Questions tagged [sunos]

"SunOS" (aka "Solaris") refers to the UNIX-based Operating System produced by Sun Microsystems and acquired by Oracle in 2010

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Configuring Solaris audit to include username into his events

Need to configure audit logging in Solaris but I have a problem. There are two SunOS servers which were configured before. When I started analysing logs I found out that in Solaris 10 I can see the ...
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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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ZFS - is it safe to remove files served by ZFS during a resilver/rebuild?

I have a Nexenta ZFS system serving a large NFS volume (using ~85% of 250 TB). One of the 70 disks failed over a week ago, and the system is resilvering a hot spare without issues (other than the ...
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Any transparent filesystem for SunOS

Back before Solaris SunOS had a cool feature called transparent file system. The basic concept allowed disk files systems to be stacked like transparencies on an overhead projector. And allowed the ...
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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 - How to tell whether machine is running SPARC or Intel Chip [closed]

What command can I run to tell whether SunOS 5.10 is running a SPARC or Intel chip?
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Why is lucreate failing to create a bootable image?

I am attempting to make a Solaris 8 bootable drive from a flar image following these instructions from Oracle. The command: lucreate -s - -m /:/dev/dsk/c1t1d0s0:ufs \ -n second_disk fails with a ...
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SunOS 5.10 /bin/sh && changing env vars does not work

When I change an env var in /bin/sh, it only takes effect after a new export command, for example: $ which ant /usr/sfw/bin/ant $ env | grep ANT ANT_HOME=/usr/local/apache-ant-1.9.8 $ PATH=$ANT_HOME/...
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Server hardware replacement assessment

I need to assess if it is time to replace our server hardware. I am trying to see if I need to find some stats to determine if it is time for replacement. I am new to the servers area and looking for ...
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ZFS: i/o error - all block copies unavailable

I am trying to install FreeBSD Sparc64 on my SunFire440 machine, I followed the tutorials to Install FreeBSD Root on ZFS using this tutorial link. Only the changes I made is that instead of using ...
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Why are some disks and some are LUNs?

Question at the bottom. I would like to use a Sun StorageTek 6100 as JBOD for ZFS, and so I have connected it to OmniOS over FC with a QLC2462 HBA. The disk array doesn't have a controller tray, just ...
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Removing all hw raid from Sun server

This post is about the same server as this post, where multiple disks were in a LUN, and then ZFS was used to make the ZFS pools. I would like to use the 6140 disk arrays as JBOD's on either Linux or ...
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SPARC T4 iLom CLI not accessible from SER MGT Port. (NET MGT - inaccessible)

Our 3 SPARC T4 Sun servers have all of a sudden began the exact same behaviour. -Fans are at full RPM -Attentions lights on all 3 are on solid amber -ILOM network interfaces not responding (all 3 were ...
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Solaris - How to see if Bash is installed

never touched Solaris before is there an easy command to see if Bash is installed? Probably a silly question, thanks for your help
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How big are my disk arrays?

On my SunOS 5.10 host are there 3 Sun 6140 disk arrays, and I would like to know the disk capacities. According to zpool list do I have a 5TB and 16TB pool. format shows me only 12 disks c2t1d31: ...
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How to dump BIOS from running Sun Blade 1500?

I'd like to replace an old-aged Sun Blade 1500 Red running SunOS 5.8 by a Qemu-based Virtual Machine. Tutorials like this describe how to do this with older hardware, but as I need to run SPARC64 ...
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RedHat/CentOS environment discovery

I am working with a new client who lost their IT person and are trying to document what they have. It's a Linux/SunOS environment. I am trying to find their Samba or equivalent user management server ...
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Correct way to modify startup options for svc:/network/finger:default in Solaris 10?

I want to make "finger" harmless on Solaris 10, and I see this in the man page; OPTIONS fingerd supports the following option. -s Enable secure mode. Deny forwarding of queries to other ...
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How do I extend unix “ps -ef” command to see more info [closed]

I need to grep process by information containing in CMD column, but this column strings is cut(limited) and needed info is lost. Please suggest how can I enlarge string size allowed for CMD column. ...
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grep -m in solaris/sun OS

I searched a lot over google and stackoverflow/serverfault, but I was not able to find a corresponding to "-m" option in the bash shell. I need to fetch only the first result with the grep. Is this ...
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sudoers file errors on solaris (suspecting wildcards)

I'm trying to write a universal sudoers file to control permissions for all our users across all our environments and I've been using the wildcard for the hostnames like so (all data has been ...
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How should I monitor memory usage/performance in SunOS/Solaris?

Last week we decided to add some SunOS (uname -a = SunOS bbs-sam-belair 5.10 Generic_127128-11 i86pc i386 i86pc) machines into our running munin instance. First off, the machines are pre-configured ...
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auspex LFS backups

I have some backup tapes which existed on an AUSPEX file server. The backups were written to tape with the SunOs version of the CPIO command. Now that I need to restore them, (of course there are no ...
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How to check the Sun Directory Server version?

How to get LDAP Server (Sun DS) Information in Sun OS 5.10 SunOS hostname 5.10 Generic_144488-06 sun4v sparc SUNW,T5240 Specifically Server Type Server Version Protocol Using the command below: ...
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Solaris 8 available for download?

A customer of mine is still using Solaris 8, now I have a product which requires testing against this OS, however looking at Oracle, they merely provide 10 and 11. Is it possible to find Solaris 8 for ...
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[unix server]I want to check the specific directory size including its all children

This is the server info(uname -a) SunOS Tiger2 5.7 Generic_106541-16 sun4u sparc SUNW,Ultra-Enterprise And I want to check some directory size including its all children directories. I fount du -sh ...
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Confused: SunOS Licensing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I'm confused about the state of OpenSolaris/SunOS/OracleExpress.. Can I use SunOS 10 for free? In a productive commercial ...
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What is the package manager under OpenSolaris 5.11?

I'm on an OpenSolaris 5.11 server and when I asked about Django, technical support offered to use pkgin as a package manager. [root@gpx8nnaa ~]# uname -a SunOS gpx8nnaa.joyent.us 5.11 snv_89 i86pc ...
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How can I deploy Django, FCGI or otherwise, to an old SunOS Apache server?

I have a somewhat stodgy Apache server, running under SunOS, and I would like an appropriate way to deploy a Django application based at /shop/ or some other URL. The server seems set up to allow ...
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cat or vi a file, hangs

we're having some issue on a SUN 5.8 machine. first of all, the server is on his network (i.e. 10.x.x.x) and we can login using an ssh server which is on another network (196.x.x.x), so there're ...
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Cannot reverse tunnel between my local machine and my open solaris server

I want to reverse tunnel connection to my SunOS (Joyent) so that any connections coming to 12043 on this server will be served by my local development server running at localhost:8843. Edit: I don't ...
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Unable to apply patch generated with diff on SunOS server

I generated a patchfile of 2 directories using this command: diff -ur source-20110125 source > mailpatch3.patch Now I would like to apply the patch, doing this: patch -p1 < mailpatch3.patch ...
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solaris vs linux for production servers (many servers like tens in a cluster)

which os should I choose solaris or linux if linux which distribution? i want to deploy my java app on production servers in a cluster on tens of servers... can someone tell me what are the key points ...
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Strangeness using /usr/xpg4/bin/tr and /usr/bin/tr on Solaris 9

I have a file looking like this, "xxxxxx" "yyyyyy" "aaaaaa" "cccccc" "bbbbbb" "eeeeee" "oooooo" "zzzzzz" Wanting to replace each \n in this file I use: tr '\n' ',' < INPUT > OUTPUT Which ...
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Which version of SunOS

What is the correct way to identify which version of SunOS is currently running?
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Where to obtain openssl-devel for SunOS 5.10

So I am having an issue that I have seen other people have on many different systems. I have to build Subversion on a SunOS 5.10 box and have run into issues. I have the openssl source code ...
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How to get a running apache’s config file in SunOS (OR: how to get around ps’s 126-character output limit)

I am currently running a SunOS 5.9 machine as a web server. It runs several apache instances, each with its own config file. I specify the config file using the -f command-line option. What I want to ...
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SunOS free command

I have SunOS 5.10 sparc server. I want to calculate system memory. I can easily find this in Linux using /usr/bin/free command. Can anyone please suggest me if there is any equivalent command in SunOS....
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