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Oracle database - solaris 10 9/10 where is i can find

We have Oracle tech login but cannot find the elusive Solaris 10 9-10 SW load iso file. We have just about everything else for Sol 10 .... and can't restore a an ORACLE DATABASE backup without it to ...
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Can not stop postgres 8.2 process on Solaris 10

I have difficulty to stop postgres process in solaris 10 prior to upgrade the version. The process keep coming back even I kill with -9. I've done pg_ctl stop -W -D /location/to/data/ -m immediate ...
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Solaris 10 stuck at boot

I have an old sparc T5220 server which had been running solaris 10 for sometime now. I ran some patches on the server and when i rebooted, it got stucked at SunOS Release 5.10 Version Generic_153153-...
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IO::Socket::SSL "out of memory" installation error

I would like to install OcsInventory Unix Agent 2.8 on a Solaris 10 machine. When running the perl Makefile.PL command in the directory, it lists the modules which are required by the agent to work ...
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OS boot failure and automatic reboot in a Sun T5220 SPARC server

I have a strange boot issue on a Sun T5220 SPARC server with Solaris 10. The last few changes I did on this server, for maintenance purposes were: to delete some old directories (definitely not ...
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Hardening and securing Solaris 10 server

We have some Solaris 10 systems running on SPARC. A former manager decided not to renew support contract with Oracle so we are missing some patches for the systems. Current management is working on ...
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Why solaris doesn't see all the DIMMS installed?

This is a SPARC T4-2 Server. It has installed 128GB memory in 16 DIMMS 8GB each. The prtdiag -v output shows ======================= Physical Memory Configuration ======================== Segment ...
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Solaris 10 - password expired, enter new password, access denied

I am new to Solaris OS. I implementation few security polices on my solaris machine, after few days, it notifies --warning your password has expired, please change it now, Enter new password: (i gave ...
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How to Boot to Mirrored ZFS Drive

I would like to clone an existing operating system environment. I currently have a Solaris 10 running ZFS mirrored drives on a Sun Fire x4100 box. Can I take one of the mirrored drives, remove from ...
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SunONE Web Server server.xml Reverts Back upon Load Configuration

I am using SunONE Web Server version 6.1 -- Running on a Solaris 10 environment. I have updated the server.xml file located in /opt/SUNWwbsvr/https-domainname.com/config/ -- I confirmed the changes ...
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Solaris 10 - Updating Python & Adding Libraries

I am very new to the Unix world and would like some information for a project. Currently our servers run Python 2.6.4 which I believe comes with Solaris 10. I would like to know how one would update ...
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Installing Solaris 10 on Sun oracle SPARC Enterprise T5220 and Sun oracle SPARC T4-1 server

I m newbie to sever environment.I got old Solaris 5.10 already installed following severs Sun oracle SPARC Enterprise T5220 Sun oracle SPARC T4-1 server It does not show BIOS loading ,when it is ...
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solaris zone migration - zoneadm attach failed on solaris 11

I'm trying to attach a solaris 10 non-global whole root zone (global zone solaris 10) to a solaris 11 global zone, but the zoneadm attach failed with below error. root@Globalzone:~#zoneadm -z ...
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Solaris 10 zone: ping does not resolve but nslookup does

This question is very specific to Solaris 10 zones. I have a master zone and another zone. The master zone is working correctly with respect to DNS lookups: 'ping google.ca' works as does 'nslookup ...
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LDD cannot find library on sol11_64 bit

We have been compiling with gcc successfully on Solaris 10. Now we are porting to 64-bit on Solaris 11 (sol11_64). We use a library developed in house called MSP and use -wl,rpath (equivalent to -R... ...
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How to disable systat on Solaris 10 & 11

According to the Solaris server remediations listed in Solaris for ISPs Administration Guide, I want to disable systat on Solaris 10 and 11. Is there any command to disable systat in Solaris 10 and 11 ...
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looking for dtrace script to list top used nfs files

I'm currently using https://github.com/siebenmann/cks-dtrace/blob/master/nfs3-mon.d to identify most active datasets on our NFS server (Solaris 10) Unfortunately I need to dig deeper, and I would ...
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Solaris 10 LDOM Network Change

I have inherited a Solaris 10 host. At one time, it had 18 guests/LDOMs, but we're now down to 1, which is still business-critical. The host server has changed data centers and come up with a new IP ...
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Find process id of process on Solaris which is deleted the files

We have a Solaris 10 server. Lately, some of the files and folders are getting deleted from the server in once in a day like fashion. We haven't run any such programs to delete files. Is there a way,...
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Solaris Clusters - cluster: (C383355) No response from daemon on node

I followed the instructions here to setup 2 node solaris cluster At the end of everything I noticed that one of the node's status is "offline" I also see the following message from "# cluster status"...
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Solaris 10 app server operating on two company domains

I have a Solaris server hosting Apache and Tomcat web servers, it originally operated on one company domain: appname1.company1.com With a change in company, this original domain must still be ...
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Is there an equivalent of /etc/sysconfig/servicename for Solaris?

On Debian and RedHat machines there is an /etc/default/servicename or /etc/sysconfig/servicename file that is loaded before init scripts are run. Is there an equivalent for Solaris?
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Solaris 10 Memory Size different from Physical Memory Size

Why is this? I am not using any zones (global only), so memory capping doesn't seem to be the answer and all the DIMM modules show as enabled with no faults when digging into this from the ILOM. root@...
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Solaris Nags About "process.max-stack-size" while running "Java Processes"

I have a server running Solaris 10. It reports using 10% of total memory using prstat. I 've ran process using Java 1.7.0_80 in 64-bit mode. The problem is that System always nags about process.max-...
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How to export zpool from alternate disk slice?

I need some help in recovering ZFS pool. Here is scenerio. There are two disks - c0t0d0 - This is good disk. I cloned it from other server and boot server from this disk. c0t1d0 - This is original ...
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memory Stuck in Solaris can't free memory

I am Working On Solaris 11, Now facing problem related to memory As my root is reached to 90%, I have deleted the audit file from /var/share/audit which is of 8 GB after deleting the file,server ...
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Solaris 10 top more free memory than real

When I type TOP command in my server I get result: CPU states: 79.3% idle, 9.2% user, 11.6% kernel, 0.0% iowait, 0.0% swap Memory: 16G real, 19G free, 283G swap in use, 115G swap free I don't ...
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Solaris 10 NFS client mount error "NFS compound failed for server 10.0.2.18: error 5 (RPC: Timed out)"

I have a Solaris 5.10 (I think that's considered Solaris 10) server - we'll call it "Bill" - which I own, but a vendor supports the additional software installed. They have to manually stop services ...
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Where does Solaris 10 keep a log of pfexec attempts?

I assigned a user the "User Security" profile so that they could reset user passwords and unlock accounts. Does Solaris keep a record of whenever users execute pfexec? I didn't see any records in /...
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Solaris 10: Not able to ping an IP address from another server

I have a Solaris server which has 2 interfaces. I wanted to use the same shared interface but make it respond to multiple IP addresses. So I used the following command: ifconfig vmxnet3s1:1 10.20.20....
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Is there a way to slow down a processor to a specific speed?

We have some Sun Blade T6320s Servers that run on Sparc 64-bit UltraSparc T2 processors. We recently found out that the 2nd generation of these servers have a faster processor speed (1415 MHz) than ...
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Sparc 5440 hangs during boot from cdrom

We have a Sun Sparc 5440 server that originally had 64 GB of RAM that we were trying to upgrade to 128 GB. During the process, the SCSI root disk seems to have gotten corrupted, so we are trying to ...
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Solaris 10 x86 hangs on boot

I have an old server running Solaris 10 x86 64 bit. Haven't had issues with it but recently it was powered off without a clean shutdown. That hasn't been an issue in the past with reboots from the ...
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ZFS restarts resilvering over and over again. Also very slow

Here's one of my Solaris 10 servers after a couple of disk replacements in a zpool pool: volume state: ONLINE status: One or more devices is currently being resilvered. The pool will ...
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Openldap configuration on RHEL 6.6 client

We have a shell script which runs perl program to connect to LDAP server and make entries. This is the only script which uses ldap. This server is hosting all batch related files and run batch jobs ...
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SUDO command only works as root (Solaris 10)

After installing sudo in the system i am unable tu run sudo as a non-root user, when i try to execute any command i get: /usr/local/bin/sudo: cannot execute if i edit /etc/passwd to use a different ...
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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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Wrong permission when accessing ZFS snapshot over NFS (Solaris server, Ubuntu client)

TL;DR: I don't understand why I can access one file but not an other (in the same directory), although they appear to have identical permissions. I have an NFS server running Solaris 10 10/08 and a ...
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Can't install Solaris 10 on XenServer 6.5 VM

I have XenServer 6.5 installed on a server, and i have been trying to install Solaris 10 on a VM, it just get into the boot screen of the installation ISO, i proceed with ENTER and then this message ...
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How is uptime tracked in UNIX?

I'm asking because I recently restored a system from a backup using NetBackup and uptime now reports that the system has only been up since the restore finished, despite the fact that it has been ...
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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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inconsistency between format and probe-scsi-all outputs

my platform: SPARC T4-1 solaris 10 Generic_150400-24 sun4v sparc sun4v 1 of the disk is seems different in the output of format when I am on console cli even though relevant disk seems same as others ...
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chmod: WARNING: can't change home

# chmod 755 home chmod: WARNING: can't change home # after I installed solaris 10, /home isn't writeable by anyone, when I try and change the permissionss as root, I get the above error. Edit: ...
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Where are the CA certs on Solaris 10

I want to find and update the ca certs on the machine but I don't know their location. They are not located under /etc/pki/tls/certs/ like for Linux machines
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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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Does orca rrdtool apply any averaging/fudging of graph values?

I have a plot of data that consists solely of zero and one values. However, the orca plot that results shows intermediate values. I wonder why this is.
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lsof returns "can't read vnode" error

On a Solaris 10 box, I am getting errors from lsof: can't read vnode at 0x7d900000000 can't read vnode at 0x7b But I have the same lsof binary in another similar Solaris 10 box where it doesn't give ...
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ZFS SAN boot - what makes the OS crash during SAN switch change

I have a Solaris 10 server - with ZFS SAN boot - the OS pool has disks configured from two different HBAs c1 , c2 - have LUNs from different FA ports on the SAN array - c1 , c2 HBAs are connected ...
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SSH host-based authentication setup failed on Solaris 10

I wish to connect SSH from machine1 to machine2 without password. machine2 is using Solaris 10. I generate keypairs on machine1 using user user1 and transferred the public key to machine2 under user2. ...
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