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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: File Comparison

by Anonymous Monk
on Aug 22, 2003 at 15:25 UTC ( #285812=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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I have had my sun onsite guys look at the box and they can find nothing wrong and the servers are the same from head to toe including all applications. these were all installed from a Flash archive ( jump start ) and the Bind install is a package I built and installed on all servers. I have some network data ( MRTG reports from the switch ) , but they are not really showing me much only that I have some spikes during the day where a large amount of traffic is forced. With that said I think I will have to prove to them that there is an issue, but they always push the blame onto my shoulders. Real pain if you ask me, but it's a job LOL.
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by waswas-fng (Curate) on Aug 22, 2003 at 20:20 UTC
    You may want to force bind into full debug mode (the logs get big very quickly so have them on a large disk slice) and also run SAR to log system performance paramiters to show that the system is not being taxed. Solaris also comes with snoop which will let you dump packets so you can see retries and other network issues (and have proof) although I would sugest geting ethereal which can take tcpdump output or live snoops and parse out many protocols and to session level breakdown. You may get it at or there is a Solaris packaged version at In any case I expect you really need better proof than the "well they dont start transfers as much as server X,Y,Z do see look at the logs" to prove network issues. Make the local sun guys work and prove to you that it is a network issue, as far as your posts have stated they have yet to...


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