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Forum: Red Hat 01-12-2017
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Posted By akbar
Corresponding Spacewalk/Satellite versions?
Can anyone point me towards a list that shows which Satellite versions roughly align with which Spacewalk versions, in terms of functionality?


Thanks in advance,
Akbar.
Forum: Solaris 12-11-2015
857
Posted By akbar
Upgrading a Solaris host.
Am looking to go from Solarus Update 4 to Solaris Update 6.

I've downloaded the U6 patch cluster and installed, but it seems to me this ins't a true upgrade. Am I wrong? Is there a better...
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Posted By akbar
These are sage words, and worth quoting.
These are sage words, and worth quoting.
Forum: Linux 11-25-2015
1,761
Posted By akbar
GNU Screen key bindings....
After I do CTRL-" to show all of my screen sessions, I typically use the up and down arrows to navigate up and down.

Suddenly this has changed, and instead only "j" and "k" seem to work for up...
Forum: Red Hat 11-25-2015
1,338
Posted By akbar
I think both fields have a future. It is not...
I think both fields have a future. It is not one or the other.

Go with your talents and your interest and you will be fine.

Whichever of the two you choose you'll always want to know your...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 11-25-2015
3,130
Posted By akbar
This is a blessing. HP is a sucking black hole...
This is a blessing. HP is a sucking black hole of mismanagement and incompetence.

Some of those laid off will find SA jobs elsewhere, and some will find their way into other fields. ...
Forum: Solaris 11-25-2015
1,473
Posted By akbar
Solaris ZFS and reservations question
I'm having trouble increasing my reservations on some ZFS filesystems, although there seems to be enough space in the zpool, and no constraints on the parent device.

Note that I'm using...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 06-30-2015
1,331
Posted By akbar
A "Let me google that for you" link for jobs in...
A "Let me google that for you" link for jobs in Seattle?

That's unhelpful and obtuse. And not befitting of a moderator.
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 06-29-2015
1,331
Posted By akbar
Job market in Seattle/Spokane?
Hi All....

I'm a Canadian Unix sysadmin thinking of doing contract work in Washington State.

What's the job market like in Seattle/Spokane?

What are good job sites that Americans use to...
5,720
Posted By akbar
Help with GNU screen: Backtick and Caption.
I'm trying to get GNU screen to show the output of "uptime" for the host being accessed in the current window, but unfortunately, no matter what window I go in, it shows the uptime for the host I...
42,806
Posted By akbar
This works under Solaris too!!!! Exactly...
This works under Solaris too!!!!

Exactly what I want... Thank's Methyl!

Kudos to Annihilannic for a very creative solution.
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Posted By akbar
How to get a list of group members?
Is there a command to get a list of group members? Something similar to the groups command, but instead of passing a username and returning groups, you pass it a groupname, and it returns members?...
5,646
Posted By akbar
Data mining a text file.
I'm auditing UID consistency across our hosts, and have created the following datafile, consisting of four fields. I would like to get a count of the combination of the last two fields. ie: I...
20,171
Posted By akbar
Excellent! Thank you. akbar
Excellent! Thank you.

akbar
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Posted By akbar
I think I've got a solution: while read...
I think I've got a solution:

while read line; do
echo $line | eval `awk '{print "export HOST="$1; print "export PASS="$2;}'`
echo "Host is $HOST and PASS is $PASS"

done < $PASSLIST
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Posted By akbar
Awk/shell question: Read from file and assign to variables.
Is anyone able to help with writing a program that will do the following:

1. Read the contents of a file, line by line, and on each line, assign each of the two columns to a shell variable.

2....
Forum: Solaris 04-28-2008
10,801
Posted By akbar
Thanks for your reply, Squall. I'lve decided...
Thanks for your reply, Squall. I'lve decided to proceed using expect after all.

best regards
akbar
Forum: Solaris 04-23-2008
10,801
Posted By akbar
Non-interactive password change?
Does anyone know how I can do a non-interactive password change in Solaris 8 and 10?

Using Sed to edit the passwd file, or Expect to automate the process has already been considered.... I'm...
Forum: Solaris 02-21-2008
2,284
Posted By akbar
^p not giving command line history.
I am used to using "set -o emacs" and then using "CNTL-P" for getting previous commands in solaris but on one host it does not work and instead just makes a DONG!!


# ksh
# set -o emacs
# ls
#...
Forum: AIX 01-29-2008
4,805
Posted By akbar
Thank you Duke - I have examined my cable and see...
Thank you Duke - I have examined my cable and see that cable pinouts are my issue. I will see about getting a proper cable.

Thank you,
Akbar.
Forum: AIX 01-15-2008
4,805
Posted By akbar
Root password for fresh 5.1 install on 43p-140?
I've installed AIX 5.1 on a 43p-140, but am unable to log in. At no point in the install did it ask me for a root password. When it boots to the console prompt, I enter "root" as a username, and...
2,350
Posted By akbar
Fair enough - but there is lots of certification...
Fair enough - but there is lots of certification discussion that can happen without breaking copyright. Also i don't think it breaks copyright to trade original course material.

For instance I...
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Posted By akbar
Hi perderabo, I agree with what you say abou...
Hi perderabo,

I agree with what you say abou particular technologies and there not being a big difference between learning and certifying. I think there is value in a non-product-specific are on...
2,350
Posted By akbar
certification forum
Hi sysops how about a certification forum

there are lots of unix-related techs i'd like to talk about like netapp or vertias or tsm and share certification tips or training manuals

Can we...
Forum: Solaris 08-17-2007
2,408
Posted By akbar
Turning off UDP service in Sol 10 zone.
I've got a virtual host (zone) that I've been asked to lock down the network services on.

Using Nmap, I've listed the running services on the box.

One of them is 5001/udp. Running netstat...
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