Platform Notes: Using luxadm Software describes how to use the luxadm administrative program for the Sun StorEdgetrademark A5x00 disk array (formerly named the Sun Enterprise Network Arraytrademark), SPARCstoragetrademark disk array, and Sun Firetrademark 880 internal storage subsystem. These instructions are designed for an experienced system administrator.

Note - The ssaadm command is now linked to the luxadm command; the luxadm command has incorporated all the features of the ssaadm command.

Using UNIX Commands

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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

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 .

Shell Prompts



C shell

machine_name %

C shell superuser

machine_name #

Bourne shell and Korn shell


Bourne shell and Korn shell superuser


Related Documentation


Part Number

Sun StorEdge A5000 Installation and Service Manual


Sun Fire 880 Server Owner's Guide


Sun Fire 880 Service Manual


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