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How IBM Implement WebSphere Application Server SDK for Sun Solaris OS

I deploy the same application in IBM-WAS on different OS ( Windows , AIX and SUN-Solaris ) , SDK errors appeared on SDK for just Solaris OS , I refer some sites and it talk that the SDK on Solaris OS ...
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One of my NIS users can't login - why?

I've got an old Solaris 8 server as a client in a NIS domain. All users can login just fine except for one (user 'oracle'). It used to work but late last year "something" changed (I wasn't here at the ...
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Multi Port Fibre Channel Target with qlogic qle2462 to increase speed

I have a server running Nexenta with a QLogic QLE2460 in target mode. This works great. My problem is that with that I only get 1 port worth of speed (4gbps) to my switch. How can I increase the ...
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Simulate Network Latency on Solaris

I am looking for a tool for Solaris that can simulate Network Latency, and possibly have the capability of dropping a certain percentage of packets. I have been googling this for a bit, and I came ...
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detect if LSF daemons are running

I've inherited a script that tries to detect if the LSF daemons are running by doing a ps and then grepping for a mess of stuff. I think that's error prone and I'm looking for a better way. The best ...
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NFS v2 versus v3

I'm having problems with two systems (a Solaris client and Linux server) using NFS v3 to mount home directories. (NFS v4 simply doesn't work at all, for what I'm told by another sysadmin here is a ...
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ZFS performance: do I need to keep free space in a pool or a file system?

I know that the performance of ZFS heavily depends on the amount of free space: Keep pool space under 80% utilization to maintain pool performance. Currently, pool performance can degrade when a ...
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How to tell SMF that a service really is online?

This seems trivial, but I have a service in Solaris 10 that's running but SMF thinks it isn't. I could probably get SMF to have the right status by stopping and then starting the service, but in ...
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Jenkins CVS Configuration

I'm running Jenkins from a Tomcat7 installation on a Solaris box and attempting to connect to a CVS repository on a remote machine with SSH. I'm getting a failure with this stack trace: Building in ...
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How to set MaxRecvDataSegmentLength on Solaris 11 iSCSI target (COMSTAR)

Our system is Solaris 11.1 with COMSTAR iSCSI target. We would like to increase MaxRecvDataSegmentLength iSCSI parameter on the target but can't find a way to do it, although certain blog records on ...
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Solaris 10 zlogin logs in, logs out immediately

On a SPARC v445 running Solaris 10 9/10, had to rebuild rpool and reattached the three existing mirrored zpools on the other existing disks, with their zfs filesystems and NG zones intact. The zones ...
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zfs send -i / receive stalling

On a Solaris 11.1 install, I see stalls when receiving a zfs incremental stream. The streams are originating from a Solaris 11.0 install, are created using zfs send -i and piped through mbuffer. At ...
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Cleaning log files on Solaris for a service manifest

I have a service manifest on Solaris (Smart OS actually) and I would like to periodically clean its log files either automatically or manually without shutting down the server. My log is here: ...
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LACP vs 802.3ad

I’m looking to create an aggregation on a Solaris box using dladm. I understand that once the aggregation is created, 802.3ad will be used to balance the load depending on the policy (L2, L3 or L4). ...
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How can I re-install removed packages on Solaris-10?

My Solaris 10 SPARC host ran its pre-installed Apache server. After it failed to cooperate (it and I couldn't find my apxs) with the installation of mod_wsgi (to handle Django) I made the decision to ...
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linux + how to identify if file is pointed by link/s

I create new file called - 192.9.200.1 touch 192.9.200.1 then I create new link that will be pointed to 192.9.200.1 file ln -s 192.9.200.1 file so finally I get: ls -ltr /tmp ...
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sed + how to remove the last string after specific character

how to remove the last string after "." character include the "." character itself implementation can be with sed under Linux/Solaris operation system example of IP address before change ...
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How to check how many external hosts have mounted and accessing a unix (solaris) folder?

We have a local folder in a central Solaris machine(used as a repository) and would like to find out how many external hosts have currently mounted the folder and accessing the files. Is there any ...
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Solaris not seeing FC volume

We recently replaced a failed controller in an AL connected RAID. I wasn't the one that replaced the controller, but apparently when the new controller was installed something weird happened with the ...
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linux + delete duplicate IP's from file

what the best way to remove duplicate IP's from file I use the command: sort file | uniq but I am not sure if this is the best way , maybe I missed something? remark: my file contain two ...
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Can you set inode quotas in ZFS?

I figured out how to set block quotas in ZFS from the documentation on oracle's site. I didn't see if / how to setup a quota on how many inodes a user gets, though. I realize that there may not be ...
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Permanant ARP entries become Unresolved

We have a solution where a number of Solaris servers are in a private VLAN and no arp proxies exist in this VLAN, so to reach neighboring servers we must add static arp entries. Each other server in ...
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Routing to a floating IP between 2 servers on different networks

I have two servers in two different network subnets, there is a heartbeat between the servers and they automatically select active / standby. the active server will have a floating IP assigned to one ...
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ZFS: will RAM shortage cause trouble?

what can happen if i've not enough RAM with a ZFS with dedup option activated?
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Accounts expired immediately after reboot with Solaris 11, Why?

I installed ORACLE/Solaris 11 on my server. After installation I created an additional account for sysadmin. I then did the #passwd -x -1 command for the root role, and my two other user accounts. ...
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How to recover free space on deleted files without restarting the referencing processes?

When big files are deleted on a server, the files might still be referenced by processes, so the file system doesn't have more free space. I tried to use lsof, but it seems it didn't list the deleted ...
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Solaris disk label - delete slice with fmthard returns: invalid entry exists in vtoc

I am trying do create a script to remove all slices from a disk with Solaris disk labels. bash-3.2# prtvtoc /dev/rdsk/c0t2d0s2 * /dev/rdsk/c0t2d0s2 partition map * * Dimensions: * 512 ...
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How set ZFS ACL permissions on CentOS 6

I use last ZFS (ZFS for Linux) on the CentOS 6. Create successfully pool, all working fine. But i have one question. How i can set ACL for ZFS folder/file? GNU ls, chmod, and other coreutils not ...
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how to dump DNS cache on a Linux client?

Like the cache of nscd daemon. I suspect the daemon does not do its work, I mean, not caching at all since it failed the query right after I stopped the name server.
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How can I use the home, end, page-up, page-down keys on Solaris via PuTTY?

I love the shortcuts home, end, page-up, page-down, but I am unable to use them via PuTTY on Solaris servers. Windows PuTTY => Linux desktop via SSH, works fine. Windows PuTTY => Solaris ...
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Solaris memory allocation

I have solaris system that installed 12 GB RAM. All running process consume about %65 memory. I start to application that tshark (wireshark command line alternative). Tshark complete parse a ...
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@reboot cron directive doesn't work on Solaris? What do I use instead?

I just tried to use contab -e on a Solaris server to add this line: @reboot /root/reboot.sh The script starts up the web application. But the trouble is that this syntax is rejected. # crontab -e ...
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OpenIndiana Static IP

I've installed OpenIndiana 151a7 twice now. Configured a static ip using the following instructions: svcadm disable svc:/network/physical:nwam svcadm enable svc:/network/physical:default cp ...
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re-create new link and remove the old link on one command

according to ln manual page: man ln -f, --force remove existing destination files so as I understand if I want to re-create new link to some destination directory/file I can ...
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Sun Netra 240: How to get from ALOM menu to ok prompt?

I am connected to my server using a serial connection. I am currently at the ALOM menu (as shown below. I need to get to the {ok} prompt. How do I get there from here? FYI, One major complication: I ...
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How to find files with top io on solaris ZFS?

I have a Solaris 10 ZFS based NFS server. The physical disks are more or less at their maximum io rates. Performance is very bad - so we will add spindles. The NFS solely serves as storage for ...
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Restrict openSSH 6.1p1 logins via LDAP to an IP range

I have some servers in the DMZ that receive public traffic from an external (public) IPv4 address. This is translated at our gateway to a 172.x.x.x address. All external clients are using local ...
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DB2-Express-C and Postgresql using raw harddrive as datastore

I have a system running Solaris with 2 harddrives. One holding the OS and the other unpartitioned. I was thinking about using the second as database space. My question is, if it is possible to let ...
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Solaris 11.1 x86 won't boot, verifying DMI Pool. How to install or verify boot blocks

x86 Solaris 11.1 had a mirrored ZFS root pool (rpool) which was 2x 320GB disks, I detached one and replaced with a 500GB disk which resilvered ok so ran the "bootadm install-bootloader" and did the ...
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Solaris 11.1 ZFS Root rpool shows one disk unavailable and online, how to detach

This is an x86 Solaris 11.1 installation. I have two zfs pools R500 and rpool I wanted to upgrade R500 from 500GB disks to 2TB which I've done then use the 500GB disks as root rpool disks to replace ...
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How to remove the OpenSolaris ZFS dump device

The ZFS dump device is used only for debugging problems. In this case, I have decided the risk vs reward is such that I should delete the dump device to make room for other storage. I am able to ...
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OpenSolaris: What is the Dump device for?

What is the purpose of rpool/dump? Is is useful or necessary? When is it a good idea to re-size it? When is it a good idea to disable and remove it?
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Tshark read offline file start so slow

I execute tshark (wireshark utility) command that reading from pcap file. Process is too slow. Sometimes take more than 6-7 seconds. Pcap file is really small (~500bytes). Actually strange thing is ...
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Cross-Compiling on x86 for Solaris SPARC [closed]

I've looked at a few sources on how to go about cross-compiling, and from what I understand, I need the header files for the system I am compiling for. Some background info: The school I am a student ...
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Why can't I launch more than 1000 processes in Solaris 11?

I'm trying to launch more than 1000 processes, but it hangs at 999. e.g. #!/usr/bin/env zsh for i in {1..$1} ; do sleep 300 & done Then running it, $ ./launchsleep.sh 3000 ...
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Disk replace breaks disk naming convention in zpool

After replacing two broken disks in my RAID-Z2 pool, the output of zpool status looks strange. The disks are addressed with their full path and also seem to contain 'slices', which all other disk ...
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Solaris Service not showing any status in svcs

I'm creating a solaris service using SMF by following steps: Create SMF manifest Import manifest via svccfg Enable it using svcadm Check status using svcs Now in this process i had frequently ...
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How much space is in a Solaris /tmp filesystem?

On Solaris, the /tmp filesystem is a filesystem of type "tmpfs". It's implemented in the kernel by allocated space from the virtual memory pool. That means allocation interacts with the available RAM ...
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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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Solaris prstat RSS does not add up

So, on a Solaris 10 10/09 zone, I am seeing all resident memory being used up. In attempting to located the process that is allocating all our physical memory, I notice that the RSS totals "prstat" ...