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How to perform basic SMF administration in Solaris 10 (Doc ID 1009397.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 29, 2019

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
All Platforms

Goal

UNIX operating systems have a set of services which are usually software programs started at boot time. These software programs are most commonly called daemons.
Cron is an example of such a daemon. Prior to Solaris 10, these daemons were started serially by a set of rc scripts. For example, /etc/rc2.d/S75cron.

In Solaris 10, SMF replaces the "rc" scripts and services are now started in parallel in order to improve performance.

Solution

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