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Solaris Express 8/04

Solaris Express 08/04 which is based on build 63 should be available for download by August 17 (note this is August 17 in the US), if the announcements that I have seen are anything to go by.

I’ll talk about some of these in more detail in later blogs, but the new features for the release include:

  • DHCP Event Scripting
  • DHCP for Logical Interfaces
  • x86: Sun Validation Test Suite 6.0
  • Kernel Modular Debugger
  • Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 5
  • Zones-Wide Resource Control
  • Stream Control Transmission Protocol
  • Zebra Multi-Protocol Routing Suite
  • IPsec and NAT-Traversal
  • Enhancement to the nfsmapid Daemon
  • sendmail Version 8.13
  • Per-thread Mode Enhancement
  • perzone Audit Policy
  • OpenSSL and OpenSSL PKCS#11 Engine
  • x86: Fibre Channel Connectivity for Storage Devices
  • BIND 9
  • Samba
  • Flex 2.5.4a
  • SIP Proxy Server
  • libusb 0.1.8

Remember that you will need the three software cd images to install Solaris Express.

As usual, all docs are on without password protection.


Written by Alan

August 14, 2004 at 6:55 pm

Posted in Solaris Express

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  1. [Trackback] I just noticed a behaviour in Solaris 9 (kernel patch 112233-11) that I recognize from when FreeBSD adopted Kirk McKusick’s Soft Updates technology: The info “df” reports lags behind what’s actually going down on the filesystem. I just rm -rf’ed a…

    VMUNIX Blues

    August 16, 2004 at 3:57 pm

  2. [Trackback] A trackback comment from Mark in Soft Updates in Solaris is amazingly timely. Very recently I had a call about the converse problem. That is, a customer was seeing rm and the like run very slowly on some systems and very quickly on others.
    I hav…

    Alan Hargreaves' Weblog

    August 17, 2004 at 5:48 pm

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