10. Solaris Networking
This chapter describes basic networking concepts and provides various procedures to help you configure systems to connect to the network.
10.1 Introduction to Network Configuration
This section introduces you to network configuration by describing the TCP/IP networking stack and the privileges required to configure it.
10.1.1 Overview of the TCP/IP Networking Stack
IP interfaces provide the connection between the system and the network. These IP interfaces are configured over data links, which in turn correspond to instances of network hardware devices or network interface cards (NICs) in the system. Certain systems can have NICs or network adapters already built in. However, you can install additional NICs. Each IP ...