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This article outlines the commands used to control the up.time agent on Solaris 10.

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Changing the agent port

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  1. Open the file /etc/inet/services in a text editor.
  2. \n
  3. Find the following entry in the file:

    \nuptimeagent

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    uptimeagent 9998/tcp 
    # up.time agent
    \n
  4. \n
  5. Change the value of 9998/tcp to the port on which you want the agent to listen.
  6. \n

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Change the agent user permissions

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To change agent user permissions, enter the following command at the command line:

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inetadm -m svc:/network/uptimeagent/tcp:default user="username"

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Where username is the name of the new agent user.

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Start the agent service

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To start the agent service, enter the following command at the command line:

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svcadm enable network/uptimeagent/tcp

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Stop the agent service

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To stop the agent service, enter the following command at the command line:

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svcadm disable network/uptimeagent/tcp

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Confirm that the agent service is running

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svcs -l network/uptimeagent/tcp

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inetadm

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inetadm

 

Confirm that the inetd service is running properly

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Enter the following command at the command line to verify that the inetd-dependent services are running:

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svcs -l network/inetd

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Confirm the status of security restrictions on the agent service

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Confirm the status of any security restrictions on the agent service with the following commands:

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# inetadm -l network/uptimeagent/tcp | grep wrappers
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svcprop -p defaults inetd | grep wrappers

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# cat /etc/hosts.allow

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# cat /etc/hosts.deny

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Add the agent service manually

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To manually add an agent, enter the following commands:

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# cp uptimeagent-tcp.xml /var/svc/manifest/network
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svccfg import /var/svc/manifest/network/uptimeagent-tcp.xml

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Where uptimeagent-tcp.xml is the file that contains the settings for the uptimeagent service.

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Delete the agent service manually

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The first command stops the agent service and the subsequent commands remove the agent service.

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# svcadm disable network/uptimeagent/tcp
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svccfg delete network/uptimeagent/tcp

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# rm ?f /var/svc/manifest/network/uptimeagent-tcp.xml

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Refresh the agent settings

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Use the following command to refresh the agent settings:

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svcadm refresh network/uptimeagent/tcp

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Set a service to start at boot

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To set the agent service to start with the operating system, enter the following command:

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svcadm enable <FMRI>

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Where <FMRI> is the Fault Management Resource Identifier, which is the formal name for a resource on which Solaris 10 can perform automated fault management.

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