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Solaris 10 Basic System Administration

"Ireland's Centre for Unix Excellence"

Course Content:

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Module 1 - Installing Solaris 10 Operating System Module 2 - Introduction to Solaris 10 OS Directory Hierarchy
Identify the fundamentals of Solaris 10 O/S Installation
Installation of Solaris 10
Installation of additional language support
Description / (root) subdirectories
Description of the file components
Description of file types
Describing the importance of certain files
Module 3 - Boot, Service Management and Shutdown Controls Module 4 - User and Group Management
Multi-User system processes
Apply utilities to monitor or manage processes
Service Management Facility (SMF) Framework
Services and service dependencies
Apply the svcs command
SMF Identifiers
The svcadm command
The svcconfig command
SMF milestones and their significance
OpenBoot PROM command set
init command
inetadm command
Boot the system to a recognized service milestone
Alter the system service milestone
Shutdown the system
Describing user administration fundamentals
Managing user accounts using command-line tools
Managing group accounts using command-line tools
Managing user accounts using the SMC GUI tool
Managing group accounts using the SMC GUI tool
Creating an administrative users using Role Based Accessing Control
Managing initialization and user login control files
Module 5 - Performing System Security Module 6 - Hard Disks and Partitioning
Monitor system access
Switch users on a system
Control system access
Restrict access to data in files
Describe the Solaris Basic Security Module
Apply the Solaris 10 Least Privilege model of security
Describe the basic architecture of a disk
Describe the naming conventions for devices
List devices
Reconfigure devices
Perform hard disk partitioning using the format command
Manage disk labels
Partition a disk by using the Solaris Management Console
Module 7 - Managing Solaris OS File Systems Module 8 - Performing Solaris 10 OS Package and Patch Administration
Describe Solaris OS file systems
Create a new ufs file system
Grow the ufs file system in a logical partition
Describe the structure of a UFS inode
Check the file system by using the fsck command
Resolve file system inconsistencies
Monitor file system use
Identify mounting basics
Perform mounts
Perform unmounts
Access a mounted diskette, CD-ROM, or DVD
Restrict access to a mounted diskette, CD-ROM, or DVD
Access a diskette, CD-ROM, or DVD without Volume Management (vold)
Describe the fundamentals of package administration
Administer packages using the command-line interface
Describe the purpose of the Product Registry
Describe the fundamentals of patch administration
Describe the new process of automated patch updating
Install and remove patches
Module 9 - Printers and Printing Module 10 - Automating process with cron
Identify network printing fundamentals
Configure and administer printer services
Administer printer services
Start and stop the line printer (LP) print service
Specify a destination printer
Use the LP print service
Describe the foomatic printer definitions
Use common print commands
Schedule a one-time execution of a command using the at command
Schedule automatic recurring execution of commands using crontab files
Module 11 - Performing File System Backups  
Identify the fundamentals of backups
Back up files and directories using tar, zip, cpio
Backup a file system using the ufsdump command
Recover files and directories using tar, zip, cpio
Restore ufs file systems using the ufsrestore command
 

Duration:
5 Days.

Target Audience:
Students who can benefit from this course include system administrators, programmers and general-purpose users who are preparing to perform essential system administration procedures in the Solaris OS on UltraSPARC or x86/x64-based systems.

Prerequisites:
  1. Students who can benefit from this course include system administrators, programmers and general-purpose users who are preparing to perform essential system administration procedures in the Solaris OS on UltraSPARC or x86/x64-based systems.
Timings:
The times shown per module represent roughly 80% of the course time which is a combination of lecture and practical example.
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