Veritas Volume Manager 6.1


Veritas Volume Manager Training in Delhi

Course Duration: 5 Days(40 Hours)

Fee: RS 15,000/-(Plus service tax)


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Veritas Cluster Course Content

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 Performance Management

  • Describe performance improvement techniques
  • Use the vxstat and vxtrace performance analysis tools
  • Describe RAID-5 write performance characteristics