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Veritas InfoScale Fundamentals 7.1 for Unix/Linux: Administration Course Outline

 (5 days)
Version 7.1

COURSE DESCRIPTION
The Veritas InfoScale 7.1 Fundamentals for UNIX/Linux Administration course is designed for the IT professional who wants an overview of the Veritas InfoScale Storage and Veritas InfoScale Availability products.

This five-day class is a condensed version of the five day Veritas
InfoScale Storage 7.1 for UNIX/Linux: Administration course and
the five day Veritas InfoScale Availabiity 7.1 for UNIX/Linux:
Administration course. This is a subset of the two courses, and it
covers absolute basics of the two products InfoScale Storage 7.1 and InfoScale Availability 7.1.

This course will NOT prepare you for the certification exams* or the Advanced courses** of both the products.

* Certification exams:
Administration of Veritas InfoScale Storage 7.1 for UNIX/Linux Exam
Administration of Veritas InfoScale Availability 7.1 for UNIX/Linux Exam

** Advanced courses:
Veritas InfoScale Storage 7.x for UNIX/Linux: Advanced Administration
Veritas InfoScale Availability 7.x for UNIX/Linux: Advanced Administration I & II

Delivery Method
This course is available in the following delivery methods:
Instructor-led training (ILT)
Virtual Academy (VA)

Duration
Five days

Course Objectives
By the completion of this course, you will be able to:
Install and configure Veritas InfoScale Enterprise.
Configure and manage disks, disk groups, and volumes.
Administer file systems.
Create a cluster.
Configure service groups and resources.
Implement and verify failover and failback capability for application, storage, and network services.

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

Prerequisites
Knowledge of UNIX system administration
Veritas InfoScale 7.1 for UNIX/Linux: Installation Hands-On

This course includes practical lab exercises that enable you to test
your new skills and begin to transfer those skills into your working
environment.

COURSE OUTLINE

PART 1: Veritas InfoScale Storage 7.1 for UNIX/Linux: Administration

InfoScale Storage Basics

Virtual Objects
Operating system storage devices and virtual data storage
Volume Manager (VxVM) storage objects
VxVM volume layouts and RAID levels

Creating a Volume and File System
Preparing disks and disk groups for volume creation
Creating a volume and adding a file system
Displaying disk and disk group information
Displaying volume configuration information
Removing volumes, disks, and disk groups

Working with Volumes with Different Layouts
Volume layouts
Creating volumes with various layouts
Allocating storage for volumes

Making Configuration Changes
Administering mirrored volumes
Resizing a volume and a file system
Moving data between systems
Renaming VxVM objects

Administering File Systems
Benefits of using Veritas File System
Using Veritas File System commands
Logging in VxFS
Controlling file system fragmentation
Using thin provisioning disk arrays

PART 2: Veritas InfoScale Availability 7.1 for

UNIX/Linux: Administration

InfoScale Availability Basics
High Availability Concepts
High availability concepts
Clustering concepts
High availability application services
Clustering prerequisites

VCS Building Blocks
VCS terminology
Cluster communication
VCS architecture

VCS Operations
Common VCS tools and operations
Service group operations
Resource operations

VCS Configuration Methods
Starting and stopping VCS
Overview of configuration methods
Online configuration
Controlling access to VCS

Preparing Services for VCS
Preparing applications for VCS
Performing one-time configuration tasks
Testing the application service
Stopping and migrating an application service
Collecting configuration information

Online Configuration
Online service group configuration
Adding resources
Solving common configuration errors
Testing the service group

Offline Configuration
Offline configuration examples
Offline configuration procedures
Solving offline configuration problems
Testing the service group

Configuring Notification
Notification overview
Configuring notification
Overview of triggers

InfoScale Availability Additions Handling Resource Faults
VCS response to resource faults
Determining failover duration
Controlling fault behavior
Recovering from resource faults
Fault notification and event handling

Intelligent Monitoring Framework
IMF overview
IMF configuration
Faults and failover with intelligent monitoring

Cluster Communications
VCS communications review
Cluster interconnect configuration
Joining the cluster membership
Changing the interconnect configuration
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