Training Introduction to Solaris – A Unix / Solaris Foundation – 2 days

Class overview :

This comprehensive two-day course aims to equip the novice Solaris/UNIX user with all the skills necessary to navigate the system and make productive use of the tools available, including the Windows system, the vi editor and essential Solaris/UNIX commands. It also forms the necessary foundation for subsequent courses.

Class goals :

A foundation course to get trainees confident in day-to-day Solaris / Unix use. This course provides all the knowledge that applications users will need and forms a good grounding for the power user or administrator who will go on to take other courses

Content of Introduction to Solaris – A Unix / Solaris Foundation

Solaris / UNIX / Linux overview

  • What are Solaris, Linux and Unix?
  • Advantages and disadvantages
  • Basic command examples
  • Other versions of Unix
  • Future of Unix
  • Logistics and support

Getting started

  • Logging in and out
  • Basic Gnome Window system use
  • Keyboard basics
  • Files, directories and path names
  • Creating and examining files
  • Effective use of directories
  • Moving, copying and removing files
  • Basic system password security
  • Online Documentation and the man command
  • Common problems

The vi editor

  • Invoking vi
  • Insert and Append
  • Moving around the text
  • Deleting text
  • Change operators
  • Other insert operators
  • Searching for text; Search and replace
  • Saving and quitting

The Next stage

  • Introduction to UNIX shells
  • Shell interaction
  • Input and Output control using Re-direction and piping
  • Shell metacharacters (wild cards)
  • The command history mechanism, and command line editing facilities
  • The shell quoting mechanism
  • Setting up and using command aliases
  • Job and Process monitoring and control
  • More complex copying and moving
  • Protecting files and directories using chmod
  • Shell variables and setting up the environment
  • Introduction to Solaris utilities
  • Halting the workstation

Gnome Window System

  • A thorough examination of the major tools available, such as the Panel, File Manager, Text editor and the Help system
  • Customising the Workspace and setting basic user preferences

Introduction to networking

  • Introduction to network concepts
  • Ethernet Overview
  • Network basic commands (including logging in to other machines with ssh)
  • Network File System (NFS) – overview, benefits and uses
  • Overview of Samba file sharing with Microsoft machines
Introduction to Solaris
Training Introduction to Solaris

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