Category Archives: OpenSolaris

Updating Opensolaris to latest development build

To be able to update from a post Opensolaris 2008.11 release to the latest development build use the following steps: # pkg set-authority -O development # pkg refresh # pkg image-update -v I have finally found the correct website … Continue reading

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Virtual Iron dead in the water?

Is this true?  If so what’s Oracle’s game plan? They just buy Virtual Iron for a virtualization management. Appear to have a clue since they are buying Sun with a huge virtualization skill set and product line. Then this info … Continue reading

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ACLs and CIFS under OpenSolaris

One of the issues with running a file server in the home is the fact that you have multiple computers and accounts (the wife, the kids etc) accessing the same directory trees. The default user/group works pretty well as you … Continue reading

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OpenSolaris 2008.11 & NFS (security?)

A quick note here after the past 4 hours of fighting with NFS on OpenSolaris 2008.11. If you are attempting to do an mount and get a Permission Denied from either Linux or ESX the solution is rather easy. Make … Continue reading

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