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Oracle® Solaris 11 System Administration



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Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator Training Guide, Vol. I: Fundamentalsis the first of two authoritative, start-to-finish study guides for the newest Oracle Solaris System Administrator Exam. This book is written by long-time Oracle Solaris expert Bill Calkins, whose world-class experience even includes writing official Solaris sysadmin exam questions. Calkins systematically covers every basic-to-intermediate topic on the revamped, showing how to apply this knowledge in today's rapidly-changing data center environments. Admins won't just gain practical mastery of new Oracle Solaris 11 features: they will learn how to use Oracle Solaris 11 to manage the increased complexity of today's more tightly integrated, virtualized, and often-heterogeneous systems. Its extensive study tools include chapter-opening quick references; chapter summaries; lists of key terms; exercises; chapter-ending review questions with detailed answers; notes, cautions; exam alerts; and a complete sample exam. Many additional study resources are provided at the author's website,

Author Biography

Bill Calkins, owner and president of leading open systems consultancy Pyramid Consulting, owns, a leading provider of online UNIXTM training materials. He has 28 years of experience in UNIX system administration, consulting, and training at over 100 companies. His best-selling guidebooks have been used by universities and training organizations worldwide.

Table of Contents

1. Installing the Solaris 11 Operating Environment
2. Administering UFS File Systems
3. Administering ZFS File Systems
4. System Startup and Shutdown Procedures: SPARC and x86 Platforms
5. User Administration
6. Configuring Printer Services
7. System Security
8. Managing System Processes
9. Performing System Backups and Restorations

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