Solaris Shell Programming

Duration : 2 Days (16 Hours)

Solaris Shell Programming Course Overview:

The Solaris Shell Programming certification assesses proficiency in utilizing Solaris Shell, a scripting language on the Solaris OS. Encompassing core aspects like file system navigation, permissions, process management, and scripting, this certification is vital in technology and software sectors employing Solaris. Attaining this certification signifies adeptness in Solaris system management, configuration, and issue resolution. It underscores a robust Shell scripting base, empowering task automation for heightened efficiency and system efficacy.

Intended Audience:

• IT professionals interested in Unix system programming
• Unix/Linux system administrators seeking advanced skills
• Application developers needing understanding of shell programming
• Computer Science students looking to expand their programming knowledge
• Tech enthusiasts wanting to explore Solaris shell programming
• Software engineers aiming to streamline processes with shell scripts

Learning Objectives of Solaris Shell Programming:

The learning objectives of the Solaris Shell Programming course are designed to provide students with both foundational and advanced knowledge of Shell programming on the Solaris operating system. By the end of the course, students will have acquired the following skills:

  1. Write, Debug, and Execute Shell Scripts: Students will gain proficiency in creating, debugging, and running Shell scripts, enabling them to automate various tasks and processes.
  2. File and Directory Management: Learners will learn how to effectively manipulate files and directories using Shell commands, contributing to efficient data organization and retrieval.
  3. Process Management: Students will master the art of managing processes within the Solaris environment, ensuring seamless execution of various operations.
  4. Shell Features Utilization: Understanding the effective utilization of shell features such as variables, parameters, and conditionals will empower students to create more dynamic and versatile scripts.
  5. Integration with SQL and Other Software: Students will grasp the integration of Shell scripting with SQL and other software tools, expanding their capabilities in data handling and processing.
  6. Task Automation: By acquiring scripting skills, learners will be equipped to automate tasks, resulting in increased productivity and proficiency in professional scenarios.

Throughout the course, students will work towards enhancing their ability to create, manage, and optimize Shell scripts, allowing them to contribute effectively to projects and tasks within the Solaris operating system environment.


  • Basic Unix commands
  • General commands
  • File and directory handling commands
  • Filename generation and regular expression characters
  • I/O Redirection features
  • Other commands


  • What is a shell script?
  • Development guidelines
  • Creating and editing shell scripts
  • Naming and storing shell scripts
  • Executing shell scripts
  • Exercise: Write a simple shell script


  • Environment variables
  • Local variables
  • Assigning values to variables
  • Assessing variable values
  • Using quotes
  • Delimiting variable names
  • Echo control sequences
  • Exercise: Add variables to a script


  • Using the expr command
  • Using the (( )) notation
  • Exercise: Add integer arithmetic to a shell script


  • The read command
  • Command line arguments
  • Exercise: Writing a generic shell script
  • Exercise: Writing an interactive shell script


  • The if statement
  • The test command
  • Exercise: Adding validation to previous scripts


  • Other test notations
  • Default and substitute variables
  • Exit status codes
  • Exercise


  • The while loop
  • The until loop
  • The for loop
  • The while true and until false loops
  • Loop control commands
  • Exercise: Enhancing the previously written scripts
  • Exercise: Writing a script to copy files using a ‘for’ loop
  • Exercise: Writing a script to generate numbers with the ‘while’ loop


  • The case statement
  • Menu driven applications
  • Exercise: Developing and writing a menu system

 Module 10: FUNCTIONS

  • What is a function?
  • Syntax
  • Examples
  • Exercise: Add a function to a script

Solaris Shell Programming Course Prerequisites:

• Basic understanding of UNIX/Linux OS
• Familiarity with UNIX/Linux commands and utilities
• Knowledge of programming fundamentals
• Experience with scripting languages
• Proficiency in using text editors like vi or nano
• Understanding of UNIX/Linux file system and process management.

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