In Solaris 10 you had to edit the /etc/default/init file to chance the default locale, now with Solaris 11 it is defined in SMF.
If problems with starting services occur, sometimes a system hangs during the boot process. This procedure shows how to troubleshoot this problem.
This is a simple post providing the necessary steps to disable NIS client on Solaris 10.
The following procedures show how to set up and use the NTP service.
For security purposes, administrators may wish to disable ftp on a given Solaris system.
For security purposes, administrators may wish to disable telnet on a given Solaris system.
This document is designed to be a a quick platform specific cheat sheet to help engineers run important LDOM task on Sun SPARC systems
The Fast Reboot feature loads the kernel into memory and then switches to that kernel so that the reboot process occurs within seconds.
To disable a service under Solaris 10 we use the svcadm command.
svcadm issues requests for actions on services executing within the SMF. Actions for a service are carried out by its assigned service agent.
This post provides the steps needed to create an aggregated network interface and cofigure a networker address in Solaris 11
Under Solaris 10 and OpenSolaris the SMF has been upgraded. There are great new tools to handle the sysadmin work on the services.
Using the executable maps feature in Solaris automounter we can create an authenticated users home directory automatically if it does not exist.
need proxy settings to update IPS packages for Solaris 11 zones
The automounter has built in debugging, which can be used to examine exactly what the automounter is doing.
Duplicate IP address results in network/physical failed with exit status 96