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Solaris™ Operating Environment Boot Camp by Dominic Butler, David Rhodes

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Our Configuration

Now we're finally ready to start building the servers. As we do this, we'll look at each boot file entry in more detail. It's worth noting a few points now that we have seen the example files:

  • They refer to both primary/master and secondary/slave entries. The Version 4 file names them primary/secondary, while the newer Version 8 format refers to master/slave entries. We'll refer to them as master/slave.

  • A master server for one domain may also be a slave for another, and vice versa. In other words, when we refer to the master and slave servers later, that is only for the domain we are configuring here.

Our Domain

We currently have two subnets configured: one used by the internal facing machines, and a second used by the external ...

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