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Course Goal
Our Solaris Administration Workshop I Course will prepare students to administer Sun Solaris systems in a standalone environment. In this course, students will gain the necessary knowledge and skills to install the Solaris operating system, manage file systems and patches, conduct backups, control systems processes, manage users and devices and configure printer services. Each student attending the course will receive a System Administrator for Solaris 8 certification test voucher, will be automatically registered for certification testing, and on the last day of the course, will take the System Administrator for Solaris 8, Exam I. This course is intended for System Administrators and field service and support personnel that require basic Solaris Systems Administration skills.

Course Prerequisites
Familiarity with Solaris's Open Boot Prom, Unix shells, file management, file system navigation, booting a workstation, on-line manual pages and the VI editor is required. These prerequisites can be met by attending the Sun Desktop Maintenance Course or equivalent coursework.

Course Scope
The course includes use of the following products:

  • Solaris 8 (2.8)
  • SPARC, UltraSPARC, and Sun PCI Workstations
  • CDROM and Tape Drives
  • Printers

  • Course Content
    Upon completion, students should be able to:

  • Describe key system administration terms and concepts
  • Install and boot the Solaris 8 operating environment
  • Use the pkgadd command to add software packages
  • Add and maintain patches
  • Change system run levels
  • Implement system security
  • Add users to the system from the command line and by using Admintool
  • Manage system processes, disks, printers and file systems
  • Set up event logging and use auditing utilities
  • Perform file backups and restorations

  • Course Length
    Solaris Administration Workshop I Course is 7 days of training. Class size is limited to 8 students.