Solaris 10 UNIX-based Operating System

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Is it possible to identify a Solaris 10 patch cluster from showrev -p?

On a Solaris 10 X86 server, based purely on the showrev -poutput; is it at all possible to identify the date of the 10_x86_Recommended_CPU patch cluster used to update the machine? Which packages, in ...
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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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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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Solaris SMF: Kill with custom signal, or get PID, or prevent kill of children

In the Solaris Service XML I am using a kill to signal a graceful shutdown <exec_method type="method" name="stop" exec=":kill" timeout_seconds="60" /> This works great, except for the fact ...
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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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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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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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Encryption on Solaris (using Keystore)

I am trying do draft up a secure way to encrypt (on the fly, invoking it from an app) and decrypt sensible information (credit cards) using AES-256. The target platform is: cat /etc/release ...
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How to install only mysql client on solaris?

I have a mysql server already running on RHEL 5 server. I have other Solaris 10 and Solaris 11 machines (SPARC based T4-4 servers) which need to connect to the server. I downloaded a pkg ...
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How to increase a soft limit of a stack size for processes run by some user (uid) on Solaris 10

Our enterprise runs on Oracle Tuxedo 10, under Solaris 10. As a result of some recent development (customization source code all across the system was changed by extending sizes of local variables ...
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install zeromq for logstash in Solaris 5.10

used this: http://zeromq.org/distro:debian to get zeromq in Ubuntu to use it with logstash. Want to achieve same within Solaris. Read that zeromq supports Solaris but only provides a tarball. How to ...
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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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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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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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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 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: ...
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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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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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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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Apache 2.2.19 compilation error

Facing below error, while compiling apache 2.2.19 in solaris 10 box. Pleases help me to troubleshoot the issue. ld: fatal: Symbol referencing errors. No output written to ab collect2: ld returned 1 ...
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Sun T2000 Solaris 10 Watchdog

Any ideas where the watchdog properties/settings are located on a T2000 running SPARC Solaris 10? Thanks.
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“The Sun Management Center server is being initialized. Retry?” error on SunMC 4.0 console

I have installed the SunMC on my V490 server. And after the es-inst, es-setup, when I run the "es-start -c" it will show the login screen. After I login, it will hang on the "Welcome to Sun Management ...
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sun snoop and multi file output

Is there any way snoop can cut output files every "x" minutes or every "y" Mbyts? thanks
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What is /opt/sun_docs used for, in Solaris 10?

Solaris 10, SPARC. While trying clean up my "/opt" directory, I saw the "sun_docs" directory. I scanned the contents with "du -a", and also found a single, possibly related file ...
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I have SunOS 5.10 sparc server. I want to calculate buffer memory

I have SunOS 5.10 sparc server. I want to calculate buffer memory. I can easily find this in Linux using /usr/bin/free command. total used free shared buffers ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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ipsec tunnel connectivity issue

I trying to connect Solaris 10 box to Cisco PIX with IPsec tunnel. And it seem halt at some point. And from the post @ http://www.mail-archive.com/networking-discuss@opensolaris.org/msg07573.html ...
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How to open a standby database (Oracle)

First, let me state that I am not a DBA nor am I a systems guy; I'm a software developer. At work, we recently built a new virtualized db server by cloning our disaster recovery (DR) database server. ...
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SUN x4600 SAS disk seems to be verry slow

I'm using SUN x4600 with 64GB ram and 2 SAS 146GB 10krpm with Solaris 10 One told me, that the system seems to be slow, so I did a iostat -xtc 5 2 which showed for a long period of time only 4-6000 ...
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Is it possible to mount CIFS onto Solaris 10 server

I want to mount a SAN CIFS share on a solaris 10 u11 server. I found and info doc from Oracle saying its not supported until Solaris 11. Are there any 3rd party / Freeware tools for Solaris 10 that ...
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Getting Error with VNC: Session is already running

While starting VNC session in Solaris 10 I am getting the following error: vncserver :0 A VNC server is already running as :0 While running ps -ef | grep -i vnc, I get: root 19790 15407 0 ...
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Solaris 10 inside KVM (Ubuntu 14.04) - network card not working

I have a problem with getting network running on a Solaris 10 guest running on a Ubuntu 14.04 kvm host. Installation of the guest runs fine but I can get no network connectivity from the guest to the ...
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SunFire 100 RAID setup failed

I have a SunFire 1000 and I would like to define the RAID. When I try to delete everything I get the error that there is not enough space: # raidctl -C "0.0.0 0.1.0" -r 1 0 Creating RAID volume will ...
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Solaris 10 port forwarding

I am trying to setup Apache using another port instead of port 80. I use ipfnat to accomplish the redirection of ports so that the external world would still think that it is running on port 80. ...
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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 and Hot-Standby

i have a short question. 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 do you have an tutorial? ...
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Can't Change Owner ir Look At Contents of a Directory In Solaris 10

I can't change the owner or look at the contents of a directory in Solaris 10 called escm_bak. I ran fsck on c0t0d0s0 and no problems were found. Here is some data on the problem: pwd /3rdparty ...