Solaris Interview Questions
Questions Answers Views Company eMail

Suppose if u want to reconfigure the kernel then how ur going to do?

3 4984

You can ping servers on the subnet your workstation is on, but not other subnets. Why?

2 3973

If you can ping a server, but can't telnet or ssh to it, whats wrong?


8 30804

If you mistype a password, how do you clear it out to retype the password again?

Genpact, WNS,

11 17604

If fsck is running, one thind u should not do.. what's that?

3 5092

If you try to send an e-mail to someone and the following message appear "Message Undeliverable", what could be wrong?


3 5656

How do you give a user access to an application or program that needs to run as root without giving them the root password?

3 6188

When you "ping server" and "ping server.domainname", you get different results. Why?

4 7275

How would you truncate a log file that is growing too large if you don't have space to compress it or to move it somewhere else? How would you do it?

3 9903

What is uadmin and what does it do?

3 8580

If you have multiple ethernet interfaces, how do you keep it from routing between them?

2 4899

You can receive e-mail, but when u try to send e-mail .. u can't send any. What is wrong?

4 4672

If you have forgotten the root password for a server, how do you get back in?


4 6796

Security point of view,What's there in NIS+ than NIS?


3 6192

How can you search for commands at the boot prompt if you only know part of the command?

9 7914

Un-Answered Questions { Solaris }

environment? Is it heterogeneous (mix of linux, solaris,other UNIX)?


when i am starting solaris10 with 'fail safe mode' on intel machine it is asking "#starting shell".what is it and how to solve this problem?


Hi, i have problem in veritas netbackup, some time tape is not reading due to barcode, while i am trying to remove the tape got error message, anyone can help how to remove the faulty tape in command? Thanks Syed


What kind of issues you get?


How to add a new LUN in exit disksets (metasets) in solaris please answer me step by step procedure?


what is the difference between solaris8 and solaris9 and solaris10


What is the zone in DNS?


How do u know that,what patch can be applicable on the system?


Benefits of SMF compared LRC(legacy run control)?


Explain custom jumpstart procedure?


Hi, I need information regarding LDOMS.Like What is LDOMS ,Creation of LDOMS, errors on LDOMS, troubleshooting LDOMS...etc.... pls post the info. Regards, Naresh


How to create core dump and crash dump #coreadm .


Hi We have upgraded our sun machine from solaris 9 to solaris 10. Before upgradation the date command output(Solaris 9) Wed Oct 13 09:45:21 IST 2010 But after upgradation the output for date is as below(solaris 10). Wednesday, October 13, 2010 9:46:14 AM IST Looks like I need to change LC_TIME=C. can you please help me how to change it for permanently


If the root disk is failed how can change it?


What is cachefs?