Configuring and Administering Network Components in Oracle® Solaris 11.2

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Updated: September 2014
Chapter 1

About Network Administration in Oracle Solaris

This chapter provides an overview of the various components that comprise network configuration of a host client system in Oracle Solaris. The tasks and examples that are described in this book assume that you are performing network configuration after an installation. For instructions on configuring the network during an installation, see Installing Oracle Solaris 11.2 Systems .

For information about new networking features, see What’s New in Oracle Solaris 11.2 .

For planning tasks that are required prior to configuring a client system on the network, see Planning for Network Deployment in Oracle Solaris 11.2 .

For a shortcut to commonly used network administration commands, see Chapter 3, Network Administration Command Cheatsheet, in Strategies for Network Administration in Oracle Solaris 11.2 .

For information about administering existing TCP/IP networks, see Chapter 1, Administering TCP/IP Networks, in Administering TCP/IP Networks, IPMP, and IP Tunnels in Oracle Solaris 11.2 .