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Recovering data from ZFS mirror

I have two disks from an old server that I believe were a mirrored set. I placed them in a new server and tried to do a zpool import but nothing was found. Does that mean the data that was on them ...
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Solaris 10: BIND 9 Chroot Service fails to start with SVCADM but works when run manually from root

I recently upgraded with Solaris patches and after the reboot my Bind Named services go into maintenance mode. bash-3.2# svcs -xv svc:/network/dns/server:chroot (?) State: maintenance since Thu Nov ...
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How can overlapping NFS permissions be configured?

I am running Solaris 10 on my NFS server. I am struggling with how to setup read-only access to a share from a subnet, but allow read-write access from a system within that subnet. On the Server: ...
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Solaris 10 invalid ARP requests from 0.0.0.0? Link up/down every hour or 2

The guys at the data center where I'm hosting a server running Solaris 10 are telling me that my server is making a lot of invalid arp requests. This is an example of a portion of what was sent to me ...
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Configuring LACP between OpenIndiana (Solaris) and a Cisco C3560

I am running OpenIndiana (oi_151a8) and have two NICs aggregated using LACP connected to a Cisco WS-C3560G-48TS. Both the server and the switch show the aggregate link as up. But while link layer ...
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Speed up Eclipse over X server

In my job we have tight security rules, so the development environment is all virtualized. Each developer has a workstation with Windows XP and Citrix Metaframe. From the Metaframe, the developer ...
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ZFS: Why does resilvering go over all disks in a pool rather than only those in the raidz1 vdev?

I'm wondering why Solaris is reporting action: Wait for the resilver to complete. scan: resilver in progress since Sun Jul 14 02:42:44 2013 24.9T scanned out of 39.2T at 54.9M/s, 75h46m to go ...
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Error sh: line 9: 19705: Memory fault (coredump) in case of OpenSSH installation

I downloaded openssh-6.1.p1/tar.gz with http://mirror.corbina.net/pub/OpenBSD/OpenSSH/portable/. I made at first ./configure, then make which, it seems, fulfilled without errors (Nexenta Illumos ...
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Virtual fiber channel HBA in Solaris

We are trying to set up some virtual Fibre Channel HBA's in Solaris. This seems to be possible with NPIV. Creating NPIV's in a Solaris global zone works fine, but passing that NPIV to a zone didn't ...
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Solaris x86 11.1 and qlt driver — only 3/4 ports attach

I'm using the QLogic QLE2564 4-port 8Gb HBA. The problem I have is that when I attach the qlt target mode driver to the card, only 3/4 ports attach the driver. ffffc10006854e58 pciex1077,2532, ...
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Accidentally resilvered 2 drives

We had 2 failed drives in our ZFS raidz1 pool. One had been resilvered to a spare and another was just out. The pool was in degraded mode. I replaced both drives and began the resilver on the ...
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Solaris 11 SMB server sometimes becomes unreachable for some Windows XP clients

I've got a Solaris 11 box acting as a NAS/SAN for both a small virtualised environment (over iSCSI and NFS), as well as a central filestore for a global team (over SMB). It works fine for most people, ...
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making a Solaris JET server multihomed

I've got a Solaris 10 x86 JET server which I need to multihome so it can jumpstart clients on a new LAN Whats the process for configuring the JET to serve configs for more than one network ?
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IPsec tunnels between Linux and Solaris

I have a Solaris machine sitting out in the ether somewhere that I would like to make part of my network via IPsec. I have this working between Solaris machines but not between Solaris and Linux. I ...
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Monitor traffic in Solaris zones

We want to monitor traffic on vnic (ip type is set to exclusive) assigned to Solaris zone. Unfortunately we have IF-MIB::ifInOctets = 0 on the interface counters as from snmp running in global zone, ...
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Solaris 8 x86 - autofs - /net/fileserver/abcd — apparently mounted volume hangs

I have a situation where I have tried to cd to something /net/fileserver/abcd and the cd hangs. Information: 1. filerserver is alive and well and pingable from the client 2. Restarting ...
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mailx does not deliver mails anymore

On my Solaris machine, mailx suddenly stopped delivering mail messages. When running the following sample command: echo "test" | mailx -vvv -s "test" [reciever] I get the following output: ...
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Solaris LDAP client: nss Failure to load dynamic library

On Solaris 10 and 11, I have successfully set PAM_LDAP up. The Solaris host uses a remote LDAP for user authentication. However, I am unable to get TLS working. ldapclient setup I initiate my ...
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Solaris /etc/xdg/autostart root script pam_authenticate conversion failure

Im running SOL11.1 and have setup a desktop file to run in /etc/xdg/autostart this calls a main script which calls other scripts. The regular commands work. But the sudo commands doesn't seem to ...
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LDOM Guest Not Booting from NFS Mount

I have an LDOM Guest whose drive is located on an NFS mount. I'm having difficulty booting up some of the guests after the mount is restored. I'm getting the following error in the console: WARNING: ...
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solaris 9 + metastat + State: Unavailable

please advice I have Netra HW machine with Solaris 9 from metastat command I see the following problems "State: Unavailable" , I give here partial output because the output is very long please ...
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ndbd on solaris 5.10 can not allocate more than 4gb heap

I have a 2 data node mysql-cluster with 16gb memory and 10gb datamemory. I am trying to add two new data nodes on solaris 5.10 64 bit 16g ram machines. But I can't start the data nodes with more than ...
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Cannot set up blueimp jquery upload server for Node using SMF on SmartOS

I set up a node blueimp jquery file upload server on a Joyent cloud SmartOS SmartMachine (nodejs 13.1.0) instance. It works fine if I manually start it using the command ...
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LDAP replication breaking referrals

We have an issue that we believe is caused by ldap replication changing the port of the referal from 686 (secure) to 389 (unsecure). If we setup a new referral everything works, but then as soon as ...
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Why is an exported SMF manifest losing instance configuration data on Sol10?

I am importing four named instances of the same service into a repository on a Sol10 server. If I export the service manifest after each import I can see that there is only one start exec_method ...
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Using SQLite to query services directly from repository.db?

Scenario: Two physical servers, each has one non-global zone. Production zone is always running, the "Disaster Recovery" (DR) zone is always asleep. Problem: I need to keep the configuration between ...
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How to remove a device file on solaris?

A device file was created as a result of running the Veritas qiomkfile command: # cd /sybase/k2rpt_sql/TOR_K2RPT_UAT/sybase_devices # /opt/VRTS/bin/qiomkfile -s 2000m log06.dat.qio # ls -l ...
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Clone a Solaris Zone from an Existing Snapshot?

How do I clone a zone from a snapshot created some time ago? I did not manage to do this and I am afraid Solaris 11 does not allow this. But I think this is a very straight use case and maybe I am ...
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Solaris pam setup for radius authentication

I have Solaris 10 and want to enable ssh RADIUS authentication. Right now my server is directly authenticated with RADIUS server. I want the server to authenticate with unix credentials first and ...
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What is the Max value for Send-Q and Recv-Q in Netstat Command

Netstat output shows Send and Recv Q above 4500 most of the times my DB users says they are facing performance hit for this particular server. Could you help me confirm if more than 4500 is normal ...
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Jenkins CVS Configuration

I'm running Jenkins from a Tomcat7 installation on a Solaris box and attempting to connect to a CVS repository on a remote machine with SSH. I'm getting a failure with this stack trace: Building in ...
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How to check how many external hosts have mounted and accessing a unix (solaris) folder?

We have a local folder in a central Solaris machine(used as a repository) and would like to find out how many external hosts have currently mounted the folder and accessing the files. Is there any ...
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OpenSolaris 10: Unable to open /usr/local/etc/sudoers: Permission Denied as root

Had to install sudo for an opensolaris box today and everything installed without issue. Unfortunately, even as root, when running sudo I get: sudo: unable to open /usr/local/etc/sudoers: Permission ...
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Solaris memory allocation

I have solaris system that installed 12 GB RAM. All running process consume about %65 memory. I start to application that tshark (wireshark command line alternative). Tshark complete parse a ...
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Solaris and Hot-Standby

i have a short question. 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 do you have an tutorial? ...
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pkgrm + force remove of solaris pkg

I need to remove the pkg TIME-SV from my solaris 10 ( I need to use the pkgrm -a none ) to force removing but pkgrm ask me about "Enter path to package base directory" which PATH I need to enter ? ...
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zentyal 3.0 domain and solaris(openindiana) client

I've installed zentyal (zentyal.org)3.0 as a PDC Domain Controller. domain name is TEST.INT windows computers are able to join this domain But i am having a real tough time joining a ...
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sdparm on solaris: what device name to use?

I am trying to get sdparm working on a Solaris (Express 11) machine. I got it compiled, but stuck at figuring out the device name syntax to use when calling it. Trying something like ...
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Xen 4.2 (stable) and Solaris 10 Unable to Boot

All, I have a Xen 4.2 (stable) machine running a multitude of HVM based virtual machines. However, I'm having an issue getting a Solaris 10 build to boot. Backstory: I received the Solaris 10 ...
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Configuring the user home directories in Linux

I am migrating a Solaris server to Linux and configuring the users in the Linux server Application level. I could see the user entries in /etc/passwd in Solaris but in Linux it is configured as soft ...
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Solaris 11: image packaging repository svc:/application/pkg/server remains in state “maintenance” (mounted as iso)

On my Solaris 11 machine, svc:/application/pkg/server is always in the state maintenance: $ svcs -l svc:/application/pkg/server fmri svc:/application/pkg/server:default name image ...
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Solaris Zone cannot reach network/internet

I am new to Solaris, (duh ?!) and took a stab at setting up a solaris machine with zones. The solaris machine sits on vmware esxi server. I no problems getting the machine up and running, besides a ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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change Solaris date to 24-hr instead of 12-hr

I am trying to change the date format in solaris: What I have now: [root]gizmo08:/var/adm date Wednesday, May 11, 2011 9:27:20 PM GMT what I want: [root]gizmo08:/var/adm date Wednesday, May 11, ...
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Tomcat is not running on Solaris machine

I am working on a Solaris 10 sparc machine. I installed tomcat on this but when I am going to start this then it's not starting and not showing any error. Apache is running what can be the possible ...
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Solaris FTP server refuses connection saying 420 Maximum Login Reached

I am trying to ftp to a solaris 10 server. The connection is getting refused saying 420 Maximum Login limit reached. But I am sure no other connection is made to that server. I tried restarting the ...
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Remote connection solution and cut & paste monitoring

Guys I've been asked to evaluate a few remote connection solutions for my small company (linux & solaris, but could go for a solaris only solution). One of the more difficult requirements (for ...