Veritas Storage Foundation 6.x for Unix: Administration Fundamentals
AudienceThis course is for UNIX system administrators, system engineers, technical support personnel, network/SAN administrators and systems integration/development staff who will be installing, operating, or integrating Symantec Storage Foundation.
PrerequisitesKnowledge of UNIX system administration.
- Operating system storage devices and virtual data storage
- Volume Manager storage objects
- VxVM volume layouts and RAID levels
- Preparing to install Storage Foundation
- Installing Storage Foundation
- Storage Foundation resources
- Storage Foundation user interfaces
- Preparing disks and disk groups for volume creation
- Creating a volume and adding a file system
- Displaying disk and disk group information
- Displaying volume configuration information?
- Removing volumes, disks, and disk groups
- Volume layouts
- Creating volumes with various layouts
- Allocating storage for volumes
- Administering mirrored volumes
- Resizing a volume and a file system
- Moving data between systems
- Renaming VxVM objects
- Benefits of using Veritas File System
- Using Veritas File System commands
- Logging in VxFS
- Controlling file system fragmentation
- Using thin provisioning disk arrays
- Managing components in the VxVM architecture
- Discovering disk devices
- Managing multiple paths to disk devices
- How does VxVM interpret failures in hardware?
- Recovering disabled disk groups
- Resolving disk failures
- Managing hot relocation at the host level
- CPI enhancements
- Support for caching on SSDs
- VxVM enhancements
- DMP enhancements
- Install and configure Symantec Storage Foundation.
- Configure and manage disks, disk groups, and volumes.
- Administer file systems.
- Monitor VxVM tasks and change volume layouts to improve performance.
- Identify types of disk failures and how to resolve them.
- Describe the SmartIO feature for caching on SSDs.