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Veritas High Availability Fundamentals with VSF 6.0 and VCS 6.0 for Windows

In the Symantec High Availability Fundamentals with Veritas Storage Foundation 6.0 and Veritas Cluster Server 6.0 for Windows course, you learn how to use Symantec high-availability technology to meet the data availability goals of your operations by implementing Veritas Cluster Server and Veritas Storage Foundation. This course describes how to manage storage in a high-availability environment and perform cluster management.

  • Skills Gained
  • Who Can Benefit
  • Prerequisites
  • Syllabus

Skills Gained
Configure and manage disks, disk groups, and volumes by using Veritas Storage Foundation.
Perform basic Veritas Storage Foundation recovery and troubleshooting operations.
Manage cluster services with Veritas Cluster Server and perform troubleshooting techniques.
Describe cluster communications, identify faults, and configure failover behavior.

Who Can Benefit
This course is for Windows system administrators, system engineers, network administrators, system integration or development staff, and technical support personnel who will be working with Veritas Storage Foundation and Veritas Cluster Server.

You must have experience as a system and network administrator working in a Windows environment.

Virtual Objects
Physical and virtual data storage
SFW storage objects
SFW RAID levels and volume layout

Installing and Accessing SFW Interface
Storage Foundation 6.0 for Windows: Overview
Installation prerequisites
Installing SFW 6.0
Upgrading to SFW 6.0
SFW user interfaces

Part 2: Veritas Storage Foundation 6.0: Manage and Administer Making Configuration Changes
Administering mirrored volumes
Resizing a volume
Changing a drive letter or path
Moving data between systems
Upgrading a dynamic disk group

Implementing Offline and Off - Host Processing
Offline and off-host processing tasks
Creating a volume snapshot
Performing dynamic disk group split and join
Enabling FastResync
Implementing off-host processing

Using Recovery Features

Monitoring objects and events
Maintaining data consistency
Configuration backup and restore
Managing hot relocation at the host level Troubleshooting disk replacement and recovered volumes

Managing Performance

Monitoring I/O
Setting capacity monitoring parameter
Changing the volume layout
Setting caching for volumes
Using SmartMove
Manipulating subdisks and disk

Administering DMP

Overview of dynamic multipathing
Managing arrays, individual disks, and paths
Specifying load balancing settings
Specifying control timer settings for an array
Investigating backup mode

Part 3: Veritas Cluster Server 6.0: Install and Configure

High Availability and Clustering Concept

High availability concept
Clustering concepts
High availability application services
Clustering prerequisite

VCS Building Blocks

VCS terminology
Cluster communication
VCS architecture

Preparing a Site for VCS

Hardware requirements and recommendations
Software requirements and recommendations
Licensing scheme
Preparing installation information

Installing and Upgrading VCS

Installing VCS
Upgrading VCS
Configuring VCS
Viewing the default VCS configuration
Installing the Cluster Manager Java GUI

VCS Operations

Common VCS tools and operations
Service group operations
Resource operations
Using a VCS simulator

VCS Configuration Methods

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

Preparing Services for VCS

Performing one-time configuration tasks
Testing the application service
Stopping and migrating an application service

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

Configuring Notification

Introducing the notification resource
Configuring notification
Using triggers for notification

Handling Resource Faults

Introducing intelligent resource monitoring
VCS response to resource faults
Determining failover duration
Controlling fault behavior
Recovering from resource faults
Fault notification and event handling

Cluster Communications

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

System and Communication Fault

System failures
Cluster interconnect failures

Monitoring and Troubleshooting

Monitoring VCS
Troubleshooting guide
Archiving VCS-related files
Configuring the disaster recovery solution for Hyper-V
Miscellaneous tasks

  • Duration : 5 days
  • Certified by: Veritas

This course describes how to manage storage in a high-availability environment and perform cluster management.

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