Tag: red hat enterprise linux

Apache Logs Fail to Logrotate – RESOLVED

A server running Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.5 after a period of time of successful logrotation, failed to logrotate the Apache logs. The Apache logs grew into the GBs. There didn’t seem to be any apparant or logical reason for this behavior, as the logrotation scripts were identical to other comparable servers. However, a command to debug logrotate may…

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Subversion on CentOS 5.4 installation guide

Subversion is an open source version control system. This article will detail an installation of Subversion on a CentOS 5.x / Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.x workstation. Subversion used for this article is version 1.6.911. Install rpmforge repositoryRPMforge.net release file. This package contains apt, yum and smart configuration for the RPMforge RPM Repository, as well as the public GPG…

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Install Tomcat 5.5.28 on RHEL5 / CentOS5

A recent attempt to install Tomcat5 through the RPM repositories with the statement yum install tomcat5 failed to be as successful to run the application. Also there is a need to run Tomcat with Sun Java JDK not the openJDK that is available through the channels. These are the steps to get Tomcat up and running on a Red Hat…

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Handling X11 Forwarding Using SSH

This will guide you through the steps to access a Linux server, specifically, a Red hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 or CentOS 5.4 server, through the use of PuTTy and Xming. It is a relatively simple setup that will require only two freeware products and a quick verificatino of setting on the Linux server. With the use of these two tools…

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Connect to VNCServer on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is remote control software to allow computers interact with one another as a server and client. It is developed to ease the administration of remote machines without using the console. For Windows users, there may be a a familiar feel similar to that of Windows Terminal Services (RDP). VNCServer is standard on a Red Hat Enterprise…

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Access Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 with XManager Remote Control

NetSarnag Computer, Inc. offers a product called XManager 3 that will enable a Windows workstation to access a Linux box. However, there are some configuration changes that need to be made on the Linux box for this application to work. The documentation offered by netSarang Computer, Inc. is far from accurate as it looks outdated. Too many assumptions are made….

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