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The Symantec High Availability Fundamentals with Veritas Storage Foundation 6.0 and Veritas Cluster Server 6.0 for UNIX course describes how to manage storage in a high availability environment, perform cluster management, and practice basic file system administration. This five-day, instructor-led, hands-on class covers how to use Veritas high availability technology to meet data availability goals of your operations by implementing Veritas Cluster Server and Veritas Storage Foundation, which includes Veritas Volume Manager and Veritas File System.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Install and configure Veritas Storage Foundation High Availability.
  • Configure and manage disks, disk groups, and volumes by using Veritas Volume Manager.
  • Perform online file system administration by using Veritas File System tools and commands.
  • Identify types of disk failure and resolve disk failures.
  • Manage cluster services with Veritas Cluster Server and perform troubleshooting techniques.
  • Describe cluster communications, identify faults, and configure failover behavior.


This course is for UNIX system or network administrators, system engineers, technical support personnel, and system integration/development staff who will be installing, operating, or integrating Veritas Storage Foundation and Veritas Cluster Server.


  • Knowledge of UNIX system administration

PART 1: Veritas Storage Foundation 6.0: Install and Configure

Virtual Objects

Operating system storage devices and virtual data storage
Volume manager storage objects
VxVM volume layouts and RAID levels

Installing Storage Foundation and Accessing SF Interfaces

Preparing to install Storage Foundation
Installing Storage Foundation
Storage Foundation resources
Storage Foundation user interfaces

Getting Started with Veritas Operations Manager (VOM)

VOM overview
Installing the VOM management server
Installing additional functionality using VOM add-ons
Changing Storage Foundation hosts to managed hosts

Creating a Volume and File System

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

Working with Volumes with Different Layouts

Volume layouts
Creating volumes with various layouts
Creating a layered volume
Allocating storage for volumes
Using the Storage Provisioning add-on in VOM

Making Configuration Changes

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

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

PART 2: Veritas Cluster Server 6.0 for UNIX: Install

High Availability Concepts

High availability concepts
Clustering concepts
HA application services
Clustering prerequisites

VCS Building Blocks

VCS terminology
Cluster communication
VCS architecture

Preparing a Site for VCS Implementation

Hardware requirements and recommendations
Software requirements and recommendations
Preparing installation information
Preparing to upgrade

Installing VCS

Using the Common Product Installer
VCS configuration files
Viewing the default VCS configuration
Veritas Operations Manager
Other installation considerations
Upgrading to 6.0

VCS Operations

Common VCS tools and operations
Service group operations
Resource operations
Using the VCS Simulator

VCS Configuration Methods

Starting and stopping VCS
Overview of configuration methods
Online configuration
Offline configuration
Controlling access to VCS

Preparing Services for High Availability

Preparing applications for VCS
Performing one-time configuration tasks
Testing the application service
Stopping and migrating an application service
Collecting configuration information

Online Configuration

Online service group configuration procedure
Adding resources
Solving common configuration errors
Testing the service group

Offline Configuration

Offline configuration procedures
Solving offline configuration problems
Testing the service group

Configuring Notification

Notification overview
Configuring notification
Using triggers for notification

Handling Resource Faults

VCS response to resource faults
Determining failover duration
Controlling fault behavior
Recovering from resource faults
Fault notification and event handling

Intelligent Monitoring Framework

IMF overview
IMF configuration
Faults and failover with intelligent monitoring

Cluster Communications

VCS communications review
Cluster membership
Cluster interconnect configuration
Joining the cluster membership
Changing the interconnect configuration

I/O Fencing

Data protection requirements
I/O fencing concepts and components
I/O fencing operations
I/O fencing implementation
Configuring I/O fencing

Coordination Point Server

Coordination point concepts
Installing and configuring CP servers
Configuring client clusters
CPS administration
Coordination point agent



Public Program Schedule

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There is no upcoming Public Batch Schedule, you can ask for Private Batch or for On-Demand Learning

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  • How does a live-online class differ from a standard classroom delivery ?
  • What time do classes begin ?
  • Who will be my trainer?
  • How do I pay?
  • What are your cancellation & refund policy?

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Veritas Certified Specialist certifications have no expiration date. When certification verification is required, Veritas will identify the product version, thus distinguishing between those who have upgraded certifications and those who haven’t. Veritas highly recommends recertification to remain current with Veritas technology and trends.

Our live online classes are conducted in the same manner as our classroom classes, using the same manuals and lab equipment. Just as in our classroom classes, each online student is assigned a set of remote lab equipment including an ESXi host and various pre-configured Virtual machines, as the specific class they are attending requires. The students connect to the lab environment using Microsoft’s Remote Display Protocol (RDP) in order to perform the lab exercises. The vast majority of our online students find the class experience equivalent to or better than a classroom delivered class.

Class begins at 9:30 am and ends at 5:30 pm(IST).

All our trainers are Veritas Certified Instructors. Our representative will share trainer profile once you start talking to our team.

We accept all modes of payment. If you are being nominated by your organization, your organization need to release PO before the course start date. If you are an individual you can pay through credit / debit cards, online transfer (RTGS/NEFT) to our account 7 days prior to the course start date.

  • In a highly unlikely event of cancellation of batch from our end, we shall refund 100% that is paid by you. If client choose to cancel for any reasons, below is the terms.
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration 5 or more calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – No cancellation charges
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration less than 5 calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – cancellation charges 100% of the course fee
  • If you do not show up for the event, or cancel on the day of the event - cancellation charges 100% of the course fee

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