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Solaris Solutions for System Administrators: Time-Saving Tips, Techniques, and Workarounds, 2nd Edition

Solaris Solutions for System Administrators: Time-Saving Tips, Techniques, and Workarounds, 2nd Edition

Sandra Henry-Stocker, Evan R. Marks

ISBN: 978-0-471-43115-2

Apr 2003

624 pages

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Description

  • Teaches how to work smart and avoid the many pitfalls of managing Solaris systems
  • Covers the latest release of Solaris, Solaris 9, as well as earlier versions
  • Written by experts with years of Solaris experience
  • Packed with practical, hands-on solutions to tough problems, showing how to avoid costly mistakes
  • Tackles managing system performance; the Sun Fire line of Solaris enterprise servers; installing, configuring, and patching Solaris; and ensuring security
Preface.

Acknowledgments.

About the Authors.

Introduction.

PART I: SETTING UP YOUR SOLARIS INFRASTRUCTURE.

Chapter 1: Making Smart Decisions about File Systems.

Chapter 2: Planning Backups and Restores.

Chapter 3: Booting and Hardware Diagnostics.

Chapter 4: Configuring Run States.

Chapter 5: Installing and Patching Your Solaris System.

Chapter 6: Exploiting JumpStart and Web Start Flash.

Chapter 7: Setting up Name Services.

Chapter 8: Network Information Services.

PART II: MANAGING YOUR SYSTEMS.

Chapter 9: Monitoring Your Environment.

Chapter 10: Managing Performance.

Chapter 11: Volume Management.

Chapter 12: Automating Everything . . . Well, Almost!

Chapter 13: Keeping Your Solaris Systems Secure.

Chapter 14: Implementing High Availability: Eliminating Single Points of Failure.

PART III: LOOKING AFTER YOUR HARDWARE.

Chapter 15: Maintaining Your Sun Hardware.

Chapter 16: Peripheral Vision: Understanding and Configuring Other Hardware.

Chapter 17: The Starfire.

Chapter 18: The Sun Fire Servers.

PART IV: SURVIVING IN THE REAL WORLD.

Chapter 19: Running an Internet Site.

Chapter 20: Coexisting with other Empires.

Chapter 21: Time Management Techniques for Sysadmins.

Glossary.

Bibliography and Recommended Reading.

Index.

Companion Site

Visit the Companion Site.