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Removing snapshots created by lucreate

I patched my Solaris 10 system recently and as part of the lucreate process (creating the BE on the same zpool), a snapshot was created for one my zones. The problem I'm running into is every night ...
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solaris how identified which nfs client are mounting a share

We have a solaris nfs server and we have a share that was shared to everyone, now i would like to know which clients are mounting this share, on linux i can use showmount -a nfsserver, but on solaris ...
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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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Nexenta - unknown trap type 8 in user mode

I'm trying to install NexentaStor 3.1.4.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS KVM on AMD64 platform. During the install I encounter the following exception : "unknown trap type 8 in user mode" Can anyone point me ...
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ZFS rpool full, cant do anything

I have a huge problem, my rpool is full, so when i boot, i have tons of "no space on device" in my shell. No way to log, ssh server is down. So i decided to boot with opensolaris Live cd and mount ...
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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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How to remove the OpenSolaris ZFS dump device

The ZFS dump device is used only for debugging problems. In this case, I have decided the risk vs reward is such that I should delete the dump device to make room for other storage. I am able to ...
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OpenSolaris: What is the Dump device for?

What is the purpose of rpool/dump? Is is useful or necessary? When is it a good idea to re-size it? When is it a good idea to disable and remove it?
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Why is MySQL unable to open hosts.allow/hosts.deny?

I have a storage server running Nexenta (OpenSolaris kernel, Ubuntu userspace) with MySQL on top of a ZFS storage array, using innodb_file_per_table and ulimit -n set to 8K. mysqltuner.pl confirms ...
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Disable the console beep/bell under Illumos / Solaris?

When I login to the console of my Solaris box any command that would normally generate a bell (tab completion with more than one result, pressing an arrow key one too many times, etc) causes the ...
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Why is SMF manifest losing configuration data when exported on SmartOS?

I'm running a server process under SMF (Server Management Facility) on Joyent's Base64 1.8.1 SmartOS image. For those not aqauinted with SmartOS, it is a cloud-based distribution of IllumOS with KVM. ...
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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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Unable to contact valid Reprository Publisher on Solaris11

on my just install Solaris11 on Oracle VM, I got this at startup: Unable to contact valid reprository publisher. application/pkg/server:default failed AUTO-RESPONSE: The service has been placed into ...
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solaris 10 + install solaris from cdrom + read disk error

I want to install solaris 10 on my netra machine - T5220 {0} OK boot cdrom - install but I get the errors below - please advice what could be the problem ? can't read disk label can't open disk ...
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Renaming files by date solaris

I’m trying to run the following command rsync -avz /mnt/backups/`date \ --date=yesterday +\%Y-\%m-\%d`-`date \ --date=yesterday +\%A`/server1/ /mnt/backups/`date \ ...
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alternative for setsc comand

I have solaris machine ( from uname -a 5.10 Generic_142900-15 sun4v sparc SUNW,Netra-T2000 ) the command (setsc sc_powerondelay true) should be performed only from sc prompt my question what is the ...
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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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How to refresh open source software pkg manager on oldish OpenSolaris?

I'm being presented with an OpenSolaris vps, actually a Solaris Container, which is based on SXCE snv_121 and is active since mid 2007: the good old Sun days, IIRC even before the Indiana stuff! For ...
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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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Potential problems running MongoDB on OpenSolaris & ZFS?

I've been using MongoDB on CentOS with ext4 for a few months now with no problems. I'm potentially going to be moving to Joyentcloud, and their SmartOS is based off of OpenSolaris and uses ZFS. I'm ...
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booting problem on Solaris

I am not able to connect to my server via network and plug console cable via A Lom port and keep getting this message and can't do anything. since I am not able to go ok> prompt. I am logged thorough ...
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What are the major practical differences between OpenSolaris and Linux?

I currently use CentOS for on my server, and I've been trying to figure out the practical differences between Linux and OpernSolaris. I'm not a linux master, I merely know my way around the system and ...
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apt-get on solaris

I am looking a file to download from the Internet. On Debian it can be installed using aptitude install librrd-dev or yum install librrd-dev on Ubuntu. I am looking the same file for Solaris but I ...
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IPsec tunnels between Linux and Solaris

I have a Solaris machine sitting out in the ether somewhere that I would like to make part of my network via IPsec. I have this working between Solaris machines but not between Solaris and Linux. I ...
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writing to opensolaris ramdisk over NFS

I want to read and write to a ramdisk on OpenSolaris for performance testing purposes. The tests would be aimed at network transmission and I want to rule out disk performance. I set up the ramdisk on ...
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What driver for M1015 for Solaris 11 Express

For Solaris 11 Express, what driver is supposed to be used? The M1015 is essentially a LSI 9240-8i From http://www.lsi.com/products/storagecomponents/Pages/MegaRAIDSAS9240-8i.aspx The only driver ...
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How to change controller numbering/enumeration in Solaris 10?

After moving a Solaris 10 server to a new machine, the rpool disk is now c1t0d0. We have some third party applications hard coded for c0t0d0. How can I change the controller enumeration on this ...
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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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Understanding iotop (DTT) output in Solaris

When running DTT iotop on a write heavy Solaris 10 server, which runs multiple zones with MySQL daemons installed, I get the following output: UID PID PPID CMD DEVICE MAJ MIN D ...
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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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What is the package manager under OpenSolaris 5.11?

I'm on an OpenSolaris 5.11 server and when I asked about Django, technical support offered to use pkgin as a package manager. [root@gpx8nnaa ~]# uname -a SunOS gpx8nnaa.joyent.us 5.11 snv_89 i86pc ...
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Solaris Express 11 + IPQoS - how to set up?

What I want to accomplish I want to limit the available bandwidth to specific background file replication services to a few (< 100) kBytes/s (preferably assymetric). I first tried to accomplish ...
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Disk throughput dramatically reduced when using ZFS on OpenSolaris?

I'm building a simple ZFS file server for the small business I work for. The server is a Dell Poweredge 840, with 1GB RAM. The OS (OpenSolaris 2009.06) is installed on one SATA drive, and there are ...
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ZFS on OpenSolaris or FreeBSD

I have no real experience with ZFS, and very limited experience with Solaris & FreeBSD. After reading numerous articles about ZFS, I'm pretty convinced ZFS is something I want to use for my home ...
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Booting Nexenta root mirror results in GRUB error “Filesystem type unknown, partition type 0xbf”

I have a Nexenta system that's been running fine for the last few years. Recently one of the system disks failed --- the syspool was part of a ZFS mirror. If I configure the system's BIOS to boot ...
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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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Nexenta can not read the pool label/ error 5 on import root pool

I have a home Nexenta Store CE server and after shutting it down to move it it will not boot up anymore. It turns on and detects all 7 drives ( 6 data drives plus 1 smaller OS drive) then it gives me ...
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Why is Nexentastor so slow - especially to delete files

I am running a Nexentastor server with the follow specs: dual core (core2duo) cpu 4GB of ram 1x 160GB SATA2 drive for the OS 6x 1.5TB Drives Sata2 drives in a RaidZ1 copying files is fine, fairly ...
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ZFS nfsshare to export RW and RO host?

I have been exporting NFS from OpenSloarins like this (successfully): zfs set sharenfs=root=rw=host1:host2:host3 pool1 I'm acting according the man pages sharefs, share_nfs but the following does ...
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How to de-duplicate data for OpenVZ/LXC on Linux?

I want to setup multiple similar containers and I want to have de-duplication. The only solution I'm thinking of is to use OpenSolaris ZFS and share zfs volume with NFSv4 ro iSCSI target and create ...
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Move opensolaris zone to other disk

We have some opensolaris zones running on ISCSI disks. The ISCSI server has performance issues so we need to move to another storage solution. For now we want to move to local disk. Is there a way to ...
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Cannot set a static ip in Solaris(OpenIndiana)

I am running this command: ifconfig e1000g0 192.168.0.1 I have done over 50 variations with unplumbing/plumbing, up/down, netmask, and broadcast. Doesn't matter cause ifconfig e1000g0 always shows ...
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how to connect two machines together without a switch (opensolaris + linux or solaris or aix or hpux)

I have two machines with same subnets X.Y.Z.1 and X.Y.Z.2 I connect them directly with a crossover cable. I can $ ping X.Y.Z.2 from X.Y.Z.1 and the response is machine 2 is alive but if I do ...
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Nexenta/OpenSolaris filer kernel panic/crash

I've an x4540 Sun storage server running NexentaStor Enterprise. It's serving NFS over 10GbE CX4 for several VMWare vSphere hosts. There are 30 virtual machines running. For the past few weeks, I've ...
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Debug Nexenta/OpenSolaris core files?

I have a Sun x4540 that was recently converted to NexentaStor Enterprise Edition from an earlier OpenSolaris. The system disks were wiped and the zpools were exported and reimported. I'm hosting ...
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Is there any fork of OpenSolaris?

— I have a plan to use OpenSolaris in this year, but now, the development has been discontinued.
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Nexenta After the Death of OpenSolaris

We are thinking of evaluating Nexenta for a Tier 2 storage solution. It looks great, but I have doubts over its future after the demise of OpenSolaris. I know that Nexenta uses an OpenSolaris kernel ...
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OpenSolaris: unable to contact repository, connected to internet via proxy

Opensolaris b134: unable to set packages catalog this system is connected to internet via proxy, while this works on browser, how to make console/terminal aware? user1@opensolaris134:~# pkg ...
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Solaris/OpenSolaris FMA and memory false positives

We have +500 servers built with Supermicro motherboards and Kingston memory and we usually see the following alerts: # fmdump -v TIME UUID SUNW-MSG-ID ...