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Solaris 10 : Installing packages/Patches/ Applications in zones

  In the global zone view the SMCsudo and SMCtop packages: cd /export/home/student/zones pkginfo -d sudo-1.6.8p4-sol10-zones-sparc-local application SMCsudo sudo # pkginfo -d top-3.5.1-sol10-zones-sparc-local application SMCtop top # Notice the “false” setting for SUNW_PKG_ALLZONES variable: pkgparam -d sudo-1.6.8p4-sol10-zones-sparc-local SMCsudo SUNW_PKG_ALLZONES false # pkgparam -d top-3.5.1-sol10-zones-sparc-local SMCtop SUNW_PKG_ALLZONES...

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Solaris Troubleshooting : Setting boot-device with luxadm command from booted OS.

This procedure demonstrates how to easily use the “luxadm” command to set the “boot-device” Open Boot Prom (OBP) parameter from a system booted from cdrom or in single user mode. The command will change the “boot-device” setting at the OS level and at the same time, change the “boot-device”...

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Solaris 10 : Configuring Resource Controls with zones

On a system with 2 non-global zones running, we’ll use a program called “hog” to demonstrate a cpu intensive program within the zones. # zoneadm list -vc ID NAME STATUS PATH 0 global running / 1 zone2 running /export/zone2 2 zone1 running /export/zone1 # pwd /export/home/student/zones

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Solaris DNS : Types of DNS Servers

Types of DNS servers 1. Root Servers: Root servers are positioned at the top or root of the DNS hierarchy, and maintain data about each of the top-level zones. The root servers are maintained by the NIC and have been moved to a common domain for consistent...

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Solaris Troubleshooting : how Solaris assigns controller numbers

In this post I am talking about  some of the observations on  how Solaris determines  the controller numbers Below are 3 common scenarios encountered by customers: 1) A jumpstart is done with nothing but an internal disk and DVD on the system. -Assigns cdrom C0 -Assigns internal fcal...

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Solaris : find command without traversing NFS

The following is the proper syntax to exclude traversal of nfs mounts for the find command # find / -name somefile -print -o -fstype nfs -prune Or, use the following command to exclude traversal of nfs, autofs and cachefs filesystems: # find / -name somefile -print...

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Solaris [ 9 / 10 ]Troubleshooting: Controlling SSH Connections

The sshd daemon that comes with the Solaris 9 & 10 Operating System uses TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) Wrappers (also called “libwrap”) to control access to hosts. (Unlike other systems, Solaris 9 & 10 does not use the OpenSSH keywords “AllowHosts” and “DenyHosts” to permit or...

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Solaris SVM : Disk replacement for Systems With Internal FCAL Drives Under SVM (V280R, V480, V490, V880, V890):

Beginning with Solaris 9 Operating System (OS), Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) software uses a new feature called Device-ID (or DevID), which identifies each disk not only by it’s c#t#d# name, but also by a unique ID generated by the disk’s World Wide Number (WWN), or serial...

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