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Solaris™ Operating Environment Boot Camp by Dominic Butler, David Rhodes

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Introduction

Objectives

The aim of this book is not to be just another “Guide for System Administrators,” but rather a workshop manual that describes the tasks that need to be performed to build a complex network using the standard components delivered with the system.

We present the chapters in the same chronological order that the system administrator follows to build systems in real life. For example, we start by adding users onto a single system, add the system to the network, move on to configuring services such as NFS and NTP (which rely on the newly configured network), and so forth until we have built a complex of networked machines using NIS, NTP, and a multitude of other services.

We describe an environment consisting of a number of ...

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