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Sun/Oracle X4270M3 Server showing 2 disks instead of 4 from cfadm command

I have an sun/oracle X4270M3 server which has 4 internal SAS disks. I only see two disks presented to the Solaris when I run cfgadm -al and format comamnds namely c0t0d0 and c0t3d0. I cant see the ...
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How to trace file access with dtrace on solaris

I would like to find out how can I trace (show) file access on Solaris. I already found the dtrace toolkit in a hope that voptrace will fit the bill. I ran it with voptrace -t /my/path if I ls or cat ...
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Limit negative cache timeout on dns bind 9? (dig +trace works, otherwise couple seconds delay & timeout)

I've experienced an issue where dig a.example.com (which uses local BIND 9.2.4) fails for a particular A record. connection timed out; no servers could be reached after a couple seconds delay. The ...
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Lot of duplicate sshd daemons getting created in Solaris

I have a Solaris server where I found lot of sshd services running: ps -ef | grep 23492 root 25449 23492 0 15:27:17 ? 0:00 /usr/sbin/sshd2 -oPidFile=/var/run/sshd2_22.pid -R ...
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lsof returns “can't read vnode” error

On a Solaris 10 box, I am getting errors from lsof: can't read vnode at 0x7d900000000 can't read vnode at 0x7b But I have the same lsof binary in another similar Solaris 10 box where it doesn't ...
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SSH into NAT'd servers on the same public IP address

I am trying to SSH from in office X to a few Linux boxes in office Y. The Linux boxes in office Y are behind NAT and each run on their own ports. I can successfully reach all of them through SSH, but ...
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Cannot run passwd through plink

This is my situation. I am trying to run the following command in WINDOWS 7 plink.exe user@ip.add.re.ss -pw password "passwd user" to change the password for a particular user. it keeps giving ...
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Automating user password creation and User privileges restriction in solaris 8

I have couple of questions. Here is the first one We are trying to automate the creation of a user in solaris 8. We provide a default password and then force the user to change the password at first ...
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Installing identd on Solaris 11 (or how to enable it)

I'm trying to install an IRC server on a Solaris 11 box. However, identd isn't install by default and I can't see how I can install or enable it. I also can't seem to find any documentation on this. ...
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Cannot change default shell in solaris 8

I have a situation. We have Solaris 8 machines. For every users we have to change the shell from /bin/sh to .../sdshell. So far we have been doing it by editing the /etc/passwd file manually. Is ...
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Passwordless SSH Solaris->RHEL without ever prompting for password

I need make a script to SSH from a Solaris machine (A) to an RHEL machine (B) (actually it's Oracle Linux). Is it necessary to enter B's password at some point? I want to automate the process with ...
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Solaris 10 Update 8, ZFS boot/root zpool and moving disks around

One of my OLD machines is running solaris 10 Update 8 (x86). It has a mirrored ZFS I use for "root zpool". Both disks are failing so I plugged a new disk in a USB port and attached the new disk to ...
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Updating Java with Solaris zones

I am running a server with a global zone and four local zones. The global zone provides the database server, and the four local zones run instances of Tomcat with a client application (different one ...
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Hostname changes history in unix systems

I've been trying to find a command or file that contains all the previous hostnames a Linux/Solaris machine has had, but I can't seem to find any way to do this. The question is really about the ...
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ZFS permanent error; options for recovery

Background: small personal server, email, web, shell, etc, for family and friends. SunOS 5.11, snv_113 from November 2008. Server built in 2009. I believe that was either opensolaris or Solaris early ...
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Solaris + date + what is the same equivalent for Solaris

on Linux the syntax for date with seconds is: date +%s 1438587288 from MAN PAGE - %s seconds since 1970-01-01 00:00:00 UTC what is the same equivalent for Solaris?
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top command + how to verify iowait value for one hour

my target is to check iowait value that not higher than 50 from top command and if value is higher than 50 for more then one hour , then need to give alarm about this ( by script or other option ) ...
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Solaris run rsync after logadm

I'm trying to get this logadm configuration running. '/dir1/*/*/alert*.log' -C 8 -c -s 10m -t '$file_%Y-%m-%d' -z 0 -a '/usr/bin/rsync -qp /dir1/*/*/alert*.gz ...
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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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Sun Fire v215 ALOM keyboard input from PuTTY

I'm trying to log in to ALOM on a Sun Fire v215 via PuTTY. I'm using a RJ45->DB9->USB setup plugged into the "SER MGT" port on the back. I'm also using the settings recommended in the installation ...
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OmniOS with napp-it got hacked: why and how to prevent in future? [duplicate]

We run the latest version of OmniOS on a virtual machine. On top of that, we installled the NAS management software napp-it. A month ago the IT department told us that the machine got hacked (DDoS ...
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Solaris “crontab -e” locking via vi

I ran into an issue yesterday with locking on Solaris and crontab editing that has me wondering what the best way to protect multiple concurrent edits of the same crontab are on Solaris. I've ...
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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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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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Total of RSS items much greater than physical memory + swap in solaris

Can the total of all rss values of active processes (state is S or O) be ever much greater than total physical memory + swap? By physical memory, I refer to the result of prtdiag | grep Memory And ...
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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 best ways to monitor and report disk usage on solaris?

df and du provides a total view of usage but the problem with these is that they are not broken down per user. Is there a tool that does this? I found quot but that only works on ufs. Is there an ...
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ZFS: what does it mean if all disks are ONLINE but resilvering takes place?

I have a pool of four raidz1 on Solaris 10, three of which look like this: state: ONLINE status: One or more devices is currently being resilvered. The pool will continue to function, ...
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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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Tomcap APR native libraries

I have a Solaris 10 box on which I have successfully built the tomcat native libraries from source which include apr-1.5.2.tar.gz, openssl-1.0.2a.tar.gz, and tomcat-native-1.1.33-src.tar.gz. I can ...
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how to check how much memory take process

As all know in Linux machines we have RAM memory and swap memory. My first question is: What the reason that the swap memory is increasing – because high level of RAM usage or something else? ...
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Restore of AIX backup on other Unix system

I have two old AIX backup tapes box labelled "System Image" that I need to recover a few files from. I've tried to extract them using tar (Solaris and Gnu) and cpio with no success. I then ...
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Having trouble mapping solaris drive paths to physical disks

I have a supermicro box with 24 drives in front and 12 drives in back. It's running x86 solaris 10 with zfs. Here is the output of zpool status: NAME STATE READ WRITE ...
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Create tar file on Solaris and untar the file on Linux is it right?

I want to create tar file on Solaris (Solaris 10 ) as Kit.tar and untar the Kit.tar on Linux machine ( linux red-hat 3/4/5 ) Can we be safe with that untar process on Linux machine? , I want to be ...
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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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weird DNS issue when looking up a service provider's services [closed]

I came across an interesting issue today. I was looking up node1.ar.service.com from the one of the 3 DNS servers exposed to the internet. These 3 servers act as authoritative servers at my ...
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Why does a ZFS resilver scan the entire pool?

I have a zpool where I have just replaced a failed disk, and started a resilvering to the new disk. What I don't understand is, why zpool status says it want to scan 129TB, when the size of the vdev ...
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What is causing visudo to fail with: “visudo: can't stat <filename>: Bad file number”?

We use the #include feature in the sudoers file for organizing our sudo rules on a per-application basis. Our sudoers set up looks kinda like this: /etc/sudoers -> #include ...
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ZFS (Solaris 11) - SAS controller died & was replaced - pool is suspended

(Note I will amend with zpool status for clarity, when I return to the server) I have a 6x2TB disk raidz2 ZFS pool which I am hosting in Solaris 11 My original M1015 (flashed to IT mode) installed 2 ...
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Can I download Solaris packages directly from OpenCSW?

With Linux Debian and RPM package repositories, I can easily download packages via HTTP using a browser. Is there a way I can do this for Solaris OpenCSW packages? I don't have administrator ...
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df and du show different size and The size of the "/platform/sun4v/lib/sparcv9/libc_psr.so.1

The server is running on Sun Sparc T5220 machine with Solaris 10 installed. I've run into the disk space problem recently. Done many research but haven't found any solution so i hope can get some help ...
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VXFS (veritas) File system filling up - except it's not

I have a Solaris 10 server which is reporting that a file system is filling up: # df -h /opt/CSCObac/var Filesystem size used avail capacity Mounted on ...
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Practical difference between SPARC vs x86

Recently I've been looking into some SPARC devices and their capabilities. But when I look for the differences between the two, I've seen a lot of people using the Ferrari vs bus metaphor If your ...
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Promote Windows Server 2012 to domain controller in an existing samba network

I have a Windows Server that I want to use as a domain controller to push gpo's to workstations that are on a samba 3 domain served from an Oracle Solaris server. If I were to promote this server to a ...
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Unable to mount fs, disk slice corrupted

please can someone help me with this issue. Now when i started sun server - it run on sunfire t100 and os od solaris 5.10, is display this: checking ufs filesystems /dev/rdsk/c0t0d0s7: BAD SUPERBLOCK ...
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Cron errors routing to external mail server instead of local

For some reason some usernames on a Solaris 10 system that have cron jobs send the cron errors to an external mail server to be routed back to the generating server which is blocked because of ...
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Solaris - all drives connected to LSI HBA's has same device id

I have deployed several Solaris/ZFS based storage servers but this particular one "Alacritech AIC ANX-1500" is behaving weird. The server has 24 2.5" bays all populated with SSDS. The backplane is ...