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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


Turning Off Power to All Devices

You need to turn off power to all system devices when you do the following:

Turn off the power to system devices, including the CPU, the monitor, and external devices such as disks, tapes, and printers.

Before you turn off the power to all system devices, shut down the system cleanly, as described in the preceding sections.

How to Turn Off Power to All Devices

  1. Select one of the following methods to shut down the system:
  2. Turn off the power to all devices after the system is shutdown. If necessary, also unplug the power cables.
  3. After power can be restored, use the following steps to turn on the system and devices.
    1. Plug in the power cables.
    2. Turn on the monitor.
    3. Turn on disk drives, tape drives, and printers.
    4. Turn on the CPU.

      The system is brought to run level 3.