This chapter describes the different considerations when planning for the 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 guide. Only general directions are provided. This guide also assumes that you are familiar with basic networking concepts and terminology.
This chapter contains the following topics:
For an overview of network administration, see Chapter 1, About Network Administration in Oracle Solaris in Configuring and Managing Network Components in Oracle Solaris 11.4.
For information about administering an existing TCP/IP network, see Chapter 1, Administering TCP/IP Networks in Administering TCP/IP Networks, IPMP, and IP Tunnels in Oracle Solaris 11.4.
For a high-level overview of the networking strategies that you can implement in the Oracle Solaris release, see Chapter 1, Summary of Oracle Solaris Network Administration in Strategies for Network Administration in Oracle Solaris 11.4.