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An attempt to rework SA-299 Jumpstart chapter by Indian authors
can be found at
The Solaris Interactive Installation (I do not know why
they called it interactive). This is a chapter from
Special Edition Using Solaris 9 book. The article
Building a JumpStart Infrastructure (April 2001)
-by Alex Noordergraaf also looks more or less close
to content of SA-299 chapter on Jumpstart
Here is one note that is relevant to the topic.
Passed 310-015 (Solaris 9 part II) today
Just passed the part 2 today and though I'd drop in a few notes here...
Whereas 310-014 was printing questions all over it (check my other review), questions were more evenly distributed amongst test objectives, with a little emphasis on NIS/Name Service and NFS. And installation methods (Jumpstart/Flash + NIS).
I've been a Solaris (2.6) admin for ~3 years, but only app servers (no nfs, printing, jumpstart, nis) so I was a rookie for much of the topics. I studied for about a month with 2 books, and did all the free tests I could find on the net.
I used CramSession's SCSA9 book (by Darrell Ambro) which covered almost all that was needed (the exam went into some details (ldap) that the book didn't cover that much).
I also used Osborne SCSA 9 book by Tim Gibbs but it's a piece of crap. I only read it to have another view of the topics. It's full of mistakes, bloathed with copy/pasted stuff from Solaris 8 that doesn't even exist in Solaris 9, etc...
Well that's about enough ... Good luck to everybody and happy holidays
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