Questions tagged [solaris]

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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Wget cannot validate https://ftp.gnu.org?

I'm working on Solaris and trying to upgrade Git by building Git and all of its dependencies from sources. Wget is failing to download a dependency, which is located at https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/...
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Is there a reason why the value of a wchar_t retrieved by mbtowc() is not the UNICODE value?

If I convert the character 'ö' from a UTF-8 locale (where is is represented by the two octetts 0xC3 0xB6) to a wchar_t, I get a wchar_t value that is 0xF6. This applies to Linux and Solaris. If I ...
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Sun UltraSparc IIIi Solaris 5.10 emulation

I have an old Sun Blade 1500, with a Ultrasparc IIIi 1.5 GHz, 2GB ECC RAM. SunOS 5.10, ufs filesystem. The hardware (MB, HDD and video card) is failing on me and I'm searching for a way to emulate it ...
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How difficult will it be to determine, get and apply latest patches to Solaris 8

I have a Sun Ultra Enterprise 2 running Solaris 8 (Generic_108528-11). This hasn't had any patches applied for years. I just now got the configuration right for connecting to the internet through my ...
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How to force OmniOS (illumos) “format” properly recognize disk geometry?

I have a FreeBSD-initialised 8-disk vdev, all 10TB WD RED, now on a server with OmniOS r151026, connected via LSI 3008 HBA. At POST, the card shows all disks with right geometry (I can post picture ...
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Installing Intel GM965/GL960 secondary graphics controller driver on OpenIndiana

I'm trying to get OpenIndiana Hipster build running on an HP 6910p, but the secondary graphics controller is not working. The primary driver is working using the i915 driver as part of the xorg-video-...
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Unable to sync NTP v4 client to Windows AD server

I realize that Microsoft doesn't even recommend using a windows server as a time service, however I don't have a choice -- closed network in a windows centric shop. It became an issue when the newer ...
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Does ZFS reads and writes show up in vmstat -p output

I am aware of ZFS not using the regular file system cache for caching pages for reads or writes (ZFS uses ARC and ZILs). My question is would "vmstat -p" on a recent Solaris machine also reflect read ...
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How to kill inactive user logins on Solaris?

On a Solaris 10 server if i do a w, I get this: 12:26pm up 85 day(s), 1:13, 6 users, load average: 0.38, 0.36, 0.38 User tty login@ idle JCPU PCPU what blah pts/1 ...
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Can file handles be translated to filenames?

Is there a tool for translating file handles to file names on Solaris 10? I've looked around and found several scripts including the one at: http://heim.ifi.uio.no/kjetilho/hacks/fhfind.perl https://...
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Cannot install zone on Solaris 11

I am trying to install a zone on Solaris 11. I am using these instructions. I get up to Listing 2 when the error occurs. # zoneadm -z testzone install The following ZFS file system(s) have ...
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What are the directories and configuration files used to set the umask by the superuser in Solaris UNIX?

One file I can think of is the .profile file in the user's home directory. However what are the absolute paths (directories and file names) that are used to set the UMASK level at the operating ...
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How to install .net Mono on Solaris 11 (source code compile)?

I downloaded the last mono tar to Solaris 11 I install the required packages: # pkg install autoconf # pkg install automake # pkg install libtool # pkg install gcc When I tried to configure mono 5....
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Viewing Port Info FC Solaris 11

I have a hba card with two ports (port 0) and (port 1) and I want to know how can obtaining using OS the info to mapping the wwn that I can see using fcinfo hba-port command to a port of the hba card. ...
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How can I write directly to a Solaris FIFO pipe over ssh?

I have a Solaris server running a process that has its input and output redirected into FIFO pipes (fifo_in, fifo_out). How can I connect to these two pipes over ssh? I would like to be able to ...
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Solaris 11, How to map device to mount point?

Solaris 11, iostat -xncz 5 extended device statistics r/s w/s kr/s kw/s wait actv wsvc_t asvc_t %w %b device .... 6.0 18.2 226.7 205.6 0.0 0.0 ...
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Unable to properly mount file systems using NFS version 4 from Solaris 10 to Ubuntu 16.04

I use Ubuntu 16.04 client machine and Solaris 10 server machine. When I mount users using nfs4 from /etc/fstab file in client machine, I get the owner as nobody.If I use nfs3 then I get the owner ...
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Tribblix: cannot start xfce

I installed the illumos (opensolaris) distro Tribblix and can't start Xfce. I tried both with a display manager, slim (I know it's old, but it's the only one they offer), and from the console. The ...
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Corporate exchange server strips Solaris email attachement

I need to send file(s) from a Solaris 11.3 server through the corporate network to a user on a PC . I would like to eliminate winscp and automate this process. This test works: uuencode /var/adm/...
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BSM and memory usage

Currently have BSM installed on my solaris 10 on my virtual machine. What I'm trying to do is that I want to measure the impact of enabling BSM (auditing) on Solaris on the CPU, memory. So after ...
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“ndd” equivalent of “ethtool” 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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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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Permissions (ACL) to allow creation of new files only - are extended attributes also needed?

I want to use a directory as a sort of drop-off point, similar to the Public folder in each Mac OS X home directory, that is: certain users (or everyone) should be able to create new files inside this ...
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Changing LDAP server preference on Solaris 10

I've recently inherited a new environment running Solaris 10 and I was looking for information on how to change the LDAP server preference on an LDAP client, namely through modifying the ...
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How to know log the full script name executed by user?

I want to log the full name of the script executed by the user including the options/arguments he provided to that script. I was able to achieve some success using basename and whoami but it does not ...
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Solaris 11_3 Installation on LDom via “telnet localhost 5000”

I am new to the Unix section here in my company and now I got the task to install Solaris 11 on a new LDom. Reading the documentation, I was able to create and configure the primary domain and I was ...
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Using interface file with LP and txt2pdf utility to transform print file to PDF

Our legacy application uses LP commands on Solaris 5.10 to print report files to printers throughout our org. However, now we have a remote location that won't have access to a printer (at least not ...
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Notify user of account lockout at login (Solaris)

When logging into solaris, the user will normally get a username+password prompt. If the password entered is wrong the prompt just re-appears, and it will just keep going without providing any ...
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Why was it necessary to restart apache webserver to copy files via php on newly mounted filer?

Scenario allready running Apache Webserver 2.4.2 on Solaris 5.10 newly added nfs mount as target for copying files via php executing cp via shell with the same user as the webserver works copying via ...
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ZFS allocation algorithm

I'm looking for a way to know which algorithm ZFS is using to find free blocks. By default there are two algorithms: Best Fit First Fit These are automatically changed once a threshold is passed ...
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guest owns NIC, host and other guests access via NAT

OK, this is a bit complicated. On my host OS, when Guest1 is running, I want any incoming connections to go to guest1. So from the outside the system looks like guest1. But I still need to access ...
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Dual boot Solaris and Linux

I have a laptop running Oracle Solaris and Gentoo Linux. First I installed Gentoo Linux. I used GPT partitioning scheme. In order to boot Gentoo Linux I have GRUB 2. Then I installed Solaris 11.1. ...
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Move boot disk on SAN storage on Solaris 10

I'm looking for some infos/official docs/howto for migrating boot disks in a production enviroment server from internal disks to SAN on Solaris 10. It's possible for every kind of hw? It's also ...
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Solaris 11: How to use ILB to create HA loadbalancer across two backend servers?

I'm attempting to use Solaris 11's ILB to create a loadbalancer across two backend DNS servers. Here's my requirements: Two external IPs: .XXX.YYY, .XXX.ZZZ - these are the DNS IP's that our clients ...
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What is the equivalent of /usr/share/misc on Solaris?

The Linux Filesystem Hierarchy Standard has the following to say: This directory contains miscellaneous architecture-independent files which don't require a separate subdirectory under /usr/share. ...
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Sendmail configuration with user mapping on Solaris

I have the following: host1.intra.net which has sendmail and users: user1, user2 & user3. It is running SunOS 5.10. host2.intra.net which has SMTP server. No authentication, no encryption. Email ...
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How to exit if a on of shells failed?

I'm trying to connect to an Oracle DB with a Perl script to execute some queries on solaris OS, and I have saved each one of them like: create table t1 .. update t1 .. insert into t1 .. The main ...
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Find where exactly a script is being called from

There is a script in a server (known location) that copies a file from one location to another, eg : cp /dirA/file.DAT /dirB/file.DAT This script is being run daily and copies the file, but I don't ...
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sendmail -v email@email.com returns killed when root

For some reason some of my Solaris 10 systems won't send mail as root. If I try to send a test email as a non root user using sendmail -v I get a nice long list of details ending in success. If I ...
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How do I get Solaris 11.3 to recognise my hard drive as having 4Tb capacity?

I have a hard drive which I know has 4Tb capacity, but is only showing on my Solaris 11.3 x86 system as having 2Tb. format -e yields the following: c1t2d0: configured with capacity of 2047.89GB 2. ...
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Jenkins on solaris operating system

Need to install jenkins server on solaris box, this is the version details, can we get any jenkins package to install? Solaris details: Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 s10s_u10wos_17b SPARC
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ypcat passwd not able to list if the user has 3 digit user id

I am trying to migrate nis server from solaris to redhat(7.5), as per the doc I have exported /etc/passwd and /etc/group from solaris to redhat and made NIS up and running. If my /etc/passwd is e.g.: ...
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sendmail relay problem

I have two hosts one of which can send emails to my address, while other can not. I am trying to figure how to make the other host send the mesg to first host so that the first host can send that mesg ...
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Passing environment variables via sudo on solaris 10

I need to execute a command via sudo on Solaris 10, and I need to pass two environment variables to the command. This must be done in /bin/sh, not bash, not ksh. This is possible on Linux, serveral ...
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Equivalent of “ssh-keyscan -H” in Solaris 10/11

I'm creating a Perl program that adds the specified host in root's known_hosts file. The program works in AIX and Linux, but not in Solaris and sadly, I can't find its equivalent command. Sample line:...
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How to install php7 on solaris 10 with Oracle Instant client

I am trying to install php7 with oracle on Solaris 10. The oracle instant-client-basic and instant-client sdk was downloaded from oracle The instant client-basic was unzipped and this creates the ...
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With Gnome 3, does VNC allow multiple sessions with same uid?

On Solaris, I am trying something similar to (https://forums.opensuse.org/showthread.php/525387-VNC-Multiple-Connections-with-same-User-Id-not-working-under-SuSE12-1) - to get two sessions with the ...
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Difference of interfaces in netstat -i and netstat -i 1 1 command

Result of the netstat -i command in Solaris: # netstat -i Name Mtu Net/Dest Address Ipkts Ierrs Opkts Oerrs Collis Queue lo0 8232 loopback localhost 179 0 179 0 ...
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Solaris 11 ops center installation errors

I am trying to install ops center on my test server but whenever I start the installation, I get: error: The configured Oracle Solaris 11 publisher, Solaris, does not support the version of Oracle ...
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How to check the shell of a running process?

I am working on Solaris 11 zone and I need to check which shell a running process is using. I have the PID but I am not sure where to get the information from. I have a scenario where some resource ...