Solaris

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

Creating Solaris 11 aggregated network interface

posted on 25th Jan, 2014

This post provides the steps needed to create an aggregated network interface and cofigure a networker address in Solaris 11

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Adding volumes and disk devices to non-global zones

posted on 20th Jan, 2014

This article provides a series of examples of adding different file systems, raw and disk devices to a non-global zone.

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ZFS Dataset Size

posted on 18th Jan, 2014

A simple entry on how to discover or set the size for a given ZFS dataset as occasionaly we need to increase the size of a ZFS dataset.

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Troubleshooting ZFS

posted on 18th Jan, 2014

Most ZFS errors I've experienced generally fall into one of three categories. missing devices, damaged devices and data corruption.

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ZFS Recommendations

posted on 18th Jan, 2014

Because ZFS uses kernel addressable memory, we need to make sure to allow enough system resources to take advantage of its capabilities

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ZFS Hardware Maintenance

posted on 18th Jan, 2014

Once the drive has been physically replaced, run the zfs replace command against the device to allow it to be brought back online.

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ZFS Data Protection

posted on 18th Jan, 2014

ZFS is a transactional file system. For each write request, a copy is made of the specified block protected by Copy-On-Write (COW)

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ZFS Internals

posted on 17th Jan, 2014

Max Bruning wrote an excellent paper on how to examine the internals of a ZFS data structure.

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