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Solaris 10 snmp exec multiple strings

I am trying to use snmp to query a directory listing. I have added the exec line to snmp.conf ("exec list /bin/ls /pathtodirectory") and restarted the service. When I perform an snmp walk for the exec ...
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can I consolidate a multi-disk zfs zpool to a single (larger) disk?

I have this zpool: bash-3.2# zpool status dpool pool: dpool state: ONLINE scan: none requested config: NAME STATE READ WRITE CKSUM ...
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Sun Solaris 10, /opt folder accidentally become file

While i was copying some files in /opt folder through WINSC, the /opt folder become file. Can you please inform how to make this again in folder?
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How can overlapping NFS permissions be configured?

I am running Solaris 10 on my NFS server. I am struggling with how to setup read-only access to a share from a subnet, but allow read-write access from a system within that subnet. On the Server: ...
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Solaris 10: BIND 9 Chroot Service fails to start with SVCADM but works when run manually from root

I recently upgraded with Solaris patches and after the reboot my Bind Named services go into maintenance mode. bash-3.2# svcs -xv svc:/network/dns/server:chroot (?) State: maintenance since Thu Nov ...
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Ubuntu client can't mount Nexenta NFS

I have a Nexenta storage box (Solaris), which exports an NFS share. Mac OS X and older Ubuntu clients can mount the NFS share just fine without any special options. Later version of Ubuntu simply ...
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How to set up IP forwarding on Nexenta (Solaris)?

I am trying to set up IP forwarding on my Nexenta box: root@hdd:~# uname -a SunOS hdd 5.11 NexentaOS_134f i86pc i386 i86pc Solaris The box has 2 network interfaces: root@hdd:~# ifconfig -a lo0: ...
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solaris 11 express hosting vm's

I have been trying to wrap my head around this one. I have not seen a decent yes/no or how answer yet. I have a solaris 11 zfs server I want to host 2 or 3 vm's on it and have them use a loop network ...
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ZFS Configuration advice

I need some advice on configuring ZFS. Here is what I have: Physical Disks: 4x 3 TB 2x 2 TB 2x 1 TB What is the best configuration for my Vdevs and storage pool. I want to maximaze space but ...
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Can I recover a zpool after it's been exported, given that devices have not been reallocated?

I had a zpool we'll call 'testpool'. testpool had 3 devices included in it, and a single zfs called 'test'. I needed to move 'test' to a new, smaller pool. I wanted to name the new pool the same ...
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Solaris 10: OpenBoot setenv set-defaults

I was trying to change the default mountpoint for /usr in /etc/vfstab. I am running Solaris 10 on a Sun Fire 480R. Unfortunately, I made an error with editing the /etc/vfstab so I could no longer ...
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Solaris 10: How to remove devices from a zpool with /usr currently mounted?

I use Solaris 10 on SPARC. I have /usr legacy mounted on a zpool 'usr-pool'. I now need to move some of the devices in usr-pool to another zpool which is running out of room. What is the safest way ...
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Why is SMF manifest losing configuration data when exported on SmartOS?

I'm running a server process under SMF (Server Management Facility) on Joyent's Base64 1.8.1 SmartOS image. For those not aqauinted with SmartOS, it is a cloud-based distribution of IllumOS with KVM. ...
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Force proxy settings (Solaris\Linux)

I have tried the following from the command line in solaris: DATE TIME user@host> bash bash-3.2$ export http_proxy=http://localhost:8080/ bash-3.2$ echo $http_proxy http://localhost:8080/ ...
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bash + run command in tcsh from bash

when I run from bash shell the command: bash for i in 1 2 3 ; do echo $i ; done 1 2 3 but when I switch to tcsh and want to run: tcsh bash -c for i in 1 2 3 ; do echo $i ; done i: -c: ...
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solaris + manipulate lltconfig command

I work on Solaris 10 machines (eg de1a and du1b). Regarding the lltconfig command, is it possible to view only one device (eg NIC e1000g0) and not the entire list? For example I want to get only ...
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solaris + match the network device name according to IP address

how to find the device name as ( e1000g2 , e1000g3 , etc ) according to his IP address on Solaris machine for example ifconfig -a | grep 10.106.134.133 inet 10.106.134.133 netmask ...
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Zpool list showing blank values

My problem is that when I call zpool list it gives this blank output.... NAME SIZE ALLOC FREE CAP DEDUP HEALTH ALTROOT - - - - - - - - However a zfs ...
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tar + tar not open all files

When I want to view the following tar file , then tar show the following three files from /var/tmp tar tvf fix.tar install.sh /usr/cti/apps/swp/dir/script1.sh ...
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Solaris support for ext4/ext3/btrfs

Does anyone know if Solaris 11 (Sparc version) supports mounting ext3/ext4 or even better Btrfs volumes ? Most of the topics I find on the web are quite outdated (2006/2007) and reference old ...
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Which machines are trying to connect to my Solaris machine via SSH?

I have a Solaris machine ( Solaris 10 ) Is it possible to see from my machine ( logs ) which machines are try to connect to my machine by SSH?
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expect script + how to perform case in expect script

the following expect script target is to print the hostname name from linux/solaris machine and according to hostname results expect script will run linux.ksh or solaris.ksh script ...
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expect script + write “if” in expect script

please advice what's wrong with my exepct syntax ( I run expect in ksh script on Solaris 10 machine ) I want to verify if OS is linux so if it true the expect check if prompt is "#" or ">" and ...
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Issues while untaring in Linux- tarball created from Solaris

I am getting an error- Unknown file type 'A', extracted as normal file while un-tarring a set of files which has acl permissions set. I had created the tar file in solaris as tar -cpfv ...
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Copy directory structure from Solaris preserving all the permissions and links

I am looking to copy a directory structure with Files, I am not looking for content a 0 byte file will do. I just need to copy the directory tree with 0 byte files and links preserving the properties ...
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Which version of Solaris for my Sun Sparc system? [closed]

I'm about to buy a used Sun Sparc machine (Sun Blade 2500 Ultrasparc IIIi 1,28Ghz) in order to use it as a personal development server. Problem is, it is sold without any OS. I would like to install a ...
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Compiling PHP on Solaris

I'm compiling PHP with --enable-fpm on Solaris 10 (sun4v sparc SUNW,Sun-Fire-T1000) and it stops at #error Sparc v8 and predecessors are not and will not be supported (see bug report 53310) ...
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Accidentally resilvered 2 drives

We had 2 failed drives in our ZFS raidz1 pool. One had been resilvered to a spare and another was just out. The pool was in degraded mode. I replaced both drives and began the resilver on the ...
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Solaris Slow ARP Failure Unreachable Host

We have been experiencing slow timeouts for unreachable hosts is extremely slow. Recent testing in our lab shows it may be a delay reporting negative ARP lookups. Dumping traffic during attempts to ...
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Solaris 10 - Netra 240 - Trying to get to ok prompt

Using system console access to Solaris 10 on a Netra 240 and pressing Ctrl+Pause on my keyboard gives me the following: SC Alert: SC Request to send Break to host. No ok prompt appears however, just ...
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What does powercf do on the Solaris file system or EMC storage?

When I run powercf command on my Solaris machine, what changes does this command do on the EMC storage, or on Solaris file system? From the manual: DESCRIPTION During system boot on Solaris ...
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Solaris spoof mac impossible

I need to spoof the MAC address in Solaris 10, running in a ESXi VM. The MAC I need is outside the range permitted by vSphere. So I add an "ether" entry to /etc/hostname.e1000g0 so the file says ...
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Solaris 10: Drop disk cache? (to benchmark app)

Is there a command to drop the ZFS and UFS disk caches? (Preferably just one folder hierarchy.) I'm trying to tuning the performance settings of an application that read/writes data from a large ...
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expect script to support two expected characters

I want to run sshd restart on Linux and Solaris machine via expect ( my expect run in my ksh script ) I create expect script so when expect see the prompt "#" then he run sshd restart but the ...
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git on solaris 10

I would like to install git on a solaris 10 sparc 64 bit machine. Is there a trustworthy repository for solaris packages (like git)? I would like a binary package. sunfreeware seems to cost money ...
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Extremely slow startup of tomcat

I have a tomcat 7 installation on a Solaris 10 server. My problem is that starting the server (or deploying a new war) is extremely slow. It usually take 30 - 60 minutes. The war application is a ...
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Can Solaris RBAC roles be ported to Linux using SElinux only?

We are migrating an application from Solaris to Linux and the main user is allowed, through the use of RBAC roles, to run a few system commands like svccfg/svcadm (chkconfig on redhat). Is it ...
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script not run after reboot from /etc/rc3.d

I create symbolic link to the file - /etc/rc3.d/platform.bash from /var/tmp/platform.bash ln -s /var/tmp/platform.bash /etc/rc3.d/platform.bash script exist under /var/tmp : ...
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Solaris 10: How to image a machine?

I've got a Solaris 10 workstation that I'd like to create a full image backup from. The machine has 2 drives, one UFS for system root, and 1 ZFS for data storage. I intend to add a third HD to keep ...
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Solaris 10 x86 - trying to replace disk in zpool

I am having trouble replacing a disk on an existing zpool on a system running Solaris 10 on an x86 processor. The zpool was originally created with two mirrored slices. One of the drives failed, so I ...
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Solaris 10: Disable default sendmail inboxes

An inbox is automatically created for every UNIX user on the box, when the mail is sent to the nodename of the system. Is there a way to disable these default inboxes? An example of one of these ...
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Cross-platform, human-readable, du on root partition that truly ignores other filesystems

Edit 09/20/2012 I made this way too complicated before. I believe that these commands are actually the simpler way, while still formatting everything nicely. RHEL 5 du -x / | sort -n |cut ...
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Solaris 10 zone network configuration

I am testing out zones on Solaris 10, release 10/09 (s10x_u8wos_08a) with Generic_142901-04 kernel. The host server has two physical NIC's (bnx0 and bnx1), and since I am intending to run several ...
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solaris + logadm command

When I run logadm on my Solaris 10 machine I get exe status - 1. My target is to run the command with exe status - 0 What do I need to do in order to run my logadm successfully and to get exe status ...
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x86 KSSL benchmarks for SSL-enabled Java app

So; Java's SSL implementation is not particularly quick under most circumstances. I've seen blogs demonstrating noticeable speedups when a Java app is moved to Solaris to take advantage of its ...
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Solaris 10 very slow ssh file transfers

Trying to copy a few TBs betweek Solaris 10 u9 systems A single scp only seems to be able to transfer around 120MB/min, over a 1GB network. If I run multiple scp copies, each one will do 120MB/min, ...
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Apache mod_fastcgi

i am trying to configure an apache2 server with mod_fastcgi on solaris 10 so far i have everything installed using CSW here is my virtual host configuration <VirtualHost X.X.X.X:80> ...
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OpenIndiana (illumos): vmxnet3 interface lost on reboot

I want my VMware vmxnet3 interface to be brought up with DHCP on boot. I can manually configure the NIC with: # ifconfig vmxnet3s0 plumb # ipadm create-addr -T dhcp vmxnet3s0/v4dhcp But after ...
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Does rsync preserve ACL?

I am using Solaris 9 and planning to go for a Linux OEL 6x now. I will be using rsync for the data movement from Solaris from to Linux server. I am really concerned about the ACL[ FACL- getfacl, ...
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EMC storage - set login/password VIA naviseccli command

I have two NETRA machines that connected to EMC storage ( EMC flare 28 ) I installed Solaris 10 on both NETRA machines my question - is it possible to set the login and password for EMC storage by: ...