Oracle Solaris 11.4 System Administration (level 1)

Length: 5 Days

Prerequisite: Solaris fundamentals course

Recommendation Statement:
It is assumed that the student has an understanding of UNIX. You must be familiar with basic UNIX commands, and the VI editor. The Solaris fundamentals course or an equivalent Unix SVR4 fundamentals course is recommended.

Course Description:
This course teaches basic topics in Solaris system administration. The operating system will be Oracle Solaris 11.4. Both SPARC-based and Intel-based versions of Solaris are covered in this course. Students will have access to both SPARC and Intel-based Solaris servers to perform their labs.

This course prepares the student for the Oracle Certified Associate, Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator Certification Exam (1Z0-821), including the Upgrade to Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator Exam (1Z0-820).

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

  •  Perform system boot and shutdown procedures (SPARC and Intel architectures)
  • Manage Services and Administer the Service Management Facility (SMF)
  • Manage software with the Image Packaging System (IPS)
  • Administer Solaris OS updates and Common Vulnerabilities and Exposure Updates (CVE’s)
  • Manage the Image Packaging System (IPS), Packages and Repositories 
  • Update the IPS repository and the OS
  • Understand and manage Boot Environments (BEs)
  • Administer storage devices
  • Create and manage ZFS File Systems
  • Perform advanced ZFS Management tasks
  • Install the Solaris 11 Operating environment
  • Create and administer user accounts
  • Monitor system processes
  • Using the Web Dashboard to monitor system health
  • Securing the network
  • Backup and Restore the operating system
  • Configure the network interface and manage network services
  • Understand Solaris virtualization concepts (non-global Zones, kernel zones and Logical Domains)
  • Create and manage Solaris non-global zones
  • Setup a virtual network between zones
  • Troubleshoot Solaris system faults
  • Configure syslog to route system messages