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Solaris™ 9 System Administrator Exam Cram™ 2 (Exams 310-014 and 310-015) by Darrell Ambro

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The Solaris Network Environment

The Solaris 9 network environment supports several types of system configurations, including standalone, diskless, and AutoClient. These configurations provide different capabilities and impact deployment and support costs.

Standalone Configuration

A standalone system has local disk space that is used to store all operating system files, applications, and user data. This includes the root (/), /usr, /export/home, and /var file systems. Likewise, it provides a local swap for the system's virtual memory. A standalone system can function autonomously and can be either networked or non-networked. A networked standalone system can be used as a server, such as a file server, to provide remote access to shared or common ...

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