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Course Name: Solaris 10 New Features for Experienced Solaris System Administrators

Length: 4 days            Prerequisite: Solaris 9 Advanced System Administration

Recommendation Statement:
It is assumed that the student has experience managing the Solaris 9 OE with an advanced level of experience. The student should have attended an intermediate and advanced Solaris 9 course.

Course Description:
This course teaches intermediate and advanced topics in Solaris 10 system administration. The operating system will be Solaris 10 (SunOS 5.10)- Sun's implementation of SystemV release4. After completion of this course, the student will be prepared for the Certified Solaris 10 System Administrator Upgrade Examination – (CX-310-203).

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:
      • Identify the new features of Solaris Zones
      • Identify changes to authentication features
      • Identify changes to file system features
      • Identify the new features of fault and service management
      • Describe DTrace fundamentals
      • Describe Network File System (NFS) Version 4
      • Identify changes to the various methods of installation

Topics Covered:

Zones
      • Identify the features of Solaris Zones
      • Understand how and why zone partitioning is used
      • Configure zones
      • Boot zones
      • Configure resource pools
      • Configure the zone-wide resource controls
      • Establish physical memory controls using the resource capping daemon
      • Administer packages in zones
      • Identify the features of Solaris Zones Interim Solution

Authentication Changes
      • Identify changes to password checking
      • Identify features of Least Privilege
      • Identify changes to Kerberos

File System Features
      • Identify changes to UFS
      • Describe Zettabyte File System (ZFS)
      • Describe Solaris Volume Manager (SVM)

Fault and Service Management
      • Identify features of the Fault Management Architecture (FMA)
      • Identify features of the Service Management Facility (SMF)

Dtrace Fundamentals
      • Describe the features of the Solaris Dynamic Tracing (DTrace) facility
      • Describe the DTrace architecture
      • List and enable probes, and create action statements and D scripts

NFS Changes
      • Describe NFS enhancements for Solaris 9 OS First Customer Ship (FCS)through Solaris 10 OS FCS
      • Describe the enhancements to Network File System version 4 (NFS version 4)
      • Describe NFS hardware and software requirements, dependencies, and limitations

Solaris 10 OS Installation
      • Describe changes to the Solaris installation media
      • Configure multiple network interfaces during installation
      • Modify disk partition tables by using a Virtual Table of Contents (VTOC)
      • Describe changes to the Solaris JumpStart software
      • Describe changes to Flash archives
      • Describe changes to the Solaris Live Upgrade
      • Describe the WAN Boot utility and configure, enable, and troubleshoot the WAN Boot utility
      • Describe package and patch web installation and configure, enable, and troubleshoot package and patch web installation