Monthly Archives: June 2013

When FS goes RO and passwd file gets locked

Or, simply said, when file system goes read-only : I had to open a new account on RHEL, when I got this : # useradd -s /bin/bash user4 useradd: unable to lock password file That is easily solved, delete the … Continue reading

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Mailman configuration

Since I got it to work, configuration is the next step. Good link is here, and here, with detailed description of all the interface links. Address from which you can administer your mailman : http://IP-address-of-your-server/mailman/admin Every mailman list has its … Continue reading

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Mailing lists and mailman program

To avoid problems with misusage of mailing lists, I have decided to set up a separate server, and put mailman on it (homepage or here). Why a separate server? Wel the production server is in max usage with over 1000 … Continue reading

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CentOS host/dig/nslookup commands

If, under CentOS you do not have commands such as host/dig/nslookup (and it is usually the case), that means that you are missing bind-utils package. Mysterious reasons are for NOT including this package in the standard installation…. So install it … Continue reading

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Zucchinis in dough

Mouses with zucchini, because when it is fried, the dough leaves tails like mice 😉 Dough : 3 whole eggs 1 cups (2dl) of corn grit 2 cups of corn flour salt per taste 1 tea spoon full of ginger … Continue reading

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Virtual machine (VM) and wget from command line

So I get VERY strange errors from my VM RHEL4U5 when I tried to do wget : no route to host I checked all the routes, and they are OK Firefox from VM gets on Internet with no problem. In … Continue reading

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How to filter mail for a mailing list – RHEL6U2

So the *#?@ I had to do for the mail account that is a mailing list with some 150 addressess, for it to forward mail ONLY from my domain, and to delete other messages is this : Mail list account … Continue reading

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