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Solaris 10 System Administration - Part II

This Solaris System Administration training course will provide delegates with practical experience of configuring various aspects of a Oracle Solaris system up to and including Solaris version 10.  This course extends the skills a delegate will have gained from attending the Solaris System Administration - Part 1 course.

Delegates will cover more specialised tasks such as managing the system log and configuring remote file sharing with NFS whilst gaining the key skills required to prepare for the Oracle Solaris 10 System Administrator Certified Professional Part II exam (1Z0-878).

Target Audience:

This Solaris 10 System Administration - Part II course is aimed at IT staff responsible for administering a networked server in a local area network, running the Oracle Solaris operating environment.  It will extend their skills beyond basic administration tasks.

Please Note:

  • Course technical content is subject to change without notice.
  • Course content is structured as sessions, this does not strictly map to course timings. Concepts, content and practicals often span sessions.

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Learning Objectives

Administering Solaris systems involves many specialised tasks including; monitoring system events with syslog, performing network installations, dealing with various aspects of the network environment and assigning system roles to users.  Delegates taking this class will gain the necessary knowledge and skills to perform these tasks.


Attendance on the Solaris Introduction and Solaris 10 System Administration - Part I courses or similar knowledge is required.  Shell Programming knowledge is beneficial but not essential.  This skill can be gained by attending the Solaris Shell Programming course.

Pre-Requisite Courses

Course Content

The delegate will learn and acquire skills as follows:

  • Configuring and Managing DNS
  • Configuring and Managing NIS
  • Control of remote File Systems with NFS and Auto mount
  • Managing Disk Space in the Solaris Volume Management environment using the Solaris Management Console and standard commands
  • Managing swap space
  • Setting up the JumpStart facility to automate installation
  • Installing a system with a Flash Archive
  • Live Upgrade
  • Managing the System and Program Dump file environment
  • Managing system event logging with syslog
  • Allocating system tasks to users using Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Configuring and accessing Zones

Exams & Certification

Exams are not included as part of the course

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