The inetd (Internet services daemon) is responsible for starting standard Internet services when a system boots. These services include applications that use TCP or UDP as their transport layer protocol. You can modify existing Internet services or add new services using the SMF commands. INETD service is a super service which helps proxy connections for
Service Management Facility has many features which helps to manage various services. Apart from that there are many commands which helps to get quick access on the services. [symple_box color="blue" text_align="left" width="100%" float="none"] Managing Service Management with svcadm [/symple_box] svcadm services is used to manage the services by starting, stopping or restoring services [symple_box color="gray"
With Service Management Facility (SMF) you can provide service management like rebooting, shutdown, refreshing with the service configuration. SMF also facilitates service dependencies like service A and service B are depended to each other which need to be in a proper managed order to start up. [symple_box color="gray" text_align="left" width="100%" float="none"] bash-3.2# who -r #current
Service Management Facility (SMF) brings a complete pack of Solaris service configuration and management in a very sorted manner which is accurate and can be interacted simply with Solaris 10. SMF starts services in parallel, according to the dependencies, which allows the system to boot faster and reduces dependency conflicts while using the services. [symple_box