Solaris™ 10 System Administration Essentials is 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 consolidation
ZFS™, the file system that provides a new approach to managing your data with an easy administration interface
The Fault Management Architecture, which automates fault detection and resolution
The Service Management Facility, a unified model for services and service management on every Solaris system
Dynamic 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 system
Managing packages and patches (software updates)
Controlling system processes
Managing disks and devices
Using printing services
Solaris™ 10 System Administration Essentials is 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.