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Priming a ZFS L2ARC cache on Solaris 11.3

Is there a good way to prime a ZFS L2ARC cache on Solaris 11.3? The L2ARC is designed to ignore blocks that have been read sequentially from a file. This makes sense for ongoing operation but makes ...
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Decreasing boot time for Solaris 11.3

I'm trying to decrease boot times for Solaris 11.3. This is from a DL360 with 10K drives. Its the same machine that has the ACPI issues and lacks the BIOS updates. I'm seeing two issues I'd like to ...
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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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SunLDAP Schema Extensions to support Linux/Unix Authentication + Sudo

We are running SunLDAP (Sun/Oracle Directory server 11), and would like our Linux/Unix machines to authenticate against LDAP and also use LDAP for storing SUDO policies. What Schema Extensions are ...
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Solaris 10 opencsw git package issue with bitbucket git hosting

Has anyone tried using `git' from opencsw package in order to work with bitbucket source hosting service (under solaris10)? I tried to use git as the bitbucket documentation explains, and - under ...
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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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zpool didn't increase after adding disk slice

i added formatted 3 different slices from a disk and added to a zpool but i didn't increase his size. This is the pool size before adding the slide root@snr-hosting-bta-02:~# zfs list z3363af79-edf5-...
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Solaris 11: Make sunrpc listen only on localhost

There is an open port 111 (sunrpc) that I want to secure. On a fresh install of Solaris, how can I get this to only listen on localhost? This, I think, would be a cleaner way than using ipfilter, if I ...
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Understanding CPU load vs CPU Time/Percentage

Been reading similar threads, seem to have grasp the idea but can't really put it into practical usage. Can I confirm on the following understanding q1) CPU time - CPU time spent in execution for a ...
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Decypt des-sunos5.7 ecncrypted file by using OpenSSL in Linux

One of the shell scripts in our old Solaris 10 server uses below command to decrypt a file. des-sunos5.7 -d -u -k password enc_filename.tar.gz dec_filename.tar.gz Now we are migrating to RHEL 6 and ...
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Recover ZFS deleted file names [closed]

I have to work on server with ZFS file system to recover deleted file names or recover actual files. I have very basic knowledge about ZFS and couldn't find easy way to achieve this. I just wonder if ...
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what is the difference between linux and solaris OS? [closed]

What is the basic difference between Linux and Solaris? As both the OS are derived from UNIX so where lies the difference between Linux and Solaris? Are they because of creation by different ...
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Solaris 10 Update 8, ZFS boot/root zpool and moving disks around

One of my OLD machines is running solaris 10 Update 8 (x86). It has a mirrored ZFS I use for "root zpool". Both disks are failing so I plugged a new disk in a USB port and attached the new disk to ...
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How do I sleep for a millisecond in bash or ksh

sleep is a very popular command and we can start sleep from 1 second: # wait one second please sleep 1 but what the alternative if I need to wait only 0.1 second or between 0.1 to 1 second ? ...
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ZFS - Solaris 10 doesn't see disks after reboot on HP Pro DL380 G7

The current box has 2 logical drives, shown in P410i Array Controller (F8 during POST) as: Logical Drive 1 - 2 SAS 72GB HD Raid10 <----root pool disk Logical Drive 2 - 4 SAS 146GB HD Raid 5 <-...
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What does * * * * * (five asterisks) in a cron file mean? [duplicate]

The first noncomment line in a legacy crontab file begins with five asterisks: * * * * * ([a_command]) >/dev/null 2>&1 The authors are gone, so I do not know their intent. What does all-...
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Solaris Cloning a hard disk and connecting to another similar SPARC server

I have a SPARC 10 system with Solaris OS running on it. I need to clone a hard disk on the SPARC server to another hard disk , connect it to another SPARC server and make the latter SPARC server boot....
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Memory problems with Tomcat on Solaris 10

I have a server running Solaris 10. It reports 70+ GiB free RAM. I am attempting to start Tomcat 7.0.68 using Java 1.7.0_80 in 64-bit mode. The server is claiming that it is not able to allocate ...
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Connecting Solaris 11 to 389 server for authenthication

We have setup a 389 server on Centos 6.7. Confiuring other Linux systems to authenticate with 389 server was straight forward and LDAP users are able to ssh into the Linux servers. However we are ...
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How can I decide which unix or unix-like OS will give me the most open files permissible? [closed]

I am looking to deploy a service that is capable of serving more than 65535 simultaneous connections on one host. 65535 seems to be the practical limit of most common linux distributions. Are there ...
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Can ZFS snapshots on a NAS (accessed via Windows Previous Versions) be made more flexible in regard to renaming files?

I have a NAS running on OpenSolaris/illumos/OmniOS with several shared ZFS file systems where autosnaps are active to preserve a history (keep 4 15-minute snaps, 24 hourly snaps, 7 daily snaps and so ...
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Get changelog before installing updates on Solaris/OmniOS?

On Solaris pkg update -nv will give a list the new packages. On CentOS can one read the changelog for each package by yum changelog. Is it possible to read the changelog for each of the available ...
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SSLv3 seems to be not disabled even after tomcat 6 server xml changes TLSv1

Even after setting in server.xml as sslProtocol="TLSv1" when we do vulnerability check, the below are the details of output.. # /usr/sfw/bin/ > openssl s_client -connect ipaddress:portNo -ssl3 ...
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OmniOS r151018 file server visible in samba4 Active Directory but not in Windows Network Neighborhood

I have a test setup containing: 3 AD domain controllers (set up to replicate between them), all running Samba 4.3 on Univention Corporate Server 4.1 1 Windows 7 SP1 client joined to the domain 1 ...
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How to avoid loosing changes on the root filesystem when kernel upgrading?

On Solaris and variants, it makes a zfs clone of the current / filesystem and installs the new kernel there. When rebooting you get the new /. In my case I have a /scripts directory, so if I ever ...
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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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v440 battery replacement step by steps

I have such sever that requires battery replacement. I would like to know: how do I replace the battery? This is a running server with important data on it, I would like to be extra careful. Sun ...
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Windows user can overwrite NFSv4/Solaris ACL permissions of files on CIFS/SMB share (grant himself full access), how do I prevent this?

I have SMB/CIFS file sharing set up on an OmniOS server with the Solaris kernel module which uses NFSv4 ACLs that should work correctly with Windows clients. I want to create a shared directory with ...
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postgres solaris smf service reports status online before it can listen for connections

I have an SMF service (Naviserver web server) that depends on postgres to be up and running (i.e. accepting connections) before it should start. Postgres reports it's status as "online" well before it ...
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List supported terminal types?

Is there a portable way to list supported terminal types on all *N*X systems? If not, what's the best way to get this list on Solaris?
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Where is my ZFS SMB share?

We run this pair of OpenSolaris servers that provide file storage. They run active/passive and stay in sync via snapshot replication every minute or so. Originally, they both ran OpenIndiana, but ...
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Setting up BART in a Solaris non-global zone (aka Solaris Zone)

So my question is about running BART (The Solaris Basic Audit Reporting Tool) inside of a Solaris non-global zone. I'm confused on this subject due to I have been reading a lot of conflicting views, ...
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Putty SSH connection not working

I am trying to connect to a solaris server using putty from a windows client. SSH connection is not working. The terminal window just gives an error message "Network error:Connection refused". Telnet ...
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Solaris - all drives connected to LSI HBA's has same device id

I have deployed several Solaris/ZFS based storage servers but this particular one "Alacritech AIC ANX-1500" is behaving weird. The server has 24 2.5" bays all populated with SSDS. The backplane is ...
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Can logadm name rotated logs with yesterday's date?

I've to set crontab to run logadm at 00:00hs, so I can keep every last second of yesterday's log divided by day. I've managed to configure logadm to name my rotated log with today's date, using: ...
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Solaris SMF: Kill with custom signal, or get PID, or prevent kill of children

In the Solaris Service XML I am using a kill to signal a graceful shutdown <exec_method type="method" name="stop" exec=":kill" timeout_seconds="60" /> This works great, except for the fact ...
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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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SPARC T4, Solaris 11, no access to internet, how to install system headers (or a working compiler)

I need to compile a C program on SPARC T4-1 (Solaris 11) machine that has been deployed to customer network, and it no longer has access to the Internet. Originally during the setup, compilation ...
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Mounting a share with white spaces in name using Solaris

I am trying to mount a file system on Solaris that includes white space in both target and source names. for example: nas:/shares/windows/international/Financial Data/OEM/Connect Direct - /nfs/...
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Rsync can view modules and retrieve files, but not send

I am setting up rsync to synchronize files between two separated servers (A and B) in different networks, both running Solaris 10 OS. I am using --daemon. Right now, I am able to get the module list ...
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'pargs' command in FreeBSD or Linux

What's the FreeBSD (or Linux) equivalent to the 'pargs' command, available in Solaris? Many times I want to know what are the environment variables for a given process space, with no help from these ...
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Conflicting libodbc.so for Teradata and Hive on solaris

We seem to have a situation where the ODBC drivers for solaris of Teradata (v 14.10 from Teradata) and the Simba Hive ODBC (v 2.0.3) are requiring different versions of the shared objects: libodbc.so ...
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Is is possible to configure Solaris to use an autoproxy PAC script (for the system, not the browser)?

Is there a way to configure Solaris system settings (not browser configuration) to delegate proxy configuration/logic to a Proxy Auto Configuration (PAC) script? Most browsers have support for PAC ...
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Solaris 10 OK PROMPT - CDROM situation

This is not an emergency, but I would like to save a trip to the datacentre during the weekend. It turns out that I need to reinstall Solaris 10 on a server, but the drive seems to be open/ejected. ...
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Why does slice C or slice 2 cover the entire disk

Something that I was discussing with a couple of friends and we were unable to figure it out. In FreeBSD and OpenSolaris/Solaris when you partition a drive a partition is created that covers the whole ...
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How can you fairly split CPU between multiple JVMs running on a single SmartOS server?

I currently run an app within Tomcat but want to deploy Play Framework on the same servers as well. For licensing reasons, this is cost efficient, but being able to use excess CPU usage on a beefier ...
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Not able to send mail from solaris server

I'm not able to send mails from my server using MAILX command,have found that some of them,sendmail.cf has no entry for DS.Is there any other things which can disable mail functionality in server?
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How to display password repository of user on Solaris 11?

Is there a convenient way to find out which password repository (ldap or files) user is using for atuhentication on Solaris 11.2? I myself have AIX administration background and there is lsuser ...
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Solaris LDOM operating system space?

How much OS space is required to create a Solaris LDOM on a Physical server?
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SSH connection lost after random time interval, both sides claim the other closed the connection

I'm connecting to a virtual solaris machine from the windows host system running virtual box. This works for a while but after some time the connection vanishes. The stange thing is that sshd claims ...