Exam Code : 1Z0-821
Exam Name : Oracle Solaris 11 System AdministrationQuestion: 1
zone1 is a non-global zone that has been configured and installed.
zone1 was taken down for maintenance, and the following command was run:
zoneadm –z zone1 mark incomplete
The following information is displayed when listing the zones on your system:
Which task needs to be performed before you can boot zone1?
A. The zone needs to be installed.
B. The zone needs to be brought to the ready state.
C. The zone needs to be uninstalled and reinstalled.
D. The zone needs to be brought to the complete state.
(Marking the zone incomplete, see the note)
You need to make sure that all of the software packages on your server are up to date. Without
installing any updates, which two commands would display .my software updates that are available
in the default Oracle repository?
A. pkg list –u
B. pkg verify –u ‘*’
C. pkg search –u
D. pkrj info –r ‘*’
E. pkg install –nv
F. pkg update –nv ‘*’
Answer: C, F
Which best describes the svc:/system/boot-config service?
A. It is used to change the milestone on a system.
B. It is used to set the default run level of the system.
C. It provides the parameters used to set the system to automatically perform a fast or slow reboot.
D. When the service is enabled, the system performs a fast reboot by default; when it is disable the
system performs a slow reboot by default.
http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E19963-01/html/821-1451/etmjx.html (second paragraph)
A user Jack, using a korn shell, requests a directory listing as follows:
jack@solaris:/export/home/jack $ 1s
file filea Filea fileb Fileb filec Filec
Which two statements are correct?
A. The pattern [?i]*a will expand to filea Filea.
B. The pattern [fF]*a? will expand to [fF] *a?.
C. The pattern [gfe] * will expand to file filea fileb filec.
D. The pattern [g-e] * will expand to file filea fileb filec.
E. The pattern [fF] [a-zA-z] i*e will expand to file.
Answer: B, E
You created an IP address for interface net3 with the following command, which executed
ipadm create-addr –T static –a 192.168.0.100/24 net3/v4
You then ran:
The result indicated that the interface was down.
You then ran:
ipadm delete-addr net3/v4
ipadm create-addr –T static –a 192.168.0.101/24 net3/v4
The last command indicated that the interface was up.
Why did it work with the second address specified, but not the first?
A. The 192.168.0.100 address is reserved for broadcast messages.
B. Another device exists on the network, using the 192.168.0.100 address.
C. The network interface card does not support the address 192.168.0.100.
D. The address 192.168.0.100 is at a boundary and may not be configured in Oracle Solaris 11.
E. 192.168.0.100 is a DHCP address and may not be statically configured in Oracle Solaris 11.
You have a ticket from a new user on the system, indicating that he cannot log in to his account. The
information in the ticket gives you both the username and password. The ticket also shows that the
account was set up three days ago.
As root, you switch users to this account with the following command:
su – newuser
You do not get an error message.
You then run 1s -1a and see the following files:
local1.cshrc local1.login local1.profile .bash_history .bashrc .profile
As root, you grep the /etc/passwd file and the /etc/shadow file for this username, with these results:
/etc/passwd contains newuser:x:60012:10:/home/newuser:/usr/bin/bash
/etc/shadow contains newuser:UP: : : : :10: :
As root, what is your next logical step?
A. Usermod –f 0
B. passwd newuser
C. mkdir /home/newuser
D. useradd –D
You have a user that needs to use the cron tool to schedule some repetitive tasks. When the user
enters the crontab –e command in a terminal window, the following error appears:
crontab: you are not authorized to use cron. Sorry
In order to troubleshoot this issue, in what directory would you start your invest
http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E23824_01/html/821-1451/sysrescron-23.html (see first sentence, first
You are having an issue with the shutdown command. You wish to determine if the file is a script or
an executable program. Which command would you use to determine this?
A. od shutdown
B. file shutdown
C. test shutdown
D. cksum shutdown
E. attrib shutdown
What determines which bits in an IP address represent the subnet, and which represent the host?
Which two accurately identify features of a Solaris 10 branded zone?
A. executes in a Solaris 10 global zone
B. is created by importing a Solaris 10 flash archive
C. enables Linux binary applications to run unmodified
D. provides a complete runtime environment for Solaris 9 applications
E. allows a Solaris 10 global zone to be migrated Into a Solaris 10 non-global zone on a Solaris 11
Answer: B, C
https://blogs.oracle.com/observatory/entry/solaris_10_branded_zones (step 8)
You are troubleshooting a newly installed desktop Oracle Solaris 11 system with a single network
interface. From this system, you can connect to other systems within the company intranet, but
cannot access any external services (such as websites and email), even when using IP addresses.
Examining the routing table confirms that the default route to 184.108.40.206 is missing. DHCP is not
used at this site. Which two commands will temporarily mid permanently configure the default
A. ipadm set-gateway 192.168.1.1
B. route add default 192.168.1.1
C. ipadm set-default 192.168.1.1
D. dladm route-add –d 192.168.1.1
E. echo 192.168.1.1 >/etc/gateway
F. echo 192.168.1.1 >/etc/defaultrouter
Answer: B, F
You want the system to generate an email notification each time one of the services has changed its
state. Which option would send an email message to the system administrator whenever a service
changes to the maintenance state?
A. Use the setsc command in ALOM to enable the mail alerts to be sent to a specified email address
whenever the fault management facility detects a service change to the maintenance state.
B. Make an entry in the /etc/syslog.conf file to instruct syslogd to send an email alert when it
receives a message from the SMF facility that a service has changed to the maintenance state.
C. Use the svccfg netnotify command to create a notification and send an email when a service
enters the maintenance state.
D. Use the scvadm command to enable the notification service. Set the –g maintenance option on
the netnotify service to send an email when a service enters the maintenance state.
(page 18, 2nd paragraph)
How are operating system updates distributed in the Oracle Solaris 11 environment?
A. Updates are only available to customers with an active support contract. The updates are
distributed through the My Oracle Support web portal and installed in a central location. All
software packages are then updated manually from the command line using the smpatch command.
B. Patches are download from http: //support.oracle.com either automatically or manually. All
software packages are then updated manually from the command line using the smpatch or
C. Software updates are published as packages to a repository. All software packages are then
updated manually from the command line using the pkg command.
D. Software updates, published as packages to an OS image. All software packages are then updated
manually from the command line using the pkg command.
User named Jack, whose account is configured to use the korn shell, logs in and examines the value
of his PATH environment variable:
jack@solaris: echo $PATH
There is a shell script in jack's home directory called useradd:
-r-xr-xr-x 2 jack other 1239 2012-01-05 11:42 useradd
While in his home directory, jack attempts to run the script:
What will happen, and why?
A. He will get a "file not found" error, because the current directory is not in his speech path.
B. He will get a "file not found" error, because his home directory is not in his search path.
C. The useradd script will execute, because jack is in the same directory that the script is located in.
D. The command /user/sbin/useradd will execute, because it is the last match in the search path.
E. The command /user/sbin/useradd will execute, because it is the first match in the search path.
User jack on host solaris attempts to use ssh to log in to host oracle and receives this message:
jack@solaris:~$ ssh oracle
ssh: connect to host oracle port 22: connection refused
What is the problem?
A. Host oracle does not have a valid host public key.
B. Host oracle does not have a valid host private key.
C. Host solaris does not have a valid host public key.
D. Host does not have a valid host private key.
E. Host solaris is not configured for host-based authentication.
F. Host oracle is not configured for host-based authentication.
G. Host oracle is not running the ssh service.
H. Host solaris is not running the ssh service.