Tag Archives: Solaris
It is quite surprising that the opensolaris distribution does not come with an imap server in the standard repositories. I needed one and the simplest one to use is the one from UW IMAP. I downloaded the source package from: … Continue reading
On Solaris 10 the value in the /etc/nodename file is sufficient for setting the hostname of the system. The hostname of a solaris system needs a change in the following files. So replace the old hostname with the new one … Continue reading
I installed Solaris10 11/06 on VirtualBox 1.5.6 OSE. The first problem immediately after installation I faced was that of mouse not being captured by virtual machine. So I open a terminal window and start the vold and then ran the … Continue reading
The swap utility provides an administrative interface to the management of the system swap areas. A standard swap partition which is not under the volume manager control cannot be resized, but swap space can be added using swap files. Create … Continue reading
The available timezones in solaris are listed in /usr/share/lib/zoneinfo/ To find out the current timezone on the system: grep ‘^TZ’ /etc/TIMEZONE and in order to change the timezone, modify the TZ line in /etc/TIMEZONE and then reboot the system.