|Table of Contents|
MANY PEOPLE CONTRIBUTED TO THE DESIGN, WRITING, and production of the second edition of this book. Sun Microsystems Press would particularly like to acknowledge the following people for their contributions:
Connie Howard and Bridget Burke, SunSoft Publications managers, for their support and encouragement.
Randy Enger, SunSoft Engineering Manager, for help in gaining early access to the Solaris 2.1 administration tools. Special thanks are also due to Gordon Kass, Solaris 2.1 Product Manager, and Steve Hanlon, SunSoft Marketing.
Patrick Moffitt, SunOS Ambassador, for providing background information about the Service Access Facility. Patrick Moffitt and Cindy Swearingen, Technical Education Services, for providing a modem procedure that worked.
Rick Ramsey, SunSoft Technical Writer, for source information about NIS+, and for many discussions about good technical writing.
Keith Palmby, SunSoft Technical Writer, for source information about user environments.
Charla Mustard-Foote, SunSoft Technical Writer, for providing source information and the conversion table for Appendix A, and for calmly helping make software available for screen shots.
Bruce Sesnovich, SunSoft Technical Writer, for providing background information about the Service Access Facility and modem procedures.
Tom Amiro, SunSoft Technical Writer, for providing background information about administering user accounts and printers, and for early access to information about the Solaris 2.1 administration tools. Tom also deserves thanks for help in making software available for screen shots.
John Pew, Writing Consultant, for providing information and filters for converting raster files to GIF format.
Bill Edwards, Dave Miner, Jeff Parker, Chuck Kollars, Ken Kane, and Paul Sawyer--SunSoft Engineers in Billerica,MA--deserve thanks for reviewing information about NIS+ security, Administration Tool security, Database Manager, and User Manager.
Sam Cramer, SunSoft Engineer, for help with file system information. Bill Shannon, SunSoft Distinguished Engineer, for help with backup and restore information.
Pat Shriver, SunSoft Engineer, Robin Greynolds, SunSoft System Administrator, and Craig Mohrman, SunSoft Engineer, for technical review.
Karin Ellison, SunSoft Press, for parenting this book and for extraordinary assistance, including providing a Solaris 2.0 system for use on this project.
Thanks are also due to Melinda Levine, our editor at Ziff-Davis Press, and to Cheryl Holzaepfel, Managing Editor, for being so easy to work with.
And lastly, thanks to the engineers, writers, and marketing folks at SunSoft who helped with the SunSoft version of this book.
Sun Microsystems Press would like to acknowledge the following people for their contributions to the second edition of this book:
Brett Bartow, Acquisitions Editor, Macmillan Technical Publishing, for his enthusiasm and support on this project.
Mary Lautner, Program Manager, Sun Microsystems, Inc., for her invaluable help and assistance in providing the author with documentation and answers to numerous questions. Without Mary's help and the information she provided, the author would have been unable to complete this project.
Those writers from SunSoft Technical Publications who contributed to the Solaris System Adminsitration Guide, which was used as a technical reference resource.
Lisa Gebken of Macmillan Technical Publishing for editing this manuscript.
Tobin Crockett, for networking the author's SPARCstation 10 and Macintosh PowerPC and setting up a network printer.
Rob Johnston, System Support Specialist, Sun Microsystems Computer Company, for installing Solaris 2.6 and troubleshooting hardware and software problems.
Tien Nguyen, System Support Specialist, SunSoft, Inc., for help in troubleshooting hardware and software problems.
Linda Gallops, SunSoft SQA, for help in tracking down information about modems.
Ken Erickson of SunSoft, for allowing the author to pester him with occasional technical questions.
The author would especially like to thank Rachel Borden and John Bortner of Sun Microsystems Press for their unfailing enthusiasm, support, and friendship.
|Table of Contents|