Dear Sun Managers
Sorry for the late 2nd Summary
I got a mail from James after I posted the summary.
I will be inheritting a Sun Enterprise 3000 machine with Solaris 2.5.1,
Oracle 7.3.2 and apache 1.1 or higher with 512 MB main memory. This
machine is already working in some other department.
What all should I look for to make sure that everything is in the working
condition before it is handed over to me, especially in the software side.
Thanks and Regards
James K Brigman <firstname.lastname@example.org> Wrote
Make sure you record nonrecoverable configuration information on this
system you are inheriting, such as:
Everything in /etc/inet, which includes:
/etc/vfstab for the disk drive mounts
/etc/passwd and /etc/shadow for accounts
Any application-dependent scripts in /etc/init.d
Go into FORMAT and do a partition/print. This is the only place the
COMPLETE partition list is available and raw partitions will show up!
(Your oracle likely has raw partitions being used. These WON'T be in
Do a prtconfig and get the physical configuration: how much RAM, how
processors, how many power supplies, how many motherboards, how
Check that all SCSI buses are terminated! (Pg. 2-10 of the E3000) manual.
Make sure you get all manuals and software. You should have a Solaris
server media and manuals.
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