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Questions tagged [suse]

SUSE is a Linux distribution. It comes in three variants, SUSE, openSUSE and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES).

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Ethtool counters are different on different servers even though ethtool version is same. Why?

I have two servers running same version of ethtool (2.6.39). However when I run ethtool -S eth0 on these servers, I noticed the counter names shown are all different. One server show ...
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Enabling XRDP for remote on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 (HVM), SSD Volume Type

All these test activity I am carrying out on my AWS instance for my test purposes. I am bit of new Linux playground and I needed your guys expertise for configuring it. I am trying to install XRDP ...
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SuSE pam.d Configuration to Monitoring With SCOM

I want to monitor a SuSE server by SCOM. The server has a SCOM user and SCOM server knows the username and password. But the SCOM tries to login with that user and Failures count on pam_tally2 always ...
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Not showing the prompt when some users log into SLES12 server whereas the same issue doesn't appear in SLES11

I got a strange situation where only 4 users in the team are facing the issue of the prompt not visible when they ssh to SLES12 server whereas the same issue doesn't appear when they ssh to SLES11. ...
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Why does rm over NFS not free space immediately?

I'm on a SUSE Enterprise server which has mounted a drive via an NFS mount. I have created a 34GB file via dd if=/dev/Zero of=test_file bs=8k Count=4194304 to test the write speed of the NFS share. ...
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how to get fsck to work on a LUKS encrypted partition that for some reason will not umount

openSuse 42.3 (KDE) logged in as root LUKS encrypted /home partition (is /sda4 a primary partition no LVM) is not accessible on boot although unlocked. Apparently a bad block exists. fsck.ext4 -nf /...
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SLES 12 Service start and stop order doesnt work

my system runs on suse enterprise 12 sp2. I have two services sapinit and sapcontrol. At startup the service sapinit has to be started before the sapcontrol service can start and at shutdown or stop ...
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How to fix “mount: wrong fs type…” error on liveUSB?

I have a 64GB SD card with a live install on it (Solus 3), but when I try to boot it, I get the following error: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdb1, missing codepage or ...
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Add gnomesu to right-click menu in GNOME/SLES

I'm a Windows Server admin who is playing around with SLES 12 SP3, and I'm finding it easy enough to work through most things (Google/RTFM) - but one thing I'm stuck on is the ability to elevate from ...
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SLES12 SP1 broken BTRFS open_ctree failed

We have a SLES12 SP1 System running as VM in a MS HyperV Environment. After a reboot the system won't boot anymore because the vmlinux isn't there anymore. Grub says "you must load the linux kernel ...
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Suse Linux SNMP Sysname OID issue

I have a set of Suse Linux servers which I need to monitor using SNMP. I do a snmp-get on OID .1.3.6.1.2.1.1.5.0 which returns: .1.3.6.1.2.1.1.5.0 = nmsdd01 The issue is that the device name is ...
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how to upgrade ntp in SUSE SP11?

I want to upgrade ntp client version to 4.2.8p9 or later for SUSE 11 SP4 Enterprise. what are the steps to upgrade to mentioned version? I have this patch: ntp-4.2.8p9-27.1.x86_64.rpm Do I need to ...
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How should i use/install docker CE on suse linux?

How should i use/install docker CE on suse linux. As per docker , only docker Enterprise Edition is supported on suse linux. Is there any alternative that i can still install Docker CE in Suse linux?
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logrotate does not rotate at the time specified in crontab

I am wondering why logrotate does not rotate my logfiles at the time which it is called through crontab. My entry in crontab is: 50 2 * * * /usr/sbin/logrotate Therefore all my logs should be ...
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Why does this gawk with strftime not work in SUSE but works on Ubuntu and MAC

Here I have entered $11 as string and that works. gawk 'FS=\",\" {match($6,/([^\/])\/([^\/])\/([^\/]+)/,a); $11=sprintf(\"%d %02d -%d 0 0 0\",a[3],a[1],1);$6=sprintf(\"%d-%02d- %02d\",a[...
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How can I install SUSE using CCISS?

I have an old HP Proliant DL360 gen 4 and I would like to install Suse So I first tried OpenSuse Leap 42.2 but since the server has a Smartarray 6i, which uses CCISS which is no longer supported, the ...
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How do I write a stream to a pipe on a remote machine

The below command works for file. But I see it doesn't work for a pipe echo 'Some Text' | ssh user@remotehost "cat > /remotefile.txt" I need to do tail -f of a pipe and want it to be written to ...
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Suse | keep account | Delete all user files at boot

Can somebody explain me how i can keep an existing account on openSuse but delete all user files at the booting process?
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What is Web\x20Co in lsof -i

The last 2 lines of lsof -i are shown as below. What are those? I use OpenSuse LEAP 42.2. Web\x20Co 7066 user1 38u IPv4 76006 0t0 UDP *:43756 Web\x20Co 7066 user1 39u IPv6 76008 ...
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Telnet output delays

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (x86_64) VERSION = 12 PATCHLEVEL = 0 On server running legacy software with text GUI (perl/c). When connected via ssh - all is ok. When connected via telnet - both, ...
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SLES 11 simultaneous failed login attempts with every successful login

When logging into a VM running SLES 11, SecureCRT will immediately output "Keyboard-interactive authentication with the SSH2 server failed", then prompt for a username. Upon entering the credentials ...
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Occassional massive firewall log files on SuSE

Occasionally, over a short period of seconds, my SuSE Enterprise 10 /var/log/firewall log file fills with identical entries except for the id. Here's an excerpt: Jan 15 11:21:13 IKCSWeb kernel: SFW2-...
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How to run init.d service under systemd without root auth (updated)

My company set up some software it develops to run as a service using init.d on an older version of SLES. We recently created started setting up a new environment on a SLES 12 instance in Amazon's EC2 ...
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Permissions to folder are changed to ??????? after mount

I was trying to mount folders from one system to another using "mount" and the following configuration in /etc/fstab <systemX>:/h/shared /h/shared nfs rw,sync,user,auto 0 0 <...
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suse12: how to set default route via config file

I've got some systems that are provisioning SLES12sp1 statelessly - the systems come up with their provisioning interface configured, but no default route. On RedHat I'd set the GATEWAYDEV in /etc/...
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Problems with the tomcat access-logs

I need your help. I want to log the access on my Apache Tomcat webserver on SLES 12. It is running and logging normally. But when I visit the site, tomcat is writing 8 lines into the ...
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SUSE SLES 11: zypper: Ignore dependency in scripted setup

I have an issue here, trying to install libopenssl-devel on a SuSE box. The installation is purely from DVD (no online updates involved). $ sudo zypper install libopenssl-devel Loading repository ...
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How to know which package owns a file in SUSE?

A previous question, How do I find out which package owns a file? asked about Debian-based package management. I have the same question for SUSE Enterprise 10, using YaST (or any other tool suitable ...
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Can SU group be used on Suse as it is AIX?

I'm the admin of a large AIX environment. I utilize the SU Group attribute for users to determine who can access root, even if they know the password. If they are not in the root group then access is ...
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NIC usage - who is using this connection

Is there a way to see who is using NIC connections, I have to NIC connected on same VLAN, but only one is supposed to used my users,...I want to check who is logged in using other NIC. Thanks
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Unable to install rpm in a particular path (cpio: mkdir failed - No such file or directory)

My .rpm files like this.. $> rpm2cpio bq1510-15.10.01.06-1.i386.rpm | cpio -it ./opt ./opt/td ./opt/td/client ./opt/td/client/15.10 ./opt/td/client/15.10/bin ./opt/td/client/15.10/bin/bq ./opt/td/...
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 - Where is the official package repository?

I'd like to install nano on a virtual machine installed with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4. There are no package repositories defined in YaST. What repo URL should I use? I can't find any on the ...
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Line drawing characters not recognized on remote SUSE PC

I'm using - remotely - a machine with SUSE installed. SUSE uses, by default, minterm as the terminal emulator, which doesn't seem to work well with terminfo over an SSH link. I'd like to use rxvt-...
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How to use “$” in SQL plus?

I'm facing the following problem. When I try to execute the following command in sqlplus in my SLES: sqlplus -S user/password@balancer.domain.cl <<EOF SELECT INSTANCE_NUMBER, HOST_NAME, ...
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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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SLES 11 update glibc using rpm

I'm trying to upgrade glibc but I'm getting failed dependencies however it also says the dependencies is (installed)? Should I run it with ignore all dependencies? SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (...
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Moving Commands in the /bin to /sbin

I am working on a SUSE linux box 3.0.101-0.35-default. I want to know if this is possible to move all the commands in the /bin to the /sbin folder, will all the commands will work normally under root ...
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SFTP Unix Script with pub/priv keys

I have written a script that uses sftp to get files. The issue I am having is that it is still prompting me for a password. Before you say my ssh pub/priv key is set up wrong, when I sftp from console ...
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How to find all keyboard shortcuts to a process/program in Linux?

Is there a way to find all keyboard shortcuts for a given process/program in Linux(SuSe)? I have googled tons of stuff,but don't get anything useful. Could someone give me a tip?
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Change SSH Server Key without bothering users

I read an article that openssh is able to "slowly" change the server key to a new one over time. A slow migration so to speak. So the user won't get those "Fingerprint has changed"-messages. ...
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NTP doesnt sync my time

Im getting problems to sync my local time with the NTP Server. this is the output when u do a NTP Query. remote refid st t when poll reach delay offset jitter ==============...
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VMware Tools install fails on SLES 10 SP4 x64

I installed SLES 10 SP4 64 bit in VMWare Player 7.1.0 and tried to install the VMWare tools. From the CD I extracted VMwareTools-9.9.2-2496486.tar.gz (as running run_upgrader.sh fails...) and started ...
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suse linux installatation on HP Gen9 server

I am unable to install SUSE Enterprise Server 11.0 with sp3 on HP gen9 server. It's unable to recognize the storage. The raid controller is p440ar. It had tried installing with HP ProLiant Gen9 ...
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logrotate in SUSE Enterprise Server

I can't manage to work this dummy config file (I placed it in etc/logrotate.d): /var/log/test_log/mylogfile { copytruncate dateext rotate 3 compress missingok size=+2 } I write to the log (echo "...
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Optimal server security configuration [closed]

What would be the optimal security configuration for a production Linux server in terms of user access? Here is my suggestion: ssh authentication: yes password authentication: no root user without ...
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Installing xorg-x11-devel package in SLES 11 SP2

I am using Imagemagick(6.4.3.6-7.18.x86_64) in SLES11 SP2 Using it like bellow.. import -window $wid $jpg and getting this error import: DelegateLibrarySupportNotBuiltIn `' (X11) @ error/...
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Unable to mount ubuntu directory to Linux(SLES 11 SP2)

Trying to mount ubuntu directory:/home/suvasish/Downloads/SLES11_SP2/ to SLES(11 SP2) server. Tried like below: NFS mount In Ubuntu side edited the /etc/exports like below.. /home/suvasish/...
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VirtualBox headless is running but not answering on rdp port(4001) on the same server

I am running SLES11 SP2 and VirtualBox-4.3-4.3.20_96996_sles11.0-1.x86_64 is running in the same server. facing problem to make VirtualBox headless answer on rdp port(4001) on the same server. ...
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Unable to remove a directory

I'm using SUSE and I'm trying to delete an empty directory When I use ls -la it shows that that it contains .fuse_hidden0000001700000010 with rw for owner (that's me not root). I cannot delete this ...
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Suse root group not having root rights?

I am in the root group of a suse machine but when I use sudo -u <myAccount> ... I get a Root privileges are required for... a few terminal commands: $ cat /etc/sudoers: ALL ALL=(ALL) ALL ...