Friday Jan 22, 2010
Wednesday Jan 20, 2010
By BigAdmin team on Jan 20, 2010
This community-submitted tech tip provides examples of different ways to reset the password for user root for a ZFS root file system in the Solaris 10 OS on SPARC platforms.
Monday Dec 28, 2009
By BigAdmin team on Dec 28, 2009
This BigAdmin community tech tip describes how to convert the MilaX Live CD to a failsafe image for a Solaris installation on SPARC machines.
Thursday Dec 24, 2009
Friday Dec 18, 2009
By BigAdmin team on Dec 18, 2009
Ross Moffat posted the Log File Monitor Script on the BigAdmin community wiki. Here is a script that can be used to monitor a log file and run a command (or perform a number of actions if the script itself is modified) when a certain pattern is matched a set number of times.
Tuesday Dec 08, 2009
By BigAdmin team on Dec 08, 2009
Feedback from LISA 09 in Baltimore introduces some of the input we got at the BigAdmin BoF session at this year's Large Installation System Administration (LISA) Conference in Baltimore. BigAdmin Blog on LISA Feedback: The Tower of Babel expands on the theme. The blog entry BigAdmin Navigation: Sections and Categories explains BigAdmin's structure in response to questions at LISA.
Wednesday Nov 25, 2009
By BigAdmin team on Nov 25, 2009
A community-submitted article walks you through a bare-metal restore using Veritas NetBackup by Symantec and an x86 server with the Solaris 10 OS. In this scenario, a ZFS root file system was used on the original system disk.
p.s. BTW, our U.S. team will be off November 26-29 for Thanksgiving holidays. Cheers!
Friday Nov 20, 2009
By BigAdmin team on Nov 20, 2009
MilaX, a small Live CD distribution that runs completely off a CD, can be a good tool for troubleshooting a non-booting Solaris installation. In this tech tip, Bernd Schemmer of the BigAdmin community describes how to convert the MilaX Live CD to a WANBOOT image, so it can be used on a WANBOOT server for troubleshooting machines that run the Solaris OS on SPARC platforms.
Tuesday Nov 10, 2009
By BigAdmin team on Nov 10, 2009
This community-submitted article shows how to configure a business continuity setup for a small IT environment using plex mirroring for Veritas Storage Foundation version 4.1 and the Solaris 10 OS.
Friday Nov 06, 2009
By BigAdmin team on Nov 06, 2009
A member of the sys admin community posted this tech tip directly on the BigAdmin wiki: How to leave scripts running when you log off (and exit nicely when a script is sent a SIGTERM signal). This page highlights the usefulness of the
trap command for trapping the SIGTERM, 1, signal to enable scripts to keep running after the user who started the process logs off.
Wednesday Nov 04, 2009
By BigAdmin team on Nov 04, 2009
A sys admin from the BigAdmin community posted this tech tip on our wiki. Here is one way to create a bootable DVD or CD for the Solaris 10 OS on x86 platforms, which you can then use for system recovery and bare-metal rebuilds.
Thursday Oct 15, 2009
By BigAdmin team on Oct 15, 2009
This blog entry links to BigAdmin's new translations of docs from Sun and the sys admin community. The Multilingual hub offers technical information in Spanish, French, Traditional and Simplified Chinese, Korean, and Japanese.
Tuesday Sep 22, 2009
Friday Sep 18, 2009
Thursday Sep 10, 2009
By BigAdmin team on Sep 10, 2009
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