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Correct way & which parameter to disable tcp_timestamp in Solaris x86

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I'm on Solaris x86  10 & 11.

What's the right way to disable tcp_timestamp?
Above link does not have any parameters for tcp_timestamps (guess there is an 's' at
the back) & the closest is tcp_tstamp_always

At some other URLs, it gave the same method as setting it in RHEL ie
   echo 0 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_timestamps     &
add line below to etc/sysctl.conf (create the file if it does not already exist):
   net.ipv4.tcp_timestamps = 0

if sysctl.conf does not exist, is that the only line to add in or we ought to
add a few other lines to make the parameters "balanced".  I recall I used
to tweak /etc/system & several parameters need to be inside this system file
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