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Script to Create Folder By Date on Solairs

July 4th, 2016, posted in Solaris
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date > $HOME/LOG/FolderStartTime.log
mkdir /export/appprod/`date +%d_%m_%Y`
date > $HOME/LOG/FolderStopTime.log
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Find Fiber Host Bus Adapter (Fiber HBA) WWN On Solaris UNIX

May 31st, 2016, posted in Solaris
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SOLARIS: Finding Fiber HBA WWN

 

fcinfo hba-port
prtpicl -v -c scsi-fcp

Here is sample output (I have two HBAs installed)


# fcinfo hba-port
HBA Port WWN: 210000e08b91ab98
OS Device Name: /dev/cfg/c4
Manufacturer: QLogic Corp.
Model: 375-3294-01
Firmware Version: 4.2.2
FCode/BIOS Version: BIOS: 1.4; fcode: 1.11; EFI: 1.0;
Type: N-port
State: online
Supported Speeds: 1Gb 2Gb 4Gb
Current Speed: 4Gb
Node WWN: 200000e08b91ab98
HBA Port WWN: 210100e08bb1ab98
OS Device Name: /dev/cfg/c5
Manufacturer: QLogic Corp.
Model: 375-3294-01
Firmware Version: 4.2.2
FCode/BIOS Version: BIOS: 1.4; fcode: 1.11; EFI: 1.0;
Type: N-port
State: online
Supported Speeds: 1Gb 2Gb 4Gb
Current Speed: 4Gb
Node WWN: 200100e08bb1ab98
#

# prtpicl -v -c scsi-fcp
SUNW,qlc (scsi-fcp, 8600000614)
:_fru_parent (8600000d18H)
...
...
:node-wwn 20 00 00 e0 8b 91 ab 98
:port-wwn 21 00 00 e0 8b 91 ab 98
:model QLA2462
:manufacturer QLGC
:version QLA2462 Host Adapter Driver(SPARC): 1.11 10/03/05
...
...
:devfs-path /pci@1f,700000/pci@0,2/SUNW,qlc@1
:driver-name qlc
:binding-name pci1077,2422
...
...
:node-wwn 20 01 00 e0 8b b1 ab 98
:port-wwn 21 01 00 e0 8b b1 ab 98
:model QLA2462
:manufacturer QLGC
:version QLA2462 Host Adapter Driver(SPARC): 1.11 10/03/05
...
...
:devfs-path /pci@1f,700000/pci@0,2/SUNW,qlc@1,1
:driver-name qlc
:binding-name pci1077,2422
...
...
#

Other Useful Commands

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And just for a bonus, other useful Solaris commands for machine discovery

grep [string] /var/sadm/install/contents : similar to “locate” on linux, this is a list of everything installed by package manager)

prtconf -V : machine discovery

prtconf -v : machine discovery

prstat similar to “top”

psrinfo : machine discovery

showrev -p : patches

pkginfo : software packages

prtdiag : more machine discovery

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Check OS BIT is 32 or 64 For Solaris and Linux

May 15th, 2016, posted in Solaris
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Is my Operating System 64-bit?

In Solaris, from the command line (you don’t have to be root in most cases) run this command:
/usr/bin/isainfo -kv

If your OS is 64-bit, you will see output like:
64-bit sparcv9 kernel modules

If your OS is 32-bit, you will get this output:
32-bit sparc kernel modules

For Linux users :

If you are running Linux, you can check your distribution with the uname command:

uname -m

The output will read x86_64 for 64-bit and i686 or similar for 32-bit.

How about this Oracle install? Is it 64-bit?

The question here is weather your Oracle binaries are 64-bit. While some of the binaries associated with Oracle may be 32-bit, the important ones will be 64 bit. To check those, follow these steps from the command line:

cd $ORACLE_HOME/bin
file oracl*

This will display the file type of your oracle binaries. If you are running 64-bit binaries, the output should look like this:

oracle: ELF 64-bit MSB executable SPARCV9 Version 1, dynamically linked, not stripped
oracleO: ELF 64-bit MSB executable SPARCV9 Version 1, dynamically linked, not stripped

If your binaries are 32-bit, the output will look like this:

oracle: ELF 32-bit MSB executable SPARC Version 1, dynamically linked, not stripped

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Taking explorer on SUN machines

April 21st, 2016, posted in Linux OS
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If your system is a SunFire midframe server (38×0, 48×0, or 68×0 model), use this command to include data from the system console:

/opt/SUNWexplo/bin/explorer -q -e -w default,scextended

If your system uses an alom (advanced lights out manager), some additional data can be collected. Systems that use that include:
Sun Fire V210,V240,V250,V245,V440,V440R,V445 Server Netra 240,440 (AC) Server
Use this command:

# /opt/SUNWexplo/bin/explorer -q -e -w default,alomextended

 

If your system uses T1 processors (system type starts with T, and uname -a command will say architecture is sun4v), use this command:

# /opt/SUNWexplo/bin/explorer -q -e -w default,Tx000

For any other model of Sun system, use this command:

# /opt/SUNWexplo/bin/explorer -q -e

 

The -q option suppresses printing of error messages during the run.
The -e option prevents explorer from automatically sending email.
The -w scextended option collects data from the system console (sc).

If you cannot run explorer for some reason, here are the most important things to collect:

/var/adm/messages or messages.# file for the time when the crash was taken. Be sure to include any messages that occurred just before panic.

/etc/system file

output of the showrev -p command, for a list of patches on system

Detailed hardware configuration of the system. To determine which command to use, issue the command uname -m to find the system architecture type.

If it is sun4u, send the output of this command:
/usr/platform/sun4u/sbin/prtdiag -v
If it is sun4v, send the output of this command:
/usr/platform/sun4v/sbin/prtdiag -v
Output of this command:
prtconf -vp

If your system is a SunFire midframe server (38×0, 48×0, or 68×0 model), include the output of these commands to collect data from the system console:

showlogs -v
showlogs -d showboards -v showplatform -v showenvironment -v showsc -v

Link : http://ram-y.blogspot.com/2011/02/taking-explorer-on-sun-machines.html

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How to get SUN server serial number ?

April 12th, 2016, posted in Solaris
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Are you breaking your head to find the Sun/oracle server serial number ?Many times its  required to get support hardware vendor and every time we can;t go back to look at the server builds books to find it.Here i am just sharing few tips to find the server serial number from OS console.Download the STB (Sun explorer )bundle from oracle website and install it by just executing the script.After installing STB bundle,by default SNEEP utility also will be installed on the server.
You can find the sneep utilities in the below mentioned location.
[root @ /opt/SUNWsneep/bin]# ls -l
total 298
-r-xr-xr-x   1 root     other       5519 Feb 15  2012 add_sneep_to_bin
-r-xr-xr-x   1 root     other       5995 Feb 15  2012 install_explorer_plugin
-r-xr-xr-x   1 root     other       5120 Feb 15  2012 serial_finder
lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root           5 Apr 15  2012 setcsn -> sneep
lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root           5 Apr 15  2012 showplatform -> sneep
-r-xr-xr-x   1 root     other     120925 Feb 15  2012 sneep
There are many commands with link to same binary to pull the server serial numbers.In the above output you can see serscn &  showplatform softlinks of sneep.
[root @ /opt/SUNWsneep/bin]# ./showplatform
BDFxxx2E4E
[root @/opt/SUNWsneep/bin]#./sneep
BDFxxx2E4E
In another way, we can grep the “ChassisSerialNumber” from eeprom  or prtconf command’s output.

[root@ /]# eeprom |grep -i ChassisSerialNumber
." ChassisSerialNumber BDFxxx2E4E " cr

[root @ /]# prtconf -pv |grep chassis
   chassis-sn:  'BDFxxx2E4E'
[root @ /]#

Please see the below examples taken from an Oracle/Sun Explorer utility.In these examples, if we already know the serial number, these examples show what commands could be used to retrieve the serial number. In these examples a portion of the serial has been masked. Ex: M9000/M8000

# cd /opt/SUNWexplo/output/explorer*
# grep AKD11XXXXX *

chassis_serial.out:AKD11XXXXX
eeprom.out:." ChassisSerialNumber AKD11XXXXX " cr
env.out:EXP_SERIAL_847c7878=AKD11XXXXX
prtconf-vp.out: chassis-sn: 'AKD11XXXXX'
prtpicl-v.out: :chassis-sn AKD11XXXXX
In M-series server , If the XSCF is UP, and they can log into it, they can also retrieve this from the showhardconf command output.
XSCF>showhardconf
SPARC Enterprise M5000;
+ Serial:BDF1219XXX; Operator_Panel_Switch:Locked;

How to update or store  serial number ?
To store serial number into the EEPROM.

# sneep -s AKDXXXX
To add other information
#sneep -t -s XXXXXX

 use the “-t” to set the tag name and the “-s” option to set its value as below:
Ex:# sneep -t “SiteTag” -s INDIA-BANGALORE

To display other tag information
# sneep -T
Installation of STB. (i.e Oracle explorer):
Download the oracle explorer from oracle website and copy to /var/tmp for installation.
The Oracle Services Tools Bundle (STB) is a self-extracting installer bundle that supports all Solaris standard operating systems and architectures, enabling customers to get the most from their Oracle Premier Support plans.
bash-3.00# ls -lrt |grep -i Solaris86
-rwxr--r--   1 root     root     47291285 May 27 13:36 p16469063_73_Solaris86-64.zip
bash-3.00# unzip p16469063_73_Solaris86-64.zip
Archive:  p16469063_73_Solaris86-64.zip
  inflating: README.txt
  inflating: install_stb.sh          
bash-3.00# ls -lrt |grep stb
-rw-r--r--   1 root     root     51074006 Mar  6 22:14 install_stb.sh
bash-3.00# chmod 700 install_stb.sh
bash-3.00# ./install_stb.sh
List of Services Tool Bundle Components:
   Oracle Explorer Data Collector 7.3
   Oracle Serial Number in EEPROM (SNEEP) 7.3
   Service Tag (ST) packages
   Oracle Autonomous Crashdump Tool 8.17 (ACT)

Would you like to (I)nstall, (X)tract, or (E)xit ? (I by default)
bash-3.00#
You can burn new serial number and other information to EEPROM.

bash-3.00# sneep -s AKZD34567
bash-3.00# sneep
AKZD34567
bash-3.00# sneep -t "Location" -s INDIA
bash-3.00# sneep -T
"ChassisSerialNumber"   "AKZD34567"
"Location"      "INDIA"
bash-3.00# sneep -t "AssetTag" -s 45675
bash-3.00# sneep -T
"ChassisSerialNumber"   "AKZD34567"
"AssetTag"      "45675"
"Location"      "INDIA"
bash-3.00#

To find the sneep version,

bash-3.00# sneep -V
Release 7.3

Its recommended to keep the oracle STB version update to date for to collect necessary information for  diagnostics.

Thank you for reading this article.Please leave a comment if you have any doubt ,i will get back to you as soon as possible.

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