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Questions tagged [sles11]

SuSE Linux Enterprise Server is the "professional" SuSE distribution. sles11 means version 11. Sles 11 Service Pack 3 was released in June 2013. The previous version, Sles 11 Service Pack 2, was released in February 2012.

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Suse 11.4 no volume group found

I'm using suse 11.4 on a vmwareplayer 15. I had an issue of / been 100% full and also didn't reboot the machine for a long time. After I cleaned some space I rebooted the machine and now I get these ...
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Is Committed_AS in /proc/meminfo really the correct number for allocated virtual memory in Linux? It is less than MemTotal-MemAvailable here

I am collecting numbers for monitoring HPC servers and am debating the policy for handing out memory (overcommit or not). I wanted to show users a number on how much virtual memory their processes (...
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NFS file owenship inconsistent

I am struggling with an issue setting up a new NFS client. We are using NFSv4. The old NFS client is Red Hat 5 and I am replacing it with an Oracle Linux 7.3 box. All of the NFS exporting has been ...
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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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How big is grub2?

Due to "Meltdown" I am in the progress of moving our CentOS7-XEN-PV-DomUs to HVM mode. See here on why I need to migrate to HVM This involves installing a bootloader - unnessesary on PV-DomUs, since ...
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40tb storage on sles 11 sp1

I managed to set /dev/sdb to gpt, mkfs.xfs then mount it. But whenever I rsycnc file, it will shows kernel error related to xfs in log messages and failed at about 5GB to 6GB total size rsync. I read ...
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unable to find ecdh parameters

I'm working on an SLES 11 SP4 box and trying to connect to the host api.onedrive.com. Since a few days this connection is broken and returns with: # curl https://api.onedrive.com curl: (35) error:...
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Configuring a reverse proxy in Apache 2.4

I have upgraded apache2 from 2.2.x to 2.4.23 during a failover migration. When I tried to start my server with my previous configuration I couldn't get it to work. My default host contains Proxy ...
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PAM+LDAP no longer working after SLES 10.4->11.4 Upgrade

authentication via LDAP has ceased functioning after we upgraded to SLES 11.4 via recommended method (boot from DVD). Unfortunately with SLES I cannot give you any meaningful log output since neither ...
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Permission denied when changing timestamp of a directory on a CIFS mount

The server dir is mounted with a user, who definitely has "Write Attributes" permissions in Windows. /etc/fstab: //server/shared /mnt/fs1 cifs noperm,rw,nounix,iocharset=utf8,gid=java,file_mode=0774,...
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How to upgrade from php 5.2.14 to php 5.3.3 on SLES11

I am in the process of installing dokuwiki on my SLES11 server, but for some reason, dokuwiki only wants php 5.3.3 and up. I realized that after installing php through the system, and it installed 5.2....
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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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Generating a lot of dirty pages is blocking synchronous writes

We have processes doing background writes of big files. We would like those to have minimal impact on other processes. Here is a test realised on SLES11 SP4. The server has massive memory, which ...
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Why both nodes in OCFS2 cluster keep rebooting?

We created an OCSFS2 cluster by using SUSE Linux High Availability Extensions on SLES SP3. The cluster nodes are two Apache servers which share one disk. We have stonith enabled and SBD daemon. It ...
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Low Screen Resolution on SLES 11.3 KVM guest

I have a SLES 11.3 guest running on KVM on an Ubuntu 14.04 host. When I installed the OS, I selected 'vga' as the QEMU display type. Now that the guest is up and running I cannot change the display ...
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SLES 11 SP3 with Bootable Driver Kit - unable to fetch image error

I'm trying to install SLES 11 SP3 using Cobbler but it failed after downloading the NBP file. The error on the screen is "Unable to fetch TFTP image". I have a similiar setup for SLES 11 SP2 and it ...
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How to apply a autoyast xml without reboot?

I need to apply some configurations in my environment with Suse, using command line. I found the following command: yast autoyast file filename=/opt/auth/autoyast.xml But this command just load my ...
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convert SLES11 SP1 vmlinuz-3.0.13-0.27-xen to VMware using vmware converter

I am looking to convert a XEN VM (SLES11 SP1 kernel vmlinuz-3.0.13-0.27-xen) to a VMware guest using the VMware converter tool. The VMware tool tell me conversion went fine. 100% OK, however, when I ...
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How to configure LDAP client without Yast - SLES 11 SP3 [closed]

I'm configuring an LDAP client in a large number of Suse servers. The only way that I know to do this is using Yast, and this way is slow. I can't find another way. I did it on RHEL, Debian, and ...
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Patching GHOST Vulnerability # CVE-2015-0235 SLES 11 SP3

I need to upgrade a SLES 11 SP3 server for the new ghost vulnerability that has been discovered. According to http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/cve-2015-0235-patch-ghost-on-debian-ubuntu-fedora-centos-...
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ipaddress swap causes both machines to be unreachable

I got two virtual machines running on SLES11 SP3 in the same subnet for which I' d like to swap ip-addresses on the fly. I tried the following script (of course with both different ip parameters) on ...
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Shellshock: How to check SLES-11-SP3-Server packages for modifications?

I'm sure my SLES-11-SP3-Servers were open to the shellshock-security-vulnerability for a few days, since I wasn't able to patch them for that time as the patch-server in our intranet was broken down. :...
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custom ldap conf for apache 2.2

System: Apache 2.2.12 on Suse linux 11 patchset 2, with PHP and Perl. I want to create a custom ldap.conf file for use by Apache for user authentication to a remote system. I can't put my config ...
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max open files - why is there no error?

I suspect that one of our server applications has hit its max open file limit. The application is running in user-space with its own account. The init-script starts a large number of processes which ...
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Xen Dom0 could not find boot device (or any disk)

I have a brand new DELL server running SLES11 SP1 where I am trying to install my very first Xen Hypervisor. So I installed "Hypervisor and Tools" via YaST (excluding graphical elements), which ...
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SLES DHCP Dynamic DNS: Unable to add forward map…: not found

I have a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.3 install running on Amazon EC2 based off the official AMI. With DHCP and BIND configured (via yast) I'm having issues with Dynamic DNS. When a client ...
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Safety of concurrent samba writes and perl move

I have samba (3.6.3-0.30.1-2920-SUSE-CODE11-x86_64) running on a SLES11 server which receives files from a Windows machine. The samba share is actually a NFS mount from an other server, and I need to ...
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MySQL replication hung after slave goes offline and comes back online again

I have a master server and several slave servers replicating a single database. I am using in MySQL 5.0 in SLES 11. During fault tolerance testing I found that when the slave's network connection ...
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install_driver(mysql) failed: Unable to get DBI state function. DBI not loaded

I installed OTRS from a rpm and the web installer /orts/installer.pl stops with: Error during AJAX communication. Status: error, Error: Internal Server Error Apache error_log install_driver(...
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Hardware failover of linux server without clusters or vm?

Any ideas on how to provide complete failover for a SLES11 installation without implementing clusters or vm? The applications that are running are not (and will never be) cluster aware. There are ...
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suse 11sp3 - cant ping/resolve own hostname

i have a local virtual machine (running on a locally installed vmware workstation, networking set to NAT) on which i have installed suse enterprise 11 sp3. the machine is set to get an ip address ...
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Kibana /etc/init.d scripts

I am having a hard time adapting the init.d start up scripts I have found for Kibana on the internet. I am experienced with RedHat/Centos but we have standardized on Suse Enterpise Linux here at work....
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Sendmail: catchall for all domains

I need to set up a mail server config for a test environment which would accept all mail (i.e. for all users and all domains, even non-local ones) and put it into a single local catchall mailbox. ...
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How can i create a startup script with sles 11? [closed]

I have a problem in one of my servers. I have a SLES 11 server and I have bond (bond0) two ethernet cards (eth0 and eth1). i setup mtu to be 9000 on all interfaces. When i reboot the server the mtu ...
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/dev/ipmi0 does not exist R710 SLES 11 SP2

I have been searching without success to find how to get ipmitool to work. It is dependent on /dev/ipmi0 existing, however in my case it doesn't. Here's some information that I think would be helpful: ...
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SLES 11 recommended filesystem

We are upgrading some servers from SLES 10 to SLES 11 and I just saw that ext4 is not supported. Should I move to XFS or keep ext3? I will be moving the programs and databases to a new VM so ...
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Can't ping other machines at Linux VPN PPTP server's local lan from outside

Before anything else, hello guys, this is the first time I ask for something here so I hope someone can give me a hand, please look at the following network diagram: ----------------------------------...
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Automount parses NIS map incorrectly on SLES 11.2 x86_64

Good morning, I came across a problem in SLES 11.2 x86_64 where the automount daemon parses a NIS map file incorrectly. It seems to be working fine in SLES 11.1 32 bit, and I cannot see any ...
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Install Google Chrome on SLES 11.2

Is there an easy way to install Google Chrome on SuSE Enterprise 11.2? The OpenSuse rpm from the Chrome web site does not work, it fails with some missing dependencies. Any other easy way to install ...
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System occasionally hangs boot process with SLES 11

I have several (new) systems on which I had to install SLES11 on. However, after a few (though not every) reboots, the system hangs during the boot sequence. It will only continue after I physically ...
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running a command as root with /bin/su and without gives different results

Some background: I have a machine with SLES 11 installed. I am running a bash script that one of its lines is /bin/su $USER -c SOME_CMD. Unfortunately, the SOME_CMD that comes after the -c keeps ...
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Massive number of context switches on ksoftirqd [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Anyone else experiencing high rates of Linux server crashes during a leap second day? We have two servers that are grinding to a halt. One is a VM and the other is bare metal....
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Time-based 32-bit overflow in Java? Or SLES11?

This is Tomcat 6.0.18, Java 1.7.0_03 (32-bit), and SLES11 SP2 (64-bit). As for kernel information: $ uname -a Linux server-1 3.0.13-0.27-default #1 SMP Wed Feb 15 13:33:49 UTC 2012 (d73692b) x86_64 ...
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eth0 and eth1 both assigned same IP on boot

I have a physical SLES 11 SP2 server on a Sun Fire x4140 that is giving me problems with networking upon reboot. The NICs are onboard. The networking appears successful during boot, but network ...
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Loading multipath in SuSE install initrd for PXE

I'm reinstalling cluster nodes with SLES11-SP1. The nodes are boot on SAN and will use the official RDAC driver once installed. But during installation (boot from the network using PXE) there is no ...
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SLES 11 - slapd is spamming the syslog

How do I get slapd to quiet down? Every second it's writing the same five lines to the /var/log/messages file. May 24 13:16:09 servername slapd[21299]: conn=5866 op=15204 SRCH base="" scope=0 deref=2 ...
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Can I configure resolv.conf to use a specific nameserver for a domain?

Can I configure resolv.conf to use a specific nameserver for a domain? e.g.: nameserver internal.thekelleys.org.uk 192.168.1.1 nameserver 192.168.0.1 I don't want to list *.test.com in /etc/hosts; ...
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CIFS cuts off end of file

I have a Windows 2003 Enterprise SP2 server, on which I am sharing a folder. In the folder is a file that I am trying to read and import the data on a SLES 11 SP1 server. If I view the file on the ...
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Linux Suse 11 and apache - httpd.conf

I have one problem and I hope you could help me. I disable http and now using only HTTPS- SSL. In httpd.conf I use: ProxyPass /comp1/ htt_://192.168.1.5/ ProxyPass /comp2/ htt_://192.168.1.6/ ...
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EC2 SLES Instance - Problems with Yast and other pre-installed apps

I am Linux newbie, I managed (it was a bit of an ordeal) to get a VNC server (TightVNC) running on a SLES 11 SP1 EC2 instance. Monitor manager on the VNC xstartup file is gnome (it took me a while to ...