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Transitioning From Oracle Solaris 10 to Oracle Solaris 11.1     Oracle Solaris 11.1 Information Library
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1.  Transitioning From Oracle Solaris 10 to an Oracle Solaris 11 Release (Overview)

2.  Transitioning to an Oracle Solaris 11 Installation Method

3.  Managing Devices

4.  Managing Storage Features

5.  Managing File Systems

6.  Managing Software and Boot Environments

7.  Managing Network Configuration

8.  Managing System Configuration

Comparing Oracle Solaris 10 System Configuration to Oracle Solaris 11 System Configuration

System Configuration Changes and Migration of System Configuration to SMF

SMF Administrative Changes

SMF Manifest Creation Tool

System Process Summary

System Console, Terminal Services, and Power Management Changes

System Console and Terminal Services Changes

Power Management Configuration Changes

System Configuration Tools Changes

System Registration and System Support Changes

System Boot, Recovery, and Platform Changes

GRUB, Firmware, and Disk Labeling Changes

Booting for System Recovery

How to Boot From a Backup BE for Recovery Purposes

How to Boot the System For Recovery Purposes

Boot, Platform, and Hardware Changes

Printer Configuration and Management Changes

Removal of the LP Print Service

How to Set Up Your Printing Environment After Installing Oracle Solaris 11

Internationalization and Localization Changes

Locale and Time Zone Configuration Changes

9.  Managing Security

10.  Managing Oracle Solaris Releases in a Virtual Environment

11.  Managing User Accounts and User Environments

12.  Managing Desktop Features

A.  SPARC Automated Installation Scenario

System Configuration Tools Changes

An Oracle Solaris instance, which is defined as a boot environment in either a global or a non-global zone, is created and configured during an installation. After installing or creating an Oracle Solaris instance, you can unconfigure and reconfigure the instance by using the new sysconfig utility. This tool replaces the sys-unconfig and sysidtool utilities.

In Oracle Solaris 11, the sysconfig configure command produces similar results to the sys-unconfig command that is used to unconfigure and halt a system in Oracle Solaris 10. For example:

# sysconfig configure -s
This program will re-configure your system.
Do you want to continue (y/(n))? y

The following example shows how to unconfigure a previously configured Oracle Solaris instance and leave it in an unconfigured state:

# sysconfig unconfigure -g system

You can also reconfigure an Oracle Solaris instance by specifying an existing configuration XML profile:

# sysconfig configure -c profile-name.xml

If you do not specify an existing configuration profile prior to an installation, the SCI tool launches during the installation process. The SCI tool enables you to provide specific configuration information for that Oracle Solaris instance. The SCI tool consists of a series of interactive panels that enable you to provide configuration information as part of a text installation. You can also run the tool on an installed Oracle Solaris system to create a new system configuration profile that is based on specifications that you provide.

Start the SCI tool from the command line, as follows:

# sysconfig configure

See the sysconfig(1M) man page and See Chapter 6, Unconfiguring or Reconfiguring an Oracle Solaris instance, in Installing Oracle Solaris 11.1 Systems.