D78415 - Oracle Solaris 11 Network Administration Ed 4

The Oracle Solaris 11 Network Administration course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to configure and administer a reliable, scalable, highly available, resource-optimized, and secure enterprise-grade network infrastructure, both physical and virtual, by using the various networking features and technologies in Oracle Solaris 11. Some of the key features of Software Defined Networking (SDN) covered in this course include VNICs, etherstub, VLAN, PVLAN, VXLAN, EVS, and reflective relay.

Learn To:

  • Explain the fundamentals of networking.
  • Configure a virtual network.
  • Configure network high availability.
  • Configure network services.
  • Configure network resources.
  • Implement network security.
  • Diagnose networking issues.

Benefits To You

This course uses extensive hands-on approach to explain the networking capabilities introduced, enhanced, or modified in Oracle Solaris 11. Through scenarios and illustrations, the course explains how the network virtualization features and technologies in Oracle Solaris 11 make a good case for network consolidation, geographies notwithstanding. The course also covers some of the observability tools used for diagnosing and troubleshooting networking issues.

Duration: 5.0 days

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  • Explain the fundamentals of networking
  • Configure a virtual network
  • Configure network high availability
  • Manage network services
  • Configure network resources
  • Implement network security
  • Diagnose networking issues


Introduction to the course

  • Overview
  • Course Goals
  • Course Agenda
  • Introductions
  • Your Learning Center

Networking Fundamentals

  • Explain the fundamentals of networking
  • Describe the network stack in Oracle Solaris 11
  • Explain the role of profile-based configuration in configuring networks in Oracle Solaris 11
  • Describe the commands to configure and administer networks in Oracle Solaris 11

Configuring a Virtual Network

  • Explain network virtualization
  • Configure a virtual network
  • Configure VLAN and PVLAN
  • Configure VXLAN
  • Configure EVS

Configuring Network High Availability

  • Describe High Availability
  • Configure link aggregations for high availability
  • Configure IPMP for IP failover
  • Configure VRRP for router failover
  • Configure ILB to implement load balancing

Configuring Network Services

  • Configure DHCP for dynamic allocation of IP addresses
  • Configure DNS for forward and reverse name resolution
  • Configure LDAP for directory name resolution
  • Configure SMB for cross-platform resource sharing

Configuring Network Resources

  • Manage network resources using datalink properties
  • Manage network resources using flow properties
  • Monitor network traffic by using observability tools

Implementing Network Security

  • Administer link protection to prevent threats to the virtual network
  • Configure IP Filter firewall to prevent network-based attacks
  • Configure the OpenBSD Packet Filter (PF) firewall to control network access

Diagnosing Networking Issues

  • Identify the diagnostic tools and utilities for troubleshooting networking issues
  • Describe the role of DTrace network providers in observing network behavior


  • Network Administrator
  • Systems Administrator


Suggested Prerequisite

  • Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration Ed 5
  • Oracle Solaris 11 Advanced System Administration Ed 5

Required Prerequisite

  • Transition to Oracle Solaris 11 Ed 4
  • Network Administration for the Oracle Solaris 10 Operating System Ed 2
  • Experience with installing, configuring, and maintaining Oracle Solaris Zones and Oracle Solaris 11 OS
  • Experience with administering users, packages, SMF services, and applications on Oracle Solaris 11 systems



This course is not associated with any Certification.

Course Benefits

  • Career growth
  • Broad Career opportunities
  • Worldwide recognition from leaders
  • Up-to Date technical skills
  • Popular Certification Badges

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