UNIX Operations and Network Administration UNIX Training Program

UNIX Solaris Operations and Network Administration Training Program

Solaris Operations and Network Administration

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The Solaris Operations and Network Administration training program is comprised of the operating system, system administration, and network administration; the standard duration is 12 days. A lesson plan based upon the standards of the New York State Department of Education is used for qualifying the subject matter, examples, and exercises. Educational consultancy topics, inclusive of project specifications also can be incorporated into the program.

  • For new employees with minimal experience, basic commands, system navigation, Solaris documentation, and online help is provided.
  • For experienced information technology professionals, the training program can be directed to commercial enterprise software: Oracle, IBM, or mobile devices application development.

SYS-ED's training programs are taught using multiple delivery medium: distance-learning, classroom instruction, and blended learning. In order to accommodate employee workloads and staff in remote geographic locations, component courses can be scheduled over non consecutive weeks combining classroom instruction and distance-learning. At the client's discretion, a record of completed assignments, validation assessment, and final examination can be utilized.

Solaris Operations and Network Administration Training Program

Base Program Duration
Distance-learning Service
Technology Update
UNIX Administration
Emerging Trends
Solaris, Oracle, and Red Hat Linux

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Why SYS-ED for Solaris Operations and Network Administration Training


Solaris Operating System 4 days
Solaris System Administration 4 days
Solaris: Network Administration 4 days

Base Program Duration

12 days
Optional Courses  
Solaris: New Features 5 days

Module: Solaris Operating System
Duration: 4 days
Major Topics:
1. Solaris features 2. Operating environment 3. Multi-user and multitasking
4. Hierarchical file system 5. User-selectable command language 6. Graphical user interfaces
7. Network communication services 8. Other UNIX versions and standard 9. CDE: Common Desktop Environment
10. File system 11. Korn shell basic features 12. Filters and pipelines concepts
13. Basic filter 14. File and directory backup/restore 15. Accessing remote file systems
16. Volume Manager 17. Remote access tools 18. E-mail with CDE and mail/mailx
19. Remote login 20. Remote file copy and Internet commands  

Module: Solaris: System Administration
Duration: 4 days
Major Topics:
1. Installation overview 2. Operating system concepts 3. Accessing the system
4. System processes 5. Archiving user data 6. User account and group management
7. File types and devices 8. Software package administration  

Module: Solaris: Network Administration
Duration: 4 days
Major Topics:
1. Networking concepts 2. Network addressing 3. NFS
4. autofs 5. cachefs 6. Configuring anonymous FTP server
7. syslog Daemon 8. Network interface configuration 9. Router configuration
10. DNS: Domain Name Service 11. Apache web server 12. Setting up a printer
13. TCP/IP model 14. ARP and RARP 15. IP configuration
16. IPv6 configuration 17. Transport layer 18. DHCP configuration

Module: Solaris: New Features
Duration: 5 days
Major Topics:
1. Expanded featureset and facilities 2. Containers 3. Zones
4. Resource management 5. Authentication changes 6. Controlling access to devices
7. RBAC: Role Based Access Control 8. System resources 9. DTRACE - features and architecture
10. New tunable parameters 11. New commands and options 12. SMF: Service Management Facility

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SYS-ED's websites compile, organize, and present software specific and established operational categorizations of information technology. They provide a framework for assessing knowledge transfer: web-based training, classroom instruction, technology updates, courseware, training aids, learning paths, and validation assessment.


Footnote 1:

SYS-EDís core UNIX curriculum has been submitted to the New York State Department of Education - Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision for review.