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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: ...
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vxprint failed with “No such disk group” error

I have a NETRA machine with solaris 10 with EMC storage. During cluster installation the installation failed, and from the log files I see the following error which I don't understand: ...
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Solaris packaging preserve file timestamps

I have been creating Solaris packages for application deployment for some time, however recently I became aware that deployed files had the same timestamp of when the package was created. Looking ...
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Unable to start apache-tomcat

I installed Solaris 10 on my machine, but noticed that apache-tomcat is in maintenance state. I tried these commands but of no use: svcadm clear apache-tomcat svcadm enable apache-tomcat The logs ...
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RBAC not working

I`m learing RBAC in solaris. bash-2.03# tail -4 /etc/user_attr root::::type=normal;auths=solaris.*,solaris.grant;profiles=All mirror::::type=normal;profiles=Mirror ...
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URL rewriting- Usage of same DNS for new Server

I am migrating the Solaris Server to a Linux based one. I was thinking about using the same DNS/URL for the Solaris box for the new Linux Server. It would help me as - Users don't have to make any ...
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How to update crontab for a non-root user on Solaris non-interactively?

I would like to update crontab entries for a non-root user for an application which gets installed as OpenPKG RPM package. Currently I have this in the %post section of my .spec file: # # Set up the ...
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dns zone transfer to solaris slave

i'm running bind9 as a primary DNS-server for a private zone on debian gnu/linux, and everything is happy. the namserver is working at IP X.X.X.X1, $ dig foo.zoneA @dns.zoneA ; <<>> DiG ...
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Unable to contact valid Reprository Publisher on Solaris11

on my just install Solaris11 on Oracle VM, I got this at startup: Unable to contact valid reprository publisher. application/pkg/server:default failed AUTO-RESPONSE: The service has been placed into ...
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Get the list of active users[ users who has connected atleast once in last 6 months] in Solaris

Get the list of active users[ users who has connected atleast once in last 6 months] in Solaris10
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How do I draw a layer 2 (link layer) network map containing Cisco and *NIX boxes?

I've been tasked with drawing a layer 2 network map of our very small datacenter network. There is one 1841 cisco router, two 3560 cisco catalyst switches and 4 solaris sunfire T-1000 boxes. I have ...
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Configuring 'audit' facility in syslog-ng on solaris server?

This is a follow-up to this question. mghocke was kind enough to help me out with that question, but this is really a separate question, therefor a new post. I really don't know a lot about syslog, ...
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Solaris10 x86 mirror. Making second disk booteable when failure

Did a mirror (RAID1) with Solaris 10 in x86. Everything OK. Now, I´m trying to make the second disk booteable, this is: from grub or in case of failure of disk1. I edited /boot/grub/menu.lst: ...
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Moving from syslog.conf to syslogng.conf

I'm moving a Solaris box from syslogd to syslog-ng, because the Solaris version of syslogd obliterates the original source hostname on the logs. I'm looking through the syslogng.conf documentation, ...
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How to Automatically Create Home Directory for Active Directory User on Solaris (using PowerBroker)

I have a number of existing users in Active Directory that need a home directory created. They don't log directly in to Solaris but into a service running on that box. If I login as them their home ...
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Start a screen through svcadm with Solaris 11

I am running into a problem when trying to start a detached screen through a Solaris 11 service. This service controls nginx. When I reboot the system, the screen doesn't start, but if I issue ...
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Can I start an application during system startup as non root?

I have a Tomcat server application running on a Solaris 10 server in my company. I have no root access so every time when the system reboots I must manually start the server again. Is it somehow ...
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Nexenta, NFS and LOCK_EX

I'm currently using an LAMP architecture and I expect a big problem :( I have several http web server using PHP5. All are mounting via NFS (v3) the directory for all the hosted websites. The file ...
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solaris 10 + install solaris from cdrom + read disk error

I want to install solaris 10 on my netra machine - T5220 {0} OK boot cdrom - install but I get the errors below - please advice what could be the problem ? can't read disk label can't open disk ...
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Re-assigning raw SAN disks from Solaris to Linux

We have a SYBASE IQ database running on Solaris using raw devices as underlying storage for the database. We would like to migrate this environment from Solaris to Linux. Is it possible to just ...
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Installing Solaris 10 on sunT5220 - ZFS/UFS raid 10?

I am in a bit of a time crunch, and need to get two T5220's built. We were very happy to see two boxes in our aged inventory which had 8 HDD's each, but didn't think to check if they were running ...
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How to Set up Amazon EC2 with Nexenta OS?

I want to use Nexenta os for testing purpose and really want to test it out over aws ec2. I couldnot find any Nexenta os ami's. So, i was wondering if there's any way to set up Nexenta os on aws ec2 ...
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Solaris: What is the difference between .so and .so.1 files?

I am trying to understand how/why certain library files are dynamically loaded by the linker on Solaris. I am using ldd to see this (with the -s switch to see what paths are tried by the linker). As ...
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Why would different versions of openssl produce different hashed filenames for the same root cert?

OpenSSL - Solaris - Windows When I run c_rehash (OpenSSL 0.9.x in Solaris) and c_rehash (OpenSSL 1.1.x in Windows), the same exact cert.pem file gets converted to a .0 file with a completely ...
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solaris + dladm + what is unknown state and how to bring it to up?

I installed Solaris 10 on my netra machine from dladm show-dev I can see which interface are down or up all interfaces are connected to the Cisco switch , and all leds are light's on all LAN cards ...
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How to patch Solaris

I have Solaris 10 and 11 running on my system. I want to update all of them to newest patch. I don't have license or support plan for Solaris yet (the OS is pre-installed on my server). On Solaris 11 ...
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Solaris: what's a kernel trap?

I'm trying to understand whether the high trap count reported by top on Solaris 10 Kernel: 1659 ctxsw, 1069 trap, 4433 intr, 3837 syscall, 5 fork Memory: 8192M phys mem, 299M free mem, 4103M total ...
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Why are all of my ZFS snapshot directories empty?

I'm running an Oracle 11 box as a ZFS storage appliance, and I'm taking regular snapshots of the ZFS filesystems, via cron. In the past, I know that if I wanted to grab a particular file from a ...
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SSH Keys Authentication keeps asking for password

Im trying to set access from ServerA(SunOS) to ServerB(Some custom Linux with Keyboard Interactive login) with SSH Keys. As a proof of concept I was able to do it between 2 virtual machines. Now in my ...
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solaris ssh port forward

I have been trying to create a ssh tunnel from a Linux box to a mysql server on a Solaris box with: ssh -i <some_private_key_file> -L 3333:localhost:3306 root@<Solaris box> command on the ...
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Does ZFS replace the need for hardware/software RAID?

I want to provide protection against data loss on my servers. Typically, I'd use hardware RAID 1 or 5, but I've been reading up on ZFS. Is it correct that ZFS itself provides RAID 1 or 5 like data ...
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solaris + metadb + hard drive mirroring

I have Solaris machine With two disks (the disks defined as RAID 1 (mirror configuration ) actually when I pull out one disk the second disk will be active The problem is that when I run metadb on ...
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Solaris 11 ldap client configuration

Im am trying to migrate some web services (like wordpress / dokuwiki), which are connected to our ldap for user authentication, from solaris 10 to solaris 11. In solaris 10, you had the possibility to ...