Playing with Reactive Network Configuration

This discussion is probably one of the more interesting topics from Oracle Solaris 11 and is also one of the most complex.

Some years ago, Oracle Solaris had only the SPARC version, and wireless networks were absent or rare. Starting with the release of Oracle Solaris 10, the use of Oracle Solaris on notebooks has been growing year after year. During the same time, wireless networks became popular and everything changed. However, this mobility brought with it a small problem with the network configuration. For example, imagine that we have a notebook with Oracle Solaris 11 installed and some day there's a need to connect to four different networks—home1, home2, work, and university—in order to read e-mails ...

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