7. Fault Management

This chapter discusses the basic concepts and components of the Fault Management system in the Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris 10 OS). It covers the following:

An overview of the Fault Manager

How a user is notified of faults in the system

Displaying and repairing faults

Managing log files and Fault Manager modules

Description of the on-disk files related to the Fault Manager

Pointers to additional online resources

7.1 Overview

The Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris 10 OS) introduced an exciting new feature called Predictive Self-Healing. This feature provides fine-grained fault isolation and restart capability, where possible, for any hardware or software component that experiences a problem. The feature ...

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