The Open Source version of the Solaris Operating System developed by Sun Microsystems.

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Virtual machine internal network - same host

If I have 2 VMs (web server + db server) on same physical host, how can they communicate? Being on the same host what speed can expect? Its CentOS KVM. What is the situation with SmartOS Zones where ...
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“Connection reset by peer” when sshfs from Ubuntu to Open solaris

On my host (Ubuntu 12.04) I'm trying to mount resource which is on opensolaris: sshfs jj@opensolaris.dev:/home/jj /opt/opensolaris/ But I'm getting the message: Password: read: Connection reset ...
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ZFS Scrub isn't making any progress

I started a zfs scrub operation over 10 hours ago, and it doesn't seem to be making any progress: # zpool status pool: foo state: ONLINE scan: scrub in progress since Sat Nov 26 00:11:38 2011 ...
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Public key authentication on SunSSH fails

I'm using OpenIndiana 151a on x86 and I want to connect to other remote servers using ssh with public key authentication, but it fails. The remote server's sshd (OpenSSH) is enabled with ssh-2 ...
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Cannot access SMB Shares from OpenIndiana server on OSX Lion?

I've clean installed a copy of OpenIndiana 151a (latest). I've imported my pools I've run through these directions http://blogs.oracle.com/timthomas/entry/solaris_cifs_in_workgroup_mode I can ...
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Oracle Solaris 11 Express: is it 32-bit or 64-bit?

The download for Oracle Solaris 11 Express says the image is for x86. I can't find anything specific on the Oracle documentation site that states if this is 32-bit or 64-bit. Any pointers?
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ZFS RAIDZ Parity

I am building an OpenSolaris box to attempt to use ZFS and RAIDZ. I am starting simple with the OS on one drive and wanting to store all my data on the RAIDZ volume. I am a bit confused on RAIDZ is ...
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Is Solaris 11 Express a replacement for OpenSolaris?

I was searching for OpenSolaris but landed in Oracle's website of Solaris 11 Express. Is OpenSolaris replaced by Solaris 11 Express?
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XEN disk mapping problem under opensolaris

I have a system with two harddisks, i wanted to use the simplicity of ZFS for my file server and i also need to run a linux. I choosed XEN virtualization for that, supported on both system. My GRUB ...
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WD TV Live HD and Solaris

Since a few months I own a WD TV Live HD media player and I'm pretty satisfied with it. The performance is good and it's quite stable. But from the beginning I had issues with the CIFS implementation ...
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Windows 7 slow write to Samba/CIFS OpenSolaris server

I have a NAS server with OpenSolaris and kernel-based CIFS/Samba share and I get these weird results when working with it from different computers over the Gigabit LAN: Read speed is blazing fast ...
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Webdav server on opensolaris

Dear community, i need to install a webdav server on Opensolaris, it seems that the mod_dav module is not in the distro and hard to find on the web. Can someone help me ?
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Mounting a shared drive on Opensolaris

I have a shared drive on my windows XP machine i want to mount this shared drive to my open solaris machine. Example I have a shared drive which is shared to all on D:\shared This shared folder i want ...
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Apt-get for Open Solaris

Does Open Solaris have central software repo Ubuntu? What kind of software can be used to fetch package from that repo and install into my machine?
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OpenSolaris / ZFS / Ubuntu / VMware Server / Esxi

My workstation is running OpenSolaris - the main reason is for its ZFS support. I've been really happy with it so far and my data is still in good shape! Workstation SPEC: 8G MEM (VM purpose) 6x1TB ...
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How to see NTFS partition disk record in opensolaris?

i read this question and article from link in answer. After reading and some manipulation (I have 3 disk, 2 listed in /dev/dsk, third not listed) rise question, how to see NTFS partition disk record ...
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Where in opensolaris I can change ptlib/sunaudio settings?

Where in OpenSolaris can I change ptlib/sunaudio settings?
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It is possible to launch Chrome(Chromium) from OpenSolaris?

It is possible to launch Chrome(Chromium) from OpenSolaris? Who succeed to launch?
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How to play avi in opensolaris?

need help with installing free software for avi playback in opensolaris.
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CAD software for OpenSolaris?

I would like to install CAD software again on my laptop. I used to use Rhinoceros 3d and AutoCAD for most stuff, but that was on the Windows side of things. What can I do for the Solaris side? ...
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Best filesystem choices for NFS storing VMware disk images

Currently we use an iSCSI SAN as storage for several VMware ESXi servers. I am investigating the use of an NFS target on a Linux server for additional virtual machines. I am also open to the idea of ...
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OpenSolaris Dead / Alive? [closed]

I have used Open Solaris in the past and really liked it, minus the lack of support for a few applications I use such as UFraw, Hugin, and wacom. I can compile from source, but where is the fun in ...
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How to mount a LOFS in Solaris that doesn’t cross mountpoints

I need to access my "root" ZFS dataset to delete a file under "/var". But "/var" is overlayed by another ZFS dataset. Since these are system datasets I can't "umount" them while the machine is ...
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What are the strengths of OpenSolaris compared to Linux?

Please try to answer in these areas: For what kind of usage is OpenSolaris more suited than Linux? What are the useful OpenSolaris features that Linux lacks? Personal experiences are welcomed, but ...
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How to navigate in OpenSolaris without a mouse?

I have a machine with OpenSolaris. After I have logged in, it seams like I have to use a mouse to start an xterm console (or some other application). How can I navigate in the graphical environment ...
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How can I install OpenSolaris without Graphical Environment - just text console?

I would like to install OpenSolaris and use it as a home-server. I will interact with it just with SSH, so I don't need the Graphical Environment. How can I install OpenSolaris without the Graphical ...
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How to add a mirror-disk to my OpenSolaris?

I have a machine with two harddrives. I have installed OpenSolaris on one of them and now I want to add the other one as a mirror-drive in my zpool rpool. I guess I have to format the second disk ...
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Setting up a home server - what to use? (ZFS vs btrfs, BSD vs Linux, misc other requirements)

I need to get all our home content off individual machines and onto a central server. What I'd like to have is the metaphorical "server under the stairs". Stuff we need: expandable storage. I ...
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Why does cpio say “WARNING! These file names were not selected” when copying a large number of files?

For over 10 years, I've been using this strategy to copy a large number of files between UNIX filesystems: cd source_directory find . -depth -print | cpio -pdm /path/to/destination_directory It ...
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send command to an already running screen session

I have been trying to send commands to a running gnu screen session (4.00.03) in opensolaris, but cannot get it to run any commands through any combination of screen -X Ok, I start a screen session ...
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OpenSolaris and NTFS

Is there any way to mount NTFS partitions in OpenSolaris? This is the main issue preventing me from testing it out for more than a day. I need to be able to mount my external. I have vast experience ...
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Opensolaris or debian as dev and file server?

I'm setting up a new dev and file share server for myself in the closet from my old desktop. I've been running Debian as long as I can remember and have nothing to blaim. Now I'm looking at ZFS and ...
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ZFS moving drives around

At some point I'm going to build an OpenSolaris based NAS. I was wondering that if I make a 4 drive RaidZ1 pool and at some point need to move the pool to another OpenSolaris server do is there ...
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Minimum requirements for (open) Solaris?

I'm thinking about knocking together a Solaris box at home to act as a combination server and learning exercise. What are the minimum hardware specifications I can throw at it such that it'll be ...
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Mount USB Volume (blackberry tour) in OpenSolaris

I have some files stored on this blackberry that I would like to load onto our OpenSolaris machine. When I plug the blackberry into the machine via USB it does not mount like a conventional USB ...
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Firefox Flash & Quicktime plugins under Debian and OpenSolaris?

Please excuse this newbie question: I've got installations of Debian 5 and OpenSolaris 2009.06, both of which have Firefox 3.5.3 setup and running. Unfortunately: 1.Firefox under Debian can't play ...
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OS choice between: Debian, gNewSense, and OpenSolaris

I am planning to migrate from Mac OS X and Windows to either a Unix or Linux distribution, i.e. I am a Linux/Unix beginner. Right now the following caught my interest: Debian: Well established with ...
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VirtualBox OpenSolaris guest on OS X host; Audio does not work

I have OpenSolaris 2009.06 installed as a guest operating system on Virtualbox 3.0.4 under OS X 10.5.8. The VirtualBox guest additions have been installed. All available updates have been applied to ...
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How do I prevent two OSes from clobbering grub files?

I want to install Linux and OpenSolaris on the same hard disk in different partitions. I'm worried because OpenSolaris seems to actively manage the grub data when updating the OS (part of the "boot ...