Oracle Solaris 11 - Image Packaging System

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  • 1. 
    What is the use of IPS package repositories? (2 correct ansers)
    • A. 

      Simplified software delivery

    • B. 

      Integration between different systems

    • C. 

      Centralized architecture for managing multiple versions of software for various architectures

    • D. 

      Provides interface to manage different applications for various architectures

  • 2. 
    Administrators can mirror existing software package repositories locally for network restricted deployment environments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Fill in the blanks. Image Packaging System (IPS) is _____________.
    • A. 

      Architecture based package management system

    • B. 

      Network based package management system

    • C. 

      Network based package replicating system

    • D. 

      Network based package application system

  • 4. 
    What is On-disk format?
    • A. 

      Allows administrators to mirror individual packages directly from an archive in a non-networked environment.

    • B. 

      Allows administrators to install individual packages directly from an archive in a networked environment.

    • C. 

      Allows administrators to mirror individual packages directly from an archive in a networked environment.

    • D. 

      Allows administrators to install individual packages directly from an archive in a non-networked environment.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is true with reference to "Solaris zone integartion"? (2 correct answers)
    • A. 

      After a system has bootstrapped a minimized OS, the installation will progress over the network. Software package repositories are used for this purpose.

    • B. 

      IPS is integrated with Zones, allowing administrators to easily update a system and any virtual environment.

    • C. 

      IPS is integrated with Zones, allowing administrators to easily update a system and any non-virtual environment

    • D. 

      Each global zone can be installed with a different selection of software packages independently of others

  • 6. 
    How is fast system reboot achieved in IPS?
    • A. 

      By bypassing automatic system updates.

    • B. 

      By allowing certain system and firmware checks to be bypassed

    • C. 

      By cloning the system in non-networked environment

    • D. 

      By allowing system to reboot non-virtually.

  • 7. 
    How to reduce system downtime? (2 correct answers)
    • A. 

      Automatic dependency checking during software install

    • B. 

      Quick boot into non-virtual environment

    • C. 

      By turning off automatic dependency checking

    • D. 

      Any dependent software is automatically installed

  • 8. 
    Fill in the blanks. IPS uses, user friendly package names, allowing administrators to quickly browse and search for packages using __________.
    • A. 

      SMF

    • B. 

      Software Package repositories

    • C. 

      Graphical Package Manager or CLI utilities

    • D. 

      ZFS

  • 9. 
    Manual methods of tracking and installing patches is the only error free method in Oracle Solaris 11.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    How does IPS eases the complexity of managing system software on Oracle Solaris 11?
    • A. 

      By using command lines to install patches

    • B. 

      By using SVR4 packaging

    • C. 

      By integrating patching with package updates.

    • D. 

      By using SMF service property

  • 11. 
    How does IPS provides Installation revert back facility? (2 correct answers)
    • A. 

      By applying changes to a clone or alternate boot environment

    • B. 

      ZFS snapshots and clones are created in file systems with little or no overhead

    • C. 

      Both of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Which of the following command are used in AI Environment?
    • A. 

      Pkgmogrify

    • B. 

      Pkgrepo

    • C. 

      Pkgdiff

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    The FMRI for below defined software package is________________. Name : gcc-3 Version : 3.4.3,5.11-0.175.0.0.0.1.530:201111012T111222Z Publisher : Solaris
  • 14. 
    Which of the following is true with reference to Backward compatibility in IPS? (2 correct answers)
    • A. 

      SVR4 package commands do not work on IPS packages

    • B. 

      IPS can retrieve packages from Oracle repository or local repository

    • C. 

      IPS can retrieve packages from Oracle repository but not local repository

    • D. 

      IPS calculates package deltas between what is currently installed and from the repository and downloads differences

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