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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. ...
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Copy sparcv9 directory contents? JDK 7 install on Solaris 10

I have installed JDK 7 from archive on a Solaris 10 machine. /usr/jdk/instances/jdk1.7.0_25 Executing ./bin/sparcv9/java executes well. I've attempted to copy ./bin/sparcv9/* to ./bin. That is how ...
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Recovering data from ZFS mirror

I have two disks from an old server that I believe were a mirrored set. I placed them in a new server and tried to do a zpool import but nothing was found. Does that mean the data that was on them ...
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syslog-ng 2.0.9 closing tcp connections from some clients instantly..?

I've a syslog-ng instance on 2.0.9, which is old, but... this is enterprise IT and upgrading the versions is... fun... running on Solaris 10. I have this strange problem where some clients stop being ...
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How do I force a specific MTU for only certain TCP ports?

Background I have a set of embedded hardware deployed in the field. These remote machines connect back to my servers at AWS running Ubuntu and I use the iptables mangle chain to lower the MTU to 500 ...
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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 ...