Solaris 10 UNIX-based Operating System

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Too many httpd processes running and Solaris OS hangs

I have have a Web server Apache installed on Solaris V.10. The server behavior becomes unusual when Apache is started. The CPU usage becomes 96% and slowly the server becomes unresponsive,and when I ...
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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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Solaris 10 init failing to reap zombie processes

ps currently shows 17617 zombie processes, all of which have a ppid of 1/init. init should be reaping these defunct processes, but isn't for some reason. The number of defunct processes is growing. ...
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Exit from SP mode on SUN FIR X2270

i have sun fire x2270 , iam able to log in on sp mode and here i want to start my console mean i want the access of # mode. -> cd /SP/console /SP/console -> start Are you sure you want to start /SP/...
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How do I grant privilege for a user to SSH into a Solaris machine?

I'm not sure how to do this. Documentation is not clear at all. I can get root privilege/be root so that's not a problem, I just don't know what to do. I'm thinking it's either modifying the ...
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Find number of unused disk bays on a Sun/Oracle server running Solaris

How can you find the number of unused disk bays on a Sun/Oracle server running Solaris? I have a Oracle T3-1 server with four disks. Now I would like to find out how many disks more I can insert. ...
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How to remove a “door” in solaris

I have a file of type "door" in solaris 10 (that is a means of interprocess communication). It is somehow left over and I would like to get rid of it. I can not just remove it with rm ... ls -l total ...
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solaris : useradd does not work but has exit code 0 [closed]

One of my Solaris 10 servers will not add new users. Existing users are able to log in. The useradd command appears to work normally but it does not add the user. I checked my other Solaris servers ...
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SFTP logging in Solaris Server using 'internal-sftp'

I'm trying to enable logging for SFTP file transfer (without help of any opentools) on solaris 10 using "internal-sftp" but couldn't see any info about file transfers. Please help. **#Argument in ...
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“cannot receive new filesystem stream: invalid backup stream” error when unpacking flash archive on solaris 10

I've searched around but i'm having no luck with some peculiar behavior with a flash archive. I'm using HP Server Automation 9.14 to deploy the OS. I'm creating a Solaris 10 flash archive to create ...
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txt file descriptor in lsof

In my experience, files that have the file descriptor of txt in lsof output are the executable file itself and shared objects. The lsof man page says that it means "program text (code and data)". ...
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Solaris iSCSI read speeds increase when we start writing

Here's one I haven't seen before. We have an IBM Storwize V3700 storage array, 24 TB, RAID 5 connected to a Solaris 10 file server via an iSCSI link over Gigabit Ethernet (no MPIO at present). We ...
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Solaris 10 invalid ARP requests from 0.0.0.0? Link up/down every hour or 2

The guys at the data center where I'm hosting a server running Solaris 10 are telling me that my server is making a lot of invalid arp requests. This is an example of a portion of what was sent to me ...
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Solaris 10 sendmail won't execute my program in /etc/aliases without setuid root

I have a program that gets called when an incoming email arrives on a Solaris 10 machine by using /etc/aliases. So far the only way to get sendmail to execute this program is to set the the setuid bit ...
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solaris boot from cdrom fails on OBP

I am having following problem when I try to boot cdrom on OBP. Google didnt tell me so much. Do you have any idea? {0} ok boot /pci@7c0/pci@0/pci@1/pci@0/ide@8/cdrom Boot device: /pci@7c0/pci@0/pci@1/...
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Login Incorrect Solaris 10

I've been trying to update Bash on Solaris 10 from Version 3 to 4.2 However, in the process i seem to have broken one of the custom accounts. To install bash i've been making modifications to the /...
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Copy sparcv9 directory contents? JDK 7 install on Solaris 10

I have installed JDK 7 from archive on a Solaris 10 machine. /usr/jdk/instances/jdk1.7.0_25 Executing ./bin/sparcv9/java executes well. I've attempted to copy ./bin/sparcv9/* to ./bin. That is how ...
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Install a New Package Using Puppet 3.1.1 on Solaris 10?

I'm pretty new to Puppet and Solaris, and I'm running into an issue installing a package on a Solaris 10 VM using Puppet. As part of my testing, I wanted to see if I could install Java 6 update 43 on ...
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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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Solaris 10: How do I get to the {ok} prompt from here?

My Sparc box which is running Solaris 10 stopped working due (I think) to a power outage. Now I can't get it to boot up. I'm not interested in trying to recover the contents of the hard-disk. I just ...
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Can DTrace help find cause for tcp connection reset on Solaris 10 x86?

I'm running performance tests on a web application hosted on a Glassfish cluster. Each cluster instance is hosted on a separate Solaris 10 zone and the http traffic is load balanced between the ...
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Solaris Service not showing any status in svcs

I'm creating a solaris service using SMF by following steps: Create SMF manifest Import manifest via svccfg Enable it using svcadm Check status using svcs Now in this process i had frequently ...
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Solaris: information on sparc hardware

I'm having 2 solaris machines to manage, So i want to write my own scripts for getting various information. I'm able to get most of the information but not able to retrieve following: Chassis type ...
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Is it possible to create a hot-standby-cluster with 2 nodes and Solaris 10?

Is it possible to create a hot-standby-cluster with 2 nodes and Solaris 10? In Linux I would use DRBD and Hearbeat/corosync, but in Solaris? Maybe you have a tutorial?
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raidz plus mirror on the same disk different slice in 2 pools

I need a little assistance. I have 6 2TB disks. I'm planning to assign approximately 500GB to my root pool slice 0 mirrored with another disk, since one disk isn't used up I then decided to do a raidz ...
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Apache2 and PHP

I'm new installing/configuring apache2 and php. Here's what I've done thus far, along with my current server set up. I'm very familiar with Solaris/Sun OS. Solaris 10, PHP version is 5.3.26, Apache ...
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flexlm error on solaris

I'm configuring a solaris server to be used with flexlm license system. My software provider provided the script to install Flexlm, and I have its license. I launched the script, which asks me for ...
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Corrupt label; bad magic number

While trying to install Solaris 10 on a Sun Blade 2500 Silver, I got an error: OpenBoot indicates me a problem with the hard drive: "Corrupt label; bad magic number". Later, during the Solaris ...
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solaris + manipulate lltconfig command

I work on Solaris 10 machines (eg de1a and du1b). Regarding the lltconfig command, is it possible to view only one device (eg NIC e1000g0) and not the entire list? For example I want to get only ...
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Installing Solaris 10 on a Sun Blade 2500 Silver

I recently bought a used Sun Blade 2500 Silver. The system has been completly wiped, so I get an OpenBoot prompt when I boot. When I look on Oracle's compatibility page, I can see the station is able ...
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Ping working , however unable to tracert to the server

We have a Solaris 10 server which is a Backup Server. This server is able to ping to client server A (Windows Server 2008), However unable to tracert to it. From Client server A , Ping and tracert to ...
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Accidentally resilvered 2 drives

We had 2 failed drives in our ZFS raidz1 pool. One had been resilvered to a spare and another was just out. The pool was in degraded mode. I replaced both drives and began the resilver on the non-...
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Solaris Slow ARP Failure Unreachable Host

We have been experiencing slow timeouts for unreachable hosts is extremely slow. Recent testing in our lab shows it may be a delay reporting negative ARP lookups. Dumping traffic during attempts to ...
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nohup.out file created as empty

I'm trying to create the thread dump of the java process and for that i'm using nohup kill -3 command. In that case nohup.out file is created but it's empty. Even i tried redirecting the file to some ...
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Solaris 10: How to image a machine?

I've got a Solaris 10 workstation that I'd like to create a full image backup from. The machine has 2 drives, one UFS for system root, and 1 ZFS for data storage. I intend to add a third HD to keep ...
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Solaris 10: Disable default sendmail inboxes

An inbox is automatically created for every UNIX user on the box, when the mail is sent to the nodename of the system. Is there a way to disable these default inboxes? An example of one of these ...
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vxprint failed with “No such disk group” error

I have a NETRA machine with solaris 10 with EMC storage. During cluster installation the installation failed, and from the log files I see the following error which I don't understand: /usr/sbin/...
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Perl virtual environments?

Background (not a mandatory read) I started my current job as a web development intern. The guy who was teaching me left half way through and I have basically been left up sh*t creek with only a ...
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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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PowerBroker Identity Services on Solaris 5.10 - Access Denied

I was asked to investigate why when using Likewise-Open to login to Active Directory, the GIDs were not being mapped across. Logins were working fine. I discovered that for this to work we need to ...
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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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Any way to know what files were in a broken ZFS pool?

I have a large ZFS pool of 4 combined drives. Now, the filesystem can not be mounted: pool: tank state: UNAVAIL status: One or more devices could not be opened. There are insufficient ...
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How should I monitor memory usage/performance in SunOS/Solaris?

Last week we decided to add some SunOS (uname -a = SunOS bbs-sam-belair 5.10 Generic_127128-11 i86pc i386 i86pc) machines into our running munin instance. First off, the machines are pre-configured ...
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Configuring PHP on Solaris 10 64-bit

We are currently running PHP 5.2.13 on a Solaris 10 server. I need to enable some additional features so I went to run the configure script but I'm getting some errors. I did an 'export CFLAGS="-m64"'...
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Solaris 10 / NIC Marvell Yukon 88E8001 hungs with latest driver

I've installed latest yukon driver from marvell for Solaris 10 8/11. Got the driver, installed, updated /etc/driver_aliases and worked fine. After the system is running for a couple of days, it hungs ...
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Used memory on Solaris 10

One more question about memory on Solaris 10. A top shows me that I have 672 MB free memory : 130 processes: 126 sleeping, 2 zombie, 2 on cpu CPU states: 95.1% idle, 3.9% user, 1.0% kernel, 0.0% ...
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How can I filter /var/adm/wtmpx on Solaris 10?

Some of our Solaris 10 servers are monitored using SiteScope, which uses Telnet to probe certain ports (SSH is one of them) every few minutes. This is creating an insane amount of lines in /var/adm/...
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Where is the arp_cleanup_interval variable in Solaris 11?

In Solaris 10 I can configure (and audit) the arp_cleanup_interval variable using the following command: $ ndd -get /dev/arp arp_cleanup_interval 300000 In Solaris 11 (Express and Release) the same ...
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Strong Cryptography in Solaris Zone

I'm trying to setup a Kerberos KDC on a Solaris zone but ran into a bit of a problem with the Cryptographic Framework on Solaris 10 even though the packages for strong encryption (SUNWcry & ...
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How to check the Sun Directory Server version?

How to get LDAP Server (Sun DS) Information in Sun OS 5.10 SunOS hostname 5.10 Generic_144488-06 sun4v sparc SUNW,T5240 Specifically Server Type Server Version Protocol Using the command ...