Category Archives: Solaris


There are 3 ways of unencapsulating the root disk: Unencapsulating the simple way via ‘vxunroot’ (/usr/lib/vxvm/bin/vxunroot). Unencapsulating manually while Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM) is up and running by either using the ‘vxva’ GUI or ‘vxedit’ CLI. Unencapsulating manually while booted from cdrom. NOTE: Options [1.] and [2.] require that you be booted from either the root disk or the mirror… (more…)


Symptom: What to do after changing the host name of the system Solution: There is nothing that needs to be done if the host name of the system is changed. However, once the Solaris name of the machine is changed, it is a good idea to change the name in the /etc/vx/volboot file to match the new host name for… (more…)


Sun Cluster’s highly-available environment ensures that critical applications are available to end users. The system administrator’s job is to make sure that Sun Cluster is stable and operational. Familiarize yourself with the planning information in the Sun Cluster Software Installation Guide for Solaris OS and the Sun Cluster Concepts Guide for Solaris OS before beginning administration tasks. Sun Cluster administration… (more…)

This section collects together various informational documents on Sun Microsystem’s Solaris Operating Environment. Included in this section are a series of documents on Solstice DiskSuite, an often difficult topic for beginners to Solaris to master. These documents differ from the TechNotes in that these papers are on larger or more broader topics, many of which cannot be covered in a… (more…)


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