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Serial Console is not accessible from VMs created from a custom AlmaLinux 9.3 image

I'm currently following the "RHEL 8+ using Hyper-V Manager" section in Microsoft Azure's documentation link to create RedHat Azure images. I've successfully created a modified AlmaLinux 9.2 ...
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Problem setting up cgi component of nagios

I'm on Alma Linux 9 and I'm trying to set up Nagios Core 4.4.1 from RPM via epel repo. I haven't messed with nagios installations for a long time and I recall before you needed to run a FastCGI-...
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Missing symbols for libraries when attempting to perform analysing of core dump

I'm trying to analyze core dump files of the systemd process, but encountering errors due to missing symbols. Can anyone advise what debug symbols need to be installed to successfully analyze these ...
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Alma Linux - nmcli " No suitable device found"

When I try to bring up a connection called wan0 with nmcli, I'm getting this error. Wan0 is currently unplugged, want to get it configured before plugging it in. I dont know why it's talking about ...
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How to Display Restart/Stop Blocker Message for a Systemd Service

I'm trying to inform users when a systemd service can't be stopped or restarted because another task is running. While I can log notifications in the journal, I'd prefer a more prominent message on ...
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AlmaLinux 9.4 how to update MariaDB to a later version

I have a brand new AlmaLinux 9.4 installation with my hosting company and it appears to have been pre-installed with a LAMP stack. The MariaDB server version currently running is MariaDB 10.5.22 but I ...
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RHEL 9 nmcli how to change permanently ethtool settings?

[root@101 system-connections]# nmcli c modify enp2s0f0 ethtool.tx-checksumming off Error: invalid property 'tx-checksumming': 'tx-checksumming' not among [feature-esp-hw-offload, feature-esp-tx-csum-...
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CentOS 9 / AlmaLinux 9 / Rocky Linux 9 and xtables-addons: xt_geoip missing kernel module

I'm trying to get working xt_geoip extension on RHEL 9 compatible OSes. I've installed xtables-addons from rpmfusion repo and the xt_geoip extension was working for a while, but after OS ...
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Unable to connect to remote server on normal boot

I am a newbie in linux. I purchased a remote baremetal server with Archlinux 9 running on it. I created a bridge network for the KVM VMs to connect to the external network using cockpit console. Next,...
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Unable to start posgtresql on AlmaLinux 8.4

I’ve been working with the database for over a year, but after rebooting the server I can’t start postgresql: Job for postgresql.service failed because a fatal signal was delivered causing the control ...
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How to start KDE automatically on Alma Linux (CentOS / RHEL)?

After installing Alma Linux 8 with the Server configuration (not the Server With GUI configuration, which uses Gnome) and following Alma Docs > After-installation Guide, KDE does not start ...
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Why am I getting answer with AUTHORITY flag set to zero in BIND DNS Server configuration even though my server is authoritative for that domain?

https://fedoramagazine.org/how-to-setup-a-dns-server-with-bind/ I setup DNS server in bind as per this article Master=192.168.1.206=master.example.com Client=192.168.1.3=client.example.com // // /etc/...
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How to work around a package conflict with DNF on AlmaLinux

I'm working on a hosted virtual server with AlmaLinux v9.3.0 and cPanel 120.0.1 installed. It also has EasyApache installed. I'm trying to install package from the EPEL Repo called "mapserver&...
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Enable MFA for both password and key-based authentication

I've implemented Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for both password and key-based SSH logins on an AlmaLinux 9 server. While sshd typically handles key authentication directly, I've configured sshd ...
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Freeradius, 2FA

Help me solve the problem with setting up two-factor authentication on FreeRadius. FreeRADIUS Version 3.0.20 In general, I configured the second factor for all connecting users, but I can’t configure ...
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Freeradius, Syntax error: Expected comma [duplicate]

I'm trying to set up 2FA for a list of users. But in the process I got an error that I can’t fix: "/etc/raddb/sites-enabled/default[35]: Syntax error: Expected comma after 'check-item': {" I ...
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Recent systemd startup and shutdown logs cleared

I'm on an AlmaLinux 8 server and recently applied patches. Five days after the patching process, I noticed that all recent systemd logs seem to be gone. These logs were present before but now I only ...
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Unable to install PHP Modules AlmaLinux

So I'm trying to install the php modules: mysqli, exif, mbstring and dom. But I'm unable to do so... I have apparently managed to install exif and mbstring with this command, yet it doesn't appear on ...
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Sporadic zombie and D state processes on server

I'm writing to seek your expert advice regarding a critical issue affecting my ThinkSystem SR630 V2 server running AlmaLinux 8.9 (kernel 4.18.0-513.9.1.el8_9.x86_64). It hosts two virtual machines on ...
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No desktop during VNC session

I have followed this guide: Configure VNC Server in RHEL to setup a vnc connection on my AlmaLinux 9.3 machine. I am running into an issue with the actual desktop that is displayed during the VNC ...
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Unable to launch applications from Terminal in XRDP session

I currently have an AlmaLinux 9.3 machine with remote accessing using xrdp. I have noticed that if I try to launch a program via in a Terminal Window like $ sudo gedit I get the following error ...
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ClamD Service Unable to Start [RHEL9]

I am currently following this guide on setting up ClamAV on my AlmaLinux 9.3 machine however at Step 11 I cannot start the clamd@service and wanted to know if anyone else has also had this issue as I ...
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Cannot update kernel on AlmaLinux 8.9

I want to update kernel on AlmaLinux 8.9 because cifs is not working and it complains about OS version. mount.cifs [...] mount error: cifs filesystem not supported by the system Current kernel seems ...
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What loads nft_compat

I am running AlmaLinux 9, and on boot I see warning Warning: Deprecated Driver is detected: nft_compat will not be maintained in a future major release and may be disabled but what is loading that ...
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Did my Linux host restart?

I am running AlmaLinux 9, and it has been running stable for some time. This morning I received email messages that a systemd service had restarted on its own overnight. Strange, since this service ...
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Always source bashrc in AlmaLinux / RedHat based system

I have an infrastructure that mostly consists of Ubuntu machines and many users. We like to use X2GO for remote access, which works well. We now have an AlmaLinux 8.8 machine. When login onto that one ...
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Expect stuck after issuing exit command from application

Normally when in interactive mode, when I type in exit, it displays Disconnected from Virtual Machine 'pick0:LINUX' and then returns to the bash shell prompt. With my expect script, it is stuck on ...
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Service load is high - service_process listed in top

I can't find any information on service_process which appears intermittently when server load is high. Is there any information about this process? Is there a way to see which other process is using ...
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How to install Postfix 3.7.4 or newer (ex: 3.8.3) on AlmaLinux, Rocky, CentOS and other RedHat 9.2 derivatives

I'm on AlmaLinux 9.2 (Turquoise Kodkod) with the most recent Postfix version available being 3.5.9, and I’m facing an issue with Postfix and OpenSSL 3 (link) which was fixed on Postfix 3.7.4. I saw ...
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Reset systemd from deactivating state

I have stopped the D3 dababase via command line instead due to systemd have issues stopping the service. When this happens, I have to restart the server each time which takes 30 minutes at least due ...
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How to install libmysqlclient-dev at AlmaLinux 9.2

I need to install libmysqlclient-dev but get No match for argument: libmysqlclient-dev Error: Unable to find a match: libmysqlclient-dev.
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systemd state to remain active on failed ExecStop

When an error occurs with the ExecStop=/usr/lib/pick/d3shutdown_custom pick0 script, I want systemd to abort the shutdown process and return to the active state. At the moment when the script exits ...
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Container cycles between healthy and died

I have added a container to my AlmaLinux 8 host and it starts fine (started as a service). But I notice strange output in the log below. Systemctl reports my service is running fine. Is the below ...
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UFW Active but Not Enabled After System Reboot in AlmaLinux 8.8 (Sapphire Caracal)

I'm encountering an issue with UFW (Uncomplicated Firewall) on my Linux system. After a system reboot, when I check the status of UFW using the ufw status command, it returns that the firewall is ...
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How do I create a windows server vm on existing linux server running cPanel?

I have a web server running Almalinux and cPanel (LAMP Stack). We need to run a new web app created with ASP.net and SQL Server on the same server and according to our research, there is no way to do ...
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USB Audio device no longer usable after reboot

My AlmaLinux9 server has been running great for months, playing audio through a USB device which was detected during installation. After a recent reboot I can no longer play audio because my app ...
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Peer certificate cannot be authenticated with given CA certificates

Running on Alma Linux 8.8 but can't install the package. I get Peer certificate cannot be authenticated with given CA certificates. I have updated all packages with dnf update but the error is still ...
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SSH rules are not being honoured

For some reason, restrictions are no longer being applied for SSH. I can login as any users and choose any authentication method. I have created a test user and test user is not in the allow list but ...
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Disable the 'Other' User Option From LightDM

I am currently running LightDM on my AlmaLinux 8.8 machine and I wanted to know if it's possible to remove the Other user option as shown below. I have already tried to edit the /etc/lightdm/lightdm....
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TigerVNC Unable to Start Systemd Service

I recently followed a guide I found here: How to Install VNC Server on RHEL 8 to create a VNC session for a given user. I have since created a new user account: engineer and updated the systemd ...
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Fixing DBus after changing /home /lib and /root permissions

Firstly, I know, it was dumb, but now it's done and don't need to say "why did you do that" etc... So, I'm using Almalinux 9 and I changed permissions of /home /lib and /root. Now, firewalld ...
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What is dbus_enable?

I am hoping someone can explain what dbus_enable is and what benefits it would bring should I include it. Additionally I am not sure where this would be placed however I feel it may be added to the ~/....
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Long list cut off and requires piping to more. Occurs only with screen sessions

When performing a long list where there is a lot of files, the output is cut off and requires piping to more. It happens when I am logged into a screen session. What settings needs to changed for ...
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Non-root users can't play audio with pipewire

I have an AlmaLinux 9 host which uses pipewire. Logging in as root I can play audio files no problem. But issuing the same command as any other user results in "host is down" error and no ...
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yum.repos.d and dnf repolist don't seem to agree on how many repos are installed

The list of (installed?) repos in /etc/yum.repos.d [ count: 16 ] is way way different from the list of installed repos I get from dnf repolist --all [ count: 42 ]
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How do I set the size of /run (tmpfs) [duplicate]

I’m running AlmaLinux 9.2 (systemd v.252) on a small embedded(-ish) system, where I like to keep a lot of stuff in /run. When I was using CentOS7.x this was on the order of 1.5G, and I never really ...
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aplay with pipewire

I am running AlmaLinux 9 and have a problem playing back audio using 'aplay'. I have a service running as root, and when it tries to play the audio file I get error: aplay: main:831: audio open ...
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How to use tmpfs in MariaDB when SELinux is enforced?

Running AlmaLinux 9.2 and MariaDB 10.11. Trying to use in my.cnf: tmpdir = /dev/shm This works fine when PHP-FPM is connecting using TCP port. Now trying to use faster Socket (/var/lib/mysql/mysql....
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Remove default route on AlmaLinux 9 / RH9

I'm running AlmaLinux 9 (a red hat 9 clone), and I would like to permanently remove a default route. My routing table is shown below, and I would like to remove the 172.31.252.1 route. I know how to ...
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Missing /dev/dsp

I have installed Cepstral Swift (test to speech), and when I run the command which should output audio I get the error oss_audio: failed to open audio device /dev/dsp I ensure the also OSS was ...
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