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System Administration Guide: Basic Administration     Oracle Solaris 11 Express 11/10
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1.  Managing User Accounts and Groups (Overview)

2.  Managing User Accounts and Groups (Tasks)

3.  Introduction to Shutting Down and Booting a System

4.  Shutting Down and Booting a System (Overview)

5.  Shutting Down a System (Tasks)

6.  Modifying Oracle Solaris Boot Behavior (Tasks)

7.  Booting an Oracle Solaris System (Tasks)

8.  Troubleshooting Booting an Oracle Solaris System (Tasks)

9.  Managing the Oracle Solaris Boot Archives (Tasks)

10.  x86: GRUB Based Booting (Reference)

11.  Managing Services (Overview)

12.  Managing Services (Tasks)

Managing Services (Task Map)

Monitoring SMF Services

How to List the Status of a Service

How to Show Which Services Are Dependent on a Service Instance

How to Show Which Services a Service Is Dependent On

Managing SMF Services (Task Map)

Managing SMF Services

Using RBAC Rights Profiles With SMF

How to Disable a Service Instance

How to Enable a Service Instance

How to Restart a Service

How to Restore a Service That Is in the Maintenance State

How to Revert to Another SMF Snapshot

How to Create an SMF Profile

How to Apply an SMF Profile

Changing Services Offered to the Network with generic*.xml

Configuring SMF Services

How to Modify a Service

How to Change an Environment Variable for a Service

How to Change a Property for an inetd Controlled Service

How to Modify a Command-Line Argument for an inetd Controlled Service

How to Convert inetd.conf Entries

Using Run Control Scripts (Task Map)

Using Run Control Scripts

How to Use a Run Control Script to Stop or Start a Legacy Service

How to Add a Run Control Script

How to Disable a Run Control Script

Troubleshooting the Service Management Facility

Debugging a Service That Is Not Starting

How to Repair a Corrupt Repository

How to Boot Without Starting Any Services

How to Force a sulogin Prompt If the system/filesystem/local:default Service Fails During Boot


Managing Services (Task Map)

The following task map describes the procedures that are needed to use SMF.

For Instructions
Display the status of a service instance.
Displays the status of all running service instances.
Display the service dependents.
Display the services that are dependent on the specified service.
Display the dependencies of a service.
Display the services that a specified service is dependent on. This information can be used to help identify what is preventing a service from starting.
Disable a service instance.
Turns off a service that is not functioning properly or needs to be off to increase security.
Enable a service instance
Starts a service.
Restart a service instance.
Restart a service, without having to use separate commands to disable and then enable the service.
Modify a service instance.
Modifies the configuration parameters of a specified service instance.
Changes a configuration property of a service controlled by inetd.
Changes the startup options of a service controlled by inetd.
Convert inetd.conf entries.
Converts inetd services into legacy-run services that can be monitored using SMF.
Repair a corrupt service configuration repository.
Replaces a corrupt repository with a default version.
Boot a system without starting any services.
Boots a system without starting any services so that configuration problems that prevent booting can be fixed.