The AnswerBook2 product consists of the following elements:
If you just want to view online documentation and you have access to a documentation server's URL, you only need this element. All other elements are part of the documentation server system (a machine on which the document collections are installed and which runs a web-based server to deliver them to you). If you do not have access to a documentation server at your site, you can view all released Solaris documentation at: http://docs.sun.com
A documentation server - Performs query functions and "serves" documents to the client browser. Includes templates that provide a common "look and feel" for document viewing and printing; and provides both web-browser and command-line administration interfaces that perform database, password authentication, and other administrative functions.
Document collections - Can be new (SGML) documents or old (Display PostScript) documents.