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Unusual results returned by df, what caused it, how to fix?

Here is a copy-paste: root@****#df -h /var Filesystem size used avail capacity Mounted on /dev/md/dsk/d4 9.8G 8192E 0K 90204286294657% /var
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149 views

Unexpected EOF write error

We have a Sun Solaris 10 server that is failing to backup using tar to write to tape. tar cEf /dev/rmt/0cn . The complete error is tar: write error: unexpected EOF tar error code 2 The ...
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1answer
106 views

Fix Solaris 11 GNU tools location for RVM

I am trying to install RVM on a Solaris 11 system, the curl -sSL https://get.rvm.io | bash -s stable went through, but when I actually try to use rvm, it simply stats "ERROR: Missing GNU tools: grep ...
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1answer
57 views

Optmize server access for LAN and WAN (Internet Access)

I am trying to optimize my server so that accessing the local network as well as the internet. The OS is Solaris 9 running on a SUN V210 Connecting outside takes a long time, with sometimes there is ...
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1answer
391 views

kernel warning disk error for command write - solaris svm

Recently this warning came up on my message logs, scsi: [ID 107833 kern.warning] WARNING: /pci@1c,600000/scsi@2/sd@0,0 (sd0): Oct 27 00:14:44 Error for Command: write(10) Error Level:Retryable ...
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1answer
166 views

How do I extend unix “ps -ef” command to see more info [closed]

I need to grep process by information containing in CMD column, but this column strings is cut(limited) and needed info is lost. Please suggest how can I enlarge string size allowed for CMD column. ...
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3answers
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How to recover free space on deleted files without restarting the referencing processes?

When big files are deleted on a server, the files might still be referenced by processes, so the file system doesn't have more free space. I tried to use lsof, but it seems it didn't list the deleted ...
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1answer
835 views

How can I use the home, end, page-up, page-down keys on Solaris via PuTTY?

I love the shortcuts home, end, page-up, page-down, but I am unable to use them via PuTTY on Solaris servers. Windows PuTTY => Linux desktop via SSH, works fine. Windows PuTTY => Solaris ...
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327 views

Error sh: line 9: 19705: Memory fault (coredump) in case of OpenSSH installation

I downloaded openssh-6.1.p1/tar.gz with http://mirror.corbina.net/pub/OpenBSD/OpenSSH/portable/. I made at first ./configure, then make which, it seems, fulfilled without errors (Nexenta Illumos ...
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1answer
5k views

SFTP: Move (rename) many files from one folder to another (not one by one)

I need to move all the files from current_path to current_path/DestinationFolder. The version of SFTP I'm using is: SFTP protocol version 2 The available commands are: sftp> help Available ...
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2answers
127 views

Issues while untaring in Linux- tarball created from Solaris

I am getting an error- Unknown file type 'A', extracted as normal file while un-tarring a set of files which has acl permissions set. I had created the tar file in solaris as tar -cpfv ...
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1answer
669 views

Copy directory structure from Solaris preserving all the permissions and links

I am looking to copy a directory structure with Files, I am not looking for content a 0 byte file will do. I just need to copy the directory tree with 0 byte files and links preserving the properties ...
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1answer
36 views

Get the list of active users[ users who has connected atleast once in last 6 months] in Solaris

Get the list of active users[ users who has connected atleast once in last 6 months] in Solaris10
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1answer
629 views

Moving from syslog.conf to syslogng.conf

I'm moving a Solaris box from syslogd to syslog-ng, because the Solaris version of syslogd obliterates the original source hostname on the logs. I'm looking through the syslogng.conf documentation, ...
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1answer
1k views

syslog written on console

I have odd problem with syslog local7, my syslog configure the syslog to be written to local7.info /var/log/syslog_info it's working just fine for years but recent days one device syslog message ...
3
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2answers
338 views

Solaris 11 installed, no updates?

I was messing around with solaris and decided to give Solaris 11 a try so I downloaded it from the Oracle website. After installing the OS, I went into the package manager and did an update. It told ...
4
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1answer
484 views

Why JDK is installed with Web/Application Servers?

I am upgrading the JDK version of the application server to 1.6. However, I dont understand why we need to place JDK on the application server instead of a JRE? Since there is no need for any ...
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1answer
92 views

How to to specify network address for a dhcp client

I have setup and configured a DHCP server on a sparc running Solaris 10. Now I want to test the DHCP server by creating a DHCP client on another computer running Solaris 11. I would like to know, how ...
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1answer
536 views

Error - reading DHCP configuration file. No such file or directory. Solaris 10

I'm currently working on a Sparc Sun-Fire-280R running Solaris 10 8/10. The machine has dhcp-server preconfigured to use NIS from the onset but I don't have any knowledge of where those config files ...
4
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5answers
595 views

Restore old SunOS tapes

I have some old SunOS tapes I need to look at the table of contents before I shred them. Is there a Linux solution to restore these tapes?
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3answers
842 views

solaris to linux migration

I am trying to migrate from solaris to linux. What are the hurdles I may face in migrating the file systems, and scripts and files? Is there any changes needs to be done on the sh and ksh scripts? I ...
1
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1answer
157 views

Secure LDAP Alias Lookup through Sendmail

I'm trying to configure sendmail to use an LDAP lookup as an alias table. I have this line in my config: Kldapfullname ldap -k"uid=%s" -v"mail" -h"my-ldap-server" I've been using that for a long ...
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1answer
219 views

LVM Limitation in any Linux/Unix

What is LVM limitation (space in GB/TB/PB/EB) in any Linux/Unix?
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3k views

Sendmail is not sending

I have a sendmail server on a Solaris 10 server that's stopped working. I can't seem to find anything about failed messages in /var/adm/sendmail. Here's what I'm seeing when I try to debug: ...
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2answers
247 views

SOLARIS + uname -v + OS version

when I type: uname -v from where this command (uname -v) take the OS version ? from which file/configuration-files ?
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1answer
794 views

Clone hard drive Solaris 8 (SunOS 5.8)

I have an old 73gb SAS SCSI drive, so I plugged in a new 73gb SAS SCSI and I want to clone everything from it to the new drive.. I want to clone SCSI hard drive SD20 to SD21. Is there an easy way to ...
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2answers
151 views

Solaris ZFS ACLs

I want to reset the ACLs on a directory tree so that the root directory ACL replaces the ACLs on all files and folders below it. How best can I achieve this? Edit: Is this question poorly worded? Can ...
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1answer
567 views

How do I troubleshoot high vmstat sy

I have a Solaris server with very high vmstat sy time. What tools can I use to identify which process is causing the high system cpu usage? kthr memory page disk ...
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3answers
798 views

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 ...
2
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2answers
701 views

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 ...
3
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4answers
1k views

HW RAID1 or ZFS mirror

Which is best ? Mirroring 2 internal disks with HW raid and then putting ZFS filesystem on top or Using the 2 internal disks without HW Raid and creating a ZFS mirror with the 2 disks. I've read ...
0
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1answer
84 views

mysql not started automatically upon server reboot

mysql not started @ server boot automatically but I can start manually as long as log as user "mysql" by using "/etc/init.d/mysql.server" the error I got on the log is 110809 9:16:21 InnoDB: ...
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2answers
153 views

Unix alternative for LDAPAdmin

I am looking for a Unix alternative for LDAPAdmin(Windows). Our OpenLDAP runs in Solaris and I can't browse it directly from Windows due to firewalls which won't be relaxed. Currently I use crude JNDI ...
1
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1answer
189 views

modification time of file in future, but timezone is set correctly

Files that I am creating at a Unix server are created with a modification time that lies 5 days in future. But when I check with the date command, it seems, that timezone and date are set correctly. : ...
1
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6answers
465 views

Is a Unix flavour (i.e. Solaris) any good for a VPS web server?

Lets just say I am a fanatic to using something such as this, and would be willing to purchase the appropriate licenses (or open version of Solaris maybe) and install it. My questions are, do ...
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1answer
1k views

How do I access the Shared Folder on Virtual Box in Solaris 10 from Windows XP and Vice Versa

I need to access the Shared Folder that is offered by Virtual Box from Solaris 10, I heard that you have to mount it or something but I haven't succeeded with the info that I found from Google. Or if ...
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2answers
324 views

Good Books for Solaris [closed]

Can anyone suggest a good book for Learning Solaris 10. I know the Bill Calkins books but they are certification centric. There is Unix and Linux System Administration Handbook as well which covers ...
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1answer
729 views

Solaris : No ping to logical Zone interface

I have the following issue on Solaris 11 Express. I have a 1 running zone named Zone1, that I want to add a new interface to. I bring up the interface bnx1: ifconfig bnx1 plumb Assign the address ...
2
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2answers
516 views

how to check whether the hdd is idle?

I am using Solaris 11 Express and activated the power.conf which makes my disks go idling after 30 mins like a charm. I can hear the disks spin up when I access something ZFS disk-related. Is it ...
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1answer
198 views

How to setup a HTTP/s Proxy behind Squid/Sockd Proxy

I'm looking for an (easy) way to have a http/s proxy server configured to proxy all traffic directed at the internet (speak not at a host in our subnet) to another proxy server. A short explanation ...
2
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4answers
369 views

Cannot login to Solaris due to chown on /usr directory

Someone ran "chown -R username /usr" and now I have no way of logging into the box to change it back. SSH has been disabled, X Server won't start so I have no graphical GUI, and the console login ...
1
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0answers
87 views

Cannot login to Solaris due to chown on /usr directory

Someone ran "chown -R username /usr" and now I have no way of logging into the box to change it back. SSH has been disabled, X Server won't start so I have no graphical GUI, and the console login ...
0
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3answers
202 views

A process continues writing to renamed file on solaris

There is a java process that makes logging to some file, e.g. err.log. I renamed it (w/o restarting java process), e.g. "mv err.log err.log0" and then see that java process continues logging to ...
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3answers
2k views

List supported terminal types?

Is there a portable way to list supported terminal types on all *N*X systems? If not, what's the best way to get this list on Solaris?
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4answers
175 views

two servers cannot communicate

Two servers (unfortunately one web server one mysql server) were fine until last night. Now, i can't ping, ssh, or open any lines between the two servers. Any other machine can get to them just ...
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2answers
732 views

Solaris SMF functionality in any open source or Linux kernel packages?

I use Solaris SMF to monitor, report, and automatically restart processes after a crash on Solaris systems. Is there anything similar either as portable open source or in the Linux kernel? For those ...
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5answers
3k views

How to debug silent hang on shutdown of Solaris 10?

We're experiencing a mysterious hang on shutdown of a newly-imaged Oracle/Sun Solaris 10 SPARC box. It is repeatable (in the same spot ... from what we can tell). We let it try to work itself out ...
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5answers
11k views

Where is the sudoers file on Solaris?

Where is the sudoers file in Solaris? Is it different between Solaris versions (specifically, 9 and 10)?
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4answers
1k views

Solaris: Prevent reverse DNS lookups except by using /etc/hosts

When running commands like netstat or snoop,, I would like not to reverse lookup because there are cases when either the number converts to name which converts to different number or the number ...
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1answer
7k views

/etc/hosts: What is loghost? (fresh install of Solaris 10 update 9)

# # Internet host table # ::1 localhost 127.0.0.1 localhost XX.XX.XX.XX myserver loghost What is the purpose of loghost? If it was not for having loghost in there, ...