CLIENT SERVER RELATIONSHIP:
- List and define the types of servers used in the Solaris 8 Network Environment.
- List and define the types of clients used in the Solaris 8 network environment.
SOLARIS NETWORK ENVIRONMENT:
- Define the function of each layer within the seven-layer OSI model.
- Define the function of each layer in the five-layer TCP/IP model.
- List the features and functions of the Ethernet.
- Describe the characteristics of RARP and ARP.
- Identify the commands which display information about the local network interface.
- Describe the relationship between the RPC service and the rpcbind process.
- Recall how to list registered RPC services.
- Identify the steps necessary to start and stop network services via the command line.
- Identify the functions of syslog.
- Recall the syntax of the syslog configuration file.
- Deduce syslogd behavior from its configuration file.
- Configure syslog messages by increasing the logging severity level for both the login and telnet daemons.
- Use the command line to update the system log.
- List the utilities used to create, check, and mount file systems.
- Identify the logical path name differences between physical disks and virtual disks.
- List the advantages of a virtual disk management application.
- Identify the characteristics and functions of Solstice DiskSuite and the Sun StorEdge Volume Manager.
SOLARIS PSEUDO FILE SYSTEMS AND SWAP SPACE:
- State the characteristics of the Solaris pseudo file system types.
- List and define the commands used to extract information from entries in the /proc directory.
- List the steps to create and add a swap file to the system swap space.
- State the functions of an NFS server and an NFS client.
- List the steps required to make resources available and unavailable for mounting as a shared resource.
- Identify the command used in the /etc/dfs/dfstab file on an NFS server to enable automatic sharing of resources.
- Explain how entries in the /etc/vfstab file can enable automatic mounting of resources on an NFS client.
- State the function of each of these commands: mountall, umountall, shareall, and unshareall.
- List the benefits of using the automount utility.
- State the purpose of each of the types of automount maps.
- Identify the steps needed to set up automount to read a direct map.
- Identify circumstances under which the automount daemon should be restarted.
- Given an existing client-server environment, explain how to configure the cache file system.
- Use appropriate commands to check the status and consistency of the cache file system.
- Identify the steps to set up cache file system logging.
- List the steps necessary to perform a check of the cache file system.
- Identify the steps to dismantle and delete a cache file system.
- State the purpose of a name service.
- List the different name services and compare their functionality.
- Given a local area network with a need for a name service, identify the appropriate name service switch process and determine which configuration to use for your network.
- Given a need for a name service, identify the appropriate name service switch file and determine which configuration to use for your network.
- List and define the processes and components of the NIS master server, NIS slave server, and NIS client.
- List the steps to configure an NIS master, slave, and client.
- Given an existing network using the NIS name service, list the steps to add a new NIS map.
- Given an existing network using the NIS name service, list commands to update and propagate an NIS map.
ROLE-BASED ACCESS CONTROL (RBAC):
- State the purpose of the Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) with regard to Solaris security.
- Select the statements that describe RBAC database features.
SOLARIS MANAGEMENT CONSOLE[tm]:
- List the configuration features of the Solaris Management Console.
- State the purpose of the JumpStart server.
- Identify the main components of a jumpstart server.
- List the parameters possible when using the add_install_client script syntax.
- State the purpose of the boot service function on a subnet.
- Identify the events that occur during the JumpStart Client boot sequence.
- List the files necessary to support the JumpStart boot operation.
- State the purpose of the sysidcfg file with and without name service support.
- Select the statements that describe the steps necessary to set up a JumpStart install server system to provide the Solaris 8 release software necessary to install a new system.
- State the purpose of the add_to_install_server, modify_install_server and add_install_client scripts.
- Given the appropriate software source, explain how to create a configuration server with a customized rules file and class files.
- Given an NIS name service network environment, explain how to configure NIS name service support for JumpStart.