Network Administration for the Solaris 10 Operating System

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Unix Curriculum
Code SA-300-S10

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The Network Administration for the Solaris 10 Operating System course provides students with instruction in performing network administration tasks, such as configuration and troubleshooting local area networks (LANs). This course also provides hands-on experience with topics such as Internet Protocol (IP) routing, Domain Name System (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), IP version 6 (IPv6), and the Solaris IP Filter firewall.

Course Objectives

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

- Configure the Network Interface layer
- Configure the network (Internet and Transport layers)
- Configure and manage network applications

Who Should Attend

Students who can benefit from this course are experienced system administrators who are, or will be, responsible for administering Sun systems in a networked environment that includes LANs and the Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS).

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Introducing the TCP/IP Model (4 topics)

  • Describe network model fundamentals
  • Describe the layers of the Transmission Control Protocol/IP (TCP/IP) model
  • Describe basic peer-to-peer communication and related protocols
  • Identify TCP/IP protocols

Introducing LANs and Their Components (3 topics)

  • Describe network topologies
  • Describe LAN media
  • Describe network devices

Describing Ethernet Interfaces (3 topics)

  • Describe Ethernet concepts
  • Describe Ethernet frames
  • Use network utilities

Describing ARP and RARP (2 topics)

  • Describe Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
  • Describe Reverse ARP (RARP)

Configuring IP (6 topics)

  • Describe the Internet layer protocols
  • Describe the IP datagram
  • Describe IP address types
  • Describe subnetting and variable length subnet masks (VLSMs)
  • Describe the interface configuration files
  • Administer logical interfaces

Configuring IP Network Multipathing (2 topics)

  • Describe IP multipathing
  • Implement IP multipathing

Configuring Routing (9 topics)

  • Identify the fundamentals of routing
  • Describe routing table population
  • Describe routing protocol types
  • Describe the routing table
  • Configure static routing
  • Configure dynamic routing
  • Describe classless inter-domain routing (CIDR)
  • Configure routing at system boot
  • Troubleshoot routing

Configuring IPv6 (9 topics)

  • Describe IPv6
  • Describe IPv6 addressing
  • Describe IPv6 autoconfiguration
  • Describe IPv6 unicast address types
  • Describe IPv6 multicast address types
  • Enable IPv6
  • Manage IPv6
  • Configure 6to4 routing
  • Configure IPv6 multipathing

Describing the Transport Layer (4 topics)

  • Describe Transport layer fundamentals
  • Describe User Datagram Protocol (UDP)
  • Describe TCP
  • Describe TCP flow control

Configuring DNS (3 topics)

  • Describe the DNS basics
  • Configure the DNS server
  • Troubleshoot the DNS server using basic utilities

Configuring DHCP (5 topics)

  • Describe the fundamentals of DHCP
  • Configure a DHCP server
  • Configure and manage DHCP clients
  • Troubleshoot a DHCP server
  • Troubleshoot a DHCP client

Configuring NTP (4 topics)

  • Identify NTP basics
  • Configure an NTP server
  • Configure an NTP client
  • Troubleshoot NTP

Configuring the Solaris IP Filter Firewall (2 topics)

  • Identify Solaris IP Filter firewall basics
  • Configure Solaris IP Filter firewall


To succeed fully in this course, students should be able to: - Install, configure, and maintain a Solaris OS product line server - Change system run levels - Read and edit system resource files

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