Solaris

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

ZFS and Sun Cluster integration

posted on 17th Jan, 2014

A ZFS owned disk may be promoted to be a quorum disk on current Sun Cluster versions

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ZFS Zones

posted on 17th Jan, 2014

If the filesystem is created in the global zone and added to the local zone via zonecfg, it may be assigned to more than one zone

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ZFS Performance Monitoring

posted on 17th Jan, 2014

In ZFS, I/Os are scheduled similarly to how jobs are scheduled on CPUs.

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ZFS Raid Levels

posted on 17th Jan, 2014

ZFS filesystems automatically stripe across all top-level disk devices. (Mirrors and RAID-Z devices are considered to be top-level devices)

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ZFS Filesystem Management

posted on 17th Jan, 2014

Similar filesystems should be grouped together in hierarchies to make management easier.

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Renaming an Oracle VM guest domain

posted on 7th Jan, 2014

A simple post providing the steps necessary to rename a guest domain

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Most commonly used XSCF commands

posted on 31st Dec, 2013

The eXtended System Control Facility Unit (XSCFU) is a service processor that operates and administrates both midrange servers

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Setting ACLs on files in a directory

posted on 23rd Nov, 2013

how to setup acls on files in a directory

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