias 'set flag="\!*" \ if ( $flag == 1 ) then \ ...
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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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Creating iptables rules based on traffic?

Is there a solution (besides doing "-j LOG" and manually geting the rules) for iptables where I can start a "recoding" for the traffic on a Linux server and based on that a script/...
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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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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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