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Booting and Shutting Down Oracle Solaris 11.1 Systems     Oracle Solaris 11.1 Information Library
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1.  Booting and Shutting Down a System (Overview)

2.  x86: Administering the GRand Unified Bootloader (Tasks)

3.  Shutting Down a System (Tasks)

Shutting Down a System

Guidelines for Shutting Down a System

System Shutdown Commands

Shutting Down a System

How to Determine Who Is Logged in to the System

How to Shut Down a System by Using the shutdown Command

How to Shut Down a Stand-Alone System by Using the init Command

Turning Off Power to System Devices

4.  Booting a System (Tasks)

5.  Booting a System From the Network (Tasks)

6.  Troubleshooting Booting a System (Tasks)


Shutting Down a System

Oracle Solaris is designed to run continuously so that the electronic mail and network software can work correctly. However, some system administration tasks and emergency situations require that the system be shut down to a level where you can safely turn off power. In some cases, the system needs to be brought to an intermediate level, where not all system services are available.

Such cases include the following:

For information about using your system's power management features, see the poweradm(1M) man page.