The student should have a minimum of six months UNIX system administration experience, completed a UNIX fundamentals course, and a strong desire to learn Solaris OS administration in an accelerated, intense environment. This course is also recommended for system administrators with prior Solaris experience or migrating from HP’s HP-UX, IBM’s AIX or Linux.
This is a fast paced course which teaches intermediate and advanced topics in Solaris system administration by combining both the Solaris 10 System Administration Part 1 and Part 2 courses. The operating system will be Solaris 10 (SunOS 5.10 version 1/11). The course is taught on Sun SPARC servers and Intel x86-based systems.
This course prepares the student for the Oracle Certified Professional, Oracle Solaris 10 System Administrator Certification Exams (CX-310-200, CX-310-202 & CX-310-203)
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Perform system boot and shutdown procedures on SPARC and x86-based systems
- Administer the Service Management Facility (SMF)
- Manage Solaris file systems
- Install the Solaris 10 Operating environment on SPARC and x86-based systems
- Create and administer user accounts
- Understand security issues and perform security administration
- Manage system processes
- Perform system backups and restorations
- Describe network basics
- Configure the network interface and network services
- Understand and administer ZFS file systems
- Describe remote administration with the Solaris Management Console software
- Manage virtual file systems and core dumps
- Manage storage volumes (SVM)
- Control access and configure system messaging
- Configure role-based access control (RBAC)
- Set up name services
- Introduction to LDAP
- Perform advanced installation procedures (Flash archive, JumpStart and WAN boot)
- Install the OS on a mirrored ZFS root pool
- Perform a Solaris Live Upgrade
- Perform a Solaris Flash installation
- Understand differences between SPARC and x86-based Solaris Operating environments.
- Understand and administer Zones and Containers.
- Use the Solaris Resource Manager with Zones
- Migrate a UFS root file system to a ZFS root pool and ZFS file system