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UNX-201: Solaris System Administration I

This five-day course focuses on providing students the skills and knowledge to administer the Solaris Operating System. Students will learn how to administer Solaris as either a stand-alone or a networked machine.

Prior to attending this class, students should have the following experience:

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Discuss basic System Administration concepts.
  • Install Solaris, additional software and patches.
  • administer user and group accounts including initialization files.
  • Create and access local and network file systems.
  • Control system and user processes.
  • Create shell scripts to automate tasks.
  • backup and restore file systems.
  • setup and administer network access.
  • setup and administer printers.


  1. Administration Concepts
  2. Installation
  3. Post Installation
  4. The Open Boot PROM
  5. Software Administration
  6. Patches
  7. User Accounts
  8. System Security
  9. Administering Initialization Files
  10. Permissions
  11. The Boot process
  12. Directory Hierarchy
  13. Local Disk Management
  14. Configuring File Systems
  15. Administering Processes
  16. Backup and Recovery
  17. Networking
  18. Printing