Course details

This course provides you with instruction in performing network administration tasks, such as configuration and troubleshooting local area networks (LANs). This course also provides hands-on experience with topics such as Internet Protocol (IP) routing, Domain Name System (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), IP version 6 (IPv6), and the Solaris IP Filter firewall.

Target Audience

Experienced system administrators who are, or will be, responsible for administering Sun systems in a networked environment that includes LANs and the Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS).


What You'll Learn

  • Configure the network interface layer
  • Configure the network (Internet and Transport layers)
  • Configure and manage network applications

Course Outline

Introducing the TCP/IP Model

  • Network model fundamentals
  • Layers of the Transmission Control Protocol/IP (TCP/IP) model
  • Basic peer-to-peer communication and related protocols
  • Identify TCP/IP protocols

Introducing LANs and Their Components

  • Network topologies
  • LAN media
  • Network devices

Ethernet Interfaces

  • Ethernet concepts
  • Ethernet frames
  • Use network utilities


  • Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
  • Reverse ARP (RARP)

Configuring IP

  • Internet layer protocols
  • IP datagram
  • IP address types
  • Subnetting and variable length subnet masks (VLSMs)
  • Interface configuration files
  • Administer logical interfaces

Configuring IP Network Multipathing

  • IP multipathing
  • Implement IP multipathing

Configuring Routing

  • Fundamentals of routing
  • Routing table population
  • Routing protocol types
  • Routing table
  • Configure static routing
  • Configure dynamic routing
  • Classless inter-domain routing (CIDR)
  • Configure routing at system boot
  • Troubleshoot routing

Configuring IPv6

  • IPv6
  • IPv6 addressing
  • IPv6 autoconfiguration
  • IPv6 unicast address types
  • IPv6 multicast address types
  • Enable IPv6
  • Manage IPv6
  • Configure 6to4 routing
  • Configure IPv6 multipathing

The Transport Layer

  • Transport layer fundamentals
  • User Datagram Protocol (UDP)
  • TCP
  • TCP flow control

Configuring DNS

  • DNS basics
  • Configure the DNS server
  • Troubleshoot the DNS server using basic utilities

Configuring DHCP

  • Fundamentals of DHCP
  • Configure a DHCP server
  • Configure and manage DHCP clients
  • Troubleshoot a DHCP server
  • Troubleshoot a DHCP client

Configuring NTP

  • NTP basics
  • Configure an NTP server
  • Configure an NTP client
  • Troubleshoot NTP

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