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System Administration Guide: Basic Administration
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Preface

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)

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)

Oracle Solaris Product Registry and Solaris GUI Installation Tools for Managing Software

Adding Software With the Oracle Solaris Installation GUI

How to Install Software With the Oracle Solaris Installation GUI Program

Managing Software With the Oracle Solaris Product Registry GUI (Task Map)

How to View Installed or Uninstalled Software Information With the Oracle Solaris Product Registry GUI

How to Install Software With the Oracle Solaris Product Registry GUI

How to Uninstall Software With the Oracle Solaris Product Registry GUI

Managing Software With the Oracle Solaris Product Registry Command-Line Interface (Task Map)

Managing Software With the Oracle Solaris Product Registry Command-Line Interface

How to View Installed or Uninstalled Software Information (prodreg)

How to View Software Attributes (prodreg )

How to Check for Software Dependencies ( prodreg)

How to Identify Damaged Software Products (prodreg)

How to Uninstall Software (prodreg)

How to Uninstall Damaged Software (prodreg )

How to Reinstall Damaged Software Components (prodreg)

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

23.  Managing Patches

A.  SMF Services

Index

Managing Software With the Oracle Solaris Product Registry Command-Line Interface (Task Map)

The following task map describes the software management tasks that you cab perform with the Oracle Solaris Product Registry command-line interface.

Task
Description
For Instructions
View installed or uninstalled software.
You can view software information by using the browse subcommand.
View software attributes.
You can view specific software attributes by using the info subcommand.
Check dependencies between software components.
You can view the components that depend on a specific software component by using the info subcommand.
Identify damaged software products.
If you remove installed software files or packages without using the appropriate uninstaller, you can damage the software on your system.
Uninstall software
You can remove software from your system by using the uninstall subcommand.
Uninstall damaged software.
Uninstalling a damaged software component might fail if the uninstaller program for the software component has been removed from the system.
Reinstall damaged software components.
If other software depends on a damaged software component, you might want to reinstall the damaged component, rather than uninstall the component and the other dependent software.