The Sun Ray Server Software 4.0 Administrator’s Guide provides instructions for setting up, administering, monitoring, and troubleshooting a system of Sun Ray Desktop Units (DTUs) and their server or servers. It is written for system administrators who are already familiar with the Sun Ray computing paradigm and have substantial networking knowledge. This guide may also be useful for those interested in customizing Sun Ray systems.
This guide assumes that you have installed the Sun Ray Server Software on your server from the Sun Ray Server Software 4.0 CD or the Electronic Software Download (ESD).
Chapter 1 gives an overview of the Sun Ray system.
Chapter 2 describes the command-line interface.
Chapter 3 describes the Administration Tool.
Chapter 4 describes peripherals for Sun Ray DTUs.
Chapter 5 describes mobile sessions, also known as Hotdesking.
Chapter 6 gives a brief description of traffic encryption between Sun Ray clients and servers and server-to-client authentication.
Chapter 7 discusses network requirements, such as LAN, VLAN, and dedicated interconnect options, switch requirements, and other network-related issues, such as downloading firmware and (optional) local configuration capabilities for Sun Ray DTUs.
Chapter 8 outlines issues pertinent to the Gnome Display Manager.
Chapter 9 describes how to implement multihead and XINERAMA on a Sun Ray system.
Chapter 10 presents Kiosk Mode, for controlled access to applications.
Chapter 11 discusses failover groups.
Appendix A addresses user settings and concerns.
Appendix B provides troubleshooting information, including error messages from the Authentication Manager.
This manual also contains a glossary and an index.
This document does not contain information on basic UNIX® commands and procedures, such as shutting down the system, booting the system, or configuring devices. This document does, however, contain information about specific Sun Ray system commands.
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