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Set up, run, and support a Solaris system using this practical guide
Install, configure, and manage Solaris across your network with this hands-on comprehensive resource. Youll find everything you need to get up and running with Solaris--including both Intel and SPARC versions of Solaris 8. Beginning with a Solaris overview, this practical guide will show you how to install the system, set up Internet services, build and distribute third-party software, and much more. And, the handy 8-page blueprint section explains the differences between Solaris and both Linux and Windows 2000. If you are a professional administrator familiar with other operating systems--and new to Solaris--and want to introduce Solaris into your network, then you will find this book invaluable.
- Learn to install Solaris 8--both SPARC and Intel versions
- Understand single host administration and manage jobs and processes
- Set up Internet services and configure Sendmail
- Secure a Solaris system and evaluate security risks
- Manage, add, and modify users and groups
- Configure the DNS server and allocate hostnames and IP addresses
- Prepare a network for DHCP
- Manage both storage and print services, and restore data
Table of Contents
Part I: Installation.
Chapter 1. Introduction to Solaris.
Chapter 2. Installing Solaris SPARC (Scalable Processor Architecture).
Chapter 3. Installing Solaris Intel.
Chapter 4. Using the common Desktop Environment (CDE).
Part II: Single Host Administration.
Chapter 5. Shell Usage and Programming.
Chapter 6. Shell Programming.
Chapter 7. Managing Users and Groups.
Chapter 8. Processes and System Resources.
Chapter 9. Package Management and Software Installation.
Part III: Managing Internet Services.
Chapter 10. Electronic Mail.
Chapter 11. Domain Name Service (DNS).
Chapter 12. The Internet Daemon.
Chapter 13. Remote Access.
Chapter 14. Web Services.
Chapter 15. Security.
Part IV: Managing Intranet Services.
Chapter 16. Samba.
Chapter 17. Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
Chapter 18. Network File System (NFS).
Chapter 19. Network Information Service (NIS+).
Chapter 20. Printing.