Tagged: solarisadmin

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Veritas VxVM : Growing a Solaris root filesystem controlled by Veritas

Below is one of the procedure will help you to grow the root file system controlled by Veritas, but this procedure need system downtime 1. Remove the mirrored plexes from Veritas (vxplex -o rm dis ) use “vxprint -ht” to find the mirrored plexes (usually rootvol-02 & swapvol-02)...

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Solaris Storage Configuration – EMC VMAX + POWERPATH / MPxIO + VxVM

To simplify the Storage addition operation, i just made a quick cheat sheet for your easy understanding and  quick reference, since this information cannot be presented as html format i will be sharing it in image format, which you can print and use it as desk...

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Solaris Live Upgrade – Known Issues that frequently fails the Live Upgrade

      While troubleshooting some of the Live upgrade issues in my test environment, I have come across some important list of known issues which causes the Live Upgrade to fail. Even in the past, I have noticed that many Solaris folks complained about the...

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Solaris Tips : Check current active boot device, when used in volume manager (SDS / SVM / VxVM)

During regular maintenance It is often a requirement  to us to determine which  disk we actually boot from when the root volume is under volume manager control.   Solaris on SPARC   Sparc with SVM  # prtconf -pv|grep bootpath: bootpath: ‘/sbus@3,0/SUNW,fas@3,8800000/sd@1,0:a’ Sparc with VxVM Root Volume...

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SAN Storage Migration – Solaris with VxVM

This is a following post for my previous SAN migration post  Solaris host level SAN migration (with SVM) from Clariion to VMAX.   As discussed earlier in my previous post,  many organisations started migrating their Server storage from Old legacy SAN devices ( e.g. EMC Clariion )...

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VCS Learning – I/O Fencing In action [ Video ]

This post is all about the purpose of I/O fencing and how i/o fencing works to avoid the split brain condition?. Normally, I do spend  4 to 6 hours to post a technical article  with complete details, but for this one I have spent lot more...

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Veritas Netbackup : Unable to detect Robot from master server after Veritas Netbackup upgrade to 7.1.0.4.

 Below are the steps to rebuild the /dev/sg/* and /dev/rmt/* and to detect Robot devices on a Solaris server:  Note: Prior to below steps I have verified the outputs in cfgadm to check Tapes and Media Changer (Robot) status.  1.)  Check and create a backup copy...

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Solaris host level SAN migration from Clariion to VMAX – Hands on Lab

During the past two to three years,  many organisations started migrating their Server storage from Old legacy SAN devices ( e.g. EMC Clariion )  to new  powerful SAN storage ( e.g. EMC Symetrix VMAX) because of the low performance and maintenance costs involved with legacy storage....

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