Category Archives: Sun JES

Meeting progress

Had meeting today with the Sun support guys (well, a support guy who we work with a lot, his manager, his managers manager and someone else whose title I forget) which went well. Interesting to find out a bit more … Continue reading

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Sun update

Well, it seems that both of my guesses at email addresses hit the target and that my email has been forwarded around a growing collection of important people within Sun. Some of the people reading this blog will also have … Continue reading

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Sun user group relaunch

Afternoon in London yesterday to go along to the relaunch of the UK Sun user group. This had to be moved from Regis House (Suns posh place in the city) for another venue at rather late notice due to the … Continue reading

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Dear Sun

Dear Sun, When we log a call with you, one of the first pieces of information that we *have* to give you is the output from the uname command. This is obviously an important piece of information – without it … Continue reading

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Way to go Sun :-(

So, finally after much dithering we get to patch messaging server on Tuesday. Patch installed, system comes back. Job done. Except, as always with JES patches all is not well. Having finally got a patch afew months ago to fix … Continue reading

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new shiny toys but it isn’t all sunny for Sun

Our rack (well, half rack) of the new Sun T2000 servers has arrived. There is something rather cool about seeing prtdiag reporting 32 processors in a 2u machine 🙂 Location CPU Freq Implementation Mask ———— —– ——– ——————- —– MB/CMP0/P0 … Continue reading

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referential integrity pluging to directory server (LDAP)

Finally got around to purging our old users from our Sun LDAP server last week. A quick perl script to find all of the users that msuserpurge had marked as removed and all looked good until I attempted to run … Continue reading

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Nice to know it isn’t just us…

Sometimes it’s nice to know we are not the only people beating our heads against the brick wall that is Sun. We too have had meetings with Sun and while the support team in the UK seem great guys (Hi … Continue reading

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A couple of days in Lodnod

Up in London for 3 days at the moment on a Sun training course. Course seems ok so far and hotel is fine (Staying in County Hall – nice but we are in the el-cheapo travel in around the back … Continue reading

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Sun support… WTF??

I’ve mentioned before some of the problems we have been having with the Sun Java Enterprise System suite of programs. I’ve deliberately *not* posted too much about it but given the number of Sun ips I’ve noticed visiting recently and … Continue reading

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