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Solaris 11 System Administration - Part I (SSA1R11)


Course Overview

This Solaris System Administration training course will give delegates practical experience in the administration of an Oracle Solaris 11 system. Together with the Solaris Introduction course this event will enable the delegate to gain skills which will help them to prepare for the Oracle Certified Associate, Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator exam (1Z0-821). Having achieved the above certification plus attending the Solaris Systems Administration Part II course attendees will have gained much of the preparation required for sitting the Oracle Solaris Advanced Systems Administration exam (1Z0-822).

Examinations This Solaris 11 System Administration - Part I course will teach the major topics required for the delegate to work towards achieving the Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator exam (1Z0-821) . Before taking any exam, ensure you have the recommended experience. The Oracle website lists all exam requirements and these are updated regularly. Exams are not included as part of the course.

Who should attend

This Solaris 11 System Administration - Part I course is aimed at IT staff responsible for performing essential system administration procedures in the Oracle Solaris 11 operating environment.


Delegates should be familiar with using Solaris Unix shell commands and the vi editor. Knowledge of shell programming would be beneficial though not essential. Pre-Requisite Courses

  • Solaris Introduction
  • Solaris Shell Programming

Course Objectives

The delegates will practise:

  • Managing Boot and Shutdown Procedures
  • Managing Services with the Service Management Facility (SMF)
  • Installing the Solaris 11 Operating system
  • Software Package Administration using IPS
  • Disk Management
  • UFS File System Management
  • UFS Backup and Recovery
  • ZFS File System Management
  • Administration of File Permissions
  • User and Group Management
  • Control Local and Remote Login
  • Disk Quotas
  • Managing the User Login Environment
  • Managing Processes and Scheduling tasks
  • Administer Zones
  • Administrating the Network

Administering Solaris systems involves many standard tasks including; starting and shutting down a system, managing filesystems and performing regular backups. Delegates taking this course will gain the necessary knowledge and skills to perform these tasks.

Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. VAT)
  • United Kingdom: £ 2,100.-

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