On Mon, 2010-02-15 at 22:01 +0000, Peter Tribble wrote:
> I've been looking at the feasibility of using S8 containers to replace
> some truly
> antiquated hardware. However, evaluation has (apparently - I'm still trying to
> establish the details) uncovered a snag.
> 
> One of the applications in use is the old iPlanet suite. Directory names 
> include
> things like ias6, and the problem is that it seems to fail to start
> and leaves the odd
> core dump around. So, while those involved are rubbishing containers and want
> to redeploy onto antiquated bare metal, I was wondering
> 
> (a) if anyone had used the old iPlanet app server in an S8 container, and
> (b) if there are compatibility problems, where do I need to start
> turning over rocks?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> (and apologies for the vagueness)
> 

Have you tried just copying the binaries to Solaris 10 and running them
there?  I moved some old iPlanet Webserver 6.0 stuff from 8 -> 10 this
way a few months ago and we haven't had any issues, yet...

-Alex

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