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System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems     Oracle Solaris 11 Express 11/10
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1.  Managing Removable Media (Overview)

2.  Managing Removable Media (Tasks)

3.  Accessing Removable Media (Tasks)

4.  Writing CDs and DVDs (Tasks)

5.  Managing Devices (Overview/Tasks)

6.  Dynamically Configuring Devices (Tasks)

7.  Using USB Devices (Overview)

8.  Using USB Devices (Tasks)

9.  Using InfiniBand Devices (Overview/Tasks)

10.  Managing Disks (Overview)

11.  Administering Disks (Tasks)

12.  SPARC: Adding a Disk (Tasks)

13.  x86: Adding a Disk (Tasks)

14.  Configuring iSCSI Storage Devices With COMSTAR

15.  Configuring and Managing the Solaris Internet Storage Name Service (iSNS)

16.  Managing Disk Use (Tasks)

17.  The format Utility (Reference)

18.  Managing File Systems (Overview)

What's New in File Systems?

File System Monitoring Tool (fsstat)

Oracle Solaris ZFS File System

Where to Find File System Management Tasks

Overview of File Systems

Types of File Systems

Disk-Based File Systems

The Universal Disk Format (UDFS) File System

Network-Based File Systems

Virtual File Systems

Temporary File System

The Loopback File System

Process File System

Additional Virtual File Systems


Extended File Attributes

Swap Space

Commands for UFS File System Administration

How File System Commands Determine the File System Type

Manual Pages for Generic and Specific File System Commands

Default Solaris File Systems

UFS File System

UFS File System Features

Planning UFS File Systems

64-bit: Support of Multiterabyte UFS File Systems

Features of Multiterabyte UFS File Systems

Limitations of Multiterabyte UFS File Systems

UFS Logging

UFS Snapshots

UFS Direct Input/Output (I/O)

Mounting and Unmounting File Systems

The Mounted File System Table

The Virtual File System Table

The NFS Environment

NFS Version 4

Automounting (autofs)

Determining a File System's Type

How to Determine a File System's Type

19.  Creating ZFS, UFS, TMPFS, and LOFS File Systems (Tasks)

20.  Mounting and Unmounting File Systems (Tasks)

21.  Configuring Additional Swap Space (Tasks)

22.  Copying Files and File Systems (Tasks)

23.  Managing Tape Drives (Tasks)


Chapter 18

Managing File Systems (Overview)

Managing file systems is one of your most important system administration tasks.

This is a list of the overview information in this chapter.