Solaris 10 Update 3 Released

Posted on December 12, 2006

Solaris 10 just gets more powerful all the time. Today Solaris 10 Update 3 (11/06) has been released. This brings a large number of features that have been in OpenSolaris for some time into the fully supported release. They include:

  • SNIA Multipath Management API Support
  • fsstat File-System Monitoring Tool (Very handy indeed!)
  • ZFS Command Improvements and Changes, including RAIDZ-2, Hot-Spares, Recursive Snapshots, Promotion of Clones, Compact NFSv4 ACL’s, Destroyed Pools Recovery, Error Clearing, ZFS integration with FMA, and much more.
  • Resource Pools now SMF’ized
  • Zone Renaming, Moving, Cloning, Import and Export
  • Logical Domains for sun4v
  • Solaris Trusted Extensions
  • Support for PCI Express
  • Sun Fire X4500 SATA Disk FMA
  • Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Solaris
  • Solaris Trusted Extensions Desktops
  • Solaris Flash Archives Improvements
  • Secure By Default Network Profile
  • ST Driver Support for Quantum LTO-2 and LTO-3 Tape Drives
  • IIIMF and Language Engines Improvements
  • … and much much more.

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