Category: Solaris Admin

Solaris SMF Information Center

Read – Experimenting with smf to run parallel sshd service on different port Read – Debug Services controlled by Solaris SMF Read – Service Milestones Read – Configuring Apache2 under SMF Read – Troubleshooting Guide Read – Fault Management Daemon Services Read – Troubleshoot the problems...

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Solaris Solstice DiskSuite: recover a metadevice that is in an unstable state OR how to recreate metadevice without losing data

When  a metadevice goes into an undefined state,  recovery of metadevice with meta commands is problematic.   The workaround is to re-create the metadevice after carefully recording the current configuration from metastat -p.   The procedure is a bit risky if not followed carefully, so keep the backup handy....

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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 SVM – How to check on a running machine which disk was used to boot.

It is often possible that we boot from a Solaris machine from one of the root mirror disk, and after sometime we forget current active disk. And the information of active boot disk is important while we perform SVM maintenance disks. This post will help you...

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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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Solaris SVM : Create a new DiskSuite configuration which points to the data correctly without requiring a backup & restore.

Create a new DiskSuite configuration which  points to the data correctly without requiring a backup & restore. There are occasions you wish to physically move disks to a new controller or to a new host (at which point, the device names may change).

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