thansk Ravi Sharma ".profile" 12 lines, 297 characters What is the difference between "/etc/skel/.profile" and "/etc/profile " in Sun Solaris8. Thanks n regards, (Sharma) Object-Frontier Software Pvt Ltd. /etc/profile is the default "system profile", i.e., everyone will get the content of this file at their login, however, your .profile can override any of the settings in /etc/profile. But I still did not get any difference between /etc/profile and /etc/skel/.profile. Thanks n regards, *** Reply Seperator *** Dear Patrick But if you make some changes on /etc/profile also, will be reflected to all the users. I check my emails almost daily and the mailing list is the best place to share ideas, double check the thoughts and learn new tricks for the old problems, however, here is my email address: [email protected] Regards, Patrick Soltani." id="ctl00_m_m_i_ctl00_gr_ctl23_bestanswerbody" class="textarea-bestanswerhidden" name="bestanswerbody" answerbody Id="141557" / clear exam. But I still did not get any difference between /etc/profile and /etc/skel/.profile. Thanks n regards, *** Reply Seperator *** /etc/profile is to Solaris what is/was to PC DOS; I can't find a better analogy sorry! Also start by checking out the Sun site, it has ton of good info. M=F3vil: 58-412-961-2472 Ofc: 58-212-999-9080 E-mail 1: [email protected] E-mail 2: [email protected] Users .... -Anil Mahindra British Telecom Ltd., Mumbai, India." id="ctl00_m_m_i_ctl00_gr_ctl03_bestanswerbody" class="textarea-bestanswerhidden" name="bestanswerbody" answerbody Id="139515" / nope!

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By default on Solaris 8 (I don't know about other version), it wouldn't create by default in the root (/). Road, Egmore Chennai-600105 Ph: 240/8203704/8203705 Reply Seperator *** /etc/skel/.profile is: # This is the default standard profile provided to a user.

default profile will be available in the /etc/skel If you want the .profile for root, you have to create it manually, like this --- Create file .profile through Vi and edit it as per your requirement. # They are expected to edit it to meet their own needs.

The files in the directory generally provide global settings.

If an equivalent file exists in your home directory it may override the global settings.

You can get a copy of /etc/profile and modify it, or you can go to the skeleton directory and get a copy of that file, or just copy from another working machine, or create it from scratch, so on so forth. Thanks a lot for the guide that you have provided for me regarding the profile file.

The skeleton directory was setup so that the users or admin can copy a bare bone file to this directory for distribution. You can get a copy of /etc/profile and modify it, or you can go to the skeleton directory and get a copy of that file, or just copy from another working machine, or create it from scratch, so on so forth. Could you get me some site for Sun Solaris Dump, to clear exam. Could you give me your personal Email ID if you dont mind. Thanks n regards, (Sharma) Object-Frontier Software Pvt Ltd. The skeleton directory was setup so that the users or admin can copy a bare bone file to this directory for distribution. Regards, Patrick Soltani." id="ctl00_m_m_i_ctl00_gr_ctl19_bestanswerbody" class="textarea-bestanswerhidden" name="bestanswerbody" answerbody Id="140969" / Hi, /etc/profile is to Solaris what is/was to PC DOS; I can't find a better analogy sorry! Road, Egmore Chennai-600105 Ph: 240/8203704/8203705 Reply Seperator *** Hi Patrick Thanks a lot for the guide that you have provided for me regarding the profile file. If you are the system administrator in charge of the monitoring of UNIX and Linux computers, you must create Run As accounts for agent maintenance operations, and for health and performance monitoring.These Run As accounts must then be associated with the Run As profiles defined in the UNIX and Linux management packs, so they can access the agents on UNIX and Linux computers.and after logon The Unix Solaris have one (profile for One shell or use Look this table/ Shell System (Read First) User (Read Second/Third ) Template /etc/skel Bourne /etc/profile $HOME/.profile local.profile Korn /etc/profile $HOME/.profile then $HOME/.kshrc* local.profile C /etc/.login $HOME/.cshrc then $HOME/.login local.cshrc local.login At AM 9/12/2002 0530, you wrote: In Solaris operational Enviroment the first Profile read is /etc/profile and after logon The Unix Solaris have one (profile for One shell or use Look this table/ Shell System (Read First) User (Read Second/Third ) Template /etc/skel Bourne /etc/profile $HOME/.profile local.profile Korn /etc/profile $HOME/.profile then $HOME/.kshrc* local.profile C /etc/.login $HOME/.cshrc then $HOME/.login local.cshrc local.login At AM 9/12/2002 0530, you wrote: What I guess is you need this info about .profile for root.