Tag Archives: Solaris

Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities – Big Threats


Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities have made 80% of servers as Vulnerable in overnight, thanks to  Google Project Zero team and other security researchers who have brought such a worst vulnerabilities to the world (At least now). Meltdown vulnerability basically melts security boundaries which are normally enforced by the hardware (CPU).  Spectre name is based on the root cause, “speculative execution”. Spectre is harder to exploit …

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Veeam Extends Data Protection For AIX & Solaris

Veeam Availability Platform

Veeam is known for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V’s data protection solution. Veeam is a market leader in X86 virtualization world but now they would like to grab the opportunity in another enterprise world where the system runs on RISC chips. Majority of enterprise data protection solution for RISC systems are offered by Veritas Netbackup and Hitachi data protection solutions. There …

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How to generate crash-dump in Solaris ?

Crashdump is memory dump of the system during the crash/panic. This dump file will provide you the exact status of system when the system panic or crashed. So we can determine root cause for crash by analyzing  this file.If you are not expert to analyze this ,you can raise the support case with oracle for analyzing  it.   Dumpadm manages the following: 1. dumpadm enables you to …

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