Tag Archives: unix

Training Linux System Administration – 1 day

Class overview :

This Linux administration training course teaches students how to install, maintain, configure and tune a Linux system in a networked environment.

Class goals :

Students will not only learn to perform basic administrative tasks such as adding and managing users, creating and maintaining file systems, maintaining shell and Perl scripts, and imposing a security policy, but will also learn to perform more advanced tasks including rebuilding the kernel, installing and supporting the X Window System, and installing and supporting network facilities such as NFS, DNS and DHCP. Students will also learn how to install and configure the Samba file sharing package and the Apache web server.

The course includes comprehensive hands on practice installing and configuring SuSE 10.1 and RedHat Fedora Core 6. Labs include adding and deleting users, backing up and restoring the system, rebuilding the kernel, automating the scheduling of tasks, maintaining file systems, managing remote access, and installing and tuning Samba and Apache, as well as working with modern system logging utilities such as syslog-ng. Class participants will also discuss common security issues, and be introduced to several tools, such as PAM modules, that can help secure the operating environment. Upon completion of this course, students will be prepared to competently maintain a Linux system in a networked business environment.

Content of Linux System Administration

  • LINUX Architecture
  • Linux System Installation
  • Preparing a Server Site
  • Hard Drive Partitions
  • Networking Procedures Overview
  • Print Service Basics
  • Printing Using CUPS and LPD
  • Installing and Configuring X Windows
  • Installing and Using VNC
  • Managing Hardware
  • Installing Software with the rpm Command
  • CVS Source Code Management
  • Solving Problems via the Bootup Process
  • System Startup and Shutdown Scripts
  • Managing Users and Groups
  • Adding Users to the System
  • Working with Groups
  • Setting User Environments
  • Reviewing Basic Permissions
  • Working with Extra File Permissions and Access Control Lists
  • Delegating and Limiting Access Rights on the System
  • Restricting System Logins
  • Linux Filesystem Basics
  • Repairing Filesystems
  • Shell and Perl Scripting Fundamentals
  • Controlling and Automating Processes
  • Working with System Logs
  • System Backups
  • Network File Systems
  • Using Samba
  • Implementing the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • Working with DNS
  • NIS Overview
  • Configuring the Master Server
  • Configuring the Apache Web Server
  • Using SSH
  • System Security
  • The Linux Kernel
Linux System Administration
Training Linux System Administration

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …

This Linux administration training course teaches students how to install, maintain, configure and tune a Linux system in a networked environment.

Advertisements

Training UNIX/Linux Fundamentals – 5 days

Class overview :

This hands on course provides training on standard UNIX/Linux commands and utilities used for day to day tasks including file manipulation, program execution and control, and effective use of the shell and desktop environments.

Class goals :

The course presents the concepts necessary to understand the way UNIX works as well as the system’s most commonly used commands. Data manipulation utilities and shell syntax for synthesizing command pipelines are emphasized. Bourne and Korn shell programming is introduced so students will be able to read and modify existing shell scripts as well as create their own. Desktop environments are also introduced from a user’s perspective, including common window managers, Open Office utilities and an introduction to configuration tools. Proficiency in applying new skills is reinforced with extensive hands on exercises after each module.

Content of UNIX/Linux Fundamentals

  • History of UNIX
  • Navigating the File System
  • Viewing and Copying Files
  • Using the Command Line
  • Creating User Logins and Passwords
  • Communicating with Other Users
  • Using the vi Editor
  • File and Directory Naming Rules and Conventions
  • Introduction to Inodes
  • Manipulating Files, Links and Directories
  • UNIX Process Model
  • Monitoring and Controlling Processes
  • Shell Syntax
  • Features of C, Korn and bash Shells
  • I/O Redirection and Pipes
  • Command Substitution, Quoting and Escaping
  • Command Separation and Grouping
  • Using grep, egrep, awk, and sed
  • Using Compression Utilities
  • Backing Up Files
  • tar Syntax
  • UNIX Network Applications
  • Using ftp
  • Working With the Secure Shell
  • Submitting and Controlling Print Jobs
UNIX/Linux Fundamentals
Training UNIX/Linux Fundamentals

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …

This hands on course provides training on standard UNIX/Linux commands and utilities used for day to day tasks including file manipulation, program execution and control, and effective use of the shell and desktop environments.

Training Perl for Unix / Introduction – 5 days

Class overview :

In this Perl training course, students will learn to program effectively in Perl.

Class goals :

Learn to work with variables, arrays and hashes in Perl
Learn to write flow control statements in Perl
Learn to manipulate files with Perl
Learn to use Perl’s Regular Expressions
Learn to create complex data structures with Perl
Learn to use Perl packages and modules
Learn to work with Perl’s object-oriented features
Learn to write subroutines in Perl

Content of Training Perl for Unix / Introduction

Class Outline

  1. Overview of Perl
    1. What is Perl?
    2. Running Perl Programs
    3. Sample Program
    4. Another Sample Program
    5. Yet Another Example
  2. Perl Variables
    1. Three Data Types
    2. Variable Names and Syntax
    3. Variable Naming
    4. Lists
    5. Scalar and List Contexts
    6. The Repetition Operator
  3. Arrays and Hashes in Perl
    1. Arrays
    2. Array Functions
    3. The foreach Loop
    4. The @ARGV Array
    5. The grep Function
    6. Array Slices
    7. Hashes
    8. Hash Functions
    9. Scalar and List Contexts Revisited
  4. Quoting and Interpolation in Perl
    1. String Literals
    2. Interpolation
    3. Array Substitution and Join
    4. Backslashes and Single Quotes
    5. Quotation Operators
    6. Command Substitution
    7. Here Documents
  5. Perl Operators
    1. Perl Operators
    2. Operators, Functions and Precedence
    3. File Test Operators
    4. Assignment Operator Notations
    5. The Range Operator
  6. Flow Control in Perl
    1. Simple Statements
    2. Simple Statement Modifiers
    3. Compound Statements
    4. The next, last, and redo Statements
    5. The for Loop
    6. The foreach Loop
  7. I/O: Input Operations and File I/O with Perl
    1. Overview of File I/O
    2. The open Function
    3. The Input Operator < >
    4. Default Input Operator
    5. The print Function
    6. Reading Directories
  8. Regular Expressions in Perl
    1. Pattern Matching Overview
    2. The Substitution Operator
    3. Regular Expressions
    4. Special Characters
    5. Quantifiers (*, +, ?, {})
    6. Assertions (^, $, b, B)
  9. Advanced Regular Expressions in Perl
    1. Substrings
    2. Substrings in List Context
    3. RE Special Variables
    4. RE Options
    5. Multi-line REs
    6. Substituting with an Expression
    7. Perl RE Extensions
  10. Subroutines in Perl
    1. Overview of Subroutines
    2. Passing Arguments
    3. Private Variables
    4. Returning Values
  11. References
    1. References
    2. Creating References
    3. Using References
    4. Passing References as Arguments to Subroutines
    5. Anonymous Composers
    6. The Symbol Table
  12. Complex Data Structures in Perl
    1. Two-dimensional Arrays in Perl
    2. Anonymous Arrays and Anonymous Hashes
    3. Arrays of Arrays
    4. Arrays of References
    5. A Hash of Arrays
    6. A Hash of Hashes
    7. And So On…
  13. Perl Packages and Modules
    1. Packages
    2. BEGIN and END Routines
    3. require vs. use
    4. Modules
    5. The bless Function
  14. Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming in Perl
    1. What is Object-Oriented?
    2. Why Use Object-Oriented Programming?
    3. Classes, Objects, and Methods in Perl
    4. Inheritance, the « is-a » Relationship
    5. Containment, the « has-a » Relationship
    6. Overloaded Operators
    7. Destructors
  15. Binary Data Structures in Perl
    1. Variable-Length (Delimited) Fields
    2. Variable vs. Fixed
    3. Handling Binary Data
    4. The pack Function
    5. The unpack Function
    6. The read Function
    7. C Data Structures
  16. Multitasking with Perl
    1. What are Single and Multitasking?
    2. UNIX Multitasking Concepts
    3. Process Creation with fork
    4. Program Loading with exec
    5. File Descriptor Inheritance
    6. How UNIX Opens Files
    7. One-Way Data Flow – Pipes
    8. Example
    9. Final Result – Page Viewing
  17. Sockets Programming in Perl
    1. Clients and Servers
    2. Ports and Services
    3. Berkeley Sockets
    4. Data Structures of the Sockets API
    5. Socket System Calls
    6. Generic Client/Server Models
    7. A Client/ServerExample
    8. A Little Web Server
Perl for Unix / Introduction
Training Perl for Unix / Introduction

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …

Training Introduction to Solaris – 3 days

Class overview :

This Sun Microsystems Solaris Operating System training course introduces the delegate to the main concepts of the SOLARIS Operating System. The most commonly used commands and utilities are described in detail as are the command line wildcard and redirection facilities.

Class goals :

This Solaris Introduction course provides the skills needed to work productively in the SOLARIS environment. The delegates will practise:

  • Creating, copying, renaming, moving and deleting files and directories
  • Using the shell’s redirection and pipe facilities
  • Editing text files using the vi editor
  • Setting and changing access permissions on files
  • Monitoring and controlling their own processes
  • Using the basic file and text searching utilities
  • Customising their own login environment

Content of Introduction to Solaris

Course Introduction

  • Administration and Course Materials
  • Course Structure and Agenda
  • Delegate and Trainer Introductions

Introduction to the Solaris Operating System

  • A brief history of UNIX
  • The UNIX kernel
  • The UNIX file system
  • Getting started navigating the file system
  • The file system structure
  • Directories and files
  • Pathnames
  • Navigating the file system
  • Exercise: Logging on to the system
  • Exercise: Navigating the file system

Basic Commands

  • Command line syntax
  • Basic file handling commands
  • Basic Directory handling commands
  • Filename wildcard characters
  • Exercise: Manipulating files and directories

Redirection and Pipes

  • Input redirection
  • Output redirection
  • Pipes
  • Exercise: Using redirection and pipe facilities

Introduction to the vi Editor

  • Overview of the vi editor
  • Basic functions
  • Switching to input mode
  • Other useful commands
  • Exercises: Using the vi editor
  • Exercise: Using more advanced vi features

Searching and Replacing Text

  • Replacing text
  • Using the vi editor
  • Using sed for search and replace
  • Searching for text with grep
  • Linking files
  • Exercises: Searching and Replacing Text

Recalling and Editing Commands

  • Overview
  • The bash shell
  • The korn shell
  • Exercises: Recall and Edit Commands

File Permissions and Access Control

  • Users and user groups
  • File access permissions
  • Changing file attributes
  • Switching users and user groups
  • Linking files
  • Exercise: Setting and access permissions

Processes

  • What is a process?
  • Monitoring processes
  • Killing processes
  • Background processes
  • Job Control
  • Grouping commands
  • Exercise: Monitoring and controlling processes

More Basic Commands

  • The wc (word count) command
  • The find command
  • The cut command
  • The sort command
  • The finger command
  • Exercise: Using file handling commands

The User Environment

  • Customising the .profile or .bash_profile
  • Customising the .kshrc or .bashrc
  • Exercise: Setting up an environment
Introduction to Solaris
Training Introduction to Solaris

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …

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

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …

Training Unix System Administration – 5 days

Class overview :

This course is designed to give delegates practical experience in the administration of a SVR4 compatible Unix System. Practical work will concentrate on the basic SVR4 commands rather than vendor-specific administration menu driven or GUI tools.

The delegates will practise:

  • Adding, changing and deleting users and user groups
  • Managing user passwords
  • Configuring login files
  • Running background tasks at regular intervals
  • Creating file systems
  • Mounting, monitoring and repairing file systems
  • Managing file access
  • Backing up and restoring files and directories using standard utilities
  • Managing swap space
  • Adding printers to the system
  • Monitoring and controlling print jobs
  • Starting and shutting down the system
  • Customising start-up and shutdown procedures
  • Monitoring system performance with the sar utility
  • Configuring syslog to manage system event messages
  • Carrying out various housekeeping procedures to manage disk space

Class goals :

To provide the knowledge and skills needed to maintain successful day-to-day operation of a UNIX system.

Content of Unix System Administration

The Administrator’s Role

  • Role Of A System Administrator
  • Using The root Login
  • Tracking The Use Of su
  • The sysadm Menu System

Account Management

  • Users, user groups and related system files
  • Adding new users and user groups (useradd, groupadd)
  • Changing and deleting users and user groups (usermod, userdel, groupmod, groupdel)
  • Password and login control (passwd)
  • User communication facilites (wall, /etc/motd)
  • Exercise

Login Files

  • The Bourne and Korn Shell Environments
  • Environment Variables
  • The system profile /etc/profile
  • The user’s .profile
  • The Korn shell start up file .kshrc
  • Korn shell options
  • Listing environment variables and aliases
  • Skeleton directories
  • Exercise

Background Jobs

  • Starting Background Jobs
  • Using The nice Command
  • Using cron Processes
  • Creating crontab Entries
  • Using The crontab Command
  • The at Command
  • Exercise

File System Administration

  • Physical Disk Organisation
  • UNIX Partition Slices
  • File System Device Names
  • Mounting and Unmounting File Systems
  • File System Types
  • File System Structure
  • File System Creation
  • Checking And Repairing File Systems
  • Monitoring Free Space
  • Exercise

File Access

  • File Access Criteria (Users, Groups and Permissions)
  • Default permissions with umask
  • Changing File Attributes with chmod, chown and chgrp
  • Testing permissions with su
  • Exercise

Backup and Restore Facilities

  • Using The cpio Command
  • Using The tar Command
  • Using the dd Command
  • Backup And Restore Services

Managing Swap Space

  • Listing, configuring and disabling swap space (swap)
  • Exercise

Terminals and Printers

  • Managing terminals
  • Using the stty command
  • Terminal model capabilities and commands (infocmp, tput)
  • The LP print service
  • LP print service files
  • Printer configuration (lpadmin)
  • Printer maintenance – managing printer status, job queues etc.
  • (lphsut, lpsched, /etc/init.d/lp, accept, reject, enable, disable, lpmove, lpusers, lpstat, cancel)
  • Printing from copies of files
  • Stopping banner output
  • Exercise

System Startup and Shutdown

  • The /etc/init Procedure
  • System Run States
  • The /etc/inittab File
  • System Startup Procedures and Processes
  • System Shutdown Procedures and Processes
  • Recovery From Boot Failure
  • Exercise

Basic Networking

  • Basic networking overview
  • Network hardware
  • Network software
  • Network addressing – IPv4
  • Network masks and subnets
  • Routing
  • Network commands (hostname, ifconfig, netstat, telnet, rlogin, ssh, ftp, sftp, rcp, scp, rsh, ping)
  • Client-Server environment
  • Servers
  • Networking services overview NIS, NIS+, DNS, LDAP NFS, DHCP
  • Exercise

Performance Management

  • Performance Management
  • System Performance Tools
  • System Activity Reporting using the sar command
  • General Performance
  • Specific Areas Of Performance
  • Excessive Paging
  • Disk I/O Performance
  • CPU Performance
  • Using the timex Command
  • Exercise

Kernel Configuration

  • System Configuration
  • Configuration Guidelines
  • Reducing Disk I/O
  • Increasing User Memory
  • Improving CPU Performance
  • Special Case Tuning Needs
  • The Configuration Process (/etc/conf/cf.d, idtune, idbuild)

Software Installation

  • Operating System Installation
  • Other Software Installation (pkginfo, pkgadd, pkgrm)
  • Exercise

Syslog

  • Syslog Configuration
  • The /etc/syslog.conf configuration file
  • Editing the syslog.conf file
  • Logging telnet, ftp and other network daemons
  • Testing syslog logging
  • Exercise

General Housekeeping

  • Managing Files and Directories
  • Checking file space used
  • Freeing up disk space
  • Saving disk space
  • File system organisation
  • Helpful hints
  • Exercise
Unix Sytem Administration
Training Unix Sytem Administration

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …

Training Unix Introduction – 3 days

Class overview :

This course introduces the delegate to the main concepts of the UNIX Operating System. The most commonly used commands and utilities are described in detail as are the command line wildcard and redirection facilities. The mechanisms by which a user acquires a login environment are discussed and the main features of the Korn/Posix/Bash Shells are introduced.

The delegates will practise:

  • Creating, copying, renaming, moving and deleting files and directories
  • Using the shell’s redirection and pipe facilities
  • Editing text files using the vi editor
  • Setting and changing access permissions on files
  • Monitoring and controlling their own processes
  • Using the basic file and text searching utilities
  • Customising their own login environment

Class goals :

To provide the skills needed to work productively in the UNIX environment.

Content of Unix Introduction

Introduction to the Unix Operating System

  • A brief history of Unix
  • The Unix kernel
  • The UNIX file system
  • Getting started navigating the file system
  • The file system structure
  • Directories and files
  • Pathnames
  • Navigating the file system
  • Exercise: Logging on to the system
  • Exercise: Navigating the file system

Basic Commands

  • Command line syntax
  • Basic file handling commands
  • Directory handling commands
  • Filename wildcard characters
  • Exercise: Manipulating files and directories

Redirection and Pipes

  • Input redirection
  • Output redirection
  • Pipes
  • Exercise: Using redirection and pipe facilities

Introduction to The vi Editor

  • Overview of the vi editor
  • Basic functions
  • Switching to input mode
  • Other useful commands
  • Exercises: Using the vi editor
  • Exercise: Using more advanced vi features

Searching and Replacing Text

  • Replacing text
  • Using the vi editor
  • Using sed for search and replace
  • Searching for text with grep
  • Linking files
  • Exercises: Searching and Replacing Text

Recalling and Editing Commands

  • Overview
  • The bash shell
  • The korn shell
  • Exercises: Recall and Edit Commands

File Permissions and Access Control

  • Users and user groups
  • File access permissions
  • Changing file attributes
  • Switching users and user groups
  • Linking files
  • Exercise: Setting and access permissions

Processes

  • What is a process?
  • Monitoring processes
  • Killing processes
  • Background processes
  • Job Control
  • Grouping commands
  • Exercise: Monitoring and controlling processes

More Basic Commands

  • The wc (word count) command
  • The find command
  • The cut command
  • The sort command
  • The finger command
  • Exercise: Using file handling commands

The User Environment

  • Customising the .profile or .bash_profile
  • Customising the .kshrc or .bashrc
  • Exercise: Setting up an environment
Unix Introduction
Training Unix Introduction

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks

Training Unix Technical Overview – 1 day

Class overview :

This Unix training course is designed to give delegates an overview of the various versions of UNIX available. It is technically orientated to enable staff at all levels to have an appreciation of what UNIX is, and the various features available with the different versions..

The delegates will practise:

  • What UNIX is
  • The History of UNIX from Version 7 and the Various Versions Available
  • OSF/2 POSIX SVR4 Standards
  • Features of the UNIX Operating System
  • UNIX Networking Features
  • What a Process is and how Processes are Controlled
  • Standard Utilities Available with UNIX
  • Applications Available
  • The System Administrator

Class goals :

This UNIX Technical Overview course will provide the delegate with a technical understanding of the UNIX Operating System, from its general structure to its Networking capabilities..

Content of Unix Technical Overview

What is UNIX?

  • The UNIX Kernel
  • What is the Shell?
  • Different Shells Available

History of UNIX

  • Version 7 to SVR4 (System 5 Release 4)

UNIX Standards

  • OSF/1 and OSF/2
  • POSIX Standards
  • SVR4 Standards

Features of UNIX

  • Built in Functions
  • Applications for Users and Programmers

UNIX Networking

  • UUCP
  • TCP/IP
  • NFS (Yellow Pages)
  • NIS and NIS+

Processes and Background Jobs

  • Controlling processes in UNIX
  • Background Jobs
  • CRON and AT

UNIX Applications

  • Editors
  • Programmers Tools
  • System Start-up and Control

UNIX System Administrator

  • The Function and Responsibilities of a System Administrator
Unix Technical Overview
Training Unix Technical Overview

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …

Training Transition to Solaris 11 (from Solaris 10) – 4 days

Class overview :

This course is intended for Solaris 10 Administrators who wish to quickly get up to speed with the new features of Solaris 11. It covers all the major new facilities, in a workshop environment, providing extensive hands-on practicals.

Class goals :

This course is intended for Solaris 10 Administrators who wish to quickly get up to speed with the new features of Solaris 11. It covers all the major new facilities, in a workshop environment, providing extensive hands-on practicals.

Content of Transition to Solaris 11 (from Solaris 10)

Introduction to the new Solaris 11 operating system changes and enhancements

Considerations for a transition from Solaris 10 to 11

Solaris 11 Installations

  • Preparations for installation
  • Overview of install methods
  • Installation using the interactive installer (SPARC and Intel)
  • Installation with AI media (automated installer) (SPARC and Intel)
  • Using AI media for troubleshooting, etc.
  • Automated network installs, and how to migrate Solaris 10 Jumpstart rules, sysidcfg and profiles
  • The distribution constructor

Software Management

  • Overview of the IPS( Image Package System)
  • Using basic pkg commands to list packages and packages information
  • Installing, verifying, fixing and removing packages
  • Package group management
  • Using the packagmanager GUI
  • IPS repository management, including the creation and use of local release and support repositories

Manage Boot Environments

  • Boot environments in Solaris 11 compared to Live Upgrade in Solaris 10
  • Managing BEs with beadm
  • BEs and IPS – how they interact

Changes in Zones

  • Overview of new zone features
  • Creating and managing zones
  • Creating a branded Solaris 10 zone, including p2v and v2v conversions
  • NFS server now supported in a non-global zone
  • Read-only zones

Network Features and Changes

  • Day-to-day network configuration and management changes/enhancements
  • The new ipadm and enhanced dladm command
  • The new network virtualisation features
  • Network Auto-Magic (NWAM)
  • Implement IPMP (Internet Protocol Multi-Pathing)
  • Use network resource controls and network bridges
  • ipadm and IPv6

Disk Storage Enhancements

  • Overview of the new and changed features
  • ZFS deduplication
  • ZFS snapshot changes
  • ZFS zpool split – the ability to split a mirror from a pool, then import it
  • ZFS shadow migration
  • Describe the COMSTAR (COmmon Multiprotocol Scsi TARget) framework
  • Implement iSCSI including target and initiator systems

System Security New Features and Changes

  • Overview of the new security features
  • Configure data encryption, and create an encrypted file system
  • System integrity using the Basic Audit Reporting Tool (BART), including report customisation
Transition to Solaris 11
Training Transition to Solaris 11

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …

Training Managing Solaris 10 for Experienced Solaris 8 and 9 Systems Administrators – 3 days

Class overview :

This course presents the essential differences between administrating Solaris 8 or Solaris 9 and the Solaris 10 Operating Systems. The course covers skills and tasks that are new or are changed in Solaris 10 from Solaris 8 and 9. The course also covers tasks in Solaris 10 that replace previous Solaris tasks.

Class goals :

By the end of the course the delegate should be able to administer services with the Service Management Facility, describe features of Multiterabyte UFS, manage patches with the Sun Update Connection Services, configure various security features, create RAID volumes with the Solaris Volume Manager, create and manage ZFS file systems, control Log file rotation, manage Flash Archives for installation, install updates with the Live Upgrade feature and describe other differences between Solaris 10 and older Solaris versions.

The delegate will practice:

  • Administer services with the Service Management Facility
  • Control Log file rotation
  • Create RAID volumes with the Solaris Volume Manager
  • Create and manage ZFS file systems
  • Manage Flash Archives for installation
  • Install updates with the Live Upgrade feature
  • Configure various security features

Content of Managing Solaris 10 for Experienced Solaris 8 and 9 Systems Administrators

Course Introduction

  • Administration and Course Materials
  • Course Structure and Agenda
  • Delegate and Trainer Introductions

Service Management Facility (SMF)

  • Identify features of the Service Management Facility (SMF)
  • Manage services with various SMF commands

Disk and File Management

  • Identify changes to the format command
  • Implement EFI disk labels
  • Identify changes to the behaviour of the devfsadm command
  • Identify new pseudo file systems
  • Describe features of the Multiterabyte UFS
  • Describe changes related to logging in UFS
  • Display file activity with fsstat
  • Describe the effect of the /etc/inet/ipnodes file on the loghost variable for syslog
  • Log file rotation

Solaris Volume Manager (SVM)

  • Describe Solaris Volume Manager Software RAID concepts
  • Build a RAID-0 (concatenated) volume
  • Build a RAID-1 (mirror) volume for a file system including root
  • Backup a mirrored volume
  • Build a RAID-5 volume
  • Manage Hot Spares

ZFS

  • Basic Description
  • Requirements
  • Main Features
  • The ZFS Tools
  • Managing ZFS Pools with zpool
  • Managing ZFS File Systems with zfs
  • Installing a ZFS root File System

Software Management

  • State the installation requirements for the Solaris 10 OS
  • Describe additional software groups introduced in the Solaris 10 OS
  • Describe differences in Jumpstart Server configuration
  • Describe WAN boot installation
  • Describe how signed packages and patches are implemented
  • Describe related options with pkgadd and patchadd

Sun Connection Services and Patch Management

  • Implement patch management using the Sun Update Connection Services
  • Manage patches with the Sun Update Manager application and the smpatch command

Managing Flash Archives

  • Describe the Flash installation feature
  • Create a Flash archive
  • Use a Flash archive for installation

Using Live Upagrade

  • Create an alternate boot environment cloned from a running system
  • Create a differential flash archive in a Live Upgrade boot environment
  • Create an empty alternative boot environment for updating with a Flash Archive
  • Extend a base boot environment with a differential flash archive

User Management and Security

  • Manage users and groups with the Solaris Management Console (SMC)
  • Manage users and groups with SMC commands
  • Manage password generation
  • Manage user logins for failed attempts

Networking Services

  • Describe differences in managing the DNS (server and client) and LDAP (client) Naming Services
  • Describe the differences in the Network File System (NFS)
  • Describe the enhancements to Network File System version 4
  • Describe changes to managing AutoFS

Miscellaneous Features

  • Identify changes in printing services
  • Desktop Printer Management Tool
  • Describe the differences in the coreadm command from Solaris 10
  • Describe MPSS (Multiple Page Size Support)
  • System Administration with Solaris Management Console (SMC)
  • System Administration with Webmin

Zone (optional topic, depending on time)

  • Basic Description
  • Main Features and Benefits
  • Zone Configuration Settings and Characteristics
  • Creating Zones (zonecfg, zoneadm, zlogin)
  • Accessing Zones
  • Managing the Zone State
  • Zone Migration
  • Zone System Processes

GRUB (optional topic, depending on time)

  • Booting from an INTEL System with GRUB
  • Booting Procedures with GRUB
  • GRUB Files
  • Modifying the Boot Behaviour
Managing Solaris 10
Training Managing Solaris 10

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …