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Forum: What is on Your Mind? 4 Days Ago
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Posted By hicksd8
Welcome to the mod team Peasant. Thank you...
Welcome to the mod team Peasant.

Thank you for your past contribution to this community and we look forward to your future input.
Forum: Red Hat 5 Days Ago
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Posted By hicksd8
In addition to which operating system you are...
In addition to which operating system you are dealing with (as asked by Neo), can you please tell us what problem you are trying to solve.

The basic concept of any operating system kernel includes...
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Posted By hicksd8
You didn't say which operating system this is but...
You didn't say which operating system this is but there has to be difference between read and open. If you think about it, if a read updated the access time then all the access times would change...
Forum: Solaris 1 Week Ago
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Posted By hicksd8
It has occurred to me that, since the filesystems...
It has occurred to me that, since the filesystems have been ported to new devices, those devices are probably not configured as device nodes e.g. /dev/rdsk/<whatever>. Therefore, try running a...
Forum: Solaris 1 Week Ago
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Posted By hicksd8
Hmmmmm........the fact that you can post the...
Hmmmmm........the fact that you can post the output that you have seems to indicate that the system is "on its feet" but the mirrors need maintenance because although your storage team migrated the...
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Posted By hicksd8
You should install Solaris first because its...
You should install Solaris first because its install routine always writes its own bootloader and will overwrite any bootloader written down by a Linux distro.
Forum: Solaris 1 Week Ago
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Posted By hicksd8
What type of filesystem is it? One option is...
What type of filesystem is it?

One option is to create a dedicated backup Solaris node and allow it to mount the NAS read-only or to allow it to snapshot the filesystem. The backup load would...
Forum: Solaris 1 Week Ago
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Posted By hicksd8
You switch audit policies on/off with...
You switch audit policies on/off with auditconfig.

Ref Solaris 10: https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E19253-01/816-4557/audittask-18/index.html

Which version of Solaris are you (mainly) using??
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Forum: Solaris 1 Week Ago
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Posted By hicksd8
Welcome to the forum. You are in the right...
Welcome to the forum. You are in the right place.

Do you have experience of other Unix/Linux systems and are just learning Solaris?
I'm trying to judge the level of help you need.

Solaris...
Forum: Solaris 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By hicksd8
And also..........although we are expecting to...
And also..........although we are expecting to only update the root filesystem here, be professional and take dumps of all active filesystems in case anything affects them during the process. Give...
Forum: Solaris 2 Weeks Ago
435
Posted By hicksd8
My approach would be to ensure that you know how...
My approach would be to ensure that you know how to restore the root partition easily if it goes wrong. Use fssnap followed by ufsdump to dump the snapshot. If you are in anyway unsure about how to...
Forum: Solaris 2 Weeks Ago
435
Posted By hicksd8
Firstly, the mirrors are created with SVM...
Firstly, the mirrors are created with SVM (Solaris Volume Manager) rather than by a hardware RAID controller. So why are you thinking of breaking the mirror? How is the machine usually backed up? ...
Forum: Fedora 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By hicksd8
You need to read up on Fedora disk partitioning...
You need to read up on Fedora disk partitioning requirements. I think that a separate /boot partition is still mandatory.

7.20.5. Recommended Partitioning Scheme...
Forum: Homework & Coursework Questions 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By hicksd8
What application created your .DAT file? Is it...
What application created your .DAT file? Is it an ASCII file?

Did you transfer the file in a compatible mode? Binary or ASCII mode?

sftp older versions only support binary mode which is still...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By hicksd8
Yes, and doesn't it look good.
Yes, and doesn't it look good.
Forum: Solaris 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By hicksd8
So if your Illumos behaves like Solaris and you...
So if your Illumos behaves like Solaris and you read the Oracle documentation link I provided in my previous post, you should be able to use one of your virtual terminals, say vt2, to login to the...
Forum: Solaris 2 Weeks Ago
451
Posted By hicksd8
Which version of Illumos are you talking? I...
Which version of Illumos are you talking? I guess it's the equivalent of Solaris 10 or Solaris 11?

Why are you trying to do this?

A zone can be configured to boot automatically when the global...
Forum: SCO 3 Weeks Ago
605
Posted By hicksd8
@jgt........They look like two really useful...
@jgt........They look like two really useful pieces of software. I will be checking them out. Thanks. Like the archaeologist said, "I didn't find it because I wasn't looking for it", however, now...
Forum: SCO 3 Weeks Ago
605
Posted By hicksd8
@RudiC........In this case, SCO is installed by...
@RudiC........In this case, SCO is installed by booting from DVD/CD but then reading boot-time disk drivers from a floppy during the process. So it isn't the case that we need the floppy USB stick...
Forum: SCO 3 Weeks Ago
605
Posted By hicksd8
This is where a USB floppy drive comes in really...
This is where a USB floppy drive comes in really handy both to write the BTLD floppies on the Linux box and read them (as BTLD driver(s)) on installation.

Perhaps try to acquire, beg, borrow or...
Forum: SCO 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By hicksd8
Hmmmm........sounds a bit tricky. I'm not giving...
Hmmmm........sounds a bit tricky. I'm not giving any guarantees but I would start here:

Drivers & Software - HPE Support Center....
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Posted By hicksd8
If I understand you correctly, you are trying to...
If I understand you correctly, you are trying to automate (self-service) the changing of userid passwords on the actual host system. Usually, when you see these type of self-service facilities they...
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Posted By hicksd8
Any script to do that would need to run as root...
Any script to do that would need to run as root because that is the only account that won't be prompted for the old password.

How will you positively identify the user? Ask them to enter their...
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Posted By hicksd8
Can you please be more specific about what you...
Can you please be more specific about what you mean by "password resets".

Solaris allows you to enforce password expiry thereby forcing users to change their own passwords and, if they don't, lock...
Forum: SCO 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By hicksd8
To answer your second question AFAIR the hard...
To answer your second question AFAIR the hard disk root filesystem is /dev/root (with one r) BUT if you are mounting the hard disk root filesystem having booted from removable media (DVD/CD or...
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