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System Administration Guide: Basic Administration
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How the System Administration Guides Are Organized

Here is a list of the topics that are covered by the System Administration Guides.

Book Title


System Administration Guide: Basic Administration

User accounts and groups, server and client support, shutting down and booting a system, managing services, and managing software (packages and patches)

System Administration Guide: Advanced Administration

Terminals and modems, system resources (disk quotas, accounting, and crontabs), system processes, and troubleshooting Solaris software problems

System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems

Removable media, disks and devices, file systems, and backing up and restoring data

System Administration Guide: IP Services

TCP/IP network administration, IPv4 and IPv6 address administration, DHCP, IPsec, IKE, Solaris IP filter, Mobile IP, IP network multipathing (IPMP), and IPQoS

System Administration Guide: Naming and Directory Services (DNS, NIS, and LDAP)

DNS, NIS, and LDAP naming and directory services, including transitioning from NIS to LDAP and transitioning from NIS+ to LDAP

System Administration Guide: Naming and Directory Services (NIS+)

NIS+ naming and directory services

System Administration Guide: Network Interfaces and Network Virtualization

Networking stack, NIC driver property configuration, network interface configuration, administration of VLANs and link aggregations, configuring WiFi wireless networking.

System Administration Guide: Network Services

Web cache servers, time-related services, network file systems (NFS and Autofs), mail, SLP, and PPP

System Administration Guide: Solaris Printing

Solaris printing topics and tasks, using services, tools, protocols, and technologies to set up and administer printing services and printers

System Administration Guide: Security Services

Auditing, device management, file security, BART, Kerberos services, PAM, Solaris Cryptographic Framework, privileges, RBAC, SASL, and Solaris Secure Shell

System Administration Guide: Virtualization Using the Solaris Operating System

Resource management features, which enable you to control how applications use available system resources; zones software partitioning technology, which virtualizes operating system services to create an isolated environment for running applications; and virtualization using SunTM xVM hypervisor technology, which supports multiple operating system instances simultaneously

Solaris CIFS Administration Guide

Solaris CIFS service, which enables you to configure a Solaris system to make CIFS shares available to CIFS clients; and native identity mapping services, which enables you to map user and group identities between Solaris systems and Windows systems

Solaris Trusted Extensions Administrator’s Procedures

System installation, configuration, and administration that is specific to Solaris Trusted Extensions

Solaris ZFS Administration Guide

ZFS storage pool and file system creation and management, snapshots, clones, backups, using access control lists (ACLs) to protect ZFS files, using ZFS on a Solaris system with zones installed, emulated volumes, and troubleshooting and data recovery

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