Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) is a Linux distribution from Red Hat intended for enterprise use.

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RHEL 5 box constantly displaying NIC statistics on console screen, how can I disable this?

I have a RHEL 5 box that is constantly displaying nic statistics on the console screen when using the KVM. This makes it very hard to do any troubleshooting when the box goes down as these statistics ...
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Websphere AS with Oracle JRE [on hold]

We are now selecting a platform for running IBM Websphere AS 8.0 based application. It will be run on RHEL and the question is - what Java runtime should we choose? There are two options: Oracle and ...
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How to check permissions in a zip on RHEL?

I have very little exposure to RHEL, and was quite surprised to find that unzip -l and unzip -lv do not include file permissions. I see that extracting files eventually restores the permissions, but I ...
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RHEL interface do not up with ipv4 and ipv6 address

Hi everyone On my server with rhel 6.6 I configured interfaces with two addresses: ipv4 and ipv6. When I make down that interface and then up. Interface up with only one address ipv4 as default. If I ...
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Iptables Port Forwarding To Different IPs Based on Port

On a CentOS 6 server with an IP address of 172.16.1.10, how can I configure iptables to route traffic destined for 172.16.1.10:80 to 192.168.1.10:80, and traffic destined for 172.16.1.10:8080 to ...
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How to enable the splash screen in RHEL 6.6?

How to show the splash screen while booting RHEL? There should be some method which reloads all kernels. The Basic grub.conf is normal, the rhgb option is enabled.
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failed to open stream too many open files - php 1024 maximum limit - Redhat - why isn't new limit working?

I've got this message while debugging a problem in a PHP program. I've already edited the /etc/security/limits.conf and added * hard nofile 500000 * soft nofile ...
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Redhat Linux /lib/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.16' not found (required by /lib/libncurses.so.5)

I am running a server RHEL 6.4 which currently has GLIBC 2.12 installed on it. We are trying to run a program which gives this error /lib/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.16' not found (required by ...
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Link issues with fiber card under RHEL 6.2 and hp dl380

I am having issues getting a HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 running RHEL 2.6.32-504.el6.x86_64 to see and/or allow the use of a 10GE fiber card. I can confirm the fiber connection to the router has been ...
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RHEL6: repo won't enable

Mount DVD [root@rhel66 ~]# mount /dev/sr0 /media Install the repo metadata [root@rhel66 ~]# cp /media/media.repo /etc/yum.repos.d/rhel6.repo List the repos [root@rhel66 ~]# yum repolist all ...
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How to add a compiled ntpd in services on linux?

I compiled and installed ntp-4.2.8 using this link and created a rpm by running checkinstall on RHEL 6.5. I used the command ntpd -l logs to manually start ntpd. After starting I am able to verify ...
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No ntp.conf file after compiling ntp on Linux

I'm using RHEL 6.5. I compiled ntp-4.2.8 using the steps on this link. but I don't have a ntp.conf file. ntp.conf is required to start ntpd but after compiling, there is no ntp.conf on my system. I ...
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How to resolve rpm dependencies

I am trying to install libtirpc on RHEL 6.5 but it fails and asks for dependencies. Why here it is showing three GLIBC versions 2.14, 2.15 and 2.16. ?? Does it mean that any of these three versions ...
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CentOS 7 can't ping from server

I'm having a Strange issue with CentOS 7. I have my server setup with 2 NICs a private network and a public network. I'm able to ping the server on both the private and public IP. But I cannot ping ...
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How do I upgrade scientific Linux 6.3 to 6.6

Upgrading Scientific Linux 6.3 to 6.6 I have to update machines of SL6.3 to 6.6. I tried #yum list updates and .# yum update It downloaded some files and installed . But my SL is still showing SL6.3 ...
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How to create a bootable usb stick for ubuntu on RHEL 6

NOTE: this question was asked in askubuntu, and I was suggested to ask here. I want to create a bootable usb stick for installing ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. Currently I have access to an RHEL 6 ...
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Updates don't install complaining about missing dependencies when dependencies are clearly installed (RHEL 6)

I have installed RHEL 6.2 and I am upgrading all the packages on it right now. I was expecting auto update to work, but I get these error messages when I authorize an auto update - ...
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CentOS 6 with User Permission (Read at message)

I have create users on CentOS 6 between test1 and test2 so I login on user test1 on ssh and i tried to access home dir of test2 so why it can access? how i can setting for other users can't access ...
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How do I enable/set multicast rules using firewalld in RHEL7 / CentOS 7

I cannot find docs on how to enable multicast for firewalld which is the default firewall in RHEL / CentOS 7. Can some enlighten me? FYI: I know how to do it using iptables.
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What is the purpose of the `daemon` group and user on RHEL/CentOS Linux?

I am on CentOS 6.5 and about to add a service to the system with chkconfig. It will run with its own system account, let's call it (the account) foobar, but I do not see the point of also creating the ...
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Installing Nvidia drivers on Red Hat

I wanted to install Nvidia drivers. Can you tell me why the following is not working : [root@INEICP-EPM-W134 Downloads]# rpm -Uvh XFree86-4.3.0-35.EL.src.rpm warning: XFree86-4.3.0-35.EL.src.rpm: ...
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how to verify linux server security vulnerability?

I'd just install RHEL7, how do i certify that my server is free from vulnerability, virus or malware?, is the any tools or script that i can use to verify it? tq regards adabi
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How to access RHEL Host from Win7 host in the same network of Hamachi LogMeIn

I have installed Hamachi on RHEL system and joined a existing mesh network on Hamachi LogMeIn account . I have now installed Hamachi on Win7 system and joined the existing same mesh network. Now both ...
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oscap audit on RHEL7

I'm new to OpenScap and I'm having trouble putting all the pieces together to evaluate a RHEL7 system. I've got the following RPMs installed: scap-security-guide-0.1.5-4.el7.noarch ...
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How to create/edit files for a nologin user in RHEL/CentOS?

I have a user defined like so: sudo useradd -m -s /sbin/nologin foo It is not meant to be logged into but it is meant to serve a web application. However, if I try to do anything inside the ...
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Problems Configuring the VNC Session for RHEL 7 on Power8

I follow http://www.linuxexplorers.com/2014/04/configure-vnc-server-in-red-hat-enterprise-linux-7-rhel7/ to configure the RHEL 7 VNC server. At the final configuration step "systemctl start ...
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Gnome panels are not un-autohiding

System: RHEL 6.5, Gnome 2.28.1 I have set both top and bottom panels to autohide. Until recently this has worked fine but they've now stopped reappearing. When I first log in, they appear as normal ...
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Expose a Reverse SSH Tunnel on the Remote server

I set up a Reverse SSH tunnel from my home computer to my work server: ssh -f -N -R 19999:localhost:22 remoteuser@server To connect to my home computer I have to first log in to the server and then ...
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Running find…exec tar czvf only archives one file…need all files

When attempting to run find . -iname "*.gz" -mtime +7 -exec tar czvf all_gizip_$(date +%Y-%m-%d).tar.gz {} \; I get the list of files ./corosync.log-20140620.gz ./corosync.log-20140618.gz ...
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Init 3 command with systemd

I am using Oracle Linux 7 for test purposes. I understand that the entire RHEL family (RHEL, CentOS, and OL) is using systemd now. As far as I know with systemd instead of init 3 I should use ...
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RHEL 6 HP Tape Driver Installation Troubles

Trying to install tape drive drivers for the HP Ultrium 3280 SAS using this guide http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c02262008.pdf Whenever, I try to execute mkltfs I get this error mkltfs: ...
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Qt Installation woes on RHEL 6

I wanted to install qt-creator on my machine so I went ahead and downloaded the appropriate rpm package qt-creator-3.0.1-3.el6.x86_64.rpm. Soon ... rpm -ivh qt-creator-3.0.1-3.el6.x86_64.rpm ...
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Disabling NetworkManager on RHEL 7

I was setting up a RHEL7 server in vmware vSphere and I'm having trouble getting it on the network without NetworkManager. I configured the server to have a static IP during the install process and it ...
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declare -A on RHEL 5

I am using an associative array on my RHEL 6 servers and I just tested the script on a RHEL 5 server and apparently -A is not supported for the declare command on RHEL 5: declare -A var -bash: ...
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How can I specify what directories my overlay uses on a liveusb?

I'm using a Red Hat system (4.4.7-3) to generate a CentOS live USB/CD. I have figured out how to create an overlay as well as a home overlay; however, I cannot seem to grasp how to change the ...
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How to disable Ctrl+Shift+U in RHEL?

When working with Eclipse some shortcuts are not working as under Windows. Most prominently, Ctrl+Shift+U (which lists all references to the variable under the cursor within the same file, very ...
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How do I upgrade my version of tar on Red Hat 5?

I'm running RHEL 5 and the default version of tar is horribly old. yum update tar shows that I have the latest version according to their repo. How do I go about upgrading to tar 1.27, please?
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Intel Xeon stuck at 800mhz CPU Freq on RHEL 6.5

Currently running into a headache trying to figure out why my CPU speed is stuck as such a low frequency. After doing some research, I found that cpuspeedutil does actually control the state of the ...
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fdisk overwriting sector 0 problems

I'm having an issue with my usb 3.0 external hard drive when I try to use the fdisk command to make an ext4 partition. It's encrypted and I've been told that modifying sector 0 of the drive overwrites ...
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Package compatibility

I have a home server running Oracle Linux 6, which is very similar to Red Hat and runs a RHEL compatible kernel. My question is, to what extent would packages originally made for other rpm-based ...
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install latest gcc on rhel 6 x86_64

I have an RHEL 6 server with gcc version 4.4.7. I wanted to update the gcc version (I think the current one is 4.8). Yum update doesn't work. Also, SO answers for a similar question on CentOS does not ...
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RHEL linux version dependant mounting if elif else

I am trying to mount as below, where the mount point is version dependant: 1) Find if any of the below 2 are mounted. 2) Find RHEL version, then mount one of the below mount -o soft ...
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How do you link ldap users with svn?

I need to sync ldap users with the svn service configured on the RHEL 6.2 server I am using. Additionnaly it would be cool to be abble to control who can commit. The ldap is working and users and ...
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What does NOEXEC flag mean when mounting directories on RHEL?

I am trying to understand the NOEXEC flag when mounting. I am having an execution issue within the /tmp directory on someone elses machine that I cannot access atm where the /tmp directory is mounted ...
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Which virtualization software like vmware but open source can be installed on directly onbare metal?

Which virtualization software like vmware but open source can be installed directly on bare metal? Is it possible with oVirt?
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stop user from being runing any commands, should able to run only granted with sudo

Is there any single command or script which gives result, the list of how many commands a linux user is able to execute? And how to stop user from executing even a linux basic commands and should not ...
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Comparison between Oracle RAC Cluster Database (10gR2, 11gR2 and 12cR1) and deployed Oracle DB on Linux Cluster [closed]

Oracle RAC implementation may be costly for small enterprise, but how it would be if Linux cluster is implemented and then standard Oracle DB is deployed on that cluster to achieve availability like ...
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How do I restart a service at every reboot?

As a result of a bug in mcollective [1], I need to restart the service immediately after each boot. What is the best way to accomplish this? [1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=906885
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Difference between Virtual Console and Workspace?

Please explain all differences between Virtual console and Workspace in Linux. If possible also kindly requested to specify definition and/or example. Many thanks.
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How to find available man chapter/section for a particular command? [duplicate]

For example: ls command have only chapter 1. while mkdir command have chapter 1 & 2. Is there any command which shows how many chapters are available for a particular command? [root@localhost /]# ...