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HPUX CSA certification

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I need help in preparing myself for HPUX CSA certification. awaiting for your valuable guidance.

 

 

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Regular Advisor Regular Advisor

Re: HPUX CSA certification

Hi Tanveer,

Im currently preparing for the exam myself, and as others have advised, I suggest you get a copy of Rafeeq Ur Rehmans book (HP-UX CSA: Official Study Guide and Reference - ISBN 0131448544) from your local book store. In addition, there are also practice tests on HPs web site.

All the best to ya in your preparations!
Occasional Advisor

Re: HPUX CSA certification

hi edgar,
is there a way to get/download the soft copy (pdf) of rafeeq-ur-rahman's book.

Regular Advisor Regular Advisor

Re: HPUX CSA certification

Hi Tanveer,

I speak under correction, but I dont think the book is for free therefore there is no site you can download it from (:(
Honored Contributor Honored Contributor
Respected Contributor Respected Contributor

Re: HPUX CSA certification

Hi,

No, there is no soft copy of the book. Infact, getting hold of even the hardcopy is tough in India. Its not available in any of major book stores that I know of!

Anyway, take a look at these threads for information on the type of questions, no. of questions, braindumps, what's frequently asked etc:
http://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=705200
http://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=642795
http://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=694744
http://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=686134

HTH.

Regards,
Sri Ram
"What goes up must come down. Ask any system administrator."
Regular Advisor Regular Advisor

Re: HPUX CSA certification

just buy the book "hp-ux certified"
Read it and you should prepared..

The book is great.. i read it and became cetified almost without any handson.

-paul
"sendmail is kind of fun..."
Occasional Advisor

Re: HPUX CSA certification

Dear PAUL,

Please tell me the complete name of the book along with the author's name.


Thanks
Honored Contributor Honored Contributor

Re: HPUX CSA certification

Ahmed,
Go thr' this link below.

http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbnInquiry.asp?userid=THBH04PfPscA&isbn=0131448544&itm=1

Hope that helps.
Wish u all the best.
Regards,
You need to know a lot to actually know how little you know
Esteemed Contributor Esteemed Contributor

Re: HPUX CSA certification

Ahmed,

The book Paul mentioned is the same book that Edgar referenced -- Rafeeq Ur Rehmans book (HP-UX CSA: Official Study Guide and Reference - ISBN 0131448544). I am HPUX CSA myself and I used this book to prepare. Very good book.

HTH,
Ross
Occasional Advisor

Re: HPUX CSA certification

I could not find this book (Refeeq ur rahman) in the market. Please let me know where can it find it, or if any one has this book or willing to sell the 2nd hand book, I am ready to buy it. I will bear the shipping charges.
Regular Advisor Regular Advisor

Re: HPUX CSA certification

Hi Tanveer,

You should be able to source the book from amazon.com or http://bookshop.blackwell.co.uk/bobuk/scripts/welcome.jsp

Regards
Esteemed Contributor Esteemed Contributor

Re: HPUX CSA certification


HP-UX CSA: Official Study Guide and Reference, 2/e

http://www.hp.com/hpbooks/prentice/ptr_0131448544.html

Published August 2004, by Prentice Hall PTR

Copyright 2005
Hardcover, 1072 pp.

ISBN 0-13-144854-4




Summary

This book offers comprehensive preparation for HP's tough new HP-UX CSA exam and an expert reference for working system/network administrators. You'll find thorough, HP-reviewed coverage of every exam objective, including installation, configuration, control, maintenance, kernel tuning, and network administration.

Coverage includes:

Responsibilities of an HP-UX system and network administrator
HP-UX fundamentals: files/directories, environment variables, I/O, regular expressions, permissions, and more
Basic and advanced shell programming
Working with the System Administration Manager (SAM)
Installation, startup/shutdown, LVM, user/group management, and processes
Backup and recovery, step by step
Configuring and managing HP-UX printing and peripherals
Using AutoFS, NFS, SAMBA, and automount
Installing and managing software
Patch management, kernel reconfiguration, memory and swap space management
Dynamic kernel configuration with DLKM and DTKP
Start-to-finish network administration coverage: TCP/IP, DNS, NIS, NFS, and more
Sample questions, last-minute review tips, and other study resources


Regards,
Ross
Outstanding Contributor Outstanding Contributor

Re: HPUX CSA certification

Rehman actually has two different books dealing with certification, the above mentioned "Official Study Guide", and "HP Certified: HP-UX System Administration":

http://www.hp.com/hpbooks/prentice/ptr_0130183741.html

Both are good. The "Official Study Guide" is the newest and most up to date.


Pete

Pete
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Re: HPUX CSA certification

hi,
Can some one tell me the price of "HP-UX CSA: Official Study Guide and Reference, 2/e" ---- ISBN: 0131448544, in India.


Thanks
Outstanding Contributor Outstanding Contributor

Re: HPUX CSA certification

List price is $59.99 in U.S. dollars, which converts to 2609.57 Indian rupees, if that helps.


Pete

Pete
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Re: HPUX CSA certification

It costs 3125/- rupees. www.fabmall.com will deliver at your place. I bought it from them.
Occasional Advisor

Re: HPUX CSA certification

Hi,
Can someone tell me that what is the exam fee for HP-UX CSA..

Thanks
Esteemed Contributor Esteemed Contributor

Re: HPUX CSA certification

US $100 last time I checked.
Honored Contributor Honored Contributor

Re: HPUX CSA certification

The CSA exam cost about 70 USD (I paid this much in March 2004).

The Book being talked is also availabe at (in India):

http://www.shroffpublishers.com/aboutus.asp


sks
A rigid mind is very sure, but often wrong. A flexible mind is generally unsure, but often right.
Honored Contributor Honored Contributor

Re: HPUX CSA certification

Dear Ahmed,
I did exam on 1/1/2005 and it costs me 62US$.I am first pakistani who done this certification in pakistan. I didn't read REHMAN book, i just worked on Hp Machines and read its offical trainging manual's and passed the exam with good marks.But i think its best to read the book first. Paper was not tough, just build your's basic concept.

With Warm Regards,

Asif Sharif
Occasional Advisor

Re: HPUX CSA certification

Mr Asif,
Thanks for your guidence. Now I have some queries.

How long it will take for myself to prepare for the exam.

I have working experience on HPUX systems for the last 5 years but I am confused for preparing my self for exam.

Just tell me in which area of exam I have to focus more and send me some links from where can get help, sample questions, online training and etc on the internet or if you have any material (soft copy) please forward it to ahmedtanveer@maktoob.com

Thanks





Honored Contributor Honored Contributor

Re: HPUX CSA certification

Dear Ahmed,
I sent you a mail. Please check it and if you need any further help you are always welcome.

Thanks and regards,

Asif Sharif
Occasional Visitor

Re: HPUX CSA certification

please anyone tell me what is cost of HP-UX certification fee.

 

 

from prashant11

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Re: HPUX CSA certification

Looks like the cost for an exam voucher is $100 USD.  The following sites should help you locally:

 

http://www.pearsonvue.com/hp/

 

http://www.pearsonvue.com/hpvouchers/

 

 

-Bob

 

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