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How can I know the absolute path of a running process? on solaris

this is the command to view the process path on Linux ps -auxwe | grep 24466 ( 24466 is only example ) but please advice is it possible to view the path of running process on Solaris if yes ...
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e1000g1 not running how to check if hardware is ok

system : Solaris 10 T2000 When I use the ifconfig -a I see the e1000g1 is UP but there is no RUNNING state. With dladm show-dev I get down. When I replace the cable from e1000g1 to e1000g3 (not ...
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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 ...
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How to boot to shell with Solaris?

I would like to boot Solaris to shell (root prompt) directly for recovery purposes. On linux I would pass a kernel option init=/bin/bash and it would directly boot me into shell without asking for ...
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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 install only mysql client on solaris?

I have a mysql server already running on RHEL 5 server. I have other Solaris 10 and Solaris 11 machines (SPARC based T4-4 servers) which need to connect to the server. I downloaded a pkg ...
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HP Server Automation - agent misreporting hostname

I've been using HP Server Automation for some time, but have noticed an interesting issue I'm hoping the SF community has seen / knows a workaround to. When the management agent on Solaris or RHEL ...
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What is a good configuration for a zpool built from 8-10 SSD for a home file server exported via NFS?

So we have a bunch of SSD disks and would like to put them in a zpool on a Solaris 10 system. The file system will be exported via NFS to about 50 Ubuntu clients which will mount it as their $HOME. I ...
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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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Solaris 10 vs Solaris 11

How would I decide which one to use? We plan to run our own http/https webserver and also to run sendmail smtp server. We will be using ZFS for boot partition and use ZFS encryption where possible ...
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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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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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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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User home directory issue

recently i have created the user on solaris it has been created successfully when i see the details of the user by logins and id command it shows all the details but when i am trying to switch that ...
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Why is my java process using much more heap space than specified?

I'm running a Java application on Solaris using the -Xmx256M switch. When I connect via JMX, the JVM tells me the application is using about 50Mb of heap, and correctly states the maximum heap size is ...
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Rsyncing to a compressed zpool

I've been Rsyncing from an NFS mount to a local zpool that has compression enabled on it. When I rsync, it copies every file over, not just the new/changed ones. Is this because the file size is ...
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Solaris SMF Services - Method “start” exited with status 96

Hi I'm trying to start a new service on server reboot and I got this error on start: "Method "start" exited with status 96". Also my service in on "Maintenance" state. My service is working when I ...
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Solaris: how to list swap space per process?

On Solaris, how can I find out how much swap space a given process is occupying? Or even better, how can I list all running processes sorted by swap space usage? I'm asking this particulary for ...
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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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Why Ping starts showing results only after a minute

I am running a Solaris 11 system over a local private network 192.168.100.0/24 and I run ping -s to get continuous ping. From the Gateway to my server I get root@mygateway:~# ping -s 192.168.100.42 ...
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Solaris 10 Get latest Installed patches

I'm trying to find out a way to display the LATEST patches installed in a Solaris box. I know the existence of the commands: showrev - p patchadd -p But I'd like to see a list of patches sorted by ...
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Solaris cc segfaults when compiling rsync on intel platform

I am trying to compile rsync-3.0.7 on Solaris 5.10 on an Intel chipset. When running ./configure I see the following (obviously erroneous lines): checking size of int... 0 checking size of long... 0 ...
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Problems compiling coreutils-8.5 on Solaris 5.10 on Intel platform

I am having trouble compiling coreutils-8.5 on Solaris 5.10 on the Intel platform using cc. Firstly I had the following error during ./configure: checking whether <wchar.h> uses 'inline' ...
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solaris: verify that access to all binaries is in accordance with the associated package

I need to verify that access (mode, owner) to all(!) binaries on a solaris 10 box are in accordance with the package that they came from. I could do something like /usr/bin/find / -type f -perm ...
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Solaris prstat RSS does not add up

So, on a Solaris 10 10/09 zone, I am seeing all resident memory being used up. In attempting to located the process that is allocating all our physical memory, I notice that the RSS totals "prstat" ...
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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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iostat taking lot of time to return

I have a solaris 10 server with a lot of SAN disks (close to 1000 across all paths). iostat -En takes close to 5 min to return. Is there a way to figure out what is causing the delay? truss hasn't ...
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crontab environment

I have written various scripts to launch Java server applications, which are typically run for 24 hours before being shut down (by invoking the same script with a different parameter). The script ...
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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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Solaris pcfs error on unknown device

I'm trying to make sense of this error I see in my "dmesg" log. When I type dmesg to look at the kernel messages I see errors like this: NOTICE: pcfs: alternate FAT #1 (start LBA 341a) corrupted at ...
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Solaris ZFS, cant send/recv to remote encrypted pools?

I'm trying to do a simple task, which is to send a snapshot of a dataset to a remote pool. Both src/dest pools are encrypted. Here is the command I issue: zfs send -R testsnapshot@2014 | ssh ...
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How to migrate a ZFS filesystem to use compression?

Question at the bottom. I have several ZFS file system I would like to use ZFS compression, but since enabling the compression will only affect new data written to the file system, I would like to ...
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Cannot see all disks on Solaris 10 using on a Dell Perc5i Dual Channel Raid Controller

I have a Dell PowerEdge 2950 running Solaris 10 with 8 drives. I want to swap some of the drives out for new ones. My issue as of right now is that I only see half of them and there does not appear ...
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Solaris: Encrypting a zpool NOT a dataset within a pool?

What is the way in Solaris to encrypt a zpool? All the documentation supporting ZFS encryption talk about using "zfs create" and specifying a dataset WITHIN a pool. I just became SA for several ...
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getting an application to run with the same priority as cpu idle

I have a solaris server that needs to run a timecritical application as fast as possible, although setting it to the RT priority class doesnt seem like a good idea since it may need 100 CPU for ...
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How to see complete process name that is running using prstat command on solaris

I am running command "prstat -v" on Solaris but it is showing very short process name as below: (see last column values under PROCESS/NLWP). Which option in prstat gives me complete process name that ...
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Solaris 11.1 Install Error (USB)

I'm trying to install Solaris 11.1 on a Supermicro SYS-1027GR-TR2 from the LiveDVD. It is not on Oracle's HCL but it is on Supermicro's Solaris 11.1 supported list. At the beginning of LiveDVD boot, ...
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how to boot and install opensolaris using USB drive

I have a server that does not have a CD/DVD drive.. How can opensolaris be installed using USB interface? specifically what tools/steps that need to be performed to prepare USB flash drive as install ...
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Solaris SSH Server Log Destinaton IP Address

To stay compliant, it's required that my Solaris 10 SSH server log the destination IP address in addition to the existing port logging. Is it possible to add the destination IP address in the authlog? ...
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How can I set up a VM of Solaris 11 / Sparc on Windows / x86 host? [closed]

I need to test a custom binary that was originally compiled for an earlier version of Solaris on Solaris 11. Being poor, I don't have a spare SPARC server lying around on which I can install Solaris ...
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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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How to remove a VLAN tag from a VSwitch (VSW) in LDom OVM SPARC

I have a OVM SPARC 3.x server and one of its switches is set with a vlan tag. In the example below the VSW has a VID of 200. How do I remove the tag? I cannot remove the vswitch, as other guests are ...
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How avoid to write the password in the configuration file of SVN?

I am configuring the server SVN Collabnet (v1.5.6.1 for Solaris 10). I succeeded to use the ldap server for SVN authentication. How avoid to write a non encrypted password (XXXXX, here) in the ...
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How to recover free space on deleted files without restarting the referencing processes?

When big files are deleted on a server, the files might still be referenced by processes, so the file system doesn't have more free space. I tried to use lsof, but it seems it didn't list the deleted ...
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inetd and echo service

inetd - From Wikipedia, inetd (internet service daemon) is a super-server daemon on many Unix systems that provides Internet services. For each configured service, it listens for requests from ...
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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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Tar files older than x days

I have a directory which I would like to scan through and add each file older than 50 days to a new archive named archive.tar All files older than 50 days must be in one big tar not a tar for each ...
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What is the difference between truss -D and truss -E?

I am currently analyzing a command on Solaris that reads from a file and has very low performance. The truss -D commands shows me read system calls taking up to 0.03 seconds, but when I use truss -E, ...
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Solaris snoop on SSL headers

Is there a way to snoop (on Solaris) SSL headers ( I don't actually need to capture SSL data ) so that I can ensure SSL is not blocked by any firewalls before entering my server.
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Solaris NFS Mount Permissions [closed]

I've created an NFS share and have added to vfstab. However, I'm not able to change permissions or create directories as ROOT on the server where it is mounted. $ mkdir test mkdir: Failed to make ...