System Administration Guide: Basic Administration

What Is the Solaris Management Console?

The Solaris Management Console is a container for GUI-based management tools that are stored in collections referred to as toolboxes.

The console includes a default toolbox with many basic management tools, including tools for managing the following:

For a brief description of each Solaris management tool, see Table 2–1.

You can add tools to the existing toolbox, or you can create new toolboxes.

The Solaris Management Console has three primary components:

The default toolbox is visible when you start the console.