Solaris 10 UNIX-based Operating System

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Removing MPxIO devices without a reboot on Solaris 10

I'm performing a storage migration between two fiber channel connected EMC arrays. I've already moved the data from the disks on the old array to the disks on the new array. Now I want to remove the ...
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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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performing `cat` results in `Value too large for defined data type error`

I performed cat on a file in /proc/(pid)/map and got the error Value too large for defined data type error Of course the file is binary and I suppose its not the best idea to output a binary file ...
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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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Can't read ACL on NFS4 share, Solaris 10 client, CentOS 7 server

First off, please excuse me if my question isn't well formed, this is my first post on serverfault :) I have successfully deployed LDAP and Kerberos authentication in a mixed Linux/Windows/Solaris ...
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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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What is involved in adding ZFS cache stats to orca?

I am interested in looking to add ZFS cache stats into existing orca performance monitoring that we have. Particularly, I am interested in the output of echo ::memstat | mdb -k Am still in the early ...
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What should happen when receiving an ICMP Fragmentation Needed message?

In general, and in particular on a Solaris 10 machine ... See, we are having an issue in our network. I handle some reverse proxy instances on a Solaris 10 server that is behind a load balancer, and ...
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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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SSH host-based authentication setup failed on Solaris 10

I wish to connect SSH from machine1 to machine2 without password. machine2 is using Solaris 10. I generate keypairs on machine1 using user user1 and transferred the public key to machine2 under user2. ...
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Is there a solaris setting for making secondary group rights effective for subshells and subprocesses?

We have got a solaris server farm that runs lavastorm application. Each server on the form runs a lavastorm instance, and that instance takes care of creating subprocesses to run various work tasks. ...
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Solaris 5.10 telnet connection closed by foreign host

I try to connect to a Solaris 5.10 server using telnet, but I only see: $ telnet xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Trying xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx... Connected to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx. Escape character is '^]'. Connection closed by ...
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ERR TFS001: ID 604114 local2.error filesystem is 100% full MTS - what is causing these messages?

I'm seeing a lot of items in /var/adm/messages that say: Jul 23 10:31:01 server9008 *ERR TFS001: [ID 604114 local2.error] /mnt filesystem is 100% full (MTS) And they appear about every 15 ...
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Orca yearly graph is not showing correct results

We are using Orca for performance monitoring on a number of solaris servers. We've got plots for hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly. However, the yearly plot is displaying hour ...
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When do vmstat counters restart?

Do the vmstat counters reset only on reboot? For example, for things like re, mf, pi, po, sr, in, sy, cs. Is it possible to reset them by a command?
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What are the ways to control banners on solaris 10 for scp?

I work with a farm of solaris 10 servers with some inconsistent behaviors in terms of displaying banners/motd. This time, I am trying to do scp from one server to another. Between some servers I get ...
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Monitoring via SSH cause max-file-descriptor notice

We have Solaris 10 servers at our company and we are using an monitoring application which polls the servers via ssh. Every time the polling is done we notice max-file-descriptor kern. notice on the ...
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snoop: cannot open “vnet0”: Permission denied

Getting the error when tried to take a capture on a solaris machine. I have tried to run the snoop command $ /usr/sbin/snoop -o file.pcap snoop: cannot open "vnet0": Permission denied $ uname -a ...
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Solaris 10 inherit group write on ACL

I'm trying to get group write permissions to be inherited in Solaris 10. It isn't working. I've set aclinherit and aclmode to passthrough using zfs set. Unfortunately, a group@:w...:deny rule is ...
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Method started exited with status 96 during server configuration

I have this exact same error where "Method started exited with status 96". It seems the solution A default Solaris Apache install will be provided with several template files in ...
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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? ...