How to clear fmadm faults on Solaris server ?

Today in this post we will check how to clear the faults seen on a Solaris server.

In case of any hardware or any major issue with a Solaris server, we can check it with fmadm faulty command.

I. Check out the faults on a solaris server.

ngeSolaris019-->  fmadm faulty
--------------- ------------------------------------  -------------- ---------
TIME            EVENT-ID                              MSG-ID         SEVERITY
--------------- ------------------------------------  -------------- ---------
Mar 10 2021     4f47ff4d-79ed-4920-86fb-9215eacd7edb  SUNOS-8000-FU  Major

Host        : ngeSolaris019
Platform    : SUNW,SPARC-Enterprise-T5120       Chassis_id  :
Product_sn  :

Fault class : defect.sunos.eft.undiag.fme
FRU         : None
                  faulty

Description : The diagnosis engine encountered telemetry for which it was
              unable to perform a diagnosis.

Response    : Error reports have been logged for examination.

Impact      : Automated diagnosis and response for these events will not occur.

Action      : Use 'fmadm faulty' to provide a more detailed view of this event.
              Use 'fmdump -eV' to view the unexpected telemetry. Please refer
              to the associated reference document at
              http://sun.com/msg/SUNOS-8000-FU for the latest service
              procedures and policies regarding this diagnosis.

 

II. Clear or repair the faults on server.

ngeSolaris019-->   fmadm repair 4f47ff4d-79ed-4920-86fb-9215eacd7edb
fmadm: recorded repair to 4f47ff4d-79ed-4920-86fb-9215eacd7edb
ngeSolaris019-->

As we can see above the fault is repaired and now we can observe if there is any issue then a new alert gets generated.

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