Tagged: Solaris Troubleshooting

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Daddy, I have no friends and you are not playing with me.

My Three years old daughter told me these words!! My kid ( priyakari) started her playschool in Feb/13, She used to be a happy kid and very punctual to her school for the first 6 months. But suddenly, something changed in her schedule and she started...

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Eleven Reasons that causes INIT: Cannot create /var/adm/utmpx – Solaris

The utmpx and wtmpx files are extended database files that have superseded the obsolete utmp and wtmp database files.  The utmpx database contains user access and accounting information for commands such as who, write, and login. The wtmpx database contains the history of user access and...

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Hands on Lab – Replacing Failed Disks from ZFS Pools ( RaidZ2 / RaidZ3 ) – Part2

    In my earlier hands on lab post ( Hands on Lab – Replacing Failed Disks from ZFS Pools ( Simple / Mirrored / RaidZ )). I have explained the disk failure scenarios for ZPOOL  mirror and RaidZ volumes, and this post is just continuation to that...

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Enabling SVM in Failsafe and password recovery in Solaris.

In one of our previous post “Solaris Troubleshooting (Magic of Solaris 10) – Root Password Recovery for any Solaris 10 (without CD/DVD)”. We tried to show how to recover system’s root password in Failsafe mode without any media for OS having single disk (i.e native device,...

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Hands on Lab – Replacing Failed Disks from ZFS Pools ( Simple / Mirrored / RaidZ )

    In our earlier post ( To get Started with ZFS ) , yogesh discussed about various ZFS pool and file system Operations. In this post I will be demonstrating the redundancy capability for different ZFS pools and also the recovery procedure from the disk failure scenarios....

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Powerdown parameter for Solaris boxes.

I came across one unique parameter which I would like to share on our gurkulindia, specially for small business organisations where we dont have seperate power backups for DC. Has anyone noticed while working on Solaris boxes if you will power down (init 5 or poweroff...

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System Controller battery (BATTERY at SC/BAT/V_BAT has exceeded low warning) failure in T-series servers.

System Controller battery (BATTERY at SC/BAT/V_BAT has exceeded low warning) failure in T-series servers. Many a times you will get a hardware error in /var/adm/messages (or at ALOM/LOM prompt, console messages) for SC battery failure, In this post I will explain the battery replacement procedure along...

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