Advanced Veritas Volume Manager
Duration: 2 Days
This course builds on the introductory course, bringing the course member to a higher level of skill in dealing with Volume Manager. The ground covered includes a detailed analysis of the Boot Process, Manipulation of Plex States. Dynamic Multi-Pathing and Troubleshooting. It is designed to enable the course member begin troubleshooting Veritas volume manager problems.
Topics Covered In This Course
Examining the VXVM initialization process
Each step of VXVM initialization maps to a start method. Careful analysis of each method ans the command it uses helps build up a picture of how VXVM starts. This is very much needed when undertaking fault analysis.
Understanding and Manipulating Plex States
Plex states are at the heart of volume manager volume fault analysis and fault correction. The course examines this tricky topic bringing the course member to a level of skill that allows manipulation of plex states. This study also allows the intelligent creation of large mirroed volumes.
Dynamic Multi-Pathing and Device discovery.
DMP software can complicate fault diagnosis. Gaining an understanding of this layer of the software can be most illuminating. Also DDL is fundamental to looking at device problems.
The course provides the opportunity to create Volume Sets and check their impact on performance.
What You Can Expect
Upon completion of this course, Course members should be able to:
Who Should Take This Course
System Administrators, Support Personnel and anyone responsible for administering an data controlled through Veritas Volume Manager.
The course member should have a good general knowledge of Unix administration and should have attended our introductory Veritas Volume Manager course or have the equivalent skill level.
The course is delivered by an experienced consultant. Lectures and demonstrations pave the way to practical exercises.
Every student attending a Verhoef Training class will receive a certificate good for $100 toward their next public class taken within a year.
You can also buy "Verhoef Vouchers" to get a discounted rate for a single student in any of our public or web-based classes. Contact your account manager or our sales office for details.
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