Summary: converting legacy startup scripts in Solaris 10

From: Christopher L. Barnard <>
Date: Wed Sep 13 2006 - 13:52:19 EDT
I asked:

> Items in the /etc/inetd.conf file are converted to the smf database in
> Solaris 10 using inetconv.  Is there a similar utility for converting
> startup scripts in /etc/rc2.d or /etc/rc3.d?  I have a custom program
> that was started from /etc/rc2.d in previous versions of Solaris and I
> would like it to be in the svc database under Solaris 10.

The solution:

Thanks to those who pointed me to Sun's instructions on how to build an
.xml file from a legacy RC script.  I was able to build it just fine.  In
particular the site has lots of documents,
including the slides from the Sun Bootcamp course on converting RC scripts
to .xml files.

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