All of the machines we have in our production environment are completely headless systems which makes sense since they are about 150 miles from where our main office is. The beauty of a Sun Workstation is that, in following with the model of “The Network Is The Computer”, if there is no keyboard plugged in,
In searching for a way to hot-swap a failed SATA device in a production system, I came across this excellent Software RAID How-To document on the Gentoo site. It’s definitely one to keep in your toolbox of information.
To change the hostname on a Solaris system, you should edit all of these files: /etc/hosts /etc/nodename /etc/hostname.* /etc/net/ticlts/hosts (this file is unused in Solaris 10 and above) /etc/net/ticots/hosts (this file is unused in Solaris 10 and above) /etc/net/ticotsord/hosts (this file is unused in Solaris 10 and above) You should then reboot