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Reference for Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.4

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Updated: August 2018
 
 

serialports(5)

Name

serialports - name to serial port database

Synopsis

/etc/serialportsserialports NIS or NIS+ maps

Description

The serialports database maps a name to a server name and TCP port number that represents the serial port connected to the specified terminal server host. The database is typically used to map host names to their consoles, but may also be used to provide access to printers, modems, and the like. The mapping is used when the service is being provided by a network based terminal concentrator. For each name a single line should be present with the following information:

host-name concentrator-hostname tcp-port-number

Items are separated by any number of blanks or TAB characters. A pound sign (#) indicates the beginning of a comment. Characters between the pound sign and the end of the line are not interpreted by routines that search the file.

You can use the Parallel Console Access (pconsole) utility from the command line to log into the cluster remotely. The pconsole utility is part of the Oracle Solaris terminal/pconsole package. Install the package by executing pkg install terminal/pconsole. The pconsole utility creates a host terminal window for each remote host that you specify on the command line. The utility also opens a central, or master, console window that propagates what you input there to each of the connections that you open.

Files

  • /etc/serialports

  • /etc/nsswitch.conf

Attributes

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Availability
ha-cluster/developer/api
Interface Stability
Evolving

See Also

clusters(5), nsswitch.conf(5), attributes(7)