Category: Solaris Tips

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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 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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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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