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Overview

Solaris™ 10 System Administration Essentials is the first book to concisely yet comprehensively cover all of the breakthrough features of the Solaris 10 operating system. The Solaris OS has a long history of innovation, and the Solaris 10 OS is a watershed release that includes features such as

  • Zones, which provide application isolation and facilitate server consolidation

  • ZFS™, the file system that provides a new approach to managing your data with an easy administration interface

  • The Fault Management Architecture, which automates fault detection and resolution

  • The Service Management Facility, a unified model for services and service management on every Solaris system

  • Dynamic Tracing (DTrace), for troubleshooting OS and application problems on production systems in real time

In addition, the Solaris 10 OS fully supports 32-bit and 64-bit x86 platforms, as well as the SPARC®  architecture.

The book’s key topics include

  • Installing, booting, and shutting down a system

  • Managing packages and patches (software updates)

  • Controlling system processes

  • Managing disks and devices

  • Managing users

  • Configuring networks

  • Using printing services

Solaris™ 10 System Administration Essentials is part of a new series on Solaris system administration. It is a practical guide to deploying and managing the Solaris 10 operating system in a business or academic environment. The book is easy to read and rich with examples–a perfect companion for system administrators who are deploying the Solaris OS for the first time.

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