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    Solaris 8 System Administrator

    Installation, Initialization, and Shutdown

    • The Boot Process and Boot PROM
    • User and Software Package Administration
    • System Security and Remote Connection
    • Process Control
    • File Systems, Files, and Directories
    • Disk Configuration
    • Backup and Recovery
    • vi Editor and Command Syntax
    • LP Print Service
    • Practice Exam
  • Lesson Detail:

    Installation, Initialization, and Shutdown

    • Selected system administrator terms
    • Requirements and preparation for installation
    • Software and configuration clusters
    • System configuration to be installed
    • Disk storage systems
    • Device drivers
    • Installing the Solaris 8 software
    • Power on and booting the system
    • System run states
    • Init phase
    • Stopping and starting services with control scripts
    • System shutdown
  • The Boot Process and Boot PROM
    • OpenBoot environment
    • OpenBoot architecture
    • OpenBoot interface
    • PROM full device names
    • OpenBoot device aliases
    • OpenBoot non-volatile RAM (NVRAM)
    • OpenBoot security
    • OpenBoot diagnostics
    • Input and output control
    • boot
    • Kernel
  • User and Software Package Administration
    • Adding user accounts with Admintool
    • Managing user accounts with Admintool
    • Managing users from the command line
    • User initialization files
    • Home directories and name services
    • Managing software
    • Listing and spooling software packages
    • Adding and removing software
    • Software patches
  • System Security and Remote Connection
    • Physical security
    • Controlling system access
    • Storing user account information
    • Controlling file access
    • Permission schemes for user and group IDs
    • Access Control Lists (ACLs)
    • Managing ACL entries
    • Setting path and identification permission
    • Monitoring users and system usage
    • Obtaining login information
    • Using firewalls and securing network services
    • Other network security methods
    • Remote system operations and the trusted host
    • Restricting FTP
    • Restricting root access
    • Monitoring superuser access
    • Automated Security Enhancement Tool (ASET)
  • Process Control
    • Viewing a process
    • The pgrep and prstat commands
    • Process Manager
    • Using signals
    • Scheduling processes
    • The crontab command
    • The at command
    • syslog and other logs
  • File Systems, Files, and Directories
    • A file system defined
    • Solaris file system types
    • Disk slices
    • Creating slices with the format utility
    • Parts of a UFS file system
    • Creating a UFS file system
    • Custom file system parameters
    • File system operations
    • Mounting file systems
    • Displaying mounted file systems
    • Constructing a file system
    • Tuning file systems
    • Options for mounting a file system
    • Unmounting a file system
    • Volume Manager
    • Modifying devices with the Volume Manager
    • Troubleshooting media devices
    • Information on file systems
  • Disk Configuration
    • Device drivers
    • Physical device names
    • Device auto-configuration
    • Instance names
    • Transparent configurations
    • Major and minor device numbers
    • Logical device names
    • Virtual volume management
    • Metadevices and drivers
    • StorEdge Volume Manager
  • Backup and Recovery
    • Backup media and utilities
    • The tar command
    • The dd command
    • The cpio command
    • The pax command
    • The ufsdump command
    • The ufsrestore command
    • Recovering file systems
  • Vi Editor and Command Syntax
    • Shell script basics
    • Selecting a shell to use
    • Bourne shell variables
    • Bourne shell built-ins and conditionals
    • The if and case conditionals
    • Repeated-action commands and functions
  • LP Print Service
    • The Solaris LP print service
    • The print spooler and LP daemons
    • Printer hardware
    • Printer software
    • Print servers
    • Creating printer classes
    • Managing printers with GUI tools
    • Routine printer tasks
    • Checking printer status
    • Managing user access to printers
    • Managing printer queues
  • Practice Exam Syntax
    • System concepts
    • The boot PROM
    • Installation
    • Initialization and shutdown
    • User administration
    • Security
    • Process control
    • File systems
    • Files and directories
    • The boot process
    • Disk configuration
    • Backup and recovery
    • Basic command syntax

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