Securing the Solaris 10 Operating Environment

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 file systems 
  • Install software 
  • Perform system boot procedures
  • Perform user and security administration 
  • Manage network printers and system processes 
  • Perform system backups and restores 
  • Understand system startup procedures and the Service Management Facility (SMF).

Course Description:
This course teaches the student how to harden and secure the Solaris 10 operating environment. The operating system will be Solaris 10 (SunOS 5.10 release 1/13 update 11). The course is taught on both Sun SPARC and x-86-based servers.

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

  • Understand the Solaris 10 OS and Network Security Features
  • Understand OS Minimization
  • Using the Solaris Basic Security Module (BSM)
  • Patching the OS
  • Detect and Prevent Trojan and Backdoor attacks
  • Administering User Accounts and User Rights
  • Administering Password Security
  • Securing Root Access
  • Secure File Systems
  • Basic Audit Reporting Tool (BART)
  • Securing Network Services
  • Secure Remote Access
  • Automate Server Hardening
  • Securing the Solaris OE using Zones