Monthly Archives: May 2011

TCP Wrappers on Solaris 10

To get TCP Wrappers working on inetd services in Solaris 10: inetadm -M tcp_trace=TRUE inetadm -M tcp_wrappers=TRUE svcadm refresh inetd That changes the DEFAULT (capital M). A lowercase “m” will just do one service (and thus you have to give … Continue reading

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SC commands to run on SUN Sparc box after an outage

Run these commands from the *LOM and send the output to Oracle: showlogs -p showcomponent -v showerrorbuffer showboards -v

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Oracle Project settings in Solaris 10

Solaris 10 has some memory limits built in that Oracle needs chnaged. These used to be made in /etc/system and then you did a reboot. Now they are done as part of “projects” and they are applied when the user … Continue reading

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Veritas ghost paths

I had a situation where I had extra “ghost devices”. Third paths to disks that were not enabled and didn’t have full path information. Like this: (clipped from this command vxdmpadm list dmpnode|egrep "^dmpdev|^lun-sno|^udid|^path" ) dmpdev = emc0_0e2d lun-sno = … Continue reading

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Netbackup Diagnosis

grep bprd /etc/services cat /usr/openv/netbackup/bp.conf for i in $(grep SERVER /usr/openv/netbackup/bp.conf|awk ‘{print $3}’);do ping $i;done # grep bpcd /etc/inetd.conf bpcd    stream  tcp     nowait  root    /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bpcd bpcd root> netstat -a | grep bpcd *.bpcd               *.*                0      0 49152      0 LISTEN root> … Continue reading

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To Clear FMA

This was sent to me by Oracle support. It is NOT my work or words: $ svcadm disable -s svc:/system/fmd:default Remove all files from the FMA log directories. This is very specific to the files found all directories must be … Continue reading

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To Generate a crash dump

This was sent to me by Oracle tech support. This is NOT my work or words: There are two types of crash dumps, a normal panic and a Live dump. The Live dump is collected from a running system and … Continue reading

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Hello World!

I started adding Unix tidbits to another blog some years ago and quit as I did not see the point. Recently a coworker contacted me and thanked me for an article he found on that old blog that helped him … Continue reading

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