Capture network dump using snoop in Solaris.

Snoop is an inbuilt utility in Solaris Operating systems same like tcpdump in Linux. To read about tcpdump refer 35 Examples of tcpdump commands in Linux In case we need to analyze network issue’s in Solaris local zone’s we required to capture a network dump. Here we have faced network performance issue in a local Zone, to ... Read More

How to reduce the core dump size in Solaris 11

In this guide, we are about to see how to reduce the core dump size in Solaris. dumpadm will show the disk used for core dump. # dumpadm root@solaris_prod01:~# dumpadm Dump content : kernel with ZFS metadata Dump device : /dev/zvol/dsk/rpool/dump (dedicated) Savecore directory: /var/crash Savecore enabled : yes Save compressed : on Check for ... Read More

Creating filesystem using zpool in Solaris 10

This guide will walk through how to guide for creating a zpool filesystem mount point in Solaris 10. Check the status of zpool and disks # zpool status check for LUNs # echo | format check for LUNs and count before scanning for new LUNs # echo | format|wc -l Check whether disk added in ... Read More

Creating filesystem in Solaris 11 using Zpool

Let us see how to create a mount point or filesystem using zpool in Solaris 11. To print the Disks # echo | format Scan for the new Disks # devfsadm -c disk To list all the controllers # cfgadm -al To create a pool # zpool create backup02 # zfs create backup02/fs # zfs ... Read More

How to setup NFS share in Oracle Solaris 10

To create a NFS share in Solaris 10 it’s very easy steps as follows. First we need to share the filesystem using NFS filesystem type then we need to append the entry in sharetab. In client side we need to mount it # share -F nfs /dbbackup01 # cat /etc/dfs/sharetab In client side if we ... Read More
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