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h1. SmartOS Basics

* [Finding Your Way Around a SmartMachine|http://wiki.joyent.com/display/jpc2/Finding+Your+Way+Around+in+SmartOS] \- This document from the Joyent cloud wiki is helpful to Linux users approaching SmartOS for the first time.
* [The Joyent Linux-to-SmartOS Cheat Sheet|http://wiki.joyent.com/display/jpc2/The+Joyent+Linux-to-SmartOS+Cheat+Sheet]
* [Commands that Work Differently (from Linux) in SmartOS|http://wiki.joyent.com/display/jpc2/Commands+that+Work+Differently]
* [SmartOS: A System Administrator's Primer|http://smartos.org/2012/08/22/smartos-an-sa-primer/] (video, Ben Rockwood)

h1. SmartOS for Admins

* [DOC:Persistent Configuration for the Global Zone]


h3. SmartOS, a Primer for Sysadmins 

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Ben Rockwood speaking at the BayLISA meetup at Joyent, August 16, 2012

h3. SmartOS Operations
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Ben Rockwood at illumos Day, Oct 2012, gives a look at tools and techniques for large-scale operations in a SmartOS environment, from monitoring to configuration management and troubleshooting.

h3. KVM

* {color:#000000}[Migrating from VirtualBox to KVM on ZFS|https://gist.github.com/1947201]{color}
* [DOC:Changing virtual hardware of KVM zones]

h3. PXE

* [Serving SmartOS from your PXE server|http://nahamu.github.com/2011/08/17/smartos-pxe.html]
* [DOC:Simple PXE Server] \- Using SmartOS to host a PXE server to serve SmartOS


h1. Adding Stuff to SmartOS

* [DOC:Working with Packages]
* [Installing Chef on Joyent's SmartOS|http://mirrorshades.net/post/11283352457]
* [Installing Software on a SmartMachine|http://wiki.joyent.com/display/jpc2/Installing+Software+on+a+SmartMachine]
* [Converting Virtual Appliance Packages for Fun and Profit|http://smartos.org/2012/03/30/converting-virtual-appliance-packages-for-fun-and-profit/]