Solaris 11

How To Increase rpool Size On Solaris 11 (Requires a Reboot)
With Solaris 11, Oracle introduces the new zpool split command to split the ZFS pool (SPARC / x86 ). This comes in handy to increase the size of the r...
Solaris 11.2 Adding new resources to a running zone online
Solaris 11.2 provides a supported way to add new resources to a running zone online. Prior to this version, a reboot of the non-global zone was requir...
Oracle Solaris 11 Package Naming scheme ( version format )
An Oracle Solaris 11 package has the following version format: [email protected]_version,release-trunk_id.update.SRU.reserved.build_id.nightly_id[.IDR_id....
How to configure link aggregation in Solaris 11
Link aggregation is logical grouping of multiple physical interfaces to get :1. Increased Bandwidth2. Automatic failover/failback and redundancy3. loa...
A beginners guide to Solaris performance monitoring and troubleshooting
In my opinion one of the hardest thing to do by any system admin is to pin point the exact cause of performance bottleneck. Many of us struggle to do ...
How to identify the boot device (primary and alternate) in Solaris
In a general production environment you'll find the OS root disk is mirrored to avoid any single point of failures. Its is important to know how to fi...
How to change hostname in Solaris 11
In Oracle Solaris 11, /etc/nodename file is replaced with the config/nodename property of the svc:/system/identity:node service. So in order to change...
How to configure an IP address in Solaris 11
Oracle made a huge changes in the networking stack with Solaris 11. The use of many network related files have been deprecated in Solaris 11. Below ar...
How to share ZFS as NFS in Solaris 11
ZFS is the default file system when it comes to Solaris 11. In solaris 11, Oracle made it even easy to share ZFS as NFS file system. The major change ...