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Solaris™ 8 Advanced System Administrator's Guide, Third Edition by Janice Winsor

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Chapter 10. Understanding the Service Access Facility

The service access facility (SAF) is a group of daemons and administrative commands that provide a flexible administrative framework for managing service requests in an open-systems environment. You can use the SAF to set up and administer port monitors so that users can log in from a terminal or a modem and can use network printing resources. The SAF replaces the SunOS 4.x getty, login, and stty commands and the /etc/gettytab and /etc/ttytab files. SAF controls and configures terminals with the terminfo database.

You can use the Admintool: Serial Ports graphical user interface to set up and ...

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