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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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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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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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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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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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367 views

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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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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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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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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910 views

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 ...
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Does opensolaris support Solaris9 branded zones?

I have a Sun t1000 pre installed with Solaris 10 6/06. Branded zones didn't come to Solaris 10 until a later revision. With Oracle changing the Solaris license to require a support contract after 90 ...
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Trigger ZFS dedup one-off scan/rededup

I have a ZFS filesystems which has been running for some time and I recently had the opportunity to upgrade it (finally!) to the latest ZFS version. Our data doesn't scream dedup but I firmly believe ...
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Mounting Windows HDD from an OpenSolaris LiveCD

Hey, I´m running openSolaris LiveCD on a computer that runs Windows XP. How can I mount the 2 partitions I have in Windows, and be able to access them from the Solaris? Thanks
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How can I rate limit/packet shape/traffic shape on Solaris

I have an TCP server application running on a Nexenta NCP 3 box. I would like to limit how much outgoing bandwidth it can use. Is it possible in Solaris to rate limit an application like I can in ...
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What is the 'best practice' for installing perl modules on Solaris/OpenSolaris?

I'm currently in the process of writing setup instructions for some software I've written that is implemented as a set of Perl modules. Having done this for various flavours of Linux, I'm now doing ...
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OpenSolaris livecd, NForce NIC driver, and NTFS USB mounting

I'm attempting to install OpenSolaris 2009.06 on my server. Before I do I would like to test that everything works and am running in to problems. It has an Abit AN-M2 motherboard with an NForce ...
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Missing whole disk device in OpenSolaris

I have begun experimenting with Solaris and ZFS as a NAS. All was going very smoothly until I had a drive failure. When I replaced the drive, I no longer have a device file mapped to the whole disk. ...
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SMF restarting service whenever there's output?

I'm trying to add a custom service to SMF's configuration, which seems successful in that the service starts and there is a log file, but therein lies the problem; the service, on start-up, prints ...
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On Solaris, how do you mount a second zfs system disk for diagnostics?

(Cross posted from Stack Overflow 1) I've got two hard disks in my computer, and have installed Solaris 10u8 on the first and Opensolaris 2010.3 (dev onnv_134) on the second. Both systems uses ZFS ...
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I need an OpenSolaris/Solaris book or documentation recommendation, performance/internals related

Can anyone recommend a good book or set of documents specifically about what OpenSolaris or Solaris is doing internally? I was reading this post and saw a comment that said "On Solaris it was/is ...
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Setting up vncserver on OpenSolaris zone

I am running OpenSolaris 5.10 and set up a sparse zone(inherits most of bin directories from global zone). I ended up copying many etc and var files from global zone, eventually most of the ...
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Application compatability across different flavours of Solaris

Does anyone have an answer for the following? Can an app supported for Solaris Sparc be reasonably expected to work on Solaris x86?Can an app supported for Solaris 10 be reasonably expected to work ...
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ZFS hard drive configuration

I'm just wondering whether its wise to add 4x500Gb and 2x750 into the same ZFS pool? Or should we only add the same size hdd's to the pool? Any documentation would be really handy or guidelines on ...
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ZFS Raid-Z confusion

I've now settled on OpenSolaris and using ZFS for the speed and loveliness of it all in comparison to LVM+XFS. But now I'm left with a dilema about how to configure the intital disk layout. As I'm ...
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Solaris 10 5/09 can't find SATA disk

We need to run standard Solaris 10 on a few development servers (Dell 530s) because we can't get a commercial application running on OpenSolaris (we're still trying). However, we are finding that ...
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Can OpenSolaris be used as a Solaris 11 preview for new projects?

I am currently developing a Java EE Application which will presumably run on the Glassfish v2.1 Application Server and PostgreSQL 8.4. As we are currently extremely short in manpower (just me), I am ...
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Install pfksh on OpenSolaris

I have an OpenSolaris system and some korn shell scripts that have a #!/bin/pfksh at the top. However, I don't have pfksh in either /bin/ or /usr/bin directories. How should I go about installing ...
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Solaris/OpenSolaris resources

What are some good Solaris/OpenSolaris resources? Please list them whether they are online/offline or free/for payment.
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Permanent SSH Connection via Bash Script?

I have two OpenSolaris servers. The remote server has a MySQL database. MySQL is configured with skip-networking; so, I can't access that database from the first server by simply using the hostname ...
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OpenSolaris/x86 responding sluggishly - frequent freezing

The system starts up fine, and for about 5 minutes (est.) things are fine. Then the system starts to get very sluggish ("choppy"): the mouse will freeze for two or three seconds, then release for ...
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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 ...