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Oracle Certified Associate, Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator

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Hello All,


I'm planning to take 1z1-821 exam next week , if anyone took this exam I would appreciate if he can give me a feedback about the exam , like number of questions, duration , questions type ...etc as nothing is clear in the exam info " "hxxp://education.oracle.com/pls/web_prod-plq-dad/db_pages.getpage?page_id=41&p_exam_id=1Z0_821 "


thanks :)



Exam topics & the exam deadline is 31 March if anyone is interested to take the exam ;)



Installing Oracle Solaris 11 using an Interactive Installer

[ ] Plan for an Oracle Solaris 11 operating system installation

[ ] Install the Oracle Solaris 11 operating system by using an interactive installer

[ ] Verify the operating system installation

[ ] Troubleshoot installation issues

[ ] Access Open Boot PROM


Updating and Managing Software Packages

[ ] Explain the image packaging system (IPS)

[ ] Update the Oracle Solaris 11 operating system by using IPS

[ ] Manage software packages by using Package Manager and the command line interface

[ ] Administer boot environments using Package Manager and the command line interface

[ ] Troubleshoot software update issues


Administering Services

[ ] Explain the role of the Service Management Facility (SMF)

[ ] Administer SMF services

[ ] Boot and shut down a system

[ ] Troubleshoot service and boot issues

Setting Up and Administering Data Storage

[ ] Describe ZFS

[ ] Administer ZFS Storage Pools

[ ] Administer ZFS File Systems

[ ] Administer ZFS Snapshots and Clones

[ ] Troubleshoot file systems and storage issues


Administering Oracle Solaris Zones

[ ] Explain Oracle Solaris Zones

[ ] Determine the current zones configuration and resource utilization on the system

[ ] Administer an Oracle Solaris zone

[ ] Troubleshoot zone and resource utilization issues


Administering a Physical Network

[ ] Explain basic networking concepts

[ ] Configure a network interface

[ ] Administer a network interface

[ ] Verify network operation

[ ] Determine datalink availability

[ ] Troubleshoot network issues

Setting Up and Administering User Accounts

[ ] Explain key user management concepts

[ ] Set up user accounts

[ ] Manage user accounts

[ ] Manage user initialization files

[ ] Use shell metacharacters

[ ] Configure user disk quotas

[ ] Troubleshoot user account and quota issues


Controlling Access to Systems and Files

[ ] Control access to systems

[ ] Control access to files

[ ] Use authentication

[ ] Troubleshoot access and authentication issues


Managing System Processes and Scheduling System Tasks

[ ] Manage system processes

[ ] Schedule system administration tasks

[ ] Troubleshoot process issues

[ ] Monitor system logs

[ ] Explain the use of core files, core dump files and crash dump files

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