The widely used reference for experienced system administrators of the Solaris Operating Environment—now fully updated for the Solaris 8 platform.
Focuses on the tasks experienced sysadmins find most challenging
Completely updated for the Solaris 8 Operating Environment!
Includes extensive new coverage of WebNFS technology
Ready to leverage the full power of Solaris 8 software? Now there's a hands-on reference specifically for you. In Solaris 8 Advanced System Administrator's Guide, Third Edition, award-winning author Janice Winsor delivers hundreds of indispensible tips, step-by-step procedures, and quick reference tables, all focused on the features experienced administrators find most challenging. Thoroughly updated, this book's coverage includes:
The Solaris platform mail services, including detailed procedures for planning and customizing sendmail
Understanding the NIS+ nameservice environment, and configuring both servers and clients
All-new coverage of WebNFS technology—concepts, configuration, and day-to-day management
Advanced security coverage—authentication, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), and the Automated Security Enhancement Tool (ASET)
New Service Access Facility services for terminals, modems, and printers
Software management—installation, removal, patching, and more
Automounter services, volume management, shell programming, and much more
No matter how well you know Solaris, this book will make you far more effective—just as it has for thousands of Solaris sysadmins worldwide.