Managing Solaris 11 for Experienced Solaris 10 Systems Administrators

0 Day Course
Code SFTR11

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Overview

The course covers skills and tasks that are new or are changed in Solaris 11 from Solaris 10. The course also covers tasks in Solaris 11 that replace previous Solaris 10 tasks. This hands-on course is intended to provide experienced 10 system administrators with practical experience in carrying out similar or related tasks they are currently managing but on a Solaris 11 system.

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Modules

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Session 1: INSTALLING SOLARIS 11 (12 topics)

  • Installation methods
  • Minimum installation requirements
  • Installation considerations
  • Disk partitioning
  • Logical disk names
  • Device drivers
  • Software packages
  • Network configuration
  • Performing an interactive installation
  • Checking the installed system
  • Migrating from Solaris 10

Session 2: IPS SOFTWARE MANAGEMENT (9 topics)

  • Repositories
  • Package name format
  • Managing packages with the pkg command
  • List existing and searching for new packages
  • Updating existing and installing new packages
  • Checking existing packages
  • Managing packages with the GUI tool
  • Exercise

Session 3: CONFIGURING THE IMAGE PACKAGING SYSTEM IPS (9 topics)

  • Configuring a local IPS repository
  • Configuring the repository server
  • Configuring access from network clients to a local IP repository
  • Installing signed packages
  • Publisher properties for signed packages
  • Managing package publishers
  • Managing multiple boot environments
  • Exercise

Session 4: INSTALLING SOLARIS 11 USING THE AUTOMATED INSTALLER (12 topics)

  • Introduction to the Automated Installer (AI)
  • Obtaining the AI
  • Setting up the requirements for the AI
  • Creating the installation service
  • Testing the first client
  • Tailoring AI to the requirements of the install client
  • Installation of software on the client
  • Specifying repositories
  • Specifying packages to install
  • Migrating Jumpstart configuration files to AI
  • Exercise

Session 5: NETWORKING ADMINISTRATION (11 topics)

  • Location of network information
  • Network services and SMF
  • Network properties and SMF
  • Network Profiles
  • Network Interfaces and Datalinks
  • Manual and automatic configuration
  • Managing Datalinks
  • Managing Interfaces
  • Swap and Dump files
  • Exercise

Session 6: VIRTUAL NETWORKS (7 topics)

  • What is a Virtual Network?
  • Internal Virtual Networks
  • External Virtual Networks
  • Creating and Configuring a Virtual Network Device
  • Post Configuration Procedures
  • Exercise

Session 7: CONFIGURING NETWORKS AND NETWORK FAILOVERS (7 topics)

  • Configuring systems on a local network
  • Managing the network configuration profiles
  • Manual mode network configuration
  • Configuring link aggregations
  • Configuring IP multipathing (IPMP)
  • Exercise

Session 8: FILE SYSTEM ISSUES (6 topics)

  • ZFS features
  • UFS support
  • Migrating UFS file systems to ZFS
  • ZFS User home directories
  • Exercise

Session 9: SMF (4 topics)

  • Fault Notification
  • Fast Boot
  • Exercise

Session 10: SECURITY WITH SUDO (4 topics)

  • Assign users administration tasks with the sudoers file
  • Running administration tasks with the sudo command
  • Exercise

Session 11: MISCELANEOUS FEATURES (13 topics)

  • Monitoring processes with the top command
  • Booting from the installation media for system recovery
  • CUPS print management system
  • Print commands
  • RBAC attribute files
  • Zone features
  • Zones and networking
  • Root Login and Roles
  • Default shell
  • Virtual Console terminals
  • Documentation for Solaris 11
  • Exercise

Prerequisites

Recent experience of administrating a Solaris 10 system including network configuration, SMF, ZFS and Zones

Scheduled Dates

Please select from the dates below to make an enquiry or booking.

Pricing

Different pricing structures are available including special offers. These include early bird, late availability, multi-place, corporate volume and self-funding rates. Please arrange a discussion with a training advisor to discover your most cost effective option.

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SFTR11 3 Days $1,395

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