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How to update Centos 5 .X and cannot find a valid baseurl for repo

How to update Centos 5 .X and cannot find a valid baseurl for repo

If you are using CentOS 5.x and want to install any software and update CentOS 5.x  . you are getting following error .

root@server1 [~]# yum update -y
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Determining fastest mirrors
YumRepo Error: All mirror URLs are not using ftp, http[s] or file.
 Eg. Invalid release/
removing mirrorlist with no valid mirrors: /var/cache/yum/base/mirrorlist.txt
Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: base

This is because update repositories were moved to the CentOS vault when the operating reached it's end-of-life.

Edit the following file

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OpenVPN CRL has expired

OpenVPN CRL has expired VERIFY ERROR: depth=0, error=CRL has expired: CN=servername In order to fix the issue, we just need to recreate the crl.pem file. we need  to backup the current crl.pem…

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OPENVPN Logs

OPENVPN Logs To troubleshoot connection issues check below logs grep the client name  in /var/log/messages # grep VPN    /var/log/messages Check the connection time #cat /etc/openvpn/openvpn-status.log Check the connection negotiation…

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iptables port forwarding

iptables port forwarding

I am port forwarding  public ip x.x.x.x  to private ip 192.168.200.200  .

iptables -A INPUT -i eth0 -p tcp –dport 5001 -m state –state NEW,ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT
iptables -A OUTPUT -o eth0 -p tcp –sport 5001 -m state –state ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT
iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -i eth0 -p tcp -m tcp –dport 5001 -j DNAT –to-destination 192.168.200.200:5001

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how to configure Static IP on Centos 6

how to configure Static IP on Centos 6

## Configure eth0
#
# vi /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0

DEVICE=”eth0″
NM_CONTROLLED=”yes”
ONBOOT=yes
HWADDR=A4:BA:DB:37:F1:04
TYPE=Ethernet
BOOTPROTO=static
NAME=”System eth0″
UUID=5fb06bd0-0bb0-7ffb-45f1-d6edd65f3e03
IPADDR=192.168.1.44
NETMASK=255.255.255.0

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