A collection of system administration hints and tips, tricks and articles for the Solaris operating system in all its variants.

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Resumable ZFS Send Streams

The ability to resume an interrupted zfs send/receive data stream which is a representation of a snapshot is now part of Oracle Solaris 11.4

Monitor and Manage ZFS Shadow Migration

Using Shadow Migration is very easy; for example, we could migrate shared ZFS and UFS file systems through NFS or even through a local file system

Configurable ZFS Read and Write Throughput Limits

Setting the size of a ZFS dataset can ensure an appropriate allocation of space configuration that contains multiple volumes to service different clients

Bundled FOSS in the upcoming Oracle Solaris 11.4

The number of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), or freeware, packages delivered with Oracle Solaris 11 has increased with each update

Oracle Linux and Solaris command comparison

This document explains how to use Oracle Solaris to users who have experience operating systems in a Linux environment.

Oracle Linux and Solaris runlevels

Like Oracle Enterprise Linux 6, Solaris has runlevels 0 through 6. However, the meanings are somewhat different. In OEL 7 runlevel is target.