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Memory Management in Solaris (how to repair temporary memory faults)

Memory Management in Solaris (how to repair temporary memory faults) Herein I am trying to present a simple method to recover faulty temporary memory errors for Solaris OS. Below are the steps: A) Check the memory errors/faults via FMA (fault management Administration). Check the errors with...


Announcement : Exclusive Chat Channels for System Administrators

In Proactive system administration, it is very important to understand the problems that may arise in our environment in future, due to the  present actions, and take necessary proactive measurements  to avoid them beforehand.  The challenge here is,  it is not possible to guess all the...


Solaris Troubleshooting (Magic of Solaris 10) – Root Password Recovery for any Solaris 10 (without CD/DVD).

The most common problem that can be seen in many environment is to recover root password. As commited in my previous post, Herein I will be going to present a New Procedure for Root Password recovery for Solaris 10 without CD/DVD. Below is the detailed procedure...


Solaris Troubleshooting – finding process that is using specific network address and port

Sometimes it is required to find out the process that is running on a specific network port, and one common example is if an application configured to use a specific port which is already bind by some of other process, we should figure out first which...


Solaris Troubleshooting – Recreating /etc/path-to-install

If there are problems with device path creation using a reconfiguration boot, devfsadm, or drvconfig it may be necessary to rebuild the /etc/path_to_inst file to solve the problem. It is possible to easily rebuild the /etc/path_to_inst file gracefully by first making note of the root device,...

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