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Prevent loop device partitions from being detected

I'm moving a work project from RHEL 6 (Kernel 2.6.32) to RHEL 7 (Kernel 3.10.0). The project involves the building of a raw disk image files to be used on virtual machines, these are representative ...
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AIX lquerypv equivalent in Linux (RHEL/Cent OS)

In AIX we can view raw data of hdisk by issuing following comamand lquerypv -h /dev/hdisk0 This displays data in hexa decimal format. More of like hex editor. What is the equivalent command in ...
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Linux + iptables fallback

I want to enable the routing VIA tcp from port 770 to port 7714 iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp --dport 770 -j REDIRECT --to-ports 7714 . so I get the following: iptables --table nat --list ...
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RedHat:how to make system read /etc/sysconfig/clock settings without restarting system

In legacy red hat enterprise linux system which do not provide hwclock, I am changing UTC value in /etc/sysconfig/clock and when I check in /etc/adjtime this value is not reflected with expected ...
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White-list certain binaries and scripts inside a noexec/nosuid mount?

Just like the question. Is it possible to white-list certain executables from a noexec mounted FS? for instance, mine looks like this: /dev/vg/lv on /tmp type ext4 (rw,noexec,nosuid)
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egrep doesn't work as expected on SunOS system

Here is what I want to achieve on SunOS: Only pattern like [text_text=text], [text=text], [text] or text are valid patterns, where by text I mean anything in 0-9,a-z,A-Z, space, newline, tab, enter. ...
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set swap space to 0 on RHEL for testing

I have tried to change the swappiness to 100, and used the malloc() code in order to set the swap to 0 on my rhel system But this not seem to be helpful . The system memory allocation looks like this ...
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Is firewalld the same as iptables?

I tried to close iptables on RHEL 7.2 using chkconfig iptables off error reading information on service iptables: No such file or directory tried /etc/init.d/iptables stop too, got ...
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RHEL 7 Install - Main partition taking up entire allotted space + other problems

I hope this is the proper place to ask RHEL questions, I have already asked on the RHEL discussions area and have not gotten any replies after a week of posting. I am having a few problems in setting ...
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Adding fcontext to unconfined application

This feels like the most horrid twist of fate ever... A user is having me setup tomEE (apache-tomee-jaxrs-1.7.4). This is on a RHEL6 machine. I've installed from the tarball available from apache's ...
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How to shrink sda disk with XFS filesystem

We have a RHEL 7 server with 2 disks (sda and sdb). Our /, /var/log and swap are on sda, /var is on sdb. We use LVM and XFS. sda is too big (160 GB) and we would like to shrink it to 40 GB. We can ...
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What does TCPRcvCoalesce, TCPAutoCorking and TCPHystartTrainCwnd in netstat mean?

We have some RHEL7 Apache reverse proxies that experienced a performance degradation event. After a few hours, restarting Apache restored performance to normal levels. We are trying to determine the ...
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Find all file details in a `Logical Volume`

I'm using lvs and vgroot-lvroot (mounted on /) is getting full. I wonder which files are located on vgroot-lvroot, so I can delete some to free vgroot-lvroot. I tried to use du, but found sum of the ...
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Filesystem still showing the old value after reduction in linux, however showing the correct value in LVM

We have a task to resize the filesystem from 8T to 7T which is in LVM. We have given resize2fs command, while the command is still being run we have got the error "Write failed: Connection reset by ...
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Realtime Scheduling and hanging processes

This may be a "you are dumb" question, but at this point I'm hoping for just a new avenue to look down. We run some software on various systems at realtime priority (SCHED_FIFO, Priority: 99) To hit ...
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add 10G fiber NIC however not able to see it go to up state

I have added a 10G Intel PCIe card to my Linux machine. I have connected both sides of the cable and the remote side comes up when I plug the cable into my linux machine and goes down when I remove ...
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Does it matter if I'm root or not when installing apache?

I need to install a LAMP stack on a RHEL 6.7 server. Do I have to be root to install this or not?
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yum - separate proxies connection to non proxies

On my RHEL7 server, I have: RHEL repositories on a local server Other repositories on the net (EPEL, etc) When I run yum, I would like to use my proxy server only for external repositories (or for ...
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GNOME-SHELL tray with several rows

How can I make the tray use several rows, not just one? Using RHEL7.2
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redhat + how to find the oracle JRE version 1.7 from redhat site

I am searching the JRE 1.7.x version from red-hat site by yum command bot not find anything yum list | grep java | grep "1.7" | grep -i jre no such patch or maybe redhat not hold JRE 1,7 ...
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Creating an user to access a specific director with just exec permission in Redhat

I am trying to create an user that I can access an specific folder and give this user just the execute access to a .sh script into REDHAT So I've created the user and set that user to the folder but ...
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Oracle 11g installation - unable to open display error (red hat 7)

I'm installing Oracle 11.2 client in a Red Hat 7 machine but I'm stucked in this step: xhost fully_qualified_remote_host_name The error that appears is the following: unable to open display ":0.0" ...
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HA Cluster LUN switching without failure [closed]

It's very strange to see this a commonly used HA Cluster having problem, I have configured HA cluster on 2 server with 1 storage LUN, which is switching automatically without failure. I am unable to ...
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Error during RHEL 7 installation

I am trying to install RHEL 7 on ThinkPad Edge E431 which has a touch screen. I get an error: in hid_mutitouch ....fault : -1 And the system is goes into an emergency mode. How can I complete ...
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Identifying cumulative patch version in Jboss

We are trying to identify the patch level that is applied to our Jboss servers. For Jboss 4, the information is available in boot.log as follows 09:44:51,674 INFO [Server] Release ID: JBoss [EAP] ...
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Bash script as bin file installer

I have a package that comes in 2 parts - a bin file and digital certificate. This is to be distributed out to Linux sysadmins to install on RHEL systems in the enterprise. The bin file has various ...
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linux redhat + change time from UTC to GMT+X

how to change the time from UTC to GMT+2 my current date is UTC as the following 20:23:48 root@linux-test01:~ # date Sat Apr 16 20:23:52 UTC 2016 and I want to change it from UTC to GMT+2
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why resolv.conf is changing

I have a very strange issue in my Linux machine - Red Hat 6.7 version when I update my resolv.conf file as the following: options attempts:2 options timeout:1 search usa.Pe.corp ...
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How to unmount a nfs or ntfs when a NAS is not reachable?

I have this environemnt: Redhatlinux Enterprise on fstab a NAS mounted as NFS yyyy.xxx.com:/vol/yyyy_nec_nosnap12/prod_data on /prod_data type nfs (rw,bg,addr=x.y.z.w) when the NAS doesn't reply ...
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Ubuntu trusty format disk slower than RHEL7?

I observed that disk formatting is much slower in Ubuntu than in RHEL7. Does anybody know why that is? EDIT: Forgot to mention, I'm formatting the disk with ext4. Using mke2fs
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RHEL Network Interface not restarting

RHEL 5.11 I run the restart command: /etc/init.d/networking restart Then it just sits there until I have to force quit: 15:09:11 # /etc/init.d/network restart Shutting down interface bond0: ...
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What version of CentOS is equivalent to Red Hat 9.x?

I want to use CentOS. I was used to Red Hat 9.x but now I'd like to use CentOS. But I don't know what CentOS version is equivalent to Red Hat 9.x?
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Why does “man” command disappear?

I find man command disappears on my RHEL7: # man ls bash: man: command not found... # which man /usr/bin/which: no man in ...
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Puppet doesn't ignore whitespace

I have an entry that may or may not appear in /etc/rsyslog.conf: # Added for Kiwi *.err;*.emerg;*.alert;*.warning;*.debug;*.notice;*.crit;*.info @10.19.24.50 Since some of these servers ...
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remove log files

I have a folder which in turn contain multiple sub-folders. All of these sub folders have a log folder. How to clear all the log files alone from all the log folders in these sub-directories using a ...
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Can't change the root password from single user mode

I have redhat 6.x version I am trying to change the passwd from single user mode but I get the following passwd root changing password for user root passwd: permission denied then I try to ...
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redhat + never get the passwd prompt when login

after Linux installation version 6.x we boot the machine and when we type on login prompt the login word the login prompt return again, and again after we type the login name so we never get the ...
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Invalid script entry point, A callable suffix is required

I'm trying to install btrfs-sxbackup on RHEL7. It says: Installation: pip install btrfs-sxbackup Required: python3 I installed python34 from epel. There's no pip for it, so I installed it, ...
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TeXstudio rpm install: QT dependencies (e.g. libQtGui.so.4)

I'm trying to install TeXstudio on a Scientific Linux 7.2 machine with an rpm. My problem is, that I'm missing the following dependencies: # rpm -ivh texstudio-qt4-2.10.8-6.1.x86_64.rpm warning: ...
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Ctrl + Alt + Del and F keys Using Telnet

I only have serial access to a server, and I am trying to access its BIOS using telnet (it's not a direct serial, but a remote serial connection). My telnet certainly reaches the server, as I can ...
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sudo not working on two systems, but runs on remainder of the networked systems

This question is about sudo implementation and I was unable to find a similar question here in the forums. I'm running Redhat 6.6 on my network of 14 servers and 8 workstations. On the primary NIS ...
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how to Increase VM disk without reboot on Linux redhat 6.x + LVM

I increased the second disk in VM machine from the VSphere client GUI as the following: By right click on the machine --> edit settings --> hard disk2 --> increase the disk from 1G to 2G Then I ...
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Cannot mount newly created Logical Volume

I try to create a Logical Volume under an existing Volume Group but I cannot mount the new LV due to error: "Bad magic number in super-block while trying to open": [root@host-xxxx ~]# df -h ...
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Blocking a specific external IP:Port connection in RedHat?

I know that in RedHat, in the IP tables I can block incoming connections to a local port. I can also block connections from a specific IP. But is it possible to block a connection from a specific IP ...
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How do I use php-fpm on RHEL 7.2?

I've already asked this on Stack Overflow but received no response, so I'm trying my luck here. I'm new to configuring Apache and I'm trying to optimize my Apache server. Reading through the ...
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Installing Plone 5-on-RHEL 7-fails-unable-to-find-libssl-or-openssl-ssl-h

sudo ./install.sh --target=/home/admin/Plone --build-python zeo Error: Unable to find libssl or openssl/ssl.h. libssl and its development headers are required for Plone. Please install your ...
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Windows getting lost behind a full screen Java application when moving mouse cursor to opposite monitor

I'm running RHEL 6.4 and I have a full screen Java application which consists of a JFrame without any window decorations that matches the resolution of the monitor. I'm also running a bare Linux ...
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aureport interpretting report output

I have ran the following command on my RHEL 6 system to produce an audit report aureport --login --summary -i that produces the following output Login Summary Report ============================ ...
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Delete files between two dates

I have a folder in which there are very old files. It contains files since 2009 and they are dump files with error log. What I want to know is if it is possible to delete the files between let's say ...
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no MariaDB logs in journalctl

With jounralctl I see no logs for MariaDB, but for puppet every run. # journalctl -u mariadb -- Logs begin at Mon 2016-02-29 06:26:34 CET, end at Mon 2016-04-04 18:23:00 CEST. -- # systemctl status ...