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Solaris Lab

I am employed in a Solaris centric enterprise.  In order to better enhance my skills, I've decided to obtain the Oracle Certified Professional - Oracle Solaris Systems Administrator certificate. 

This certificate requires that you first become an Oracle Certified Professional.  In order to accomplish this, you must attend a class through the Oracle University.  I accomplished that in August 2012. Afterwards, you need to pass two exams.

To better help me study for the exams, and to provide an environment that will allow me to make, and therefore learn from, mistakes without jeopardizing my employer's operations, I am building up my own "solaris lab".

In this section, I will blog about my experiences and challenges to both document my progress and to possibly assist others who might be involved in similar projects.

FOLLOW-UP:

I passed the first exam (1z0-877) on 30NOV12
I passed the 2nd exam (1z0-878) on 21DEC12

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1 The Plan Sunday, 16 November 2014 Greg King 1396
2 Equipment List Sunday, 16 November 2014 Greg King 2109
3 Problems Encountered Friday, 01 February 2013 Greg King 2418
4 Setting Up NDS/5008 serial server Friday, 12 October 2012 Greg King 2019
5 Configuring the Switch (Router) Sunday, 28 October 2012 Greg King 2359
6 Obtaining Software Sunday, 23 November 2014 Greg King 1761
7 Installing Solaris 10 U11 1/13 from cdrom using ZFS Saturday, 24 January 2015 Greg King 2192
8 Post Install Setup and securing Sunday, 25 January 2015 Greg King 2184
9 Creating a FLash ARchive (FLAR) image Sunday, 30 September 2012 Greg King 6916
10 Configuring A Jumpstart Server Sunday, 30 September 2012 Greg King 2853
11 Jumpstarting a Client System Monday, 24 September 2012 Greg King 2423
12 Live Update and Alternate Boot Environments Saturday, 06 October 2012 Greg King 4531
13 Setting Up The NAS! Sunday, 28 October 2012 Greg King 2303
14 Misc Stuff Thursday, 11 October 2012 Greg King 2025
15 Security Fixes Sunday, 14 October 2012 Greg King 2403
16 LDAP: installation Friday, 28 November 2014 Greg King 1462
17 LDAP : Building DSCC Sunday, 04 November 2012 Greg King 5352
18 Upgrading JAVA Saturday, 26 January 2013 Greg King 2262
19 Centralized Log Host Saturday, 26 January 2013 Greg King 3082
20 Installing SunRays Friday, 28 November 2014 Greg King 1141
21 Centralized Mail Server Saturday, 26 January 2013 Greg King 2602
22 Patching the JumpStart Server Mini-Root Friday, 01 February 2013 Greg King 4499
23 Does the CPU maintain Firefox IAVA compliance? Monday, 19 January 2015 Greg King 1621
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