Solaris is a Unix operating system originally developed by Sun Microsystems (currently owned by Oracle) as a rebranding of SunOS 4.1.x in 1991.

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Can not delete folder with svn control files created by other user

this problem happened on a SunOS I (not root user) want to delete a folder "def"(contains sub folder and files) created by other user, I have the full control of "def"'s parent folder(say "abc"), but ...
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an unconfigured ntp server appears in ntp client's list in solaris 9

So i have a solaris 9 server with running ntp client I want it to poll 10.10.1.122 (local ntp server, there is no internet access) so i configured the ntp server in the config file (below) however ...
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How to tar/zip a parent directory exculding a child direcory

I want tar a direcory which contains a number of child directories. But here my requirement is to tar the entire parent direcory excuding one child directory. Is there any command or procedure for ...
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Is there a ready-to-run Solaris virtual machine for VMWare?

I would like to test some scripting on a Solaris machine. Is there a VMWare virtual machine with Solaris that I can download and use directly?
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Solaris 10, When trying to run apache: ld.so.1: httpd: fatal relocation error

I'm trying to replicate a production box in my lab, I have installed apache and I'm trying to use the configuration copied from the production environment, the results are the following error ...
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Changing Account status from NP to LK in Solaris 10

Some of our system accounts have a status of NP (No Password) while other system accounts have a status of LK (locked.) I am trying to change the status of all system accounts to LK. I have tried to ...
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Syslog not listening on port 514 - Solaris

I ve been trying to make syslog listen in port 514 for the past 2 days but in vain. All am trying to achieve is do a logging in syslog using sysloghandler in python on (localhost, 514) socket. The ...
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finger and who command usage

I know that the finger command used to display information about local and remote users. finger --> display users log in on local machine, even if remotely. finger @hostname --> display users log in ...
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Power management in Solaris 11 using poweradm?

In Oracle Solaris 11.1, pmconfig had completely vanished, and poweradm is available instead. While pmconfig was still available, I used to... Auto suspend : Let my server suspend from 2 AM through 7 ...
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Error installing py-bcrypt in Solaris 10

I'm trying to install Rhodecode into a Solaris 10 server, but when the installer is trying to install bcrypt it fails with the following error: easy_install py-bcrypt Searching for py-bcrypt Reading ...
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Force Solaris 10 reinstall on SPARC T4

New job, new environment... I'm picking up for someone who has "moved on to other projects." One of the last things he worked on was installing Solaris 11 on a Sun SPARC T4-2. Solaris 11 was further ...
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How can I get numbers of CPU of Sun Solaris by command?

I can use 'prtdiag' to get number of CPU by prtdiag command. $ prtdiag System Configuration: Sun Microsystems sun4u Sun Fire 6800 System clock frequency: 150 MHz Memory size: 4096 Megabytes ...
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Get Solaris/Linux package (from package repo) and put on server manually

First I'm not Solaris/Linux guy, pure Windows. My problem: I need to get ffmpeg executables on hosting Solaris servers. The first and obvious way it to take source code and compile it there. But ...
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chinese language use in solaris 10 and redhat 6

How to type in Chinese in solaris 10 and redhat 6 ? Please tell method how to configure it through command line not through GUI
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Replacing /bin/bash with /bin/false in /etc/passwd file

I am writing a program to disable users from a system, i want to replace /bin/bash to /bin/false. Example xxx:x:1:22:xx:/export/home/xx:**/bin/bash** replace to ...
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command at boot, before another script

This should be an easy question, but as a solaris novice, I'm stuck. I have to launch a change MAC address command at boot (i.e. ifconfig bge0 ether). If I do this at terminal, everything goes smooth. ...
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openboot no signal at the end of boot

While performing an opensolaris 8 boot on sparc machine I can see all the messages from the kernel and the openboot, but once the boot is finished the monitor does not display the x login manager and ...
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solaris 8 init script asks for user password

I've got a script in the Solaris 8 initialization phase, under /etc/rc3.d, that contains a su - username -c "a command", but I see thru the boot messages that the su command is asking for the user ...
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How to extract bytes from the middle of a file?

We are parsing some large EDI files that do not contain CR/LF. However, they do have ~ (tilde) as a segment delimiter. I am trying to extract the control record for the file and the last bytes of my ...
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Opposite of tail: all lines except the last n lines

How can I discard the last n lines of a file with a unix command line filter? That would be sort of the opposite of tail: tail discards the first n lines but pipes the rest through, but I want the ...
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Can i recall an email I sent using sendmail on Solaris?

The option to recall a message seems to be only available on MS Office Outlook. Has anyone tried recalling a message sent by sendmail ?
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Execution of the command of ssh with open/root/.ssh/id_dsa failed error: Permission denied

Working it agrees http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/ru/library/l-hadoop-1/ at first I entered into the user of hadoop by means of a command root@one: /volumes# su hadoop The invitation was as a ...
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Solaris user management: switching to other user account

I need to ensure that Solaris always requires user to enter the password when switching to other user accounts. What file contains the configuration for this? Is it actually possible to implement ...
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Execute a remote command after sudo - su anotheruser in Rundeck

I'm new with Rundeck and completely amazed with it and I'm trying to execute a job and my scenario is detailed below: Rundeck is configured with ssh passwordless authentication for user master ...
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Resize and create new partition on Solaris 11 running on VMware

I installed Solaris 11 on VMware So far my attempts with fdisk have resulted in corrupted systems. And gparted doesn't recognise the partition. Any ideas of what can I do? Thanks
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Compare two file systems between Solaris and Linux

I am trying a source to target file comparison between Solaris and Linux. - I have a large number of files > 3000 - Large number of directories > 600 - Directory structure remains same - I ...
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How do I view the OS installation date on Solaris 10?

How can I find out the system installation date on Solaris? Objective is to verify the date and time that the OS was created (OS creation timestamp).
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Choice of an OS for a home ZFS NAS

I am preparing a home NAS with an old Athlon 64 X2 3800+, 4 GB ECC RAM, Asus M2V MX motherboard, and a single 3 TB WDC Green (another one as mirror may be installed in the future). It's the cheapest ...
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xargs and cp: find-style “{}+” multiple expansion?

I'd like to copy a group of files to destination folder. But without needing to spawn a new instance of cp for each operation. The arg format for cp seems to be: cp src_file1 src_file2 src_file3 ...
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Unmounting a zfs pool while it is shared with sharenfs

I have a Solaris (open indiana) system which is getting poor disk write performance. In order to enable ZIL in this version of zfs I need to add a line to /etc/system. This will not take affect until ...
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Authenticating Solaris box against Open Directory

I've spent a few days looking for guides to this. The sites I've found was last touched upon in 2004 and gave no answers. I have an Open Directory server running on a Mac OSX 10.8 box. I want to ...
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How to install Java 7 on Solaris 9?

Oracle states the following regarding Java 7: This version of the JDK is supported on the Oracle Solaris 10 Update 9 or later OS, Oracle Solaris 11 Express OS, and Oracle Solaris 11 OS ...
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recover deleted files from solaris machine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Undo an “rm -rf ~” command? By mistake i removed my files from solaris machine. i ran rm -rf command in my root folder rm -rf It deleted folders /bin, /dev etc.. ...
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solaris 10 + display 2 lines after match by grep?

how to match string , and display the two line under the string for example ( I want to match the "manufacture" string and display the two lines after cat ima.conf # the manufacturer or driver ...
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How do you upgrade a package in Solaris?

I have a package for an IDE in my solaris machine. How do I upgrade this package?
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Open man-page with less [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to let man utility to use less to display manual rather than more? How can i open up the Man-page for a command with the less-editor? Alternatively, how can i find ...
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command to show number of processors in UNIX

I want to check the number of processors using by a particular process in unix solaris. Which command we can use for that? Thanks, D.
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Path of a command

Could someone please let me know how to get to know the executable path of a command/utility in solaris?? like executable path of ls is /usr/bin
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Booting Solaris from Hard Disk or USB..?

Does anyone know how to boot Solaris 11 form an internal/external HDD? I have already done dual boot form CD ROM. I just need to knoww how to boot from a USB Flash Drive and/or a HDD.
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How to install Oracle Solaris 11 with Windows 7?

I want to install Oracle Solaris with Windows 7 without Virtual Machine...like means there should be an option of dual boot means that i can select the operating system during booting and can work in ...
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Making a bootable USB for Solaris

Is it possible to create a bootable USB of Oracle Solaris 11? I don't want to install Solaris on an Oracle VM Virtual Box.
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Space allocation for Solaris on Virtualbox

I am about to install Solaris on top of my Windows through Virtualbox. I have decided to allocate a storage of 50 GB to it. Now will the 50 GB be taken from the empty space available in that drive ...
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How do I find out which process is causing high CPU usage?

I have a strange issue happening on my Solaris virtual machine: After it is booted and up for 1-2 hours, the CPU usage will go up to 100% for 5 seconds, then down to normal for another 5 seconds, and ...
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Does tar preserve links? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I tar ball a directory hierarchy with soft links in linux I am using tar to copy files and directories from a Solaris machine to a Linux machine. Does Tar ...
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Why is my Solaris virtual machine doing this? (100% CPU usage at regular interval)

This is a clean installation of Solaris 11 X86 in the latest Virtualbox, running on Windows 7 host. I am downloading some files in the Solaris virtual machine, and all suddenly, this happens: I ...
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How to find oracle database installation path on solaris 8?

I have a server that solaris 8 is on it. I want to connect to oracle's management system . I found this article getting started with oracle . To connect to management system I should enter ...
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Python by default on all unix systems? [closed]

There was a discussion on which language to choose for a system checker. The system checker is supposed to be a script running on unix systems. On Gnu/Linux systems seem to always have it installed ...
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How to let `man` utility to use `less` to display manual rather than `more`?

I've this Solaris 10 installation and it uses more to display manual content. Is there a way to make it using less to display manual? because more is really not convenient to use. Thank you.
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UNIX command to test for fan status

anyone know the commands(s) for checking the hardware status of the machine, I'm trying to see if there are issues with the processor fans.
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How to uninstall software package in single user mode in Solaris 11

I accidentally installed a software package which keeps my Solaris from booting up. Upon entering single user mode, I ran: pkg uninstall system/install/media/internal However, it fails and says ...