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SUSE OS 15 Service Pack 3 - How to update the name of network adapter from ens33 to eth0 with DHCP configuration

The ifconfig output shows network adapter as ens33 currently. I want to configure the system to DHCP with network adapter name as eth0. Please help. [UPDATED] I am able to update the network name by ...
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Where can I get the current source code for SUSE SLES products?

I'm having a critical support issue with SLES that doesn't make any measurable progress (for months now). So I wanted to have a look at the source code myself; maybe I can spot the issue. (It seems a ...
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zypper hung while installing custom package

I need some help in debugging a package installation failure. Initially I thought it’s scriptlet failure but the "rpm" child process of zypper seems to be exiting with 0 and staying as Not ...
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How to create curlrc file for system-wide usage?

I'm trying to setup proxy on my SUSE VM. Following this official guide, I have setup the proxy values in /etc/sysconfig/proxy file. Now in the same article it says to use credentials with proxy, I ...
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update initramfs every time rpm is installed or updated

i am working on rpm which contains kernel modules to be installed in to /lib/modules/<uname -r>/updates folder. Since the module is part of initramfs. when ever i install rpm i have to manually ...
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remake user home directory

I can't seem to (re)make a home directory. A script partially removed the account but it's not quite dead yet. I should probably just finish killing the account and remake it but in the meantime I'd ...
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NFS Mount keeps coming back after deleted

I have an NFS mount that keeps coming back after I have deleted it from /etc/fstab and from YAST (SLES15 SP2). I don't see any auto.fs or auto mounts and I don't know where this is coming from. ...
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Login Times out after reboot and im unable to login to the server

I have an old SLES 12 SP1 (no GUI) server that I recently patched and when I reboot the server it was just showing me an empty black screen and the mouse pointer. (Tried Ctrl+Alt+F1-F9, and nothing ...
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how do I install the yast clone_system module from a command line

# yast clone_system No such client module clone_system is the error I get after booting SLE-15-SP3-Full-x86_64-GM-Media1.iso, choosing the Basesystem-Module_15.3-0, Public-Cloud-Module_15.3-0, and ...
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SLES release (/etc/os-release) does not match kernel version?

I have a system that was supposed to be SLES 15 SP2. lsb-release -a and /etc/os-release all confirm. However uname -a is reporting kernel 4.12.14-94.41-default (Which is SLES 12 SP4 according to ...
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How close are Leap 15.3 and SLE 15 SP3? Can I use one's rpms with the other?

Apologies if this is a stoopid question. With some effort I have managed to install openSUSE Leap 15.3 on my laptop. As you may know 15.3 is rather different to earlier releases in that it apparently &...
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SLES deployment failing with Input/output error [closed]

I am getting the following error when i am trying to install and configure SLE 15 SP3 using autoyast file. Caller: /mounts/mp_0001/usr/share/YaST2/lib/y2packager/repomd_downloader.rb:86:in 'read' ...
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Migration from Red Had Linux Enterprise to SLES

We use Red Hat Linux Enterprise in our business. We are thinking migrate to SLES. But I'm not sure if there will be compatibility problems or worth it to do. I would be grateful for any recommendation ...
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erroe while configuring SLES 15 using autoinst.xml

Environment: SLES 15 SP3 Question: I got this error while installing and configuring SLES 15 SP3 using autoinst.xml file(autoyast) Internal error. Please report a bug report with logs. Run ...
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Size of SLES iso is more than OpenSUSE. Why?

I can't wrap my head around the fact that the size of SLES (SUSE Linux enterprise server) 15 SP2 is more than the size of OpenSuse Leap. Here the size for Intel or AMD 64-bit desktops, laptops, and ...
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Apparmor_opt, enhanced_base_opt not present in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 service pack 2

I had an OpenSUSE Leap15.2 OS. I used autoYaST for auto-installation. This is the patterns section of the autoYaST file. <patterns config:type="list"> <pattern>apparmor</...
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Color-coded git diff -> less doesn't properly show color

I'm working remotely on a SLES11 machine (woe is me). On this machine, I'm using git, and specifically, git diff, which passes its results to less with some of colorization. Now, for some reason, ...
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Relay access denied only for one machine?

So i have a postfix relay that works for my first machine (SLE12 SP5) but not for my second one (SLE12 SP4). Both machines are in the same domain, they are also in the same local network and same ...
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How can I disable (and later re-enable) one of my NVIDIA GPUs?

I'm working on a system with multiple NVIDIA GPUs. I would like disable / make-disappear one of my GPUs, but not the others; without rebooting; and so that I can later re-enable it. Is this possible? ...
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SLES 12.5 installing Python 3.9 from source

I've tried with wget https://www.python.org/ftp/python/3.9.4/Python-3.9.4.tgz tar xvzf Python-3.9.4.tgz moved into the source directory ./configure make Then, after many lines, I receive an error ...
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How to install git on SLES 12?

This is similar to the question about http not supported, but I was not able to apply the solutions suggested there to my situation. I've done zypper addrepo https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/...
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ORA-01017 from sqldeveloper but ok from sqlplus

I've logged into Oracle 19c via sqldeveloper as sys and created a new user -- USER SQL CREATE USER data_owner IDENTIFIED BY "password!" DEFAULT TABLESPACE "USERS" TEMPORARY ...
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Unable to run `zypper refresh` on SLES 12.5

I am trying to install docker on SLES 12.5. I tried to follow the instructions on this SO answer. Initial Attempt # zypper addrepo https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Virtualization:containers/...
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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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How do I build PKGCONF and LIBFFI and subsequently Python3.9 with ctypes support without sudo and write access to /usr/local?

How do I properly configure pkgconf and libffi to allow the python3 build process to correctly use my libffi version at every step of the build process, in order to import the _ctypes module correctly?...
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Import PGP Keys with no user id into gpg

My company used Authora Edge to create / manage pgp keys. The company unexpectedly closed, and we are in the process of migrating the existing keys into gpg. When trying to import the public keys, I ...
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Why is "sudo su" slow without ALL=(root) in /etc/sudoers?

I have had this weird issue on a SLES 12 Server. Info: We have lots of application users like for example applusr01, applusr02, ... We have a special user which has sudoers rights to run commands as ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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