Open System Services (OSS) Advanced Commands and Utilities for NonStop Servers

Open System Services (OSS) Advanced Commands and Utilities for NonStop Servers Course Description

Duration: 2.00 days (16 hours)

In this course, you will focus on Open System Services (OSS) commands and utilities, with emphasis on those that allow OSS applications to take advantage of high levels of fault tolerance and scalability offered by NonStop servers. You will cover OSS shell (based on the Korn shell), OSS file system, and interoperability between the OSS interface and the Guardian interface to the NonStop operating system.

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Intended Audience for this Open System Services (OSS) Advanced Commands and Utilities for NonStop Servers Course

  • » Application developers
  • » System analysts
  • » Support personnel

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Open System Services (OSS) Advanced Commands and Utilities for NonStop Servers Course Objectives

  • » OSS on HP NonStop servers
  • » Interoperability between the OSS and Guardian environments

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Open System Services (OSS) Advanced Commands and Utilities for NonStop Servers Course Outline

      1. Open System Services (OSS)
        1. Environment
        2. Advantages
        3. Interactions of OSS, Guardian, and the NonStop operating system
      2. OSS Shell
        1. Terminal settings
        2. Configuring the OSS Service
        3. Shell variables
      3. OSS commands
        1. OSS commands using NonStop OS extensions
        2. Load balancing commands
        3. File compression
      4. OSS File System
        1. OSS pathnames
        2. Using the gname/pname utilities
        3. File sharing groups
      5. OSS/Guardian Interoperability
        1. OSH and gtacl bridge utilities
        2. Interoperating commands
        3. Printing from the OSS environment
      6. Open Source Software
        1. Available open source software
        2. Extracting files
        3. Configuring man pages
      7. Labs
        1. Lab 1: Manage the OSS Environment
        2. Lab 2: Use Pax to Archive and Recover Files
          1. Process Management Commands
        3. Lab 3: File Permissions
        4. Lab 4: OSS-Guardian Interoperability
          1. Use the gtacl Utility
          2. Use the ctoedit Utility
          3. Print from the OSS Environment

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