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System Administration Guide: Basic Administration
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O

OS server, description, Adding OS Services

P

packages
adding
See also pkgadd command
definition of, Overview of Software Packages
overview, Overview of Software Packages
signed
See packages, signed
packages, signed, overview, Signed Packages, Patches, and Software Updates
passwd file, Where User Account and Group Information Is Stored
deleting user accounts and, Deleting User Accounts
fields in, Fields in the passwd File
recovering
SPARC, SPARC: How to Boot a System for Recovery Purposes
user ID number assignment and, User ID Numbers
passwords (user)
aging
Where User Account and Group Information Is Stored
Administering Passwords
Using Password Aging
changing
frequency of, User Passwords
by user
User Passwords
User Passwords
Users Tool, Administering Passwords
choosing, User Passwords
description
User Passwords
Using Password Aging
disabling/locking user accounts and, Disabling User Accounts
encryption, Where User Account and Group Information Is Stored
*LK* password, Disabling User Accounts
precautions
User Passwords
User Passwords
setting
User Passwords
Administering Passwords
Users Tool, Administering Passwords
patch lists
displaying
using patchadd, How to Display Information About Solaris Patches
patch management tools, road map, Managing Patches in the Solaris Operating System
patchadd command, tasks using, Managing Solaris Patches by Using the patchadd Command (Task Map)
patches
accessing Solaris, Accessing Solaris Patches
definition of, Types of Patches
displaying information about, How to Display Information About Solaris Patches
downloading
using patchadd, How to Download and Apply a Solaris Patch
managing, Managing Patches in the Solaris Operating System
numbering scheme, Solaris Patch Numbering
patch README files, Accessing Solaris Patches
signed, Signed and Unsigned Patches
applying, Signed Packages, Patches, and Software Updates
terms used with, Solaris Patch Management Terms and Definitions
unsigned, Signed and Unsigned Patches
PATH environment variable
description
Shell Environment
The PATH Variable
setting up, Setting a User's Default Path
path shell variable, Shell Environment
permissions, Default File Permissions (umask)
/pkg directory, How to Add Software Packages to a Spool Directory (pkgadd)
pkgadd command
-d option (device name)
How to Add Software Packages (pkgadd)
How to Add Software Packages to a Spool Directory (pkgadd)
How to Add Software Packages to a Spool Directory (pkgadd)
-s option (spool directory)
How to Add Software Packages to a Spool Directory (pkgadd)
How to Add Software Packages to a Spool Directory (pkgadd)
adding packages (how to), How to Add Software Packages (pkgadd)
using an HTTP URL, How to Add Software Packages (pkgadd)
alternate base directory and, Using an Administration File
bypassing user interaction
Using an Administration File
Using an Administration File
overview, Tools for Managing Software Packages
-a option (administration file)
Using an Administration File
Using an Administration File
How to Add Software Packages (pkgadd)
How to Add Software Packages (pkgadd)
prerequisites for using, Key Points for Adding Software Packages (pkgadd)
spool directories and, How to Add Software Packages to a Spool Directory (pkgadd)
spool directories and (example of), How to Add Software Packages to a Spool Directory (pkgadd)
pkgadm command, overview, Tools for Managing Software Packages
pkgchk command
overview, Tools for Managing Software Packages
using (example of), How to Check the Integrity of Installed Software Packages (pkgchk)
pkginfo command
displaying all packages installed (example of), How to List Information About All Installed Packages (pkginfo)
how to use, How to List Information About All Installed Packages (pkginfo)
overview
Tools for Managing Software Packages
Key Points for Adding Software Packages (pkgadd)
pkgparam command, overview, Tools for Managing Software Packages
pkgrm command
caution, Guidelines for Removing Packages (pkgrm)
overview, Tools for Managing Software Packages
prerequisites for using, Key Points for Adding Software Packages (pkgadd)
rm command (compared)
Guidelines for Removing Packages (pkgrm)
Guidelines for Removing Packages (pkgrm)
pkgtrans command, overview, Tools for Managing Software Packages
poweroff command, System Shutdown Commands
primary administrator role
creating (overview), Creating the Primary Administrator Role
granting rights, Creating the Primary Administrator Role
primary groups
UNIX Groups
UNIX Groups
prodreg command, overview, Tools for Managing Software Packages
.profile file
customizing
Shell Features
User and Site Initialization Files Examples
description, Customizing a User's Work Environment
profiles (SMF), description, SMF Profiles
PROM, finding the PROM revision, SPARC: How to Find the PROM Revision Number for a System
prompt shell variable, Shell Environment
properties, changing the boot-file property, SPARC: How to Change the Default Kernel by Using the Boot PROM
PS1 environment variable, Shell Environment
pseudo-ttys, User ID Numbers
pseudo user logins, User ID Numbers
PXEClient, GRUB based network boot, Booting an x86 Based System from the Network

Q

quiesce function, Fast Reboot implementation, Implementation of the quiesce Function

R

reboot command, System Shutdown Commands
adding the /etc/fastreboot file
Fast Reboot, x86: Making Fast Reboot the Default Behavior of the reboot Command
-f and -e options described, Modifications to the reboot Command to Support Fast Reboot
rebuilding corrupt boot archive (how to), x86: How to Boot the Failsafe Archive to Forcibly Update a Corrupt Boot Archive
recover root password (how to), SPARC, SPARC: How to Boot a System for Recovery Purposes
recovering
booting the failsafe archive
GRUB based booting, How to Boot the Failsafe Archive on an x86 Based System by Using GRUB
reference, administering GRUB, x86: Administering the GRUB Bootloader
remote package server
adding packages to a spool directory (example of), How to Add Software Packages to a Spool Directory (pkgadd)
software installation from, How to Add Software Packages (pkgadd)
software installation from (example of), How to Add Software Packages (pkgadd)
removef command, Guidelines for Removing Packages (pkgrm)
removing
packages with administration files and, Using an Administration File
patches
using patchrm, How to Remove a Solaris Patch by Using the patchrm Command
software packages
guidelines for, Guidelines for Removing Packages (pkgrm)
removing and adding packages and patches
restrictions on
zones, Restrictions on Adding and Removing Software Packages and Patches for Solaris Releases That are Not Zones Aware
repairing the /etc/passwd file, SPARC, SPARC: How to Boot a System for Recovery Purposes
repository (SMF)
description
Introduction to SMF
Service Configuration Repository
reset command, SPARC: Resetting the System
resetting, a SPARC based system, SPARC: Resetting the System
restarters (SMF), SMF Delegated Restarters
description, Introduction to SMF
restrictions, on adding and removing packages and patches, Restrictions on Adding and Removing Software Packages and Patches for Solaris Releases That are Not Zones Aware
root password, forget, SPARC, SPARC: How to Boot a System for Recovery Purposes
run control scripts
adding (how to), How to Add a Run Control Script
disabling (how to), How to Disable a Run Control Script
starting and stopping services, How to Use a Run Control Script to Stop or Start a Legacy Service
run level
0 (power-down level), Run Levels
1 (single-user level), Run Levels
2 (multiuser level), Run Levels
3 (multiuser with NFS), Run Levels
booting to
x86: How to Boot a Diskless Client With GRUB
SPARC: How to Boot a System to Run Level 3 (Multiuser Level)
x86: How to Boot a System to Run Level 3 (Multiuser)
what happens when system is brought to, What Happens When the System Is Brought to Run Level 3
6 (reboot level), Run Levels
default run level, Run Levels
definition, Run Levels
determining (how to), Determining a System's Run Level
s or S (single-user level), Run Levels
s or S (single-user state)
booting to, SPARC: How to Boot a System to Run Level S (Single-User Level)
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