Solaris is a Unix operating system originally developed by Sun Microsystems (currently owned by Oracle) as a rebranding of SunOS 4.1.x in 1991.

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How to do with “ndd” for get “ethtool” equivalent on Solaris

I've to restore a large file from a NAS backup on Solaris 10 ZFS. I'm using this following command: rsync -av user@xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:from/NAS/files/system to/solaris/files/system And I've got this ...
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How to Install LDOM on Solaris 11?

I installed Solaris 11 on VirtualBox. I need to install and configure LDOM. However, I can not find the LDOM software for oracle Solaris 11. I could not find the link also.
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Create zip archive based on number of files

SunOS 5.8 Directory structure /TEST/CHM CHM A file1.txt file2.txt B file3.txt C file4.txt file5.txt file6.txt If the parent directory CHM has less than 8 ...
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Is there disk-level caching in Solaris 11?

I have an iSCSI disk at /dev/rdsk/c5t6d0 I have made a partition (slice with UEFI label) at: /dev/rdsk/c5t6d0s0 Now I write some data to the slice: echo "...
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How to remove device from pool

I did a mistake when I added a new device in my raidz pool thinking ZFS should do it automatically. :~# zpool status pool: data state: ONLINE scan: resilvered 78,3G in 2h4m with 0 errors on ...
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How do I find the string after a regexp on a single line of text?

I have a text file containing a very long line of JSON data and I need to extract the value of some field.  I realize the easiest way to do this would be to use jq or grep -o; however, I am on a ...
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“Failed to initialize wxWidgets” followed by core dump

I'm testing some software under Solaris. The machine runs SunOS 5.11 (Solaris 11.3), and I connect to it over SSH. The software runs its benchmarks and then plots the data points. The makefile ...
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What is Solaris IPS / How does it work?

I have read the docs and PDF's from Oracle on the matter but they were too broad and too much analytic for me to understand. Could someone provide me an overview (as he/she understands it) of the ...
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cksum output length

My issue: How long is the length of the output of " cksum " command ? When I run the " cksum " I command returns the following: cksum file.txt 2699968955 155920 file.txt There are a lot of ...
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Does anyone know a surefire way of installing git on Solaris 9?

I tried the OpenCSW method but I am afraid that is only Solaris 10 and 11. git command just yields command not found. Surely someone out there has configured/used git on Solaris 9.
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Awk hangs during math operation on Solaris

I'm working on a SunOS 5.11/Solaris 11.3 machine. I have a bash script that calculates and exports CPU frequency because I use it frequently in some test scripts. Here are the two lines of interest: ...
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How to check UFS filesystem on SPARC with Linux?

I've got this really old Solaris SPARC machine. It doesn't boot any longer for some as yet unknown reason (seems like the disk may be corrupted). I'd like to check the partitions. The only thing I ...
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How to extract db version from oratab

I have a requirement to extract the database version in order to fulfil a script requirement. I need to fetch the db details from oratab and its version. Suppose my entry in oratab as below : ...
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How to enable CURL in UNIX server? [closed]

I have to make a web service call through CURL in shell script. For this, CURL should be enabled. Below is my server details: Sun Microsystems Inc. SunOS 5.10 Generic January 2005 below is ...
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How do I make Web Service call in Shell Script? [closed]

Can I make a web service call in a shell script? For example, below is a web service call through cURL: curl -u graeme:abcd -i -F name=files -F filedata=@employees.csv https://app.example.com/api/...
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How to increase server load?

I am attempting to stress a server as much as I can before it goes into production. I’m using Jmeter and have been able to add a little more stress by modifying scripts. I’ve also modified JVM ...
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mailx execute successfully but not sending mail out

I'm using mailx and sendmail functions to send mail from set of solaris machine with different versions. And the script send mail for most of the machine. Still issue is there on sending out mail for ...
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How to find serial number of Solaris server?

Is there any command which will be available on Sun Solaris Netra T5220 server, to get the machine's serial number?
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Get total memory size on sun os through kstat

I have sun os there Following commands are not available prtconf prtdiag psrinfo The only command which is working is kstat. Can any one please help me on finding the total memory size using only ...
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Filtering time using last command on Solaris

I'm connected on server using Solaris and need to filter only people who were connected there until 28.4 00:00. How do I do that on Solaris? In bash I have -t option which does what I want.
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egrep doesn't work as expected on SunOS system

Here is what I want to achieve on SunOS: Only pattern like [text_text=text], [text=text], [text] or text are valid patterns, where by text I mean anything in 0-9,a-z,A-Z, space, newline, tab, enter. ...
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Mounting zpool (Solaris server and Freebsd client)

I have a Solaris with ZFS file system and NFS. I am kind of lost on how to export directories from the Solaris OS which has zfs via NFS? That way I can mount them on Freebsd client.
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Verify why a process went down accidentally on Solaris 11

I want to know what reasons could have caused a process to be killed automatically by a system or taken down. What file do I need to verify, or how do I know why the process crashes accidentally? Is ...
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SunOS 5.10 gives invalid terminal

While I login to SunOS 5.10 through putty it shows as terminal vt100: Then what ever command I type it says invalid terminal with the command. For example if i type ls the display will be. ...
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for loop to evaluate multiple directories and execute command

I was editing a shell script and I want to know how can use for to use all directories listed by a list or variables and then execute a command. Example: I have this directories: /dirname1/app1 /...
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ORA-12560: TNS: protocol adapter error

I have tried to install Oracle 11g R2 on Solaris 10 in Virtual Box. While installing it get completed 95% but while it try to install "Database Configuration Assistant" it shows "ORA-12560: TNS: ...
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xclock not runnnig for another user

I have install new solaris 10 in Virtual box in my pc. I have set below command as a root user. bash-3.2#export DISPLAY=":0.0" DISPLAY bash-3.2#xclock It is working fine for root user but I have ...
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How to recover password in Solaris on vmware

I have Solaris 11 installed on VMware workstation 10 and I forgot my login password. I tried a lot but not able to login. How can I recover the Solaris 11 login password installed on VMware 10 ...
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How can I get the total of records using awk - Linux and Solaris

I'm creating a script to add multiple features to monitor many servers, and I want to add a custom output using echo command to show the total of records as result of the command that I have executed. ...
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Detect automatically a network interface for each one in Solaris 11 [closed]

I'm working currently in a shell script to monitor a Solaris system. The main purpose of the script is show info like: Memory, Network, etc. In the Network part, it will show info like arp table, ...
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Solaris 10 - changing default gateway and netmask

We have a Sunfire V240 server with Solaris 10,I need to change the subnetmask and gateway. I was able to change the subnetmask and gateway by editing the files /etc/subnetmasks and /etc/...
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wc -l command issues in SunOs to Linux migration

We are migrating from SunOS to Linux. I'm facing some problem with wc -l command. When I used wc -l <file_name>, SunOS is giving leading spaces before count where as Linux there are no leading ...
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ZFS groupused value not current

On my Solaris 11 box I have a zfs pool (z) that uses 100G group quotas on each user in /org/users folder. One user had reached their quota and cleaned up their data. The df output, that had previously ...
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Solaris 10 - Is zone isolation sufficient for segregating high and low security servers?

Let's consider the typical scenario of a Web application that has a web server, application server and database server. All servers are located in different network zones separated by firewalls. From ...
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Null pointer exception: installing glassfish4 on Solaris 11.3

I'm trying to install glassfish4 on Solaris 11.3 machine by using glassfish-4.0-unix.sh file. After sh ./glassfish-4.0-unix.sh command the graphical installer starts. Then at JDK selection page - no ...
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How do I check Memory leakage in solaris server? [closed]

I am new in here. I need to check memory leakage on my Solaris server. Kindly help me. Best Regards, Wasila
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How to turn off SMTP port in Solaris

I want to turn off SMTP port in Solaris server. I am getting follwing Message. /var/adm/messages:Mar 10 06:18:08 sendmail[20024]: [ID 702911 mail.alert] /var/adm/messages:Mar 11 06:18:08 sendmail[...
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Why does Solaris 10 find / -exec sh -c “echo {}” \; print “{}” instead of filenames?

I do not generally use Solaris, but today I need to craft a find command to execute an operation on identified files using the shell. I am finding that the {} characters are not getting substituted ...
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Surge CP overload but low CPU usage. Got log in issue on web application when it happens. why?

I am unable to login to solaris server via GUI mode. We have checked and found that the DB/oracle session was hung up. GUI was not able to connect to Oracle DB . After clearing the hung counters from ...
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Solaris tar: “symbolic link failed: Not a directory”

When unpacking a tar archive with a symlink under Solaris 10, I get this error: tar: lib/jre/: symbolic link failed: Not a directory The lib/jre symlink points to lib/jre1.8.0_46 which is in the ...
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Dedicated CPU allocation to zone in Solaris 11

I have created a zone called web in Solaris 11. Now I want to allocate one dedicated CPU resource to that zone. But it's throwing an error: "No such entry". I did the following... zonecfg:web> ...
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Keyboard layout with Solaris in VirtualBox

Today I've installed Solaris 11.2 on Oracle VM VirtualBox. After that when I type the | symbol at the command prompt, it's wrongly displaying a ~ symbol. Could someone help me any fix / correction ...
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what is unit of time in kstat time

I am using kstat to get read time and write time for a partition. kstat -T u -p -c partition sample output: sd:1:sd1,r:class partition sd:1:sd1,r:crtime 190.732758214 sd:1:sd1,r:nread ...
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Parent process always printing output after child

Consider the following code running under Solaris 11.3: int main(void) { pid_t pid = fork(); if (pid > 0) { printf("[%ld]: Writing from parent process\n", getpid()); } if (...
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Number of Seconds since epoch in solaris 10

I am trying to get the number of seconds since the epoch in both Solaris 10 and Solaris 11. On Solaris 11, "date +%s" is giving me the output (from bash), but the same is failing on Solaris 10. What ...
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root role not getting reassigned to normal user (ex. tushar)

I want to reassign root role to user tushar,i had used : usermod -R -root tushar usermod -R +root tushar . The output: /usr/lib/passmgmt: Permission denied. Cannot set roles, requires solaris....
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Find device ID for partition in Solaris 11?

I have a laptop I'm setting up to multi-boot between Win 7, Solaris 11, Ubuntu 14.04, and CentOS 7. I have a common FAT32 partition for all of them to save data to. I'm less familiar with Solaris ...
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Can't get user $HOME over su on Solaris and AIX

I'm trying to get user $HOME variable over su. Solaris # su oracle $ echo $HOME /root AIX # su oracle $ echo $HOME / Linux # su oracle $ echo $HOME /home/oracle Can someone explain why on ...
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How call a function inside another function

I'm working actually in a shell script to monitor a server resources. I have a function and I want to know how can I call a second function inside the main one. Example: funct mainfunct(){ echo "...
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default netmask in Solaris

On a Solaris local zone, what is the default netmask? I have a blank /etc/netmasks file, but if I run ifconfig I can see that the netmask is set to ffffff00 . [username@servername]# /usr/sbin/...