Oracle Solaris 11 Advanced Administration Cookbook

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  • Configure and administer the IPS framework
  • Master ZFS using snapshots, backup, and shadowing
  • Configure a TCP/IP network using features such as NCP, NCU, IPMP, link aggregation, network bridge, and Integrated Load Balancer (ILB)
  • Configure a DHCP server and a DNS client
  • Handle SMF manifests and profiles
  • Learn to configure and use Automated Installer (AI)
  • Administer, manage, and monitor processes and priorities using Fair Share Scheduling (FSS)
  • Configure, migrate, and administer zones using Resource Manager
  • Implement RBAC and least privileges in the Oracle Solaris environment

Oracle Solaris is one of the most widely deployed UNIX-based operating systems in industries today, perfect for critical environments, high-performance professionals, and nonstop infrastructures.

This book gives an in-depth coverage on every important feature in the Oracle Solaris 11 operating system. Starting with how to manage the IPS repository and make a local repository, you will proceed to create your own IPS package. Then you will learn about handling boot environments, configuring and managing ZFS frameworks, and ZFS shadowing. You will cruise ahead to implement zones, create SMF services, review SMF operations, and also configure an Automated Installer, which is part of the new software deployment architecture introduced in Oracle Solaris 11.

You will advance through role-based access control (RBAC) and least privileges. You will then learn how to configure and administer resource manager, and finally you will be introduced to Oracle Solaris performance tuning.

  • Understand and execute best practices when administering advanced features of Oracle Solaris 11
  • Master special features of Oracle Solaris 11 such as ZFS objects, networking framework with RNC (Reactive Network Configuration), and get introduced to Performance Monitoring using sophisticated commands
  • Practical and easy-to-learn recipes explaining how to install, configure, update, and manage the Solaris OS and its application
Page Count 478
Course Length 14 hours 20 minutes
ISBN 9781849688260
Date Of Publication 9 Oct 2014


Alexandre Borges

Alexandre Borges is an Oracle ACE in Solaris and has been teaching courses on Oracle Solaris since 2001. He worked as an employee and a contracted instructor at Sun Microsystems, Inc. until 2010, teaching hundreds of courses on Oracle Solaris (such as Administration, Networking, DTrace, and ZFS), Oracle Solaris Performance Analysis, Oracle Solaris Security, Oracle Cluster Server, Oracle/Sun hardware, Java Enterprise System, MySQL Administration, MySQL Developer, MySQL Cluster, and MySQL tuning. He was awarded the title of Instructor of the Year twice for his performance teaching Sun Microsystems courses.

Since 2009, he has been imparting training at Symantec Corporation (NetBackup, Symantec Cluster Server, Storage Foundation, and Backup Exec) and EC-Council [Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH)]. In addition, he has been working as a freelance instructor for Oracle education partners since 2010.

In 2014, he became an instructor for Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) and Brocade. Currently, he also teaches courses on Reverse Engineering, Windows Debugging, Memory Forensic Analysis, Assembly, Digital Forensic Analysis, and Malware Analysis.

Alexandre is also an (ISC)2 CISSP instructor and has been writing articles on the Oracle Technical Network (OTN) on a regular basis since 2013.