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Used memory on Solaris 10

One more question about memory on Solaris 10. A top shows me that I have 672 MB free memory : 130 processes: 126 sleeping, 2 zombie, 2 on cpu CPU states: 95.1% idle, 3.9% user, 1.0% kernel, 0.0% ...
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How to refresh open source software pkg manager on oldish OpenSolaris?

I'm being presented with an OpenSolaris vps, actually a Solaris Container, which is based on SXCE snv_121 and is active since mid 2007: the good old Sun days, IIRC even before the Indiana stuff! For ...
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Modify apache 2 to use different Perl instance

I have 2 installed Perl on the OS, now my cgi script need to run the module on newly installed Perl, I've already set played the PERL5LIB, @INC to include the new instance but it doesn't work. Any ...
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How can I filter /var/adm/wtmpx on Solaris 10?

Some of our Solaris 10 servers are monitored using SiteScope, which uses Telnet to probe certain ports (SSH is one of them) every few minutes. This is creating an insane amount of lines in ...
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Sunfire v100 Reinstall Problems

I own two Sunfire v100 servers, and I use hyperterminal to connect to them. I am trying to re-install Solaris on one of them, so I put in the LOM cable and unplugged the harddrives. Here's the ...
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Solaris zone login fails after detach/move/attach

THIS IS CROSSPOSTED TO STACKOVERFLOW, AND I APOLOGIZE. DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT SERVERFAULT. I have a long involved script that is intended to install a Solaris system based on an image. This script was in ...
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Restore old SunOS tapes

I have some old SunOS tapes I need to look at the table of contents before I shred them. Is there a Linux solution to restore these tapes?
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ZFS CIFS shares, clients can't see mount points of other shares in root folder?

I'm in the process of migrating data from a Win2k3 file server to a box running Solaris. All was going well until I started coming across nested shares. An example of this is a share that the ...
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High load average, low CPU usage - why?

We're seeing huge performance problems on a web application and we're trying to find the bottleneck. I am not a sysadmin so there is some stuff I don't quite get. Some basic investigation shows the ...
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solaris + vxprint + mirror for rootvol & rootdisk7vol not exist

I run the vxprint -g rootdg on my Solaris machine (HW- NETRA T2000) As we see here - rootvol & rootdisk7vol has missing lines (swapvol is OK) How to fix the rootvol & rootdisk7vol in order ...
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NFS compound failed for server foosrv: error 7 (RPC: Authentication error)

I'm setting up an Ubuntu NFS server with a Solaris 10 client. The basic configuration looks okay to me, and it was also working for some time. I'm getting an "RPC: Authentication error" message on the ...
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expect script + expect miss the send string + delay issue

I write the active.ksh script (based on expect) in order to login automatically to some Solaris machine and execute the hostname command (login to virtual IP in order to verify which hostname is the ...
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How to speed up SSLHandshake?

I have a java application that makes an SSL connection to a remote server. When I run the application from my development machine (which is geographically closer to the remote server, on a different ...
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Maximum number of users logged simultaneously into Linux

Short version: Whats is the maximum number of different users that can simultaneously be logged into a single linux-based server? (via telnet or SSH) Long version: I'm a CS student in Pakistan and ...
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Solaris SMF stops svc on child segfault despite ignore_error

I know about Solaris SMF kill service because child dies. Here is my problem: I want SMF to ignore any crash dumps (seg faults) by my service's children. I thought I would achieve this by adding this ...
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Solaris 11 x 64 Cannot Enable SMB/CIFS > Missing Protocol?

I am configuring Solaris 11 on x64 as a test bench for a home storage system. I cannot enable smb/cifs share> zfs set sharesmb=on It says "protocol not installed" Where do I find this missing ...
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Oracle Solaris 11 x64 root password?

I have installed OS 11 x64 on a pc to evaluate if this could be my new system for a home storage array of 48TB. I have a very basic problem: I somehow cannot access root with the admin password ...
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solaris to linux migration

I am trying to migrate from solaris to linux. What are the hurdles I may face in migrating the file systems, and scripts and files? Is there any changes needs to be done on the sh and ksh scripts? I ...
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Where is the arp_cleanup_interval variable in Solaris 11?

In Solaris 10 I can configure (and audit) the arp_cleanup_interval variable using the following command: $ ndd -get /dev/arp arp_cleanup_interval 300000 In Solaris 11 (Express and Release) the same ...
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solaris + grep syntax in solaris

my target is to match Exactly the string snmpmanager from hosts file on solaris & linux the following command work on Linux (red-hat 5.1) but not for SunOS , please advice how to fit the syntax ...
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Secure LDAP Alias Lookup through Sendmail

I'm trying to configure sendmail to use an LDAP lookup as an alias table. I have this line in my config: Kldapfullname ldap -k"uid=%s" -v"mail" -h"my-ldap-server" I've been using that for a long ...
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Solaris: Clone/Recreate iSCSI target not backed by a ZFS Volume

Is it possible to re-create or clone an existing iSCSI target not backed by a ZFS volume? I ask because upon rebooting a X4500 Thumper, I was affected by this bug: ...
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Is AutoFS necessary?

In Solaris 11, if I have a single system (NAS), with no other users other than myself, can I delete autofs mappings? To me it seems confusing to have things in two separate folders (/export/home ...
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Where to download Sun Solaris 10 SPARC 64bit installation cd's?

Sun has released Solaris 10 CDs for free usage / download. Now on the oracle site I can't find them. Where can I find Solaris 10 for Sparc 64bit? I have Sun Blade 1500.
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SCSI bus stuck in unconfigured state on SPARC/Solaris 10

The SCSI bus designated "c6" is stuck in an unconfigured state, and I cannot get the server to recognize the tape drive attached to this bus because the bus itself is not configured. Here's an ...
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Lock down Solaris Shell Changing for normal users

I have a few dozen Solaris(5.10) boxes. By default, they are using ksh as the shell. Only a few users have sudo privileges. The rest do not. I don't want my regular users changing to another shell. ...
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What options exist to compare the performance of a Solaris 5.9 and a Linux (Redhat RHEL 5.X) Server?

What options exist to compare the performance of a Solaris 5.9 and a Linux (Redhat RHEL 5.X) Server? I have aging Solaris server and a replacement Linux server hosted on VMWare. A key success factor ...
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Solaris 10: installing ghostscript

I installed ghostscript-9.04 and its dependencies from sunfree and was receiving error for missing certain libraries. Then I removed the 9.04 version and installed ...
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Strong Cryptography in Solaris Zone

I'm trying to setup a Kerberos KDC on a Solaris zone but ran into a bit of a problem with the Cryptographic Framework on Solaris 10 even though the packages for strong encryption (SUNWcry & ...
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questions on replacing failing disk on solaris 10

I have replaced failed drives on Solaris 10 that are mirrored with SVM before. I am wondering if I have been doing it incorrectly... or taking a huge risk. I follow the usual metadetach, metaclear, ...
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NFS Mount Options on Solaris 10

I need to be able to mount an NFS file system on Solaris 10 using the equivalent of the nolock mount option. From what I can see this mount option is not available on Solaris (looks like its a Linux ...
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Undelete ZFS file shared by Samba

A user deleted a directory containing an important file over a Samba share. Share was from a Nexenta box running ZFS, raid-Z3. Last backup was 12 hours ago - is there a way to recover the 1 day's ...
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How to check the Sun Directory Server version?

How to get LDAP Server (Sun DS) Information in Sun OS 5.10 SunOS hostname 5.10 Generic_144488-06 sun4v sparc SUNW,T5240 Specifically Server Type Server Version Protocol Using the command ...
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LVM Limitation in any Linux/Unix

What is LVM limitation (space in GB/TB/PB/EB) in any Linux/Unix?
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How to mount Solaris Hard Drive?

I have received a HDD. It has single partition with id 42 SFS covering the whole partition. But I am reliably told that it came from Sun Fire XXXX (where XXXX is 15 hundred or thousand or something ...
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Detect terminal type with tput

I would like to configure the terminal type by detecting it. For example when I am connecting to a Solaris box with PuTTY, the $TERM variable is set to vt100. I would like to negotiate this so, when ...
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Solaris 8 - directories gone missing; is this housecleaning script the culprit?

Our outsourced IT service provider runs the following script via cron to clean up Oracle core and trace files. It clearly is not a well-written script, but my question for the Serverfault crowd is ...
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Mounting hdds in Solaris

I'm new to Solaris and trying to set up zfs pool but when I try this command: zpool create mirror tank c3t2d0 c3t3d0, I get this error: cannot open c3t2d0 no such device in /dev/dsk. After checking ...
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sed + not work on solaris

I run the following sed syntax on Solaris machine and on Linux machine on Linux machine sed do the JOB its remove all characters until the first number. but why this sed syntax not work on Solaris ? ...
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Sendmail is not sending

I have a sendmail server on a Solaris 10 server that's stopped working. I can't seem to find anything about failed messages in /var/adm/sendmail. Here's what I'm seeing when I try to debug: ...
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SOLARIS + uname -v + OS version

when I type: uname -v from where this command (uname -v) take the OS version ? from which file/configuration-files ?
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tail -f without the tail?

Is there a command in Solaris to read a file, and when it gets to the end to stream the way tail does? I need to read the file from the start, and it is a binary file. Information on Solaris and ...
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Mounting NFSv4 share from Debian Linux 6 to Freebsd 9-RC3 “server requires stronger authentication”

I've run into a strange problem while trying to mount from FreeBSD 9.0-RC3 to a Debian Linux box. The command I'm using is: sudo mount -v gorkon:/dustbin /tmp/test This returns the following ...
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UPS monitoring software for Linux, FreeBSD and Solaris

Looking to configure auto shutdown for my servers once the UPS battery reaches a certain state. We have MGE / EATON Pulsar M3000 UPS units, and a heap of servers running Ubuntu, FreeBSD and Solaris - ...
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Solaris 11 host stops responding, for no apparent reason

I've got Solaris 11 installed on an HP X1600 and I've recently been experiencing a strange issue where the whole system appears to hang, with no clue being given in the log files or on the console. ...
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Solaris ethernet ports: e1000g1 and e1000g2 are not working

I can plumb and configure e1000g0 and e1000g3 using ifconfig, but I can't seem to make use of e1000g1 or e1000g2. When I try ifconfig e1000g1 plumb, I get ifconfig: plumb: e1000g1: Invalid argument. ...
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Solaris host no longer boots after pkg update: intel_iommu0 generated fault event

I've just been doing some regular maintenance on my Solaris 11 box. I issued a pkg update command to be told that I needed to update pkg. This I did, and rebooted into solaris-1. I then issued ...
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Clone hard drive Solaris 8 (SunOS 5.8)

I have an old 73gb SAS SCSI drive, so I plugged in a new 73gb SAS SCSI and I want to clone everything from it to the new drive.. I want to clone SCSI hard drive SD20 to SD21. Is there an easy way to ...
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How to delete all but last [n] ZFS snapshots?

I'm currently snapshotting my ZFS-based NAS nightly and weekly, a process that has saved my ass a few times. However, while the creation of the snapshot is automatic (from cron), the deletion of old ...
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How do I configure Solaris 10 as a LDAP client

I have a 389-ds LDAP Server on Linux, and I want to configure Solaris to authenticate against it as an LDAP client. I am able to see the user in getent passwd output, and can see user in ldaplist ...