Category: Solaris11 Admin

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Solaris 11 – How to Administrate IPQoS

How to Apply a New Configuration to the IPQoS Kernel Modules You use the ipqosconf command to read the IPQoS configuration file and to configure the IPQoS modules in the UNIX kernel. The next procedure uses as an example the file/var/ipqos/Goldweb.qos Apply the new configuration. #...

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Solaris 11 Command Cheat Sheet : Managing Services

What is the Service Management Facility? The Oracle Solaris Service Management Facility (SMF) is responsible for managing system and pplication services, replacing the legacy init scripting start-up mechanism common to other UNIX operating systems. SMF helps improves the availability of a system by,  ensuring that essential...

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Solaris 11 Command Cheat Sheet – Image Packaging System

What is Image the Packaging System? The Image Packaging System (IPS) is a new network-centric software packaging and delivery system in Oracle Solaris 11. IPS allows efficient, observable, and controllable transitions between known configurations of software content providing administrators with safe system upgrade environments and better...

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Solaris 11 Command Cheat Sheet – Installation and Deployement

Automated Installer (AI) is the new network based multi-client provisioning system on Oracle Solaris 11. AI provides hands-free installation of both SPARC and x86 systems by using an installation service that installs systems by leveraging software package repositories on the network. Create an install service from...

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Oracle Solaris 11 Administration – Command Cheat Sheet

Solaris Installation Automated Installer (AI) is the new network based multi-client provisioning system on Oracle Solaris 11. AI provides hands-free installation of both SPARC and x86 systems by using an installation service that installs systems from software package repositories on the network.   Create an install service from a...

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Solaris 11 – How to Display Solaris System Information

How to Display a System’s Release Information Display the contents of the /etc/release file to identify your release version. $ cat /etc/release Oracle Solaris Nevada Next Development snv_146 x86 Copyright (c) 2010, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved. Assembled 29 July 2010 How to Display...

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Solaris 11 – How to Modify Boot parameters in Solaris X86 and Sparc

On SPARC platforms, the boot PROM is used to boot a SPARC based system and to modify boot parameters. For example, you might want to reset the device from which to boot, change the default boot file or kernel, or run hardware diagnostics before bringing the...

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Solaris 11 – How to Manage Solaris SMF Services

How to Disable a Service Instance Use the following procedure to disable a service. The service status change is recorded in the service configuration repository. Once the service is disabled, the disabled state will persist across reboots. The only way to get the service running again...

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