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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 8 X11 binaries generate segmentation violations on NetBSD

All, Recently, I've been trying to get the Solaris 8 versions of xterm and xauth working on NetBSD from an ssh client with X11 forwarding, but both binaries seem to generate segmentation violations ...
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Df -h stuck on solaris. How to stop it?

please help. I've got stuck when i type df -h df stuck image i'm try press ctrl + c and ctrl + z but not working . My os is solaris 11
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No operating System found in Vmware workstation 16 for Solaris 11 in MX Linux

I have downloaded the Solaris 11 testing ISO from the official Solaris download page; I wanted to try out a Unix-based operating system. I have downloaded the ISO from this link. I have created a ...
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USB -> WiFi Adapter with Solaris Drivers

I'm new to Solaris but I have been using BSD for a while. I was wondering if there's any good USB -> WiFi Adapters that have drivers available for Solaris 11. I have a laptop that works with ...
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After sudo upgrade , running Sudo -V errors out ksh: sudo: cannot execute

Installed sudo package 1.9.7p1 installation completed successfully however when I run sudo -V ksh: sudo: cannot execute Server is running solaris 10
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Solaris bridged network for non-global zone

I am new on Solaris 11.4. How should I configure network inside my non-global zones to access internet/LAN. Basically my non-global zones can ping global zone and ping each other, but they cannot ping ...
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Sun T5120 not able to boot from USB in ok prompt

I have downloaded the sol-11_4-text-sparc.usb, then changed the extension from .usb to .bin, and make it bootable. It is showing in ok prompt with show-disks commands but not able to boot with USB.
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How to decrease the length of the output of "ps -ef" command? It is showing full output with unlimited length

When running ps -ef command on our new solaris server the command outputs the full arguments of the processes including passwords and usernames. It seems the length of characters it is showing is ...
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Cannot boot alternate boot environment in openindiana

i have installed two boot environment on my openindiana hipster 202004 server, rpool and rpool1. These are the steps i followed for my second boot environment: zpool create -f rpool1 c5t3d0s0 beadm ...
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How to crash a Sun OS (Solaris) machine through SSH? [closed]

I want to crash a Sun OS (Solaris) machine through SSH. Why do I want to do it? Because I want to test how some processes know how to recover after a crash. I know that in Linux I can write the ...
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Logging in as root for the first time to Oracle Solaris

ALL, I installed latest Oracle Solaris x86 inside VirtualBox. Now, I'd like to install Oracle DB Server there. According to the install documentations from Oracle the first step is to become root. ...
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Solaris 10 3/11 download page shows md5 number of iso image but I don't understand the few extra digits written beside md5 number

I've downloaded an iso image of x86 solaris 10 from here but I can't understand the md5 sum given in the download page because beside the main md5 number, there are another number. Here is the digest. ...
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Passing the paraphrase as an option to encrypt/decrypt command in solaris

Can we pass the paraphrase as an option to the encrypt/decrypt command without being prompted for stdin? encrypt -a aes [-i input-file] [-o output-file]
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Jenkins pipeline calls git.exe on non-windows node

I have a master set up on Windows machine. I have a few nodes on Jenkins, one of which has 2 labels: "system project". This node is actually a plain Solaris 11.3 machine. Other nodes are plain ...
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"put -r" in sftp fails with "Invalid flag"

I'm using Linux server and want to transfer some directories into another server which has Solaris as OS. when I'm connection to server using sftp and transferring it is showing error: sftp> lpwd ...
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Understand vmstat output in Solaris

What does r b w column exactly means in vmstat output. Does r means number of threads which are waiting for CPU or number of threads currently running . Also what does b and w column means. When ...
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What is the equivalent of “df -g” in linux?

I would like to convert "df -g" from solaris to linux. Would like to know what is the linux equivalent of "df -g" On solaris man df will give option -g as such: Print the entire statvfs(2) ...
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Extracting a file in solaris

I'm try to extract a file in solaris to a folder. I have tried following combinations but no luck. gunzip -c jdk-8u211-solaris-sparcv9.tar.gz > /opt/java/jdk8.2.11 I'm getting a is directory ...
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Why Solaris Message Queue Getting Full?

I am using below Solaris operating system - uname -a SunOS dcapp 5.11 11.3 sun4v sparc sun4v. I have created 3 message queues here. Suppose message queue names are AAA ( process a) BBB ( process ...
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Where does Solaris start sshd?

I'm working on a Solaris 11.3 i86pc machine. Solaris ships an ancient version of OpenSSH and SunSSH, and they can only use RSA. I am trying to update OpenSSH. I built and installed a modern version ...
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sftp atomic move from Solaris

I've got an application that is watching file move atomically to a specific directory. When doing a sftp from a RedHat linux server, uploading a file to a tmp dir, them moving it with the "rename" ...
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Why is this Solaris 8 SPARC install panicking on my Sun Blade 100?

I have a Sun Blade 100 with 2GB of NOS RAM, an NOS NVRAM module, and a recently shrink-wrapped set of Solaris 8 Installation CDROMs. When it comes up, the memory check passes OK and the system ...
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autoconf installation in solaris 9

bash-2.05$ ./autogen.sh buildcheck: checking installation... ./build/buildcheck.sh: autoconf: not found buildcheck: autoconf not found. You need autoconf version 2.50 or newer installed. ...
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Adding text to the end of the mail sent from shell script

mailbody="${mailbody}${chk}% ${fs}\n \n Thanks and Regards,\n Myname" I want to insert my name and "thanks" at the end of the mail. I declared variables separately. When I try it, it is coming ...
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Solaris find files within a certain date range containing a duplicate of a certain string

I'm trying to locate files created within a certain date range that contain the string "field" more than once. I've tried using: find messagefolder -mtime -78 -exec egrep -il 'field.*field*' {} \; ...
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Solaris 11.3 can't import a pool

I had some reboots last days and guess it's something to do with the SAS controller. But maybe I'm wrong. Any idea why the zpool import and zdb -e [pool] aborted or crashed with core dumps? ...
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Would it be possible to run unix system as a docker linux image on top of Linux?

I understand that is impossible to run a docker image of a certain OS on top of a host with a different kernel than the image because of the fact that Docker images use host kernel to work... I'm ...
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Why are SUID/GGUID files usually unreadable?

I have noticed that on linux that SUID binaries, like login su etc do not have read permission set. What is the reason for this? There must be some history behind? Or is it because you can attach a ...
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Update Java version, Solaris 10

I'm trying to update Java version on Solaris 10. I have downloaded a tarball jre-8u73-solaris-x64.tar.gz. Using these commands: which java /usr/bin/java gzip -dc jre-8u73-solaris-x64.tar.gz | tar xf ...
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What is the CDE/Motif keyboard shortcut for selecting all the text in a text box?

What is the keyboard shortcut for selecting all the text in a text box in CDE (or Motif generally)? In CDE, text boxes support Emacs/Readline style keyboard shortcuts, so for instance Ctrl+A moves ...
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ssh-copy-id to a tcsh on Solaris?

Im trying to copy a public key to the ~/.ssh/authorized_keys file on a Solaris server. It fails with this error message: $ ssh-copy-id -i ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub <USER>@<HOST> /usr/bin/ssh-copy-...
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Solaris11 and complex networking: no routing

I have one server with solaris11.4,two nics I use it for testing,learning,etc.. I have one network,the classical 192.168.0.0/24 But for virtual machines i want to use another network 10.2.0.0/24 So I ...
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Reliably tail/stream a log file to another machine (Keyword: Reliably). Strangely impossible?

I have a growing logfile on a unix box. I just want something that collects that data on another box within a few seconds of it being written. Sounds simple. But I need it to not introduce screw ups ...
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'su root' succeeded for root on /dev/??? - SunOS logging

I have a log like this in /var/log/authlog : <date> <server> su: [ID 366847 auth.notice] 'su root' succeeded for root on /dev/??? and in /var/adm/sulog SU 12/12 11:13 + ??? root-root ...
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What is consuming ZFS pool space?

Environment: SP firmware 3.2.4.1 zfs Solaris 11 zones Problem: Poor system design has lead to constant space pressure on the internal disks. Once a pool goes over 80%, zfs goes into a whole lock ...
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Solaris OS version and Bit

What does mean below output from Solaris , How to find out the version and bit of OS from this output? uname -a SunOS tsap01 5.10 Generic_147441-27 i86pc i386 i86pc
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Solaris 10 non-global zone's IP addresses not visible to the global zone

I have a Solaris 10 box that I use for testing. I configured some non-global zones on it in the following manner: mkdir -p /zones/wks chmod 700 /zones/wks zonecfg -z wks create set autoboot=true set ...
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How can I find out the load on a specific fc port via dtrace?

How can I find out the load on a specific fc port via dtrace? I need to know the speed of reading and writing + IOPS. I read a lot of documentation but did not find anything useful to this topic, I ...
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Going into graphical user interface on OpenIndiana

There was an error: application/desktop-cache/gio-module-cache:default failed fatally After that, expected something like: https://distrowatch.com/images/cgfjoewdlbc/openindiana.png But while there ...
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Solaris 10: remote root ssh login

I am trying to enable root ssh login for a Solaris 10 VM (10.0.2.15) on a private netwrork. I have set PermitRootLogin to 'yes' in /etc/ssh/sshd_config as well as commenting out "CONSOLE" in /etc/...
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Command to remove all files except some latest one which work for both solaris and linux

I am trying one command which remove all files from a location except the latest one. I have working command for linux but its not working on solaris machine. The below command will remove all files ...
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CDE-Solaris GTK3 Theme

I've tested and tried many GTK+ Themes, but found the one that ease on the eyes the most is still the oldest CDE-Solaris Theme: I believe this color combination has been carefully engineered exactly ...
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Host's File Permissions in Solaris

On a Solaris 10 server I am trying to edit the hosts file but it's preventing me from doing so saying it's read only. I am logged in as the root user. When I ls -l on the /etc directory I see the ...
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Bash - substituting parameter in parent match (SED/AWK)

I'm working on a small script to take some variables, packageName, newVersion. I've googled and tried an awful lot and it brings me to asking. The script executes as: updatePackage.sh -p weblogic-...
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How to verify Solaris images in a reliable way?

I want to verify my downloaded Solaris installation ISO file, but I can only find MD5 checksums provided by plain http(http://download.oracle.com/otn/solaris/11_3/md5sum.txt), that's not safe enough I ...
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Unable to intall CVS client on Solaris

While trying to install CVS, I got following errors: bash-3.2$ ls cvs-1.12.13-sol10-x86-local cvs-1.12.13-sol10-x86-local.gz local.cshrc local.login local.profile bash-3.2$ pfexec /usr/sbin/pkgadd –...
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Is a Zfs filesystem on Usb 3.0 external hard drive possible?

Assumed an external usb 3.0 hard drive isn't at all a very good solution to install a system (linux) on, are there specific drawbacks of installing a Zfs filesystem on Usb 3.0 external hard drive? ...
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Recommended size of memory and hard disk for a VirtualBox VM for Solaris with Oracle

I have a laptop with Windows 7 64-bit operating system. I have installed VirtualBox 5.1.14 on it. Now I want to create a Solaris 10 VM where I would like to install Oracle 10g. What is the recommended ...
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In VirtualBox what Solaris version to select for installing Solaris 10 1/13?

My operating system is Windows 7. I am new to Unix. I want to install Solaris 10 on VirtualBox. I have installed VirtualBox 5.1.14. I have also downloaded Solaris 10 1/13 as sol-10-u11-ga-x86-dvd....
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Solaris 9 - Word Count (wc) command gives wrong output

When i use 'ps', 'egrep' and 'wc' command to count number of processes, it gives me wrong value. I am running the command in 'Solaris 9' machine. Please assist in understanding the issue. MyServer $ ...
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