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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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 ...
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Which office software is available for Solaris 11?

I am thinking of moving my software dev environment to Solaris 11. Which office software is available for Solaris 11? I would prefer a free one. Thank you!
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What is the command to display ospatches in Solaris 11?

I was using showrev -p until now to get ospatches list. Does anyone have a command for the same in Solaris 11?
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zip how to include files with a dollar sign in the name

Oracle Solaris 10 9/10 SPARC I'm trying to archive and compress a large directory using zip zip dir dir in this directory are some files with a dollarsign like name$whatever. Zip skips those files ...
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Is there an equivalent command for kctune | grep max_thread_proc in SunOS and AIX?

I need to find the maximum threads per processor in the following systems. So far 1. Redhat Linux -> cat /proc/sys/kernel/threads-max 2. HPUX 11.31 [ia64] -> kctune | grep max_thread_proc ...
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Remote CUPS Printing, Is It Possible?

I have a RHEL 6 server, and a Solaris 2.6 server. The RHEL 6 server is able to print to a network printer, which is a Laserjet 4014DN, using CUPS. I want to have the Solaris 2.6 server print to that ...
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How to see whats eating my swap space on linux

I have a unique situation here where a Java app I wrote is choking when it forks and creates some child processes. According to the error logs I'm seeing there is a java.lang.UNIXProcess method ...
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Copy-on-write folder? (Am not an admin)

On Solaris, is there a way to make a "master folder" from which I can fork off any number of light weight copy-on-write clones? In my home folder I have a number of sub folders that contain nearly ...
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Solaris 32bit / 64bit confusion

I have a Solaris on a AMD- uname -a gives OS Solaris 10 x86_64 (SunOS goldtpus34 5.10 Generic_144489-11 I wanted to find whether it has a 32bit or 64 bit kernel so I did /usr/bin/isainfo -k ...
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In Solaris how do you startup a script automatically without user input?

I'm using Oracle Solaris, and i would like to startup a script automatically everytime i turn on my computer and log into the desktop, however the script i want to run requires elevated permission, so ...
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How do I find the version of Sun Studio 11 installed on my Solaris 10 server?

When I do : pkginfo | grep SPROapplication SPROatd, it only shows me Sun Studio 12. But, the installer( a Rogue wave library installer) I am using detects Sun Studio 11 as well on the server. But, ...
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bash: ./wls1036_solaris32.bin: Invalid argument

Having some experience in ubuntu, I installed solaris 11g recently to work on WebLogic. I've downloaded wls1036_solaris32.bin file. When I run ./wls1036_solaris32.bin in the terminal, I'm getting ...
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Is there a xwindows freeware equivalent that is compatible with Windows 7?

The only thing I have at my disposal is xceed 6.0, but that is not compatible with Windows 7. And I am trying to connect this to a Solaris box.
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perl - translate sed to perl

The following command work fine on Solaris ( delete line only if last character is ":" ) sed -e '/:$/d' < foo > foo.new how to do the same in perl ? ( the reason for that because I not want ...
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Find and Move Files up One Level

I'm trying to search for files with a certain extension and then move all of them up one level in the folder hierarchy. Basically I have something like ...
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Configuring p4 on Solaris

I'm trying to configure p4 (Perforce) on Solaris, but have had no success. Can anyone see what I'm doing wrong? Reference: ...
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Solaris/Linux - tput command + create bold text

How do I bold the "Date & Time" numbers from the following file with the tput command (I have a Solaris machine)? For example, I want to bold only the "24-09-2009 16:17:45", etc. for all other ...
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Solaris + sorting file according to date and time by sort command

I have along list that created in /var/tmp/file.txt from some script (in Solaris machine) the following list have 4 fields please advice how to sort the list according to the following TIMESTAMP ( by ...
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Equivalent of “du --time -h” (or something similar) in Solaris

How can I get something similar to du -h --time at solaris?
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Cannot connect Solaris 10 to Windows 7

I'm trying to connect a Solaris VM (powered by VMware Player) to Windows Explorer in Windows 7. When I try to map the network drive I get the following: The specified server cannot perform the ...
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Solaris + run my script after Solaris boot/reboot

I have Solaris machine ( Solaris installed on Netra-T2000 HW , Solaris version – 5.10 ) I write the script - update_after_solaris_already_boot.ksh This script will update automatically some ...
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Untar on Solaris 9 : longlink

I'm trying to install MySQL on a solaris 9 machine, and the version of tar on this machine apparently can't handle larger file names. The solution I've found from googling involves downloading GNU ...
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Solaris 10 user does not inherit privileges from user_attr

I have created a user called manager and set the /etc/user_attr file to allow net_privaddr privileges. But when I log into a shell as that user I'm not seeing those privileges granted. This is causing ...