Category: Solaris Admin

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SAN Storage Configuration – Solaris 10 with native multipathing and veritas volume manager

  Here you go with the procedure to configure SAN ( EMC ) storage with native multipathing and veritas volume manager. You dont need to go with complete procedure in a single read, because it has different tasks involved and the procedure was well implemented on...

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How to collect crash dump for solaris x-86 arch servers.

How to collect crash dump for solaris x-86 arch servers. Sometimes your System crashed/paniced all of a sudden and you will see there will not be any crash dump files created for analysis. But Vendor always require system dump files to analyze the server to provide...

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Using "asr-disable" to disable PCI slots from OK prompt – Servers V440 or V490

System Administrators encounter frequent issues with onboard PCI slots after the maintenance operations like the OS upgrades, patch installations and firmware upgrades. And often it will leave us in a situation that we couldn’t  boot up the machine, because of the issues to recognize PCI slots after...

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Creation of a Hardware Mirrored Volume in Solaris Servers.

Creation of a Hardware Mirrored Volume in Solaris Servers: 1.) Verify which hard drive corresponds with which logical device name and physical device name, using the raidctl command: # raidctl Controller: 1 Disk: 0.0.0 Disk: 0.1.0 Disk: 0.2.0 Disk: 0.3.0 Disk: 0.4.0 Disk: 0.5.0 Disk: 0.6.0...

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Linux – Online configuration of new SAN disks to create new sybase raw volumes, using LVM.

As part of regular System Admin task we were asked to configure new storage to an existing sybase server without disturbing the existing storage and expecting no downtime for the existing production server. All necessary storage LUNS were already allocated by the Storage team as mentioned...

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How to do MIRRORING under SVM (Solaris Volume Manager) in Solaris.

How to do MIRRORING under SVM (Solaris Volume Manager) in Solaris. In this post I will be showing how to do mirroring (RAID1) in Solaris OS. Server availabilty is one of the major requirement in any environment. To achive this we used to do Mirroing in...

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General Procedure for Kernel Patching in Solaris.

    General Procedure for Kernel Patching in Solaris: We are getting multiple requests for Solaris Kernel Patching procedure from many of your Gurkul Followers. Here we go with all the steps for all of them. I am trying to present the simple patching procedure (when...

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Solaris Hostname / IP rename Procedure

In enterprise network environment, the life time of any server will be decided by the lifetime of the application that is running on top of Operating System. In case if the application was retired / decommissioned then that server can be utilized for the different applications....

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