Veritas Volume Manager( VXVM) Syllabus Course And Training        

What you'll learn


Module 1 - Sun Storage Concepts

• Describe the major disk storage administration tasks 
• Describe Sun storage interface types 
• Describe available 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 including:
» Conducting 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 - RAID 0+1
» Mirrored Concatenation - RAID 0+1
» Striped Mirror - 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


• List the key elements of pre-installation planning
• Research VxVM software patch requirements
• Install the VxVM software
• Initialize the VxVM software
• Verify the post-installation environment
• Prepare for virtual disk drive management
• Install the VEA client software
• Use the basic VEA features
• Use the VxVM error numbering system


Module 4 - VERITAS Volume Manager Basic Operation


• 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 VEA GUI


Module 5 - VERITAS Volume Manager Volume Operations


• Interpret volume structure listings
• Describe volume planning activities
• Create volumes using the VEA GUI
• Create volumes using the vxassist command
• 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
• Configure a best practice 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
• 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
• 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


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

Course Details
  • Duration: 20 hour

  • Effort: 84hours per week

  • Price With GST: 7070 /-

  • Subject: Networking

  • Level: Beginner



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