Veritas Storage Foundation 5.1 for Solaris

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Symantec Curriculum
Code SYM-SF5S

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Virtual Objects (4 topics)

  • Physical Data Storage
  • Virtual Data Storage
  • Volume Manager Storage Objects
  • Volume Manager RAID Levels

Installing Storage Foundation and Accessing SF Interfaces (5 topics)

  • Preparing to install Storage Foundation
  • Installing Storage Foundation
  • Storage Foundation resources
  • Storage Foundation user interfaces
  • Managing the VEA software

Creating a Volume and File System (6 topics)

  • Preparing disks and disk groups for volume creation
  • Creating a volume
  • Adding a file system to a volume
  • Displaying disk and disk group information
  • Displaying volume configuration information
  • Removing volumes, disks, and disk groups

Working with Volumes with Different Layouts (4 topics)

  • Volume layouts
  • Creating volumes with various layouts
  • Creating a layered volume
  • Allocating storage for volumes

Making Configuration Changes (5 topics)

  • Administering mirrored volumes
  • Resizing a volume and a file system
  • Moving data between systems
  • Renaming disks and disk groups
  • Managing disk group versions and formats

Administering File Systems (5 topics)

  • Benefits of using Veritas File System
  • Using Veritas File System commands
  • Logging in VxFS
  • Controlling file system fragmentation
  • Using thin provisioning disk arrays

Resolving Hardware Problems (4 topics)

  • How does VxVM interpret failures in hardware?
  • Recovering disabled disk groups
  • Resolving disk failures
  • Managing hot relocation at the host level

Getting Started with Storage Foundation Manager (SFM) (2 topics)

  • Storage Foundation Manager overview
  • Installing the Storage Foundation Manager Central

Management Server (2 topics)

  • Changing an SF server to a managed host
  • Administering users in the Central Management Server

Administering Volume Manager (3 topics)

  • Introduction to performance monitoring with Storage Foundation
  • Changing volume layouts
  • Managing volume tasks

Managing Devices Within the VxVM Architecture (31 topics)

  • Managing components in the VxVM architecture
  • Discovering disk devices
  • Managing multiple paths to disk devices
  • Using Full-Copy Volume Snapshots
  • Understanding and selecting snapshot technologies
  • Creating and managing full-copy volume snapshots
  • Using volume snapshots for off-host processing
  • Using Copy-on-Write SF Snapshots
  • Creating and managing space-optimized volume
  • snapshots
  • Creating and managing storage checkpoints
  • Examples of using SF snapshot technologies for
  • different application needs
  • Importing LUN Snapshots
  • How Volume Manager detects hardware snapshots
  • Managing clone disks
  • Using disk tags
  • Using Site Awareness with Mirroring
  • What are remote mirroring and site awareness?
  • Configuring site awareness
  • Recovering from failures with remote mirrors
  • Verifying a site-aware environment
  • Implementing Dynamic Storage Tiering (DST)
  • What is dynamic storage tiering?
  • Dynamic storage tiering concepts
  • Creating and managing volume sets

Managing Devices Within the VxVM Architecture (3 topics)

  • Managing components in the VxVM architecture
  • Discovering disk devices
  • Managing multiple paths to disk devices

Using Full-Copy Volume Snapshots (3 topics)

  • Understanding and selecting snapshot technologies
  • Creating and managing full-copy volume snapshots
  • Using volume snapshots for off-host processing

Using Copy-on-Write SF Snapshots (3 topics)

  • Creating and managing space-optimized volume snapshots
  • Creating and managing storage checkpoints
  • Examples of using SF snapshot technologies for different application needs

Importing LUN Snapshots (3 topics)

  • How Volume Manager detects hardware snapshots
  • Managing clone disks
  • Using disk tags

Using Site Awareness with Mirroring (4 topics)

  • What are remote mirroring and site awareness?
  • Configuring site awareness
  • Recovering from failures with remote mirrors
  • Verifying a site-aware environment

Implementing Dynamic Storage Tiering (DST) (3 topics)

  • What is dynamic storage tiering?
  • Dynamic storage tiering concepts
  • Creating and managing volume sets

Prerequisites

Knowledge of UNIX system administration.

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