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Solaris™ Operating Environment System Administrator's Guide, Fourth Edition
By Janice Winsor
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Pub Date: May 23, 2003
ISBN: 0-13-101401-3
Pages: 528

      A Quick Tour of the Contents
      Important: Read This Before You Begin
      Conventions Used in This Book
      Solaris Management Console Tools
      SPARC and IA Information
      Solaris System Software Evolution
    Chapter 1.  Introducing Solaris System Administration
      Defining the System Administrator's Job
      Understanding Superuser Status
      Communicating with Users
      Starting Up Systems
      Monitoring Processes
      Reviewing Essential Administration Tools
    Chapter 2.  Using Basic OS Commands
      Finding User Information
      Creating and Editing Files (cat, touch, cp, mv, vi)
      Using Manual Pages
      Finding Disk Information
    Chapter 3.  Understanding the Flash Install and Live Upgrade Features
      Flash Installation
      Solaris Live Upgrade
    Chapter 4.  Understanding Shells
      Tasks Common to All Shells
      The Bourne Shell
      The C Shell
      The Korn Shell
      The Bourne-Again Shell
      The TC Shell
      The Z Shell
    Chapter 5.  Administering User Accounts and Groups
      Tools for Adding and Administering User Accounts
      Adding User Accounts
      Setting Up and Administering Groups
      Using Solaris User Registration
    Chapter 6.  Administering Rights and Roles
      Using SMC to Grant Access Rights to Users
      Using SMC to Administer Role Accounts
      The RBAC Databases
      Commands for Managing Role-Based Access Control
    Chapter 7.  Administering File Systems
      What's New in File Systems in the Solaris 9 Release
      What's New in File Systems in the Solaris 8 Release
      Types of File Systems
      The Default Solaris File System
      The Virtual File System Table (/etc/vfstab)
      File System Administrative Commands
      Making File Systems Available
      Checking the Data Consistency of a File System (fsck)
      Backing Up and Restoring File Systems
      Cache File Systems
    Chapter 8.  Administering Devices
      What's New in Device Management in the Solaris 9 Release
      Automatically Configuring Devices
      Allocating Devices
      Using SCSI and PCI Hot-Plugging
      Specifying Device Names
      Using Tapes
      Accessing Removable Media Devices
      Using DVD-ROM Devices
      Using Jaz or Zip Drives
      Writing CD Discs
      Volume Management
      Using Diskettes Without Volume Management
      Administering Disks
      Understanding the Service Access Facility
      Setting Up a Bidirectional Modem
      Using a Modem
    Chapter 9.  Administering Systems
      Displaying System-Specific Information
      Configuring Additional Swap Space (mkfile, swap)
      Creating a Local Mail Alias (/etc/mail/aliases)
    Chapter 10.  Administering Network Services
      Configuring Systems for a Network
      Checking on Remote System Status
      Logging In to a Remote System (rlogin)
      Logging Out from a Remote System
      Transferring Files Between Systems (rcp, ftp)
      Administering NIS+ Databases
      Using SMC Computers and Networks Tool
      Introducing the IPv6 Internet Protocol
      Showing Network Status (netstat)
      Displaying Network Interface Parameters (ifconfig)
      Displaying Packet Contents
      Secure Shell Commands
    Chapter 11.  Administering Printing
      What's New in Printing in the Solaris 9 Release
      What's New in Printing in the Solaris 8 Release
      Solaris Print Package Redesign
      Print Administration Tools in the Solaris Environment
      Choosing a Method to Manage Printers
      Introducing the LP Print Service
      Understanding the Structure of the LP Print Service
      Using the SunSoft Print Client
      Setting Up Printing Services
      Using Printing Commands
    Chapter 12.  Recognizing File Access Problems
      Recognizing Problems with Search Paths
      Recognizing Problems with Permissions and Ownership
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