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Solaris: Unlock User

Problem Statement User is unable to login even though password is confirm 100% correct. upon checking, ID is locked, this can be verified by checking on /etc/shadow of particular user’s entry. root@irwan69 # grep jmirwan /etc/shadow jmirwan:*LK*hHEYtbJfyM8V2:15625:7:60::::2 *LK* denotes the ID is locked. From manual page of ‘shadow’ password An encrypted password for the user […]

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My First Time Story: Playing Around With LDoms + SVM

Prologue & Objective I’ve a Sun Logical Domains (LDoms) system, I want to assign disk from primary domain to guest domain. Then, I want to use Solaris Volume Manager (SVM) to configure the disk. On primary domain, use formatto select particular disk and do labelling. Specify disk (enter its number): 14 selecting c0t600508B40006BABC00029000036F0000d0 [disk formatted] […]

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Got Myself a HP Compaq 6515b Business Notebook

After feeling tired of waiting and waiting as well doing the follow up, I finally received my HP Compaq 6515b Business Notebook on last Wednesday, the same day I went for balik kampung to Temerloh to start celebrating Eidul-Adha with my family. The Good Discounted price as I am eligible for HP Employee Purchase Program […]

Firefox 2.0 on Solaris 10

Sun Solaris 10 is such a great operating system; nevertheless, it does not come with the most popular open source web browser in the world, Mozilla Bakarin Firefox. In this post, SysAdmin will show you the way he installed Mozilla Firefox 2.0 on Solaris 10 (x86 edition) and configure some plugins. Installation of Mozilla Firefox […]

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HowTo: Installing Solaris 10 On VMware Server

.::Prologue::. This howto/tutorial with graphical step-by-step instructions are meant for those who are interested to try installing Solaris 10 on VMware Server environment so desperate to try installing Solaris 10 so lazy to read the official documentations List of Operating System & Software used, Host OS: Debian Testing (Debian Lenny) Guest OS: Solaris 10 11/06 […]

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Sun Tech Days 2007 Kuala Lumpur, KLCC + BONUS NetBeans Day & OpenSolaris Day

[Sun Tech Days 2007 Kuala Lumpur, KLCC + BONUS NetBeans Day & OpenSolaris Day] URL: Date: 6 Mac (OpenSolaris Day & NetBeans Day) 7-8th Mac (Sun Tech Days) 9th Mac (Sun Learning Services) Venue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Fee: OpenSolaris Day & NetBeans Day – free Sun Tech Days – […]

Solaris 10 11/06 Released

Yay, Solaris 10 11/06 aka Solaris 10 Update 3 has been released. Thanks to for the update :D Solaris 10 11/06 Released Sun has released Solaris 10 11/06 today. Internally, we called this “Update 3”. The biggie features for this update are Trusted Extensions and Secure by Default. Yes, all of the security features […]