Solaris 10 Features for Experienced Solaris System Admin

5 Day Course
Hands On
Code SA-225-S10

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Solaris Zones Configuration (6 topics)

  • Identify the features of Solaris Zones partitioning technology
  • Understand how and why zone partitioning is used
  • Configure zones
  • Verify zone configuration
  • Export zone configuration
  • Install zones

Solaris Zones Administration (15 topics)

  • Verify zone configurations
  • Install zones
  • Boot zones
  • Open a zone console
  • Rename zones
  • Move a zone
  • Clone a zone
  • Back up and restore non-global zones
  • Migrate zones from one machine to another
  • Describe system upgrades with non-global zones installed
  • Administer packages in zones
  • Remove zones
  • Configure resource pools
  • Configure the zone-wide resource controls
  • Establish physical memory controls using the resource capping daemon

Introduction to the Solaris ZFS File System (7 topics)

  • Describe the Solaris ZFS file system
  • Create new Solaris ZFS pools and file systems
  • Modify Solaris ZFS file system properties
  • Mount and unmount Solaris ZFS file systems
  • Destroy Solaris ZFS pools and file systems
  • Work with Solaris ZFS snapshots and Clones
  • Use Solaris ZFS datasets with Solaris Zones

Predictive Self-Healing (5 topics)

  • List the benefits of Predictive Self-Healing
  • Determine the relationship of Fault Management Architecture (FMA) to Sun's Predictive Self-Healing capability
  • Determine the relationship of Service Management Facility (SMF) to Sun's Predictive Self-Healing capability
  • Explore features of the Fault Management Architecture
  • Explore features of the Service Management Facility

DTrace Fundamentals (3 topics)

  • Describe the features of the Solaris Dynamic Tracing (DTrace) facility
  • Describe the DTrace architecture
  • List and enable probes, and create action statements and D scripts

NFS Changes (3 topics)

  • Describe NFS enhancements
  • Describe the enhancements to Network File System version 4 (NFS version 4)
  • Describe NFS hardware and software requirements, dependencies, and limitations

Security Changes (7 topics)

  • Describe the Least Privilege Model
  • Explain the Solaris OS Cryptographic Framework (SCF)
  • Understand the Hardware Accelerator for Internet Key Exchange (IKE)
  • Explain and use the Solaris IP Filter firewall
  • Describe the benefits of Solaris(TM) Trusted Extensions
  • Install and remove Solaris Trusted Extensions software
  • Identify key features of the Solaris Trusted Extensions software

Solaris 10 Operating System Installation Changes (10 topics)

  • Describe the limitations of upgrading the Solaris OS in non-global zones
  • Configure multiple network interfaces during installation
  • Describe how disk partition tables can be modified using an existing Volume Table of Contents (VTOC)
  • Describe the Reduced Networking Software Group
  • Explore changes to the Solaris JumpStart software and configure, enable, and troubleshoot JumpStart
  • Identify the changes to Flash archives
  • Identify changes to the Solaris Live Upgrade boot environment and configure, enable, and troubleshoot the Live Upgrade boot capability
  • Describe the wide area network (WAN) Boot utility and configure, enable, and troubleshoot the WAN Boot utility
  • Explore package and patch web installation and configure, enable, and troubleshoot package and patch web installation
  • Describe the installation license panel


To succeed fully in this course, students should be able to administer the Solaris 10 OS

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