Transition to Oracle Solaris 11

Course Fees: $6710.00 excl. GST
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Course Duration: 5 days
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This course builds on student's system administration experience with Oracle Solaris 10 and provides the skills and knowledge required for transitioning from Oracle Solaris 10 to Oracle Solaris 11. This course is intended for System Administrators and IT architects who are responsible for planning and performing transitioning tasks.

During this course, students examine various aspects of planning for the transition from Oracle Solaris 10 to Oracle Solaris 11. This course highlights the new features delivered with Oracle Solaris 11 including Automated Installer (AI), Image Packaging System (IPS), and network virtualization. Throughout the course, students practice transitioning to the Oracle Solaris 11 operating environment by performing a series of guided hands-on labs that walk the student through the critical tasks associated with operating system migration activities. These labs include case studies that showcase best practices when transitioning from Oracle Solaris 10 to Oracle Solaris 11. This course focuses on the new and enhanced features found in the Oracle Solaris 11 operating system. It assumes the student already has the skills and knowledge necessary for administering Oracle Solaris 10.

  • System Administrator
  • Data Center Manager
  • Network Administrator
  • System Integrator
  • Experience administering an Oracle Solaris 10 environment; System Administration for the Oracle Solaris 10 OS Parts 1 & 2
    • Describe Oracle Solaris 11 Features and Enhancements
    • Manage Software Packages by Using IPS
    • Install the Oracle Solaris 11 Operating System
    • Configure the Network
    • Configure Oracle Solaris Zones
    • Manage ZFS File System
    • Secure the Oracle Solaris 11 OS

    Introduction

    Introducing the Oracle Solaris 11 New Features and Enhancements
    • Describe the Oracle Solaris 11 features and enhancements
    • Compare the features of Oracle Solaris 10 and Oracle Solaris 11
    • Describe a strategy for transitioning from Oracle Solaris 10 to Oracle Solaris 11


    Managing Software Packages by Using IPS
    • Explain the Image Packaging System (IPS)
    • Configure a local IPS repository
    • Manage software packages
    • Describe the use of IPS in packaging the Oracle Solaris OS
    • Update a system to Oracle Solaris 11.3
    • Manage boot environments


    Installing the Oracle Solaris 11 Operating System
    • Perform interactive installations of Oracle Solaris 11
    • Configure an AI server for automated installation of Oracle Solaris 11
    • Distinguish between JumpStart and AI
    • Build custom Oracle Solaris images by using distribution constructor

    Configuring the Network
    • Explain the fundamentals of Oracle Solaris 11 network
    • Configure the network in Oracle Solaris 11
    • Configure a virtual network
    • Configure network high availability
    • Configure Packet Filter to control network access
    • Manage network resources for optimum utilization
    • Monitor network traffic by using observability tools


    Administering Oracle Solaris 11 Zones
    • Explain the fundamentals of Oracle Solaris 11 zones
    • Migrate Oracle Solaris 10 systems
    • Configure Oracle Solaris kernel zones
    • Configure zones by using AI
    • Monitor zone resource consumption


    Managing ZFS File System
    • Explain Oracle Solaris 11 ZFS file system features
    • Migrate UFS and ZFS file systems
    • Split a mirrored ZFS storage pool
    • Identify ZFS snapshot differences
    • Configure ZFS deduplication


    Securing the Oracle Solaris 11 OS
    • Describe the Oracle Solaris 11 security features
    • Explain the Cryptographic Framework feature of Oracle Solaris
    • Implement security for automated installations
    • Describe ZFS file system encryption
    • Manage read-only zones
    • Verify file integrity by using BART
    • Monitor the audit service
    • Assess the compliance of an Oracle Solaris system