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Veritas cluser setup in Vmware Workstation on Solaris 10


If you like to experiment veritas cluster. You can set it up on Vmware Workstation. The following software/tools need to be downloaded.

1. Download trail version of cluster software from Symantec 2. Download X86 based sun/oracle operation system from Oracle 3. Download trial version of Vmware Workstation 4. Download openfiler or any iscsi software […]

How to assign PVID to a new hdisk on AIX

If you like to assign PVID on AIX, please use the following command.

#chdev -l hdisk1 -a pv=yes

Sun/Oracle ILOM hardware information

showdate showsc -v showescape showkeyswitch

showcodlicense -v showcodlicense -rv showcodusage -v showplatform -v showboards -ev showcomponent showfru -r manr

showchs -b (will fail for fw below 5.20.15) And for each suspect or faulty component showchs -vc /N0/IB6 (for example) showlogs -v showlogs -vp (the -vp* commands will fail for systems with older SCs) showerrorbuffer

Sun hardware information for troubleshooting from ALOM

sc> showfaults -v sc> showenvironment sc> showfru sc> showplatform -v sc> showlogs -v sc> showsc -v sc> showfru -s sc> showhost sc> showcomponent sc> consolehistory -v sc> consolehistory -v boot sc> consolehistory -v run sc> showkeyswitch

SUN ILOM/ ALOM commands

ILOM ALOM CMT Command Comparison ALOM: ILOM: setdate set /SP/clock datetime=value value format: MMDDhhmmYYYY setdefaults set /SP reset_to_defaults=all -> reset /SP This resets the SP setkeyswitch set /SYS keyswitch_state=value value= normal, diag, stby, locked setsc set target property=value setupsc No equivalent in ILOM setlocator set /SYS/LOCATE value= Fast_Blink or off setfru -c data set /SYS […]

How to reset ILOM and ALOM?

We always have problem logging into the server, in this case we may need to log in using console, but some time it just hang there or if some one is using, you may need to reset it.


AlOM : resetsc


ILOM: reset /SP

This will restart (reset) your system (server with Solaris […]