SUMMARY: Solaris 7 "Server Configuration"?

From: Peter Laws (
Date: Wed Dec 09 1998 - 17:12:37 CST

One reply:

->No problems, but it does use 900MB or so of disk! I installed the lot
->and then went through and removed the packages I did not want.

-> Ian Collins.

Thanks - turned out to be correct. I talked to SunService. Only
difference between "Server Configuration" and "Desktop Configuration" is
the file that tells WebStart which other discs will need to be loaded.
Otherwise, they're the same.



On Wed, 9 Dec 1998 wrote:

->Fellow Sun Managers:
->I got my S7 Server kit in the mail. Lo and behold, the "Solaris(tm) 7
->Software" disc is sub-titled "Server Configuration". This is new.
->Traditionally, the basic OS disc was the same whether it was "desktop" or
->"server". The "server" stuff was on another disc.
->Before I open a ticket with Sun, can anyone tell me if there are any
->pitfalls with using a "server" disc on a client install?
->I'll summarize of course.

Peter Laws    N5UWY   |  Systems Management and Radar Technology Team   |    National Severe Storms Lab, Norman, Okla

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