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System Administration Guide: Basic Administration
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1.  Oracle Solaris Management Tools (Road Map)

2.  Working With the Solaris Management Console (Tasks)

3.  Working With the Oracle Java Web Console (Tasks)

4.  Managing User Accounts and Groups (Overview)

5.  Managing User Accounts and Groups (Tasks)

6.  Managing Client-Server Support (Overview)

7.  Managing Diskless Clients (Tasks)

8.  Introduction to Shutting Down and Booting a System

9.  Shutting Down and Booting a System (Overview)

10.  Shutting Down a System (Tasks)

Shutting Down the System (Task Map)

Shutting Down the System

System Shutdown Commands

User Notification of System Down Time

How to Determine Who Is Logged in to a System

How to Shut Down a Server

How to Shut Down a Stand-Alone System

Turning Off Power to All Devices

How to Turn Off Power to All Devices

11.  Modifying Oracle Solaris Boot Behavior (Tasks)

12.  Booting an Oracle Solaris System (Tasks)

13.  Managing the Oracle Solaris Boot Archives (Tasks)

14.  Troubleshooting Booting an Oracle Solaris System (Tasks)

15.  x86: GRUB Based Booting (Reference)

16.  x86: Booting a System That Does Not Implement GRUB (Tasks)

17.  Working With the Oracle Solaris Auto Registration regadm Command (Tasks)

18.  Managing Services (Overview)

19.  Managing Services (Tasks)

20.  Managing Software (Overview)

21.  Managing Software With Oracle Solaris System Administration Tools (Tasks)

22.  Managing Software by Using Oracle Solaris Package Commands (Tasks)

23.  Managing Patches

A.  SMF Services


Shutting Down the System (Task Map)

For Instructions
Determine who is logged in to a system.
Use the who command to determine who is logged in to a system.
Shut down a server.
Use the shutdown command with the appropriate options to shut down a server.
Shut down a stand-alone system.
Use the init command and indicate the appropriate run-level to shut down a stand-alone system.
Turn off power to all devices.
Powering down a system includes the following devices:
  • CPU

  • Monitor

  • External devices, such as disks, tapes, and printers