Oracle Solaris 10 Advanced System Administration

Length: 5 Days

Prerequisite: Oracle Solaris 10 System Administration – Part 1

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 UFS and ZFS 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 SMF on both SPARC and the x86 platforms.

Course Description: 
This course teaches advanced topics in Solaris 10 system administration. The operating system will be Oracle Solaris 10 (SunOS 5.10 release 1/13 u11). The course is taught on both Sun SPARC and x86-based servers

This course prepares the student for the Oracle Solaris 10 System Administrator Certified Professional Examination – Part 2 (1Z0-878)

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

  • 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
  • Understand how to work with DTrace