Solaris 10 Query Appreciation Day
By gbrunett on Jun 15, 2005
Occasionally, I look through the referer logs to see how people happen to come across my little patch of cyberspace. It is often very interesting to see what people are actually searching for when they are directed to this blog. Today, I would like to give back to those who have taken the time to visit and look around this site after being directed to it by a search engine. To that end, I will list some of the search queries that were in the referer listing today along with answers to questions or pointers that people can use for more information.
So without further ado...
The answer to this is very straightforward:
# svcadm disable telnet
That is all there is to it. Keep in mind that if you do not want the
telnet service at all
on your system you can also simply remove the
using the command:
# pkgrm SUNWtnetd SUNWtnetr
Further, if you want to simply use TCP Wrappers to control access to
telnet in Solaris 10,
check out this entry.
Another Google query was looking for information on minimal Solaris 10 configurations. This is a great topic. In Solaris 10, a new software installation cluster called the Reduced Networking Meta Cluster is available and should be leveraged when building minimal configurations. You can read about it here. Further, for a great read check out Eric Boutilier's seven part series on building a UNIX OE platform from scratch.
Well, that's enough for today. I would like to occassionally do more entries like this where we can provide more directed feedback based on what people are actually searching for. While it may be too late in some cases for them, it may help people down the road who have similar questions or concerns.
I am off to finalize a presentation on Solaris recommended practices for the NY State Cyber Security Conference. If you will be at the conference tomorrow, please drop by and say hello!