certification has two levels. One is the Oracle certified Associate,
Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator and the second level is Oracle
certified Professional, Oracle Solaris 11 System.
Who can do
have strengthened their grip on the administration of the Oracle
Solaris 11 operating system from the basic level can have the
benefits by getting certified. These professionals are also familiar
with the UNIX operating system and command line utilities.
certification covers the configuration of networks and management of
swap set up, core files and crash data dumps. This certification
provides a strong base on which later on the foundation of future
knowledge can be built.
In order to
complete this certification the candidates are to follow the
following 4 steps:
- Complete the
certification labelled Oracle certified associate, Oracle Solaris 11
- Complete one
of the sanctioned courses from the advanced level.
- Complete the
test coded 1Z0-822 with a minimum of 70% score.
- Complete the
form on the ORACLE website.
The Step 2
requires the completion of one of the approved courses of advanced
level. A list of the courses that can be completed to fulfil this
requirement is as follows:
to Solaris 11.
Solaris 11 System Administration.
Solaris 11 Advanced System Administration.
and Deploying Applications on Oracle Solaris 11.
Solaris 11 Security Administration.
Solaris 11 ZFS Administration.
Solaris 11 Zones Administration.
Solaris Cluster 4.x Administration.
Solaris 11 Network Administration.
Solaris 11 Performance Management.
- How to Build
a Private Cloud Using Oracle Solaris 11.
Step 3 requires
the completion of the test coded 1Z0-822. The duration of the test is
150 minutes or 2 hours 30 minutes. test is comprised of 100 questions
all of MCQ type. The minimum score required to pass this test is 70%.
mentioned list represents the learning objectives:
Installation procedure for Oracle Solaris 11
on more than one host.
are required to install the Oracle Solaris by the help of an
automatic installer that will guide the user throughout the
installation ongoing process.
Software package management and Image Packing
candidates are also required to set up a local access for the network
client. Another important aspect covered by this topic is the
management of the boot sequence in different environments.
Business Application data management.
topic includes the data organization and management. The candidates
are also required to make restore points to which the system can be
restored in case of a data failure.
topic covers the planning for a network set up. It also handles the
system configuration on a local server. The candidates are also
required to configure the network file system.
Virtual Network Configuration.
topic covers the creation of a virtual network and the management of
virtual network resources.
Services properties and management.
topic covers the setting up and troubleshooting of the Service
Access control configuration.
topic covers the explanation of the use of privileges. Candidates
are required to understand the management and configuration of
System resource allocation with help of
candidates are required to explain the allocation of the system
resources using the Solaris auditing feature. In order to audit the
system resources the Solaris auditing has to be configured.
topic encompasses the management and configuration of the fair share
utility which allows the system resources to be distributed among the
process most efficiently.
System resource Evaluation.
topic covers resource allocation and system evaluation.
Software failure troubleshooting.
topic covers the setting up of the system messaging utility. The
candidates are also required to configure the utilities handling
system crashes. The setting up of facilities to store crash data for
the business application forms this topic.
certification is valid till the release of any update from ORACLE.
Once this test is
cleared the candidates are required to fill an online form available
on the ORACLE website. After filling in the information required by
this form the candidates will be recognized as Oracle certified
This is the
latest certificate in Solaris which is a version11 certificate and
this certainly has a lot of benefits. Candidates are bound to get
many opportunities in Solaris based system administration jobs after
successfully completing this certification.
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