Unix System Administration. Solaris Management Console. Chuck Hauser 2006-10-13. Presentation Conventions. Names (files, users, daemons) are usually in bold: /etc/syslog.conf System dependent or variable items are usually in italics: / var/sadm/patch/ patchnumber /log
Solaris Management Console
See System Administration Guide: Basic Administration (817-3814) Chapter 1 Solaris Management Tools (Roadmap) for a matrix of Solaris management tools support.
Because Solstice DiskSuite has been incorporated in Solaris 9 as the Solaris Volume Manager, the DiskSuite Tool (metatool) has been removed and SMC is now the graphical interface for Solaris Volume Management.
Choose ConsoleèPreferences to change:
The default toolbox contains tools for:
Even when running as root, selecting a tool will require logging in as root. If using RBAC, login as a role name and password.
Note: the OpenWindows xconsole program provides a continually updated display of console messages in an Xwindow; it should be run as root:/bin/su root –c “/usr/openwin/bin/xconsole –daemon –verbose”
Modifying the user’s home directory will change the entry in /etc/passwd for the user and rename the old home directory to the new name.
User templates are a named collection of user properties that can be used as the starting point for creating new users.
For working with ethers, hosts, and networks files.
Currently the Devices tool only works with serial ports and modems.