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Table of Contents

  1. Document Information

  2. Preface

  3. Who Should Use This Book

  4. How the System Administration Volumes Are Organized

  5. Documentation, Support, and Training

  6. What Typographic Conventions Mean

  7. Shell Prompts in Command Examples

  8. General Conventions

  9. Managing Removable Media (Overview)

  10. What's New in Removable Media?

  11. Where to Find Managing Removable Media Tasks

  12. Removable Media Features and Benefits

  13. Comparison of Manual and Automatic Mounting

  14. Overview of Accessing Removable Media

  15. Managing Removable Media (Tasks)

  16. Managing Removable Media (Task Map)

  17. Formatting Diskettes

  18. Accessing Removable Media (Tasks)

  19. Accessing Removable Media (Task Map)

  20. Accessing Removable Media

  21. Accessing Removable Media on a Remote System (Task Map)

  22. Writing CDs and DVDs (Tasks)

  23. Working With Audio CDs and Data CDs and DVDs

  24. Writing CD and DVD Data and Audio CDs

  25. Managing Devices (Overview/Tasks)

  26. What's New in Device Management?

  27. Where to Find Device Management Tasks

  28. Managing Devices in the Solaris OS

  29. Adding a Peripheral Device to a System

  30. Accessing Devices

  31. Dynamically Configuring Devices (Tasks)

  32. Dynamic Reconfiguration and Hot-Plugging

  33. SCSI Hot-Plugging With the cfgadm Command (Task Map)

  34. SCSI Hot-Plugging With the cfgadm Command

  35. PCI or PCIe Hot-Plugging With the cfgadm Command (Task Map)

  36. PCI or PCIe Hot-Plugging With the cfgadm Command

  37. Reconfiguration Coordination Manager (RCM) Script Overview

  38. RCM Script Tasks

  39. Using USB Devices (Overview)

  40. What's New in USB Devices?

  41. Solaris Support for USB Devices

  42. Overview of USB Devices

  43. About USB in the Solaris OS

  44. Using USB Devices (Tasks)

  45. Managing USB Devices in the Solaris OS (Roadmap)

  46. Using USB Mass Storage Devices (Task Map)

  47. Using USB Mass Storage Devices

  48. Using USB Audio Devices (Task Map)

  49. Using USB Audio Devices

  50. Hot-Plugging USB Devices With the cfgadm Command (Task Map)

  51. Using InfiniBand Devices (Overview/Tasks)

  52. Overview of InfiniBand Devices

  53. Dynamically Reconfiguring IB Devices (Task Map)

  54. Dynamically Reconfiguring IB Devices (cfgadm)

  55. Using the uDAPL Application Interface With InfiniBand Devices

  56. Managing Disks (Overview)

  57. What's New in Disk Management?

  58. Where to Find Disk Management Tasks

  59. Overview of Disk Management

  60. Partitioning a Disk

  61. Administering Disks (Tasks)

  62. Administering Disks (Task Map)

  63. Identifying Disks on a System

  64. Formatting a Disk

  65. Displaying Disk Slices

  66. Creating and Examining a Disk Label

  67. Recovering a Corrupted Disk Label

  68. Adding a Third-Party Disk

  69. Automatically Configuring SCSI Disk Drives

  70. Repairing a Defective Sector

  71. Tips and Tricks for Managing Disks

  72. SPARC: Adding a Disk (Tasks)

  73. SPARC: Adding a System Disk or a Secondary Disk (Task Map)

  74. x86: Adding a Disk (Tasks)

  75. x86: Adding a System Disk or a Secondary Disk (Task Map)

  76. x86: Adding a System Disk or a Secondary Disk

  77. Configuring Solaris iSCSI Targets and Initiators (Tasks)

  78. The iSCSI Technology (Overview)

  79. Setting Up Solaris iSCSI Targets and Initiators (Task Map)

  80. Troubleshooting iSCSI Configuration Problems

  81. Configuring and Managing the Solaris Internet Storage Name Service (iSNS)

  82. The iSNS Technology (Overview)

  83. Configuring the iSNS Server

  84. Managing the iSNS Server and Clients

  85. Configuring High Availability of iSNS Server Using Sun Cluster

  86. The format Utility (Reference)

  87. Recommendations and Requirements for Using the format Utility

  88. format Menu and Command Descriptions

  89. format.dat File

  90. Rules for Input to format Commands

  91. Getting Help on the format Utility

  92. Managing File Systems (Overview)

  93. What's New in File Systems?

  94. Where to Find File System Management Tasks

  95. Overview of File Systems

  96. Commands for File System Administration

  97. Default Solaris File Systems

  98. UFS File System

  99. Mounting and Unmounting File Systems

  100. Determining a File System's Type

  101. Creating UFS, TMPFS, and LOFS File Systems (Tasks)

  102. Creating a UFS File System

  103. Creating a Temporary File System (TMPFS)

  104. Creating and Mounting a Loopback File System (LOFS)

  105. Mounting and Unmounting File Systems (Tasks)

  106. Overview of Mounting File Systems

  107. Mounting File Systems

  108. Unmounting File Systems

  109. Using The CacheFS File System (Tasks)

  110. High-Level View of Using the CacheFS File System (Task Map)

  111. Overview of the CacheFS File System

  112. Creating and Mounting a CacheFS File System (Task Map)

  113. Maintaining a CacheFS File System (Task Map)

  114. Maintaining a CacheFS File System

  115. Packing a Cached File System (Task Map)

  116. Packing a CacheFS File System

  117. Collecting CacheFS Statistics (Task Map)

  118. Collecting CacheFS Statistics

  119. Configuring Additional Swap Space (Tasks)

  120. About Swap Space

  121. How Do I Know If I Need More Swap Space?

  122. How Swap Space Is Allocated

  123. Planning for Swap Space

  124. Monitoring Swap Resources

  125. Adding More Swap Space

  126. Removing a Swap File From Use

  127. Checking UFS File System Consistency (Tasks)

  128. File System Consistency

  129. How the File System State Is Recorded

  130. What the fsck Command Checks and Tries to Repair

  131. Interactively Checking and Repairing a UFS File System

  132. Restoring a Bad Superblock

  133. Syntax and Options for the fsck Command

  134. UFS File System (Reference)

  135. Structure of Cylinder Groups for UFS File Systems

  136. Customizing UFS File System Parameters

  137. Backing Up and Restoring File Systems (Overview)

  138. Where to Find Backup and Restore Tasks

  139. Introduction to Backing Up and Restoring File Systems

  140. High-Level View of Backing Up and Restoring File Systems (Task Map)

  141. Backing Up Files and File Systems (Tasks)

  142. Backing Up Files and File System (Task Map)

  143. Preparing for File System Backups

  144. Backing Up a File System

  145. Using UFS Snapshots (Tasks)

  146. Using UFS Snapshots (Task Map)

  147. UFS Snapshots Overview

  148. Creating and Deleting UFS Snapshots

  149. Backing Up a UFS Snapshot

  150. Restoring Files and File Systems (Tasks)

  151. Restoring Files and File System Backups (Task Map)

  152. Preparing to Restore Files and File Systems

  153. Restoring Files and File Systems

  154. UFS Backup and Restore Commands (Reference)

  155. How the ufsdump Command Works

  156. Specifying ufsdump Command Options and Arguments

  157. The ufsdump Command and Security Issues

  158. Specifying ufsrestore Options and Arguments

  159. Copying UFS Files and File Systems (Tasks)

  160. Commands for Copying File Systems

  161. Copying File Systems Between Disks

  162. Copying Directories Between File Systems (cpio Command)

  163. Copying Files and File Systems to Tape

  164. Copying Files to Tape (tar Command)

  165. Copying Files to a Tape With the pax Command

  166. Copying Files to Tape With the cpio Command

  167. Copying Files to a Remote Tape Device

  168. Copying Files and File Systems to Diskette

  169. Managing Tape Drives (Tasks)

  170. Choosing Which Media to Use

  171. Backup Device Names

  172. Displaying Tape Drive Status

  173. Handling Magnetic Tape Cartridges

  174. Guidelines for Drive Maintenance and Media Handling

  175. Index

  176. Index

  177. Index

  178. Index

  179. Index

  180. Index

  181. Index

  182. Index

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