OpenSolaris Information Center

This page provides links to information that can benefit users of the OpenSolaris operating system.

Get Started

What's New in OpenSolaris 2009.06

Learn OpenSolaris

Use OpenSolaris

OpenSolaris forums

Install or upgrade OpenSolaris: Getting Started With OpenSolaris 2009.06

Use Package Manager to install more packages: OpenSolaris 2009.06 Package Manager Screencast

The Observatory: A Closer Look at Using OpenSolaris [blog]

OpenSolaris Ignite [newsletter]

Master the System

OpenSolaris 2009.06 Information Resources wiki

OpenSolaris User Information

OpenSolaris System Administrator Information

OpenSolaris Developer Information

Install multiple clients or install a SPARC using an installation profile: Automated Installer Guide

Manage packages and publishers: OpenSolaris Image Packaging System Guide

Manage boot environments: OpenSolaris Managing Boot Environments

Create your own OpenSolaris distribution: OpenSolaris Distribution Constructor Guide

Although the following documentation discusses Solaris instead of OpenSolaris, almost all of the information applies to OpenSolaris.

Software Developer Resources

Solaris Software Developer Information Center

Introduction to the Solaris Developer Documentation

Application Packaging Developer’s Guide

Device Driver Tutorial

Linker and Libraries Guide

Memory and Thread Placement Optimization Developer’s Guide

Multithreaded Programming Guide

Making Remote Procedure Calls: ONC+ Developer’s Guide

Programming Interfaces Guide

SIP API Developer’s Guide

Solaris 64-bit Developer’s Guide

Solaris Containers: Resource Management and Solaris Zones Developer’s Guide

Solaris DHCP Service Developer’s Guide

Solaris Dynamic Tracing Guide

Solaris Modular Debugger Guide

Solaris Security for Developers Guide

Developing Web-Based Enterprise Management Applications: Solaris WBEM Developer’s Guide

Sun Cluster Data Services Developer’s Guide for Solaris OS

Writing Device Drivers

x86 Assembly Language Reference Manual

SPARC Assembly Language Reference Manual

Man pages sections 3, 4, 5, 7, 9

System Administrator Resources

System Administration Guide: Basic Administration

System Administration Guide: Advanced Administration

Managing ZFS file systems: Solaris ZFS Administration Guide

System Administration Guide: Virtualization Using the Solaris Operating System

System Administration Guide: Network Interfaces and Network Virtualization

Managing network file systems (NFS): System Administration Guide: Network Services

System Administration Guide: IP Services

System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems

Install and configure the Sun StorageTek Traffic Manager software: Solaris Express SAN Configuration and Multipathing Guide

System Administration Guide: Naming and Directory Services (DNS, NIS, and LDAP)

Solaris CIFS Administration Guide

System Administration Guide: Security Services

Solaris Tunable Parameters Reference Manual

Solaris Volume Manager Administration Guide

System Administration Guide: Solaris Printing

Man pages sections 1, 1M, 2, 4, and 5

Open HA Cluster 2009.06 Collection, including Open HA Cluster Installation Guide