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1.  Network Virtualization and Resource Management in Oracle Solaris

2.  Creating and Administering Virtual Networks in Oracle Solaris

3.  Managing Network Resources in Oracle Solaris

4.  Monitoring Network Traffic and Resource Usage in Oracle Solaris



Welcome to Using Virtual Networks in Oracle Solaris 11.1. This book is part of the series Establishing an Oracle Solaris 11.1 Network, which covers basic topics and procedures to configure Oracle Solaris networks. This book assumes that you have already installed Oracle Solaris.

Who Should Use This Book

This book is intended for anyone responsible for administering systems that run Oracle Solaris and which are configured in a network. To use this book, you should have at least two years of UNIX system administration experience. Attending UNIX system administration training courses might be helpful.

Access to Oracle Support

Oracle customers have access to electronic support through My Oracle Support. For information, visit or visit if you are hearing impaired.

Typographic Conventions

The following table describes the typographic conventions that are used in this book.

Table P-1 Typographic Conventions

The names of commands, files, and directories, and onscreen computer output
Edit your .login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

machine_name% you have mail.

What you type, contrasted with onscreen computer output
machine_name% su


Placeholder: replace with a real name or value
The command to remove a file is rm filename.
Book titles, new terms, and terms to be emphasized
Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide.

A cache is a copy that is stored locally.

Do not save the file.

Note: Some emphasized items appear bold online.

Shell Prompts in Command Examples

The following table shows the default UNIX system prompt and superuser prompt for shells that are included in the Oracle Solaris OS. Note that the default system prompt that is displayed in command examples varies, depending on the Oracle Solaris release.

Table P-2 Shell Prompts

Bash shell, Korn shell, and Bourne shell
Bash shell, Korn shell, and Bourne shell for superuser
C shell
C shell for superuser