Exam CX-310-202 objectives are covered in the following sections.
Describe Network Basics
Define the function of each layer within the seven-layer OSI model and TCP/IP model. List the features and functions of the Ethernet. Describe the characteristics of RARP and ARP. Identify the commands that display information about the local network interface. Describe the relationship between the RPC service and the rpcbind process and how to list registered RPC services. Identify the steps necessary to start and stop network services via the command line.
Manage Virtual File Systems and Core Dumps
Understand the benefits of using the automount utility and each of the types of automount maps. Understand how to configure, start, and stop the automounter. Understand the Solaris pseudo file systems. Understand swap and all of the steps required to create and add swap to the system. Understand how to manage the crash and core dump configuration.
Manage Storage Volumes
Explain the purpose, features, and functionalities of RAID, and identify the guidelines to follow when using RAID 0, RAID 1, and RAID 5, including hardware considerations. Define key SVM concepts, including volumes, soft partitions, hot spares, and state databases. Create the state database, build a mirror, and unmirror the root file system using SVM.
Control Access and Configure System Messaging
Understand the commands used to create, modify, and delete access control lists (ACLs) on files. Understand how to use and configure the Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) facility in Solaris 10. Understand syslog and how to configure it. Understand the syntax of the syslog configuration file and its effect on syslog behavior.
Set Up Naming Services
Understand the purpose of each type of name service available in Solaris 10 and be able to compare and contrast their functionality. Understand how to configure the name service switch file for each type of name service. Understand the processes and components of the NIS master server, NIS slave server, and NIS client. Know the steps required to configure an NIS master, slave, and client. Understand the steps required to add, update, and propagate an NIS map. Understand how to configure the DNS and LDAP client. Configure, stop, and start the Name Service Cache Daemon (nscd) and retrieve naming service information using the getent command.
Learn consolidation issues and features of Solaris zones, and understand the different zone concepts including zone types, daemons, networking, and command scope. In a given scenario, create a Solaris zone, 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. Also, for a given scenario, understand how to use the zoneadm command to view, install, boot, halt, reboot, and delete a zone.
Perform Advanced Installation Procedures
Understand the purpose of the JumpStart server. You need to know all of the commands used to set up and modify a JumpStart session between a server and its clients. In a nutshell, you need to know everything about configuring a Solaris JumpStart session. Explain how to use the Flash installation feature, and describe requirements and limitations of this feature. Explain how to create, manipulate, and use a Flash archive during the installation process.