Oracle Solaris 10 Operating System Essentials

Oracle Solaris 10 Operating System Essentials Course Description

Duration: 4.00 days (32 hours)

This Oracle Solaris 10 Operating System Essentials course explores the key features and capabilities of the Solaris 10 OS. Interact with expert Oracle University instructors through formalized instruction, discussions, question and answers sessions and hands-on exercises.

Learn To:

Understand fundamental command-line features of the Solaris OS.
Explore file system navigation, the vi text editor and file permissions.
Work with access control lists (ACLs), command shells and file compression.
Understand basic network use.
Read shell scripts.

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Intended Audience for this Oracle Solaris 10 Operating System Essentials Course

  • » End Users
  • » System Administrator

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Course Prerequisites for Oracle Solaris 10 Operating System Essentials

  • » Input commands and control characters from a keyboard

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Oracle Solaris 10 Operating System Essentials Course Objectives

  • » Manage and view files and directories and change the directory contents
  • » Create and modify files and use basic file permissions
  • » Create ACLs and control the user work environment
  • » Use commands within the shell
  • » Perform basic process and job control
  • » Archive files and create archives
  • » Compress, view, and uncompress files
  • » Perform remote file transfers
  • » Use components of the desktop system
  • » Use command-line features and help resources

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Oracle Solaris 10 Operating System Essentials Course Outline

      1. Using the Desktop in the Solaris 10 Operating System
        1. Describe the hardware components of a computer
        2. Describe the Solaris operating system components
        3. Describe the SunOS software
        4. Log in to the system
        5. Use the desktop environment
      2. Using Command-Line Features and Online Help Resources
        1. Construct and execute commands from the command line
        2. Use online documentation
      3. Viewing Directories and Files
        1. Work with directories
        2. Work with files
        3. Print files
      4. Working with Files and Directories in Solaris
        1. Copy files and directories
        2. Move and rename files and directories
        3. Create files and directories
        4. Remove files and directories
        5. Use symbolic links
      5. Using the vi Editor
        1. Describe the fundamentals of the vi editor
        2. Modify files by using the vi editor
      6. Using Commands Within the Shell
        1. Use shell metacharacters
        2. Describe the Korn shell variables
        3. Display the command history
        4. Describe the command-line interpreter
        5. Work with user initialization files
        6. Redirect commands
      7. Using Basic File Permissions
        1. View file and directory permissions
        2. Determine file or directory access
        3. Change the permissions
        4. Modify the default permissions
      8. Configure Access Control Lists (ACLs)
        1. Describe ACLs
        2. Configure ACLs using the command line
        3. Configure ACLs using the File Manager graphical user interface (GUI)
        4. Switch users on a system
      9. Searching Files and Directories
        1. Search for content in files
        2. Search for files and directories
      10. Performing Basic Process Control
        1. Describe Solaris OS processes
        2. View a process
        3. Search for a specific process
        4. Send a signal to a process
        5. Terminate processes with the kill command
      11. Advanced Shell Functionality
        1. Manage jobs in the Korn shell
        2. Describe the Korn shell alias utility
        3. Use Korn shell functions
        4. Set Korn shell options
      12. Reading Shell Scripts
        1. Describe shell scripts
        2. Run shell scripts
        3. Pass values to shell scripts
        4. Use the test command
        5. Perform conditional commands
      13. Creating Archives
        1. Archive files
        2. Compress and archive files using the jar command
      14. Compressing, Viewing, and Uncompressing Files
        1. Compress files using the compress command
        2. View compressed files using the zcat command
        3. Uncompress files using the uncompress command
        4. Compress a file with the gzip command
        5. Compress and archive multiple files with the zip command
      15. Performing Remote Connections and File Transfers
        1. Establish a remote login session
        2. Copy files or directories to and from another system
        3. Transfer files between systems

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Oracle Solaris 10 Operating System Essentials Course Benefits

  • » Investing in this course will enable your organization's platforms to work with greater efficiency with the Oracle Solaris 10 Operating System. You'll benefit from instruction on key features and capabilities, enabling you to perform file and directory management, control the user work environment, archive files and use remote commands.

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This training prepares students for the following exam(s):

  • » 1Z0-876 : Oracle Solaris Certified Associate Exam

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Arthur G.
- Masters Degree in Operations Research & Applied Mathematics from Columbia University along with several IT certifications.
- IT Professional for over 30 years and Software Trainer since 1997.
- Engineer and developer for top Wall Street financial firms such as JP Morgan Chase.


Arthur has been an IT professional for over 30 years. After receiving his Bachelors in Computer Science from NYU, and Masters degree in Operations Research & Applied Mathematics from Columbia University, Arthur was recruited into the private IT sector. Upon starting his IT career path he quickly progressed into leadership roles as an engineer and developer for JP Morgan Chase.

With more than a decade of successful projects behind him, Arthur's love of academia brought him back to training, where he currently specializes in Java certification training and corporate software development. He holds numerous certifications including the Sun Certified Java Programmer, Sun Certified Web Component Developer, and Advanced PHP Programmer. His passion and aptitude for the subject matter is clearly evident both in and out of the classroom and NetCom Learning students rate him 8.6 out of 9.
Finnbarr M.
- Masters Degree in Computer Science from Boston University along with several certifications.
- Over 25 years of experience in the IT field and expert in Unix, GNU/Linux, and Oracle ecosystems.
- More than 10 years working as a Software Engineer in multinational companies such as Hewlett-Packard.


Finnbarr has both breadth and in-depth knowledge of Unix, GNU/Linux, and Oracle with 25+ years of experience in operating system internals development, system administration, application development and project management on a wide variety of hardware and software platforms. As a Software Engineer, he developed and managed numerous projects in multinational companies such as Hewlett-Packard.

Finnbarr is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers as well as a Moderator at He is also a top Instructor and Subject Matter Expert at NetCom Learning and is well recognized by the students for his knowledge and his great teaching technique.
Ramesh P.
Ramesh holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science with specialization in Information Security and is pursuing his Doctoral degree in IT from the University of South Australia (UniSA). He is a one of a kind trainer - he has been working in the IT field since 1995 and is an expert in C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, Java/J2EE, PL/SQL, VB, ASP, and XML technologies. Ramesh also has extensive experience developing and implementing BizTalk and SharePoint in large corporations, as well as more than 10 years experience working with Oracle and SQL server/Sybase databases. With more than 19 certifications, Ramesh is an IT guru and trainer with worldwide experience, which includes presentations and trainings across US, Asia, and Middle East. He is a full time instructor at NetCom Learning and we couldn't be happier in having him as one of our Subject Matter Experts.
Amanpreet M.

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Recent Client Testimonials & Reviews

Might be one the best instructors I have had. Not often that you have an instructor that actually understand more that just the presentation. The instructor has great depth of knowledge.

- Mike H.
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» Transition to Oracle Solaris 11

Nitin was one of the best instructors I have ever worked with. Impressive knowledge of materials and systems. Presentation skills are incredible.
Joseph D.
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» Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration - Accelerated

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