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How To Determine If The Solaris Kernel Is 32- Or 64-bit

Most Solaris recomended patch clusters come in either 32- or 64-bit versions. How do you find out which one is appropriate for your platform?

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How To Display VCS GAB Port Membership Status

Here's a handy cheat to find out what those port letters in the gabconfig output mean.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by root - 23 December 2010 at 3:45 pm

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How To Set The ‘auto-boot’ EEPROM Parameter From The Command Prompt

Most Solaris admins know how to interrogate a server's EEPROM from the Solaris command line via the eeprom command. But not all know that it is also possible to set the value of an EEPROM parameter from the command line.

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1 comment - What do you think?  Posted by root - 30 September 2010 at 9:59 am

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How To Add A man Page Location To MANPATH

Almost all Solaris packages that allow command line interaction include a man page. However, most, if not all of them, do not install their man page in the default /usr/share/man location.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by root - 29 September 2010 at 11:00 am

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How To Fix PuTTY’s “Incoming packet was garbled on decryption” Fatal Error

There is a known problem when OpenSSH has been built against an incorrect version of OpenSSL. This results in PuTTY returning an "Incoming packet was garbled on decryption" fatal error.

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1 comment - What do you think?  Posted by root - 23 September 2010 at 2:57 pm

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How To Display The VCS LLT Status

Veritas Cluster Server's Low Latency Transport protocol provides fast, kernel-to-kernel communication and monitors network connections. The lltstat command is used to interrogate the LLT protocol. The -n option displays the current status of the peer systems.

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How To Display VVR RVG Information

The -V parameter tells vxprint to display only RVGs, -l tells vxprint to display all information about the RVGs.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by root - 7 September 2010 at 9:59 am

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How To Find Out What Processes Are Running In The Current Terminal Session

A lot of us started our love affair with ps the intense, full-on way. That is, with the -ef parameters - show me all processes and give me a full listing.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by root - 3 September 2010 at 11:40 pm

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How To Access The Console In Fujitsu PrimePower Servers

On certain Fujitsu SPARC servers like the PrimePower450, the console is not accessible from the SCF unit. The console is accessed directly either via Ethernet or serial connection. However, the console device must be set at the SCF.

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