Symantec High Availability Fundamentals with Storage Foundation 6.x and Cluster Server 6.x for UNIX

Symantec High Availability Fundamentals with Storage Foundation 6.x and Cluster Server 6.x for UNIX Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

The Symantec High Availability Fundamentals course is designed for the IT professional who wants an overview of the Symantec Storage Foundation and Symantec Cluster Server products. This five-day, instructor-led, hands-on class is a condensed version of the four day Symantec Storage Foundation 6.x for UNIX: Administration Fundamentals course and the five day Symantec Cluster Server 6.x for UNIX: Administration Fundamentals course. It covers a subset of the topics in those two courses.

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Intended Audience for this Symantec High Availability Fundamentals with Storage Foundation 6.x and Cluster Server 6.x for UNIX Course

  • » This course is for UNIX system administrators, system engineers, technical support personnel, network/SAN administrators, and systems integration/development staff who want an overview of the Symantec Storage Foundation and Symantec Cluster Server products..

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Symantec High Availability Fundamentals with Storage Foundation 6.x and Cluster Server 6.x for UNIX Course Objectives

  • » Install and configure Symantec Storage Foundation High Availability.
  • » Configure and manage disks, disk groups, and volumes.
  • » Administer file systems.
  • » Create a VCS cluster.
  • » Configure service groups and resources.
  • » Implement and verify failover and failback capability for application, storage, and network services.

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Symantec High Availability Fundamentals with Storage Foundation 6.x and Cluster Server 6.x for UNIX Course Outline

      1. PART 1: Symantec Storage Foundation 6.x for UNIX: Administration Fundamentals
        1. Virtual Objects
        2. Operating system storage devices and virtual data storage
        3. Volume Manager storage objects
        4. VxVM volume layouts and RAID levels
        5. Installing Storage Foundation and Accessing SF Interfaces
        6. Preparing to install Storage Foundation
        7. Installing Storage Foundation
        8. Storage Foundation resources
        9. Storage Foundation user interfaces
        10. Creating a Volume and File System
        11. Preparing disks and disk groups for volume creation
        12. Creating a volume and adding a file system
        13. Displaying disk and disk group information
        14. Displaying volume configuration information
        15. Removing volumes, disks, and disk groups
        16. Working with Volumes with Different Layouts
        17. Volume layouts
        18. Creating volumes with various layouts
        19. Allocating storage for volumes
        20. Making Configuration Changes
        21. Administering mirrored volumes
        22. Resizing a volume and a file system
        23. Moving data between systems
        24. Renaming VxVM objects
        25. Administering File Systems
        26. Benefits of using Veritas File System
        27. Using Veritas File System commands
        28. Logging in VxFS
        29. Controlling file system fragmentation
        30. Using thin provisioning disk arrays
        31. Managing Devices within the VxVM Architecture
        32. Managing components in the VxVM architecture
        33. Discovering disk devices
        34. Managing multiple paths to disk
      2. PART 2: Symantec Cluster Server 6.x for UNIX: Administration Fundamentals
        1. High Availability Concepts
        2. High availability concepts
        3. Clustering concepts
        4. HA application services
        5. Clustering prerequisites
        6. High availability references
        7. VCS Building Blocks
        8. VCS terminology
        9. Cluster communication
        10. VCS architecture
        11. Preparing a Site for VCS
        12. Hardware and software requirements
        13. Hardware and software recommendations
        14. Preparing installation information
        15. Installing VCS
        16. Using the Common Product Installer
        17. VCS configuration files
        18. Cluster management tools
        19. VCS Operations
        20. Common VCS tools and operations
        21. Service group operations
        22. Resource operations
        23. VCS Configuration Methods
        24. Starting and stopping VCS
        25. Overview of configuration methods
        26. Online configuration
        27. Controlling access to VCS
        28. Preparing Services for VCS
        29. Preparing applications for VCS
        30. Performing one-time configuration tasks
        31. Testing the application service
        32. Stopping and migrating an application service
        33. Collecting configuration information
        34. Online Configuration
        35. Online service group configuration
        36. Adding resources
        37. Solving common configuration errors
        38. Testing the service group
        39. Offline Configuration
        40. Offline configuration examples
        41. Offline configuration procedures
        42. Solving offline configuration problems
        43. Testing the service group
        44. Configuring Notification
        45. Notification overview
        46. Configuring notification
        47. Overview of triggers
        48. Handling Resource Faults
        49. VCS response to resource faults
        50. Determining failover duration
        51. Controlling fault behavior
        52. Recovering from resource faults
        53. Fault notification and event handling
        54. Intelligent Monitoring Framework
        55. IMF overview
        56. IMF configuration
        57. Cluster Communications
        58. VCS communications review
        59. Cluster interconnect configuration
        60. Joining the cluster membership
        61. System and cluster interconnect failures
        62. Changing the interconnect configuration
        63. Protecting Data Using SCSI 3-Based Fencing
        64. Data protection requirements
        65. I/O fencing concepts
        66. I/O fencing operations
        67. I/O fencing implementation
        68. Configuring I/O fencing

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