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Listing avilable Solaris 10 services

Under Solaris 10 we use the svcs command to provide information about services, including their status.

Starting and Stopping Solaris services with svcadm

svcadm issues requests for actions on services executing within the SMF. Actions for a service are carried out by its assigned service agent.

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.