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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...


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...


Solaris 11 – How to Manage Software Packages in Solaris 11

Getting Information About Packages  Use the following commands to retrieve information about packages. No special privileges are needed to run any of these commands. pkg list     The pkg list command tells you whether a package is installed in the current image and whether an update is...


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Solaris 11 – How to Change Hosts General Information – Date, MOTD,nodename

How to Manually Set a System’s Date and Time Become an administrator. Enter the new date and time. # date mmddHHMM[[cc]yy] mm         Month, using two digits. dd           Day of the month, using two digits. HH         Hour,...


Solaris 11 – How to Display System Performance Information

Display virtual memory Statistics   You can use the vmstat command to report virtual memory statistics and information about system events such as CPU load, paging, number of context switches, device interrupts, and system calls. The vmstat command can also display statistics on swapping, cache flushing,...


Solaris 11 – How to Shutdown a Solaris 11 System

How to Shut Down a System by Using the shutdown Command Become the root role. For a multiuser timesharing server shutdown, find out if any users are logged in to the system. # who Shut down the system. # shutdown -iinit-state -ggrace-period -y -iinit-state Brings the system...


Solaris 11 – How to reduce the Solaris Reboot Time using Fast Reboot

The Fast Reboot feature of Oracle Solaris is supported on both SPARC and x86 platforms. The Fast Reboot feature behaves differently on SPARC based systems than it does on an x86 based systems. On x86 based systems, Fast Reboot is the default. On SPARC based systems,...


Solaris 11 – How to manage Solaris Run Level Scripts

  How to Use a Run Control Script to Stop or Start a Legacy Service Become an administrator Stop the system service. # /etc/init.d/filename stop Restart the system service. # /etc/init.d/filename start Verify that the service has been stopped or started. # pgrep -f service Example 1...


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