fmadm ist not always the first point to look for errors. A new PAM module gives you a hint that a look into the FMA may be warranted.
RADIUS authentication in Oracle Solaris 11.4 Beta
How to configure RADIUS authentication in Oracle Solaris 11.4 Beta.
Dumping kstat into InfluxDB
When tasked to analyse the behaviour of a system, it's useful to have historical data. This entry shows a way to dump such data into a central db.
The Z Garbage Collector
Interesting information about the future of garbage collectors in the JVM.
LKSF: Protecting files from accidental deletion with ZFS
Even the most cautious administrator isn't free of making errors. An extra safety net against deleting files as root is explained in this article.
Locality groups in Solaris are very important to yield good performance from large systems. But sometimes you don't get the results you expect.This blog entry explains why.
General thoughts about patching
The reality of IT operations is that you have to invest time to keep your system current by patching . But when, how much and what's the external trigger?
Sometimes you want to bind processes to certain processors. This blog entry explain how you can bind processes to multiple processors.
Again and again
In Solaris 11.3 SMF was extended by concept of scheduled and periodic services to enable services running scripts on a regular schedule. This blog shows you how to use them.
Hate and responsibility
The Black Mirror episode "Hated in the Nation" is a must-watch. Here is why i'm thinking that way.
A new start
c0t0d0s0.org is dead. A new start at a new place.
tar -x and NFS - or: The devil in the details
The reason why a tar -x is a pathological load once it hits NFS.
Slapped by metaslabs
Why the first thought to get rid of a mistakenly added small LUN was totally wrong.
vHBA and LUN 0
vHBAs in Oracle VM for SPARC want a LUN 0. An explanation why this is necessary.
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