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Veritas Volume Manager Administration


Training Cost

Length: 3 Days

Prerequisite: Solaris Advanced System Administration or Equivalent Experience

Recommendation Statement:
It is assumed that the student has experience managing the Solaris OE with an advanced level of experience. The student should have experience configuring Solaris, controlling run levels, understand the Solaris file system structure, understand Solaris file ownership and permissions, administer Solaris OS packages, and understand the OpenBoot environment.

Course Description: 
The VERITAS Volume Manager 4.0 Administration course provides students with the essential information and skills to manage Sun disk storage arrays using VERITAS Volume Manager (VxVM) software. Students are introduced to the installation, initialization, and configuration of VxVM and to general performance issues. Basic VERITAS File System (VxFS) installation and configuration is also presented.

Also available for VERITAS Volume Manager 3.5

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Analyze and document storage configurations
- Optimize the system and volume configurations for availability and performance
- Install and initialize the VxVM software
- Perform VxVM disk drive operations, such as creating a new disk group, adding and removing a disk from a disk group, and displaying properties of VxVM objects
- Create volumes and file systems
- Perform advanced operations, such as performing an online volume relayout, moving a populated disk to a new disk group, and creating layered volumes with a file system
- Analyze basic volume performance
- Perform basic VxFS administration

Topics Covered:
- Sun Storage Concepts
- Managing Data
- VERITAS Volume Manager Installation
- VERITAS Volume Manager Basic Operation
- VERITAS Volume Manager Volume Operations
- VERITAS Volume Manager Advanced Operations
- VERITAS File System Basic Operations
- VERITAS Volume Manager Performance Management