Solaris System Administration

Solaris System Administration


This course is for those who need to expand their basic knowledge of the Solaris Operating System.

This course is suitable for users of Solaris 11 and covers both Intel and Sparc platforms.


Delegates should have a basic understanding of UNIX and/or Linux and ideally have some system administration experience in the workplace. Attending our UNIX & Linux Essentials course is recommended.

Knowledge of a standard UNIX/Linux command line editor (e.g., vi) is required.


4 days. Hands on.

Course Objectives

This course will give delegates the knowledge necessary to administer and support a Solaris based system.

Additionally, it will provide the foundations on which more advanced system administration training can be based.

Course Content

UNIX Review Administration Interfaces
Documentation and Help
Processes and Scheduling
User & Group Management
Device Management
Storage Management
Solaris File systems (UFS, ZFS, NFS)
Basic Solaris Networking
Printers and Printing
Solaris Virtualization (Zones)
System Startup & Shutdown
The Service Management Facility (SMF)
The Solaris Fault Manager
Software Installation & Maintenance
Installing Solaris & Installation Methods

Virtual Courses

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