Solaris System Administrator I

This course is the first part of a 2-part series for system administrators who want to learn how to administer a Solaris 8 environment. In this 4-day hands-on course you will learn how to set up, configure, and manage a Solaris 8 environment including upgrades and patches, real-world third-party tools, file directory and file system, and disaster recovery backup and restore.

  • Cost: Price on application
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • This course is not available as part of our public schedule but can be provided on a customised client specific basis.

PREREQUISITES:

Introduction to UNIX for Applications Developers, or, UNIX Introduction and KORN Shell Programming or equivalent experience.

SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE:

  • The Solaris Kernel
  • UNIX Shells and Programs
  • Memory Management

DEVICES:

  • Device Files and Types
  • Device Information Tree

DISKS AND STORAGE:

  • Disk Storage Strategies
  • RAID5
  • Disks and Partitions
  • RAID Implementation n Hardware and Software

UNIX FILE SYSTEMS:

  • Local and Custom File Systems
  • File System Types
  • Mounting and Unmounting File System
  • Maintaining File Systems

INTRODUCTION TO SOLARIS NETWORKING:

  • TCP/IP Networking Concepts
  • TCP/IP Routing
  • Adding a System to a Network
  • NOS Solaris Style

SOFTWARE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE:

  • Software Groups and Management
  • Solaris Installation
  • System Upgrades and Patches

System Shutdown and Boot:System States

  • The init Command and the inittab File
  • The runtime Scripts
  • Shutdown and Boot

BACKUP AND RESTORE:

  • Backups With the tar Command
  • System Backups
  • The ufsdump and ufsrestore Commands

PROCESSES AND DAEMONS:

  • User and System Processes
  • Managing Processes
  • Scheduling Processes

CONNECTS:

  • Connections
  • X Servers and Client Applications
  • Well-Known Ports and the inetd Daemon
  • The inetd.conf Connection and inetc
  • Equivalency
  • Serial Connections

USERS:

  • Users, Groups, and Permissions
  • Superuser
  • Adding, Modifying, and Removing Users

PRINT MANAGEMENT:

  • Printer Connections and Printer Types
  • Print Job Processing
  • Printer Queue Management

EVENTS AND ERROR MESSAGES:

Event Types
Hardware, Software, and Application Event Logging

Performance Monitoring:

  • The Performance Quadrant
  • Monitoring Tools
  • Performance Baseline