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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Various environments and weird less behaviour

I am playing with I/O redirection and have problem with less behaving differently in two environments. Both environments are Solaris-based and are of the same version. I am executing program in two ...
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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 x86 downgrade NVIDIA driver

I had to reinstall Solaris/x86 11 and in the process upgraded to version 11.3 from 11.1 on the same machine. The NVIDIA drivers were also updated, but there is a message during X startup that the ...
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Find the creator of an idle TCP connection

On Solaris (or Unix), how can I find the remote host associated with the creation of a currently idle TCP connection? lsof gives me a bunch of lines like this: java 25375 foo 8161u IPv4 ...
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rsync from Solaris to Windows (character encoding on filenames)

I'm trying to use RSYNC to sync files from a Solaris 9 (SunOS 5.9) System to a Windows Server 2008 R2 (via cygwin) There are many Files containing characters like "ä", "ö", "ü" or "ß". Which are only ...
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What is a ZFS legacy mount point?

I am trying to understand the way ZFS works when I do for example, a snapshot. When I use zfs list on machine I get some mount points and some paths. For example I get something like that: rpool/ROOT/...
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ESXi - Solaris ZFS Raids System Drive Failure Recovery (VMDirectPath I/O - raidz pool)

I currently run Solaris 11.1 in ESXi 5.5, with a HBA (disk controller card) passed though to the OS via VMDirectPath I/O and a raidz pool (called Vault). The OS is running on a single deddicated SSD ...
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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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Solaris T5120 Unable to boot from USB

Boot Media Creation I created a USB boot media on my OS X El Capitan using the following command dd if=sol-11_3-text-sparc.usb of=/dev/disk3 then i waited and made sure it finished successfully ...
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Priority in Static routes?

I have 2 default routes with different gateways: # netstat -nr Routing Table: IPv4 Destination Gateway Flags Ref Use Interface -------------------- --------------------...
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sshd error - what could be wrong?

I am getting the error below from my /var/adm/messages (or syslog) Aug 28 19:11:21 myhost sshd[25570]: [ID 800047 auth.info] Keyboard-interactive (PAM) userauth failed[9] while authenticating: ...
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solaris + how to verify if file isn’t update more than XX min

how to verify if file isn’t update more than 55 min? For example, the file IOstatDisk2.log not update since 18:00 And now the current time is 19:00 solaris1a:/var/tmp ROOT # ls -ltr IOstatDisk2.log ...
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Error when use WinSCP + copy file from solaris machine to Windows machine

When I use WinSCP in order to transfer file from the Solaris machine to the Windows machine I get the following message Received too large (7367222 B ) SFTP packet……. The error is typically ...
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In Solaris how do you start App Builder CDE?

I have a Oracle Solaris 11 installed on a VM. I am trying to start the App. Builder program by dtbuilder as mentioned in the documentation but unable to start. I cannot find /usr/dt directory either. ...
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Solaris ZFS Mirroring - is different stripe widths valid?

I have found many articles about using ZFS mirroring with different sized disks, and it appears to be possible to grow a mirror by using larger disks. Is it possible to consolidate a stripe onto ...
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Solaris BIND / VI - how to view special characters in a zone file?

I'm having some issues with a new zone file and I recall previously that I was prone to using some special characters somewhere that confused BIND. Is anyone aware of a command that would show all ...
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Configuring route from source to destination

not an expert in Solaris networking so would like to ask your opinions Say i want to configure packet routing from source 10.126.120.130 (A) to destination 10.214.140.9 (B). I configured it this way ...
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How to view mounted CD drive in Solaris 10

Say I have a Solaris 10 Virtual machine VM mounted on vmware platform and I only have telnet terminal to connect to it. How do I see if this VM has a CD already mounted? thanks
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Mix of GRUB and GRUB2 (Linux and Solaris)

ALL, I have a DELL laptop on which I installed Linux and Open Solaris (in that order). Linux used GRUB2 and it was OK. Solaris still uses GRUB1 and it looks like it did overwrite the GRUB2 ...
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solaris on sparc not booting automatically on poweron

My environment : SunOS solaris 5.11 11.3 sun4v sparc SUNW, SPARC-Enterprise-T5120 eeprom showed auto-boot?=false So I used command eeprom auto-boot?=true and eeprom would show auto-boot?=true I ...
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How to add a nameserver to Solaris 11?

I'm having a name resolution problem in Solaris 11. According to the online Solaris guide, Chapter 12 Setting Up DNS Clients: Client Set Up Setting up DNS on a client machine involves two ...
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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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Color coded 'ls' under ssh connection from Mac to SunOS server (tcsh shell)

I'm on a Mac under OSX. I ssh into a remote server which is running SunOS. The default shell under the remote server is tcsh, not bash. How can I set the ls to generate color coded output as I have ...
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How can I launch Front Panel in CDE (Common Desktop Environment)?

When using Cygwin/X, after I ssh with x11 forwarding into a Solaris 9 system, sometimes I can't see the Front Panel or even the wallpaper: Is there a way to bring Front Panel into view, or launch ...
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Solaris 10 p2v conversion

I've picked up a system where the disk slices are odd and the ldmp2v prepare fails on disk sizes. I believe I have a mangled manifest file and I want to adjust it so it works. Does anybody have a ...
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How to check services are running or not in Solaris

Particularly, I want to check Samba services and see if it is running or not in Solaris machine. For Linux, we can check with below command. service smb status smbd (pid 8058) is running...
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How to boot Solaris from network (using Windows 7)

Currently I have a single Board Computer: Themis USPIIe-USB™ 6U VMEbus computer board based on the Sun® Microsystems 550-MHz and 650-MHz 64-bit UltraSPARC® processors. Currently it boots from an ...
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Unable to print to print using CUPS on Xerox WorkCentre 5755 from Solaris

I am trying to print on network printer Xerox WorkCentre 5755 from Solaris with CUPS 1.4.5 installed. Due to lack of any Solaris related information I have set the printer up with manufacturer ...
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Solaris: ssh -tt with no output

I have access to a machine running SunOS 5.10 (called solaris). I also have access to a RedHat machine (called redhat). ssh -tt seems not to give me output if run from solaris to solaris, but works ...
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Need Solaris network driver 64bit

I'm newbie in Solaris and I need network driver 64bit for: - pci bus 0x0004 cardnum 0x00 function 0x00: vendor 0x1186 device 0x4b01 D-Link System Inc DGE-530T Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (rev 11) ...
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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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SSH, screen and “there is no screen to be resumed”

I've got a screen running on a machine. I was sitting at the physical machine when I started it. The test that's running takes 4 or 8 hours, and I want to check on it on occasion. I SSH'd into the ...
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Oracle Solaris 11.3 with iSCSI Discovery instead of Local Disc

I have a solaris box without any local disks at this moment While Installing Oracle Solaris 11.3 via USB it gave me choice of local disks or iSCSI LUN and when selecting iSCSI LUN This is test ...
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Solaris du and df result are mismatch but fix by ftp

I have a filesytem which share to user via NFS. And some users upload files through FTP to this FS. The filesystem type is Veritas VXFS. I upgraded Veritas from 5.1 to 6.1.1 recently. After that the ...
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Critical : ITM6 : LZIOS_BP_PRCMissing_NoTPM_C : Critical Process matching TPM (/opt/tivoli/ep/_jvm/jre/bin/java.*) missing

Can anyone tell me why the below alert occurred on the linux servers? Critical : ITM6 : LZIOS_BP_PRCMissing_NoTPM_C : Critical Process matching TPM (/opt/tivoli/ep/_jvm/jre/bin/java.*) missing And ...
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Updating apache/mysql/php solaris 11.2 with packaging

I'm attempting to update the web/amp install of a SPARC Solaris 11.2 install and I'm apparently missing something with the change from Solaris 10 -> 11. With pkg info -r amp, lists packages that are ...
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T5120 serial port strange character

I tried to get access to T5120 serial port through usb to db9 to RJ45 connection using Putty and Hyperterminal but always get strange characters. Any suggestion is more than welcomed.
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Update JAVA 8 Update 60 to Update 65 or 66?

I had Java 8 Update 60 on my systezm & it told me there was an update to update 65, so i have updated. However there also is Update 66, yett Java on my system doesn’t want/need to update to that ...
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Sudo: allow group of users to su to users defined in user alias

I need to setup sudo to allow any user from group webadm to su or su - to a number of users defined in particular User Alias. Each user from webadm group shoud be able to su only to defined users, ...
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replacing special characters without using escape sequence in unix file

I am trying to replace a string with special characters like " &,*,@" etc. This should be done without using escape sequence. I am using sed but it is not working without escape sequence. I am in ...
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inconsistencies between df and du solaris 10

I have a problem with the /var having only 800MB left. yet du -sh /var show only 91MB used while df shows it is 5.4GB used.. I cannot find any symbolic links that will cause this.. so I cannot clean ...
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Getting per user cpu and memory consumption statistics

Is there a way to get cpu and memory consumption statistics summaries per user the same way prstat -t on Solaris shows them? The prstat(1) utility in Solaris display has fields NPROC UserName SWAP ...
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how to kill a tcp connection in solaris operating system?

A client program connects to my server program written in JAVA via TCP connection (ServerSocket). I want to close the TCP connection between these two programs with a Solaris command or tool for ...
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How does niceness relate to CPU allocation on Solaris?

The wikipedia article for nice describes the relationship as follows: As a simple example, when two otherwise identical CPU-bound processes are running simultaneously on a single-CPU Linux system, ...
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Where to find a zipped/tarred JDK 6

Ok, I concede. I have been looking in vain for a zipped and tarred copy of any later version of Oracle's JDK 6 for Solaris SPARC (32-bit), but all I can find is the shell scrip that "installs" it. ...
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Windows 7 cannot get C/H/S values

Alright, so I'm a bit of a novice at this kind of stuff, but I had a CD version of Solaris and decided to install it on the disk it came on. I put it into my Windows 7 computer and did all that stuff ...
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Solaris Automated install Hard-Drive Windows 7

I got two hard disks, one of 40 GB and another one with 1 TB. The 40 GB has windows 7 installed on it, taking all the space of this hdd. The 1 TB disk I got few logical and extended partitions; in ...
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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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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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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 ...