Make the most of your Solaris environment with these proven strategies, tips and techniques
Unix is the champion among operating systems for enterprise computing, and hundreds of thousands of companies depend on its most popular versio Make the most of your Solaris environment with these proven strategies, tips and techniques
Unix is the champion among operating systems for enterprise computing, and hundreds of thousands of companies depend on its most popular version--Solaris. But this big, complicated OS has its share of imperfections and vagaries, and even seasoned Solaris systems administrators need pointers on how to work around them. Written by two long time Sun sysadmins, this book shows you how to tackle the tough day-to-day system administration problems and keep your systems running smoothly.
The authors expose the trade-offs of using Solaris in a mixed OS environment and provide you with practical solutions to overcome problems. You'll be taken step by step through the process of setting up your Solaris infrastructure, including building file systems, planning backups and restores, configuring run states, and setting up name services. You'll find tools and techniques to help manage your systems, keep your site secure, and eliminate single points of failure. This book will also provide you with critical information on how to maintain your Sun hardware, configure peripherals, and support Sun's latest creations, including the Starfire.
Solaris experts Henry-Stocker and Marks show you how to: * Install, configure, and patch Solaris * Monitor systems to detect problems and avoid interruptions * Automate the daily routine of administering systems * Provide system security * Run an Internet site using Solaris * Manage Solaris along with NT and other systems ...Continua Nascondi