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Operating Systems Solaris DNS service is in maintenance mode. How to bring it back to online mode? Post 302719695 by cjashu on Tuesday 23rd of October 2012 12:19:35 AM
Old 10-23-2012
There are some that must be running for DNS to be online. Now you have to check them.

run this command

Code:
svcs -l FMR

where FMRI is the dns client FMRI

Then look at the services that say "required" is any of them offline? If any of them is offline, you will need to fix it. If none is offline, then the problem is with the dns client service. However the fixing process is the same.

Go to the log file and find out what is the problem.

Code:
svcs -l FMRI or svcs -x FMRI

will provide you the path of the log location. Read why any of the required service or the dns is in maintenance mode.

Fix the problem then restart the FMRI

svcadm restart FMRI.

Reply if you have any questions. Its difficult to explain.
 
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sulogin(1M)						  System Administration Commands					       sulogin(1M)

NAME
sulogin - access single-user mode SYNOPSIS
sulogin DESCRIPTION
The sulogin utility is automatically invoked by init when the system is first started. It prompts the user to type a user name and password to enter system maintenance mode (single-user mode) or to type EOF (typically CTRL-D) for normal startup (multi-user mode). The user should never directly invoke sulogin. The user must have the solaris.system.maintenance authorization. The sulogin utility can prompt the user to enter the root password on a variable number of serial console devices, in addition to the tra- ditional console device. See consadm(1M) and msglog(7D) for a description of how to configure a serial device to display the single-user login prompt. FILES
/etc/default/sulogin Default value can be set for the following flag: PASSREQ Determines if login requires a password. Default is PASSREQ=YES. /etc/default/login Default value can be set for the following flag: SLEEPTIME If present, sets the number of seconds to wait before login failure is printed to the screen and another login attempt is allowed. Default is 4 seconds. Minimum is 0 seconds. Maximum is 5 seconds. Both su(1M) and login(1) are affected by the value of SLEEPTIME. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWcsr | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
auths(1), login(1), consadm(1M), init(1M), su(1M), attributes(5), msglog(7D) NOTES
By default, the root user has all authorizations. Granting the solaris.system.maintenance authorization to the Console User Rights Profile may have an undesirable side effect of granting the currently logged in user maintenance mode access. The solaris.system.maintenance authorization should be directly granted to appropri- ate users rather than through the Console User Rights Profile. SunOS 5.11 21 Aug 2008 sulogin(1M)

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