System Administration Guide: Basic Administration

ProcedureDebugging a Service That Is Not Starting

In this procedure, the print service is disabled.

  1. Become superuser or assume a role that includes the Service Management rights profile.

    Roles contain authorizations and privileged commands. For more information about roles, see Configuring RBAC in System Administration Guide: Security Services.

  2. Request information about the hung service.

    # svcs -xv
    svc:/application/print/server:default (LP Print Service)
     State: disabled since Wed 13 Oct 2004 02:20:37 PM PDT
    Reason: Disabled by an administrator.
       See: man -M /usr/share/man -s 1M lpsched
    Impact: 2 services are not running:

    The -x option provides additional information about the service instances that are impacted.

  3. Enable the service.

    # svcadm enable application/print/server