This chapter describes the different considerations when planning for deployment of a TCP/IP network. The planning tasks that are described can assist you in deploying your network in an organized and cost-effective manner. Note that the details of planning the network are outside the scope of this book. Only general directions are provided. This book also assumes that you are familiar with basic networking concepts and terminology.
For a description of how TCP/IP is implemented in Oracle Solaris and an overview of network administration in this release, see Chapter 1, About Network Administration in Oracle Solaris, in Configuring and Administering Network Components in Oracle Solaris 11.2 .
For further assistance with planning your site's overall networking scheme, review the networking strategies that are described in Chapter 1, Summary of Oracle Solaris Network Administration, in Strategies for Network Administration in Oracle Solaris 11.2 .
This chapter contains the following topics: