Main Menu

Credit Cards

Our Partners

Authorized Pearson Vue Test Center





UNIX Solaris 10: System Administration




Chapter I      System Administration Overview

  • Sun Hardware types
  • Solaris Operating Environment configurations
  • Review of administration functions

Chapter II      File System Structure

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

Chapter III      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 utility and the Solaris Management Console (smc)
  • Creating a Solaris file system with newfs
  • 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

Chapter IV      File System Maintenance and Security

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

Chapter V      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

Chapter VI      Patch Administration

  • Obtaining and installing the latest patches, including clusters and individual patches
  • Examining the current patch level of a machine
  • Removing patches

Chapter VII      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)

Chapter VIII      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

Chapter IX      Start-up and Shutdown

  • In-depth explanation of the new Service Management Facility (SMF)
  • Using SMF utilities to monitor and control boot processes
  • Adding your own scripts at system boot
  • Understanding and changing run levels
  • Shutting down, suspending and powering off the system
  • Power management
  • Additional information for previous Solaris versions

Chapter X      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 initialization file management
  • Password control
  • Real and effective id
  • Using SMC for user management
  • Introduction to Role Based Access Control (RBAC) facilities

Chapter XI      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

Chapter XII      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)

Chapter XIII      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

Chapter XIV      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

Chapter XV      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


 Cash Installment  Downpayment  Due Date  Manual 
 Php 15,000  Php 15,500  Php 7,500  Midway  Php 100


Other Short Courses..

What do you think?

Leave a Question



Any prerequisites? Kaya ba to ng beginner?
@ aloha

Kulang pa po ng participants. Kayo palang po ang enrolled.
hi, any update
@ paul

Unix Solaris 10 po.
ask ko po kung anong version ng solaris ang cover nito?

@ Jade

We will post soon our next schedules here on our website. Keep in touch for the updates.
Hello, can you please inform me on the next schedule run of this course? i would like to enroll for the upcoming session but i am not available on June 19. So, i am planning on attending the next schedule. Thank you.
@ aloha

We will text or call you if the class will start on Sunday.
sorry, it is sunday. pls. txt me if we will proceed on the orig schedule.

hello, this is aloha, are we able to start the training on Saturday?
@ leonardo Nogas

Unfortunately, we do offer only Unix Solarix 10 System Administration training.
Hello Sir/Ma'am,

Good afternoon!

Can you offer the training on UNIX Fundamentals?
Hi Anu ang pre-requisites ng training na to?
@ Renato Chavez

Yes po pwede pong magbayad even on the day ng training. We advise you na magpareserve muna online check this link para mainform namin kayo kung tuloy or hindi ang class as we need 3 participants bago magstart ang training.
@ Aloha Borlaza

Yes you can enroll with the course. You can pay here in our office, bank deposit or online payment thru paypal.
Hi question po, Iam interested to attend sa mga training. Just got a problem.. panu po ba ing payments? Pwede po ba on site ung bayad? I mean dun mismo sa office nyu po mag babayad?
Can I enroll, even the expected reserve count not yet met?
@ Aloha Borlaza

Our Main office is located @

Rm 210 Dona Amparo Bldg., Espana Blvd. corner G. Tolentino St. Sampaloc Manila.

Our Branch office is located @

Rm 208 UPY Bldg., Gil Puyat Ave. (formerly Buendia Ave) corner Marconi St. Palanan Makati City.
pls. send complete address for the school or training area?
@ richard

Nagbibigay po kami ng certificate of completion after the training.
Walang certification ito?
CNCTC Live Chat Inquiry

Job Openings


Stay Informed Subscribe

Name *

Email *