Questions tagged [suse]

SUSE (originally SuSE) is the name of a German company that developed the epynomous commercial Linux distribution, which is also the basis for openSUSE. Use this tag for SUSE distribution specific questions. Use [opensuse] if the question is about the open source version of SUSE Linux.

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Blowfish Enable on SuSE

I am in the process of enabling stronger encryption method (Blowfish) on SLES 15 Server. I have tried to enable blowfish in /etc/login.defs under ENCRYPT_METHOD blowfish ENCRYPT_METHOD_NIS blowfish ...
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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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How to run SuSE zypper migration without snapper?

Trying to create an Ansible playbook to handle patching and service pack migration on SuSE SAP 12 SP1. Patching works fine. When I run 'zypper migration -n' it always eventually fails because it's ...
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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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a problem after SUSE 11 password changed

I trying to change my password in SUSE 11. I started with fail-save mode and init=/bin/bash to boot options, then I want to change my pass, I face this problem: After that I research then Internet and ...
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Clone and restore a Opensuse linux on another physical machine

I have a Opensuse Linux installed and all application/database configured. This Linux has no GUI, only command prompt. Now we want to create an image of this installation so that we can set it up on ...
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What is the current, AD 2020, stat of difference between openSuSE and SuSE distros?

Can someone describe the current differences between SuSE and openSuSE. Is openSuSE just a clone of SuSE, just like CentOS made a clone of RedHat when RedHat went fully commercial? Note: before ...
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Rsync performance on on two Linux Machines

I am having two Virtual Machines (VM-source and VM-destination) and each with an NFS filesystem. I want to sync data (1TB) between the two machines and I am worried about the CPU/Memory needed for ...
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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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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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Reboot not possible: starting notify nfs peers of a restart

I hope someone has a good idea what is causing this problem. I am running a NFSv3 server under SLES 12 SP4. When trying to reboot the machine with shutdown -r the shutdown process hangs. The system ...
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Linux Pacemaker, Individual resources are running but problem occurs when I group them

Operating System: Suse Linux for SAP Applications 12 SP4 Number of Cluster Nodes: 2 We have two resources pri_apache2_1 & ip_apache2_1_132, these two resources are running fine. But When I ...
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how to increase the size of the partition /dev/vda2, space iss available on the disk

I am new to the Linux, and running a SLE 15 sp1 on VM machine, the disk space is available but I am unable to assign it to the /dev/vda2 partition. $:/tmp # fdisk -l GPT PMBR size mismatch (...
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How to enable memory compression on SLES12.2?

I can read the: https://www.suse.com/releasenotes/x86_64/SUSE-SLES/12-SP2/#fate-318957 that it can be enabled with a: echo Y > /sys/module/zswap/parameters/enabled Q: but how to make it ...
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Changing language settings from de_de@EURO to de_DE.UTF-8 results in UMLAUT errors in ERP FORM MASKS and OUTPUTS

I ran into a kind of bigger problem. In my company we have an In-house ERP-server (SUSE ENTERPRISE). I wanted to write a bash script that adds users automatically. However, I needed the signs "\" (=...
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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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Someone is locking /etc/group for a very long time - what to do?

I want to change something in /etc/group - namely, to add some user to some group. But something - I don't know what or who - has created an /etc/group.lock file. fuser /etc/group.lock gives nothing, ...
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mkdir: cannot create directory ‘/proc/bus/usb/’: No such file or directory

So, the error in the title. Im having this issue where I cannot create this directory. cstayner@SuSELaptop:~> sudo mkdir -p /proc/bus/usb/ [sudo] password for root: mkdir: cannot create ...
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Determine what sets my LD_LIBRARY_PATH

I'm logging in to a remote machine using ssh. When I log in, my environment has: LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib64/mpi/gcc/openmpi/lib64 which I do not want to have. Unfortunately, I can't figure out where ...
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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 do I install a new version of Eclipse on an older Linux as non-root?

I have a non-root account on an older SUSE Linux machine (from around 2012). Is it possible for me to install a recent version of Eclipse (e.g. from 2019), for myself, on this machine? If it is, what ...
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How to identify the cause of reboot as the log was not captured in a SLES 12 SP3 (2 node cluster)?

Currently, a failover occured from node 1 to node 2 as there was a sudden reboot on node 1. Upon analyzing the log, it is found that the reboot log was not captured and also kdump was not configured ...
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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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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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SUSE Auto login execute commands

I am pretty new to the world of bash. I am trying to achieve one thing, that is to have a more easily readable form of a command. For example: I usually need to do su - <user> What I want to ...
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Zypper packages status flag explanation

As I am working on automating the patch process on a Suse machines. I would like to get a clearer image on the packages status lifecycle. First of all, I am trying to list the available patches and ...
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$STRING1 != “${STRING1/substr/}” in Linux

I have one string and I want to check if it contains the sub-string or not. So I am using this command. Below is the Linux shell script. I just want to know how the condition present in if statement ...
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SLES12 : How to run a process with a specific user?

I want to run a process with a specific user. On RHEL 7, I am able to this with: source /etc/rc.d/init.d/functions daemon --user=myuser $JAVA_HOME/bin/java -cp $appClassPath $MAIN_CLASS How can I ...
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Simple bash script with one variable not working

Would you be able to help me with this script? I am learning how to create scripts in bash. It should be working but somehow it is not. #!/bin/bash echo "Please enter your name: " read name if ["$...
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How to check which installation media is used in a script

I'm using AutoYast to install SUSE 11 SP4. Inside of the autoyast control file you can write scripts at multiple stages. My script runs during the <post-scripts> stage and looks like so: mkdir ...
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authentication error on chage command

i have a user automate on few of the server. i wanted to update the age parameters ,but getting authentication failure error. same i am getting after i tested the same on a newly created test user on ...
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vncserver configuration for specific users

I want to configure vncserver in such a way that only a specific port is allowed but when i do it in //usr/bin/vncserver, it works for root user. So if I have a user (e.g john) and I switch from ...
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vncserver sessions

How to kill all open sessions of vncserver. I have about 40+ sessions in open state in vncserver and wants to shutdown all of these sessions so that the new session starts again from 0.
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Mate does not change from english to japanese

I just installed opensuse tumbleweed in english, later I select via language module in yast and selected japanese but only certain windows under root show the japanese language instead of a system ...
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Copying some files from mypc to a host using winscp

I have SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SP 3), am trying to install the MZ 510 driver by copying the files on my pc to the directory on the server, i get permission denied. Which command should i use to ...
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Can't ping a SUSE server from an OpenSUSE server

I am new to Linux OS. I have two Linux servers but one is running OpenSUSE flavour and another is running SUSE. Both of them are able to ping the same flavours but not each other. Actually I was ...
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Restricting NFS share access to particular IPs or hosts and restricting others on suse

I have created a shared folder /data01/share on one Suse Gnu/Linux and also made entry for host(client) machine in /etc/exports /data01/share  10.241.200.53(rw,sync,no_root_squash,no_subtree_check) . ...
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Root FS goes into ReadOnly Mode in 2 days after clean Reboot

I have a Suse OS machine. The root FS goes into RO mode by itself. After a clean reboot it is back in RW mode but does not stay there. After 2 days it goes back to RO mode. I performed FSCK on ...
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What version of openSUSE would be closest to SLES 12.3?

I have not been able to find any resource that maps the relation between a release of openSUSE and SLES. One way is to compare the package on distro watch. Can anyone point me to the release of ...
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How to determine whether an IP adress is static or dynamic without root rights

On SUSE linux, I want to determine whether the IP address of the machine is assigned statically or dynamically without having root access to machine. What commands can I use for this purpose? What ...
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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 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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how to resolve issue with autoYAST file

I am trying to install SUSE 12 service pack 3 using autoYAST file. I got an error when screen shows "configuring lan" as Augeas parsing/serializing error: Failed to match {/ipaddr/ = /[^\001-\004\...
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configure: error: mcrypt.h not found. Please reinstall libmcrypt

I'm trying to compile php on Suse 10.2. When I run the configure script with --with-mcrypt I receive this message: configure: error: mcrypt.h not found. Please reinstall libmcrypt
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VNC Connecting issue in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4

I have created one the following instance on AWS (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 (HVM), SSD Volume Type - ami-0c55353c85ac52c96 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Service Pack 3 (HVM), EBS General ...
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SUSE: How to completely uninstall apache2 on machine

I got some bigger struggle on my SUSE machine with my apache2 installation. So I want to uninstall/remove it completely to reinstall it. When I use sudo zypper rm apache2 some of my files are gone, ...
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Output of df contradicts output of du?

When I run the df -h command while SSH'd into my SUSE Linux box I get the following output: /dev/sdt1, with a capacity of 512G, is mounted on /usr/sap However, if I cd to usr/sap/<HANA server ID&...
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Is this a VNC Software Bug? Connecting with a port number, is not asked for a password

I have SuSE Linux Enterprise 11 sp 4 installation and I usually use vnc for remote sessions. I installed vnc server through zypper function on server and there is no additional configurations done on ...
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Disk underperformance of the root filesystem attributed to application slowness

We're running a huge SAP HANA workload in a VM deployed in a public cloud. The VM has 3.8 TB of memory and 128 cpus. We have been hit with very slow disk throughput in the data disks - this is where ...

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