Oracle Solaris 11 Fault Analysis and Troubleshooting

Duration : 5 Days (40 Hours)

Oracle Solaris 11 Fault Analysis and Troubleshooting Course Overview:

The “Oracle Solaris 11 Fault Analysis and Troubleshooting” course equips system administrators and architects with skills to diagnose faults and enhance system performance. It imparts an analytical troubleshooting approach to systematically locate and isolate faults. Participants gain familiarity with Oracle Solaris 11 fault analysis and troubleshooting tools like truss and dtruss. By course completion, attendees should be able to recognize scenarios requiring fault analysis, utilize available tools to diagnose and isolate faults, and effectively resolve them. The skills developed encompass fault analysis and troubleshooting across Oracle Solaris 11 systems and services, encompassing network, file system, and process issues. The course targets individuals responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting Oracle Solaris 11 systems.

Intended Audience:

  • IT Professionals
  • Administrators
  • System Administrators
  • Support Professionals
  • Integrators
  • Users
  • Those seeking advanced understanding of system faults
  • Individuals looking for advanced troubleshooting skills on Oracle Solaris 11 systems

Learning Objectives of Oracle Solaris 11 Fault Analysis and Troubleshooting:

1. Learn to recognize common system and software issues
2. Understand how to identify errors in system files and identify the source of the issue
3. Learn how to use system logs to review errors and determine a resolution
4. Know how to analyze system data and detect potential problems
5. Learn to backup and restore data using the Solaris backup utilities
6. Utilize the Solaris System Troubleshooting Tool to perform root cause analysis
7. Review the Solaris Fault Manager features and activities
8. Know about disaster recovery scenarios, install and configure Solaris
9. Utilize techniques to monitor system performance and identify potential system reliability issues
10. Understand the fundamentals and techniques of troubleshooting in Solaris 11

 Module 1: Analyzing System Failures and Troubleshooting Techniques

  • Overview of Oracle Solaris System Fault Types
  • Using Assumptive Troubleshooting Techniques
  • Mitigate the impact of system faults

 Module 2: Utilizing Useful Troubleshooting Tools in Oracle Solaris 11

  • Hardware Components
  • Method for troubleshooting hardware faults
  • Server Processor (SP)
  • OpenBoot PROM
  • Hardware Diagnostics

 Module 3: Troubleshooting Solaris Startup Faults

  • Oracle Solaris OS Startup
  • Troubleshooting the System for Booting Problems
  • Service Management Facility (SMF)

 Module 4: Troubleshooting Image Packaging System (IPS) Problems

  • Reviewing IPS Features and Functionality
  • Checking the Basics
  • Installing and Updating Packages
  • Fixing Package Problems

 Module 5: Troubleshooting Automated Installer (AI) Problems

  • Reviewing AI Features and Functionality
  • Troubleshooting Client Installation Failures
  • Manually Installing After Booting

 Module 6: Troubleshooting Problems with Zones

  • Reviewing Zones Features and Functionality
  • Checking the Basics
  • Using Zones-related SMF Services
  • Monitoring Non-Global Zones
  • Fixing IPS Problems with Non-Global Zones

 Module 7: Troubleshooting Physical and Virtual Network Problems

  • Reviewing Physical and Virtual Network Features and Functionality
  • Checking the Basics
  • Observing the Network

 Module 8: Troubleshooting Workshop

  • Reviewing the Requirements for the Troubleshooting Workshop

Oracle Solaris 11 Fault Analysis and Troubleshooting Course Prerequisites:

This course is ideal for Solaris system administrators and support personnel who are already familiar with UNIX and Solaris 11 software. It is highly recommended that students have prior knowledge and experience with the following:
• Working with Solaris 11 systems
• Installing and configuring/troubleshooting Solaris 11 and/or Oracle Solaris Cluster
• Using Oracle Solaris 11 system and troubleshooting utilities
• Configuring, optimising and troubleshooting Solaris Zones
• Advanced system monitoring and log analysis

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  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
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