Oracle Solaris 10 for Experienced Administrators

Length: 5 Days

Recommendation Statement:
It is assumed that the student has experience managing a prior version of Solaris or another Unix or Linux OS with an advanced level of experience. Topics for this course are taken from the Solaris 10 Intermediate and Advanced System Administration courses. If you do not meet the prerequisites for this course, it is recommended that you take the Solaris 10 Intermediate and Advanced System Administration courses.

Course Description:
This course teaches advanced topics in Solaris 10 system administration. The course is taught on Sun SPARC servers and Solaris x86-based systems running Solaris 10 u11 (Oracle Solaris 10 released 1/13)

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

  • Perform system boot and shutdown procedures (SPARC and x86 architectures)
  • Administer the Service Management Facility (SMF)
  • Manage and Update software with the Image Packaging System (IPS)
  • Understand Boot Environments
  • Administer storage devices
  • Understand  to ZFS File Systems
  • Perform Advanced ZFS Management  tasks
  • Install the Solaris 11 Operating environment
  • Create and  administer user accounts
  • Manage system processes
  • Understand how to secure the system
  • Perform OS backups and restorations
  • Configure the network interface, setup virtual network components and network services
  • Understand Solaris virtualization concepts (Zones, Containers, Logical Domains and Partitions)
  • Administering Solaris Zones
  • Setup a virtual network between Zones
  • Manage crash dumps  and core files
  • Troubleshoot Solaris systems