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Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) - Oracle Solaris System Administrator

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This vendor-specific Certification is Offered By:
Oracle Corporation
Redwood Shores, CA USA
Phone: 800-672-2531

Skill Level: Foundation                          Status: Active

Low Cost: $245 (shortest track)               

Summary:
For individuals who wish to demonstrate fundamental knowledge of the Oracle Solaris Operating System and have a fundamental understanding of the UNIX operating system, commands, and utilities. The OCA certification covers essential system administration skills such as managing local disk devices, managing file systems, installing and removing Solaris packages and patches, performing system boot procedures and system processes. This certification was formerly known as Sun Certified Solaris Associate (SCSAS).

Initial Requirements:
You must pass the Oracle Solaris Certified Associate exam ($245). The exam has a 120-minute time limit and consists of 75 multiple choice questions. A passing score of 64% is required.

Exam topics include installing Oracle Solaris, updating and managing software packages, administering services, setting up and administering data storage, administering Oracle Solaris zones, administering a physical network, managing user accounts, controlling system and file access, and managing systems processes and tasks, among other topics. Training is available but not required.

Continuing Requirements:
Renewal is not required, but Oracle certifications are version specific, which is reflected in the naming of the certification.


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