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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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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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File size with zfs compression

I usually estimate the size of a whole directory tree using du -ks $DIRECTOY_TREE_ROOT, but this method cannot be used when zfs compression is on. The total displayed by ls -l is ok for a single ...
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Is it possible to create a hot-standby-cluster with 2 nodes and Solaris 10?

Is it possible to create a hot-standby-cluster with 2 nodes and Solaris 10? In Linux I would use DRBD and Hearbeat/corosync, but in Solaris? Maybe you have a tutorial?
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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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How to automatically detect inserted SATA disk in Solaris if cfgadm status is disconnected?

My goal is to automate a backup routine on a small OpenSolaris NAS (running OmniOS + napp-it on a HP Microserver N54L) in combination with SATA disks. Background: I have installed one of those 5.25" ...
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Is there a default CAfile/CApath location for solaris openssl and curl?

I have already tried several locations and neither openssl nor curl recognize the certificate file I have placed there. I have tried these paths: /etc/certs /etc/sfw/openssl/certs /etc/ssl/certs ...
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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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Broken ACLs when “zfs send”ing a snapshot from a Linux machine to Solaris

I'm running ZFS on a Ubuntu machine that hosts our home directories. The pool has the following ACL setting: # zfs get all homes | grep acl homes aclinherit restricted default ...
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solaris + change the default shell [closed]

I have Solaris machine , by default tcsh is the shell How to change the default shell to bash, for example - after log out and login again I will have the bash in place the tcsh! I mean after log ...
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apache smf refresh does what?

Morning, I am trying to determine what svcadm refresh apache22 does. We have had an issue with connectivity to apache this week where nobody can access anything that apache helps serve up. Doing a ...
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#raidctl - Operation not support with volume of this level [duplicate]

I am having problem to create a RAID volume on the internal disks of a Sun Server (Sunf Fire V440) When I type the below command raidctl -f -c -r 5 c1t0d0 c1t1d0 c1t2d0 c1t3d0 it displaysOperation ...
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Setup SunFire 440 Raid Configuration

How can I setup Internal Hard disk RAID5 configuration? I have SunFire 440 machine with 4 internal hard disk. I have never worked on Sun systems except for now and I am exploring google for the above ...
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How to successfully compile lsof on Solaris 10?

The pre-compiled packages of lsof for Solaris (e.g. from Blastwave or sunfreeware) do not show the ports open, such as when using the options : "-Pni". The wisdom of the creator of lsof is that we ...
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rmlog in SunOS keep the history of rm command usage

In our environment we using a Sunos 5.x There is a log file in /users/system/rm/rmlog in which rmlog is a logfile which gets updated whenever a file gets deleted by any user with details like ...
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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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Solaris 11: Quick way to fetch and install patches after initial install

Is there a quick command that will fetch patches from the internet and install them?
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Disk and Inode quota both exceeded; cannot delete anything

(I am using a UFS file system on a Solaris server. I have root privileges on the machine, but not on the machine that contains the disc in question.) I am receiving a "Disc quota exceeded" error when ...
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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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Linux NFS client has unlimited access to shared files from Solaris server

I am sharing files with NFS from a Solaris 2.6 server to a Linux Red Hat EL 4 client and also to other solaris 2.6 clients. On the solaris clients, write access is correctly controlled by file ...
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PCIEX-8000-KP error in sun solaris OS on HP BL servers

Pls help me to resolve this problem in HP BL 660c server,It is installed with Sun solaris 11 and showing errors fmadm faulty.its coming again while it repaired with the command fmadm repair UUID. ...
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ssh session idle timeout

The Solaris machine we do most of our development on has an annoying habit of timing out SSH sessions. Doesn't matter whether the client is my Ubuntu desktop, my Solaris desktop or my Windows desktop ...
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Not able to find root disk using prtconf in solaris

I am working on Solaris 5.10 server. I have a shell script for backup purpose. It uses the prtconf command & then searches for the root disk to create the backup. It runs the below commands. ...
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Does Solaris/Illumos have a daemon for at jobs, or manage internally?

I scheduled a test at job and reviewed it with atq, but I do not see an atd daemon which will carry them out. Is this managed within the Solaris / Illumos kernal? If not, which daemon manages at ...
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Intel 10Gbps NIC not working within Solaris 11

I'm working within Solaris 11.1 on hardware that is on the Solaris 11 HCL. My Intel X520-DA2 is failing to initialize. Jun 14 03:11:32 ATM-Front-End-1 ixgbe: [ID 611667 kern.warning] WARNING: ...
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solaris 10 how to find client information?

How can i find which clients are mounting the NFS shares from a solaris 10 NFS server ? i have tried using dfshare on the server which returns nothing. dfshares -F nfs cheers osp
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Server socket sitting in FIN_WAIT_1 whilst network doesn't see its traffic

We've been trying to get a grip on a really weird problem where we can wget a page from Apache 2.2.19 on solaris 10 and some permutations of requests reliably take various fixed lengths of time to ...
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How to read backward from the end of file in less or more?

I've found one way so far: less +G filename, but it's scroll up only with up key line by line. What's more powerful less usages which provide scrolling by page, pattern search backward and so on?
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Remotely shutting down X on Solaris?

We have a Gnome session running on our remote server. How can we ssh into the machine and shutdown X-Windows without restarting the machine?
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inconsistency between pfiles and fuser

$ uname -sri SunOS 5.10 i86pc $ fuser securityagent-default-server321-1449307160087-2015-12-05.log securityagent-default-server321-1449307160087-2015-12-05.log: 29478o $ pfiles 29478|grep ...
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Couldn't define user password in fstab

I am trying to add the below entry to /etc/vfstab on Solaris 11.2 to mount a windows shared folder on reboot time: //192.168.1.45/share - /mnt/winshare smbfs - yes ...
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ZFS backup advice with another server

I currently have two servers both have the exact same hardware, disks, etc. One server (server1) is going to be the "main" server. It's basically a server with raidz2 that has SMB shares on it that ...
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How is Oracle Solaris 11.x licensed?

can this be used in a corporate LAB? as a storage server for DEV&TEST, not production. free to use for: Developing Testing Prototyping Demonstrating your applications how are the repository, ...
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Moving a ZFS filesystem from one pool to another

I am extending a Solaris 10 U8 server with an extra storage pool in addition to the root rpool. What is the most effective / simple / reliable way of moving particular ZFS filesystem(s) from rpool to ...
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Where is the sudoers file on Solaris?

Where is the sudoers file in Solaris? Is it different between Solaris versions (specifically, 9 and 10)?
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filesystems for scratch devices on solaris 11?

Can anyone suggest what filesystems are suitible for scratch disks? note majority of io will be via mmap. By scratch i mean scalable to many terabytes, but for short lived data that can be ...
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SMF: Custom method script and automatic restart on Solaris

i'm experiencing problems with automatic service restart with SMF and Solaris 11.3. I had to write my own start/stop method script to start a Tomcat to ensure several prerequisites. The script itself ...
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How do I add a second disk to my zfs root pool

I am trying to add a new disk to my zfs root pool. Here is my current config: # zpool status pool: rpool state: ONLINE scrub: none requested config: NAME STATE READ WRITE CKSUM ...
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Solaris missing memory

I have two identical Sun/Oracle Netra X4250s both with 16 x 4096MB DIMMs (as reported by memconf.pl, prtdiag and the ILOM) On one, prtconf shows 64768MB but the other shows 57344MB 16 x 4096 = 65536 ...
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Is there an easy way to compile illumos components on Solaris 10?

I am trying to compile some components from ptools from illumos source code on Solaris 10, and so far it has been difficult since the build components are not available and the make files in the ...
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How to find files with top io on solaris ZFS?

I have a Solaris 10 ZFS based NFS server. The physical disks are more or less at their maximum io rates. Performance is very bad - so we will add spindles. The NFS solely serves as storage for ...
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Can I limit wall clock time available for process on Solaris?

I would like (many) processes to be killed if still running after certain amount of time after execution. First I have thought that Solaris’ resource management is perfect tool for the job, as it ...
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solaris requested cylinder is beyond range of BIOS geometry

Title says it all. I'm a Windows guy, and a bit out of my element here, but a client has an old Solaris machine hosting a Database. The machine turned off for a yet as unknown reason (probably power ...
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Solaris 10 - after user shell change X won't start

I've created user with default shell bash, after some time I need to change default shell to /bin/sh (default Solaris 10 user shell) for practical reasons. After execution of command: usermod -s ...
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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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Check pkg content in Solaris 10

I using solaris 10 and i have a pkg files how can i list out the its contents?
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Is there a way to audit file deletion on Solaris?

Can the timestamp and user+process that performed the file delete be tracked? I have now setup solaris auditing and have made the following audit_control, audit_class and audit_event entries: $ grep ...
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Why is solaris auditing not working after adding new class entry

I have setup a new class entry in the audit_control, audit_class and audit_event files as below: $ grep pf /etc/security/audit_control flags:pf $ grep pf /etc/security/audit_event ...
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What are the parameters that affect orphan process handling behaviour in solaris?

For example: Is there a system-wide setting that will allow for orphans to be immediately killed? Under what conditions, will an orphan survive a parent death? Is this a fixed or a default ...
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Updating Java with Solaris zones

I am running a server with a global zone and four local zones. The global zone provides the database server, and the four local zones run instances of Tomcat with a client application (different one ...