The ‘Solaris networking’ Archives
Posted May 25, 2005 by

Solaris 10: Set Subnet Mask in Zone

A netmask setting is not available when creating a zone, and the /etc/netmasks file is not consulted when plumbing up zone interfaces. This tech-recipe describes how to force a netmask when creating a zone.

Posted October 3, 2003 by

Change the subnet mask of an interface

If a network interface was configured with the wrong subnet mask as can happen when the default subnet is selected with a variable length subnet mask, a simple configuration change will fix it.

Posted October 3, 2003 by

Remove a virtual interface in Solaris

Solaris allows multiple virtual or logical interfaces to exist with different IP addresses on the same physical interface. Virtual interfaces are created or plumbed up using the plumb directive in ifconfig. They are unplumbed using the unplumb directive.

Posted October 2, 2003 by

Solaris: Check hme ethernet link speed, duplex, and status

When troubleshooting networking issues, it is often helpful to determine the state of an ethernet interface. Solaris offers access to many configurable networking parameters through ndd.

Posted September 30, 2003 by

Configure interface automatically with DHCP

Solaris can request IP address and other networking information dynamically with DHCP.

Posted September 4, 2003 by

Create a Virtual Interface in Solaris

Virtual interfaces allow a single ethernet interface to listen on additional IP addresses.

Posted August 13, 2003 by

View the routing table in Solaris

Simply, these are the examples of the commands used to view the routing table in Solaris.