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Course Summary

Prerequisite: Oracle Solaris 10 System Administration

Length: 5 Days


Recommendation Statement:
To succeed fully in this course, students should already know how to:

Manage files and directories ∙ Control the user work environment∙ Archive files ∙ Use remote commands ∙ Manage UFS and ZFS file systems ∙Administer Zones ∙ Install software ∙ Manage software packages using IPS tools ∙ Perform system boot procedures ∙ Understand user and security administration ∙ Manage system processes ∙ Perform system backups and recovery ∙ Understand system startup procedures and the SMF on both SPARC and the x86 platforms.


Course Description:
This course teaches advanced topics in Solaris 11 system administration. The operating system will be Oracle Solaris 11.2. The course is taught on both Sun SPARC and x86-based servers and students get access to both platforms for their labs.


This course prepares the student for the Oracle Certified Professional, Oracle Solaris 11 Advanced System Administration Exam (1Z0-822), including the Upgrade to Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator Exam (1Z0-820).


Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Manage the Image Packaging System (IPS), Packages and Repositories
  • Use the Distribution Constructor tool
  • Administer Solaris 11 Boot Environments (BE)
  • Install Solaris 11 using the Automated Installer (AI)
  • Managing SWAP Space
  • Administer the Service Management Facility (SMF)
  • Manage Crash Dumps and Core Files
  • Configure Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Configure Network Traffic Failover
  • Secure System Resources Using Solaris Auditing
  • Manage Processes and Priorities
  • Evaluate and Manage the System Resources
  • Configure Zones and the Virtual Network
  • Configure the NFS Environment
  • Understand LDAP
  • Configure System Messaging
  • Understand how to Monitor and Troubleshoot Software Failures
  • Understand DTrace


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