Solaris 11.2

Configuring VLAN on LDOM – Oracle Solaris

LDOM oracle VM for SPARC - Networking PVID VID

Oracle VM for SPARC also known as LDOM is a hypervisor used to virtualize the Oracle Solaris environment on T & M series Oracle/ Fujitsu Hardware.  This article will walk through to configure the VNIC with specific VLAN number for guest LDOMs. Before getting into the VLAN part, you must understand the virtual networking on LDOM. Oracle VM for SPARC …

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Oracle Solaris Cluster – Configure Standby Oracle Database – Dataguard – Part 2

Oracle Datagarud Standby- Sun Cluster Setup

Here is the step by step procedure to bring the oracle Dataguard standby instance under sun cluster control.Once you have completed the primary node setup , you are good to proceed with standby configuration. In this oracle Dataguard  configuration ,we will be using the standby nodes as DR servers and it must be configured as physical mode. Logical standby mode …

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Oracle Solaris Cluster – Configure Oracle Database with Dataguard- Part 1

Oracle Datagarud - Sun Cluster Setup

This article will provide step by step procedure to manage the oracle Database under Sun-cluster aka Solaris cluster on Oracle Dataguard environment. Oracle Dataguard is widely used product for the disaster recovery solutions.It provides great visibility to database administrator to manage their environment in better manner. Sun-cluster is used only on oracle Solaris operating system and use of this product …

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How to update Oracle Solaris 11.2 – SRU

This article will talk about the Oracle Solaris 11.2 SRU update (Jan 2015).  Oracle’s ultimate goal is to make the Solaris patching like Redhat Linux satellite server patching model. There are some companies would like to stick with the legacy OS patching model instead of going for the IPS patching method(Downloading the OS patch bundle and updating it ). Here …

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Oracle Solaris 11 – Beginners Guide

If you are working as a Sun Solaris system administrator, you know that how rapidly Solaris  operating system  is changing from version to version. There were  a lot difference between Solaris 9  and Solaris 10. But people were able to grab the changes quickly in the past when it was transformed from Solaris 8/9 to Solaris 10. ZFS and Zones …

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Shellshock bug – vulnerability on Bash shell

Millions of computers are using bash shell (command interpreter ). New security flaw has been found on bash(Bash Code Injection Vulnerability (CVE-2014-6271) and it allows attackers  can take the system control remotely. Heartbleed wave was just over on last april (Openssl vulnerability ).Is Shell-shock hurts more than Heartbleed ? Off-course  Yes. Heartbleed was all about sniffing the system memory but Shellshock  has opened the …

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Playing with Oracle Solaris 11.2’s Openstack cloud

This article talks about how openstack works with oracle Solaris 11.2 and how to use it. In the last article ,we have seen that installing  pre-configured openstack Solaris image as kernel zones ,bare metal installation and installing it on Virtual box/VMware workstation. Once you have install the Oracle solaris 11.2 – openstack image , then follow this article to boot …

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Installing Oracle Solaris 11.2 using USB openstack Image

Oracle Solaris 11.2 has integrated with openstack for cloud computing. Many of the Oracle Solaris administrators would like to try the openstack stuffs but deployment is not so easy on it. Since Openstack is new to Solaris administrators, oracle provides the Pre-built templates to install Oracle Solaris 11.2  with openstack package to setup in few minutes . This template can …

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Oracle Solaris 11.2’s Virtual components

What are the virtual components available in Oracle Solaris 11.2 ? Since Oracle Solaris 11.2 supports openstack (for cloud deployment), what are the core components have been virtualized? In this article,we will see the virtual components  and how it will be useful in real life.For an example, if you want to provision 10 local zones with exclusive IP, You need …

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