Understanding VTOC Disk Management in Solaris

Here I will be giving you a brief overview of the disk partition used in Solaris OS. Disks: Disks consists of the following Tracks - concentric rings on each platter Cylinders - groups of tracks Sectors/Blocks - 512 byte blocks (smallest unit represented on hard disk) On each hard drive there is a platter i.e ... Read more Understanding VTOC Disk Management in Solaris

How to configure ZFS (zoning) in Solaris 10

Zones in Solaris server in some way serves the same purpose as virtualization where you are allowed to create several zones which will act as an individual machine. These are the features of zones in Solaris: Virtualization Solaris Zones can host only instances of Solaris. Not other OSs. Limit of 8192 zones per Solaris host ... Read more How to configure ZFS (zoning) in Solaris 10

How to configure network in Solaris 10

These are the steps you need to take to configure network on your Solaris machine. To configure a network using static IP. Check whether your machine is currently configured on DHCP # netstat -D returns the interfaces using DHCP address mv  dhcp.e1000g0 to some other name or remove the file so that the DHCP agent ... Read more How to configure network in Solaris 10