Oracle Solaris ZFS Administration

Length: 3 Days

It is assumed that the student has an understanding of UNIX. Students MUST be experienced in administering a Solaris 10 or 11 system and be proficient in the following areas.

  • File management commands (vi, cp )
  • Navigating file systems
  • Understand and set file permissions
  • Setting up user accounts and customizing the shell environment
  • The Service Management Facility (SMF)
  • Formatting and partitioning a disk in Solaris using the format utility

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 to advanced topics in ZFS administration.   The student will administer storage pools and ZFS file systems on a Solaris system.

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

  • ZFS terms and concepts
  • Plan a ZFS environment
  • When to use ZFS file systems over traditional file systems and logical volumes
  • Create and manage ZFS storage pools and file systems
  • Understand ZFS pool and file system properties
  • Migrate SVM and UFS file systems to ZFS
  • Manage the Root Pool (rpool)
  • Create ZFS snapshots and clones
  • Backup ZFS file systems and snapshots
  • Utilize ZFS with Solaris Zones
  • Understand ZFS tuning – best practices
  • Troubleshoot ZFS and recover storage pools
  • ZFS Delegated Administration
  • ZFS Recovery Techniques

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