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Connecting Solaris 11 to 389 server for authenthication

We have setup a 389 server on Centos 6.7. Confiuring other Linux systems to authenticate with 389 server was straight forward and LDAP users are able to ssh into the Linux servers. However we are ...
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How can I decide which unix or unix-like OS will give me the most open files permissible? [closed]

I am looking to deploy a service that is capable of serving more than 65535 simultaneous connections on one host. 65535 seems to be the practical limit of most common linux distributions. Are there ...
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Can ZFS snapshots on a NAS (accessed via Windows Previous Versions) be made more flexible in regard to renaming files?

I have a NAS running on OpenSolaris/illumos/OmniOS with several shared ZFS file systems where autosnaps are active to preserve a history (keep 4 15-minute snaps, 24 hourly snaps, 7 daily snaps and so ...
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Memory problems with Tomcat on Solaris 10

I have a server running Solaris 10. It reports 70+ GiB free RAM. I am attempting to start Tomcat 7.0.68 using Java 1.7.0_80 in 64-bit mode. The server is claiming that it is not able to allocate ...
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Get changelog before installing updates on Solaris/OmniOS?

On Solaris pkg update -nv will give a list the new packages. On CentOS can one read the changelog for each package by yum changelog. Is it possible to read the changelog for each of the available ...
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SSLv3 seems to be not disabled even after tomcat 6 server xml changes TLSv1

Even after setting in server.xml as sslProtocol="TLSv1" when we do vulnerability check, the below are the details of output.. # /usr/sfw/bin/ > openssl s_client -connect ipaddress:portNo -ssl3 ...
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OmniOS r151018 file server visible in samba4 Active Directory but not in Windows Network Neighborhood

I have a test setup containing: 3 AD domain controllers (set up to replicate between them), all running Samba 4.3 on Univention Corporate Server 4.1 1 Windows 7 SP1 client joined to the domain 1 ...
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How to avoid loosing changes on the root filesystem when kernel upgrading?

On Solaris and variants, it makes a zfs clone of the current / filesystem and installs the new kernel there. When rebooting you get the new /. In my case I have a /scripts directory, so if I ever ...
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v440 battery replacement step by steps

I have such sever that requires battery replacement. I would like to know: how do I replace the battery? This is a running server with important data on it, I would like to be extra careful. Sun ...
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postgres solaris smf service reports status online before it can listen for connections

I have an SMF service (Naviserver web server) that depends on postgres to be up and running (i.e. accepting connections) before it should start. Postgres reports it's status as "online" well before it ...
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Windows user can overwrite NFSv4/Solaris ACL permissions of files on CIFS/SMB share (grant himself full access), how do I prevent this?

I have SMB/CIFS file sharing set up on an OmniOS server with the Solaris kernel module which uses NFSv4 ACLs that should work correctly with Windows clients. I want to create a shared directory with ...
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Setting up BART in a Solaris non-global zone (aka Solaris Zone)

So my question is about running BART (The Solaris Basic Audit Reporting Tool) inside of a Solaris non-global zone. I'm confused on this subject due to I have been reading a lot of conflicting views, ...
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Where is my ZFS SMB share?

We run this pair of OpenSolaris servers that provide file storage. They run active/passive and stay in sync via snapshot replication every minute or so. Originally, they both ran OpenIndiana, but ...
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Can logadm name rotated logs with yesterday's date?

I've to set crontab to run logadm at 00:00hs, so I can keep every last second of yesterday's log divided by day. I've managed to configure logadm to name my rotated log with today's date, using: ...
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Mounting a share with white spaces in name using Solaris

I am trying to mount a file system on Solaris that includes white space in both target and source names. for example: nas:/shares/windows/international/Financial Data/OEM/Connect Direct - ...
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Conflicting libodbc.so for Teradata and Hive on solaris

We seem to have a situation where the ODBC drivers for solaris of Teradata (v 14.10 from Teradata) and the Simba Hive ODBC (v 2.0.3) are requiring different versions of the shared objects: libodbc.so ...
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How can you fairly split CPU between multiple JVMs running on a single SmartOS server?

I currently run an app within Tomcat but want to deploy Play Framework on the same servers as well. For licensing reasons, this is cost efficient, but being able to use excess CPU usage on a beefier ...
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Is there a default CAfile/CApath location for solaris openssl and curl?

I have already tried several locations and neither openssl nor curl recognize the certificate file I have placed there. I have tried these paths: /etc/certs /etc/sfw/openssl/certs /etc/ssl/certs ...
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How to display password repository of user on Solaris 11?

Is there a convenient way to find out which password repository (ldap or files) user is using for atuhentication on Solaris 11.2? I myself have AIX administration background and there is lsuser ...
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Broken ACLs when “zfs send”ing a snapshot from a Linux machine to Solaris

I'm running ZFS on a Ubuntu machine that hosts our home directories. The pool has the following ACL setting: # zfs get all homes | grep acl homes aclinherit restricted default ...
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apache smf refresh does what?

Morning, I am trying to determine what svcadm refresh apache22 does. We have had an issue with connectivity to apache this week where nobody can access anything that apache helps serve up. Doing a ...
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How to automatically detect inserted SATA disk in Solaris if cfgadm status is disconnected?

My goal is to automate a backup routine on a small OpenSolaris NAS (running OmniOS + napp-it on a HP Microserver N54L) in combination with SATA disks. Background: I have installed one of those 5.25" ...
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#raidctl - Operation not support with volume of this level [duplicate]

I am having problem to create a RAID volume on the internal disks of a Sun Server (Sunf Fire V440) When I type the below command raidctl -f -c -r 5 c1t0d0 c1t1d0 c1t2d0 c1t3d0 it displaysOperation ...
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Setup SunFire 440 Raid Configuration

How can I setup Internal Hard disk RAID5 configuration? I have SunFire 440 machine with 4 internal hard disk. I have never worked on Sun systems except for now and I am exploring google for the above ...
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Disk and Inode quota both exceeded; cannot delete anything

(I am using a UFS file system on a Solaris server. I have root privileges on the machine, but not on the machine that contains the disc in question.) I am receiving a "Disc quota exceeded" error when ...
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PCIEX-8000-KP error in sun solaris OS on HP BL servers

Pls help me to resolve this problem in HP BL 660c server,It is installed with Sun solaris 11 and showing errors fmadm faulty.its coming again while it repaired with the command fmadm repair UUID. ...
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Not able to find root disk using prtconf in solaris

I am working on Solaris 5.10 server. I have a shell script for backup purpose. It uses the prtconf command & then searches for the root disk to create the backup. It runs the below commands. ...
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Rsync can view modules and retrieve files, but not send

I am setting up rsync to synchronize files between two separated servers (A and B) in different networks, both running Solaris 10 OS. I am using --daemon. Right now, I am able to get the module list ...
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Does Solaris/Illumos have a daemon for at jobs, or manage internally?

I scheduled a test at job and reviewed it with atq, but I do not see an atd daemon which will carry them out. Is this managed within the Solaris / Illumos kernal? If not, which daemon manages at ...
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Server socket sitting in FIN_WAIT_1 whilst network doesn't see its traffic

We've been trying to get a grip on a really weird problem where we can wget a page from Apache 2.2.19 on solaris 10 and some permutations of requests reliably take various fixed lengths of time to ...
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inconsistency between pfiles and fuser

$ uname -sri SunOS 5.10 i86pc $ fuser securityagent-default-server321-1449307160087-2015-12-05.log securityagent-default-server321-1449307160087-2015-12-05.log: 29478o $ pfiles 29478|grep ...
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solaris 10 how to find client information?

How can i find which clients are mounting the NFS shares from a solaris 10 NFS server ? i have tried using dfshare on the server which returns nothing. dfshares -F nfs cheers osp
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Couldn't define user password in fstab

I am trying to add the below entry to /etc/vfstab on Solaris 11.2 to mount a windows shared folder on reboot time: //192.168.1.45/share - /mnt/winshare smbfs - yes ...
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filesystems for scratch devices on solaris 11?

Can anyone suggest what filesystems are suitible for scratch disks? note majority of io will be via mmap. By scratch i mean scalable to many terabytes, but for short lived data that can be ...
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SMF: Custom method script and automatic restart on Solaris

i'm experiencing problems with automatic service restart with SMF and Solaris 11.3. I had to write my own start/stop method script to start a Tomcat to ensure several prerequisites. The script itself ...
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Solaris missing memory

I have two identical Sun/Oracle Netra X4250s both with 16 x 4096MB DIMMs (as reported by memconf.pl, prtdiag and the ILOM) On one, prtconf shows 64768MB but the other shows 57344MB 16 x 4096 = 65536 ...
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Is there an easy way to compile illumos components on Solaris 10?

I am trying to compile some components from ptools from illumos source code on Solaris 10, and so far it has been difficult since the build components are not available and the make files in the ...
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Can I limit wall clock time available for process on Solaris?

I would like (many) processes to be killed if still running after certain amount of time after execution. First I have thought that Solaris’ resource management is perfect tool for the job, as it ...
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solaris requested cylinder is beyond range of BIOS geometry

Title says it all. I'm a Windows guy, and a bit out of my element here, but a client has an old Solaris machine hosting a Database. The machine turned off for a yet as unknown reason (probably power ...
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Solaris 10 - after user shell change X won't start

I've created user with default shell bash, after some time I need to change default shell to /bin/sh (default Solaris 10 user shell) for practical reasons. After execution of command: usermod -s ...
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Why is solaris auditing not working after adding new class entry

I have setup a new class entry in the audit_control, audit_class and audit_event files as below: $ grep pf /etc/security/audit_control flags:pf $ grep pf /etc/security/audit_event ...
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Is there a way to audit file deletion on Solaris?

Can the timestamp and user+process that performed the file delete be tracked? I have now setup solaris auditing and have made the following audit_control, audit_class and audit_event entries: $ grep ...
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What are the parameters that affect orphan process handling behaviour in solaris?

For example: Is there a system-wide setting that will allow for orphans to be immediately killed? Under what conditions, will an orphan survive a parent death? Is this a fixed or a default ...
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Cannot remove an empty folder with no user using by rm -rf

This is a solaris machine (unix) I have a folder contains some subfolders, but there is no file in it. root # ls -al `find trash` trash: total 6 drwxrwxrwx 3 root root 512 Aug 6 07:37 ...
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how to verify if target host is linux/solaris or switch/router/else [closed]

I have hosts file in my master linux machine and this host file include more then 1000 IP address that defined many components as Linux and solaris machine and switches and routers and EMC port and so ...
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Why are some disks and some are LUNs?

Question at the bottom. I would like to use a Sun StorageTek 6100 as JBOD for ZFS, and so I have connected it to OmniOS over FC with a QLC2462 HBA. The disk array doesn't have a controller tray, just ...
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existing zpool assigned disk from datastore how to increase the zpool and increase the file system

First disk c1t0d0 is in syspool which is root file system. This disk is from datastore from esx host. If they increase existing disk for this Solaris VM server of syspool disk c1t0d0. How do I ...
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Removing all hw raid from Sun server

This post is about the same server as this post, where multiple disks were in a LUN, and then ZFS was used to make the ZFS pools. I would like to use the 6140 disk arrays as JBOD's on either Linux or ...
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Solaris: socket listening on a port (/etc/xinetd.d equivalent on Linux)

I've prepared a script that accepts a request on a server port, then process user input, provides an output through the same port and then dies. The script is not always running but starts when a a ...
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Can Solaris filter SCTP heartbeat messages?

Does Solaris provide a tool for detecting and filtering SCTP Heartbeat chunks? flowadm can detect SCTP traffic but not specific types of SCTP packets. Is there anything else?