The Netra 240 Server System Administration Guide is intended to be used by experienced system administrators. It provides a general description of the Netratrademark 240 server diagnostics tools and various server administration tasks.

To use the information in this manual you must have a working knowledge of computer network concepts and terms, and advanced knowledge of the Solaristrademark Operating System (Solaris OS).

Before You Read This Book

This book does not cover server installation and rack mounting. For detailed information about those topics, refer to the Netra 240 Server Installation Guide
(part number 817-2698).

Before following any of the procedures described in this book, be sure you have read Important Safety Information for Sun Hardware Systems (part number 816-7190).

Using UNIX Commands

Use this section to alert readers that not all UNIX commands are provided.
For example:

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.

Related Documentation



Part Number

Installation overview

Netra 240 Server Quick Start Guide


Latest product updates

Netra 240 Server Release Notes


Compliance and safety

Important Safety Information for Sun Hardware Systems



Netra 240 Server Safety and Compliance Manual


Documentation web site location

Sun Netra 240 Server Documentation



Netra 240 Server Installation Guide


Lights-out management

Sun Advanced Lights Out Manager Software User's Guide for the Netra 240 Server



Netra 240 Server Service Manual


Accessing Sun Documentation

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