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Transitioning From Oracle® Solaris 10 to Oracle Solaris 11.3

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Updated: December 2018

Removal of Legacy System Management Commands, Files, and Services

The following table lists (in alphabetical order) the commands, files, and services that are deprecated or have been removed.

Table 2  Legacy System Management Commands, Files, and Services
Legacy Command, File, or Service
Replacement Command, File, or Service
For More Information
bsmconv and bsmunconv
crypt and des
/etc/defaultrouter (deprecated)
graph and spline

Note -  Install the image/gnuplot package.

SPARC: installboot
x86: installgrub (deprecated and should only be used to install boot blocks on systems that support GRUB Legacy)
bootadm install-bootloader (SPARC and x86)
nlsadm command
Print commands:
download, lpfilter, lpforms, lpget, lpset, lpsched, lpshut, lpsystem, lpusers, printmgr (launches Solaris Print Manager), print-service, and ppdmgr
cancel, cupsaccept, cupsreject, cupsdisable, cupsenable, lp, lpadmin, lpc, lpinfo, lpmove, lpoptions, lpq, lpr, lprm, lpstat, and system-config-printer (launches CUPS Print Manager)

    Print (LP) files and descriptions:

  • ~/.printers

  • /etc/printers.conf

  • /etc/lp/printers

  • /var/spool/lp

  • /var/lp/logs

    CUPS print files and descriptions:

  • ~/.cups/lpoptions

  • /etc/cups/printers.conf

  • /etc/cups

  • /var/spool/cups

  • /var/log/cups

    Legacy SMF print services:

  • svc:/application/print/ppd-cache-update:default

  • svc:/application/print/server:default

  • svc:/application/print/rfc1179:default

  • svc:/network/device-discovery/printers:snmp

  • svc:/application/print/ipp-listener:default

  • svc:/application/print/service-selector:default

    Replacement SMF print services:

  • svc:/application/cups/scheduler

  • svc:/application/cups/in-lpd

pmconfig and /etc/power.conf
rsync or scp
rsync (1) and scp(1)
rstart and rstartd
listen, nlsadmin, pmadm, sac, sacadm, saf, and ttyadm
/usr/include/listen.h, getty, /usr/lib/saf/nlps_server, /var/saf, /etc/saf, ttymon (sac and getty modes only), and ports (sac functionality)

    ttymon express mode is still supported by the following SMF services:

  • svc:/system/console-login:terma

  • svc:/system/console-login:termb

Network SMF services:
svc:/network/physical:nwam (deprecated in Oracle Solaris 11, but the service is still listed in the output of the svcs –a command)
smosservice and smdiskless
No replacement available
Not applicable
sysidtool, sys-unconfig, and sysidcfg
sysconfig, SCI tool, and SC configuration through profiles
User account management:
Solaris Management Console GUI, smc, smuser, smgroup, and passmgmt
useradd, usermod, userdel, groupadd, groupmod, groupdel, roleadd, rolemod, roledel
Starting with Oracle Solaris 11.1: User Manager GUI
vold daemon
volfs and rmvolmgr

For more information about legacy commands that are no longer supported, see https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/systems/end-of-notices/index.html.