Platform Notes: Sun Enterprise 250 Server contains the following information for system administrators and advanced users of Sun Enterprise 250 servers:

Using UNIX Commands

This document may not contain information on basic UNIX® commands and procedures such as shutting down the system, booting the system, and configuring devices.

See one or more of the following for this information:

Shell Prompts



C shell

machine_name %

C shell superuser

machine_name #

Bourne shell and Korn shell


Bourne shell and Korn shell superuser


Typographic Conventions

Typeface or Symbol




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

Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide .

These are called class options.

You must be superuser to do this.

Command-line variable; replace with a real name or value

To delete a file, type rm filename .

Related Documentation



Hardware installation and service

Sun Sun Enterprise 250 Server Owner's Guide

System and network administration

Solaris System Administration Documentation Set


Solaris on Sun Hardware Collection

Solaris Handbook for Sun Peripherals

Solaris Sun Hardware Platform Guide

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