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Why does a failed ZFS disk still seem to work fine?

Two disks just failed in my zpool with read/write errors, so I took them out and inserted them in another host, created a zpool just with them, and filled the file system with dd if=/dev/zero ...
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Choosing a zpool size?

Is there a rule of thumb when to create a new zpool instead of expanding the current? Right now I have 100TB and can either expand with another 100TB or create an extra.
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Adding secondary groups and running processes

I made oracle member of a secondary group. Do I have to restart Oracle before it can write to directories owned by this secondary group?
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omnios install to USB stick or SD card

I am building out a NAS and wanted to try using a Solaris derivative instead of FreeBSD for my ZFS shares. My other NAS devices have FreeNAS installed onto a USB stick, which is nice because it ...
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solaris 9 + metastat + State: Unavailable

please advice I have Netra HW machine with Solaris 9 from metastat command I see the following problems "State: Unavailable" , I give here partial output because the output is very long please ...
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Why is netstat -n different between Solaris and Linux and how can I make it the same?

When I run netstat -n on Solaris I get different results from netstat -n on Linux, even though according to the manual pages in Solaris and Linux the -n flag should do the same thing. My question: ...
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NFS mount still connected even after box is disconnected from network

I have a mount between a RHEL 5.6 and a Solaris 6 box acting as the NFS server. My mount options are simply rw,intr. When I disconnect the RHEL linux box from the network I am still able to write ...
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Check processor status- check processor/cpu status and failed/off status

I want to Check processor status- check processor/cpu status and failed/off status so for that I used command prtdiag and want to fetch the cpu status only from that. how can i do that?
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SPARC T4, Solaris 11, no access to internet, how to install system headers (or a working compiler)

I need to compile a C program on SPARC T4-1 (Solaris 11) machine that has been deployed to customer network, and it no longer has access to the Internet. Originally during the setup, compilation ...
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How often should I defrag ZFS pools?

I ZFS scrub once a month which takes ~24 hours for the 72TB. For what I can find about how often I should scrub is: very busy pools, once per week not so busy pools, once per month or run a scrub, ...
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ndbd on solaris 5.10 can not allocate more than 4gb heap

I have a 2 data node mysql-cluster with 16gb memory and 10gb datamemory. I am trying to add two new data nodes on solaris 5.10 64 bit 16g ram machines. But I can't start the data nodes with more than ...
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Solaris non-global zone knowing its global zone

It's my understanding that it is not possible for a non-global zone to determine its global zone, however running this on the global zone creates a file called /etc/global-zone-name in all running ...
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VNC Server using different GUI to localmachine?

When I started a VNCServer instance on my machine it seems to be using an older version of Solaris GUI. However when I go down to the server room and login locally to the machine I get a nice newer ...
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Cannot set up blueimp jquery upload server for Node using SMF on SmartOS

I set up a node blueimp jquery file upload server on a Joyent cloud SmartOS SmartMachine (nodejs 13.1.0) instance. It works fine if I manually start it using the command ...
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solaris how identified which nfs client are mounting a share

We have a solaris nfs server and we have a share that was shared to everyone, now i would like to know which clients are mounting this share, on linux i can use showmount -a nfsserver, but on solaris ...
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How to make Solaris rescan disk info after hotswap?

I'm running a SmartOS-based ZFS NAS, with a bunch of SATA disks directly connected to the logic board (no fancy disk controller / backplane or anything). A 1.5 TB disk in my zpool recently failed. ...
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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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AD Login to Solaris Zone Periodically Not Working

I have a Solaris 11.1 zone named "AZone". I have the zone joined to an Active Directory domain (Windows Server 2008) with the goal of users being able to use their AD account to log in to the Solaris ...
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zfs: zpool space map thrashing - ever fixed?

For zpools which are rather full and/or very fragmented I use to enable metaslab debugging (echo metaslab_debug/W1 | mdb -kw) to avoid space map thrashing and the resulting severe write performance ...
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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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How to see all nics in Solaris 8/9

I have a questions regarding how to see all NICS in the solaris 8/9 SPARC boxes. Even if they are active/inactive. dladm show-link command does not work. cat /etc/path_to_inst could but it's hard to ...
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LDAP replication breaking referrals

We have an issue that we believe is caused by ldap replication changing the port of the referal from 686 (secure) to 389 (unsecure). If we setup a new referral everything works, but then as soon as ...
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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 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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Why is an exported SMF manifest losing instance configuration data on Sol10?

I am importing four named instances of the same service into a repository on a Sol10 server. If I export the service manifest after each import I can see that there is only one start exec_method ...
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Using SQLite to query services directly from repository.db?

Scenario: Two physical servers, each has one non-global zone. Production zone is always running, the "Disaster Recovery" (DR) zone is always asleep. Problem: I need to keep the configuration between ...
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Multiple $TTL statements in bind DNS zone file

I'm using a socks proxy to connect to servers using another application. The proxy, which runs on Solaris 10. The server hosting the proxy is configured to use our own internal DNS server (bind) to ...
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Solaris10 Hard Disk Information

I am trying to inventory hard disk information remotely (serial number, disk size, manufacturer...) but am having trouble. I know the drive(s) are configured under a raid controller, but can I view ...
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What are the various ways to backup an MySQL server? [closed]

I am trying to figure out how someone backed up our database. We had a person working for us who was able to backup the database on a server without having mysql client or mysqldump installed on the ...
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High load with low CPU usage and low IO usage on Solaris with ZFS and MySQL

I have a Solaris 10 x86_64 system running MySQL 5.5. Under heavy usage times, we're getting very slow responses from the database: slow queries running into minutes that normally return in sub-second ...
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Configuring LACP between OpenIndiana (Solaris) and a Cisco C3560

I am running OpenIndiana (oi_151a8) and have two NICs aggregated using LACP connected to a Cisco WS-C3560G-48TS. Both the server and the switch show the aggregate link as up. But while link layer ...
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Why am I getting only 1gbps between Solaris and VMware?

I have a VMWare ESXi 5.1.0 (build 1065491) host running a Solaris (OpenIndiana) VM as a guest. I have created a private vSwitch for NFS traffic between ESXi and Solaris. The Solaris VM has the VMware ...
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GCC missing from Solaris 11, and server already deployed (no access to internet)

I'm having a peculiar problem, where a server has already been deployed, and it's no longer connected to the network. For it's original purpose, it didn't need any C/C++ compiling tools, and thus ...
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Allow socket connection in Solaris

I have 2 solaris machines and I have an application that opens a socket via port 8556, but for some reason the connection keeps getting refused. When I run a netstat command on the second server ...
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Error accesing shared folder in Samba

Im using Solaris 10 with Samba 3.6.6. When I tried to access a share folder I get following error. 2013/08/27 02:43:38.450317, 4] smbd/reply.c:794(reply_tcon_and_X) Client requested device type ...
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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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Correct way to modify startup options for svc:/network/finger:default in Solaris 10?

I want to make "finger" harmless on Solaris 10, and I see this in the man page; OPTIONS fingerd supports the following option. -s Enable secure mode. Deny forwarding of queries to other ...
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We have Solaris 10 VM in KVM (ProxmoxVE) how to check if Solaris is using all cores?

I'm trying to figure out is VM Solaris 10 (which is virtualized with KVM on ProxmoxVE) using all allocated CPUs? Host HW is Dell poweredge r720. And find a way how to check that for example gzip on ...
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Speed up Eclipse over X server

In my job we have tight security rules, so the development environment is all virtualized. Each developer has a workstation with Windows XP and Citrix Metaframe. From the Metaframe, the developer ...
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SVN Server LDAP Authentication Error: User is not unique

I'm getting the following error when Apache (running on Solaris) tries to authenticate against LDAP for a specic user for SVN server: auth_ldap authenticate: user abc authentication failed; URI ...
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Solaris 10: IPMP setup with zone and defrouter

I'm a bit desesparated by some kind of "bugs" we recently faced. We are using Solaris 10 on SPARC platform (T4-4) to run zones. Obviously, we do IPMP for safety. Some of those zones are legacy, so ...
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Gnupg library issues on Solaris 11

I have installed gnupg from the official Solaris 11 repository, but am experiencing library issues. This is the error I am getting: ld.so.1: gpg2: fatal: relocation error: file ...
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How to move a Solaris Container from one zfs filesystem to another on the same server?

This seems like a simple thing to do, if it would only work as documented. However, it doesn't work thanks to some bug in the zoneadm move process. Go figure. Firstly let me show what the trivial ...
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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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What part of Solaris version string IDs the update?

Solaris 10 server. I need to determine if the server is Solaris 10 Update 9 or greater. Can someone interpret the version strings below? What part of those strings identifies the update that has, or ...
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How to install python libxml2 in solaris?

I'm good at installing package in linux envrionment but newbie to solaris OS. I'm in a bit urgent to install python - libxml2 package to my project. Does the below command will also work in solaris ...
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ZFS: Why does resilvering go over all disks in a pool rather than only those in the raidz1 vdev?

I'm wondering why Solaris is reporting action: Wait for the resilver to complete. scan: resilver in progress since Sun Jul 14 02:42:44 2013 24.9T scanned out of 39.2T at 54.9M/s, 75h46m to go ...
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Add nexentastor to domain (ldap/samba)

I have PDC on LDAP/SAMBA 3.x on CentOS 5. Domain memberships - Linux/Windows (Xp..7). For add computer account in PDC i run (on PDC) smbldap-useradd -w workstationname on the linux, configure ...
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Why am I getting slow and jumpy ZFS write performance?

I have a 10-disk RAIDZ in Solaris 11.1. Its connected by 8G fibre. I have created a ZVOL, made it available with COMSTAR and mounted it on another machine connected by fibre. When I benchmark it ...
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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. ...