Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration for Experienced Unix/Linux Administrators

Length: 5 Days (10 hours per day)

Prerequisite: Solaris fundamentals course

Recommendation Statement:
Student must have completed a Solaris or Linux Essentials course and has a strong desire to learn Solaris OS administration in an accelerated, intense environment. This course is also recommended for system administrators migrating from HP’s HP-UX or IBM’s AIX .

Course Description:
This FastTrack course teaches basic and advanced topics in Solaris 11 system administration. The operating system will be Oracle Solaris 11.3. Both SPARC-based and x86-based versions of Solaris are covered in this course. Students will have access to both SPARC and x86-based Solaris servers to perform their labs.

For those students wishing to pursue Solaris Certification, this course covers all of the material in the Oracle Certified Associate- Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator Certification Exam (1Z0-821), the Oracle Certified Professional- Oracle Solaris 11 Advanced System Administration exam (1Z0-822) and also the Upgrade to Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator Exam (1Z0-820).

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

  • Understand system boot and shutdown procedures on SPARC and x86-based systems
  • Understand SPARC hardware components (devices, ILOM, OpenBoot)
  • Administer the Service Management Facility (SMF)
  • Manage and update software with the Image Packaging System (IPS)
  • Configure and manage software repositories
  • Manage Solaris UFS file systemS
  • Install Solaris 11 and understand all methods of provisioning Solaris systems
  • Create and administer user accounts
  • Understand security issues and perform security administration
  • Manage system processes
  • Perform OS backups and restorations
  • Configure the network interface and network services
  • Understand Solaris virtual networking and configure virtual network components
  • Configure IP Multipathing and Aggregations
  • Understand and administer ZFS file systems
  • Understand Oracle Solaris virtualization technologies: Partitioning, Logical Domains and Zones
  • Create and administer Solaris Zones
  • Manage system swap space
  • Manage crash dumps and core files
  • Administer Solaris 11 Boot Environments (BE)
  • Install Solaris 11 using the Automated Installer (AI)
  • Configure Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Manage Processes and Priorities
  • Learn performance management techniques to monitor and manage system resources
  • Configure non-global Zones and the Virtual Network between zones
  • Configure the NFS Environment
  • Configure System Messaging
  • Understand how to monitor and troubleshoot software and hardware failures
  • Understand how to use DTrace to monitor system applications and resources
  • Software and Hardware Troubleshooting techniques will be taught throughout the cours