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1.  Overview of the Networking Stack

Network Configuration in This Oracle Solaris Release

The Network Stack in Oracle Solaris

Network Devices and Datalink Names

Administration of Other Link Types

Part I Network Auto-Magic

2.  Introduction to NWAM

3.  NWAM Configuration and Administration (Overview)

4.  NWAM Profile Configuration (Tasks)

5.  NWAM Profile Administration (Tasks)

6.  About the NWAM Graphical User Interface

Part II Datalink and Interface Configuration

7.  Using Datalink and Interface Configuration Commands on Profiles

8.  Datalink Configuration and Administration

9.  Configuring an IP Interface

10.  Configuring Wireless Interface Communications on Oracle Solaris

WiFi Communications Task Map

Communicating Over WiFi Interfaces

Finding a WiFi Network

Commercial WiFi Networks

Municipal WiFi Networks

Private WiFi Networks

Planning for WiFi Communications

How to Prepare a System for WiFi Communications

Connecting and Using WiFi on Oracle Solaris Systems

How to Connect to a WiFi Network

How to Monitor the WiFi Link

Secure WiFi Communications

How to Set Up an Encrypted WiFi Network Connection

11.  Administering Bridges

12.  Administering Link Aggregations

13.  Administering VLANs

14.  Introducing IPMP

15.  Administering IPMP

16.  Exchanging Network Connectivity Information With LLDP

Part III Network Virtualization and Resource Management

17.  Introducing Network Virtualization and Resource Control (Overview)

18.  Planning for Network Virtualization and Resource Control

19.  Configuring Virtual Networks (Tasks)

20.  Using Link Protection in Virtualized Environments

21.  Managing Network Resources

22.  Monitoring Network Traffic and Resource Usage



WiFi Communications Task Map

For Instructions
Plan for WiFi communications on your system.
Set up your laptop or wireless network configuration, optionally including a router, in a location that supports WiFi
Connect to a WiFi network
Set up and establish communications with a local WiFi network
Monitor communications on the WiFi link
Use standard Oracle Solaris networking tools to check the state of WiFi link
Establish secure WiFi communications
Create a WEP key and use it establish connections with a secure WiFi network