Veritas InfoScale Storage 7.1 for Unix/Linux: Administration Course Outline
The Veritas InfoScale Storage 7.1 for Unix/Linux: Administration course is designed for the IT professional tasked with installing, configuring, and maintaining the Veritas InfoScale Storage environments, including Volume Manager (VxVM), File System (VxFS), and Cluster File System (CFS).
This class covers how to use InfoScale Storage to manage disks, disk groups, and volumes by using a variety of InfoScale Storage user interfaces including the Veritas InfoScale Operations Manager (VIOM) Web
console. You learn the basics of online file system administration and recovery from disk failures. You also learn how to configure Veritas Cluster Volume Manager and Veritas Cluster File System. In addition, you learn about data replication using Veritas File Replicator and Veritas Volume Replicator.
This course is available in the following delivery methods:
Instructor-led training (ILT)
Virtual Academy (VA)
By the completion of this course, you will be able to:
Create, configure, and manage disks, disk groups, and volumes.
Administer file systems.
Manage components in the VxVM architecture.
Manage multiple paths to disk devices.
Identify types of disk failures and how to resolve them.
Describe concepts and components specific to Veritas Replicator, and Veritas File Replicator.
Configure a CFS cluster according to a specified sample design.
Configure shared disk groups and volumes.
Configure shared file systems.
Share local disks among systems in a cluster.
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 will be installing, operating, or managing InfoScale Storage.
Knowledge of and hands-on experience with Unix/Linux systems administration; and must have taken the following Web-based training:
Veritas InfoScale 7.1 for Unix/Linux: Installation
The installation videos are available at eLibrary > InfoScale >
InfoScale 7.1 for Unix/Linux > Veritas InfoScale 7.1 for Unix/Linux: Installation (five modules).
This course includes practical lab exercises that enable you to
test your new skills and begin to transfer those skills into your
InfoScale Storage Basics
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
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
InfoScale Storage 7.1 SmartIO
Support for caching on Solid State Drives (SSDs)
Using SmartAssist Tool
Managing components in the VxVM architecture
Discovering disk devices
Managing multiple paths to disk devices
Dynamic Multi-Pathing for VMware
DMP in a VMware ESX/ESXi environment
Managing DMP for VMware
Administering the SmartPool
Performance monitoring and tuning using the DMP conosle
Resolving Hardware Problems
How does VxVM interpret failures in hardware?
Recovering disabled disk groups
Resolving disk failures
Cluster File System
Storage Foundation Cluster File System Architecture
VCS management of SFCFS infrastructure
Cluster Volume Manager
VxVM and CVM overview
CVM response to storage disconnectivity
Cluster File System
Cluster File System concepts
Data flow in CFS
Flexible Storage Sharing
Understanding Flexible Storage Sharing
FSS storage objects
FSS case study
Flexible Storage Sharing implementation
Disaster Recovery and Replication Overview
Disaster recovery concepts
Replication options and technologies
Veritas technologies for disaster recovery
Veritas File Replicator
Understanding Veritas File Replicator
Setting up replication for a Veritas file system
Error recovery with Veritas File Replicator
Veritas Volume Replicator Components
Veritas Volume Replicator overview
Comparing volume replication with volume management
Volume Replicator components
Volume Replicator data flow
Veritas Volume Replicator Operations
Assessing the status of the replication environment
Migration, takeover, and fast failback
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