Solaris is an UNIX based operating system licensed under ORACLE. As an operating system, Solaris is software that sits underneath all of the other software on a computer, receiving requests from those programs and relaying these requests to the computer’s hardware. It’s is also one of the most secured OS.

In this course, we will be covering deep/advance areas of Solaris and provide the scenarios based configuration/examples/troubleshooting.

Below are the course content we are going to train you on :

Note: Prerequisites: Solaris Basic course

Booting process in depth

  • Different stages of booting in detail
  • Booting troubleshootings for each stages
  • Run Control scripts (rc Scripts)
  • Run Levels in detail

Kernel in depth

  • Kernel related settings and main configuration files
  • What if kernel crashes
  • Analyzing crashed kernel (core dump)
  • Kernel tuning

I/O Management

  • Disk quota
  • Access Control List (ACL)

Solaris Volume Managers

  • Types of Volume manager
  • SVM in detail
  • RAID using SVM
  • ZFS
  • RAID using ZFS

Solaris Zones

  • What is Solaris zones
  • Types of zones
  • How to set up zones
  • Managing Solaris zones
  • Migration of zones

Performance Tuning

  • CPU tuning
  • Memory tuning
  • I/O tuning
  • Network tuning
  • Health monitoring

Solaris Patching in depth

  • Image packaging system (IPS)
  • Managing local/remote Repository
  • System update/upgrade
  • Live upgrade and Solaris boot environments
  • Patching Rollback (Manual/Automated)
  • What is CVE and required Remidiation


  • Network setting at Solaris systems
  • Network bonding
  • Network traffic monitoring/analysis using TCPDump/Wireshark
  • DHCP Configuration/settings
  • DNS (Bind) Configuration/settings
  • FTP/SFTP/SAMBA Configuration/settings
  • SSH/TELNET Configuration/settings

Storage Systems

  • Local disks
  • NFS
  • SAN (iSCSI, Fiber Channel

Overview of Solaris 11

  • Introduction
  • What new in Solaris 11 (IPS & IPADM)

Interview Preparations/Q&A