Solaris

A collection of system administration hints and tips, tricks and articles for the Solaris operating system in all its variants.

SunOS 4.1x and 5.x Administrative File differences

posted on 8th Aug, 1998

This article provides a list of the important files that have changed between SunOS 4.1.x and Solaris 2.x (SunOS 5.x) based systems

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SunOS 4.1x and 5.x Administrative Command differences

posted on 8th Aug, 1998

This article provides a summary of the SunOS administrative command differences between SunOS 4.1.x and Solaris 2.x (SunOS 5.x) based systems

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Sun Diskless Workstation Boot Sequence

posted on 8th Aug, 1998

To boot diskless workstations need to determine who they are, locate their boot server, locate their kernel and mount file systems from the server

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NIS+ Credential Setup

posted on 8th Aug, 1998

To gain authorisation to change NIS+ databases you need to create your security credentials for the NIS+ principals

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Useful Sun OpenBoot PROM (obp) commands

posted on 14th Jun, 1998

All the following commands are to be run from the ok prompt of the SPARC OBP and not the Solaris operating system.

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Solaris run levels (updated)

posted on 6th Mar, 2006

A system's run level (also known as an init state) defines what services and resources are available to users.

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