System Administration Guide: Network Services
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System Administration Guide: Network Services is part of a multivolume set that covers a significant part of the SolarisTM system administration information. This book assumes that you have already installed the SunOSTM 5.10 operating system, and you have set up any networking software that you plan to use. The SunOS 5.10 operating system is part of the Solaris 10 product family, which also includes many features.

Note - This Solaris release supports systems that use the SPARC® and x86 families of processor architectures: UltraSPARC® , SPARC64, AMD64, Pentium, and Xeon EM64T. The supported systems appear in the Solaris 10 Hardware Compatibility List at This document cites any implementation differences between the platform types.

In this document these x86 related terms mean the following:

  • “x86” refers to the larger family of 64-bit and 32-bit x86 compatible products.

  • “x64” points out specific 64-bit information about AMD64 or EM64T systems.

  • “32-bit x86” points out specific 32-bit information about x86 based systems.

For supported systems, see the Solaris 10 Hardware Compatibility List.

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