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Veritas Volume Manager 4.1 & 5.1 Online Training in India
Course Duration - 40hrs
Veritas Volume Manager 4.1 & 5.1 Online Training Course Details

Module 1 - Sun Storage Concepts
  • Describe the major disk storage administration tasks
  • Describe Sun storage interface types
  • Describe available Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) technologies including:
    • Host-based RAID technology
    • Controller-based RAID technology
  • Describe disk storage concepts that are common to many storage installations, including:
    • Hot swapping
    • Storage area networking
    • Multihost access
    • Multipath access
  • Identify storage configurations by:
    • Conducting a physical inventory
    • Displaying storage configurations
    • Identifying controller addresses
    • Decoding logical device paths
    • Verify storage array firmware revisions
Module 2 - Managing Data
  • List the advantages of using virtual disk management
  • Describe standard RAID terminology
  • List the common features of each supported RAID level including:
    • Concatenation - RAID 0
    • Striping - RAID 0
    • Mirroring - RAID 1
    • Mirrored Stripe (Striping plus mirroring) - RAID 0+1
    • Mirrored Concatenation - RAID 0+1
    • Striped Mirror (Mirroring plus striping) - RAID 1+0
    • Concatenated Mirror - RAID 1+0
    • Striping with distributed parity - RAID 5
  • Describe the optimum hardware configuration for each supported RAID level
Module 3 - VERITAS Volume Manager Installation
  • Identify the new features of VERITAS Volume Manager 4.1
  • List the key elements of preinstallation planning
  • Research VxVM software patch requirements
  • Install the VxVM software
  • Describe the three installation methods:
    • The installvm method
    • The installer method
    • The pkgadd method
  • Initialize the VxVM software
Module 4 - VERITAS Volume Manager Basic Operations
  • Describe the function of VxVM disk groups
  • List disk group administrative operations including:
    • Initialize disk drives for VxVM use
    • Create disk groups
    • Add and remove disk drives for a disk group
    • Import and deport disk groups
    • Destroy a disk group
    • Rename VxVM disk drives
  • Administer disk groups using the vxdiskadm utility
  • Administer disk groups using command-line programs
  • Administer disk groups using the Veritas Enterprise Administrator (VEA) GUI
Module 5 - VERITAS Volume Manager Volume Operations
  • Interpret volume structure listings
  • Describe volume planning activities
  • Create volumes using the vxassist command
  • Create volumes using the VEA GUI
  • Modify volume access attributes
  • Add file systems to existing volumes
  • Add and remove volume logs
  • Use the VEA GUI to analyze volume structures
Module 6 - VERITAS Volume Manager Advanced Operations
  • Encapsulate and mirror the system boot disk
  • Administer hot spares and hot relocation
  • Evacuate all subdisks from a disk drive
  • Move a disk drive without preserving data
  • Move a populated disk drive to a new disk group
  • Back up and restore a disk group configuration
  • Describe how to import a disk group after a system crash
  • Perform a volume snapshot backup
  • Perform an online volume relayout
  • Create VxVM layered volumes
  • Perform basic Intelligent Storage Provisioning administration
  • Replace a failed disk drive
Module 7 - VERITAS File System Basic Operations
  • Describe basic VxFS features
  • Install the VxFS software
  • Create VxFS file systems
  • Use extended VxFS mount options
  • Perform online VxFS administration tasks
  • Modify kernel tunable parameters
  • Describe Storage Checkpoints
  • Describe VxFS file system quotas
Module 8 - VERITAS Volume Manager Advanced Operations
  • Encapsulate and mirror the system boot disk
  • Administer hot spares and hot relocation
  • Evacuate allSubdisk from a disk drive
  • Move a populated disk drive to a new disk group
  • Backup and restore a disk group configuration
  • Describe how to import a disk group after a system crash
  • Perform a volume Snapshot backup
  • Perform an online volume relayout
  • Create Vxvm Layered volumes
  • Replace a failed disk drive
Module9 - VERITAS Volume Manager Performance Management
  • Describe performance improvement techniques
  • Use the vxstat and vxtrace performance analysis tools
  • Describe RAID-5 write performance characteristics

Veritas Cluster 4.1 & 5.1

High Availability Concepts
  • High availability concepts
  • Clustering concepts
  • HA application services
  • Clustering prerequisites
  • High availability references
VCS Building Blocks
  • VCS Terminology
  • Cluster Communication
  • VCS Architecture
Preparing a Site for VCS Implementation
  • Hardware requirements and recommendations
  • Software requirements and recommendations
  • Preparing installation information
  • Preparing to upgrade
Installing VCS
  • Using the Veritas Product Installer
  • VCS Configuration Files
  • Viewing the Default VCS Configuration
  • Other Installation Considerations
VCS Operations
  • Common VCS tools and operations
  • Service group operations
  • Resource operations
  • Using the VCS Simulator
VCS Configuration Methods
  • Starting and Stopping VCS
  • Overview of Configuration Methods
  • Online Configuration
  • Offline Configuration
  • Controlling Access to VCS
Preparing Services for High Availability
  • 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 procedures
  • Solving offline configuration problems
  • Testing the service group
Cluster Communications
  • VCS Communications Review
  • Cluster Membership
  • Cluster Interconnect Configuration
  • Joining the Cluster Membership
  • Changing the Interconnect Configuration
Clustering NFS
  • Preparing NFS for high availability
  • Testing the NFS service
  • Configuring NFS resources
  • NFS lock failover
  • Alternative NFS configurations
System and Communication Faults
  • Ensuring data integrity
  • Cluster interconnect failures
I/O Fencing
  • Data protection requirements
  • I/O fencing concepts and components
  • I/O fencing operations
  • I/O fencing implementation
  • Configuring I/O fencing
  • Coordination point server
  • Monitoring VCS
  • Troubleshooting Guide
  • Archiving VCS-Related Files
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