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

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Chapter 13. Installing and Managing Application Software

When you support a network that provides application software to users, your responsibilities include the following tasks.

  • Setting up the software installation environment.

  • Installing the software on a server or on the users' local system.

  • Setting up the users' environment to access software.

  • Removing software that is obsolete or no longer used.

This chapter introduces the package commands and Admintool—two alternative ways to install and manage application software. It also describes how to set up an application server and access files from a remote and a local CD-ROM drive. Chapter 14 describes how to use the package commands. Chapter 15 describes how to use Admintool. Although you can install ...

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