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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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Tomcap APR native libraries

I have a Solaris 10 box on which I have successfully built the tomcat native libraries from source which include apr-1.5.2.tar.gz, openssl-1.0.2a.tar.gz, and tomcat-native-1.1.33-src.tar.gz. I can ...
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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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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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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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Can I force nfsd on Solaris to announce more free space than physically available?

I'm working with various Solaris based distributions (OmniOS, SmartOS, Nexenta) and I have a highly compressible and deduplicable data set on a very small amount of high performance storage. The ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What is involved in adding ZFS cache stats to orca?

I am interested in looking to add ZFS cache stats into existing orca performance monitoring that we have. Particularly, I am interested in the output of echo ::memstat | mdb -k Am still in the early ...
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ZFS (Solaris 11) - SAS controller died & was replaced - pool is suspended

(Note I will amend with zpool status for clarity, when I return to the server) I have a 6x2TB disk raidz2 ZFS pool which I am hosting in Solaris 11 My original M1015 (flashed to IT mode) installed 2 ...
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Promote Windows Server 2012 to domain controller in an existing samba network

I have a Windows Server that I want to use as a domain controller to push gpo's to workstations that are on a samba 3 domain served from an Oracle Solaris server. If I were to promote this server to a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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mt reports “drive offline” but tape is in drive

Strange behaviour with mt on Sparc Solaris 10. After issuing mt -f /dev/rmt/0 offline I see that tape is still in drive. But now I cannot do anything with that tape until I unload it manually from ...
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Sun/Oracle X4270M3 Server showing 2 disks instead of 4 from cfadm command

I have an sun/oracle X4270M3 server which has 4 internal SAS disks. I only see two disks presented to the Solaris when I run cfgadm -al and format comamnds namely c0t0d0 and c0t3d0. I cant see the ...
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Limit negative cache timeout on dns bind 9? (dig +trace works, otherwise couple seconds delay & timeout)

I've experienced an issue where dig a.example.com (which uses local BIND 9.2.4) fails for a particular A record. connection timed out; no servers could be reached after a couple seconds delay. The ...
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Installing identd on Solaris 11 (or how to enable it)

I'm trying to install an IRC server on a Solaris 11 box. However, identd isn't install by default and I can't see how I can install or enable it. I also can't seem to find any documentation on this. ...
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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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Solaris run rsync after logadm

I'm trying to get this logadm configuration running. '/dir1/*/*/alert*.log' -C 8 -c -s 10m -t '$file_%Y-%m-%d' -z 0 -a '/usr/bin/rsync -qp /dir1/*/*/alert*.gz ...
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Is there a solaris setting for making secondary group rights effective for subshells and subprocesses?

We have got a solaris server farm that runs lavastorm application. Each server on the form runs a lavastorm instance, and that instance takes care of creating subprocesses to run various work tasks. ...
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Solaris 5.10 telnet connection closed by foreign host

I try to connect to a Solaris 5.10 server using telnet, but I only see: $ telnet xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Trying xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx... Connected to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx. Escape character is '^]'. Connection closed by ...
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ERR TFS001: ID 604114 local2.error filesystem is 100% full MTS - what is causing these messages?

I'm seeing a lot of items in /var/adm/messages that say: Jul 23 10:31:01 server9008 *ERR TFS001: [ID 604114 local2.error] /mnt filesystem is 100% full (MTS) And they appear about every 15 ...
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Sun Fire v215 ALOM keyboard input from PuTTY

I'm trying to log in to ALOM on a Sun Fire v215 via PuTTY. I'm using a RJ45->DB9->USB setup plugged into the "SER MGT" port on the back. I'm also using the settings recommended in the installation ...
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Orca yearly graph is not showing correct results

We are using Orca for performance monitoring on a number of solaris servers. We've got plots for hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly. However, the yearly plot is displaying hour ...
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When do vmstat counters restart?

Do the vmstat counters reset only on reboot? For example, for things like re, mf, pi, po, sr, in, sy, cs. Is it possible to reset them by a command?
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Restore of AIX backup on other Unix system

I have two old AIX backup tapes box labelled "System Image" that I need to recover a few files from. I've tried to extract them using tar (Solaris and Gnu) and cpio with no success. I then ...