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Forum: Solaris 1 Week Ago
545
Posted By hicksd8
@MadeInGermany........................That's an...
@MadeInGermany........................That's an interesting point you make. AFAIR port aggregation was around long before multi-pathing (IPMP) as it's a simpler technology (isn't it??).

I assumed...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 1 Week Ago
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Posted By hicksd8
Welcome. Well deserved. I've been reading your...
Welcome. Well deserved. I've been reading your valuable contributions to this community for some time now.
Forum: Solaris 1 Week Ago
545
Posted By hicksd8
I have read your post#1 countless times and I...
I have read your post#1 countless times and I must confess that I am at a loss to understand your question. Sorry about that I cannot give you a specific answer as a result.

So what I will do is...
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Posted By hicksd8
Couldnt not chdir to home directory...
Couldnt not chdir to home directory /export/home/mwill: Permission Denied

So if you login directly onto the host can you change to that directory? If not, is /export filesystem mounted? Or is it...
515
Posted By hicksd8
I'm not sure what you're asking here but I think...
I'm not sure what you're asking here but I think it's about how to stop crontab running a job.

If you use the crontab command to create or cancel or modify a schedule then the crontab daemon...
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Posted By hicksd8
What exactly is the device/system that is serving...
What exactly is the device/system that is serving this NFS handle?

If it is another Unix/Linux system try (temporarily) setting the rights on the shared directory, and possible sub-directories to...
176
Posted By hicksd8
For additional information.......... The...
For additional information..........

The Sunray firmware was configured to talk to a particular JRE version when it was installed. I've seen examples where JRE has been updated to a later version...
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Posted By hicksd8
Part of the pathname is "NAS". Can I assume that...
Part of the pathname is "NAS". Can I assume that is Network Attached Storage"?? If so, what is that device??

Usually when working with NAS (especially Windows based NAS) the access rights that...
176
Posted By hicksd8
So the DHCP server issued an ip lease, subnet...
So the DHCP server issued an ip lease, subnet mask, and gateway address but vendor-specific parameters aren't right.

Is there any chance that the Java Run-Time (JRE) has been updated on the host? ...
151
Posted By hicksd8
Hmmmmm..........if it was a power outage that...
Hmmmmm..........if it was a power outage that caused the problem I'd be inclined to integrity check the root and, if it's a separate filesystem, the usr filesystem. Are these filesystems ZFS or...
151
Posted By hicksd8
Have you changed/edited the /etc/shadow file...
Have you changed/edited the /etc/shadow file manually recently?
317
Posted By hicksd8
@Peasant........yes, agreed, that LDOM is the...
@Peasant........yes, agreed, that LDOM is the best solution if Sparc based. I was also citing a probably cheaper solution by using a second-user piece of tin running Solaris 10 GZ and two NGZ...
317
Posted By hicksd8
Or, if you have to acquire hardware anyway, you...
Or, if you have to acquire hardware anyway, you could get a cheap Sparc box capable of running Solaris 10 (Solaris 8 virtualization is not support under Solaris 11) and virtualize both your Solaris 8...
317
Posted By hicksd8
Do you have any other Sparc platforms??? You can...
Do you have any other Sparc platforms??? You can virtualize Solaris 8 on a Solaris 10 platform. The requirement to move a Solaris 8 system off creaking hardware that might fail is quite common and...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 4 Weeks Ago
1,003
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 4 Weeks Ago
953
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 4 Weeks Ago
1,307
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 4 Weeks Ago
1,307
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 08-11-2019
992
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 08-09-2019
1,021
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??
...
Forum: Solaris 08-09-2019
1,021
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 08-07-2019
1,149
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 08-07-2019
1,149
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...
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