When troubleshooting for Ethernet hardware issues, it might be useful to check the interface’s error statistics, but what do they mean?
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Below are several methods, with examples, to check network link status of ethernet interfaces in Solaris.
The NIS directory is /etc/nisdir, where all the NIS maps reside. Create a user in the /etc/passwd file.
SMF logfiles can be found in the following locations: /var/svc/log & /etc/svc/volatile The SMF manifests and methods may be found here: /var/svc/manifest/* /lib/svc/method/* To see the log file location for a given service use: #svcs -l <FMRI> | grep logfile (<FMRI> – Fault Management Resource Identifier)
The most important aspect of FMA to understand is the distinction between errors and faults. Errors are no longer simply written to the /var/adm/messages files for a human to diagnose, instead errors are used by the fmd (fault management daemon) to diagnose faults. Only the faults are...
Steps to configure Fibre Channel (FC) storage devices on Solaris 8 & 9 servers. After reboot Oracle/Sun HBA Driver will bind to all Oracle/Sun Branded HBA Hardware, as well as, NON-Oracle/Sun Branded HBA Hardware, assuming NON-Oracle/Sun Branded HBA Driver have been properly removed.
Autofs Service executes auto-mount daemon for filesystem mounting. The “auto-mount” behaves “mount a filesystem when a client send a request to this daemon” and “unmount it when there’s no request for a long time”. There are two types of automounters in Linux, autofs and AMD.AMD is...
Verifying access to the Oracle database You can verify access to the database by running an SQL query. Depending on the location of your $ORACLE_HOME, perform one of the following procedures.
The /etc/llttab file must specify the system’s ID number (or its node name), its cluster ID, and the network links that correspond to the system. In addition, the file can contain other directives. Refer also to the sample llttab file in /opt/VRTSllt. Run the dladm show-dev command...