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Need help with Yast first boot

Trying to use Yast firstboot for invoking scripts after executing firstboot workflow but the sample scripts placed in the defaults location doesn't show any signs of it's getting invoked. Not able to ...
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SUSE HA Cluster OverlayIP removal after reboot - SLES 12 SP4 (AWS EC2)

We are facing an issue with SUSE HA cluster nodes, Whenever a reboot happens on any of these HA nodes, Overlay IP is getting removed. Can someone help resolve this issue? Here is the configuration ...
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XFS space full and also inode got full too? How could this happen?

# df . -i Filesystem Inodes IUsed IFree IUse% Mounted on /dev/mapper/vgFOO-lv_bar 53136 52857 279 100% /bar # df . -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /...
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Reaching /proc LACP bond infos as normal user?

As a normal user I cannot see the "details actor lacp pdu" infos what are in: /proc/net/bonding/bond0 Looks like only root can see that. But how could a regular user see these LACP infos? Or ...
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Where to permanently put an “ethtool -L eth0 combined 56” cmd?

We have Mellanox network cards on SLES12.3 servers and need to set the: ethtool -L eth0 combined 56 to have good performance. But where to put this setting, to be permanent? Best is so far in an ...
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linking .so file to newer GLIBC on SLES 11

I want to use the rocksdbjni.so on SLES 11 but I noticed that it is dependent to GLIBC_2.12: librocksdbjni.so: /lib64/libpthread.so.0: version `GLIBC_2.12' not found (required by librocksdb.so) The ...
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Linux Pacemaker: Resource showing as “unrunnable start (blocked)” has been created

We are using SLES 12 SP4 We have observed few things from the today testing. Following are the steps: Step 1: When we create kernel panic (on Node01) with the command “echo 'b' > /proc/sysrq-...
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KDUMP configration with nfs on SLES12SP5

KUDMP configuration over nfs on sles12sp5 facing issue with below errors, nfs is going down before kdump dump . Can any one help in getting the bottle neck of this issue Warning: Dump targets not ...
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How to set up grub to use dhcp during book for autoyast install

I can do something like this: linuxefi /book/x86_64/loader/linux netdevice=eth0 install=cd:/ lang=en_US autoyast=http://192.168.0.33:8080/~petturn/autoyast-xfs.xml textmode=1 ifcfg=eth0=172.18.48.24/...
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How can I roll back a “zypper patch”?

On a SLES12.3 server we did a "zypper patch" but didn't know that there is a wrong/bad repo in the repositories. The big question: how can we roll back a "zypper patch" command? It touched many-many ...
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How to query openLDAP servers cert?

From the "service sssd status" we can see: Could not start TLS encryption. TLS: hostname does not match CN in peer certificate But how could we query the cert to know, that it is really some ...
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XRDP issues on SLES 12

I'm getting issues while RDP logging to Suse SLES 12 from windows machine via XRDP. I have followed multiple threads to resolve, but still not there. Following are the logs which I get while logging: ...
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Inspect (rpm -qp) multiple RPM files, each bundled in different TAR files

I was wondering the possible best time case solutions to extract each RPM files from a list of TAR bundle and get the package information from those files. So, I have a list of tar bundles in a ...
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What is consuming the memory on SLES?

SERVER:~ # free -h total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 31G 26G 4.5G 98M 0B 1.0G -/+ buffers/cache: 25G ...
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SLES 11 Root account password is not Expiring

I want to expiry the root password after Max days and on next login want user to update the new password. But even after the password is expired, it sis not prompting the user to change the password ...
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'at' command on Suse SLES 11 does nothing, works perfectly on other (RHEL) server

When our users want to schedule a job using the at command it doesn't work on our SLES 11 server. If they do the exact same on our Red Hat Enterprise Linux server it works perfectly. I've tested it ...
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if fstab ending is 0 0 - then there will be never any fsck?

If I can see in /etc/fstab on a SLES12 machine: /dev/vg/lvtmp /tmp xfs defaults,nodev,nosuid 0 0 that means the "/tmp" will never get fsck'ed?
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How do I disable zypper's certificate check?

I'm using SLES 2015 behind a firewall. All of my outgoing communications go over a proxy; specifically, zypper tries to use the proxy when I write, say, zypper search-packages foo but the proxy ...
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Making wheel group membership sufficient for su on SLES 2015

I'm using SLES 2015. I want to make membership in the wheel group sufficient for root-privilege access via su. From Debian distributions, I'm used to uncommenting the command: auth sufficient ...
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Controlling the X display manager service - on SLES 15

I'm not a fan of systemd, and have so far worked with systems which used SysVInit scripts (like Devuan); and upstart on older Ubuntu versions. Now I'm "stuck" with a SLES 15 machine. I'm trying to ...
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SSL validation fails, after applying SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2020-251

Post applying the following OS patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2020-251 (Security Update for aws-cli) for the month of Feb 2020, AWS CLI was throwing the error SSL validation failed. The command ...
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NFS mounts hidden from a user?

normaluser@SLES12SERVER:~> df -h|grep foo 10.8.3.119:/vol/foo_shared/shared 500G 6.4G 494G 2% /BAR/shared/foo 10.8.3.119:/vol/foo_shared/usr-fooo-node1 500G 6.4G 494G 2% /usr/fooo/...
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Trouble compiling ncurses 5 on SLES 2011

To my chagrin, I am working as a non-root user on an SLES (SUSE Linux Enterprise) 11. I'm not root and cannot have packages installed. I'm trying to build ncurses-5.9. The build configures and make ...
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How to switch to another user on the terminal in SLES 12?

I created a user (useradd -d /home/newuser -c "My new user" -s /bin/true newuser), set a password (su newuser), and want to work under this username. But I cannot switch to this user. No error ...
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Download suse kernel

I'm looking for a way to download every new kernel released or kernel-devel package for suse enterprise. I found this source: openSUSE download server but It seems not compatible with enterprise ...
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Cant login/authenticate after installing gnome on SLES 12

I installed SLES 12 and afterward, I installed gnome with the steps below, but after the machine rebooted (and indeed logged in with the GUI) I cannot log in anymore (and by that I mean I see my user ...
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NFS client source port on reconnect

I am using NFS client to connect to NFS cluster. I have noticed that the default behaviour when server is unavailable is to retry the TCP connections from the same source TCP port, which I have ...
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Can I resize a filesystem without resizing the partion in advance?

Quick question: Can I resize a filesystem without resizing the partition in advance? The question aims at growing, but information on shrinking might be useful for future reference too. Here's the ...
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How to interpret the output of the “who” cmd? - wrong date, non-existing user

On a SLES11, I can see the following output: $ who | grep -i FOOBARUSER FOOBARUSER ::ffff:127.0.0.1:3 Mar 2 09:52 (::ffff:127.0.0.1::ffff:127.0.0.1:3) FOOBARUSER ::ffff:127.0.0.1:3 Mar 2 09:52 (:...
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sles12 - Why are core dumps not being generated for systemd services?

There is an issue that I am seeing on a sles12 env with creation of core dumps for system services (like the below java app). Need some help in understanding sles12 core dump creation process. My ...
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gcc: readline/libreadline.a: No such file or directory gcc: readline/libhistory.a: No such file or directory

I am trying to install python readline 6.2.4.1 package on SLES 11 SP3 but I am getting the following error: gcc -pthread -fno-strict-aliasing -g -O2 -DNDEBUG -g -fwrapv -O3 -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -...
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“qemu-img”: overwriting a running OS?

Is it possible that I would issue a: qemu-img convert -f qcow2 -O raw sles12_3_custom.qcow2 /dev/sda while the original SLES11 is running? So I would overwrite a SLES11 OS, while it is running (...
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Pacemaker: stopping pacemaker doesn't always move resources to other node

I have created a 2 node cluster on sles12. Following is the configuration - msnode1:~ # crm --version crm 3.0.0 msnode1:~ # corosync -v Corosync Cluster Engine, version '2.3.6' ...
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Currently I have two node cluster (SLES as HANA DB). I would like to check in which condition a failover will be triggered?

Below are the conditions. We could not test these because these nodes are already in production. Replication between the nodes fail. Replication is working but network link is down with no bonding. ...
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How to permanently configure the CPU performance setting on SLES?

We are doing a: vi /etc/systemd/system/cpupower.service [Unit] Description=CPU powersave [Service] Type=oneshot ExecStart=/usr/bin/cpupower idle-set -D 0 ExecStart=/usr/bin/cpupower frequency-set -...
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How to have synchronized samba passwords with local linux accounts where linux account are the leading system/authority?

How to have synchronized samba passwords with local Linux accounts where Linux accounts are the leading system/authority? This seems to be a surprisingly complex request/requirement. Since I already ...
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How to verify which is primary node in a HANA DB cluster operating on SLES 12?

Currently I have two HANA DB servers in a cluster and replication is not running. Upon checking from SUSE Hawk, node 2 is acting as primary node and node 1 is available. How do I confirm that node 2 ...
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systemctl cannot restart sshd

Strange thing happens: via systemctl I cannot start SSHD: SERVER:~ # systemctl status sshd ● sshd.service - OpenSSH Daemon Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/sshd.service; enabled; vendor ...
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How to determine which modules are responsible for spectre_v2?

SERVER:~ # cat /sys/devices/system/cpu/vulnerabilities/spectre_v2 Mitigation: Full generic retpoline, IBPB, STIBP, RSB filling - vulnerable module loaded SERVER:~ # The question: But how to detect, ...
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Convert / and /boot from ext3 to btrfs

Is it possible to convert / and /boot file system from ext3 to btrfs? I have not experienced converting previously but I seen that filesystem from ext3 needs to be unmounted. Filesystem ...
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What are the temporary files that rsync uses while continuing a breaked copy?

On "source side" I am running a: rsync -azP file.txt username@target:/root/ that I had to break once (CTRL+C), but then, issued the same command, so rsync is continuing, where it left (afaik). On "...
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How to replace faulty disk in software raid using lvm

one of the SuSE 12 LinuxServers has reported disk failure. Fortunately the Database Server has Software Raid hence the system is still up and running. But as recommended, we would like to replace the ...
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XFS, GlusterFS v5.5 and the Year-2038 problem

I tried out default retention periods e.g. to set the Retention date to 2071. When I did the WORMing, everything seems to be OK. From FUSE and also at Brick-Level, the retention was set to 2071 on all ...
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SLES 12.4| systemd-coredump[<PID>]: Failed to parse resource limit: <daemon_name>

I am using SLES 12.4 VM where I have a custom daemon dumping core frequently as I see from /var/log/messages and coredumpctl. But I never see a core file in /var/lib/systemd/coredump/ or in any other ...
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Removing eth0 from bond0 fixes Link detected no/yes issue, but why?

On a SLES12 with 4 physical NIC, having them in a bond0. eth0 shows "Link detected: no". But if I remove eth0 from the bond0 and do an "ifup eth0", it will show "Link detected: yes" and everything ...
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How do I create a persistent tunnel device in sles15 (with or without wicked xml config)

I'm trying to simplify some of my configs for sles15, pushing out tunnel configs to my machines via ansible. Currently whenever I configure a tunnel, I do it on the fly using ssh from the machine ...
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SLES 11 SP4 'Resource temporarily unavailable' after upgrade from SP3

After upgrade from SLES 11 sp3 to sp4 I've met the problem while creating threads. Message I got was 'Resource temporarily unavailable'. Is it possible that upgrade changed limits somehow or maybe ...
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“LVM failed to initialize library context” - SLES 12.3 after reboot lost some of its PVs

After a reboot, a SLES 12.3 box doesn't recognizes a few disks (that are actually behind HW raid). What could the issue be? If I "head /dev/sdb | strings | head" the problematic disks, I can see ...
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Why does docker-ce-3:18.09 installation on SLES 12 throw “systemd-units needed” message?

My goal is to install Docker 18.09 on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (SLES 12 SP3). I can successfully download and install docker version 17.09.1_ce-98.18.1 using zypper from repositories available ...
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Open-iSCSI Target IQN Naming Case

I'm using LRBD to configure iSCSI targets from a Ceph cluster, LRBD uses Open-iSCSI/targetcli to configure the targets. When I use an uppercase letter in the unique part of the iqn (after the colon),...