Setting up LDAP for Solaris 11

Some time ago i was asked to provide a walktrough for the configuration of LDAP in Solaris 11. It’s a walkthrough how to set up LDAP name services for Solaris...

Telegrafing data to MQTT

On Friday i wrote an article describing how i configured Telegraf to gather monitoring data from my Technische Alternative CMI. In this article i wrote that this substituted a python...

Out of ID

Recently a customer observed on one of their systems, that the number n of databases started quite nicely on a system. However when they tried to start database n+1 on...

Virtualbox via IPS .p5p

Darren Moffat just pointed to this in his Twitter feed about an package for Solaris that would make installation of this great tool really comfortable. VirtualBox now being packaged in...

Using the Technische Alternative CMI with Telegraf

My heating system is controlled by an UVR1611 from Technische Alternative as i have to control a wood pellets heater and solar thermal collectors on the roof in a rather...

IPMP and additional IP addresses

Recently i had a customer with a problem: The customer configured an IPMP group with a number of additional IPs. They had a number of application servers running on the...

Common Criteria certification for Oracle Solaris 11.4

Darren Moffat just wrote in the Solaris blog on blog.oracle.com about an important news for Oracle Solaris 11.4: Solaris just got its Common Criteria cerfication based on the Protection Profile...

Integrating Youless energy monitoring devices into Telegraf

I’m playing a lot with Telegraf in recent time in order to get a handle on monitoring an Exadata or the Oracle DB with it. As I don’t have an...

Channel 26

The house i’m living is quite strange in regard of WLAN reception. It’s a house for four families i’m owning. It’s with four floors (including cellar and roof) and that...

Migration completed

This weekend i converted my old blog c0t0d0s0.org and blog.moellenkamp.org into a Jekyll based version. The nice thing about Jekyll is that you create a fully static version of your...

A new foundation

I’ve decided to bring something back. 10 Years ago i stopped blogging at a freqent schedule out of reasons. But still the content of that period is frequently accessed, as...

Configuring SNMP traps for SMF services

Often there is already some infrastructure to collect notifications about your systems based on SNMP traps. It’s quite easy to enable SMF to send SNMP traps when a service transitions...

Creating Solaris 11 VMs with Vagrant

Currently i’m working on updating the Solaris Cheatsheet to 11.4. As i’m testing the entries with each update, i need a lot of VMs created and destroyed. So the idea...

Businessbreakfast in HAM,FRA,DUS,MUC and BER in November/December 2019 about Solaris, VDCF and PCA

As this is a event in german language, the following text is in german: Nach einer längeren Pause möchten wir die Reihe der Business Breakfasts wieder fortsetzen und Euch dazu...

Sandbox without networking

Quite for a while now the ability to access the network is a privilege in Solaris and nothing that you have always the right to do so, like the privilege...

scsitrace

Another addition to DTrace was the integration of a SCSI provider allowing you to trace SCSI commands on your system. It’s a quite powerful feature allowing you to get in-depth...

fileops provider in DTrace

Solaris 11.4 got a new fileops provider. This provider is independent from the filesystem you are using. So you can easily trace filesystem accesses with it. For example so see...

Create your own SMF goal service

Yesterday I demonstrated goal services to you with the build-in goal services. But can you do if two important applications are running under control of a single SMF and you...

Goal services in Solaris 11.4

A disabled service in SMF does nothing. It doesn’t tell you that it’s disabled without being asked. Well … at the end that is is the point of disabling it...

Duplication

Due to the correction of an error in the RSS feed of this page, some entries may be posted twice to Twitter and Facebook. I do apologize for this.