How to configure SNMP in Solaris

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a protocol for monitoring or collecting information from servers, storage, switches, firewall and etc using Internet Protocol (IP) network.

Solaris have included two packages for SNMP namely System Management Agent (sma) and Sun Solstice Enterprise Master Agent (snmpdx). To check whether these two included or which one is active, we can check using the following command.Read More

How to change IP address in Unix Solaris

To change IP address in Unix server (Solaris), you need to edit the following files.

  • /etc/hosts
  • /etc/hostname.**
  • /etc/rc2.d/S70staticroutes
  • /etc/inet/ipnodes

The “ipnodes” file in latest Solaris 10 release is a softlink to /etc/hosts, therefore it will be reflected upon editing /etc/hosts file. So manual changes is not required.