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Could anyone give me some suggestion about configure secure audit system

I'm new about configure audit system. And I have some tasks such as configure audit system to audit failed attempts to access files and programs. configure audit system to audit files and programs ...
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How does one troubleshoot when a system hangs?

On Solaris 10, how do you generally troubleshoot when a system hangs. For example - when i run a command say metastat and hit enter, the system hangs. press control C it comes out and on again running ...
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Solaris SMF kill service because child dies

I am using SMF to manage a service under Solaris10. This service is itself a process manager, and forks off many child processes, some of which die occasionally (or are killed for various reasons). ...
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Solaris/Unix equivalent of Event Log

What is the unix equivalent of the Windows Event Log - the tool that logs all processes that start and stop. Need not be exact - with the whole GUI and everything. Anything close would do.
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any multi-boot loader for linux?

Is there any multi-boot loader available for Linux(ubuntu) as primary OS? Because need to run Ubuntu, Solaris and Red-hat on same machine.
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how to set environment variable in Solaris (in .profile)

how do I set an environment variable in my .profile file that takes into account if the variable exists and appends to it? To explain: I want to do export ANT_OPTS=-Dparam=value but if the ...
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Issue with broken disk on Solaris with raidctl - how to proceed

I have a SunFire T2000 server which has 2 mirrored disks pairs. The server required an exchange of the system battery. After swaping the battery first no disks were found. After booting from CD we ...
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Solaris: remap devices

I have iSCSI lun connected as /dev/rdsk/c2xxxxxxxx need to rename it to /dev/rdsk/c1xxxxxxxx how can I do this? Modifying /etc/path_to_inst doesn't help.
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time required to Build server configuration [closed]

I need an advice on time required to build the following items. 1) oracle 10g installtion 2) Apache web server 3) Solaris OS 4) Setting of backup service for server 5) Big IP Load balancer A quick ...
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Solaris resources for Linux administrators

I will have to deal with some Solaris machines in a couple of months, but I am a born and raised Linux admin (since like, 1997). Even so, Unixes are Unixes and even if they have their differences, ...
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Regarding CPU Utilization in Solaris

I would like to know how to find out the following for a Solaris box: Number of occurrences of CPU Utilization at 100% Duration of time CPU stayed at 100% Is there any variant of sar command ...
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Mount 'dd' backup via lofi

I've got a 9G backup from a dead Solaris machine (SS20) that I'm trying to mount via lofi in Solaris. It won't mount the entire image file and I'm not sure how to discover the partition layout so as ...
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Why are Solaris logins slow when remote storage server NFS mounted?

We've got a curious problem with one of our Solaris (10, U8) servers. If we have our extra storage array mounted via NFS, the Solaris user logins are exceptionally slow. Unmount the storage device ...
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Solaris 10 iSCSI and zfs zvol devices

Has anyone an experience working with Solaris 10 iSCSI and zfs zvol devices? From my experience in OpenSolaris 2009.6, zvol devices are slow and people use files as a disk images to store LUNs, it's ...
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Unable to mount /export/home under Solaris after some disk errors on boot

uname -a SunOS pyro 5.8 Generic_108528-14 sun4u sparc SUNW,Sun-Blade-100 I'm not on the console -- but a coworker told me the system had disk errors on boot. All of the partitions seem to have ...
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Use of libcrypto.so.0.9.7

Can anyone point out the use of libcrypto.so.0.9.7 in solaris? I know it is used for SSH.
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How to check solaris LDOM build?

I have a newly built Solaris LDOM, I need to check the same for acceptance. Can anybody tell me which commands I need to perform to check whether the LDOM is properly built?
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solaris command interpretation

"/app (/dev/dsk/c0d1s0 ):51430396 blocks 3098364 files" What is the size of UFS in the command above; does block means the total space allocation?
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Solaris Commands

Any reference to solaris commands, I need to check some solaris LDOM for various parameters, so need the list of solaris commands.
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Perl, Solaris: CPAN module install failed. How can I find out why?

I'm trying to install the File::Tail module using CPAN an older Solaris 10 (SunOS 5.10) box. I get an error when trying to install the module, but I see no indication why this failed anywhere in the ...
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does solaris LDOM require seperate license

we are planning to install 5-6 LDOMS on Sun server T5240, as the server is purchased from Sun so the OS license is free. but does creating many LDOMS require some additional license? please revert ...
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Weird output from df on Solaris 9

I just ran df -h on a Solaris 9 machine and got a a very weird output, something I have never seen before. /proc 0K 0K 0K 0% /proc mnttab 0K 0K ...
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Strangeness using /usr/xpg4/bin/tr and /usr/bin/tr on Solaris 9

I have a file looking like this, "xxxxxx" "yyyyyy" "aaaaaa" "cccccc" "bbbbbb" "eeeeee" "oooooo" "zzzzzz" Wanting to replace each \n in this file I use: tr '\n' ',' < INPUT > OUTPUT Which ...
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Adobe Acrobat Reader 8 for Solaris 8?

Has anyone got anything more recent than Acrobat 4 working on Solaris 8. I realize the OS is obsolete but we have un-ported software.
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Solaris NFS server: don't resolve IPs

Is there any way to configure Solaris NFS server to not backresolve IPs of the client machines when checking access control, except specifying @ before every IP? We never use hostnames so would like ...
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Tool similar to CURL that can POST information via command line

Is there any tool that can perform actions similar to CURL, basically I need to post JSON to a server via a command line. I tried using CURL, but it requires way to many dependencies, which is not ...
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What does * * * * * (five asterisks) in a cron file mean? [duplicate]

The first noncomment line in a legacy crontab file begins with five asterisks: * * * * * ([a_command]) >/dev/null 2>&1 The authors are gone, so I do not know their intent. What does ...
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Solaris OS latest version for i386

I am running following solaris OS on I386 processors: $ uname -a SunOS oobleck 5.10 Generic_127128-11 i86pc i386 i86pc $ CC -V CC: Sun C++ 5.8 Patch 121018-11 2007/05/02 I checked on Oracle's web ...
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ZFS file deletion and its relationship to disk space

I deleted a large file (many gigs) from a Solaris system and it didn't seem to recover the amount of space on the zpool equal to the size of the file. Is there any reason that I wouldn't see this ...
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ZFS: preparing for future drive additions

I'm about the build a Solaris NAS system, currently we have two drives and are planning on adding two more at a later date (2TB enterprise level HDD are a bit expensive!). Whats the best ...
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Get open file path from pfiles output

We have detected performance issues in a Solaris 10 process and observed too much writes to descriptor 268 using truss. We don't have lsof at hand, but here is an excerpt from pfiles output: [...] ...
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How do i smoothly update ntpd's peer list?

I have a network of solaris/linux servers that have ntpd configured to use a single internal server of stratum 2 through a DNS alias/CNAME. This is server is down for some time and the client servers' ...
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MySQL CURTIME() is always 00:00:00

I have a MySQL server installed on Solaris 10u8. Until recently, everything was working fine. Then all of a sudden, the current time according to MySQL is always 00:00:00. CURDATE() seems to work fine ...
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What is the easiest way to get mod_perl and mod_dav_svn integrated into Apache on Solaris 10

I've written some software that uses Perl code running inside Apache (using mod_perl) to work with (amongst other things) subversion (using the mod_dav_svn module). I'm currently writing some how-to ...
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hardware recommendations for a DIY storage system based on ZFS [closed]

Looking to make use of old server lying idle as a proof-of-concept ...here are specs Dell PE 2900: Xeon 5110 - 2P, 12 GB RAM, 8x 300 GB 15K drives, Perc 5i+256 MB cache what additional h/w would be ...
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How to see complete process name that is running using prstat command on solaris

I am running command "prstat -v" on Solaris but it is showing very short process name as below: (see last column values under PROCESS/NLWP). Which option in prstat gives me complete process name that ...
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solaris performances on comparable Sun / Dell / HP boxes

I understand this might be a little vague, but has anyone conducted some study of the performances of Solaris OS running on comparable (same CPU / RAM) boxes made by Sun, Dell, and HP ? we're all Sun ...
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How to interpret SZ and RSS values

I am running a ps command on solaris to get SZ and RSS values, here is the sample output USER-PID-%CPU-%MEM-SZ-RSS-TT-S-START- root-3-0.1-0.0-0-0-?-S-Feb- ...
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TCP performance differences between RH Linux and Solaris in java?

While comparing java TCP socket performance between RH Linux and Solaris, one of my test is done by using a java client sending strings and reading the replies from a java echo server. I measure the ...
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Solaris LDOM operating system space?

How much OS space is required to create a Solaris LDOM on a Physical server?
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PS command ouput with fixed width for each column

I am trying to execute some PS commands on IBM AIX and Solaris. The output I get is not properly formatted, I want to see the values for each column with some fixed width. Is there anyway I can ...
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installing 9_Recommended patchcluster to solaris 9

i am planning to install 9_Recommended patchcluster. any recomendation before doing that ? i placed patches to /var/spool/patch directory , i will launch installer from there which files should i ...
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What resource limit is Java encountering on my Solaris server?

I have a (sparc) Solaris 10 server with 16G of RAM. There are over 4G free. Memory: 16G phys mem, 4371M free mem, 8193M swap, 8193M free swap I am running a lot of java processes (I'm using the ...
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Solaris Related Query… Related to dns server

Hi I am new to Solaris World.... I am working out on a Solaris Server, which is booting up, but due to some internal settings failure,, i am not able to run my project over it..... I check ...
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changing date in solaris machine

I am in process of updating the Solaris Machine's System Date and Time.... I am using the following command.... Loginned as root........ # date -u 062800002010 Mon Jun 28 00:00:00 GMT 2010 # date Sun ...
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virtualBox on Solaris 10 + Linux, network stack

I'm migrating from Solaris 10 to linux. After having installed RH, I got some performance hit related to the network stack. I've switched back to Solaris where the problem is not present. I'd like to ...
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DB server and NFS mount on same Solaris server

The scnerio goes like this. I have a Physical server which have to have two work to do, 1) Act as a DB server and 2) NFS mount has to be created on it. The OS is Solaris 10, now, Can i achieve the ...
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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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Serial connection to sun blade 6000 chassis

This ones a bit embarrassing. :-P Ok, I've got the right cable (it works with our other sun machines - it's a blue cisco cable serial db9 to rj45) connected from a laptop running solaris to the ...
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Renting server usage - Solaris (SPARC), AIX and HP-UX (PA-RISC)

We do some builds using AIX, Solaris and HP-UX that take about 4 hours per month and we are wondering if there is a service out there that would allow us to do this by renting the usage instead of ...