O'Reilly logo

Special Edition Using® Solaris™ 9 by Tanuj Jain, Radhika Girisan

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Managing Modems and Terminals

Different versions of Unix provide several processes and interfaces for administration. For example, HP-UX uses sam, Linux uses wvdial, and so on. The following tools were introduced with Solaris to administer and manage modems and terminals.

  • Service Access Facility (SAF)— SAF, introduced with Solaris 2.3, is a tool that provides a common interface for the management of different physical resources such as modems, terminals, and other network devices. This helps in the uniform management of the physical resources from a common location.

  • Solaris Management Console (SMC) — As stated in the earlier chapters, SMC provides a suite of GUI-based system administration tools. It can be used to perform administration tasks ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required