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Oracle Solaris 11 System Admin Hertford

  • Price £2,625.00
  • Duration 5 day(s)
All major credit cards accepted


The Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration course is designed to provide enterprise system administrators, who are new to the Oracle Solaris 11 Operating System, with the skills they need to perform their job tasks successfully and efficiently.

The course covers the full range of introductory system administration tasks from installing the operating system on a single system to monitoring and basic troubleshooting. The course provides an intensive hands-on experience for key system administration tasks with the goal of making the system administrator job-ready.

Learn To:

Perform basic installation and software package updates
Perform basic services, process, and access control management
Perform basic data storage, zones, network and user administration

This course will help you prepare for the Oracle Certified Associate, Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator certification

Target Audience

System Administrator
Support Engineer


Basic UNIX skills


Delegates will learn how to

Control access to systems and files
Manage system processes
Schedule system tasks
Monitor the system
Troubleshoot system issues
Install the Oracle Solaris 11 operating system using an interactive installer
Update the Oracle Solaris 11 operating system using IPS
Manage software packages in the Oracle Solaris 11 operating system
Administer SMF services
Start up and shut down a system
Manage data storage using ZFS
Administer an Oracle Solaris zone
Administer a physical network
Set up and administer user accounts

Course Content

Installing Oracle Solaris 11 Using an Interactive Installer

Preparing for the Installation
Performing the Installation
Verifying the Installation

Updating the Oracle Solaris 11 OS Using IPS

Retrieving Packages from the IPS Repository
Installing a Package
Verifying a Package Installation
Uninstalling a Package
Searching for a Package

Managing Software Packages

Managing Software Packages Using the Command Line
Manage Software Packages Using Package Manager

Administering SMF Services

Monitoring Services
Enabling a Service
Disabling a Service
Restarting a Service

Booting and Shutting Down a System

Booting a System
Shutting Down a System

Managing ZFS Storage Pools

Creating a ZFS Storage Pool
Managing ZFS Storage Pool Properties
Querying ZFS Storage Pool Status
Destroying a ZFS Storage Pool

Managing ZFS File Systems

Creating and Destroying a ZFS File System
Managing ZFS File SystemProperties
Querying ZFS File System Information
Mounting and Unmounting ZFS File Systems

Using ZFS Snapshots and Clones

Creating a ZFS Snapshot
Destroying a ZFS Snapshot
Displaying a ZFS Snapshot
Creating a ZFS Clone
Destroying a ZFS Clone

Administering an Oracle Solaris Zone

Logging in to a Zone
Exiting a Zone
Shutting Down a Zone
Starting Up a Zone
Halting a Zone
Assessing a Zone Configuration
Monitoring a Zone

Administering a Physical Network

Determining Datalink Availability
Configuring a Network Interface
Administering a Network Interface
Verifying Network Operation

Setting Up and Maintaining User Accounts

Adding Users and Groups
Modifying User and Group Accounts
Deleting User and Group Accounts
Setting Password Aging

Configuring User Shells and User Disk Quotas

Configuring User Shells
Configuring User Disk Quotas

Controlling Access to Systems

Securing Logins and Passwords
Changing the Password Algorithm
Verifying System Access Control

Controlling Access to Files

Protecting Files with Basic Permissions
Protecting Against Programs with Security Risk
Verifying File Access Control

Configuring and Using Secure Shell

Configuring Secure Shell
Using Secure Shell

Managing System Processes

Listing System Processes
Controlling System Processes
Killing a Process

Scheduling System Tasks

Scheduling Repetitive System Tasks
Administering crontab Files

Monitoring System Logs and Crash and Core Dump Files

Introducing System Logs
Introducing Crash Dump Files
Introducing Core Dump Files

Performing Basic Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting a Script Execution Issue
Troubleshooting a Software Update Failure
Troubleshoot a Network Connectivity Issue
Troubleshooting a Directory Access Issue
Troubleshooting a Default Shell Issue

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