You can use this exam guide to collect all the information about Oracle Solaris 10 System Administrator Certified Professional Exam Part II (1Z0-878) certification. The Oracle 1Z0-878 certification is mainly targeted to those candidates who has some experience or exposure of Solaris 10 Administration and want to flourish their career with Oracle Certified Professional Oracle Solaris 10 System Administrator (OCP) credential. The Oracle Solaris 10 System Administrator Certified Professional Exam Part II certification exam validates your understanding of the Solaris 10 Administration technology and sets the stage for your future progression. Your preparation plan for Oracle 1Z0-878 Certification exam should include hands-on practice or on-the-job experience performing the tasks described in following Certification Exam Topics table.
Oracle 1Z0-878 Certification Details:
|Exam Name||Oracle Solaris 10 System Administrator Certified Professional Exam Part II|
|Exam Product Version||Solaris 10 Administration|
|Exam Price||USD $245 (Pricing may vary by country or by localized currency)|
|Number of Questions||48|
|Validated Against||This exam has been validated against Oracle Solaris 10, update 11.|
|Recommended Training||System Administration for the Oracle Solaris 10 OS Part 2|
|Schedule Exam||Pearson VUE - Oracle|
|Recommended Practice||1Z0-878 Online Practice Exam|
Oracle 1Z0-878 Certification Topics:
|Section 1: Manage Virtual File Systems and Core Dumps||
- Explain virtual memory concepts and given a scenario, configure, and manage swap space.
- Manage crash dumps and core file behaviors.
- Explain NFS fundamentals, and configure and manage the NFS server and client including daemons, files, and commands.
- Troubleshoot various NFS errors.
- Explain and manage AutoFS and use automount maps (master, direct, and indirect) to configure automounting.
|Section 2: Manage Storage Volumes||
- Analyze and explain RAID (0,1,5) and SVM concepts (logical volumes, soft partitions, state databases, hot spares, and hot spare pools).
- Create the state database, build a mirror, and unmirror the root file system.
|Section 3: Control Access and Configure System Messaging||
- Configure role-based access control (RBAC) including assigning rights profiles, roles, and authorizations to users.
- Analyze RBAC configuration file summaries and manage RBAC using the command line.
- Explain syslog function fundamentals, and configure and manage the /etc/syslog.conf file and syslog messaging.
|Section 4: Naming Services||
- Explain naming services (DNS, NIS, NIS+, and LDAP) and the naming service switch file (database sources, status codes, and actions)
- Configure, stop and start the Name Service Cache Daemon (nscd) and retrieve naming service information using the getent command.
-Configure naming service clients during install, configure the DNS client, and set up the LDAP client (client authentication, client profiles, proxy accounts, and LDAP configurations) after installation.
|Section 5: Managing Solaris Zones||
- Explain consolidation issues, features of Solaris zones, and decipher between the different zone concepts including zone types, daemons, networking, command scope, and given a scenario, create a Solaris zone.
- Given a zone configuration scenario, identify zone components and zonecfg resource parameters, allocate file system space, use the zonecfg command, describe the interactive configuration of a zone, and view the zone configuration file.
- Given a scenario, use the zoneadm command to view, install, boot, halt, reboot, and delete a zone.
- Explain custom jumpstart configuration including the boot, identification, configuration, and installation services.
|Section 6: Managing LDAP, Jumpstart, and Live Upgrade||
- Explain custom Jumpstart configuration including the boot, identification, configuration, and installation services.
- Configure a Jumpstart including implementing a Jumpstart server, editing the sysidcfg, rules and profile files, and establishing Jumpstart software alternatives (setup, establishing alternatives, troubleshooting, and resolving problems).
- Explain Flash, create and manipulate the Flash archive and use it for installation.
- Given a PXE installation scenario, identify requirements and install methods, configure both the install and DHCP server, and boot the x86 client.
- Configure a WAN Boot Installation and perform a Live Upgrade Installation.
The Oracle 1Z0-878 Certification Program certifies candidates on skills and knowledge related to Solaris 10 Administration products and technologies. The Oracle Certified Professional Oracle Solaris 10 System Administrator is granted based on a combination of passing exams, training and performance-based assignments, depending on the level of certification. Oracle 1Z0-878 certification is tangible benchmark of experience and expertise that help you stand out in a crowd among employers. To ensure success, Oracle recommends combining education courses, practice exam and hands-on experience to prepare for your Oracle Solaris 10 System Administrator Certified Professional Exam Part II certification exam as questions will test your ability to apply the knowledge you have gained in hands-on practice or professional experience.