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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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Does updating password policy using PAM force existing users to change their password in the next login?

I plan to configure PAM config files on a SUSE server with the rule below: Current rule is: password required pam_cracklib.so dcredit=-1 ucredit=-1 ocredit=-1 lcredit=0 minlen=9 Rule after change ...
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The command "zypper --non-interactive --force-resolution update" fails with error: Unknown option '--force-resolution'

As per the zypper manual https://en.opensuse.org/SDB:Zypper_manual_%28plain%29, the parameter "--force-resolution" is present in the zypper update command but when I am trying to use this ...
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Suse VM Full disk encryption, storing keys in Azure

We currently have a solution to have our data partition encrypted with the keys stored on the system partition to allow for booting without user interaction, but not our system partition as we have no ...
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How to increase the hard disk space of thin provisioning virtual machine?

Created thin provisioning VM (Suse Linux) with 100 GB hard disk. Now due to space requirements, I need to increase the size to 200GB. Can someone please tell me how to increase the space of the "/...
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Getting SLES RMT Server IP or hostname from client

We have multiple RMT Servers for patching SLES servers in our environment, how can we check which rmt server is the client currently registered to. Currently we check the baseurl of repo file. Is ...
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Is it existing better way to create user and password with salt tools

Here my salt dependencies and system version : #~: salt -V Salt Version: Salt: 3000 Dependency Versions: cffi: 1.11.5 cherrypy: Not Installed dateutil: Not ...
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Zypper: System management is locked

I am having trouble updating a SLES 12.5 server. Zypper is not working supposedly due to another zypper process already running: # zypper lu System management is locked by the application with pid ...
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Emergency Mode Issue on SUSE Linux HPC System

I have a head node and 4 worker nodes for high-performance computing (HPC). Recently, I had to turn it off for maintenance at our data center. I tried to turn the system back on, but I encountered an ...
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NRPE service not starting in SUSE linux 15 sp 3

Couldn't start nrpe.service in SUSE linux 15 sp3. I have installed monitoring-plugins-nrpe package but no service shown and when try to start "systemctl start nrpe.service" command then ...
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Can I customize the boot loading animation?

Not the GRUB menu, the boot itself when I am loading into an os. I want to change the loading animation/gif/video/whatever that is displayed below the brand name. For example, when booting to Windows, ...
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SUSE zypper update then patch?

I have a SUSE SL15 SP2 system that needs patching / updating. I am not sure of the differences between updating the OS and patching the OS. The way I have read it, updating - updates any rpms ...
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Chroot is not working on suse 9 rescue system?

I need to recover a server with suse 9, but I'm facing a very common error of chroot not working. It is complaining that /bin/bash does not exist, but it exists. These are the commands I've used: ...
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How to do an in-place upgrade to the latest openSUSE Leap release

A major advantage of doing an in-place upgrade compared to doing a clean install, is that all accounts, configurations, and installed programs are kept intact. Using Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), ...
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Opening a "closed" port

I am trying to set up a SAP System on SUSE Enterprise, but I'm having trouble connecting to the server. I added multiple ports to the public section of the firewall and with most of them I am able to ...
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move files to a linux guest vm on vmware using virtual floppy image of vmrc

Consider a situation where I need to copy a file into a linux VM running on Vmware with no network access (i.e can't SSH), but with VMRC access. As we need to support other kinds of virtualization ...
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Llist installed packages with their repository name, version, and architecture using zypper

zypper se -i shows installed packages, but unlike zypper pa the repo, arch, and version information is missing. Is there a command option that shows these bits?
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How to solve error "Retrieving package sensors failed to mount" to succeed installation of sensors package by zypper?

I have a server, i need to check server temperature ,so simply i decided to use sensors package, using zypper to install it. So First I used zypper install sensors command by root user, The result ...
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Expect script does continue after putting a value

I wrote the following expect script: #!/usr/bin/expect -f set timeout 10 spawn zypper in --no-recommends pdns expect { -re {^.* Solution (\d): (?:break pdns)} { set solution "$expect_out(1,...
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SUSE 15 SP3 - After modifying ens33 external interface name to eth0 SSH is not working with sshd service restart

OS - SLES Version - 15-SP3 I am successfully updating the external network interface name from ens33 to eth0. On reboot, the ifconfig is giving output with eth0 as a device and SSH is also turned on. ...
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LARGE zypper dup → Root partition full → (Heaven knows) I'm miserable now

Suse Tumbleweed attempted a mega update of the system (~6000 packages at once) and filled the root filesystem, that, according to the installer recommendations, was 35 Gb. I attempted ① to delete the ...
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/bin/csh not found (apt-get command not found) openSUSE Leap

I am very very new to Linux and I don't know anything about it... I am just trying to Install SAP ABAP Trial version on Open SUSE Leap. I have already Installed it on my Windows Machine, but this time ...
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systemd unit file basic.target showing inactive after system reboot?

After system reboot , basic.target file showing inactive but I am curious to know how my system is up when basic.target is dead systemctl status basic.target basic.target - Basic System Loaded: ...
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RPM for suse linux named libatomic1

my os info is; NAME="SLES" VERSION="15-SP3" VERSION_ID="15.3" PRETTY_NAME="SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3" ID="sles" ID_LIKE="suse" ...
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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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Ipsec setting button is seen disabled while adding VPN on Suse 15.3

Not able to enable Ipsec settings buttons, as per some suggestion i have tried installing stringswan package even that didn't resolve the issue Anyone having idea please help to resolve this at the ...
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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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SUSE on hyper-v boots to emergency mode after copying its vhdx file form old drive to new drive

I am not very Linux savvy, but am trying to do my best here. I had a functioning SUSE Enterprise server SP2 VM running on Hyper-V. I decided to replace the old mechanical hard drive with a new SSD. ...
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Is the ability to do a full balance desirable or necessary with btrfs?

I believe I do not have the ideal correct filesystem layout to run btrfs and that what I've got looks more like an ext4 filesystem layout. There are no subvolumes except for /.snapshots and Basically,...
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Samba Linux Suse Enterprise 15 - Access Denied

I'm trying to set up Samba in a linux SuSE enterprise 15 environment, however when I'm trying to map the linux share to windows a pop up for a log in is showing and everytime I log in it returns ...
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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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how to translate this bashrc code to suse 11 commands

I am trying to link MATLAB with Cadence Virtuoso (an electrical engineering software) in SUSE Linux 11, and I have manual PDF that is the guide to do so. My problem is that the commands that are given ...
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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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Suse 12 won't boot on IBM Power 7

I want to install Suse Linux on IBM Power 740 Express server with HMC. I have downloaded Suse 12 iso file from Suse's web site. I burned that iso to DVD, I tried different programs to burn, but DVD ...
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how to change grub for doing the script

ater cloning my HDD on an OPEN SUSE 13.1 PC with Acronis True Image 2021 I followed the advices written on the Acronis pages. ATI-CLONE_LINUX-INFO But when I start now I come in the GRUB2 CLI. when I ...
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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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SLE: installing certbot and its NGINX plugin

openSUSE Tumbleweed Installing certbot and its NGINX plugin on openSUSE Tumbleweed was just straightforward: zypper addrepo https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:ecsos:server/...
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kubectl start after reboot using service

I need your help. I want to execute this command after reboot of the server with delay as a service. I am using SUSE linux on this machine. The command I need to run works well kubectl --namespace ...
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Problems with X Forwarding and Xming with Suse Linux and Windows 10

I am trying to setup X forwarding with PuTTY to connect to my Suse Linux VM running on Microsoft Azure Cloud. I installed Gnome on the VM and now trying to setup X forwarding so I can see the GUI apps ...
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How to install the wash command in SUSE?

I'm trying to install the wash command in my Singularity definition file. The singularity definition file uses SUSE12 and I can use the zypper command to install stuff. I tried: zypper search -s wash ...
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Your database files were created by PostgreSQL version 13

OS is openSUSE Tumbleweed. Previously I had PostgreSQL 13 installed. I just removed it by: > sudo zypper rm 'postgres*' > sudo zypper rr PostgreSQL > sudo rm -rf /usr/local/var/postgres ...
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sendmail not delivering all email in 50 messages batches immediately [closed]

I'm programmatically sending email to somewhere between 1 and 50 emails. The program is creating and handing off the emails and many are sent immediately. However, i frequently get some that are ...
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How to configure a DNS server by YAST2

I run these commands to install DNS server dependencies on openSUSE Tumbleweed: sudo zypper in -t pattern dhcp_dns_server sudo systemctl enable named.service sudo systemctl start named.service To ...
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authentication for npm install during PuTTY ssh?

I'm connected via PuTTY ssh to a Linux Server (so it's not supposed to have a GUI). when I npm install something, due to some intranet network configuration, the http request is redirected as follows ...
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SUSE Linux 15 - ifcfg-eth0 deleted after reboot

I have a Virtual Machine with a clean installation of SUSE Linux For SAP Applications 15. I configured the network with YaST Network (IP address assigned, file /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-eth0 ...
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How to authenticate windows AD group members to login to Linux systems without joining to windows domain

Please help me to get the steps to do on Centos/SUSE to use windows active directory LDAP feature alone for Linux clients to authenticate users belongs to a AD group instead of joining all Linux ...
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How to allow few specified users only to edit a file?

I have a file that I want only a selected group of users (approvers) to have permission to modify. The file should be read-only to the rest of the users (reviewers). Is it possible to do this in a ...
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SUSE 15 SP2 AD Authentication: Server not found in Kerberos database

I am trying to configure configure Active Directory authentication on a SLE 15 SP2 host. The AD-domain exists of multiple DCs/AD-servers. I followed these guides: https://www.suse.com/c/the-sssd-...
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SUSE LINUX 11 - Being Able To Collect User Information (Audit)

I added the following lines to the /etc/audit/audit.rules file and restarted the machine: -w /etc/group -p wa -k identity -w /etc/passwd -p wa -k identity -w /etc/gshadow -p wa -k identity -w /etc/...
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