How to configure link aggregation in Solaris 11

Link aggregation is logical grouping of multiple physical interfaces to get : 1. Increased Bandwidth 2. Automatic failover/failback and redundancy 3. load balancingPre-Requisites for aggregation There are 2 major requirements to configure a … [Read more]

The Ultimate LDOMs troubleshooting guide

Most of the LDOM issues can be easily resolved by looking at the error message. Below are some of the most commonly faced LDOM issues and basic troubleshooting tips to resolve them. 1. Unable to create LDom 2. Unable to install LDom 3. Unable to … [Read more]

RedHat / CentOS : A beginners guide to LVM

What is LVM Logical volume manager (LVM) introduces an extra layer between the physical disks and the file system allowing file systems to be : - resized and moved easily and online without requiring a system-wide outage. - Using discontinuous … [Read more]

SVM : How to un-encapsulate root disk (SPARC)

There may be times when you want to boot from the unencapsulated SVM root disk by detaching one submirror. The term unencapsulation refers to a method of taking disk out of SVM control while retaining its content. The reason to do this can be many - … [Read more]

Beginners guide to Device Mapper (DM) multipathing

Multipathing Overview A path is a connection between a server and the underlying storage. The path can be severed due to many reasons like faulty HBA, faulty cable etc. To avoid such single point of failures, multipathing exists. Multipathing … [Read more]