SUN Solaris Syllabus Course And Training        


What you'll learn

Unix Administration


Basic Unix Commands (12 Hours)


Getting Started to Unix


  • Introduction of Operating System

  • Introduction of Unix

  • Features of Unix

  • Introduction Unix File System Structure

  • Unix Directories files and inodes


Introduction of Shells


  • Understanding Shell uses

  • Types of Shells in Unix

  • Features of Shells


Basic Use Commands


  • Understanding variety of Unix commands with their functions

  • Creating and deleting of files with different options

  • Creating and deleting of directories with different options

  • Copying files and directories with different options

  • File and directory modification commands

  • File and directory removing commands

  • File and directory renaming commands

  • Listing files and directories with their permissions


Introduction of Visual editor


  • Introduction of Visual editor

  • Understanding vi editor functions and their uses

  • Types of modes in vi editor Creation of shell scripts using vi editor


File Access Permissions


  • Introduction of file access permissions

  • Understanding umask and their advantages

  • Advantages of file access permissions

  • Methods of file access permissions

  • Like absolute and symbolic methods


Communication Tools


  • Introduction of communication tools

  • Understanding various types of communication tools

  • Working with communication tools


Types of Filters


  • Introduction of filters and their advantages

  • Understanding uses of filters

  • Understanding types of fileters like

  • Simple filters (more, less, tail, head, sort, wc& paste)

  • Advanced filters (find, grep, sed&awk)

  • Work with filters


Introduction of Links


  • Introduction of links and their advantages

  • Understanding links between files and directories

  • Understanding of types of link like (soft & hard link)

  • Creation and removing links


Introduction of Process Scheduling


  • Introduction of process management

  • Understanding system process and user process

  • Understanding different types of process like

        (Fore ground & Back ground process)


Introduction of Process Killing


  • Understanding different killing signals on Unix

  • Listing killing signal with their functions

  • Advantages of killing signals

  • Killing process with process id

  • Killing process with process name


System Administration Paper 1 (40 Hour)


Module 1


  • Introduction of Operating System

  • Brief history of Unix 

  • features Types of flavors and their advantages


System Concepts


  • Introduction of Sun Solaris

  • Understanding different versions and their


  • Different between Solaris and Windows OS

  • Types of hardware

  • Understanding physical and logical partitions

  • Types of servers and clients

  • Types of data cables

  • Understanding different hosts in Solaris environment


Module 2




  • Introduction of Sun Solaris 10 Installation

  • Differences between INTEL & SPARC system

  • Hardware requirements for installation

  • Understanding various types of installation methods

  • Installation on INTEL and SPARC systems


Module 3


Understanding Device File Names


  • Understanding device file names & uses

  • Understanding types of device file names

  • Introduction of file system

  • Understanding Unix file system

  • Creation of partitions / slices on INTEL and SPARC system by using format command

  • Creation of Unix file system by using newfs command

  • Understanding different mount options

  • Mount and unmounting file system

  • Understanding vfstab&mnttab files

  • File system architecture

  • Trouble shooting


Module 4


User Administration


  • Introduction of users and groups

  • Understanding types of groups and users

  • Creation and modification of groups

  • Creation and modification of user account

  • Understanding SMC tools and their advantages

  • Adding, modifying & removing groups and users account

       with command mode and SMC tool

  • Understanding groups and users various files


Advanced User Administration


  • Introduction of RBAC & their advantages

  • Difference between normal & RBAC user

  • Understanding RBAC configuration file

  • Creating and removing RBAC user

  • Introduction of ACL

  • Advantages of ACLs

  • Creation and remove ACLs entries


Disk Quotas


  • Introduction of disk quotas

  • Advantages of disk quotas

  • Understanding types of quotas like (creation and removing quota limitation for users)

  • Trouble shooting


Module 5


Run Levels


  • Introduction of run levels

  • Understanding different types of run levels

  • Changing the init phases

  • Introduction to run control scripts and their advantages

  • Understanding startup & killing scripts functions

  • Modification of run control scripts function

  • Understanding different types shutdown commands

  • Trouble shooting


File System Checking Program


  • Introduction of file system checking program and their uses

  • Types of file system inconsistency checking

  • Checking of file system status with fsck command

  • Repairing inconsistency of file system with fsck command

  • Advantages of fsck program

  • Trouble shooting


Booting Process


  • Understanding booting process on SPARC & INTEL

  • Understanding OBP Command

  • Working with OBP Command

  • Trouble shooting


Module 6


Solaris Management Facility (SMF)


  • Introduction of SMF service

  • Differences between SMF service and standalone service

  • Understanding types of SMF service various status

  • Viewing all SMF services

  • Enabling, Disabling, Restarting & Refreshing the services

  • Trouble shooting services using svcadm command


Volume Management


  • Introduction of volume management

  • Advantages of volume management

  • Manual mounting of CD-roms, dvd-roms&usb devices

  • Mounting of DOS formatted devices

  • Understandignvold daemon process

  • Trouble shooting


Package Administration


  • Introduction of package manager

  • Understanding sun packages

  • Difference between SUN & VRTS packages

  • Understanding varous SUN Clusters on Solaris and their advantages Viewing, Adding & Removing SUN packages

  • Adding SUN packages from CD-ROM spooling of SUN

  • Patch Administration

  • Introduction of patch management

  • Understanding of different patchs

  • Understanding of various patch versions

  • Viewing, Adding & Removing patches


Module 7


Schedule Jobs


  • Introduction of jobs and their advantages

  • Understanding types of jobs in Unix

  • Differences between at & crontab jobs

  • Creation and removing of at jobs & crontab jobs

  • Understanding security files


Process Controlling


  • Introduction of process controlling

  • Understanding standalone daemon & transient daemon


Swap Management


  • Introduction of swap management

  • Understanding different types of swaps

  • Creation of swap files

  • Creation of dedicated swap partitions

  • Adding internal & external swap areas

  • Creating static and dynamic swap areas


Performance Tuning Management


  • Understanding difference performance tools like (prstat, vmstat, netstat, iostat and sar)

  • Generating various reports using prtconf, sysdef commands


Module 8


Backup & Restore


  • Introduction of backup & restore process

  • Introduction of backup medias

  • Understanding various backup media & their advantages

  • Understanding types of backup commands functions & their advantages

  • Understanding types of backups like (Full backup, incremental backup& cumulative backup)

  • Understanding various backups like local system backup & remote system backup

  • Understanding file system backup using ufsdump command

  • Restoring file system backup from backup media using  ufsrestore command

  • Understanding different restoring options

  • Introduction on line backup and restore process

  • Advantages of line backup

  • Performing on line backup using fssnap command


System Administration Paper 2 (20 Hours)


Module 1 (2 Days) 


Introduction of Networking


  • Introduction of networking method

  • Introduction of LAN & WAN

  • Introduction of IP Class ranges

  • Understanding about NIC Cards and their uses

  • Understanding about physical address & logical address

  • Viewing, Enabling & Disabling NIC Cards

  • Trouble shooting


Module 2


Introduction of Network Tools


  • Introduction about network tools

  • Understanding various network tools like (telnet, rlogin, rcp, rsh, ssh&scp)

  • Working with above network tools and know their advantages

  • Configuration of network tools

  • Difference between rcp&scp

  • Communication between two servers using telnet & rlogin tools

  • Implementing trusted relationship between servers and their uses

  • Trouble shooting


File Transfer Protocols(FTP)


  • Introduction of FTP server

  • Advantages & disadvantages of FTP server

  • Understanding types of FTP users & their functions

  • Configuration of FTP server & FTP client

  • Configuration of anonymous user


Module 3


Network File System(NFS)


  • Introduction of NFS server

  • Understanding NFS service & their advantages

  • Features of NFS service

  • Understanding NFS version and their differences

  • Understanding various NFS daemons

  • Understanding NFS server side & NFS clients

  • Understanding various NFS configuration files like (/etc/dfs/dfstab& /etc/rmtab)

  • Configuraion of cachefs with NFS

  • Advantages of chchefs

  • Trouble shooting


Introduction of Solaris Management Console (SMC)


  • Introduction of SMC tools

  • Advantages of SMC tools

  • Adding, Removing groups & users with SMC tools

  • Managing disk partitions with SMC tools


Module 4


Printer Management


  • Introduction of printer management

  • Understanding various types of printers like

(local, remote & network printer)

  • Configuration of local, remote & network printer

  • Enabling, ipstat, ipshut, ipsched&ipadmin services

  • Understanding various printer configuration file

  • Trouble shooting


Network Administrator Paper 3(40 Hours)


Module 1


Domain Naming System (DNS)


  • Introduction of domain naming service

  • Name unique ness problem solution DNS overview

  • Hierarchal structure of DNS

  • Concept of fully FQDN

  • Understanding types of DNS servers

  • Understanding DNS daemon process

  • Understanding DNS command process

  • Understanding types of queries in DNS

  • Understanding types of zone files in DNS

  • Understanding of DNS server, DNS slave & DNS client

  • Configuration of DNS server

  • Configuration of DNS slave & DNS client

  • Advantages of DNS slave server

  • Problem determination & trouble shooting


Module 2


Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)


  • Introduction of DHCP service

  • DHCP overview

  • Advantages of DHCP server

  • Understanding DHCP server & DHCP client process

  • Configuration of DHCP server & DHCP client

  • Allocation of dynamic IP Address to the DHCP clients

  • Unconfiguration of DHCP server

  • Trouble shooting


Module 3


Samba Server


  • History of SAMBA server & their advantages

  • Difference between NFS, FTP & SAMBA

  • Understanding of SAMBA daemon process

  • Configuration of SAMBA server

  • Connecting SAMBA server from Unix clients & Windows


  • Understanding SWAT tool

  • Advantages of SWAT tool

  • Configuration of SWAT tool

  • Trouble shooting


Module 4


APACHE WEB service


  • Introduction of APACHE WEB server

  • Advantages of APACHE WEB server

  • Understanding types of web servers like(port based, IP based & name based)

  • Configuration of APACHE WEB server

  • Understanding APACHE WEB server daemon process


Module 5


Naming Information Service (NIS)


  • Introduction of NiS

  • NIS architecture overview

  • Understanding NIS maps & their functions

  • Understanding NIS daemon process

  • Understanding NIS commands

  • Understanding NIS server, NIS slave & NIS client process

  • Understanding of NIS configuration files

  • Configuration of NIS server with NFS server

  • Configuration of NIS slave & NIS clients

  • Advantages of NIS slave server

  • Problem determination & trouble shooting


Module 6


Solaris Volume Manager ( SVM) & Raid levels (RAID)


  • Introduction of Solaris volume manager & RAID concept

  • Understanding types of RAID like (Software RAID & Hardware RAID)

  • Advantages of RAID

  • Understanding types of RAID levels like (concatenation, striping, mirroring, RAID5, RAID 0+1, RAID 1+0 with their advantages)

  • Understanding metadevice&statedatabase

  • Implementation of RAID levels

  • Understanding of online backup & online increasing file system

  • Understanding root mirroring & their advantages

  • Configuration of root file system mirroring

  • Unconfiguration of root file system mirroring

  • Understanding hotspare pools

  • Creation & removing hotspare pools

  • Advantages of hotspare pools

  • Trouble shooting


Module 7 (2 Days)


Zone (Virtualization)


  •  Introduction of Solaris zones

  • Understanding of zone advantages

  • Understanding types of zones like (Global zone & Non-global zone)

  • Minimum requirement for zone configuration

  • Understanding of zone various status like (configured, installed, ready, boot & running)

  • Configuration of non-global zones & adding resources like (file system, cups & hard disk)

  • Viewing all non-global zones with their status zone names renaming

  • Zone login & zone shutdown command

  • Understanding zone unconfiguration method


Module 8


Network Installation Methods


  • Understanding network installation methods like (jumpstart & web start)

  • Difference between jumpstart & web start

  • Understanding jumpstart configuration file like (/etc/bootparams & /etc/ethers)

  • Configuration of jumpstart &webstart server

  • Adding & removing jumpstart clients to the jumpstart server

  • Install network clients with jumpstart & web start server


Course Details
  • Duration: 100 hour

  • Effort: 8 hours per week

  • Price With GST: 23600 /-

  • Subject: Hardware

  • Level: Beginner