Date: 03-Jun-2006

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Sun Certified System Administrator for the Solaris 8 Operating System, Part II of II (CX-310-012)
Product Description

The Sun Certified System Administrator for the Solaris 8 Operating System, Part II exam is geared toward those candidates with one or more years of experience working as a system administrator. This exam will test the candidate on the new Solaris 8 Operating System (Solaris 8 OS) features and on the more advanced system administrator skills. The examination will include multiple choice scenario-based questions and fill-in questions. The Sun Certified System Administrator for Solaris 8 OS, Part I (310-011) is a prerequisite to this examination. Reseller exam to not apply as prerequisites.

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Details
  • Delivered at: Authorized Prometric testing centers
  • Prerequisites: Part I (CX-310-011)
  • Exam type: Multiple choice, free response, drag and drop
  • Number of questions: 61
  • Pass score: 70%
  • Time limit: 105 minutes
Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish (neutral)
Recommended Training

To succeed fully in this exam, candidates can take advantage of the following course(s):

Solaris 8 OS System Administration II (SA-288)
Supporting Courses
Solaris 8 OS System Administration II (CDS-288)
Solaris 8 System Administration II Bundle (WSB-288)
Web-based Practice Exams
  • Practice Exam for Sun Certified System Administrator for the Solaris 8 OS, Part II (WGS-PREX-S012B)
Exam Objectives

Section 1: Client Server Relationship
  • List and define the types of servers used in the Solaris 8 OS network environment.
  • List and define the types of clients used in the Solaris 8 OS network environment.


Section 2: Solaris OS 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 using the command-line.


Section 3: Solaris OS syslog
  • 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.


Section 4: Disk Management
  • 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 software and the Sun StorEdge Volume Manager software.


Section 5: Solaris OS Psuedo File Systems and Swap Space
  • State the characteristics of the Solaris OS 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.


Section 6: NFS
  • 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.


Section 7: AUTOFS
  • 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.


Section 8: CACHEFS
  • 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.


Section 9: Naming Services
  • 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.


Section 10: NIS
  • 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.


Section 11: Role-based Access Control (RBAC)
  • State the purpose of the Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) with regard to the Solaris OS security.
  • Select the statements that describe RBAC database features.


Section 12: Solaris Management Console
  • List the configuration features of the Solaris Management Console.


Section 13: JumpStart Software Automatic Installation
  • 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 software client boot sequence.
  • List the files necessary to support the JumpStart software 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 the JumpStart software install server system to provide the Solaris 8 OS 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 the JumpStart software.