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Solaris 8 System Administrator 310-011 - File Systems, Files, and Directories


This course introduces the Solaris file systems, and explains the fundamentals of disk drives and their geometry and how Solaris uses a disk for file storage through its file systems. The management of Solaris file systems and disk space usage is also dis

This lesson is part of our Solaris 8 System Administrator 310-011 online training series which contains over 31 hours of self-paced courseware. Our web-based training provides 6 months of unlimited access.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the file system types available in Solaris 8
  • Create disk slices
  • Construct, install, display, customize, mount, unmount, and tune file systems with special emphasis on the UFS file system
  • Mount files systems on a CD-ROM or diskette using the Volume Manager


  • A file system defined
  • Solaris file system types
  • Disk slices
  • Creating slices with the format utility
  • Parts of a UFS file system
  • Creating a UFS file system
  • Custom file system parameters
  • File system operations
  • Mounting file systems
  • Displaying mounted file systems
  • Constructing a file system
  • Tuning file systems
  • Options for mounting a file system
  • Unmounting a file system
  • Volume Manager
  • Modifying devices with the Volume Manager
  • Troubleshooting media devices
  • Information on file systems

This course is for anyone who wants to get the most out of using Solaris 8 System Administrator 310-011.

Prerequisites: None:

Technical Requirements:

  • Internet connection
  • Browser: Internet Explorer, FireFox, Chrome, Safari, Opera or any standards compliant browser.
  • Authorware and Macromedia Flash player recommended but not required.
  • JavaScript must be enabled.

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Total Time: 31+ hours
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