PowerHA 7 Planning, Implementing, Customizing and Administration

PowerHA 7 Planning, Implementing, Customizing and Administration Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

This course is designed to prepare you to perform administration on a highly available cluster using PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX. The course introduces concepts; design and planning considerations; installation and configuration; customization; and maintenance for a PowerHA SystemMirror 7.1 cluster.

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Intended Audience for this PowerHA 7 Planning, Implementing, Customizing and Administration Course

  • » This advanced course is for individuals who are experienced AIX system administrators with TCP/IP networking and AIX Logical Volume Manager (LVM) experience, who are responsible for the planning and installation of a PowerHA SystemMirror 7.1 and later cluster on an IBM power systems server running AIX 6.1 or later. The lab exercises are conducted on an AIX 7.1 TL2-level system.

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PowerHA 7 Planning, Implementing, Customizing and Administration Course Objectives

  • » Explain what high availability is
  • » Outline the capabilities of PowerHA SystemMirror
  • » Design and plan a highly available PowerHA cluster
  • » Install and configure PowerHA SystemMirror in the following modes of operation:
  • » Single resource group on a primary node with standby node (active/passive)
  • » Two resource groups in a mutual takeover configuration (active/active)
  • » Configure resource group startup, fallover, and fallback policies
  • » Perform basic system administration tasks for PowerHA
  • » Perform basic customization for PowerHA
  • » Perform basic problem determination and recovery
  • » This course is the first in the PowerHA 7 curriculum. The following courses can be taken after this course is completed:
  • » PowerHA 7 Advanced Configurations (AN620)
  • » PowerHA SystemMirror 7 Migration (AN650)
  • » PowerHA/XD: Extended Distance and Disaster Recovery (AN440)

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PowerHA 7 Planning, Implementing, Customizing and Administration Course Outline

      1. Module: 1
        1. Introduction to PowerHA SystemMirror
        2. Planning and configuring network and storage for PowerHA SystemMirror
          1. Lab setup, cluster planning, and exploring fallover
          2. Preparing the AIX environment for PowerHA SystemMirror
      2. Module: 2
        1. Configuring applications for PowerHA SystemMirror
        2. Configuring a PowerHA SystemMirror cluster
          1. Preparing an application for integration with SystemMirror
          2. Initial cluster configuration
      3. Module: 3
        1. Cluster validation and testing
        2. Basic PowerHA SystemMirror administration
          1. Cluster validation and testing
          2. Extending the configuration
      4. Module: 4
        1. Events
        2. Basic troubleshooting
          1. Events
          2. PowerHA SystemMirror problem determination
      5. Module: 5
        1. PowerHA SystemMirror installation
          1. Install and maintain PowerHA SystemMirror
          2. Open lab

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We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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