Oracle Solaris 11 Installation and Configuration Essentials

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The Solaris 11 Certified Implementation Specialist Credential from Oracle recognizes practitioners specializing in implementing Oracle Solaris 11 operating system based solutions. The Certification covers the installation and configuration of Oracle Solaris 11. This Certification is open to all applicants but is targeted at Oracle Partner Network members who are focused on implementing and selling solutions for Oracle Solaris 11. OPN members will be receiving this Certification as OPN Certified Implementation Specialist recognized for helping their businesses for the Oracle Solaris 11 Specialization.

Oracle Solaris 11 Installation and Configuration Essentials Certification Exam

The 1Z0-580 exam lets you become a qualified deployment expert for Oracle Solaris 11 Installation and Configuration. This certification test recognizes professionals eligible to incorporate solutions based on the Oracle Solaris 11 operating system.


  • Identify Commodity Solaris 11
  • Describe Solaris 11 from Oracle and where Solaris fits into the strategy of Oracle
  • Describe the advantages of a solution on an optimized stack
  • Describe the key customer value proposals for the solutions from Solaris
  • Describe the configuration and use options available for Oracle Solaris 11 11 customers
  • Define, in technical terms, the characteristics of Oracle Solaris 11 and the importance of the function.
  • Describe the key elements of the architecture that distinguish this product from other operating systems
  • Map product attributes, capabilities and advantages to the needs and demands of customers.
  • Identify the key distinctions between Solaris 10 and Solaris 11
  • Identify key items necessary to schedule the initial configuration of a system.
  • Explain installing and upgrading options for S11 OS for x86 and SPARC systems, including installation media, custom, network, and automated installations
  • Execute a CD/DVD OS installation for Solaris 11 on SPARC, x64 and x86 based systems
  • Describe simple troubleshooting measures for installation
  • Explain the Automatic Installer (AI) by booting, defining, configuring, downloading services, local repositories, and manifesting areas, including AI.
  • Configure the configuration of an AI server, including the implementation of an AI server and a local repository kit
  • Conduct a Live Upgrade Update
  • Describe an x86 or SPARC system network boot phase
  • Build a custom script for first-boot
  • Troubleshooting problems with downloading AI
  • Perform an automated installation for both X64 and SPARC Oracle systems for a physical device and a non-global zone.
  • Validate an installation and make sure it works correctly using existing Solaris 11 instruments such as vmstat, top, post, etc.
  • Explain how user accounts/roles may be added, removed and changed and explain authorizations, rights or privileges granted to certain accounts/roles.
  • Explain and explain the Solaris 11 OS from the network security posture box (Secure by Default) and how the default setting can be set/changed (e.g., new services, svcadm, etc.)
  • Describe on x64 and SPARC Oracle systems the boot and shutdown procedures, including BIOS/OBP, GRUB, and Solaris Service Management Facility (SMF)
  • On an x64 and SPARC Oracle system, boot shut down and reboot.
  • Perform a network boot on the system x64 and SPARC Oracle
  • Control x64 and SPARC Oracle default boot behaviours, including modifying BIOS/GRUB/OBP to manipulate the default boot system, Solaris boot flags/levels, and the driver's configuration.
  • Creating and maintaining boot environments for ZFS
  • Device Boot and Shutdown Troubleshoot
  • Explain the disk architecture, including the ZFS file system's features and naming conventions for computers based on SPARC, x64, and x86 systems.
  • Use the prtconf and format commands to list devices, describe the /etc/path to instil files' critical problems, and reconfigure devices by booting the reconfiguration or using the devfsadm command SPARC, x64, and x86 based systems.
  • Configure a collection of disks for use as a ZFS pool on x86 and SPARC systems, including SMI and EFI label management, in light of the scenario.
  • Explain how to build a file system in an existing pool and configure particular file system parameters such as delegated management, quotas, compression, deduplication, ACLs, and encryption.
  • Please describe the use of snapshots, clones, replication, and their ZFS filesystem use.
  • Build shares and LUNS from a file system with ZFS
  • Configure boot disks for use as a ZFS pool, provided a scenario.
  • Describe the key differences between program management in S10 and S111
  • Explain the main components of the Subsystem S11 Image Packaging System (IPS)
  • Managing Boot Environments for S11
  • Manage IPS repositories from command line tools and GUIs
  • Inventory of packages installed, using both command line and GUI software.
  • Perform package management, including downloading, deleting, upgrading, and reconfiguring files, using CLI and GUI interfaces, to use a non-default package repository.
  • Configure a local IPS repository
  • Perform a complete update for the new or planned software updates for x86 or SPARC platforms
  • Explain consolidation problems, Solari's zone characteristics, and differentiate between the various concepts of the zone, including zone types, daemons, networking, command scope,
  • Build a Solaris zone, provided a scenario,
  • Identify zone components, including network components, rights, resource specifications, and integrity policies, in a zone configuration scenario.
  • To display and customize the zone, use zonecfg, dladm, and ipadm commands, including rights, delegated management, optional file systems, and virtual network devices.
  • To view, install, boot, halt, reboot, and delete a zone, use the zoneadm command for a scenario.
  • Understand the main differences in network administration between S10 and S11
  • Describe the key elements necessary to plan the network configuration of a system, such as a hostname, subnets, domain, and name services
  • Explain the automatic and static configuration of Solaris 11 network options, including NWAM, NCPs,
  • Implement the network configuration of a device, including hostname, data links, Ipv4/IPv6 static and DHCP addresses, link aggregations, IPMP connections, VLANs, and VNICs
  • Implement specialized network configurations, such as bridges, routers, tunnels, flow controls and Integrated Load Balancers
  • Properties such as (1) duplex, (2) connection security (anti-spoofing skillset), and network bandwidth control are displayed, set, and unset.