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  SA-II (310-202)  

Section 1: Describe Network Basics

  • Control and monitor network interfaces including MAC addresses, IP addresses, network packets, and configure the IPv4 interfaces at boot time.
  • Explain the client-server model and enable/disable server processes.


Section 2: Manage Virtual File Systems and Core Dumps

  • Explain virtual memory concepts and given a scenario, configure, and manage swap space.
  • Manage crash dumps and core file behaviors.
  • Explain NFS fundamentals, and configure and manage the NFS server and client including daemons, files, and commands.
  • Troubleshoot various NFS errors.
  • Explain and manage AutoFS and use automount maps (master, direct, and indirect) to configure automounting.
  • Implement patch management using Sun Connection Services including the Update Manager client, the smpatch command line, and Sun Connection hosted Web application.

Section 3: Manage Storage Volumes

  • Analyze and explain RAID (0,1,5) and SVM concepts (logical volumes, soft partitions, state databases, hot spares, and hot spare pools).
  • Create the state database, build a mirror, and unmirror the root file system.
  • Describe the Solaris ZFS file system, create new ZFS pools and file systems, modify ZFS file system properties, mount and unmount ZFS file systems, destroy ZFS pools and file systems, work with ZFS snapshots and Clones, and use ZFS datasets with Solaris Zones.

Section 4: Control Access and Configure System Messaging

  • Configure role-based access control (RBAC) including assigning rights profiles, roles, and authorizations to users.
  • Analyze RBAC configuration file summaries and manage RBAC using the command line.
  • Explain syslog function fundamentals, and configure and manage the /etc/syslog.conf file and syslog messaging.


Section 5: Naming Services

  • Explain naming services (DNS, NIS, NIS+, and LDAP) and the naming service switch file (database sources, status codes, and actions)
  • Configure, stop and start the Name Service Cache Daemon (nscd) and retrieve naming service information using the getent command.
  • Configure naming service clients during install, configure the DNS client, and set up the LDAP client (client authentication, client profiles, proxy accounts, and LDAP configurations) after installation.
  • Explain NIS and NIS security including NIS namespace information, domains, processes, securenets, and password.adjunct.
  • Configure the NIS domain: build and update NIS maps, manage the NIS master and slave server, configure the NIS client, and troubleshoot NIS for server and client failure messages.


Section 6: Managing Solaris Zones

  • Explain consolidation issues, features of Solaris zones, and decipher between the different zone concepts including zone types, daemons, networking, command scope, and given a scenario, create a Solaris zone.
  • Given a zone configuration scenario, identify zone components and zonecfg resource parameters, allocate file system space, use the zonecfg command, describe the interactive configuration of a zone, and view the zone configuration file.
  • Given a scenario, use the zoneadm command to view, install, boot, halt, reboot, and delete a zone

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