Oracle Solaris 10 System Administrator Bootcamp

Length: 5 Days (12 hours per day)

Recommendation Statement:
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.

Course Description:
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