Solaris 11 System Administration - Part II

5 Day Course
Code SSA2R11

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Overview

This course extends the skills a delegate will have gained from attending the Solaris System Administration - Part 1 course. Delegates will cover more specialised tasks such as configuring network failover, Zones, Role Based Access Control (RBAC), managing system performance and also gaining other skills which will help with preparing for the Oracle Certified Professional, Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator (1Z0-822).

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Course Contents - DAY 1 (37 topics)

  • Course Introduction
  • Administration and Course Materials
  • Course Structure and Agenda
  • Delegate and Trainer Introductions
  • Session 1: CONFIGURING THE IMAGE PACKAGING SYSTEM IPS
  • 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 2: INSTALLING SOLARIS 11 USING THE AUTOMATED INSTALLER
  • 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
  • Exercise
  • Session 3: CONFIGURING SMF
  • SMF Review
  • Troubleshooting Services
  • State Notification
  • SMF Properties
  • Listing Properties
  • Setting Properties
  • Network Properties
  • Configuring a new SMF Service
  • Exercise

Course Contents - DAY 2 (25 topics)

  • Session 4: VIRTUAL NETWORKS
  • What is a Virtual Network?
  • Internal Virtual Networks
  • External Virtual Networks
  • Creating and Configuring a Virtual Network Device
  • Post Configuration Procedures
  • Exercise
  • Session 5: ZONES
  • Basic Description
  • Main Features and Benefits
  • Zone Configuration Settings and Characteristics
  • Creating Zones
  • Accessing Zones
  • Managing the Zone State
  • Zone System Processes
  • Exercise
  • Session 6: CONFIGURING NETWORKS AND NETWORK FAILOVERS
  • Configuring systems on a local network
  • Managing the network configuration profiles
  • Manual mode network configuration
  • Configuring link aggregations
  • Configuring IP multipathing (IPMP)
  • Exercise

Course Contents - DAY 3 (29 topics)

  • Session 7: ZFS AND DATA STORAGE
  • ZFS Data Protection
  • ZFS RAID Modes
  • Backup and Recovery with Snapshots
  • Managing Disk Space with ZFS Properties
  • Exercise
  • Session 8: ROLE BASED ACCESS CONTROL (RBAC)
  • Traditional UNIX security vs RBAC
  • The RBAC security model
  • Associated files and attributes
  • Linking Attributes and their files together
  • Attribute file formats
  • Configuring RBAC: commands and files
  • Exercise
  • Session 9: AUDITING
  • What events create audit records
  • Audit plugins
  • Auditing terminology
  • Main auditing commands
  • Auditing with Solaris Zones
  • Determining what to audit
  • Displaying audit service settings
  • Changing the preselect audit classes
  • Assigning space for the audit trail
  • Viewing the audit trail
  • Displaying kernel audit statistics
  • Exercise

Course Contents - DAY 4 (25 topics)

  • Session 10: SYSLOG
  • The /etc/syslog.conf Configuration File
  • The M4 Utility
  • Editing the syslog.conf File
  • Testing syslogd Logging
  • Exercise
  • Session 11: DUMP FILE CONFIGURATION
  • Dump file definition
  • System crash dumps
  • Displaying the system crash dump configuration
  • Modifying the system crash dump configuration
  • Core dumps
  • Displaying the core dump configuration
  • Modifying the core dump configuration
  • Exercise
  • Session 12: MONITORING AND MANAGING PERFORMANCE
  • Monitoring Performance Procedures
  • Monitoring System Wide Resources
  • The sar, vmstat and iostat commands
  • Monitoring Processes Resources
  • The ps, prstat and top Commands
  • Responding to Resource problems
  • Exercise

Course Contents - DAY 5 (9 topics)

  • Session 13: PROCESS PRIORITIES AND CLASSES
  • Process Scheduling
  • Scheduling Classes
  • Listing Classes and Priority Ranges
  • Managing Classes and Priorities
  • The dispadmin command
  • The priocntl command
  • Exercise

Prerequisites

Attendance on the Solaris Introduction and Solaris System Administration - Part I courses or similar knowledge is required. Shell Programming knowledge is beneficial but not essential. This skill can be gained by attending the Solaris Shell Programming course.

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.

Code Location Duration Price Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
SSA2R11 5 Days $2,100
16-20

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