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Top Ten Articles for Last 3 Issues
Vol 87 Issues 2 3 and 4

Each week, we determine which articles have been most frequently referenced by logged-in subscribers to provide you with the most popular articles of the current and last volumes. The top articles for the three most recent issues were:

  • 87.4: Competitively Priced Sun Monitors [14558]
  • 87.3: Sun Helps Power the High Performance Computing Virtual Laboratory [14526]
  • 87.2: New 19-inch LCD Monitors Come with New Lower Price [14488]
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N1 Grid Service Provisioning System 5.0, Update 1
Sun is Offering a Free Software Trial
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.
N1 Grid Engine 6 Update 4
Adds Execute Nodes for Microsoft Windows
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.
Solaris Security Toolkit 4.1
Automates the Process of Securing Solaris Operating Systems

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.

Download USB Security Script
Enables USB Device Access Control

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.

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