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  • Blog Post: SUA-SDK, CSH crashes on Citrix XenApp system

    We have got many issues reported for SUA SDK, where the korn/ C shell crashes. While the C shell crashes just after launching the korn shell crashes as soon we run command like clear. With further investigation, we had found that generally this is because of some anti-virus or Citrix software which...
  • Blog Post: Error running the tar command with 'P' parameter from SUA on Windows 2008 R2

    Recently we got a case where customer was getting error while running the tar command with the P parameter. Customer was getting the error while running the command as a User who is part of the Domain user group. The O/S in question is Windows 2008 R2 x64 bit. On troubleshooting we found that the...
  • Blog Post: Unable to run the ‘PAX” command in Windows 7, SUA with a ‘–q’ option

    Recently we got an case where the customer was looking for assistance to run PAX command in Windows 7 SUA. Unlike SFU 3.5, the PAX command in windows 7, SUA does not have "-q" option to suppress error message. Hence it was failing. From the man pages we found that using the new parameter "-Q"; the...
  • Blog Post: PrincipalDomain needs to be changed to enable non admin local users to do RSH on member server

    Recently we got an issue reported, where non admin local user were unable to do RSH from member server. Below were our observation based on our testing: As per our testing on lab machines, we found that the issue was coming when we were logged in as a non-admin local account The error message...
  • Blog Post: ID command of SUA does not return uidNumber from the Active Directory

    Recently we got an issue where running ID command on a Windows 2008 was returning a number different from the uidNumber set in AD. This feature is by design where the ID command does not query the RFC 2307 attributes of Active directory to return the numbers Rather the ID command uses the Active...
  • Blog Post: Can we run SUA command under Windows the task scheduler ?

    While working on a cron job issue, one of the customers wanted to know if they can run the SUA command through a task scheduler instead of cron job. Below are few steps which we can run from the korn/C shell on a system which has subsystem for Unix installed along with SUA SDK package. crontab...
  • Blog Post: SUA SDK for Windows 7

    The SUA SDK for Windows 7 is taking longer to see the day light. The news is it is going to take some more time before being published publicly. I will again make a post once it is made avaialable.
  • Blog Post: List of Hotfix for SFU 3.5

    Please find the list of Hotfix for SFU 3.5. For Server for NFS: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/939767 for Nfssvc.exe/Nfssvr.sys ( 8.0.2254.19) http://support.microsoft.com/kb/933397 for Nfssvr.sys ( 8.0.2254.20) ( You would first need to install the above patch to update the nfssvc...
  • Blog Post: Unable to do a RSH from Windows to Unix using domain account

    Recently we got a case where customer was unable to run RSH command from Windows RSH client to an AIX RSH server. The error message was “Permission denied”. For RSH client, there is not much of setting that needs to be done on the Windows side. SUA SDK was installed. Also checked the inetd...
  • Blog Post: Unable to Install SUA SDK on Windows 2008 R2

    Recently we got a case where customer reported that he was unable to install the SUA SDk component on Windows 2008 R2. Customers had added the feature “SubSystem for UNIX-based Applications” and then click on the link as displayed on the image below. But this opens the Web page for...
  • Blog Post: WSRM configuration: SUA does not work properly on Multi Processor machines

    Recently we got multiple issues where the SUA performance was getting impacted on multi-processor machines. While the issue is still being diagnosed for the root cause, we were able to get a workaround around this. Some of the common issues were: 1. Slow performance 2. Long running...