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Solaris 10 ZFS Administration

  • Price £1,740.00
  • Duration 3 day(s)
All major credit cards accepted


ZFS offers a dramatic advance in data management, with an innovative approach to data integrity, tremendous
performance improvements, and a welcome integration of file system and volume management capabilities using
storage pools. Learn how to set up, configure, administer and manage this file system with classroom discussion
followed by in-depth, detailed lab exercises. Topics include booting ZFS as a root file system, managing pools and file
systems, configuring ZFS snapshots and clones, using ZFS with Solaris Zones, and troubleshooting and recovering

LAB INFORMATION: The hands-on labs offered in this course will involve accessing equipment that resides at a
location other than where the training is delivered. The hands-on online labs offered in this course involve accessing
equipment through a network terminal session. Students will not have physical access to this equipment.

Students who can benefit from this course:

Experienced Solaris OS System Administrators


Required Prerequisites

•System Administration for the Solaris 10 Operating System, Part 2 (SA-202-S10)
•Manage file systems and local disk drives
•Manage user administration
•Perform system boot procedures
•Administer the Solaris 10 Operating System

Suggested Prerequisites

•Solaris 10 Features for Experienced System Administrators (SA-225-S10)


•Identify ZFS hardware, software, and storage requirements
•Manage ZFS storage pools
•Manage ZFS file systems
•Manage ZFS snapshots and clones
•Install and boot a ZFS root file system
•Describe ZFS troubleshooting and data recovery
•Describe ZFS volumes
•Use ZFS with Solaris zones

Course Content

•What Is ZFS?
•ZFS Terminology
•ZFS Component Naming Conventions
•Getting Started
•Hardware and Software Requirements
•Creating a Basic File System
•Creating a Storage Pool
•Creating a File System Hierarchy
•Managing Storage Pools
•Components of a ZFS Storage Pool
•Replication Features of a ZFS Storage Pool
•Creating and Destroying ZFS Storage Pools
•Managing Devices in ZFS Storage Pools
•Querying ZFS Storage Pool Status
•Migrating ZFS Storage Pools
•Managing ZFS File Systems
•Creating and Destroying ZFS File Systems
•Using ZFS Properties
•Querying ZFS File System Information
•Managing ZFS Properties
•Mounting and Sharing ZFS File Systems
•Setting ZFS Quotas and Reservations
•Working With ZFS Snapshots and Clones
•ZFS Snapshots
•ZFS Clones
•Sending and Receiving ZFS Data
•Installing and Booting a ZFS Root File System
•Initial Installation
•JumpStart Installation
•Migrating a UFS Root File System to a ZFS Root File System
•ZFS Support for Swap and Dump Devices
•Booting from a ZFS Root File System
•Troubleshooting and Data Recovery
•Reviewing ZFS Failure Modes
•Checking ZFS Data Integrity
•Identifying Problems in ZFS
•Repairing a Damaged ZFS Configuration
•Resolving a Missing Device
•Replacing or Repairing a Damaged Device
•Repairing Damaged Data
•Repairing an Unbootable System

Advanced Topics

•ZFS Volumes
•Using ZFS on a Solaris System with Zones Installed
•ZFS Alternate Root Pools
•ZFS Rights Profiles

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