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

Duration: 5 Days (40 Hours)

Veritas High Availability Fundamentals with VSF 6.0 and VCS 6.0 for Windows Course Overview:

In the course titled “Symantec High Availability Fundamentals with Veritas Storage Foundation 6.0 and Veritas Cluster Server 6.0 for Windows,” participants will gain knowledge and skills in utilizing Symantec’s high-availability technology to ensure data availability within their operations. The course focuses on the implementation of Veritas Cluster Server and Veritas Storage Foundation to meet data availability objectives. Participants will learn essential concepts such as managing storage in a high-availability environment and effectively performing cluster management tasks. Through practical exercises and instructor-led training, participants will develop a comprehensive understanding of Veritas Cluster Server and Veritas Storage Foundation, enabling them to successfully implement and manage high-availability solutions.

Intended Audience:

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.

Course Objectives:

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.

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

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

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