Please consider the tag [OpenIndiana] instead of [OpenSolaris] since OpenSolaris is no longer an active project. OpenSolaris was an open source computer operating system based on Solaris created by Sun Microsystems. After the acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Oracle decided to discontinue open ...

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Virtualizing Solaris 10?

What is the best way to virtualize Solaris 10 (not OpenSolaris) under Linux or OpenSolaris? I have software that is only supported under Solaris so OpenSolaris is not an option. I'd like to have ...
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How to add swap to ZFS disk?

I installed Solaris 10 05/09 on a machine and I used whatever the default swap space setting when I built the box. Now I need to increase the swap space and I can't add a swap file, like was possible ...
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What are OpenSolaris/Solaris strengths on server hardware?

Sun's Solaris is still significant in the server market. What are some of the advantages to using it in a Unix shop? Since it's easy to mix and match Linux and Solaris, are there special tasks at ...
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opensolaris alarm, what is it from?

I just created an opensolaris nas box last week, and this afternoon a loud alarm started going off. What is that and how do I turn it off? -- update -- The alarm appears to be coming form the ...
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How to create OpenSolaris self bundle volume on EC2

I'm using OpenSolaris 2008.11 on EC2. I want to create self bundle . in ubuntu sudo ec2-bundle-vol -d /mnt -k $EC2_PRIVATE_KEY -c $EC2_CERT --fstab /etc/fstab --user $AWS_ACCUNT_ID -r i386 but ...
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How to upgrade a ZFS RAID-Z array to larger disks on OpenSolaris?

I'm planning on installing OpenSolaris on my home server (right now it has Linux) and I would like to know how to prepare for upgrading the server to have larger hard drives in the future. Now the ...
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Mounting NFS share from OpenSolaris on Linux

I have an OpenSolaris server (snv_101b) serving files via NFS. Everything works fine when mounting the shares on ESXi or OS X, but when I mount from Linux (CentOS 5.2) everything is mounted as ...
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Linux command equivalents in opensolaris (and vice versa)?

So we just recently moved to a host that is based on opensolaris rather than a variant of linux. I've found that there are a bunch of commands that don't operate the way I'm used to on linux ...
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OpenSolaris: Remove user from a group from command line

How can I remove a user from a group from the command line in OpenSolaris (2008.11)? I know I can define a user's primary group and a add a user to a group with: usermod -g primarygroup user usermod ...
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How do I use Dvorak on OpenSolaris's console?

For more than 10 years, I've been meaning to try out Solaris, to broaden my system administration experience (most of which is currently with Debian, Ubuntu, and OpenBSD), not least because of the ...