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Configuring DNS services in Solaris 11

Modifying /etc/nsswitch.conf and /etc/resolv.conf to configure naming services is depricated in Solaris 11, We now perform this task using SMF.

Changing the default Solaris 11 locale

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.

Configure DNS services in Solaris 11 using SMF

The previous method of modifying a configuration file to configure naming services no longer works we now reply on SMF.

Solaris 11 enable_passwd_compat

how to set enable_passwd_compat for LDAP under solaris 11

Configuring puppet on Solaris 11

A short article on the introduction and how to manage Solaris 11 systems using puppet.

Solaris Service Management Facility (SMF)

Under Solaris 10 and OpenSolaris the SMF has been upgraded. There are great new tools to handle the sysadmin work on the services.

Changing the Hostname in Solaris (updated)

The traditional method of changing the hostname of a given solaris system was to use sys-unconfig utility.