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The recently released N1 Service Provisioning System 5.0 Update 1 software has three new features designed for businesses requiring rapid deployment and access to heterogeneous application services. This updated software is ideal for customers who need to provision applications to a heterogeneous environment with ease and flexibility.
Update 4 of the N1 Grid Engine 6 has new optimized binaries for the Solaris 10 Operating System (Solaris OS) x64 platform and the ability to connect Microsoft Windows desktops as execute hosts. Additionally, a new module interoperates with Sun Control Station 2.2.1 to administrate a grid from a single graphical user interface.
The Solaris Security Toolkit 4.1 release is available now with full support of the Solaris Software Support Service Plans or the SunSpectrum Service Plan contract. Formerly known as the JumpStart Architecture and Security Scripts (JASS) toolkit, the new Solaris Security Toolkit provides a flexible and extensible mechanism to harden and audit Solaris Operating Systems.
Sun has released a USB security script to ease concerns regarding unauthorized access to USB devices. The usbsecure.pl script allows users to implement USB device access control, enabling the disablement of all USB devices or only those devices that are currently connected to the system.