07 December, 2020

YumRepo Error: All mirror URLs are not using ftp, http[s] or file.

Greeted with this error while trying to upgrade a Centos 6 machine? [[email protected] root]# yum update Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Setting up Update Process Determining fastest mirrors YumRepo Error: All mirror URLs are not using ftp, http[s] or file. Eg. Invalid release/repo/arch combination/ removing mirrorlist with no valid mirrors: /var/cache/yum/x86_64/6/base/mirrorlist.txt Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl […]

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07 September, 2020

Centos 8 (Proxmox) + Active Directory authorization

So, after my rage post a few weeks back, I finally managed to let Centos 8 talk to AD server for authentication and authorization. (there is a difference); I have in the past “always” relied on legacy systems I did not fully understand; I set up samba shares using a windows domain before, but found […]

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19 August, 2020

Centos 8 + Windows domain authentication

How complex is joining a windows domain to authenticate on a Centos 8 server? very freaking hard. Welcome in 2020, everything is on fire and we are still locked up. This is a collection of debug attempts to get my Proxmox container, test Centos 8 server authenticate against a domain. For ssh access.   kinit […]

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04 August, 2020

Centos 8 : python-devel

You might find when you receive this error : fatal error: Python.h: No such file or directory The solution on Centos is to install python-devel package; In Centos 8 however this package was renamed due to the fact python 2.7 is no longer the default one, it has become 3. And this package was named […]

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