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How does horizontal scaling work in Triton? [on hold]

Joyent recently announced their new "Triton" system, which is an "elastic container-native infrastructure". One of the touted advantages is "simplified host management", meaning that "Triton ...
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Web dev left, can't contact to him, how do I reset root password for ssh so I can access it?

Our lead tech (unprofessionally) left our project, we can't contact him, but I, as a semi-technical project manager have access to our server on Joyent. Our new dev needs to take a look at our running ...
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How do I force a specific MTU for only certain TCP ports?

Background I have a set of embedded hardware deployed in the field. These remote machines connect back to my servers at AWS running Ubuntu and I use the iptables mangle chain to lower the MTU to 500 ...
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Upgrade provisioned Joyent SmartMachine

I am currently running a provisioned Joyent SmartMachine base64 version 1.8.2 with some standard software (apache, php) installed. Is ist possible to make an upgrade to a newer version (for example ...
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What design features make Joyent's ZFS and Amazon's EBS (S3) reliable?

I know this isn't exactly an apples to apples comparison, what I'm trying to evaluate is which one is safer - less likely to lose data. Joyent's SmartOS uses ZFS to store data whereas an EC2 machine ...
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Joyent SmartOS what exactly is it?? Does it run Linux Apps? [closed]

I've been reading on Joyent's SmartOS, what is it exactly I read something about it being KVM. With one article saying it could run windows, linux and OpenSolaris because its based on a project which ...
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GlassFish: There is a process already using the server port

I'm trying to run GlassFish 3.1.1 on Centos 6 in the Joyent cloud. No matter what I set the admin port to in glassfish/domains/domain1/config/domain.xml, when attempting to start it says: There is a ...
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hosting iscsi on smartos

I am trying to get back into the unix game for some storage projects we have got going. We would love to use joyents smartos (based on illumos) for that. Working with it is a real joy (setting up vms ...
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Alternative storage for SVN backup with rsync

I've been backing up my SVN repo and trac environment using a weekly cron job and 2 custom scripts. This has been going to Joyent Strongspace; but since they have discontinued the service, I need an ...
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SSH key setup for Joyent Node SmartMachine and Windows?

I just got a Joyent Node SmartMachine. I'm using Windows. My goal is to SSH in to the SmartMachine and add/install things from GitHub. The issue I'm having is that I'm unable to connect to my ...
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Cannot reverse tunnel between my local machine and my open solaris server

I want to reverse tunnel connection to my SunOS (Joyent) so that any connections coming to 12043 on this server will be served by my local development server running at localhost:8843. Edit: I don't ...
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In solaris, how monitor & auto-respond to critical events

I have a website that randomly fail. Is running in open solaris on joyent. I have a monitoring service that alert me when the site is down, but, I want a way to put a "insider" tool that tell me why ...