Introduction to Solaris™/Linux
Solaris for Users/Administrators is a good follow-up
for those who wish to become proficient with Solaris utilities and
Bourne/Korn shell programming.
Solaris System Administration Part 1 begins a
comprehensive range of courses for those responsible for looking after
day-to-day administration of Sun Solaris machines.
Solaris / UNIX overview
- What are Solaris and UNIX?
Advantages and disadvantages.
Basic command examples.
Other versions of UNIX.
Future of UNIX.
Logistics and support.
Logging in and out.
Basic Window system (CDE) use.
Files, directories and path names.
Creating and examining files.
Effective use of directories.
Moving, copying and removing files.
Basic system password security.
Answerbook Documentation and the man command.
Insert and Append.
Moving around the text.
Other insert operators.
Searching for text; Search and replace.
Saving and quitting.
Introduction to UNIX shells.
Korn shell interaction, including:
Re-direction and piping.
The history mechanism, and command line editing facilities.
The shell quoting mechanism.
Setting up and using aliases.
More complex copying and moving.
Protecting files and directories.
Shell variables and setting up the environment.
Introduction to Solaris utilities.
Halting the workstation. (Note: C-shell interaction notes are also provided)
A thorough examination of the major tools available, such as the Panel, File
Manager, Text editor and the Help system. Customising the Workspace and setting
basic user preferences.
Introduction to network concepts.
Network basic commands (including logging in to other machines with ssh).
Network File System (NFS) - overview, benefits and uses.
Overview of Samba file sharing with Microsoft machines.