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

Latest posts

Resetting Oracle VM 3.x Agent Password

To facilitate the initial discovery of the Hypervisor part of the setup requires that we set the password for the root user and for the ovs-agent.

Resetting Solaris LDOM to factory default

If you remove the LDOM before restoring the factory default configuration, you can restore the factory default configuration from the service processor

How to install and change locale in Solaris 11

In a default installation of Oracle Solaris 11, ten Core Locales are available. You can add support for additional locales using the pkg command.

Solaris 11 enable_passwd_compat

how to set enable_passwd_compat for LDAP under solaris 11

Installing Solaris boot blocks

This post discusses how to install the boot block on a Solaris system running either the older UFS file system or the newer ZFS root file system.

Dump device estimates in Oracle Solaris

The dumpadm program is a Solaris administrative command that manages the configuration of the operating system crash dump facility.