Oracle Solaris 10 ZFS Administration Certification Training Course Overview

This course is meant for Sun partners, customers, and resellers. It offers the skills required to effectively implement, as well as support the Solaris Volume Manager software. Participants become proficient in various tasks, some of which include planning, configuring, and administering the software.
Students become capable of catering to system storage requirements by using the Solaris Volume Manager application. Participants build capabilities needed for designing, modifying, and using RAID-0 volumes. They also deploy soft partitions, RAID-5 volumes, and RAID-1 volumes.

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Course Modules

Module 1: Managing ZFS Storage Pools
  • Creating and destroying ZFS Storage Pools
  • Managing devices in ZFS Storage Pools
  • Managing ZFS Storage Pool properties
  • Querying ZFS Storage Pool status
  • Migrating and upgrading a ZFS Storage Pool
Module 2: Managing ZFS File Systems
  • Creating and destroying ZFS File Systems
  • Using ZFS File System Properties
  • Querying ZFS File System Information
  • Managing ZFS File System Properties
  • Mounting and sharing ZFS File Systems
  • Setting ZFS Quotas and Reservations
Module 3: Working With ZFS Snapshots and Clones
  • Creating, destroying, and holding ZFS Snapshots
  • Renaming, displaying, and rolling back ZFS Snapshots
  • Creating and destroying clones
  • Sending and receiving ZFS Snapshot data
Module 4: Installing and Booting a ZFS Root File System
  • Performing an initial installation of a ZFS root file system
  • Performing a Flash Archive installation of a ZFS root file system
  • Performing a JumpStart Installation of a ZFS root file system
  • Migrating a UFS root file system to a ZFS root file system using Solaris Live Upgrade
  • Using ZFS support for swap and dump devices
  • Booting from a ZFS root file system
  • Recovering the ZFS root pool or root pool snapshots
Module 5: Troubleshooting ZFS Issues and Recovering ZFS Data
  • Identifying problems in ZFS
  • Repairing a damaged ZFS configuration
  • Repairing a missing device
  • Repairing a damaged device
  • Repairing damaged data
  • Repairing an unbootable system
Module 6: Working with ZFS Volumes
  • Identifying a ZFS volume
  • Identifying how to use a ZFS volume
  • Working with ZFS volumes as dump or swap devices
Module 7: Using ZFS on a Solaris System with Zones Installed
  • Adding a ZFS file system to a non-global Zone
  • Delegating datasets to a non-global Zone
  • Adding ZFS volumes to a non-global Zone
  • Using ZFS Storage Pools within a Zone
  • Managing ZFS properties within a non-global Zone
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Course Prerequisites
  • Administer disks and file systems
  • Backup and restore file systems
  • Change system run levels
  • Configure environmental variables
  • Use basic OpenBoot commands
  • Configure UNIX file systems (UFS)
    • Regular Track: Any candidate with basic knowledge of Oracle Solaris 10
    • Fast Track: Candidate with intermediate knowledge of Oracle Solaris 10.
    • Super Fast Track: Candidate with strong knowledge of Oracle Solaris 10.
On course completion, participants will be able to learn:
  • Administer the Solaris Volume Manager software by using the command-line and GUI interface
  • Administer the Solaris Volume Manager software state databases
  • Create and administer simple, striped, concatenated, and mirrored volumes
  • Create volume structures using both hard and soft partitions
  • Verify the status of the Solaris Volume Manager software volumes and state databases
  • Create and administer the Solaris Volume Manager software file systems
  • Replace failed volume components
  • Replace a failed disk
  • Describe the features of the Solaris Volume Manager software disksets