System Administration Guide: Basic Administration

Prerequisites for Using the Solaris Management Console in a Name Service Environment

The following table identifies what you need to do before you can use the Solaris Management Console in a name service environment.


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Install at least the Solaris 9 release.  

Solaris Express Installation Guide: Basic Installations

Set up your name service environment. 

System Administration Guide: Naming and Directory Services (DNS, NIS, and LDAP)

Select your management scope. 

Management Scope

Make sure your/etc/nsswitch.conf file is configured so that you can access your name service data.

/etc/nsswitch.conf File