Solaris 10-steps guides
Solaris boot procedure in 10 steps
: how a Solaris system gets started.
Coloured ls output in 10 steps
: just like on Linux.
Setting up RBAC in 10 steps
: role based access control
Mirror your root partition in 10 steps
: using the Solaris Volume Manager
Setting up NIS in 10 steps
: basic NIS server usable for JumpStart configuration
JumpStart in 10 steps
: a minimal configuration.
Restoring critical partitions
Repairing important files in 10 steps
: just repairing, no reinstallation (backups) needed.
The LPD system in 10 steps
: the default Solaris print system.
Smartcard authentication in 10 steps
: log in with card and PIN.
File system snapshots in 10 steps
: backups without having to unmount file systems.
Compiling GNU software in 10 steps
: for the extras.
Locate in 10 steps
: eventhough find is your friend, you can make other friends as well.
Solaris post-install tuning in 10 steps
: tune your system before you actually start using it!
Other useful Solaris stuff
Learn vi(m) the easy way
Mini-guide to sed
(the stream editor)
Mini-guide to awk
Setting up SSH keys
(the non-root stuff)
Setting the resolution and colourdepth
on workstations using frame buffered graphics cards: get rid of the dithers!
: Bash for system administrators and power users.
Notes with Intermediate Sysadmin course
Notes with Advanced Sysadmin course
Notes with Network Admin course
LDAP Operations HOWTO
: applicable to OpenLDAP, iPlanet and SunONE directory services.
Configuring access to the display automatically
: get rid of irritating display access (or worse, Java errors) when switching accounts.
Playing with the shadow file
Some issues with NFS logging
Adding other hosts to SMC
: a simple script.
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