(Retired)Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Solaris Administrators


When migrating platforms, it is critical to ensure that in-house professionals have the skills to maximize performance and maintain efficiency across the entire system. Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® for Solaris Administrators (RH290) quickly but completely covers many of the hands-on, practical skills needed when migrating from Sun Solaris to Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

The course focuses on the differences between the two operating systems, covering Red Hat Enterprise Linux equivalents to Solaris-specific technologies, like applying software patches, automating deployment with Kickstart, and using advanced file system features. In addition, the course demonstrates how to use RPM, yum, Red Hat Network (RHN), and Kickstart to manage your environment.



  • Find documentation and help.
  • Control the boot process, kernel modules, and initialization.
  • Manage the software life cycle with yum and Red Hat Network.
  • Create and modify partitions and logical volume management (LVM) volumes.
  • Manage and secure access to systems and services.
  • Collect and report system information.
  • Perform automated installations using Kickstart.
  • Save kernel crash dumps over the network.
  • Manage iSCSI disks and use multipath.
  • Manage device naming with udev.
  • Analyze systems and services using SystemTap.



  • Solaris administrators who are contemplating a migration to Red Hat Enterprise Linux and want to understand the difference in required skills
  • Experienced Solaris system administrators transitioning to a Red Hat Enterprise Linux platform.
  • Solaris administrators seeking a transition course that will help them work towards Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE®) certification


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Course Info

  • Code: RH290
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Price: Call for price

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