System Administration for the Oracle Solaris 10 OS Part 2

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System Administration for the Oracle Solaris 10 OS Part 2

Description: The System Administration for the Oracle Solaris 10 OS, Part 2 course helps students gain expertise in the advanced system administration concepts of Oracle Solaris 10. This course provides students with hands-on experience working with more complex and integrated administration concepts, and builds upon the System Administration for the Oracle Solaris 10 Part 1 course. Learn to:Work with swap, NFS, RAID, RBAC.Configure DNS and LDAP clients.Configuring zones.Execute JumpStart server routines.Perform Live Upgrade.Perform expert-level system administration, operation, and maintenance. Prepare for CertificationThis course also helps you prepare for Part 2 of the Oracle Solaris 10 System Administrator Certified Professional exam. The hands-on labs offered in this course may involve accessing equipment that resides at a location other than where the training is delivered.A Live Virtual Class (LVC) is exclusively for registered students; unregistered individuals may not view an LVC at any time. Registered students must view the class from the country listed in the registration form. Unauthorized recording, copying, or transmission of LVC content may not be made.

Duration: 5 Days

Course Objective:

  • Manage swap configurations
  • Manage core dumps
  • Configure NFS and AutoFS
  • Describe RAID
  • Work with ZFS
  • Control access and configure system messaging
  • Configure role-based access control (RBAC)
  • Set up name services
  • Work with Zones
  • Describe LDAP
  • Perform Live Upgrade and Jumpstart installation

Audience:

  • System Administrator

Prerequisites:

  • Manage files and directories
  • Manage file systems
  • Control the user work environment
  • Install software
  • Archive files
  • Perform system boot procedures
  • Use remote commands
  • Perform user and security administration

Topics:

Managing Swap Space, Core Files and Crash Dumps

  • Configuring swap space
  • Managing crash dump behavior
  • Managing core file behavior

Configuring NFS

  • Benefits of NFS
  • Fundamentals of the NFS distributed file system
  • Managing an NFS server
  • Managing an NFS client
  • Enabling the NFS server logging
  • Troubleshooting NFS errors

Configuring AutoFS

  • AutoFS file system fundamentals
  • Automount maps

Describing RAID

  • Describing RAID concepts

Configuring Solaris Volume Manager Software

  • Solaris Volume Manager software concepts
  • Building a RAID-0 (concatenated) volume
  • Building a RAID-1 (mirror) volume for the root (/) file system

Configuring Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)

  • RBAC fundamentals
  • Component interaction within RBAC
  • Managing RBAC

Configuring System Messaging

  • Fundamentals of the syslog function
  • Configuring the /etc/syslog.conf file
  • Configuring syslog messaging
  • Using Solaris Management Console log viewer

Using Name Services

  • Name services concept
  • Name service switch file /etc/nsswitch.conf
  • Describing name service cache daemon (nscd)
  • Getting name service information

Configuring Name Service Clients

  • Configuring a DNS client
  • Configuring an LDAP client

Introduction to Zones

  • Identifying Zone Features
  • Describing how and why zone partitioning is used
  • Configuring zones
  • Installing, booting, moving, migrating, and deleting zones
  • Administering packages with zones
  • lx Branded Zones

Introduction to LDAP

  • LDAP as a naming service
  • Basic LDAP concepts and terminology
  • Directory Server Enterprise Edition requirements
  • Solaris LDAP Client requirements

Configuring JumpStart Installation Using the Oracle Solaris 10

  • Describing JumpStart configurations
  • Implementing a basic JumpStart server for SPARC® and x86/x64 clients
  • Describing booting x86/x64 systems using the Preboot Execution Environment (PXE)
  • DHCP server setup to support x86/x64 JumpStart clients
  • JumpStart software configuration alternatives setup
  • JumpStart to create a ZFS mirrored root pool
  • Troubleshooting JumpStart configurations

Performing Live Upgrade Using the Oracle Solaris 10 Operating System

  • Benefits of using Live Upgrade
  • Solaris Live Upgrade process
  • Solaris Live Upgrade requirements
  • Solaris Live Upgrade commands
  • Creating an alternate boot environment cloned from a running system
  • Creating differential flash archive in a Live Upgrade boot environment
  • Modifying the state of the new boot environment
  • Use Live Upgrade to patch a system

Related Courses:

  • System Administration for the Oracle Solaris 10 OS Part 2
  • Instructor Led Training
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