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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is the enterprise version of openSUSE.

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acpi_idle vs. intel_idle

There are two SLES 11 servers: SERVER311:~ # cat /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpuidle/current_driver acpi_idle SERVER311:~ # and: SERVER705:~ # cat /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpuidle/current_driver ...
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SLES 12 - vsftpd with AppArmor in enforce mode, “lftp” error for “ls” command: `ls' at 0 [500 OOPS: setrlimit]

In a virtual machine (VM) with SLES 12 (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12), after enforcing ("enforce mode") the AppArmor profile for "vsftpd" to confine it (via the "aa-enforce vsftpd" command), I'm ...
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SLES 12.3 and oracleasm module issue

So... Fresh installation of Sles 12.3, kernel 4.4.73-5-default, x64, Oracle support packages installed using zypper from official SUSE repositories... ~:rpm -qa | grep orac oracleasm-support-2.1.8-1....
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How to properly add a new interface to bond0?

After adding a new "interface" to the /etc/sysconfig/ifcfg-foobar: BOOTPROTO='static' BROADCAST='' ETHTOOL_OPTIONS='' IPADDR='1.2.3.4/24' MTU='9000' NETWORK='' REMOTE_IPADDR='' STARTMODE='auto' ...
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SLES 12.2 can't enable org.gnome.Vino - No such key 'enabled'

Since Sles 12 SP2 I'm not able to activate VNC remote access: dbus-launch gsettings set org.gnome.Vino prompt-enabled false dbus-launch gsettings set org.gnome.Vino authentication-methods "['vnc']" ...
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How to enable audit on access to files (rwx) in SLES9

How can I enable audit on access to specific files in Suse Linux Enterprise 9?
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Docker daemon not starting without error

With a new installation of docker (v17.04.0-ce), I have a quite strange error : After starting the daemon with $sudo service docker start (or the systemctl command, it leads to the same), I've got a ...
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Difference between localtime and clock

/etc/localtime is a symlink. /etc/sysconfig/clock is a config file. Q: What is the difference between them? Each could store timezone setting. Using SLES.
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How to enable memory compression on SUSE 11/12?

How can we enable, fine-tune the Linux kernels memory compression? So if we have 1 GByte physical memory, the OS could see ex.: 1.5 GByte because of the compression (but of course it would use more ...
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How to put systat/sar in cron on SLES 12?

Before, there was a https://linuxmain.blogspot.de/2011/12/gathering-performance-data-with-sysstat.html For SLES you can install the cron settings by SLES10: /etc/init.d/sysstat start SLES11: /etc/...
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cannot find -lm

I am trying to build gcc G4.8.5 for architecture s390x(cross compiled) on x86 32(sles10 patchlevel 4) 2.6.16.60-0.85.1-vmipae for sles12sp2 and i am getting an error /s390x-suse-linux/bin/ld: ...
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Sync UID/GID on SLES 12.1 with winbind connected to AD

I have multiple SLES 12.1 Servers which I joined into the AD Domain via net ads join -u <OU_MANAGER> osName='SLES' osVer='12.1' createcomputer="<OU1>/<OU2>/Servers. It is important ...
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useradd where account name is a number

Can I use useradd in SLES 11 where a username is just a number (didn't see anything in the man useradd(8) )? currently getting: useradd: Invalid account name: `9999' The alternative is manually ...
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ssh to localhost not working, remote ssh works [closed]

I have strange issue going on - I have 2 VM's as node01 and node02 running on a Windows host ssh from node01 to node02 works ssh from Host to node01 and node02 works ssh from node02 to node01 works ...
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no internet connection - how to update SLES servers?

We have a few SLES 11.4 servers that doesn't have internet connection nor connection to the repositories. But these machines need updates too. Usually we just use zypper to update, that fetches ...
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SLES checking file systems… stuck at boot after reboot

After reboot the boot is stuck on a SLES machine. Already tried a "touch /forcefsck" from a livecd to force fsck at boot, but it didn't help, still the same. Also fsck'ed rootlv from livecd. Q: ...
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sudo su error messege through LDAP

I managed to get an authentication through ldap on my SLES 12 machine, but I can't set a certain group as sudoers. My suders entry looks as follows: %LNX-ADMIN-vibe3 ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD:ALL But all I ...
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How do I know from which IP address a command was executed in SLES 11

I'm new to SLES and I need to know what IP address executed a command. I've searched and all I came across this but I do not have /var/log/auth.log or /var/log/secure. I don't know if it has to be SSH ...
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filter logs by hour or day in Suse

I'm new to Linux and I'm trying to figure out how to filter logs by day or hour in Suse. I did some research and came across this and this and although it does say how to view the logs and found out ...
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Limit of ACL on x86 sles12 file system type xfs

Since the specific limits at which the file system fails depends on the OS, we have a test that validates just that we can get up to 500 entries on an ACL, and that 4000 entries fails (should fail on ...
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Cannot read mounted NFS share on client

I'm having some troubles with reading a NFS mount. I have server1 and client1. They are both SLES 12 SP1. server1: server1:/ # cat /etc/exports /usr/zap/trans *(rw,root_squash,sync,...
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Poor network performance between AIX 7.1 on 1 Gbit/s and SLES 11 on 10 Gbit/s [closed]

I am having problems with the network performance between SLES and AIX. I have tested the network performance from AIX 1 Gbit/s to AIX 1 Gbit/s SLES 11 10 Gbit/s to SLES 11 10 Gbit/s AIX 1 Gbit/s to ...
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SLES12SP1: How to add memcached to the new Services Manager

I installed a new SLES 12 SP1 VM from the scratch with memcached from https://memcached.org/. My question: On SLES 12 the /etc/init.d/<service> notation has gone. It is now provided by the ...
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where is ifconfig on suse studio [duplicate]

Does anyone know where ifconfig is for SLES made in SUSE studio? It does not exist in any of the main repositorys, or in the included repos for ZYPPER. As well it cannot be found in /sbin/zypper ...
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What the difference between -pool & -updates on SLES11-SPx

I recently downloaded the updates for SLES11-SP3. The directory lists the following: SLE11-SDK-SP3-Pool .repodata repodata rpm SLE11-SDK-SP3-Updates .old.repodata repodata rpm .mirror SLES11-SP3-...
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Creating new SLES 12 VM on XenServer 6.5 fails

When I try to create a new SLES 12 VM on a XenServer 6.5 host it fails with this error message: "Failed","Starting VM 'AAEB-PUBLIC218LY' Internal error: xenopsd internal error: VM = 4d956449-...
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Time changes suddenly even though NTP is configured

If have SLES 11 SP2 and this is the problem: I have configured the NTP service and when I restart it then it is synchronizing correctly the time. Then, suddenly after around 7-8 minutes the time ...
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NFS share inside a NFS or Samba share cannot be accessed

I have this MCVE under SLES 11 SP2: 1) Server 10.10.50.199 has the directory /foo/. Inside /foo there is a directory bar/ which is used in /etc/fstab : 10.10.50.200:/nfs_folder /foo/bar 2) Server 10....
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SLES12 - How to install zlib package?

In our research center we recently switched from Debian/Ubuntu to SLES 12. As I am new in SUSE, can someone please help me how to install "zlib" and "zlib-devel" in SLES?
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Install IOTOP/IOSTAT via ZYPPER (or anything else) on a SUSE (SLES) 12 Virual Machine (HyperV)

I have a virtual machine hosted on HyperV. It is a SUSE Enterprise 12 OS residing in a rack somewhere in the dark side of our office. This machine is under-performing during a certain load that takes ...
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How do I install older programs located on older ISO distros?

Linux distro: SLES 11 SP4 I have on hand SLES 11 ISO's: SP1, SP2, & SP3 I need to locate and install older programs located on older ISO's. For example: I have gcc 4.7 on SP4, but I need to ...
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Why are the names different in “/etc/HOSTNAME” file and hostname command in SLES11SP3?

My OS is SuSE(SLES11, SP3), executing the hostname command: # hostname lxc-dl580-g8-1 But the name in /etc/HOSTNAME file is different? # cat /etc/HOSTNAME linux-2pny.site Why are the names ...
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xen + libvirt share disks betwee VM on diferent hosts

I have another problem. what I've done is: We deploy 2 physical hosts with SLES 12 SP1 and install XEN hypervizor on both. On each host we provide few block devices via FC. On each host we deploy ...
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SLES YUM repo not listing RPMs

I created a SLES yum repository following this link Used the createrepo command, and got this folder structure: /srv/www/htdocs/repo/RPMS/ - - /OL ...
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can't send mail to domain prefixed username

How can I send mail to a local user with a domain prefixed username? Running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.3 joined to an active directory domain with Heirloom mailx version 12.5 7/5/10 Scenario: ...
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installing R - cannot find repo for SLE 11 SP3

I am trying to install R for SLE 11 SP3. On R's readme pages it suggests adding a repo located at http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/devel:/languages:/R:/patched/ but there is no directory ...
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mod_mono on SLES 12.1 fails to encrypt ASP.Net web.config

I am trying to migrate an ASP.Net (2.0) VB web app from a SLES 11 server to a new SLES 12 server. Unfortunately, mono is no longer supported by Novell / SUSE / NetIQ folk. This is my first time ...
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Why does my Linux server hang with “ps aux”

I have a server running scientific computation applications. It is SLES 11sp3. Here are some of my observations: I could login to the server with ssh. But for some reason I don't understand, when I ...
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SLES 11SP4 LDAP - error trying to bind as user - (Invalid credentials)

I have LDAP server configured (with YaST) on SLES 11SP4 and I've created 3 users. I can su (from root) to any of the user but I cannot login as any of them or change their passwords. When I tried to ...
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unixODBC 2.3.0 “_S_create_c_locale name not valid” error

I am attempting to setup HANA Smart Data Access on an SLES 11 sp3 environment. For HANA to communicate with external data sources unixODBC 2.3.0 is used along with Microsoft ODBC Driver 11 for SQL ...
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What puts TCPMSS in iptables?

I used to have (well, I still sort of do) have a script that expects: -A FORWARD -p tcp -m tcp --tcp-flags SYN,RST SYN -j TCPMSS --clamp-mss-to-pmtu to have been entered in to iptables ahead of my ...
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changes to domain group membership not showing for user in SLES 11 SP3

Joined server linux02 runing SUSE enterprise linux server service pack 3 to a Windows active directory domain example.com no problem. Users, like fred from the domain can login no problem via ssh ...
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Broken dependencies when upgrading SLES 11.3 to 11.4

I'm trying to upgrade SLES 11.3 to 11.4 with zypper using the following instructions: https://www.suse.com/documentation/sles11/book_sle_deployment/data/sec_update_sle11sp3.html After launching the ...
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Installing GCC on SLES 12

I'm having trouble installing gcc on a new SLES 12 box. The goal here is actually to get R Shiny running, but when I try to install any packages I get the below error: sudo su - -c "R -e \"install....
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sntp replacement for -P (prompt) argument

I'm maintaining some cronjobs on machines that are set to be patched to the service pack of SLES11sp4, it appears that the service pack is upgrading sntp from version 4.2.4p8 to 4.2.8p2 and somewhere ...
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command in /etc/inittab is not working on SLES 11

My task is to start a process on startup if it was running before shutdown. To achieve this, I have added a command in /etc/init.d/halt.local to save the state of process in a file. In /etc/inittab, ...
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How to change hostname of a SLES11 Server

How do I change and check the hostname of a SLES11 based system?
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SLES can't upgrade packages via zypper or yast2 [closed]

I am getting errors whenever this box tries to phone to grab a package. via yast: There was an error in the repository initialization. Download (curl) error for https://nu.novell.com/repo/repoindex....
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Root password not working when trying to update

Running SLES12 on a VirtualBox VM I get the notification that there are software updates. Trying to invoke the update, a popup appears and forces input of administrator password. When I enter the ...
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Can I make sure history logs all execution?

Please forgive the ambiguous nature of this question but I was wondering if there's a way to make sure that all commands executed by some host are logged into history. In my case, if I send a command ...