Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration

Duration : 5 Days (40 Hours)

Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration Course Overview:

This course is designed to upgrade candidates from Oracle Solaris 10 to Oracle Solaris 11, with a specific focus on enhancing system administration skills. It is well-suited for IT architects and System Administrators involved in planning and executing transitioning activities. The training aims to equip participants with the necessary knowledge and expertise to effectively manage Oracle Solaris 11 environments.

Intended Audience:

  1. IT Professionals
  2. System Administrators
  3. IT Architects
  4. Individuals familiar with Oracle Solaris 10 and looking to upgrade to Oracle Solaris 11.

Learning Objectives of Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration:

  1. Familiarize participants with the new features of Oracle Solaris 11, including network virtualization, Automated Installer (AI), and Image Packaging System (IPS).
  2. Provide practical hands-on experience through live transitioning to Oracle Solaris 11, enabling students to perform various tasks related to the migration of the operating system.
  3. Utilize case studies in lab sessions to help participants understand best practices for upgrading to Oracle Solaris 11, ensuring a smooth and successful transition.
  4. Offer exposure to the enhanced features of Oracle Solaris 11 OS, assuming participants already possess knowledge of Oracle Solaris 10 essentials.

By the end of the course, participants will be well-versed in the new features of Oracle Solaris 11 and equipped with the practical skills and best practices required for transitioning to the latest operating environment.

 Module 1: Installing Oracle Solaris 11 Operating System
  • Introduction to Oracle Solaris 11 OS
  • Planning for Oracle Solaris 11 OS installation
  • Installing Oracle Solaris 11 OS by Using the Live Media Installer
  • Installing Oracle Solaris 11 OS Using the Text Installer
  • Verifying the OS Installation
  • Analyze the boot design and boot process
  • Boot a SPARC-based system
  • Boot an x86-based system
  • Shut down a system
  • Describing SMF and its components
  • Administering SMF Services
  • Describing IPS, its components, and interfaces
  • Configuring an IPS Client to Access the Local IPS Repository
  • Managing Package Publishers
  • Managing Software Packages
  • Managing Signed Packages and Package Properties
  • Describe the use of IPS in packaging the Oracle Solaris OS
  • Manage boot environments
  • Updating the OS by using IPS
  • Introducing ZFS
  • Administering ZFS Storage Pools
  • Administering ZFS File Systems
  • Administering ZFS Properties
  • Administering ZFS Snapshots and Clones
  • Reviewing Networking Fundamentals
  • Administering Datalink Configuration
  • Administering a Network Interface
  • Administering Profile-Based Network Configuration
  • Configuring a Virtual Network
  • Verifying the Network Operations
  • Managing Resources on the Virtual Network
  • Introducing Oracle Solaris Zones
  • Configuring an Oracle Solaris Zone
  • Determining an Oracle Solaris Zone Configuration
  • Controlling Access to Systems
  • Controlling Access to Files
  • Securing Access to Remote Host
  • Getting Started with the User Administration
  • Setting Up User Accounts
  • Maintaining User Accounts
  • Configuring User Disk Quotas
  • Managing System Processes
  • Scheduling System Administration Tasks

Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration Course Prerequisites:

  • Experience administering an Oracle Solaris 10 environment
  • Knowledge of the ZFS file system
  • Any previous version Oracle Certified Professional, Oracle Solaris System Administrator or any previous version Sun Certified System Administrator

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  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
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