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System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems     Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Information Library
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About This Book

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: Setting Up Disks (Tasks)

13.  x86: Setting Up Disks (Tasks)

14.  Configuring Oracle Solaris iSCSI Targets and Initiators (Tasks)

15.  The format Utility (Reference)

16.  Managing File Systems (Overview)

What's New in Oracle Solaris File Systems?

File System Monitoring Tool (fsstat)

Oracle Solaris ZFS File System

Enhancements to UFS File System Utilities (fsck, mkfs, and newfs)

Automatic Search for Backup Superblocks

fsck Reports When it Needs to be Rerun

New fsck Messages Regarding Extended Attributes

Better Handling of Duplicate Blocks or Fragments

Where to Find File System Management Tasks

Overview of File Systems

Types of Oracle Solaris File Systems

Oracle Solaris Disk-Based File Systems

The Universal Disk Format (UDFS) File System

Network-Based File Systems

Virtual File Systems

CacheFS File System

NFS Version 4 and CacheFS Compatibility Issues

Temporary File System

The Loopback File System

Process File System

Additional Virtual File Systems

Platform-Specific Libraries

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 Oracle Solaris File Systems

UFS File System

UFS File System Features

Planning UFS File Systems

Support of Multiterabyte UFS File Systems

Features of Multiterabyte UFS File Systems

Limitations of Multiterabyte UFS File Systems

Where to Find Multiterabyte UFS Tasks

UFS Logging

UFS Snapshots

UFS Direct Input/Output (I/O)

Overview of 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

17.  Creating and Mounting File Systems (Tasks)

18.  Using The CacheFS File System (Tasks)

19.  Configuring Additional Swap Space (Tasks)

20.  Checking UFS File System Consistency (Tasks)

21.  UFS File System (Reference)

22.  Backing Up and Restoring UFS File Systems (Overview)

23.  Backing Up UFS Files and File Systems (Tasks)

24.  Using UFS Snapshots (Tasks)

25.  Restoring UFS Files and File Systems (Tasks)

26.  UFS Backup and Restore Commands (Reference)

27.  Copying Files and File Systems (Tasks)

28.  Managing Tape Drives (Tasks)


Where to Find File System Management Tasks

Use these references to find step-by-step instructions for managing file systems.

File System Management Task
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Create new file systems.
Make local and remote files available to users.
Connect and configure new disk devices.
Design and implement a backup schedule and restore files and file systems, as needed.
Check for and correct file system inconsistencies.