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Solaris 9: Study Guide Pt. 1 & 2: Sun Certified System Administrator Study Guide Paperback – 6 May 2003


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  • Paperback: 598 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; Pap/Cdr edition (6 May 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0782141811
  • ISBN-13: 978-0782141818
  • Product Dimensions: 19 x 3.6 x 23 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,816,592 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Here’s the book you need to prepare for Sun’s Solaris 9 SystemAdministrator Exams. This Study Guide provides: Assessment testing to focus and direct your studies In–depthcoverage of all official exam objectives Leading–edge exam preparationsoftware, including a testing engine and electronicflashcards Authoritative coverage of all exam objectives,including: Installation planning and softwaremanagement Understanding file and directory concepts Managing patches andshells Performing system boot procedures Managing user and securityadministration Handling network printers and system processes Developingsystem backups strategies and restores Using and configuring network filesand implementing server processes Managing virtual file systems, core dumps,and storage volumes Controlling access and configuring systemmessaging Implementing naming services Performing advanced installation procedures Using and troubleshooting a JumpStart server

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Quentin Docter, SCSA, MCT, CCNA, CNE, Server+, is a 9–year industry veteran with experiences ranging from administrator to consultant to instructor. He is currently working as an independent consultant and author. Quentin has worked on 7 books for Sybex, most recently, the MCSE: Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure Design Study Guide.

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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Nickorossa on 23 Oct 2003
Format: Paperback
I used this book as my only study guide to the two SCSA exams and passed with 82% and 75%. On the whole it's clear and easy to follow. If anything it could do with a few more diagrams to explain how some things fit together, especially for RBAC, networking and advanced installation.
There are a few too many references to the man pages and one or two small things that came up on the exam not covered in the book, but nothing really serious.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
The Best Solaris 9 Book Out There 3 Dec 2003
By "curtismayfield2k" - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
This book is clearly written, with useful examples that seemed to anticipate the questions that I was forming before I could even completely articulate them. The text prepared me well for the practice exams, which prepared me well for the actual exam.
All hail Quentin Docter and the Cybex Study Guides!
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Do the Job 23 Mar 2004
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I use it in conjunction with Boson Unix tests and was able to pass both exams on the first try!
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Excellent Buy... 4 April 2005
By Kathryn L. Tate - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I have been through all of the certification books for Solaris 9 and this one by far offers the most for your money. I was so happy to find it. I would recommend this book along with the Exam Cram book.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
great book from a solaris certified syadmin 27 Nov 2003
By Patrick Amirian - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
this is by far the greatest solaris book I've bought!
for my certification I've gone through the exam cram book, the McGraw-Hill Osborne book and also this one! I have to admit that this book is the best book from my 3 solaris books.
so if you want to pass the exam by reading only 1 book, then this is IT!!
5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
Excellent Study Guide 6 Jun 2003
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Excellent book for learning Solaris 9. Easy to follow. Practice exams were outstanding for getting me ready for the exam.
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