How to create An Oracle Solaris 11 IPS/PKG Nagios Plugins Package The example below creates a Solaris Nagios Plugins package, I then show you how to publishes the Nagios pkg to your repository. Download required software First, download the latest NRPE and Nagios-plugins, you can download the Nagios plugins from here and the latest NRPE […]
Just published Version 0.7 of the Solaris DevOps Manager, full details plus code are available on my Github repository Version 0.7 Added / Enhancement: This version greatly improves / simplifies all configuration modifications by using the Python ConfigParser module. With this version, all configuration details are modified in a new separate configuration file devops_config.ini. Note: […]
I just pushed version-06 of – Creating A DevOps Like Environment In Oracle Solaris including HA and DR Below are whats new for this update. Version 0.6 Added: This version adds the capability to create Zones with High Availability(HA) and Disaster Recovery(DR) in mind. With this version: You can now specify a list of HA […]
I just pushed version-05 of – Creating A DevOps Like Environment In Oracle Solaris Below are the details of this update, for the code and full detail please check out the git repository here. Version 0.5 Added: This version adds the VM/Zone image rotate i.e. -r (–rotateImg) option. With this version you can now update/rollback […]
Creating a DevOps workflow with Solaris zones, ZFS By Using RAD And REST calls Note: The latest updated Version-05 is available here. This is part 2, in Part 1 I described the challenge we try to address as well as the process to configure the network switch, DHCP. Below will continue to configure the source […]
Creating a DevOps workflow with Solaris zones, ZFS By Using RAD And REST calls This is part one of this series, you can jump to part two by clicking here. The other day I was challenged on a Solaris environment to create a DevOps like workflow for a large C-application. The application has needs that […]
The workaround below should fix the issue with the SMF Repositories-Setup going into maintenance. Below is a workaround I used to address/fix the issue with the svc:/application/pkg/system-repository:default going in to maintenance. So I am to trying to install a zone on a fresh Solaris 11.4 server, by running the below.
zoneadm -z z1 install
The following ZFS file system(s) have been created:
Progress being logged to /var/log/zones/zoneadm.20180917T163026Z.z1.install
Image: Preparing at /system/zones/z1/root.
Error Unable to enable svc:/application/pkg/system-repository:default, please enable the service manually.
zoneadm: zone 'z1': ERROR:installation failed: zone switching to configured state
The following ZFS file systems are being removed:
Note: The Solaris server […]
Oracle Solaris 11.4 ZFS Device Removal Example One of the new features in the recent Solaris 11.4 release(that rely rocks), is, ZFS Device Removal. Below I am going to demonstrated one example, on how you can use ZFS Device Removal. The example below show how migrated a pool from raidz1 => mirrored pool. First, lets […]
Capturing Your Own Solaris 11.4 (12) Analytics By Using Remote Administration Daemon (RAD) – Part 5 Note: The full code is available in a GitHub repository. to play with the code, feel free to clone the Solaris Analytics Publisher Repository. This is part 5 out of a series of articles on how to use Oracle […]
Using ldapsearch to do an LDAP Search using TLS/SSL In older / previous versions of Solaris (pre-Solaris 12/11.4) ldapsearch was based on the original Netscape ldapsearch using a different syntex. Searching for a user was something like the syntax below.
ldapsearch -Z -P /var/ldap -h ldap.domain.com -p 1636 -b dc=domain,dc=com uid=usera dn
In more recent versions of 11.4 (Solaris 12), the ldapsearch application was updated to […]