Solaris

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Solaris is a highly scalable enterprise grade UNIX Operating System from Sun Microsystems. Solaris is known to run on SPARC and x86/x86-64 architectures, although it has also been ported to PowerPC and IBM zSeries mainframes in a joint effort with IBM.

Commonly used filesystems and / or volume managers on the Solaris Operating System are UFS, ZFS, SAMFS, QFS, Veritas [VxFS] and Veritas [VxVM], AVS as well as the Solaris Volume Manager (Solstice).

External Links

  • [www.sun.com/solaris Sun Solaris homepage]
  • [www.sun.com/blueprints/0405/819-2262.pdf Sun Blueprints - Using Computer Forensics When Investigating System Attacks]
  • The OpenSolaris project