About this course

Course code TPD72965GC50
Duration 5 Days

This Oracle Solaris 11 Advanced System Administration training provides an intensive hands-on experience on Oracle Solaris 11.3 operating system. You'll learn complex and integrated administration concepts through a combination of lessons and hands-on exercises that will reinforce your learning.This is an advanced course which dives into the details of configuring and administering an Oracle Solaris 11 system.Please Note: This is an Advanced Course Students without Oracle Solaris 11 system administration experience should take the Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration course first to ensure an effective knowledge of Oracle Solaris 11 system administration before attempting to take this advanced course. Those with Oracle Solaris 10 experience should take the Transition to Oracle Solaris 11 course as it builds on your Oracle Solaris 10 knowledge and provides training more tailored to your background. Learn To:Manage Services and Service Properties Using SMF.Managing Software Packages by Using IPS.Back Up and Restore Data Using ZFS.Configure Network and Network High Availability.Administer Network Services.Administer the Zones.Securing the Oracle Solaris 11 OS.Install Oracle Solaris 11 OS on Multiple Hosts.Implement System Messaging And Diagnostic Facilities.Benefits to YouDevelop skills with and a better understanding of the Oracle Solaris 11.3 system administration and new enhancements done to the OS, which allow you to run your most demanding enterprise applications in private, hybrid, or public clouds.Develop Oracle Solaris 11.3 OS Expertise This course builds on the system administration skills taught in the Oracle Solaris 11.3 System Administration course. You'll work with expert Oracle University instructors to develop a deep understanding of Oracle Solaris 11.3 OS that you can leverage in your day-to-day job. Live Virtual Class FormatA Live Virtual Class (LVC) is exclusively for registered students; unregistered individuals may not view an LVC at any time. Registered students must view the class from the country listed in the registration form. Unauthorized recording, copying, or transmission of LVC content may not be made.


  • One year experience as an associate Oracle Solaris 11 system administrator.Basic knowledge of Oracle Solaris 11 system administration

Delegates will learn how to

  • Manage Services and Service Properties Using SMF
  • Mange Software Packages Using IPS
  • Back Up and Restore Data Using ZFS
  • Configure Network and Network High Availability
  • Administer Network Services
  • Administer the Zones
  • Securing the Oracle Solaris 11 OS
  • Manage Processes and Priorities
  • Install Oracle Solaris 11 OS on Multiple Hosts
  • Implement Systems Messaging and Diagnostic Facilities



  • Course Goals
  • Course Agenda
  • Introductions
  • Your Learning Center
  • Your Lab Environment

Managing Services and Service Properties Using SMF

  • Introducing the Advanced Features of SMF
  • Configuring SMF Services
  • Troubleshooting SMF Services

Managing Software Packages by Using IPS

  • Configuring a Local IPS Package Repository
  • Update the system by using IPS

Managing Data Back Up and Restore by Using ZFS

  • Plan for data storage configuration and backup
  • Manage data redundancy with mirrored storage pools
  • Back up and restore data with ZFS snapshots
  • Manage data storage space with ZFS file system properties
  • Troubleshoot ZFS failures

Configuring the Network

  • Create a virtual network by using EVS
  • Configure link aggregation for high performance
  • Configure IPMP for IP high availability

Administering Network Services

  • Configure Network File System (NFS)
  • Configure a Domain Name System (DNS) Client
  • Configure a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Client

Advanced Administration of Zones

  • Manage system resources in a zone
  • Configure kernel Zones
  • Administer unified archives

Securing the Oracle Solaris 11 OS

  • Implement user privileges and roles
  • Manage privileges
  • Manage user rights
  • Verify file integrity by using BART
  • Monitor the audit service
  • Assess the compliance of an Oracle Solaris system

Managing Processes and Priorities

  • Implement process execution in an appropriate scheduling class
  • Manage process scheduling priority
  • Configure Fair Share Scheduler (FSS)
  • Manage the scheduling class of zones

Installing Oracle Solaris 11 on Multiple hosts

  • Introduce the Automated Installer
  • Configure the AI install server
  • Configure the AI client
  • Build an Oracle Solaris image

Implementing System Messaging And Diagnostic Facilities

  • Monitor system logs
  • Identify a crash dump file
  • Identify a core dump file
  • Troubleshoot a script execution issue
  • Troubleshoot a software update failure
  • Troubleshoot a network connectivity issue
  • Troubleshoot a directory access issue
  • Troubleshoot a default shell issue

5 Days


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