Category: Linux Tips

FIX:- PRNG is not seeded

Recently working on a Debian server, which was not responding to SSH connection. I have checked and found that the SSH service was down and while restarting it it gives following error sh-3.1# /etc/init.d/ssh restart PRNG is not seeded sh-3.1# I have searched on Google and found that the problem occurs when /dev/random and /dev/urandom
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Apache Error: Options ExecCGI is off in this directory

Problem: Recently after recompiling PHP on a Linux server; Bugzilla installed on same server for bug management started throwing “403 Forbidden: Access is forbidden to the requested page“ Error. Apache error log was showing following Error [Tue Sep 20 11:32:33 2011] [error] [client xx.xx.xx.135] Options ExecCGI is off in this directory: /usr/local/apache/htdocs/bugzilla/index.cgi   Cause: This
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NFS Mount Failed: unmatched host and Permission Denied

After configuring NFS Share when you finally try to mount the share on your system or on server you get following error: root@auth [~]# mount 192.168.0.2:/home/nfsshare/ /home/dcport/nfs mount: 192.168.0.2:/home/nfsshare/ failed, reason given by server: Permission denied root@auth [~]# For more information I would suggest you to check the Log file and if you find following
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CLAMAV ERROR: Can’t open/parse the config file

After installation OR while updating ClamAV Antivirus (using command /usr/local/bin/freshclam -v) it gives following Error [root@server ~]# /usr/local/bin/freshclam -v -l /var/log/clam-update.log ERROR: Please edit the example config file /usr/local/etc/freshclam.conf ERROR: Can't open/parse the config file /usr/local/etc/freshclam.conf [root@server ~]# This error shows that the ClamAV configuration file still the default one which is bundled with the
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