As of Solaris 9, Sun introduced a new utility called Service Management Facility. This utility is now (Solaris 11) the preferred method of managing your services. While the /etc/rc.X/ directories are still around and work they are considered legacy.
Here is a quick example of enabling apache to get you started.
# svcs -a | grep http disabled 10:23:11 svc:/network/http:apache22 # svcadm enable http # svcs -a | grep http online 10:30:23 svc:/network/http:apache22
This will enable apache for not only your live session but will also enable it for boot as well.
Recently Benjamin published his first book; Red Hat Enterprise Linux Troubleshooting Guide. In addition to writing, he has several Open Source projects focused on making Ops easier. These projects include Automatron, a project enabling auto-healing infrastructure for the masses.
Identify, capture and resolve common issues faced by Red Hat Enterprise Linux administrators using best practices and advanced troubleshooting techniques
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