From the Back Cover
Solaris(tm) 10 System Administration Essentialsis 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 consolidationZFS(tm),the file system that provides a new approach to managing your data with an easy administration interfaceTheFault Management Architecture,which automates fault detection and resolutionTheService Management Facility,a unified model for services and service management on every Solaris systemDynamic 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 systemManaging packages and patches (software updates)Controlling system processesManaging disks and devicesManaging usersConfiguring networksUsing printing services
Solaris(tm) 10 System Administration Essentialsis 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.
About the Author
This book is the work of the engineers, architects, and writers at Sun Microsystems who conceptualized the services, wrote the procedures, and coded the rich set of Solaris features. Together, these authors bring a vast range of industry and academic experience to the business of creating and deploying operating systems. Authors include Stephanie Brucker, David Bustos, Raoul Carag, Penelope Cotten, Scott Davenport, Alta Elstad, Eric Erickson, Juanita Heieck, Puneet Jain, Narendra Kumar, James Liu, Alan Maguire, Cathleen Reiher, Vidya Sakar, Michael Schuster, Lynne Thompson, and Sowmini Varadhan.