Debug/View System Variables in Solaris using adb utility

The adb utility is a general purpose debugger tool for Sun Solaris. adb utility can be used to view system variables and the values of the various system variables in use by the Sun Solaris Operating System. It  can  be  used to examine files and provides a controlled environment for the execution of programs.

nscd caching daemon in Sun Solaris

The nscd daemon is a caching daemon in Sun Solaris. It provides caching services for hosts,passwd,group,ipnodes databases using various nameservice lookups like hosts file, DNS, NIS,NIS+ and more. Each cache has a separate time-to-live for its data and modifying the local database like /etc/hosts invalidates that cache within ten seconds. nscd doesn’t cache /etc/shadow (contains …

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