System Administration Guide, Volume 2

What is a Remote System?

For the purpose of this chapter, a remote system is a workstation or server that is connected to the local system with any type of physical network and configured for TCP/IP communication, shown in the figure below:

Figure 10-1 A Remote System


On systems running the Solaris release, TCP/IP configuration is established automatically during start-up. For more information, see System Administration Guide, Volume 3.