OpenIndiana is a robust enterprise operating system, based on the illumos kernel. When Oracle dropped OpenSolaris, many developers regrouped to form OpenIndiana. It is open source, free to use, community developed, and suitable for servers and desktops. OpenIndiana aims to be binary and package ...

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Linux/Open iSCSI: How to make iSNS discovery working?

I've read dozens tutorials and howtos but none of them helps me with the following problem. I have three machines: NAS server with iSCSI target on it which is registered in iSNS server. Solaris ...
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zfs regular read pauses

We have a zfs file system running on openindiana with an almost purely read-only workload. Recently we have found that the io is blocked or pauses every 1 minute for around 2-3 seconds. Does anyone ...
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Configuring LACP between OpenIndiana (Solaris) and a Cisco C3560

I am running OpenIndiana (oi_151a8) and have two NICs aggregated using LACP connected to a Cisco WS-C3560G-48TS. Both the server and the switch show the aggregate link as up. But while link layer ...
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Why am I getting slow and jumpy ZFS write performance?

I have a 10-disk RAIDZ in Solaris 11.1. Its connected by 8G fibre. I have created a ZVOL, made it available with COMSTAR and mounted it on another machine connected by fibre. When I benchmark it ...
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Problems migrating ZFS pool from Openindiana build 151a7 to FreeBSD 9.1

I'm currently running Openindiana on ESXi with RDM access to the 2 disks in my ZFS pool. I used to run Ubuntu with ZFS on Linux but since ESXi 5.1 supports my hardware I wanted to move away from that ...
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ZFS root pool free space

I have an openindiana (oi_151a7) box where I used 30GB for the root partition during installation. This has become rpool1. I cannot figure out how to make the remaining 202 GB available. Looking for ...
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How can I get Openindiana built in samba to use an OpenLDAP server?

I built an OpenIndiana / NAPP-IT server to use for samba home shares. Up to now I had planned to use a KVM virtual machine to run the samba/ldap stack, then connect the vm to the ZFS volume thru ...
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share an iscsi target thru samba

i just built an Openindiana/Napp-it box and i dont really want to get into Solaris ldap client setup. Does it sound doable to create a linux vm, set up samba on it, then connect to an iscsi target ...
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OpenIndiana Static IP

I've installed OpenIndiana 151a7 twice now. Configured a static ip using the following instructions: svcadm disable svc:/network/physical:nwam svcadm enable svc:/network/physical:default cp ...
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cURL error on OpenIndiana: “error: error setting certificate verify locations”

I was trying to git clone a repository using https:// on OpenIndiana, and got the following error: Initialized empty Git repository in /home/gak/vagrant/.git/ error: error setting certificate verify ...
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“Upgrading” from OpenIndiana 151a to Solaris 11.1 using IPS

I wonder if it would be possible to "upgrade" from an OpenIndiana install (151a) to the current Solaris release (11.1) using the IPS. What I have done so far: added the "solaris" publisher using ...
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Write access from a Windows client via a ZFS SMB, to a file created on the host in OpenIndiana

I've got an OpenIndiana server running ZFS that is shared using a nobody user and group. I don't fully understand Solaris ACL permissions, but I do know Linux style permissions. The client is Windows ...
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Solaris x86 11.1 and qlt driver — only 3/4 ports attach

I'm using the QLogic QLE2564 4-port 8Gb HBA. The problem I have is that when I attach the qlt target mode driver to the card, only 3/4 ports attach the driver. ffffc10006854e58 pciex1077,2532, ...
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zentyal 3.0 domain and solaris(openindiana) client

I've installed zentyal (zentyal.org)3.0 as a PDC Domain Controller. domain name is TEST.INT windows computers are able to join this domain But i am having a real tough time joining a ...
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Pool + ZFS Folder size not matching in OpenIndiana & Napp-IT

I created a 59.7TB Pool with 8x RAIDZ2, 8x RAIDZ2, 6x RAIDZ2, 2x Spare (3TB HD) The pool shows up at 59.7TB. This is exactly what I expected. Then I go to create a ZFS Folder and it says I only have ...
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Nobody nogroup on ubuntu client with Solaris server

I have an openIdiana server with ZFS and it has been shared with NFS on a ubuntu server (called server1) one year ago. Now i am asked to shared it on a second ubuntu server (called server2). So i have ...
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OpenIndiana (illumos): vmxnet3 interface lost on reboot

I want my VMware vmxnet3 interface to be brought up with DHCP on boot. I can manually configure the NIC with: # ifconfig vmxnet3s0 plumb # ipadm create-addr -T dhcp vmxnet3s0/v4dhcp But after ...
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open indiana storage server recommended hardware [closed]

i want to build a storage server to replace an xserve with around 50TB available storage. i see alot of server build out there. some of them are outdated some are not complete. this should give a mac ...
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NFS4 Username Mapping Between OpenIndiana and Linux

I have an NFS4 share on an OpenIndiana server that I'm trying to properly access with an Ubuntu Linux machine. The username that owns the files in the share on the server is "nick" its UID is 104 on ...
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Viewing map of iSCSI target -> LU in COMSTAR

I'm creating a number of iSCSI targets on an OpenIndiana server using COMSTAR. Basically: zfs create -V 10g pool/comstar/vol sbdadm create-lu /dev/zvol/rdsk/pool/comstar/vol stmfadm add-view ...
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Are there any PCIe SSD cards compatable with OpenIndianna (OpenSolaris) and/or FreeNAS (freebsd) 8+?

Has anyone had any success at all with any PCIx SSD cards around the 200GB+ mark under FreeNAS 8 or OpenIndiana? Specifically either of these platforms because of ZFS support for which we'd be using ...
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OpenIndiana installation hangs at 2% - Preparing disk for OpenIndiana installation

I've been trying to install OpenIndiana on an HP DL320 G6 for a while now. I've got a 16GB HP SDHC card in the onboard slot and a SATA CD-Rom with oi-dev-151a-text-x86.iso burnt to a disc. ...
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Scroll inside the console in Open Indiana

First time unix user here. How do I scroll and/or page the output within the console in Open Indiana? If I list the help page for the zfs command it just outputs everything and I can't read it since ...
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Why can I not reach my NAS from vSphere Client or SSH with vmkping?

In VMWare vSphere 5 I have the following setup. Why is there no communication on vSwitch1? vSphere Configuration: NAS Configuration: Ping Tests:
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Where can I find introductory documentation for ZFS?

I recently installed OpenIndiana because of an interest in ZFS. I like the feature-list of ZFS, but I'm having a hard time wrapping my head around how to configure it. All of the documentation I ...
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Offline installing the downloaded IPS package files using OpenIndiana `pkg` (or Solaris 11)

I'm gonna write a script to pull down the package files, now how can I install them? Can I get pkg to use a file:// URL instead of an http:// URL? Alternatively, Is there a better format to do this ...
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How to manually download individual files from the OpenIndiana (or Solaris) pkg repo?

For a server in an offline environment, how would I download a package from http://pkg.openindiana.org/dev? (or the better known http://pkg.oracle.com) There is an install link which downloads a p5i ...
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KVM on Illumos (OpenIndiana vs. SmartOS)

I'm considering virtualizing a number of guests onto a single server running a recent port of KVM to Illumos. It sounds like my two primary options will be OpenIndiana and SmartOS. The distribution ...
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How do permissions work once a sharing layer is involved?

I have a fileserver running OpenIndiana, and I have multiple clients of all flavours. Windows, OSX and Linux (mainly Ubuntu). I share out some ZFS filesystems over AFP, CIFS, NFS. I understand the ...
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OpenIndiana cifs server, files created have no permissions

I have an OpenIndiana server running napp-it. I have an Ubuntu machine that mounts a CIFS share using this line in fstab: //Storage/Media /storage/media cifs ...
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How to get nfsv3* DTrace scripts working on OpenIndiana?

From here http://wikis.sun.com/display/DTrace/nfsv3+Provider on OpenIndiana the DTrace scripts: nfsv3io.d nfsv3ops.d are failing with: probe description nfsv3:::op-* matches an unstable set of ...
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Solaris NFS which client is all that traffic comming from?

On Solaris / OpendIndiana NFS server, is the a way to get per-client stats?
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Getting ZFS per dataset IO statistics (or NFS per export IO statistics)

Where do I find statistics about how IO is divided between zfs datasets? (zpool iostat only tells me how much IO a pool is experiencing.) All the relevant datasets are used through NFS, so I'd be ...
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OpenIndiana - ZFS Storage

I am somewhat comfortable with Linux / opensolaris command line options but not very good. I am trying to build a Storage based on ZFS, the specs are: Dell 670 Machine with 4 Hard Drives (SATA and ...
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FreeNAS vs OpenIndiana in terms of speed, driver availability, robustness?

This question related to NexentaStor vs FreeNAS and Is FreeNAS reliable? I have been using OpenIndiana / Illumos as the OS for my self build NAS. There is nothing much to it: Created ZFS on the ...
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OpenIndiana ZFS with shareiscsi property missing

I'm trying to present a ZFS file system as an iSCSI target. This is ultimately for using it with OS X Time Machine, but that should be irrelevant in this question. # zfs get all | grep scsi From ...
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F_WRLCK calls take long time on NFS

I have NFS shared among 30 cluster nodes. The nodes are Debian 5 and 6. The NFS server is OpenSolaris 2009. We have good hardware and a 20Gbit Infiniband network. On the cluster nodes, fs operations ...
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Reset ACLs in NFS4/ZFS network share

How can I reset the ACLs on a ZFS file system on OpenIndiana that is exported via NFS4 and replace it with inherited permissions? Basically, I want to do the equivalent of icacls "C:\path\to\folder" ...
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Where is the central ZFS website now?

Oracle dumped OpenSolaris in Fall 2010, and it is unclear if Oracle will continue to publicly release updates to ZFS, except maybe after they release their next major version of Solaris. FreeBSD now ...