Tag: rhel

Update RHEL5 using YUM package via CentOS online sources

Compelling reasons why anyone would want to do this is that your trial period has expired, your support agreement has expired and you do not want to renew it, your system may be outdated, you want to install another application, or you just wanted to see if it could be done. Before continue reading, after testing this exercise and applying…

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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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Autorun JBoss on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL5) Server

You already have JBoss ready and operational. JBoss can be started through a command line or through a shell script that you have created; however, these steps are manual and an automated approach is desired. The goal is to automate JBoss as a service or daemon. There are many, many tutorials that are all over the internet that offer scripts…

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Create a service for JIRA on CentOS 5 or RHEL 5

Atlassian JIRA is a bug and issue tracker. Atlassian JIRA lets you priorities, assign, track, report and audit your ‘issues,’ whatever they may be — from software bugs and help-desk tickets to project tasks and change requests. After installing JIRA, on a CentOS 5.2 Linux installation, I wanted to automate the starting and stopping of JIRA by creating a service….

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Setup JBoss on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL5) Server

A recent task required an installation and setup of a JBoss Application Server on a Linux box. I origianlly selected the Ubuntu 8.0.4 LTS Server Edition for this task since I have had a little more experience with Ubuntu. I have graduated to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 (RHEL) and CentOS 5.2. I created A RHEL virtual machine with VMware…

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Disable firewall on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Server

Using a Windows box with Putty to install and execute jboss with it’s own Tomcat instance using the default port of 8080 on a fresh built Red Hat Enterprise Linux box, everything looked to be fully operational; however, I could not access the web address from a remote box. I quickly realized that the firewall was fully operational (from previous…

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