Oracle Solaris 11 Zones Administration Ed3

Duration : 5 Days (40 Hours)

Oracle Solaris 11 Zones Administration Ed3 Course Overview:

The Oracle Solaris 11 Zones Administration Ed3 course equips system administrators with essential skills to effectively manage and configure Oracle Solaris 11 Zones. Participants learn to install, configure, and administer zones, covering zone settings, application setup, patching, monitoring, and more. These skills enable administrators to create isolated applications and OS instances on a single server, optimizing resource usage and cost savings. The course also provides an overview of key Oracle Solaris 11 technologies like Zones, ZFS, and SMF.

Intended Audience:

  • IT professionals
  • System administrators
  • Advanced Oracle Solaris users
  • Beginners learning about Solaris Zones
  • Experienced system administrators

Learning Objectives of Oracle Solaris 11 Zones Administration Ed3:

1. Learn the architecture and features of Oracle Solaris 11 Zones.
2. Learn the concepts for configuring and using Oracle Solaris 11 Zones.
3. Understand the command line functionality used to configure and administrate Oracle Solaris 11 Zones.
4. Understand the different types of Oracle Solaris 11 Zones and when to use them.
5. Configure networking within Oracle Solaris 11 Zones.
6. Create Zones with proper resource controls, snapshots, and clones.
7. Administer storage within and between Oracle Solaris 11 Zones.
8. Understand the technology used to debug, secure, and monitor Oracle Solaris 11 Zones.
9. Troubleshoot disk space and memory issues.
10. Maintain and monitor the Oracle Solaris 11 Zones.

 Module 1: Introduction

  • Overview
  • Course Goals
  • Course Agenda
  • Introductions
  • Your Learning Center

 Module 2: Introducing the Oracle Solaris 11 Virtualization Technologies

  • Introducing the Oracle Solaris 11 Virtualization Technologies
  • Virtualization Technologies
  • Oracle Solaris 11 Virtualization Technologies
  • Virtualizing the Cloud

 Module 3: Introduction to Oracle Solaris Zones

  • Introduction to Oracle Solaris Zones
  • Oracle Solaris Zones Architectural Overview
  • Oracle Solaris Zones States
  • Planning Oracle Solaris Zones

 Module 4: Configuring Oracle Solaris Zones

  • Non-global Zone Configuration Methods
  • Zone Configuration Tools
  • Zone Configuration Components
  • Zone Template Properties
  • Configuring Non-global Zones on a Local Host
  • Solaris Kernel Zones
  • Configuring a Non-Global Zone – Remote Host
  • Immutable Global Zones

 Module 5: Deploying Zones Using Automatic Installation

  • Installing a Zone Using AI
  • How AI Works
  • Zone Configuration File and Zone AI Manifest
  • Configuring AI for Zone Installation Walkthrough
  • Deploying the Zone

 Module 6: Migrating Oracle Solaris Systems and Zones

  • Oracle Solaris Migration: Introduction
  • The zonep2vchk Tool
  • Using zonep2vchk to Create a Zone Configuration
  • Migrating Solaris 11 Zones (V2V)
  • Migrating Solaris 11 Global Zones (P2V)
  • Migrating Kernel Zones
  • The solaris10 Branded Zone
  • Zones on Shared Storage (ZOSS)

 Module 7: Administering Oracle Solaris Zones

  • Managing Zone Services
  • Package Management in Non-Global Zones
  • Cloning and Moving Non-Global Zones
  • Using a Unified Archive to Clone a Zone
  • Backing Up and Restoring Zone
  • Using a Unified Archive to Backup and Restore a Zone

 Module 8: Administering Zone Networks

  • Network Virtualization and Consolidation
  • Building a Simple Virtual Network
  • Configuring a Private Virtual Network
  • Bandwidth Management
  • IP Multipathing (IPMP) in Zones

 Module 9: Managing Zone Resources

  • Introduction to Resource Management
  • Live Zone Reconfiguration
  • Projects and Tasks
  • Fair Share Scheduler (FSS)
  • Resource Pools
  • Resource Capping
  • Live Zone Reconfiguration

 Module 10: Monitoring and Tuning Oracle Solaris Zone Environments

  • Introduction to Oracle Solaris Zone Monitoring
  • Extended Accounting Facility
  • The zonestat Utility
  • Troubleshooting Zones

Oracle Solaris 11 Zones Administration Ed3 Course Prerequisites:

The following prerequisites are recommended for the Oracle Solaris 11 Zones Administration Ed3 training:

  • Knowledge of Oracle Solaris 10/11 system administration.
  • Experience with managing Oracle Solaris systems.
  • Experience with Virtualization technologies such as Oracle Solaris Zones and containers.
  • Working knowledge of scripting and automation tools such as Ansible, Chef, or Puppet.
  • Familiarity with patching and operating system patch level consideration.
  • Knowledge of Oracle Solaris Cluster concepts, installation, and administration.
  • Knowledge of Oracle Solaris networking (IPv4 and IPv6).
  • Knowledge of Solaris Fault Manager (ASM) and Solaris Resource Manager (SRM).
  • An understanding of system security principles.

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