How To – Easy NTP on Solaris 10

Setting up NTP (the Network Time Protocol) on Solaris 10 is very simple but requires a few less than obvious steps that can trip up someone looking to set up a basic NTP daemon to sync their local machine. The first step is to install the NTP packages SUNWntpr and SUNWntpu, both of which are […]

Issues Sharing Automount Home Directories from Solaris to Linux

I discovered this problem while attempting to share our automounted home directories from my Solaris 10 NFS file server to my SUSE and Red Hat Linux NFS clients. automount[10581]: >> mount: block device is write-protected, mounting read-only kernel: call_verify: server requires stronger authentication. It turns out that the solution is quite simple. The […]