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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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“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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nslookup dns reverse lookup not displaying Server: or Address: anymore?

My dns server is no longer displaying the Server: and Address: when using reverse IP lookup. The command works succesfully but I can only get Server: and Address: being queried when using "-type=a or -...
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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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What is cksum in solaris 11 and what is the use of it?

What is the use of cksum in solaris and what is the need of it.
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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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shell script in Solaris to delete files older than 45 days in required directory

#!/bin/bash find /home/da/test/apps/testing/archive -type f -mtime +45 -exec rm -f {} \; >& /home/da/results.txt mailx -s "Old log files deleted" test@.com < /home/da/results.txt Is there ...
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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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Can I virtualize Windows and linux using virtualbox on solaris with zfs zvols?

I am considering building a system to virtualise Windows Server 2016 and CentOS 6 using virtualbox on Solaris (for home use), in order to take advantage of zfs' reliability. I was planning on getting ...
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tar truncating file names when tarfile is transferred from Linux to Unix (Solaris)

What steps I did: On a Linux machine (RHEL-6): tar -cvf <tarname.tar>. On a Unix machine (Solaris-10): sftp <linuxUser@server.com> and ftp the tarfile to the Unix system. Now untar on ...
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Why is For loop in linux showing low performance than in Solaris?

I have a shell script that i'm running on both Linux and Sun Solaris,however there's a considerable difference in time taken by the script to execute. When i debug the script on both servers using '...
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“Device Cannot Start” for Intel-based Gigabit NIC

I have recently acquired two SUN Quad-port Gigabit low-profile ethernet NICs (PCI-Express 2.0 x4) for a home-lab setup. These are rebrands of the Intel I350-T4 adapter, which has full, cross-platform ...
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Why does Patch 145006 take so long to install?

I'm an engineer in a data centre. My main task is applying updates to server operating systems. One of the operating systems I deal with on a regular basis is Solaris 10. My Solaris expert colleague (...
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Error when lauching the command “bash”

I'm using SUN Solaris-8 and i tried to install an application to run it into : i failed because i got insuffisant disk space. So today i delete some useless thing in the disk but when i try to execute ...
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How to configure DHCP given Oracle instructions don't work?

I'm trying to enable DHCP on an Solaris 11 machine. My DHCP server is a m0n0wall, and it provides all network configuration information except the local broadcast address (limitation in m0n0wall). ...
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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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Verify there's enough memory and storage to compile a file?

I'm testing a C++ library under Solaris 11 with Sun Studio 12.5. The library is trouble free under Sun Studio 12.2 through 12.4, but its having trouble under 12.5. Under 12.5, the pain point appears ...
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“No version for 'optional' dependency…” when updating Solaris 11.3

I'm having trouble updating Solaris 11.3. The problems below show up on both a DL360 G5 hardware (dual Xeons), and a VM guest (Core i7). The Solaris installations use Sun's image, and I did not ...
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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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