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SPARC M6-32/M5-32 Server Administration (SMMSA)

  • Overview
  • Who Should Attend
  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
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Course Overview

Duration: 4 Days

Price: SGD 4,220.00

In the Oracle SPARC M6/M5-32 Server Administration course, you’ll learn how to successfully describe, install, configure, maintain, administer, troubleshoot and upgrade software and hardware. If you are taking this class in a location other than Broomfield, CO, you will have remote access to the server for all software labs.

Learn To:

  • Configure and troubleshoot a SPARC M6-32 server.
  • Perform administrative activities on the SPARC M6-32 server.
  • Troubleshoot the M6-32 Server.
  • Perform administration tasks on the M6-32 Server.
  • Configure PDoms.
  • Configure LDoms.

Benefits to You

By investing in this course, you'll gain hands-on lab experience using an Oracle SPARC M6-32 system. You'll develop a deeper understanding of how SPARC M6-32 and M5-32 servers provide increased server utilization and workload consolidation; they do so using the most comprehensive built-in, no-cost, virtualization technologies in a single server.

Who Should Attend

  • Support Engineer
  • Data Center Manager
  • System Administrator
  • System Integrator

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


Required Prerequisites:

  • Oracle Solaris, Server, and Storage Experience

Suggested Prerequisites:

  • Oracle VM Server for SPARC: Installation and Configuration


Course Objectives

  • Identify the components and architecture of the M6-32 and M5-32 Servers
  • Install and configure M6-32 and M5-32 Servers
  • Upgrade the firmware and software
  • Perform administration tasks
  • Configure Logical Domains (LDoms)
  • Troubleshoot M6-32 and M5-32 Servers
  • List the features and functions of the M6-32 and M5-32 Servers

Course Content

SPARC M6-32 Administration Overview

  • List the components of the server
  • Describe the SPARC M6-32 features and functions

Hardware Overview

  • Identify site-planning guidelines
  • List the environmental requirements
  • List the power requirements
  • Upgrade an M5-32 server

Architecture Overview

  • Classify and label architectural components
  • Describe the architecture (ASICs)
  • Describe data and address movement through the ASICs
  • Describe configuration guidelines and best practices

ILOM Configuration

  • Document the functions of ILOM
  • List the features of the ILOM external network
  • Perform an initial configuration of the ILOM
  • Update the ILOM firmware

Platform Configuration and Administration

  • Manage user accounts
  • Configure the service processor to use LDAP and DNS
  • View the platform environment and hardware configurations
  • Use the ILOM BUI

Domain Configuration

  • Document the characteristics of a physical domain
  • Choose between bounded and unbounded for a physical domain
  • Allocate boards to a domain
  • Power on a doman and monitor status
  • Document the structure of the Open Boot PROM (OBP) device tree
  • Monitor overall domain status

Logical Domain Configuration

  • Create LDoms
  • Add resourcces to LDoms
  • Dynamically change LDoms
  • Monitor LDoms

Data Collection and Fault Analysis

  • Discuss the process for diagnosing faults
  • Check for faults
  • Manage events and audit logs
  • Configure POST
  • Interpret system LEDs
  • Monitor the server
  • Display server information
  • Use Oracle Explorer and snapshot scripts to gather domain information


Course ID: SMMSA

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