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Solaris™ 8 Advanced System Administrator's Guide, Third Edition by Janice Winsor

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How ASET Tasks Work

This section describes what ASET does. You should understand each ASET task to interpret and use the reports effectively.

  • The objective of the task.

  • Operations the task performs.

  • System components that are affected by the task.

ASET report files contain messages that describe as specifically as possible any problems discovered by each ASET task. These messages can help you diagnose and correct these problems. Successful use of ASET assumes that you understand system administration and system components.

Reports are generated by the taskstat command, which identifies the tasks that have been completed and the ones that are still running. Each completed task produces a report file. For a complete description of the taskstat command, ...

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