The Sun Fire T2000 Server Administration Guide is for experienced system administrators. The guide includes general descriptive information about the Sun FireTM T2000 server, and detailed instructions for configuring and administering the server. To use the information in this manual, you must have working knowledge of computer network concepts and terms, and advanced familiarity with the Solaristrademark Operating System (Solaris OS).

Note - For information about changing the hardware configuration of your server, or about running diagnostics, see the service manual for your server.

How This Book Is Organized

The Sun Fire T2000 Server Administration Guide is divided into the following chapters:

This manual also includes the following reference appendix:

Using UNIX Commands

This document might not contain information on basic UNIX® commands and procedures such as shutting down the system, booting the system, and configuring devices. See the following for this information:

Shell Prompts



C shell


C shell superuser


Bourne shell and Korn shell


Bourne shell and Korn shell superuser


Typographic Conventions





The names of commands, files, and directories; on-screen computer output

Edit your.login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

% You have mail.


What you type, when contrasted with on-screen computer output

% su



Book titles, new words or terms, words to be emphasized. Replace command-line variables with real names or values.

Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide.

These are called class options.

You must be superuser to do this.

To delete a file, type rm filename.

Sun Fire T2000 Server Documentation

You can view and print the following manuals from the Sun documentation web site at



Part Number

Sun Fire T2000 Server Site Planning Guide

Site planning information for the
Sun Fire T2000 server


Sun Fire T2000 Server Product Notes

Late-breaking information about the server. The latest notes are posted at:


Sun Fire T2000 Server Getting Started Guide

Information about where to find documentation to get your system installed and running quickly


Sun Fire T2000 Server Installation Guide

Detailed rack mounting, cabling, power-on, and configuration information


Sun Fire T2000 Server Administration Guide

How to perform administrative tasks that are specific to the Sun Fire T2000 server


Sun Fire T2000 Server Service Manual

How to run diagnostics to troubleshoot your server and how to remove and replace parts in the server


Advanced Lights Out Manager (ALOM) CMT v1.3 Guide

How to use the Advanced Lights Out Manager (ALOM) software on the
Sun Fire T2000 server


Sun Fire T2000 Server Safety And Compliance Guide

Provides safety and compliance information that is specific to this server.


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