Sun N1 System Manager 1.3.1 What's New


Sun N1 System Manager 1.3.1 What's New describes all of the changes to Sun N1TM System Manager for this release, to help you to understand and administer N1 System Manager.

The full functionality of the N1 System Manager software is described by the N1 System Manager 1.3 documentation set. This document explains the enhancements made for this version to support the Sun Blade 8000 Modular System. This document also explains any additional enhancements to the functionality of N1 System Manager apart from those made for supporting the Sun Blade 8000 Modular System.

Who Should Use This Book

This guide is intended for system or network administrators who are responsible for managing servers running the Sun N1 System Manager software. These system administrators are expected to have the following background:

Before You Read This Book

This book accompanies the N1 System Manager 1.3 documentation collection. Read the following documents:

How This Book Is Organized

Related Books

The following books are useful for using this version of N1 System Manager.

Also, the N1 System Manager 1.3 documentation set is recommended.

Related Third-Party Web Site References

Third-party URLs are referenced in this document and provide additional, related information.

Note –

Sun is not responsible for the availability of third-party web sites mentioned in this document. Sun does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials that are available on or through such sites or resources. Sun will not be responsible or liable for any actual or alleged damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services that are available on or through such sites or resources.

Documentation, Support, and Training

The Sun web site provides information about the following additional resources:

Typographic Conventions

The following table describes the typographic conventions that are used in this book.

Table P–1 Typographic Conventions





The names of commands, files, and directories, and onscreen computer output 

Edit your .login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

machine_name% you have mail.


What you type, contrasted with onscreen computer output 

machine_name% su



Placeholder: replace with a real name or value 

The command to remove a file is rm filename.


Book titles, new terms, and terms to be emphasized 

Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide.

A cache is a copy that is stored locally.

Do not save the file.

Note: Some emphasized items appear bold online.

Shell Prompts in Command Examples

The following table shows the default UNIX® system prompt and superuser prompt for the C shell, Bourne shell, and Korn shell.

Table P–2 Shell Prompts



C shell 


C shell for superuser 


Bourne shell and Korn shell 


Bourne shell and Korn shell for superuser