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About This Book

1.  Oracle Solaris Management Tools (Road Map)

2.  Working With the Solaris Management Console (Tasks)

Solaris Management Console (Overview)

What Is the Solaris Management Console?

Solaris Management Console Tools

Why Use the Solaris Management Console?

Organization of the Solaris Management Console

Changing the Solaris Management Console Window

Solaris Management Console Documentation

How Much Role-Based Access Control?

Becoming Superuser (root) or Assuming a Role

How to Become Superuser (root) or Assume a Role

Using the Solaris Management Tools With RBAC (Task Map)

If You Are the First to Log In to the Console

Creating the Primary Administrator Role

How to Create the First Role (Primary Administrator)

How to Assume the Primary Administrator Role

Starting the Solaris Management Console

How to Start the Console as Superuser or as a Role

Using the Oracle Solaris Management Tools in a Name Service Environment (Task Map)

RBAC Security Files

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

Management Scope

/etc/nsswitch.conf File

How to Create a Toolbox for a Specific Environment

How to Add a Tool to a Toolbox

How to Start the Solaris Management Console in a Name Service Environment

Adding Tools to the Solaris Management Console

How to Add a Legacy Tool to a Toolbox

How to Install an Unbundled Tool

Troubleshooting the Solaris Management Console

How to Troubleshoot the Solaris Management Console

3.  Working With the Oracle Java Web Console (Tasks)

4.  Managing User Accounts and Groups (Overview)

5.  Managing User Accounts and Groups (Tasks)

6.  Managing Client-Server Support (Overview)

7.  Managing Diskless Clients (Tasks)

8.  Introduction to Shutting Down and Booting a System

9.  Shutting Down and Booting a System (Overview)

10.  Shutting Down a System (Tasks)

11.  Modifying Oracle Solaris Boot Behavior (Tasks)

12.  Booting an Oracle Solaris System (Tasks)

13.  Managing the Oracle Solaris Boot Archives (Tasks)

14.  Troubleshooting Booting an Oracle Solaris System (Tasks)

15.  x86: GRUB Based Booting (Reference)

16.  x86: Booting a System That Does Not Implement GRUB (Tasks)

17.  Working With the Oracle Solaris Auto Registration regadm Command (Tasks)

18.  Managing Services (Overview)

19.  Managing Services (Tasks)

20.  Managing Software (Overview)

21.  Managing Software With Oracle Solaris System Administration Tools (Tasks)

22.  Managing Software by Using Oracle Solaris Package Commands (Tasks)

23.  Managing Patches

A.  SMF Services


Chapter 2

Working With the Solaris Management Console (Tasks)

This chapter describes the management tools that are used to perform system administration tasks. Topics include starting the Solaris Management Console (console), setting up role-based access control (RBAC) to use with the console, and working with the Solaris management tools in a name service environment.

For information about the procedures that are associated with performing system management tasks by using the Solaris Management Console, see the following task maps:

For information about troubleshooting Solaris Management Console problems, see Troubleshooting the Solaris Management Console.