Oracle Solaris 11.4 Advanced System Administration (level 2)

Length: 5 Days

Prerequisite: Oracle Solaris 11 Advanced System Administration (level1)

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 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 11.4. The course is taught on both SPARC and Intel-based servers utilizing LDoms and zones.

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:

  • Configure an Automated Install (AI) Server for Installation on Multiple Hosts, LDoms and Zones
  • Use Unified Archives to backup and restore the root pool
  • Utilize AI with Unified Archives for Disaster Recovery
  • Create a Custom OS Distribution Image using the distribution constructor
  • Configure Virtual Networking
  • Configure Network Redundancy (Link Aggregations) and Traffic Fail-over (IP Multi-Pathing)
  • Utilize Virtual Networking in Zones
  • Configure Privileges, Roles and Profiles with Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Create custom roles and profiles to delegate administrative tasks
  • Delegate Administration for ZFS and Zones using Roles and Profiles
  • Create and Manage Kernel-Zones
  • Configure Security Auditing – Collect and Analyze Audit Records
  • Configure BART (Basic Audit and Reporting Tool) to monitor file level changes
  • Monitor Processes, Faults and System Stats (StatsStore) using CLI Utilities (sstore and sstoreadm) and the Web Dashboard
  • Understand and Manage Logical Domains (Oracle VM for SPARC); Create, manage, install, backup amd recover LDoms
  • Understand and administer Projects, Tasks and the Fair Share Scheduler (FSS)
  • Manage Core Dumps and Crash Dumps
  • Configure and manage NFS
  • Monitor Performance on Global Zones, Virtual Systems (LDoms) and Zones.
  • Manage System and Network Resources using the Solaris Resource Manager
  • Learn advanced Zone administration commands and techniques