Certified Training Course in Solaris

Claydon IT Academy
In Chennai

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Contents


...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... FILE SYSTEM STRUCTURE ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • File system structure and slicing
  • The Solaris directory hierarchy
  • Identification of files and file types
  • Using symbolic and hard links

..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... DISK STORAGE MANAGEMENT FOR LOCAL DISK DRIVES .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • Disk concepts and structure; slices (partitions) and Solaris device naming conventions
  • Physical disk connection
  • Listing and reconfiguring the systems devices
  • Slicing and labelling disks with the format and fmthard utilities and the Solaris Management Console (smc)
  • Creating a Solaris file system with newfs
  • Using tunefs to change file system parameters
  • Deciding how to mount the new files system; updating /etc/vfstab for permanent mounts
  • Using fsck to perform file system integrity checks. Monitoring disk usage and directory sizes

....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... AN INTRODUCTION TO ZFS .........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

ZFS is a new disk storage pool and file system present in the main Solaris release update 2 of June 2006. This section gives a good practical introduction to using ZFS.

  • Creating a storage pool
  • Adding further devices
  • Removing a poll
  • Creating file systems within a pool
  • The ZFS browser-based GUI

....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... FILE SYSTEM MAINTENANCE AND SECURITY .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • The mount command
  • Mount options
  • The cachefs and LOFS file systems
  • Handling CD and floppy disks
  • USB and Firewire devices
  • Making room on the file system
  • File system security
  • SMC file system functions
  • Utilities for file system monitoring

........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ SYSTEM BUILD (INSTALLING SOLARIS) .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • Planning disk layout
  • Booting from CD, DVD or network to build
  • Building Solaris from scratch; selecting software options, disk slicing, etc.
  • Post-installation procedures
  • Overview of automatic installation
  • Upgrading from a previous Solaris release

........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... PATCH ADMINISTRATION ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • Obtaining and installing the latest patches, including clusters and individual patches
  • Examining the current patch level of a machine
  • Removing patches
  • An introduction to Sun Update Connection for automatic updates and patches

......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... SOFTWARE CONFIGURATION AND PACKAGE ADMINISTRATION ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • How to set up and customise a variety of tools, including shells, Common Desktop Environment, manual pages and AnswerBook
  • Examining, Installing and removing software packages using command line utilities, including Solaris distribution options
  • Using the Webstart installer mechanism to install software
  • Using the Solaris Product Registry (prodreg)

....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... BOOT PROM .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • Monitor prompt commands (boot, probe-scsi, probe-ide, test-net, devalias etc.)
  • Identifying system settings such as the default boot device
  • Using the eeprom command to view and change settings
  • Troubleshooting boot failure

....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... START-UP AND SHUTDOWN .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • In-depth explanation of the new Service Management Facility (SMF)
  • Using SMF utilities to monitor and control boot processes
  • Modifying SMF properties with svccfg
  • Self healing and Process Contracts
  • SMF repositories and recovery
  • Adding your own scripts and SMF service descriptions at system boot
  • SMF milestones
  • Understanding and changing run levels
  • Shutting down, suspending and powering off the system
  • Power management
  • Additional information for previous Solaris versions
  • Notes on using the GRUB bootloader on Intel platforms

....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... ADDING AND MAINTAINING USERS .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • Concepts
  • Ownership of files, directories and processes
  • Classes of user
  • Adding a user manually, via command line tools and graphically
  • User initialisation file management
  • Password control
  • Real and effective id
  • Using SMC for user management
  • Introduction to Role Based Access Control (RBAC) facilities

....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... SOLARIS GROUPS .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • Overview
  • The group file
  • Group identification of files and directories
  • The newgrp, groups and chgrp commands
  • Complete example of creating and using a group
  • Using SMC with groups

....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... SYSTEM SECURITY .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • Monitoring access to the system
  • Using the su (Switch User) command, and monitoring its use
  • Restricting file and directory access using protection mechanisms, including access modes, s and t bits, umask, chown and chmod
  • Introduction to Access Control Lists (ACLs)

....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... ADDING A PRINTER .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • Overview
  • Printer types and connection methods, including network printers
  • Software modifications
  • Spooling system commands
  • Administrator control commands
  • Remote printer facilities
  • Printer classes
  • Using the Solaris GUIs for printer management
  • Specifying both system and user default printer destinations

..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... SYSTEM PROCESSES .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • Examining and controlling processes using ps, kill, and the Process Manager
  • Automating commands with crontab and at, for one-off and regular command execution

...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... BACK-UP AND RESTORE UTILITIES, INCLUDING SNAPSHOTS ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • Overview and Preparation
  • Tape types and capacities
  • Sample ufsdump commands
  • Backup strategies
  • Taking a complete backup with ufsdump
  • Summary of ufsdump command options
  • Using fssnap to snapshot the file system and take a clean backup
  • Restoring individual files and directories
  • Restoring an entire system
  • Considerations for disaster recovery
  • The tar, cpio and mt utilities
  • Backups versus archives

...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... SOLARIS 10 SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION II (SUN SA-202-S10) DURATION 40 HRS ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... PREREQUISITES ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Knowledge of Solaris 10 System Administration I. ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... COURSE CONTENT INTRODUCTION TO ETHERNET AND NETWORKING ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • Overview
  • Simplest Ethernet
  • Ethernet options
  • The ISO/OSI 7 layer model

....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... THE IP NETWORK ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • IP addresses, sockets and ports, multicast addresses
  • Hardware requirements/options
  • Twisted pair & fibre optic
  • Facts and Figures
  • Troubleshooting

.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... NETWORK CONFIGURATION ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • Client/server concepts, processes and control
  • Configuring a machines IPv4 interfaces manually for network connection, with many ifconfig examples
  • Understanding Internet Address classes and CIDR, and formulating Internet addresses
  • Configuring logical interfaces
  • Multipathing configuration and operation (Failover and load spreading)
  • Configuring an Internetwork Router
  • Examples of route commands for manual routing, and persistent routes
  • in.routed for dynamic routing
  • Subnets and netmasks
  • Network basic commands and the associated security files
  • Running GUI programs using X-Windows facilities
  • Network daemons
  • Inetd. and SMF
  • The inetadm and inetconv commands
  • TCP wrappers
  • Network Monitoring utilities (snoop, netstat, traceroute, nmap, ethereal, etc)

................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... NETWORK FILE SYSTEM (NFS) AND AUTOFS ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • Overview
  • Benefits and uses of NFS
  • NFS Installation
  • NFS Administration
  • Sharing file systems
  • The mount command
  • NFS security
  • NFS logging
  • NFS strategies
  • Introduction and basic use of the automounter (AutoFS)
  • Using SMC with NFS
  • NFSV4 features

.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... SAMBA SERVER OVERVIEW ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... A brief overview of this powerful and impressive free open-source server now included with Solaris 10, which effectively turns a Solaris machine (or other UNIX/Linux machine) into a Windows NT server. A working SAMBA installation will be created, with graphical configuration using swat via a web browser. ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. OVERVIEW OF SOLARIS NAME SERVICES ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • NIS. NIS+, LDAP and DNS - how they work, advantages and disadvantages of each
  • The Name Service Switch and /etc/nsswitch.conf
  • The Name Service Cache Daemon (nscd)

................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ NETWORK INFORMATION SERVICE (NIS) ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • Introduction
  • Creating a fully-functioning NIS service
  • Using the ypinit command to create Master and Slave servers
  • Updating the NIS information from the command line
  • Using SMC with NIS to manage users, groups and hosts
  • Adding NIS clients
  • NIS file policies
  • Creating and using netgroups with /etc/netgroup
  • Adding your own data to NIS
  • Modifying the NIS Makefile
  • Disabling NIS

.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... DNS AND LDAP CLIENTS ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • Configuring clients to use DNS and LDAP name services

.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. INTRODUCTION TO THE APACHE WEB SERVER .................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • Major Components
  • Browser invocation and configuration
  • Apache Web Server installation and activation
  • Installing a custom web site
  • Enabling the Jakarta Tomcat java facility
  • Examples of common Apache configuration directives

.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. SETTING UP ELECTRONIC MAIL .................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

  • Overview
  • How to use mail
  • Mail routing
  • Files and programs involved
  • Setting up mail - local network
  • Name Service considerations
  • Using NFS to mount mail boxes
  • Testing mail delivery
  • Mail aliases
  • External links and connecting to the Internet


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